Iceland's KLINK Added To DEICIDE's European Tour

"Utterly deranged" Icelandic noisecore outfit KLINK will reportedly join the current DEICIDE European tour for all remaining dates beginning with tommorrow's (Dec. 8) show in Hasselt, Belgium. KLINK, who recently reunited after a lengthy break, released a four-song EP, entitled "666 Degrees", on Hitt Records in 2001. During their brief first coming, they opened for ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Featured On MTV's 'Battle For Ozzfest'

DIMMU BORGIR will make an entertaining appearance on MTV's reality series "Battle for Ozzfest" for a full episode airing next Monday, December 13 at 10:30 p.m. EST. While on tour for the successful 2004 Ozzfest, the Norwegian black metal band spent a full day of controversy and mayhem on MTV's "Battle For OZZfest", which became ...

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ATROCITY And LEAVES' EYES Attacked By French Police In Paris

ATROCITY and LEAVES' EYES have issued the following statement regarding a recent incident on the two group's joint European tour: "After their grand finale show of the Atlantis Lovelorn Tour in La Locomotive, Paris, November 28, 2004, the bands experienced an arbitrary infringement by the French police. "Right after crew and band had finished the ...

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TRIVIUM: New Album To Surface In March

Roadrunner Records has set a March 1, 2005 relase date for TRIVIUM's "Ascendancy". Featuring the talents of Matt Heafy on guitars/vocals, Travis Smith on drums, Corey Beaulieu on guitar and Paolo Gregoletto on bass, TRIVIUM is a band whose youth (Heafy is 18, the oldest member is 22) belies their sound. Currently, TRIVIUM are on ...

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WALLS OF JERICHO Announce Nationwide Tour

Detroit's WALLS OF JERICHO have announced they will headline a nationwide tour this winter with BURY YOUR DEAD, FULL BLOWN CHAOS and PREMONITIONS OF WAR playing support. The band has made up for a two year hiatus in spades since they reformed last summer to play Hellfest 2003. Since that time, the female-fronted metalcore combo ...

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WORLD BELOW Sign With PSYCHEDOOMELIC RECORDS

WORLD BELOW, the new band consisting of CARNAL FORGE/CENTINEX guitarist Jonas Kjellgren, CARNAL FORGE/ex-IN THY DREAMS drummer Stefan Westerberg, and ex-SIDEBURNERS bassist/vocalist Mikael Danielsson, have inked a deal with Austria's Psychedoomelic Records. The group, who were previously signed to Doom Symphony Records (a division of Italy's Underground Symphony), will enter Jonas' Black Lounge studios in ...

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METALLICA, CRADLE OF FILTH, MOTÖRHEAD Among GRAMMY Nominees

METALLICA, CRADLE OF FILTH, SLIPKNOT, HATEBREED, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and MOTÖRHEAD are among the nominees in 107 categories announced Tuesday for the 47th annual Grammy Awards, to be presented Feb. 13 in Los Angeles. The hard rock and metal nominees are as follows: Best Hard Rock Performance: INCUBUS – "Megalomaniac" METALLICA - "Some Kind of Monster" ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Sign With ARTEMIS; New Album Due In March

Artemis Records has announced the signing of BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, featuring legendary guitarist Zakk Wylde, to an exclusive worldwide licensing, multi-album contract. An album of all-new material, "Mafia", is slated for a March 8, 2005 release. Artemis Chairman/CEO Danny Goldberg commented, "Zakk Wylde is one of the greatest guitar players of all time and BLACK ...

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