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ENTOMBED, GRAVE, GEHENNAH Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

ENTOMBED, GRAVE and GEHENNAH are among the newly confirmed bands for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY ASIA BALDROOM BLITZ BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE BULLET CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST CLOUDSCAPE ...

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Operation: Mindcrime II - QUEENSRŸCHE

Great concept albums, such as THE WHO's "Tommy", PINK FLOYD's "The Wall" and, yes, QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime", are great because they're made up of superb songs first and foremost, which are then linked together to tell the story or provide the overall theme. Most of the songs on all of those albums can be listened ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Perform Acoustically On 'Rockline'

QUEENSRŸCHE members Geoff Tate (vocals), Michael Wilton (guitar) and Mike Stone (guitar, backing vocals) were joined by guest singer Pamela Moore (the voice of "Sister Mary" on QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" albums) for acoustic renditions of the tracks "Eyes of a Stranger", "The Mission" and "The Hands" as part of their appearance on the nationally syndicated ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Frontman To Guest On KNAC.COM This Thursday

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate will be speaking to KNAC.COM disc jockey Mike Vogel Thursday night (March 30) at 8:15 p.m. PST. Vogel will chat with Tate about all things QUEENSRŸCHE, including the process of bringing "Operation: Mindcrime II" to life and Geoff's next solo album. Be sure to tune in early and log into the ...

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SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM, the band featuring Scott Rockenfield (drums, QUEENSRŸCHE), Kelly Gray (guitar, ex-QUEENSRŸCHE), Damon Johnson (guitar/vocals, BROTHER CANE), have lined up the following dates in April: Apr. 07 - Big E's - Edgerton, WI Apr. 08 - Harpo's - Detroit MI (w/ BUCKCHERRY) Apr. 09 - The Intersection - Grand Rapids, MI Apr. ...

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MSG, SODOM, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, TREAT Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG), SODOM, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, TREAT, EXTREMA and CRUCIFIED BARBARA have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY ASIA BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'I'm American' Video Posted Online

Yahoo! Music is currently debuting the first video off QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime II" album, entitled "I'm American". It's a worldwide online exclusive and can be found at this location. As previously reported, QUEENSRŸCHE will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, March 29. The live show begins ...

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THE ABSENCE Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 49 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. The episode includes an interview host Mark Strigl conducted with Jeramie Kling, drummer of Metal Blade recording artists THE ABSENCE. Topics include Tampa, Florida, Alan Douches of West West Side and Yngwie Malmsteen. Other podcast topics include QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation Mindcrime II", MASTERY, NAZARETH, and new ...

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MANITOU: 'Fools In Control' Video Posted Online

Finland's MANITOU, who feature in their ranks members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, have posted their video for the track "Fools in Control" at their official web site (.MPG file, 29 MB). The "Fools in Control" single, which entered the Finnish single chart last month at position No. 2, also features a ...

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AMULANCE's Debut To Be Re-Released

New Renaissance Records will re-release the classic metal album from AMULANCE, "Feel the Pain", on CD May 1, 2006. Though AMULANCE's debut was largely ignored by critics when first released in 1988, it has since become as a classic. In the past year New Renaissance has discovered bootlegs of the CD being sold in five ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

QUEENSRŸCHE will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, March 29. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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QUEENSRŸCHE Begin Work On 'The Hands' Video

QUEENSRŸCHE have already begun working on the second video from their upcoming "Operation: Mindcrime II" album, just as the shoot wraps up for "I'm American". The next clip, "The Hands", will feature a special appearance by Pamela Moore (a.k.a. Sister Mary). The "I'm American" single will be available for purchase via iTunes on March 14. ...

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MANITOU: New Album Samples Posted Online

Finnish traditional metallers MANITOU have uploaded several audio clips from their upcoming second album, "Deadlock", at their official web site. "Deadlock" is scheduled for release on March 22 via Firebox. The material on the CD is being described as a mixture of IRON MAIDEN, ANNIHILATOR, QUEENSRŸCHE, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO, EVERGREY and JUDAS PRIEST." ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE's KELLY Auctioning 'Bloody Kisses'-Era Drum Kit

TYPE O NEGATIVE/DANZIG drummer Johnny Kelly is auctioning a drum kit that he used in 1994-1995 during the touring cycle to support TYPE O's most successful album to date, "Bloody Kisses". It was used when TYPE O supported MÖTLEY CRÜE, DANZIG, PANTERA and QUEENSRŸCHE as well as the countless headlining shows the band did during ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE, SYMPHONY X, EDGUY, OBITUARY, ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

QUEENSRŸCHE, SYMPHONY X, EDGUY, OBITUARY, VICTORY and ARCH ENEMY have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY ASIA BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE ...

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NEVERMORE Guitarist JEFF LOOMIS: Photos From PAMELA MOORE Sessions Posted Online

NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis's official web site has been updated with several photos taken during the recording sessions for his guest appearance on the new solo album from Pamela Moore, the voice of "Sister Mary" from QUEENSRŸCHE's legendary concept album "Operation: Mindcrime". Neil Kernon (QUEENSRŸCHE, NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) recently finished mixing the effort, which ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: New Audio Samples Available Online

Short audio samples of the new QUEENSRŸCHE songs "Hostage", "The Hands", and "An Intentional Confrontation" (note: the latter is erroneously listed as "An Intentional Conspiracy" on the site) are available for listening and download/purchase at the RedEye Ringtones cellular phone site. Check them out at this location. QUEENSRŸCHE's sequel to the band's platinum ...

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