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Nattfödd - FINNTROLL

OK, confession time. Reading the words "Pagan Folk Metal" on a promo album or press release causes a very sharp intake of breath in these quarters. Some stony-faced lunatics getting atmospheric with a load of crusty olde-worlde instruments doesn't do much for the advancement of music, and let's not give too much copy space to ...

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No More 'The Osbournes'?

The following item appeared in the "Page Six" column of today's New York Post: "Finally, the final season of 'The Osbournes' may be upon us. When 'Entertainment Tonight' asked Jack Osbourne about the future of the show, the recovering pill addict sighed: 'I don't know. It's been mentioned. I don't know if I really want ...

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ADRIFT: First Shows Announced

ADRIFT, the hard rock project featuring CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen, have lined up the following shows during May: May 22 – Ybor City, FL @ Masquerade May 27 – West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky A-Go-Go Also appearing at the Ybor City show will be MR. BELLA, COLETTA and ALLELE. The West Hollywood concert is ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Perform To Capacity Crowd At SOULS 2004 Benefit

SYSTEM OF A DOWN played in front of a capacity crowd at their Souls 2004 benefit concert Saturday night at Los Angeles' Greek Theater. The concert raised awareness of the World War I-era mass murders of Armenians by Turkey's Ottoman Empire, which Turkey and several other nations, including the U.S., refuse to recognize as genocide, ...

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METALFEST Organizer JACK KOSHICK Sued By HELL ON EARTH

John C. Koshick (a.k.a. Jack Koshick), organizer of several underground heavy metal festivals, including the long-running Milwaukee Metalfest, was reportedly served with court papers on Monday, April 19 in connection with a dispute over industrial rock band HELL ON EARTH's removal from the lineup of this year's Sun n' Steel Metalfest. According to a posting ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Keyboardist Schedules East Coast Dates

GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed will take HOOKERS N BLOW to the East Coast for a handful of dates in early June. The last time HOOKERS played New York City at Don Hills, Richard Fortus (GUNS N' ROSES guitarist) showed up and did a few tunes including the BOB DYLAN classic "Knockin' on Heaven's ...

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LAST CRACK Line Up Hometown Appearance

Madison, Wisconsin natives LAST CRACK have booked their first show since playing at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. The concert will be held at The Annex in Madison, WI on Saturday, June 19. The band will be showcasing new material as well as old favorites from their two Roadrunner/Roadracer ...

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SLIPKNOT Record New CD At 'The Haunted House'

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor recently told The Grand Rapids Press that the band had a series of "unusual" experiences while living at the Harry Houdini Mansion in Laurel Canyon, Calif., with producer Rick Rubin to lay down tracks for the upcoming "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)". "Oh, it's haunted," Taylor said. "You can put the ...

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MAYHEM Enter Norwegian Chart At No. 28

Black metal veterans MAYHEM entered the Norwegian album chart at position No. 28 with their latest release, "Chimera". The CD, which was recorded at a mobile studio in the mountains of Norway, features a musical direction that was previously described by the band as "much more back to basics and much more brutal" than 2000's ...

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ICED EARTH: Tour Kick-Off Setlist Revealed

ICED EARTH kicked off their North American headlining tour Sunday night (April 18) in Cleveland, Ohio. The following was the group's setlist for the inaugural performance: 01. Star Spangled Banner 02. Declaration Day 03. Burning Times 04. Angels Holocaust 05. Vengeance Is Mine 06. Violate 07. Melancholy 08. Green Face 09. Red Baron 10. When ...

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ADRIFT: Video Posted Online

ADRIFT, the hard rock project featuring CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen, have completed work on their video for the track "Empty Dreams". Shot on professional DV, and directed and edited by Gary Schutt (of Jeff Scott Soto fame), the clip is a social commentary on "picking up the pieces of a shattered life and moving ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Set Release Date For 'Warkult'

Florida death metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION have set a June 28 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their ninth full-length album, "Warkult". The album is expected in the U.S. in late July. Said to be the band's "most diverse and punishing record to date," "Warkult" was recorded at Liquid Ghost Recording Studio in ...

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Ex-VIRGIN STEELE Guitarist JACK STARR: New Vocalist Needed

Former VIRGIN STEELE guitarist Jack Starr has launched a search for a vocalist for his band GUARDIANS OF THE FLAME. All applicants should submit their demo material to: Magic Circle Music PO Box 7214 Auburn, NY 13022 USA As previously reported, Jack Starr recently inked a deal with Magic Circle Music, the label founded by ...

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KITTIE Reveal Song Details For 'Until The End'

Canadian metallers KITTIE have unveiled the track listing for their upcoming album, "Until the End", which was recorded during the month of March in Massachusetts' Longview Farm Studios. Songtitles are as follows: 01. Career Suicide 02. Burning Bridges 03. Look So Pretty 04. Pussy Sugar 05. Until the End 06. Red Flag 07. In Dreams ...

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POSSESSED Tribute Album: U.S. Release Date Confirmed

Candlelight Records has set May 18 as the U.S. release date for the POSSESSED tribute album, entitled "Tribute To Possessed... Seven Gates of Horror". The mid-priced recording features selections from CANNIBAL CORPSE, AMON AMARTH, VADER and many other metal notables. Included on the CD is an appearance by POSSESSED frontman Jeff Becerra as a special ...

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BURNING POINT Announce New Keyboardist, Complete New Single

Finnish power metallers BURNING POINT have announced the addition of keyboardist Jussi Ontero to the group's ranks. Jussi had previously worked with several Finnish metal bands, including BURNING POINT singer Pete Ahonen's side-project, GHOST MACHINERY. BURNING POINT have just completed work on their new single, "To Hell And Back" at Soundmix Studio in Oulu. Mastering ...

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Updated: KELLY OSBOURNE Enters Rehab For Addiction To Painkillers

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne announced during their live appearance on CNN's "Larry King Live" Friday night that their 19-year-old daughter Kelly has entered the Promises drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Malibu, California to treat an addiction to painkillers. According to Sharon, her publicist received a phone call from a British tabloid Friday morning asking ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: 'Metalogy' Box Set Pushed Back A Week

JUDAS PRIEST's much-anticipated four-disc box set, "Metalogy" (Sony Music/Legacy Records), will arrive in the U.S. and Canada on May 11 — one week later than the originally announced May 4 release date. Europe and Australia/New Zealand will receive the set on May 10 while Japan has scheduled a release on July 22. As previously reported, ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE To Perform Acoustic Show In Seattle

A PERFECT CIRCLE are scheduled to perform a live acoustic set as a part of Seattle radio station 107.7 The End's "End Sessions" series, presumably during their stop in the Seattle/Tacoma area on April 9. It looks like the only way to attend this special, one-of-a-kind performance will be to win tickets from the station. ...

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ADRIFT Complete Principal Photography For Video

ADRIFT, the hard rock project featuring Jack Owen of CANNIBAL CORPSE, has finished two grueling days of photography for their video for the song "Empty Dreams". Shot in various locations by Gary Schutt of JEFF SCOTT SOTO fame and Paul Bigotti of Savage Armadillo Productions ("Web of Darkness", "Unearthed"), the clip, shot on professional digital ...

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PRONG: Live Video Posted Online

PRONG have uploaded a live performance video of the track "All Knowing Force" at their official web site. Check it out: Windows Media, Mac. The clip was filmed on March 3 during the band's "Scorpio Rising" CD-release party at The Dragonfly in Los Angeles. As previously reported, PRONG have lined up ...

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