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DISSECTION Seeking New Members

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION, now featuring guitarist/vocalist Jon Nödtvedt and ex-EMPEROR drummer Bård "Faust" Eithun, are looking for a rhythm/lead guitarist and bassist to complete the group's new lineup. The band's official web site, www.dissection.nu, has posted the following requirements for the new members: Profile 1: Rhythm/Lead Guitarist "DISSECTION is looking for ...

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ZYKLON: New Song Posted Online

A brand new ZYKLON track, entitled "An Electric Manner", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "An Electric Manner" comes off the Norwegian group's forthcoming sophomore effort, "Aeon", due on September 2 through Candlelight Records. The follow-up to 2001's "World Ov Worms", which was recorded at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio in Norway ...

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ZYKLON Premier New Material At London Gig

Norway's ZYKLON, the band featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, premiered material from their forthcoming album, "Aeon", at London's famed Camden Underworld on June 6. "Aeon", set for worldwide release in early September, is starting to catch early fan and media attention as expectations for the album are already high. Samoth says, "the ...

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ZYKLON Set Release Date For 'Aeon'

Norway's ZYKLON, the band featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, have set a September 8 European release date through Candlelight Records for their sophomore full-length effort, "Aeon". The follow-up to 2001's "World Ov Worms" was recorded at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio and mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström. The complete ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Finalize Track Listing For 'Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate'

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have finalized the track listing for their forthcoming third album, "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate", due this fall through ENTOMBED's Threeman Recordings. The follow-up to "When We Are Done, Your Flesh Will Be Ours" will contain the following cuts: 01. Hate 02. Nailed ...

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ZYKLON Finalize Track Listing For 'Aeon'

Norway's ZYKLON, the band featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, have finalized the track listing for their sophomore full-length effort, "Aeon", due in September through Candlelight Records. The follow-up to 2001's "World Ov Worms", which was recorded at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio and mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström, will ...

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ZYKLON Name New Album, Prepare To Record

Norway's ZYKLON, the band featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, have set "Aeon" as the title for their sophomore full-length effort, due in September through Candlelight Records. The follow-up to 2001's "World Ov Worms" is currently being recorded at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio and will be mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer ...

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EMPEROR To Release Anthology In March

Defunct Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR will release a posthumous anthology, titled "Scattered Ashes - A Decade of Emperial Wrath", through Candlelight Records in March 2003. The double-disc set, which was compiled by the band themselves, will feature rare and unreleased tracks, and will come in a limited-edition slipcase. The track listing for the collection is ...

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DARK FUNERAL Part Ways With NECROPOLIS RECORDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DARK FUNERAL and MNW/No Fashion Records would like to announce that effective IMMEDIATELY they are no longer contractually bound to Necropolis Records. Official termination of contract papers were delivered to Owner/Operator Paul Thind of Necropolis Records as of week ending 11/22/02, officially ending DARK FUNERAL's tenure with said record label. This is ...

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ABORYM Singer Arrested For Possession Of Ecstasy Pills

Former MAYHEM and current ABORYM singer Attila Csihar is currently being held in jail in Treviso, northern Italy, where he was recently arrested for possession of 158 ecstasy pills and a small amount of hash. "We don't know yet about how much he will get, but a trial should be set around December," the rest ...

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Former EMPEROR Drummer Inks Deal For New Project

Norwegian black metallers SHADOW SEASON, featuring ZYKLON/ex-EMPEROR drummer Trym, bassist/vocalist B. Winter, and guitarist Void, have inked a deal with Portugal's Sound Riot Records and will issue a four-song EP, titled "The Frozen", in December. Recorded and mixed at Tram Lydstudio during the summer months of 2002, "The Frozen" features guest appearances by GEHENNA's Sanrabb ...

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ZYKLON Line Up Norwegian Gigs

Norway's ZYKLON, featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, have announced the following dates during December: Dec. 13 – Sandnes, NOR @ Tribute (w/ BLOOD RED THRONE) Dec. 14 – Oslo, NOR @ Betong (w/ BLOOD RED THRONE, CADAVER INC., NOCTURNAL BREED) As previously reported, ZYKLON have nearly completed work on the material for ...

