TECHNOCRACY Enter Studio To Record New Material

San Francisco Bay Area's TECHNOCRACY, who feature in their ranks VIO-LENCE guitarist Phil Demmel, have entered the studio to record several new tracks, presumably for a promotional CD to be used to secure a recording agreement with an independent record label. In addition, the group will be opening for STRAPPING YOUNG LAD at the Pound ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL Lens Videos, Plan US Tour

SUPERJOINT RITUAL are said to have recently lensed videos for the tracks "F.ck Your Enemy" and "The Alcoholik" with director Jim VanBebber (MY SWEET SATAN, SPASMOLYTIC) at frontman Phil Anselmo's house. Both tracks come off SUPERJOINT RITUAL's upcoming full-length debut, Use Once And Destroy, which is due on May 21st through Sanctuary Records. SUPERJOINT RITUAL ...

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MOONSPELL Live Dates Announced

Portugal's MOONSPELL have lined up the following performances during the coming months: May 11 – Braga, POR @ Semana Académica da Univ. do Minho May 17 – Leipzig, GER @ Wave Gottik Treffen May 24 - Vila Real, POR @ Queima das Fitas May 25 - Castelo Branco, POR @ Queima das Fitas Jun. 09 ...

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KITTIE, SKINDRED Confirmed For UK OZZFEST

KITTIE and SKINDRED are the latest bands to have been confirmed for the UK version of Ozzfest, which is scheduled to take place at Donington on May 25th. They'll both be appearing on the Kerrang! stage. Prior to their Ozzfest appearance, SKINDRED (who feature in their ranks former members of the Welsh crew DUB WAR) ...

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METALLICA: Back In The Studio!

METALLICA entered their Northern California studio yesterday to resume recording the group's eighth original album, according to the band's official web site. More details on the sessions will be provided soon. ...

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NILE, ARCH ENEMY, HATE ETERNAL US Dates Announced!

The following are the confirmed dates for the North American Darkened Tomb 2002 Tour, featuring NILE, ARCH ENEMY, HATE ETERNAL and ORIGIN: Jul. 06 - The Cotton Club - Atlanta, GA Jul. 07 - Clunk Music Hall Fayetteville, AR Jul. 09 - Sam's - San Antonio, TX Jul. 10 - Concrete Street - Corpus Christie, ...

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SUMMON To Work With JAMES MURPHY On Forthcoming CD

Michigan-based black metallers SUMMON will be entering a Florida studio in June with producer James Murphy (i.e. former TESTAMENT/DEATH guitarist) to record the follow-up to No Thoughts From the Sky, tentatively entitled The Blood Runs Black. A late 2002 release through Seattle, Washington's Moribund Records is expected. ...

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