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PRAYING MANTIS, HOLY MOSES Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

PRAYING MANTIS and HOLY MOSES are the latest confirmed acts for this year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BLITZKRIEG CANDLEMASS GIRLSCHOOL GOATHORN ICARUS WITCH IVORY TOWER MARTYR METAL INQUISITOR MILES BEYOND OCTOBER 31 ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING: 'We're Not Close To Hanging It Up'

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King recently spoke to Decibel magazine (web site) about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's much-anticipated follow-up to 2001's "God Hates Us All", tentatively due late summer/early fall via American Recordings. According to King, the upcoming CD doesn't have a working title just yet ("every time you ...

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HOLY MOSES: 'World Chaos' Reissue Track Listing Revealed

Long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES have revealed the complete track listing for the upcoming reissue of their 1990 album "World Chaos", due on January 30 via Armageddon Music. The CD will contain "a lot of surprises in the booklet, new liner notes, new photos and with a lot of bonus material," according to a posting ...

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HOLY SOLDIER DVD Due In March

Roxx Productions and Spaceport Records are continuing work on a limited-edition DVD featuring HOLY SOLDIER's never-before-released video clips from their first two CDs as well as some rare clips from the bands personal archives, plus footage from recent performances at a Christian metal festival called Up From The Ashes (held last August in Anaheim, California). ...

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Heilige Dwazen - LUGUBRUM

Well, doing this album justice with my meager words is going to be next to impossible, but I'll give it a shot anyway. If you're a black metal fan, will you like "Heilige Dwazen" from Belgium's LUGUBRUM? Maybe. You had better go in with an open mind and an appreciation for the strange and the ...

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RIOT: Virginia Show Added

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have added one more U.S. date to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is shaping up as follows: Jan. 27 - Las Vegas, NV @ Tailspins Jan. 28 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Vegas Feb. 03 – Springfield, VA @ Jaxx Feb. 17 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance ...

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HOLY MOSES: New Tour Dates Announced

Long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jan. 07 - Dresden, GER @ Erscheinungsfest Feb. 11 - Leipzig, GER @ Nix im Schäddel Festival Jul. 14 - Brande-Hörnerkirchen, GER @ Headbangers Open Air Jul. 15 - Burgstetten-Erbstetten, GER @ Metallic Noise Festival Aug. 06 - Kavarna, BUL ...

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Before the Devil - BLACK MY HEART

It is not a good thing when I am dissecting the songs on a hardcore album to find anything that may make the music stand apart from the pack. The first reaction should always approximate "holy shit!" When it doesn't, you've got problems. It's not that BLACK MY HEART's "Before the Devil" is a bad ...

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RIOT: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have added two more U.S. dates to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is shaping up as follows: Jan. 27 - Las Vegas, NV @ Tailspins Jan. 28 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Vegas Feb. 03 - TBA Feb. 17 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Feb. 18 - ...

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Prologue - END OF LEVEL BOSS

Former HANGNAIL vocalist Heck Armstrong has been kicking around the scene for years, but he's still got that teen scream going on, the primal yowl of a pimply young Chris Cornell celebrating the onset of his first pubes by caterwauling along with his beat-to-shit ZEPPELIN tapes in the shower. It's a throaty, untutored, emotional yell ...

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CRYPTOPSY, NAPALM DEATH, IMPALED Members Reveal Their Holiday Plans

Every family has its holiday traditions, from the holy to the secular, the materialistic to the generous and everything in between. Screaming through the holiday season Century Media artists prepare for eating, drinking and making merry! CRYPTOPSY's Flo Mounier: "Christmas is a time for family, friends, good food and drink. On Christmas Eve, we go ...

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HOLY MOSES To Headline Germany's METALLIC NOISE FESTIVAL

Long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES have been confirmed as the first headliners of next year's Metallic Noise Festival, set to take place July 14-15, 2006 in Burgstetten-Erbstetten, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BRESCHDLENG COCKROACH CRISIS NEVER ENDS DARK WIRE DAVIDIAN DESASTER DOOMSHINE HOLY MOSES KARKADAN MUCUPURULENT NOCTE OBDUCTA ...

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NATRON to Record New EP

Italian death metallers NATRON will be entering Jolly Roger studio in early 2006 with producer Miky Giove to begin recording a new four-song EP. The band, who recently split with France's Holy Records after releasing four albums through the label (1999's "Negative Prevails", 2000's "Bedtime for Mercy", 2002's "Necrospective", and 2004's "Livid Corruption"), have yet ...

