DREAM THEATER, FATES WARNING, GORDIAN KNOT Supergroup Takes Off

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos, and CHROMA KEY/ex-DREAM THEATER keyboardist Kevin Moore were at the Carriage House Studios in Stamford, Connecticut, between June 2nd and June 9th writing and recording material for a project that was brought to life by Matheos, and which is scheduled for release on Inside Out ...

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CANDIRIA Hits The Road, Radio Numbers Up

CANDIRIA is back on tour of the US, playing cities missed on their April headlining tour with BURNT BY THE SUN. This time, Roadrunner Records' 36 CRAZYFISTS are in tow, and the tour will cover the entire West Coast and Southwest. In the spirit of supporting local scenes across the country, CANDIRIA have directed local ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE Complete Work On "Affiliated With The Suffering"

Norway's BLOOD RED THRONE, featuring former EMPEROR / SATYRICON / EINHERJER bassist-turned-guitarist Tchort, have nearly completed work on their second full-length album, entitled Affiliated With The Suffering, at Dub Studios for an October 7th release through Hammerheart/The Plague Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. A Dream of Death 02. ...

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ABSU Part Ways With EQUITANT IFERNAIN

ABSU have parted ways with bassist/vocalist Equitant Ifernain and are currently seeking a replacement. Here is drummer/co-founder Proscriptor McGovern's official statement on the matter: "On behalf of ABSU and myself, we are unfortunate to announce the departure of co-founder/guitarist/bassist/songwriter Equitant Ifernain from the band. Due to several confounding circumstances, Equitant has decided to pursue other ...

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TWICE THE SUN: New Singer Needed

Miami, Florida's "alternative metal" act TWICE THE SUN have parted ways with singer James Partridge and are currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties can call (305) 469-8500 or send an e-mail to [email protected] for more info. As previously reported, TWICE THE SUN recently inked a deal with Roadrunner Records as a joint signing between R2 ...

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THE SERVANTS Finish Mastering "Mostly Monsters" For July Release

San Francisco Bay Area's THE SERVANTS, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT drummer Chris Kontos, finished mastering their debut album, entitled Mostly Monsters, on June 6th at Bernie Grundman Studios in Hollywood, California and are scheduled to release the effort in July. Pre-orders will be accepted via the group's web site and will include a free, limited-edition ...

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