FLESHGRIND RE-Sign With OLYMPIC RECORDINGS

Illinois-based death metallers FLESHGRIND have re-signed with Olympia Recordings/Century Media and will entering the studio in May to record their third full-length album, entitled "Murder Without End". An August release is expected. Among the tracks set to be included on the effort are: 01. Duct Taped And Raped 02. Perversion Of Innocence 03. Enslaved To ...

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WINTERS BANE To Record New Demo

Akron, Ohio-based WINTERS BANE — best known as the former home of current JUDAS PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens — will be entering the studio at the end of March to record a four-song demo that will shopped to the leading metal labels. The group's forthcoming album — which will mark the recording debut with ...

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HALFORD Dedicate East Coast Shows To Rhode Island Victims

Rob Halford has posted the following message to the band's official forum: "Hi everyone… The band and myself are stoked about coming back to the East Coast for the two sell-out shows at L'Amours.. We have missed you guys and will kick your ass this Friday and Saturday with a killer set that we recently ...

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OLIVER/DAWSON: Court Ruling Hardly A 'Victory' For SAXON

Original SAXON members Graham Oliver and Steve have issued the following statement in response to a press release sent out by vocalist Biff Byford last Tuesday proclaiming a victory in the SAXON trademark case: "As reported elsewhere, there has been another result in the SAXON trademark case. When the case was originally heard ...

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U.K. OZZFEST In May?

According to CRADLE OF FILTH's official web site, www.cradleoffilth.com, the U.K. Ozzfest date is expected to take place at the end of May, with the lineup likely to be almost identical to the U.S. version. This information seems to contradict an earlier report from the Ozzfest camp that indicated European dates would not ...

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TESTAMENT's BILLY: 'In Full Swing Ahead'

TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "What's up everyone? Just wanted to let you know that on 'Valentine's Day' I had my FINAL two operations to remove a port from my chest and both surgeries were a complete success. Yesterday I had seen my surgeon Dr. ...

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THE HAUNTED's ARO Was Not Misquoted: Finnish Journalist

The author of the previously published interview with THE HAUNTED frontman Marco Aro in which the singer slams label Earache Records over their business practices has provided to BLABBERMOUTH.NET Finnish-language MP3s of Aro making the alleged statements as proof that the singer was not misquoted. Aro, who conducted the interview with Timo Isoaho ...

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