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DIO To Battle TENACIOUS D In New Video For "Push"

TENACIOUS D's Jack Black and Kyle Gass will appear in DIO's latest video, "Push", the first single off of the new album Killing The Dragon. This may sound like a strange pairing to some, but anyone that knows TENACIOUS D is aware of their respect for THE ROCK and appropriate Icons not to mention the...
June 4, 2002
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RONNIE JAMES DIO: Tour With DEEP PURPLE And THE SCORPIONS Will Be Great

DIO mainman and namesake Ronnie James Dio is anxiously awaiting Friday's (May 31st) launch of his group's summer tour with DEEP PURPLE and THE SCORPIONS. "It's a great bill. It's a real classy bill--I think that's what I like about it the best. We wouldn't have taken unless we felt it was that. We'l...
May 29, 2002
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DIO To Participate In America Online Chat

DIO mainman Ronnie James Dio will participate in a live chat hosted by America Online on Wednesday, May 22nd at 9:00 PM EST. Dio will be answering fans' questions about his May 21st release of Killing The Dragon on Spitfire Records as well as his upcoming tour with DEEP PURPLE and THE SCORPIONS. Tho...
May 9, 2002
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METALLICA's ULRICH And HAMMETT Join SAMMY HAGAR Onstage At San Francisco Gig

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett joined SAMMY HAGAR & THE WABORITAS for live renditions of four MONTROSE songs (Hagar's old band) at the Fillmore in San Francisco, California last night, May 7th. Here is the full report, as posted at METALLICA's official web site at www.m...
May 8, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS To Include New Material On Upcoming "Best Of" CD

THE SCORPIONS will issue a brand new career-spanning “greatest hits”-style CD, entitled Bad for Good: The Very Best of SCORPIONS, on May 28th through Hip-O Records. Featured on the CD will be 18 songs, including two brand new cuts, "Cause I Love You" and the title track. THE SCORPIONS will also emba...
April 24, 2002
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HAMMERFALL Outline Recording Schedule For Fourth CD

Sweden's HAMMERFALL are scheduled to enter Holland's Wisseloord studios with producer Charlie Bauernfeind (i.e. BLIND GUARDIAN, GAMMA RAY, RAGE) in early May to begin recording their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length album for a late 2002 release through Nuclear Blast Records. According to guitaris...
April 9, 2002
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DEEP PURPLE, THE SCORPIONS, DIO US Summer Dates Announced!

The dates for the DEEP PURPLE/THE SCORPIONS/DIO summer tour have been announced. They are as follows: May 31 - Las Vegas, NV @ Aladdin Jun. 01 Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Jun. 02 Albuquerque, NM @ Journal Pavillion Jun. 04 - El Paso, TX @ UTEP Jun. 05 Tucson, AZ @ TBA Jun. 07 - San ...
March 29, 2002
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ROCK FEST 2002: A Classic Rock Celebration

Rock Fest 2002 is the name of a “classic rock” festival that is scheduled to take place on July 18-21 in Cadott, Wisconsin. So far, the following acts have been confirmed for the event: Thursday, July 18th 4:30 PM - VIC FERRARI 6:30 PM - DIO 8:30 PM - THE SCORPIONS 11:00 PM - DEEP ...
March 26, 2002
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Former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE Axeman Mixes Metal And Jazz On Freshly-Issued CD

New York's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, have just released their debut album, entitled Goodbye To Romance: Standards For A New Generation, consisting of classic hard rock tunes from the '70s and '80s rearranged with rich harmonies and pulsating groove...
March 15, 2002
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KISS Perform At Private Party In Jamaica Without CRISS, FREHLEY

KISS played a private party in Montego Bay, Jamaica last week along with THE SCORPIONS and NAZARETH, according to www.knac.com. However, guitarist Ace Frehley was notably absent from the group's line-up and was replaced for the occasion by ex-BLACK'N'BLUE guitarist Tommy Thayer, who also regularly s...
March 15, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS To Compose Material For German Musical

Veteran German rockers THE SCORPIONS are working on a musical called Wind of Change for Berlin's Metropolis Theater, featuring a theme about the Berlin wall that conveys "love, division and freedom." Included in the musical will be several of the group's biggest hits as well as 15 new tracks, the so...
March 11, 2002
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THE SCORPIONS Live Dates Announced

Veteran German hard rockers THE SCORPIONS have announced the following live appearances during the coming months: Mar. 07 - Montego Bay, JAM @ TBA Mar. 16 – Lisbon, POR @ Atlantic Pavilion Mar. 18 – Oporto, POR @ Coliseum Mar. 19 – Vigo, SPA @ Pabellon As Travesas Mar. 23 – Madeira, POR @ TBA ...
February 27, 2002
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It's Official: DEEP PURPLE, THE SCORPIONS and DIO To Team Up For US Tour

DEEP PURPLE's official web site has confirmed that the PURPLE men will be embarking on an eight-week US co-headlining tour with THE SCORPIONS in June that will include DIO in the opening slot. Exact dates and venues will be announced in the weeks to come. ...
January 24, 2002
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DEEP PURPLE, SCORPIONS, DIO To Team Up For Summer Tour

DEEP PURPLE, SCORPIONS, and DIO are rumored to be teaming up for a summer package tour. No official announcement has yet been made. ...
January 18, 2002
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Archive News Dec 03, 2001

APOLLYON SUN, featuring former CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer, are currently composing and demoing new material for the group's upcoming sophomore full-length album at the band's own rehearsal studio facility (where the act have just upgraded the computer-based recording system) and at...
December 3, 2001