TEATRE Recording Fourth Album

Swedish death/thrash metal band TAETRE are currently busy recording their fourth full-length album, entitled "Psychopath", at Los Angered Recording in Angered, Sweden with producer Andy LaRocque (KING DIAMOND). The follow-up to 2002's "Divine Misanthropic Madness" will be the first to feature the group's new lineup: DR Lindblood (guitar & vocals), D.K. (bass & vocals), Danyael ...

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ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Comments On KREATOR Guest Appearance

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has commented on his guest appearance on the new KREATOR album. Amott has recorded a solo for the song "Murder Fantasies", to be included on KREATOR's upcoming CD, tentatively due in January 2005 through SPV Records. Says Amott: "This is something I was really happy to do. I get offered ...

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NEVERMORE: U.K. Tour Cancelled

Seattle-based power metallers NEVERMORE have been forced to cancel their previously announced U.K. tour with NOCTURNAL RITES "due to conflicting schedules," according to a posting on the band's web site. The band are hoping to reschedule the dates later in the year. ...

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LARS ULRICH: 'I've Always Felt Like Hugging DAVE MUSTAINE'

METALLICA's Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield recently conducted separate interviews with CHUD.com about the making of their $4.3-million documentary "Some Kind of Monster". Several excerpts from the interviews follow: On the sequence when former METALLICA guitarist Dave Mustaine joins Ulrich for a one-on-one therapy session: Lars Ulrich: "That interaction was emotional on many different levels. ...

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ECLIPSE ETERNAL Sign With GALY RECORDS

Canadian epic black metal band ECLIPSE ETERNAL have signed a deal with Galy Records. The band's debut album, "Reign of the Unholy Blackened Empire", was produced by Glen Drover (EIDOLON) and mastered by Andy LaRocque (KING DIAMOND). An October release is expected. Download a rough-mix MP3 of the track "Storming the Pearly Gates" at

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