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NONEXIST Hard At Work On Sophomore CD

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band featuring former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva and ANDROMEDA guitarist Johan Reinholdz, are writing material for their second full-length record, tentatively due before the end of the year. The follow-up to last year's "Deus Deceptor" will be recorded in part at Reinholdz' personal studio, Multipass Studios, in Höör, Sweden, where ...

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SEPULTURA To Ink North American Deal With NO NAME

SEPULTURA are on the verge of signing a North American deal with No Name/Elektra Records, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. The group, who kicked off a two-week European tour Saturday night (March 29) in London, England, will issue their new studio CD, "Roorback", in late spring/early summer. The follow-up to 2001's "Nation", which was recorded and ...

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SUPERFIX: Working Hard To Live Up To Fans' Expectations

SUPERFIX — the Los Angeles-based act featuring former DRAIN STH members Martina Axen (vocals) and Anna Kjellberg (bass), alongside ex-SINISSTAR guitarist China and drummer/programmer Sid Riggs — are holed up in their Hollywood rehearsal studio writing and demoing material for the group's long-awaited debut album, due in late 2003/early 2004. Among the new songs the ...

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DEMON Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003 Festival

British NWOBHM legends DEMON are the latest act to have been confirmed for the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER WHITESNAKE SEPULTURA YES JETHRO TULL BLIND GUARDIAN MASTERPLAN QUEENSRŸCHE TALISMAN ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Make Live Debut With New Lineup

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, the band featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, performed their first live show with their new lineup at Rockstugan in Halmstad, Sweden Friday night (March 21). According to the group's official web site, "the BEGGARS delivered a full heavy set performing both new and old songs ...

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TAD MOROSE, FALCONER, DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003

TAD MOROSE, FALCONER, DRAGONFORCE, FAIRYLAND and ARCH NEMESIS are the latest acts to have been confirmed for the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER WHITESNAKE SEPULTURA YES JETHRO TULL BLIND ...

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SOULFLY's CAVALERA Appreciates U.S. Troops' Efforts In Iraq

SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera, currently on the road in Europe to promote the band's "3" CD, has seen Europe's reaction to the world's events, and has also run into some of America's armed forces along the way. "We saw many things like the Militar...Presence de Militar (military) in places like the Vatican that we visited ...

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MARBLE ARCH To Perform On Swedish Radio

Swedish atmospheric metal/gothic rock act MARBLE ARCH (formerly EVERCRY) will perform live on Swedish radio channel Rockklassiker 106.7 FM's "Morronrock" show on Thursday, April 24. In other news, the band will appear at Kafé 44 in Stockholm on April 24 and at Hard Rock Café in Stockholm on Friday, April 25. The Hard Rock Cafe ...

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ROCKDETECTOR Database: Metal Divas Wanted!

Rockdetector, the world's biggest rock and metal devoted database, is now working on the 10th in its "A-Z" series of reference books — "A-Z of Rock & Metal Divas". This book, which includes a compilation CD, covers the entire spectrum of female contributions to all forms of rock right through from LEE AARON to AMBER ...

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ARCH ENEMY: New Video Clips Posted Online

Several video clips of ARCH ENEMY, filmed during the recording sessions for the group's upcoming studio CD, have been posted online at this location. The follow-up to 2001's "Wages Of Sin" is currently being recorded at producer Andy Sneap's Backstage Studios in Ripley, England for a late July release through Century Media Records. ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST: 'I Told WES BORLAND What To Play'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst recently spoke to Britain's Kerrang! magazine about the group's upcoming album, "Bipolar", and the changes in the band's sound since the departure of longtime guitarist Wes Borland. When asked what his frame of mind was at the time of the interview, he responded, "I'm feeling insecure, as I always do, ...

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GREAT WHITE's TY LONGLEY: A Former Porn Star?

GREAT WHITE guitarist Ty Longley, one of 99 people to die from injuries suffered in a Feb. 20 fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., had worked as an adult film actor prior to joining GREAT WHITE three years ago, according to AVN.com (Adult Video News). Longley, who is widely believed ...

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OZZFEST 2003: TRUST COMPANY Moved To Main Stage

According to the official Ozzfest newsletter, TRUST COMPANY — who were previously set to co-headline the second stage with CRADLE OF FILTH — have now been added to the main stage at this summer's traveling festival. As a result, Montreal's VOIVOD will go on right before second-stage headliners CRADLE OF FILTH at every show on ...

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ARCH ENEMY Play The Name Game

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have whittled down possible album titles for their forthcoming full-length effort to the following two choices: "DehumaniZation" (with a capital Z) and "Anthems of Aggression", BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. The group, who have yet to decide on the final album title, are hoping to release the CD worldwide in late July. Among ...

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LYZANXIA To Release Third Album In France

French thrashers LYZANXIA will release their third full-length CD, entitled "Mindcrimes", in France on March 10 through Trepan Records. Release dates for the rest of Europe and North America have yet to be confirmed. As previously reported, "Mindcrimes" was recorded at Backstage Studio in Lyon with producers Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU ...

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NEVERMORE Set Release Date For 'Enemies Of Reality'

NEVERMORE have set a tentative June 17 release date through Century Media Records for their new album, "Enemies Of Reality". The group are currently recording the effort at a Seattle studio with producer Kelly Gray (QUEENSRŸCHE, SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM, DOKKEN) and expect to be done tracking sometime next month. "['Enemies Of Reality'] is well ...

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ARCH ENEMY's ERLANDSSON: Expect A Masterpiece!

ARCH ENEMY drummer Daniel Erlandsson has posted the following studio update to the "Studio Report 2003" section of the band's official web site: "Greetings to you all! "We arrived in the UK (in 'Ripley' outside of Nottingham to be precise) just under a week ago to start the recording of 'Microwave That Curry', (yeah, that's ...

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ARCH ENEMY's AMOTT: New Stuff 'Sounds Killer!'

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has posted the following studio update via the band's official web site: "Sorry for the silence…we've just been busy working in our rehearsal room! "We've been working really hard on breaking [producer Andy Sneap's spirit! (not too far from the truth actually! – Angela got him really high on space ...

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OLD MAN'S CHILD Enter Norwegian Chart At #34!

Norway's OLD MAN'S CHILD, featuring DIMMU BORGIR members Galder (guitars) and Nick Barker (drums, also in LOCKUP), have entered the national Norwegian Albums chart at position #34 with latest CD, "In Defiance Of Existence". "In Defiance Of Existence" is OLD MAN'S CHILD's first release since founder Galder joined DIMMU BORGIR, and it features original OMC ...

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ARCH ENEMY's GOSSOW Reports From The Road

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has posted the following tour report to the "Reports" section of the band's official web site: "We've played 4 of the 6 Scandinavian shows now...last night it was Gothenburg and we had a blast! The crowd was great and there were a few friends and realitves at the show too ...

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ARCH ENEMY Prepare To Record New Album

ARCH ENEMY are scheduled to enter the studio in early February to begin recording the follow-up to 2001's "Wages Of Sin". "[Producer] Andy Sneap is coming over to Sweden on the 4th of February for the pre-production," guitarist Michael Amott wrote on the band's official web site. "This process involves a final analysis of the ...

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