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GOTTHARD Complete Work On 'Human Zoo'

Switzerland's GOTTHARD have completed work on their new studio album, "Human Zoo", due on Feb. 24. The CD, which marks the first time the group have worked without longtime collaborator, songwriter/producer Chris Von Rohr (ex-KROKUS bassist),was produced by Marc Tanner (FIONA, THE CALLING). The com...
January 14, 2003
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YES Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003 Festival

Progressive rock supergroup YES the latest act to have been confirmed for the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8, 2003 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of acts currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER MOTÖRHEAD QUEENSRŸCHE URIAH HEEP...
January 14, 2003
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KROKUS Set Release Date For 'Rock The Block'

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS have set Jan. 18, 2003 as the release date through WEA Switzerland of their new album, "Rock The Block". The CD, which was recorded at Soundlake Studio in Lausanne, Switzerland, is the group's first since being rejoined by vocalist Marc Storace and guitarist Fernand...
December 25, 2002
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MOTÖRHEAD, QUEENSRŸCHE, URIAH HEEP Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003

MOTÖRHEAD, QUEENSRŸCHE, URIAH HEEP, SQUEALER and TWINBALL are the latest artists confirmed to appear at the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8, 2003 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of acts currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER MO...
December 23, 2002
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TWISTED SISTER, BLIND GUARDIAN, JETHRO TULL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003

TWISTED SISTER, BLIND GUARDIAN, and JETHRO TULL are among the artists confirmed to appear at the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8, 2003 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER BLIND GUAR...
November 30, 2002
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GOTTHARD Name Upcoming CD

Switzerland's GOTTHARD have set "Human Zoo" as the title for their forthcoming CD, which is currently being mixed in Los Angeles with producer Marc Tanner (THE CALLING) for a late February release. The upcoming album marks the first time the group have worked without longtime collaborator, songwrite...
November 28, 2002
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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Get Offered KROKUS Tour, Seek New Vocalist

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have been offered a west coast tour with veteran Swiss rockers KROKUS, according to drummer Craig Nielsen. However, seeing as the Arizona-based metallers have yet to find a permanent replacement for frontman Eric A.K., it is unlikely that they will accept the offer. "We actually w...
October 6, 2002
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GOTTHARD End Association With Ex-KROKUS Bassist

Switzerland's GOTTHARD have parted ways with their long time collaborator, songwriter/producer Chris Von Rohr (ex-KROKUS bassist). Von Rohr reportedly appeared on Swiss television and stated that he feels that the band have reached the absolute pinnacle with their latest CD, entitled Homerun, and it...
July 5, 2002
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MÖTLEY CRÜE Sued By Former Producer For Back Royalties

Veteran producer Tom Werman is suing MÖTLEY CRÜE and their record company for back royalties. According to the papers filed in California Superior Court in Los Angeles, MÖTLEY CRÜE and Beyond Music have "deliberately, persistently, and repeatedly breached" Werman's agreement with the band by purpose...
May 22, 2002
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Guitarist, Vocalist From Classic KROKUS Line-Up Reunite In Band's Latest Incarnation

Guitarist Fernando Von Arb and vocalist Marc Storace, both members of the most celebrated early-'80s-era line-up of the Swiss rockers KROKUS, have officially reunited in the group's latest incarnation, which is currently recording a new album at Soundlake Studio in Lausanne, Switzerland for a summer...
April 8, 2002
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KROKUS Announce Rare US Live Appearances

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS, featuring guitarist Fernando Von Arb as the sole remaining member from the group's classic line-up, have announced several California live dates during June. They are as follows: Jun. 21 - Anaheim, CA @ The Shack Jun. 22 - Anaheim, CA @ The Shack Jun. 27 - Sacramen...
March 29, 2002
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GOTTHARD Sail To New Heights With Latest CD Release

Switzerland's GOTTHARD entered the Swiss charts at number one with their latest “Best Of Ballads” CD, entitled One Life, One Soul— the group's sixth number one album in succession (a feat that even the legendary KROKUS apparently weren't able to match). The album has already been certified double-pl...
February 14, 2002
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KROKUS: "Guitars [On New Songs] Are Smokin'"

Veteran Swiss rockers KROKUS are hard at work on the material for a new CD, which they are scheduled to record shortly for a late 2002 release. According to the band's official web site, as always, guitars are smokin' and so are the boys' heads, fuming with ideas incorporated in a variety of new son...
January 3, 2002
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Archive News Jul 03, 2001

Unconfirmed reports indicate that SEPULTURA may be parting ways with Roadrunner Records following the disappointing performance of the group's Nation CD and subsequent disagreements between the band and the label over tour support issues. According to sources, SEPULTURA were especially peeved that...
July 3, 2001
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Archive News Jun 19, 2001

The official JUDAS PRIEST web site has posted a bunch of photos online that were taken at the group's concert in London, UK on Friday, June 15th. You can check them out here. SLIPKNOT are tentatively scheduled to release a DVD through Roadrunner in November of this year. According to the label's off...
June 19, 2001