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OMNIUM GATHERUM: First Album, Mini-CD To Be Reissued

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM will have their "Spirits and August Light" album and "Steal the Light" mini-CD reissued on one CD with "reconstructed" artwork and a new layout on November 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. On the same day, Nuclear Blast will release the band's sophomore album, "Years In Waste". The follow-up to "Spirits ...

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IMPERANON Part Ways With Guitarist, Announce Replacement

Finland's IMPERANON have parted ways with guitarist Lauri Koskenniemi. Lauri decided to quit IMPERANON to focus on his other band, CRYSTAL BLAZE, according to a posting on the group's web site. A replacement for Koskenniemi has aleady been found in the shape of Teemu Mäntysaari. IMPERANON's debut album, "Stained", was released in May through Nuclear ...

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ILL NINO Drop Off SOULFLY Tour Following Post-Show Brawl

ILL NINO have reportedly dropped off the remaining dates on the SOULFLY U.S. tour following an altercation between current SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo (ex-ILL NINO) and ILL NINO frontman Cristian Machado after the two bands' joint appearance in Royal Oak, MI this past Sunday (Sept. 5). According to several eyewitness accounts, the fight erupted as ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Film New Video

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have shot a video for the track "The Fall Went Right Through Here" with directors Lowlifemedia Productions (PRIMAL FEAR, EXODUS, ABORTED, IMMOLATION, OCCULT). "The Fall Went Right Through Here" comes off the group's upcoming sophomore album, "Years In Waste", due on November 9 through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to ...

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THUNDERSTONE: In Writing Mode

Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE are currently writing songs for their third album, tentatively due next spring through Nuclear Blast Records. The band recently entered Sonic Pump studios in Helsinki to record three new songs as part of the pre-production process for the new CD. The actual recording sessions for the follow-up to this year's ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The group's sophomore album, "Years In Waste", is scheduled for release on November 9. The follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed "Spirits and August Light", "Years In Waste" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne and ...

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ILL NINO To 'Confess Their Sins' on Upcoming DVD

ILL NINO have released more information about their their upcoming DVD, "Live in the Eye of the Storm", due on October 26 through the Roadrunner label. The disc will include a live show recorded in Pennsylvania earlier this year as well as all of the band's promotional videos and an interview with the entire group. ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Change Title Of New Album, Negotiate New Record Deal

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have changed the projected title of their sophomore album to "Years In Waste" from the previously announced "Fall Grave Silence". The follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed "Spirits and August Light" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne and engineer Teemu Aalto. The mastering ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Complete Work On New Album

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have completed work on their sophomore album, "Fall Grave Silence", tentatively due in October/Novemeber through Rage Of Achilles Records. The follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed "Spirits and August Light" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Nino Laurenne and engineer Teemu Aalto. The mastering sessions ...

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DISBELIEF Replace GRIMFIST At Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

German death metallers DISBELIEF have replaced Norway's GRIMFIST at the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. GRIMFIST were forced to withdraw from the festival following their split with drummer Horgh (HYPOCRISY, ex-IMMORTAL). The complete list of bands confirmed ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Are Having 'Too Much Fun For One Band'

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx (ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE) has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Last few days have been a blur. Too much fun for one band. Hung with all the guys from DROWNING POOL, HATEBREED, DAMAGEPLAN, KORN, SOIL, LIFE OF AGONY, ILL NINO, SLAYER, SILVERTIDE, SLIPKNOT, H.I.M.…etc… Wow, we ...

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SOULFLY, ILL NINO To Team Up For U.S. Tour

Labelmates SOULFLY and ILL NINO will be teaming up for a U.S. tour beginning in late July, according to a posting on the Roadrunner Records web site. The trek, which will feature a third, as-yet-unannounced band, will run through August (and possibly longer). Confirmed dates will be made available soon. ...

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ILL NINO, FLAW Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

ILL NINO and FLAW will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, May 24. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check ...

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AGENT STEEL To Film Dutch Shows For Upcoming DVD

AGENT STEEL will be playing at the Dynamo Festival pre-party at Effenaar in Eindhoven, Netherlands on Friday, June 4. Also rumored to appear are SHADOWS FALL. Support at the show will come from Belgium's AFTER ALL. AGENT STEEL have been confirmed for this year's Dynamo Festival, set to take place June 5 at Goffertpark in ...

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SOULFLY Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

SOULFLY have been confirmed for the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. The complete list of bands set to appear at the festival is as follows: A.O.K. ADJUDGEMENT AGNOSTIC FRONT ATROCITY BEATSTEAKS BENEDICTION BILLY TALENT BLOOD FOR BLOOD ...

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Prophecy - SOULFLY

The metal world was shocked last year when SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera effectively fired his entire band, but then again, SOULFLY had never been what one could call a stable entity. Unlike Cavalera's previous band, SEPULTURA, SOULFLY has been squarely his sole vision, with any other musicians seeming more or less like hired hands. This ...

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AFTER FOREVER Confirmed For Holland's DYNAMO OPEN AIR Festival

Dutch "gothic metal sensation" AFTER FOREVER have been confirmed for Dynamo Open Air, a one-day Dutch heavy metal festival scheduled to be held Saturday, June 5 in the Goffertpark in Nijmegen, Holland. Also scheduled to appear are headliners SLAYER, plus LIFE OF AGONY, DIMMU BORGIR, NIGHTWISH, DEICIDE, SOULFLY, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ILL NINO and MASTODON. ...

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MNEMIC Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Roskilde Festival, scheduled to take place July 1-4 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also set to appear are KORN, MESHUGGAH, HATEBREED and ILL NIÑO, among others. More confirmations will be ...

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TEMPER: Former SPINESHANK Frontman Announces Hollywood Gig

TEMPER, the new Los Angeles-based band featuring former SPINESHANK singer Jonny Santos, will be performing at the Viper Room (8852 Sunset Blvd.) in West Hollywood on April 20. In addition to Santos, TEMPER's current lineup includes ex-THE FAMILY DOG members Matt Geiger (drums) and Rob Galvin (bass), plus relative unknowns Jeremy "Jermz" Harper (beat box) ...

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ILL NINO/FLAW: Louisville Date Moved

The ILL NINO/FLAW date in Lousville, Kentucky, originally scheduled to be held at Expo Five, has been moved to Headliners Music Hall, located at 1386 Lexington Rd., according to the local promoter. The show is still all ages and advance tickets can be purchased at KentuckyConcerts.com. Upcoming ILL NINO shows: w/ GODSMACK, DROPBOX: ...

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GODSMACK To Film Pennsylvania Show For Upcoming DVD

GODSMACK will film their Friday (April 9) show in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., for an upcoming DVD, according to a recent journal post on their official site. The disc also will include interviews and assorted offstage tour footage. In other news, a Super Audio CD (SACD) version of the band's acoustic album, "The Other Side", is in ...

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