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LEAVES' EYES Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

LEAVES' EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY (who are fronted by Liv's husband Alexander Krull) — has been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 18 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in ...

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The Black Flame - WOLF

When WOLF first came onto the scene, their self-titled album cover sported a freaky-looking lupine fella, sort of a denim-and-leather Disco Stu as imagined by Maurice Sendak. Musically, the band stuck out like a fistful of sore thumbs, too — the power metal revival was kicking into high gear, but many of its Johnny-come-lately practitioners ...

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DEICIDE Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

Floridian death metallers DEICIDE have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 18 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The festival main-stage lineup is as follows: BLIND GUARDIAN (Headliner) U.D.O. CATHEDRAL OBITUARY EDGUY DEICIDE SADUS One more ...

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OBITUARY, SADUS Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

OBITUARY and SADUS have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 18 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The festival main-stage lineup is as follows: BLIND GUARDIAN (Headliner) U.D.O. CATHEDRAL OBITUARY EDGUY SADUS Two more main-stage bands ...

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BELPHEGOR Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Austrian extreme black/death metal outfit BELPHEGOR has been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BLIND GUARDIAN CANNIBAL CORPSE GRAVE DIGGER HAGGARD IMMORTAL IN FLAMES JBO KAMPFAR MOONSPELL ...

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CATHEDRAL Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

CATHEDRAL has been confirmed for the 2006 Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held Saturday, November 18 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. BLIND GUARDIAN will headline the event, which will also feature main-stage performances by U.D.O. and EDGUY. The entire new main-stage and second-stage festival line-up will ...

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ROY Z, RENATO TRIBUZY To Perform With PRIMAL FEAR In Brazil

Guitarist/producer Roy Z (BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD) and Brazilian musician Renato Tribuzy will appear as special guests during PRIMAL FEAR's concert at the Live N' Louder festival on October 14 at Arena Skol Anhembi in São Paulo, Brazil. Also performing at the festival are DAVID LEE ROTH, STRATOVARIUS, SEPULTURA, DORO, SAXON, NEVERMORE, AFTER FOREVER, GOTTHARD, MINDFLOW ...

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HAGGARD Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German 17-piece medieval metalheads HAGGARD have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BLIND GUARDIAN GRAVE DIGGER HAGGARD IMMORTAL IN FLAMES MOONSPELL SAMAEL SAXON SCHANDMAUL STRATOVARIUS THERION ...

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SAXON And DORO To Play Pre-MONTERREY METAL FEST Concert

Dark Vission Entertainment, the promoters of the 2006 Monterrey Metal Fest and Mexico's Rock Metal magazine, have announced that SAXON and DORO will be playing an all-ages show on Friday, October 6, 2006 at the Cafe Iguana in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico as part of the pre-Monterrey Metal Fest concert. The third ...

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RUFFIANS: European Tour Dates Announced

RUFFIANS, the reunited power metal band that at one time featured in its ranks late VICIOUS RUMORS frontman Carl Albert, has announced the following European dates: Nov. 17 - Headbangers Ballroom - Hamburg, GER Nov. 19 - Bat Cave - Tilburg, NETH Nov. 22 - Rock City - Zurich, SWI Nov. 24 - Die Halle ...

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MOONSPELL Confirmed For Next Year's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Portugal's MOONSPELL was have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. Also scheduled to perform are IN FLAMES, BLIND GUARDIAN, SAXON, STRATOVARIUS, GRAVE DIGGER, THERION, SAMAEL, SCHANDMAUL and the reunited Norwegian black metal band IMMORTAL. As previously reported, four video ...

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IN FLAMES Confirmed For Next Year's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish metal titans IN FLAMES have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. Also scheduled to perform are BLIND GUARDIAN, SAXON, STRATOVARIUS, GRAVE DIGGER, THERION, SAMAEL, SCHANDMAUL and the reunited Norwegian black metal band IMMORTAL. As previously reported, IN FLAMES ...

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LOCOMOTIVE Cranks Out Three New Releases For September

The month of September will delight the ears and eyes of those who love metal. Locomotive once again releases music for those who just want to rock. On September 12, MANTICORA will take listeners on a mystic metal ride with their fifth full-length album, "The Black Circus, Part 1 – Letters". The first release of ...

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SAXON: 'Crusader' 21st Anniversary Limited Print Available

Studio54 in conjunction with Metaltix has announced their first fine art limited edition print. This unique edition has been taken from the artwork of SAXON's now legendary album "Crusader". The edition will be signed and numbered by the artist Paul Raymond Gregory. Only 500 will be available worldwide and each print will come with a ...

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SAXON: South American/Mexican Tour Dates Confirmed

Veteran British heavy metal band SAXON has lined up the following South American/Mexican tour dates in October: Oct. 07 - MEX - Mexico City Palacio de los Deportes / Live 'n' Louder Festival Oct. 08 - MEX - Chihuahua El Quevedo (2) Oct. 11 - ARG - Buenos Aires Teatro Flores (1) Oct. 12 - ...

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MASTERPLAN, ROSE TATTOO To Support SAXON In Europe

MASTERPLAN and ROSE TATTOO have been confirmed as the special guests on the upcoming SAXON European tour, which is scheduled to kick off late February. The dates are as follows: Feb. 28 - UK Glasgow Garage (2) Mar. 02 - UK Belfast Spring & Airbrake (2) Mar. 03 - IRL Dublin Temple Bar Music Centre ...

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HOLY MOSES Bassist Checks Into Psychiatric Hospital

German thrashers HOLY MOSES have posted the following message on their official web site: "Unfortunately, we have to let you know that our bass player Ozzy [Robert 'Ozzy' Frese] had to go into a psychiatric clinic unexpected. As soon as Ozzy is back on his feet, he will be back in the band again, but ...

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RUFFIANS: New Album Details Revealed

RUFFIANS, the reunited power metal band that at one time featured in its ranks late VICIOUS RUMORS frontman Carl Albert, will release its new album, "Desert of Tears", on October 20 via Metal Heaven Records. The CD was recorded at Trident/Imperial Studios in Northern California. "Desert of Tears" track listing: 01. I Believe 02. Running ...

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TESTAMENT, ARCH ENEMY, SAXON, HAMMERFALL: Photos From Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST Available

221 high-quality pictures of last weekend's Earthshaker Fest (which took place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany) have been posted online at www.metalchroniques.com. Included in the batch are pictures of the following artists: DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM CALIBAN ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM LORDI RAGE SAXON SCAR SYMMETRY SODOM SOILWORK TESTAMENT VENOM ...

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GOREFEST Guitarist FRANK HARTHOORN: 'The Metal Flowed Freely'

Guitarist Frank Harthoorn of the reunited Dutch metallers GOREFEST has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "This weekend we found ourselves hot, sweaty, sticky and steaming. And we weren't even naked! On Friday, we had an early show at this year's sweltering Earthshaker Fest near Nurnberg, Germany. I think we went ...

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