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CYST: New Song Available For Download

South Florida thrashers CYST have posted a new song for download on their site, www.cystband.com. The track, entitled "Exposure", is set to appear on the band's as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2002's "Concussion Symphony", tentatively due later this year through Hook n Mouth Records. Download the song here. In other news, CYST — ...

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WYKKED WYTCH: Florida Dates Announced

Florida's WYKKED WYTCH will be doing several South Florida shows in May before returning to Europe in the summer to support their new album, "Nefret". The group's third full-length album, "Nefret" was just released in Europe this month through Demolition/Dreamcatcher Records after much delay. "Nefret" was recorded at Studio 13 and was produced by Jeremy ...

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Screamo: Extreme Music For Extreme Times?

Jon Wiederhorn of MTV.com has penned an article on a brand-new heavy metal sub-genre dubbed "screamo," a style characterized by "aggressive, chaotic passages flush with larynx-shredding vocals" balanced "with swooping melodies and vocal harmonies." ATREYU, along with a host of other heartbroken, hate-filled noisemongers like BLEEDING THROUGH, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, EVERY TIME I DIE, ...

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KISS And POISON To Embark On 'Rock The Nation' U.S. Tour

KISS and POISON will be teaming for the "Rock The Nation" two-month U.S. tour beginning on June 10 in San Antonio, Texas. Commented POISON lead singer Bret Michaels: "Throughout our entire career, we have been headlining, but I look at the opportunity to go on the road with KISS as a complete honor. POISON's set ...

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KISS/POISON: First U.S. Show Announced

The first show has been leaked for KISS' forthcoming U.S. tour with POISON. The two bands will be performing at the Tweeter Center in Tinley Park, Illinois on Friday, July 9. Tickets for the concert are scheduled to go on sale April 25. Additional dates will be announced soon. KISS will kick off an Australian ...

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IN AETERNUM To Release New Mini-CD As A Limited-Edition Digipack

Swedish death/black metallers IN AETERNUM will release their new mini-CD, "No Salvation", in a limited edition of 1,000 copies as a digipack CD. The group, whose last CD, "Nuclear Armageddon", came out a year ago, entered Abyss studio in December to record four new tracks, including "Beasts of the Pentagram", "No Salvation" and "Poison the ...

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TESLA Bassist: Don't Call Us A Glam Band

While TESLA may have toured with POISON at the close of the '80s, bassist Brian Wheat tells Newt Briggs of the Las Vegas Mercury that this certainly doesn't warrant comparison to the two bands musically. "We didn't write songs about fucking our old lady in the back of the car," he explained. "We might have ...

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A Snow-Capped Romance - 36 CRAZYFISTS

The second album from Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS starts out strong, with three solid, catchy, and surprisingly powerful tunes in a row. Opener "At The End Of August" is somewhat more in the vein of previous material, yet crackles with power, while the crisp, frantic "Heart And The Shape" sets the table for "Bloodwork", which is ...

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SKITSYSTEM Part Ways With Singer TOMAS LINDBERG

Sweden's SKITSYSTEM have officially parted ways with guitarist/vocalist Tomas Lindberg (ex-AT THE GATES, THE CROWN). "This has solely to do with lack of time, and is a decision made collectively by everyone involved," reads the band's official statement on the matter. "To avoid all rumours that usually surrounds news like this, we would like to ...

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The Forever Endeavor - ENFORSAKEN

These days it's getting harder to distinguish between what is, in essence, pure heavy metal and the melodic end of death metal/extreme metal/whatever hook you want to hang it on. Which, in the name of progression, can only be positive for those in the latter categories like Chicago's ENFORSAKEN. However, if it's "songs" you're looking ...

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FEINSTEIN: Former THE RODS Frontman To Release New CD In April

FEINSTEIN, the new band featuring former THE RODS frontman/ELF guitarist David "Rock" Feinstein and ROYAL HUNT singer John West, have set an April 19 European release date through MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music for their debut album, "Third Wish". A U.S. release is expected in June. FEINSTEIN's current lineup is completed by Bob Twining (keyboards), Jeff ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Set U.S. Release Date For Collection Of Rarities

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY have set a June 15 U.S. release date through Century Media Records for "Exposures: In Retrospect and Denial", a double CD featuring rare and previously unreleased material. Featuring almost two hours of material and 31 tracks, the collection contains two CDs for the single-release price. The first CD includes rare and long ...

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TRACII GUNS: NIKKI SIXX Can't Stand POISON

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION guitarist Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS) has commented on bandmate Nikki Sixx's (MÖTLEY CRÜE) vow to never tour with "fake bullshit" band like POISON. As previously reported, Sixx responded to the rumors that BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION would be touring with KISS and POISON this summer by saying in an online posting, ...

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NIKKI SIXX Shoots Down KISS/POISON Tour Rumors

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has shot down reports that BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION will be touring this summer with POISON and KISS. "No way in fucking hell would we (BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION or MÖTLEY CRÜE) ever, ever tour with a fucking band like POISON," he said in an online posting. "We have had ...

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KISS: Australian Support Acts, Tour Dates Announced

GRINSPOON and SPIDERBAIT have been announced as the support bands on KISS' upcoming tour of Australia, which is scheduled to kick off in early May. KISS Australian dates w/ GRINSPOON and SPIDERBAIT, according to GRINSPOON's web site: May 08 – Perth, AUS @ Burswood Dome May 11 – Adelaide, AUS @ AEC May 13 – ...

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