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W.A.S.P. Drummer Checks In From The Road

W.A.S.P. drummer Stet Howland has posted the following message on his official web site: "Hello to all you StetHowland.com rock and roll animals. Been out of touch due to the fact I'm out of the country. The European tour is killing! We have destroyed every gig so far. "I really enjoyed the U.K. and Finland ...

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UNCHAINED: Single To Precede Full-Length Debut

Swedish melodic metallers UNCHAINED will be issuing a new single, "My Guide", prior to the release of their self-titled debut. The single will contain the title cut, a newly recorded track called "Open Your Eyes", an alternate version of "Like The Candle", plus a pre-production version of "My Guide". UNCHAINED's self-titled debut album is scheduled ...

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Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST To Be Filmed For DVD Release

The first-ever Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 13, 2004 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, will be filmed with 10 stationary, mobile and crane-mounted cameras and will be released in the future in DVD format worldwide, according to a press release from CAGE, one of the ...

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GORGOROTH's Sold-Out Concert In El Salvador Ends In Riot

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH made headlines in major Latin American newspapers after the audience rioted at their show in San Salvador (capital of El Salvador) on Saturday (Nov. 6). According to a posting on the band's web site, "the audience got so ecstatic over the presence of the first black metal act visiting their country ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Explain Show Cancellations

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have been forced to cancel their previously announced shows in Madrid (Spain) and Montpellier (France) after singer Tony Kakko came down with a fever and infected throat. The band's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "On November 2nd, we had a show in Paris, La Locomotive. During the ...

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UNCHAINED: Debut Album Delayed

Sound Riot Records has pushed back the release date of UNCHAINED's self-titled debut album to January 28, 2005 from the previously announced October 27. A January 21 Japanese/South Asian release via Marquee Avalon is expected. The CD was recorded at Pama Studios (KARMAKANIC, THE FLOWER KINGS) in Sweden and mastered at Digital Fabriken (DESTINY, RAUNCHY, ...

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TESTAMENT/PAINMUSEUM Guitarist To Embark On Clinic Tour

Former HALFORD and current TESTAMENT/PAINMUSEUM guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak will embark on the next leg of the "Flurry Of The Black Notes Guitar Clinic Tour 2004" later this month. Hear the latest metal gear products and get your answers straight from Metal Mike. Attendance at the clinics is free, but get there early for best ...

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DOKKEN: Tour Dates Announced

DOKKEN have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 13 - Monterrey, MEX @ Auditorio Coca-Cola * Dec. 03 - Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre Dec. 04 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre Dec. 06 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Velvet Room Dec. 07 - Boise, ID @ Big Easy Dec. ...

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Hard Rock Musicians To Perform At Christmas Charity Event

Current and former members of QUIET RIOT, ZEBRA, NIGHT RANGER, DIO, W.A.S.P., YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ENUFF Z'NUFF, GEEZER and SAVATAGE are among the musicians scheduled to take part in the 8th annual Rock 4 X-MAS Christmas charity event held on December 4 at Wildwood Bowl in Riverhead, NY. The concert will raise money for Nassau, Suffolk ...

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THE HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARZ Schedule Hawaiian Dates

THE HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARZ, the new band featuring Jeff Pilson (ex-DOKKEN, DIO) on bass, Chas West (ex-BONHAM, LYNCH MOB) on vocals, Alan Krigger (ex-GIUFFRIA, HOUSE OF LORDS) and Vinny Appice (DIO, ex-BLACK SABBATH) on drums, and Carlos Cavazo (ex-QUIET RIOT) on guitar, have announced the following dates during December: Dec. 3-5 - The Wave - Waikiki, ...

