PREMONITION To Relocate To Chicago

Due to "family and personal" issues, long-running metallers PREMONITION will be relocating to Chicago this fall. The group's revamped lineup, featuring mainman Tattoo Frank alongside guitarist Stevenvy, bassist Glenn Curtis and drummer Gabrieal "Gobie" Anthony (SGT. ROXX), is expected to begin work on a new CD in the near future. "Rest assured, PREMONITION will go ...

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Former GORGASM Members Launch New Band

Former GORGASM members Tom Tangalos (guitar) and Russ Powell (bass) have teamed up with ex-FLESHGRIND/GORGASM drummer Derek Hoffman in a brand new band called DEPTHS OF AGONY. The group have written seven songs and are in the process of scheduling studio time to record their debut CD. DEPTHS OF AGONY's sound is said to be ...

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DAATH Begin Pre-Production On Sophomore Album

Atlanta-based technical death metallers DAATH have begun pre-production on their second album, to be titled "The Hinderers". The follow-up to this year's "Futility" is tentatively scheduled for release in the winter. In other news, DAATH are still looking for a bassist and keyboard player. "We need you to be able to travel, be into the ...

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Finnish Death Metallers DEATH DU JOUR Complete Work On Debut Album

Finnish death metallers DEATH DU JOUR have completed work on their debut album, "Fragments of Perdition", due in September through Golden Lake Productions. The follow-up to the "Gamashinoch" EP was recorded at Pop-Studio with producer Mika Haapasalo. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Grace by Chalice of Anger 02. Fragments ...

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THE FIFTH SUN: New Audio Clips Posted Online

Minnesota-based melodic death metallers THE FIFTH SUN have posted a couple of short audio clips from their upcoming second album, "The Hunger to Survive", at their official web site. Check out the samples: "Nameless" (mp3), "The Hunger to Survive" (mp3). "The Hunger to Survive" (view cover by renowned artist Mattias Noren ...

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Drummer STEVO Quits Australia's DUNGEON

Drummer Stevo has officially left Australian melodic power metal band DUNGEON. Replacing him in the group will likely be Grahame Goode, who has previously played with INFERNAL METHOD and STRONGER THAN HATE, among others. Stevo's official statement on the matter is as follows: "I wish to officially advise that through a mutually agreed discussion between ...

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BLACK MAJESTY: New Album To Be Produced By IRON SAVIOR Frontman

Australian power metallers BLACK MAJESTY will begin recording their second album in November with acclaimed producer (and IRON SAVIOR guitarist) Pete Sielck (GAMMA RAY, BLIND GUARDIAN, GRAVE DIGGER and SAXON) at Sielck's Powerhouse Studios in Germany. BLACK MAJESTY have spent the last six months in pre-production for the follow-up to 2002's "Sands of Time", aiming ...

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METALLICA: Montreal Show Sold Out In Less Than Three Hours

METALLICA's hotly anticipated return to Montreal, Quebec, scheduled for Monday, October 4, 2004 at the Bell Centre, sold out less than three hours after tickets went on sale Saturday (August 7). Approximately 19,000 tickets were sold to the event, one of three Canadian dates METALLICA are playing on the second leg of their North American ...

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