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STRATOVARIUS: Russian Concert Rescheduled

STRATOVARIUS have announced the rescheduled date for their cancelled Russian show. They will now be playing at Moscow's culture club Gorbunova on July 9. As previously reported, the Finnish melodic metallers cancelled the concert — originally scheduled to take place on May 2 — after the promoter, Ghost Music, "did not fulfill" the terms of ...

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UNHOLY GHOST To Make Live Debut

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), will make their live debut on May 30 at Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Also appearing at the show will be headliners MALEVOLENT CREATION. UNHOLY GHOST, whose lineup is completed by original DIABOLIC guitarist ...

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APARTMENT 26: New Song Available For Download

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have posted a rough-mix version of a new song, titled "Strike", at this location. "Strike" comes off the group's forthcoming sophomore CD, "Music For The Massive", due late summer through Atlantic Records. The CD, which was ...

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STRATOVARIUS Cancel Russian Concert

Finland's STRATOVARIUS have been forced to cancel their previously announced show in Moscow, Russia on May 2. According to the group's official web site, "The promoter, 'Ghost Music', did not fulfill the terms we agreed on twice and didn't send the money to pay the flights to Moscow. After the second deadline ran out last ...

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APARTMENT 26 Land New Record Deal, Complete Work On Sophomore CD

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have set "Music For The Massive" as the title for their sophomore CD, due late summer through Atlantic Records. The CD, which was produced by Tchad Blake and APARTMENT 26 at Real World Studios, Peter Gabriel's state-of-the-art recording ...

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UNHOLY GHOST: Demo Tracks Available For Download

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have posted two songs from their recently-completed demo at this location. "Under Existence" and "Denouncication" were recorded at XXX studios in Tampa, Florida during January and are a taste of what's to come ...

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MNEMIC Finalize Track Listing For Debut

The Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, will enter AntFarm studio with producer Tue Madsen on March 2 to begin recording their debut album for Nuclear Blast Records, due in late summer. The complete track listing for the album (in no particular order) is ...

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GOATWHORE Name New Album, Push Back Release Date

New Orleans-based GOATWHORE, who feature in their ranks vocalist L. Ben Falgoust II (SOILENT GREEN) and guitarist Sammy Duet (ACID BATH, CROWBAR), have set "Funeral Dirge For The Rotting Sun" as the title for their new album, due in early April through Rotten Records. The group, who recently added a second guitarist in the shape ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Complete Demo, Launch Web Site

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have completed a three-song demo at XXX studios in Tampa, Florida. The tracks featured on the demo are as follows: 01. Soul Disment 02. Under Existence 03. Denounciation UNHOLY GHOST, whose lineup is completed by ...

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UNJUST Announce West Coast Dates

San Francisco Bay Area metallers UNJUST have lined up the following gigs during the coming weeks: Feb. 20 – Glendale, CA @ The Scene Feb. 28 – Alameda, CA @ Roosters Roadhouse Mar. 08 – Danville, CA @ Grange Hall Mar. 28 - San Francisco, CA @ The Pound Apr. 03 – Eugene, OR @ ...

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KATATONIA Announce 'Ghost of the Spring Tour'

Sweden's KATATONIA have announced plans to embark on a European tour dubbed "Ghost of the Spring Tour" during April/May. LULLACRY and PORNORPHANS are tentatively set to provide support for the Finnish leg while TO/DIE/FOR and DAYLIGHT DIES are believed to be doing the rest of the tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 02 - ...

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BRICK BATH To Issue 'Rebuilt' In March

Southern California's BRICK BATH have set "Rebuilt" as the title for their forthcoming full-length CD, due on March 25 through Pavement/Crash Music Records. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Stand Up 02. False State 03. Said 04. Contradicted 05. At the Edge 06. Nauseated 07. Brutalize 08. Rise Above 09. ...

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AMORPHIS Frontman Completes Work On New AJATTARA CD

AMORPHIS frontman Pasi Koskinen's "black/dark metal" project AJATTARA have completed work on their new album, "Kuolema" ("Death"), for a March 24 release. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Antakaa Elää (Let Me Live) 02. Surman Henki (The Ghost Of Death) 03. Haureus (Fornication) 04. Huoran Alla (Under The Whore) 05. ...

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GOATWHORE Line Up U.S. Dates

New Orleans-based GOATWHORE, who feature in their ranks vocalist L. Ben Falgoust II (SOILENT GREEN) and guitarist Sammy Duet (ACID BATH, CROWBAR), have announced the following dates during March: Mar. 01 - New Orleans, LA @ Shim Sham Club (w/ MALEVOLENT CREATION, ANAL BLAST, REFLUX) Mar. 02 - Little Rock, ARK @ Downtown Record Shop ...

