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Ex-BORKNAGAR/EMPEROR/SATYRICON Bassist Selling Fretless Bass

Norwegian bassist Jan Erik Tiwaz (a.k.a. Tyr) (ex-BORKNAGAR, EMPEROR, SATYRICON, THORNBUND), who currently resides in Montreal, Canada, is auctioning the six-string fretless bass that he used during the recording sessions for BORKNAGAR's "Origin". According to Tyr, the bass "has only been used for two BORKNAGAR gigs and one gig with VINTERSORG, so the bass hasn't ...

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VINTERSORG's FISSION Signs With APHOTIC RECORDS

FISSION, the collaboration between BORKNAGAR/VINTERSORG frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg) and VINTERSORG live session drummer Benny "Hägge" Hägglund, has inked a deal with Aphotic Records. The group is currently recording tracks for its second album, tentatively due in early 2008. FISSION's debut album, "Crater", was released in 2004 via Napalm Records. According to Hedlund, FISSION's ...

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Solens Rotter - VINTERSORG

Since the release of 1998's "Hedniskhjartad", the music of VINTERSORG has transcended mere metal, its creations more appropriately dubbed "art" that just happens to feature metal as a primary element. On 2004's "The Focusing Blur", the man that also lends his eloquent vocals to the mighty BORKNAGAR, created a progressive work that continued a trend ...

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Worlds Collide - TME

Fledgling Washington State thrash label Aphotic Records has opened its doors with a reliable, meat and potatoes effort from Sweden's TME called "Worlds Collide". The thrash/death metal act (more on the thrash side) is a sure bet to appeal to fans of a bashing Swedish style with roots in the old school and just enough ...

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SADUS: More Tour Dates Announced

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers SADUS have lined up the following dates as part of their "Fuera Por Sangre Tour 2007": Mar. 30 - Riverside, CA USA @ Tremors Mar. 31 - Santa Ana, CA USA @ Galaxy Theatre * Apr. 18 - Caracas, Venezuela Apr. 19 - Quito, Ecuador Apr. 20 - Cali, ...

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SADUS: 'Fuera Por Sangre Tour 2007' Dates Announced

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers SADUS have lined up the following dates as part of their "Fuera Por Sangre Tour 2007": Mar. 30 - Riverside, California @ Tremors Mar. 31 - Santa Ana, California @ Galaxy Theatre (Metalfest) Apr. 18 - Caracas, Venezulela Apr. 19 - Quito, Ecuador Apr. 20 - Cali, Columbia Apr. ...

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VINTERSORG: New Album Release Date, Cover Artwork Revealed

VINTERSORG, the Swedish band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), will release its new album, "Solens Rötter" (English translation: "The Origin of the Sun") on April 27 in Europe and May 22 in the U.S. via Napalm Records. The CD was mixed at Ballerina Audio with the engineer Nils Johansson. Songtitles set to ...

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VINTERSORG Begins Mixing New Album

VINTERSORG, the Swedish band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), has issued the following update: "The new album, 'Solens Rötter' [Swedish for 'The Sun's Roots'], is nearly recorded, [only] some bass is missing. Still we've started to mix the album at Ballerina Audio with the engineer Nils Johansson. It has taken some time ...

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SADUS Drops Off DESTRUCTION Tour, INTO ETERNITY Steps In

According to a posting on DESTRUCTION's official web site, veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers SADUS have dropped off the upcoming "Thrash Till Death Over North America" tour featuring DESTRUCTION, MUNICIPAL WASTE and HIRAX. "We are still waiting for an official statement from the band and the booking agent Thunderdome Promotion," reads a posting on ...

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VINTERSORG Extends Deal With NAPALM RECORDS

VINTERSORG, the Swedish band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), has extended its worldwide recording contract with Napalm Records "to include multiple releases," according to a posting on the Napalm web site. "Band mastermind Andreas Hedlund is currently working on new material, which promises to direct more of its attention to the folk ...

