ARCTURUS: Live Dates Announced

Norwegian cult act ARCTURUS have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Aug. 21 - Mølla festival - Gjerstad, NOR Sep. 01 - A38 Boat - Budapest, HUN Sep. 03 - Nebelmond Metal Party - GER Sep. 04 - NIHIL Extreme Music Festival IV, Thunder Road Club - Codevilla, ITA Sep. 05 - ...

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IN FLAMES And THE HAUNTED To Headline Swedish Benefit Show

IN FLAMES, THE HAUNTED, HYPOCRISY, LOST HORIZON and NIFELHEIM will join forces for a special benefit show, 200 000 Decibel, at Trägårn in Gothenburg, Sweden on September 2. The objective is to raise 200 000 SEK (approximately $27,000) in order to help the founder of the Swedish festival 2000 Decibel. For the past five years, ...

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KAMELOT Drummer: New Album Is Going To Be 'Bad-Ass'

Florida-based power metallers KAMELOT have entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "Epica", tentatively due before the end of the year through SPV Records. The following is the latest studio report from drummer Casey Grillo: "Hey everyone, WOW, it’s been a crazy week! Lots of grueling work recording drums….. My day ...

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CRYPTOPSY Explain DRUM DAY Benefit Cancellation

Canadian death metallers CRYPTOPSY have posted the following message on their official web site: "The first 2 shows with the return of Lord Worm have been amazing, and fans have had great reactions as well. Unfortunately CRYPTOPSY was not let through the U.S. border to perform in the widely anticipated Rhode Island Drum Benefit. It ...

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LOSTPROPHETS Singer Says He Is 'Scared' Of JAMES HETFIELD

The LOSTPROPHETS had the opportunity last month to tour Europe with METALLICA, and while lead singer Ian Watkins says he grew up worshipping the band and especially frontman James Hetfield, he admitted he was a little nervous around his idol. "James would come out to the dressing room and hang out, and sit down and ...

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CRYPTOPSY: New Live Photos Posted Online

A bunch of live shots of CRYPTOPSY, taken at the group's June 16 appearance at the Funhaus in Toronto, Ontario, have been posted online at this location. CRYPTOPSY are expected to enter Wild Studio in St-Zenon, Quebec later in the year with producer Pierre Remillard ("None So Vile", "Whisper Supremacy", "And Then You'll ...

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BONED To Release Debut CD In August

British hard rock band BONED will release their debut CD, "Up At The Crack", in August through Perris Records. Boasting a sound "in the classic AC/DC vein," "Up At The Crack" features 10 original tracks of "in-your-face, balls-to-the-wall rock 'n' roll." BONED were originally called AC/DD but changed their name because they didn't want to ...

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NIGHTWISH Top European Album Chart

Finnish hard rock quintet NIGHTWISH, who topped the European Top 100 Albums chart two weeks ago with their fifth album, "Once", have returned to No. 1 on the pan-European survey, according to Billboard magazine. The follow-up to 2002's "Century Child", "Once" has already been certified gold in Germany for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. ...

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