SENTENCED To Enter Studio Next Week

Finnish metallers SENTENCED will enter the studio next week with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, THE 69 EYES) to record their as-yet-untitled new album, tentatively due in April 2005 via Century Media Records. 14 songs have been composed for the effort, the recordings for which are expected to be completed by Christmas. SENTENCED's last studio ...

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MEGADETH Bassist Checks In From The Road

MEGADETH bassist James MacDonough (ex-ICED EARTH) has posted the following message on the band's web site: "The shows have been awesome, and a huge thank you to all your support in the process. Dave [Mustaine] did say, welcome to MEGADETH, get ready to fly by the seat of your pants, a common saying among the ...

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TESTAMENT Singer To Front EXODUS At Hometown Gig

TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy will be joining EXODUS on stage for at least a couple of songs during their scheduled performance at the Warfield in San Francisco, CA Thursday night (Oct. 28), BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. "On Tuesday night (Oct. 26) after [EXODUS] played San Diego, [EXODUS touring singer] Steev Esquivel [SKINLAB] got some unknown ...

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LEAVES' EYES Singer To Guest On UMBRA ET IMAGO CD

Former THEATRE OF TRAGEDY and current LEAVES' EYES singer Liv Kristine is currently at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany recording guest vocals for the goth legend UMBRA ET IMAGO's remix of "Ein Letztes Mal". No further details are currently available. As previously reported, Kristine recently signed a deal with Roadrunner Records for her solo project. ...

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THE WILDHEARTS, PITCHSHIFTER Remember JOHN PEEL

THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger and PITCHSHIFTER singer J.S. Clayden have issued separate statements honoring the late John Peel, crediting the maverick BBC disc jockey with transforming the U.K.'s popular music scene. The 65-year-old Peel, who died of a heart attack on Monday (Oct. 25), was lauded as a legendary influence on rock-and-roll fans ...

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DARKEST HOUR: Hard At Work On DVD

DARKEST HOUR have posted the following message on their official web site: "We have been hard at work on the DARKEST HOUR DVD that is coming out next year, tentatively titled 'Party Scares and Prison Bars: A Thrashography'. It is going to include tons of unseen live stuff, audio commentary, interviews with the band as ...

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