DARKTHRONE: Release Date Set For 'Sardonic Wrath'

Moonfog Records has set a September 6 release date for the new DARKTHRONE album, "Sardonic Wrath". The follow-up to last year's "Hate Them" features cover artwork by Lorenzo Mariani (MARDUK, ABORYM) and contains the following track listing: 01. Information Wants To Be Syndicated (4:20) 02. Sjakk Matt Jesu Krist (4:03) 03. Straightening Sharks ...

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LOCKDOWN To Appear On Compilation CD

LOCKDOWN, the "East Coast Hardcore" band featuring Eric Roi (former lead vocalist of BILE), Jeff X (former guitarist of BILE and the late '80s metal group NAPALM), and Bob Proimos (former drummer of NAPALM), will debut their song "Enlightenment" on the next Sadistic Records compilation. A release date has yet to be announced. LOCKDOWN, who ...

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BESEECH Announce New Guitarist

Swedish "gothic metallers" BESEECH have announced the addition of guitarist Manne Engström to the group's ranks. Engström has previously played in bands such as CEMETARY, SUNDOWN and FATAL EMBRACE and is also part owner and engineer at the StudioMega in Bollebygd, Sweden where BESEECH have recorded all their albums so far. As previously reported, BESEECH ...

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BETHLEHEM Complete Work On New Album

German "dark" metallers BETHLEHEM have completed work on their fifth full-length album, "Mein Weg", for a September release through Red Stream Records. Featuring ten songs with a running time of over sixty minutes, "Mein Weg" is said to have it all: "distinctive melancholic melodies, sturdy heavy metal riffs, rapid black metal blast beats, mega-slow doom ...

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SIN DEALER Finish Mastering Debut EP

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, have just completed the mastering of their debut self-titled six-song EP at Sterling Sound in New York with UE Nastasi (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, CLUTCH, NASHVILLE PUSSY). To listen to two full tracks from the EP, go to

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CRIMSON GLORY Members To Appear At PROGPOWER V Festival

According to the official CRIMSON GLORY web site, guitarist Ben Jackson and singer Midnight have been invited to attend ProgPower V festival as special guests on September 17-18 in Atlanta, Georgia. Ben and Midnight will be doing a meet-and-greet only and will not be performing at the event. The sold-out ProgPower V will be held ...

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