MOTÖRHEAD: 'Inferno' Artwork Posted Online

MOTÖRHEAD's official web site, www.imotorhead.com, has uploaded the cover artwork for the group's upcoming album, "Inferno". The cover design has once again been provided by esteemed cover artist Joe Petagno. As previously reported, "Inferno" is due in North America on June 22 through the Sanctuary subsidiary Metal-Is Records (the album will arrive in ...

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Polish Black Metallers STROMMOUSSHELD To Release New EP

Polish experimental black metallers STROMMOUSSHELD have set a June 22 release date through 22 Records for their new EP, "Halfdecadance". The follow-up to the group's 2003 debut "Behind The Curtain" (Avantgarde) is being recorded at SH Studio in Katowice, Poland. "So far the drums, bass, synths, samples and eight guitar tracks are already recorded and ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION, DOOMSWORD Drop Off Germany's ROCK HARD Festival

MALEVOLENT CREATION and DOOMSWORD have cancelled their participation in the upcoming the Rock Hard Festival on May 28-30 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. MALEVOLENT CREATION are citing their booking agent's failure to book additional dates around the festival as the reason for their cancellation, while DOOMSWORD are blaming their guitarist's arm injury for their decision ...

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DUNGEON Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

Brendon "Dakk" McDonald, bassist for the Australian melodic power metal band DUNGEON, has quit the band due to "personal reasons." Dakk's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "The decision [to leave DUNGEON] has not been an easy one — yet at the same time I feel that due to many factors I have ...

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SUIDAKRA Announce New Guitarist

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA have announced the addition of former touring/session guitarist Matthias to the group as a full-time member. "He will also take over some parts of the vocals," according to a posting on the band's web site. In other news, SUIDAKRA are "still busy working on the new album. Six tracks are ...

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