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SKINLAB: 'Expect Nothing Less Than A Sick-Ass Record'

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel has posted the following message on the band's web site: "Yo yo, what up everyone, we're back and coming to you proud and clear!! The SLAYER tour has been an experience that we'll never forget. We had such a killer time hanging with all the bands/crews and of course all our ...

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ADRIFT To Record Debut EP

ADRIFT, the new "emotive, aggro hard-rock" band featuring CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen and ex-EPITAPH/RESURRECTION drummer Kevin Astl, will enter AudioHammer Studios (SUMMON, BURNING INSIDE, CONTROL DENIED, GOD FORBID, MONSTROSITY, TRIVIUM) in Sanford, Florida next week to begin recording their debut EP, tentatively due early next year. Jason Suecof (CAPHARNAUM) will be producing the CD, ...

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HALFORD Show To Be Broadcast Via WESTWOOD ONE

A portion of HALFORD's February 2003 concert recorded at Disneyland's Anaheim, Ca. House Of Blues venue will be broadcast via the Westwood One Radio Network between November 24 and November 30. Westwood One's 90-minute show will open with a performance from QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE. HALFORD's portion of the broadcast will consist of material ...

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Report: STAIND, LIMP BIZKIT Struggling To Stay In Limelight

Chris Riemenschneider of the Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that hard rock bands are not getting the kind of attention from radio stations and mainstream media that they did two or three years ago. STAIND has gone from co-headlining Xcel Energy Center in 2001 to playing the smaller Roy Wilkins Auditorium on Tuesday. Likewise, Canadian ...

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ORPHANED LAND Complete Work On 'Mabool'

Long-running Israeli metallers ORPHANED LAND have completed work on their third full-length album, titled "Mabool", for an early 2004 release through Century Media Records. "Mabool" was recorded at Zaza and Bardo Studios in Israel. Commented singer Kobi Farhi, "[The new CD] is the most hard and painful creation we did in our lives, the album ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: In Recording Mode

German axe hero AXEL RUDI PELL is in the middle of recording his new album, titled "Kings & Queens", for a late February release through SPV Records. The new CD is being produced by Axel and co-produced, mixed and engineered by Charlie Bauerfeind (HELLOWEEN, MOTÖRHEAD, SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN, RAGE). Johnny Gioeli is presently laying down ...

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MANOWAR: 'Hell On Earth III' Details Revealed!

MANOWAR will issue a brand-new double DVD, titled "Hell On Earth III", on December 8 through SPV. The two-disc set features more than 90 minutes of ear-numbing performances private behind-the-scenes footage, interviews and pre- and post-show rituals. This package also contains the program "Live In Germany The Ringfest" — the legendary one-hour show that dominated ...

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EMERALD: New Album Cover Posted Online

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD have posted the cover artwork for their third full-length album, "Forces Of Doom", at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "Calling The Knights" was recorded at Mohrmann Studios in Bochum, Germany with producers Detlef Mohrmann and Axel Thubeauville. Included on the CD is a guest appearance by MAJESTY guitarist ...

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MANITOU To Begin Recording Debut Album

Finnish prog-metallers MANITOU will enter Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki at the end of the month to begin recording their debut full-length album, entitled "Mad Moon Rising". Mixing will be done by Nino Laurenne of THUNDERSTONE fame. The album will be released in the spring through the British label Rage Of Achilles. The tentative track ...

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HADES Guitarist Enters Studios With CASSIUS KING

HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo has sent us the following update on his current activities: "I went into Crystal Studio Sunday (October 19) and recorded the music to four songs. The whole experience has me more juiced than I've been about music in years. I sang 'Sweet Pain' by KISS plus one original so far. The ...

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MURDERDOLLS To Support DANZIG On Halloween

MURDERDOLLS, the band featuring SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison on guitar, singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13), ex-DOPE guitarist Acey Slade, bassist Erik Griffin, and drummer Ben Graves, will be supporting DANZIG at their Halloween show (October 31) at The Orange Pavilion in San Bernardino, California. No ...

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DR. CHUD's X-WARD To Kick Off Tour This Weekend

X-WARD, the new project led by Dr. Chud, will kick off their 2003 "Diagnosis for Death" tour in Baltimore, Maryland on October 17. Dr. Chud, best known as the drummer for the MISFITS (1995-2000) and the post-MISFITS project GRAVES, steps out from behind the kit to handle vocals in the new group. The band's lineup ...

