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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Members To Guest On Tonight's 'Tinitus'

U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider and two members of THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN were interviewed for this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight (Wednesday, November 28) between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. According to a press release for the program, "OVERKILL, MANIFEST and DARKTHRONE go under the magnifying glass ...

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LORDI Recording New Material

According to MonsterDiscoHell.com, Finnish monster rockers LORDI are currently at producer Jyrki Tuovinen's studio in Helsinki recording two brand new tracks, one of which will appear in "Dark Floors" — the feature film starring LORDI. A short interview with LORDI mainman Mr. Lordi regarding the recording sessions and the group's future plans follows: ...

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LORDI Announces Hometown Concert

Finnish metal monsters LORDI have announced a hometown gig on December 14 at Lappi Areena in Rovaniemi. This will mark the band's first Finnish gig — indeed, the first European concert — since touring the U.S. with first Ozzfest, then TYPE O NEGATIVE. As previously reported, the official "teaser" for "Dark Floors" — the feature ...

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LORDI: Official 'Dark Floors' Teaser Available

The official "teaser" for "Dark Floors" — the feature film starring the Finnish "monster" metal band LORDI — can be viewed below. The plot summary is as follows: Concerned for her autistic daughter's health, a father sees her removal from the hospital by force as the only option. An elevator breakdown prevents a smooth exit ...

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LORDI To Take Part In Online Chat

Finnish monster hard rock sensations LORDI will participate in an online chat at Habbo.com on November 2 at 3 p.m. EST. Habbo Hotel is a richly colorful, multi-dimensional virtual community targeted to teens 13-17. Since its launch in 2000, Habbo Hotel has taken the world by storm. To date, Habbo Hotel sites have ...

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MISERY SPEAKS, GRANTIG Sign With DRAKKAR RECORDS

Drakkar Records (LORDI, NIGHTWISH, ENSIFERUM, THE SORROW) has announced the signing of two young, promising metal acts from Germany: MISERY SPEAKS and GRANTIG: "We continue to focus on young talents,"comments label manager Marius Kopec. "Of course, classic artist development has become increasingly difficult. On the other hand, only by supporting new bands does a label ...

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THUNDERSTONE To Support SONATA ARCTICA In Finland

Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE will support SONATA ARCTICA on a four gig mini-tour of Finland between Christmas and New Year's Eve. The dates are as follows: Dec. 27 - Teatria – Oulu, FIN Dec. 29 - Kaapelitehdas - Helsinki, FIN Dec. 30 - Metroauto Areena - Tampere, FIN Dec. 31 - Jäähalli - Mikkeli, ...

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LORDI To Support TYPE O NEGATIVE In October

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI have been confirmed as direct support on the TYPE O NEGATIVE tour that kicks off October 12 in New Haven, Connecticut. The dates are as follows: Oct. 12 - New Haven, CT - Toad's Place Oct. 13 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium Oct. 14 - Clifton Park, NY - ...

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THUNDERSTONE: Lineup Changes Announced

Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE have issued the following update: "We are sad to announce that Pasi Rantanen [vocals] and Kari Tornack [keyboards] are no longer part of THUNDERSTONE. Due to personal reasons and a visible lack of motivation on their part we saw it best to part with the guys, although the decision was ...

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LORDI Mainman Defends 'Free' OZZFEST

LORDI mainman Mr. Lordi recently spoke to Jonathan Cunningham of Broward-Palm Beach, Florida's New Times about the Finnish band's participation in this year's Ozzfest, which has been dubbed "Freefest" due to the fact that concert revelers are able to enjoy the show without having to pay. "We are not getting paid," Mr. Lordi ...

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ANKLA Bassist Checks In From OZZFEST

ANKLA, the Los Angeles-based band led by former PUYA guitarist Ramón Ortíz, is currently touring the U.S. as part of Ozzfest 2007 alongside OZZY OSBOURNE, STATIC-X, LAMB OF GOD, LORDI, HATEBREED and BEHEMOTH, among others. The group's bassist, Tony Castaneda, has issued the following update from the road: "To tour the Ozzfest in a passenger ...

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DOMINATION BLACK: New Song Available

A new DOMINATION BLACK track, entitled "The House of 1000 Eyes", has been posted on the band's MySpace page. The song will be included on the group's upcoming CD, the release date for which has not yet been announced. DOMINATION BLACK's second album, "Dark Legacy", was released in Scandinavia in November 2006 via ...

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LORDI Tour Bus 'Hijacked' In Columbus; Video Available

The bus carrying LORDI's crew on the current Ozzfest tour was reported stolen early yesterday (Wednesday, August 8) after it went missing outside a hotel in downtown Columbus, Ohio. According to the local TV station WSYX-TV, the band's tour manager came out of the hotel yesterday morning to find that the bus — with the ...

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LORDI Frontman Checks In From OZZFEST

Finland's monster rock 'n' rollers LORDI, currently on tour as part of Ozzfest 2007, have issued another update about their time on the road in North America. Says LORDI frontman Mr. Lordi, "Ozzfest has been absolutely amazing for us, even though the shows have been a 'little' sweaty. We've gotten so much encouragement from Ozzy's ...

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GWAR's ODERUS Says LORDI Mainman 'Lacks Balls'

GWAR has issued the following press release: The front"man" of Finnish GWAR tribute band LORDI has cancelled his appearance at the prestigious "Rue Morgue Horror Con" in Toronto, which is scheduled to take place August 24-26. This follows hard on the heels of [LORDI's] cancellation of their Toronto gig, which had been planned for the ...

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LORDI Schedules New Jersey Signing Session

Finnish "monster" rockers LORDI will take part in an in-store signing session for their new album, "The Arockalypse", on Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m. at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, New Jersey. For more information, visit www.vvinyl.com. LORDI is currently taking part in the Ozzfest 2007 tour alongside headliners OZZY OSBOURNE, LAMB OF ...

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