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CANDLEMASS: SWEDEN ROCK CRUISE Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS performing at the Sweden Rock Cruise, which was held October 9-10, can be viewed below (clips uploaded by "blackopalrough"). This was the first metal cruise aboard the new ship M/S Silja Galaxy, which holds 2,800 passengers (800 more than the M/S Silja Festival which was used for ...

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CANDLEMASS Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS have been confirmed for next year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CANDLEMASS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER KATATONIA SABATON THE HAUNTED TURISAS WINTERSUN Tickets went on sale on September 1 at this ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED: New Album Details Revealed

Dutch thrash metal band LEGION OF THE DAMNED will release its new album, "Cult of the Dead", on December 19 via Massacre Records. The LP will be made available in three different formats: as three-disc deluxe edition including a bonus CD and a bonus DVD; a limited-edition digipack with a bonus DVD and as regular ...

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CANDLEMASS: 'Lucifer Rising' Lands On Greek Chart

"Lucifer Rising", the new EP from Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS, has entered the Greek International Repertoire Chart at position No. 31. "Lucifer Rising" includes two brand new tracks — "Lucifer Rising" and "The White God" — plus re-recorded version of "Demon's Gate" live in the studio. As a bonus, you get an audio recording of ...

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VANMAKT Completes Mixing New Album

Swedish black metallers VANMAKT have finished mixing their second album, "Ad Luciferi Regnum" (rough translation: To the Kingdom of Lucifer), at Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, SETHERIAL) with Tore Stjerna. The band says, "it sounds awesome! Even better than we expected! Tore will now master the album and after that it is done!" "Ad Luciferi Regnum" was ...

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THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE: In Songwriting Mode

Dutch death metallers THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE have issued the following update: "At this moment we're working on new tunes for our upcoming second album. At the end of this year, THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE will start recording the follow-up to last year's 'Pitch Black Dawn' (Apache Productions). We already started the pre-production and laid down the ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Lusitanian Metal' DVD Details Revealed

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will release their long-awaited new DVD, "Lusitanian Metal", in Europe on November 21. The complete track listing for the two-disc effort is as follows: DVD 1: * Live At The City Of Ravens (Metalmania, Poland 2004) * Touch Me In The Eyes (video compilation from Opium to I will see you in ...

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The Grand Karoshi - DEAD SHAPE FIGURE

Every now and then the discerning lover of metal requires a hot dose of modern whiplash thrash. Recently, said dose has been delivered in the form of a fist-to-face debut effort called "The Grand Karoshi" by Finland's oddly named DEAD SHAPE FIGURE. It has been tried, it is definitely true, and it most assuredly will ...

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KORVUS Previews New Material

"Bringer of Light", the new promo single from black metal solo artist KORVUS, has been previewed on the project's MySpace page. One of the more innovative acts on the UK black metal scene, KORVUS is essentially the one-man project of Sam Korvus, who, as well as being a musician, is also a producer ...

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VANMAKT Completes New Album Recordings

Swedish black metallers VANMAKT have finished recording their second album, "Ad Luciferi Regnum" (rough translation: To the Kingdom of Lucifer), at EPM Studios with producer Björn Lindgren. The CD will be mixed and mastered by Tore Stjerna at Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, SETHERIAL) for a tentative late 2008/early 2009 release via Pulverised Records. According to the ...

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NIFELHEIM To Play One-Off U.S. Concert In Chicago

Swedish cult metallers NIFELHEIM have scheduled a one-off concert in the U.S. on September 7 at the Double Door in Chicago, Illinois. Support at the show will come from THE CHASM and SUPERCHRIST. Video footage of NIFELHEIM performing at the Metaltown festival on June 27, 2008 in Gothenburg, Sweden can be viewed below. NIFELHEIM released ...

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Ex-MISFITS Singer MICHALE GRAVES Starring In 'Perkins 14' Movie

Former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves recently got back from Romania where he guest-starred in the Massify/After Dark Films production "Perkins 14". Graves plays Eric Ross, the love interest of the lead female Daisy Hopper (Shayla Beesley), and is introduced in story while strumming an acoustic guitar and singing one of his new songs, "Blackbird". "Perkins ...

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ANGELCORPSE Guitarist Issues Update On BLASPHEMIC CRUELTY Project

ANGELCORPSE guitarist Gene Palubicki has issued the following update on his new project, BLASPHEMIC CRUELTY: "The BLASPHEMIC CRUELTY debut album entitled 'Devil's Mayhem' is now complete. Work has been done in sessions on and off since April this year. The final swing covering three weeks ending on August 1 was an extreme guerilla warfare recording/mixing ...

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CANDLEMASS To Release 'Lucifer Rising' EP In October

Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS recently spent time in the studio recording a new EP, "Lucfer Rising", for a tentative early October release via Nuclear Blast Records. It will include two brand new tracks — "Lucifer Rising" and "The White God" — plus re-recorded version of "Demon's Gate" live in the studio. As a bonus, you ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL: New Album Recordings Delayed

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL have issued the following update: "We were originally asked and prepared to do the HORNA tour that many have been emailing about. There have been numerous bulletins and news sources on the Internet stating we are on the tour. However, this is not the case. "We had to reschedule ...

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KOSMOS, JESU Among Bands On SYD BARRETT Tribute

Canadian prog/psych quartet KOSMOS (featuring VOIVOD's Michel "Away" Langevin on drums) and JESU (the new band featuring Justin Broadrick — former member of two legendary bands: NAPALM DEATH and GODFLESH) are among the confirmed acts for the upcoming "Like Black Holes In The Sky: The Tribute To Syd Barrett", an album that honors one of ...

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ROOT: 'Capturing Sweden - Live in Falkenberg' Released On CD

Legendary Czech dark/black metal band ROOT will make its "Capturing Sweden Live in Falkenberg" album available on CD via the group's indie label Lava Productions. According to a press release, the LP features a recording of ROOT's May 2001 performance at the 2 Heavy 4 You Open Air festival in Falkenberg, Sweden (the band's first-ever ...

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ANGELCORPSE To Record New Four-Song Mini-CD

Long-running extreme metallers ANGELCORPSE have issued the following update: "Thus culminates the touring for 'Of Lucifer and Lightning'. ANGELCORPSE conquered the eastern United States in April 2007, alongside WATAIN and NEGATIVE PLANE, Europe in April and May 2008 with doom brothers ARKHON INFAUSTUS and REVENGE, and finally the American West Coast in June with the ...

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EVILE Confirmed For Holland's LOUD FROM THE SOUTH Festival

UK thrashers EVILE have been confirmed for the first edition of the Loud From The South festival, set to take place Saturday, August 30 at the Klokgebouw (near train station Eindhoven-Beukenlaan) in Eindhoven, Holland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: SOULFLY CARCASS LAAZ ROCKIT SABBAT ONLY LIVING WITNESS DARKANE EVILE PILGRIMZ MOTORJESUS THE ...

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SOULFLY, CARCASS, LAAZ ROCKIT, ONLY LIVING WITNESS Confirmed For Holland's LOUD FROM THE SOUTH

SOULFLY, CARCASS, LAAZ ROCKIT, SABBAT and ONLY LIVING WITNESS have been confirmed for the first edition of the Loud From The South festival, set to take place Saturday, August 30 at the Klokgebouw (near train station Eindhoven-Beukenlaan) in Eindhoven, Holland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: SOULFLY CARCASS LAAZ ROCKIT SABBAT ONLY LIVING ...

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