BESEECH Announce Record-Release Party

Swedish "gothic metallers" BESEECH will hold a release party for their fourth full-length album, "Drama", on February 27 at Sjunde Hilmen in Borås, Sweden. "BESEECH will perform two times this night, one softer set and a heavier one," the band write in an official press release. "It's a big nightclub (around 500 persons) and for ...

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ENTWINE Name New Album

Finnish goth-metallers ENTWINE have set "DiEversity" as the title of their new album, due in Finland on March 1 through Spinefarm Records (Century Media in the rest of Europe and the U.S.).. The follow-up to 2002's "Time Of Despair" was recorded at Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland with producer Anssi Kippo (CHILDREN OF BODOM, SINERGY, ...

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ROCK CITY MORGUE To Support MURDERDOLLS In California

ROCK CITY MORGUE, the New Orleans, Louisiana-based band featuring former WHITE ZOMBIE bassist Sean Yseult, ex-MAN SCOUTS OF AMERICA frontman Rik Slave, and ex-THE B MOVIE RATS drummer Andy Baker, will be supporting the MUDERDOLLS at their two gigs in California later this week. The dates are as follows: Jan. 15 - Key Club - ...

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USURPER Announce New Singer

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER have announced the addition of vocalist Danny Lawson to the group's ranks. "Danny was the vocalist for the December 26 USURPER show at the Metro in Chicago, and simply his performance SLAYED!" the band write on their web site. "He was the perfect fit for USURPER and the chemistry on stage ...

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PHIL VARONE Leaves SKID ROW

SKID ROW drummer Phil Varone (ex-SAIGON KICK) has left the band, according to a posting at Metal Sludge. Varone, who had been with SKID ROW since 1999, is said to have exited the group on Thursday, January 8 for "personal reasons." SKID ROW are currently on a break from touring before they regroup for a ...

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Former IMMORTAL Drummer HORGH Joins HYPOCRISY!

Former IMMORTAL/current GRIMFIST drummer Horgh has officially joined HYPOCRISY. Horgh replaces longtime HYPOCRISY skinsman Lars Szöke, who reportedly left the band because of his unwillingness to tour for long periods of time. "Lars still wants to play drums," HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren explained to Norway's Scream magazine, "but not with the hectic schedule HYPOCRISY has ...

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KRISIUN Confirmed For MORBID ANGEL's European Tour

Brazilian death metallers KRISIUN will be supporting MORBID ANGEL on their upcoming European tour beginning on February 20 in Hardenberg, Holland. KRISIUN will be touring in support of their latest CD, "Works of Carnage", available since September through Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Ageless Venomous" was recorded at Bebop 2 Studios in São ...

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JEFF KOLLMAN BAND To Play Pre-NAMM Show In Hollywood

The JEFF KOLLMAN BAND, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, GLENN HUGHES), bassist Paul Shannon (SCOTT HENDERSON), and drummer Charlie Waymire (EGH, SPEAK NO EVIL), will make a pre-NAMM show appearance at the Baked Potato, 3878 Cahuenga Blvd W., North Hollywood this coming Wednesday, January 14. In addition to songs from both COSMOSQUAD releases and Jeff ...

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