GRAVE DIGGER Explain New Album Cover

German power metallers GRAVE DIGGER have issued a statement defending their choice of artwork (designed by Gyula Havancsak) for their upcoming release, "The Last Supper". The statement reads as follows: "After the release of 'The Last Supper' artwork we got a lot of very positive response. But there are also fans [who] are ...

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SIX FEET UNDER To Release New Album In March

Florida-based death metallers SIX FEET UNDER have set "13" as the title of their new CD, tentatively due in March via Metal Blade Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Decomposition of the Human Race", "Somewhere in the Darkness" and "The Poison Hand". Commented singer Chris Barnes: "Just want to fill you all ...

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SOUL SIRKUS Singer Apologizes For CD Delay

SOUL SIRKUS singer Jeff Scott Soto has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Hey all, first let me say thanks from me and the guys for the amazing, kind and supportive response to SOUL SIRKUS, we appreciate your time and enthusiasm in welcoming us into your lives already! The other reason ...

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SKINDRED To Perform On 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien'

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, will be the featured musical guests on NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" airing on Tuesday night, December 14 at 12:35 a.m. SKINDRED's debut album, "Babylon", was re-released on August 31 through Bieler Bros./ Lava Records. A video for the group's current single, "Nobody", was ...

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M3: German Tour Dates Announced

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have lined up the following dates in early 2005: Jan. 26 - The ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Set North American Release Date For New EP

Finnish thrash titans CHILDREN OF BODOM will release their long awaited "Trashed, Lost & Strungout" EP in North America on February 22, 2005 via Century Media Records. This EP features two new tracks (the title cut and "Knuckleduster"), two covers (ALICE COOPER's "Bed of Nails" and ANDREW W.K.'s "She Is Beautiful"), a video for the ...

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MENTORS Are Back: 'Over The Top' New Album On The Way

One of the most controversial of metal bands of all time — the MENTORS — have made a return. Band leader El Duce was killed in 1997 by a train, just days after being filmed for a conspiracy-theory film alleging he had been hired as a hitman to execute Kurt Cobain. The remaining members, guitarist ...

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