THE HAUNTED Confirm Greek Dates

As first reported here on Monday, Swedish high-energy thrashers THE HAUNTED have now officially confirmed their participation in a two-date Greek mini-tour alongside veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS and Germany's TANKARD. The dates are as follows: Dec. 14 – Thessaloniki, GRE @ Hydrogios Dec. 15 – Athens, GRE @ Gagarin According ...

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SKYCLAD Hard At Work On New Material

SKYCLAD are continuing to write material for their forthcoming CD, tentatively scheduled for a March 2003 release. Among the song titles set to appear on the as-yet-untitled album are the following: 01. Parliament Of Fools 02. Anotherdrinkingsong 03. A Good Day To Bury Bad News 04. The Roman Wall Blues 05. Survival Campaign According to ...

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STEEL PROPHET Online Chat Scheduled

Steve Kachinsky, guitarist and founder of Nuclear Blast recording artists STEEL PROPHET, will be answering fans' questions during an upcoming online chat. The chat will take place at www.wallsoffire.com (and www.wallsoffire.de) on September 8th at 12:00 Pacific time (21:00 CET). Kachinsky will be available to answer questions regarding the band's latest release, Unseen, ...

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SCHANDMAUL To Contribute Track To Computer Game

Up-and-coming German folk metal act SCHANDMAUL will contribute the song "Vogelfrei" (taken from the band's new album, Narrenkönig) to the soundtrack of Spellbound/Wanadoo's upcoming strategy game Robin Hood — The Legend of Sherwood. As previously reported, SCHANDMAUL will release their third album, Narrenkönig, in the first week of October. Combining old instruments as flutes, bagpipes, ...

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HALCYON Seek Guitarist/Vocalist

HALCYON, Wisconsin's self-proclaimed "kings of melodic, ferocious, technical death metal," are seeking a permanent guitarist/vocalist with great vocal AND lead guitar abilities. According to the band, "our music is fast, melodic and technical. Influences include EMPEROR, DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH, TESTAMENT, MY DYING BRIDE, IN FLAMES, SLAYER, DISINTER, DEATH and CRYPTOPSY." Interested parties can write to ...

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DEEP PURPLE To Play Show In The Gulf

DEEP PURPLE are due to perform at the Aviation Club, Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates on September 22nd. Tickets for the Dubai concert will be available from September 1st, according to promoters Mirage Productions. ...

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MANOWAR: Scandinavian Dates Announced

MANOWAR will embark on a Scandinavian tour in late November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 22 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Lisebergshallen Nov. 23 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Nov. 24 - Stockholm, SWE @ Arenan Nov. 26 - Helsinki, FIN @ Icehalle Nov. 28 - Copenhagen, DEN @ KB Hallen ...

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SADUS To Open For EXODUS In San Francisco

Veteran Bay Area thrashers SADUS will make their first live appearance in over a year when they open for EXODUS at the Pound in San Francisco, California on Friday, September 13th. Also appearing on the bill will be TECHNOCRACY (featuring VIO-LENCE/MACHINE HEAD touring guitarist Phil Demmel), HAIL SATAN and ANIMOSITY. As previously reported, SADUS are ...

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ALTARIA Sign With AOR HEAVEN RECORDS

Finnish melodic metal band ALTARIA, featuring SONATA ARCTICA guitarist Jani Liimatainen, have signed a two-album contract with the German label AOR Heaven. The group's 11-track debut album, entitled Foundation, will be recorded at Sonic Pump studios in Helsinki during September for a February/March 2003 release through the AOR Heaven sub-label Metal Heaven. A Finnish tour ...

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