SINISTER Seek New Guitarist

Dutch death metallers SINISTER have parted ways with longtime guitarist Bart van Wallenberg due to “personal reasons” and are urgently seeking a replacement to accompany the group at their upcoming European live appearances to promote their latest CD, Creative Killings. The new guitarist “needs to be technically well skilled and besides be able to guarantee ...

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SEPTIC FLESH Ink Deal With Hammerheart Records

Greek metallers SEPTIC FLESH have signed with Hammerheart Records and will enter the Sweden's Studio Fredman in May to record their as-yet-untitled new CD for an October release. According to the band we can expect "a fine mix between the old stuff and modern death metal". The photo shoot/artwork for the upcoming album will be ...

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FOZZY Re-Sign With Megaforce, Acquire New Bassist

Here's a not-to-be-taken-seriously press release from the FOZZY camp (featuring former members of STUCK MOJO and WWF wrestler Chris Jericho): FOZZY IS EXCITED AND ARROGANT TO ANNOUNCE A NEW SEVEN FIGURE RECORD DEAL WITH MEGAFORCE RECORDS. "After entertaining many offers from some of the biggest record companies in the world and elsewhere, we decided to ...

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MILLENCOLIN Head Down Under

Swedish pop punkers MILLENCOLIN have announced the dates for their upcoming Australian/New Zealand tour. They are as follows: Feb. 20 - Perth, AUST - Metropolis Feb. 21 - Perth, AUST - Metropolis Feb. 22 - Adelaide, AUST - Heaven Feb. 23 - Sydney, AUST - Uni Roundhouse Feb. 24 - Sydney, AUST - Uni Roundhouse ...

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MOONSPELL Guest Appearances, Nominations Abound

MOONSPELL vocalist Fernando Ribeiro appears as special guest on the new CD from the Czech Republic's ROOT, entitled Black Seal, on a track called “Salamandra”. In other news, MOONSPELL's video clip for the track “Nocturna”, off the group's Darkness And Hope CD, has been nominated in the “Best Portuguese Video Clip” category at Fantasporto, the ...

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ARCH ENEMY Add Second Osaka Date

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have added another Osaka show (at Muse Hall) to their upcoming Japanese itinerary. The dates confirmed are as follows: Mar. 09 - Osaka, JAP @ On Air Osaka Mar. 11 - Osaka, JAP @ Muse Hall Mar. 12 - Nagoya, JAP @ Bottom Line Mar. 13 - Nagano, JAP @ Junk Box ...

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SLIPKNOT: Behind The DVD

A SLIPKNOT DVD (also available in VHS format) entitled SLIPKNOT: Behind The Mask is currently being advertised via CDnow as having a March 5th release date. Pre-orders are currently being accepted at this location. Not much information is currently available about the actual content of the DVD, but a spokesperson for SLIPKNOT's record ...

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