ANTIBODY: New Demo Available For Free Download

Swedish metallers ANTIBODY have released their second demo CD featuring the tracks "I Love What You Hate" and the two-part "The Mutiny... ...Shows That Have No Soul". The CD can be downloaded in MP3 format from the band's temporary web site. ANTIBODY formed in Uppsala, Sweden, in May of 2003, with Mats Gustafsson ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: Bonus Tracks Revealed

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA laid down cover versions of VANISHING POINT's "Two Minds One Soul" and DEPECHE MODE's "World In My Eyes" during the recording sessions for the group's new album, "Reckoning Night", due later in the year through Nuclear Blast Records. The album, which is described by the band's vocalist, Tony Kakko, as ...

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ENSLAVED: 'Vikingligr Veldi' Reissue to Arrive In August

Candlelight Records has set an August 10 U.S. release date for ENSLAVED's "Vikingligr Veldi/Hordanes Land". Currently unavailable in the U.S., the mid-line priced reissue is expected to be followed by the band's new album sometime this fall or early next year. Recorded in 1994, the majestic romp of "Vikingligr Veldi" stands as one of ENSLAVED's ...

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EINHERJER: 'Blot' To Receive U.S. Release In August

Candlelight Records has set an August 10 U.S. release date for the final album from Norway's EINHERJER, entitled "Blot". The follow-up to 2000's "Norwegian Native Art" completes the U.S. catalog for fans of this highly regarded viking metal band. Formed in 1993, EINHERJER released four full-length albums, two mini-albums and the highly collectable "Aurora Borealis" ...

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DEATHCHAIN To Embark On European Mini-Tour

Finnish death/thrash metal act DEATHCHAIN will embark on a short European tour later this month. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 18 - Skeleton Bash - Innsbruck, AUT Jun. 19 - Sch├╝tzenwall-Bunker - Kiel, GER Jun. 20 - JC Todo - Best, NETH Jun. 21 - The Frontline - Gent, BEL Jun. 22 - Scandia ...

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THOUGHT CRIME Call It Quits

San Francisco Bay Area hard rock/metal outfit THOUGHT CRIME have decided to call it quits after three strong years. The quintet, who have performed with many national acts such as DEATH ANGEL, SKINLAB, MACHINE HEAD, SLAYER and PROJECT 86, have opted to take on other projects. Bassist Adam Pereira (ex-LINK 80) has joined Bay Area ...

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Report: RAMONES Guitarist Battling Prostate Cancer

Rolling Stone magazine is reporting that RAMONES guitarist Johnny Ramone is in a Los Angeles hospital battling prostate cancer. "Johnny's been a champ in confronting this, but at this point I think the chances are slim," drummer Marky Ramone told the magazine. "John never smoked cigarettes, he wasn't a heavy drinker and he was always ...

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SKUMLOVE: New Remixes Available Online

SKUMLOVE's Robyn Sin will reportedly contribute some guitar work to the new MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT CD. In other news, drummer Justin Bennet (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC, SKUMLOVE) will be sitting behind the kit for SKINNY PUPPY during their reunion tour, which is scheduled to kick off this week. Several new SKUMLOVE remixes, ...

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