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SEPULTURA Bassist Checks In From Recording Studio

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA entered the studio last month to begin recording their new album, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). Guitarist Andreas Kisser has finished recording all the rhythm guitar tracks for the CD, and Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. has completed ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: Video Blog Update Available

New Jersey mathcore giants THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN have issued the first in a series of video blogs from their current tour. Watch the clip below. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN recently completed an Australian and New Zealand headlining tour. The band is currently headed to Europe for dates with MESHUGGAH and a number of festival ...

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TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of the UK death/grind phenomenon TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED. The band's debut album, "Purgation", will be released in the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan. Commented the band: "We are truly honored and excited to announce that TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED are now a part of the Metal Blade Records family. ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: South American Dates Announced

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunenwill embark on a tour of South America in late August/early September. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Aug. 29 - Rio De Janeiro [to be announced] Sep. 03 - Santiago De Chile, Chile - Teatro Caupolican Sep. 06 - Buenos Aries, Argentina - Estadio Pepsi Music Turunen's touring lineup ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's MAX And IGOR Interviewed At Germany's ROCK AM RING; Video Available

Rebel TV conducted an interview with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) at this year's Rock am Ring festival, which took place June 6-7 in Nrburgring, Germany. Watch the four-and-a-half-minute chat below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY has tapped Johny Chow (a.k.a. John Mark Bechtel; FIREBALL MINISTRY, SOULS OF WE, ex-SYSTEMATIC, MY RUIN) ...

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KRISIUN: New Song Posted Online; New Album Artwork Unveiled

Brazilian death metal veterans KRISIUN will release their new album, "Southern Storm", in Europe on July 21 via Century Media Records. The CD was once again recorded at Stage One Studios in Borgentreich, Germany with producer Andy Classen (TANKARD, ROTTING CHRIST, DEW-SCENTED), who previously worked with the group on 1999's "Conquerors Of Armageddon" and 2006's ...

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Inflikted - CAVALERA CONSPIRACY

On June 12th, 2006, SEPULTURA once again said goodbye to a Cavalera when drummer Igor took his leave because of that nasty little gremlin known as "artistic incompatibility." About three seconds after that news hit the streets, we all knew what was coming and though their relationship had been somewhat strained after Max's exodus from ...

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ABORTED: Interview/Performance Footage From NEUROTIC DEATHFEST Available

A five-and-a-half-minute video clip containing ABORTED interview and performance footage from this year's Neurotic Deathfest which was held May 30-31 at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be viewed below. European death metal butchers ABORTED, whose members hail from Belgium, France and UK, will release their sixth full-length album, "Strychnine.213", on June 24 via Century ...

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SOULFLY: Complete 'Conquer' Details Revealed

In addition to the standard edition of SOULFLY's forthcoming album "Conquer" which will be available on July 29 via Roadrunner Records a special edition of the LP will be released featuring three bonus tracks and a bonus DVD containing a full 65-minute live concert. "Conquer" regular artwork:

"Conquer" ...

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GOJIRA: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

French progressive extreme metallers GOJIRA have set "The Way Of All Flesh" as the title of their new album, due on October 13 in Europe via Listenable Records and October 14 in North America through Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to 2005's "From Mars To Sirius" is being tracked in Los Angeles with producer and ex-MACHINE ...

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SEPULTURA: First Studio Video Diary Posted Online

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA entered the studio last month to begin recording their new album, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). Guitarist Andreas Kisser has finished recording all the guitar tracks for the CD, and Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. "is killing the ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Dutch TV Interview, Performance Footage Available

A short Dutch TV interview with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums), along with professionally filmed video footage of the band's June 1, 2008 performance at the Pinkpop festival in Landgraaf, The Netherlands, can be viewed below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY has tapped Johny Chow (a.k.a. John Mark Bechtel; FIREBALL MINISTRY, SOULS OF WE, ...

