FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Set Release Date For Live DVD

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have set a June 22 release date through the Cleopatra label for their long-awaited live DVD, according to an online posting by drummer Craig Nielsen. The as-yet-untitled disc is expected to include footage of the band performing at the Bash On Ash in Tempe, Arizona last July. DVD track listing: 01. No ...

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MANDYLION Change Name, Ink Record Deal

Due to the existence of a German band by the same name, Norway's MANDYLION — the group featuring former members of SACRALIS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, PECCATUM and DIMENSION F3H — have decided to change their moniker to APHELION. A new web site at www.aphelion.no will be launched very soon. In other news, APHELION ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: More 'The Devil's Rejects' Casting News

According to a posting on Rob Zombie's web site, the "'70s 'it' girl and scream-queen goddess" P.J. Soles ("Halloween", "Carrie", "Rock N Roll High School") has signed on to appear in "The Devil's Rejects", the much-anticipated sequel to Zombie's directorial debut, "House of 1000 Corpses", tentatively due later in the year. "P.J. will play Susan, ...

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SLIPKNOT: Denver In-Store Announced

SLIPKNOT will be making a very rare in-store appearance at Independent Records (937 E. Colfax Ave., next to the Ogden Theater) in Denver on Tuesday, May 4 between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. Pre-Purchase the new album, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)" for just $13.98 and get a wristband to guarantee your place in line to ...

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CHAOSBREED: Record-Release Show Announced

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), have scheduled a record-release gig for their debut album, "Brutal", at Tavastia club in Helsinki on Thursday, May 13. Support at ...

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Acclaimed Metal Producer ANDY SNEAP: Interview Posted Online

The Earache/Wicked World Records web site has posted a lengthy interview with acclaimed British metal producer Andy Sneap. Sneap, a former guitarist for the once-promising U.K. metal outfit SABBAT (which featured in its ranks future SKYCLAD frontman Martin Walkyier), has worked with a number of the top underground heavy metal acts of the last few ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Nemo' Single Certified Gold

NIGHTWISH's brand-new single "Nemo" has been certified gold in Finland after selling more than 5,000 copies within one week of its release. In other news, Sonera Plaza is reporting that the group's new studio album, "Once", will be available in Finland on June 2 — several days ahead of its previously announced June 7 European ...

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