HAMMERFALL Announce Summer Festival Appearances

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have announced the following summer festival appearances: Jun. 27 - Bang Your Head - Balingen, GER Jul. 04 - Sundsvalls Gatufest - Sundsvall, SWE Jul. 05 - Töreboda Festival - Töreboda, SWE Jul. 25 - Karlskoga Stranddagar - Karlskoga, SWE Aug. 30 - Bloodstock Metalfest - Derby, UK In addition, the ...

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INVOCATOR To Release 'Through The Flesh To The Soul' In October

Reunited Danish thrashers INVOCATOR have set "Through The Flesh To The Soul" as the title for their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in early October through Italy's Scarlet Records. The CD — the group's first in eight years — features cover artwork by Chad Michael Ward (DARKANE, GRIEF OF EMERALD, etc.) and includes a guest ...

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SETHIAN: Debut Album Delayed

Finland's SETHIAN, the band featuring current FINNTROLL frontman Tapio Wilska, have pushed back the release date of their debut CD, "Into The Silence", to April 28. No reason was given for the delay. The album, which was recently mixed at Finnvox studios with Mikko Karmila, will contain 12 songs, including "Dream Domain", "Epitaph" and "Nothing ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE To Ink Licensing Deal With CRASH MUSIC INC.

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE have announced plans to ink a North American licensing deal with Crash Music Inc. As part of the deal, the label will release the band's excellent "Grand Amputation" EP, which was issued in Scandinavia last year through the band's own Hoffa Communications via MNW distribution. As previously reported, TRANSPORT LEAGUE entered the ...

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METALLICA Announce Official 'St. Anger' Track Listing

METALLICA have finalized the official track listing for their eighth studio album, "St. Anger", due on June 10 through Elektra Records. Produced by Bob Rock, the album was recorded at the group's own studios inside their San Rafael headquarters. In addition to the eleven tracks on "St. Anger", the package will include a free DVD ...

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LINKIN PARK Maintain Top Standing On Billboard Chart

LINKIN PARK's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on The Billboard 200 for a second-straight week, despite a 67% drop in U.S. sales, Billboard.com has reported. The band's sophomore Warner Bros. album sold 265,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, bringing its two-week sales total above the one-million mark. The No. 1 entry of "Meteora" on ...

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Reformed EDGE OF SANITY To Release 'Crimson II' In August

EDGE OF SANITY, the Swedish band led by multi-talented Swedish producer/musician/songwriter Dan Swanö, have announced plans to reunite and record a new studio album, tentatively due on August 26 through Black Mark Records. The following is a message posted earlier today by Swanö on his official message board outlining his plans for the ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA: Early Ticket Sales 'Soft'

Is this year's Lollapalooza being negatively impacted by JANE'S ADDICTION not having a new record out? Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, says that some are wondering just that as they mull soft ticket sales for the summer tour, which this year features AUDIOSLAVE, INCUBUS and QUEENS OF ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Has No Anxiety About 'Corpses' Release

Rolling Stone caught up with Rob Zombie to question him about his "House of 1,000 Corpses" that is finally getting its release this weekend. Asked if he had any anxieties about the reception of the flick, more than an album release, Rob said, "It's a weird movie and I already know how it's going to ...

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