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DREAM EVIL Announce One-Off Gig In The U.K.

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, the band featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), have announced a one-off U.K. date in London on September 27. Also set to appear on the bill are fellow Swedes FALCONER. Guitarist Gus G. ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Finish Mixing 'Death Cult Armageddon'

Norwegian majestic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have finished mixing their new album, "Death Cult Armageddon", at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. Guitarist Silenoz had this to say: "The new DIMMU BORGIR album has been a hard and long fucking road to hell, and 'Death Cult Armageddon' is what we're bringing back. With that we're pleased ...

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HYPOCRISY Explain Decision To Withdraw From X-MASS FESTIVALS

Sweden's HYPOCRISY, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and PAIN frontman Peter Tägtgren, have issued a statement explaining their decision to withdraw from the the upcoming X-Mass Festivals European tour, set to kick off on Dec. 7 in London, U.K. The band's statement reads as follows: "We sincerely apologize for the cancellation of the ...

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DREAM EVIL To Issue New Mini-CD

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, the band featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), have announced plans to release a mini-CD containing previously unreleased songs and a video clip of "Children Of The Night". No further details are currently ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Set Release Date For 'Death Cult Armageddon'

DIMMU BORGIR have set a tentative September 8 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their new album, titled "Death Cult Armageddon". The CD, which is currently being mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden, will contain the following tracks (in no particular order): 01. Allegiance 02. Blood Hunger Doctrine 03. For The World ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Line Up Dutch Dates

Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have lined up two dates in Holland in early October. The details are as follows: Oct. 02 – Amsterdam, NETH @ Paradiso Oct. 03 – Tilburg, NETH @ 013 Tickets for both shows go on sale on May 3. DIMMU BORGIR have spent the past few weeks at Studio Fredman ...

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DREAM EVIL Enter Japanese Chart At #70

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, the band featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), have entered the national Japanese Album chart at position #70 with their sophomore effort, "Evilized". "Evilized" was recorded in late 2002 at Studio Fredman in ...

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NIGHTRAGE: MP3 Posted Online

A NIGHTRAGE track called "The Tremor" has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "The Tremor" comes off the group's debut album, "Sweet Vengeance", due in Europe on June 30 through Century Media Records. Release dates for North America and Japan will be announced shortly. NIGHTRAGE is the brand new Swedish ...

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NIGHTRAGE Finalize Track Listing For Debut Album

NIGHTRAGE, a brand new Swedish melodic death "supergroup" consisting of drummer Per M. Jensen (THE HAUNTED, INVOCATOR), melodic vocalist Tom S. Englund (EVERGREY), main vocalist Tomas Lindberg (AT THE GATES, THE CROWN, guitarist Gus G. (DREAM EVIL, FIREWIND), guitarist Marios Iliopoulos (EXHUMATION), and bassist Brice Leclercq, have finalized the track listing for their debut album, ...

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LYZANXIA To Release Third Album In France

French thrashers LYZANXIA will release their third full-length CD, entitled "Mindcrimes", in France on March 10 through Trepan Records. Release dates for the rest of Europe and North America have yet to be confirmed. As previously reported, "Mindcrimes" was recorded at Backstage Studio in Lyon with producers Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU ...

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SUSPERIA: 'In Heavy Negotiations'

Norway's SUSPERIA "are in heavy negotiations with [record company] partners in Europe and USA to decide on the future of the band," according to the group's official web site (www.susperia.net). "As you all know the [upcoming] album is 90% finished still completing the lyrical part, and it is just about ready to be ...

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CANDLEMASS To Make First North American Appearance In 12 Years!

Just in time for the domestic release of their DVD retrospective, "Documents Of Doom", the legendary CANDLEMASS will headline the BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend, June 13-14, in Cleveland, Ohio. The festival appearance marks the first time the Swedes have played here in over twelve years! Since reuniting last year, the doomsters have been the hottest ticket ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Enter Studio In March

DIMMU BORGIR are scheduled to enter Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden on March 3 to begin tracking the drum parts for their forthcoming CD, due later in the year. According to guitarist Silenoz, "All the new material is ready and we have also mastered our own pre-production and it sounds awesome in our ears. We ...

