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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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ONSLAUGHT: Four Albums Released On Vinyl

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have issued the following update: "Due to popular demand, Back On Black Records have recently released four ONSLAUGHT albums on vinyl (colored) complete with gatefold sleeves. The albums available are: 'Killing Peace' [2007], 'Power From Hell' [1985], 'The Force' [1986] and one purely for the fans of the embryonic ONSLAUGHT, a ...

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ORPHANED LAND Pulls Out Of Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Israel's ORPHANED LAND has cancelled its appearance at this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbhl, Germany. Commented the band in a statement: "We are very sorry to announce the cancellation of our Summer Breeze festival show. It seems that we will not tour this summer and ...

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Reunited DEVASTATION Schedules First Show In 17 Years

Reactivated late '80s/early '90s Corpus Christi, Texas thrashers DEVASTATION will play their first live show in 17 years this Saturday, June 21 at the Meridian in Houston, Texas. The "Summer Monster Metal Showcase" event will be hosted by Mistress Juliya (former Fuse TV VJ). DEVASTATION played its last live show on August 8, 1991 at ...

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BLOODWORK Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

German death metalers BLOODWORK 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 A DEAD LAMENT ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ANATHEMA ANIMA ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP ...

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Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival; Trailer, Anthem Video Available

This year's Metalcamp festival is scheduled to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The official trailer for the event and the Metalcamp anthem video (performed by the Slovenia-based band PROSPECT) can be viewed below. Metalcamp festival billing: Friday, July 4: Main Stage: IN FLAMES IN EXTREMO CARCASS SIX FEET UNDER WINTERSUN OCTOBER FILE ...

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MARDUK Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Swedish black metallers MARDUK 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 HATE ...

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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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