BLOODSIMPLE Sign With WARNER BROS.

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 inked a deal with Warner Bros. (via MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray's imprint), according to a posting on the group's official message ...

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GUITAR WORLD Magazine Invites You To Design Your Dream Guitar

Guitar World magazine and premier guitar-makers Fender Musical Instrument Corporation are offering fans a chance to design their "dream" guitar and have it judged by three true hard rock icons: BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi (No. 1 on Guitar World's list of the greatest metal guitarists), AEROSMITH's Joe Perry and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE/AUDIOSLAVE's Tom Morello. ...

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CONFESSOR: New Music Posted Online

Reunited North Carolina-based progressive metallers CONFESSOR have posted a brand-new track, entitled "Sour Times", at their official web site. To listen to the song, click here and go to the "Music" section. "Sour Times" comes off CONFESSOR's recently completed demo, which the band will be using to procure a record deal. A few ...

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MEMORY GARDEN Announce One-Off Live Performance

MEMORY GARDEN, the Stockholm, Sweden-based band featuring former ABSKTRAKT ALGEBRA guitarist Simon Johansson, will play a show at Sombrero in Örebro this coming Saturday (May 15). Also appearing will be CHAIN OF HATE. As previously reported, MEMORY GARDEN have commenced the recording sessions for their new album, "Carnage Carnival", for a late 2004 release through ...

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RAUNCHY: Entire New Album Posted Online

Danish metallers RAUNCHY have had their entire sophomore album, "Confusion Bay", made available for streaming at this location (scroll down to "lyt til Confusion Bay"). RAUNCHY, who recently replaced singer Lars Vognstrup with Kasper Thomsen, have been selected as "Band of the Month" by Denmark's national radio P3. "P3 is the leading radio ...

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DISCHARGE To Tour Brazil In June

British hardcore pioneers DISCHARGE will embark on their first-ever tour of Brazil next month. The band's current touring lineup consists of original members Terry "Tez" Roberts (drums), Tony Bones (guitar) and Roy "'Rainy" Wainwright (bass), alongside longtime friend, VARUKERS vocalist Rat. DISCHARGE will play five shows in Brazil, including two gigs with Brazilian hardcore veterans ...

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ANATHEMA To Perform On Spanish National Television

ANATHEMA have been confirmed to play a 30-minute live show on Los Conciertos de Radio 3, the "main and most intelligent show devoted to live music" on Spanish national television. Filming for the show will take place the morning before the group's gig in Copérnico on June 2 at the TVE studios. "We and our ...

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