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RUNNING WILD: 'ReUnation' Tribute Album Artwork Revealed

The upcoming tribute to German metal legends RUNNING WILD — which will contain cover versions of songs exclusively from the albums "The Rivalry" (1998), "Victory" (2000), "The Brotherhood" (2002) and "Rogues En Vogue" (2005) — will be titled "ReUnation - A Tribute To Running Wild" and is tentatively scheduled for release in the fall. The ...

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CODE: New Song Posted Online

CODE — the British/Norwegian black metal project featuring bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH) and vocalist Kvohst (DØDHEIMSGARD) — has posted a new song, "Smother The Crones", on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's second album, "Resplendent ...

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WATCHTOWER To Co-Headline Germany's KEEP IT TRUE XIII Festival

Texas progressive metal legends WATCHTOWER will co-headline the Keep It True XIII festival, set to take place in April 2010 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ADX (FRA) CRYSTAL VIPER (POL) DEMON (UK) HADES (USA) HEART OF CYGNUS (USA) KALAPACS (HUN) OBSESSION (USA) SATANS HOST ...

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CODE: 'Resplendent Grotesque' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Resplendent Grotesque", the second album from CODE — the British/Norwegian black metal project featuring bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH) and vocalist Kvohst (DØDHEIMSGARD) — can be viewed below. Commented the band: "[The artwork was] created, painted and lovingly ...

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RUNNING WILD: Title Of New Tribute Album Revealed

The upcoming tribute to German metal legends RUNNING WILD — which will contain cover versions of songs exclusively from the albums "The Rivalry" (1998), "Victory" (2000), "The Brotherhood" (2002) and "Rogues En Vogue" (2005) — will be titled "ReUnation - A Tribute To Running Wild" and is tentatively scheduled for release in the fall. The ...

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LONEWOLF Hard At Work On New Album

French heavy metal squad LONEWOLF has started pre-production for its brand new, fourth studio album. Some of the special guests that will take part in the recordings are Majk Moti (ex-RUNNING WILD) and Jan Bünning (ex-PARAGON). The as-yet-untitled CD will be recorded this summer, produced by Bart Gabriel (CRYSTAL VIPER, METALUCIFER, SABBAT), and mixed and ...

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RUNNING WILD: New Tribute Album In The Works

Jens Pohl, the webmaster for German metal legends RUNNING WILD, has issued the following update: "It's been already almost four years since 'The Revivalry - A Tribute To Running Wild' hit the light. Soon after that, its success began to grow progressively and it significantly led to the idea that a tribute album brought to ...

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CODE: New Album Release Date Announced; Audio Teaser Available

"Resplendent Grotesque", the second album from CODE, the British/Norwegian black metal project featuring bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH) and vocalist Kvohst (DØDHEIMSGARD), will be released in Norway on April 6 via Tabu Recordings. The rest of Europe will receive the CD on ...

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'Brasil Heavy Metal' Documentary Teaser Available

A one-minute teaser for "Brasil Heavy Metal", the upcoming documentary about the Brazilian metal movement, can be viewed below. Due later in the year as a DVD+CD package, the film features interviews with more than 50 personalities who have been involved with the Brazilian metal scene since the early 1980s, including members of SEPULTURA, VULCANO, ...

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PESTILENCE: More Tour Dates Announced

Resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE has scheduled the following dates: April 09 - Oslo, Norway - Inferno Festival April 10 - Enschede Netherlands - Atak April 11 - Schijndel, Netherlands - Paaspop April 12 - London, UK - Underworld April 13 - Cologne, Germany - Underground April 14 - Paris, France - ...

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CÉRBERO: New Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest holiday episode of "Talking Metal" hosted by Mark Strigl, John Ostronomy and guest co-host, Dan Lorenzo (THE CURSED, HADES, NON-FICTION), features an interview Strigl conducted with Marco and Carlo Tonalezzi of the first Brazilian metal band CÉRBERO. The podcast can be downloaded at this location. CÉRBERO is among the bands who ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: Four Brand New Songs Posted Online

The brand new studio album from the the Polish female-fronted heavy metal squad CRYSTAL VIPER, titled "Metal Nation", will be released on February 1 through Karthago Records (CD version) and High Roller Records (limited vinyl version). The CD was recorded at the brand new MP Studio in Poland with engineer Mariusz Pietka and producer Bart ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: New Album Track Listing, Artwork Revealed

The brand new studio album from the the Polish female-fronted heavy metal squad CRYSTAL VIPER, titled "Metal Nation", will be released on February 1 through Karthago Records (CD version) and High Roller Records (limited vinyl version). The CD was recorded at the brand new MP Studio in Poland with engineer Mariusz Pietka and producer Bart ...

