KATATONIA: Norwegian Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's KATATONIA have announced a four-date Norwegian tour in late August. The group's itinerary is shaping up as follows: May 30 - Rockstock - Stockholm, SWE Jun. 04 - BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend - Cleveland, OH Jun. 06 - Foufounes Électriques - Montréal, QUE Jun. 24 - On The Rocks - Helsinki, FIN Jun. 26 - ...

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MOURNING BELOVETH Sign With GRAU RECORDS

Irish doom/death metal band MOURNING BELOVETH have inked a deal with Grau Records, a subsidiary of Prophecy Productions. "The deal is for four albums the first of which is to be recorded in October in the famous Studio E in Germany," the band write on their web site. "This is a very exciting step for ...

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SALEM'S WYCH Complete Work On New Album

Maximum Metal recently contacted Mark Gast, guitarist of the classic U.S. power metallers SALEM'S WYCH, to get an update on the band's recent and upcoming activities. The following e-mail message from Gast was sent in response to Maximum Metal's request: "SALEM'S WYCH is alive and well. "Our album 'Through All Eternity' has been finished and ...

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SILENCER: Live Video Posted Online

A live video of Colorado metallers SILENCER performing the track "Descending The Ziggurat" has been posted online at this location. The clip was filmed on April 17, 2004 at the Mesa Theater in Grand Junction, CO. The European edition of SILENCER's "Structures" EP, entitled "Found On The Sun", was released last October through ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Select Producer For Debut CD

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), have enlisted Garth Richardson (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, MUDVAYNE, KITTIE, SPINESHANK) to produce their debut album, tentatively due before the end of the year ...

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DREAM THEATER: DVD Reissue Details Revealed

DREAM THEATER have announced the details of the upcoming DVD reissue of the first two DREAM THEATER home videos, "Dream Theater - Images And Words: Live In Tokyo" (1993) and "Dream Theater: 5 Years in a Livetime" (1998). Due on June 29, the two-DVD set (view cover here) is "jam-packed with over three ...

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