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THREE INCHES OF BLOOD: 'Advance And Vanquish' Details Revealed

Roadrunner Records has set a September 28 release date for the new album from Canadian metallers THREE INCHES OF BLOOD, entitled "Advance and Vanquish". Recorded at a Chicago studio with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE), the CD was mixed by Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM DEATH). The band laid down 15 ...

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Brazil's MASTERS OPEN AIR FESTIVAL Officially Cancelled

Brazil's Masters Open Air Festival has been officially cancelled, according to the event's organizers. The one-day festival, which was set to be held July 24 at Anhembi in São Paulo, Brazil, was scheduled to include performances by such acts as URIAH HEEP, NEVERMORE, OVERKILL, BLAZE, CIRCLE II CIRCLE, ROTTING CHRIST, KORZUS, DRAGONHEART, HEAVENFALLS and THALION. ...

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Heavy Metal's Premier Guitarists Pick Their Dream G3 Lineups

Norway's Imhotep zine recently asked more than 100 guitarists to choose their own dream G3 lineups. "The respect that the guitar players have for Joe Satriani and Steve Vai is a proven fact," writes the magazine's Thiago Pinto Corrêa Sarkis (also of Brazil's Whiplash). "Anyway, talking with some musicians, I could realize that the G3 ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Part Ways With Guitarist COSTAS

Greece's ROTTING CHRIST have amicably parted ways with longtime guitarist Costas due to "personal reasons." A replacement guitarist has yet to be announced. Costas' final appearance with ROTTING CHRIST will take place on July 24 at Anhembi in São Paulo, Brazil as part of the Masters Open Air Festival. Other groups set to perform at ...

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USURPER Name New Album

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER have set "Cryptobeast" as the title of their fifth full-length album, tentatively due late 2004/early 2005 through Earache Records. The CD will be recorded in August at Engine Music Studios in Chicago with producer Neil Kernon (QUEENSRŸCHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE, DEICIDE) and will contain the following songtitles, among others: "The Bones ...

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MASTERPLAN Prepare To Record Second Album

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ARK singer Jorn Lande, are preparing to enter the Crazy Cat studio in Hamburg, Germany with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE, SKINLAB) to begin recording their second album, tentatively due late January 2005 through AFM Records ...

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NEVERMORE: U.K. Tour Cancelled

Seattle-based power metallers NEVERMORE have been forced to cancel their previously announced U.K. tour with NOCTURNAL RITES "due to conflicting schedules," according to a posting on the band's web site. The band are hoping to reschedule the dates later in the year. ...

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NEVERMORE, NOCTURNAL RITES To Team Up For U.K. Tour

Seattle-based power metallers NEVERMORE will be teaming up with Sweden's NOCTURNAL RITES for a short U.K. tour in August. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 01 – Bradford, UK @ Rio Aug. 02 – London, UK @ The Underworld Aug. 03 -Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Aug. 04 -Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse Aug. 05 - ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM To Film Live Show For Upcoming DVD

Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM have announced plans to film a live performance later in the year for an upcoming DVD, to be issued in 2005. "We have lots of old footage, and some great handheld camera shows from the last tour, so the bonus material will be plenty," the band write on their web site. ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Sign With THE END RECORDS

Acclaimed Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM have signed a wordwide deal with The End Records. The group's first release for the label will be a re-issue of the last full-length effort, "To Welcome the Fade". It will contain a bonus CD with unreleased material such as live songs from the band's tour with THE GATHERING, the ...

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JAG PANZER Confirmed For BANG YOUR HEAD 2005

Colorado power metallers JAG PANZER have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Bang Your Head Festival in Balingen, Germany. This is the special 10-year anniversary show and will feature such acts as MOTÖRHEAD, TWISTED SISTER, DORO, GAMMA RAY and NEVERMORE. As previously reported, JAG PANZER will release their new album, "Casting the Stones", ...

