ETERNAL LIES Acquire New Singer, Begin Work On Sophomore Album

Swedish melodic death metallers ETERNAL LIES have acquired a new singer, Tobias Gustafsson (bassist on EUCHARIST's classic CD "A Velvet Creation"), and are currently busy working on material for their next album. The group, who are currently unsigned, released their debut CD, "Spiritual Deception", in 2002 through the Arctic Music Group. (Thanks: Fredrik Kreem / ...

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TESLA Guitarist Enters Rehab For Addiction

TESLA guitarist Tommy Skeoch has entered an undisclosed facility to seek treatment for addiction, "an illness that cannot be defeated without help," according to a statement from the rest of the group. "We hope you will all join us in wishing him a very healthy recovery so that he is able to return to the ...

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GRAVEWORM To Support KATAKLYSM In Europe

Italian gothic black metal band GRAVEWORM, featuring former ABIGOR and current DARKWELL/SHADOWCAST drummer Moritz Neuner, will be supporting KATAKLYSM on their upcoming European tour in October 2004, along with MYSTIC CIRCLE and INTO ETERNITY. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 02 - Vosselaar, BEL @Biebob Oct. 04 - Bradford, UK @ Rio Oct. ...

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IMPIETY: Mexican Tour Dates Announced

Singaporean metallers IMPIETY, now featuring drummer Oscar Garcia (HACAVITZ, ex-RAVAGER) and lead guitarists Antimo (HACAVITZ, ex-RAVAGER, DISGORGE) and Eduardo Guevara (HACAVITZ, BLOODREAPING), are currently at Ambox Studios in Queretaro, Mexico recording their fourth full-length album, "Paramount Evil", tentatively due later this summer through Poland's Agonia Records. The album will contain eight new songs and one ...

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Norwegian Doom Metallers FALLEN Sign With AFTERMATH MUSIC

Norwegian "funeral doom" metal band FALLEN have inked a deal with Aftermath Music. FALLEN was originally started in 1996 by Anders Eek as a side-project to FUNERAL, who, at the time, had progressed into a faster and more conventional form of doom. The group's debut mini-CD features four songs (with a total running time of ...

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Review: OZZFEST 2004 Ruled By The Old School Of Rock

Isaac Guzman of the New York Daily News reviewed the Ozzfest 2004 traveling festival when it hit Long Island's Jones Beach Theater Wednesday (July 14). "Collectively, the three headliners — BLACK SABBATH, JUDAS PRIEST and SLAYER — have been performing for nearly 90 years, and they're three of the metal world's most iconic acts," he ...

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CHUM Reform, Begin Writing New Material

Former Century Media recording artists CHUM have reformed and are currently writing new material. "We plan on focusing on writing new songs and at some point this year we will begin recording a new record," CHUM guitarist/vocalist John Lancaster told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "We have already recorded a song [called 'Embracing the Eyesore', download mp3] ...

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