BUTTONHOOK Complete Work On New Demo

Atlanta's BUTTONHOOK, the band featuring former NEUROTICA guitarist Mike Gaudreau and ex-DEN OF THIEVES singer Roman Carson, have completed work on a three-song demo at Tree Sound studios in Atlanta with producer Jimmi Bleacher (former singer of Geffen recording artists SALTY DOG) and engineer Zack Odom. The cuts "Happy Place", "Afraid" and "Sea" will be ...

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MANDY LION Announces CD Release Party In Hollywood

WWIII/WICKED ALLIANCE vocalist Mandy Lion and his solo band will hold a CD release party for Lion's new album, "When God Turned Away", on October 29 at the Whisky in Hollywood, California. The group are also scheduled to appear at the Huntridge in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 13. More information will be made available ...

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THY MAJESTIE Split With SCARLET RECORDS

Italy's THY MAJESTIE have parted ways with Scarlet Records and are currently looking for a new record deal. The band are working on the last two songs for their fourth full-length album, which will be an historical concept based on Joan of Arc. A mid-2004 release is expected. THY MAJESTIE's last studio album, "Hastings 1066", ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE Set Release Date For New Album

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE have set a November 17 European release date through Holland's Seamview Records for their fourth full-length album, "Multiple Organ Harvest". A single will follow the album on December 1 and will include the album cut "Disconnect Massconnect", plus the previously unreleased track "Never To Burn" (from the "Grand Amputation" recording sessions) and ...

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THE DREAMING Sign Top Management Deal

THE DREAMING, the new project featuring former STABBING WESTWARD frontman Chris Hall and ex-STAR 69 members Johnny Haro (drums) and Warren Huart (guitar), have signed a management deal with Rob McDermott of Andy Gould Management (LINKIN PARK, ROB ZOMBIE). The band, who are currently unsigned, have reportedly been demoing material with producer/engineer Bryan Carlstrom (who ...

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WINTERS BANE: New Song Available For Download

Akron, Ohio-based WINTERS BANE — best known as the former home of ex-JUDAS PRIEST/current ICED EARTH frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens — have posted a full-length MP3 of the new demo track "Catching The Sun" at this location. "Catching The Sun" comes off the group's recently recorded four-song demo, which is currently being shopped ...

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GROOVIES INC.: MP3 Sample Posted Online

GROOVIES INC., the new Swedish band led by former ELECTRIC BOYS and current SILVERGINGER 5 guitarist/vocalist Conny Bloom, have posted a sample of their music in MP3 format at this location. In addition to Bloom, GROOVIES INC.'s lineup features Diva Cruz (congas, bongos, timbales, bells), Stevie Klasson (guitar, vocals), Andy Christell (bass, vocals), ...

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AMON AMARTH Drummer Launches Side Project

CURRICULUM MORTIS, the Swedish band featuring Fredrik Andersson (AMON AMARTH, A CANOROUS QUINTET) on drums, guitar and bass, Leo Pignon (A CANOROUS QUINTET) on guitar, and Mattias Leinikka (GUIDANCE OF SIN) on vocals, have made available copies of their long-completed first demo, titled "Into Death", via their official web site, www.curriculummortis.com. Although CURRICULUM ...

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