CARMINE APPICE Signs On As SLINGERLAND's Spokesperson

Legendary rock drummer Carmine Appice (VANILLA FUDGE, OZZY OSBOURNE, ROD STEWART) has signed on as an exclusive-spokesperson for the U.S.-made Gibson/Slingerland Drums, effective immediately. "Slingerland has always been the premier drum company and I couldn't be happier with this new arrangement. It will be an honor to represent them and I look forward to developing ...

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Spanish Black Metallers GODÜS To Release Debut Album In March

Spanish black metallers GODÜS have inked a deal with Xtreem Music. Formed in 2000 as a side-project of members of WORMED and NÜLL, GODÜS are said to play "raw, mystic and extreme black metal" with influences from bands like ISVIND, JUDAS ISCARIOT, DARKTHRONE and ZYKLON-B. After releasing their debut five-track demo in 2003, the band ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE Sign With GALY RECORDS

Leamington, Ontario-based metallers BLOODSHOTEYE have inked a deal with Galy Records for the release of their debut album, "Without Any Remorse". "We are very excited to be part of such a great label and look forward to working together," the band write on their web site. "We have started the album design working with Dissonance ...

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RAZORBACK Sign With MASSACRE RECORDS

RAZORBACK, the new band consisting of Rolf Munkes (guitar, MAJESTY, ex-VANIZE), Stefan Berggren (vocals, ex-COMPANY OF SNAKES), Marcus Bielenberg (bass, ex-VANIZE), Pierre Fienhold (drums, ex-VANIZE) and Chris Heun (guitar, ex-SHYLOCK), have inked a deal with Germany's Massacre Records. The group are currently finishing up the recordings for their self-titled debut, and are scheduled to begin ...

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NEUROSIS Complete Work On New Album

NEUROSIS have finished mixing their new album at Electrical Audio studio in Chicago with producer Steve Albini (NIRVANA, BUSH, SOIL). The yet-untitled album will be released in early summer 2004 on Relapse Records Europe and on Neurot Recordings in other parts of the world. An advance track from the CD will appear on an upcoming ...

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DIONYSUS: New Music Posted Online

A couple of short MP3 soundclips from DIONYSUS' forthcoming sophomore album, "Anima Mundi", have been posted online. Check them out: "March For Freedom" (mp3, 573 KB), "Anima Mundi" (mp3, 366 KB). As previously reported, "Anima Mundi" (Latin for "The Soul of the World") is scheduled for release on January 19 through ...

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IMPERANON Begin Mixing Debut Album

Finland's IMPERANON have finished recording their debut album at Sonic Pump Studios with engineer Nino Laurenne and producer Titus Hjelm and are currently mixing the effort at Finnvox studios with Mikko Karmila. "Everything went quite nicely despite our very limited studio time," the band write on their web site. "We had fun working with Nino ...

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