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III: Architects Of Troubled Sleep - CURSED

What the hell is going on up in Canada? It seems that the powers that be up North are trying to incite a nationwide riot by partially funding the recording of one of the most pissed-off, violent and socially dissident collection of tunes to ever come from the land of beer 'n' bacon. Their healthcare ...

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THE BERZERKER Launching Record Label

Vocalist Luke Kenny of the Australian grind deviants THE BERZERKER has issued the following update: "I'm very excited to tell you that we will be launching our brand new record label Berzerker Industries within the next few months. The first release will be our new studio album. (I can't fucking wait!) The only way you'll ...

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THE END: Canadian Dates Announced

Canadian metallers THE END will team up with THE HOLLY SPRINGS DISASTER, JOHNNY TRUANT, A TEXTBOOK TRAGEDY and ARCHITECTS for a string of Canadian dates in March. The details are as follows: Mar. 06 - Toronto, ON - The Reverb Mar. 07 - Newmarket, ON - Newmarket Optimist Hall Mar. 08 - London, ON - ...

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BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART: New Songs Posted Online

Canada's BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART will invade Europe in January and early February for the group's first full European tour with Century Media labelmates MAROON as well as UK darlings BRING ME THE HORIZON and ARCHITECTS after playing a sold-out UK only headlining tour with ENTER SHIKARI in 2006. The group's unique, infectious brand ...

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BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART: European Dates Announced

After playing a sold-out UK-only tour with ENTER SHIKARI in 2006, Montreal, Canada's BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART will invade Europe in January and early February for its first full European tour with Century Media labelmates MAROON as well as UK darlings BRING ME THE HORIZON and ARCHITECTS. The band has been busy touring the ...

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BRING ME THE HORIZON: European Dates Announced

Britain's BRING ME THE HORIZON will embark on a European tour in January. Support at the shows will come from MAROON, BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART and ARCHITECTS. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 14 - Germany Trier @ Exhaus * Jan. 15 - Germany Hamburg @ Knust* Jan. 16 - Germany Berlin @ Kato* ...

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Some Enchanted Evening - BLUE ÖYSTER CULT

It's one of those moot points that'll get any music message board worth its salt into a good and ugly debate, but I hold fast to the idea that if BLUE ÖYSTER CULT had imploded like BLACK SABBATH Mark I did, at the end of the 1970's, we'd talk about the former with the same ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Play 'Intimate' Club Show In London

This year's Kerrang! Awards take place at a top secret location in London on August 23, and to celebrate the U.K. magazine is putting on a week of intimate club shows featuring big name rock acts at the Camden Barfly. The full lineup is as follows: August 16: FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND YOURCODENAMEIS:MILO BRIGADE August ...

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CURSED Putting Finishing Touches On 'III'

Canadian noisecore quintet CURSED has finished recording its new album, "III", due later in the year through Goodfellow Records. Commented CURSED vocalist Chris Colohan: "All of 'III' is now recorded, and 80% mixed as of today. It was engineered by our sound bro Donny Cooper (who recorded both the 'Hell Comes Home' and 'Blackout at ...

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NEUROTICA Guitarist Resurfaces In OBISHAWNKENOBI

Original NEUROTICA guitarist Shawn Bowen has put together a brand new band called OBISHAWNKENOBI. The group's music has been described as sounding like "LED SABBATH IN CHAINS", or in Shawn's eloquent words, "dirty fuckrock." Rounding out the lineup are Darth Ballz on drums, Pat Vader on bass, and C3Paul-0 on electric sitar. Five songs are ...

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BIOMECHANICAL To Mix 'Cannibalised' With CHRIS TSANGARIDES

U.K. epic progressive metallers BIOMECHANICAL are scheduled to begin the mixing process of their new album, "Cannibalised", on June 18 with legendary producer Chris Tsangarides (JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK SABBATH, THIN LIZZY). The band will enter the Ecology Rooms in Kent, England to begin work on the brand new epic slated for a September 17 release ...

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SIKTH Seeks New Vocalists

SIKTH's forthcoming tour in July under the "This Ain't The Summer Of Love" banner will be the last with singers Mikee Goodman and Justin Hill. The decision for the frontmen to part company with the North London troupe is an entirely amicable one, with Goodman leaving to pursue other musical activities, including his longstanding SAD ...

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MUDVAYNE Singer Finds 'Different Outlet' In HELLYEAH

Launch Radio Networks reports: MUDVAYNE frontman Chad Gray displays a slightly different style of singing on the self-titled debut from HELLYEAH, which comes out on Tuesday (April 10). Gray was one of the architects of the heavy rock supergroup, which also features members of PANTERA and NOTHINGFACE, and told Launch why he wanted to put ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Update On CLIVE BURR MS TRUST

IRON MAIDEN's official web site has been updated with the following message: "We thought that all those MAIDEN fans who have so generously donated to the Trust would appreciate an update on our activities and the support that we are continuing to give to [former IRON MAIDEN drummer] Clive (Burr). "Our major current project, for ...

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PITCHSHIFTER's 'Underground Uprising' Festival Postponed

The previously announced Underground Uprising festival, which was set to be headlined by PITCHSHIFTER on Friday, December 15 at Astoria in London, England, has been postponed. PSI Records and Mean Fiddler are currently exploring options to reschedule the event in 2007.The following statement has been issued by PITCHSHIFTER: "We would like to apologize to all ...

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WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH Signs With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

Lifeforce Records has announced the worldwide signing of one of the "most exciting new German bands," WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH. Hailing from Germany's capital city Berlin, WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH came together with a clear goal: to mix up math-/grindcore with straight hardcore and a fine blend of jazz! Three months later the ...

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SIKTH Confirmed For UNDERGROUND UPRISING Festival

Guitar-mangling technical noise-mongers SIKTH will join the mighty PITCHSHIFTER at the PSI Records festival event Underground Uprising on December 15 at the Astoria in London, England. Commented PITCHSHIFTER frontman JS Clayden: "Mark [Clayden, PITCHSHIFTER bassist] has always been a big fan of SIKTH and he's the one who turned the rest of the band onto ...

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DARKSIDE To Support MORBID ANGEL In Austria

Austrian death metal band DARKSIDE will support MORBID ANGEL at Planet Music in Vienna, Austria on Monday, August 14, 2006. DARKSIDE recently completed work on its fifth album, "Amber - Skeletal Journeys Through the Void", and is now looking for a label to release it. A track from the CD, "Suite in Pain Major", can ...

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MEGADETH's Deal With ROADRUNNER Officially Announced

Roadrunner Records has officially announced the signing of MEGADETH. Recognized as one of rock's most forward-thinking bands, MEGADETH and its frontman Dave Mustaine have cast a long shadow on the metal and hard rock landscape with millions of records sold worldwide and an undeniable influence echoed in scores of young bands today. "We are proud ...

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