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TRASHLIGHT VISION Announce U.K. Headlining Dates

TRASHLIGHT VISION, the new band featuring MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade, have announced several U.K. headlining dates to follow their European trek as the support act for BACKYARD BABIES. The details are as follows: Jun. 13 - Rock City - Nottingham, UK Jun. 14 - Central Station - Wrexham, UK Jun. 15 - Joiners - Southampton, ...

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Live Live in Paris - BACKYARD BABIES

Is it finally time for the BACKYARD BABIES to conquer their last frontier? They've toured with AC/DC, SOCIAL DISTORTION and VELVET REVOLVER, and they pre-date THE HELLACOPTERS. They've collaborated in various side projects with everyone from members of ENTOMBED to MICHAEL friggin' MONROE. Yet here in the States, they make DANKO JONES look popular and ...

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IN FLAMES, STONE SOUR, SOULFLY Confirmed For Sweden's HULTSFRED FESTIVAL

IN FLAMES, STONE SOUR and SOULFLY have been confirmed for the Hultsfred Festival, set to take place June 15-17 in Hultsfred, Sweden. Other bands scheduled to appear include KORN, H.I.M., BACKYARD BABIES, OPETH, WITHIN TEMPTATION, DEFTONES, TRIVIUM, SOILWORK, TRIVIUM, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, BLOODSIMPLE and BURST. For a complete list of acts currently scheduled to ...

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BACKYARD BABIES: More European Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES have lined up the following European dates during the coming months: Apr. 12 - Helsinki, FIN @ Noustori Apr. 13 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Apr. 14 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuunhe Apr. 15 - Eskilstuna, SWE @ Kåren Apr. 16 - Gävle, SWE @ Sin City Apr. 17 - Åre, SWE ...

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SONIC SYNDICATE Begin Writing New Material

Swedish metal band SONIC SYNDICATE have finished writing eight songs for the follow-up to their debut album, "Eden Fire". New songtitles include "Psychic Suicide", "Blue Eyed Fiend", "Callous" and "Presence of Mind". "We're currently rehearsing these babies to perfection, and it sounds marvelous!" stated guitarist and songwriter Roger Sjunnesson. "Eden Fire", which was recorded at ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Confirmed For Finland's RUISROCK Festival

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have been confirmed for the Ruisrock festival, set to take place July 7-9 in Turku, Finland. Also scheduled to appear are TOOL, BACKYARD BABIES, THE RASMUS, APOCALYPTICA, DANKO JONES, SAXON, OPETH, SOILWORK, THE GATHERING, HANOI ROCKS, THE 69 EYES, NEGATIVE and AMORPHIS, among others. As previously reported, "Reckoning Night" — ...

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DEE SNIDER's BIKERS FOR BABIES RIDE Scheduled For May

On Sunday, May 21, 2006, an estimated 2,000 motorcyclists will join Dee Snider (radio personality and lead singer of TWISTED SISTER) and the March of Dimes in the fight against premature birth at Dee Snider's fourth annual Bikers for Babies Ride. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Hempstead Turnpike ...

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Edge of the World - TIPTON, ENTWISTLE & POWELL

No disrespect to the dead intended — be it John Entwistle, beloved anchor of THE WHO, or workingman's drummer Cozy Powell, both of whom have left us. But this record, recorded in the mid-'90s, was shelved by JUDAS PRIEST axeman Glenn Tipton's label for a reason. That reason being: it sucks. Even stalwart PRIEST fans ...

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BACKYARD BABIES: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES have set "People Like People Like People Like Us" as the title of their new studio album, due on April 12 via Sony BMG. The follow-up to 2003's "Stockholm Syndrome" was produced by THE HELLACOPTERS frontman/ex-ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson, whose "genius arrangements have raised the bar musically," according to a press release. ...

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AMERICAN HEARTBREAK To Release Sophomore Album In April

San Francisco-based quintet AMERICAN HEARTBREAK — co-founded by Billy Rowe, onetime guitarist for JETBOY, and featuring former EXODUS bassist Michael Butler — will release their eponymous second full-length album on April 18 via Liquor and Poker Music. The CD was co-produced by Rick Parker (BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB, SPACE TWINS [WEEZER guitarist Brian Bell's side ...

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FATAL SMILE To Perform On Swedish TV

Swedish "traditional" heard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE will appear on the Swedish TV show "TV4 Nyhetsmorgon" (morning news on Channel 4) on Wednesday, February 1 between 6:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. The group will be interviewed on the program and will perform two songs live in the studio. The show is available on the ...

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MEGADETH: 'Arsenal Of Megadeth' DVD Collection Details Revealed

MEGADETH has teamed with Capitol Records/EMI Music Catalog Marketing to unleash "Arsenal of Megadeth", a new comprehensive two-disc DVD collection available March 21. A visual career anthology containing 32 previously unreleased clips, "Arsenal of Megadeth" chronicles the rise and evolution of the band, providing fans with a heavy metal armory of music videos, interviews, home ...

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NEURAXIS Part Ways With Founding Member/Guitarist STEVEN HENRY

Montreal-based metal act NEURAXIS have announced the departure of founding member and guitarist Steven Henry. "NEURAXIS wish to express the split is due to both personal and musical differences," the band write in a statetement. "However we will still remain close friends. We wish Steven the best of luck with all his future projects. NEURAXIS ...

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DARKANE Welcome Additions To Family

Swedish thrashers DARKANE have posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Within five days Christofer [Malmström, guitar] and Klas [Ideberg, guitar] each became proud fathers of beautiful baby girls. Christofer's wife Jennie gave birth to their daughter Freja on December 29th, 2005 while Klas' girlfriend Lina gave birth to their yet unnamed ...

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Mr. Right Hand Man - BABYRUTH

Time for a little Pavlovian experiment. THE HELLACOPTERS. TURBONEGRO. THE BLACK HALOS. BACKYARD BABIES. GLUECIFER. Are you drooling yet? If so, do what you have to do to get a copy of this Italian rock combo's tasty slab of snotty Swederock abandon. Hell, based on song titles alone, it's hard to understand how a label ...

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DISMEMBER, PUNGENT STENCH Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST

DISMEMBER, PUNGENT STENCH and VITAL REMAINS are among the confirmed bands for next year's Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 27-28, 2006 at the Sonar in Baltimore. The complete lineup for the festival is as follows: ANATA BENEATH THE MASSACRE BURNT BY THE SUN BUTCHER ABC CATHETER CENOTAPH CLITEATER DEMILICH DISFEAR DISMEMBER ELECTRO QUARTERSTAFF ...

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FATAL SMILE: Release Date Set For 'Neo Natural Freaks'

Swedish "traditional" heard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE will release their sophomore album, "Neo Natural Freaks", on February 1, 2006 via GMR Music. The follow-up to 2002's "Beyond Reality" was once again produced by Jonas Östman (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, GLORY), while the mixing duties were handled by Stefan Glaumann (RAMMSTEIN, BACKYARD BABIES). FATAL SMILE's new single, ...

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