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GREEN CARNATION To Record New Album

GREEN CARNATION, featuring former EMPEROR / SATYRICON / EINHERJER bassist-turned-guitarist Tchort, is planning to enter the studio in January to record its new album, titled "The Writings On The Wall". The follow-up to last year's acclaimed "Light of Day, Day of Darkness" will contain "a little more rock and prog stuff, and a little less ...

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EMPEROR To Issue 'Best Of' Collection In March

The now-defunct EMPEROR will issue a "best of" collection, titled "Scattered Ashes - A Decade of Emperial Wrath", through Candlelight Records in March. "Put together in cooperation with guitarist Samoth, the album is a fitting soundtrack for a band that will forever remain critical to [black metal]'s rise to popularity," states an official press release. ...

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ZYKLON Finish Writing New Album

Norway's ZYKLON, featuring Zamoth (a.k.a. Samoth) and Trym of EMPEROR, have nearly completed work on the material for their next album, which will record early next year for a tentative summer 2003 release. The follow-up to last year's "World Ov Worms" CD will feature Secthdamon (ODIUM, MYRKSKOG) on bass/vocals, following the departure of Daemon (LIMBONIC ...

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DISSECTION Set Release Date For Live Album

DISSECTION's much-anticipated live album, titled "Live Legacy", will finally see the light of day on February 17 through Nuclear Blast Records. Recorded at Wacken Festival 1996 in Wacken, Germany, the album will include live renditions of such DISSECTION classics as "The Somberlain", "Thorns Of Crimson Death", "Frozen", "Where Dead Angels Lie", "Unhallowed", and "Retribution – ...

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Former EMPEROR Drummer Speaks Out On DISSECTION Collaboration

Ex-EMPEROR drummer Bård "Faust" Eithun recently commented on the prospect of uniting with another former convict, DISSECTION mainman Jon Nödtveit, for the first DISSECTION album since Storm of the Light's Bane, which is tentatively due to be recorded next year for a 2004 release. In an interview published at the Walls Of Fire web site, ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Promoter Is To Blame For Australian Tour Cancellation

Sweden's DARK FUNERAL have rejected accusations by an Australian promoter that their "unprofessionalism" has resulted in their proposed Australasian tour being cancelled and have blamed the promoter's own unethical behavior for the tour's failure to materialize. "Well, what can I say????" bassist/vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula began when contacted by BLABBERMOUTH.NET for a comment on the ...

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HALCYON Seek Guitarist/Vocalist

HALCYON, Wisconsin's self-proclaimed "kings of melodic, ferocious, technical death metal," are seeking a permanent guitarist/vocalist with great vocal AND lead guitar abilities. According to the band, "our music is fast, melodic and technical. Influences include EMPEROR, DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH, TESTAMENT, MY DYING BRIDE, IN FLAMES, SLAYER, DISINTER, DEATH and CRYPTOPSY." Interested parties can write to ...

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DARK FUNERAL Confirm DOMINION's Departure, Vow To Carry On

Sweden's DARK FUNERAL have officially confirmed the departure of guitarist Dominion from the group's ranks (as first reported here on August 11th). The following is a statement from bassist/vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula: "It's a sad day for DARK FUNERAL. Dominion, our brother and long-time friend has decided to leave the band. "The reason ...

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Ten Horns – Ten Diadems - SATYRICON

Radical, twisted, vicious, and progressive, SATYRICON celebrates over 10 years of operation with this elaborately packaged 10-song collection. While a career retrospective usually works better when the songs run in chronological sequence, Ten Horns – Ten Diadems messes all that up by fusing the futuristic hyperblast of 1999's "Supersonic Journey" up against 1993's "Taakeslottet". And ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE Finalize Track Listing For "Affiliated With The Suffering"

Norway's BLOOD RED THRONE, featuring former EMPEROR / SATYRICON / EINHERJER bassist-turned-guitarist Tchort, have revised the track listing for their second full-length album, Affiliated With The Suffering, due on October 7th through Hammerheart/The Plague Records. The final running order is as follows: 01. Unleashing Hell 02. A Dream of Death 03. Bleeders Lament 04. Mandatory ...

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EMPEROR: Guitar Picks For Sale

EMPEROR Icon E guitar picks (black picks with silver Icon E) can now be purchased through the group's official web site for $3 each (Europe)/$4 (rest of the world). Limited stock! Send cash to: Nocturnal Art Productions PO. Box 4 3671 Notodden Norway ...

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