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EPICA Announces “Retrospect” Performance Will be Live Streamed

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Nuclear Blast has stated that on the 23rd of March 2013, female fronted symphonic metal band EPICA is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a special performance entitled Retrospect. Joining them on stage will be the 70-piece Extended Remenyi Ede Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of Miskolc National Theatre.

This together with special effects and unexpected guests will make this the band’s most ambitious project ever.


Submitted by PPNSteve on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 20:54. categories [ ]

Heavy Metal Legend Ronnie James Dio 1942 - 2010 R.I.P.

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The hard rock community was in a state of mourning as artists and fans rushed to pay tribute to iconic elder statesman Ronnie James Dio, born to an Italian-American family in New Hampshire as Ronald James Padavona, who died on Sunday at the age of 67 from stomach cancer.


Submitted by PPNSteve on Tue, 05/18/2010 - 06:33. categories [ ]

Blind Guardian Gets Involved with Sacred 2

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In this behind the scenes video for Ascaron's Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, Blind Guardian vocalist Hansi Kürsch explains how a German heavy metal band gets into a video game.

Apparently the answer is to give up hope altogether. Hansi reveals that Blind Guardian had been trying to get into a video game - any video game - since the early 90's, and had given up hope for being featured in a video game at all. That's when German video game developer Ascaron came calling. Video follows break..


Submitted by PPNSteve on Tue, 02/17/2009 - 00:04. categories [ ]

PS3 DragonForce track pack unleashes new single

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ENGLISH SPEED METAL BAND DRAGONFORCE TO DEBUT NEW SINGLE AS PART OF DOWNLOADABLE TRACK PACK FOR GUITAR HEROR III: LEGENDS OF ROCK

SANTA MONICA, CA - August 19, 2008 - Known for their out-of-control riffs, fast paced songs and twin guitar solos, DragonForce will ascend the virtualstage once again to unleash "Heroes of Our Time" - the debut single off their new album Ultra Beatdown - in a three-song track pack for Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.  The DragonForce track pack will be available on August 21, 2008 giving gamers the unique opportunity to download and play "Heroes of Our Time" in advance of the album release.


Submitted by Rukario on Thu, 08/28/2008 - 19:06. categories [ ]