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ARCH ENEMY: West Coast Dates In December?

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY are presently trying to arrange a tour of the U.S. west coast during December. "Nobody will be happier if this works out than us!" the band insisted during a question-and-answer session on their official web site. "The west coast shows with NILE were really something else…even if the Portland one was slightly…ehhh…chaotic!?" ...

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BEAST FEAST 2002: Complete Schedule Announced

The organizers of Beast Feast 2002, a two-day festival set to take place on December 14-15 at Makuhari Messe Event Hall in Tokyo, Japan, have announced the complete schedule for the event. The details are as follows: Saturday, Dec. 14: SOULFLY MOTORHEAD ARCH ENEMY HATEBREED BURNT BY THE SUN BAT CAVE PULLING TEETH UNDOWN YELLOW ...

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ARCH ENEMY, GOD FORBID: Final Tour Dates Announced

The complete itinerary for the forthcoming ARCH ENEMY, GOD FORBID, SWORN ENEMY North American tour has been announced. It is as follows: Oct. 30 - Boston MA @ Palladium Oct. 31 - Springfield VA @ Jaxx Nov. 02 - Old Bridge NJ @ Birch Hill Nov. 04 - Montreal Que @ Foufounes Electriques Nov. 05 ...

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ARCH ENEMY, GOD FORBID: More North American Dates Added

Three more shows have been announced for the forthcoming ARCH ENEMY, GOD FORBID, SWORN ENEMY North American tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 30 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA Oct. 31 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA Nov. 02 - Birch Hill - Old Bridge, NJ Nov. 04 - Foufounes Electriques - Montreal, Quebec, ...

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SEPTIC FLESH Set Release Date For 'Sumerian Daemons'

Greece's SEPTIC FLESH have set January 27th, 2003 as the release date for their brand new CD, titled Sumerian Daemons, through Hammerheart Records. Produced by Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, etc.) at Gothenburg's Studio Fredman, the 13-song effort will include the following cuts, among others: 01. Unbeliever 02. Red Code ...

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GOD FORBID Ready New Album, Announce Dates With ARCH ENEMY

New Jersey's GOD FORBID are taking a short break from the writing process to join label mates ARCH ENEMY as direct support on their upcoming Northeast tour. With nearly all of their new music completed, the band plans on debuting three new tracks on this upcoming jaunt. "ARCH ENEMY are one of our favorite bands ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Drop Off ARCH ENEMY Tour

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY have reportedly dropped off the upcoming ARCH ENEMY North American tour. No official reason has yet been given for the group's cancellation, but a statement on the web site of the Jaxx club in Springfield, Virginia (where the tour is scheduled to make a stop on October 31st) indicates that ...

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ARCH ENEMY, DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirm Montreal Show

ARCH ENEMY and DARK TRANQUIILLITY have been confirmed to appear at Montreal's Foufounes Électriques on Monday, November 4th. The show will be part of the two bands' short tour of the northeastern part of the U.S. and Canada, which is scheduled to kick off at the end of this month. Additional dates will be announced ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Confirmed For Japan's BEAST FEAST 2002

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are the latest act to have been confirmed for Beast Feast 2002, a two-day festival set to take place on December 14-15 at Makuhari Messe Event Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The full list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the event looks as follows: SLAYER SOULFLY MOTÖRHEAD DOWN HATEBREED ARCH ENEMY CONVERGE ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Embark On Headlining Tour Of North America

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have confirmed plans to return to North America for a headlining tour in late October/early November. "We are in the final stages of booking the shows," stated guitarist Michael Amott. "These are headlining shows and we are stoked! "As far as support bands go, we are doing our best to get a ...

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NILE Confirmed For Japan's BEAST FEAST 2002 Festival

NILE are the latest act to have been confirmed for Beast Feast 2002, a two-day festival set to take place on December 14-15 at Makuhari Messe Event Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The full list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the event is as follows: SLAYER SOULFLY MOTÖRHEAD DOWN HATEBREED ARCH ENEMY CONVERGE NILE ...

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AGENT STEEL Continue Work On New CD

AGENT STEEL are continuing work on the follow-up to Omega Conspiracy, tentatively entitled Order of the Illuminati/Agent Steel Vol. 4, for an early 2003 release. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Avenger 02. Dead Eyes 03. Earth Under Lucifer 04. Enslaved 05. Forever Black 06. Human Bullet 07. Insurrection 08. ...

