FLOWING TEARS To Support SAMAEL In Europe

German goth metallers FLOWING TEARS have secured the opening slot on SAMAEL's upcoming European tour beginning on October 22 in Bald Salzungen, Germany. Commented FLOWING TEARS vocalist Helen Vogt: "Yes! We will tour again! And it’s a real honour for us touring with such a great band like SAMAEL. I guess this will be a ...

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MOONSORROW To Play BATHORY Tribute Gig

Finnish "epic heathen metallers" MOONSORROW will play a BATHORY tribute gig at Klubi in Turku, Finland on October 22. Also appearing on the bill will be HELLBOX. According to a posting on the group's web site, MOONSORROW's set will consist of "the viking-era BATHORY songs." As previously reported, MOONSORROW have set "Raah Raah Blääh" as ...

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MNEMIC Drop Off Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

Danish "modern thrashers" MNEMIC have been forced to cancel their scheduled appearance at the Up From The Ground festival in Gmünden, Germany on Saturday (August 28). Drummer Brian "Brylle" Rasmussen "is becoming a father any time now, and needs to be with his family," the band write on their web site. "A fill-in for Brian ...

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TRISTANIA Name New Album

Norwegian symphonic metal band TRISTANIA have set "Ashes" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in January 2005 through SPV Records. The follow-up to 2001's "World of Glass" was recorded at Toproom studios in Oslo with producer Børge Finstad and will feature artwork by Christian Ruud. Songtitles set to appear on the CD ...

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THUNDERSTONE: In Writing Mode

Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE are currently writing songs for their third album, tentatively due next spring through Nuclear Blast Records. The band recently entered Sonic Pump studios in Helsinki to record three new songs as part of the pre-production process for the new CD. The actual recording sessions for the follow-up to this year's ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The group's sophomore album, "Years In Waste", is scheduled for release on November 9. The follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed "Spirits and August Light", "Years In Waste" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne and ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Court Case Coming To Close

Mike Lewis of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports: Janie Hendrix dominated Al Hendrix's financial affairs before and after he died, so why would she be silent during discussions of the estate's most important long-term issue, an inheritance worth millions, asked attorney Robert Curran during closing arguments in the legal battle over the Hendrix estate. ...

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