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FINNTROLL Withdraw From Sweden's MOTALA METAL FEST

FINNTROLL have withdrawn from the lineup of this year's Motala Metal Fest due to scheduling conflicts caused by their recently-announced European tour with KATATONIA. Motala Metal Fest, which is set to take place on April 19 at Folkets Park in Motala, Sweden, will now feature performances from the following acts: VADER TANKARD VOMITORY STORMWARRIOR EVERGREY ...

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SARGATANAS REIGN Confirmed For Sweden's MOTALA METAL FEST

Sweden's SARGATANAS REIGN are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Motala Metal Fest, set to take place on April 19 at Folkets Park in Motala, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the event is as follows: VADER TANKARD VOMITORY STORMWARRIOR FINNTROLL EVERGREY PARAGON SARGATANAS REIGN AUTOPSY ...

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VOMITORY, TANKARD Confirmed For Sweden's MOTALA METAL FEST

Sweden's VOMITORY and Germany's TANKARD are the latest acts to have been confirmed for this year's Motala Metal Fest, set to take place on April 19 at Folkets Park in Motala, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to perform at the event is as follows: VADER TANKARD VOMITORY STORMWARRIOR FINNTROLL EVERGREY PARAGON AUTOPSY ...

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CADAVER INC. To Release 'Necrosis' In The Spring

Norway's CADAVER INC. have set "Necrosis" as the title for their upcoming studio album, due next spring via Earache Records. The follow-up to last year's "Discipline" will be issued under the band's original moniker, CADAVER. Says frontman Apollyon (a.k.a. Ole Jørgen Moe): "The new record is going to be much worse than the first! We're ...

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CADAVER INC.: Next Album Will Be 'Much Worse' Than First

CADAVER INC., the Norwegian black metal act, is in the process of preparing the follow-up to its 2001 debut, "Discipline". Says frontman Apollyon: "The new record is going to be much worse than the first! We're all into old-school AUTOPSY, CARCASS and INFERNO, and keeping it brutal and underground." CADAVER INC.'s as-yet-untitled second album will ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL Prepare To Record New CD

South Florida black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL are due to enter the studio on October 28th to begin the recording process for their new album, titled Oculus Infernum, for an early 2003 release through Arctic Records. Among the song titles set to appear on the upcoming CD are the following: 01. Perpetual Demise Of The ...

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THE RAVENOUS To Perform In New York City

THE RAVENOUS, featuring Danny Lilker (BRUTAL TRUTH, S.O.D., NUCLEAR ASSAULT, HOLY MOSES), Killjoy (NECROPHAGIA, WURDULAK, EIBON), Chris Reifert (AUTOPSY, ABSCESS), Danny Coralles (AUTOPSY, ABSCESS) and Clint Bower (HEXX, ABSCESS), will be performing at the Autumn Equinox III festival at The Lions Den in New York City on October 19th. Joining them on the bill will ...

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EATMYFUK Demo Posted Online

Benicia, California-based EATMYFUK, featuring Chris Reifert (drums/vocals, ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Danny Coralles (guitar, ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass, ex-VON), have uploaded their DrunkSexPunkRock five-song demo via MP3.com at this location. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Drink and Bleed 02. Kneel Before My Cock 03. Wet Slit and a Bottle of Whiskey ...

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DROWNING POOL Singer Died Of Natural Causes

DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams' death was due to natural causes and was not drug or alcohol related, as had been widely speculated. On August 14th, the 30-year-old frontman was found dead in a bunk on his tour bus. The band was in Manassas, Virginia, on its way to the next day's Ozzfest show in ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL Prepare To Record 'Oculus Infernum'

South Florida black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL are completing the songwriting process for their forthcoming album, Oculus Infernum, which they are scheduled to begin recording on October 28th for an early 2003 release through Arctic Music. Eight songs will be included on the effort, the group's first with new guitarist Nocturath. In other news, Germany's ...

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Requiem Of The Apocalypse - RUNEMAGICK

I'd pretty much given up on this Nicklas Rudolfsson before I started believing in him. Known largely for his SACRAMENTUM and DEATHWITCH outfits, with SACRAMENTUM being no better than average and DEATHWITCH being excruciatingly boring, checking out any other Rudolfsson-led band didn't seem worth the effort. Well, RUNEMAGICK is a better-late-than-never surprise. Their fourth release ...

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THE RAVENOUS Ink Deal With SOUTHERN LORD

THE RAVENOUS, featuring the all-star line up of Danny Lilker (BRUTAL TRUTH, S.O.D., NUCLEAR ASSAULT, HOLY MOSES), Killjoy (NECROPHAGIA, WURDULAK, EIBON), Chris Reifert (AUTOPSY, ABSCESS), Danny Coralles (AUTOPSY, ABSCESS) and Clint Bower (HEXX, ABCESS), have inked a deal with Southern Lord Records. The band will enter a studio in Vancouver, Canada this November to record ...

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NECROPHAGIA Mainman Speaks Out On PHILIP ANSELMO, Upcoming Projects

Despite rumors to the contrary, there is no bad blood between NECROPHAGIA mainman Killjoy (whose real name is believed to be Frank Pucci) and PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo over the demise of their joint label venture, Housecore/Baphomet Records, Killjoy revealed in an interview conducted with Korea's RockNew.com two weeks ago. "Philip is a great guy, ...

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ABSCESS To Release New CD, Tour Europe

ABSCESS—consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals, ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals, ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar, ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass, ex-VON)—will issue their new album, entitled Through the Cracks of Death, on September 23rd via Peaceville Records. A European tour is likely to follow a short time later. ...

