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Former IRON MAIDEN Singers DI'ANNO, BAYLEY Perform Together

Former IRON MAIDEN vocalists Paul Di'Anno and Blaze Bayley teamed up for a duet on the MAIDEN classic "Running Free" as part of their appearance at the Rock The Nations Open Air Festival in Istanbul, Turkey this past weekend. The three-day event, which took place July 2-4 at the Maslak venue, featured performances by both ...

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DORO: Special Guest Stars Announced For WACKEN OPEN AIR Appearance

German hard rock singer Doro Pesch will be joined by Chris Cafferty (SAVATAGE), Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ex-ACCEPT) and Blaze Bayley (BLAZE, ex-IRON MAIDEN) during a special performance with the Metal Classic Night Orchestra for a unique program of her best hits and other metal classics at this year's Wacken Open Air festival. Pesch will also ...

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BLAZE Set Japanese Release Date For 'Blood & Belief'

BLAZE, the British band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, have set an August 25 Japanese release date through Nippon Crown for their third album, "Blood & Belief". A Japanese tour is also currently in the works. The follow-up to 2002's "Tenth Dimension", "Blood & Belief" was recorded at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, ...

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LAKE OF TEARS: New Album Samples Posted Online

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS have uploaded two MP3 clips from their upcoming album, "Black Brick Road", at their official web site. The tracks available for download are "The Greymen" (mp3) and "Making Evenings" (mp3). The follow-up to 2002's "The Neonai", "Black Brick Road" will feature cover artwork by Kristian Wåhlin, who ...

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SUFFER Announce New Drummer

Louisiana-based black metallers SUFFER have new added drummer Dan Flarry (ex-13SOUTH) to the band's line-up following the departure of Tomas Viator (ex-DISINCARNATE). The group's debut CD, entitled "When Darkness Falls", will be released this Tuesday (June 1) on Northern Blaze Records. Two tracks from the CD — "Plague Of The Whore" and "Shell Of An ...

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PARADISE LOST: Former BLAZE Drummer Joins The Fold

PARADISE LOST have announced the addition of drummer Jeff Singer (ex-BLAZE, KILL II THIS) to the group's ranks. Singer joins the group as the replacement for Lee Morris, who left the band in March due to "personal and musical differences." More information on Singer is available at his official web site. As previously ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY To Perform With Italian IRON MAIDEN Tribute Band

After the big success with STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto, Italian IRON MAIDEN tribute band THE CLAIRVOYANTS will lead the second leg of the Flash and Metal Shock magazines' anniversary party. On May 29 at Indians Sallon in Bresso (Milano), THE CLAIRVOYANTS will be joined by former MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley. As always, THE CLAIRVOYANTS will ...

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BLAZE To Headline Italy's BADIA ROCKS Festival

BLAZE, the British band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, will be headlining this year's Badia Rocks Festival in Italy on Saturday, July 17. As this is the first time the band have been asked to headline a festival, Blaze offered the following comment: "We are really honored that we have been asked ...

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BLAZE: Dates In Czech, Slovak Republics Postponed

BLAZE, the British band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, have been forced to cancel their previously announced dates in the Czech and Slovak Republics "due to circumstances beyond our control," according to a posting on the group's web site. "Ticket holders should contact their ticket outlet for more information. We are sorry ...

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BLAZE: Summer Tour Dates Announced

BLAZE, the British band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, have announced the following summer appearances: Jun. 25 - Ballingen, GER - Bang Your Head Festival Jun. 26 - Ingolstadt, GER - Ohrakel * Jun. 27 - Berlin, GER - Knaack * Jun. 28 - Bochum, GER - Zeche * Jun. 29 - ...

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Ex-IRON MAIDEN Singer BLAZE BAYLEY: 'SANCTUARY MANAGEMENT Didn't Believe In Me'

Former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley has hit out at his former management, saying that Sanctuary never wanted him to be successful. In an interview with Holland's Lords of Metal, Blaze also talked his alcohol addiction, suicide and depressions. Several interview excerpts follow: Lords of Metal: You recently split with Sanctuary Management, the management founded ...

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BLAZE Perform In Belgium: Photos Available

BLAZE, the British band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, performed at Ten Weyngaert in Brussels, Belgium on Saturday (April 24). Check out pictures from Datapix Designs. BLAZE have just released their third album, "Blood and Belief" through SPV Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Tenth Dimension" was recorded at Backstage Studios ...

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RAM To Open For BLAZE In Gothenburg

RAM, the Swedish "traditional" heavy metal band featuring Leif Larsson (bass, ex-FROZEN EYES) and Morgan Pettersson (drums, ex-B-THONG), will be opening for BLAZE on May 1 at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg. "We had a great time with the guys from BLAZE at the Metal Dayz festival last year so we are really looking forward to ...

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Guitarist JOHN SLATER To Sit Out BLAZE's European Tour

BLAZE guitarist John Slater will be sitting out the band's upcoming European tour for "personal reasons," according to a posting on the band's official web site. Filling in for him on the trek will be DORO axeman Oliver Palotai. The following is Slater's official statement on the matter: "As you may have heard by now, ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE, BLAZE To Team Up For European Tour

CIRCLE II CIRCLE and BLAZE will be teaming up for a European double-headliner tour beginning in late June. Special guests on the trek will be Germany's PERZONAL WAR. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 25 – Balingen, GER - Bang Your Head Festival (BLAZE only) Jun. 25 – Dessel, BEL – Graspop (CIIC only) CIRCLE ...

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DORO Signs With AFM RECORDS

German metal singer DORO has inked a deal with AFM Records. DORO's first release for the label will be a collection of her best hits and other metal classics performed with the Metal Classic Night Orchestra. The as-yet-untitled CD will include several special guests (rumored guests are Udo Dirkschneider and Blaze Bayley) and will feature ...

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LAKE OF TEARS Finish Recording New Album

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS have finished recording the follow-up to 2002's "The Neonai", entitled "Black Brick Road", and will begin mixing the effort this weekend. Mixing duties will be completed by April 28, with the mastering sessions scheduled to take place on April 29. The cover artwork will be handled by Kristian Wåhlin, who has ...

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