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ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO: More Tour Dates Announced

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the experimental band led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, have announced the following dates in August: Aug. 23 - Chicago, IL @ Martyr's Aug. 24 - Milwaukee, WI @ Shank Hall Aug. 25 - Cincinnati, OH @ Sudsy Malone's Aug. 26 - Cleveland, OH @ Nighttown Aug. 27 - Detroit, MI ...

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Coextinction - PLAYERS CLUB

Fans of pavement-scraping New York hatenoise along the lines of UNSANE and early HELMET should already be familiar with the liverish slice of rancid loud that is JJ PARADISE PLAYER'S CLUB. Put simply, if you buy FUDGE TUNNEL CDs out of the dollar bin to impress upon unwary friends, and if the words "produced by ...

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ARMANI DEATH MACHINE Complete Work On New EP

Atlanta, Georgia-based metallers ARMANI DEATH MACHINE have finished mixing their new four-song EP with Shawn Zuzek, who flew out from Los Angeles to produce the recording. The follow-up to the group's "Geared" full-length CD (2002) will feature the following track listing: 01. Sequence of Events 02. Concrete 03. Flatline 04. Get Right ARMANI DEATH MACHINE ...

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HORTUS ANIMAE: Release Date Set For 'The Blow Of Furious Winds'

Greece's Sleaszy Rider Records has set a September 12 European release date for the new album from HORTUS ANIMAE, the extreme experimental metal project of ANCIENT drummer Diego "GroM" Meraviglia. Entitled "The Blow of Furious Winds", the follow-up to the group's acclaimed 2003 debut, "Waltzing Mephisto", was recorded and mixed at Italy's Alpha-Omega Studios with ...

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NIGHTMARE Confirmed For France's VIBES IN PARIS FESTIVAL

French power metallers NIGHTMARE have been confirmed for the Vibes In Paris Festival, set to take place November 20 at La Loco in Paris, France. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are AFTER FOREVER, MAGICA, MALEDICTION and DORNFALL. As previously reported, NIGHTMARE have scheduled a CD-release party for their fifth album, "The Dominion Gate", ...

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REQUIEM AETERNAM To Play 10th Anniversary Show In New York City

Melodic black metal band REQUIEM AETERNAM, originally from Uruguay but currently based in New York, will mark their 10th anniversary by performing a special show in New York City in September. The group are also working on booking their first-ever U.S. tour. Exact cities and dates will be announced during the coming months. As previously ...

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TESTAMENT: Tacoma Photos Posted Online

TESTAMENT's original lineup — Chuck Billy (vocals), Eric Peterson (guitar), Alex Skolnick (guitar), Greg Christian (bass), and Louie Clemente (drums) — performed at the Old Shipwreck in Tacoma, WA on July 8. Check out pictures from AbrasiveRock.com. TESTAMENT recently completed a two-week European tour and made an appearance at the Louder Harder Faster ...

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NIGHTMARE Schedule 'The Dominion Gate' Release Party

French power metallers NIGHTMARE have announced a CD-release party for their fifth album, "The Dominion Gate", on Friday, September 9 at L’Art-scène in St. Martin D'Hères, France. "The Dominion Gate" is scheduled for release this fall via Regain Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Silent Room", "The Dominion Gate" was recorded at Soundsuite Studio with Norwegian ...

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TESTAMENT: More 'Reunion' Tour Dates Announced

TESTAMENT's original lineup — Chuck Billy (vocals), Eric Peterson (guitar), Alex Skolnick (guitar), Greg Christian (bass), and Louie Clemente (drums) — have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jul. 02 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre (w/ JUDAS PRIEST) Jul. 08 - Tacoma, WA @ Old Shipwreck Jul. 09 - San ...

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KYLESA Seek New Drummer

Savannah GA's crust-metal-punk hybrid KYLESA have parted ways with drummer Brandon Baltzley and are currently seeking a replacement. "We have plans to go to Europe in the fall and then do a U.S. tour after that," the band write on their web site. "We've got friends filling in so we're covered and everything is still ...

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Original TESTAMENT Lineup To Open FOR JUDAS PRIEST In California

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have been added to 107.7 The Bone's "Bone Bash VI" concert on Saturday, July 2 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. They will share the main stage with JUDAS PRIEST, QUEENSRŸCHE and CARBOARD VAMPYRES (featuring former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell and ex-THE CULT guitarist Billy ...

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THE ACCUSED: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Legendary splatter rockers THE ACCUSED have issued their first album in over ten years, entitled "Oh, Martha!" The new CD was recorded by Jack Endino at Scotty Crane's Soundhouse Studios in Seattle and was mastered by Scott Hull (PIG DESTROYER). "Oh, Martha!" features 16 new tracks by THE ACCUSED, plus the 20th anniversary re-recordings of ...

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TESTAMENT Schedule Tacoma Date

TESTAMENT's original lineup — Chuck Billy (vocals), Eric Peterson (guitar), Alex Skolnick (guitar), Greg Christian (bass), and Louie Clemente (drums) — have confirmed a show at the Shipwreck in Tacoma, Washington on July 8. The original TESTAMENT lineup will also headline the Thrash Against Cancer benefit on July 9 at The Pound SF outdoor amphitheatre ...

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REQUIEM AETERNAM Seek New Drummer

Melodic black metal band REQUIEM AETERNAM, originally from Uruguay but currently based in New York, are currently seeking a new drummer. All applicants must live in, or close to, New York City, and must be willing to travel and perform live. For more information, contact the band at [email protected] REQUIEM AETERNAM's latest album, "Philosopher", was ...

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RUSH Guitarist Breaks Silence On Legal Trouble

Embattled RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson sat down exclusively with MuchMoreMusic's Bill Welychka in Toronto recently to set the record straight, and speak for the first time about his alleged 2003 New Year's altercation in Florida — and the lawsuit he has now filed in response to the ordeal. Lifeson, along with his son Justin and ...

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SIEGES EVEN Finish Recording New Album

Reunited German progressive metallers SIEGES EVEN have finished recording their new album, "The Art of Navigating by the Stars", at the Black Solaris Studio in Frankfurt with producer Uwe Lulis. The mixing and mastering will be completed by the end of the month. "The Art of Navigating by the Stars" will contain only one track ...

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