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MURDER SQUAD Studio Photos Posted Online

Sweden's MURDER SQUAD, featuring DISMEMBER bassist Rickard Cabeza, DISMEMBER vocalist Matti Kärki, ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund and ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnwind, have posted a bunch of photos taken during the recording sessions for their forthcoming sophomore effort, Ravenous, Murderous, via their official web site at this location. As previously reported, the album, which ...

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DAVE WILLIAMS Autopsy "Inconclusive"

An autopsy conducted Thursday morning on the body of deceased DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams proved inconclusive, according to a Prince William County police spokesperson. A cause of death is expected to be determined from toxicology tests, which generally take four to six weeks. A public service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday ...

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MURDER SQUAD: Army Of Maggots Rises From The Ashes

Sweden's MURDER SQUAD, featuring DISMEMBER bassist Rickard Cabeza, DISMEMBER vocalist Matti Kärki, ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund and ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnwind, are currently shopping an already-completed sophomore full-length effort, entitled Ravenous, Murderous, to interested record companies for a tentative late 2002 release. The album, which features a guest appearance by former DEATH/AUTOPSY drummer Chris Reifert, ...

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ABSCESS, Related Bands To Issue New Music In Coming Months

ABSCESS—consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals, ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals, ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar, ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass, ex-VON)—have set Through the Cracks of Death as the title of their forthcoming CD, which is tentatively scheduled for release in August on Peaceville Records. Says Chris, "It's our best yet." In related news, THE RAVENOUS, who ...

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DEE DEE RAMONE Found Dead In Los Angeles

Dee Dee Ramone, a founding member of punk pioneers THE RAMONES, died Wednesday night in his Hollywood home, according to a spokesperson for the L.A. County Coroner's office. The bassist was 50. Ramone (born Douglas Glenn Colvin) was found unresponsive by his wife at approximately 8:40 p.m. PT. She then called the Los Angeles Police ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Members Issue Joint Statement

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, bassist Mike Inez, and drummer Sean Kinney have jointly issued the following statement in regards to the death of vocalist Layne Staley, whose body was discovered in Seattle this past Friday: On April 19, 2002, our friend Layne Staley was found dead in his home. The official cause ...

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LAYNE STALEY Officially Declared Dead Following Autopsy

ALICE IN CHAINS frontman Layne Staley has been officially declared dead after The King County Medical Examiner positively identified Staley's body following an autopsy earlier today, CNN has reported. Exact time and cause of death are pending, as laboratory results could take several weeks. Here are some more details about Staley's tragic death, as reported ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Frontman Passes Away At Age 34

The following article was posted at Seattletimes.com: A body was removed last night from the University District residence of Layne Staley, lead singer and guitarist for the Seattle grunge band ALICE IN CHAINS. KOMO-TV, citing an unidentified source, said the body was that of Staley, 34. A King County medical-examiner's investigator said his ...

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MURDER SQUAD: An AUTOPSY, ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER Collaboration

Former DEATH/AUTOPSY drummer Chris Reifert has collaborated with Sweden's MURDER SQUAD (featuring DISMEMBER bassist Rickard Cabeza, DISMEMBER vocalist Matti Krki, ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund and ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjrnwind) on the group's sophomore full-length effort, entitled Ravenous, Murderous. Completed at a Stockholm studio over a two-week period in March, the album is scheduled for a ...

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Archive News Aug 23, 2001

The revamped SKID ROW, featuring new vocalist Johnny Solinger (formerly of SOLINGER), have nearly completed work on their upcoming CD, tentatively titled Thick Is The Skin, which is due to be released through an as-yet-undetermined label later in the year. Apparently, several songs have yet to be mixed and other packaging-related issues have to ...

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Archive News Jun 05, 2001

NOTHINGFACE bassist Bill Gaal has spoken out about the reasons for his return to the band following the departure of ex-THE DEADLIGHTS four-stringer Jerry Montano, who was recently asked to leave the group and has since returned to his native California to form a new project. According to Gaal, 'there are a few reasons why ...

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Archive News May 01, 2001 - update 1

The full track listing for JUDAS PRIEST's forthcoming Demolition opus can finally be revealed. The song titles are as follows (in no particular order):

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01. Machine Man

02. One On One

03. Hell Is Home

04. Feed On Me

05. Jekyll &amp Hyde

06. Devil Digger

07. Close To You

08. Subterfuge

09. Metal ...

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Archive News May 01, 2001 - update 2

The full track listing for JUDAS PRIEST's forthcoming Demolition opus can finally be revealed. The song titles are as follows (in no particular order):

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01. Machine Man

02. One On One

03. Hell Is Home

04. Feed On Me

05. Jekyll &amp Hyde

06. Devil Digger

07. Close To You

08. Subterfuge

09. Metal ...

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Archive News Mar 27, 2001 - update 1

CONTROL DENIED's sophomore effort, tentatively titled When Machine And Man Collide, has had its release date pushed back until sometime after the summer, according to the group's record label Hammerheart Records. No specific reason was given for the delay, but one can only speculate that the hectic schedule of&nbsp bassist Steve DiGiorgio (who is keeping ...

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Archive News Mar 22, 2001 - update 1

JUDAS PRIEST have announced the Spanish leg of their upcoming European tour. The dates are as follows:

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July 04 - Anoeta, San Sebastian, ESP

July 05 - La Cubierta, Madrid, ESP

July 06 - Alcazeres, Murcia, ESP

July 07 - San Felipe Neri, Cadiz, ESP

July 09 - Feria De Muestras, Valladolid, ESP

July ...

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