SATANIC SLAUGHTER Complete New CD, Announce European Tour

Swedish “black/death/thrash” metal act SATANIC SLAUGHTER have completed work on their brand new CD, entitled Banished To The Underworld, at Studio Helltower for a late spring release through Black Sun Records. The band have also announced a European tour with LORD BELIAL and CORPORATION 187, which is scheduled to take place in early April. The ...

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JASON NEWSTED Interview Online

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted was interviewed by Warlock and Chris Akin on The Metal Show via Cleveland, Ohio's WMMS 100.7 FM last night, February 10th. The 45-minute conversation is currently archived online and can be checked out in streaming audio at this location. This interview will also run in print and online ...

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MELDRUM Hard At Work On Sophomore CD

Stockholm, Sweden's MELDRUM, led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum, are currently writing the follow-up to the group's 2001 debut, Loaded Mental Cannon. The band, completed by vocalist Moa Holmsten, bassist Frida Ståhl, and drummer Fredrik Haake, are tentatively due to enter the studio in late spring/early summer to record the effort for a ...

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SOIL, SKINLAB, HEADSTRONG Dates Announced

The first dates for the upcoming SOIL headlining tour, also featuring SKINLAB and HEADSTRONG, have been announced. They are as follows: Mar. 01 - Otherside - Tulsa, OK Mar. 02 - The Rock - Wichita, KS Mar. 06 - Taylortown Store - Bossier City, LA Mar. 07 - Parish @ House of Blues - New ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Reunion Tour Confirmed!

The original line-up of NUCLEAR ASSAULTJohn Connelly (guitar/vocals), Anthony Bramante (guitars), Danny Lilker (bass), and Glenn Evans (drums)will be embarking on a three-date east coast reunion tour during April. The shows will mark the first time the group's original line-up has played together on a stage in a decade (discounting a poorly-promoted reunion show that ...

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MANOWAR: We'll Die In The Name Of Metal!!

More information has surfaced about the upcoming MANOWAR studio album, entitled Warriors Of The World, which is scheduled to be released in Europe on Monday, May 27th through Nuclear Blast Records. During a February 9th press conference held at Galaxy Studios in Belgium, where the album was mixed, members of MANOWAR discussed the making of ...

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HEAVENLY Begin Work On New CD, Line Up German Gigs

France's HEAVENLY have completed writing the first three tracks for their next studio album, which are being described as more heavy metal and more symphonic than the group's previous efforts. The as-yet-untitled album will reportedly be a conceptual record and will be recorded in late spring for a late 2002 release. In the meantime, HEAVENLY ...

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THE FALLEN Land Endorsement Deal, Prepare To Issue Sophomore CD

Metal Blade Records recording artists THE FALLEN are proud to announce their new allegiance with B.C. Rich Guitars, a company that needs no introduction within the music industry. THE FALLEN will exclusively play and endorse B.C. Rich guitars and basses, and will be featured in the new B.C. Rich 2002 catalog. Look for THE FALLEN's ...

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REVEREND Pay Tribute To UFO

Seattle's REVEREND, featuring former METAL CHURCH and current WAYNE frontman David Wayne, are presently laying down the basic tracks for their cover of UFO's Lights Out at ex-NEVERMORE/current ANNIHILATOR guitarist Curran Murphy's Smiley Sounds Studios. The finished track will appear on an upcoming UFO tribute CD, which is scheduled to be released through the Midwest ...

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