INFERNAL To Record Mini-CD, Prepare Full-Length Album

Sweden's INFERNAL, featuring former DARK FUNERAL guitarist Blackmoon, will enter the studio in late May to record a mini-CD entitled Summon Forth The Beast. Among the cuts set to be included on the CD are an as-yet-undisclosed album track, an exclusive non-album track and the covers "Bleed For The Devil" (MORBID ANGEL) and "Of Doom" ...

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VACANT STARE: Upcoming Live Gigs Galore

Britain's VACANT STARE have confirmed as "special guests" on the forthcoming AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE and SKINDRED UK tours, and have also been tapped to headline a number of festivals, including the Uxfest and TMF in Thurrock, with more to be announced shortly. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: w/AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE May 20 ...

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220 VOLT To Play Warm-Up Show Ahead Of SWEDEN ROCK Appearance

Veteran Swedish hard rockers 220 VOLT will play a warm-up show for their appearance at this year's Sweden Rock festival on Friday, May 17th in a village called Hackås, near the band's hometown of Östersund. As previously reported, 220 VOLT will celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the release of their first single, "Prisoner Of War"/"Sauron", ...

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Necropolis Records Inks European Deal With Century Media

Century Media and Necropolis Records have inked a contract for the production and distribution of all upcoming Necropolis titles throughout Europe. This means that Century Media Europe will manufacture and distribute all Necropolis products exclusively, while Necropolis will take care of the Europe-wide promotion. The first two releases will be Murderworks from ROTTEN SOUND as ...

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SUPERFIX Complete Work On New Demo

SUPERFIX, the Los Angeles-based band featuring former DRAIN STH drummer Martina Axen (who handles lead vocals in the new group) and bassist Anna Kjellberg, recently completed work on a brand new three-song demo, which was produced at a California studio by SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo. Currently being shopped to interested labels, the latest ...

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DOG EAT DOG: No Record Deal, Plenty Of Side Projects

DOG EAT DOG have yet to secure a new record deal following their split with the Roadrunner label and are continuing to write material in anticipation of a new album, according to the latest online posting from bassist Dave Neabore. In the meantime, Neabore has reportedly been jamming with a new group called BAD KARMA, ...

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THE SERVANTS Prepare To Mix "Mostly Monsters" For June Release

San Francisco Bay Area's THE SERVANTS, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT drummer Chris Kontos, will enter Laughing Tiger studios in mid-May to complete the final mixes of their debut album, entitled Mostly Monsters. Scheduled for release in June, the CD is being described by the group as "the first real rock'n'roll album to come out in ...

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JOE SATRIANI To Issue "Strange Beautiful Music" In June

JOE SATRIANI will release his new studio album, entitled Strange Beautiful Music, on June 25th through Epic Records. Guests on the album include Robert Fripp, Matt Bissonette and Jeff Campitelli. Tracks include: "Chords Of Life", "You Saved My Life" and "Sleep Walk". Regarding the release, SATRIANI recently stated: "I was looking to do something that ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Gets Busy On The Side

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin has been collaborating with drummer Jonathan Valen on an as-yet-undisclosed project. Neil and Jonathan first met back in 1985 through Lucy Forbes of Rock Congress. In other news, Turbin recently joined guitarist Mitch Perry (i.e. MSG, TALAS, 7% SOLUTION) onstage at a Los Angeles club for a rendition of the ...

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