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AL ATKINS Guitarist MIKE DE JAGER Launches G-TV

South African guitarist Mike De Jager, who is currently playing with original JUDAS PRIEST frontman Al Atkins, has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Work with Al Atkins continues as we rehearse with the new tour band getting ready for Sweden later this year. "Great news, though. I own a video productions company — MpegUK ...

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GLENN HUGHES 'Rockumentary' To Air Tomorrow

This week's Metal Express Radio special feature is a "Rockumentary" with the legendary "voice of rock" — none other than Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH). In this 60-plus-minute "Rockumentary" airing on Thursday, May 25, Glenn talks about many of the phases of his remarkable career, and provides insights about his latest solo album, "Music ...

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SQUEALER A.D. To Release 'Confrontation Street' In October

SQUEALER A.D., the German/British band featuring former GRIP INC. vocalist Gus Chambers, have completed work on their new album, "Confrontation Street", for an October 20 release via AFM Records. According to a press release, "Confrontation Street" will be "the hardest album in the band's history" — a directional shift which was planned even before the ...

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GLENN HUGHES Working On New American Record Deal

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has posted the following message on his official web site: "Only a couple of weeks before the [new Glenn Hughes solo] album ['Music for the Divine'] comes out and I am hard at work doing all the press. The reviews have been amazing and I have been ...

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7TH NEMESIS: Debut Album Available For Free Download

French death metallers 7TH NEMESIS have made their debut album, "Violentia Imperatrix Mundi", available for free download at VS-Webzine.com. "Violentia Imperatrix Mundi" was recorded and mixed in 2005 by Stephan May and features 7TH NEMESIS' new lineup: Niko (guitar; ex-KORUM), Dagulard (drums; ex-SUBLIME CADAVERIC DECOMPOSITION) and Alex G. (bass). 7TH NEMESIS will celebrate ...

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SACRIFICE Comment On Planned Reissues By DISPLEASED RECORDS

A legal representative for Canadian thrashers SACRIFICE and Brazil's Marquee Records — which recently re-released SACRIFICE's "Torment In Fire" and "Forward To Termination" as double CDs in limited-edition hand-numbered slipcases that contain massive booklets with liner notes, live pictures and personal comments from the band — has issued the following statement regarding the announcement by ...

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ROB ROCK: Live DVD Postponed

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has posted the following message at his official web site: "Special thanks to the fans that attended OwenFest in Germany and Elements of Rock in Switzerland. We had a great time and appreciate your enthusiastic support. "The live DVD [which was supposed to be filmed at ...

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FIREWIND: New Album Details Revealed

Century Media Records has set a July 24 European release date for the new FIREWIND album, entitled "Allegiance". The album's first single, "Falling to Pieces", will be released June 19 in Greece. It will include an edited version of the title track, the non-album track "Demon Nights" and the BLACKFOOT cover "Teenage Idol" (previously unreleased). ...

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GLENN HUGHES: 'Music For The Divine' Audio Samples Posted Online

Frontiers Records has uploaded several audio samples from legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes' (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) upcoming solo album, "Music for the Divine", which is scheduled for release on June 9. The CD was recorded in Chad Smith's (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) house in Los Angeles and again features Smith on drums and longtime Glenn ...

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The Cult is Alive - DARKTHRONE

That buzzing guitar sound, the way the songs groove in a rock and roll kind of way, the shroud of malevolence darkening the proceedings, and a fuck-off punk rock attitude. This is DARKTRHONE all right. On the duo's 12th album, "The Cult is Alive", Fenriz and N.Culto sound as convincing as ever, the release further ...

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VINTERSORG: New Album Title Revealed

VINTERSORG, the Swedish band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), have set "Solens Rötter" (Swedish for "The Sun's Roots") as the title of their new album, tentatively due before the end of the year via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2004's "The Focusing Blur" will not feature contributions from Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, SEBASTIAN ...

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LIVING COLOUR Guitarist To Release New Solo Album

On April 16, LIVING COLOUR guitarist Vernon Reid will release his third solo album and second featuring the backing of virtuosos called MASQUE. On "Other True Self", Vernon Reid exposes a vivid personal landscape. Each track illuminates one or another side of Vernon Reid: his African lineage in "Prof. Bebey", the Latin flavor of the ...

