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JAMES MURPHY Issues HURRICANE CHARLEY Aftermath Update

Renowned metal guitarist/producer James Murphy (ex-TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY) has issued the following post-Hurricane Charley update (see previous story): "Hi folks, "In the aftermath of Charley we have squeaked by and made it through in much better shape than many of our neighbors in other communities in our immediate vicinity. Florida has 13 confirmed ...

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NASUM Sign With BURNING HEART, New Album Due In October

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have signed a worldwide deal with Burning Heart Records. The group's fourth album, "Shift", was recorded at Soundlab studios and is scheduled for release in October. The group's recorded output will still be released in the U.S. through Relapse via a licensing deal with Burning Heart. "Our contract with Relapse expired ...

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Norwegian Doom Metallers FALLEN Sign With AFTERMATH MUSIC

Norwegian "funeral doom" metal band FALLEN have inked a deal with Aftermath Music. FALLEN was originally started in 1996 by Anders Eek as a side-project to FUNERAL, who, at the time, had progressed into a faster and more conventional form of doom. The group's debut mini-CD features four songs (with a total running time of ...

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RUNEMAGICK Begin Work On New Material

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK "have been very creative (as usual) with composing and jamming new material in our rehearsal tomb," the band write on their web site. "At least four new adventures in darkness and doom are finished. In other news, "There are plans for a 7" and more info will come here ...

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REVEREND BIZARRE To Release New Vinyl EP In The Summer

Finland's REVEREND BIZARRE have set "Thulsa Doom" as the title of their new vinyl EP, tentatively due this summer through Aftermath Music. The release will feature two exclusive tracks from the band — "The Tree of Suffering" and "The Children of Doom" — and the first pressing will be limited to 500 "blood-red" copies. As ...

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Video Of OZZY OSBOURNE's ATV Accident Posted Online

For the first time, video of Ozzy Osbourne's all-terrain vehicle accident in December has been released, shown in the fifth episode of the current season of "The Osbournes". Watch a clip from KTLA. Although a cameraman was not on hand to film the actual accident as it occurred, a lensman did get out ...

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GORGOROTH Guitarist Speaks Out: 'We Have 40 Million Polish People Who Hate Us'

GORGOROTH founder/guitarist Infernus has spoken out about the controversial concert in Poland that has resulted in the group being investigated for possibly breaching Article 196 of the Polish penal code concerning offense to religious feelings. The maximum penalty for breaching the article is five years in prison. The backdrop for the GORGOROTH's Feb 1 concert ...

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PRO-PAIN Finalize Track Listing For New Album

PRO-PAIN have finalized the track listing for their eighth studio album, "Fistful of Hate", due on April 6 through Candlelight Records. The CD will arrive in Europe on March 1 on Continental Entertainment/Soulfood Music. "Fistful of Hate" track listing: 01. Can You Feel It? 02. Left For Dead 03. Godspeed (feat. Stephan Weidner of BÖHSE ...

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RUNEMAGICK Complete Work On New Album

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have completed work on their new album, "On Funeral Wings", at their own Magick Sound Studio for a spring release through Aftermath Music. As previously reported, RUNEMAGICK's new material is said to be "much in the vein of the latest album 'Darkness Death Doom', with some new ideas and ...

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FOZZY Auctioning Off Memorabilia

FOZZY, the brainchild of former WWE champion Chris Jericho and ex-STUCK MOJO mastermind Rich Ward, are currently auctioning off a few pieces of memorabilia from their concert during the August 19, 2002 episode of "RAW", according to ProWrestling.com. During the episode, FOZZY were performing live on the broadcast as Ric Flair came down and smashed ...

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HAMMERFALL: The Accident Aftermath

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "As those of you who have visited this site in the past two weeks know by now, I was involved in a pretty serious motorcycle accident almost two weeks ago. I am lucky to be alive, and even luckier that ...

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RUNEMAGICK Split With Guitarist

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have parted ways with second guitarist Tomas Eriksson (ex-INTOXICATE, GROTESQUE, VALEDICTORY). "Tomas has decided to leave RUNEMAGICK, maybe just for a while or forever... He feels that he must quit everything to gather new inspiration and try to get the feeling back. We wish him all the best and ...

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RUNEMAGICK Commence Work On New Material

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to this year's "Darkness Death Doom". "So far there are home demo versions of nine new songs," the band write on their official web site. "Now we will start to rehearse and develop the songs at our rehearsal place. We will ...

