FOREFATHER Sign With KARMAGEDDON MEDIA

England's FOREFATHER have signed a worldwide deal with Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). The group are currently recording their fourth album, "Ours Is The Kingdom", for an early 2004 release. The FOREFATHER project was born in September 1997 in Surrey, England by founding members and brothers Athelstan (guitar, bass & keyboard) and Wulfstan (guitar, ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Singer Sued by Security Company

LIMP BIZKIT singer Fred Durst has been sued by the St. Paul-based security company that employed a guard who Durst allegedly kicked in the head during a 1999 concert here, according to the Associated Press. Azzone Security-Investigation Agency Inc., or ASIA, filed the lawsuit Monday in Ramsey County. The lawsuit names as defendants Durst, his ...

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STATIC-X: 'The Only' Video Posted Online

STATIC-X's video for the track "The Only" is available for viewing at this location. "The Only" comes off the group's forthcoming third full-length album, titled "Shadow Zone", due on October 7 through Warner Bros. Records. Photos from the video shoot, which took place earlier this month at GMT Studios in Culver City, California, ...

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IRONFIRE Split In Two

Danish metallers IRONFIRE have split in two "due to overwhelming musical differences," according to a post on the band's web site. "[Vocalist] Martin [Steene] and [guitarist] Mads [Andersen] will continue IRONFIRE as you know it. And [guitarist] Jeff [Lukka], [bassist] Jose [Cruz] and [drummer] Steve [Mason] are pursuing new musical pastures. "Unable to get out ...

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DANZIG Confirmed For NEW JERSEY METAL AND HARDCORE FEST

DANZIG are the latest act to be confirmed for this year's New Jersey Metal And Hardcore Fest, a two-day event set to be held at Asbury Park's Convention Hall complex on Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15. The lineup of acts currently scheduled to perform at the festival looks as follows: Friday, November 14 ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD: In Mixing Mode

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, the band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, are currently mixing their sophomore album, "Violadead", at Helsingborg's Queenstreet Recording with producer Richard Larsson. The mixing will be finished on Friday, September 26 and the mastering has been booked for October 3 at the famous Polar Studios in Stockholm. A January release through Sound ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Metal Discharge' Bonus CD Detailed

DESTRUCTION's latest CD, "Metal Discharge", is available in Europe in a double-CD edition featuring several bonus tracks not found on the regular version. The bonus cuts are as follows: 01. Killers (IRON MAIDEN) 02. Whiplash (METALLICA) 03. Fuck The U.S.A. (THE EXPLOITED) 04. Bestial Invasion (unreleased version 1999) 05. The Butcher Strikes Back (Demo 1999) ...

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