AMONG THIEVES To Release 'Soundscam' In May

AMONG THIEVES, the New York-based band featuring former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert and BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler, will release a full-length CD, entitled "Soundscam", on May 28 through Japan's Daymare Recordings. The 11-track CD includes three studio tracks produced and mixed by Michael Barbiero (METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES) and seven live songs recorded ...

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HAVOCHATE Confirmed For MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX U.S. Tour

New York metal band HAVOCHATE have secured the opening slot on the upcoming MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX North American tour. "To share the stage with metal veterans such as ANTHRAX and MOTÖRHEAD is a great honor for me both personally and professionally," said HAVOCHATE vocalist Jon Mallek. "By being part of this tour, I believe we have positioned ...

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DEATH ANGEL Announce West Coast Dates

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have lined up the following dates in late May: May 30 - Galaxy Theatre - Santa Ana, CA May 31 - Rock Ranch - San Bernardino, CA DEATH ANGEL, who announced plans last December to write and record a new album for a late 2003/early 2004 release, have just ...

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DEFTONES, PITCHSHIFTER, ORANGE 9MM Contribute Music To Video Game

DEFTONES, PITCHSHIFTER and ORANGE 9MM have contributed songs to the soundtrack to the video game SX Superstar. The sports-and-lifestyle game hits stores this summer, and the game action is backed up by such cuts as DEFTONES' "My Own Summer", PITCHSHIFTER's "Microwaved", and ORANGE 9MM's "Take You Away", among others. The game will be available for ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION Sign With CAPITOL RECORDS

The reformed JANE'S ADDICTION have inked a deal with Capitol Records for the release of their new studio album, titled "Hypersonic". The band, who are now being officially managed by Sanctuary Artist Management (IRON MAIDEN, GUNS N' ROSES, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER), were signed by Capitol President/CEO Andy Slater, who at one time managed guitarist Dave ...

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BLACK MAJESTY Ink Deal With LMP RECORDS

Melbourne, Australia-based melodic power metallers BLACK MAJESTY have signed a five-album deal with Germany's LMP Records. The band, who consist of John "Gio" Cavaliere (vocals), Steve Janevski (guitar, ex-CYCLONE TRACY), Hanny Mohamed (guitar, PEGAZUS), Pavel Konvalinka (drums, ex-KRYPTOR/LEPROCIDE), and Joe Fata (bass, ex-BLACK STAR/RADIOACTIVE), will issue their debut album, "Sands Of Time", in September. ...

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RETURN TO THE SABBAT Prepare To Hit The Road

RETURN TO THE SABBAT, the British band fronted by former SKYCLAD singer Martin Walkyier, are currently negotiating with promoters from Holland, Belgium, Serbia, Ireland and the U.S. in an attempt to bring their unique brand of "blasphemous pagan metal" mayhem to territories outside their home country. In other news, Walkyier's brand-new side project THE CLAN ...

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WITHOUT FACE Split With Singer

Hungarian progressive metallers WITHOUT FACE have parted ways with vocalist Julie "due to personal difficulties with other band members," according to Live4Metal. It is not presently known if the band will seek a replacement or if they will proceed as a five-piece. ...

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FU MANCHU: Live Track Posted Online

A live recording of the FU MANCHU track "King Of The Road" has been posted online at this location. "King Of The Road" comes off the group's forthcoming double live album, "Go For It…Live!", due in Europe on June 2 through SPV/Steamhammer Records. A U.S. release through SPV is expected on July 22. ...

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