ZARAZA Reissue Debut Demo

Belgian doom metal label NULLL Records has reissued the long out-of-print debut 1995 demo, "Life is Death Postponed", by Canadian industrial doom/death metal mongrels ZARAZA. Back in 1995, Dead Angel 'zine described this demo as "This is bizarre. Brilliant, but bizarre nonetheless. Imagine industrial death metal with disemboweled gutter-stench vocals, crazed industrial percussion and assorted ...

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Bassist JOE ROLLAND Quits TAPPING THE VEIN

Bassist Joe Rolland has left Philadelphia's TAPPING THE VEIN due to personal reasons. "This was a very difficult decision for me to make," Joe said in a statement. "I would like to sincerely thank Nuclear Blast, World Entertainment, and all the fans and friends over the years for all your continued support. I hope TAPPING ...

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DARKANE: Recording Of New Album To Begin 'As Soon As Possible'

Guitarist Christofer Malmström of Swedish thrashers DARKANE has posted the following message on his web site: "It's going to be a busy autumn. Finally it seems like [drummer] Peter's [Wildoer] hands are healed and we can start the serious work on our upcoming album. All songs are written but never rehearsed and [this week] we ...

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ON A PALE HORSE To Enter Studio In September

ON A PALE HORSE, the band featuring ex-SLIPKNOT guitarist Josh Brainard, will enter Junior's Motel studio in Otho, Iowa in September with producer Kirk Kaufmann to record their sophomore album, tentatively titled "Riding the Wind". The follow-up to "Black Is Not the Darkest Colour" will contain 12 songs. Two additional cuts will surface on a ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Singer Talks About Upcoming Tour And DVD

PITCHSHIFTER frontman J.S. Clayden recently spoke to BandsXposure.com about the group's upcoming DVD/tour and their future plans. The brief question-and-answer session follows: BandsXposure.com: What songs we might expect to hear on the forthcoming DVD? J.S. Clayden: "The DVD features 13 live tracks from PITCHSHIFTER featuring all the 'classics' like 'Genius', 'Microwaved' & 'Please ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE: Live DVD And Remix Album To Be Packaged Together

A PERFECT CIRCLE's upcoming live DVD and remix album will be packaged together and released as one item in November, according to APerfectCircle.net. In other news, guitarist James Iha's (ex-SMASHING PUMPKINS) remix of "Blue" has been made available for purchase on the iTunes music store, as well as some other online music stores. In addition, ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN Drummer To Tie The Knot

Drummer Christopher Ian Turner of British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN will marry Swedish girl Annelie Byström on September 4 in London. As previously reported, ORANGE GOBLIN have lined up several U.K. shows this month in support of their fifth album, "Thieving From The House Of God", available now on Rise Above Records. The CD was recorded ...

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NIGHTWISH To Release New Single In September

Finland's NIGHTWISH will be issuing a new single, "Wish I Had An Angel", on September 15 through Spinefarm Records. The single will be available in two versions: CD-single and DVD-single. The complete track listing for both versions is as follows: "Wish I Had An Angel" (CD-single) 01. Wish I Had An Angel (Album Version) 02. ...

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