PANTHEON I: Limited-Edition Single Now Available

PANTHEON I, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring vocalist/guitarist Andrè Kvebek (1349), guitarist John Espen Sagstad (ABIOTIC) and drummer Eirik Renton (SARKOM), are currently selling a limited-edition seven-inch vinyl single via their official web site. The single — which includes the tracks "Is This A Prophecy?" and "Transparent" — is available in a ...

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Former AMEN Guitarist Joins MURDERDOLLS Frontman's Solo Band

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 has secured the services of former AMEN guitarist Matt "Pig" Montgomery for the his "Look What The Bats Dragged In" November European solo tour. Commented Wednesday: " 'Pig' is the perfect guy for this. We're both horror movie junkies, and the whole reason we got into music in the first place ...

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Former CANCER Guitarist Explains His Departure

Former CANCER guitarist Rob Engvikson has commented on his decision to leave the group following the completion of their recent European tour. Writing to the web site of his long-running ASATRU project, Rob said, "Myself and CANCER have indeed gone our seperate ways. I wish John [Walker, CANCER guitarist/vocalist] and Carl [Stokes, CANCER drummer] all ...

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Former MARILYN MANSON Guitarist Lands GUITAR PLAYER Cover

Former MARILYN MANSON guitarist John Lowery (a.k.a. John 5) has made it to the cover of the November 2004 issue of Guitar Player magazine. "This is the first time John has appeared on this magazine's cover," reads a posting on the guitarist's web site. "It's been something that John has always wanted and it finally ...

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DARKWELL: New Album Due In November

Austrian "gothic metal" band DARKWELL, featuring ex-ABIGOR and current SHADOWCAST drummer Moritz Neuner, have set a November 22 release date through Napalm Records for their second full-length album, "Metat[r]on". The follow-up to the "Conflict Of Interest" EP (2002), "Metat[r]on" was recorded at Mirror Production Studios in Innsbruck and marks the group's first recording with new ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Joins SKEW SISKIN On Stage At Berlin Gig

MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy joined SKEW SISKIN on stage for the song "Boogey Man" during their appearance at the "White Trash" party on September 5 at the Columbiahalle in Berlin, Germany. The special guest appearance marked the first time that Lemmy has performed a song with SKEW SISKIN in front of a live audience. SKEW SISKIN ...

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MORTICIAN, AKERCOCKE, VEHEMENCE: More Tour Dates Announced

More tour dates have been announced for the forthcoming North American tour featuring MORTICIAN, AKERCOCKE and VEHEMENCE. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 22 - Fayetteville, NC @ Jesters Pub Sep. 23 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (w/ DIMENTIANON) Sep. 24 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ The Culture Room (w/ ORGANIC INFEST) ...

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