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METAL CHURCH Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

METAL CHURCH have issued the following statement: "Due to health complications from years of struggling with diabetes, Kirk Arrington has stepped down as METAL CHURCH's drummer. He will be missed and we wish him only the best. "We are pleased to announce that filling Kirk's shoes is the 'one and only' Mr. Jeff Plate (SAVATAGE, ...

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METAL CHURCH: European Tour Dates Announced

Long-running Seattle-based metallers METAL CHURCH have lined up the following European dates in June: Jun. 04 - Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob Jun. 05 - Amsterdam, NETH @ Melkweg Jun. 06 - Essen, GER @ Zeche Carl Jun. 07 - Hannover, GER @ Musikzentrum Jun. 08 - Flensburg, GER @ Roxy Jun. 09 - Sölvesborg, SWE ...

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MADDER MORTEM Announce Release Date For 'Desiderata'

Peaceville Records has set a March 27 European release date for the new album from Norway's MADDER MORTEM, entitled "Desiderata". The CD will be accompanied by a video for the album's opening track, "My Name Is Silence". MADDER MORTEM recorded "Desiderata" at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and at Space Valley Studios. Mastering duties were ...

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Anaclasis: A Haunting Gospel of Malice & Hatred - HATE

HATE has always been overshadowed by Polish brethren VADER, BEHEMOTH, and DECAPITATED, especially in the States. Some of that I would assume had to do with labels that lacked the promotion muscle of a Metal Blade, Century Media, or Earache. Signing to a hard-working label like France's Listenable and releasing "Awakening of the Liar" in ...

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MISERY SIGNALS Part Ways With Vocalist, Seek Replacement

Milwaukee, WI's metalcore act MISERY SIGNALS have parted ways with vocalist Jesse Zaraska. Zaraska was a founding member of the band since 2002 and had done vocals on both the group's debut EP and acclaimed full-length, "Of Malice and the Magnum Heart". The band will be holding auditions for a new vocalist. Interested parties are ...

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Fuck the Universe - CRAFT

Having just reviewed HAEMOTH's "Kontamination", it is difficult to avoid comparing and contrasting it with CRAFT's "Fuck the Universe", at least to some extent. It is not as though the two discs sit on opposite ends of the spectrum The common denominator is one of quality black metal that emanates from a charred soul. Whereas ...

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MADDER MORTEM: 'Desiderata' To Arrive In March

Norway's MADDER MORTEM will release their long-awaited new album, "Desiderata", in March 2006 via Peaceville Records. The CD will be accompanied by a video for one of the tracks of the album. The clip has already been shot and is in the final stages of editing. MADDER MORTEM recorded "Desiderata" at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, ...

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PEACEVILLE RECORDS Confirm MADDER MORTEM Signing

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET first reported on July 8, Peaceville Records have now confirmed that they have signed Norway's MADDER MORTEM. The group's new album, "Desiderata", which was completed last September, is scheduled for release before the end of the year. Commented MADDER MORTEM in a statement: "It feels great to finally have settled in ...

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MADDER MORTEM Sign With PEACEVILLE RECORDS

Norway's MADDER MORTEM have reportedly inked a new record deal with Peaceville Records. The group's new album, which was completed last September, is scheduled for release this fall. As previously reported, MADDER MORTEM recorded their new album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and at Space Valley Studios. Mastering duties were handled at Strype Audio ...

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Pariah - NAGLFAR

One can debate the merits of NAGLFAR's "Pariah" in comparison to its 2003 release "Sheol", not a wasted exercise given the qualities of the latter. A couple of listens to "Pariah" though and my preference for it over its predecessor is unequivocal. It's really not a question of one being sub-par and the other far ...

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MALICE IN WONDERLAND To Release Debut Album This Month

Norwegian dark/glam rock act MALICE IN WONDERLAND have set a June 27 release date via Karisma/Dark Essence Records for their self-titled debut album. According to a press release, "the band gets most of their inspiration from the '80s and they certainly aren't afraid of using a cliché for what it's worth. The album's 10 songs ...

