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SEPULTURA: New Album To Surface In Early 2006

SPV Records has pushed back the projected release date of the new SEPULTURA album to early 2006. As previously reported, SEPULTURA's upcoming CD will be based on the "The Divine Comedy", widely considered the greatest epic poem of Italian literature, and one of the greatest of world literature. SEPULTURA's last album, "Roorback", was issued in ...

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Drummer VINNY APPICE To Collaborate With Hardcore Rapper NECRO

Legendary BLACK SABBATH/DIO drummer Vinny Appice will be collaborating with hardcore Brooklyn rapper NECRO on a track for NECRO's upcoming release, "Circle of Tyrants". Also scheduled to appear on the CD is SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera. NECRO's most recent album, "The Pre-Fix For Death" (Psycho-Logical Records), featured guest appearances by OBITUARY members John Tardy and ...

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SEPULTURA Drummer To Collaborate With Hardcore Rapper NECRO

SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera will be collaborating with hardcore Brooklyn rapper NECRO on a track for NECRO's upcoming release, "Circle of Tyrants". NECRO's most recent CD, "The Pre-Fix For Death" (Psycho-Logical Records), featured guest appearances by OBITUARY members John Tardy and Trevor Peres, Danny Lilker (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, ex-BRUTAL TRUTH), Danny Diablo (a.k.a. Lord Ezec of ...

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Instinct - EKTOMORF

I'd always heard EKTOMORF were SOULFLY rip-offs, but I reserved judgment until I could actually hear one of the band's albums. Having now heard "Instinct", I must say that the word on the street is pretty damn accurate. Cloning SEPULTURA or SOULFLY may not be a bad thing if you're a fan of either band. ...

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MINISTRY: 'Murderball' Movie Trailer Posted Online

The trailer to the documentary film "Murderball", featuring MINISTRY's song "Waiting", has been posted online at this location. This moving film, which took the Sundance Audience Award for favorite documentary and a jury prize for its editing, chronicles the lives of quadriplegics playing indoor rugby in wheelchairs rigged like Mad Max vehicles. More ...

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ROADRUNNER 'All-Stars' Album: Progress Includes New Captain And New Team Members

Roadrunner Records has advanced in the process of putting together the groundbreaking "Roadrunner All-Stars" record to mark the label's 25th anniversary. The full-length release will contain original musical collaborations between past and present Roadrunner artists. Approximately 50 musicians are expected to participate in this record, making it a most elaborate collaboration project. Four central musicians ...

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KATAKLYSM To Headline Quebec's EXTREME DISTORTION FESTIVAL

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM will be headlining the Extreme Distortion Festival on July 22 in Laval, Quebec. A possibility exists that a few more Canadian dates will be added for August. In the meantime, don't miss the worlwide live premiere of the song "Crippled & Broken", from the forthcoming album "In the Arms of Devastation", ...

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SIGHT OF EMPTINESS To Support DARK TRANQUILLITY In Costa Rica

Costa Rica-based melodic death metallers SIGHT OF EMPTINESS have been confirmed as the support band for DARK TRANQUILLITY on June 15 at Planet Mall in San Jose, Costa Rica. SIGHT OF EMPTINESS cite their influences as DIMENSION ZERO, AT THE GATES, DARK TRANQUILLITY, IMPIOUS and THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, among others. SIGHT OF EMPTINESS is: ...

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SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' Final Track Listing Revealed

SOULFLY have finalzed the track listing for their new album, "Dark Ages", due on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. "Dark Ages" was produced by SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed by Terry Date, who has previously worked with PANTERA and DEFTONES, among others. "Dark Ages" final track listing: 01. The Dark Ages 02. Babylon ...

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MAX CAVALERA: 'I Don't Feel Like Doing A SEPULTURA Reunion'

In a recent interview with "Metal Injection", SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera was asked questions submitted by fans. The most asked question was: Do you ever see yourself reuniting with SEPULTURA? "To tell you the truth, I like the fact that everything that was done with SEPULTURA through 'Roots', it was all a challenge and we ...

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SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' CD Details Revealed

SOULFLY have set the tentative track listing for their new album, "Dark Ages", due on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. "Dark Ages" was produced by SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed by Terry Date, who has previously worked with PANTERA and DEFTONES, among others. "Dark Ages" tentative track listing: 01. The Dark Ages 02. ...

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Politician Scares SOULFLY Out Of Russia

MosNews.com has issued the following report: SOULFLY, the band led by former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera, cancelled its concerts in the Russian Far East cities of Vladivostok and Khabarovsk after an incident involving a Russian politician. The thrash metal group was boarding a plane from Moscow to Vladivostok on April 29 when Valery ...

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DUNGEON To Support MEGADETH In Europe

According to PyroMusic.net, Australian power metallers DUNGEON will support MEGADETH at a number of European dates in June. The details are as follows: Jun. 03 - Amsterdam, NETH @ Melkweg Max Jun. 06 - Stuttgart, GER @ Longhorn Jun. 07 - Dortmund, GER @ Soundgarden Jun. 14 - Belgrade, SER @ Mont SKCS ...

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JAMES LABRIE: Video Interview Posted Online

A 20-minute video interview with DREAM THEATER frontman James LaBrie, conducted during the singer's recent European tour in support of his "Elements of Persuasion" solo album, has been posted online at this location (Windows Media). "Elements of Persuasion" is available now via InsideOut Music. Other musicians appearing on the album include Italian guitarist ...

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SOULFLY: New Album Title Revealed

According to a post at SoulflyWeb.com, SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera has been announcing during recent concerts in Europe that the the band's new album will be entitled "Dark Ages". Cavalera recently returned to the recording studio to finish up a couple of tracks for the group's fifth full-length CD, tentatively due in September ...

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ADDICTION CREW To Tour Germany With MAD DOGGIN', LIMBOGOTT

ADDICTION CREW, the Italian band formerly known as ADDICTION, are hitting the road on the end of May 2005 in support of their latest album, "Break In Life" (currently out in Europe, Australia and Japan via Earache Records). The tour will include stops in Germany and Austria, and will also feature Germany's MAD DOGGIN' (recent ...

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NAILBOMB: 'Live At Dynamo' DVD To Surface In July

Roadrunner Records U.K. has announced that NAILBOMB, the cult punk/metal side-project put together by Max Cavalera (SEPULTURA, SOULFLY) and Alex Newport (FUDGE TUNNEL), will release a specially low-priced DVD, called "Live at Dynamo", on July 4. The disc features a full raw live recording of NAILBOMB's second (and last) show at the Dynamo Festival in ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Frontman Co-Produces Sophomore Album From THE ACTUAL

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland has done some co-production work on the upcoming sophomore album from the Los Angeles power trio THE ACTUAL. The band, who feature in their ranks singer Max Bernstein (son of famed Pulitzer Prize-winning Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein), are recording the CD at Burbank, California's Lavish Studios, which is co-owned by ...

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