PSYCHOTRON Sign With GENERATION RECORDS

German "powerthrash" band PSYCHOTRON have signed a worldwide deal with Generation Records. The group's new album, titled "Open The Gate", will be released in October. The complete track listing for "Open The Gate" is as follows: 01. Intro 02. Open The Gate 03. God Nihil 04. The Ticket (To Insanity) 05. Meine Hölle 06. Private ...

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THE CROWN: New Music Posted Online

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN have posted a 95-second clip of their new track "Face Of Destruction/Deep Hit Of Death" in MP3 format at this location. The song is the first single off the group's forthcoming CD, "Possessed 13", due on October 20 through Metal Blade Records. The self-produced effort, which was recorded at ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Drummer To Tie The Knot

Congratulations are in order for LIFE OF AGONY drummer Sal Abruscato and girlfriend Diana Marin, who got engaged last Friday (August 29). A wedding date has yet to be announced. As previously reported, LIFE OF AGONY's forthcoming double live album and DVD, titled "River Runs Again: Live 2003", has been pushed back to an October ...

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Former ONWARD Bassist Launches New Project

Former ONWARD bassist and founding member Randy LaFrance has released three demo tracks from a project he's currently helming. The new group, dubbed EXPLODER, also features vocalist Rob Murphy. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Shark Attack (mp3) 02. I Fly (mp3) 03. The Hunger (mp3) ...

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ROGER MIRET & THE DISASTERS Drop Off EASTPAK RESISTANCE Tour

ROGER MIRET & THE DISASTERS have dropped off the Eastpak Resistance European tour due to the fact they'll be touring the U.S. with RANCID. SWORN ENEMY have been confirmed to replace them. Eastpak Resistance tour dates: Nov. 14 – Munich, GER @ Elser Halle Nov. 15 – Osnabruck, GER @ Dutehalle Nov. 16 – London, ...

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AC/DC Goes Ballet

Maurice Chittenden of The Sunday Times reports that AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has composed an orchestral piece of music that is being developed for the stage as both a ballet and a West End musical. The Tyneside-born Johnson, 55, famous for never removing his cap in public, says he got the idea while watching a ...

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CORNERSTONE: New Album Details Revealed

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have completed work on their third album, "Once Upon Our Yesterdays", due on November 3 through Massacre Records. The following is the complete track listing for the album and a short lyrical description for each song, as told by ...

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AUTOPSY To Issue Posthumous Live CD

New Jersey's Necroharmonic Records have announced plans to release a live album from long-defunct death/gore metal pioneers AUTOPSY, entitled "Dead As Fuck". Also coming soon from the label is an ABSCESS compilation CD, entitled "Thirst for Blood... Hunger for Flesh". ABSCESS feature in their ranks Chris Reifert (drums/vocals, ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals, ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles ...

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