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Upcoming MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND DVDs Detailed

Danish singer King Diamond (MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND) has issued the following update: "As you all know, 80% of the original MERCYFUL FATE lineup (vocalist King Diamond, guitarist Hank Shermann, guitarist Michael Denner and bassist Timi Hansen) re-recorded with present MF drummer Bjarne T. Holm two ultimate MERCY classics for the upcoming Metallica: Guitar Hero ...

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LIQUID GRAVEYARD Preparing To Record Debut Album

LIQUID GRAVEYARD, the new band featuring former CANCER frontman John Walker, will be at SadMan Studios in Madrid, Spain between April 13 and May 3 recording its debut album for a late 2009 release. LIQUID GRAVEYARD's lineup is completed by Raquel Walker (ex-ABFYS) on vocals, Acaymo Delgado on drums and Adrian De Buitléar (MOURNING BELOVETH) ...

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GORY BLISTER: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Video footage of long-running Italian technical death metallers GORY BLISTER performing a new song, "The Descent", in Milan in late 2008 can be viewed below. GORY BLISTER will release its new album, "Graveyard of Angels", on April 6 via Mascot Records. The follow-up to 2006's "Skymorphosis" contains nine tracks that "reach a very technical death ...

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THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Dutch death metallers THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE have set "Welcome To Bloodshed" as the title of their second album, due on May 15 via Apache Productions in collaboration with Suburban distribution. The follow-up to 2007's "Pitch Black Dawn" will feature artwork by Sieger Miedema and a guest appearance by GOD DETHRONED vocalist Henry Sattler. "Welcome To ...

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GORY BLISTER: Video Footage From 'Graveyard Of Angels' Recording Sessions Posted Online

Long-running Italian technical death metallers GORY BLISTER will release their new album, "Graveyard of Angels", on April 6 via Mascot Records. The follow-up to 2006's "Skymorphosis" contains nine tracks that "reach a very technical death metal made with old-school anger," according to the band. Commented guitarist Raff: "This new record is the natural prosecution of ...

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GORY BLISTER: New Song Posted Online

Long-running Italian technical death metallers GORY BLISTER have posted a new song called "The Descent" on their MySpace page. The track comes off the band's new album, "Graveyard of Angels", which is scheduled for release on April 6 via Mascot Records. The follow-up to 2006's "Skymorphosis" contains nine tracks that "reach a very ...

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GORY BLISTER: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Long-running Italian technical death metallers GORY BLISTER will release their new album, "Graveyard of Angels", on April 6 via Mascot Records. The follow-up to 2006's "Skymorphosis" contains nine tracks that "reach a very technical death metal made with old-school anger," according to the band. The "Graveyard of Angels" artwork can be seen below. "Skymorphosis" came ...

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Former TARAMIS Drummer Dead At 43

On January 6, Dave Browne (pictured below wearing a suit), the former drummer of the Australian thrash metal bands TARAMIS, CLAUZ and NOTHING SACRED, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 43. He released two albums with TARAMIS, "Queen Of Thieves" (1987) and "Stretch Of The Imagination" (1991). Ironically, these CDs will be re-released in ...

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Sewer Skullpture - VACANT COFFIN

Sewers and cemeteries typically end up somewhere in the themes of Razorback releases, don't they? Witness VACANT COFFIN, a trio of sewer chewing, graveyard lurking Fins that profess a deep love of old school death metal on "Sewer Skullpture". Symptoms of IMPETIGO are surely present, but this 16-track release owes more to the early Swedish ...

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KING DIAMOND Is Madly In Love With His 24-Year-Old Wife

Danish web site BT.dk recently conducted an interview with legendary heavy metal singer King Diamond (real name: Kim Bendix Petersen; KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE) in which he speaks about his 24-year-old Hungarian wife Livia Zita, whom he calls his "soulmate." According to King, who is 52 years old, he spoke to Livia for ...

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Death Rituals - SIX FEET UNDER

For as many years as I've written about SIX FEET UNDER, the comments have always been the same: "They suck balls!" or "They rule!" Eight studio albums in (not counting live releases and the "Graveyard Classics" series) and SIX FEET UNDER are still going strong. I'll admit that I was a bigger fan for the ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Lusitanian Metal' DVD Trailer Available

A three-minute trailer for "Lusitanian Metal", the long-awaited new DVD from Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL, can be viewed below. The two-disc effort is being released via Century Media Records on the following dates: Italy: Friday, December 5 Spain, Portugal: Tuesday, December 9 Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux: Friday, December 12 Rest Of Europe: Monday, December 15 "Lusitanian ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, NEW YORK DOLLS Members Featured On 'Santa's Soundtrack'

Main Man Records is releasing a limited edition holiday record, "Santa's Soundtrack For The Happenin' Holidaze", with some of their usual roster of artists like FRANKENSTEIN 3000, "DERWOOD" ANDREWS (GENERATION X) and SHAWN MARS (MARS NEEDS WOMEN, OZONE MONDAY), as well as some new notable contributors, including current GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Lusitanian Metal' DVD Delayed

"Lusitanian Metal", the long-awaited new DVD from Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL has had its release date pushed back by several weeks. The two-disc effort will now be issued on December 8 in Germany, December 9 in Portugal and December 15 in the rest of Europe. The U.S. release will follow in early January. According to Century ...

