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ANIMETAL USA To Make Its Live Debut At Japan's LOUD PARK Festival

ANIMETAL USA, the American counterpart to ANIMETAL the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs will make its live debut at this year's edition of the Loud Park festival, set to take place October 15 at Saitama Super Arena, a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Saitama City, ...

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AVANTASIA: Pro-Shot Footage Of WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance

AVANTASIA the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet closed out this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival on Saturday, August 6 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The concert, which was broadcast live on German TV station ZDFkultur, can now be seen below. (Note: ZDFkultur only aired a ...

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Ex-HELLOWEEN Singer MICHAEL KISKE Talks Influences, Vocal Technique In New Video Interview

Marko Osterholz of Rockvoice HQ recently conducted an interview with former HELLOWEEN and current UNISONIC vocalist Michael Kiske. You can now watch the chat below. In addition to Kiske, UNISONIC's current lineup includes Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN), Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer ...

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AVANTASIA: Band Lineup For WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance Revealed

AVANTASIA the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet will perform at this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. In addition to Sammet, AVANTASIA's lineup for the Wacken performance will include the following ten musicians: * ...

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MICHAEL KISKE Performs With GAMMA RAY In Bochum (Video)

Former HELLOWEEN and current UNISONIC singer Michael Kiske joined his UNISONIC/ex-HELLOWEEN bandmate and current GAMMA RAY frontman Kai Hansen on stage during GAMMA RAY's April 28, 2011 concert at the Zeche club in Bochum, Germany to perform three songs: "Future World", "A While In Dreamland" and "Time To Break Free". The band's setlist was as ...

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KAI HANSEN Joins Forces With MICHAEL KISKE In UNISONIC

Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) has joined UNISONIC, the new band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS) Commented Kiske: "After so many years of abstinence, I had a ...

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EDEN'S CURSE Completes Recording 'Trinity' Album

Multinational melodic metallers EDEN'S CURSE have finished recording their third studio album, "Trinity". The band recorded fourteen songs in total, including two cover versions, for the CD, which is now in the final stages of the mixing process with longtime producer (and bassist of PINK CREAM 69 and UNISONIC) Dennis Ward (ANGRA, ALLEN/LANDE, SILENT FORCE, ...

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UNISONIC: First Demo Track Posted Online

A demo version of "Souls Alive", a brand new song from UNISONIC — the new band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS) — is available for streaming on ...

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UNISONIC: EPK Available

An Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for UNISONIC — the new band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS) — can be viewed below. UNISONIC has finished composing nine songs ...

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UNISONIC Completes Writing Nine Songs For Debut Album

UNISONIC, the new band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), has finished composing nine songs for its forthcoming debut album. A demo recording is currently being put together ...

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TREAT Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Reunited Swedish hard rockers TREAT have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

HIGH ON FIRE has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) BLACKBERRY SMOKE ...

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PRAYING MANTIS Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) ...

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CATHEDRAL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Veteran British doom/stoner band CATHEDRAL has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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MAYHEM Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) BLACKBERRY ...

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UNISONIC Featuring MICHAEL KISKE: More Dates Announced

UNISONIC, the new band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), has added three more dates to its upcoming tour and as a warm-up for the group's appearance at ...

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EPICA Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) BLACKBERRY ...

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SKYCLAD Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

SKYCLAD, the seminal British band which is often referred to as "the originator of folk metal," has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) ...

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DREAM EVIL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Swedish heavy metallers DREAM EVIL have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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STONE SOUR Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

STONE SOUR has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) BLACKBERRY SMOKE (US) ...

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GRAVE DIGGER Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

German power metallers GRAVE DIGGER have been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AEROSMITH (US) ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) BILLY IDOL (UK) ...

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