NILE's KARL SANDERS Records Guest Appearance For New BEHEMOTH Album

Karl Sanders, guitarist and vocalist of the American death metal band NILE, has recorded a guest solo for the song "Xul" off the upcoming BEHEMOTH record, "Demigod". The CD is currently being recorded at Poland's Hendrix Studios and will soon be mixed at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden by Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, STRAPPING ...

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BRAINSTORM, EKTOMORF Confirmed For Germany's NIGHT OF POWER Festival

German power metallers BRAINSTORM and the Hungarian thrashcore band EKTOMORF have been confirmed as the headliners of the Night of Power festival on October 16 at the Live-Factory in Adelsheim (near Würzburg), Germany. The event, which will double as a birthday party of the German webzine PowerMetal.de, will feature performances from the following artists (in ...

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STRANGLER: Danish Death Metal Featuring DIMMU BORGIR Drummer

STRANGLER, the Danish death metal band featuring current DIMMU BORGIR drummer Reno Kiilerich and former members of the now-defunct death metal group INIQUITY, have posted their entire 2003 demo at their official web site. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Infinite Blood Abundance (mp3) 02. From Pubis to Sternum (

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SAURON To Appear On BATHORY Tribute Album

Dutch black metallers SAURON have recorded a cover of BATHORY's "The Rite of Darkness" for an upcoming tribute to BATHORY, entitled "Twilight of the Goats", to be released later this year by Black Goat Productions. The tentative track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. BATHORLORD – "For All Those Who Died" / "Bleeding" ...

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DAVE GROHL To Guest On New NINE INCH NAILS Album

Former NIRVANA/QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE drummer Dave Grohl recorded a guest appearance on drums for the new NINE INCH NAILS album, "Bleedthrough", during a session at Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, Ca. this past Friday (July 9). As previously reported, the follow-up to NINE INCH NAILS' 1999 double album, "The Fragile", is set ...

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RONNIE JAMES DIO: New 'Best Of' Collection Due In August

A Ronnie James Dio "best of" collection, entitled "We Rock - Greatest Hits", is reportedly scheduled for release in Europe on August 25 through Universal Records. The two-disc set, which is set to arrive a mere five days before DIO's newest studio album, "Master of the Moon", will feature one song from ELF, five from ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Photos From Festival Kick-Off Posted Online

Wire Image has uploaded a bunch of pictures from the opening day of this year's Ozzfest festival, which took place Saturday (July 10) in Hartford, Connecticut. Included in the gallery are images of most of the day's main-stage performers: JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DIMMU BORGIR, SLAYER and SUPERJOINT RITUAL. Check it out

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SKEW SISKIN Singer Offers Reward For Stolen Jacket

SKEW SISKIN singer Nina C. Alice had her customized denim jacket (worth about 400 euros) stolen from the Planet Music stage in Vienna, Austria. "It's blotchy brown in colour; has black fake fur on the collar; a badge with '"666' on it; patches on the sleeves with 'I am a fucking genius', a black '8' ...

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JAGGERNAUT: Live Video Posted Online

JAGGERNAUT, the new Swedish band featuring former HAMMERFALL drummer Patrik Rafling and FULL STRIKE frontman Niclas Jonsson, have posted a live video of the track "President" at this location (50 MB). The video was filmed during the group's appearance at the Axe Feast festival in late March in Gothenburg, Sweden. JAGGERNAUT were previously ...

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GRAHAM BONNET To Record Vocals For ELEKTRIC ZOO Album

Legendary singer Graham Bonnet will start recording the vocals for the new ELEKTRIC ZOO studio album in the next couple of weeks, according to a posting on Bonnet's web site. "This will be for a worldwide release on a label to be announced. This will follow with a world tour in support of the release. ...

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