NONPOINT Name New CD

NONPOINT have set "Recoil" as the title of their third album, due on July 13 through Lava/Atlantic Records. The album's first single, "The Truth", will go for radio adds in early June. A short clip of the track can currently be heard online at this location (Quicktime required). NONPOINT's first two albums, "Statement" ...

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SYSTEMATIC Split Up

San Francisco Bay Area metallers SYSTEMATIC, one of the first groups signed to Lars Ulrich's now-defunct imprint The Music Company (distributed through Elektra Records), have broken up following an April 9 show in Livermore, California. Guitarist Adam Ruppel and drummer Shaun Bannon are expected to start a new project together. No information is currently available ...

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SINISTER Call It Quits

Dutch death metal pioneers SINISTER have officially called it quits. In a statement issued through band's web site, drummer and founding member Aad had this to say: "After 16 years of serving, SINISTER is no more...It was a hard decision for me, SINISTER was a way of life for me. But sitting behind the drum-kit ...

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POISONBLACK Singer: New Album Will be 'Dirtier, Rougher'

POISONBLACK/SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala has commented on the musical direction of POISONBLACK's sophomore album, tentatively due in early October through Century Media Records. "The new one has the same spirit and theme that was on [the debut album, 'Escapextacy'], but presented with a lot more dirtier and rougher sounds without forgetting the melodies," he said. ...

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UNHOLY GHOST: Record-Release Party Details Revealed

Splattergod Records will be hosting the official UNHOLY GHOST CD release party and in-store signing of on Tuesday, April 20 in Tampa, Florida. The party begins at 9:00 p.m. Splattergod Records is located at 1441 East Fletcher Ave., Suite 135, Tampa, FL 33612 (same plaza as the Brass Mug). For more information, call (813) 632-9322. ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE To Perform At New Jersey In-Store

QUEENSRŸCHE will be performing a special live set during an in-store appearance at Vintage Vinyl in New Jersey on Sunday, April 25 at 1:30 p.m. They will also be signing copies of their new DVD, "The Art of Live", due on April 20 through Sanctuary. Vintage Vinyl is located at 51 Lafayette Rd. in Fords, ...

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GENERAL SURGERY: European Tour Dates Finalized

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have finalized the dates for their upcoming European mini-tour with BLOODBASTARD. The dates are as follows: May 14 - Hamburg, GER @ Rote Flora May 15 - Arnhem, NETH @ Goudvishal May 16 - Bladel, NETH @ Pazzop May 17 - Mullheim, GER @ AZ May 19 - Potsdam, ...

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