RAZORWIRE Announce European Tour Dates

After six years of touring the U.K., RAZORWIRE have finally confirmed dates in Germany, Belgium and Holland as part of their "League Of The Godless" tour. The dates are as follows: Sep. 04 - The Valhalla Celtic Pub - Gummersbach, GER Sep. 05 - The Cave - Amsterdam, NETH Sep. 06 – Radhaus - Kleve, ...

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MIWAUKEE METALFEST Founder: 'You Don't Play Metal At Volume 2'

Tom Alesia of the Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that the 17th annual Milwaukee Metalfest — where bands play sledgehammer rock that practically lodges a guitar into one ear and out the other — will present more than 120 acts on Friday and Saturday (July 25-26). " 'You've got thrash metal, speed metal, classic metal, ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL To Sign Copies Of New Album In New Jersey

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans band fronted by PANTERA/DOWN singer Philip Anselmo, will be making an in-store appearance at CD World in Menlo Park, New Jersey on Tuesday, July 22 at 5:00 p.m. The group's sophomore CD, "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", will be released the same day through Sanctuary Records. Upcoming SUPERJOINT RITUAL ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Bassist: We Are Too Extreme For EPIC RECORDS

It's hard to think of any logical reason to explain why Epic Records thought the black-metal scene was such an untapped gold mine of commercial potential that it gave CRADLE OF FILTH the opportunity to "waste as much money as possible, lots of makeup, lots of beer, 77-minute-long albums," bassist David Pybus tells Michael Tedder ...

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RUNEMAGICK Commence Work On New Material

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to this year's "Darkness Death Doom". "So far there are home demo versions of nine new songs," the band write on their official web site. "Now we will start to rehearse and develop the songs at our rehearsal place. We will ...

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THE SERVANTS Record New Songs

THE SERVANTS, the San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT drummer Chris Kontos, have just finished a week of recording at The Plantin Sausalito, California. "It was a magical experience and it really comes through on record," reads a message on the band's official web site. "Five new songs were put to tape ...

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CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER Reissues Include Hard-To-Find Bonus Tracks

Speedcore pioneers CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER have released "Convicted", the first of two reissues due from Relapse Records. The second, "Money Talks", will hit on July 29. Both have been re-mastered and re-packaged with extensive photos, lyrics and artwork and feature exclusive bonus tracks taken from early demos and legendary live performances. The following is a list ...

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