It's Official: TYPE O NEGATIVE's U.S. Tour 'Postponed'

TYPE O NEGATIVE's management has issued a statement regarding the postponement of the band's fall 2004 U.S. tour. It reads as follows: "During a recent medical exam, undisclosed anomalies were discovered and it was suggested that Peter Steele, lead singer, bassist and songwriter, undergo further tests. "As a firm timetable for the tests and the ...

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BIOHAZARD Guitarist Talks About Upcoming Album

BIOHAZARD guitarist Billy Graziadei recently spoke to Greece's Metal-Temple.com webzine about the songwriting process for the group's new album, tentatively due next year through SPV Records. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Metal-Temple.com: Your new album, yet unnamed, is going to be released by the end of this year. Are there any candidate ...

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SOIL Confirm Singer's Departure

Chicago's SOIL have issued an official statement confirmed the departure of singer Ryan McCombs (as exclusively reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET earlier today). The statement reads as follows: "We are sorry to report that due to family obligations, Ryan McCombs has decided to move on from SOIL. Though we are very saddened by this sudden development, we ...

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EXODUS Explain South American Tour Cancellation

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have confirmed that they have "postponed" their South American tour until October. Guitarist Gary Holt's statement on the matter is as follows: "The tour has ben postponed until October due to the fact that John Miller [ex-WARDANCE, projected fill-in singer for the tour] is an insane idiot and had ...

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UNEARTH To Launch Headlining Tour

Massachusetts-based metallers UNEARTH will kick off their first headlining tour next week. Support at all dates will come from THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, TERROR and REMEMBERING NEVER. Commented guitarist Ken Susi: "It is invigorating to finally have our first headline tour; we are so excited to play our first full set. "I must admit that ...

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ELVENKING Rejoined By Singer DAMNAGORAS

Italian "pagan metal" band ELVENKING have been rejoined by singer Damnagoras. Damnagoras left the band in August 2002 due to "health reasons" and was replaced by Kleid. More information on Damnagoras' return to the band will be made available in the next few days. ELVENKING released their most recent labum, "Wyrd", in April through Germany's ...

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EXODUS: South American Tour Cancelled?

Argentine news reporter Gustavo Olmedo announced on Thursday (Sept. 16) on his radio show ("Apaga la Tele" on Rock & Pop radio) that EXODUS cancelled their entire South American tour due to the fact that the Brazilian promoter was no longer receptive to the idea of the group coming over with a fill-in vocalist (following ...

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