ATOMIZER Finish Recording Tracks For 7" Single

Australian black/death/thrash metallers ATOMIZER have posted the following message on their official web site: "We spent 27 hours in the studio over Saturday and Sunday past recording 8 new tracks for the 'Songs Of Slaughter - Songs Of Sacrifice' double 7" that Hells Headbangers will soon release. We will mix the recording this evening, and ...

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New IMPALED Album Produced By Former MR. BUNGLE Guitarist

Oakland, California's demented, maniacal surgeons known as IMPALED have been holed up in the studio the past month recording their highly anticipated Century Media debut offering and plan to emerge with their most outlandish work to date. Their new album, "Death After Life", shows the Bay Area unit in their most vile state, so expect ...

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CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL: 'Metal Clinic' Scrapped

The previously announced "Metal Clinic" at this year's Crossroads Guitar Festival, featuring Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY), Jerry Cantrell (ex-ALICE IN CHAINS) and George Lynch (ex-DOKKEN), has been scrapped due to scheduling conflicts. George will instead join Nuno Bettencourt (ex-EXTREME) and Tony Franklin (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER) at the "Shredder's Clinic" Saturday (June 5) ...

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JON OLIVA And TAGE MAHAL Sign With SPV RECORDS

SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva has signed a deal with SPV Records to distribute the debut release from TAGE MAHAL. Oliva's first solo release is now complete and will be released worldwide in September/October 2004. The album will feature more than 60 minutes of Jon's solo material recorded by Greg Marchak at Audio Lab Studios and ...

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Former PUSHED Singer Launches PERSQUAREINCH

Former PUSHED singer Travis Neal and has formed a new band with Dan Trujillo (ex-18 BONEZ) on guitar, Shane Monaghan (ex-18 BONEZ) on bass, and Jared Clayton on drums. Dubbed PERSQUAREINCH, the new group "is what I've been starving for for a few years now," said Neal. "There is no boundaries in the writing style, ...

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OZZFEST 2004 Is Looking For Raw Talent

It's the rock & roll opportunity of a lifetime: Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are looking for the next great band to rock the Ozzfest 2004 main stage alongside BLACK SABBATH, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER and more. Auditions will be held coast-to-coast to find eight unsigned, undiscovered bands to take part in a final competition yielding one ...

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ADEMA: Anchorage Date Announced

ADEMA will be performing at the William A. Egan Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, AK on Friday, June 11. As previously reported, ADEMA recently went into the studio to record four new tracks that will appear on the group's third full-length album, tentatively due later in the year. The band, who were dropped by ...

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