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YYRKOON: 'Unealthy Opera' Track Listing Revealed

French thrash/death metallers YYRKOON have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Unealthy Opera", due on February 20, 2006 via Osmose Productions. The follow-up to 2004's "Occult Medicine" was recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark and features a guest appearance by KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy LaRocque on the song "Horror from the Sea". ...

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KING DIAMOND Guitarist To Guest On New YYRKOON Album

KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy LaRocque has recorded an "amazing" guest solo on the song "Horror from the Sea" from the upcoming YYRKOON album, entitled "Unealthy Opera", according to a posting on the French thrash/death metallers' web site. The follow-up to 2004's "Occult Medicine" was recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark and is tentatively due ...

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BAL-SAGOTH: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

U.K.-based black/death quintet BAL-SAGOTH have set "The Chthonic Chronicles" as the title of their long-awaited sixth album, tentatively due in early 2006 via Nuclear Blast Records. "The Chthonic Chronicles" track listing: 01. The Sixth Adulation of His Chthonic Majesty 02. Invocations Beyond The Outer-World Night 03. Six Score and Ten Oblations to a Malefic Avatar ...

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YYRKOON Finish Recording New Album

French thrash/death metallers YYRKOON have finished recording their fourth album, "Unealthy Opera", tentatively due in February 2006 via Osmose Productions. "We are actually finishing the mix and trying different things for the final mastering," the band write on their web site. "We are really satisfied by the work done one more time by [producer] Jacob ...

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DARK FUNERAL And DISMEMBER Featured On 'Die Zombiejäger' Soundtrack

DARK FUNERAL and DISMEMBER are among the artists featured on the soundtrack to "Die Zombiejäger", an upcoming GGH (Gothenburg Gore Horror) action-packed comedy-horror film shot in Gothenburg, Sweden. The film is decribed as follows: "In the not-too-distant future, Gothenburg has been invaded by zombies. The police are powerless and a team of german zombie hunters ...

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YYRKOON Announce New Album Title

French thrash/death metallers YYRKOON have set "Unealthy Opera" as the title of their upcoming fourth album, tentatively due in February 2006 via Osmose Productions. The follow-up to 2004's "Occult Medicine" will be recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark beginning on November 15. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Screaming Shores", "The Book", ...

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GODHEAD Frontman Keeping Busy Between Albums

Now that GODHEAD have completed recording their new album, they have decided to explore some new label options, so frontman Jason Miller has been able to keep himself busy with plenty of other endeavors. Last year, he bought and opened a full service recording and production facility in North Hollywood, called Central Command Studios. In ...

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INTO ETERNITY Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

Canada's INTO ETERNITY have been confirmed for the 2005 Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, May 28 at the Auditorio Coca Cola in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Main Stage: MOTÖRHEAD (Headliner) DANZIG (Co-Headliner) MAGO DE OZ W.A.S.P. HAMMERFALL INTO ETERNITY METAL CHURCH Second Stage: ...

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MONTERREY METAL FEST: Final Festival Lineup Announced

The complete lineup has been announced for the 2005 Monterrey Metal Fest, which will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2005 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. It is as follows: Main Stage: MOTÖRHEAD (Headliner) DANZIG (Co-Headliner) MAGO DE OZ W.A.S.P. HAMMERFALL SONATA ARCTICA METAL CHURCH Second Stage: ...

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ANTHRAX Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

ANTHRAX will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, November 1. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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ANTHRAX Schedule South American/Mexican Tour Dates

ANTHRAX have lined up the following South American/Mexican dates during February/March 2005. Feb. 25 - Rio de Janeiro, BRA @ Claro Hall Feb. 26 - São Paulo, BRA @ Credicard Hall Feb. 27 - Buenos Aires, ARG @ Estádio Obras Mar. 01 – Santiago, CHL @ Estádio Victor Jara Mar. 02 – Bogotá, COL @ ...

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ANTHRAX Give The Power To The People On 'The Greater of Two Evils'

ANTHRAX's upcoming collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs performed by the band's current lineup, entitled "The Greater of Two Evils", is scheduled for release in the U.S. on November 23 via Sanctuary. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Deathrider 02. Metal Thrashing Mad 03. Caught In A Mosh 04. A.I.R. ...

