GORGOROTH To Enter Studio This Week

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH will enter Grieghallen studio on January 5 to begin recording their new album, entitled "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam". The CD will contain eight tracks and is tentatively expected late spring/early summer through an as-yet-undisclosed label. GORGOROTH were most recently signed to Nuclear Blast Records, who released the band's last three efforts: ...

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SCORPIONS To Perform On German TV

Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS will perform on German TV channel SAT.1 Monday night, January 3 at 8:15 p.m. (Central Europe Time). It is a charity event for the victims of the earthquake in East Africa and South Asia. SCORPIONS recently completed a North American tour in support of their new album, "Unbreakable", which was ...

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SKID ROW To Work With Producer MICHAEL WAGENER

SKID ROW will begin rehearsals and pre-production this month at Koda Studios in Decatur, GA and move to Wireworld Studios in Nashville, TN sometime in February for the recording of their new CD. Producing the effort will likely be veteran knob-twiddler Michael Wagener, who had previously worked with the band on their first two albums. ...

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CONSPIRACY A.D. Part Ways With Singer

Italian metallers CONSPIRACY A.D. have parted ways with vocalist/founding member Davide due to "an ongoing disagreement about the artistic focus and direction of the band," according to a press release. Original members Gale, Franscesco and Allo have decided to carry on with the band and are currently seeking a new singer. It is not presently ...

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CRASHDÏET: 'Riot In Everyone' Video Posted Online

Swedish "sleaze" rockers CRASHDÏET have uploaded their video for the song "Riot in Everyone" at this location. The "Riot in Everyone" clip was directed by Mikeadelica (a.k.a. Mikael Gustafsson), who has previously worked with PAIN, A-TEENS, PETTER and ROBYN, among others. CRASHDÏET recently signed a deal with Universal Music, Stockholm Records and Ten ...

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AURORA BOREALIS To Enter Studio This Month

Waldorf, MD-based death metallers AURORA BOREALIS will enter Nightsky Studios on January 31 to begin recording their fifth CD, tentatively due this spring. Tony Laureano (NILE, DIMMU BORGIR, ANGELCORPSE), who played on the very first AURORA BOREALIS CD in 1996, will be drumming on the upcoming album as well as collaborating with the rest of ...

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PARADISE LOST: Photos Of New Drummer Posted Online

Sabian.com has uploaded several photos from PARADISE LOST's recently completed pre-Christmas mini-tour, which marked drummer Jeff Singer's live debut with the group. Check them out at this location. The tour included stops in Thessaloniki and Athens in Greece, Wolverhampton in England, Rakvere in Estonia, Riga in Latvia and Helsinki in Finland. The final ...

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It's Official: Club Where DIMEBAG Was Murdered To Reopen This Month

Alrosa Villa, the Columbus, Ohio nightclub that was the site of the deadly shootings last month which claimed the lives of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and four others, will be reopening on January 14, 2005 with a benefit show for the victims' families. BOBAFLEX will be headlining the concert, with support from ODIOUS and ...

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