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ICED EARTH: Japanese Tour Postponed

ICED EARTH have been forced to postpone their previously announced Japanese tour due to the recent departure of drummer Richard Christy. "Though we tried everything in our power to keep this from happening we have no other alternative," ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer writes on the group's web site. The affected dates are as follows: ...

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MINDGRINDER To Support TESTAMENT In Oslo

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator, will be opening for TESTAMENT on June 10 at Rockefeller in Oslo. Also appearing on the bill will be NOCTURNAL BREED. MINDGRINDER issued their debut album, "MindTech", last month through Nocturnal Art Productions. The CD was recorded in December 2002 at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ...

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THE HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARS: Live Dates Announced

THE HOLLYWOOD ALLSTARS, 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 May/June: May 21 - Tarzana, CA @ Paladino's ...

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RIOT: Live Chat With Bassist Scheduled

RIOT's official web site will be hosting a live voice and text chat with the group's bassist, Pete Perez, on Sunday, May 30 at 10:00 a.m. CST. The text chat is designed to handle an unlimited number of users, but the voice room can only hold ten users at a time so fans will have ...

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DOOGIE WHITE Comments On YNGWIE Tour, CORNERSTONE And Other Projects

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have signed a Japanese record deal with Yamaha Communications. The group's recently completed third album, "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", will get a Japanese release on May 19. "They have a very strong marketing programme for us and we are ...

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GLENN HUGHES To Headline Orlando Charity Gig

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes will be headlining the 4th annual 98.9 WMMO Rock Forever Golf Classic and Concert in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, June 12. Among those joining him will be Lita Ford, Alex Ligertwood (SANTANA), Kevin DuBrow (QUIET RIOT) and Doug Fieger (THE KNACK). The show, which is sponsored by SunTrust ...

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DINO CAZARES On New FEAR FACTORY CD: 'True Fans Know What's Up'

Former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares was recently interviewed by HitThePit.com about his recent and upcoming activities. Asked for his opinion on the new FEAR FACTORY record, "Archetype" (the group's first since Dino's departure), Cazares replied, "I don't think my opinion matters, the true FF fans know what's up, they know where it started." With ...

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NAPALM DEATH Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

British extreme metal pioneers NAPALM DEATH have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. The group's first release through the label is expected to be the long-completed collection of covers, entitled "Leaders Not Followers 2". Commented NAPALM DEATH vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway: "I'm very happy to announce that NAPALM DEATH ...

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Bassist RUDY SARZO Joins DIO

Bassist Rudy Sarzo has officially joined DIO as the group's new bassist. Rudy is known for his work in QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE and OZZY OSBOURNE, and most recently, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN. Rudy joins the band in time for DIO's European tour, which begins July 16 in Moscow. "Thanks to Jeff Pilson [ex-DOKKEN] for stepping in to ...

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THE GATHERING: More TV, Radio Appearances Scheduled

THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen will perform solo at the new Dutch initiative "Live in the Living Room" on Sunday, May 16 between 8:00 and 10:30 p.m. Two other Dutch singer-songwriters will join Anneke on the show. These special performances take place in front of a very small audience (between 30 to 40 people) ...

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IN FLAMES To Document World Tour On Upcoming DVD

Sweden's IN FLAMES are documenting their current world tour for a future DVD, tentatively due sometime in 2005. Working with the group on the project is director director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Films, who has previously collaborated with such acts as DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, WITHIN TEMPTATION, EVERGREY, TIAMAT and PASSENGER, as well as with ...

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IN FLAMES Draw 2,700 To Hometown Gig

Gothenburg, Sweden-based IN FLAMES kicked off their European tour with a hometown gig in front of an audience of 2,700 Friday night (April 16). The group's set list for the show, according to the French IN FLAMES fan site, Everdying.com, was as follows: 01. Dead Alone 02. F(r)iend 03. The Quiet Place 04. ...

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HUMBLE PIE Drummer Gives QUIET RIOT Vocalist 'Thumbs Up'

Original HUMBLE PIE drummer Jerry Shirley has given his stamp of approval to QUIET RIOT vocalist Kevin DuBrow's version of the 1970 HUMBLE PIE song "Red Light Mama Red Hot". Commenting on an advance copy of the track, which is featured on DuBrow's upcoming "In For The Kill" solo album on Shrapnel Records, Shirley told ...

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RIOT: Dallas Show Cancelled

Veteran hard rock band RIOT's previously announced headlining show in Dallas, Texas "will not take place after all do to the promoter pulling out at the last minute," according to a post on the group's web site. In an e-mail posted at RIOT's web site, promoter Doug Simmons of Elite Entertainment in Dallas, Texas blames ...

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WHITESNAKE, Ex-QUIET RIOT Members Sign Copies Of 'Food That Rocks': Photos Available

Drummer Frankie Banali's (ex-QUIET RIOT, W.A.S.P.) web site is currently hosting several photos from the March 18 in-store book signing for "Food That Rocks", the rock and roll cookbook co-authored by Cindy Coverdale, wife of WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale. In addition to Cindy, David and co-author Margie Lapanja, others in attendance at the Virgin Megastore ...

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FATAL SMILE To Begin Recording New Album

Swedish "traditional" heard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE will shortly enter the studio to begin recording their new album, "Neo Natural Freaks", tentatively due late summer/early fall through GMR Music. The producer is once again HP Camper (a.k.a. former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN drummer Jonas Östman) and the album will be mixed by Stefan Glaumann (RAMMSTEIN, BACKYARD ...

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Former QUIET RIOT Singer To Embark On First-Ever Solo Tour

Former QUIET RIOT vocalist Kevin DuBrow will embark on his first-ever solo tour later this week. He will be performing all the QUIET RIOT classics and songs from his soon-to-be-released CD. He will be on tour all through the summer in support of his upcoming solo album, titled "In For The Kill", coming out on ...

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