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NAPALM DEATH: South American, Mexican Tour Dates Announced

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have issued the following update: "Just a quick note as we busy ourselves preparing for our show at the Download festival this coming Sunday to tell you that we will be heading down to South America in October as the final part of the 'Smear Campaign' world tour draws to ...

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THREE To Release 'The End Is Begun' In July

Woodstock, NY-based band THREE (3) will release its new album "The End Is Begun" in Europe on July 23 via Metal Blade Records (July 20 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy). The CD was mixed by Toby Wright, who has previously worked with ALICE IN CHAINS, METALLICA, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and FEAR FACTORY, among many ...

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PINK CREAM 69: More German Tour Dates Announced

German/British melodic hard rock band PINK CREAM 69 has scheduled the following tour dates: Jul. 19 - Saarbrücken, GER - Garage Jul. 20 - Karlsruhe, GER - Das Fest Jul. 21 - Aalen, GER - Greuthalle (Angeldays Festival) Jul. 27 - Seebronn, GER - Rock of Ages Festival With FREEDOM CALL and MAD MAX: Oct. ...

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THE MURDER REVOLUTION Completes Work On New Demo

Unsigned Cleveland-based extreme metallers THE MURDER REVOLUTION have just completed work on a three-song demo at Spider Studios in Strongsville, Ohio with producer Tony Gammalo (IT DIES TODAY, MISERY SIGNALS, CHIMAIRA). Mixing duties were handled by Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, DROWNING POOL, INTEGRITY) at Spider Studios in Strongsville, OH. You can hear the new songs on ...

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SOULFLY Mainman Guests On FAQ Album

SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera has contributed guest vocals to the track "The Killing Song" from the popular Russian hardcore group FAQ. The song appears on FAQ's new CD, "Circus Dogs", which is being released in Russia this week. Two versions of the album will be made available: Russian and English. Max Cavalera made a special ...

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SOULFLY's MARC RIZZO Announces Dates With FLAW, SWITCHED

SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has signed with the Mustang Agency (BOBOFLEX, FLAW, SWITCHED) to book him for solo tours when SOULFLY is on break. The fruits of this union are already coming to bear with a tour alongside FLAW and SWITCHED that starts May 11 and goes to July. Confirmed dates so far: May 11 ...

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THE POODLES, BROTHER FIRETRIBE, MAD MAX Confirmed For U.K.'s THUNDERGROUND Festival

Swedish hard rock band THE POODLES (consisting of vocalist Jakob Samuel [THE RING, ex-TALISMAN, JEKYLL & HYDE], guitarist Pontus Norgren [THE RING, ex-TALISMAN], bassist Pontus Egberg [ex-LION'S SHARE] and drummer Christian Lundqvist) and BROTHER FIRETRIBE (the Finnish AOR/hard rock band featuring NIGHTWISH guitarist Emppu Vuorinen) are among the confirmed bands for the Thunderground festival, set ...

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SOULFLY Live At Spain's VIÑA ROCK; Video Available

A video clip of SOULFLY performing the SEPULTURA classic "Refuse/Resist" at the XII Festival Arte-Nativo / Viña Rock festival on April 28 at the Recinto de Festivales of Benicàssim, Spain has been posted online at YouTube. SOULFLY is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Dark Ages", available now on Roadrunner ...

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STURCH To Support BREED 77 In Germany

German modern hard rock act STURCH will support BREED 77 on the following dates: May 04 - Berlin. GER - Knaack May 06 - Cologne, GER - Underground May 07 - Hamburg, GER - Logo STURCH recently inked a deal with Swell Creek Records. The label is going to release the band's debut album, "Beauty, ...

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SOULFLY: Demo Version Of New Song Available

SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera has posted a four-track demo recording of a new song, entitled "Inflikted (After the Slaughter)", at the band's official web site. The track will be available for preview and purchase from May 1 until June 1. By allowing fans to hear his work as it is in progress, Max ...

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AEON Finishes Recording New Album

Sweden's AEON recently entered Empire Studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2005's "Bleeding the False" (Unique Leader), due later in the year via Metal Blade Records. The band has since issued the following update: "We are now finished recording our new album and the project has been sent to Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio ...

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ALAN PARSONS PROJECT Pulls Out Of Germany'd ROCK OF AGES Festival

ALAN PARSONS PROJECT has cancelled its previously announced appearance at the the Rock of Ages festival, set to take place July 27-28 in Seebronn, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BAP BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST BONFIRE HUMAN ZOO KROKUS MAD MAX MAGNUM MANFRED MANN'S EARTH BAND NIGHTWING PINK CREAM 69 ...

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SOULFLY Live In Chile: Video Available

A video clip of SOULFLY performing the song "Prophecy" in Santiago, Chile on April 21 has been posted online at YouTube. SOULFLY is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Dark Ages", available now on Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Prophecy" was produced by mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed ...

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UNBURIED: New Demo Tracks Posted Online

St. Louis, Missouri-based extreme metal band UNBURIED has posted the tracks "Law of Retaliation" and "Blasphemy Through Dismal Actions" on its MySpace page. The songs mark the singing debut of guitarist Dreathus Harris, who recently took over as the group's frontman following the departure of Justin Tombed. On the subject of his vocal ...

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AEON In Recording Mode; Video Available

Sweden's AEON has entered Empire Studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2005's "Bleeding the False" (Unique Leader), due later in the year via Metal Blade Records. The CD will be mixed at Unisound Studio by Dan Swanö. A short video clip of the band in the studio recording the new CD has been posted ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL Issues 'Diamond Unlocked' Update

German guitarist AXEL RUDI PELL has issued the following update: "We're in the middle of the recordings of our cover record and it all sounds really cool. Drums, bass, keyboards and rhythm guitars are done. We just started with the recording of the lead guitars and the lead vocals, which will also be done very ...

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SOULFLY: New Song 'After The Slaughter' Available May 1

SOULFLY's official web site has been updated with the following message: "SOULFLY's mainman Max Cavalera is soon coming up with his new recording premiere. In just two weeks, on Tuesday, May 1, 2007, he will release his is latest work is a piece of art created in his aggressive-metal home factory directly to you as ...

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