GLUECIFER Confirmed For THE ARTIC CHALLENGE

Norwegian rock 'n' rollers GLUECIFER have been confirmed to play the opening party of the snowboard contest The Artic Challenge on March 27 at Mackhallen in Tromsø, Norway. For more information, visit www.t-a-c.no. As previously reported, GLUECIFER's latest single, "A Call From The Other Side", debuted on the Norwegian charts at position No. ...

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METALJAM 2004 To Benefit The CURE AUTISM NOW! FOUNDATION

WRATHCHILD, the Los Angeles-based IRON MAIDEN tribute band featuring former SINERGY/NEW EDEN bassist Melanie Sisneros (a.k.a. Steve Heiress), DREAMS OF DAMNATION/HANGAR 18 drummer Dave Chedrick, ex-THE IRON MAIDENS singer Jenny Warren (a.k.a. Bruce Chickinson), CREEPING DEATH guitarist James "Dave Moore-y" Moore, and PROPHECY guitarist John "Virtual Adrian" Leighton, are scheduled to perform at MetalJam 2004, ...

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GENERAL SURGERY Confirmed For Czech Republic's OBSCENE EXTREME FEST

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have been confirmed for the Obscene Extreme Fest, set to take place July 8-10 in Trutnov, Czech Republic. Other bands set to appear at the festival include EXTREME NOISE TERROR, EXHUMED, BIRDFLESH, BUTCHER ABC, NATRON, and KENT BROCKMAN. As previously reported, GENERAL SURGERY will be performing at Alcazar/Eldorado in ...

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SYSTEM SHOCK Sign With NEW AEON MEDIA

Sweden's SYSTEM SHOCK have inked a deal with New Aeon Media, a division of Holland's Karrmagedon Media. The group's debut album, "Arctic Inside", will be recorded at Tico-Tico studios in Kemi, Finland and is tentatively scheduled for release in June. Commented SYSTEM SHOCK founder/guitarist Lukas Bergis: " 'Arctic Inside' will be totally different from everything ...

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SKEW SISKIN: More European Dates Announced

Germany's SKEW SISKIN, the high-octane rock 'n' roll band fronted by Nina C. Alice, have added more dates to their upcoming European itinerary. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: Mar. 13 – Andernach, GER @ JUZ Live Club Mar. 14 - Osnabrueck, GER @ N8 Mar. 15 - Munich, GER @ Garage Mar. ...

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THE WILDHEARTS: Collection of B-Sides Due Later This Month

Gut Records are releasing "Coupled With" — a full collection of THE WILDHEARTS' post-reformation b-sides on March 29. The full track listing is as follows: 01. Stormy In The North, Karma In The South 02. Move On 03. Cheers 04. The People That Life Forgot 05. L.T.D. 06. Looking For The One 07. 6.30 Onwards ...

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ZEBULON Complete Work On Sophomore Album

ZEBULON, the Swedish band featuring former members of early '90s death metal act DESULTORY, have completed work on their sophomore full-length album, "Troubled Ground", due this spring through People Like You Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Volume One" was recorded and mixed at Stockholm's Sunlight Studios with veteran producer Tomas Skogsberg (ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER, BACKYARD BABIES). ...

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