VEHEMENCE Replace AGATHODAIMON On INCANTATION North American Tour

Arizona's VEHEMENCE have replaced AGATHODAIMON as one of the support acts on the forthcoming INCANTATION North American tour, which is scheduled to kick off around July 25th and which will include appearances at the Milwaukee Metal Fest and the Cleveland World Series of Metal. As previously reported, IMPALED, DECAPITATED and DEAD FALL will also be ...

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HEARSE Commence Recording Sessions For 7" EP, Full-Length Debut

Sweden's HEARSE, consisting of former ARCH ENEMY/current NONEXIST frontman Johan Liiva (vocals/bass), Max Thornell (drums), and Mattias Ljung (guitars), have commenced the recording sessions for their upcoming 7" EP and their debut full-length album, entitled Dominion Reptialian. A late 2002 release through Hammerheart Records is expected. Johan and Max had previously played together from 1990 ...

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SATARIEL Acquire New Management, Commence Work On Next CD

Sweden's SATARIEL have secured new management in the shape of Metal Fortress and are currently writing material for their third album, tentatively titled Hydra. As they did on last year's Phobos & Deimos, SATARIEL will be utilizing the services of producer Daniel Bergstrand (i.e. STUCK MOJO, MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) at Dug-Out Studio in Uppsala, ...

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VISION OF DISORDER's DRAG: More Details Revealed

More information has surfaced about the recently-recorded debut demo from DRAG, the new band featuring VISION OF DISORDER guitarist Matt Baumbach and vocalist Tim Williams. The tape, which was recorded and mixed by current SEBASTIAN BACH/former ANTHRAX guitarist Paul Crook and ex-NUCLEAR ASSAULT bassist Scott Metaxas at Wayne Manor studios in Neshanic, New Jersey, actually ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION To Record "The Will To Kill" In July

Florida death metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION are set to enter Greenhouse FX Studios in Tampa, Florida on July 10th with producer Jean-Francois Dagenais (i.e. guitarist/producer for Canada's KATAKLYSM) to record their eighth full-length album, entitled The Will To Kill. The group's first release to feature new vocalist Kyle Symons (HATE PLOW) and drummer Justin DiPinto ...

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IRON MONKEY DVD Plans Scrapped Following Lead Singer's Death

Earache Records have scrapped plans to release an IRON MONKEY DVD following the death of former vocalist Johnny Morrow. As previously reported, Johnny died on Saturday through heart failure brought on by his long-standing kidney problems, the day after his debut London show with his new band MURDER ONE. Founder and owner of Earache, Digby ...

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