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SCAR CULTURE Find Replacement Drummer For North American Tour

SCAR CULTURE have lined up drummer Alpheus Underhill to replace Duke Borisov on their upcoming North American tour with HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE. Borisov, the band's original drummer, was forced to take a hiatus from the group last month. A resident of Los Angeles, Underhill jumped at the opportunity to fly out New York ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY Join HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK Touring Package

SINGLE BULLET THEORY will be supporting HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK, and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE during their upcoming US tour, which is scheduled to kick off on May 12th in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is not presently clear if SINGLE BULLET THEORY will be making an appearance on the bill in addition to the previously-announced SCAR CULTURE, or if ...

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Metal/Hard Rock Album Sales In The US As Reported By SoundScan

Here are the latest sales figures for various current and catalog metal/hard rock releases in the US (in total units sold to date since the albums were issued), as reported by SoundScan for the week ending April 21st, 2002: KORN Issues: 3,047,076 KORN Follow The Leader: 3,414,717 LIMP BIZKIT Chocolate Starfish: 6,259,073 LIMP BIZKIT Significant ...

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SCAR CULTURE Seek Fill-In Drummer For Upcoming Tour

Due to a family emergency, SCAR CULTURE drummer Duke Borisov has been forced to take a temporary hiatus from the band. As a result, the Brooklyn, New York-based group are currently on a frantic search for a fill-in drummer for their upcoming North American tour with HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE. Interested parties should e-mail ...

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HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK Initial Dates Released

Ticketmaster is currently selling tickets to the following dates on the forthcoming North American tour featuring HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK, SCAR CULTURE, and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: May 13 – Pops - Sauget, IL May 15 - Metro - Chicago, IL May 22 - Jaxx Nightclub - W. Springfield, VA May 26 - Krome - South Amboy, NJ A ...

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THE MUSHROOM RIVER BAND Confirmed For Sweden's 2000 DECIBEL FESTIVAL

Sweden's THE MUSHROOM RIVER BAND, featuring former SPIRITUAL BEGGARS bassist/vocalist Christian “Spice” Sjöstrand, have been tapped to replace Spice's previous group, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, as one of the headliners of this year's 2000 Decibel festival, which is scheduled to be held on May 18th in Bengtsfors, Sweden (180 km north of Gothenburg). The full list of ...

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THE DEFACED Announce Dutch Mini-Tour

Sweden's THE DEFACED, featuring DARKANE guitarist Klas Ideberg and SOILWORK drummer Henry Ranta, will perform the following gigs in Holland at the end of April: Apr. 19 Gigant - Apeldoorn, NETH (w/SACRAMENTAL SACHEM, OUTBURST) Apr. 20 Atak - Enschede, NETH (w/SACRAMENTAL SACHEM, OUTBURST) Apr. 21 013 - Tilburg, NETH (w/SACRAMENTAL SACHEM) ...

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OPETH, HYPOCRISY, Others Join 2000 DECIBEL Line-Up

OPETH, HYPOCRISY, 2 TON PREDATOR, and THE PROJECT HATE are the latest acts to have been confirmed for this year's 2000 Decibel festival, which is scheduled to be held on May 18th in Bengtsfors, Sweden (180 km north of Gothenburg). The full list of artists set to appear at the event is as follows: 2 ...

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Natural Born Chaos - SOILWORK

Arguably one of the year's most anticipated “underground” metal releases, SOILWORK's Natural Born Chaos has turned out to be a boldly experimental effort for the Swedish outfit, with the group stripping away some of the unadulterated aggression that characterized their earlier releases in favor of a substantially more melodic approach. Of course, much of what ...

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2 TON PREDATOR Added To 2000 Decibel Festival

Swedish sludge-meisters 2 TON PREDATOR have been added to the list of artists performing at the third installment of the 2000 Decibel festival, which is scheduled to be held on May 18th in Bengtsfors, Sweden (180 km north of Gothenburg). The confirmed acts so far are as follows: 2 TON PREDATOR ENTOMBED WITCHERY MANINNYA BLADE ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Set Japanese Release Date For Debut CD

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will issue their debut album, entitled Repent, through Soundholic Records in Japan on May 22nd. A March/April European release through Helsingborg, Sweden-based label Cold Records is expected. As previously reported, Repent was recorded at Studio Underground and features guest appearances by THE HAUNTED frontman Marco Aro, as ...

