SUBWAY TO SALLY Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Germany's SUBWAY TO SALLY have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. For Nuclear Blast president Markus Staiger, a fan and a friend of the band for many years, this worldwide signing is said to be "like a dream come true." Hailing from the German town of Potsdam, SUBWAY TO SALLY are known for their ...

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Ex-VIRGIN STEELE Guitarist JACK STARR: New Vocalist Needed

Former VIRGIN STEELE guitarist Jack Starr has launched a search for a vocalist for his band GUARDIANS OF THE FLAME. All applicants should submit their demo material to: Magic Circle Music PO Box 7214 Auburn, NY 13022 USA As previously reported, Jack Starr recently inked a deal with Magic Circle Music, the label founded by ...

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MNEMIC Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Roskilde Festival, scheduled to take place July 1-4 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also set to appear are KORN, MESHUGGAH, HATEBREED and ILL NIÑO, among others. More confirmations will be ...

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ICED EARTH To Play For More Than Two Hours On Upcoming Tour?

Someone claiming to be ICED EARTH bassist James MacDonough has posted a message on the ICED EARTH fan message board Iced-Realm.de regarding the band's current rehearsal sessions for their upcoming North American tour. It reads as follows: "When I said I would keep you guys informed — I meant it! Our practice is coming together ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Complete New EP

Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM have set "Trashed, Lost & Strungout" as the title of their upcoming EP, due this summer through Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Astia studio with Anssi Kippo, and it was mixed by Mikko Karmila at Finnvox Studios. "Trashed, Lost & Strungout" will include two new songs, a couple of ...

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LEHAVOTH Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Israeli "brutal death metal lords" LEHAVOTH have parted ways with vocalist Yuval. "Yuval 'Molech', our singer for the past 9 years and one of the original and founding members of LEHAVOTH, has decided to quit the band," the group write on their web site. "He was an important part of LEHAVOTH for a long. long ...

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OTEP Set Release Date For Sophomore Album

OTEP have set a July 27 release date through Capitol Records for their sophomore album, "House of Secrets". The follow-up to 2002's "Sevas Tra" was produced by Greg Wells, known for his work with a diverse range of artists, including the DEFTONES, MICHELLE BRANCH, and ELTON JOHN. The album — recorded late last year at ...

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