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MANOWAR Confirmed For Turkey's ROCK THE NATIONS Festival

MANOWAR are the first confirmed band for this year's edition of the Rock the Nations open-air festival, set to take place August 6 at Seven Towers of Istanbul in Turkey. About seven bands will be sharing the stage with MANOWAR. Other confirmed acts will be announced soon. Rock the Nations' first installment (2003) featured performances ...

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GEORGE LYNCH: DOKKEN Reunion May Happen Next Year

Abrasive Rock recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB). A couple of excerpts from the interview follow: Abrasive Rock: You were supposed to tour with John Sykes this summer, correct? George Lynch: "I wasn't supposed to." Abrasive Rock: There was talks about it? George Lynch: "Yeah, this is ...

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MOURNING BELOVETH: DVD, Early Album Reissues Due Next Year

Irish doom metal act MOURNING BELOVETH have posted the following message on their official web site: The [new MOURNING BELOVETH] album ['A Murderous Circus'] is out two months now and it seems the majority of people are slowly getting in to it, the stripped back, harsher sound takes some getting use to but when you ...

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SCOTT WEILAND To Rumormongers: 'Get A Fucking Life!'

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland has rejected Internet rumors that the band have scrapped the final five shows of their ongoing European tour because he has fallen off the wagon and will be re-entering rehab. In a posting on the group's official web site, Weiland writes, "Christ! You people are like locusts! Every day there's ...

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DIVINE EMPIRE Part Ways With Bassist/Vocalist JASON BLACHOWICZ

Florida-based death metallers DIVINE EMPIRE have parted ways with bassist/vocalist Jason Blachowicz (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION) due to "serious personal and legal issues." Guitarist J.P. Soars and drummer Duane Timlin have already found a replacement and are planning on hitting the road in support of their recently released CD, "Method of Execution", available now on Century Media ...

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PATHS OF POSSESSION: Live Dates Announced

PATHS OF POSSESSION, the band fronted by CANNIBAL CORPSE vocalist George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher, have lined up the following dates during July: Jul. 15 - Brass Mug - Tampa, FL Jul. 16 - Island Oasis - Orlando, FL PATHS OF POSSESSION's debut album, "Promises in Blood", was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Tampa, Florida with ...

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Lions in this Game - DONNYBROOK

Christ, this is one tough ass hardcore CD! With all the teeth spittin' and rib-crackin' hardcore going on here, how appropriate that this Los Angeles band is named DONNYBROOK and the Michael Bukowski cover art depicts an all-out hockey brawl. The skull and bloody hockey sticks that serve as cross bones on the actual disc ...

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LOST SOUL Comment On U.K. Tour With VADER

Polish death metallers LOST SOUL will head out on the road again this month with VADER for a number of dates, which will include the group's debut U.K. appearances. Commented LOST SOUL drummer Adam Sierzega: "We are all very excited about [the tour]. It seems to be a killer tour. VADER is a great band ...

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PATHS OF POSSESSION: More New Songtitles Revealed

PATHS OF POSSESSION, the band fronted by CANNIBAL CORPSE vocalist George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher, have revealed several new songtitles that are set to appear on the group's debut album, "Promises in Blood", due before the end of the year via Metal Blade Records. The group are currently mixing the CD at Mana Recording Studios in Tampa, ...

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WAYLANDER Announce Lineup Changes, Continue Work On New Album

Irish metallers WAYLANDER have posted the following message on their official web site: "Well, as most of you will already have suspected, there is never a dull moment in the WAYLANDER camp, as yet again, we have had changes in personnel. Michael [Proctor, bass] [as expected] rejoined, and we attained the services of a second ...

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DAN LILKER To DAVE MUSTAINE: 'Break Up MEGADETH And Pursue Your New Love For Jesus On Your Own'

NUCLEAR ASSAULT/ex-ANTHRAX bassist Dan Lilker has slammed MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine for threatening to pull out of several festival appearances in Greece and Israel because two of the support acts on the bill were "full-on Satanic" bands called ROTTING CHRIST and DISSECTION. Mustaine, who converted to Christianity several years ago, explained his position in a ...

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ROTTING CORPSE: Demo Clips Posted Online

Reunited '80s thrash band ROTTING CORPSE — whose original lineup included current SOLITUDE AETURNUS mainman John Perez and former DEATH touring guitarist/roadie Walter Trachsler — have posted four clips from their upcoming "Demos" CD at their MySpace.com page. Each of the four clips is a 30-second sample representing one of the four demos ...

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Ireland's DAY OF DARKNESS Festival: Final Lineup Announced

Greek metallers ROTTING CHRIST will headline this year's Day of Darkness Metalfest, set to take place on Saturday July 9 at Pedigree Corner, Ballylinan, Co Laois in Ireland. Now in its fourth year, the festival will once again bring together bands from Ireland's thriving domestic metal scene with a number of their international peers. Tickets ...

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ROTTING CORPSE: 'RC Memorial Day Massacre Tour' Announced

Reunited '80s thrash band ROTTING CORPSE — whose original lineup included current SOLITUDE AETURNUS mainman John Perez and former DEATH touring guitarist/roadie Walter Trachsler — have announced the details of their "RC Memorial Day Massacre Tour 2005". Confirmed dates are as follows: May 21 - Austin, TX @ The Backroom May 26 - Corpus Christi, ...

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MARDUK: 'Blackcrowned' DVD Due In June

Regain Records has set a June 13 release date for the MARDUK "Blackcrowned" DVD. The disc features the rare live cuts from the "Blackcrowned" box set video tape — 1.5 hours of rare live cuts spanning the band's entire career. Also included are two bonus tracks. The DVD is strictly limited to 3,000 copies. "Blackcrowned" ...

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DEMONIC CHRIST To Record New Album In November

DEMONIC CHRIST guitarist/vocalist Dana Duffey Clayton has sent the following update to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "New album to be recorded! Details: Dana is in the process of writing new material for the upcoming DEMONIC CHRIST opus. It is confirmed that long time comrade, Proscriptor McGovern (ABSU) will be drumming on the new album and fellow old-schooler, Lord ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'I Got Saved In 2002'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "People don't really have to guess how I feel on issues; that is a benefit of being outspoken. So, I have to say that I am stunned with the inconsiderate posts and threads here about my ...

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