TYKOON: A New Swedish Melodic Hard Rock Supergroup

TYKOON is the name of a freshly-launched Stockholm band that features in its ranks guitarists Tommy Denander and Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE), vocalist Leif Sundin (GREAT KING RAT, MICHAEL SCHENKER, JOHN NORUM), bassist Andy Loos (GLORY) and an as-yet-undisclosed drummer. "Tommy and I have been working hard on writing songs lately and so far it's ...

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GHOULTOWN Announce US Tour

Former SOLITUDE AETURNUS bassist Lyle Steadham's new band GHOULTOWN (in which he plays bass and sings) will kick off a US tour in support of their latest release, Give 'Em More Rope, on July 17th. The trek, to consist of 35+ dates around the U.S., will be topped off with an appearance at Dragon*Con on ...

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VEHEMENCE Replace AGATHODAIMON On INCANTATION North American Tour

Arizona's VEHEMENCE have replaced AGATHODAIMON as one of the support acts on the forthcoming INCANTATION North American tour, which is scheduled to kick off around July 25th and which will include appearances at the Milwaukee Metal Fest and the Cleveland World Series of Metal. As previously reported, IMPALED, DECAPITATED and DEAD FALL will also be ...

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HEARSE Commence Recording Sessions For 7" EP, Full-Length Debut

Sweden's HEARSE, consisting of former ARCH ENEMY/current NONEXIST frontman Johan Liiva (vocals/bass), Max Thornell (drums), and Mattias Ljung (guitars), have commenced the recording sessions for their upcoming 7" EP and their debut full-length album, entitled Dominion Reptialian. A late 2002 release through Hammerheart Records is expected. Johan and Max had previously played together from 1990 ...

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SATARIEL Acquire New Management, Commence Work On Next CD

Sweden's SATARIEL have secured new management in the shape of Metal Fortress and are currently writing material for their third album, tentatively titled Hydra. As they did on last year's Phobos & Deimos, SATARIEL will be utilizing the services of producer Daniel Bergstrand (i.e. STUCK MOJO, MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) at Dug-Out Studio in Uppsala, ...

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