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ESTUARY To Enter Studio This Weekend

Ohio death-thrashers ESTUARY will enter the studio this weekend to begin recording their sophomore release, to be titled "The Craft of Contradiction". The album will be tracked and mixed in Cincinnati at Audioasis Studios and is due for release January 23 through Ibex Moon Records. "The Craft of Contradiction" will feature an onslaught of thrash-tinged ...

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DRAGONLORD: New Tour Dates Announced

DRAGONLORD — the San Francisco-based black metal band featuring Eric Peterson (guitar, vocals; TESTAMENT), Gian Pyres (guitar; ex-CRADLE OF FILTH), Derrick Ramirez (bass), Lyle Livingston (keys) and Jon Allen (drums; SADUS, ex-TESTAMENT) — has lined up the following dates: Sep. 06 - Bourbon Street Bar & Grill - Concord, CA Sep. 07 - Kennel Club ...

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'Gigantour' 2-CD Set To Receive European Release In October

SPV/Steamhammer has set an October 2 European release date (September 29 in Germany) for the "Gigantour" deluxe 2-CD set. The set captures 2005's heavy metal onslaught that was hailed as the best metal bill of the year, with Revolver magazine calling it "the mother of all shred fests." Organized by MEGADETH frontman Dave Mustaine as ...

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DEATH ANGEL Schedules One-Off Show In San Jose

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have scheduled a one-off show on September 9 at The Blank Club in San Jose, California. As previously reported, DEATH ANGEL will take part in the Thrash Domination 2006 on September 16-17 at Club Citta in Kawasaki, Japan alongside VENOM, SODOM, ONSLAUGHT and DRAGONLORD. DEATH ANGEL's latest ...

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ONSLAUGHT: New Album Pushed Back To February

Drummer Steve Grice of the reformed lineup of the classic U.K. thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT has sent the following update to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "ONSLAUGHT are off to Japan with VENOM, DEATH ANGEL and SODOM in September to play Thrash Domination 06 Festival in Tokyo and would like to announce a warm-up date at Finns Bar Weymouth on ...

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'Gigantour' CD Audio Samples Available

Audio samples from the upcoming Gigantour deluxe 2-CD set have been made available at Amazon.com. The 2-CD and 2-DVD sets, due on August 22 and September 5, respectively, via Image Entertainment, capture 2005's heavy metal onslaught that was hailed as the best metal bill of the year, with Revolver magazine calling it "the ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Enter Studio Tomorrow

Vocalist Sy Keeler of the reformed lineup of the classic U.K. thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT has issued the following update: "The day has arrived. After two rescheduled dates, ONSLAUGHT will enter Backstage studio [in Derbyshire, England] with producer Andy Sneap tomorrow, July 26th, to start work on 'Killing Peace', due to be released worldwide through the ...

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Inhuman Rampage - DRAGONFORCE

Should one believe the hype about DRAGONFORCE's extreme power metal prowess? Has the PR engine blown out of proportion the band's lightning quick shred fests and soaring melodic vocal passages? Probably, but that doesn't mean that the boys aren't a well-oiled machine. The members of DRAGONFORCE are immensely talented, the songwriting is good, if a ...

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VANDEN PLAS Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL

VANDEN PLAS, SAVAGE CIRCUS and INSOMNIUM have been confirmed for the sixth annual Bloodstock Festival, set to be held September 29-30 at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, September 29: Main Hall: PRIMAL FEAR AXEL RUDI PELL SAVAGE CIRCUS MAJESTY MARSHALL LAW Darwin Suite: TO-MERA EDEN ...

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SOULSCAR: New Music Available For Download

Vancouver thrashers SOULSCAR have uploaded two full-length MP3s from their forthcoming album, "Endgame" at their official web site. Due in August via Galy Records, "Endgame" is described in a press release as "a ferocious blend of addictive riffs and stunning melodies, with vocals taking the backseat to a full-on guitar onslaught." "Endgame" track listing: 01. ...

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'Gigantour' Two-Disc CD And DVD: Complete Details Revealed

As news of the return of Gigantour becomes imminent, last year's fast and furious inaugural festival tour arrives in stores on deluxe 2-CD and 2-DVD sets August 22 and September 5, respectively, via Image Entertainment. Both configurations capture 2005's heavy metal onslaught that was hailed as the best metal bill of the year, with Revolver ...

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ONSLAUGHT Sign With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Reformed classic British thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT has signed a deal with Candlelight Records for the release of their long-awaited fourth album, "Killing Peace". The band are scheduled to enter the studio the first week of July with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, NEVERMORE, ARCH ENEMY, EXODUS) to begin recording the effort for an October 23 ...

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DRAGONLORD: U.S. Tour Cancelled

A management representative for DRAGONLORD — the San Francisco-based black metal band featuring Eric Peterson (guitar, vocals; TESTAMENT), Gian Pyres (guitar; ex-CRADLE OF FILTH), Derrick Ramirez (bass), Lyle Livingstone (keys) and Jon Allen (drums; SADUS, ex-TESTAMENT) — has issued the following statement: "I have been informed that Gian Pyres, DRAGONLORD guitarist, has developed very bad ...

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INCANTATION Announce New Album Title

Pennsylvania-based death metallers INCANTATION have set "Primordial Domination" as the title of their seventh album, to be released this fall on Ibex Moon Records with distribution through Megaforce/RED. "Primordial Domination" will be once again be engineered and produced at the Mars Recording compound in Cleveland by Bill Korecky, who has worked with INCANTATION for the ...

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ONSLAUGHT: More 'The Night Of British Thrash' Details Revealed

Vocalist Sy Keeler of the reformed classic British thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "ONSLAUGHT will be appearing at Bradford Rio's [in Bradford, England], Saturday June 3 as co-headliners with XENTRIX, with current Thrash 'til Death tour acts EVILE, PITIFUL REIGN and HEADLESS CROSS completing the line up. The gig was ...

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KAMELOT Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY BALDROOM BLITZ BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE BULLET CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST CLOUDSCAPE CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEEP PURPLE ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Play One-Off U.K. Date With TESTAMENT, XENTRIX

Reformed classic British thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT will play a one-off date with TESTAMENT and XENTRIX at Bradford Rio's on June 3. This will be the only U.K. date that TESTAMENT will be playing with ONSLAUGHT and XENTRIX. It will be ONSLAUGHT's last U.K. appearance before going off to record their new studio album. As previously ...

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DRAGONLORD Added To Japan's THRASH DOMINATION Festival

DRAGONLORD — the San Francisco-based black metal band featuring Eric Peterson (guitar, vocals; TESTAMENT), Gian Pyres (guitar; ex-CRADLE OF FILTH), Derrick Ramirez (bass), Lyle Livingstone (keys) and Jon Allen (drums; SADUS, ex-TESTAMENT) — have been added to the upcoming Thrash Domination 2006 two-day mini-festival, set to take place on September 16-17 at Club Citta in ...

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