SKINLAB Guitarist SNAKE Joins RE:IGNITION

RE:IGNITION (formerly DEF IGNITION), the new San Francisco Bay Area band led by SKINLAB's Steev Esquivel, have issued the following update: "Hey everyone, time for some more news. we're gonna try our hardest to keep everyone up to date on the current RE:IGNITION activities. "First off, we are very pleased to announce that RE:IGNITION is ...

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KATATONIA: Norwegian Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's KATATONIA have announced a four-date Norwegian tour in late August. The group's itinerary is shaping up as follows: May 30 - Rockstock - Stockholm, SWE Jun. 04 - BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend - Cleveland, OH Jun. 06 - Foufounes Électriques - Montréal, QUE Jun. 24 - On The Rocks - Helsinki, FIN Jun. 26 - ...

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MOURNING BELOVETH Sign With GRAU RECORDS

Irish doom/death metal band MOURNING BELOVETH have inked a deal with Grau Records, a subsidiary of Prophecy Productions. "The deal is for four albums the first of which is to be recorded in October in the famous Studio E in Germany," the band write on their web site. "This is a very exciting step for ...

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SALEM'S WYCH Complete Work On New Album

Maximum Metal recently contacted Mark Gast, guitarist of the classic U.S. power metallers SALEM'S WYCH, to get an update on the band's recent and upcoming activities. The following e-mail message from Gast was sent in response to Maximum Metal's request: "SALEM'S WYCH is alive and well. "Our album 'Through All Eternity' has been finished and ...

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SILENCER: Live Video Posted Online

A live video of Colorado metallers SILENCER performing the track "Descending The Ziggurat" has been posted online at this location. The clip was filmed on April 17, 2004 at the Mesa Theater in Grand Junction, CO. The European edition of SILENCER's "Structures" EP, entitled "Found On The Sun", was released last October through ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Select Producer For Debut CD

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), have enlisted Garth Richardson (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, MUDVAYNE, KITTIE, SPINESHANK) to produce their debut album, tentatively due before the end of the year ...

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