OVERKILL: Our Old Record Label Is Trying To Steal From Our Fans

OVERKILL have released an official statement regarding the plans by the group's former label, SPV/Steamhammer Records, to issue a "best of" two-CD set entitled Hello From The Gutter — Best Of later this month. The band's statement reads as follows: "OVERKILL's old label SPV is trying to release a compilation album in July that you ...

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MURDERDOLLS Confirmed For Japan's SUMMER SONIC Festival

MURDERDOLLS, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE/current STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, bassist Erik Griffin and drummer Ben Graves, have been confirmed for Japan's Summer Sonic Festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 17-18. ...

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TIAMAT Announce European Festival Appearances

TIAMAT have lined up the following festival appearances during July/August: Jul. 12 – Arvika, SWE @ Arvika Jul. 14 – Hahn, GER @ Zillo-Festival Jul. 27 - Moncofa Catellon, SPA @ Rock Machina Festival Aug. 22 – Abtsgmünd, GER @ Summer Breeze Open Air Aug. 23 - Namest na Hane, CZ @ Brutal Assault Festival ...

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DIABLERIE: New Vocalist Needed

Avantgarde recording artists DIABLERIE have parted ways with vocalist Henri Villberg and are currently looking for a replacement in or near the Helsinki, Finland area. The group, who are currently working on material for the follow-up to their debut, Seraphyde, are inviting interested parties to contact them at [email protected] For more information, visit the band's ...

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SINERGY To Tour Europe, North America

Finland's SINERGY, featuring CHILDREN OF BODOM mainman Alexi Laiho, will be touring Europe between October 7th and November 10th as part of a four-band package, according to a message posted by frontwoman Kimberly Goss on the group's official message board. More details will be announced shortly. Meanwhile, it now appears that the group will be ...

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DECEMBER Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

DECEMBER have parted ways with bassist Asa Dakin and are currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties should e-mail the band at [email protected] "You must either live in the Reno area or be willing to relocate," states a message posted on the band's official web site. ...

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L/P Ink Management Deal, Continue Shopping Debut Album

L/P, featuring former DOKKEN members George Lynch (guitar) and Jeff Pilson (bass/vocals), have inked a management deal with STC Management, led by Obi Steinman and Scott Carlson. According to Pilson, "we're real happy with the decision and are already in a full working relationship with them. Of all the people we spoke with who showed ...

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NIGHTWISH Enter German Album Chart At #5!

NIGHTWISH's latest effort, Century Child, has entered the official German Media Control album charts at position #5. In Austria, the album entered the official charts on position #15. As previously repoted, Century Child was certified platinum for sales in excess of 30,000 copies in Finland since the album's release at the end of May. In ...

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