THRONEAEON Live Dates Announced

Sweden's THRONEAEON have lined up the following gigs during the coming weeks: Apr. 30 - Västerås, SWE @ The Big Hit, Bankiren May 04 - Stockholm, SWE @ Alcazar May 10 – Norrköping, SWE @ Bergsbron May 11 – Visby, SWE @ Roxy May 17-18 – Turku, FIN @ West Coast Holocaust Vol 6.66 Jun. ...

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BALLISTIC Reunite With Drummer For Upcoming Dates

BALLISTIC, the new band of former DEUCE / TENSION / WARDOG mainman Tom Gattis (which was previously going under the moniker AFTERBURN), will be rejoined by drummer Michael Scott for the group's upcoming dates with JUDAS PRIEST and SAXON this summer. Exact dates and venues will be announced shortly. Scott originally left the group in ...

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ACID BATH To Issue Posthumous Video

Long-defunct New Orleans outfit ACID BATH will be issuing a three-hour home video, entitled Double Live Bootleg, in VHS and DVD format on May 28th through Rotten Records. According to an official Rotten newsletter, Double Live Bootleg is “an authentic official bootleg in the truest sense of the word.” ...

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Members of STORMLORD, BEHOLDER Thrash Out In OUTBREAK

Members of the Italian groups STORMLORD and BEHOLDER have joined forces in a new band called OUTBREAK, which reportedly plays “Bay Area-style thrash metal influenced by Swedish death metal”. The quintet, consisting of bassist Francesco Bucci (STORMLORD), guitarist Andrea Angelini, vocalist Patrick Wire (BEHOLDER), guitarist Mat Treasure (BEHOLDER), and drummer David Folchitto (STORMLORD), recently entered ...

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VANIZE Cancel Gigs Due To Illness

Germany's VANIZE, featuring Peter Dirkschneider, the 36-year-old younger brother of former ACCEPT/current U.D.O. frontman Udo Dirkschneider, have cancelled their planned performances in Wuppertal on april 12th and Marbach on April 13th after drummer Pierre Fienhold became ill. The band hope to reschedule the dates for later in the year. ...

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12V NEGATIVE EARTH Continue Work On New Material

Nashville, Tennesse's 12V NEGATIVE EARTH are continuing to write new material for a possible demo recording later in the year, which may include an unspecified FAITH NO MORE cover. The band recently reunited with original guitarist Eli McFadden, thus expanding their formation back to a five-piece. ...

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SAVATAGE Announce PITRELLI's Return To Group's Ranks

SAVATAGE have officially rejoined forces with former MEGADETH guitarist Al Pitrelli. As a result of this develoment, the group will no longer be requiring the services of SEVEN WITCHES axeman Jack Frost, who filled in for Pitrelli during the latter's tenure with Mustaine and co. "Me and the boys have remained friends in the past ...

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KATAKLYSM Prepare To Enter Studio To Record "Shadows & Dust"

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM will enter Montreal's Victor Studios in May with producer J-F Dagenais to begin recording their brand new album, entitled Shadows & Dust, for a November 4th release through Nuclear Blast Records. According to singer Maurizio Iacono, “since our US touring got cancelled last year with MARDUK, we had some time on ...

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