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VENOM Announce Rare U.K. Performance

According to BaconMusic.com, British black metal pioneers VENOM will play their first U.K. gig of the new millennium on Sunday, March 26 at the Manchester Academy. As previously reported, VENOM have finished mixing their new album, "Metal Black", at the Townhouse Studios in London. The album contains 14 new songs, including "Antechrist", the ...

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BELPHEGOR Complete Second Recording Session For New CD

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have completed the second recording session for their sixth album at producer Andy Classen's Stage One studios in Germany. Commented guitarist/vocalist Helmuth: "Well, the first two sessions are finished and let me tell you working with Andy Classen is just awesome, never before recorded on better equipment in my life. ...

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BELPHEGOR Begin Recording New Album

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have entered producer Andy Classen's Stage One studios in Germany to begin recording their sixth album, tentatively due next spring via an as-yet-undetermined label. The group have posted the following studio report on their official web site: "After two weeks of being in the studio working very intense, here you ...

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BELPHEGOR: Working On 'The Mightiest Jewel Yet'

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR are preparing to enter producer Andy Classen's Stage One studios in Germany to begin recording their sixth album, tentatively due next spring via an as-yet-undetermined label. "We're all set. Most of the 10 compositions/arrangements are finished in a rudimentary form," the band write. "Equipment is packed, new cymbals arrived and ...

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BELPHEGOR Split With NAPALM RECORDS, Prepare To Record New Album

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have officially severed ties with Napalm Records. "[Napalm] worked into another direction than we wanted, and we don't want others to meddle into our things because we know for ourselves what's the best," the band write on their web site. "Unfortunately, they did too [little] for us in the live ...

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BELPHEGOR: 'Bleeding Salvation' Video Posted Online

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have uploaded their video for the track "Bleeding Salvation" at Belphegor.at (.ZIP file, 18 MB). "Bleeding Salvation" comes off the group's fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult", which was released in Europe in February via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany ...

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KAAMOS: First Two Albums To Be Released On Gatefold Vinyl

Swedish death metallers KAAMOS will have their first two albums released on gatefold vinyl (including a poster) by Imperium Productions. These pieces will be strictly limited to 500 copies each. First out will be the debut album (originally issued in 2002), released in late August. "Lucifer Rising" (2005) will follow late fall. All inquires should ...

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MELVINS Tribute Album: Final Track Listing Revealed

The final track listing has been announced for the MELVINS tribute album, "We Reach: The Music of the Melvins", due on August 23 via Fractured Transmitter Records. It is as follows: MARE – "Nightgoat" THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN - "Honey Bucket" MASTODON - "The Bit" STRAPPING YOUNG LAD - "Zodiac" PIG DESTROYER - "Claude" HIGH ...

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HARKONIN To Release New Album Next Week

HARKONIN, the St. Louis, Missouri-based "blackened war metal" act featuring former EULOGY drummer Clayton Gore, have set a June 21 release date for their sophomore CD, entitled "Sermons of Anguish". The album, which will be available exclusively through the group's web site, www.harkonin.com, was mastered by Colin Davis (VILE) at Imperial Mastering. "It's ...

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BELPHEGOR To Tour South America In October

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR will embark on a South American tour in late October. Support at the shows will most likely come from a Brazilian death metal band and an as-yet-undetermined "known" European act. Between eight and ten gigs are planned in countries like Brazil and Argentina, with the exact details soon to be ...

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Nightmares Made Flesh - BLOODBATH

My experience with death metal "supergroups" this past year has been 50/50: MURDER SQUAD's "Ravenous Murderous" rules, GOD AMONG INSECTS' "World Wide Death" blows. The winning percentage shoots up with BLOODBATH's "Nightmares Made Flesh". But then, did you really expect anything less from Dan Swanö's death metal juggernaut, a band that released the "Breeding Death" ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Begin Work On New Album, Live DVD

According to a posting on CRIMSON GLORY's official web site, the original members of the legendary group recently began the songwriting process for their all-new, much-anticipated fifth CD, entitled "Metatron, Lucifer and the Divine Chaos". Original CRIMSON GLORY guitarist/songwriter Jon Drenning, bassist/songwriter Jeff Lords and guitarist/songwriter Ben Jackson have begun the process of assembling songs ...

