GRAVEWORM To Release 'Engraved In Black' In June

Italian "gothic black metal" act GRAVEWORM have set "Engraved In Black" as the title for their upcoming fourth full-length album, due on June 23 through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Scourge of Malice" was recorded at Stage One studio in Bühne, Germany with producer Andy Classen. ...

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STAIND's '14 Shades of Grey' To Include Bonus DVD

STAIND's upcoming Flip/Elektra album, "14 Shades of Grey", will include a limited-edition bonus DVD disc with footage of the band from throughout its career, according to Billboard. As previously reported, the disc is due May 20 and will be preceded by the single "Price to Play". The song ships to U.S. radio outlets today (April ...

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AMORPHIS: Changing The Face Of Modern Metal

Finnish metallers AMORPHIS have set a May 20 release date through EMI subsidiary Virgin Records for their sixth studio album, "Far From The Sun". The album's first single, "Day Of Your Beliefs", will surface later this month. "Far From The Sun" marks the beginning of a new era for the band, who have opted to ...

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VEHEMENCE Drop Off DEICIDE Tour

Arizona's VEHEMENCE have regrettably had to pull off of the last few dates of the DEICIDE/AMON AMARTH tour due to sickness. Vocalist Nathan Gearhart caught a very serious sinus infection that affected his throat and made it impossible to continue the final dates. "VEHEMENCE would like to thank all of their friends and fans that ...

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ROB NAYLOR Quits BLAZE, Plots New Band

Rob Naylor, bassist for BLAZE (the band featuring ex-IRON MAIDEN vocalist Blaze Bayley), has reportedly quit the band due to the old "musical/artistic differences" and is forming his own project. He is currently seeking a ballsy singer with a good range and attitude in spades, for a "heavy-as-fuck" band. Applicants should send tapes/CDs/biographies to: Lo-Res ...

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SAMMY HAGAR: Live Album Details Unveiled

SAMMY HAGAR will issue a live album, titled "Live Hallelujah", on May 20 through Sanctuary Records. The CD, which includes guest appearances by VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony and former VAN HALEN/EXTREME frontman Gary Cherone, will contain the following track listing: 01. Shaka Doobie 02. 3 Lock Box 03. One Way To Rock 04. Give ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Recording Live Album On European Tour

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN is recording various concerts on his current European tour for an upcoming live album. "We have just finished 12 gigs in 14 days and that has been such a blast," YNGWIE vocalist Doogie White (ex-RAINBOW) wrote on his official web site. "Everyone is getting on very well and this is adding to the ...

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Former ANTHRAX Guitarist To Appear On British TV

Former ANTHRAX/SEBASTIAN BACH guitarist Paul Crook will be performing on "Top Of The Pops" and "TV Total" in London, England this weekend with MEAT LOAF. This is a continuation of the TV promotion for the MEAT LOAF album "Couldn't Have Said It Better" (Polydor Records), which was released overseas on March 31. ...

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