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Former THE CROWN Members Announce Singer, Band Name

Vocalist Andreas "Whiplasher Bernadotte" Bergh of the Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS has joined the new band formed by four former members of the now-defunct Swedish death/thrash act THE CROWN. The new group, dubbed DOBERMANN, is currently recording a collection of tunes which are being described as "pure death/thrash metal." "I'm totally hyped about ...

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DEATHSTARS: Video Interview With NIGHTMARE INDUSTRIES Available

Holland's FaceCulture recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Emil "Nightmare Industries" Nödtveidt of the Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS. Watch the chat in four parts below. In a recent interview with Lucem Fero, DEATHSTARS vocalist Andreas "Whiplasher Bernadotte" Bergh stated about the group's upcoming third album, "Deathglam", "It'll just continue with the ...

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ENFORCER Confirmed For Sweden's ARVIKAFESTIVALEN

Swedish metal powerhouse ENFORCER has been confirmed for this summer's Arvikafestivalen, set to take place July 3-5 in Arvika, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are SLAYER, SOILWORK, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, THE HELLACOPTERS, VOLBEAT, DEATHSTARS, BEHEMOTH and AVATAR, among many others. For more information, visit www.arvikafestivalen.se. Following up its appearance on the "Speed KillsAgain!" sampler, ...

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GEMINI FIVE: New Album Pushed Back A Week

Stockholm, Sweden-based rockers GEMINI FIVE have had the release date of their third album, "Sex Drugs Anarchy", pushed back to May 2 from the previously announced April 25. The CD was produced by bandmembers Hot Rod and Tin Star and was recorded and mixed at the Stappenwolf Studio in Stockholm, Sweden between October 2007 and ...

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DETONATION Confirmed For Holland's ELSROCK Festival

Dutch melodic thrashers DETONATION have been confirmed for the Elsrock festival, set to take place August 30 in Rijssen, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: PRO-PAIN HEAVEN SHALL BURN DEATHSTARS ANCIENT RITES GENERC CRUACHAN DEFENDER BRAINSTORM MOTHER MISERY CARNAL LEFTOVERS ESCUTHEON DELUZION DETONATION For more information, visit www.elsrock.nl. Video ...

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SIRENIA: 'The Search For A New Singer Is Finally Over'

Norwegian gothic metal band SIRENIA which parted ways with Danish singer Monika Pedersen last fall after only one album due to "musical differences" has issued the following update: "After several months of searching and auditioning, the search for a new singer is finally over. It has been a busy period for us with more than ...

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GEMINI FIVE To Release 'Sex Drugs Anarchy' In April

Stockholm, Sweden-based rockers GEMINI FIVE will release their third album, "Sex Drugs Anarchy", on April 25. The CD was produced by bandmembers Hot Rod and Tin Star and was recorded and mixed at the Stappenwolf Studio in Stockholm, Sweden between October 2007 and January 2008. Guest musicians on the album include CRASHDIET's Martin Sweet (lead ...

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KISS Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

According to Ashladan.be, KISS will perform at this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 27-29, 2008 at De Boeretand in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 36 CRAZYFISTS ALCHEMIST APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY AT THE GATES AVENGED SEVENFOLD BEHEMOTH BLACK STONE CHERRY BLEEDING THROUGH BRING ME THE ...

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VANGUARD Completes Work On New Album

Vocalist Suvi G of the Finnish "dark metal" act VANGUARD has issued the following update: "The long wait is closing in on its end, the new album is being mixed as we speak. Mixing will be done by this Sunday and on [February] 29 when it's mastered at Finnvox Studios by Minerva Pappi, skies will ...

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DEATHSTARS: New Album Title Revealed

Lucem Fero recently published an interview with DEATHSTARS vocalist Andreas "Whiplasher Bernadotte" Bergh, conducted by Welsh interviewer Anthony Morgan. Topics of discussion included why drummer Ole "Bone W Machine" Öhman couldn't participate in the group's European tour with KORN, how recording sessions for the group's third album, "Deathglam", have developed, and the ...

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IMMORTAL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 27-29, 2008 at De Boeretand in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 36 CRAZYFISTS ALCHEMIST APOCALYPTICA AT THE GATES AVENGED SEVENFOLD BEHEMOTH BLEEDING THROUGH BRING ME THE HORIZON BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CAVALERA ...

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ENGEL Guitarist Comments On Video Shoot

ENGEL — the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and bassist Michael Håkansson (ex-EVERGREY) — recently completed work on the promo videos for the songs "Casket Closing" and "Next Closed Door". After a storming set at the ...

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VIOLENT DIVINE, VANITY BEACH, DOPE STARS INC. To Perform At Finland's TRASH FEST

Street team guru and international promoter Mama Trash of U.S.-based JGS Promotions, under the protection of Helsinki Vampires, presents the inaugural Mama Trash Festival a.k.a. Trash Fest 2008. The festival will be held at Gloria in Helsinki, Finland on April 18-19, featuring performances and appearances by Mama Trash family artists. The event will be hosted ...

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APOCALYPTICA, TESTAMENT, KORPIKLAANI Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

According to Ashladan.be, APOCALYPTICA, TESTAMENT, KORPIKLAANI, NILE, SOILWORK, 36 CRAZYFISTS and SABATON have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 27-29, 2008 at De Boeretand in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 36 CRAZYFISTS ALCHEMIST APOCALYPTICA AT THE GATES AVENGED SEVENFOLD BEHEMOTH BULLET ...

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IN FLAMES, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, MORBID ANGEL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

IN FLAMES, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, OPETH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, MORBID ANGEL, DYING FETUS, ROTTING CHRIST, ALCHEMIST and BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 27-29, 2008 at De Boeretand in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALCHEMIST AT THE GATES AVENGED SEVENFOLD BEHEMOTH BULLET FOR ...

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