THEORY OF RUIN To Issue Debut In September

San Francisco Bay Area's THEORY OF RUIN, featuring former NAILBOMB/FUDGE TUNNEL frontman Alex Newport, have pushed back the release date of their full-length debut, entitled Counter-Culture Nosebleed, to September 17th through Escape Artist Records. However, for those who just can't wait, they will be available in advance from the Escape Artist web site ...

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AETERNUS Explain PARTY SAN OPEN Festival Non-Appearance

Norway's AETERNUS issued an official statement explaining the cancellation of their appearance at the Party San Open festival, which is scheduled to take place in Bad Berka, Germany on August 8-10. "Well, AETERNUS has been cancelled from the Party-San Festival," frontman Ares wrote. "I am sorry, but it's a damn fact. The reason is basically ...

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40 GRIT Push Back Album Release Date

San Francisco Bay Area's 40 GRIT have pushed back the release date of their sophomore CD, entitled Nothing to Remember, to January 2003 through Metal Blade Records. Among the song titles that are set to appear on the upcoming CD are the following: 01. No Giving In 02. Only Human 03. Pieces 04. Nothing To ...

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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Commence Work On New Material

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE bassist Chad Hanks posted the following update on the songwriting sessions for the group's sophomore CD, due in early 2003 through American Recordings: "Back in Minneapolis... [Vocalist] Martin [Cock] and myself have been working/vacationing (it's a hard balance) in Iowa at Paul from [SLIPKNOT's] house for the past 10 or so days...basically ...

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CANDLEMASS Line Up Helsinki Date

The reunited classic line-up of CANDLEMASS—vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh—are scheduled to perform at the Tavastia club in Helsinki, Finland on August 28th. Also set to appear at the gig are LOST IN TEARS and GODSPLAGUE. ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Announce New Guitarist

Long Island death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING have replaced longtime guitarist Guy Marchais with Frank Buffalino. "Frank's talent and dedication is welcome in the band and he has already contributed to the writing of [the upcoming album Hatefuel," reads the group's official statement on the line-up change. As previously reported, INTERNAL BLEEDING will begin recording Hatefuel ...

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LOCKUP To Issue Live Album

LOCKUP, featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, and DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, have recorded a live album during their Japanese tour in late June and are scheduled to release it in late 2002/early 2003 along with several new recordings, including a ...

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DISHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: "Ahead" Details Unveiled

Reunited Austrian death metal veterans DISHARMONIC ORCHESTRA have announced the details of their comeback release, entitled Ahead, due on September 9th through Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Herwig Zamernik and LordDeisen at Fuzzroom studios in Klagenfurt, Austria, Ahead features the line-up of Patrick Klopf (guitars, vocals), Martin Messner (drums), and Zamernik (bass, vocals) and contains ...

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