Could A NIRVANA Live Album Be Next?

In a recent interview with the Rocky Mountain News, Jack Endino, NIRVANA's original producer in the early days and the project consultant for the just-isued "With the Lights Out" box set, speculated that a NIRVANA live album could be next collection to come out. He also talked about how he helped track down ...

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DARKSEED Complete Work On New Album

German gothic metal band DARKSEED have completed work on their new album, "Ultimate Darkness", due on January 24, 2005 via Massacre Records. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Disbeliever 02. My Burden 03. Ultimate Darkness 04. Biting Cold 05. The Dark One 06. Save Me 07. Speak Silence 08. Next ...

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ICED EARTH Film Video For 'Declaration Day'

ICED EARTH have shot a third video from their highly acclaimed "Glorious Burden" album. The clip, for the track "Declaration Day", is being directed by the Machine design/motion graphics studio (web site) and is expected to begin airing during the coming weeks. ICED EARTH are currently on hiatus while mainman/guitarist Jon Schaffer tends ...

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GUANO APES To Release 'Best Of' Collection Next Week

GUANO APES will release a "best of" collection, entitled "Planet of the Apes", on November 29 via BMG. The group's tour in support of the upcoming release will mark " the end of all GUANO APES activities for the next few years," according to a posting on the band's web site. "After the tour, we ...

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Label Issues Reponse To Former AMARAN Guitarist's Statement

France's Listenable Records has issued a statement in response to former AMARAN guitarist Kari Kainulainen's assertion that his disssastisfaction with the label was the main reason he chose to leave the band. Listenable's statement reads as follows: "We feel AMARAN has always been a very promising band and we've always tried to support them as ...

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DRAGONFORCE, ANGRA Announce One-Off U.K. Concert

Britain's "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE and Brazilian melodic metallers ANGRA will be teaming up for a special one-off concert in London on Monday, February 21, 2005. The show, which will take place at The Mean Fiddler, will mark ANGRA's first-ever appearance in the U.K. DRAGONFORCE recently completed a successful U.K. tour in support of ...

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USURPER: New Song Available For Download

A brand new USURPER track, entitled "Reptilian", has been posted online at this location (mp3). "Reptilian" comes off the group's fifth full-length album, "Cryptobeast", due in February 2005 via Earache Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Twilight Dominion" was recorded at Chicago's Rax Trax Studios with producer Neil Kernon (JUDAS PRIEST, DEICIDE, CANNIBAL CORPSE). ...

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