NASUM Sign With BURNING HEART, New Album Due In October

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have signed a worldwide deal with Burning Heart Records. The group's fourth album, "Shift", was recorded at Soundlab studios and is scheduled for release in October. The group's recorded output will still be released in the U.S. through Relapse via a licensing deal with Burning Heart. "Our contract with Relapse expired ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Backing Singer Forms New Band

ANGTORIA is the new band formed by female singer Sarah Jezebel Deva (CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS), composer Chris Rehn (ABYSSOS) and Tommy Rehn (MOAHNI MOAHNA). The group recently completed a five-song demo at Virtual Symphony Studios in Sundsvall, Sweden and are currently seeking a record deal. The complete track listing for the CD is ...

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AT THE GATES Launch New Web Site

Long-defunct Swedish thrashers AT THE GATES have launched a new official web site at this location. Included on the site are a bunch of rare photos, recordings and other memorabilia. One of the more melodic death metal bands to expand beyond Sweden and spread their sound across the world alongside peers such as ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING Auctioning Off Guitar For Charity

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King is auctioning off an autographed BC Rich Kerry King Signature Model guitar via eBay. The guitar features include EMG Hz humbuckers, Kerry's tribal graphic, diamond inlays and a licensed Floyd Rose tremolo system. 100% of the proceeds raised through Guitars 4 Kids auction will go directly to the St. Jude Children's ...

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HELMET, CLUTCH, KITTIE Confirmed For LOCOBAZOOKA 2004

HELMET, CLUTCH, JOSH TODD, KITTIE, MONSTER MAGNET and TESLA are among the bands confirmed to appear at Locobazooka 2004, a two-day event set to take place September 25-26 at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport in Fitchburg, MA. Also scheduled to appear are BREAKING BENJAMIN, CROSSFADE, DROPBOX, EARSHOT, SALIVA, SHINEDOWN, TANTRIC and UPO. For more information, click ...

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POISON: 2002 Tour Rider Posted Online

The Smoking Gun, a web site that posts original documents on the Internet, has obtained POISON's backstage rider for their 2002 tour. The contract rider includes specifications on stage design, sound systems, lighting rigs, as well as an artist's wish list — from transportation and billing to dressing room accommodations and meals. A couple of ...

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