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PRONG: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

PRONG has set "Power of the Damager" as the title of its new album, due on October 2 via MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgenson's 13th Planet Records label. The band — whose lineup consists of Tommy Victor (vocals, guitar), Monte Pittman (bass) and Aaron Rossi (drums) — recorded the new CD at Sonic Ranch studios in ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Signs With UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC

The members of ALTER BRIDGE have announced they have signed an agreement to release their next album on Universal Republic Records. This brand new album is scheduled to be released this fall. "We're very excited about beginning this chapter in our lives and career," commented Grammy Award-winning songwriter and guitarist Mark Tremonti. "Universal Republic is ...

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MERKABAH: New Album Samples Available

Québec-based metallers MERKABAH have posted four tracks from their forthcoming second album, "The Realm of All Secrets", at their MySpace page. The CD was recorded at the band's studio and mixed and mastered at SNB studios in Montréal. The band is now busy putting the finishing touches on the album and is seeking ...

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PRONG: Tentative Track Listing For New Album Revealed

PRONG has set the tentative track listing for its new album, tentatively due in October via MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgenson's 13th Planet Records label. The band — whose lineup consists of Tommy Victor (vocals, guitar), Monte Pittman (bass) and Aaron Rossi (drums) — recorded the new CD at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas. Check ...

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MERKABAH Completes Work On New Album

Québec-based metallers MERKABAH have completed work on their new album, "The Realm of All Secrets". The CD was recorded at the band's studio and mixed and mastered at SNB studios in Montréal. A fall release is epected. "The Realm of All Secrets" track listing: 01. At the Threshold 02. Prisoner of Fantasy 03. Life As ...

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MINISTRY Mainman Comments On Signing PRONG

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET first reported yesterday, PRONG has now confirmed that it has inked a deal with MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgenson's 13th Planet Records label for the release of the group's new album, tentatively due in October. The band — whose lineup consists of Tommy Victor (vocals, guitar), Monte Pittman (bass) and Aaron Rossi (drums) — ...

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PRONG Signs With MINISTRY Mainman's 13TH PLANET RECORDS

PRONG has inked a deal with MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgenson's 13th Planet Records label for the release of the group's new album, tentatively due later in the year. The group — whose lineup consists of Tommy Victor (vocals, guitar), Monte Pittman (bass) and Aaron Rossi (drums) — is currenty recording the new CD at Sonic ...

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SANCTITY Involved In U.K. Van Crash; Photos Available

While touring the U.K. supporting TRIVIUM, Asheville, North Carolina-based classic metal quartet SANCTITY was involved in an accident last night (Tuesday, April 17) in Nottingham, England when a taxi hit the band's van, driving them into a brick wall. Thankfully, no one was injured, just a few bumps and bruises. The band is hitching a ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Litigation Results In Contempt Order, Judgment Payment

Experience Hendrix, L.L.C., the Hendrix family music company which owns and administers the Jimi Hendrix music rights, has issued the following press release: Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. recently obtained a stipulated court order of almost $900,000 against music entrepreneur Ed Chalpin. The payment to Experience Hendrix was the culmination of a 2006 lawsuit commenced in New ...

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Former BIOHAZARD Frontman Launches THE SPYDERZ

AVN.com reports that former BIOHAZARD frontman Evan Seinfeld is headed into Pye Studios to record demos with his new band, THE SPYDERZ. Formerly known as WHITE LINE FEVER, the band made its live debut March 11 opening for BUCKCHERRY at the Crazy Donkey in Farmingdale, NY. [Check out a photo of THE SPYDERZ ...

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SANCTITY Films 'Beneath The Machine' Video

Asheville, North Carolina-based classic metal quartet SANCTITY filmed a video this past weekend for the song "Beneath the Machine" with director Ramon B. (who also helmed the band's "Zeppo" video). Pictures from the video set taken by photographer Michael Gordon are available for viewing at this location. SANCTITY has finalized the track listing ...

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CKY Signs With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Roadrunner Records has announced the worldwide signing of genre-defying rock outfit CKY. Formed in Pennsylvania in 1998 by Deron Miller (vocals/guitars), Chad I Ginsburg (guitars/vocals) and Jess Margera (drums), CKY's debut album "Vol. 1" surfaced in 1999 on the indie label Volcom Entertainment, and was eventually picked up by Island Def Jam in 2001. The ...

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SANCTITY: Van Theft Forces Milwaukee Concert Cancellation

Asheville, North Carolina-based classic metal quartet SANCTITY was forced to miss last night's (Dec. 2) concert at The Eagles club in Milwaukee with CHILDREN OF BODOM, AMON AMARTH and GOJIRA after the group's van was stolen, a representative for the group's record label, Roadrunner Records, has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. It is not presently clear if ...

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SANCTITY: New Album Title Announced

Asheville, NC classic metal quartet SANCTITY has set "Road to Bloodshed" as the title of its new album, due in early 2007 via Roadrunner Records. The group formed in 2000 and is comprised of Jared MacEachern (vocals, rhythm guitar), Zeff Childress (lead guitar), Billy Moody (bass) and Jeremy London (drums). SANCTITY was signed by longtime ...

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GODSMACK: Next Video To Be Directed By 'Bronx Tale' Star?

Launch Radio Networks reports: GODSMACK plans to shoot a video for its new single, "The Enemy", and might enlist veteran actor Chazz Palminteri to direct it. GODSMACK singer Sully Erna told Launch how he got the star of "The Usual Suspects" and "A Bronx Tale" to consider making his debut as a music video director. ...

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NOCTURNE Schedules First Show In Over A Year

Industrial-metal rockers NOCTURNE have just confirmed their first show in over a year, scheduled for November 11 at the Whisky in Hollywood. Joining NOCTURNE's Lacey Conner (vocalist) and Chris Telkes (guitar) for this exclusive performance is Sin from REVOLTING COCKS on bass and Adrian from POWERMAN 5000 on drums. XEO3 are slotted as the headlining ...

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DAATH Sign To ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Roadrunner Records has announced the signing of Atlanta-based extreme metal band DAATH. DAATH (pronounced like "Goth," but with a "D") were signed by longtime Roadrunner A&R man Monte Conner. Says Conner: "DAATH fuses elements of cutting-edge death and black metal with expansive orchestral and electronic themes. I haven't signed a death metal band since the ...

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VANDEN PLAS: New Album Delayed

German progressive metallers VANDEN PLAS have issued the following update via their official web site: "The release date of the new VANDEN PLAS album had to be pushed back a little due to a delay of the final mix. 'Christ 0' will be in stores at the end of April. The concept of the album ...

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