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Slovakia's VINDEX Sign With CHAVIS RECORDS

Slovakian power/progressive metal band VINDEX have inked a deal with Chavis Records. The group's full-length debut, "Power Forge", is tentatively scheduled for release in December/January. According to a press release, "VINDEX delivers their brand of pure power metal laced with progressive elements driven by twin neo classical guitars. What makes VINDEX unique is the ...

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LORDI: Release Date Set For 'The Arockalypse'

Drakkar has set a March 3, 2006 release date for the new album from Finland's LORDI, entitled "The Arockalypse". The CD will feature guest appearances by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider (on "They Only Come Out at the Night") and ex-KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick (on "Snowing in Hell"). "Udo has my absolute favourite heavy metal ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist To Play One-Off Concert With SEBASTIAN BACH

ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann has agreed to join former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach's solo band for a one-time-only appearance at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on November 26. Hoffmann accepted the offer to play the show during Sebastian's live appearance on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio program on New York's ...

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DORO PESCH To Release New EP In November

German metal singer Doro Pesch (ex-WARLOCK) will release a new EP, "In Liebe Und Freundschaft" (For Love and Friendship), on November 4 via AFM Records. The EP's title cut will be a first taste of Doro's upcoming album, tentatively titled "Warrior Soul", which is due on March 24, 2006. The complete track listing for the ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Planning More Russian Duets

German heavy metal veteran Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ACCEPT) will offer a special bonus to his Russian fans by recording two fantastic duets with hard rockers ANJ on the track "Pugachev" (from ANJ's new studio album, "100 Miles Straight Ahead") and pop stars FAKTOR-2 on the song "Cry Soldier Cry" (from the new U.D.O. full-length CD, ...

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German Singer DORO PESCH Makes Film Debut

German "metal goddess" Doro Pesch (ex-WARLOCK) has just finished shooting her very first movie in Switzerland and is said to be "very happy with the result." The movie, entitled "Anuk - The Path of the Warrior", was produced by Swiss director Luke Gasser and set for a theatrical release in in Switzerland, Austria and Germany ...

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DORO: 'Classic Diamonds' CD/DVD Receives U.S. Release

German metal goddess Doro Pesch (ex-WARLOCK) has just released her "Classic Diamonds" collection in the U.S. in CD/DVD formats via Locomotive Music. The CD features nine revamped Doro classics newly recorded by Doro with the help of THE METAL CLASSIC NIGHT ORCHESTRA, including such favorites as "I Rule The Ruins", "Metal Tango", "All We Are", ...

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U.D.O.: 'Mission No. X' To Arrive One Week Earlier

The release date for U.D.O.'s upcoming album, "Mission No. X" (AFM Records), has pushed forward to September 30 from the previously announced October 4. The follow-up to 2004's "Thunderball", "Mission No. X" marks the recording debut with the group of new drummer Francesco Jovino. Jovino joined the band last year as the permanent replacement for ...

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U.D.O.: '24/7' Enters German Single Chart At No. 82

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, have entered the German single chart at No. 82 with their latest single, single/EP, entitled "24/7". "24/7" comes off the group's upcoming album, "Mission No. X", due on October 4 via AFM Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Thunderball" marks the recording debut with the ...

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U.D.O. Film 'Mean Streets' Video

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, recently shot a video for the track "Mean Streets" (mp3 audio clip) off their upcoming CD, "Mission No. X". According to a newsletter, the clip features "Udo and his members . . in a bizarre world full of sex, naked skin and ...

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SKEW SISKIN Joined By PRIMAL FEAR Drummer

Germany's SKEW SISKIN have announced the addition of PRIMAL FEAR drummer Randy Black and bassist Henning Menke to the group's ranks. "Randy Black has committed to doing our upcoming summer shows," SKEW SISKIN write on their web site. "With time and circumstances permitting this line-up would likely include Randy beyond the summer." "For the Le ...

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ONI LOGAN: New Album Details Revealed

According to an update from the Oni Logan Fan Club, singer Oni Logan's (ex-LYNCH MOB) new album, "Stranger in a Foreign Land", will be "pre-released until the end of April." All eleven songs (total time: 46:15 minutes) were written and arranged by Oni. The band lineup for this production is: * Oni Logan - Lead ...

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U.D.O.: In Mixing Mode

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, have posted the following message on their official web site: The band was working a lot in the last [few] weeks to finish the recording of the new album, which will be titled 'Mission No. X'. Stefan [Kaufmann, guitarist/producer] is finishing the mixing sessions ...

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U.D.O. Announce New Album Title

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, have set "Mission No. X" as the title of their new album, tentatively due late summer via AFM Records. 13 songs will reportedly appear on the follow-up to 2004's "Thunderball", whcih will mark the recording debut with the group of new drummer Francesco Jovino. ...

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