EINHERJER Name New CD

Norway's EINHERJER have set "Blot" as the title for their for their upcoming album, due on September 8 through Tabu Recordings. According to the band's official web site, "This will definitely be the longest EINHERJER album to date, featuring 12 songs plus an intro. A total of over one hour of viking metal music." Among ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Prepare To Enter Studio

SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian has finished writing more than two dozen songs for the group's next album and will join the rest of the band for rehearsals later this summer, according to Billboard.com. The as-yet-untitled effort will be co-produced by Malakian and Rick Rubin, who has worked with the group on their ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Sell Out The Birch Hill In 15 Minutes

The classic LIFE OF AGONY lineup of Keith Caputo (vocals), Alan Robert (bass), Joey Z (guitar) and Sal Abruscato (drums) needed a total of 15 minutes to sell all the tickets to their upcoming reunion show at Birch Hill Concert Hall in Old Bridge, New Jersey on Saturday, August 2. Birch Hill Concert Hall is ...

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OCCULT To Release 'Elegy For The Weak' In September

Dutch thrashers OCCULT have set "Elegy For The Weak" as the title for their fifth studio album, due in September through Painkiller Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Rage To Revenge" was produced by Andy Classen at Stage One studios in B├╝hne, Germany and contains the following track listing: 01. Disturbing The Dead 02. Nuclear Torment ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA Kicks Off In Indiana: Photos Available

The newly resurrected alt-rock festival Lollapalooza officially launched on Saturday, July 5 at Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana. Check out pictures from Wire Image. Sidelined since 1998, this year's 28-date Lollapalooza features JANE'S ADDICTION, AUDIOSLAVE, INCUBUS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, JURASSIC 5, THE DONNAS and, for a few dates, A ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE: New Song Posted Online

RESPONSE NEGATIVE, the Florida-based death/thrash metal band featuring former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson, have posted a new demo track, titled "All Out War", in Real Audio format at this location. RESPONSE NEGATIVE's next show will take place on Friday, July 11 at Spanky's in West Palm Beach, Florida. Also set to appear ...

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CROWBAR Frontman: The New Record Will Smoke!

New Orleans sludge-meisters CROWBAR, the long-running band founded by DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein, will enter the studio on July 28 to begin recording their seventh studio album, "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", tentatively due at the end of the year through Spitfire Records. "I know ya'll haven't heard anything about CROWBAR ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer Disses METALLICA At Oslo Gig

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson wants to make it clear that he does not share METALLICA's attitude with respect to illegal music downloading. Performing with IRON MAIDEN at Oslo Spectrum last Wednesday (July 2), Dickinson made a deal with the 17,000 Norwegian MAIDEN fans in attendance before he sang the as-yet-unreleased song "Wildest Dreams" from ...

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For Some GREAT WHITE Fans, Haunting Memories Remain

James Finlaw of The Herald News reports that on the night of Feb. 20, Andrew Paskowski, Jim Gooden and two friends entered The Station in West Warwick, Rhode Island to hang out and watch the rock band GREAT WHITE perform. Gooden never came out. "It was tough losing my friend Jim, but I can't do ...

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