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ARCH ENEMY: European Tour Fall 2005 Diary Part 1

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Hello all ARCH ENEMY fans! Yes, we are on the road again... "The European tour has started off so well that we are all quite amazed about it! Firstly, the places we have played so far have been nice ...

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ARCH ENEMY Guitarist: 'Combining Aggressive, Extreme Modern Brutality With A Classic-Metal Edge

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow and guitarist Michael Amott recently spoke to MTV.com about the group's new disc, "Doomsday Machine", and their participation in this year's Ozzfest, which kicked off July 15 in Mansfield, Massachusetts. According to Amott, ARCH ENEMY wanted to take what they'd done on previous efforts and build on that foundation. "We ...

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Doomsday Machine - ARCH ENEMY

More of what you want from an ARCH ENEMY album, and a lot of stuff you may have found lacking in 2003's "Anthems of Rebellion", is present on the heavily-anticipated, apparently-titled-by-a-cartoon-supervillain "Doomsday Machine". The Amott brothers pile on the Swede-thrash riffs and lush '80s throwback leads like there's no tomorrow, drummer Daniel Erlandsson turns in ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Is Praying For Northern Cold Winds

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We are in Holmdel, NJ today. 110 Degrees out there. This is purgatory fire. We are actually happy to play the early (slightly less hot) slots, last show we were on at 9:20 am, today it was 9:40 am! ...

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ARCH ENEMY Embark On OZZFEST; 'Doomsday Machine' Arrives This Tuesday

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY kicked off their first U.S. tour in support of "Doomsday Machine", their highly anticipated new album, last week on Ozzfest to rave reviews. The dynamic offering was mixed by acclaimed producer Andy Sneap (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, NEVERMORE, OPETH) and features striking cover art by renowned artist Joachim Luetke (DIMMU BORGIR). A ...

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Earth.Revolt - DEADLOCK

What a pleasant surprise "Earth.Revolt" has been. Based on the Lifeforce pedigree, I was expecting another metalcore release. I was dead wrong, as Germany's DEADLOCK has become a serious contender for my Top 10 of 2005 list. The straightedge vegans tackle lyrical themes of worldwide environmental degradation set to music that is heavily rooted in ...

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H.I.M.: Eighth Weekly Podcast Available

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have uploaded the eighth installment of their weekly podcast to document the progress of their forthcoming as-yet-untitled new album, due out later this year on Sire. Among the topics covered in the latest update are the following: * Phone call with Mige in Finland * Hearing the new tracks, remixing with Tim ...

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ARCH ENEMY Vocalist: New Songs 'Rock Like Hell'!

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has issued the following update on the recording sessions for the group's new album: "I have now completed all the vocal tracks for the new album! Some very intense stuff going on there, I found a couple of new vocal sounds along the way. From extremely high screams to very ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Film London Gig For Upcoming DVD

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott recently spoke to MetalEater.com about the group's recent tour with CRADLE OF FILTH, their "Dead Eyes See No Future" EP and the upcoming studio album, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: MetalEater.com: What's your overall take on the current metal scene? Michael Amott: "Well, there's ...

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MACHINE HEAD's FLYNN Slams ARCH ENEMY Singer: Your Band Will Pay For Your Big Fuckin' Mouth

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has slammed ARCH ENEMY singer Angela Gossow for stating in a recent interview that MACHINE HEAD "unprofessionally" handled ARCH ENEMY's last-minute cancellation of their spring 2004 U.S. tour with MACHINE HEAD. Speaking to Holland's Lords of Metal webzine, Gossow recently stated about the tour's cancellation, "I was surprised ...

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Female Metal Singers Spotlighted In New Book

Angela Gossow (ARCH ENEMY), Anneke van Giersbergen (THE GATHERING), Floor Jansen (AFTER FOREVER), Simone Simons (EPICA), Sarah Jezebel Deva (CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS), Cristina Scabbia (LACUNA COIL), Liv Kristine Espenaes (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY), Nienke de Jong (AUTUMN) and Sharon den Adel (WITHIN TEMPTATION) are among the female singers featured in the book ...

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LACUNA COIL's SCABBIA Tops List Of Favorite Female Metal Singers

InsidePulse.com's Tom D'Errico and Gloomchen recently compiled a list of the top 10 female metal vocalists as part of the web site's "Opposing Elements" column. "Keeping with the theme of the column (Opposing Elements), we can't agree on everything," Tom writes. "So, while we each offered up three picks unopposed, we'll have to argue about ...

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ARCH ENEMY Apologize For Dropping Off MACHINE HEAD Tour

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of their participation in the MACHINE HEAD-headlined "Weapons of Mass Destruction" U.S. tour: "As previously reported, ARCH ENEMY have dropped off the current MACHINE HEAD US tour. To the fans that were expecting to see ARCH ENEMY perform at these shows, the band offers ...

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ARCH ENEMY Pull Out of MACHINE HEAD Tour

ARCH ENEMY have officially dropped off the MACHINE HEAD U.S. tour and have returned home to Sweden, sources close to the MACHINE HEAD camp have confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The Swedish quintet were originally slated to start the tour with MACHINE HEAD on April 28 in Philadelphia but ended up postponing the kick-off date by a ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Visa Delay Forces Band To Miss Philadelphia Show

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have posted the following message on their web site: "We are extremely sorry to announce that we will not be able to begin the MACHINE HEAD tour at the Trocadero in Philadelphia on Wednesday 25th, due to problems obtaining a replacement US visa in Germany for singer Angela Gossow. Obviously, bands/musicians are ...

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ARCH ENEMY Cancel European Dates

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Micheal Amott has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Hi everyone, some very bad news I'm afraid....we are in Germany as you know, and after having had some really great shows in the last few weeks, Angela [Gossow, vocals] has fallen ill. We had to cancel the gig ...

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Report: DAVID LEE ROTH To Get His Own Vegas Show

The adult revue "X" co-producer Angela Sampras tells The Las Vegas Sun that she and partner Bobby Boling are not looking to incorporate former VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth into their existing show, as the paper had earlier reported. "We are creating a whole new show for David," Sampras said. And regarding Roth's poorly ...

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