ANGTORIA: Demo Samples Posted Online

A two-and-a-half minute MP3 containing short samples of each song from ANGTORIA's "industry-only" demo has been posted online at this location. As previously reported, ANGTORIA is the new band formed by female singer Sarah Jezebel Deva (CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS), composer Chris Rehn (ABYSSOS) and Tommy Rehn (MOAHNI MOAHNA). The group recently ...

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ANGRA Announce New Album Title

Brazil's ANGRA have set "Temple of Shadows" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in September through SPV Records (NTS Records in France). The follow-up to 2001's "Rebirth" was recorded almost entirely in the group's home country, with only some of the vocals and the keyboards having been recorded in Germany, where the ...

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EXTREME To Play Reunion Show In Portugal

The original lineup of EXTREME, minus bassist Pat Badger, will reportedly reunite to perform at the 20th Maré de Agosto Internacional Music Festival (web site) on the Portuguese island of Santa Maria on August 22. EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt, who was born on the Portugese archipelago of the Azores, is scheduled to perform ...

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SOIL Part Ways With Record Label

Chicago's SOIL have officially parted ways with J Records, the label that released the band's last two full-length offerings. The group's 2001 effort, "Scars", has sold 222,082 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, while its follow-up, 2004's "Redefine" has shifted 64,832 units to date. SOIL have plans to stay out on the road ...

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ATTACKER: Live Video Posted Online

Reunited New Jersey metallers ATTACKER have uploaded live footage from their appearance at the Keep It True II festival on April 10 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. Download a video of the band performing the track "Tortured Existence" at the festival at this location (10.6 MB). ATTACKER released their latest studio album, "Soul ...

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