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AGGRESSION CORE Part With Founding Member

AGGRESSION CORE, the Washington-based band that features in its ranks former NEVERMORE and current ANNIHILATOR guitarist Curran Murphy, have parted ways with "founding member, chief songwriter, and drummer" Dale Puckett. "After the completion of their sophomore CD, Victim or Enemy, Dale was ousted just days before their US tour was to begin earlier this summer ...

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'Rise Above' CD Samples Posted Online

Two tracks from Rise Above, the forthcoming West Memphis Three benefit album spearheaded by Henry Rollins, have been posted online at this location. The cuts available for listening are "Rise Above", featuring PUBLIC ENEMY's Chuck D and Henry Rollins, and "Thirsty & Miserable", featuring MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy. Rise Above is due for release on ...

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SIX FEET UNDER To Issue Live DVD In November

SIX FEET UNDER's forthcoming live CD/DVD, entitled Double Dead, is due for release on November 5th through Metal Blade. Lensed at the Lab in St. Paul, Minnesota on June 14th, the group's performance was professionally shot on film by Dave Roth, who directed the band's "The Day The Dead Walked", "Victim of the Paranoid", and ...

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ENDO Set Title For Sophomore CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO have set To All Those In Search Of... as the title of their sophomore effort, which they are scheduled to begin mixing on September 9th with Dave Schiffman (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN), who also produced the album. Commented the band via their official web site: "We are extremely ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE, IRON MAIDEN, TESTAMENT Vocalists Among Frontmen Spotlighted In Singer Book

QUEENSRŸCHE's Geoff Tate, IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson, TESTAMENT's Chuck Billy and JUDAS PRIEST's Tim "Ripper" Owens are some of the vocalists featured in the new book entitled Pro Secrets Of Heavy Rock Singing, which is being described in an official press release as "the first instructional singing book to address exclusively rock singing in the ...

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SKULLSICK NATION Complete Work On 'Dead To The World'

Los Angeles-based SKULLSICK NATION (formerly CRISIS) have completed work on their Dead To The World three-song demo, which was recently produced by SOULFLY/ex-MEDICATION drummer Roy Mayorga. The tracks featured on the CD are as follows: 01. Limp Dick 02. Crisis Time 03. Enemy Mind Two of the tracks will appear on the Believe The Hype ...

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HALFORD Guitarist Launches Side Project, Seeks Vocalist

HALFORD guitarist Mike Chlasciak is currently assembling a side project called PAIN MUSEUM, which "will record and tour coinciding with my HALFORD schedule," according to the axeman. "I'm looking for an unbelievable METAL vocalist (male or female) — a cross between Angela from ARCH ENEMY and Warrel from NEVERMORE. The remaining musician slots are currently ...

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MY RUIN's TAIRRIE B: 'Major Labels Are Afraid Of Us'

MY RUIN frontwoman Tairrie B has posted a message via the group's official web site describing the inspiration behind the band's forthcoming album, tentatively due in early 2003. The statement reads as follows: "Over the past couple of years, we have experienced so many things that we feel needed to be addressed with our next ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Set North American Release Date For "On Fire"

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, will issue their fifth full-length album, entitled On Fire, in the US on October 8th through Koch Entertainment. As previously reported, the album will receive a European release on September 30th (one week earlier in Japan) through Music For Nations ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: AXL ROSE Speaks!!

A few hours before GUNS N' ROSES arrived in China for the start of the band's Chinese Democracy World Tour (they will be performing tonight at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center), frontman Axl Rose conducted a brief interview from which the following excerpts are provided: On launching the tour in China: Axl: "It's ...

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ENDO Revise Track Listing For Upcoming CD

Miami, Florida's ENDO have revised the projected track listing for their second album, which is currently being recorded in Los Angeles with producer David Schiffman (i.e. RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, NIN) for a late 2002/early 2003 release through DV8/Columbia Records. The as-yet-untitled album will tentatively contain the ...

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KID ROCK To Star In "Biker Boyz" Flick

KID ROCK is one of the most recent additions to the cast of DreamWorks Pictures' urban motorcycle film Biker Boyz, which will star Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix, Boyz in the Hood) and Lisa Bonet (Enemy of the State, High Fidelity). Billed as a contemporary Western on motorcycles, Biker Boyz is set in the world of ...

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SEPULTURA Finish Recording Covers EP

SEPULTURA have completed the recording process for their upcoming covers EP at Trama studios in São Paulo, Brazil with producer Steve Evetts (i.e. EARTH CRISIS, SNAPCASE) and are currently mixing the CD for a tentative October release. The complete track listing for the EP is as follows: 01. Mongoloid (DEVO) 02. Angel (MASSIVE ATTACK) 03. ...

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