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KAMELOT To Film Live DVD In Norway

American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT will be filming their first live DVD on February 11, 2006 at the Rockefeller Music Hall in Oslo, Norway. The shoot will be handled by acclaimed Swedish director Patric Ulleaus (DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL) and promises to be full of surprises for all the fans. "This has been in the works ...

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CLOUDSCAPE Announce New Album Title

Swedish metallers CLOUDSCAPE have set "Crimson Skies" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due in Europe in June 2006 via Metal Heaven. A spring 2006 Asian release via Marquee/Avalon is expected. Artwork will be handled by Mattias Norén. CLOUDSCAPE will enter RoastingHouse studio in Malmö, Sweden on December 26 with producers Anders "Theo" ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: New Lineup Confirmed

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has unveiled the new lineup of ADLER'S APPETITE following the departure of the entire band that recorded the group's debut EP last year. The new group consists of the following musicians: Chip Z'Nuff (ENUFF Z'NUFF) – Bass Sheldon Tarsha – Vocals Michael Thomas (BEAUTIFUL CREATURES) – Guitar JT ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer: ADLER'S APPETITE Revamped

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has parted ways with the entire ADLER'S APPETITE band that recorded the group's debut EP, including guitarist Keri Kelli (VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT), bassist Robbie Crane (VINCE NEIL, RATT) and singer Jizzy Pearl (RATT, LOVE/HATE). Also gone from the band is guitarist Craig Bedford, who performed with the ...

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CLOVEN HOOF To Release New Album In February

Reunited NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends CLOVEN HOOF will release their long-awaited new album, "Eye of the Sun" in February 2006 via XZec Records. The first 1,000 [copies] will be autographed by each band member as part of a limited edition. "Eye of the Sun" was produced by Tom Galley of the ...

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FLAMETAL Flamenco/Metal Hybrid Band Featuring WHITESNAKE Bassist To Make Hollywood Debut

Hotly tipped San Francisco-based flamenco/metal hybrid band FLAMETAL will be making their Southern California live debut this Saturday, December 17 at Bar Sinister, 1652 N. Cherokee Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028. For more info call: 323-769-7070. FLAMETAL who combine the flamenco shred of Paco DeLucia with hard-edged Bay Area metal, are the brainchild of virtuoso acoustic ...

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EXHORDER: Audio Interview With Former Frontman KYLE THOMAS Posted Online

A 25-minute audio interview with former EXHORDER/FLOODGATE frontman Kyle Thomas, conducted in mid-October by Cleveland, Ohio's "The Metal Show" (airing on WXTM FM), has been posted online at www.myspace.com/themetalshow. Thomas discusses his career, including EXHORDER, FLOODGATE, his newer projects, and his contribution to the "Roadrunner United: The All Star Sessions" project. Additionally, he ...

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CULT OF LUNA Begin Recording New Album

CULT OF LUNA have begun recording around seven to eight tracks for their follow-up to their 2004 release, "Salvation", in their homeland of Sweden. The band was holed up recording in Umeå-based studio The Barn for seven days and the group's label, Earache Records, got some words from keyboardist Magnus Lindberg to find out how ...

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KAMELOT Mainman Checks In From Brazil

KAMELOT mainman Thomas Youngblood (guitar) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "We are coming off two amazing shows here in Brazil. The fans here deserve their reputation of being the loudest and craziest in the world. Over 3,000 fans at the Via Funchal in Sao Paulo sang along with us ...

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DEVOLVED Schedule Hollywood Date

Australian tech-metallers DEVOLVED will be performing live at The Knitting Factory Alterknit Lounge in Hollywood, California on Saturday February 4, 2006. Also appearing on the bill will be DORCIA plus three more bands that have yet to be announced. DEVOLVED have just announced the permanent addition of vocalist Kyle Zemanek to the group's ranks. Kyle ...

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DEVOLVED Announce New Vocalist

Australian tech-metallers DEVOLVED have announced the permanent addition of vocalist Kyle Zemanek to the group's ranks. Kyle is the former singer of Los Angeles-based metal band DEADSETT. Commented drummer John Sankey: "Kyle definitely has the aggression and intensity essential for DEVOLVED. He is a killer vocalist and a great all-around musician so it is an ...

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WITCH Sign With TEE PEE RECORDS

WITCH, the band featuring J. Mascis of DINOSAUR JR. on drums alongside members of FEATHERS, have inked a deal with Tee Pee Records. WITCH began recording their self-titled debut record on October 10 with John Agnello (DINOSAUR JR., EARLY MAN, SCREAMING TREES, LAMB OF GOD) at the helm. The band's musical direction is being described ...

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DAYLIGHT DIES: 'Dismantling Devotion' Release Date Confirmed

Candlelight Records has confirmed a March 7, 2006 U.S. release date for the new DAYLIGHT DIES album, entitled "Dismantling Devotion". It is the second full-length album from the band, currently headquartered in North Carolina, and officially ends a four-year recording gap. The near hour-long "Dismantling Devotion" is a giant step forward for the already popular ...

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CLOVEN HOOF: New Album 'Slightly Delayed'

Reunited NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends CLOVEN HOOF have issued the following update via their official web site: "[The new CLOVEN HOOF album] 'Eye of the Sun' will be available soon on the XZec Records site, but there has been a slight delay due to distribution deals being finalised. The band would ...

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CLOUDSCAPE To Enter Studio In December

Swedish metallers CLOUDSCAPE will enter RoastingHouse studio in Malmö, Sweden on December 26 with producers Anders "Theo" Theander and Pontus Lindmark to begin recording their sophomore album, tentatively due in Europe in June 2006 via Metal Heaven. A spring 2006 Asian release is expected. Artwork will be handled by Mattias Norén. In related news, CLOUDSCAPE ...

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DAYLIGHT DIES: 'Dismantling Devotion' Mastering Complete

Raleigh, North Carolina-based DAYLIGHT DIES have issued the following update: "The mastering for our upcoming album, 'Dismantling Devotion', was completed earlier this month at The Cutting Room by Thomas Eberger. We finally heard the finished product earlier this week and everyone is extremely satisfied. The recording captured the rich texture of sounds we were shooting ...

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BRAINSTORM Announce Cooperation With DRAGON PRODUCTIONS

German power metallers BRAINSTORM have posted the following message on their official web site: "After taking a short break for some days to breathe some fresh air into our hearts, minds and lungs, we have not only been sitting around and being the lazy, beer-drinking musicians we're supposed to be — we have been dealing ...

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