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War Is Heavy Metal: Upcoming Documentary Focuses On Music As Inspiration For Battle

"VH1 News Presents: Soundtrack to War", premiering Wednesday, August 18 at 9:00 p.m. introduces, through personal testimonies, the young and talented men and women experiencing the hell of war, and using music as inspiration while bullets fly. Australian filmmaker George Gittoes bypassed U.S. military chaperones to gain unprecedented access to the soldiers on the frontlines ...

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Warkult - MALEVOLENT CREATION

The desire, enthusiasm and dedication of MALEVOLENT CREATION mastermind Phil Fasciana toward all things extreme metal cannot be faulted. After thirteen years of managing to squeeze albums out amidst label uncertainty and friction with assorted band members, it appears there might be some prolonged stability in the ranks. And how fitting it would be for ...

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TANK: New Album Track Listing Revealed

According to a posting on the TANK "This Means War" web site, TANK have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Sturmpanzer", tentatively due later in the year. The follow-up to 2002's "Still At War" (Zoom Club Records) will contain the following tracks: 01. Sturmpanzer 02. Baghdad City 03. Before The Eyes ...

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CANDLEMASS: Final Demo Recording To See Light Of Day

CANDLEMASS's final recording — a two-song demo containing the tracks "Witch" and "Born In A Tank" — will be included on a new collection of album reissues, tentatively due this fall. The demo, which was recorded in August 2003, just prior to last year's Popkomm music convention in Köln, Germany, was "[done] in [the] true ...

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TANK Frontman 'Feeling Much Better'

TANK bassist/vocalist Algy Ward is feeling "much better" than he did a few weeks ago and is currently taking a break on the coast of England after visiting the hospital for several check-ups following a tumor scare earlier in the year, according to a posting on the TANK "This Means War" web site. ...

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JOACIM CANS Has No Intention Of Leaving HAMMERFALL

HAMMEFALL singer Joacim Cans has posted the following message on his official web site: "Well, after traveling around Europe for 11 days, promoting [my solo] album ['Beyond the Gates'] in Finland, Denmark, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany and Holland, I am finally home to continue the promotion campaign with phoners. Springtime is in the air ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE To Enter Studio In April

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE mainman Josh Homme has told MTV.com that he will return to the studio in April with the remaining QUEENS members — guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen and drummer Joey Castillo — to work on the band's next album. "I gotta be honest," he said. "I knew this [split with bassist Nick ...

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TANK, GRIM REAPER To Play Florida METALFEST?

TANK and GRIM REAPER are among the bands rumored to be appearing at the Sun n' Steel I Metalfest on March 6-7, 2004 at Pinellas Park Expo Center in Pinellas Park, Florida. In other TANK-related news, the long-running U.K. rock legends have reportedly secured a new deal in the U.S. for the release of their ...

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USURPER Split With Singer, Vow To Carry On

Chicago death/thrash lords USURPER have officially parted ways with vocalist General Diabolical Slaughter. However, the band, who have no intentions of breaking up, will still go ahead with their previously announced performance at the "Holidays Of Horror Six" Festival (with the help of a "special guest vocals) on December 26, according to a posting on ...

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CANDLEMASS Finish Recording New Demo, Seek Record Deal

The reunited classic line-up of CANDLEMASS — vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats "Mappe" Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh — have completed work on a brand new two-song demo, which they are currently using to procure a record deal. The tracks "Witch" and "Born In A Tank" were recorded ...

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TANK Line Up London Gig

Long-running U.K. rock legends TANK will perform at The Cartoon Club in London on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Joining them on the bill will be CREPETUS. TANK, whose "Still At War" CD came out at the end of last year, have also lined up two dates in Greece later this month. ...

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TANK Announce Titles For Next Two Full-Length Albums

TANK's next studio album will be titled "Sturmpanzer", and the album after that is to be called "Retribution", according to a recent interview with mainman Algy Ward published in Japan's Burrn! magazine. TANK have just issued their first studio album in four years, "Still At War", through Zoom Club Records. A European tour is tentatively ...

