IN FLAMES, SOILWORK, MNEMIC Confirmed For 'Alone In The Dark' Soundtrack

"Alone In The Dark", the upcoming horror movie based on the popular computer game series, will also feature an appropriate dark soundtrack: The first bands confirmed for it are modern thrash metallers MNEMIC (with the track "Ghost"), Sweden's successful melodic death export IN FLAMES ("The Quiet Place") and Swedish melodic death giants SOILWORK ("Departure Plan"). ...

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HEAVEN SHALL BURN: South American Dates Announced

German melodic death/metalcore act HEAVEN SHALL BURN will be returning to South America in late May for two or three exclusive shows. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 28 – Santiago, CHL @ TBA May 30 - Sao Paulo, BRA @ Liberation Fest V HEAVEN SHALL BURN released their new album, new album, "Antigone", last ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: 'Slither' Video Posted Online

VELVET REVOLVER's video for "Slither", the first single off their upcoming "Contraband" debut, is available for viewing on the MTV.com web site at this location. As previously reported, the "Slither" clip, which was directed by Kevin Kerslake (NIRVANA, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SONIC YOUTH), follows club kids as they chase through underground tunnels ...

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KARMAKANIC To Release 'Wheel Of Life' In June

KARMAKANIC, the progressive Swedish band featuring Jonas Reingold and Zoltan Chorsz from THE FLOWER KINGS alongside former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Goran Edman, will release their sophomore album, "Wheel of Life", on June 7 through Regain Records. Described as a cross between YES, DREAM THEATER and KING CRIMSON, KARMAKANIC were honored with the prize for best ...

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IN FLAMES: More Festival Appearances Announced

Sweden's IN FLAMES have been confirmed for the Swedish festival Piteå Dansar och Ler. The festival will take place July 28-August 1, 2004 in Peteå, Sweden. Other confirmed artists are SENTENCED, LAMBRETTA and LISA MISKOVSKY. For more information about the festival, visit www.pdol.se. IN FLAMES have also been confirmed for Motala Vattenfestival. The ...

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THE FIFTH SUN Prepare To Record Sophomore Album

Minnesota-based melodic death metallers THE FIFTH SUN are gearing up to record their second album, entitled "The Hunger to Survive". Recording will take place at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and begins May 24. The album will feature the drum talents of Patrik J. Sten (PASSENGER, KEROZENE, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE) and artwork by renowned artist Mattias ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: DVD Update

According to Peaceville Records, the forthcoming MY DYING BRIDE DVD is scheduled for release in early 2005. The Novemeber 2, 2003 concert in Antwerpen has been shot, edited and mixed, and the band will use the summer concerts to shoot backstage footage to add to the package. Apart from the concert and the backstage extras, ...

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