H.I.M., AMORPHIS Members Team Up In Grindcore Side-Project

Members of H.I.M. and AMORPHIS have reportedly joined forces in a grindcore-style side-project called TO SEPARATE THE FLESH FROM THE BONES. The band, who are opting to keep their identities a "mystery," recently recorded their debut EP, "For Those About To Rot", tentatively due in the spring. A full-length album should follow in the autumn. ...

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HYPOCRISY, SONATA ARCTICA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

HYPOCRISY and SONATA ARCTICA are the latest bands confirmed for this year's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2004 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): BESEECH BRAINSTORM BUSTA HOOTA CRIMINAL DEADSOUL TRIBE DIE HAPPY DISILLUSION ENSIFERUM EVERGREY ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Drummer Guilty Of Attempted Rape

Former JUDAS PRIEST drummer Dave Holland has been convicted of trying to rape a special needs youngster, according to the BBC News. Holland was also found guilty of five charges of indecently assaulting the teenager. The musician, who played with JUDAS PRIEST in the 1970s and 1980s, was convicted of the charges at Northampton Crown ...

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HEAVEN SHALL BURN Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

German melodic death/metalcore act HEAVEN SHALL BURN have inked a deal with Century Media Records. The group's first album for the label, "Antigone", will be released on in Europe on April 26. The initial European pressing of the album will be a limited edition version with special packaging that includes two bonus cover tracks. More ...

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Report: Jury Still Out In Trial of Former JUDAS PRIEST Drummer

A British jury trying former JUDAS PRIEST drummer Dave Holland, who is accused of attempting to rape a special needs youngster while giving drum lessons, was beginning a second day of deliberations today (January 23) after failing to return any verdicts yesterday. The jury of seven women and five men spent three-and-a-half hours deliberating yesterday ...

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