DARKWELL Finalize Track Listing For 'Metat[r]on'

Austrian "gothic metal" band DARKWELL, featuring ex-ABIGOR and current SHADOWCAST drummer Moritz Neuner, have finalized the track listing for their second full-length album, "Metat[r]on", due on November 22 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to the "Conflict Of Interest" EP (2002), "Metat[r]on" was recorded at Mirror Production Studios in Innsbruck and marks the group's first recording ...

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MEGADETH's 'System' Enters Billboard Album Chart At No. 18

MEGADETH's "The System Has Failed" has sold 45,935 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 18 on The Billboard 200 chart. This number falls a bit short of the 61,113 first-week tally registered by its predecessor, "The World Needs A Hero", which entered the Billboard 200 chart ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: First Album, Mini-CD To Be Reissued

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM will have their "Spirits and August Light" album and "Steal the Light" mini-CD reissued on one CD with "reconstructed" artwork and a new layout on November 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. On the same day, Nuclear Blast will release the band's sophomore album, "Years In Waste". The follow-up to "Spirits ...

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NPR's TERRY GROSS Comments On Infamous Interview With GENE SIMMONS

National Public Radio talk show host Terry Gross has commented on her infamous 2002 interview with KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons in her recently published book, "All I Did Was Ask" (Hyperion). Writing in her book's introduction, Gross said, "When I interviewed Gene Simmons, a cofounder of the comic-book-like heavy metal band KISS, I expected we ...

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'Found' JIMI HENDRIX Concert Film Not As Rare As Originally Thought

According to Launch Radio Networks, recent reports of a long-lost JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE concert video being discovered in Europe are a bit exaggerated. Workers at Sweden's SVT public broadcasting network thought they had found an unseen Hendrix concert from Stockholm in 1969 while doing some video archiving. However, Experience Hendrix Catalog Manager John McDermott told ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Shoot Down Tour Cancellation Rumors

Contrary to reports posted on several web sites, CANNIBAL CORPSE have not cancelled any of their previously scheduled European and U.S. tour dates. An official statement from the group reads as follows: "There have been rumours going around that, due to a broken ankle, the current European CANNIBAL CORPSE tour and upcoming U.S. tour have ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Russian/Ukranian Tour Dates Announced

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will be embarking on a tour of Russia/Ukraine in early December. Support at the dates will come from the Russian bands HORNED NECROCANNIBALS and ICEWIND BLAST. DARK FUNERAL's complete touring schedule is shaping up as follows: Oct. 31 - Espace Culturel de Seichamps – Seichamps, FRA Nov. 06 - Nordic ...

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