SYMPHONY X Begin Work On New Album

Prog-metallers SYMPHONY X are preparing to enter the studio to write their next CD, according to a posting on the group's official web site. The band "will be giving bi-weekly (or so) studio reports with news and pictures as the writing process progresses." As previously reported, SYMPHONY X guitarist Michael Romeo will be sharing his ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Special Guest Appearance Planned

20-year-old Tennessee singer-songwriter Lennon Murphy (web site) has reportedly been enlisted to record a guest appearance for the new CRADLE OF FILTH album, "Nymphetamine", tentatively due this summer through Roadrunner Records. The as-yet-undisclosed cut is said to be the projected first single from the CD. No further information is available at this time. ...

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ANVIL: Quebec Dates Announced

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have announced two dates in Quebec in late August. The details are as follows: Aug. 28 - Rimouski, QUE @ Bar Chez Pull Centre Ville, Cactus Show Bar Aug. 29 - Quebec City, QUE @ L'Arlequin As previously reported, ANVIL will be teaming up with RAZOR and EXCITER for a one-off ...

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SCORPIONS, TESLA To Team Up For U.S. Tour?

TESLA are rumored to be planning an eight-week U.S. tour with the SCORPIONS starting mid-October. A three-band bill is reportedly being planned, with TESLA occupying the middle slot and an as-yet-undisclosed opener. No further information is currently available. ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT: Tour Dates Announced

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his fiancée Candice Night, have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jun. 08 - Stockholm, SWE - Chinese Theater Jun. 10 - Helsinki, FIN - House of Culture Jun. 13 - St Petersburg, RUS - Oktyabrskiy Concert Hall Jun. 17 ...

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Australia's BLOODLUST IV 2004 Festival: More Details Announced

More information has been released regarding the upcoming Bloodlust IV 2004 festival, set to be held July 3 at the Blacktown RSL in Sydney, Australia. Described as Australia's premier all-ages extreme metal festival, Bloodlust IV 2004 will feature performances from the following groups: DEEDS OF FLESH PSYCROPTIC ASTRIAAL GOSPEL OF THE HORNS DARKLORD ATOMIZER ABOMINATOR ...

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UNEARTH Complete 'The Great Dividers' Video Shoot

Massachusetts-based metallers UNEARTH have posted the following message on their official web site: "Thanks to everyone who came out to represent in Spanish Harlem NYC for our video shoot. Dale at Raging Nation did a killer job! This guy is one of the best in the business. He has shot videos for HATEBREED, NORA, CANDIRIA, ...

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THE HAUNTED, ENTOMBED To Team Up For Danish Show

THE HAUNTED and ENTOMBED will be teaming up for an exclusive warm-up gig at Stengade in Copenhagen, Denmark on June 9 — the day before their appearance at Sweden Rock festival. As previously reported, THE HAUNTED have completed the tracking for fourth full-length album, tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label (the ...

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