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Terra - CRONIAN

If it walks like a BORKNAGAR album, quacks like a BORKNAGAR album, and is comprised entirely of members of BORKNAGAR, who can it be? Uh, CRONIAN, apparently. That's being a bit glib — there are differences between this two-man project (featuring Øystein G. Brun and Mr. V, a/k/a Vintersorg) and the bands these men come ...

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Former DIO Guitarist Working With New 'Epic Hard Rock' Band

Former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G has been working with a new band called EPIC which he describes as "hard rock with a heavy blues edge." The group are currently rehearsing and recording demos in preparation for live shows. No further information is available at this time. In other news, Tracy has recorded several solos for ...

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ANTHRAX Drummer Talks About Jamming With DREAM THEATER

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "I want to start a prog rock band! Who's with me??? "Last night [March 18] was inspirational... I was going to see DREAM THEATER play here in Chicago as I've never had the chance to see them live. It always ...

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DISFEAR Confirmed For Italy's CREMONA A MANO ARMATA FESTIVAL

DISFEAR, the Swedish "crust rock" outfit featuring former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN vocalist Tomas Lindberg and ex-ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund, have been confirmed for the first edition of the Cremona A Mano Armata Festival, set to take place May 5-6 at C.S.A G Dordoni in Cremona, Italy. DISFEAR are scheduled to appear on Friday, May ...

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DOKKEN, KISS Members To Join ULI JON ROTH At SKY ACADEMY Concerts In Los Angeles

Don Dokken (DOKKEN), Eric Singer (KISS, ALICE COOPER), Jon Levin (DOKKEN), Tony Franklin (WHITESNAKE, THE FIRM, BLUE MURDER), Jürgen Rosenthal (SCORPIONS), Francis Buchholz (SCORPIONS), Roy Z (BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD), Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, JKB, GLENN HUGHES), Andy Aledort (Guitar World, Guitar For The Practicing Musician), Phil Woodward, Joe Stump (REIGN OF TERROR, OBSESSION) and Stuart Smith ...

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Guitarist GUS G. Quits NIGHTRAGE

Guitarist Gus G. has officially left Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE. His official statement on the matter reads as follows: "After long discussions with Marios [Iliopoulos, NIGHTRAGE mainman/guitarist], we both decided that it's best for me to stop playing with NIGHTRAGE. "The reason behind this decision is that I simply don't have enough time these ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION To Record 'Doomsday X' In May

Long-running Florida death metal warriors MALEVOLENT CREATION are currently in pre-production for their tenth studio album, "Doomsday X", due this fall via Nuclear Blast Records. The band are currently home writing and demoing material for the new CD, to be recorded in May and mixed in June. Recordings will take place at Mercury recording studios ...

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FIREWIND: Studio Update

Guitarist Gus G. (ex-DREAM EVIL, ARCH ENEMY) of the Greek/Swedish power metallers FIREWIND has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "I finally found some time to write and update you on what's been going on with our new album recordings. "Bob [Katsionis, keyboards] and Petros [Christo, bass] arrived last week and ...

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CRONIAN: BORKNAGAR Side-Project Set U.S. Release Date For 'Terra'

CRONIAN (formerly ION), the Norwegian/Swedish project featuring BORKNAGAR members Oystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Vintersorg (vocals and programming), will release their debut album, "Terra", in the U.S. on April 18. The CD will arrive in Europe on March 27 via Century Media Records. Songtitles set to appear on "Terra" include "Cronian", "The Alp", ...

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WRATHAGE: Live DVD Now Available

Finnish black metallers WRATHAGE have released a live DVD, entitled "Black Fucking Zodiac". "The DVD includes WRATHAGE's live video from the Jalometalli metal festival with headliners such as DISSECTION, ENTOMBED and EXMORTEM," according to a press release. "WRATHAGE opened up the festival 19th of August 2005. The new live DVD also includes the whole 'Annihilating' ...

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