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KROKUS Recording New Album

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS have set "Dirty Dynamite" as the title of their 17th studio album, tentatively due in early 2013. The band's bassist, Chris Von Rohr, who is producing the CD, explains, "The new songs sound like 'dirty dynamite': pure, dirty, in-your-face hard rock with a touch of blues." Adds KROKUS vocalist Marc ...

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UNISONIC: New Video Interview With MANDY MEYER

MetalSickness.com conducted an interview with UNISONIC guitarist Mandy Meyer at this year's edition of the Hellfest festival, which was held June 15-17 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. UNISONIC is the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer ...

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UNISONIC: Quality Video Footage Of HELLFEST Performance

Video footage of UNISONIC's June 15 performance at this year's edition of the Hellfest festival, which took place June 15-17 in Clisson, France, can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Unisonic 02. Never Too Late 03. King for a Day 04. My Sanctuary 05. March of Time (HELLOWEEN cover) 06. Over ...

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UNISONIC: More Rehearsal Footage Posted Online

The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the rehearsal sessions for UNISONIC's current tour can be seen below. UNISONIC is the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou ...

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UNISONIC Kicks Off South American Tour; Video Footage Available

UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske, guitarist Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69) — kicked off its South American tour last night (Saturday, May 12) at Teatro Flores in Buenos Aires, ...

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UNISONIC: Rehearsal Video Footage Posted Online

The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the rehearsal sessions for UNISONIC's upcoming tour can be seen below. UNISONIC is the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou ...

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MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN Talk UNISONIC In New Video Interview

A new video interview with former HELLOWEEN and current UNISONIC members Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen can be seen below. In addition to Kiske and Hansen, UNISONIC features in its ranks Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD ...

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UNISONIC's Self-Titled Debut To Receive U.S. Release In May

The self-titled debut studio album from UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske, guitarist Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside guitarist Mandy Meyer (ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), bassist Dennis Ward and drummer Kosta Zafiriou (both of Germany's PINK CREAM 69) — will be released in North America on May 22 via Eagle ...

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DEEP PURPLE, EDGUY, HELLOWEEN Members Featured On 'Help! For Japan' EP; Trailer Available

Some of Europe's leading rock artists — including current and former members of DEEP PURPLE, EDGUY, HELLOWEEN, GOTTHARD, MAGNUM, KROKUS and TNT — have joined a campaign initiated by singer Tommy Heart (SOUL DOCTOR, FAIR WARNING) to raise money for the victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami which devastated Japan's northeast coast this past ...

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UNISONIC: Acoustic-Performance Footage Posted Online

Video footage of UNISONIC members Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen performing acoustic versions of the songs "Star Rider" and "We Rise" can be seen below. In addition to Kiske and Hansen, UNISONIC features Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ...

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MICHAEL KISKE Talks UNISONIC In New Video Interview

Louis Eustache and Gregoire Nadji of Gentlemen Chronicles recently conducted an interview with Michael Kiske (ex-HELLOWEEN) about UNISONIC, Michael's new band with former HELLOWEEN guitarist/vocalist and current GAMMA RAY frontman Kai Hansen, Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, ...

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KAI HANSEN Talks UNISONIC In New Video Interview

Louis Eustache and Gregoire Nadji of Gentlemen Chronicles recently conducted an interview with Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) about UNISONIC, Kai's new band with former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske, Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS). ...

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UNISONIC Featuring MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN: Debut Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

The self-titled debut album from UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS) — will be released on March 30 ...

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UNISONIC: A Committed Band Hard At Work

A five-and-a-half-minute video clip which shows "what happens when you ask a serious and dedicated band like UNISONIC to film some promotional clips to promote their new album and the debut EP, 'Ignition'," can be seen below. UNISONIC is the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside Dennis ...

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UNISONIC Featuring MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN: First Video Released

"Unisonic", the first video from UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS) — can be seen below. According to ...

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UNISONIC: First Video To Make Its Online Debut Tomorrow

"Unisonic", the first video from UNISONIC — the band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS) — will make its online debut this ...

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UNISONIC Featuring MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN: 'Ignition' Cover Artwork Unveiled

UNISONIC, the new band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), will release its debut EP, "Ignition" in late January via earMUSIC/Edel. The ...

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UNISONIC Featuring MICHAEL KISKE, KAI HANSEN: First Song Available For Streaming

UNISONIC, the new band featuring former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen (GAMMA RAY, ex-HELLOWEEN) alongside Dennis Ward (bass) and Kosta Zafiriou (drums) of Germany's PINK CREAM 69 and Swiss guitarist Mandy Meyer (who has previously played with ASIA, GOTTHARD and KROKUS), will release its debut EP, "Ignition" in late January via earMUSIC/Edel. The ...

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KROKUS Performs In Japan For First Time

Swiss hard rock veterans KROKUS have sold more than 13 million albums worldwide and toured all over the world, and although one of their biggest hits is called "Tokyo Nights", they had never played Japan until now. That changed last Saturday, when KROKUS performed in front of 37,000 Japanese fans at Loud Park, the largest ...

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