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IMPALED: 'G.O.R.E.' Video Posted Online

Preceding their upcoming descent upon the shores of Europe, Oakland, California-based extreme metallers IMPALED have unleashed a new video onslaught. Culling from its latest album for Willowtip Records/Candlelight UK, "The Last Gasp", the band has self-produced a cinematic abortion for the song "G.O.R.E." "Heading to the Old World this summer for our second European tour, ...

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Reformed Texas Thrashers DEVASTATION To Record New Seven-Inch Single

Reactivated late '80s/early '90s Corpus Christi, Texas thrashers DEVASTATION are preparing for their first recording since 1991's "Idolatry" on Combat Records. The band will enter BMG Studios in San Antonio, Texas in August to lay down a limited-edition seven-inch single featuring the songs "Blood for Blood", "Where Time Stands Still" and a re-recording of the ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN: 'Continent' Release Date Set

Massachusetts' THE ACACIA STRAIN will release its fourth studio record, "Continent", on August 19 via Prosthetic Records. The CD was recorded at Planet Z studio with producer Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, MUNICIPAL WASTE) and features artwork by Paul Romano (MASTODON, THE RED CHORD, TRIVIUM), who previously worked with THE ACACIA STRAIN on 2006's "The Dead ...

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ANATHEMA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

British rockers ANATHEMA have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbhl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ANATHEMA ANIMA ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP AUTUMN BEHEMOTH BELOVED ENEMY ...

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EMIL BULLS Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German alternative metal/crossover band EMIL BULLS has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbhl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ANIMA ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP AUTUMN BEHEMOTH ...

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CULT OF LUNA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Swedish art-rock outfit CULT OF LUNA has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbhl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ANIMA ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP AUTUMN BEHEMOTH ...

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ONSLAUGHT European Tour 'Going Ahead As Planned'

Contrary to a statement that was released yesterday by Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE suggesting that the group's "Horns Up Festival Tour 2008" with headliners ONSLAUGHT alongside SUICIDAL ANGELS and EUFOBIA may have been cancelled again, ONSLAUGHT has reassured fans that the tour will go ahead (albeit presumably without CARNAL FORGE). Commented ONSLAUGHT: "There ...

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ONSLAUGHT, CARNAL FORGE, SUICIDAL ANGELS: European Tour Cancelled Again?

Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE have issued the following statement regarding their participation in the previously announced "Horns Up Festival Tour 2008" featuring headliners ONSLAUGHT alongside SUICIDAL ANGELS and EUFOBIA: "CARNAL FORGE was asked by the Romanian promoter Metal Masters Management today [May 1] not to board the flight to Budapest later this evening due to ...

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DARK AGE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Germany "modern melodic death metal" band DARK AGE has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbhl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ANIMA ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP ...

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HATCHET: New Songs Available For Streaming

Bay Area thrashers HATCHET have posted two songs off their upcoming debut album "Awaiting Evil" on their MySpace page. Go to this location to check out the tunes "Sealed Fate" and "Awaiting Evil". "Awaiting Evil" is due for release on May 30 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and May 26 (rest of Europe) via Metal ...

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HACKNEYED Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German death metal maniacs HACKNEYED have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbhl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ANIMA ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP AUTUMN BEHEMOTH BELOVED ...

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Former DRAGONFORCE Bass Player Joins COLDERA

UK bassist Adrian Lambert (BIOMECHANICAL, SON OF SCIENCE, ex-DRAGONFORCE) has joined new U.S.-based melodic speed metal band COLDERA. Commented Adrian: "I heard that Bill [Hudson, ex-CELLADOR] was putting a new melodic speed metal outfit together. We were chatting one day and he said that he couldn't find anyone Stateside who could really handle the bassist ...

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CARCASS Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Reactivated British extreme legends CARCASS 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: Friday, July 4: Main Stage: IN FLAMES IN EXTREMO CARCASS SIX FEET UNDER WINTERSUN OCTOBER FILE PENITENZIAGITE STAUB UND SCHATTEN Second Stage: CATAMENIA MACHINEMADE GOD ...

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HEMLOCK Explains Austin Cancellation

Drummer Steve Baca of the Las Vegas, Nevada-based metallers HEMLOCK has released the following statement: "Due to circumstances out of our control, HEMLOCK was forced to cancel their appearance with MINISTRY and MESHUGGAH [Tuesday night, April 15] in Austin, Texas. We are very sorry, but we had problems with our trailer, a bearing broke in ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Tour South America This Summer

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have issued the following update: "ONSLAUGHT are currently working on the final details for a South American tour provisionally due to kick off with two shows in Venezuela on August 27-28 and working its way through Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay, Argentina and Peru. Dates are being scheduled to run ...

