HECATE ENTHRONED Comment On Singer's Departure

British black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED have issued the following statement regarding the recent departure of their vocalist Dean. "Well, we were as shocked as many of you obviously are at Dean's leaving, a sad day indeed but we respect Dean's motives and reasons and cant argue with them, he is a man of ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER To Film Video For 'Funeral Thirst'

Detroit, Michigan-based melodic death metallers THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have issued the following update on their recent and upcoming activities: "Due to unfortunate circumstances the ENTOMBED tour has been cancelled, in addition we have had to cancel the Sun & Steel Festival in Florida. We are very sorry to all of our fans that were ...

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WITHERING SURFACE Sign With SCARLET RECORDS

Danish metallers WITHERING SURFACE have inked a two-album deal with Italy's Scarlet Records. The group's recently completed fourth album, "Force The Pace", will be released in early June. "Scarlet have a lot of great bands, as well as they are a dedicated and music-loving staff," the group write on their web site. "We are very ...

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NIGHTWISH: More New Songtitles Revealed

Finland's NIGHTWISH have revealed three more songtitles slated to appear on their new album, "Once". As previously reported, "Once" is tentatively due in June through Spinefarm/Universal Records in Finland and Nuclear Blast in continental Europe. A release date for the U.S. has yet to be confirmed. The following are the known songtitles off "Once": 01. ...

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DEF LEPPARD Are Still Rolling In The Dough

According to the Feb. 17 edition of the London Evening Standard, DEF LEPPARD earned $7 million pounds (approximately $13 million) in 2003. The paper placed DEF LEPPARD No. 19 in the Top 20 music earners for the last year. In other news, the Sheffield Today web site is reporting that DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott ...

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MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, GOD FORBID To Team Up For U.S. Tour

MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY and GOD FORBID will be hitting the road together this spring for the "Weapons of Mass Destruction" tour, a monster outing that is currently set to attack most major U.S. cities in its path starting this April and continuing on into May. Following their successful European tour in support of their ...

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ENDSTILLE, NEGATOR Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR Festival

ENDSTILLE and NEGATOR are the latest two bands confirmed for the Party.San Open Air Festival, set to take place Aug. 12-14 in Bad Berka, Germany. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): CARPATHIAN FOREST CRYPTIC WINTERMOON DISFEAR DISMEMBER ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM GOLEM GOREROTTED GRAVEWORM HAEMORRHAGE ...

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