ANTIMATTER Set Title For New Album

Britain's ANTIMATTER, a group made up of current and past members of popular post-metal merchants ANATHEMA, have set "Planetary Confinement" as the title of their third album, tentatively due in February. "The album is acoustic-based, and will have a much more organic feel than 'Saviour' or 'Lights Out', this time featuring natural strings, piano and ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: U.K. Tour Dates Announced

Carling Live has released the dates for VELVET REVOLVER's January U.K. tour. They are as follows: Jan. 14 – Glasgow, UK @ Secc Jan. 15 – Newcastle, UK @ Metro Radio Arena Jan. 16 – Manchester, UK @ Men Arena Jan. 18 – Birmingham, UK @ Nia Arena Jan. 19 - Cardiff, UK @ International ...

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EUROPE To Film 'Hero' Video Today

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE will be filming a video for "Hero", the second single off their new album, "Start from the Dark", on Thursday (Oct. 21) in Stockholm. In other news, Sweden's TV4.se has uploaded a video clip of EUROPE performing "Superstitious" live in front of 5,000 fans at Cloetta Center in Linköping, Sweden ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Set Title For New EP

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will enter Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH) on October 29 to record a new EP, entitled "Wounded". The CD, which will be recorded and mixed over a three-day period (Oct. 29-31), will contain three brand new songs and the 'Wounded' video. ...

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ANDREW W.K.: Live Show Announced

ANDREW W.K. and his band will be playing a live concert on November 12, 2004 in Bellingham, Washington. The show will take place at Western Washington University in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. The show starts at 7:00 p.m.. Tickets are $11 (students) or $14 (general), available at the PAC Box Office. Call for more ...

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THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT: New Music Available For Download

Dutch brutal death metal band THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT have uploaded two full-length MP3s from their upcoming sophomore album, "The White Crematorium", due on January 24, 2005 through Karmageddon Media. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Army of the Despised 02. 7 Months of Suffering (mp3) 03. Concrete Sarcophagus ...

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SCORPIONS Ready For Mixed Crowds On Tour

The SCORPIONS kick off a U.S. tour Thursday (Oct. 21) in support of their latest album, which is called "Unbreakable", at the Everett Events Center in Everett, Washington. The dates also feature TESLA and KEITH EMERSON, and the SCORPIONS are expecting to see a wide age range in the audience. Singer Klaus Meine told Launch ...

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OVERKILL Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Long-running New Jersey-based metallers OVERKILL are the latest band confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 13-15 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen. Other groups scheduled to appear at the festival include THE HAUNTED, CHILDREN OF BODOM, UNLEASHED, AMON AMARTH, MASTERPLAN, ENSIFERUM and HEAVEN SHALL BURN. More information (in ...

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