MASSEMORD Invite Fans To Write Lyrics For Upcoming CD

Norwegian black metal band MASSEMORD are inviting fans to write the lyrics to their fifth CD. "It's easy! Fans just have to send via email (Word format) lyrics, poems or whatever they want and MASSEMORD will choose the best!!!" the group write in a press release. "At the beginning of each song, inside the booklet, ...

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SCENT OF FLESH Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Finnish death metallers SCENT OF FLESH have parted ways with guitarist Herkko Miikki and are currently seeking a replacement. "This was [a mutual] decision and Herkko will play a few upcoming gigs," the group write on their web site. Upcoming SCENT OF FLESH shows: Nov. 27 – Woodoo – Imatra, FIN (w/ TORTURE KILLER, HELLBOX) ...

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EXHUMED Announce New Drummer, Schedule DVD Shoot

Californian gore-metallers EXHUMED have announced the addition of Canadian drummer Matt Connell (ex-FUCK THE FACTS, EXPERIMENT IN TERROR) to the group's ranks. "EXHUMED would like to extend a 'fuck yeah!' to Connell, who replaces founding member Col Jones (who left the band in 2003, shortly after the recording of 'Anatomy is Destiny')," the group write ...

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CATHEDRAL: More U.K. Dates Announced

Following on from the success of their controversial U.K. tour with H.I.M., British cult doom rockers CATHEDRAL have scheduled three final shows to round off 2004: Dec. 10 – Bradford, UK @ Rios Dec. 11 – London, UK @ The Garage (w/ WITCHCRAFT) Dec. 16 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall (w/ PARADISE LOST) CATHEDRAL ...

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THROES OF DAWN: 'Quicksilver Clouds' To Receive U.S. Release In January

Finland's THROES OF DAWN will release their latest album, "Quicksilver Clouds", in the U.S. in January 2005 via Cleopatra Records. The U.S. version of the album will feature a completely different cover to the European edition, whcih was issued earlier this year through Avantgarde/Wounded Love Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Binding of the Spirit" was ...

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NEAERA Enter Studio To Record New Album

Münster, Germany-based metalcore act NEAERA have entered Stage One Studios in Bühne, Germany with producer Andy Classen to begin recording their debut album, "The Rising Tide Of Oblivion", tentatively due in early 2005 through Metal Blade Records. "Two of us have already hit the studio and started recording 'The Rising Tide of Oblivion'," singer Benny ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: 'Character' Track Listing, Artwork Revealed

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY have revealed the track listing and artwork for their new album, "Character", due in Europe on January 24 and North America on January 25 via Century Media Records. The band recently released an EP, entitled "Lost to Apathy", as a teaser for the upcoming full-length. It includes four songs, a video-clip (for ...

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