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SUICIDAL ANGELS: 'Live Domination' DVD Coming In November

Greek old-school thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS have struck up a deal with OSM Records for the release of their new DVD, "Live Domination". The disc, which was filmed in May 2008 concert in Athens, will be made available sometime in November. According to the band, "the DVD will feature the whole show and 100% live sound. ...

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ONSLAUGHT: UK Dates Announced

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have scheduled the following UK dates: Nov. 01 - Gloucester, UK - Brunswick (free entry) Nov. 14 - Birmingham, UK - Asylum Nov. 15 - Nuneaton, UK - Queens Hall Nov. 21 - Swansea, UK - Sin City Nov. 22 - Leeds, UK - Damnation Festival Nov. 28 - Kingston, UK ...

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ONSLAUGHT: Italian Tour Dates Announced

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT will embark on a six-date Italian tour in October. Commented the band: "We can't wait to return to to your awesome country once again. It's gonna be a blast to spend 6 days with our many Italian friends, drink some beers, snap some necks and cause some thrash metal chaos." The ...

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AVALANCHE: Another New Song Posted Online

AVALANCHE, the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), has posted another new song, "Enter the Maze", on the band's MySpace page. IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers and EVERGREY keyboardist Rickard Zander are ...

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OATH TO VANQUISH Issues Second Album Update

Lebanese extreme metallers OATH TO VANQUISH are putting the finishing touches on the material for their second full-length record entitled "The Ruinous Fate of the Blind". According to guitarist/vocalist Elias van Quish, "This new album focuses on the inevitable aftermath of unyielding undisputed faith in dogma of human manufacture." Songtitles set to appear on the ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS To Release 'Live Domination' DVD

Greek old-school thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS filmed their May 2008 concert in Athens for an upcoming DVD titled "Live Domination". According to the band, "the DVD will feature the whole show and 100% live sound. No overdubs whatsoever! It will also feature our two video clips off 'Eternal Domination' and a full band biography. "Though we ...

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HYDROGYN Performs On REAL MAGIC TV; Video Available

Ashland, Kentucky-based rockers HYDROGYN have issued the following update: "The band just finished the first leg of the Deadly Passions North America tour in great fashion. HYDROGYN co-headlined a show with area mates BOBAFLEX on Sunday, August 31 for the Make a Wish Foundation in Grayson, Kentucky. That show ended a month-long campaign of a ...

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CATHEDRAL Confirmed For UK's DAMNATION FESTIVAL

UK doom legends have been confirmed for the Damnation Festival 2008, set to take place Saturday, November 22 at England's Leeds University. Also newly added are progressive metallers DEVIL SOLD HIS SOUL and THE MIRIMAR DISASTER. According the organizers, this year's festival has been expanded to a full three-stage, 3,500-capacity event. Rock Sound ...

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DISCHARGE Confirmed For Portugal's CAOS EMERGENTE Festival

UK punk legends DISCHARGE have been confirmed for this year's Caos Emergente festival, set to take place September 12-14 in Recarei, Porto, Portugal. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BELPHEGOR BETWEEN THE FROST BIOMECHANICAL CONFRONT HATE DESIRE GRAVE GROG HORNA LUX FERRE MOLESTIA MOONFOG NASHGUL NILE ONSLAUGHT OBLIQUE RAIN PAINSTRUCK ...

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HELSTAR: New Album Preview Available

Texas metal legends HELSTAR have posted a three-song preview — "Pain Will Be Thy Name", "When Empires Fall", and "Wicked Disposition" — from their new CD, "The King of Hell", in the "Media" section of their official web site. "The King of Hell" will be released in Europe on September 26, 2008 on ...

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ONSLAUGHT, BENEDICTION Confirmed For UK's DAMNATION FESTIVAL

UK thrash titans ONSLAUGHT and death metal legends BENEDICTION have been confirmed for the Damnation Festival 2008, set to take place Saturday, November 22 at England's Leeds University. According the organizers, this year's festival has been expanded to a full three-stage, 3,500-capacity event. Rock Sound magazine will sponsor the third stage with rising post-metal talent ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Portugal's CAOS EMERGENTE Festival

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for this year's Caos Emergente festival, set to take place September 12-14 in Recarei, Porto, Portugal. Commented the band: "It's great news and very important for us to land a slot on this cool festival as we were so disappointed when the Lagoa Burning Live festival in Portugal ...

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AVALANCHE: Another Song Posted Online

AVALANCHE, the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), has posted a third song, "Director's Cut", on the band's MySpace page. IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers and EVERGREY keyboardist Rickard Zander are among ...

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The Ruiner - MADE OUT OF BABIES

Having not heard either of MADE OUT OF BABIES' previous two releases, I went into "The Ruiner" completely cold and perhaps a bit naïve. Between the head-scratching cover that proudly displays a hefty pair of Neanderthal breasts and the fact that the band is a part of The End Records' eclectically diverse roster, I didn't ...

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LAZARUS A.D. Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Kenosha, Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D. Originally known simply as LAZARUS, the band has been pummeling audiences with their brand of modern thrash since the spring of 2005. Have no doubts that LAZARUS A.D. is a thrash band, but merely in attitude as their sound is no simple throwback ...

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IN FLAMES, EVERGREY Members To Guest On AVALANCHE Album

AVALANCHE, the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), has announced that IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers and EVERGREY keyboardist Rickard Zander will make guest appearances on the upcoming AVALANCHE album, tentatively due in early ...

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ONSLAUGHT Writing New Material

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have issued the following update: "Just to let you all know, ONSLAUGHT will now begin work on writing the follow-up album to last year's thrash assault 'Killing Peace'. First track was written and completed early last year, but now over the next few months we will forge ahead to write the ...

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ONSLAUGHT Issues METALCAMP Recap

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have issued the following update: "Another new country for ONSLAUGHT and yet another great festival, Slovenia's Metalcamp! "We had the pleasure to visit Slovenia a little while back and have always wanted to return there as it is such a beautiful place to spend some time. So we were all real ...

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LUNA MORTIS Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

LUNA MORTIS, the Madison, Wisconsin-based, female-fronted five-piece metal band formerly known as THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE, is strongly rumored to have inked a deal with Century Media Records. An official press release announcing the signing is expected soon. According to the group's official bio, LUNA MORTIS "combine elements from multiple genres of metal to create a ...

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Assassins: Black Meddle Part 1 - NACHTMYSTIUM

Ever since NACHTMYSTIUM released the groundbreaking (hell, Earth-shattering) "Instinct: Decay", founder Blake Judd has made it very apparent that he and his band most certainly do not want to be labeled as black metal. While they never really turned their backs to the influences of BURZUM and DARKTHRONE, the strong element of psychedelica involved on ...

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Feed The Beast - BONDED BY BLOOD

In case you haven't noticed, the thrash resurgence is in full effect. Though they were in diapers (if even born) when the onslaught of aggression heard on classics like "Kill 'Em All", "Show No Mercy", "Pleasure To Kill" or even "Forbidden Evil" turned the metal world on its collective ear, a new generation of bangers ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS Working On New Material

Greek old-school thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS have issued the following update: "We gladly inform you that SUICIDAL ANGELS are spending their time rehearsing new songs for their second full-length album, due in 2009. So far we have five songs ready and they mean serious thrash business! The new record will feature fast and aggressive thrash tunes ...

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ONSLAUGHT Issues BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival Recap

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have issued the following update: "What another awesome weekend we've had in Germany at Bang Your Head!!! festival... Huge crowd, great weather and two days of pure fuckin metal! We hit the stage at just after midday on Saturday, which was by far the heavier day of the two, with JUDAS ...

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