AEROSMITH Frontman to Help Launch New Marchitecture

According to TheInquirer.net, AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler and Intel's boss Craig Barrett will announce the UmixIT marchitecture on Janaury 6 at Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. Using antique techniques of online journalism TheInquirer.net's Fuad Abazovic discovered that UmixIT is actually sound mixer powered by the famous music application Cakewalk. It's a way to allow ...

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EPICA: In Mixing Mode

EPICA, the Dutch group formed by ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist Mark Jansen, ex-CASSIOPEIA guitarist Ad Sluijter and keyboardist Coen Janssen, have posted the following message on their official web site: "At this moment the new EPICA album is being mixed by Philip Colodetti and Sascha Paeth. You may already know Sascha from the work he did ...

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SADUS Confirmed For MINNEAPOLIS MAYHEM 2 Festival

Long-running San Francisco Bay Area thrashers SADUS, featuring current TESTAMENT/SEBASTIAN BACH bassist Steve DiGiorgio, have been confirmed for this year's Minneapolis Mayhem 2 festival, set to take place on May 7. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are German thrashers SODOM and the Las Vegas, NV-based AVENGER OF BLOOD. More bands will be announced ...

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APOCALYPTICA: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have set a January 24 European release date through Universal for their new self-titled album. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Life Burns 02. Quutamo 03. Distraction 04. Bittersweet 05. Misconstruction 06. Fisheye 07. Farewell 08. Fatal Error 09. Betrayal/Forgiveness 10. Ruska 11. Deathzone A limited-edition version ...

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WICKED SENSATION Part Ways With Singer, Seek Replacement

German hard rockers WICKED SENSATION have parted ways with singer Fernando Garcia (ex-VICTORY). The rest of the group are currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties should contact the band at [email protected] WICKED SENSATION's sophomore album, "Exceptional", was released in Europe last April through MTM Music. The follow-up to 2002's "Reflected" marked the group's first release ...

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ENSLAVED: 'ISA' Video Posted Onlne

ENSLAVED's video for the title track from their new CD, "ISA", has been made available for download at DigitalMetal.com (Windows Media, 61.3 MB). The video was directed by Asle Birkeland and "it really represents something new and exciting," the Norwegian extreme metallers write on their web site. "We're really happy!" The follow-up to ...

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NIGHTSHADE Begin Work On Sophomore Album

Swiss "electro dark metal" band NIGHTSHADE have entered Soundlake Studios in Lausanne to begin work on their sophomore full-length effort, tentatively due in the spring. 10 songs are currently being produced by Patrick Aeby and Dom, who have previously worked with the legendary Swiss hard rock act KROKUS. Mixing will likely take place at Silvercloud ...

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