ATOMIZER, IMPIETY, WITCHMASTER To Team Up For European Tour

ATOMIZER, IMPIETY and WITCHMASTER will be teaming up for a European tour beginning on September 9 and concluding on September 25. In addition, "there is a grand chance that we will join IMPIETY in South America for 10 shows prior to this, but negotiations are still underway, so time will reveal all!" ATOMIZER write on ...

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INSOMNIUM Set U.S. Release Date For Sophomore Album

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have set a May 4 U.S. release date through Candlelight Records for their sophomore album, "Since the Day it All Came Down". Recorded at Media Works Studios and mastered at Finnvox Studios, the follow-up to 2002's "In the Halls of Awaiting" is said to contain the same solid songwriting, impeccable ...

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SAVATAGE Guitarist Decides To Make Solo Debut A Double CD

SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery has revealed the more details about his upcoming debut solo album, "Faces", due in September through Greece's Black Lotus Records. The two-disc set will consist of two parts, one called "Faces" and the other "God Damn War". "When you open the CD box, 'Faces' will be on the left, 'God ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: Video Message Posted Online

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz has posted a video message from Backstage Studios in Ripley, Yorkshire, England, where he is currently mixing the group's new album, "The End of Heartache", with Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, SKINLAB). Check it out here. Additional studio photos can be viewed at this ...

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OZZY Saves Village Shop

Ozzy Osbourne chipped in to save a small village shop near his Buckinghamshire estate, according to the U.K. 's Mirror. Ozzy gave his local store a hand-out to ensure it wouldn't close after villagers wrote him a letter. Mirror was told: "Locals were asked to either give money or time and he was happy to ...

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RAMMSTEIN Guitarist Talks To The NY TIMES About Recording At Home

RAMMSTEIN guitarist Richard Kruspe-Bernstein recently spoke to the New York Times about how the widespread use of near-professional equipment is letting musicians record in their bedrooms, though the neighbors may still notice the noise Some musicians said home studios and computer equipment are making recording quieter. Richard said the recording process is less collaborative now, ...

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THE HAUNTED Enter Studio Today

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED are set to enter Studio Fredman in Gothenburg today (February 23) to begin recording their fourth full-length album, tentatively due late summer through an as-yet-undetermined label. "We have reserved about 5½ weeks for the recording, and we'll mix the album later on," bassist Jonas Björler writes on the band's web site. ...

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GREAT WHITE On Tour To Benefit THE STATION FAMILY FUND

Southern California rockers GREAT WHITE are touring to benefit the victims and survivors of The Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island. Proceeds go directly to The Station Family Fund. The dates are as follows: Mar. 13 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Phat Tire Saloon Mar. 14 - Denver, CO @ Hollywood Legends Mar. 15 ...

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