CARNAL FORGE: DVD Track Listing Revealed

Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE have finalized the track listing for their upcoming live DVD, "Destroy Live", due in May. The disc contains 20 songs recorded the last weekend of January 2004 in Krakow, Poland and clips from "The 2003 Metal Gods Tour" in New York and "Extreme Bleeding Japan Tour 2003" in Tokyo. "Destroy Live" ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: New Audio Clip Posted Online

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have uploaded a 38-second audio clip of the track "Legions of Darkness" at this location. "Legions of Darkness" comes ...

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GENE SIMMONS' 'Asshole': An In-Depth Review

Joop van Pelt of KissKollector.com has written the following track-by-track "review" of "Asshole", the much-anticipated new solo album from KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons: 01. Asshole (Frank Tostrup) "Title track 'Asshole' is a catchy, up-tempo bubblegum rocker reminiscent of Avril Lavigne's recent hit 'Skater Boy'. Hearing it once, makes it stick to your mind instantly. Especially ...

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IMPIOUS Set Title, Release Date For New CD

Swedish death/thrashers IMPIOUS have set "Hellucinations" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due October 4 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2002's "The Killer" will be recorded at Studio Mega beginning on April 30. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Inject", "Hellucinations", "Infernique", "Death_Wish_Scar", "Toxic Paranoia", "Show Me Your ...

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Opinion: THE OSBOURNES Are A Mix Of Alcohol, Drugs And A Total Disregard For Order

Paragould Daily Press editor Travis Justice, who achieved BLABBERMOUTH.NET notoriety for penning an editorial about the "flawed" Norwegian justice system by spotlighting the case of former BURZUM leader/convicted murderer Varg Vikernes (a.k.a. Count Grishnack) in January, has attempted to examine the Osbournes phenomenon in his latest editorial, which appears in today's edition of ...

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BURNING POINT Announce New Keyboardist, Complete New Single

Finnish power metallers BURNING POINT have announced the addition of keyboardist Jussi Ontero to the group's ranks. Jussi had previously worked with several Finnish metal bands, including BURNING POINT singer Pete Ahonen's side-project, GHOST MACHINERY. BURNING POINT have just completed work on their new single, "To Hell And Back" at Soundmix Studio in Oulu. Mastering ...

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STURCH: Demo Tracks Available For Download

Germany's STURCH have uploaded several songs at their official web site, including an acoustic cut titled "Teamlove". Download them at this location. The quartet, who consist of Dennis Wendig (vocals), Armin Roehrs (guitar), Mario Evers (bass) and Martin Bendig (drums), play a musical style described in a recent Rock Hard review as a ...

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JANE SCHULDINER: CHUCK's Last Masterpiece Deserves To Be Heard

Jane Schuldiner, mother of late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED frontman Chuck Schuldiner, has abandoned her previously announced plan to make available for free download the unfinished recordings originally slated to appear on the sophomore CONTROL DENIED album. As previously reported, Chuck, who passed away in December 2001 after a battle with pontine glioma, a rare ...

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MANNHAI: New Album Samples Available For Download

Finnish "stoner rockers" MANNHAI, who feature in their ranks former AMORPHIS bassist Oppu Laine and ex-XYSMA frontman Joanitor Muurinen, have uploaded several audio samples from their third CD, "The Exploder", to their official web site. Check them out here. As previously reported, the follow-up to 2002's "Evil Under the Sun" was mixed at ...

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