ELDRITCH To Release New Album In May

Italian progressive-aggressive metal band ELDRITCH are scheduled to release their long-awaited fifth album, "Portrait Of The Abyss Within", on May 24 through Limb Music Products. According to a statement from Limb Music, "this album shows the band at its maximum level of songwriting and playing. The band approached the studio with a back to the ...

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SEPULTURA To Film 'Mindwar' Video In March

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA will be filming a video for the track "Mindwar" in March with director Ricardo DellaRosa. Ricardo had previously worked with the group on the clip for their rendition of U2's "Bullet The Blue Sky", which won the award for "Best Direction of Photography" at last year's "Brazilian Cinematography Association Awards" and the ...

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TANKARD, HATEWORK To Tour Italy In May

TANKARD, HATEWORK and IRREVERENCE will be teaming up for a short Italian tour in May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 14 - Mac2 Club - Schio, Vicenza, ITA May 15 - Init Club – Roma, ITA (w/ ENEMYNSIDE, RAINSPAWN) May 16 - Thunder Road Club - Codevilla, Pavia (w/ RAW POWER, VEXED, METHEDRAS) As ...

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EUROPE: 'Rock The Night' CD Track Listing Revealed

MelodicRock.com has posted the track listing for the upcoming EUROPE "Rock The Night" "best of" 2-CD set, due on March 3 in Sweden. It is as follows: CD 1: 01. Rock The Night 02. Superstitious 03. I'll Cry For You (acoustic version) 04. Cherokee 05. Stormwind 06. Sweet Love Child (single B-side) 07. In The ...

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ELEGY Guitarist: Solo Album Release Pushed Forward

ELEGY guitarist Patrick Rondat will release his fifth solo album, "Ephemeral World", on April 19 — one week earlier than the previously announced April 26 date — through the French label Nothing To Say (NTS) Records. The self-produced album will contain 10 new songs, including an adaptation of a piece by Bach, and will feature ...

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KISS: Australian Support Acts, Tour Dates Announced

GRINSPOON and SPIDERBAIT have been announced as the support bands on KISS' upcoming tour of Australia, which is scheduled to kick off in early May. KISS Australian dates w/ GRINSPOON and SPIDERBAIT, according to GRINSPOON's web site: May 08 – Perth, AUS @ Burswood Dome May 11 – Adelaide, AUS @ AEC May 13 – ...

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ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE: 'Heavy Metal Is Dead In The U.S.'

ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante recently spoke to Australia's Heavy Metal Heaven about the group's upcoming live CD/DVD and their Australian tour, which is scheduled to take place in April. Asked what he thinks about the direction heavy metal music has taken over the last few years, Charlie said, "Heavy metal is dead in the U.S. ...

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DEICIDE: 'Scars Of The Crucifix' Video Posted Online

DEICIDE's video for the title track to their new album, "Scars of the Crucifix", has been posted online for viewing at the Earache Records web site. Check it out here. As previously reported, the "Scars of the Crucifix" clip was shot in Nottingham, U.K. by acclaimed director Pete Bridgewater (THE HAUNTED, DECEMBER). It ...

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Sources: NEVERMORE To Re-Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

NEVERMORE are on the verge of signing a new deal with Century Media Records, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Despite the band's much-publicized troubles with the label, NEVERMORE are believed to have negotiated a new contract with Century Media that will provide them with the kind of financial backing they felt was missing ...

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