THE PROJECT HATE: New Album Recording Delayed

THE PROJECT HATE, the Swedish band featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have posted the following update at their official web site: "We won't record the album in December as initially planned though as Threeman [Recordings] wants to let 'Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate' circulate a little bit more, seing it was pretty ...

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HELSTAR: European Tour Announced

DISTANT THUNDER, the new band featuring former HELSTAR/DESTINY'S END and current SEVEN WITCHES frontman James Rivera, will play a special HELSTAR set at the following dates during October/November: Oct. 29 – Sam's Burger Joint - San Antonio, TX (warm-up show) HELSTAR European tour 2004: Nov. 06 - Keep It True festival - Koenigshofen, GER Nov. ...

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AT VANCE: New Song Available For Download

An excerpt of the pre-production/demo version of a new AT VANCE track, entitled "Chained", can be downloaded at this location (mp3, 4 MB). A re-recorded version of "Chained" is expected to surface on AT VANCE's new studio album, tentatively due in early 2005 via AFM Records. AT VANCE's last CD, "The Evil in ...

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ACCEPT: Additional Summer Festival Appearances Planned

A spokesperson at Germany's Rock Hard magazine has offered more information about the upcoming ACCEPT reunion which is scheduled to take place at the 2005 edition of the Rock Hard Festival on May 13-15 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. "The ACCEPT gig at our festival will be the first show they play," the spokesperson told ...

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RAGE Guitarist's Testicle Explodes On Stage

In a recent interview with Rockdetector.com's David Borgioli-Jones, RAGE maniman Peavy Wagner described exactly what happened to guitarist Victor Smolski earlier this year that caused the band to cancel several European shows. An excerpt from the interview follows: Rockdetector.com: How is Victor now? Peavy Wagner: "At first he was really close to death, ...

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SCENES Complete Work On Debut Album

German prog-metallers SCENES, now featuring Alex Koch (ex-SPIRAL TOWER, POWERGOD) on vocals, have completed work on their full-length debut. The album was recorded at Sub Zero studio in Backnang and was mixed and mastered in September by Tommy Newton (HELLOWEEN, CONCEPTION, ARK, UFO) at his Area 51 Studio. "Dirk Thurisch (ANGEL DUST, MERCURY TIDE) as ...

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PANTHEON I: New Songs Available For Download

PANTHEON I, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring vocalist/guitarist Andrè Kvebek (1349), guitarist John Espen Sagstad (ABIOTIC) and drummer Eirik Renton (SARKOM), have uploaded two songs from their upcoming full-length debut, "Atrocity Divine", at their official web site. Check out the songs "Transgression" and "Silent Massacre" at this location. In a recent interview ...

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MAYHEM Documentary Maker Planning Sequel

A sequel to the acclaimed Norwegian/Swedish documentary "Cult of Aggression", focusing on the Norwegian black metal pioneers MAYHEM, is currently in the works. "The first documentary about MAYHEM, 'Cult of Aggression', was about their history — mainly about their music, but, of course, if a band has such a bloody history as MAYHEM, you can't ...

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BLACK SABBATH Bassist Hard At Work On New Solo Album

Vocalist Clark Brown is currently in the studio with BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler recording the follow-up to Butler's 1997 solo release, "Black Science" (issued under the GEEZER banner), tentatively titled "Ohmwork". A 2005 release is expected. In the meantime, Clark can be heard on several new tracks from his metal/hardcore band SYMATIC, based out ...

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