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PAINMUSEUM Sign European/Japanese Deal With DEMOLITION RECORDS

PAINMUSEUM, the new band featuring guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (TESTAMENT, ex-HALFORD), drummer Bobby Jarzombek (ICED EARTH, ex-HALFORD, RIOT), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS, DEATH, VINTERSORG) and newcomer singer Tim Clayborne (HATRED), have signed a long-term deal for Europe and Japan with the U.K. independent label Demolition Records. The Demolition press office comments: "We've been admirers ...

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EVILHEART Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

Mexican black/death metal band EVILHEART have been confirmed for the first-ever Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 13, 2004 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The complete lineup for the festival so far is as follows: Main Stage: TWISTED SISTER DIO DOKKEN QUIET RIOT SHAMAN HATEBREED CAGE ...

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PAINMUSEUM: 'Metal For Life' U.S. Release Date Confirmed

November 16, 2004 has been confirmed as the official U.S. release date for the long-awaited "Metal For Life" album from guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak's (TESTAMENT, ex-HALFORD) PAINMUSEUM. "Metal For Life" features Chlasciak, Bobby Jarzombek (ICED EARTH, ex-HALFORD, RIOT) on drums, Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS, DEATH, VINTERSORG) on bass and newcomer Tim Clayborne (HATRED) on vocals. ...

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VINCE NEIL Assaults Soundman In Dallas?

The following first-hand eyewitness account was filed by Jeff K at JeffK.net: "All's well that certainly didn't end well Saturday night [Oct. 30] at 93.3 The Bone's Skeleton Ball starring Vince Neil of MÖTLEY CRÜE at Gilley's Dallas. The evening got off to a great start with XES WHISKEY rockin' the house. Spicoli ...

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CAGE Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

San Diego, California heavy metal band CAGE have been confirmed for the first-ever Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 13, 2004 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The complete lineup for the festival so far is as follows: TWISTED SISTER DIO DOKKEN QUIET RIOT SHAMAN HATEBREED CAGE ...

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TOMMY LEE Talks About Autobiography, Playing Drums Upside-Down

In an interview with CNN's Larry King which aired live Tuesday night (Oct. 26), former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee explained his reasons for writing a tell-all autobiography, "Tommyland". "You know why I wrote the book," Lee began. "There's a few different reasons. One, I just turned 42-years-old. I figured this is somewhere around the ...

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MEMORIZED DREAMS Filming New Video

Norwegian progressive power metallers MEMORIZED DREAMS are currently working on a music video of the song "Cardinal Sin". "The main story is being shot this week, and we will be doing our bandshots on November 4 and 5 in Trondheim," the group write on their web site. MEMORIZED DREAMS issued their debut album, "Theater Of ...

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HATEBREED Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

HATEBREED have been added to the lineup of artists performing at the first-ever Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held November 13 at the Auditorio Coca Cola in Monterrey, Mexico. Also confirmed to appear at the one-day event are TWISTED SISTER, DIO, DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT and SHAMAN. More confirmations will be announced soon. Tickets for ...

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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist's Siberia Tales

DEEP PURPLE are in the middle of a major Russian tour (14 dates plus three in Ukraine). Guitarist Steve Morse took some time off and wrote a few lines about the tour in Siberia, Russia. Here are a few excerpts: "Our first gig in Siberia went excellent. I love these people. Even the guy that ...

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CRASHDÏET Sign With STOCKHOLM RECORDS

Swedish "sleaze" rockers CRASHDÏET have signed a deal with Universal Music, Stockholm Records and Ten Production and are currently recording material for their full-length debut, tentatively due in early 2005. The first single, "Riot in Everyone", has already been completed, and a video for the track is currently being filmed. In the meantime, you can ...

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QUIET RIOT Return With New Lineup, Live CD

QUIET RIOT, the band who introduced the world to their chart-topping album "Metal Health", are back after an eighteen month absence. Driven by vocalist Kevin DuBrow and powered by drummer Frankie Banali, both QUIET RIOT founding members, the band is now fueled by longtime QUIET RIOT contributing bassist Chuck Wright and energized with BEAUTIFUL CREATURES ...

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