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THE OSBOURNES To Appear On EMMY AWARDS Broadcast

The Osbourne family will be making a special appearance on this Sunday's NBC broadcast of the Emmy Awards at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT (hint: don't miss the opening) and will be presenting an award at the show, which acknowledges excellence in international television programming. Last Saturday, Sharon and Kelly were on hand for the Creative Arts ...

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NEUROTICA Split With SMACKDOWN RECORDS

NEUROTICA have parted ways with Smackdown Records less than three months following the release of their self-titled third full-length album through the WWE-affiliated label, NEUROTICA frontman Kelly Shaefer has confirmed via a posting on the band's official web site. "We are no longer on Smackdown Records," Shaefer wrote. "We must keep our momentum going coming ...

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TANK Set Release Date For "Still At War"

Long-running UK rock legends TANK are set to release their long-awaited new album, entitled Still At War, in Japan on August 7th through Spiritual Beast Records. The Japanese version of the album will reportedly include two bonus songs—an as-yet-undisclosed exclusive cut and an edited version of the title track. ...

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TANK To Issue New Studio Album In August

Long-running UK rock legends TANK are set to release their long-awaited new album, entitled Still At War, in Japan during August. A North American/European release will follow shortly after. The tentative track listing for Still At War is as follows: 01. Conspiracy Of Hate 02. The Blood's Still On Their Hands 03. Return Of The ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE Complete Work On "Affiliated With The Suffering"

Norway's BLOOD RED THRONE, featuring former EMPEROR / SATYRICON / EINHERJER bassist-turned-guitarist Tchort, have nearly completed work on their second full-length album, entitled Affiliated With The Suffering, at Dub Studios for an October 7th release through Hammerheart/The Plague Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. A Dream of Death 02. ...

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Ex-TYGERS OF PAN TANG Singer Sells NEAT RECORDS To SANCTUARY

Former TYGERS OF PAN TANG frontman Jess Cox, who has spent the last several years as MD of Neat Records (incorporating Neat Metal Records & Eldethorn Records) has sold the label to Sanctuary Records. He will, however, continue with his label Edgy Records with releases through the rest of the year. Upcoming titles include: BLITZKRIEG ...

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W.A.S.P. To Release "Dying For The World" On June 11th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: W.A.S.P. STRIKES BACK ON JUNE 11TH WITH "DYING FOR THE WORLD" ON SANCTUARY/METAL-IS RECORDS On June 11th, shock rock innovators W.A.S.P. will release their most inspired effort to date. On the heels of 2001's critically acclaimed Unholy Terror (heralded as an "…excuse to flay your carcass more ruthlessly than anyone else can…" ...

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SKINLAB's ESQUIVEL Recounts SOIL, HEADSTRONG Tour Shenanigans

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel recently commented on the shenanigans that took place on the final night of the group's US tour with SOIL and HEADSTRONG, which took place on Monday, April 1st in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Stated Esquivel, “it was April Fools day, so we had to start early with our fun stuff. First off, our ...

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Archive News Jun 15, 2001

A huge 'thumbs down' goes out to PANTERA drummer Vinnie Paul, who had the audacity—during a USA Today online chat that took place yesterday—to dismiss as 'fake' the controversial Phil Anselmo interview that was originally posted on the KNAC.com site last week, only to be taken down a couple of days later after the singer's ...

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Archive News Jun 02, 2001

All the shows for the upcoming Tattoo The Planet European tour—featuring PANTERA, SLAYER, CRADLE OF FILTH and STATIC-X—have been announced. The dates are as follows:

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Sept. 14 - Birmingham, UK @ NIA Academy

Sept. 15 - London, UK @ Wembley Arena

Sept. 16 - Glasgow, UK @ S.E.C.C.

Sept. 18 - Leuven, BEL @ ...

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Archive News Jun 01, 2001

SLAYER have finalized the track listing for their God Hates Us All opus, which is presently scheduled for a July 10th release through American/Sony Recordings. The songs set to appear on the final version are as follows:

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01. Darkness Of Christ

02. Disciple

03. God Send Death

04. New Faith

05. Bloodline

06. Threshold

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