MONSTROSITY: European Tour Cancelled

MONSTROSITY's European tour with DARK DISCIPLE has been officially cancelled. "Yesterday [May 4] was the last show, the bands are already on their ways back home," reads a statement from Metal Blade Records. "Turnouts have been too bad, losing money day by day is no fun for the bands and not for the tour agency." ...

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MADDER MORTEM: Studio Diary Available

Norway's MADDER MORTEM are at Space Valley Studios, just outside of Hamar, working on the follow-up to 2002's "Deadlands", tentatively due later in the year through Century Media Records. 12 songs are being recorded for the CD which is being described as "pretty creepy and dark," with "more experimental and crazy ideas" than its predecessor. ...

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HEALER: Demo Tracks Posted Online

HEALER, the new Los Angeles-based band featuring former WHITE ZOMBIE drummer Ivan de Prume and ex-STRIFE guitarist Andrew Kline, have uploaded two tracks from their recently completed demo at their official web site. Check out the tracks "Awakening" and "Nightmare" at this location. Joining the duo in the group are violinist/Canada native Martin ...

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AMORAL Part Ways With MOONSORROW Bassist

Finnish melodic death metallers AMORAL have parted ways with bassist Ville Sorvali. "Ville is simply too busy with MOONSORROW, his work and studies, and can't give the 100% needed in this band anymore," the group write on their web site. "Ville told us about leaving already in the beginning of the year, but promised to ...

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BLOWSIGHT Confirmed For Sweden's MOMENT 22 Festival

BLOWSIGHT, the Swedish band featuring former DRAIN STH guitarist Flavia Canel on bass, have been confirmed for the Moment 22 festival on July 3 in Fagersta, Sweden. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, BLOWSIGHT will perform an acoustic show at the KGB Bar in Stockholm on May 18. Entrance is free. ...

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