E-FORCE Sign With SEASON OF MIST RECORDS

E-FORCE, the Montreal-based band featuring former VOIVOD bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest, guitarist Bryan Donahue (formerly of HOMICIDE) and guitarist/drum programmer Dan Lauzon (formerly of ENTROPY), have reportedly inked a deal with French label Season Of Mist Records (MAYHEM, NECROPHAGIA, AGRESSOR, CARPATHIAN FOREST). The group's debut album is expected to surface later in the year. In related ...

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NECROPHAGIA, LABRAT To Tour The U.K.

NECROPHAGIA and LABRAT will team up for a U.K. tour during April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 05 – Nottingham, UK @ TBA Apr. 06 - Bradford, UK @ Rio Apr. 07 - Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse Apr. 08 - Manchester, UK @ Bierkeller Apr. 09 - Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Apr. 10 - ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: More Dates Announced!

METALLICA have released more dates for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, the upcoming monster trek featuring METALLICA, LIMP BIZKIT, LINKIN PARK, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 04 - Detroit, MI @ Pontiac Silverdome Jul. 06 - Foxboro, MA @ Gillette Stadium Jul. 11 - Atlanta, GA @ Turner Field Jul. ...

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Entertainment Weekly: FRED DURST Needs A Dictionary And A Newspaper

Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly commented on the odd political statement of LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst at last night's Grammy Awards. "Anyone hoping for nourishing political commentary had to chew on the oafish Fred Durst's limp biscuit of half-baked inarticulateness: 'I hope we are in agreeance [sic] that this war should go away as ...

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SATANIC SLAUGHTER Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

Swedish "black/death/thrash" metal act SATANIC SLAUGHTER have parted ways with bassist Fillip "Fille" Carlsson and have replaced him with Simon Axenrot, brother of drummer Martin. SATANIC SLAUGHTER have confirmed the following dates during the summer: May 16-18 – Stavenhagen, GER @ Bands Battle 2003 Jul. 25-16 – Volyne, CZ @ Open Hell Festival Aug. 16 ...

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SHADOWCAST To Support CRADLE OF FILTH In Vienna

Austria's SHADOWCAST, the project featuring AMORTIS keyboardist Clemens Mayr, will support CRADLE OF FILTH on April 6 at Planet Music in Vienna. SHADOWCAST have completed the recordings for their sophomore album, "Near Life Experience", and are planning on mixing it in March for an early June release through CCP/SPV Records. ...

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MÖRK GRYNING Begin Work On New Album

Swedish black metallers MÖRK GRYNING have entered Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, STUCK MOJO, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) to record their fourth full-length album, due on June 6 through No Fashion Records. According to the group, "The new material is heavier, more progressive and very varied, both lighter and darker and ...

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