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SAHG Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, have been confirmed for the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA BEHEMOTH BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS FINNTROLL HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLOWEEN ...

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HOUR OF 13 Releases Debut Album

Occult traditional heavy metal band HOUR OF 13 has released its self-titled debut album through Shadow Kingdom Records. This group features ex-VESTAL CLARET vocalist/lyricist Philip Swanson (UPWARDS OF ENDTIME, SEAMOUNT) and ex-SEVEN FOOT SPLEEN member Chad Davis (also of Neurot Records' U.S. CHRISTMAS and long-running American black metal bands ANU and DEMONCY) handling the guitar, ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: More 'Thornography Deluxe' Details Revealed

Roadrunner Records has set a February 5, 2008 release date for the MVI (Music Video Interactive) version of CRADLE OF FILTH's "Thornography Deluxe – Harder, Darker, Faster". This special edition will include the following: * The full "Thornography" album plus six all-new bonus tracks in incredible DVD-Audio and MP3 formats * Three music videos: "Temptation", ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: In Writing Mode

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have issued the following update: "The world tour for the 'Thornography' album, which last saw COF in Russia, Ukraine, UK, Romania, Slovakia and North America with GWAR is now complete. The band has now returned home to start writing for a new record over the dark months in the ...

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HIM: 'Bleed Well' Video Posted Online

"Bleed Well", the new video from the Finnish "love metallers" HIM, can be viewed below. The band filmed the live footage for the new clip at their Los Angeles shows on November 14 and November 15 at the Orpheum Theatre. The footage from the shows will also be used for HIM's upcoming live DVD, to ...

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CRIMINAL: Four New Songs Demoed

Anglo-Chilean thrash masters CRIMINAL are currently writing material for the follow-up to "Sicario", the band's critically acclaimed last album, which was released by Metal Blade Records in late 2005. The band's mainman Anton Reisenegger (formerly of the Chilean thrash legends PENTAGRAM) has issued the following update: "Last weekend was spent demoing four new songs. We ...

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SAHG To Support W.A.S.P. In Norway

SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, will support W.A.S.P. for two shows in Norway: in Bergen at SF on November 11, and in Oslo at Rockefeller on November 13. Also scheduled to appear is TRIOSPHERE. As previously reported, SAHG is currently putting the finishing ...

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PLANET GEMINI Releases New LP For Free

Long-standing underground doom metal band PLANET GEMINI has released its ninth studio album via the group's official web site. The LP, entitled "Cauldron of Fuzz V: Sometimes it Comes Back", consists of seven songs (six new original PLANET GEMINI tracks and one cover of a PENTAGRAM song) and clocks in at 43 minutes. "Cauldron of ...

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WITCHCRAFT: Live Video Posted Online

MetalKult.com has posted a new live video of Swedish doom rockers WITCHCRAFT playing "Witchcraft", from their 2004 debut of the same name. The video was shot on October 18, 2007, when WITCHCRAFT played the Luna Lounge in Brooklyn for the Kemado Records CMJ showcase. The heavy, neo-psychedelic band's latest record, "The Alchemist", was released on ...

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NAPALM DEATH In Latin America; Video Available

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has issued the following update: "Halfway through our Latin American tour and things have been going great! "We have been meeting some amazing people on this tour. All the people who have made the shows as good and smooth as can be. Max, our promoter down here in Latin America, ...

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SATYRICON To Perform At Norway's ALARMPRISEN

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will perform several songs at the opening of the Alarmprisen 2007 (Alarm Awards) on October 27 at Sentrum Scene in Oslo, Norway. The group's most recent album, "Now, Diabolical", has been nominated in the "Metal" category at the annual event along with the latest releases by DIMMU BORGIR ("In Sorte Diaboli"), ...

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SAHG: Photos From Recording Studio Posted Online

SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, are currently mixing their second album, which will be titled "Sahg II", with renowned producer and ex-ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano. Caggiano has recorded and produced a wide range of artists, from CRADLE OF FILTH to BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. "After ...

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PLANET GEMINI To Release Download-Only LP

Due to the many release date changes of the album "Wicked", long-running underground traditional doom metal band PLANET GEMINI will release a download-ony LP, "Cauldron of Fuzz V: Sometimes it Comes Back", on Halloween (October 31) at 8:00 p.m. via the group's official web site. According to PLANET GEMINI, "The album is basically going to ...

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HALLOWS EVE Bassist: 'I'm Not Dead Yet'

Reunited Atlanta-based thrashers HALLOWS EVE were forced to cancel their appearance at this coming weekend's Monsters Ball (Friday, October 12 at the Rock Room of the Sterling Hotel in Allentown, Pennsylvania and on Saturday, October 13 at Dingbatz in Clifton, New Jersey) after the group's bassist, Tommy Stewart, was diagnosed with a lower abdominal abscess. ...

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HALLOWS EVE: Illness Forces Concert Cancellations

Reunited Atlanta-based thrashers HALLOWS EVE have been forced to cancel their appearance at the Monsters Ball next weekend (Friday, October 12 at the Rock Room of the Sterling Hotel in Allentown, Pennsylvania and on Saturday, October 13 at Dingbatz in Clifton, New Jersey). Commented guitarist Doyle Bright: "Tommy Stewart [bass] is in the hospital tonight. ...

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WITCHCRAFT: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Swedish rock band WITCHCRAFT has announced a U.S. headlining tour in support of its highly anticipated new album, "The Alchemist". Referred to as "the coolest band in Sweden right now" by a popular UK monthly, WITCHCRAFT will kick off its U.S. tour on October 18 in New York City. "We’re looking forward to once again ...

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SATYRICON, TULUS Confirmed For Norway's INFERNO Festival

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON and TULUS have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Inferno metal festival, set to take place March 19-22, 2008 at the Rockefeller and John Dee venues in Oslo, Noway. Also scheduled to appear are veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION and controversial Swedish black metallers SHINING. The full lineup will be ...

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SAHG's New Album Being Mixed By Former ANTHRAX Guitarist

Renowned producer and ex-ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano is currently in the process of mixing the second album from SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE. Caggiano has recorded and produced a wide range of artists, from CRADLE OF FILTH to BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. "After hearing the ...

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SATYRICON: Video Interview With SATYR Available

A 10-minute video interview with SATYRICON frontman Satyr conducted on July 15, 2007 at the Exit festival in Novi Sad, Serbia by Thea (Teodora Bahun) of the TV show "Demo_NS" on RTV Panonija can be viewed below. Fan-filmed video footage of SATYRICON performing the song "The Pentagram Burns" at this year's Brutal Assault festival, which ...

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SAHG: Video Footage Of New Song Posted Online

Norwegian heavy rockers SAHG, who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, premiered a new song — "Ascent to Decadence" — from their upcoming album at the five-year-anniversary celebration/party for "Pyro", a Norwegian hard rock radio show, at Hulen in Bergen, Norway. Watch video footage of the performance below. SAHG recently ...

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HOUR OF 13 Signs With SHADOW KINGDOM RECORDS

Occult traditional heavy metal band HOUR OF 13 has signed with Shadow Kingdom Records. This group features ex-VESTAL CLARET vocalist/lyricist Philip Swanson (UPWARDS OF ENDTIME, SEAMOUNT) and ex-SEVEN FOOT SPLEEN member Chad Davis (also of Neurot Records' U.S. CHRISTMAS and long-running American black metal bands ANU and DEMONCY) handling the guitar, bass, drum and songwriting ...

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