BESEECH Push Back "Souls Of Highway" Release Date

Swedish gothic metal act BESEECH have pushed back the release date of their third full-length album, entitled Souls Highway, to April 2nd through Napalm Records. A limited-edition digipack release (around 6,000), containing the group's cover of ABBA's "Gimme Gimme Gimme", will be made available at the same time. ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Confirmed For Waldrock Festival

Holland's WITHIN TEMPTATION have been confirmed for this year's Waldrock festival, which is scheduled to take place in Burgum, Holland on Saturday, June 22nd. The only other confirmed artist so far is D.R.I. More confirmations are expected to be announced in the weeks ahead. ...

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TIAMAT Confirm Moscow Gig, Arvika Festival Appearance

TIAMAT have added a show in Moscow, Russia on March 30th to their upcoming itinerary. In other news, the band have been confirmed for this year's Arvika festival, which is scheduled to take place between July 11th and 13th in Sweden. Also scheduled to appear at the event are Finland's THE 69 EYES, among others. ...

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VENOM Frontman Out Of Commission After Climbing Accident

VENOM frontman Cronos (aka Conrad Lant) was recently injured in a climbing accident, which has left him with injuries to his neck, muscles and tendons. As a result, the bassist/vocalist will be able to perform only limited functions for what could be several months, thus effectively putting all future band activities on hold. Apparently, doctors ...

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CELTIC FROST Mainman Pays Tribute To Late EXODUS Frontman

CELTIC FROST/APOLLYON SUN mainman Tom Fischer (aka Tom Warrior) has issued the following statement as a tribute to the late EXODUS frontman Paul Baloff, who recently passed away after suffering a massive stroke: I knew Paul in person, he made it a point to come to visit us at our hotel in Oakland when we ...

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ELEGY Complete Work On "Principles Of Pain"

Holland's ELEGY have completed work on their ninth studio CD, entitled Principles of Pain, at Madrid's Sonora Studios for an April 29th Japanese release through Maquee Records and a May release through Locomotive Music in the rest of the world. Produced by frontman Ian Parry, the album's full track listing is as follows: 01. Under ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Announce Upcoming Tour, Recording Plans

Britain's reunited THE WILDHEARTS will be embarking on a 10-show UK tour this April. Exact dates and venues will be announced shortly. According to mainman Ginger, the line-up "seems certain" to consist of Ginger, bassist Danny, guitarist CJ and drummer Stidi. "How better to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of THE WILDHEARTS than with the line-up ...

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