Turbonegro's new vocalist, Tony Sylvester, refused to copy their last singer, Hank von Helvete, who he replaced in 2011.
Turbonegro's Tony Sylvester refused to copy their last singer.
The Norwegian punk group appointed Tony to replace Hank von Helvete last year, and he has since been determined to put his own stamp on the band.
He told RedBulletin magazine: ''If you're the new guy in a band, it's important that you do it your way. Another singing style was important for everyone. The same would just be karaoke.''
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Black Sabbath closed Download 2012 with a greatest hits set including 'Paranoid' and 'War Pigs' last night (10.06.12).
Black Sabbath closed Download 2012 with a stunning greatest hits set last night (10.06.12).
The British rockers - who were made up of three original members, singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler, with drummer Bill Ward being replaced by Tommy Clufetos - wowed the crowd with renditions of 'Paranoid', 'War Pigs' and 'Sweet Leaf' at Donington Park, East Midlands.
Black Sabbath took to the stage after Seattle grunge outfit Soundgarden - who reunited in 2010 - played their first UK gig for 15 years, and they didn't disappoint blasting out hits 'Black Hole Sun' and 'Spoonman'.
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Metallica closed the second day of the UK's Download festival last night (09.06.12).
The iconic 'Master of Puppets' group played a two-hour set which incorporated a performance of their entire iconic self titled album - known to fans as 'The Black Album' - at the festival, held in Castle Donington in England's Midlands.
The band took to the stage with one of their first ever songs, 'Hit The Lights' before playing 'For Whom The Bell Tolls', Master Of Puppets' and new track 'To Hell and Back'.
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Freshly-groomed Turbonegro rocker THOMAS SELTZER is selling his hair on internet auction website eBay.com.
The Danish bassist, whose stage name is Happy-Tom, has ditched his trademark long hair for a new smarter look - and he wants to share the experience with fans.
The eBay listing reads, "Behold, the hair of Turbonegro bass player Thomas Seltzer is up for auction. It's fresh, just off the scalp, well taken care of and looks gorgeous."
But fans will have to dig deep for the wad of brunette hair - bidding currently stands at $190 (£131).
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Scandinavian rockers Turbonegro have cancelled their North American tour due to guitarist EUROBOY's ongoing health problems.
Euroboy's undisclosed condition also forced the Norwegian band to call off its European tour last month (Mar08).
And now Turbonegro has scrapped five April (08) gigs in Canada and the U.S., which were to include a prestigious slot at California's Coachella Festival.
A statement from the band reads: "A huge apology to the U.S. fans and to the promoters. I'm sure that all will understand that this decision wasn't taken lightly, but it is the right decision for Euroboy.
"He is in good shape, all considered, but his treatment makes it impossible for him to be away for long periods of time and certainly not to be taking long haul flights."
Turbonegro hopes to be back on the road for a homeland performance at the WCH Festival in Drammen, Norway on 2 May (08).
The Hives frontman 'HOWLIN' PELLE ALMQVIST insists the band cannot perform properly without their trademark smart suits.
Almqvist insists that his band will never play in anything but their favoured retro-fit suits, since seeing Norwegian band Turbonegro perform badly in casual clothes.
He says, "I think it would affect the way we played.
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The GROWING ON ME group scooped the Best Live Act and Best Album gongs, an amazing achievement as their LP PERMISSION TO LAND was only released on 7 July (03).
The other big winners at the event, which took place last night (21AUG03) at London's ROYAL LANCASTER HOTEL, were American veterans Metallica, who were inaugurated into the Hall Of Fame.
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