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MASTODON Stretches Out On 'Creepy' New Album

Jonathan Cohen of Billboard.com reports: Hard rock outfit MASTODON is five songs into its next Warner Bros. studio album, which the group is recording in its Atlanta hometown with producer Brendan O'Brien. Drummer Brann Dailor tells Billboard.com that so far, "everything sounds real creepy and spaced out and different." He's particularly enthused about ...

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Serbia's CASTLE FESTIVAL Cancelled

The 2008 edition of the Castle Festival, which was slated to take place July 1-5 at Smederevo Fortress in Serbia, has been cancelled. According to a posting on HELLOWEEN's web site, the festival was called off due to "the political situation and local incidents in the country." The following bands were scheduled to perform at ...

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SEPULTURA Laying Down Bass Tracks For New Album

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA entered the studio last month to begin recording their new album, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). Guitarist Andreas Kisser has finished recording all the guitar tracks for the CD, and Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. "is killing the ...

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Win Chance To Meet CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's MAX And IGOR

In honor of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's forthcoming North American summer tour with THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, THROWDOWN, BURY YOUR DEAD and INCITE, the band is currently hosting a contest during the entire month of June and on into early July that awards one lucky participant and his or her friend at each stop along the way! ...

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ABORTED: 'Strychnine.213' Widget Available

European death metal butchers ABORTED, whose members hail from Belgium, France and UK, will release their sixth full-length album, "Strychnine.213", on June 24 via Century Media Records. A widget for the CD is available below. In addition to unveiling the album's macabre cover artwork by Colin Marks / Rain Song, ABORTED is currently streaming two ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: More Pro-Shot Footage From Holland's PINKPOP Festival Available

Professionally filmed video footage of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo performing the song "Must Kill" yesterday (Sunday, June 1) at the Pinkpop festival in Landgraaf, The Netherlands can be viewed below. Performance footage of the tracks "Sanctuary" and "Roots ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Pro-Shot Footage From Holland's PINKPOP Festival Available

Professionally filmed video footage of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo performing the song "Sanctuary" earlier today (Sunday, June 1) at the Pinkpop festival in Landgraaf, The Netherlands can be viewed at the web site of VPRO's 3voor12 Dutch national ...

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FAIRYLAND Keyboardist Joins MAGIC KINGDOM

Philippe Giordana, keyboardist/backing vocalist for French symphonic metallers FAIRYLAND, has issued the following update: "Well, it's official I am now the keyboard player of MAGIC KINGDOM, very good band from Belgium fronted by mastermind Dushan Petrossi with no better singer than the excellent Olaf Hayer (it's also Max Leclercq's old band, but that's not relevant). ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Taps FIREBALL MINISTRY Bassist For European Tour

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has tapped Johny Chow (a.k.a. John Mark Bechtel; FIREBALL MINISTRY, SOULS OF WE, ex-SYSTEMATIC, MY RUIN) to play bass on the group's current European tour. Joe Duplantier of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA, ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Plays First 'Official' Concert At Spain's ELECTRIC WEEKEND

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside vocalist Joe Duplantier (bass) of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA and SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo made its official live debut Friday night (May 30) at the Electric Weekend in Madrid, Spain. Photos of the concert are available ...

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SEPULTURA: Guitar Tracks For New Album Completed

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA entered the studio earlier in the month to begin recording their new album, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). According to a posting on the band's official web site, Andreas Kisser has finished recording all the guitar tracks ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's MAX And IGOR Interviewed On Spanish TV; Second Part Available

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's Max and Igor Cavalera were interviewed Wednesday night (May 28) on the Spanish late-night TV show "Noche Hache" on Cuatro TV. Watch the entire 11-minute chat below. (Note: The interview was conducted in Spanish/Portuguese.) CAVALERA CONSPIRACY will make its live debut today (Friday, May 30) at the Electric Weekend in Madrid, Spain. CAVALERA ...

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