DEATH ANGEL Added To 'Get Thrashed' Documentary

Reunited San Francisco metallers DEATH ANGEL have been added to the lineup of bands featured in "Get Thrashed", the upcoming documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene. As previously reported, METALLICA, SLAYER, ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, OVERKILL, VOIVOD, DISTURBED, SLIPKNOT, KITTIE and MESHUGGAH are among the other ...

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DRAGONLORD: West Coast Dates Announced

San Francisco Bay Area black metallers DRAGONLORD, featuring members of TESTAMENT, have lined up two shows in late October: Oct. 24 – Concord, CA @ Cadillac Ranch (w/ DEATH ANGEL) Oct. 28 – San Francisco, CA @ Cat Club DRAGONLORD are expected to release the follow-up to 2001's "Rapture" in 2004 through Spitfire Records. ...

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DEAD OF WINTER Announce New Members

Chicago doom metal act DEAD OF WINTER have announced the addition of ex-AVERNUS guitarist/current FLESHGRIND bassist James Genenz and ex-AVERNUS drummer William Hamning to the group's ranks. The band, who are currently writing material for a new demo, hope to secure a label deal in 2004 and release their debut album shortly thereafter. In the ...

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AFTER ALL To Support AGENT STEEL In Holland, Belgium

Belgium's AFTER ALL will embark on a three-date mini-tour of Holland and Belgium in late October as special guests of legendary U.S. metallers AGENT STEEL. Upcoming AFTER ALL tour dates: Oct. 18 – Brugge, BEL @ Magdalenazaal (w/ RED ZEBRA, SPACEMAN SPIFF, THE CHUMPS) Oct. 25 – Roeselare, BEL @ Bang Your Brain Festival (w/ ...

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BILLY CORGAN Says ZWAN Are No More

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan has confirmed that his latest band, ZWAN, are no more, according to Dotmusic.com. Speaking to U.S. radio station WGN-Ch 9, Corgan said he had disbanded the group, suggesting that the experience had became mundane. "My heart was in SMASHING PUMPKINS," he explained. "I really enjoyed my experience with ZWAN, ...

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TIAMAT Film New Video

Sweden's TIAMAT have finished filming the promotional video for their new single "Cain" with Revolver Film Company's (www.revolver.se) award-winning director Patric Ullaeus (DIMMU BORGIR, WITHIN TEMPTATION, PASSENGER). "Cain", due on September 29 through Century Media Records, will contain a radio edit of the album opener, the straight, up-tempo rocker "Love In Chains", and an exclusive ...

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PROJECT: FAILING FLESH Sign European Record Deal

PROJECT: FAILING FLESH, the new group featuring former VOIVOD/current E-FORCE bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest, Kevin 131 (GARDEN OF SHADOWS, TWISTED TOWER DIRE, BRAVE, WHILE HEAVEN WEPT) and Tim Gutierrez (instruments), have signed a European record deal with Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). The group's debut album, "A Beautiful Sickness", is due for release in Europe ...

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GUANO APES To Release First-Ever Live CD/DVD

Germany's GUANO APES will release their first-ever live CD/DVD on October 20. "Friedel, our designer, is currently poring over the photo archives, choosing the most thrilling live photos together with our photographer Dirk Schelpmeier," guitarist Henning Rümenapp writes on the band's web site. "And — if we know our Friedel at all — the cover ...

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DEEP PURPLE: 'Bananas' To Receive U.S. Release In October

DEEP PURPLE's new album, "Bananas", will receive a U.S. release on October 7 through Sanctuary Records. The CD, which was issued in Europe last month via EMI Records, was recorded in Los Angeles with KID ROCK producer Michael Bradford. In other news, DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice did a drum clinic (workshop) in Sao Paulo, ...

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