Ex-JAG PANZER Vocalist DANIEL CONCA Passes Away

The following message was posted by JAG PANZER guitarist Mark Briody: "It is with great sadness that I announce that Daniel Conca has passed away. "Daniel sang for JAG PANZER during the 'Dissident Alliance' era. This included the album 'Dissident Alliance' and the subsequent tour with OVERKILL in Europe. "Daniel and I remained close friends ...

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ANCIENT Complete Work On 'Night Visit'

Norwegian cult extreme metal band ANCIENT have completed work on their sixth album, "Night Visit", tentatively due on June 1 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Proxima Centauri" was recorded at Mirage and Alpha-Omega studios and was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, ...

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RAG MEN: More Tour Dates Announced

RAG MEN, the New York-based band featuring frontman Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER, GOD IS I), guitarist Mitts (SKARHEAD, CROWN OF THORNZ), bassist Ian "Bulldog" Edwards (FREYA, ex-EARTH CRISIS), and drummer Rigg Ross (SKARHEAD, ex-HATEBREED), have confirmed a couple days with VIETNOM in Canada right before leaving for Europe. Upon returning home from Europe, the band will ...

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TOMMY LEE To Perform At ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be performing at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida on March 6. The festival is being held at the Bayfront Park and will run from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. the following day. Tommy will be performing a live drum and DJ set. For more information, click ...

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EVERGREY Confirmed For ICED EARTH/CHILDREN OF BODOM Tour

According to Inside Out Records, Swedish progressive dark metallers EVERGREY have been confirmed as the openers for the upcoming ICED EARTH/CHILDREN OF BODOM North American Tour. Although Jon Schaffer's (ICED EARTH) back injury may affect the confirmed dates, the current itinerary is as follows: Apr. 18 - Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH Apr. 19 ...

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ARCH NEMESIS Hard At Work On New Album

Norwegian metallers ARCH NEMESIS are continuing work on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2002's "Shadows In The Mirror", tentatively due later in the year through Edgerunner Records. "Nearly all the instruments are done," the band write on their web site. "What's remaining now is the bass, vocals and some guest vocals. So far we are very ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Live Album Delayed

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have pushed back the release date of their upcoming live album, "De Profundis Clamavi Ad Te Domine", to April 19 through Regain Records. No reason was given for the delay. The CD, which was recorded on the band's 2003 South American tour, will contain the following track listing: 01. Intro ...

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FINNTROLL Album Pushed Back A Week

FINNTROLL's new full-length album, "Nattfödd", will be released in Europe (excluding Finland) on April 26 — one week later than originally announced. A Finnish release is expected on April 13. The band will still be issuing a five-song EP, "Trollhammaren", on March 15 through Century Media Records. Both records were recorded and mixed at Sundicoop ...

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