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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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Classic MANIAC BUTCHER Titles Re-Released Through NEGATIVE EXISTENCE

Negative Existence has officially re-released two MANIAC BUTCHER CDs, "Barbarians" and "Cerna Krev". "Barbarians" was originally released in 1995 and was the band's first full-length album. This LP established MANIAC BUTCHER's "no keyboards, no female vocals, only pure black metal storm" slogan, which defines the group's raw and aggressive sound. "Cerna Krev", MANIAC BUTCHER's fourth ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Frontman Comments On New Video, Upcoming Tour

One of the extreme metal genre's most talked about new bands, SUICIDE SILENCE will kick off a massive North American trek with NILE early next month. The month-long tour, which starts on March 8, also features THE FACELESS and WARBRINGER in the support slots. This will lead SUICIDE SILENCE into a run on the summer's ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS: Studio Footage Posted Online

HAIL OF BULLETS, the new band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX singer Martin Van Drunen and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen, has entered Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland to begin recording its debut album for a May release via Metal Blade Records. Warby has ...

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HEMLOCK: New Song Posted Online

A new HEMLOCK track, entitled "Red Sky Revolution", has been posted on the group's MySpace page. The song comes off the Las Vegas, Nevada-based metallers' upcoming album, "No Time For Sorrow", 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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EVERGREY, SIX FEET UNDER Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

EVERGREY and SIX FEET UNDER 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: ALESTORM APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BIOMECHANICAL BRAINSTORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS DEAD BEYOND BURIED DRONE ELUVEITIE EVERGREY FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GORILLA MONSOON HACRIDE ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT 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: ALESTORM APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY BEHEMOTH BIOMECHANICAL BRAINSTRORM CATAMENIA CELTIC FROST DARK FORTRESS DEAD BEYOND BURIED DRONE ELUVEITIE FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GORILLA MONSOON HATE HEAVEN SHALL ...

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THRASH ASSAULT 2 Final Running Order Announced

SABBAT, ONSLAUGHT and AT WAR are among the confirmed bands for the Thrash Assault 2 festival, set to take place February 23, 2008 in Würzburg, Germany at Soundpark-Ost (ex-Rockpalast). The final running order is as follows: 15:00 doors 16:00 - 16:30 NOCTURNAL 16:50 - 17:20 RUNAMOK 17:40 - 18:20 GAMA BOMB 18:40 - 19:25 DESASTER ...

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CEPHALECTOMY: 'The Igniting Tempest' Video Posted Online

Canadian death/grind metallers CEPHALECTOMY have posted their video for the song "The Igniting Tempest" on YouTube. Watch the clip below. The song was recorded to help promote the band's upcoming EP, "The Dream Cycle Mythos", a 23-minute long song which is being released this spring and will have an onslaught of guest vocalists. Originally formed ...

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AT WAR Confirmed For Germany's THRASH ATTACK II Festival

Reunited Virginia thrash metal legends AT WAR have been confirmed for the Thrash Attack II festival in Wuerzburg, Germany. The festival will take place February 23 at Soundbarp Ost and will feature additional performances from SABBAT, ONSLAUGHT, PROTECTOR, and other acts. In the mid-1980s AT WAR was unleashed on the metal scene, prompting Kerrang! magazine ...

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CARNAL FORGE: New Lineup Revealed, Audio Sample Available

Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE have confirmed that they have parted ways with Jari Kuusisto (rhythm guitar) and Jens C. Mortensen (vocals). "We are sorry not to have the guys on board anymore, and we wish them all the best for the future," the group writes in a statement. "We want to thank them for all ...

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POWERTRIP: 'Patriots' Video Posted Online

Swedish female-fronted alternative rock/metal band POWERTRIP (photo) last year recorded the official song for Swedish floorball team Patriots. Longtime Patriots fans, POWERTRIP tracked the cut live and members from the club and fanclub helped out with some serious kick-ass chanting! Commented POWERTRIP bassist Peter Uvén: "It's one heavy kick-ass song that will suit ...

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Former CONSTRUCDEAD Vocalist Joins CARNAL FORGE

Former CONSTRUCDEAD/current GODSIC frontman Peter Tuthill has issued the following update: "In November I got the opportunity to try out for the Swedish metal band CARNAL FORGE as singer! Having been a fan of their music since they released their debut, there was no hesitation from my part to try out. I went to Sala ...

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ONSLAUGHT Announces New Guitarist

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have confirmed the departure of guitarist Alan Jordan. A replacement axeman has already been recruited in the shape of "awesome new shredder" Andy Rosser-Davies. Commented ONSLAUGHT guitarist Nige Rockett: "Unfortunately, Al was unable to commit to any touring with the band as from late last year due to personal circumstances. Live ...

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ONSLAUGHT Guitarist ALAN JORDAN Quits

Guitarist Alan Jordan of the reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "It is with immediate effect that I will no longer be a part of ONSLAUGHT. I had the best part of three very happy years with the band and recorded what I considered to be a great album and ...

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Norway's INFERNO Festival: Complete Details Revealed

GORGOROTH and GOREFEST are among the newly announced bands for the Inferno metal festival, set to take place March 19-22, 2008 at the Rockefeller and John Dee venues in Oslo, Norway. The complete festival billing is as follows: Club Day - Wednesday, March 19: Garage: GALLHAMMER INSENSE Blå: SAHG KÄTHE KOLLWITZ John Dee: VREID IN ...

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HATCHET Seeks New Drummer

Bay Area thrashers HATCHET have issued the following update: "Due to personal and musical differences we have decided to part ways with our original drummer Slave. That being said, we are actively seeking a new permanent drummer to fill our lineup. We are looking for a talented, serious musician, who will be 100% dedicated to ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR have been confirmed for this year's instalment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place on June 27-28, 2008 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGE OF EVIL AGENT STEEL BREAKER CONTRACRASH ENSIFERUM FORBIDDEN GRAVE DIGGER GREAT WHITE HARDCORE SUPERSTAR JUDAS PRIEST KORPIKLAANI ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Germany's QUEENS OF METAL Festival

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Queens of Metal Open Air 2008 festival, set to take place June 19-21, 2008 in Kleinwenkheim, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DELIRIOUS DYING FETUS ELENSIS END OF GREEN FLESHCRAWL FLESHLESS GOREFEST GRAILKNIGHTS HATRED KNORKATOR KRWTH LENG TCH'E MORT ONSLAUGHT PERZONAL WAR ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have been confirmed as one of the headlining acts of next year's instalment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place on June 27-28, 2008 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGE OF EVIL AGENT STEEL BREAKER CONTRACRASH ENSIFERUM FORBIDDEN GRAVE DIGGER ...

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ONSLAUGHT Forced To Cancel Five Shows In Germany

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been forced to cancel the final five shows of their current German tour with EKTOMORF due to what they claim were "continuing breaches of contract" by the tour's organizers. ONSLAUGHT singer Sy Keeler says in a statement: "The organization behind the tour has again been nothing short of shambolic from ...

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