THRESHOLD To Premier New Material At Upcoming Dates

UK progressive metallers THRESHOLD will preview several new songs during their upcoming European dates, in addition to performing "some old songs which the band haven't played live for years", according to the group's official newsletter. In the meantime, material is being compiled for the limited-edition release of the band's forthtcoming CD, Critical Mass, which is ...

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SUGARCOMA's Single Gets Delayed (Again)

British female-fronted metallers SUGARCOMA have had the release date of their "Zero Star" single pushed back to July 22nd through Music For Nations Records. SUGARCOMA's debut album, Becoming Something Else, is due on August 5th in Europe and on August 27th in the US. ...

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FLESHCRAWL Announce New Guitarist

Germany's FLESHCRAWL have enlisted 20-year-old guitarist Oliver Gbravac as the replacement for Stefan Hanus, who recently retired from the music business. Gbravac's first live appearance with the group will take place at this year's Wacken Open Air festival in early August. ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Plan Limited-Edition EP Release

CANNIBAL CORPSE will shortly be releasing a five-song EP, Worm Infested, containing three unreleased tracks from their most recent release, Gore Obsessed, and two Japanese bonus tracks. A strictly limited-edition, numbered collectors' EP, Worm Infested will only be available in its initial pressing and will be sold exclusively through the band's and the Metal Blade ...

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THE CROWN Confirmed For Germany's PARTY SAN OPEN Festival

Sweden's THE CROWN will perform with original singer Johan Lindstrand at Party San Open festival, which is scheduled to take place in Bad Berka, Germany on August 8-10. As previously reported, THE CROWN will also be utilizing the services of Lindstrand during the group's appearance at Finland's Tuska Metal festival on Saturday, July 13th. However, ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Betrayed Us: WHITEHORSE MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL Organizers

JUDAS PRIEST used "blatantly false and disingenuous posturing" to cancel their appearance at Washington's 5th Annual Whitehorse Mountain Classic Rock Festival 2002, and in the process breached a "binding contract" that existed between the group and festival organizers Shadow Promotions, according to the latter's official statement explaining PRIEST's non-appearance at the event. "Frank Wing from ...

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BOB DAISLEY: Recent OZZY Reissues Are Insult To RANDY RHOADS' Memory

Former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley is continuing his fight in the court of public opinion over the fact that OZZY's early solo albums were recently re-issued with re-recorded bass and drum tracks courtesy of current OSBOURNE bassist Robert Trujillo and drummer Mike Bordin. Speaking to Chart Attack, Daisley acknowledged being responsible for all of ...

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