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TME Featuring VINTERSORG, FISSION Members: Audio Available

TME, the Swedish project featuring Mattias Marklund (VINTERSORG, CASKET CASEY) on lead guitar and Benny Hägglund (FISSION) on drums, is putting the finishing touches on its debut album, "Worlds Collide", tentatively due in early 2007 via Aphotic Records. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Worlds Colllide 02. Flesh and Blood 03. ...

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BERSERK To Release Third Album In The Fall

Spanish black metallers BERSERK will release their third album, "Cries of Blood and Hate", in October/November via the Swedish label Unexploded Records. Recorded at Artica Studios in Ciudad Real, Spain in December 2005, and mixed and mastered by Børge Finstad at Toproom Studio (BORKNAGAR, MAYHEM, VINTERSORG, ULVER) in Norway in March-April 2006, "Cries of Blood ...

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VINTERSORG: New Album Title Revealed

VINTERSORG, the Swedish band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), have set "Solens Rötter" (Swedish for "The Sun's Roots") as the title of their new album, tentatively due before the end of the year via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2004's "The Focusing Blur" will not feature contributions from Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, SEBASTIAN ...

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Terra - CRONIAN

If it walks like a BORKNAGAR album, quacks like a BORKNAGAR album, and is comprised entirely of members of BORKNAGAR, who can it be? Uh, CRONIAN, apparently. That's being a bit glib — there are differences between this two-man project (featuring Øystein G. Brun and Mr. V, a/k/a Vintersorg) and the bands these men come ...

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GAIA EPICUS Slam Former Record Label, Send Warning To Other Bands

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS have gone public with their feud with their former record label, Portugal's Sound Riot Records, over the company's alleged unprofessional and dishonest treatment of their acts. A special section on the GAIA EPICUS web site features first-hand accounts from other band that are/were signed to the company regarding their dealings ...

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CRONIAN: BORKNAGAR Side-Project Set U.S. Release Date For 'Terra'

CRONIAN (formerly ION), the Norwegian/Swedish project featuring BORKNAGAR members Oystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Vintersorg (vocals and programming), will release their debut album, "Terra", in the U.S. on April 18. The CD will arrive in Europe on March 27 via Century Media Records. Songtitles set to appear on "Terra" include "Cronian", "The Alp", ...

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CRONIAN: BORKNAGAR Side-Project Set Release Date For 'Terra'

CRONIAN (formerly ION), the Norwegian/Swedish project featuring BORKNAGAR members Oystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Vintersorg (vocals and programming), will release their debut album, "Terra", in Europe on March 27 via Century Media Records. A U.S. release date has yet to be announced. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Cronian", "The Alp", ...

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CRONIAN: BORKNAGAR Side-Project Complete Work On Debut Album

CRONIAN (formerly ION), the Norwegian/Swedish project featuring BORKNAGAR members Oystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Vintersorg (vocals and programming), have posted the following message on their official web site: "Well, after a month of intense work we are happy to announce that the production of [the debut album] 'Terra' is finished. The album was ...

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SADUS: Live Video Posted Online

SADUS' live video for the track "Through the Eyes of Greed" has been posted online at the group's fan site www.valleyofdrybones.tk (Quicktime required, 39 MB). The clip was shot last year in Santiago, Chile during the band's 2004 Hemp Fueled Tour. As previously reported, a brand-new SADUS track, entitled "Sick", has been posted ...

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CRONIAN: BORKNAGAR Side-Project To Release 'Terra' Next Year

CRONIAN (formerly ION), the Norwegian/Swedish project featuring BORKNAGAR members Oystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Vintersorg (vocals and programming), have signed a worldwide three-album deal with Century Media Records. Regarding how the project came together, CRONIAN said in a statement, "Already back in 1999 we had plans to do a project together, something beside ...

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SADUS: New Song Posted Online

A brand-new SADUS track, entitled "Sick", has been posted online at www.myspace.com/sadus. The song comes off the long-running San Francisco Bay Area thrashers' upcoming album, "Out for Blood", due in early February via Holland's Mascot Records. The follow-up to 1997's "Elements of Anger", "Out for Blood" was recorded at Trident Studios in California ...

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