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KAMELOT Working On First Anthology, Live DVD

KAMELOT guitarist/songwriter Thomas Youngblood has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Lots going on this year for the band. We are finishing the editing and mixing of our first DVD, 'One Cold Winter's Night', that we shot in Oslo this February. It was truly a night to remember for us and ...

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BATHORY: More 'In Memory Of Quorthon' Details Revealed

The complete track listing has been revealed for the three CDs that will be included in the upcoming BATHORY box set, "In Memory of Quorthon", due on June 3 via Black Mark Records. As previously reported, the full package will contain three CDs, one DVD, a book and a poster. Börje "Boss" Forsberg — owner ...

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BATHORY: 'In Memory Of Quorthon' Box Set Due In June

Black Mark Records has set a June 3 release date for the new BATHORY box set, "In Memory of Quorthon", containing three CDs, one DVD, a book and a poster. Börje "Boss" Forsberg — owner of Black Mark Records and father of late BATHORY mainman Thomas "Quorthon" Forsberg — had previously stated that the package ...

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DEVOLVED: New Demo Songs Posted Online

Australian tech-metallers DEVOLVED have posted two brand new demo songs at their official MySpace page. The tracks, which were laid down in March 2006 in Hollywood, California, are the first recordings to feature new vocalist Kyle Zemanek (ex-DEADSETT) and guitarist Brett Carpio. DEVOLVED are now located permanently in Los Angeles and are busy ...

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INSISION: New Songtitles Revealed

INSISION vocalist Carl Birath has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "I know it was a long time since the last update so here is the deal at the moment: Insision has been working on new material for the third and upcoming album this 2006. What we have been doing lately ...

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Mighty Cosmic Dances - OBLOMOV

"Mighty Cosmic Dances" by the Czech Republic's OBLOMOV is an album that fans of boundary pushing black and death metal should know about. With a conceptual inspiration drawn from the likes of Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg, and Thomas S. Kuhn (i.e., the scientific revolution), OBLOMOV creates a classy, yet scalding mix of black and death ...

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GRIND INC. To Release Second Album In June

German brutal death metallers GRIND INC. will release their second full-length album, entitled "Inhale the Violence", on May 25 via Morbid Records. The CD was recorded at Ezy studios in Krefeld, Germany and the artwork was created by Deather of In Deed Hell, who was also responsible for the artwork on the band's ...

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CLOUDSCAPE Set Release Date For Sophomore Album

Swedish metallers CLOUDSCAPE will release their sophomore album, "Crimson Skies", in Europe on June 3 via Metal Heaven. Japanese and U.S. release dates for the CD have yet to be announced. "Crimson Skies" was recorded at RoastingHouse studio in Malmö with producers Anders "Theo" Theander and Pontus Lindmark. Artwork for the album is being handled ...

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HAMMERFALL: More Details Revealed About Charity Hockey Game

More details have been revealed about the charity ice-hockey game that HAMMERFALL members Joacim Cans (vocals) and Oscar Dronjak (guitar) will participate in on Thursday, March 30 in Vättlehallen in Stenkullen, outside of Göteborg, Sweden. The event is being arranged by artisterforlivet.com and will begin at 4:00 p.m. (match starts at 6:30 p.m.). Cans and ...

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KINLIN Featuring YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Drummer: Debut Album Due This Week

KINLIN, the new Florida-based band featuring YNGWIE MALMSTEEN drummer and acclaimed session musician Patrick Johansson along with former members of 5SKIN, will release their self-titled debut album on March 29. Recorded and mixed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida by guitarist/vocalist Dewayne Hart, the CD is described in a press release as "in-your-face hard rock that combines ...

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MISERY SIGNALS Announce New Singer

Milwaukee, WI's metalcore act MISERY SIGNALS has announced the addition of vocalist Karl Schubach to the group's ranks. Schubach, who hails from Saskatchewan, Canada, has never sung for a band before and was a guitarist before joining MISERY SIGNALS. "He sent over an mp3 of him singing one of our songs and it floored us!" ...

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BLITZKRIEG Confirmed For Germany's METAL FORCES FESTIVAL

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have been confirmed as one of the headliners of the tenth edition of the Metal Forces Festival, set to take place November 24-25, 2006 at SAK Wasserwerk in Lörrach, Germany. Also newly confirmed for the festival are JESUS CHRYSLER SUPERSKUNK, the German thrash band featuring drummer ...

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TRASHLIGHT VISION Sign Japanese Deal For 'Alibis And Ammunition'

TRASHLIGHT VISION, the new band featuring MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade, have signed a Japanese deal with The Firewall Division for the release of their debut album, "Alibis and Ammunition". The CD will be issued in Europe on April 17 via Undergroove Records, with the Japanese release to follow on April 19. A North American release ...

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THE BLACK CROWES: New Tour Dates Announced

THE BLACK CROWES have started to announce U.S. and overseas concerts for 2006, beginning with March 10 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In addition, Chris Robinson (vocals) and Rich Robinson (guitar) are heading out on the road as a duo for a special sold-out run of multiple-night acoustic shows. Billed as "Brothers Of A Feather: ...

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SAXON 'Hope' To Make It To The U.S. Before The Summer

SAXON manager Thomas Kreidner of ICS Festival Service GMBH has issued the following update: "The band is just preparing for their first Dubai appearance [at the Desert Rock 2006 festival on March 16] and looking forward to it. After that we will do the last 'Night out with the Boys' shows performing the '80 set ...

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KAMELOT To Record New Album This Summer

American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are pleased to announce that KAMELOT will be returning to Norway for the Ragnarock Festival (web site) in August 2006. "Work continues on KAMELOT's first DVD, 'One Cold Winter's Night'. The [disc] is tentatively [slated] for a fall/winter ...

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TRASHLIGHT VISION: 'Alibis And Ammunition' Details Revealed

TRASHLIGHT VISION, the new band featuring MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade, have revealed the final track listing for their debut album, "Alibis and Ammunition", due in Europe on April 17 via Undergroove Records. Japanese and North American release dates for the CD have yet to be announced. The band formed in 2004, but have a longer ...

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SYBREED Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

Swiss metallers SYBREED have parted ways with drummer Alex and are currently seeking a replacement. Guitarist Thomas' (a.k.a. Drop) official statement on the matter is as follows: "After three years of hard drumming in SYBREED, Alex decided to part ways for personal reasons concerning the band, and musical divergences concerning the new album. Here is ...

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