ACHERON Deny Cancelling Polish Festival Appearance

Despite a promoter's announcement to the contrary, Columbus, Ohio-based black/death metal cult band ACHERON were never confirmed to appear at Poland's Conquer Summer Festival in July, the group allege in an official statement sent to BLABBERMOUTH.NET earlier today. "The band want to make clear that they never agreed to play the fest, nor ...

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THE HAUNTED: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new THE HAUNTED track, entitled "99", has been made available for download in MP3 format at this location. "99" comes off the Swedish thrashers' as-yet-untitled fourth album, due this fall through Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2003's "One Kill Wonder" was recorded at Gothenburg's famed Studio Fredman (IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Video Interview Posted Online

A VELVET REVOLVER video profile from The Associated Press, including a short interview with bassist Duff McKagan and guitarist Slash (both formerly of GUNS N' ROSES) has been posted online at MSN.com. VELVET REVOLVER's debut album, "Contraband", is scheduled for release on June 8 through RCA Records. Listen to the entire album online ...

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BORKNAGAR: First DVD Planned, Video Submissions Accepted

Norway's BORKNAGAR have commenced work on their debut DVD, tentatively due after the release of their seventh album. "We got lots and lots of video material from the recordings of 'Quintessence', 'Empiricism' and 'Epic'," drummer Asgeir Mickelson writes in an online posting. "We got all shows I've played with the band (some shows with three ...

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