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USURPER To Enter Studio In August

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER will enter Engine Music Studios in Chicago in early August with producer Neil Kernon (QUEENSRŸCHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, NEVERMORE, DEICIDE) to begin recording their fifth full-length album, tentatively due late 2004/early 2005 through Earache Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "The Bones Of My Enemies", "Supernatural Killing Spree", and ...

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THREE INCHES OF BLOOD Name New CD

Canadian metallers THREE INCHES OF BLOOD have set "Advance and Vanquish" as the title of their Roadrunner Records debut, tentatively due in September/October. Recorded at a Chicago studio with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE), the album is slated to be mixed beginning in early July with Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM ...

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MOONSPELL Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Portugal's MOONSPELL have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Waldrock festival, set to be held June 19, 2004 in Bergum, Holland. The following band are currently scheduled to appear at the festival (in alphabetical order): CANNIBAL CORPSE CRADLE OF FILTH EXODUS FEAR FACTORY FINNTROLL HATEBREED MONSTER MAGNET MOONSPELL MORTUARY I.O.D MY DYING BRIDE ...

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THREE INCHES OF BLOOD Finish Recording New Album

Canadian metallers THREE INCHES OF BLOOD have completed the recordings for their Roadrunner Records debut at a Chicago studio with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE). The band laid down 15 tracks in total, including new versions of previously recorded tracks "Destroy The Orks" and "Ride Dark Horse Ride". Mixing of the album is ...

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NEVERMORE Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Seattle-based power metallers NEVERMORE have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Waldrock festival, set to be held June 19, 2004 in Bergum, Holland. The following bands are currently scheduled to appear at the festival (in alphabetical order): CANNIBAL CORPSE CRADLE OF FILTH EXODUS FEAR FACTORY FINNTROLL HATEBREED MONSTER MAGNET MORTUARY I.O.D MY DYING ...

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HIMSA To Film Video For 'A Girl In Glass'

Seattle's HIMSA will shoot a video for "A Girl In Glass" on Tuesday, June 25 with director Kevin Leonard (NEVERMORE) in Los Angeles. The track is taken from the band's critically acclaimed Prosthetic debut, "Courting Tragedy and Disaster". The band will embark on a round of dates with labelmates BYZANTINE in July leading up to ...

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Incorporated - GRIP INC.

Despite the ever-presence of moonlighting SLAYER man Dave Lombardo, and as much as they may have claimed to be pushing the envelope of thrash, GRIP INC. have never made anywhere near the impression they would've liked to. And with vocalist Gus Chambers on the verge of leaving over creative issues a couple of years back, ...

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TESTAMENT: West Coast Dates Announced

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have announced two West Coast shows in late May in preparation for their European headlining tour. The dates are as follows: May 28 - The RoadHouse - Sacramento, CA May 29 - Bourbon Street - Concord, CA As previously reported, TESTAMENT have announced that former HALFORD/current PAINMUSEUM guitarist ...

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Acclaimed Metal Producer ANDY SNEAP: Interview Posted Online

The Earache/Wicked World Records web site has posted a lengthy interview with acclaimed British metal producer Andy Sneap. Sneap, a former guitarist for the once-promising U.K. metal outfit SABBAT (which featured in its ranks future SKYCLAD frontman Martin Walkyier), has worked with a number of the top underground heavy metal acts of the last few ...

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THE QUIREBOYS Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival

THE QUIREBOYS are the latest act confirmed for the 2004 edition of the Gods of Metal festival, set to take place June 5-6 at Arena Parco Nord in Bologna, Italy. The updated running order for the festival is as follows: Saturday, June 5: JUDAS PRIEST STRATOVARIUS UFO NEVERMORE SYMPHONY X ANATHEMA RAGE THE QUIREBOYS INTO ...

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TESTAMENT Part Ways With Guitarist STEVE SMYTH

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have parted ways with guitarist Steve Smyth and are looking to secure a temporary replacement in time for their upcoming European tour, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. Although no official word has yet come down on the matter, it is believed that former HALFORD/current PAINMUSEUM guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak ...

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