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ANTHRAX to Unleash 'Music Of Mass Destruction' DVD In April

ANTHRAX will release their much-anticipated live DVD, "Music Of Mass Destruction", on April 6 through Sanctuary Records. Filmed at a sold-out Metro in Chicago on Friday, December 5, 2003, "Music Of Mass Destruction" reportedly captures what is being described as "the show to define the band's legendary career." According to drummer Charlie Benante, "In the ...

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METALIUM: 'Chapter Four' Release Date Pushed Back

Germany's METALIUM have pushed back the European release date of their new album, "As One - Chapter Four", to March 29 through Armageddon Products/Soulfood Records. According to a posting on the band's web site, the delay was caused by the "final editing of the included video." The follow-up to 2002's "Hero-Nation Chapter III" will feature ...

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ANTHRAX: 'Metallum Maximum Aeturnum' Track Listing Revealed

ANTHRAX have announced the list of winning tracks to be recorded for the group's collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs sung by current vocalist John Bush, dubbed "Metallum Maximum Aeturnum". The songs, which were selected by the fans via the band's official homepage as part of ANTHRAX's 20th Anniversary Celebration, are as follows: 01. Anthrax ...

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METALIUM: New Music Available For Download

Several soundclips from METALIUM's forthcoming album, "As One - Chapter Four", have been posted online at the group's official web site. The follow-up to last year's "Hero-Nation Chapter III" is due in Europe on February 23, 2004 through Armageddon Products/Soulfood and in the U.S. on March 9, 2004 through Century Media Records. The complete track ...

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CRISS OLIVA MEMORIAL CONCERT Venue Change

Due to the large number of pre show ticket sales, the venue for the Criss Oliva 10th Anniversary Memorial Concert has been changed. The Memorial Concert will now be held on Friday, October 17, 2003 at The Masquerade located in the historic Ybor City district of Tampa, Florida. Doors will open at 7:00 pm. Details ...

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SAVATAGE Members To Perform Together For First Time In Eight Years

For the first time in eight years, bassist Johnny Lee Middleton and drummer Steve "Doc" Wacholz will join vocalist Jon Oliva and guitarist Chris Caffery on stage for the Criss Oliva 10th Anniversary Memorial Concert to remember and celebrate the life and contributions of Jon's brother, late SAVATAGE guitarist Christopher Michael Oliva. The concert will ...

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It's Official: AKERCOCKE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

As first reported here on Friday (July 11), Earache Records have now officially confirmed the signing of the U.K. Satanic black/death metal band AKERCOCKE to a worldwide multi-album recording contract. The band are currently mixing their new album, "Choronzon", at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) for a ...

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AKERCOCKE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

The U.K. Satanic black/death metal band AKERCOCKE have inked a deal with Earache Records, according to Live4Metal. The band completed the recordings for their new CD, "Choronzon", in late December and currently mixing the effort at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE). "Choronzon", which is being ...

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Late SAVATAGE Guitarist To Be Honored With Memorial Concert

SAVATAGE fans are cordially invited to join the band's mastermind Jon Oliva, along with some very special guests (to be announced), on Friday, October 17, 2003 at the Green Parrot Pub in Largo, Florida to remember and celebrate the life and contributions of Jon's brother, late SAVATAGE guitarist Christopher Michael Oliva, at a 10th Anniversary ...

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AKERCOCKE Complete Recordings For 'Choronzon'

The U.K. Satanic black/death metal band AKERCOCKE have finalized the track listing for their third album, "Choronzon", tentatively due in late spring. The band completed the recordings for the CD in late December and currently are in discussions with "numerous producers" about mixing the effort, which is being described as "faster, heavier, more disturbing and ...

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AKERCOCKE Commence Work On 'Choronzon'

The UK Satanic black/death metal band AKERCOCKE are hard at work on their third full-length album, entitled Choronzon, for an early 2003 release. Among the tracks set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. Praise The Name Of Satan! 02. Becoming The Adversary 03. Leviathan 04. Bathykolpian Avatar 05. Scapegoat 06. Enraptured By ...

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Archive News Nov 01, 2001

Correction: ANTHRAX will now appear on the Late Night With Jay Leno show on Friday, November 2nd. Although details are sketchy at the moment, ANTHRAX's appearance is said to involve a previously-taped skit that will be aired via video. In related news, former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin has just signed to Metal ...

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