MORTAL SIN: New Live Photos Posted Online

HailMetal.com has uploaded several photos and a review of reunited Australian metal band MORTAL SIN performing live at The Corner Hotel, Richmond in Melbourne, Australia last Friday (June 11). Check it out here. As previously reported, MORTAL SIN will release a DVD of their first show back on the road (March 5, 2004 ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist Fractures Leg

TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson took a bad fall down a flight of stairs and fractured one of his legs in two places Sunday (June 13) at a club in Slovakia where the band were performing as part of their European tour. Peterson, who is said to be "okay and in good spirits," may require surgery. ...

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SACRIFIST: New Album Due Later In the Year

South African progressive death metal band SACRIFIST have ended almost five years of silence by announcing the title of their next full album. "The Well of Sacrifice" is scheduled to be released late this year as a follow-up to 1999's "Liquid Seasons". SACRIFIST's management, Twilight X, have posted two high-quality MP3s on their site for ...

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MORDICHRIST Complete Work On New Demo

MORDICHRIST, the Swedish metal band featuring DARK FUNERAL guitarist Chaq Mol, vocalist Nenia and drummer Stefan Olson (HUMAN RAGE), have completed work on their third demo, "The Blood Rise". The CD, which was recorded at the Subsonic studio, can be downloaded from the Vitaminic web site: 01. World of Shades (mp3) 02. Immemorial ...

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STRESSFEST: New Demo Available For Download

STRESSFEST, the Swedish band featuring former members of GEBURIUM, TRANQUILLITY and EXPULSION, have uploaded their entire new demo, "Silence You Serpent", at their official web site. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Thirty Wars 02. Poison Tongue 03. Touch The Forbidden 04. The Eye Never Lies Photos from the band's ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Unsigned Band Competition Update

The Ozzfest organizers have posted the following message at Ozzfest.com regarding the first round of the unsigned band contest which took place last Friday (June 11) in Los Angeles: "Thanks to all the bands that showed up at the Los Angeles Ozzfest Band Camp auditions. We saw a few hundred bands on Friday and have ...

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ZUUL FX Complete Work On Debut Album

ZUUL FX, the French band featuring former NO RETURN singer Steeve "Zuul" Petit, have completed work on their debut album, tentatively due this fall through an as-yet-undetermined label. The group spent two weeks recording and five days mixing the album with producer Fran├žois Caste at Studio Sainte-Marthe in Paris, France. Mastering duties will be handled ...

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SEVENDUST, NONPOINT To Team Up For U.S. Tour

SEVENDUST and NONPOINT will reportedly be teaming up for a U.S. tour later this summer. Commented NONPOINT in a posting on their web site: "Words can't explain the excitement generated once this tour was confirmed. What happens when legendary road warriors bring out another live juggernaut? Pure chaos. SEVENDUST has been so kind to invite ...

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