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Former PITCHSHIFTER Frontman To Tour With PIGFACE

Former PITCHSHIFTER frontman J.S. Clayden will be touring with PIGFACE as part of their upcoming "United II" tour. The trek, which kicks off on November 5 in West Dundee, Illinois, will see Clayden joined by PIGFACE mainman Martin Atkins, Seibold (HATE DEPT.), and En Esch (SLICK IDIOT, ex-KMFDM). Other bands appearing on the bill are ...

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EMERALD Complete Work On New Album

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD have competed work on their third full-length album, "Forces Of Doom", at Mohrmann Studios in Bochum, Germany with producers Detlef Mohrmann and Axel Thubeauville. Included on the CD is a guest appearance by MAJESTY guitarist Tarek Maghary, who played a solo on the title cut, "Forces Of Doom". A January/February 2004 ...

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ENTOMBED, RAISED FIST, DISFEAR To Team Up For Scandinavia's CLOSE-UP MADE US TO IT Tour

Sweden's premiere metal/hard rock publication Close-Up Magazine, in association with Burning Heart Records and The Agency Group Scandinavia, will present the Close-Up Made Us Do It Tour 2003 in December. The trek, which will kick off on December 3 in Sundsvall, Sweden, will feature the kings of Swedish metal ENTOMBED alongside fellow countrymen RAISED FIST ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Live Album Details Revealed

DARK FUNERAL guitarist Lord Ahriman has posted the following update on the band's official web site: "It has been quite some time since DARK FUNERAL has released any official news. We might have been quiet but we sure haven't been inactive! After a successful gig at the Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany the first ...

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Early HADES Material To See Light Of Day

HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo has sent us the following update on his current activities: "Monster Records in San Antonio contacted me a few months ago. They plan to release some old HADES recordings from the early '80s with our original vocalist Paul Smith. There were a bunch of live 2-track plus 16 track songs we ...

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INSANE CLOWN POSSE Concert Canceled

The INSANE CLOWN POSSE concert scheduled for Friday night (September 26) at Seattle's Seahawk Exposition Center has been canceled, according to Seattle Post-Intelligencer. The heavy metal/hip-hop group was supposed to perform with KOTTONMOUTH KINGS, BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY and TECH 9. But, according to a press release, the concert was canceled "due to the artists inability to ...

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PAINMUSEUM: Album Details Revealed

PAINMUSEUM, the new band featuring ex-HALFORD guitarist Metal Mike Chlasciak, vocalist Tim Clayborne, and former HALFORD drummer Bobby Jarzombek, have set "Metal For Life (Battle Hymns For The New Apocalypse)" as the title for their debut album, tentatively due in early 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. The album, which was recorded at Mike Vescera's (LOUDNESS, ...

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Former ANGEL WITCH Member Passes Away

Former ANGEL WITCH keyboardist/guitarist Myk Taylor, who appeared on the group's "Resurrection" CD and did a great job of wearing more than one hat on the their 1998 demo, passed away from leukemia on August 21. He was 41 years old. "Myk was a friend, great musician, and brother," the band write on their web ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'One Crimson Night' Track Listing Announced

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL have confirmed the track listing for their upcoming live CD/DVD, "One Crimson Night", due on October 20 through Nuclear Blast. The CD/DVD will contain the entire concert from Lisebergshallen in Göteborg, Sweden on February 20, 2003, while the DVD will also include an "On The Road" documentary from the European part ...

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EMERALD Begin Recording New Album

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD have commenced the recording process for their third full-length album, "Forces Of Doom", at Mohrmann Studios in Bochum, Germany with producers Detlef Mohrmann and Axel Thubeauville. An early 2004 release through Germany's Crazy Life Music/Shark Records is expected. The complete track listing for "Forces Of Doom" is as follows: 01. Enter ...

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THE MIGHTY NIMBUS Sign With THREEMAN RECORDINGS

THE MIGHTY NIMBUS, featuring members of SIXTY WATT SHAMAN and ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY, have inked a deal with Threeman Recordings, the Swedish label owned by Alex Hellid of ENTOMBED. The group's debut album, tentatively a self-titled affair, is due before the end of the year. Among the tracks set to appear on the CD are the ...

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SINERGY To Record New Album In February

Finland's SINERGY will enter the studio on February 1 for at least six weeks to begin recording their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in June 2004 through Nuclear Blast Records. "Me and [guitarist] Alexi [Laiho, also in CHILDREN OF BODOM] spent the first two days I was back in Finland [after a recent two-month trip ...

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