ABLOOM: New Music Posted Online

ABLOOM (formerly MOTHRA), the California-based group featuring former SOULFLY members Mikey Doling (guitar), Marcello D. Rapp (bass), and Roy Mayorga (drums), have posted two new tracks in MP3 format at their official web site. The songs, "January 2nd" and "What You Came For", will be available for download for one day only. ABLOOM's ...

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NOOSEBOMB Debut To Surface In The Spring

NOOSEBOMB, the Brockton, Massachusetts-based band featuring former members of GRIEF and DISRUPT (guitarist/vocalist Jeff Hayward and bassist Randy Odierno) along with drummer Mike Butkiewicz of BANE OF EXISTENCE, will release their debut CD, "Brain Food For The Braindead", in the spring of 2004 through Shifty Records. The album was recorded with producer Bill T. Miller ...

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DIET OF WORMS Begin Work On New Album

DIET OF WORMS, the Florida-based band featuring SAVATAGE singer Damond Jiniya and MORBID ANGEL producer Juan "Punchy" Gonzalez, have set "Hactivision" as the working title of their fourth studio album, tentatively due in the summer. The follow-up to last year's "Tantrum Land" CD is currently being recorded at the group's own studio (D.O.W.) in Seffner, ...

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VANISHING POINT: Unplugged Radio Performance Posted Online

Three members of the Australian progressive metal band VANISHING POINT — guitarist Chris Porcianko, vocalist Silvio Massaro and fill-in keyboardist Leonard Kopilas (MANIC OPERA) — performed an acoustic/unplugged set live on PBS FM's "Screaming Symphony" on December 16, 2003. The group's entire performance can be downloaded from their official web site at this ...

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MURDERDOLLS Singer: THIRTEEN DEAD KIDS Web Site Launched

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13) has launched the web site for his brand-new merchandise line, Thirteen Dead Kids. Check it out here. As previously reported, Wednesday 13 has announced plans to do a few select solo dates to promote the merchandise line. ...

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GODHATE Acquire New Bassist

Swedish death metallers GODHATE (formerly THRONEAEON) have replaced bassist Magnus Wall with long-time friend Clabbe Ramberg. "It feels like a great step forward for us as he has the right attitude and spirit along with his talents that we were looking for," the band write on their web site. As previously reported, GODHATE recently put ...

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Ex-ABIGOR Singer Joins ST. LUCIFER

Ex-ABIGOR/SUMMONING singer Silenius has joined ST. LUCIFER as the group's new vocalist. The band are currently working on material for their first demo/promo CD, to be made available sometime in the spring. An official web site will be launched soon as well. No further information is available at this time. ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Singer MIKE MUIR: Post-Surgery Update

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES frontman Mike Muir has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We want to wish everyone a great new year, the strength and determination to fulfill your goals, and the health to be able to enjoy your accomplishments. Also, I would like to personally thank all the people that sent ...

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