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SOULFLY/DOWNTHESUN: Initial Tour Dates Announced

Several dates have been announced for the upcoming SOULFLY headlining tour, featuring DOWNTHESUN in the direct support slot. They are as follows: Sep. 27 - Combined Locks, WI - Ryan's Ballroom (w/NORTHSIDE KINGS) Sep. 28 - Toledo, OH - Hard Hat Concert Hall (w/NORTHSIDE KINGS) Sep. 29 - Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre Sep. 30 ...

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CANDLEMASS Announce European Gigs

The reunited classic line-up of CANDLEMASS—vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh—have announced additional European dates in October. They are as follows: Oct. 06 - Tilburg, NETH @ Club 013 Oct. 19 - Thessaloniki, GRE @ Club Hydrogios Oct. 20 - Athens, GRE @ Club ...

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HALCYON Seek Guitarist/Vocalist

HALCYON, Wisconsin's self-proclaimed "kings of melodic, ferocious, technical death metal," are seeking a permanent guitarist/vocalist with great vocal AND lead guitar abilities. According to the band, "our music is fast, melodic and technical. Influences include EMPEROR, DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH, TESTAMENT, MY DYING BRIDE, IN FLAMES, SLAYER, DISINTER, DEATH and CRYPTOPSY." Interested parties can write to ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Commence Recording Sessions For New CD

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY went into the studio several weeks ago and recorded a brand new track, provisionally entitled "The Unholy", for inclusion on the band's upcoming album, tentatively due sometime in 2003. The recording in question was premiered last Friday via the Raleigh, North Carolina's radio station WKNC 88.1 FM, where bassist Mike Dean appeared ...

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ERIK RUTAN Leaves MORBID ANGEL

Guitarist Erik Rutan has announced his departure from MORBID ANGEL in order to devote himself entirely to HATE ETERNAL. "Being in MORBID ANGEL for the past nine years has been the greatest time of my life," Rutan said in a statement. "To play in my favorite death metal band of all time has been a ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Members Launch Side Project

LET 'LONES, the new Raleigh, North Carolina-based outfit consisting of three-quarters of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (Woody Weatherman on guitar, Mike Dean on bass and vocals, and newest addition, Merritt Partridge on drums) will make their live debut on Saturday, August 17th at Kings Barcade in downtown Raleigh. Also scheduled to perform are headliners NIGHT MOOSE ...

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Stone Sour - STONE SOUR

Most of the time, side projects by members of a band are either exercises in pure vanity that only reveal the artist's own shortcomings outside the group he or she is part of. In other instances, the side project is so outside the realm of music previously offered by the artist that fans find it ...

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Nothing - MESHUGGAH

While MESHUGGAH have morphed from angular, frenetic death metal to something a more polyrhythmic, less chaotic sort of death metal band, they've picked up a lot of fans along the way. History has borne out that Sweden has one of the most prolific music scenes out there (helped, in no small part, by governmental support ...

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ALL BORO KINGS Land On German Alternative Charts

ALL BORO KINGS, the new project consisting of Dave Neabore (DOG EAT DOG, bass/vocals), Dan Nastasi (ex-DOG EAT DOG/MUCKY PUP, guitar/vocals), Sean Kilkenny (DOG EAT DOG, guitar/vocals) and drummer John Milnes (ex-TRACY BONHAM/THE BLOODHOUND GANG), landed at position #16 on the German Alternative Single chart with "Blowin' Smoke" and #14 on the German Alternative Album ...

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GRAVE: "Back From The Grave" Track Listing Unveiled

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE have completed work on their much-anticipated comeback album, entitled Back From The Grave, for an October release through Century Media Records. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Rise (5:25) 02. Behold The Flames (4:30) 03. Dead Is Better (3:47) 04. Four (5:02) 05. No Regrets ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: "Attack" Track Listing Unveiled

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN has set September 4th as the Japanese release date of his latest studio album, entitled Attack, through Canyon International Records. A US release date has not yet been finalized. The complete track listing for Attack is as follows: 01. Razor Eater 02. Rise Up 03. Valley Of The Kings 04. Ship Of Fools ...

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SALEM'S WYCH Hard At Work On Sophomore Album

Classic US power metallers SALEM'S WYCH are currently finishing up their second album, entitled Through All Eternity, at Jamland Studios in Los Angeles, California. The much anticipated follow-up to Betrayer Of Kings (issued through Metal War Records in 1986) is tentatively set for release in late September/early October. In other news, SALEM'S WYCH will be ...

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HALFORD: GRASPOP Set List Revealed, Rob's WNEW Interview Posted

HALFORD performed the following set during their appearance at Graspop Metal Meeting on Saturday, July 6th: 01. Painkiller 02. Jawbreaker 03. Resurrection 04. Made In Hell 05. Exciter 06. Betrayal 07. Golgotha (10-minute break due to technical problems) 08. Cyberworld 09. The Hellion 10. Electric Eye (cut off in middle due to continued technical problems) ...

