Ex-DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist Joins STRONGER THAN HATE

Former DIMMU BORGIR and current INFERNAL METHOD axeman Astennu has joined Australian metalcore act STRONGER THAN HATE as the group's second guitarist. Also filling in on drums for STRONGER THAN HATE is Astennu's INFERNAL METHOD bandmate Grahame Goode. Astennu produced STRONGER THAN HATE's debut album "Between Bay And Darkness" (Resist Records/MGM) and joined the band ...

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HIRAX: Work On 'The New Age Of Terror' Nearing Completion

Reunited Los Angeles thrashers HIRAX are currently putting the finishing touches on their latest studio recording, "The New Age Of Terror". The album is being recorded and produced by Michael Rozon (MELVINS, ADRENALINE O.D.) at Speed Semen Clove Factory in North Hollywood, Ca. "This is going to be our most powerful record to date", vocalist ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Schedule Record-Release Party

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have scheduled a record-release party on Wednesday, March 24 at Debaser in Stockholm. "The band will, of course, perform songs from the new album, and if everything works out the way we want, the video for 'Wounded' will also have its exclusive world premiere at ...

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LAST CRACK To Play Two Showcases at SXSW

Madison, Wisconsin natives LAST CRACK have scheduled two appearances at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW). It will mark their first nationally publicized live performances since reforming and will feature both new material and selections from their two Roadrunner/Roadracer releases, "Sinister Funkhouse #17" (1990) and the Dave Jerden-produced (ALICE IN CHAINS, JANE'S ADDICTION) ...

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ULI JON ROTH Victim Of Robbery In Barcelona

According to a posting at Uli Jon Roth's web site, a couple of thieves slashed a tire on the guitarist's car prior to his appearance at the Razzmatazz venue in Barcelona, Spain Saturday night (March 6). "They then grabbed a bag out of the car but found nothing of value in it, which is why ...

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SEVENDUST/COLD Tour Dates Announced

The first dates have been announced for the forthcoming SEVENDUST/COLD U.S. tour, which is scheduled to kick off early next month. The trek is shaping up as follows: Apr. 08 - Rochester, NY - Harro East Apr. 09 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom Apr. 10 - Hampton Beach, NH - Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom ...

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UFO: New Live Photos, Review Posted Online

The UFO fan site Strangers In The Night has posted a review of the band's recent performances in Strasbourg (March 2) and Lyon (March 3), France. Read it here. Also available for viewing are photos taken at the above-mentioned gigs. As previously reported, UFO have set a March 16 U.S. release ...

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