CRIMINAL To Record 'Supersonic Death' In The Fall

CRIMINAL, the formerly Chile-based act who feature in their ranks former PENTAGRAM mainman Anton Reisenegger and ex-EXTREME NOISE TERROR drummer Zac O'Neil, have set "Supersonic Death" as the title for their new album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Metal Blade Records. The following is Reisenegger's latest update on the band's current activities: "I'm living ...

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Edmonton Sun: METALLICA Are Metal Dinosaurs In Turmoil

Mike Ross of the Edmonton Sun reviewed METALLICA's new album "St. Anger", giving it three out of five stars. Ross writes, "METALLICA has obviously tried very, very, very hard to make an album that sounds wild and raw. What fans will get instead with "St. Anger" — in stores [Thursday] — is a cluttered snapshot ...

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Drummer HENRY RANTA Quits SOILWORK!

Drummer Henry Ranta has left Sweden's SOILWORK in order to dedicate more time to his personal life. "After playing in SOILWORK for five years, our dear friend and drummer Henry Ranta has decided that he can no longer continue to play in SOILWORK," the band said in an official statement announcing Ranta's departure from the ...

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BURDEN OF GRIEF In The Studio, Prepare To Hit The Road

German death/thrash metal act BURDEN OF GRIEF are currently recording their third album. The as-yet-untitled CD will contain nine songs. In other news, BURDEN OF GRIEF have been officially confirmed for the following festivals: Jul. 11/12 - Spittal am Semmering, GER @ Kaltenbach Open Air (w/ ENTHRONED, MÖRK GRYNING, DISBELIEF) Jul. 11/12 - Bebra, GER ...

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SEPULTURA: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL Photos Posted Online

SEPULTURA played a half-hour set at the Download music festival in Derbyshire, England on Saturday (May 31). Check out pictures of the group's performance at their official web site. SEPULTURA have yet to announce a North American release date for their new album, "Roorback". The follow-up to 2001's "Nation", which was recorded and ...

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EVANESCENCE Film Video For 'Going Under'

EVANESCENCE shot a video clip three weeks ago in Berlin for "Going Under", the second single off the group's major label debut, "Fallen". Like its predecessor, "Bring Me to Life", the new clip was directed by Philip Stolzl. The video is expected to surface by the end of the month, according to a Wind-Up Records ...

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