CRADLE OF FILTH To Embark On South American Tour

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will embark on a South American tour in late September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 23 - 3.0 (La Escena) - Monterrey, MEX Sep. 24 - Circo Volador - Mexico City, MEX Sep. 25 - Plaza de Toros Quito - Quito, ECU Sep. 26 - Coliseo El Salitre ...

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THE HAUNTED Name New Album

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have set "rEVOLVEr" as the title of their fourth album, tentatively due in Europe on October 18 through Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2003's "One Kill Wonder" was recorded at Gothenburg's famed Studio Fredman (IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, ARCH ENEMY) with co-producers Patrik J. Sten and Fredrik Nordström and mixed ...

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Is It Really SLIPKNOT Behind The Masks?

When you're watching a SLIPKNOT show, you can be reasonably sure that the guys onstage in the costumes are actually the members of the Iowa-based band. But if you ran into someone on the street who said he was a member of SLIPKNOT, could you be certain he was telling the truth? Apparently some people ...

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SATYRICON To Audition Drummers For Upcoming U.S. Tour

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have posted the following message on their web site: "We will be headlining [Wacken Open Air] Saturday the 7th of August doing a special set where we will perform DARKTHRONE songs with their singer the last 30 minutes of our show. Anyone who knows their black metal is aware of DARKTHRONE's ...

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APPICE, BAIN Rejoin WWIII, Live Dates Planned Later This Summer

Original WWIII members Vinny Appice (drums, ex-BLACK SABBATH, DIO) and Jimmy Bain (bass, ex-RAINBOW, DIO) have joined forces with WWIII mastermind/singer Mandy Lion and lead guitarist Moni Scaria to form the newest incarnation of the group, according to a posting on Mandy's web site. Live dates are currently in the works for later this summer. ...

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