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POWERTRIP: 'Emptiness' Video Posted Online

"Emptiness", the new video from the Swedish female-fronted alternative rock/metal band POWERTRIP, can be viewed below. Commented POWERTRIP bassist Peter Uvn: "I am really satisfied with the final result; the video is kick-ass! The song is all about feeling anger and frustration from being mentally abused and in the process you start feeling numb and ...

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ONSLAUGHT Issues Statement Regarding 'Postponed' European Tour

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have issued the following statement regarding the "postponement" of their "Horns Up" European tour with Sweden's CARNAL FORGE and Greece's SUICIDAL ANGELS (as BLABBERMOUTH.NET first reported yesterday): "Unfortunately due to poor management and organization from the persons involved in the booking of the 'Horns Up' tour, we have decided ...

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ONSLAUGHT, CARNAL FORGE: European Tour Cancelled?

According to the Italian concert promotion agency Black Dahlia, the previously announced European tour featuring reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT, Sweden's CARNAL FORGE and Greece's SUICIDAL ANGELS has been cancelled. The trek was scheduled to kick off on March 31 in Romania. ONSLAUGHT recently confirmed the departure of guitarist Alan Jordan. A replacement axeman ...

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Eidolon - DARK FORTRESS

While Germany's DARK FORTRESS has been ripping the corpse-painted faces off of black metal enthusiasts around the European scene since '94, it wasn't until signing to Century Media and subsequently releasing their breakthrough "Séance" in 2006 that the world stood up and took notice. Capitalizing on the momentum created by said release, DARK FORTRESS returns ...

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PAGANIZER, MASSACRE Members Join Forces In REVOLTING

REVOLTING is the name of a new band from Rogga Johansson (PAGANIZER, RIBSPREADER) which is dedicated to the absolute worship of late '80s death metal (CARNAGE, IMPETIGO) and horror/gore films from the 1980s! "With today's modern horror sucking beyond redemption and death metal being plagued by rap, emo, and fake boring 'brutality,' Rogga felt it ...

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THE STEVE GRIMMETT BAND Name Situation Clarified

THE STEVE GRIMMETT BAND, the new U.K.-based group led by former GRIM REAPER/ONSLAUGHT singer Steve Grimmett, has issued the following update: "We have had a number of enquiries regarding the live set and the advertising of different names to promote the band. This has caused confusion with fans who want us to clarify what material ...

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WARRIOR Reunites With Original Vocalist, Guitarist; Begins Work On New CD

The Los Angeles, California-based '80s classic heavy metal band WARRIOR has announced its reunion with original vocalist Parramore McCarty and guitarist Joe Floyd. The complete 2008 reunion WARRIOR lineup is as follows: Parramore McCarty (Vocals) Joe Floyd (Guitars) AC Alexander (Guitars) Rob Farr (Bass) Dave DuCey (Drums) WARRIOR is currently recording its fifth album at ...

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HEMLOCK: Another New Song Posted Online

Another new HEMLOCK track, entitled "No Time For Sorrow", has been posted on the group's MySpace page. The song is the title cut of the Las Vegas, Nevada-based metallers' upcoming album, which is scheduled for release on March 18 on Blind Prophecy Records. The CD was recorded with engineer Eddy Garcia (PISSING RAZORS). ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP AUTUMN BEHEMOTH BELOVED ENEMY BLOOD ...

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THE STEVE GRIMMETT BAND Confirmed For UK's Z ROCK 08 Festival

THE STEVE GRIMMETT BAND, the new U.K.-based group led by former GRIM REAPER/ONSLAUGHT singer Steve Grimmett, has been confirmed for the Z Rock 08 festival, set to take place May 16-17 at The Asylum, Hampton Street, Hockley, Birmingham, England. Steve last performed at Z Rock in 2004 with his previous band LIONSHEART. Commented Steve: "It's ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS: Video Interview Available

Vasilis Mazaris and Elena Mihailidou of Metalzone.gr recently conducted an interview with Themis from Greek old-school thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS. Themis spoke about the band's latest release, the experience of touring with great acts like ROTTING CHRIST and his feelings about the group's upcoming tour with ONSLAUGHT. He also talked about the difficulties the ...

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