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VIPER To Guest On Brazilian TV Show

Brazillian metallers VIPER will appear on the Brazilian TV show "Combo Fala + Joga" this Wednesday, September 19 at 21:30 (local time) on the Play TV channel. The program is an interview-based show with the guests playing video games while they talk. VIPER recently parted ways with guitarist Val Santos. According to a posting on ...

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VIPER Parts Ways With Guitarist

Brazillian metallers VIPER have parted ways with guitarist Val Santos. According to a posting on the group's web site, Val's "departure was due to professional differences and his wish to stop touring and work as a music producer. The band goes on promoting the new album, 'All My Life', and rehearsing for the Brazilian tour, ...

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JACK FROST, THE PROPHECY Confirmed For DOOM OVER VIENNA Festival

Austrian doomsters JACK FROST and Yorkshire doom-death metallers THE PROPHECY have been confirmed for the Doom Over Vienna festival, set to take place October 20 at the Viper Room in Vienna, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: JACK FROST THE PROPHECY IN AGE AND SADNESS KISSING DISEASE LOW FELLOW For more information, ...

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CODE Joined by Former CRADLE OF FILTH Drummer

British/Norwegian black metal project CODE, featuring new vocalist Simen Hestnaes (a.k.a. ICS Vortex; DIMMU BORGIR, ex-ARCTURUS), bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG) and guitarist/songwriter Aort, has recruited a new drummer — Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH) will feature on the band's next album and will also perform live with the band. ...

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EMERALD: New Album Artwork Revealed

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Hymns to Steel", due on September 21 through Pure Steel Records. It is as follows: 01. Preparing For Battle (intro) 02. Hymn To Steel 03. Revenge 04. Empire Of Lies 05. My Way 06. Blind Mass 07. Will You Ever Return 08. ...

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HORNA: New Album, Mini-Album, Split 7" And European Tour

In early September, Debemur Morti Productions will release a split 7" EP featuring one track each from Finnish horde HORNA and French act PESTE NOIRE. Furthermore, a mini-CD, titled "Pimeyden Hehku", containing the very latest HORNA recordings, will also be made available. Both these releases will first be attainable on the imminent HORNA tour across ...

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BRUTAL TRUTH Prepares For OBSCENE EXTREME Festival

Recently reunited seminal grindcore/extreme metal outfit BRUTAL TRUTH played three festival shows the last weekend of June: Hellfest in France, Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium and Trashfest in Holland. The band says, "All three shows were amazing!! We were blown away by both the turnout and the response of the crowds and the enormous crazy ...

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AGENT STEEL, VICIOUS RUMORS: More European Dates Announced

California-based metallers AGENT STEEL will team up with VICIOUS RUMORS and AFTER ALL for a European tour in the fall. The dates are as follows: Sep. 04 - Dortmund, Germany - Tarantula Sep. 05 - Frankfurt, Germany - Nachtleben Sep. 06 - Weert, Netherlands - De Bosuil Sep. 07 - Eeklo, Belgium - Meetjeslands Metalfest ...

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CODE Signs To TABU RECORDINGS

British/Norwegian black metal project CODE, featuring new vocalist Simen Hestnaes (a.k.a. ICS Vortex; DIMMU BORGIR, ex-ARCTURUS), has signed to Tabu Recordings. Hestnaes, bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik; DHG), guitarist and songwriter Aort, and new drummer Asgeir Mickelson (SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR) will enter the studio before the end of 2007 to record their second album, tentatively ...

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ANVIL To Play Toronto Before Embarking On European Tour

Legendary Canadian metal band ANVIL will play a "warm-up" show in Toronto, Ontario prior to embarking on its European tour in August/September 2007. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Aug. 04 - Metal Bar - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Aug. 25 - The Underworld - London, UK Aug. 26 - Astor Theatre - Deal, UK ...

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EMERALD To Appear On ANGEL WITCH Tribute Album

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD have issued the following update: "EMERALD are working currently on a song for the upcoming ANGEL WITCH tribute album that will be released through the Unbroken Metal label. EMERALD will record 'Dr. Phibes/Dreamworld' and appear on this fantastic tribute next to great bands like DESTRUCTOR, CRYSTAL VIPER, CUSTARD, DAWN OF WINTER ...

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EVERYDAY ENEMY: New Recordings Posted Online

Southern California upstarts EVERYDAY ENEMY have just completed work on new recordings with Geza X, producer for a number of early and influential Los Angeles punk bands, including the DEAD KENNEDYS, THE GERMS, BLACK FLAG and THE AVENGERS. Three songs from the sessions, which took place at Geza X's Malibu recording studios, can be heard ...

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DRAGONIGHT AGENCY Launches YouTube Channel

The Poland-based promotion/management agency Dragonight has launched its official YouTube video channel. The channel already features video clips from current Dragonight artists and friends such as AXEMASTER, MP, MANINNYA BLADE, NOISEHUNTER, BOOMERANG and many more. Except that the Dragonight video channel is linked to more than 150 video clips of '80s artists such as HEAVY ...

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SUPERCHRIST Debuts New Lineup, Schedules Album Release

American metal derelicts SUPERCHRIST have unveiled their new lineup, featuring guitarist Eddie Winter and drummer Ian Viper alongside longtime bassist/vocalist Chris Black. The trio made its debut on May 4, 2007, in Cleveland. "Having now gone through a couple of gigs together, I can now say that this is the heaviest and tightest that the ...

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GIRLSCHOOL, BLAZE BAYLEY Confirmed For U.K.'s ROCK OF AGES FEST

GIRLSCHOOL and BLAZE BAYLEY (the namesake band of the former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer) have been confirmed for the Rock of Ages Fest, set to take place September 8-9 at The Palace in Tamworth, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: GIRLSCHOOL BLAZE BAYLEY DANTE FOX STAIRWAY SATIN DOLLS SACRED HEART FIORI JACK VIPER ...

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MANILLA ROAD Tribute Album Due This Month

Germany's Solemnity Music will release the first official tribute to MANILLA ROAD, entitled "The Riddle Masters", on double CD next weekend (April 14) to coincide with the Keep It True festival. The brilliant cover artwork was created by Jowita Kaminska. "The Riddle Masters" track listing: CD 1: 01. ROSAE CRUCIS - The Fires ...

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ARMORED SAINT Schedules California Concert

Legendary California metallers ARMORED SAINT will play at Viper Room in Hollywood on May 19. This will be a warm-up gig for the band's appearance at this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, which will be held May 25-27 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Other bands scheduled to perform at the Rock Hard Festival include AMON ...

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ANGRA, KORZUS, VIPER Members To Take Part In 'Stay Heavy Metal Stars' Concert

Members of ANGRA, TORTURE SQUAD, KORZUS, TUATHA DE DANANN, VIPER, DR. SIN, ANCESTTRAL, SHADOWSIDE, KING BIRD, MONSTER, GENOCIDIO, THREAT, HENCEFORTH, ANDRALLS, SUNSETH MIDNIGHT, MINDFLOW, KRUSADER, HARD ROCKET and SCARS will take part in the second annual "Stay Heavy Metal Stars", a concert featuring some of the most prominent Brazilian heavy metal musicians performing heavy metal ...

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