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SEVERE TORTURE To Release New Album In November

Dutch death metallers SEVERE TORTURE will release their new album, "Sworn Vengeance", in Europe on November 12 via Earache Records. The CD was recorded at Excess Studios and Pit Studio in Holland during April, while the mixing sessions took place in June at Hertz Studios in Poland. The band enlisted the help of Jason Netherton ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: European Tour Dates Announced

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE has scheduled the following European tour dates in October: Oct. 03 - London, UK - Brixton Academy Oct. 04 - Cologne, GER - Palladium (w/ DEVILDRIVER, GOD FORBID) Oct. 06 - Copenhagen, DEN - Vega Musikkens Hus Oct. 07 - Gotheborg, SWE - Karen Oct. 08 - Oslo, NOR - John Dee Oct. ...

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CRO-MAGS: 'Final Quarrel: Live At CBGB 2001' DVD Due In August

MVD Visual has set an August 28 release date for the "Final Quarrel: Live At CBGB 2001" DVD, featuring hardcore legends CRO-MAGS' last show at CBGB, recorded in 2001. The disc contains an "incredible, high-energy set, featuring almost all of the classic 'Age of Quarrel' album," according to a description on the MVD web site. ...

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BLOODCLOT Schedules East Coast Dates

BLOODCLOT, the new band featuring former BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler, ex-CRO-MAGS frontman John Joseph, former SPUDMONSTERS/BIOHAZARD guitarist Scott Roberts, and ex-MERAUDER bassist Rick Lopez, will make its first Trenton appearance at Championship Bar & Grill on Saturday, June 16. The evening boasts a lineup that's reminiscent of a classic old-school mixed-genre show — the skatecore ...

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SAXON: More European Tour Dates Announced

British heavy metal veterans SAXON have lined up the following tour dates: Jun. 02 - SWI Winterthur Spirit Of Rock Festival Jun. 29 - GER Dischingen Rock am Härtsfeldsee Aug. 02 - GER Wacken Wacken Open Air Aug. 11 - GER Balve Rock am Schloß Sep. 14 - GER Nürnberg Löwensaal Sep. 15 - F ...

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Assassins in the House of God - ALL OUT WAR

Four years of silence from the ALL OUT WAR camp, as frontman Mike Score focused on his day job as a high school history teacher, has done little to diminish the fire of anger and bitterness at this New York crossover band's core. While the metal/hardcore scene they helped found has spawned countless shades of ...

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TURMOIL Announces New Live Dates

While finishing up the writing for its upcoming full-length album on Eulogy Recordings, Philadelphia hardcore/metal legends TURMOIL have announced a few shows in the upcoming months. First they will be joining ED GEIN, THE MINOR TIMES, and END OF A YEAR for a performance at the Westcott Community Center in Syracuse, NY on May 5. ...

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POISON Guitarist Becomes First-Time Father

POISON guitarist C.C. Deville (whose real name is Bruce Johannesson) and longtime girlfriend Shannon Malone (web site) welcomed their first child, a boy named Vallon Deville Johannesson, on March 15. Vallon weighed in at 7 lbs. 2 oz. and measured 21" tall. According to TMZ.com, Shannon is no stranger to the spotlight herself. ...

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TURMOIL Signs With EULOGY RECORDINGS

Eulogy Recordings has announced the signing of hardcore pioneers TURMOIL. TURMOIL, the groundbreaking noise-core five-piece from Philadelphia, have now fittingly signed with Eulogy Recordings, a label whose reputation is etched in stone as a cornerstone of the crossover metalcore movement. The band have also partnered up with Freeze Artist Management and Keith Isola to ensure ...

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BLOODCLOT To Release 'Burn Babylon Burn' In The Spring

BLOODCLOT, the new band featuring former BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler, ex-CRO-MAGS frontman John Joseph, former SPUDMONSTERS/BIOHAZARD guitarist Scott Roberts, and ex-MERAUDER bassist Rick Lopez, is putting the finishing touches on its debut album, "Burn Babylon Burn", tentatively due this spring. "It's been a long journey for us making this record and we wanna keep it ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: Festival Appearances Announced

British doomsters MY DYING BRIDE have lined up the following dates: Mar. 23 - Petofi Csornok - Budapest, HUN (Metalmania Festival) Mar. 24 - Spodek - Katowice, POL (Metalmania Festival) Apr. 21 - Pestpop Festival - Wieze, BEL Jul. 14 - Artmania Festival - Sibiu, ROM Aug. 11-12 - M'era Luna Festival - Hildesheim, GER ...

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EVERGREY To Embark On First-Ever Eastern European Tour

Swedish metallers EVERGREY will embark on their first Eastern European tour in January. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 11 - Nitra, SK - Stara Pekaren Jan. 12 - Budapest, HUN - Kultiplex Jan. 14 - Larissa, GRE - Live Music House Jan. 15 - Plovdiv, BUL - Geo Milev Hall Jan. 17 - Sofia, ...

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Business as Usual - RIGHTEOUS JAMS

I suppose it's supposed to be a joked, but it's still an awful name for a band. Boston's RIGHTEOUS JAMS goes for the rock 'n' roll infused hardcore thing with tepid results. I've been hearing more of the style as of late and, with the exception of CANCER BATS, it has not worked very well. ...

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FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS To Kick Off CRO-MAGS Tribute Tour Tomorrow

FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS, the band featuring original CRO-MAGS members John Joseph (vocals) and Mackie Jayson (drums) along with special guests Tom Capone (BOLD, QUICKSAND) on guitar and Cache Tolman (ICEBURN, CIV, RIVAL SCHOOLS) on bass, will embark on a European tour beginning Friday night (Nov. 3) in Arnhem, Holland. The group will play a special ...

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KEEP OF KALESSIN: European Tour Dates Announced

Norwegian black metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN, who feature in their ranks Obsidian C. (a.k.a. Arnt Grønbech), have lined up the following European dates: Nov. 03 - IT - Milan @ Alcatraz Nov. 04 - SLO - Ljubljana @ VKP Mediapark Nov. 05 - CRO - Zagreb @ Boogaloo Nov. 06 - HUN - Budapest @ ...

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GWAR Frontman Checks In

GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus has issued the following update: "LISTEN UP! It is I, ME! ODERUS OF GWAR. First off, it may please you to know I have liberated the 'cavemen' from that insurance commercial, and brought them to Antarctica to live with GWAR. I mean, they had suffered enough humiliation, especially when you consider ...

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