FILTER-Approved DUALESC To Sign With Rise, Record Debut CD

Portland, Oregon's DUALESC are on the verge of signing a deal with Rise Records for the release of their upcoming debut full-length CD, which will include a four-song recording produced by FILTER mainman Richard Patrick and engineer Rae Dileo at their Abyssinian Sons Studios last February. The group are planning on returning to the studio ...

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TNT Axeman Looking For Label To Release Project CDs

TNT guitarist Ronnie Le Tekro is reportedly looking for a new label to release several of his projects. "I'm looking for a dedicated label," Ronni told Rock of Norway. "They won't have to pay billions in advance for these albums, I have several albums as well as my Extra Strong Strings CD, and I'd rather ...

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TALISMAN To Issue Live CD In April

Sweden's TALISMAN, featuring American vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), bassist Marcel Jacob (ex-MALMSTEEN), and guitarist Pontus Norgren (ex-GREAT KING RAT), will issue their brand new live CD, recorded at last year's Sweden Rock festival, in April. The as-yet-untitled album was mixed by Pontus Norgren and Ulf Larsson at NMW and Platform studios in Stockholm. ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Land New Drummer, Continue Bassist Search

POWERMAN 5000 have acquired an as-yet-undisclosed new drummer as a replacement for Al Pahanish, who left the group in October to pursue other projects. Currently in the studio recording material for their forthcoming CD (following an aborted attempt, entitled Anyone For Doomsday?, that got pulled two weeks prior to its scheduled August 28th release), POWERMAN ...

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SLAYER Emphasize Early Classics In Current Live Set

SLAYER have added several older tracks to their current set list following the addition of returning drummer Dave Lombardo to the group's present touring line-up (as a temporary replacement for the recently-departed Paul Bostaph). Here are the songs SLAYER performed during their set at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Friday, January ...

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IN FLAMES Speak Out Against Fans' Narrow-Mindedness

Sweden's IN FLAMES have issued the following statement via the group's official message board (which can be accessed at this location) in response to incessant complaints from the group's so-called “fans” over the Gothenburg-based quintet's musical progression towards a more melodic sound and the band's decision to accept an offer from SLIPKNOT to ...

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