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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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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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