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DIONYSUS Say They Are 'Extremely Proud' Of Their New Album

DIONYSUS, the Swedish/German melodic power metal act featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's solo work, Olaf Hayer, and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have posted the following message on their web site: "Hello dear fans! "It's time for a new DIONYSUS album, and the release date is finally set to January 19! Right now we're ...

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DIONYSUS Added To SAXON/DORO European Tour

DIONYSUS, the Swedish/German melodic power metal act featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's solo work, Olaf Hayer, and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have been added to the upcoming SAXON/DORO/CIRCLE II CIRCLE European tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 29 - Murcia, SPA - Sala Gamma (w/out CIRCLE II CIRCLE) Nov. 30 - Bergara, ...

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HOMO IRATUS Begin Work On New Album

Greece's HOMO IRATUS have commenced the recording process for their new album, "Apocalypse", tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. The group, who parted ways with Arctic Music Group at their own request, are laying down 12 tracks at the Rock studio in Thessaloniki, Greece. The tentative track listing for "Apocalypse" is ...

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HOMO IRATUS Added To KONKHRA European Tour

Greece's HOMO IRATUS are the final act confirmed for the forthcoming European tour featuring KONKHRA, ILLNATH and CORPUS MORTALE. Tentative dates are as follows: Oct. 30 – Kiel, GER @ TBA Oct. 31 - Rostock, GER @ TBA Nov. 01 – Berlin, GER @ TBA Nov. 02 – Stettin, POL @ TBA Nov. 03 – ...

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KONKHRA To Tour Europe With ILLNATH, CORPUS MORTALE

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA will be teaming up with ILLNATH and CORPUS MORTALE for a European tour beginning in late October. "Both are really cool debut acts, both are Danish, which is a great thing," KONKHRA write on their web site. "This is probably the first full-fledged extreme metal Euro tour with (this far) only ...

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SKYCLAD Confirmed For Britain's HAWKFEST

Britain's SKYCLAD are a last-minute addition to the Hawkfest, a three-day event set to take place August 8-10 near Preston. SKYCLAD will be hitting the stage on Sunday, August 10 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Other bands set to appear at the festival include THE LEVELLERS, HAWKWIND, SPACEHEAD, TRIBE OF CRO, MR QUIMBY'S BEARD, LITMUS and ...

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SEPULTURA Sign North American Deal With SPV RECORDS

SEPULTURA have officially inked a North American and Australian deal with SPV/Steamhammer Records. The Brazilian metallers, who were previously signed to SPV only for the European continent, are expected to release their new album, "Roorback", in the U.S. later in the summer. The follow-up to 2001's "Nation" was recorded and mixed by producer Steve Evetts ...

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HATE PLOW, ROTTEN SOUND, DEBAUCHERY to Tour Europe

Florida death metallers HATE PLOW, featuring current MALEVOLENT CREATION frontman Kyle Simmons, will embark on a European tour with Finland's ROTTEN SOUND and Germany's DEBAUCHERY during June. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 29 – GER @ Fuck The Commerce Open Air Festival Jun. 04 – Arnhem, NETH @ Goudvishal Jun. 05 – Kiel, GER ...

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SEPULTURA Announce European Tour

Brazilian metal veterans SEPULTURA will embark on a European tour in late May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 31 – Donnington, UK @ Download Festival Website Jun. 01 – Istanbul, TUR @ Maslak Jun. 03 – Derry, IRE @ Nerve Centre Jun. 04 - Belfast, IRE @ Limelight Jun. 05 - Dublin, IRE @ ...

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MURDERDOLLS To Release Live Video In May

The MURDERDOLLS are set to release a live video for "Love At First Fright" the first week of May. The video was shot during the past nine months and features backstage footage as well as live footage from London, Japan, Australia, Germany and the U.S. In other news, MURDERDOLLS have been officially announced as main ...

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CHARGER To Tour Europe With TODAY IS THE DAY

Britain's CHARGER will team up with TODAY IS THE DAY for a European tour beginning in early May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 01 – Nottingham, UK @ Old Angel May 02 – Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse May 03 – Oxford, UK @ Zodiac May 04 – Cardiff, UK @ Club Iforbach May 05 ...

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HAZEN ST. To Record Full-Length Debut In The Summer

HAZEN ST., the new band featuring H2O frontman Toby Morse, NEW FOUND GLORY guitarist Chad Gilbert, MADBALL singer Freddy Cricien, BOX CAR RACER guitarist Dave Kennedy, MADBALL bassist Hoya Roc, and ex-CRO-MAGS/BAD BRAINS drummer Mackie Jayson, will record their debut album in June/July for a late 2003 release through Drive Thru Records. In addition, the ...

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IRON MAIDEN More European Dates Announced

IRON MAIDEN have announced addition dates as part of the European leg of their "Give Me Ed Til I'm Dead" tour. Confirmed shows so far are as follows: May 26 - Toulouse, FRA @ Zenith May 27 - Toulon, FRA @ Zenith May 31 - Donington Park, UK @ Download Festival Jun. 03 - Katowice, ...

