SEVERE TORTURE Begin Recording New Album

Dutch death metal outfit SEVERE TORTURE entered Excess Studio in Rotterdam on Friday (Jan. 7) to begin recording their new studio album, tentatively due this spring through an as-yet-undisclosed label. As previously reported, SEVERE TORTURE will release their final album for Karmageddon Media (formerly known as Hammerheart Records), "Blood Letting", on February 7. "This album ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: Early Track Available For Download

An early KILLSWITCH ENGAGE track, entitled "Soilborn", has been made available for download in MP3 format at this location. "Soilborn" comes off the group's self-titled first album, which has been re-mastered and remixed by guitarist Adam Dutkiewitz for re-release on January 24 via Roadrunner Records. Originally released back in 2000 by Ferret Music, ...

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MINDGRINDER Complete Work On Sophomore Album

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator (on bass/vocals), have completed work on their sophomore album, "Riot Detonator", at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, WINDIR), tentatively due this spring via Nocturnal Art Productions. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "The Rebellion", "Concept of Honesty", "Obligation to Prevail" and "Warhead". A ...

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Ex-HADES Guitarist DAN LORENZO: New Solo CD Nearing Completion

Former HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo has issued the following update: "I should finish my third solo CD 'Cut From A Different Cloth' in a couple of days. "Recording at Crystal Studios went even quicker than normal. I think I finally got more than adequate vocal performances. "Ron Lipnicki [HADES] recorded his drum tracks to eight ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Drummer Launches Record Label

LIMP BIZKIT drummer John Otto has launched a new independent record label, dubbed Scheme Addicts Records. After spending the past six years winning Grammy nominations, MTV awards, and selling over 35 million records worldwide, Otto founded Scheme Addicts Records in 2004 with the sole purpose of creating a label and an environment where "the artist ...

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Tribute To RUNNING WILD: Track Listing Revised

The track listing for the upcoming "Tribute to Running Wild" album has been slightly modified. The CD, which will likely contain a bonus disc as a "surprise," is tentatively scheduled to be released in May via Remedy Records. The new track listing is as follows: 01. AIRBORN - "Ballad of William Kidd" 02. ASARU - ...

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AFTER ALL Pull Out Of KEEP IT TRUE Warm-Up Gig; LANFEAR Step In

Belgium's AFTER ALL have been forced to cancel their previously announced appearance at the Keep It True IV Festival warm-up show on April 1 at Pfarrkeller in Lauda, Germany. "They were invited to support AGENT STEEL on other dates and so cannot play on our warm-up," reads a press release from the festival organizers. Replacing ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Perform On [email protected]: Video Available

MÖTLEY CRÜE performed four songs, including their new single, "If I Die Tomorrow", and took part in a short interview for [email protected] on Friday (Jan. 7). Check out the video/audio footage at AOL.com: * "If I Die Tomorrow" Watch || Listen * "Dr. Feelgood" Watch || Listen ...

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