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Lucifer Rising - KAAMOS

There must have been some band somewhere that named an album "Lucifer Rising", right? Well, if not, why not? Anyway, on the second release from Sweden's KAAMOS, I'm reminded of what real Swedish death metal is all about. "Lucifer Rising" is not about the Gothenburg sound, nor is it about clean-to-gruff vocals, and certainly not ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Music Available For Download

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have posted MP3 samples of their new tracks "Swarm of Rats" and "Sepulture of Hypocrisy" at their official web site. Check out the songs at this location. "Swarm of Rats" and "Sepulture of Hypocrisy" come off the group's fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult", due in Europe ...

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KAAMOS To Release New Album In February

Swedish death metallers KAAMOS will release their second full-length album, "Lucifer Rising", on February 28 via Candlelight/PHD. The follow-up to 2002's "Kaamos" was recorded at Berno Studio and is set to include the following track listing: 01. Black Revelation 02. Gnosticon 03. Inaugurating Evil 04. Theriomorphic Pandaemonium 05. Dark Void 06. Lucifer Rising 07. Sacrament ...

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BELPHEGOR To Tour Europe With ARKHON INFAUSTUS, IN AETERNUM

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR will be teaming up with ARKHON INFAUSTUS (France) and IN AETERNUM (Sweden) for a two-and-a-half week European tour beginning on March 31, 2005. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. In other news, BELPHEGOR recently parted ways with drummer Torturer and replaced him with Nefastus from Germany, who has ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Album Release Pushed Back A Week

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have had the European release date of their fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult" (Napalm Records), pushed back a week to February 28, 2005. The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus", "The Goatreich - Fleshcult" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany and will be available in the ...

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BELPHEGOR Set Release Date For 'The Goatreich – Fleshcult'

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have set a February 21, 2005 European release date through Napalm Records for their fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult". The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany and will be available in the following formats: the regular CD, LP (limited to ...

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BELPHEGOR Name New Album

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have set "The Goatreich - Fleshcult" as the title of their fifth full-length album, tentatively due in March 2005 through Napalm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany. "Fleshcult" track listing: 01. The Cruzifixus – Anus Dei 02. Bleeding Salvation 03. ...

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HARKONIN: New Music Samples Posted Online

HARKONIN, the St. Louis, Missouri-based "blackened war metal" act featuring former EULOGY drummer Clayton Gore, have uploaded three preview track segments from their new album to be recorded "very soon." These are rehearsal tracks and should be listened to with that knowledge — no vocals, no production, etc.," the band write in a press release. ...

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NEMESEA: New Music Available For Download

Dutch female-fronted gothic metal band NEMESEA (Photo#1, Photo#2, Photo#3) have announced the final track listing for their debut album, "Mana", due on November 16 through Ebony Tears Records. "Mana" was recorded at Franky's Recording Kitchen and Studio Spitsbergen. The album's artwork was conceived by Caretaker Creations (AFTER FOREVER, EPICA). ...

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NEMESEA Set Release Date For Debut Album

Dutch female-fronted gothic metal band NEMESEA have set a November 16 release date through Ebony Tears Records for their debut album, now re-titled "Mana". A special CD-release party is scheduled for November 19 at Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. NEMESEA, who are fronted by 23-year-old Manda Ophuis (Photo#1, Photo#2,

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BELPHEGOR Prepare To Record New Album

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR will enter Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany on September 13 to begin recording their fifth full-length album, tentatively due in March 2005 through Napalm Records. "The three recording sessions will last 'till the 10th of November," the band write in a newsletter. "In [these] three months (Sept./Oct./Nov.) the group is ...

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