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METAL CHURCH To Host 'The Classic Metal Show'

The five current members of METAL CHURCH will host "The Classic Metal Show" on Saturday, February 3. Kurdt Vanderhoof (guitar), Ronny Munroe (vocals), Jay Reynolds (guitar), Steve Unger (bass) and Jeff Plate (drums) will discuss their current album, "A Light in the Dark", as well as the history of the band, the passing of David ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD Prepares To Record New Album

South Carolina's THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD is currently writing material for its second full-length album, "Malice", tentatively due later in the year via Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to 2005's "Bloodlust" will once again feature artwork from Paul Romano (MASTODON, THE RED CHORD), while this time around, the band will enlist Erik Rutan (HATE ...

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DAWN OF DEMISE: Debut Album Samples Available

DAWN OF DEMISE, self-described as "one of Denmark's most brutal bands," has posted two new tracks on its MySpace page. The songs "Degrading the Worthless" and "Malice – Kill to Conform" come off the group's debut album, "Hate Takes Its Form", which was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, VOLBEAT, MERCENARY, MNEMIC) ...

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Wounded Skies - STORMCROW

This one has been out for quite a while now, but was sent my way only recently. It's worth the cyber ink, so we'll knock it out regardless. With "Wounded Skies" Italy's STORMCROW slams through four songs and one intro of unforgiving black metal malice that will appeal to fans of speeding traditionalists like DARK ...

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NOX: New Album Sample Available

Dutch death metal crew NOX, which features former members CENTURIAN and current members of SEVERE TORTURE, has posted an advance MP3 from its upcoming album, "Ixaxaar", on the Wicked World Records MySpace page. Check out the album's opening cut, "Choronzonic Chaos Gods", at this location. According to a press release, "Ixaxaar" (pron. 'ick-sack-sar', ...

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SACRIFICE Frontman Guests On New SIGH Album

SACRIFICE frontman/guitarist Rob Urbinati has contributed a guitar solo to the song "Dies Irae/The Master Malice" for the forthcoming SIGH album, "Hangman's Hymn", due out in 2007 on The End Records. The groundbreaking Japanese act recently finished recording their seventh studio album and are currently mixing it at Studio Moopies with engineer Takamichi Osada. About ...

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MALICE Guitarist: New Material Will Be 'Heavier Than Ever'

More information has been revealed about the reunion of '80s Los Angeles heavy metal legends MALICE, featuring the three original guitar slingers (Mick Zane, Jay Reynolds and Mark Behn) alongside Pete Holmes (BLACK 'N BLUE, MICHAEL SCHENKER) on drums and newfound vocal sensation Brian Allen. According to Jay Reynolds, Brian Allen has not left his ...

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MALICE Is Back!

'80s Los Angeles heavy metal legends MALICE have been resurrected by the three original guitar slingers (Mick Zane, Jay Reynolds and Mark Behn) with Pete Holmes (BLACK 'N BLUE, MICHAEL SCHENKER) on drums and newfound vocal sensation Brian Allen fronting the band. Immediate plans include European festivals in summer 2007 and a new record on ...

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Mirrors - MISERY SIGNALS

I have a vague recollection of a review I wrote for MISERY SIGNALS' debut "Of Malice and the Magnum Heart" in which I basically stated that it was not an enjoyable effort nor was it an impressive one. The memory was unpleasant enough to almost result in my avoidance of a review of the group's ...

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SIGH Finishes Recording 'Hangman's Hymn'; Guest Appearances Revealed

Groundbreaking Japanese act SIGH has finished the recording of its seventh studio album, titled "Hangman's Hymn", at Studio Moopies with engineer Takamichi Osada. The CD, still in the mixing stages, is due out in 2007 on The End Records. Commented SIGH frontman/leader Mirai Kawashima: "SIGH have finished recording the new album 'Hangman's Hymn' and have ...

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MADDER MORTEM Reports On Bergen Gig

Norway's MADDER MORTEM has issued the following update: "We had a great time playing in Bergen [Norway] on Saturday [September] 9th! A great audience and a superb sound on stage (which is more of a utopic wish than the standard procedure). Originally we were asked to do a 1.5-hour set, but due to reasons we ...

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Accept Death - ACCEPT DEATH

I'll put Northeast Ohio's heavy music collective against any region in the world when it comes to churning out raggedy hate metal and sludge punishment that is from the heart and convincingly soul-burning. It is a fact of which England's Retribute Records is keenly aware, making it no surprise that the label signed a band ...

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ABORTED Forced To Drop Off CRYPTOPSY Tour

Belgian death metallers ABORTED have issued the following update: Well, this tour [with CRYPTOPSY] has been quite the debacle. We had to cancel Malmo [Sweden] since the bus broke down in Denmark and we were stuck there the whole day which sucked ass. Luckily for the fans, CRYPTOPSY did make it at the last minute, ...

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SIGH Begins Recording New Album

Groundbreaking Japanese act SIGH entered the studio today in Japan to commence work on its seventh album, titled "Hangman's Hymn", due out in 2007 on The End Records. The band will be working with engineer Takamichi Osada at Studio Moopies and will produce the album themselves. About the new album, SIGH frontman/leader Mirai Kawashima says, ...

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MALICE IN WONDERLAND Music Featured In 'The Passing' Horror Movie

Norwegian dark/glam metal band MALICE IN WONDERLAND will have their song "Lucifer's Town" featured in the upcoming horror movie "The Passing". The film was produced and directed by John Harwood and stars Paul Gleason ("Die Hard", "Friends") and Tara Carroll ("Cruel Intentions"). "The Passing" will be released in Europe and USA this fall. More information ...

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SIGH: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Groundbreaking Japanese metal act SIGH has revealed the final tracklisting for their forthcoming debut for The End Records, entitled "Hangman's Hymn". Regarding the sound and direction of the new album, SIGH frontman/leader Mirai Kawashima said that "Hangman's Hymn" is "thrash-metal-meets-German-symphonies! Fast, heavy, bombastic and majestic!' "Hangman's Hymn" track listing: Act 1 01. Introitus/Kyrie 02. Inked ...

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Japan's MOI DIX MOIS Schedule U.S. Tour Dates

Japanese theatrical rock band MOI DIX MOIS has scheduled a U.S. summer showcase tour from July 1 to July 12 in five major cities. MOI DIX MOIS have played sold-out shows at 1,000-capacity venues in Paris, France and Berlin, Germany during the 2005 and 2006 spring seasons. Mana-sama, the creator, leader, and guitarist of MOI ...

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ALL SHALL PERISH Complete Work On New Album

Oakland's death metal bruisers ALL SHALL PERISH have set "The Price of Existence" as the title of their second Nuclear Blast offering, tentatively due this summer. According to a press release, "this new album from ALL SHALL PERISH shows incredible maturity and a more focused approach to both songwriting and delivery. Although 'Hate, Malice, Revenge' ...

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ALL SHALL PERISH Hard At Work On New Album

Oakland, CA-based death metal band ALL SHALL PERISH are currently at Castle Ultimate Studios in Emeryville, CA working on the follow-up to their underground hit release "Hate. Malice. Revenge". The album has yet to be titled but the band has released some songtitles, including "We Hold These Truths", "The Day of Justice", "Last Relapse", "The ...

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MISERY SIGNALS Announce New Singer

Milwaukee, WI's metalcore act MISERY SIGNALS has announced the addition of vocalist Karl Schubach to the group's ranks. Schubach, who hails from Saskatchewan, Canada, has never sung for a band before and was a guitarist before joining MISERY SIGNALS. "He sent over an mp3 of him singing one of our songs and it floored us!" ...

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