HELMET To Auction Off Guitar For Charity

HELMET, in support of Amnesty International, have signed an ESP LTF H -400 guitar, which is being auctioned at eBay. More information is available at the auction page. HELMET's new album, "Size Matters", is scheduled for release on October 5 through Interscope Records. The CD was recorded by Ryan Boesch, Chris Holmes, and ...

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FLESH MADE SIN Sign With KARMAGEDDON MEDIA

Dutch thrashers FLESH MADE SIN have inked a deal with Holland's Karmageddon Media. The group's full-length debut, "Dawn of the Stillborn", was recorded at Harrow studio in Losser, the Netherlands with producer Marc ter Braak. Cover artwork was handled by Manuel Tinnemans (PENTACLE, NECROPHAGIA). A November 15 release is expected. "Dawn of the Stillborn" track ...

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KORN: Upcoming Hits Album To Mark 10-Year Anniversary

KORN's upcoming album, "Greatest Hits, Vol. 1", compiles highlights from the first 10 years of the band's recording career. Singer Jonathan Davis told Launch Radio Networks that when the group first started out, he never imagined they would last this long. "Well, I had no clue," he said. "I just know at the time that ...

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DESTRUCTION Hard At Work On New Material

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION are currently working on the material for their next studio album, tentatively due in 2005. Following the completion of the album's touring cycle, the band plan on taking "a little creative break," according to a posting on the group's web site. "I mean, we could go on like this forever, but ...

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NEVERMORE Confirmed For SEATTLE METAL FEST 2004

NEVERMORE have been confirmed as the headliners of Seattle Metal Fest 2004, a one-day festival set to be held October 23 at Studio Seven in Seattle, WA. Previously announced headliners HIRAX will co-headline the event. The complete list of bands scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: XEX 7TH SUNN NON-EXISTENCE SEVENPERCENT NORTH ...

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CHROMA KEY: New Album Due In November

InsideOut Music has set a November 9 release date for the new album from CHROMA KEY, entitled "Graveyard Mountain Home". The CD was produced and mixed in Istanbul, Turkey by the project's mastermind Kevin Moore (ex-DREAM THEATER, FATES WARNING) between September 2003 and September 2004. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. ...

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ZYKLON Begin Writing New Material

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), have re-signed with Candlelight Records for the release of their third album. The group are currently writing material for the follow-up to last year's "Aeon", tentatively due next year. Songtitles set to appear on the as-yet-untitled effort include "Vulture", "Vile Ritual", "Scum" ...

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EUROPE To Perform On Swedish National Television

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE will be the featured musical guests on "TV Huset" on Sunday, September 26 on Sweden's SVT 1. The band will perform their new single, "Got to Have Faith", for the first time on Swedish national TV. In other news, EUROPE guitarist John Norum and his wife Michelle (of PHANTOM BLUE ...

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