HORNA Complete Work On New Album

Finnish black metallers HORNA have finished recording their new album, "Envaatnags Eflos Solf Esgantaavne", and are currently waiting to have it mastered. The follow-up to 2001's "Sudentaival" (Woodcut Records) is due later in the year. Meanwhile, a test pressing of the BEHEXEN/HORNA split LP has been manufactured by the pressing plant. "We shall see if ...

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THE PROPHECY, THE BELONGING: European Dates Announced

The U.K.'s THE PROPHECY, last seen on tour with MY DYING BRIDE, will be wooing European audiences with their melodic doom metal epics at the end of this month. Joining them on the bill will be THE BELONGING and CONQUEST OF STEEL. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 29 - The Cave – Amsterdam, NETH ...

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MEGADETH To Play 20 Concerts In America This Year

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I am going to put up a remix for your listening pleasure and switch it out every week or so with a new track until the release comes to relieve your fears that the remix did anything bad to the ...

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TOMMY LEE To Hold Online Chat

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be conducting an online chat tonight via his web site TommyLee.tv (registration required) beginning at 9:00 p.m. PST. In addition, Tommy's web site is currently hosting "never-before-seen vintage footage from when they were filming the MÖTLEY CRÜE video 'Uncensored 1986' at the hotel room with Steve-o ...

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KITTIE To Film Video For 'Into The Darkness'

Canadian metal band KITTIE will be shooting a video for their new single, "Into the Darkness", later this month with the husband-and-wife team of Greg Kaplan and Rafaela Monfradini (EVERY TIME I DIE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD). The song (audio available here) is expected to surface beginning June 21, while KITTIE's third album, "Until The ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Performs With SALEM In Israel

Israeli death/black metallers SALEM were joined by special guest Nergal of the Polish metal band BEHEMOTH during their appearance at the City Hall club in Hifa on May 24 (Independence Day of Israel). "It was a blast!" Nergal writes on BEHEMOTH's web site. "I didn't expect the crowd to be sooo crazy and hungry for ...

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METALLICA: More LARS ULRICH Biography Details Revealed

METALLICA's web site has released more information about the upcoming official biography of drummer Lars Ulrich. The book (view cover here), which is due in stores in Denmark on June 1, will detail Lars' life growing up in Denmark through the current "Madly in Anger" tour, and will include interviews with Lars' close ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: Touring Plans Announced

Relapse Records recording artists THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN have announced forthcoming tour dates in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Miss Machine". "Miss Machine" will be released on July, 20 in the U.S. and August 2 in Europe. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN will kick off a five-week European headlining tour beginning June 5 with ...

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