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PARADOX Unveil New Lineup

Long-running German metallers PARADOX will play their first show in five years at the Keep It True VI festival, set to take place April 8, 2006 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. Also scheduled to appear at the event are RIOT, EXCITER, ROSS THE BOSS (performing a set of early MANOWAR material) and SOLITUDE AETURNUS, among ...

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EXCITER To Co-Headline Germany's KEEP IT TRUE VI Festival

Canadian metal legends EXCITER have been confirmed as the co-headlienrs of the Keep It True VI festival, set to take place April 8, 2006 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: RIOT (USA) EXCITER (Canada) ROSS THE BOSS (USA) (a night of early MANOWAR) SOLITUDE AETURNUS (USA) PARADOX ...

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ANNIHILATOR Mainman Talks To Members of ACCEPT, FOZZY, EXCITER: Audio Available

ANNIHILATOR mainman Jeff Waters hosted a two-hour metal marathon on Ottawa, Canada's "Meltdown" on CKCU radio Monday night (November 7). During the show, Waters took calls from Wolf Hoffman (ACCEPT), Chris Jericho (FOZZY) and Dan Beehler (EXCITER). Download an audio file containing the entire broadcast at this location. ANNIHILATOR's eleventh studio album, "Schizo ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: 'Hellbilly Deluxe - Deluxe Edition' Details Revealed

ROB ZOMBIE's 1998 macabre masterpiece "Hellbilly Deluxe: 13 Tales Of Cadaverous Cavorting Inside The Spookshow International" debuted in the Top 5 and was a certified triple platinum smash. A realization of his vision of the darkside — a mix of classic horror films and sleazy pop culture, creativity and extremity — "Hellbilly Deluxe" was a ...

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PILEDRIVER Replace EXCITER At Toronto's GATES OF HELL Festival

Reunited classic Canadian metallers PILEDRIVER will be replacing EXCITER on the billing of the Gates of Hell 2005 festival, set to take place Saturday, September 17 at the Reverb/Kathedral club (651 Queen St.) in Toronto, Ontario. The complete lineup for the festival is as follows: NUCLEAR ASSAULT ANVIL RAZOR DREAMS OF DAMNATION PILEDRIVER ESCHATUS ECLIPSE ...

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BANG YOUR HEAD Festival Photos Posted Online

Hungary's HardRock.hu webzine has uploaded a hundred photos taken at last month's Bang Your Head festival, which took place in Balingen, Germany. The festival included performances from such artists as MORGANA LEFAY, EXCITER, KAMELOT, KROKUS, DESTRUCTION, AMON AMARTH, DORO, U.D.O., GAMMA RAY, and SAXON, among others. Check out the pictures at this location. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Kick Off U.S. Tour: Setlist Revealed

JUDAS PRIEST kicked off the North American leg of their world tour on Monday (May 30) at the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Hellion/Electric Eye 02. Metal Gods 03. Riding on the Wind 04. Touch of Evil 05. Judas Rising 06. Revolution 07. Breaking the Law ...

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EXCITER: Early Albums To Be Re-Released This Week

Canadian thrash metal pioneers EXCITER will have three of their classic albums — "Heavy Metal Maniac" (1983), "Long Live the Loud" (1985) and "Unveiling the Wicked" (1986) — re-released on March 15 via Megaforce Records. All three releases were remastered by Jeff Waters (ANNIHILATOR) and include bonus tracks. The Ottawa band was formed in 1979 ...

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IVORY KNIGHT To Open For SONATA ARCTICA In Ottawa

Classic heavy metal band IVORY KNIGHT have been confirmed as the support act for Finnish power metallers SONATA ARCTICA on April 15 at Barrymore’s Music Hall in Ottawa, Canada. IVORY KNIGHT's second full-length album, titled "Unconscience", was released in mid-January. The CD was mixed and mastered by the Jeff Waters of ANNIHILATOR, and features artwork ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL, DISSECTION Confirmed For Italy's TRADATE IRON FEST

AXEL RUDI PELL and DISSECTION have been confirmed for the Tradate Iron Fest, a five-day event set to take place June 1-5 at Campo Sportivo in Tradate (VA), Italy. The billing for the festival is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANVIL AXEL RUDI PELL BRAINSTORM CANDLEMASS DESTRUCTION DISSECTION EUROSMITH EXCITER GOTTHARD NECRODEATH PINK ...

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TRADATE IRON FEST: Italian Bands Announced

Tradate Iron Fest's organizers have announced the Italian acts that will play the 2005 edition of the festival. Tradate Iron Fest is a five-day event set to take place June 1-5 at Campo Sportivo in Tradate (VA), Italy. The Italian bands that will participate in the festival are as follows: ARKENEMY BATTLE RAM ELVENKING FIRE ...

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