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HATE ETERNAL Line Up Brazilian Dates

Florida death metallers HATE ETERNAL, featuring MORBID ANGEL guitarist Erik Rutan and former MORBID ANGEL fill-in bassist/vocalist Jared Anderson, have lined up two Brazilian dates in September, with a possible third show yet to be announced. They are as follows: Sep. 28 - São Paulo, BRA @ Setembro Negro Sep. 29 – Recife, BRA @ ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's "Attack": More Details Revealed

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN has written around 19 songs for his forthcoming album, entitled Attack, which is currently being produced by MALMSTEEN and engineered by Tom Fletcher in Miami, Florida. However, only 14 tracks are expected to make the final CD, which is unlikely to surface before September. Says YNGWIE: "There are quite a few different sounding ...

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ROSTOK VAMPIRES Reunite, Perform Comeback Gig

Legendary '90s German punk/thrash outfit ROSTOK VAMPIRES, one of the first acts to get signed to then-freshly-launched Nuclear Blast Records, have reformed and are performing a reunion gig tonight, June 22nd, at Lindenbrauerei in Unna, Germany. Also appearing on the bill are FAGGOT KINGS and BLEAK. For more information, visit ROSTOK VAMPIRES' official web site ...

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CADACROSS Hard At Work On "The Northern Crown"

Finland's CADACROSS have finished recording their second full-length album, entitled The Northern Crown, at Watercastle studios in Jyväskylä for a late 2002 release through Low Frequency Records. Due to be mixed during July, The Northern Crown will contain the following track listing: 01. The Northern Crown 02. Among The Stars 03. Kings of Grim 04. ...

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Former MORBID ANGEL Bassist/Vocalist Speaks Out

Former MORBID ANGEL touring bassist/vocalist Jared Anderson has spoken out for the first time about his decision to discontinue his association with the aforementioned group and focus all his attention on HATE ETERNAL and INTERNECINE. In a brief e-mail exchange with BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Anderson acknowledged that "we had talked about me doing the next [MORBID ANGEL] ...

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NEUROTICA Become Kings Of The Ring

Florida's NEUROTICA, featuring former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, will have their track "Ride Of Your Life" featured as the theme for this month's pay-per-view special King Of The Ring on all of WWE's programming, including Raw, Smackdown, and Sunday Night Heat on MTV. NEUROTICA will issue their self-titled third full-length album through Koch/Smackdown Records on ...

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Crucible - HALFORD

Unlike 2000's Resurrection, which was widely hailed as the album JUDAS PRIEST should have made after Painkiller, HALFORD's Crucible is a decidedly more diverse effort, featuring plenty of traditional metal moments while occasionally following a more experimental approach, thereby preventing this album from sounding like a carbon copy of its predecessor. From the classic PRIEST-style ...

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RUMBLEFISH Change Name, Prepare Debut CD

Los Angeles-based RUMBLEFISH, who recently inked a deal with Roadrunner Records, have changed their name to HIGHLAND FALLS. Consisting of Mike Maine (vocals), Jason DeCosta (guitar/vocals), Dungus (bass/vocals), and Possum (drums), HIGHLAND FALLS spent the last two years honing their craft and warming up audiences with heavyweights such as LINKIN PARK, CRAZYTOWN, SOULFLY, MUDVAYNE and ...

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SUPERMASSIV MP3 Samples Posted Online

SUPERMASSIV, the new band formed by ex-TYPE O NEGATIVE/LIFE OF AGONY drummer Sal Abruscato, guitarist Rob Hudson, and former URANIUM 235 members Matt Brown (guitar) and Billy Kelly (vocals), have posted MP3 samples of all six tracks from their current Resurrection EP at this location. The songs featured are as follows: 01. Fake ...

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EXCLUSIVE: DINO CAZARES Speaks Out On FEAR FACTORY Split

Since FEAR FACTORY officially called it quits in early March, very little has been heard from the band themselves, with the four members of the group choosing to each deal with the break-up of this long-running group by immersing themselves in new projects rather than speaking out publicly on what was, by all accounts, a ...

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STONER KINGS Sign With Massacre Records, Prepare To Repackage, Reissue "Brimstone Blues"

Finland's STONER KINGS have inked a deal with Germany's Massacre Records and will issue a repackaged version of their self-released LP opus, entitled Brimstone Blues, through the label in June. "We are ecstatic about the possibilities with Massacre," stated STONER KINGS Canadian leader/vocalist Starbuck. "They are a fantastic label with an extensive and influential history ...

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