CRADLE OF FILTH: Studio Update

CRADLE OF FILTH bassist Dave Pybus has posted the following studio update on the band's official web site: "It's official... CRADLE OF FILTH are possessed!!! We have now been transformed into zombified pork scratching eating fiends! On my return from a short weekend break, I was instructed NOT to come back unless I brought with ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE, AMON AMARTH To Tour Europe In The Fall

CANNIBAL CORPSE, AMON AMARTH and an as-yet-unannounced third band will be teaming up for a European tour in September. Tentative dates are as follows: Sep. 22 - Sandnes, NOR @ Kulturhuset Sep. 23 - Bergen, NOR @ Garage Sep. 24 - Oslo, NOR @ John Dee Sep. 25 - Trondheim, NOR @ Byscena Sep. 26 ...

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KROKUS Take Time Off To Write New Material

After successful concerts in Germany, Switzerland and Austria this winter, veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS will take a few weeks off to write new material for their next studio production. This summer the band will play some summer festivals, including the Rock Hard Festival on May 29-30 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. As previously reported, ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: 'Metalogy' Box Set Pushed Back A Week

JUDAS PRIEST's much-anticipated four-disc box set, "Metalogy" (Sony Music/Legacy Records), will arrive in the U.S. and Canada on May 11 — one week later than the originally announced May 4 release date. Europe and Australia/New Zealand will receive the set on May 10 while Japan has scheduled a release on July 22. As previously reported, ...

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LOST HORIZON: Video Posted Online

Sweden's LOST HORIZON have uploaded the video for the track "Again Will the Fire Burn" at this location (Windows Media, 11 MB). "Again Will the Fire Burn" comes off the group's sophomore full-length album, "A Flame To The Ground Beneath", which was released in February 2003 through Music For Nations Records. LOST HORIZON ...

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EVERGREY Frontman Talks About New Album, Upcoming Tour

Swedish melodic metal outfit EVERGREY will release their new album, "The Inner Circle", on April 27 through InsideOut Music America. The follow-up to 2003's "Recreation Day", "The Inner Circle" sees EVERGREY intensifying their musical ability with the utilization of a string quartet, courtesy of the Gothenburg Symphonic Orchestra, as well as handling all of the ...

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VINDIKATION: Former STEEL PROPHET Members Launch New Project

VINDIKATION, the new band featuring former STEEL PROPHET members Jim Williams (guitar) and Karl Rosqvist (drums), vocalist Jason McCrarey (SANCTUS) and keyboardist Rob Rampley (WINDS DIED DOWN), have completed tracking their debut CD, "Chamber of Discontent". The recording sessions were engineered by Erik Norlander, with final mix and mastering scheduled for mid-April. The release date ...

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