BEHEMOTH To Begin Recording In Two Weeks

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH are continuing work on their seventh full-length album, "Demigod", tentatively due in the fall through Regain Records (Europe), Century Media (USA and South America) and Mystic (Poland). "Last week we started rehearsing with in full line-up with session guitarist Seth (known from death metal band NOMAD)," the band write on their ...

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JAG PANZER Name New CD

Colorado power metallers JAG PANZER have set "Casting the Stones" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in October through Century Media Records. The CD will be recorded at Tampa's Morrisound studio with producer Jim Morris and will feature artwork by Mattias Noren. Guitarist Mark Briody recently described the new compositions as "a ...

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FOZZY: New Album Update

FOZZY webmaster Eddie DiBergi has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Hey everyone. Eddie here. Just wanted to give you a quick update on the new FOZZY album 'All That Remains'. "The preproduction was completed mid-February at [guitarist] Rich [Ward]'s home studio. The actual recording started with the drums on February ...

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SCORPIONS: Career-Spanning Box Set Due Next Month

Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS will be releasing a three-CD career retrospective, called "Box Of Scorpions", on May 25, according to Launch Radio Networks. The set features 51 tracks from throughout their recording history, which started with 1972's "Lonesome Crow". There aren't any unreleased songs on "Box Of Scorpions", but there are a few tracks ...

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HELLION Singer To Run In BOSTON MARATHON

HELLION lead singer Ann Boleyn will be on the starting line as a qualified entrant in the 108th running of the Boston Marathon on April 19. Unlike most marathons, most entrants must post qualifying times to be selected to run as an official participant in the Boston Marathon. Boleyn's qualifying time of three hours and ...

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MISERY INDEX: Drummer KEVIN TALLEY To Complete Upcoming Tours

MISERY INDEX, the Baltimore, Maryland-based band featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS), Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.), and Bruce Greig (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, NEXT STEP UP), have announced that they will be joined by former drummer Kevin Talley for all of their upcoming touring activities. Commented the group on their web site: "Hey people! ...

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HANOI ROCKS: Finnish Festival Appearances Announced

Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS have lined up the following festival dates during the summer: Jul. 10 - Turku, FIN @ Ruisrock Jul. 31 - Seinäjoki, FIN @ Seinäjoen Vauhtiajot Sep. 03 - Tuuri, FIN @ Miljoonarock HANOI ROCKS' new album, "Twelve Shots on the Rocks", was recently released in North America on Liquor and Poker ...

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DREAM THEATER: First Two Home Videos To Be Reissued On DVD

The first two DREAM THEATER home videos, "Dream Theater - Images And Words: Live In Tokyo" (1993) and "Dream Theater: 5 Years in a Livetime" (1998), will be re-issued together on DVD on June 22, 2004. No further information is currently available. As previously reported, DREAM THEATER will be recording their show at the Budokan ...

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ANGEL DUST Continue Writing New Material

German power metallers ANGEL DUST have posted the following message on their official web site: "As announced, ANGEL DUST are already busy with the songwriting for the new CD. Also nothing will change at the line up (Dirk, Assy, Steven) for this time. A new guitarist and a new bass player are employed therefore at ...

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