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HOLY MOSES To Perform At 25-Year Anniversary Of German Metal Pub

Long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES will perform at the 25th anniversary of metal pub "Schluesseloch" on December 2, 2006 at Saalbau Rothe Erde in Aachen, Germany. Several other bands will appear at the event, which will also coincide with HOLY MOSES' 25-year anniversary. As previously reported, HOLY MOSES had their early albums "Finished with the ...

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DISMEMBER To Embark On European Tour In February

Long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER will be embarking on a European tour in February in support of their upcoming CD, "The God That Never Was", due in Europe on January 27, 2006 via Regain Records. Support at the shows will come from REQUIEM. Tentative dates so far are as follows: Feb. 14 - K 17 ...

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MESSIAH'S KISS: We Are 'Doing Everything In Our Power' To Make New Album Best Ever

MESSIAH'S KISS, the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT touring singer Mike Tirelli (HOLY MOTHER, BURNING STARR), are mixing their third album, "Dragonheart", at Arena 20 studios in Hannover, Germany with producer Herman Frank (VICTORY, ACCEPT). All the instruments were tracked at Arena 20 while the vocals were laid down at the M-J.T. studio in ...

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Fear in a Handful of Dust - HURTLOCKER

One moment while I Q-Tip the blood out of my ears. There we go. So why does it take a label in Austria to sign a fearsome thrash-beast from Chicago when said band has been in our midst since 2000? For shame U.S. labels, you've missed a golden opportunity to sign a band called HURTLOCKER, ...

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RIOT: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have added two U.S. dates to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is shaping up as follows: Jan. 27 - Las Vegas, NV @ Tailspins Jan. 28 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Vegas Mar. 17 - Palencia, SPA @ Carabel Mar. 18 - Bilbao, SPA @ Santana 27 Mar. ...

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SADUS: Live Video Posted Online

SADUS' live video for the track "Through the Eyes of Greed" has been posted online at the group's fan site www.valleyofdrybones.tk (Quicktime required, 39 MB). The clip was shot last year in Santiago, Chile during the band's 2004 Hemp Fueled Tour. As previously reported, a brand-new SADUS track, entitled "Sick", has been posted ...

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BALROG Sign With HOLY RECORDS

French black/death metallers BALROG, who feature in their ranks two former members of GARWALL and two current members of MISANTHROPE, have inked a two-album deal with the French label Holy Records. The group's second full-length CD, "Bestial Satanic Terror", was recorded at the MF and BST studios in France and is scheduled for relase on ...

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MESSIAH'S KISS Finish Recording 'Dragonheart'

MESSIAH'S KISS, the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT touring singer Mike Tirelli (HOLY MOTHER, BURNING STARR), have completed the recordings for their third album, "Dragonheart". All the instruments were tracked at Arena 20 studios in Hannover, Germany with producer Herman Frank (VICTORY, ACCEPT) while the vocals were laid down at the M-J.T. studio in ...

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DISMEMBER: The God That Never Was

Long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER have set "The God That Never Was" as the title of their seventh album, due in Europe on January 27, 2006 via Regain Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Where Ironcrosses Grow" was once again produced by drummer Fred Estby at Sami Studio in Stockholm. The group's current lineup is completed ...

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ROB ROCK To Film DVD At Germany's OWEN ROCK NIGHT Festival

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) has announced that he will record his first live DVD at the Owen Rock Night Festival in Germany in March 2006. Rock is also confirmed for the Elements of Rock festival in Switzerland April 2006. JVC/Victor Entertainment Japan released ROB ROCK's latest CD, "Holy Hell", with ...

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KALEDON To Enter Studio In February

Italian symphonic power metallers KALEDON will enter The Outer Sound Studios on February 1, 2006 to begin recording their fourth album, "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods", tentatively due next summer through Mythic Silence Records. "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods" track listing: 01. The Holy Water 02. Hell on Earth 03. War Plans 04. ...

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DISMEMBER: More New Album Details Revealed

Long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER have set the tentative track listing for their as-yet-untitled seventh album, due in early February via Regain Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Where Ironcrosses Grow" was once again produced by drummer Fred Estby at Sami Studio in Stockholm. The group's current lineup is completed by Matti Kärki (vocals), David Blomqvist ...

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