TERRA FIRMA Call It A Day

TERRA FIRMA, the Swedish band headed by UNLEASHED guitarist "Fast" Freddie Eugene and former ST. VITUS/COUNT RAVEN vocalist Lord Chritus, have decided to disband, according to Stoner Rock. Freddie is said to be in the process of launching a new project with TERRA FIRMA drummer Izmo which will reportedly head in a direction similar to ...

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NOSTRADAMEUS To Enter The Studio In November

Swedish melodic metallers NOSTRADAMEUS will be entering Roasting House studios in Malmö, Sweden on November 10 to begin recording their fourth album, due in early 2004 through Germany's AFM Records. NOSTRADAMEUS' last studio album, "The Third Prophecy", was released in January. ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: 'How The West Was Won' DVD-Audio Due In October

The 5.1 DVD-Audio version of LED ZEPPELIN's recently issued three-CD package, "How The West Was Won", will be released on October 13 through Warner Music Vision. Already a phenomenal success as a CD release, "How The West Was Won" provided fans of the band with a highly anticipated compilation of hit tracks from two live ...

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PRIMUS: DVD Preview Posted Online

A preview of PRIMUS' forthcoming DVD, "Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People", has been posted online at this location. A DVD/CD set, "Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People", is due on October 7 through Prawn Song/Interscope Records. The DVD will contain all 13 PRIMUS videos, including the little-seen "Lacquer ...

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REPULSION Confirm Michigan Date, Plan DVD Release

Death metal/grindcore innovators REPULSION have confirmed a live appearance at the Machine Shop nightclub in Flint, Michigan on December 20. In other news, the band are compiling video footage and pictures of the group from the early days up to their performance at this year's Milwaukee Metalfest for an upcoming DVD release. They are asking ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'One Crimson Night' Track Listing Announced

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have confirmed the track listing for their upcoming live CD/DVD, "One Crimson Night", due on October 20 through Nuclear Blast. The CD/DVD will contain the entire concert from Lisebergshallen in Göteborg, Sweden on February 20, 2003, while the DVD will also include an "On The Road" documentary from the European part ...

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TO MY SURPRISE: Music Posted Online

TO MY SURPRISE, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. The Clown), have posted a track called "Get It To Go" in streaming Real Audio at this location. "Get It To Go" comes off TO MY SURPRISE's self-titled debut album, due on October 7 through Roadrunner Records. "To My Surprise" was ...

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IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST To Tour South America?

Argentinian rock DJ Gustavo Olmedo of Rock & Pop 95.9 FM (web site) has reportedly announced that IRON MAIDEN will hit South America in March/April with special guests JUDAS PRIEST. According to the DJ, the two bands will play a massive concert at the River Plate stadium in Buenos Aires (capacity: 80,000) and ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'Loud As F@*k' Track Listing Revealed

The complete track listing has surfaced for "Loud As F@*k", a two-disc anthology of MÖTLEY CRÜE's greatest tracks plus 10 of their finest promo videos on DVD. The package, which has been has been developed by UMI with the help of former Kerrang! editor Dante Bonutto and MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, is due in ...

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Taiwanese Black Metal Band CHTHONIC Put Spin On The Country's Past

The controversial Taiwanese black metal band CHTHONIC have been criticized for mixing politics and music, and have even been prevented from performing in China after being labeled as "pro-independence musicians." They extolled the virtues of Na Tao Ji, a tragic heroine of Taiwanese folklore, by singing her story in front of the Presidential Office on ...

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