NIGHTRAGE Set Title, Track Listing For New Album

NIGHTRAGE, the Swedish melodic death metal band featuring singer Tomas Lindberg (THE GREAT DECEIVER, LOCKUP, DISFEAR, ex-AT THE GATES, THE CROWN), and guitarists Marios Iliopoulos (EXHUMATION) and Gus G. (DREAM EVIL, MYSTIC PROPHECY, FIREWIND), have set "Descent Into Chaos" as the title of their sophomore album, due in January 2005 via Century Media Records. The ...

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Producer NEIL KERNON Offers Update On Recent And Upcoming Projects

Acclaimed metal producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, QUEENSRŸCHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) has posted the following update on the Perpetual Motion message board: "I've been really busy of late, getting stuck into work after moving for the second time in 6 months. After fighting my way through walls of boxes and home remodelling, I'm now finally back ...

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HOWLING SYN Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Canadian gothic metallers HOWLING SYN have parted ways with guitarist Gilbert Riendeau due to musical differences. "HOWLING SYN will continue its evolution and is presently looking for guitarists/bassists to complete the pack," the band write in a statement. "So we encourage all interested musicians (male or female — it would be nice to have another ...

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STATETROOPER: Live Videos Posted Online

STATETROOPER, the reunited British hard rock outfit fronted by former MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) singer Gary Barden, have posted live videos of the tracks "Casablanca" and "I'm Alive" at their official web site. The songs, which were recorded on May 15, 2004 at The Underworld in Camden Town, London, can be downloaded at

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UNHEARD Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

UNHEARD, the new band formed by ex-ATHEIST/NEUROTICA singer/guitarist Kelly Shaefer and former BURIAL frontman Mike Callahan, have parted ways with drummer Dave Budbill and have replaced him with Mike Brissette. Brissette's playing can be heard on the group's new song "MMeM", which is currently available for download from the band's iSound.com page. The ...

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CARMINE APPICE, PAUL SHORTINO To Guest On MOONSTONE CD

Carmine Appice (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLUE MURDER, VANILLA FUDGE) and Paul Shortino (ROUGH CUTT, QUIET RIOT, HEAVEN & EARTH) are the latest musicians to confirm their guest appearances on the upcoming CD from MOONSTONE, the new project of Italian guitarist Matteo Filippini. Appice and Shortino will be heard on the song "Pictures of My Lonely Days". ...

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SUNRIDE Name New Album

Finland's SUNRIDE have set "The End Justifies the Means" as the title of their third album, tentatively due in February/March 2005 through People Like You Records. A video for the first single, "Waiting For the Grace", will be shot later this year. The follow-up to last year's "Through the Red", "The End Justifies the Means" ...

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