EMBRAZE Halt Band Activities, Pursue Side Projects

Finland's EMBRAZE have decided to put all band activities on hold for an indefinite period of time due to the group's long-term discontent with their record company, Mastervox Records, and the continuous delays in the release of the band's recently-completed third album, entitled Katharsis. Although the members of EMBRAZE will spend the next few months ...

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VOIVOD Set List For MOTÖRHEAD Gigs Revealed

The current incarnation of VOIVOD, featuring returning vocalist Snake (a.k.a. Denis Belanger), have released the set list for their forthcoming support gigs with MOTÖRHEAD on April 27th at The Docks in Toronto, and on April 28th at Le Medley in Montreal. It is as follows: 01. The Unknown Knows 02. Overreaction 03. Warriors of Ice ...

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VOIVOD Set List For MOTRHEAD Gigs Revealed

The current incarnation of VOIVOD, featuring returning vocalist Snake (a.k.a. Denis Belanger), have released the set list for their forthcoming support gigs with MOTRHEAD on April 27th at The Docks in Toronto, and on April 28th at Le Medley in Montreal. It is as follows: 01. The Unknown Knows 02. Overreaction 03. Warriors of Ice ...

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KREATOR, BORKNAGAR, Others Confirmed For PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR

KREATOR and BORKNAGAR are among the bands confirmed for this year's Party.San Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place in Bad Berka, Germany on August 9-10. The full list of artists set to appear at the event is as follows: KREATOR BORKNAGAR DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER THE CROWN NECROPHOBIC DISHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AETERNUS BEWITCHED SINISTER ...

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FLESHCRAWL Part With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Germany's FLESHCRAWL have parted ways with guitarist Stefan Hanus and are currently seeking a replacement. Hanus' official statement on the matter is as follows: “Having been guitar player in FLESHCRAWL for more then 10 years I recently decided to retire from music business. Of course, this was a very hard decision for myself. Being guitar ...

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HAGAR/ROTH Summer Tour: Details "Forthcoming"

According to an April 6th update posted at the official web site of former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar, the details of the much-rumored summer touring package featuring Hagar and another ex-VAN HALEN singer, Dave Lee Roth, will be “forthcoming” shortly. As previously reported, the proposed pairing between the two vocalists would include solo set ...

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DOWNSIDE Recruit PAPA ROACH Producer To Record Second Full-Length CD

California's DOWNSIDE will be spending the next few weeks in their own studio recording the group's sophomore full-length CD with producer Jay Baumgardner (i.e. PAPA ROACH, ALIEN ANT FARM) for a late summer release through the group's own label. Due to be mixed by Baumgardner at NRG Studios in North Hollywood, the as-yet-untitled follow-up to ...

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HYPNOSIA Prepare To Record "World Sacrifice"

Sweden's HYPNOSIA have completed work on five songs for their the follow-up to last year's Extreme Hatred album. Tentatively titled World Sacrifice, the upcoming effort “is a logical step forwards for the band,” according to a statement on the group's web site. “The new album will be dominated by very fast and aggressive thrash/death metal, ...

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