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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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GRIEF, SHE SAID DESTROY Confirmed For Norway's GUNFEST

GRIEF and SHE SAID DESTROY have been confirmed for Gunfest, set to take place November 27-29, 2008 at Skur 40 in Oslo, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CATHEDRAL ELECTRIC WIZARD NACHTMYSTIUM GRAND MAGUS MUSTASCH GRIEF SHE SAID DESTROY SEPPO GOES TO HOLOCAUST WITCHCRAFT GRAVEYARD LONELY CAMEL ANSUR ÅRABROT HAUST GRIFTEGÅRD SANCTUARY ...

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THE DEVIL'S BLOOD Completes Work On 'Come, Reap' EP

The Satanic rock n' roll cult from The Netherlands THE DEVIL'S BLOOD has completed work on its debut EP. Entitled "Come, Reap" (and lurking within the 30-minute mark), this ritual will prepare THE DEVIL'S BLOOD to make its cursed presence felt even more with its signature brand of horror soul vintage psychedelic '70s-inspired rock, all ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM, CATHEDRAL, ELECTRIC WIZARD Confirmed For Norway's GUNFEST

NACHTMYSTIUM, CATHEDRAL and ELECTRIC WIZARD are among the confirmed bands for the Gunfest festival, set to take place November 27-29, 2008 in Oslo, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: NACHTMYSTIUM CATHEDRAL ELECTRIC WIZARD GRAND MAGUS MUSTASCH SEPPO GOES TO HOLOCAUST WITCHCRAFT GRAVEYARD LONELY CAMEL ANSUR ÅRABROT HAUST GRIFTEGÅRD SANCTUARY IN BLASPHEMY TOMBSTONES ...

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DECEIVER: 'Thrashing Heavy Metal' Track Listing Revealed

Reunited Swedish thrashers DECEIVER will release their final album, entitled "Thrashing Heavy Metal", later in 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. Machinery Of ...

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CLUTCH Joined By OPETH Keyboardist For European Shows

OPETH keyboardist Per Wiberg has joined Maryland rockers CLUTCH on the road for the following European shows: Aug. 17 - Corporation - Sheffield, UK Aug. 18 - Zodiac - Oxford, UK Aug. 19 - Burgerweeshuis - Deventer, NETH Aug. 21 - Malmo Festival - Malmö, SWE CLUTCH released its first-ever live DVD, "Full Fathom Five: ...

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WITCHCRAFT, EARTHLESS To Perform At Second Annual MANIFEST DESTINY

WITCHCRAFT and EARTHLESS are among the bands that will peform at the second annual Manifest Destiny, set to take place September 7 at the Echoplex in Los Angeles, California. Manifest Destiny was created by Tee Pee Records founder Tony Presedo to celebrate all things Californian and all forms of heavy music, unrestricted by standard music ...

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TARAMIS: Cult Albums To Be Reissued With Bonus Material

Italy's My Graveyard Productions has announced a deal with the Australian cult metallers TARAMIS for the reissue of their "Queen Of Thieves" (1988) and "Strecht Of Imagination" (1991) albums on CD. "Queen Of Thieves", which has never before been released on CD, was remastered and comes with expanded liner notes, photos, and bonus tracks and ...

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