Aggrieved Brazilian Bands To Team Up For 'Fuck Off Zetro' Festival

In the wake of the cancellation of EXODUS' Brazilian shows (now being re-scheduled for late October), a number of aggrieved bands originally scheduled to act as support on the tour have teamed together for the "Fuck Off Zetro" festival (in "honor" of the now-departed EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza, whose split with the band led ...

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DEFIANCE Reunion 'On Hold'

Long-defunct San Francisco Bay Area thrash band DEFIANCE have postponed their reunion plans following singer Steev Esquivel's decision to fill in for departed EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza on the latter band's rescheduled tour of South America in late October. "Because Steev will be very busy in rehearsals with EXODUS for the next few months ...

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KING'S X Set Release Date For Live Album

KING'S X have set a November 2 release date through Metal Blade Records for their upcoming double live CD, entitled "Live All Over the Place". The album, which was recorded at various shows on the band's most recent North American tour, is set to include all of the group's classics as well as an acoustic ...

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ELVENKING Singer Has No Intentions Of Disbanding LEPRECHAUN

Despite the fact that he has rejoined Italian "pagan metal" band ELVENKING, singer Damnagoras has no intentions of discontinuing LEPRECHAUN, the band he formed after leaving ELVENKING in 2002. Although "some things are changing," LEPRECHAUN "will carry on as usual," according to a posting on the group's web site. The band, who also feature in ...

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THE APPARATUS Return To Recording Studio

Norwegian melodic death metalers THE APPARATUS have returned to Godt Selskap Studio (NECROPHAGIA, MANIFEST) in Trondheim, Norway to complete work on the song "All is Nothing" — an outtake from the group's debut album, "Heathen Agenda". "This track is planned to be used for compilations, first out is a 'Godt Selskap' disc which will contain ...

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VREID: Former WINDIR Members Bounce Back With New Project

VREID, the new Norwegian band formed by former WINDIR members Hváll (bass), Steingrim (drums) and Sture (vocals, guitar), have inked a three-album deal with Tabu Recordings. The group's debut CD, "Kraft", was recorded during the summer at Hváll's Studio 1184 and was mixed at Subsonic Society Studio (SUSPERIA, WINDIR, RED HARVEST, DARKTHRONE) in Oslo. An ...

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