KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, IN FLAMES To Team Up For Co-Headlining Tour

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and IN FLAMES will be teaming up for a co-headlining North American tour beginning on May 3 in the Midwest. The month-long run will tentatively wrap up on June 4 on the East Coast. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. In other KILLSWITCH ENGAGE-related news, the group recently became the first ...

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SLIPKNOT Reveal New Album Title

SLIPKNOT have set "Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses" as the title of their long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", due on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. The first track released will be "Pulse of the Maggots", which will be made available for download on the group's web site on March 30. "It's got the feel of ...

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LAKE OF TEARS Complete Basic Tracks For 'Black Brick Road'

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS are currently at Studio Mega recording the follow-up to 2002's "The Neonai", entitled "Black Brick Road". So far "all the drums, bass and most of the rhythm guitars" have been recorded, reads a posting on the band's web site. "The basic vocals on five tracks is also finished, as [are] the ...

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Tribute To RUNNING WILD Coming This Fall

RUNNING WILD's webmaster has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "After more than two years of hard work and promotion, collecting cover songs from lots of ambitious bands and your true and loyal support we are proud to be able to announce that the first 'Tribute To Running Wild' album ever ...

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UNLEASHED Finish Recording New Album

Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED have finished recording their new album, due later in the year through Century Media Records. "We are currently analyzing the final details before the mixing and mastering," mainman Johnny Hedlund writes on the band's web site. "We are naturally very excited about it all. We are also looking forward to ...

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CAMPBELL, BAIN, MENZA Among Special Guests Performing At L.A. Gig

Phil Campbell (MOTÖRHEAD), Jimmy Bain (ex-DIO, RAINBOW), and Nick Menza (ex-MEGADETH) are among the special guests scheduled to perform on Friday, March 19 at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. The occasion is the birthday party of DARK32 rhythm guitarist D*stortion, who has requested an all-star tribute to the life of Mutly Pillbox, D*stortion's ...

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MISTELTEIN Confirmed For Sweden's MEGA METAL FESTIVAL

Swedish black metallers MISTELTEIN have been booked to perform at Mega Metal Festival 2004 in Stockholm on August 20. As previously announced, MISTELTEIN are currently searching for a new lead vocalist before entering the studio to begin recording their third full-length album. According to the band, the chosen singer "will be fully participating on all ...

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