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Sheol - NAGLFAR

Extraordinary claims are being made about this third album from Sweden's highly rated students of the dark arts. " 'Sheol' will be to Sweden what IMMORTAL's 'Sons of Northern Darkness' was to the National Pride of Norway in 2002," trumpet the record company. Hey, thanks for the revelation and all that, but we're sure there'll ...

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MAYHEM's Flying Sheep Head Incident: The Aftermath!

The Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet has published a photo of the aftermath of MAYHEM's sheep's head-throwing incident, which resulted in the fractured skull of 25-year-old Per Kristian Hagen, a member of the audience at the group's March 6 gig in Bergen (about 302 miles west of the Norwegian capital, Oslo). Hagen, a MAYHEM fan, ...

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LJÅ Sign With AFTERMATH MUSIC

Norwegian black metallers LJÅ have signed a record deal with Aftermath Music. According to an official press release, "this black metal band has been active for quite a few years, developing their style, now sounding like a raw form for black metal, but with also a touch of acoustic guitars and harmonies in their music. ...

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RUNEMAGICK: New Music Posted Online

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have posted three-minute samples of three tracks from their upcoming "Darkness Death Doom" CD at this location. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Ancient Incantations 02. Eyes of Kali 03. Darken Thy Flesh "Darkness Death Doom", which was recorded at Gothenburg, Sweden's Los Angered ...

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RUNEMAGICK Add Second Guitarist

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have announced the addition to the group's lineup of second guitarist Tomas Eriksson (ex-INTOXICATE, GROTESQUE, VALEDICTORY). RUNEMAGICK's next full-length effort, titled "Darkness Death Doom", is due on Mar. 16 through Aftermath Music. ...

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BROWN Prepare New CD, Live Dates

Raleigh, North Carolina's BROWN, featuring former CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin on guitar/vocals, will spring back into action in April with the announcement of upcoming live dates and "some new releases," the details of which have yet to be divulged. BROWN, who no longer include in their ranks producer John Custer (C.O.C., DAG, CRY ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Exclusive: New Music Posted Online!!

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "SYL", due on Feb. 11, 2003 through Century Media Records. Produced by mastermind Devin Townsend at Armoury Studios (FEAR FACTORY, KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, VAN HALEN) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the band's first collection of new material since 1997's "City" will include the ...

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RUNEMAGICK Set Release Date For 'Darkness Death Doom'

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have set Mar. 16, 2003 as the release date through Aftermath Music for their next full-length effort, titled "Darkness Death Doom". The album, which is currently being recorded at the band's own Magick Sound Studio, will be available in three different formats: limited double CD, limited digi-CD, and regular ...

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RUNEMAGICK Prepare To Record New CD

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have started writing material for their next full-length effort, tentatively titled "Darkness Death Doom", which they hope to begin recording in mid-November at Gothenburg's Los Angered Recording studios. Additional tracking and the final mixing sessions will be done at the band's own Magick Sound Studio for a tentative spring ...

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NAGLFAR Complete Work On 'Sheol'

Swedish death/black metallers NAGLFAR have completed work on their new album, Sheol, for a January release through New Hawen Records (formerly WAR Music). Featuring "stunning" artwork by Niklas Sundin, Sheol — the Hebrew term for "hell" — contains eight "perfectly produced, superbly presented and unbelievably intense songs full of dark energies that take the listener ...

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MAN WILL DESTROY HIMSELF Line Up North Carolina Appearance

Raleigh, North Carolina-based MAN WILL DESTROY HIMSELF, featuring Reed Mullin (BROWN/ex-C.O.C.) on drums, Abe Quinn (NEGATIVE STATE, LORD NECK) on bass/vocals, Ronnie Dalgo (AFTERMATH AD, BONE SHELTER) on guitar/vocals, and Sam Madison (PIT BOSS, BLOODMOBILE) on guitar/vocals, have announced a show on November 16th at Duke Coffee House in Durham, North Carolina. Also set to ...

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RUNEMAGICK Part Ways With Guitarist, Record New Material

Guitarist Fredrik Johnsson has left Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK in order to concentrate on his instrumental/studio projects. Although he is no longer a full-time member of RUNEMAGICK, Johnsson will likely stay involved with the group as a studio musician, according to the band's official web site. In other news, RUNEMAGICK are currently recording ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Enter Studio To Record Third CD

Innovative cult metallers STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have entered Armoury Studios (FEAR FACTORY, KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, VAN HALEN) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to record their third full-length studio album — their first since 1997's wildly-received City. Devin Townsend, SYL mastermind and guitarist, enthusiastically states: "I often have heard about people wanting a new dominating metal ...

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