AMON AMARTH Complete Work On New CD

Sweden's AMON AMARTH have completed work on their new album, "Fate of Norns", according to an online posting by the band's vocalist Johan Hegg. "Currently we're preparing for the upcoming Rock The Nations Festival in Istanbul on July 3rd-4th. After that we'll take a well-deserved vacation from the music before we start preparing for Wacken ...

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KINGDOM COME: 'Perpetual' Samples Posted Online

KINGDOM COME have set an August 30 release date through Frontiers Records for their new album, "Perpetual". "Taking the formula that made KINGDOM COME a household name during the late 1980s and mixing it with fresh production elements and some of [mainman Lenny Wolf's] strongest songwriting to date, 'Perpetual' will be a surefire pleasure for ...

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CATHEDRAL: WACKEN Warm-Up Dates Announced

To coincide with the upcoming CATHEDRAL "best of/rarities" collection, "The Serpent's Gold", the band have announced the following three U.K. shows as a warm-up to the band's appearance at Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany (Aug. 7-8): Jul. 29 – Birkenhead, UK - Hotel California Jul. 30 - Coventry, UK - The Jailhouse Jul. ...

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ANOREXIA NERVOSA: New Album Details Revealed

French symphonic black metallers ANOREXIA NERVOSA are putting the finishing touches on their fourth full-length album, entitled "Redemption Process", at Drudenhaus studios in France for an early October release through Listenable Records. Mastering duties will be handled by Björn Engelmann (RAMMSTEIN, IN FLAMES, HYPOCRISY) at the Cutting Room in Sweden. A limited edition digipack will ...

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CRYPTOPSY: Tour Dates Announced

Canadian death metallers CRYPTOPSY have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jul. 10 - Sept-Iles, QUE @ Cine-Parc Des Iles : Festival Frapabor Jul. 16 – Toronto, ONT @ Funhaus Jul. 18 - Rhode Island @ Woonsocket High School Dom Famularo And Friends' Drum Day Benefit Jul. 22 – Sherbrooke, QUE @ ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE To Film 'Hitlist' Video

Leamington, Ontario-based metallers BLOODSHOTEYE will be filming a video for the track "Hitlist" in mid-July. "We have been awarded VideoFACT funding to complete a shot-on-film, major-budget video," the band write on their web site. "Thanks to our friend Justin at Unstable Ground for making this happen and who will also be taking the project under ...

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CORAM LETHE Sign With RAGE OF ACHILLES RECORDS

Italian technical death metal band CORAM LETHE have signed a two-album deal with England's Rage Of Achilles Records. The group's debut album was recorded at Fear Studio in Alfonsine and Studio 73 in Ravenna between July and September 2003 and contains 10 tracks. Among the cuts set to appear on the CD are "Instinct" (

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LOLLAPALOOZA Cancelled Due to Poor Ticket Sales

The 2004 edition of the Lollapalooza tour has been abruptly cancelled due to poor ticket sales, according to the event's official web site. "This morning (June 22), tour organizers and concert promoters, faced with several million dollars of losses, made the very tough decision to pull the tour," the site says. "My heart aches along ...

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