EXTREME To Play Reunion Show In Portugal

The original lineup of EXTREME, minus bassist Pat Badger, will reportedly reunite to perform at the 20th Maré de Agosto Internacional Music Festival (web site) on the Portuguese island of Santa Maria on August 22. EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt, who was born on the Portugese archipelago of the Azores, is scheduled to perform ...

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SOIL Part Ways With Record Label

Chicago's SOIL have officially parted ways with J Records, the label that released the band's last two full-length offerings. The group's 2001 effort, "Scars", has sold 222,082 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, while its follow-up, 2004's "Redefine" has shifted 64,832 units to date. SOIL have plans to stay out on the road ...

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ATTACKER: Live Video Posted Online

Reunited New Jersey metallers ATTACKER have uploaded live footage from their appearance at the Keep It True II festival on April 10 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. Download a video of the band performing the track "Tortured Existence" at the festival at this location (10.6 MB). ATTACKER released their latest studio album, "Soul ...

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German Doomsters SHEPHERD To Release Sophomore Album

Defunct German doomsters SHEPHERD, whose sound was previously described by Doom-Metal.com as "old-fashioned riffing doom in the vein of genre legends like ST. VITUS, PENTAGRAM, THE OBSESSED and BLACK SABBATH," will posthumously release their second album, "The Coldest Day", on August 16 through Exile on Mainstream Records (Europe excluding Germany will receive the album on ...

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BESEECH To Support THERION In Stockholm

Swedish "gothic metallers" BESEECH will play an exclusive gig with THERION on September 30 at Klubben in Stockholm (THERION's only gig in Sweden in support of their new album). In other news, BESEECH have uploaded photos from their appearance at the Tuska 2004 festival in Helsinki, Finland last weekend. Check them out here. ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Name New Album

British black metal act ANAAL NATHRAKH have set "Domine Non Es Dignus" as the title of their second full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year through Season Of Mist Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Codex Necro" is being recorded at Necrodeath studios and will include the following cuts, among others: "Revaluation ...

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THERAPY? Finalize Track Listing For New Album

THERAPY? have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Never Apologise Never Explain", tentatively due this fall through Spitfire Records. The Pete Barlett-produced follow-up to 2003's "High Anxiety" will contain the following cuts: 01. Rise Up 02. Die Like A Motherfucker 03. Perish The Thought 04. Here Be Monsters 05. So Called Life 06. ...

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