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POISONBLACK To Support LACUNA COIL In Europe

POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring Ville Laihiala (vocals, guitar, formerly of SENTENCED), Janne Markus (guitar), Marco Sneck (keyboards), Antti Remes (bass) and Tarmo Kanerva (drums) — will support LACUNA COIL on their upcoming European tour, which is set to take place September-November. The details are as follows: Sep. 22 - (I) Treviso - New ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH's ERLANDSSON Announces Drum Clinics

CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Adrian Erlandsson has lined up the following drum clinics in September: Sep. 02 - Drum Central, Glasgow, UK (store opening and signing) Sep. 03 - Drum Central, Glasgow, UK (drumshow) Sep. 04 - Northern Drum Centre, Bradford, UK Sep. 05 - Newcastle Drum Centre, Newcastle, UK Sep. 06 - Nottingham Drum, ...

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NEGATIVE: New Single Available For Streaming

According to Roadrunner Records Germany, NEGATIVE's new single, "Planet of the Sun", has already been streamed more than 10,000 times from the band's official MySpace page. The song comes off the Finnish hard/glam rock band's upcoming third album, "Anorectic", due in Europe (except for Finland) on September 29. The CD will be issued ...

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H.I.M.: New Video Interview Posted Online

An eight-minute video interview with H.I.M. members Ville Valo (vocals) and Mige Amour (bass), conducted by MTV Europe this past weekend at the Roskilde Festival in Roskidle, Denmark, has been posted online at this location. In a recent interview with the free Texas weekly publication What's Up, Valo said that H.I.M. will record ...

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PROFANE OMEN: 'Beaten Into Submission' Track Listing Revealed

Finnish death 'n' roll band PROFANE OMEN have revealed the track listing for their debut abum, "Beaten into Submission", due in September via Dethrone Music. The CD was recorded over a three-week period at Hideaway and Villvox studios with producer Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW). "Beaten into Submission" track listing: 01. Intro 02. Adrenaline 03. Painbox 04. ...

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POISONBLACK Frontman Talks About Upcoming CD

POISONBLACK was founded by Ville Laihiala, the voice of the legendary, but now sadly defunct SENTENCED, the founders of melancholy-driven Finnish rock that had a string of No. 1 singles and gold albums in Finland. POISONBLACK, however, was never meant to be just a project. "I have my heart and soul in POISONBLACK," Laihiala stated ...

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POISONBLACK To Release New Single In Early August

POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring Ville Laihiala (vocals, guitar, formerly of SENTENCED), Janne Markus (guitar), Marco Sneck (keyboards), Antti Remes (bass) and Tarmo Kanerva (drums) — will release a new single and video, "Rush", in early August. The single's title cut will be backed by the non-album track "Poison I Crave". POISONBLACK have set ...

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NEGATIVE: European Release Date Announced For 'Anorectic'

Roadrunner Records Germany has set a September 29 release date for the third album from Finnish hard/glam rockers NEGATIVE, entitled "Anorectic". The CD will be issued in Finland on August 30. In other news, NEGATIVE have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jul. 23 - Köln, GER @ Amphi Festival (Tanzbrunnen) Aug. ...

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POISONBLACK Set Title For Sophomore Album

POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring Ville Laihiala (vocals, guitar, formerly of SENTENCED), Janne Markus (guitar), Marco Sneck (keyboards), Antti Remes (bass) and Tarmo Kanerva (drums) — have set "Lust Stained Despair" as the title of their long-awaited second album, due in the U.S. on August 22 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2003's ...

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POISONBLACK To Release New Album In August

The current lineup of POISONBLACKVille Laihiala (vocals, guitar, formerly of SENTENCED), Janne Markus (guitar), Marco Sneck (keyboards), Antti Remes (bass) and Tarmo Kanerva (drums) — will release their long-awaited second album on August 28 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Escapextacy" was recorded in part at Tonebox studio in Oulu, Finland ...

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NEGATIVE To Release 'Anorectic' In August

Finnish hard/glam rockers NEGATIVE have set "Anorectic" as the title of their third album, due on August 30. NEGATIVE's sophomore album, "Sweet & Deceitful", was released in Europe (excluding Scandinavia, Italy and Russia) via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2003's gold-certified (in Finland) "War of Love" featured a guest appearance by SENTENCED/POISONBLACK frontman Ville Laihiala ...

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H.I.M. To Begin Work On New Album This Summer

H.I.M. frontman Ville Valo has told the U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine that the Finnish goth metallers will begin work on their follow-up to "Dark Light" in the summer. "We're going to take some time off in July," explained Valo. "Then we'll work on a few demos. I've got ideas for melodies and riffs, but we'll decide ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: 'Thornography' Cover 'Banned' In The U.S.

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have posted the following message on their official web site: "The new CRADLE OF FILTH album cover for their forthcoming album 'Thornography' has been banned in the U.S. The record company [Roadrunner Records] have insisted on new artwork being produced, so the band are currently working on this and ...

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PROFANE OMEN: Web Single Available For Download

Finnish death'n'roll band PROFANE OMEN have uploaded a "web single," entitled "Rewind", at this location. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Beaten Into Submission", due later in the year via Dethrone Music. The CD was recorded over a three-week period at Hideaway and Villvox studios with producer Ville Sorvali (MOONSORROW). PROFANE ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Explains New Album Title

The following message was posted on CRADLE OF FILTH's official web site: "Seing as the title 'Thornography' for the new album was released without our knowledge a few days ago, CradleOfFilth.com asked the band direct for an exclusive explanation as to what it means." Commented frontman Dani Filth: "This title represents mankind's obsession with sin ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Release 'Thornography' In September

CRADLE OF FILTH have set "Thornography" as the title of their new album, due on September 19 via Roadrunner Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Libertina Grim", "Tonight in Flames", "Cemetery and Sundown", "I Am the Thorn", "The Byronic Man" (featuring guest vocals from H.I.M.'s Ville Valo) and "Temptation". The follow-up to ...

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POISONBLACK Commence Final Recording Sessions For Sophomore Album

The current lineup of POISONBLACKVille Laihiala (vocals, guitar, formerly of SENTENCED), Janne Markus (guitar), Marco Sneck (keyboards), Antti Remes (bass) and Tarmo Kanerva (drums) — entered the Tonebox studio in Oulu, Finland on April 11 to begin recording the final three songs for their sophomore album, tentatively late summer/early fall release via Century ...

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H.I.M. Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, May 8. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check ...

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