PERZONAL WAR Hard At Work On New Album

Germany's PERZONAL WAR have entered Gernhart studio in Siegburg to record their fourth full-length album, tentatively titled "Faces". The follow-up to 2002's "Different But The Same" is tentatively set for release in late fall/early winter through AFM Records. According to an official press release, "You can expect a killer album with lots of heavy guitars ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Postpone Brazilian Tour

Floridian death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION were forced to postpone their previously announced Brazilian tour due to their inability to process the required work visas in time for the gigs. The following is an official statement on the matter from vocalist Kyle Symons: "Greetings to our fans in Brazil, "It is unfortunate but necessary that I ...

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KISS: The Hottest Band In The World — Literally

NewsFilter.org has posted a classic video clip of KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons getting a bit sloppy with his fire-breathing act and dribbling some fluid onto his hair. Check it out here. Simmons' brand-new book, "Sex Money Kiss", is filled with his observations on life and the three most important things to him — ...

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MEVADIO Sign With DRUG[S] RECORDS

Danish metallers MEVADIO have inked a deal with Drug[s] Records and have completed work on their debut album, "Hands Down", due in Denmark in September (a few weeks later internationally). "Hands Down" was recorded at Antfarm studio (THE HAUNTED, RAUNCHY) and features a musical style described in an official press release as "modern metal with ...

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DORO PESCH Named 'Sexiest Woman Of The Year'

German hard rock singer Doro Pesch (ex-WARLOCK) has been named "sexiest woman of the year" by the prominent Czech rock magazine Spark. The award was presented to the vocalist during her concert in the Czech Republic on June 27. Upcoming DORO tour dates: Jul. 06 – Leipzig, GER - With Full Force Jul. 12 – ...

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BALLISTIC Complete Work On Debut Album

BALLISTIC, the new band featuring former DEUCE / TENSION / WARDOG mainman Tom Gattis, along with JAG PANZER members Rikard Stjernquist (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), have set a September 8 European release through Metal Blade Records for their debut album. "We wrapped up mixing just in time for the [group's gig] at [Germany's] Bang ...

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SLAPSHOT: New Song Posted Online

An MP3 sample of a brand new SLAPSHOT track, titled "Identity", has been posted online at this location. "Identity" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Digital Warfare", due in August through I Scream Records. U.S. fans will be able to get the record through I Scream's American licensing partner Bridge 9 Records. Upcoming ...

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EINHERJER: In Recording Mode

Norway's EINHERJER have finished recording the drum tracks and are currently laying down rhythm guitars for their as-yet-untitled new album, due on September 8 through Tabu Recordings. According to the band's official web site, "This will definitely be the longest EINHERJER album to date, featuring 12 songs plus an intro. A total of over one ...

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