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ASSERT Ink Deal With MALT SODA RECORDS

Britain's ASSERT have inked a deal with Malt Soda Records for the release of their fourth full-length CD, entitled "Riotous Assembly". Included on the effort will be three "live in the studio" cuts (among them a cover of MOTÖRHEAD's "Ace Of Spades") and a version of "Agitate, Educate" featuring guest lead vocals by NAPALM DEATH's ...

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DIABOLIC: The Truth And Nothing But The Truth

From the desk of Olympic Records: Recently, conflicting press releases were issued regarding Tampa, Florida's DIABOLIC. Aside from the news posted at the official DIABOLIC web site (http://www.diabolicblastmasters.com) no press releases or news updates were seen or approved of by DIABOLIC'S record label or distributor. Unfortunately, due to the unofficial nature of the press releases, ...

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Former DIABOLIC Members Launch UNHOLY GHOST

More changes have taken place in the DIABOLIC camp since our last update. It now appears that DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar) have decided to branch off and form a brand new band called UNHOLY GHOST, thereby allowing guitarist Brian Malone to carry on ...

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THERAPY? Ink New Record Deal

Britain's THERAPY? have inked a new worldwide record deal with Eagle Rock Records. The band, who were previously signed to Ark 21 Records, have commenced the recording sessions for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2003. "It's exciting to be with a label who understand rock bands and we're looking forward to giving ...

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DANZIG To Make Cartoon Appearance

DANZIG frontman and namesake Glenn Danzig will appear as himself on the Cartoon Network series "Aqua Teen Hunger Force"'s Chistmas episode, entitled "Cybernetic Ghost Of Christmas Past From The Future". The show is set to air on Sunday, Dec. 29 as part of the network's "Adult Swim" programming. Check local listing for airtimes or go ...

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SKID ROW Shopping Around For New Record Deal

SKID ROW are currently shopping their already-completed new album, "ThickSkin", for a label deal following their split with Atlantic Records. In the meantime, the band have posted a remixed version of the album's projected title track via their new official web site at www.skidrow.com. "ThickSkin", which marks the recording debut with the group ...

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RACER X: 'Getting Heavier' Details Unveiled

The reunited RACER X, featuring JUDAS PRIEST drummer Scott Travis, ex-MR. BIG guitarist Paul Gilbert, and ex-BADLANDS drummer Jeff Martin (on vocals), will release their new album, "Getting Heavier", on Dec. 18 in Japan. A limited-edition run of 30,000 units will feature a bonus double live CD, "Snowball Of Doom 2". The complete track listing ...

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GOATWHORE Acquire New Guitarist

New Orleans-based GOATWHORE, who feature in their ranks vocalist L. Ben Falgoust II (SOILENT GREEN) and guitarist Sammy Duet (ACID BATH, CROWBAR), have announced the addition of a second guitarist in the shape of Tim Holsinger. The group's new CD is currently being mastered and is tentatively due in February. ...

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GHOST STORY Reform, Prepare New Demo

Georgia's GHOST STORY, a popular unsigned act during the late '80s, have reformed and are currently writing material for the group's upcoming CD, due in 2003. A couple of recently-recorded new songs are available for download via the group's official web site at this location. The band — whose current lineup comprises all ...

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APARTMENT 26 Enter Studio To Record Sophomore Album

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have entered Real World Studios, Peter Gabriel's state-of-the-art recording studios in Wiltshire near Bath, England, to begin recording their sophomore full-length album for a tentative mid-2003 release through an as-yet-undetermined label. The band, who issued their "Hallucinating" debut ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Announce New Keyboardist, Complete Album

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have announced the addition of ex-SILENT VOICES/REQUIEM keyboardist Henrik Klingenberg to the group's lineup following the departure of Mikko Harkin in early September. SONATA ARCTICA recently completed work on their new full-length album for a Mar. 17, 2003 release through Spinefarm Records. An as-yet-unspecified single will precede the album on ...

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BRICK BATH Announce New Vocalist

Pavement/Crash Music recording artists BRICK BATH have announced the addition of new vocalist/frontman Cody Hubbard. After six weeks of auditions, the band have decided that Cody will be the permanent replacement for former vocalist Joseph McCaw, who left the group following their 2002 US Summer Tour. The band are currently in the pre-production stages for ...

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ANTHRAX Soundtrack Cut Makes Its Way Online

A full-length MP3 of the ANTHRAX-penned track "Love Siege", which appears on the soundtrack to director John Carpenter's Ghost Of Mars, can be downloaded from Carpenter's official web site at this location. According to the official web site of ex-ANTHRAX guitarist Paul Crook, "the song was written and recorded live in the studio ...

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