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NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL Takes Shape

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TICKETS GO ON SALE FEBRUARY 2 FOR FOURTH ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL WORCESTER, Mass. - MassConcerts is proud to announce that the fourth annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival will return to the Palladium in Worcester, Mass., on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6. Individual day tickets ...

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EL MAGO Go Acoustic On Upcoming Demo

Sweden's EL MAGOfeaturing TERROR 2000 guitarist Nick Swordhave decided to go in the studio and record some of their acoustic songs in demo form for possible release later in the year. This latest move follows the rousing success of the band's acoustic gigs, which have reportedly turned out to be very popular. As previously reported, ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To "Repent" In March/April

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will issue their debut album, entitled Repent, through Helsingborg, Sweden-based label Cold Records during March/April. Recorded at Studio Underground, Repent will feature guest appearances by THE HAUNTED frontman Marco Aro, as well as SOILWORK's Peter Vildoer and Bjorn "Speed" Strid. The full track listing for Repent is ...

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ENTOMBED, WITCHERY, Others Join 2000 DECIBEL Bill

ENTOMBED, WITCHERY, MANINNYA BLADE, DREAM EVIL and HUMAN RACE have been added to the list of artists performing at 2000 Decibel festival, which is scheduled to be held on May 18th in Bengtsfors, Sweden (180 km north of Gothenburg). The confirmed acts so far are as follows: ENTOMBED WITCHERY MANINNYA BLADE DREAM EVIL HUMAN RACE ...

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SOILWORK: "Chaos" European Tentative Release Date Set

SOILWORK's upcoming fourth full-length album, Natural Born Chaos, is tentatively scheduled to be released in Europe on March 20th via Nuclear Blast Records. Natural Born Chaos was recorded at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producers Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and Fredrik Nordstrom, and it includes a guest appearance by Townsend in the track ...

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TERROR 2000 Tentative Release Date Set

Further to the item we posted here a couple of days ago, TERROR 2000the side project of SOILWORK vocalist Bjrn "Speed" Strid and DARKANE guitarist Klas Idebergwill issue their sophomore CD, tentatively titled Faster Disaster, in late April in Europe through Italy's Scarlet Records and shortly thereafter in the USA through Nuclear Blast Records. The ...

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SOILWORK's "Shadow" Tales

The Swedish version of SOILWORK's track “Mercury Shadow”, which is scheduled to appear as a bonus cut on the Japanese edition of the group's upcoming CD, entitled Natural Born Chaos, will carry the title "Kvicksilver" (Swedish word for “mercury”). In related news, drummer Erik Thyselius, who is presently pounding the skins for TERROR 2000 (the ...

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SOILWORK Get "Chaotic" In March, Pursue Side Projects

SOILWORK's upcoming fourth full-length album will be entitled Natural Born Chaos, and it will feature the following track listing: 01. Follow The Hollow 02. As We Speak 03. The Flameout 04. Natural Born Chaos 05. Mindfields 06. The Bringer 07. Blackstar Deceiver (feat. Devin Townsend) 08. Mercury Shadow 09. No More Angels 10. Song Of ...

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SOILWORK Complete Work On "Best Album We Ever Did"!

SOILWORK have completed mixing their as-yet-untitled fourth full-length album with producers Devin Townsend and Fredrik Nordstrom at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden for a March release through Nuclear Blast Records. According to guitarist Peter Wichers, the new CD consists of 10 tracks and is “definitely the best album we ever did”. Among the tracks that ...

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Archive News Nov 23, 2001

Veteran German thrashers KREATOR will be recording a live CD and DVD on their upcoming European tour, according to an official statement posted at the group's web site. The album will reportedly include 24 songs from all periods of KREATOR's history, while the DVD will contain one professionally-recorded, full-length live concert, as ...

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Archive News Nov 20, 2001

After a prolonged self-imposed absence, PRONG mastermind Tommy Victor is getting things back in gear with an eye toward releasing a new album in 2002. Currently based in Los Angeles, Victor has been quietly working on new demos over the past few months with the help of several musicians, including DIESEL ...

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Archive News Nov 19, 2001 - update 2

Kip Winger, he of WINGER fame, has placed “original and authentic WINGER/Kip Winger memorabilia” for sale via eBay. According to Winger's official web site, “this garage sale features clothing used in performances and photo shoots, and equipment used in the studio on his recent albums.” For more info, go to this location.

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