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DEMON Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE XIII Festival

British hard rock legends DEMON will play a special 30th-anniversary set at the Keep It True XIII festival, set to take place in April 2010 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: WHIPLASH DEMON HADES TYGERS OF PAN TANG SATAN'S HOST (with Harry Conklin) OBSESSION SIREN (with Doug Lee) ...

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PEGAZUS To Headline Australia's METAL ON METAL Festival

Long-running Australian heavy metal band PEGAZUS will headline the Metal On Metal festival on January 31, 2009 at The Lewisham Hotel in Sydney, Australia. The band will hit the stage at 11:30 p.m. This will be PEGAZUS' first live appearance in nearly two years. The festival billing is as follows: AEGIR VIPER BLACK REIGN BLACKENED ...

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THE CHELSEA SMILES Signs With DR2/DEMOLITION RECORDS

THE CHELSEA SMILES, a rock 'n roll/glam band formed in 2004 featuring guitarist Todd Youth (ex-MURPHYS LAW, D-GENERATION, DANZIG), bassist Johnny Martin and drummer Karl "Rockfist" Rosqvist, has signed a worldwide licensing deal with DR2/Demolition Records to release the group's new CD. The as-yet-untitled album is due in early 2009. THE CHELSEA SMILES has toured ...

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FIREWIND Guitarist Issues European Tour Recap

Guitarist Gus G. of the Greek melodic metallers FIREWIND has issued the following update: "Besides the Greek and Bulgarian shows that are now postponed for January, I wanted to give you an update on the European tour we just completed. Sitting at home right now and looking back on it, I must say it was ...

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WARLOCK Tribute Album 'Tribute To Steel' Available Now

Germany's Pure Steel Records has just released "Tribute To Steel: A Tribute To Warlock". This is the first official WARLOCK / Doro Pesch tribute album and it features many of heavy metal's best up and coming bands, as well as a special appearance by the members of WARLOCK themselves. The track listing is as follows: ...

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CODE: New Album Title Announced

CODE, the British/Norwegian black metal project featuring bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH) and vocalist Kvohst (DØDHEIMSGARD), has set "Resplendent Grotesque" as the title of its second album, due in early 2009 through Tabu Recordings. Commented the band: "Our labour of broken-hearted skeletal ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG: Italian Dates Announced

NWOBHM legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG will play four shows in Italy in January 2009. The details are as follows: Jan. 09 - Stonehenge - Verona, Italy Jan. 10 - Sottotetto Sound Club - Bologna, Italy Jan. 11 - MotoRock - Como, Italy Jan. 12 - Viper Theatre - Firenze, Italy Special guests for the ...

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EARTH, CODE Confirmed For Norway's INFERNO Festival

Seattle's EARTH and CODE, the British/Norwegian black metal project featuring bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH) and vocalist Kvohst (DØDHEIMSGARD), have been confirmed for next year's Inferno festival, set to take place April 8-11, 2009 in Oslo, Norway. The festival billing is now ...

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LOWBROW: Finalized European Schedule Revealed

The original lineup of the Florida-based death metal band LOWBROW has scheduled a 10-date European tour starting on October 30 in Gouda, the Netherlands. Support on the trek will come from Belgium's BLOODWRAITH and Switzerland's REQUIEM. WARMASTER from Holland will also play the first two shows. The band writes, "This is LOWBROW's first tour of ...

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GENITORTURERS: New Tour Dates Announced

Florida-based "shock-rock" band GENITORTURERS, featuring MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, has scheduled the following dates: Oct. 23 - Salt Lake City, UT - Club Vegas Oct. 25 - San Francisco, CA - Treasure Island Exotic Erotic Ball Oct. 26 - West Hollywood, CA - Viper Room Oct. 31 - Seattle, WA ...

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