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SOILWORK To Release 'Figure Number Five' In May

Sweden's SOILWORK have set "Figure Number Five" as the title for their follow-up to last year's acclaimed "Natural Born Chaos" CD, due in North America on May 5 through Nuclear Blast Records. The album will surface in Europe on April 21. The complete track listing for "Figure Number Five" is as follows: 01. Rejection Role ...

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DREAM EVIL Debut At Swedish # 55!

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), have entered the national Swedish Top 100 Albums chart at position #55 with their sophomore effort, "Evilized". DREAM EVIL will support HAMMERFALL on the second leg of ...

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OLD MAN'S CHILD Enter Norwegian Chart At #34!

Norway's OLD MAN'S CHILD, featuring DIMMU BORGIR members Galder (guitars) and Nick Barker (drums, also in LOCKUP), have entered the national Norwegian Albums chart at position #34 with latest CD, "In Defiance Of Existence". "In Defiance Of Existence" is OLD MAN'S CHILD's first release since founder Galder joined DIMMU BORGIR, and it features original OMC ...

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DREAM EVIL Line Up Swedish In-Store

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), will be making an in-store appearance at CD Specialisten in Gothenburg on Monday, Jan. 27. The band will be there for a signing session and they will ...

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OLD MAN'S CHILD: New Mp3 Posted Online

Norway's OLD MAN'S CHILD, featuring DIMMU BORGIR members Galder (guitars) and Nick Barker (drums, also in LOCKUP), have posted a full-length MP3 of the track "Black Seeds On Virgin Soil" via their official web site at this location. "Black Seeds On Virgin Soil" comes off the group's "In Defiance Of Existence" CD, due ...

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DREAM EVIL: 'Evilized' Details Unveiled

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), have finalized the track listing for their sophomore CD, "Evilized", due in Europe on Jan. 27, 2003 through Century Media Records. It is as follows: 01. Break ...

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DREAM EVIL To Issue 'Evilized' In January

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), have set Jan. 27, 2003 as the release date through Century Media Records for their sophomore CD, titled "Evilized". Among the song titles set to appear on ...

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DIMENSION F3H To Release 'Reaping The World Winds' In March

Norway's DIMENSION F3H, featuring LIMBONIC ART whiz kid Morfeus, have completed work on their debut album, "Reaping The World Winds", for a Mar. 18 release through Hammerheart Records. The CD was produced by Morfeus and mixed at Sweden's renowned Fredman Studio (IN FLAMES, DARK TRANQUILITY, DIMMU BORGIR). "DIMENSION F3H is a great opportunity for me ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Show 'No Mercy' On Upcoming CD

Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR will enter Gothenburg, Sweden's Studio Fredman in March to record the follow-up to last year's "Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropy" opus for a summer 2003 release. "The new material sounds extremely apocalyptic and militant, grim and somber and there is a distinct presence of no mercy to them," explained guitarist Silenoz. "We're ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist Writes In From The Road

The following is a re-posting of the latest installment of ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian's regular online column, dubbed "Alpha Mail", as it appears on the group's official web site at www.anthrax.com: "I'm on the bus heading to Glasgow. Tonight was the first show in Manchester. I'm currently basking in the after glow of ...

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SEPTIC FLESH Set Release Date For 'Sumerian Daemons'

Greece's SEPTIC FLESH have set January 27th, 2003 as the release date for their brand new CD, titled Sumerian Daemons, through Hammerheart Records. Produced by Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, etc.) at Gothenburg's Studio Fredman, the 13-song effort will include the following cuts, among others: 01. Unbeliever 02. Red Code ...

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OLD MAN'S CHILD Change New CD Title

Norway's OLD MAN'S CHILD, featuring DIMMU BORGIR members Galder (guitarist) and Nick Barker (drums, also in LOCKUP), have changed the projected title of their recently-completed new CD to In Defiance Of Existence from the originally-announced Infidel. The album, which includes several guest solos by DREAM EVIL guitarist Gus G., is set to be released through ...

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DREAM EVIL Commence Songwriting Sessions For Sophomore CD

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), have commenced the songwriting sessions for their sophomore CD, due sometime in 2003. According to the group's official web site, "the early demos show that the new ...

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