9MM SOLUTION: 'We Are Not MORTA SKULD'

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based 9MM SOLUTION, which features ex-MORTA SKULD members Dave Gregor, Jason Hellman, Ed Wallner, along with singer Hobbes Caltous, have issued a statement in response to fan inquiries about the similarities — or lack thereof — between their new band's sound and that of their previous group. Said Caltous, "I've gotten a couple ...

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HATEBREED, DAMAGEPLAN, DROWNING POOL: More Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for the forthcoming "Headbanger's Ball Tour", featuring co-headliners HATEBREED and DAMAGEPLAN along with DROWNING POOL and UNEARTH. The trek is shaping up as follows: Mar. 25 - House of Blues - Myrtle Beach, SC Mar. 26 - Rafters - Johnson City, TN Mar. 27 - Millennium Center - Winston-Salem, SC ...

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DESTRUCTION: DVD Trailer Posted Online

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION have posted a trailer for their upcoming live DVD, "Live Discharge - 20 Years Of Total Destruction", due on March 8. Check it out here. As previously reported, the DVD will come with a bonus CD featuring the "Alive Devastation" Japan-only release from 2003. DESTRUCTION will hold a DVD-release ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: CANNIBAL CORPSE, PRONG, GOD FORBID, APARTMENT 26

CANNIBAL CORPSE's "The Wretched Spawn" sold 4,224 copies in the U.S. in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As previously reported, DEICIDE's latest, "Scars of the Crucifix", registered a first-week tally of 4,342. In other SoundScan news, GOD FORBID's "Gone Forever" moved 2,816 pieces in its opening week, while APARTMENT 26's "Music ...

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CADAVER Set U.S. Release Date For 'Necrosis'

Norwegian technical death metallers CADAVER have set an April 20 U.S. release date through Candlelight Records for their fourth full-length album, "Necrosis". Formed in 1989, CADAVER released two albums ("Hallucinating Anxiety" and "In Pains") before disbanding in 1993. Reformed (and renamed CADAVER INC.) in 1999, the band issued their third album, "Discipline", in 2001 and ...

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