WOLVERINE: 'The Window Purpose' Album To Be Reissued

Sweden's WOLVERINE have posted the following message on their web site: "We are happy to announce that 'The Window Purpose' [2001] will be re-released through Elitist/Earache Records. The album has been re-mastered and the difference is really immense. It was remastered by Eroc who also mastered 'Cold Light of Monday' as well as the re-release ...

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HEVEIN Sign With SPINEFARM RECORDS

Finnish melodic thrashers HEVEIN have inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The group were signed on the strength of their "Break Out the Hammers" EP, which was mixed earlier this year at Sonic Pump studios by Nino Laurenne and mastered at Finnvox studios by Minerva Pappi. A full-length MP3 of the EP's title track can ...

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TRAIL OF TEARS Explain Album Delay

Norway's TRAIL OF TEARS have posted the following message on their official web site: "After a torturous and extremely challenging studio experience we are now happy to tell you all that the album has been completed! Being struck by everything from illness to complete and utter computer crashes we sit back with a feeling of ...

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LINKIN PARK's Collaboration With JAY-Z To Be Released Next Month

A CD/DVD package titled "Collision Course" featuring a mash-up collaboration between LINKIN PARK and rapper Jay-Z reportedly will be released Nov. 30. The CD features six tracks recorded by the band and the rapper in a studio with LINKIN PARK MC Mike Shinoda producing, while the DVD documents LINKIN PARK and Jay-Z's July 18 onstage ...

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KONKHRA: Putting 'Heavy' Back In Heavy Metal

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA have issued the following update on their current activities: "We are ready to record the first 4-5 songs for the new album. This time we will record the songs as they get done, and next Friday we are entering Starstruck studio in Copenhagen to lay down the drums for these new ...

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DIZZY REED: New GUNS N' ROSES Album To Arrive In February

GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed recently spoke to Richmond.com about playing with Axl Rose and his recent tour with his solo project, HOLLYWOOD BULLDOZER. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Richmond.com: What's the status with [the long-awaited GUNS N' ROSES album] "Chinese Democracy"? Dizzy Reed: "Actually, 'Chinese Democracy' is very close to ...

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