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MADDER MORTEM Sign With PEACEVILLE RECORDS

Norway's MADDER MORTEM have reportedly inked a new record deal with Peaceville Records. The group's new album, which was completed last September, is scheduled for release this fall. As previously reported, MADDER MORTEM recorded their new album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and at Space Valley Studios. Mastering duties were handled at Strype Audio ...

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Pariah - NAGLFAR

One can debate the merits of NAGLFAR's "Pariah" in comparison to its 2003 release "Sheol", not a wasted exercise given the qualities of the latter. A couple of listens to "Pariah" though and my preference for it over its predecessor is unequivocal. It's really not a question of one being sub-par and the other far ...

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MALICE IN WONDERLAND To Release Debut Album This Month

Norwegian dark/glam rock act MALICE IN WONDERLAND have set a June 27 release date via Karisma/Dark Essence Records for their self-titled debut album. According to a press release, "the band gets most of their inspiration from the '80s and they certainly aren't afraid of using a cliché for what it's worth. The album's 10 songs ...

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GREAT WHITE Singer Loses Lawsuit Against Former Manager

On June 8, 2005, former GREAT WHITE manager Charrie Foglio was cleared of defamation charges brought by GREAT WHITE founder and vocalist Jack Russell. Russell, who sued for 10 million dollars plus punitive damages, claimed that Foglio, a co-manager of the band from April to September of 2003 with Obi Steinman of STC Entertainment, falsely ...

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NAGLFAR: 'Pariah' Final Track Listing Revealed

Swedish black metal titans NAGLFAR have announced the final track listing for their new album, "Pariah", due in the U.S. on July 12 via Century Media Records (June 20 in Europe). The follow-up to 2003's "Sheol", "Pariah" is described in a Century Media press release as "a flawless work of iniquitous hell-spawned art filled with ...

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DREAMSCAPES OF THE PERVERSE To Release 'Gignesthai' In September

Tribunal Records has set a September 13 release date for the new DREAMSCAPES OF THE PERVERSE CD, entitled "Gignesthai". Described as "a symphonic and masterfully crafted epic metal affair," "Gignesthai" features artwork by Mike Bohatch of Eyes Of Chaos (BEHEMOTH). The follow-up to 2002's "The Rise of Self" EP, "Gignesthai" will contain the following track ...

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PAICE, ASHTON, LORD DVD To Be Released

T2 Media will release a DVD from PAL (PAICE, ASHTON, LORD) a group which emerged after the collapse of DEEP PURPLE in 1976. The band, which consisted of Ian Paice, Tony Ashton and Jon Lord, plus Paul Martinez (bass) and Bernie Marsden (guitar), didn't last long very long, having released just one studio album in ...

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HATE To Release New Album In October

Polish death mongers HATE are will be entering Hertz studio in Bialystok, Poland in early summer to begin recording their new album, "Anaclasis", for an October release via Listenable Records. Commented mainman Adam The First Sinner: "Just to let you know that we finished composing for the new album. All the stuff is ready and ...

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METAL CHURCH Begin Demoing New Material

METAL CHURCH have posted the following message on their official web site: "Hello again metal heads! It's been awhile since our last news post, but we have been BUSY! "October, November, and December of 2004 saw METAL CHURCH on a state-side tour supporting 'Weight of the World', and we want to once again thank ALL ...

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NAGLFAR Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Swedish death/black metallers NAGLFAR have signed a worldwide record deal with Century Media Records. Their new album, tentatively titled "Pariah", is currently being recorded at Ballerina Studios in the band's hometown of Umea. A spring release is expected. Although the track listing has not yet been finalized, "Pariah" will contain such tracks as "A Swarm ...

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CEREMONIUM To Reunite For NEW YEAR'S MALICE FEST Appearance

New York dark metallers CEREMONIUM will be reuniting for an appearance at the New Year's Malice Fest on Saturday, February 5 at Connections in Passaic, New Jersey. The group's current lineup is the one featured on their "No Longer Silent" album — Thomas Pioli, Brandon Diaz, Chris Tredici and Brian Yost — minus Pasquale Reca, ...

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MADDER MORTEM Confirmed For Norway's QUART Festival

Norway's MADDER MORTEM have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Quart festival, set to be held July 5-9 in Kristiansand, Norway. Other groups scheduled to appear at the festival include FOO FIGHTERS, GREEN DAY and MANES. MADDER MORTEM recently completed work on their new album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and at ...

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SPAWN Finalize Track Listing, Artwork For New Album

German death metal band SPAWN have revealed the cover artwork and track listing for their new album, "Human Toxin", due on December 13 via Morbid Records. "Human Toxin" was recorded at DailyheroRecordings Studios and mastered at Mega Wimp Sound (DISINTER, DYING FETUS, HAEMORRHAGE). The group had previously toured Europe with KRISIUN and CRYPTOPSY, among others. ...

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MALICE IN WONDERLAND: Debut Album Delayed

Norwegian dark/glam rock act MALICE IN WONDERLAND have pushed back the release date of their self-titled debut album to January 2005. "We are sorry that our debut yet again is been pushed back, but due to some problems in the studio and so on we have no other choice," the group write in a press ...

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MADDER MORTEM Finish Mixing New Album

Norway's MADDER MORTEM have finished mixing their new album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and at Space Valley Studios. "Right now we're mastering at Strype Audio in Oslo," the band write on their web site. "It's been a long process, but the result will definitely be worth it! The release date has not yet ...

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CANCER Part Ways With Guitarist

Reunited U.K. death metallers CANCER have parted ways with guitarist Rob Engvikson following the completion of their recent European tour dates. "This was a totally amicable decision by both parties," reads a posting on the group's web site. Commented CANCER drummer Carl Stokes: "There is no malice between the band and Rob, and we wish ...

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METAL CHURCH: New Album Delayed Until September

SPV Records has pushed back the release date of METAL CHURCH's new album, "The Weight Of The World", to September 28, 2004 (USA) and September 29, 2004 (Europe) in order to more heavily promote the CD, according to a posting at the group's web site. "[The band's management] is very pleased with how well METAL ...

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MADDER MORTEM Finish Recording New Album

Norway's MADDER MORTEM have finished recording their new album at Space Valley Studios and are scheduled to mix the effort in late August at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. 12 songs were reportedly recorded for the CD, which is being described as "pretty creepy and dark," with "more experimental and crazy ideas" than its predecessor. ...

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