DIMMU BORGIR Set Release Date For 'Death Cult Armageddon'

DIMMU BORGIR have set a tentative September 8 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their new album, titled "Death Cult Armageddon". The CD, which is currently being mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden, will contain the following tracks (in no particular order): 01. Allegiance 02. Blood Hunger Doctrine 03. For The World ...

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STAIND No Longer Have Anything To Do With FRED DURST

STAIND no longer have anything to do with the man who discovered them, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst. "We kind of cut our ties with Fred not for any other reason other than wanting to get away from having that label of 'Fred's band'," STAIND drummer Jon Wysocki told Undercover News. "We are not Fred's ...

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LITHIUM Confirmed For Germany's M'ERA LUNA Festival

Sweden's LITHIUM, who feature in their ranks former TIAMAT bassist Johnny Hagel on keyboards, have been confirmed to appear at the M'era Luna festival in Hildersheim, Germany on Sunday, August 10. Also set to perform at the event are NIGHTWISH, WITHIN TEMPTATION, APOCALYPTICA, KILLING JOKE, and LACUNA COIL, among others. For more information, visit the ...

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MIKE PATTON: 'MR. BUNGLE Is Over'

Former FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton says that he has moved on from MR. BUNGLE and is making TOMAHAWK his main priority. "I think [MR. BUNGLE] is over," Patton told Underdog Online. "The guys are spread all over the world and we don't talk to each other. I have not spoken to a couple ...

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GARDENIAN Begin Mixing New Album

Sweden's GARDENIAN have completed the recording sessions for their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Sindustries" and are currently mixing the effort at Gothenburg's Studio Fredman for a tentative late 2003 release through an as-yet-undetermined label. "When the mixing is done GARDENIAN will start shopping for a new record deal," the band write on their official web ...

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40 GRIT Bassist Sustains Injury, Sits Out Live Dates

40 GRIT bassist Kevin Young has suffered a herniated disc sustained during his performance in Ladd, Illinois, and, on doctor's orders, will be resting for the next seven days. Filling in for Kevin on the group's U.S. tour with PISSING RAZORS, SOCIETY 1, and LUXT is PISSING RAZORS guitar tech Rubin. 40 GRIT recently issued ...

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DEFTONES Joined By TAPROOT Singer At Detroit Gig

DEFTONES brought a special guest — TAPROOT frontman Steve Richards — onstage Thursday (May 8) at St. Andrew's Hall in Detroit. Richards joined the group for the song, "Teething", DEFTONES' contribution to the 1996 soundtrack for "The Crow: City Of Angels". DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno noted that TAPROOT — who hail from nearby Ann Arbor ...

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HAMMERFALL To Release Live Album In The Fall

HAMMERFALL have announced plans to release a live CD this fall through Nuclear Blast Records. The as-yet-untitled album will be recorded on the current leg of the group's "Crimson Thunder" tour, which kicks off Thursday night (May 15) in Santiago, Chile. Upcoming HAMMERFALL tour dates: May 15 - Santiago, CHL @ Estadio de Chile May ...

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ROB HALFORD Not 'TWO' Metal For REZNOR-Era Material

In a recent interview with Electricbasement.com, Rob Halford spoke of the possibility of incorporating some of his controversial "non-metal" TWO material into future set lists (TWO's "Voyeurs" CD was produced by Trent Reznor of NINE INCH NAILS fame), "I have to stop avoiding that because I still love that record," Rob said. "It was definitely ...

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