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Today in Metal: ‘Black Hand Inn’ by Running Wild turns 20 years old

Posted by on March 24, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Runing Wild’s 8th album, Black Hand Inn, which was released on March 24th 1994. What a breath of fresh air this album was! Running Wild is arguably the first pirate metal band, and […]

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Stratovarius Launch Search For New Drummer

Posted by on March 9, 2012

This past September, drummer Jörg Michael announced that he was parting ways with Stratovarius for personal reasons. And now that the Finnish symphonic group has finished the last of their touring commitments with Michael, the search for a new drummer has started. Stratovarius released the following call to arms to potential replacements: “We have now […]

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Stratovarius Drummer Diagnosed With Cancer

Posted by on November 19, 2010

Stratovarius has revealed that drummer Jörg Michael has been diagnosed with cancer. Keyboardist Jens Johansson has released the following statement: “Dear Stratovarius fans, I am afraid we have some quite terrible news. News of the worst imaginable kind. It’s about our friend and drummer Jörg Michael. Jörg has cancer. He recently discovered a lump on his […]

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