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GREAT WHITE Singer Loses Lawsuit Against Former Manager

On June 8, 2005, former GREAT WHITE manager Charrie Foglio was cleared of defamation charges brought by GREAT WHITE founder and vocalist Jack Russell. Russell, who sued for 10 million dollars plus punitive damages, claimed that Foglio, a co-manager of the band from April to September of 2003 with Obi Steinman of STC Entertainment, falsely ...

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NAGLFAR: 'Pariah' Final Track Listing Revealed

Swedish black metal titans NAGLFAR have announced the final track listing for their new album, "Pariah", due in the U.S. on July 12 via Century Media Records (June 20 in Europe). The follow-up to 2003's "Sheol", "Pariah" is described in a Century Media press release as "a flawless work of iniquitous hell-spawned art filled with ...

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DREAMSCAPES OF THE PERVERSE To Release 'Gignesthai' In September

Tribunal Records has set a September 13 release date for the new DREAMSCAPES OF THE PERVERSE CD, entitled "Gignesthai". Described as "a symphonic and masterfully crafted epic metal affair," "Gignesthai" features artwork by Mike Bohatch of Eyes Of Chaos (BEHEMOTH). The follow-up to 2002's "The Rise of Self" EP, "Gignesthai" will contain the following track ...

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PAICE, ASHTON, LORD DVD To Be Released

T2 Media will release a DVD from PAL (PAICE, ASHTON, LORD) a group which emerged after the collapse of DEEP PURPLE in 1976. The band, which consisted of Ian Paice, Tony Ashton and Jon Lord, plus Paul Martinez (bass) and Bernie Marsden (guitar), didn't last long very long, having released just one studio album in ...

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HATE To Release New Album In October

Polish death mongers HATE are will be entering Hertz studio in Bialystok, Poland in early summer to begin recording their new album, "Anaclasis", for an October release via Listenable Records. Commented mainman Adam The First Sinner: "Just to let you know that we finished composing for the new album. All the stuff is ready and ...

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METAL CHURCH Begin Demoing New Material

METAL CHURCH have posted the following message on their official web site: "Hello again metal heads! It's been awhile since our last news post, but we have been BUSY! "October, November, and December of 2004 saw METAL CHURCH on a state-side tour supporting 'Weight of the World', and we want to once again thank ALL ...

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NAGLFAR Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Swedish death/black metallers NAGLFAR have signed a worldwide record deal with Century Media Records. Their new album, tentatively titled "Pariah", is currently being recorded at Ballerina Studios in the band's hometown of Umea. A spring release is expected. Although the track listing has not yet been finalized, "Pariah" will contain such tracks as "A Swarm ...

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CEREMONIUM To Reunite For NEW YEAR'S MALICE FEST Appearance

New York dark metallers CEREMONIUM will be reuniting for an appearance at the New Year's Malice Fest on Saturday, February 5 at Connections in Passaic, New Jersey. The group's current lineup is the one featured on their "No Longer Silent" album — Thomas Pioli, Brandon Diaz, Chris Tredici and Brian Yost — minus Pasquale Reca, ...

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MADDER MORTEM Confirmed For Norway's QUART Festival

Norway's MADDER MORTEM have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Quart festival, set to be held July 5-9 in Kristiansand, Norway. Other groups scheduled to appear at the festival include FOO FIGHTERS, GREEN DAY and MANES. MADDER MORTEM recently completed work on their new album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and at ...

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SPAWN Finalize Track Listing, Artwork For New Album

German death metal band SPAWN have revealed the cover artwork and track listing for their new album, "Human Toxin", due on December 13 via Morbid Records. "Human Toxin" was recorded at DailyheroRecordings Studios and mastered at Mega Wimp Sound (DISINTER, DYING FETUS, HAEMORRHAGE). The group had previously toured Europe with KRISIUN and CRYPTOPSY, among others. ...

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