ANDREW W.K. 'Super Site' Goes Live

According to a posting on ANDREW W.K.'s web site, MTV2 has built a W.K. "super web site" featuring clips from the new TV series, "Your Friend, Andrew W.K.", detailed analysis and explanation of the episodes, plus music videos, news and more. Check it out here. In other news, a two-year-old interview with Andrew ...

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AT THE GATES Tribute Album To Arrive In September

MÖRK GRYNING, VILE, ILLDISPOSED and ETERNAL GRAY are among the bands featured on the upcoming AT THE GATES tribute album, "Slaughterous Souls - A Tribute to At The Gates", due in September through Drowned Scream Records and Goi Music. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. TAETRE (Sweden) – "At the ...

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ILLDISPOSED Sign Publishing Deal

Danish death metal veterans ILLDISPOSED have signed a worldwide publishing deal with the world's biggest music publisher, EMI Music Publishing. The group have completed the mixing process for their new album, "1-800 Vindication", at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark, with producer Tue Madsen and are preparing to shoot their first video for an as-yet-undisclosed track. ...

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Label: Singer MANIAC Has Not Left MAYHEM

MAYHEM's record label, Seasons of Mist, has dismissed as untrue rumors of singer Maniac's departure from the group. Their statement on the matter is as follows: "The fast-traveling rumor that informs the reader and listener on Maniac parting ways with MAYHEM and Attila Csihar joining the band is not true. There are currently no plans ...

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Former TENFOLD, TOIZ Members Join Forces In END THE WEEK

Former TENFOLD vocalist Justin Butler, ex-TOIZ guitarist Adam Wondolowski and former TEN FOOT POLE drummer Kris Kwiatkowski have joined forces in a new project called END THE WEEK. The group, who are currently seeking a suitable bassist to complete the band's lineup, have just issued a 10-song self-titled CD. The complete track listing for the ...

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WORLD BATTLE OF THE BANDS Goes Global

The World Battle of the Bands is seeking out the hottest, unsigned acts of four countries spanning the Pacific Rim. This is a competition organized by musicians for musicians. The aim is to seek out the most astounding live music the world has to offer. The World Battle of the Bands started in West Auckland ...

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TIME OF ORCHIDS Sign With TZADIK RECORDS

New York City-based avant/prog-metal act TIME OF ORCHIDS will release their next album on Tzadik Records, as part of the Composer Series, alongside other bands like KAYO DOT (featuring former members of MAUDLIN OF THE WELL). "It will be their most epic work yet," according to an official press release. TIME OF ORCHIDS had previously ...

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BEJELIT To Release Debut Album In July

Italian heavy/power metallers BEJELIT will issue their debut album, "Hellgate", in July through Underground Symphony Records. An Italian release will follow in September. BEJELIT are already working on the material for their second full-length CD, tentatively due in 2005. Download MP3 clips from the "Hellgate" album: "Slave of Vengeance" (mp3) and "Skull Knight ...

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