HATEFRAME: Former TO/DIE/FOR Members Resurface In New Thrash Metal Band

HATEFRAME, the new Finnish thrash metal band featuring drummer Tonmi Lillman (ex-TO/DIE/FOR, SINERGY) and guitarist Joonas "Jope" Koto (MALPRACTICE, ex-TO/DIE/FOR), have completed work on their debut album, "Sign of Demise", due before the end of the year. The group, whose sound is being described as "old-school thrash" in the vein of SLAYER, KREATOR and THE ...

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TO SEPARATE THE FLESH FROM THE BONES To Release Full-Length Debut This Month

TO SEPARATE THE FLESH FROM THE BONES, the Finnish grindcore band featuring Herr Arschstein (Pasi Koskinen, ex-AMORPHIS), Rot Wailer (Niclas Etelavuori, AMORPHIS) and Pus Sypope (Gas, H.I.M.), will release their full-length debut, "Utopia Sadistica", on November 24 through Spikefarm Records (a subisidiary of Spinefarm). The 25-song effort features a special guest appearance by former CARCASS ...

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LIVING LOUD To Tour Europe In The Spring

LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals — are tentativey planning on embarking on ...

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DEEP PURPLE To Begin Work On New Album Next Year

DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan and producer Michael Bradford (KID ROCK, last DP album, "Bananas") are planing to work in February on ideas for the group's next album. Gillan will also begin work on a new solo CD. In other news, DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse is currently negotiating with a major telecommunication network to ...

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SUNRIDE Enter Studio To Record Third Album

Finland's SUNRIDE have just entered Seawolf Studios (AMORPHIS, THE CURE, HANOI ROCKS) in Helsinki, Finland to begin recording their third album. "We've been basically locked in our rehearsal room during the past weeks putting final touches into the songs and making damn sure that this album will become our best," the band write on their ...

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THE DARKNESS Frontman's Hand Injury Won't Affect U.K. Tour

NME.com is reporting that THE DARKNESS have played down reports that frontman Justin Hawkins has seriously injured his hand. Hawkins was allegedly hospitalized and had surgery on his guitar-playing hand last week. In a message posted on the on the band's web site today (Nov. 1), THE DARKNESS claimed that Justin will be well enough ...

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EUROPE To Film London Show For Upcoming DVD

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE will be filming their November 15 concert at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, England for an upcoming DVD, to be released sometime next year. EUROPE recently filmed a video for "Hero", the second single off their new album, "Start from the Dark". The group's first collection of new material since ...

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