OVERKILL Sign With REGAIN RECORDS

Long-running New Jersey metallers OVERKILL have inked a two-album deal with Sweden's Regain Records. The agreement, which covers the entire world outside the USA, will begin with the release of the group's next studio album, tentatively due in February 2005. The band will follow up the upcoming CD with extensive worldwide touring (USA, Europe, Japan ...

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It's Official: LIFE OF AGONY Sign With EPIC RECORDS

As exclusively reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on September 10, reunited New York metal band LIFE OF AGONY have finally confirmed that they have signed a deal with Epic Records. Ben Goldman, Senior Vice President of A&R for Epic, signed the group on the strength of their four-song demo featuring the songs "Love To Let ...

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YATTERING Added To UNLEASHED/IN BATTLE European Tour

Polish death metallers YATTERING have been added to UNLEASHED's upcoming European tour beginning on November 25 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Also appearing on the bill are Sweden's IN BATTLE. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 25 - Ludwigsburg, GER @ Rockfabrik Nov. 26 - Munchen, GER @ Titanic Nov. 27 - Andernach, GER @ ...

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DESTRUCTION Sign New Management Deal

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have signed a new management deal with Bottom Row Management (HELLOWEEN, VANDEN PLAS, SILENT FORCE). In North America, Artists Worldwide will be the band's booking agent, while Dragon Productions will book the band in other parts of the world excluding South America, where the group will be handled by Tumba Productions. "With ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Checks In From The Road

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson has posted the following message on his web site: "Spent my B-day in Brussells. Got a lot of love from the people at the show. Thank you Brussells. In Copenhagen today. First time here. What a beautiful place! Been cruising around looking for an Internet Cafe seeing the sites ...

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HAMMERFALL Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK 2005 Festival

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following message on the band's web site: "It is with great pride and pleasure I can announce the first confirmed live show for HAMMERFALL next year: Bloodstock 2005 in Derby, U.K.! On September 2nd, we will return to English soil for only our second appearance ever. Headlining the ...

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