CANCER: New Tour Date Announced

Reformed U.K. death metallers CANCER have added a Coventry date to their upcoming mini-tour. In addition, the group have announced the support act for the three shows, which kick off on November 6 in Telford. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 06 - Telford Town Centre, UK @ The Millhouse (w/ PULVERIZED) Nov. 08 – ...

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EXTOL To Support OPETH On Scandinavian Tour

Norwegian tech-death metal band EXTOL will support OPETH on their forthcoming Scandinavian tour in October and November 2003. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 15 - Helsinki, FIN - Nosturi Oct. 16 - Tampere, FIN - Pakkahuone Oct. 17 - Jyväskylä, FIN - Lutakko Oct. 19 - Stockholm, SWE - Klubben Oct. 21 - Malmö, ...

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JAG PANZER Announce Exclusive German Gig

Colorado power metallers JAG PANZER have confirmed a one-off German show on Friday, September 26 at JZ Köln Porz (Glashütte) in Köln. Support at the gig will come from DOOMSWORD, BATTLE RAM, SAVALLION DAWN and BOOMERANG. JAG PANZER will release a new album, titled "Decade of the Nail-Spiked Bat", in Europe on November 17 through ...

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STORMLORD Name New Album

Italian "extreme epic metal" act STORMLORD have set "The Gorgon Cult" as the title for their new album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Scarlet Records. The CD will be recorded between November 3 and December 18 at the Outer Sounds studios in Rome, Italy with producer Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE) and will be mastered at ...

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QUIET RIOT Call It A Day

QUIET RIOT have officially split up, drummer Frankie Banali has confirmed. In an e-mail to Metal Sludge, Banali wrote, "To be honest with you, I am [singer] Kevin [DuBrow]'s friend and will always be his friend. I don't want to get on the 'he said, you said" roller coaster that is always generated in these ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: 'Electric Eye' DVD To Be Released In November

A brand-new JUDAS PRIEST DVD, titled "Electric Eye", will be released through Sony on November 17. The first PRIEST product to be since the reunion with Rob Halford was announced features all the key promo videos, the 1986 Dallas concert and seven rare BBC performances, plus a booklet with detailed notes and photos. Most of ...

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ANCIENT, KONKHRA, ABORTED Confirmed For Israel's METALIST FESTIVAL

ANCIENT, KONKHRA and ABORTED are among the artists confirmed for Metalist Festival, the first-ever Israeli metal festival set to take place at the Hangar 11 in Tel-Aviv on October 16 during "sookot" holiday. The event, which will host about 17 black/death/thrash/heavy metal groups (three of them from abroad), will be the first opportunity for local ...

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HAMMERFALL: More Live CD/DVD Details Revealed

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "The setlist on [the upcoming live CD/DVD] 'One Crimson Night' is what we played on pretty much all of the European gigs (there were a few variations as the tour progressed, as always). The three bonus tracks on the CD ...

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