CRYSTAL EYES: Studio Update

Sweden's CRYSTAL EYES have posted several photos from the recording sessions for their fourth full-length album, "Confessions of the Maker", at their official web site. Check them out at this location. The follow-up to last year's "Vengeance Descending", "Confessions of the Maker" will be the group's first release to feature the full-time services ...

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HANOI ROCKS: European Tour Dates Announced

Reunited Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS have lined up the following European dates during the first three months of 2005: Jan. 21 - Malmö, SWE @ KB Jan. 22 - Gothenburg, SWE @ T.B.A Jan. 23 - Stockholm, SWE @ T.B.A Jan. 24 - Copenhagen, DEN @ Amager Bio Jan. 25, 2004 Oslo, NOR @ John ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Song Available For Download

A brand new BEHEMOTH track, entitled "Conquer All", has been posted online at this location. "Conquer All" comes off the group's latest CD, "Demigod", which entered the Polish album chart at position No. 15 upon its release in the group's home country last month. "Demigod" — due in the U.S. in early 2005 ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING: 'Everybody Hates DAVE MUSTAINE'

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King recently spoke to KNAC.com about on the group's upcoming studio album, a blood-drenched stage show and MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: KNAC.com: Dave Mustaine, who's become this big born-again media whore crybaby… Kerry King: "Born-again idiot…" [Laughs] KNAC.com: "Yeah, it's sick. I ...

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DISSECTION Announce Release Date For New EP

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION will release their much-anticipated comeback single/EP, "Maha Kali", on November 16 via Escapi Music/Screaming Ferret Wreckords. Armed with a fresh lineup, consisting of mainman Jon Nödtveidt (vocals and guitar), Set Teitan (guitar, ABORYM, BLOODLINE), Brice Leclercq (bass guitar, NIGHTRAGE) and Thomas Asklund (drums, DARK FUNERAL, INFERNAL, DAWN), DISSECTION describe the ...

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EXTREME To Reunite For Japanese Tour

According to MelodicRock.com, EXTREME will reunite for a series of Japanese shows in January. The line-up of Gary Cherone (vocals, ex-VAN HALEN), Nuno Bettencourt (guitar), Paul Geary (drums) and new bassist Carl Restivo will head to Japan for the following dates: Jan. 12 Tokyo Shibuya-AX 7:00pm Jan. 13 Tokyo Shibuya-AX 7:00pm Jan. 14 ...

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KISS: Early Live Video Footage To Be Released On DVD

Former KISS manager Bill Aucoin has told Sweden's Poster-Story web site that plans exist for KISS to release black-and-white video footage of two early shows recorded at the Coventry on December 22-23, 1973. "I shot them on black-and-white video just to see how the show came together and how they looked," he said. "Just for ...

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