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From Beale Street to Oblivion - CLUTCH

Blame it on a steady diet of old blues and classic rock records, or on their friendship with jammy blues-rockers FIVE HORSE JOHNSON, but don't say you didn't see it coming. CLUTCH, the band who once came off like an off-kilter hardcore or noise-rock band, is now officially drenched in funky groove, warm washes of ...

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URIAH HEEP Announces New Drummer

U.K. hard rock legends URIAH HEEP have announced the addition of drummer Russell Gilbrook to the group's ranks. He replaces Lee Kerslake, who left the band in January due to health reasons. Russell is regarded as one of the U.K.'s finest drummers and clinicians and has demonstrated specialist drum clinics all over Europe. He has ...

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THERION To Tour South America In September

THERION mainman Christofer Johnsson has issued the following update: "The next part of the word tour will be in Latin America and it is now starting to take shape. What we know so far is that we will be starting the tour September 21 and we have been contracted to do 10 concerts all in ...

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THE LIZARDS Working On DVD, Covers CD, New Studio Album

Hard rock band THE LIZARDS, featuring Bobby Rondinelli (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH) and Mike DiMeo (MASTERPLAN, RIOT), has issued the following update: "Hello from Lizard Land. It's Randy [Pratt], the bass player. We haven't played out since our NYC show with CACTUS last year, and it's time to tell you why! "I had ...

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THERION: 'Gothic Kaballah' Chart Positions Revealed

THERION's new album, "Gothic Kaballah", has registered the following first-week chart positions in Europe: Greece: #13 Poland: #21 Sweden: #26 UK (Indie Chart): #45 Netherlands: #55 France: #58 Germany: #59 Switzerland: #73 Hungary: #74 Belgium: #84 Inspired by the life of 17th century Swedish antiquarian, runologist, and mystic Johannes Bureus, founding THERION member/guitarist Christofer Johnsson ...

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A Raining Sun of Light and Love... - TITAN

You miss those organ-drenched, fuzzed out, space rock jams of the '70s, don't you? Tee Pee knows that, which is why TITAN's "A Raining Sun of Light and Love, for You and You and You…" will be released on February 6. As it turns out, "stoner rock" is not an ill-fitting descriptor for this band ...

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URIAH HEEP Parts Ways With Drummer LEE KERSLAKE

U.K. hard rock legends URIAH HEEP have announced that, due to ongoing health problems, longstanding drummer Lee Kerslake will leave the band with immediate effect. During 2006, when URIAH HEEP toured in some twenty territories ranging from Indonesia, India and Thailand through to Brazil, Peru, Russia and Bulgaria, concluding with a six-week acoustic tour through ...

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THERION: 'Gothic Kaballah' Listening Party Launched

In an exclusive partnership between Nuclear Blast Records and MP3.com, THERION's latest studio album, the dual-disc "Gothic Kaballah", will be available for streaming in its entirety for seven days prior to the album's North American street date of February 6 at this location. "THERION are never predictable," writes Decibel magazine in their 8/10 ...

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URIAH HEEP Signs With SANCTUARY RECORDS

U.K. hard rock legends URIAH HEEP have signed a new, exclusive worldwide recording deal with Sanctuary Records. The band will go into pre-production rehearsals in February. Recording sessions for the HEEP's 21st official studio album will take place during March/April with producer Mike Paxman. The follow-up to 1998's "Sonic Origami" will feature at least ten ...

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FLAMETAL Signs With POWERSLAVE RECORDS

Hotly tipped San Francisco-based flamenco/metal hybrid band FLAMETAL, which features in its ranks current WHITESNAKE bassist Uriah Duffy, has inked a deal with Powerslave Records. The group's latest album, "The Elder", will be released in Japan on April 4, 2007 in an all-new edition, featuring all eight U.S. version tracks (available at CDBaby.com) with new ...

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FLAMETAL: West Coast Dates Announced

Hotly tipped San Francisco-based flamenco/metal hybrid band FLAMETAL, which features in its ranks current WHITESNAKE bassist Uriah Duffy, has lined up the following dates during August: Aug. 26 - Bar Sinister c/o Boardner's - Hollywood, CA Aug. 27 - Fountain Theater – Los Angeles, CA According to a press release, "FLAMETAL are pioneering a new ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman To Host Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

In addition to TWISTED SISTER's headlining appearance at the Rock of Ages festival in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany this Friday (July 28), the band's frontman Dee Snider has signed on to host the event on Saturday. The festival will feature additional performances from such artists as SAGA, URIAH HEEP, GOTTHARD, FISH, GLENN HUGHES, UFO, ...

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MOTÖRHEAD, HELLOWEEN, URIAH HEEP Titles To Be Re-Released On CD/DVD

Classic titles from MOTÖRHEAD and HELLOWEEN are among the seminal rock albums being released July 31 in a special CD/DVD format by Castle Music, in association with Sanctuary Records. In a new initiative for Castle Music, each album comes packaged with an informative booklet and a "sister" DVD; providing an additional audio-visual feast for fans. ...

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LIVING LOUD Assembling Songs For Second Album

Legendary bassist Bob Daisley — of OZZY OSBOURNE, URIAH HEEP, GARY MOORE, BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW fame — has told Rockdetector.com that the LIVING LOUD project, which features Bob alongside Australian superstar Jimmy Barnes, the DEEP PURPLE duo of guitarist Steve Morse and keyboard player Don Airey plus URIAH HEEP drummer Lee Kerslake, ...

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WISHBONE ASH Confirmed For Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

WISHBONE ASH have been confirmed for Rock of Ages, a new festival series set up by the organizers of the German hard rock and heavy metal festival Bang Your Head!!! The event is set to take place July 28-29 in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany and will feature appearances by the following acts (with four ...

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VIXEN Confirmed For Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

VIXEN have been confirmed for Rock of Ages, a new festival series set up by the organizers of the German hard rock and heavy metal festival Bang Your Head!!! The event is set to take place July 28-29 in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany and will feature appearances by the following acts (with two more ...

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QUIREBOYS Singer Joins DAMAGE CONTROL

DAMAGE CONTROL, the new band featuring bassist Pete Way (UFO, WAYSTED), guitarist Robin George and drummer Chris Slade (AC/DC, URIAH HEEP, MANFRED MANN'S EARTH BAND and ASIA), have announced the addition of QUIREBOYS singer Spike to the group's ranks. The band are currently in the studio recording their debut album for release later in the ...

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