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PRIMAL FEAR Change Album Title, Announce European Tour

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have changed the title of their forthcoming studio CD to "Devil's Ground" from the previously announced "In Metal". The band will enter the studio on Tuesday (September 30) to begin recording the effort for a February 23, 2004 release through Nuclear Blast Records...
September 26, 2003
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SEVEN WITCHES To Support OVERKILL In Europe

SEVEN WITCHES, the band featuring former SAVATAGE guitarist Jack Frost, ARMORED SAINT/FATES WARNING bassist Joey Vera, and HELSTAR singer James Rivera, have been confirmed as the opening band for OVERKILL on their November European tour. Prior to hitting the road with OVERKILL, SEVEN WITCHES will pl...
September 26, 2003
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Bassist JOEY VERA Offers Latest Updates On FATES WARNING, ARMORED SAINT

Bassist Joey Vera (FATES WARNING, ARMORED SAINT, SEVEN WITCHES, ENGINE) has posted the following message on his official web site: "Sorry for such a delay in an update (as if you've all been waiting with bated breath),but it took me longer than expected to get back into normal life here (whatever t...
September 17, 2003
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BLACK SABBATH's 'Never Say Die!': The SABBATH Book That Leaves No Stone Unturned

Rockdetector (www.rockdetector.com),the world's biggest rock & metal database (having just clocked up over 21,000 artists...) has just published the 400-page BLACK SABBATH biography "Never Say Die!" Written by editor Garry Sharpe-Young, the man behind the acclaimed OZZY OSBOURNE band biography...
September 11, 2003
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MASTERPLAN To Tour Europe With GAMMA RAY

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ARK singer Jorn Lande, have been confirmed for the More Than Fest in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia on September 6 and Roverfest in Moscow, Russia on October 17. "The concer...
September 5, 2003
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SAMMY HAGAR: EDDIE VAN HALEN Has Lost Touch

Former VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar recently spoke to Goldmine magazine about frequent jam partner/VH bassist Michael Anthony's views on the current VAN HALEN situation. "[Michael is] basically like everyone else out there," Hagar said. "He's completely lost touch with any of the VAN HALEN situation...
September 5, 2003
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DEFENESTRATION To Release Sophomore Album In October

British female-fronted act DEFENESTRATION will release their sophomore album, "Ray Zero", on October 13 through Dreamcatcher Records. The CD was recorded at New Rising Studios in the spring and shows "a very confident and mature band that have progressed 100% since their debut album 'One Inch God',"...
September 3, 2003
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GODHEAD Officially Confirmed For PARADISE LOST's European Tour

GODHEAD, now featuring former STATIC-X drummer Ken Jay, have been officially confirmed as the support band for PARADISE LOST on their upcoming European tour, scheduled to kick off on October 22 in Stockholm, Sweden. Additional support at the Scandinavian dates will come from Finland's AMORPHIS. PARA...
August 29, 2003
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Unsigned Heavy Metal Band Sent To Play For American Troops In Middle East

Will Jordan of NashvilleCityPaper.com reports that on May 8, unsigned heavy metal band GENEVA became the first artists the Department of Defense and Armed Forces Entertainment sent to play for American troops in the Middle East since Operation Iraqi Freedom began, according to the band. "The Gallati...
August 28, 2003
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GLENN HUGHES Announces Spanish Tour

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes will embark on a short tour of Spain in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 25 – Gamma - Murcia, SPA Sep. 26 – Macumba - Madrid, SPA Sep. 27 – Gares - Pamplona, SPA Sep. 28 – Bikini - Barcelona, SPA Sep. 30 – Roxy ...
August 27, 2003
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HENDRIX Tops ROLLING STONE Poll

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest guitar player by Rolling Stone magazine in a poll to discover the greatest guitarists of all time. Hendrix received a glowing tribute from WHO guitarist Pete Townshend, who wrote that he "made the electric guitar beautiful," according to Reuters. Townshend re...
August 27, 2003
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JAG PANZER Line Up European Headlining Shows

Colorado-based power metal veterans JAG PANZER will play several headlining shows in Europe before embarking on a North American tour with HELLOWEEN and BEYOND THE EMBRACE in early October. Confirmed European headlining dates are as follows: Sep. 25 – Milano, ITA - Transilvania Club Sep. 27 – Thessa...
August 26, 2003
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ROB HALFORD Says He Will Sing RIPPER-Era JUDAS PRIEST Material

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford, who recently rejoined the group after more than 12 years apart, revealed during an online chat Saturday (August 16) that the songwriting process for PRIEST's next studio album has already begun. "We are writing now, slowly bit by bit putting the pieces together," h...
August 18, 2003
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AEROSMITH Singer To Be Honored At MAP AWARDS

The Musicians' Assistance Program will honor AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler, Jimmie Vaughan and John Branca at its 4th annual MAP Awards, Nov. 5 at the Beverly Hills Hotel, according to Hits Daily Double. The evening, hosted by Sharon Osbourne, will feature performances by Tyler and Vaughan as well...
August 13, 2003
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DEAD KENNEDYS Invite JELLO BIAFRA To Perform At Anniversary Concert

Seminal punk rock band DEAD KENNEDYS announced today that they are extending an offer to former lead singer Jello Biafra to rejoin the band at their 25th Anniversary concert at the Key Club in Los Angeles on August 19, 2003. "We are absolutely serious in asking Jello to rejoin the band on our annive...
August 13, 2003