MANOWAR: 'Hell On Earth III' Details Revealed!

MANOWAR will issue a brand-new double DVD, titled "Hell On Earth III", on December 8 through SPV. The two-disc set features more than 90 minutes of ear-numbing performances private behind-the-scenes footage, interviews and pre- and post-show rituals. This package also contains the program "Live In Germany The Ringfest" — the legendary one-hour show that dominated ...

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IN FLAMES: Recording Update

Sweden's IN FLAMES have posted the following update on the recording process for their new album: "Hello all, now we are done with the recording of the upcoming IN FLAMES album, due out next spring. It took almost 7 weeks in total to record and the way we choose to do it was the most ...

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CRYPTOPSY Part Ways With Singer, Seek Replacement

Canadian technical death metallers CRYPTOPSY have officially parted ways with vocalist Martin Lacroix (ex-SPASME). No reason was given was given for Lacroix's departure. The group are currently seeking a replacement frontman while continuing to write material for their fifth studio album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Century Media Records. The as-yet-untitled effort will be ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION: Drummer DAVE CULROSS Rejoins The Fold

Floridian death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have issued the following update: "It's been a while since we have had a news update so here it is. First off, the rumors concerning drummer Dave Culross rejoining MALEVOLENT CREATION are in fact very true!!!! We are very excited about working with Dave again and working on the next ...

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Rock Magazine CREEM To Publish Again

Long-defunct rock magazine Creem is making a comeback. Currently a web-only publication (www.creemmedia.com), Creem is expected be on store shelves in a print edition next spring, according to publisher Robert Matheu. Creem began in Detroit in March 1969 and ran monthly until folding in November 1988. A revival was launched in the early ...

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M3: Live Album Samples Posted Online

M3, the new "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute group featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Tony Martin (vocals, ex-BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM), have posted audio samples from their upcoming live album in streaming Windows Media format at

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BESEECH: 'Drama' Cover Art Posted Online

Swedish "gothic metallers" BESEECH have posted the cover art for their fourth full-length album, "Drama", at this location. The CD, due on January 26 through Napalm Records, will include a special enhanced portion featuring some "great surprises", according to the band. The follow-up to 2002's "Souls Highway" was recorded at Studio Mega and ...

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RAUNCHY Prepare To Release Sophomore Album

Denmark's RAUNCHY have posted the following message on their official web site: "Just an update on what's going on in the RAUNCHY camp. At the moment we're awaiting the release of 'Confusion Bay' (release February 9) and we're pretty damn excited to get some reactions as we're VERY proud of the result. "We're also discussing ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Go Gold In The Czech Republic

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his wife Candice Night, were awarded gold albums in the Czech Republic for the "Fires At Midnight" and "Ghost of A Rose" CDs at a special ceremony held at Cartouche in Prague on October 17. Sir Robert of Normandie and Squire Malcolm also ...

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