THRESHOLD To Release 'Critical Energy' CD/DVD In January

U.K. progressive metallers THRESHOLD have completed work on their live DVD and double CD, titled "Critical Energy". The following feature list has been confirmed for the DVD: 01. Complete concert footage filmed in Holland (18 songs, 118 minutes) 02. Selected ProgPower USA 2002 concert footage (3 songs, 24 minutes) 03. "Critical Moments" tour documentary (12 ...

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DAWN: Early Albums To Be Reissued

Swedish black metallers DAWN, featuring ex-members of AFFLICTED, DARK FUNERAL and CRANIUM, will re-release their old albums on a double CD with extra material on December 8. The album will be made available on Necropolis Records in the U.S. and will be distributed by Century Media Records in Europe. The band are still working on ...

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FOR MY PAIN Sign Endorsement Deal With AMFISOUND

FOR MY PAIN, the new Finnish "goth metal" supergroup featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLEXION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have signed an endorsement deal ...

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40 BELOW SUMMER: Video Posted Online

40 BELOW SUMMER have posted their video for "Self Medicate" online for viewing. You can watch the video here. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Mourning After", which was released last Tuesday through Razor & Tie Records. In addition to the new video, 40 BELOW SUMMER has lined up a ...

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ORPHANED LAND Complete Work On 'Mabool'

Long-running Israeli metallers ORPHANED LAND have completed work on their third full-length album, titled "Mabool", for an early 2004 release through Century Media Records. "Mabool" was recorded at Zaza and Bardo Studios in Israel. Commented singer Kobi Farhi, "[The new CD] is the most hard and painful creation we did in our lives, the album ...

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Former DEATH/CYNIC Guitarist Lines Up Acoustic Shows

Former DEATH/CYNIC guitarist Paul Masvidal will be performing a couple of rare solo acoustic sets at the following intimate New York and London venues: Nov. 11 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge Nov. 17 – London, UK @ The Spice Of Life Dec. 02 – London, UK @ The Sound Cafe Bar ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: In Recording Mode

German axe hero AXEL RUDI PELL is in the middle of recording his new album, titled "Kings & Queens", for a late February release through SPV Records. The new CD is being produced by Axel and co-produced, mixed and engineered by Charlie Bauerfeind (HELLOWEEN, MOTÖRHEAD, SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN, RAGE). Johnny Gioeli is presently laying down ...

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EDGUY: New EP Details Revealed

German melodic metallers EDGUY have announced the details of their upcoming EP, "King Of Fools", due on February 2, 2004 through Nuclear Blast Records. The complete track listing for "King Of Fools" is as follows: 01. King Of Fools (3:30) 02. New Age Messiah (5:58) 03. The Savage Union (4:14) 04. Holy Water (4:13) 05. ...

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DROID Finish Tracking Instruments For New CD

Long Beach, California's DROID have just finished tracking instruments for their new release at the Corporate Avenger studios. The CD, titled "Swallow the Cure", is not expected to surface until early 2004 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. In the meantime, the band, who served as the backing musicians for KORN bassist Fieldy on his FIELDY'S DREAMS ...

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