SECOND SKY: DAN SWANÖ's New Project Signs With THE END RECORDS

SECOND SKY, the new project featuring multi-talented Swedish musician/producer Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, UNICORN, EDGE OF SANITY, INFESTDEAD, ODYSSEY, PAN-THY-MONIUM), has a inked a deal with The End Records. The group's debut album will be recorded in a little cottage on the countryside just outside Örebro, Sweden using a high-quality mobile recording studio. Formed out of ...

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MANTICORA Sign New Record Deal

Danish power metal merchants MANTICORA have signed a deal with Germany's Massacre Records for the European, Canadian and Australian territories. A U.S. deal with Nightmare Records has also been secured. The group's fourth album, "8 Deadly Sins", has already been completed and is scheduled for release later in the year. The follow-up to 2002's "Hyperion" ...

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FIRESWITCH To Support TRASH LIGHT VISION At U.K. Date

Birmingham, England-based four-piece FIRESWITCH have been confirmed as support for TRASH LIGHT VISION (featuring guitarist Acey Slade) on July 8 at Jailhouse in Coventry, U.K. FIRESWITCH, who recently added drummer Tim Gascoigne to their ranks, "stand alone boldly between genres," the band write on their web site. "Lethal injections of bass and guitar-led metal drive ...

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SLIPKNOT Signing Session In Paris: Photos Available

SLIPKNOT made an in-store appearance at the Virgin Megastore in Paris, France on Wednesday (June 23). Check out pictures from Wire Image. SLIPKNOT's latest album, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)", has sold 436,990 copies in the U.S. since its May 25 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)" is the ...

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