DARK MOOR Finalize Track Listing For New Album

Madrid, Spain-based power metallers DARK MOOR have finalized the track listing for their fourth, self-titled album, due on November 24 through Arise Records. The CD was recorded at New Sin Studios in Italy with producer Luigi Stefanini and was mastered at Finnvox studios in Helsinki, Finland with Mika Jussila. A single containing the tracks "From ...

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AETERNUS Begin Work On New Material

Norway's AETERNUS are working on the material for their sixth studio album, tentatively due in mid-2004 through Nocturnal Art Productions. "We are happy to inform you all that we are totally on it, composing new and more Darkened Metal for you all and so far it's looking damn good...or I should say: It sounds damn ...

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KISS/AEROSMITH Show In Virginia Postponed Due To Hurricane Threat

Due to Hurricane Isabel, the threat of severe weather and the bands' concerns for their fans' well-being, the KISS/AEROSMITH concert scheduled for Virginia Beach, Virginia Wednesday night (September 17) was postponed. Fans are encouraged to hold on to their tickets and listen for the rescheduled date. In other KISS-related news, KISS's "Kiss Symphony" DVD has ...

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SYSTEMATIC: New Demo Songs Posted Online

San Francisco Bay Area metallers SYSTEMATIC, who feature in their ranks former SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph, have posted two brand-new tracks in MP3 format via their official web site. The songs available for download are a cover of the DAVID BOWIE classic "Suffragette City" (mp3) as well as a demo version of a ...

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Former NILE Members Launch New Band

Former NILE members Chief Spires (bass, vocals) and John Ehlers (guitar) have joined forces in a new band called SHAITAN MAZAR. "Our purpose is, basically, no limits," Spires said in an official press release. "Ranging from the most extreme attack to metal, ambient, melodic passages. The demo is complete, and is being shopped to a ...

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GREAT WHITE Singer Chats With Q101's MANCOW: Audio Available

GREAT WHITE frontman Jack Russell recently phoned into "Mancow's Morning Madhouse" on Chicago's Q101. Jack talked about touring to raise money for victims of The Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island, the feeling he went through on the most horrific night of his life, the details of the disastrous event, and the decision to continue ...

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Heavy Metal Music Linked To Teenage Depression

Michelle Mark of Calgary Sun reports that a new study on heavy metal or hard rock music and depression shows teens who listen to those genres of tunes are more likely to be singing the blues. "Metal music often conveys images (for example) of death and violence," said University of Montreal psychologist and ...

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GENE SIMMONS Banned From BORDERS BOOKSTORES

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons told Cindy Adams of The New York Post that he's been banned from making appearances at Borders bookstores to sign copies of his new book, "Sex Money Kiss". Borders says it's because the events at his past appearances were all too wild, raunchy and vulgar. "[Is it] my fault women come ...

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