MISERY INDEX Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST

Baltimore, Maryland-based MISERY INDEX — featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS), Mike Harrison (guitar/vocals, ex-PESSIMIST), Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.) and Kevin Talley (drums, ex-DYING FETUS, SUFFOCATION, M.O.D.) — have inked a long-term deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band are currently writing material for their upcoming full-length album, which they hope to record ...

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INFERNAL COMBUSTION #26 Launched

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The newest issue of the more-or-less monthly metal parody webzine Infernal Combustion is online now at www.infernalcombustion.com. This issue may be the most controversial yet -- the hate mail has begun. Everything from MESHUGGAH's packaging to Jason Newsted's clout to Vince Neil's unpaid bar tab to Dave Williams' "friends" to ...

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THE ALMIGHTY Announce UK Tour

Britain's THE ALMIGHTY have announced the details of their upcoming UK tour, which is still in the process of being finalized. The following dates are currently being planned, according to the group's official web site: Dec. 18 – Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Dec. 19 – TBA Dec. 20 - TBA Dec. 21 – Glasgow, UK ...

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DEAD HEAD To Release New Album In Spring

Veteran Dutch thrashers DEAD HEAD are writing material for their new album, Assumption Is The Mother Of All Fuckups, for a tentative spring release through Coldblood Industries Records. In the meantime, the band will be supporting SADUS at several European gigs later this month. ...

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POWER QUEST To Issue Debut Album In October

UK melodic power metal band POWER QUEST will issue their debut album, Wings of Forever, on October 14th through Underground Symphony Records. It will be available in CD, CD digipack and limited edition gatefold vinyl formats. For more information, visit the group's official web site at this location. ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Finalize Track Listing For 'Killing Hellsinki'

THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame, will issue their first-ever live album through Horns Up Records in the fall/winter. Entitled Killing Hellsinki, the album will feature six live tracks, recorded at the Tavastia club in Helsinki, Finland on July 12th, 2002, as well as the band's original 1999 demo, featuring ENTOMBED singer ...

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HIBERNUS MORTIS Sign With HORNS UP RECORDS

Florida's HIBERNUS MORTIS have inked a deal with Horns Up Records. The band's debut album, The Existing Realms Of Perpetual Sorrow, will be released in the spring of 2003. HIBERNUS MORTIS recently pressed a limited number of copies of The Existing Realms Of Perpetual Sorrow on their own. The Horns Up Records release will feature ...

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DOWN: Initial Headlining Dates Announced

The initial dates for DOWN's forthcoming headlining tour have been released. They are as follows: Nov. 05 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant Nov. 09 – Detroit, MI @ Harpos Nov. 10 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Nov. 15 – Toronto, ONT @ TBA Nov. 20 - Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero Nov. ...

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