MERCENARY Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Denmark's MERCENARY have signed a deal with Century Media Records. The group's third full-length album, "11 Dreams", is scheduled for release in Europe on August 23. A U.S. release date has yet to be announced. Commented guitarist Jakob Mølbjerg: "We are extremely proud and honoured to be able to announce that we have entered a ...

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8THSIN Sign With BLACK LODGE RECORDS

8THSIN, the new project led by IT (a.k.a. Tony Särkkä, WAR, ABRUPTUM, OPHTHTALAMIA, VONDUR), have signed a deal with Black Lodge Records. "8THSIN is far from IT's earlier projects as both the image and music have changed dramatically," according to an official press release. "Only the power remains. Today the music is hard to label, ...

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WARCHITECT Complete Work On Sophomore Album

Dutch tech-metallers WARCHITECT have finished recording their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Sea of Red". The 11-song follow-up to 2002's "Mind" delivers "better compositions and better recordings, with a touch of thrash metal added to [the band's] sound," according to drummer Nolo Honkoop. Nolo had previously played in the death metal band JUDGEMENT DAY and funk ...

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Metal Compilation Available For Free Download

A 16-track compilation of Southern California and Tijuana (Mexico) metal bands is now available as a free MP3 download at this location. Titled "SDMetal.org Compilation Vol. 1", "this compilation was put together to showcase the growing talent and dedication among metal bands hailing from the Southern California/Baja Mexico metal scene," according to an ...

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