CHILDREN OF BODOM To Release New DVD-Audio EP

Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM are tentatively scheduled to release a new DVD/DVD-Audio EP in May/June. The set will reportedly include the group's video for "Sixpounder" as well as footage of the band taking the viewers on a tour of Helsinki's "cool and important" places. In addition, two brand-new audio tracks will be included as well ...

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IN FLAMES: New Album Artwork Posted Online

The official French IN FLAMES fan site Everdying has posted the cover artwork for the group's forthcoming CD, "Soundtrack To Your Escape". Check it out here. Also available for viewing is the cover of the band's new single, "The Quiet Place". "The Quiet Place" will reportedly be released in early March and will ...

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Italy's RISING MOON Sign With RISING REALM RECORDS

Italian death metallers RISING MOON have signed a two-album deal with Finland's Rising Realm Records. The group will enter Outer Sound Studios (NOVEMBRE, STORMLORD, THY MAJESTIE) in June/July to record their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length album, tentatively due in the fall. RISING MOON are said to deliver "melodic form of death metal with touches of doom ...

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ANVIL To Launch European Tour In May

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL are tentatively scheduled to embark on a European tour starting May 15. The group are also expected to play at Bumpers Roadhouse in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on June 26. The event will have local Ottawa bands, EXTERMINATOR and NIHILITY, opening. ANVIL will be touring in support of their upcoming CD, "Back ...

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Report: KORN On The 'Kok

Kitchana Lersakvanitchakul of Thailand's The Nation reports that the five members of KORN are expected to blow the minds of Thai heavy rock disciples who have waited for a long time to see their heroes play live in Thailand. And they are counting: in just seven days – next Saturday (Feb. 7) – the much ...

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SAVATAGE Guitarist In Pre-Production For Solo Debut

SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery is currently in the studio doing pre-production for his debut solo album, "Faces", due in September through Greece's Black Lotus Records. The CD, which will reportedly include co-production assistance from SAVATAGE/ex-MEGADETH guitarist Al Pitrelli, will tentatively feature some of the following working songtitles: 01. Faces 02. Fade Into The X ...

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TWISTED SISTER's SNIDER Speaks: Audio Available

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has posted another "audio" installment of his regular online update, "Dee Speaks", at this location. Among the topics covered in the latest update are the band's current status, the group's plans to re-record their entire "Stay Hungry" album to mark its 20-year anniversary, Dee's VAN HELSING'S CURSE ...

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