IMPALED NAZARENE To Record Live Album In Italy

Finland's IMPALED NAZARENE will record a live album in Italy between September 17 and September 19. The group will record three shows (Milan, Catania, Ascoli) with their sound engineer Tapio Pennanen and his assistant, Erkki Saviharju. "We are celebrating 15 years as a band next year so it is about fucking time to do a ...

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FREEDOM CALL Set Working Title For New Album

German power metallers FREEDOM CALL, who feature in their ranks GAMMA RAY drummer Daniel Zimmermann, have set "Circle of Life" as the working title of their new album, tentatively due in January/February 2005 through SPV Records. "Drum recordings took place in Kai Hansen ‘s [GAMMA RAY] studio in Hamburg, all other recordings will be made ...

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BRAZEN ABBOT Sign With FRONTIERS RECORDS

BRAZEN ABBOT, the brainchild of Bulgarian guitarist Nikolo Kotzev, have signed a new deal with Frontiers Records. The BRAZEN ABBOT DVD is completed and ready for release in October. A CD with music from the DVD will be released at the same time. A new BRAZEN ABBOT album is in the works as well The ...

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GENE SIMMONS: New Projects Galore

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has posted the following message on his web site: A few days ago, Barry Levine and World Wrestling Federation's Stone Cold Steve Austin came over to pitch me a new reality television show...that would feature Stone Cold and his roommate Diamond Dallas Page....More news to follow. "Levine, it should be noted, ...

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SHAMRAIN: EP Preview Posted Online

SHAMRAIN (formerly TEARS), the Finnish quartet who feature in their ranks ENTWINE frontman Mika Tauriainen, have uploaded a "medley MP3" of their upcoming seven-inch vinyl EP at this location. The EP includes material recorded during the sessions for the band's debut album, "Empty World Excursion" (2003), as well as earlier studio sessions, and ...

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BESEECH To Enter Studio In October

Swedish "gothic metallers" BESEECH will enter the studio in October to record several new tracks for their upcoming fifth album, tentatively due next year. BESEECH, who recently announced the addition of guitarist Manne Engström (CEMETARY, SUNDOWN, FATAL EMBRACE) to the group's ranks, will play an exclusive gig with THERION on September 30 at Klubben in ...

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LIFE AFTER DEATH: Hard At Work On Material For Second Album

LIFE AFTER DEATH, the Los Angeles-based band featuring ARMORED SAINT drummer Gonzo and guitarist Phil Sandoval, are continuing to write material for their second release. Once the new recording is completed, the group are said to be considering issuing both CDs together as a two-disc set with a DVD of live bootleg performances recorded throughout ...

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