DIMENSION F3H To Release 'Reaping The World Winds' In March

Norway's DIMENSION F3H, featuring LIMBONIC ART whiz kid Morfeus, have completed work on their debut album, "Reaping The World Winds", for a Mar. 18 release through Hammerheart Records. The CD was produced by Morfeus and mixed at Sweden's renowned Fredman Studio (IN FLAMES, DARK TRANQUILITY, DIMMU BORGIR). "DIMENSION F3H is a great opportunity for me ...

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RITCHIE WILKISON Leaves SILENCER

Colorado's SILENCER have parted ways with guitarist Ritchie Wilkison (ANGEL DUST, DEMONS & WIZARDS). "It is with great regret that we must announce lead guitarist Ritchie Wilkison has left SILENCER as of last Sunday 10/27," begins the group's official statement on the matter. "The band were informed via e-mail one week before their CD release/tour ...

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DESTROYER 666 Forced To Miss European Dates

Australia's DESTROYER 666 missed several shows on their current European tour with DIABOLIC and BEHEMOTH after drummer Mersus was forced to skip the dates due to "personal circumstances." The band rejoined the tour on Thursday, Nov. 7 in Zaandam, Netherlands, according to an official press release. ...

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NAPALM DEATH Guitarist Resurrects DEFECATION

NAPALM DEATH/ex-RIGHTEOUS PIGS guitarist Mitch Harris has resurrected DEFECATION, the legendary extreme act he founded with ex-NAPALM DEATH drummer Mick Harris. The group, whose current lineup apparently doesn't include Mick, are presently working on the follow-up to 1989's "Purity Dilution", titled "Intention Surpassed", for an early 2003 release through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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AC/DC To Be Inducted Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

AC/DC are among five acts that will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame early next year. Other artists set to be honored are THE CLASH, ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS, THE POLICE, and THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS. The Eighteenth Annual Induction Ceremony will be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New ...

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NECROPHAGIA: No More Interviews!

NECROPHAGIA — featuring mainman Killjoy, drummer Wayne Fabra Iscariah (ex-IMMORTAL, bass), Frediablo (GORELORD/WURDULAK, guitars), Fug (WURDULAK, guitars), and Mirai Kawashima (SIGH, keyboards) — have announced that they will not be doing any press/interviews for their upcoming release, "The Divine Art of Torture". "We feel the music on 'Divine Art…' will speak for itself," Killjoy and ...

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WATCHTOWER Singer: It Might Take Years To Complete New Album

WATCHTOWER frontman Jason McMaster has posted the following update on the status of the band's long-awaited new CD, "Mathematics". "Attention... Since we have released the information about WATCHTOWER releasing an ALL NEW CD... 'Mathematics' .. people will not leave it alone. They won't let WATCHTOWER sleep... I receive emails everyday from hardcore WATCHTOWER fans, living ...

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HANOI ROCKS Set Release Date For 'Twelve Shots On The Rocks'

Reunited Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS will release their comeback album, "Twelve Shots On The Rocks", on Nov. 28 in Finland and on Dec. 2 in the rest of the Scandinavia. The Japanese version, titled "Thirteen Shots On The Rocks", will include one bonus track and will surface on Dec. 4 via Victor Entertainment. ...

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