LULLACRY Vocalist TANJA Checks In From Recording Studio

Finland's LULLACRY are currently hard at work recording the follow up to their 2002 release "Crucify My Heart". Fans can anticipate an early 2005 U.S. release. Vocalist Tanja Lainio checked him from the studio with this message to fans: "Here I am in Lappeenranta, at Astia Studio. So far I have recorded the vocals for ...

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AC/DC Singer Lends Voice To Video Game

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and actor Dennis Haysbert of the hit television drama "24" are among the celebrities that have signed on for key voice talent roles in Activision, Inc.'s gritty, epic first-person war action-thriller "Call of Duty: Finest Hour" Additionally, veteran writer/ producer Michael Schiffer will once again provide his screenwriting stamp with a ...

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FEAR FACTORY Record DUDLEY BOYZ Theme Song

FEAR FACTORY have just finished recording a new theme song for the Dudley Boyz of the World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., titled "Harder than Hardcore". This song marks the first time that FEAR FACTORY singer Burton C. Bell has used someone else's lyrics in a song; the Dudley Boyz wrote their own lyrics for the song. ...

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MALEVOLENCE Announce Hometown Gig

Portuguese death metallers MALEVOLENCE have announced a one-off live performance in their hometown of Leiria on November 13. The group will be presenting material from their recently completed four-song promotional CD, which they're currently using to procure a new record deal. Titled "Celebration Of Dysfunctional Becoming", the demo is being described as "more brutal, technical ...

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FEAR THE FUTURE Finish Recording Debut Album

Swedish black/death metallers FEAR THE FUTURE have completed the recording sessions for their debut album, "The Bloody Beginning", at Sunlight Studios in Stockholm. "Nephente has done the last part of the vocals and that completes the recording session for the album," the group write on their web site. "In total the band has spent 13 ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: Songwriting Update

THE PROJECT HATE, the Swedish band featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have just completed work on the fifth track out of the seven or eight planned for inclusion on the group's fourth studio album, according to a posting on the group's web site. "Rough demos of everything's been made to have ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Frontman Guests On 'Metal Injection'

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE frontman Howard Jones was recently interviewed by the Internet TV show "Metal Injection". "The sarcasm was at an all-time high for this hilarious interview," reads a posting on the group's web site. "The episode also features KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's new video for 'The End of Heartache' as well as videos from NIGHTWISH, TRIVIUM, SHADOWS ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: Acoustic Performances Cancelled

German guitarist AXEL RUDI PELL has abandoned plans to perform a few acoustic shows in Germany to promote his upcoming "The Ballads III" compilation. The cancellation is being attributed to "different reasons," according to a posting on Axel's web site. One of 'em was the very tight schedule to promote the tour properly." "The Ballads ...

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