UNDER EDEN Sign With BLACK LOTUS RECORDS

Minnesota deathrash metalcore act UNDER EDEN have inked a deal with Greece's Black Lotus Records. The band, who received rave reviews for their 2003 demo, "Songs from the Savage Circle", will enter the studio before the end of the year to record their full-length debut. An early 2005 release is expected. More information is available ...

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NIGHTWISH: New Single To Include MEGADETH Cover

Finland's NIGHTWISH have selected "Kuolema Tekee Taiteilijan" as the next single off their mega-successful "Once" album. The single will be released in Finland on November 24. In addition to the title cut, the CD will include "Creek Mary's Blood" (orchestral/instrumental score) and a cover of MEGADETH's "Symphony of Destruction", recorded live at Nosturi in Helsinki ...

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RAMMSTEIN: New Single Details Revealed

RAMMSTEIN fan site Herzeleid.com is reporting that the third single from the group's latest album, "Reise, Reise" will be "Ohne Dich". Once again, the single will not include any b-sides, but this time it comes close. As "Ohne Dich" was originally intended for 2001's "Mutter", it was also recorded during the "Mutter" sessions. ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN: New Solo Album Details Revealed

Former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" Kari Rueslåtten (presently known simply as Kari) will release her fourth solo album, "Other People's Stories", in January via GMR/Peach Music. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Other People's Stories 02. Sorrow To My Door 03. Cry 04. Dogstar 05. When ...

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BALANCE OF POWER To Release Triple-Pack CD

British melodic metallers BALANCE OF POWER will release a triple-pack CD entitled "Heathenology". This pack will consist of the following: A two-hour live DVD of a concert in Germany with all the live/backstage/rehearsal/studio/tour bus footage from shows in the USA, UK and Europe; live audio CD, recorded in Germany; and a compilation CD of re-mastered ...

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JOHN SYKES To Release New Live Album In December

Legendary guitarist John Sykes (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER) will release a new live album in Japan in December in Japan. The recordings are from the tour Sykes did last April in Japan. Joining Sykes in his touring band for the Japanese trek were former DREAM THEATER/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Derek Sherinian, bassist Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, ...

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CROWBAR Not Touring With HATEBREED In January

New Orleans-based sludge meisters CROWBAR will not be touring the U.S. with HATEBREED in January after all. They will, however, be joining HATEBREED on a tour of the U.K. in March 2005. HATEBREED's "Heavyweights of Hardcore 2" tour in January will now include AGNOSTIC FRONT, DIECAST, LOVE IS RED and THE AUTUMN OFFERING. Confirmed dates ...

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TROUBLE Schedule Live Dates

Reunited Chicago doomsters TROUBLE have lined up the following dates during November: Nov. 19 - Penny Road Pub - Barrington, IL Nov. 27 - Night Caps - Chicago, IL As previously reported, TROUBLE are currently in negotiations with three different labels about the release of the band's recently completed uplugged CD, "Simple Mind Condition", as ...

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