STORMHAMMER Delay "Cyber Mortis" Recording Sessions

STORMHAMMER have been forced to delay the progress of the recording sessions for their forthcoming Cyber Mortis CD after bassist Horst injured his left hand in a bike accident. As a result, it is unclear if the group will be able to make the album's planned fall release date. Among the tracks that are set ...

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New SHADOWS FALL Track To Appear On "Plea For Peace" Compilation

SHADOWS FALL will be featured on the upcoming Plea For Peace compilation alongside some of the biggest metal, hardcore, punk, emo and indie rock bands today, including ANTI FLAG, FINCH, POISON THE WELL, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, SNAPCASE, GOD FORBID, CURLUPANDIE, OPEN HAND, CAVE IN, EIGHTEEN VISIONS, TAKING BACK SUNDAY, THE MOVIELIFE, DILLINGER FOUR, PIEBALD, ULTIMATE FAKEBOOK, ...

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VISION OF DISORDER Duo Seek Musicians For Side Project

VISION OF DISORDER (V.O.D.) vocalist Tim Williams and guitarist Mike Kennedy have used the group's recent downtime to work on a new project, the name for which has not yet been divulged, according to Beneath The Green. An album's worth of material has already been written (including the only known song title so far, "Cruel ...

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SYMPHONY X Pull Out Of Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

SYMPHONY X have pulled out of their scheduled appearance at Germany's Bang Your Head festival after frontman Russell Allen was found to be suffering from stomach/intestinal bleeding, thus necessitating immediate medical treatment. Taking their place at the event will be German hard rockers BONFIRE. The complete list of artists currently set to appear at Bang ...

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STRATOVARIUS Begin Tracking Vocals, Announce Upcoming Tour

STRATOVARIUS frontman Timo Kotipelto has commenced the vocal-tracking process for the group's brand new CD, entitled Elements Part I. "I have to say that it's good to be behind the microphone again," Timo wrote on his official web site. "The last months I've been mostly giving interviews for my solo album and not singing that ...

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TOOL Guitarist's THE VERVE Contribution

TOOL guitarist Adam Jones makes an appearance on the VERVE REMIXED project on the TRICKY remix of BILLIE HOLIDAY's "Strange Fruit". Although Adam is credited on the album, TOOL management reportedly didn't want to have the TOOL brand name associated with the record and insisted that the original credit of "TRICKY AND TOOL" be changed ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Cancel Remainder Of North American Tour

SIX FEET UNDER have cancelled the remainder of their North American tour due to "some personal matters that members of the band had to take care of" (rumored to be a death in the family of one of the bandmembers), according to an official statement from the group's record company, Metal Blade Records. More details ...

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UFO Set Release Date For "Sharks"

The current incarnation of UFO—frontman Phil Mogg, bassist Pete Way, guitarist Michael Schenker and drummer Aynsley Dunbar—have set September 2nd as the release date for their brand new studio album, entitled Sharks. Sharks is set to feature the following 11 original compositions: 01. Outlaw Man 02. Quicksilver Rider 03. Serenity 04. Deadman Walking 05. Shadow ...

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