CRYPTOPSY: Tour Dates Announced

Canadian death metallers CRYPTOPSY have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jul. 10 - Sept-Iles, QUE @ Cine-Parc Des Iles : Festival Frapabor Jul. 16 – Toronto, ONT @ Funhaus Jul. 18 - Rhode Island @ Woonsocket High School Dom Famularo And Friends' Drum Day Benefit Jul. 22 – Sherbrooke, QUE @ ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE To Film 'Hitlist' Video

Leamington, Ontario-based metallers BLOODSHOTEYE will be filming a video for the track "Hitlist" in mid-July. "We have been awarded VideoFACT funding to complete a shot-on-film, major-budget video," the band write on their web site. "Thanks to our friend Justin at Unstable Ground for making this happen and who will also be taking the project under ...

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CORAM LETHE Sign With RAGE OF ACHILLES RECORDS

Italian technical death metal band CORAM LETHE have signed a two-album deal with England's Rage Of Achilles Records. The group's debut album was recorded at Fear Studio in Alfonsine and Studio 73 in Ravenna between July and September 2003 and contains 10 tracks. Among the cuts set to appear on the CD are "Instinct" (

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LOLLAPALOOZA Cancelled Due to Poor Ticket Sales

The 2004 edition of the Lollapalooza tour has been abruptly cancelled due to poor ticket sales, according to the event's official web site. "This morning (June 22), tour organizers and concert promoters, faced with several million dollars of losses, made the very tough decision to pull the tour," the site says. "My heart aches along ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK's THE SKOL TRIO Land U.K. Distribution Deal

THE SKOL TRIO, the band led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE axeman Alex Skolnick, have secured a U.K. distribution deal for their latest CD, "Goodbye To Romance: Standards For A New Generation". The album, which is said to consist of classic hard rock tunes from the '70s and '80s rearranged "with rich harmonies and pulsating grooves of ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: New Band Photos Posted Online

Long-running San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have posted brand-new band pictures at this location. As previously reported, VICIOUS RUMORS recently signed a multi-album recording contract with Holland's Mascot Records. The group's first release for the label will be a DVD, entitled "Crushing the World - Part 1", due later this summer. ...

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DEF LEPPARD's 'Photograph' Topping Country Music Charts

California country trio MALIBU STORM's remake of DEF LEPPARD's 1983 hit "Photograph" has landed at No. 10 on the Billboard Country Singles Sales chart in its first week of release. Top sales markets for the single reportedly include Los Angeles, Louisville, KY, Nashville and Charleston, WV. The video for the track is available for viewing ...

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MAYHEM: Previously Unreleased Track To See Light Of Day

A previously unreleased MAYHEM track, "Anno Vampir" (said to be the first song ever written by the group's present lineup), will be included on an upcoming Season Of Mist two-disc compilation of bands from the label. The collection is scheduled for release on September 24. In other news, MAYHEM are negotiating with Phillip Burtem to ...

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