TURISAS Guitarist Stabbed, In 'Stable' Condition

TURISAS guitarist Georg Laakso was stabbed several times in the group's hometown of Hämeenlinna, Finland over the weekend, according to a posting on the "pagan battle metal" act's web site. His condition is stable at the moment, but he is still hospitalized and under observation. No further details have been made available. TURISAS' debut album, ...

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HELMET: New Album Preview Posted Online

A two-song preview of HELMET's new album, "Size Matters", is currently available at this location. "Size Matters", due on September 14 through Interscope Records, was recorded by Ryan Boesch, Chris Holmes, and former NINE INCH NAILS keyboardist Charlie Clouser at Cello studios (formerly Western Recorders) in Hollywood as well as Charlie's personal studio, ...

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5 BILLION DEAD Launch Debut EP

5 BILLION DEAD, the new American metal band featuring EQUINOX singer/bassist Matt Wagner and DNS singer/artist Strain, have just released their debut EP. The CD was produced and mixed by Jason Suecof at Audiohammer studios (TRIVIUM, ADRIFT, MONSTROSITY, CAPHARNAUM) in Sanford, FL and was mastered by Jim Morris at Morrisound. MP3 clips of the tracks ...

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BLOWSIGHT: More Swedish Shows Announced

BLOWSIGHT, the Swedish band featuring former DRAIN STH guitarist Flavia Canel on bass, have lined up the following shows during August: Aug. 04 – Stockholm, SWE @ Club Shangrila (w/ CELLOUT) Aug. 24 - Stockholm, SWE @ KGB (acoustic show) BLOWSIGHT's lineup is completed by Niklas Fagerström (vocals, guitar), Fabien Perreau (drums, vocals), and Serban ...

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THEUDHO: Cover Of UNLEASHED's 'Execute Them All' Posted Online

Belgian "pagan metal" project THEUDHO will release their debut album through the Flemish label Nepherex in the fall. The new material combines the musical elements that formed the foundations of the music on the group's demo CDs with more folk-oriented and progressive influences. A number of guest musicians will enhance the atmosphere of certain songs ...

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