IMMERSED IN BLOOD Confirmed For Germany's NRW DEATHFEST

Swedish brutal death metallers IMMERSED IN BLOOD have been confirmed for NRW Deathfest, a two-day festival set to take place September 17-18 in Wermelskirchen (near Leverkusen), Germany. Other bands on the bill are JACK SLATER, TRANSGRESSION, SARX, DEPRESSION, IMPURE, EXPOSED GUTS and AMBROSIA. 10 more bands will be announced during the coming months. For more ...

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NIGHTWISH To Tour The U.S. In August?

Finland's NIGHTWISH will reportedly be kicking off a U.S. tour in August. So far, the only confirmed gig is at The Palladium in Worcester, MA on August 20. Tickets for the Palladium show go on sale on Friday, January 23 at 10:00 a.m. More dates are expected to be added soon. As previously ...

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WOLF To Film Video For 'Wolf's Blood'

Swedish metallers WOLF will enter Flatfish studios on Saturday (January 17) to film a video for the track "Wolf's Blood". The theme of the clip, according to a posting on the band's web site, is "THIN LIZZY at 'Top of the Pops' '77 meets JUDAS PRIEST at Budokan in '81." "Wolf's Blood" comes off WOLF's ...

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COLD Guitarist Becomes Permanent Member Of EVANESCENCE

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has confirmed to Australia's Undercover News that COLD guitarist Terry Balsamo is now a permanent member of EVANESCENCE. According to Lee, that also means COLD is history. "They could hire another guitar player and continue, but I'm pretty sure that their lead singer is in and out of rehab and having ...

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Vocalist KEVIN DUBROW Explains QUIET RIOT Split

In an interview with ElectricBasement.com, vocalist Kevin Dubrow explained the reason for the sudden dismantling of QUIET RIOT late last year. "Well, the question should really be: why did we stay together for so long?" he said. "It really should have stopped earlier. We'd been together for a long time and it had gotten to ...

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PAGANIZER To Enter Studio In March

Swedish death metallers PAGANIZER have re-signed with Xtreem Music for the release of their new album, tentatively due in June. "Eight new songs has been written and arranged for the upcoming fifth PAGANIZER album," the band write on their web site. "We'll be entering Soundlab Studio again in late March to record the stuff and ...

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SOIL: 'Redefine' Track Listing Revealed

Chicago's SOIL have confirmed the track listing for their new album, "Redefine", which is set to hit stores March 23 through J Records. It is as follows: 01. Pride 02. Redefine 03. Can You Heal Me? 04. Cross My Heart 05. Suffering 06. Remember 07. Deny Me 08. Something Real 09. Say You Will 10. ...

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PAIN CONFESSOR Finish Recording Single

Finnish melodic metallers PAIN CONFESSOR have finished recording their new single, tentatively due next month. Mixing will be done by Janne Saksa at Studio Sound Supreme during next week, and the finished package will be then mastered at Finnvox studios. The track listing for the single is as follows: 01. Poor Man's Crown 02. Lake ...

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ABLOOM: More Live Dates Announced

ABLOOM (formerly MOTHRA), the California-based group featuring former SOULFLY members Mikey Doling (guitar), Marcello D. Rapp (bass), and Roy Mayorga (drums), have lined up the following dates during January/February: Jan. 28 - Velvet Jones - Santa Barbara, CA (w/ REVOLUTION SMILE) Feb. 20 - The Rock - Tucson, AZ Feb. 21 – Static - Scottsdale, ...

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