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NEUROSIS To Enter Studio In December

Long-running Oakland, California-based band NEUROSIS will enter the studio in December to record their next album. Once again they will be returning to Electrical Audio in Chicago with engineer Steve Albini. "The sounds emanating from the rehearsal room are frighteningly strange and not very nice," reads a posting on the group's web site. In other ...

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SINISTER: 'Prophecies Denied' DVD Track Listing Revealed

Dutch death metallers SINISTER shot their first-ever live DVD with seven cameras on August 24 at the Stodola Club in Warsaw, Poland. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro 1 02. Bleeding towards the Wendigo 03. Epoch of Denial 04. The Grey Massacre 05. Sadistic Intent 06. Into the Forgotten 07. Men Down 08. ...

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DESPISED ICON Prepare For MONSTERS OF MAYHEM Tour

On September 1, the Montreal-based deathcore six-piece DESPISED ICON will embark on the massive Monsters of Mayhem tour, which features HATEBREED, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, NAPALM DEATH, EXODUS and FIRST BLOOD. This is the group's sixth tour in support of their highly acclaimed album, "The Healing Process", which is a relentless slab of sheer aggression ...

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Reunited SOLSTICE Begins Work On New Material

South Florida death thrashers SOLSTICE have reunited and are working on new material. The lineup is the same one from the second album, "Pray" (1995), which is as follows: Alex Marquez (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION, DEMOLITION HAMMER, DISINCARNATE) - Drums Dennis Munoz - guitar Garret Scott - bass Christian Rudes - guitar, vocals According to the band, ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Keyboardist Announces HOOKERS 'N' BLOW Tour Dates

GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed will be taking his ultra-fun side project HOOKERS 'N' BLOW (a.k.a. HOLLYWOOD BULLDOZER) out for a two-week tour starting on August 25 in New Orleans, Louisiana and ending on September 9 in Hollywood, California for the band's first Los Angeles performance in over three years. Past members of HOOKERS ...

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EUFOBIA Completes Work On 'Rain Of Snails' Video

Bulgarian death metal band EUFOBIA has completed work on its video for the song "Rain of Snails" with director Maxim Alex (Planet Art studio). The clip will be available for free download in the middle of September from the band's official web site. EUFOBIA's debut album, "Cup of Mud", was released last December ...

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BLOTTED SCIENCE Parts Ways With Drummer DEREK RODDY; Replacement Announced

BLOTTED SCIENCE, the instrumental extreme metal project led by guitarist Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK) and bassist Alex Webster (CANNIBAL CORPSE), has parted ways with drummer Derek Roddy (ex-HATE ETERNAL, NILE) who replaced original skinsman Chris Adler (LAMB OF GOD) only months ago. Taking Roddy's place is highly touted New Jersey native Charlie Zeleny of ...

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TRIVIUM: 'The Mark Of Perseverance' Biography Due In September

Independent Music Press has set a September 7, 2006 publication date for Joe Shooman's unauthorized TRIVIUM biography, entitled "Trivium: The Mark of Perseverance". The following description of the book was provided by the author: "The remarkable story of TRIVIUM is one of struggle, persistence, setbacks and eventual stellar success: from humble beginnings in dank cellars, ...

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LUNARMILE: New Video Available

LUNARMILE, the British band featuring frontwoman Toni-Marie Iommi (daughter of BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi) and bassist Alex Hill (son of JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill), was filmed earlier this year performing its track "Don't Listen" at Madhouse Studios in Birmingham. This track was written in early 2005 and has been a live favorite since ...

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BLOOD TSUNAMI Signs With NOCTURNAL ART/CANDLELIGHT

BLOOD TSUNAMI, the Oslo, Norway-based thrash metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust; SCUM, ABORYM, ex-EMPEROR), has signed a three-album deal with Nocturnal Art Productions/Candlelight Records. The group will enter Lion Heart Studios in Oslo in September with engineer Øivind Voldmo Larsen to begin recording its debut album, tentatively titled "Thrash Metal", for ...

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MYSTIC CIRCLE To Tour Europe With ROTTING CHRIST, CARPATHIAN FOREST

German "dark Satanic metal" band MYSTIC CIRCLE will team up with ROTTING CHRIST and CARPATHIAN FOREST for a European tour beginning right after "The Domination Tour 2007" (featuring ROTTING CHRIST, CARPATHIAN FOREST, MALEVOLENT CREATION, INCANTATION and NEURAXIS) concludes next spring. As previously reported, MYSTIC CIRCLE have been confirmed for the Trash Til Death festival, set ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Guests On DACIA & THE WMD Debut: Audio Available

MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister has recorded a duet with Dacia Bridges on a song called "Losing You", which appears on the upcoming self-titled debut album from DACIA & THE WMD. DACIA & THE WMD features Dacia Bridges (ex-TAPE) alongside former FARMER BOYS musicians Alex Scholpp and Ralf Botzenhart. The album was produced by ex-SKUNK ANANSIE ...

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CHEMICAL VOMIT Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

Birmingham, England grindcore/noise band CHEMICAL VOMIT has parted ways with drummer Alex "Godamiam" Mason. The band, who recently announced that their debut album will include a guest appearance on one or two tracks from BAL-SAGOTH keyboard player Jonny Maulding, is currently seeking a replacement from the West Midlands, England area. Formed in 2005 with a ...

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SINISTER Announce DVD Title

Dutch death metallers SINISTER have set "Prophecies Denied" as the title of their upcoming live DVD, which they plan on filming at their August 24, 2006 performance in Warsaw, Poland. The DVD will be released at a later date via Metal Mind Production. Also appearing on the bill will be OBITUARY, GRAVE and CATAMENIA, all ...

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MYSTIC CIRCLE Announces Dates With ENDSTILLE

German "dark Satanic metal" band MYSTIC CIRCLE will play two co-headlining shows with German black metallers ENDSTILLE: October 27 at the Hellraiser club in Leipzig, Germany and October 28 at the Klub-Progresja in Warsaw, Poland. As previously reported, MYSTIC CIRCLE have been confirmed for the Trash Til Death festival, set to take place August 26 ...

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