DRY KILL LOGIC Announce Showcase Gig

New York's DRY KILL LOGIC, free agents since parting ways with Roadrunner Records last year, will be performing a showcase gig for prospective labels on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Don Hills in New York City. For more information, visit the band's official message board at this location. ...

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LAMB OF GOD Set Title, Release Date For New CD

LAMB OF GOD have set "As The Palaces Burn" as the title for their upcoming album, due on Apr. 15 through Prosthetic Records. The much-anticipated follow-up to 2000's "New American Gospel", which was recorded at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD), will contain ten cuts, including "Blood Junkie", "Swedish Ass ...

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Former MORBID ANGEL Guitarist Resurfaces In PATHS OF POSSESSION

Florida's PATHS OF POSSESSION, the new band featuring former MORBID ANGEL guitarist Richard Brunelle, will release their debut album, "Legacy In Ashes", in February through Still Dead Productions. The group's musical direction is being described by Brunelle as "a lot different" (i.e. more melodic) than that of his previous group while still retaining a technical, ...

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GOD DETHRONED To Include Bonus CD With New Album

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED will release their new album, "Into The Lungs Of Hell", as a double CD and 2-LP set featuring a fat booklet and a bonus CD. The complete track listing for the bonus disc is as follows: 01. God Dethroned (re-recorded version) 02. Satan's Curse (POSSESSED cover) 03. The Execution Protocol ...

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LACUNA COIL Tour Cancellation: The Official Statement

LACUNA COIL have officially dropped off the forthcoming North American tour with OPETH and PARADISE LOST (as first reported here last night). The following is an official statement from the group's label, Century Media Records, regarding the cancellation: "Italy's LACUNA COIL will regretfully be unable to participate on the upcoming '4 Absent Friends' ...

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ACCU§ER Reform, Record New Demo

Germany's ACCU§ER, one of the country's leading thrash metal bands of the '90s, have reunited and recorded a new four-song demo. Th tracks featured on the CD are as follows: 01. Downcast 02. Be None The Wiser 03. Reveal 04. Lost For Words For more information, including samples of the band's recently-recorded music, visit the ...

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GRAMMY AWARDS Nominees Announced!

The nominees in the "Best Hard Rock Performance" and "Best Metal Performance" categories for the 45 Annual Grammy Awards are as follows: Best Hard Rock Performance: FOO FIGHTERS – "All Of My Life" GODSMACK – "I Stand Alone" P.O.D. – "Youth Of The Nation" QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – "No One Knows" SYSTEM OF ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: The Thing That Shouldn't Be

TYPE O NEGATIVE keyboardist Josh Silver has posted the following update on the group's official web site: "[TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman] Peter [Steele] sleeps on the couch in Systems Two Brooklyn, mainly holding his penis. When asked why he sleeps holding his penis — 'I'm afraid someone will take it.' With that said... "Johnny and ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Appear On New YARDBIRDS CD

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash, ex-DAVID LEE ROTH/WHITESNAKE axeman Steve Vai and QUEEN's Brian May are among the guest musicians appearing on YARDBIRDS' "Birdland", the group's first new studio album since 1967. The album, which was recorded primarily at Vai's Mothership studio in Los Angeles, features Vai on a newly recorded version of the ...

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