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HARLEY FLANAGAN Slams CRO-MAGS 'Farewell' Tour Plans

CRO-MAGS co-founder Harley Flanagan (bass/vocals) has issued a statement slamming his former bandmate, vocalist John Joseph, over his plans to embark on a CRO-MAGS "farewell" tour next month with an all-new lineup that does not include Flanagan. The statement reads as follows: "Harley Flanagan WILL NOT be touring with John Bloodclot and his NO-MAGS. This ...

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CRO-MAGS Unveil 'Farewell' Lineup

New York hardcore veterans CRO-MAGS are scheduled to embark on an Australian tour in late February. The band's lineup for what is being billed as the group's "farewell" tour will reportedly consist of the following: John Joseph – vocals Rocky George (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) – guitar A.J. Novello (LEEWAY) – guitar Franklin Rhi (CROWN OF THORNS, ...

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BIOHAZARD Hire Session Guitarist For European Tour

BIOHAZARD are utilizing the services of guitarist Scott Roberts (CRO-MAGS, SPUDMONSTERS, AMONG THIEVES) during their current European tour while regular axeman Carmine Vincent recuperates from surgery. In other news, BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler and guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei are opening a new recording/rehearsal studio in New Jersey with Chris Scorsese. Anyone interested in bookings for rehearsal ...

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AC/DC Bassist To Tour Eastern Europe

AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams will accompany Bosnian-American act EMIR AND THE FROZEN CAMELS on a mini-tour of Eastern Europe. The following dates have been confirmed thus far: Nov. 28 – Ljubljana, SLO @ TBA Nov. 29 – Zagreb, CRO @ TBA Nov. 30 – Zenica, BIH @ TBA Dec. 01 – Sarajevo, BIH @ TBA ...

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SKYCLAD Cancel MILWAUKEE METALFEST Appearance

SKYCLAD have cancelled their appearance at this year's Milwaukee Metalfest, which is scheduled to be held on July 26th and 27th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to the band, "the original idea behind doing this gig was to use it as a promotional visit (for mags etc.) and to possibly add a few more shows around ...

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SEPULTURA: "Under A Pale Grey Sky" Final Track Listing Unveiled

SEPULTURA's forthcoming live album, Under A Pale Grey Sky, is set for a September 17th release through Roadrunner Records. A recorded document of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera (drums), Andreas Kisser (guitar) and Paulo Pinto Jr. (bass), which took place at Brixton Academy in London on ...

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SEPULTURA To Issue "Under A Pale Grey Sky" In August

SEPULTURA's forthcoming live album has been re-dubbed Under a Pale Grey Sky, according to Roadrunner Records, who are scheduled to issue the effort on August 27th. A recorded document of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera (drums), Andreas Kisser (guitar) and Paulo Pinto Jr. (bass), which took ...

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CRO-MAGS-NYC Announce Upcoming Gigs

CRO-MAGS-NYC, the "new" band led by former CRO-MAGS members Harley Flanagan (bass/vocals) and John "Bloodclot" Joseph (vocals), will perform the following dates during the summer: Jun. 14 - Wilkes Barre, PA @ Club Homebase (Posi Numbers Fest) Jun. 15 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater Jul. 12-14 – Syracuse, NY @ NYS Fairgrounds ...

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GRAVE To Tour Europe With THE FORSAKEN, DISINTER

The current incarnation of the legendary Swedish death metal outfit GRAVEOla Lindgren (guitars/vocals), Jonas Torndal (guitar), Jensa Paulsson (drums), and Fredrik "Fredda" Isaksson (bass—ex-THERION)—will embark on a European tour with THE FORSAKEN and DISINTER during May/June. The confirmed dates are as follows: May 14 – Zlin, CZ @ Club Golem May 15 – Teplice, CZ ...

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HARLEY'S WAR Has Been Declared!

HARLEY'S WAR, featuring former CRO-MAGS frontman Harley Flanagan, ex-SUICIDAL TENDENCIES guitarist Rocky George, and ex-WARZONE guitarist Jay Vento, are due to issue an EP through Equal Vision Records this spring. A full-length album, featuring guest appearances by Vinnie Stigma (AGNOSTIC FRONT) and Mickey Fitz (THE BUSINESS), will reportedly follow later in the year. In the ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED, Support Acts To Launch European Tour

British black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED will be playing the following European dates with AGATHODAIMON and INFERNAL POETRY in February and March (additional shows to be announced shortly): Feb. 27 – Stuttgart, GER @ Rohre Feb. 28 – Eindhoven, NETH @ Effenaar Mar. 04 – Offenbach, GER @ Hafenbahn Mar. 05 – Hamburg, GER @ Marx ...

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