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Tank Gasmask Ammo - THOSE WHO BRING THE TORTURE

And the Swedish death metal just keeps on coming in waves. It once again begs the question: what the hell is going on over there anyway? Speculation points to a covert government operation that has resulted in the releasing of an as yet unidentified chemical into the water that stimulates the little known death metal ...

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DECEIVER: 'Thrashing Heavy Metal' Artwork Unveiled

Reunited Swedish thrashers DECEIVER will release their final album, entitled "Thrashing Heavy Metal", before the end of the year via Pulverised Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. The Tail's Of Whom In Shadows Fall 02. Ghost Of Souls & Inner Hate 03. Graveyard Lover 04. Coma Of Death Toxication 05. ...

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TRIBULATION: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish "dark death thrashers" TRIBULATION have unveiled the artwork (see below) for their upcoming full-length album, "The Horror". Due in early 2009 via Pulverised Records, the CD will feature the following track listing: 01. Into The Jaws Of Hell 02. Crypt Of Thanatophilia 03. Curse Of Resurrection 04. Beyond The Horror 05. The Vampyre 06. ...

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RUTHLESS: 'Metal Without Mercy' EP To Be Re-Released

Reactivated Southern California metal band RUTHLESS has signed a deal with Italy's My Graveyard Productions for the re-release of its 1984 "Metal Without Mercy" five-song EP. According to the group, "We will have a new cover with updated photos and a custom insert. It will be released worldwide. It will be available Febuary of 2009." ...

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CHRIST INVERSION: Video Teaser Available

CHRIST INVERSION, the project featuring Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) on guitar/backing vocals, Wayne Fabra (GRAVEYARD RODEO, NECROPHAGIA) on vocals, Jay Gracianette (SINKHOLE) on bass, Ross Karpelman (DOWN, THE MYSTICK KREWE OF CLEARLIGHT, DRIP, SOUTHERN ISOLATION) on keyboards, and Gary Herbert (GRAVEYARD RODEO) on drums, will release its self-titled debut album on October 28 ...

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THE SWORD: Headlining Dates Announced

Austin, Texas quartet THE SWORD has announced U.S. headlining dates in support of its critically-acclaimed new album "Gods of the Earth". The band will headline a slew of "off" dates while on tour supporting METALLICA, who hand-picked the group as support on its upcoming North American tour, set to launch October 21 in ...

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GRAVEYARD RODEO Announces New Drummer

Legendary Lousiana hardcore/metal pioneers GRAVEYARD RODEO, who once featured in their ranks current CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, have announced the addition of drummer Jerry Paradis (SOURVEIN) to the group's ranks. The band will make its live debut with Jerry this Halloween (October 31) with THE PALLBEARERS at Hiho Lounge in New Orleans. Commented ...

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THE SWORD: Sacramento Footage Available

Capital Chaos has posted video footage (see below) of the Austin, Texas quartet THE SWORD performing the song "Freya" at Harlows in Sacramento, California on October 9, 2008. Also on the bill were CLUTCH and GRAVEYARD. "Gods of the Earth", the latest album from THE SWORD, was released on April 1 via Kemado ...

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THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE: In Songwriting Mode

Dutch death metallers THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE have issued the following update: "At this moment we're working on new tunes for our upcoming second album. At the end of this year, THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE will start recording the follow-up to last year's 'Pitch Black Dawn' (Apache Productions). We already started the pre-production and laid down the ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Lusitanian Metal' DVD Details Revealed

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will release their long-awaited new DVD, "Lusitanian Metal", in Europe on November 21. The complete track listing for the two-disc effort is as follows: DVD 1: * Live At The City Of Ravens (Metalmania, Poland 2004) * Touch Me In The Eyes (video compilation from Opium to I will see you in ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's CHRIST INVERSION To Release Full-Length Debut In October

CHRIST INVERSION, the project featuring Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) on guitar/backing vocals, Wayne Fabra (GRAVEYARD RODEO, NECROPHAGIA) on vocals, Jay Gracianette (SINKHOLE) on bass, Ross Karpelman (DOWN, THE MYSTICK KREWE OF CLEARLIGHT, DRIP, SOUTHERN ISOLATION) on keyboards, and Gary Herbert (GRAVEYARD RODEO) on drums, will release its self-titled debut album on October 28 ...

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