CENTINEX Announce New Album Title

Sweden's CENTINEX have set "World Declension" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in June via Cold Records (a subsidiary of Metal Blade). The group's follow-up to this year's "Decadence - Prophecies of Cosmic Chaos" will be recorded in March. No further details are currently available. "Decadence - Prophecies of Cosmic Chaos" was ...

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MADDER MORTEM Confirmed For Norway's QUART Festival

Norway's MADDER MORTEM have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Quart festival, set to be held July 5-9 in Kristiansand, Norway. Other groups scheduled to appear at the festival include FOO FIGHTERS, GREEN DAY and MANES. MADDER MORTEM recently completed work on their new album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and at ...

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NIGHTWISH, AJATTARA Top Finnish Single Chart

Finland is still the heaviest country on the planet — even at Christmas. Spinefarm Records are celebrating a double 1-2 in the national Finnish single chart with the NIGHTWISH single "Kuolema Tekee Taiteilijan" entering at No. 1 and AJATTARA's "Ilon Päivä", a Christmas single from a black metal band, close behind at No. 2. AJATTARA ...

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METALLICA: 'Monster' Filmmaker Discusses New Book

Filmmaker Joe Berlinger, co-creator of the documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster", recently spoke to MTV.com about his decision to write a book about his experience working on the movie. "This Monster Lives", co-written with Greg Milner, analyzes the ethical and creative quandaries Berlinger and partner Bruce Sinofsky encountered, including whether the presence of their ...

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NEVERMORE: 'Enemies Of Reality' To Be Remixed By ANDY SNEAP, Reissued In Early 2005

Producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, SKINLAB, MASTERPLAN) is remixing NEVERMORE's "Enemies of Reality" album for re-release via the Century Media label in early 2005. "Enemies of Reality" (2003) was originally recorded in Seattle with producer Kelly Gray (QUEENSRŸCHE, SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM, DOKKEN) and was widely criticized for its muddy, inferior production compared ...

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THE MIGHTY NIMBUS Part Ways With Singer

THE MIGHTY NIMBUS, the Minnesota-based group featuring former SIXTY WATT SHAMAN and ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY members, have parted with singer Dan Soren due to family issues. For their upcoming February tour with CROWBAR and ENTOMBED, ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY guitarist Erik Larson will sing for the band. Larson played guitar on THE MIGHTY NIMBUS' debut record and was ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY Explain U.S. Tour Cancellation

Canadian metallers INFERNAL MAJESTY have confirmed in an online posting that they have withdrawn from the SATYRICON/3 INCHES OF BLOOD U.S. tour. "Due to personal reasons, INFERNAL MAJESTY have had to cancel the SATYRICON U.S. tour," the posting reads. "3 INCHES OF BLOOD will now be the direct support for the tour. We apologize for ...

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