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Apocalyptic Feasting - BRAIN DRILL

The dentist looms above you, the drill begins spinning with that sickly whine as it pierces the tooth and that atrocious burning smell fills the air, and all the while you sit back with every muscle stiffened, holding on to the arms of the chair with white-knuckled intensity. The "drill" referred to in BRAIN DRILL ...

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ORIGIN To Release 'Antithesis' In April

Kansas-based death metallers ORIGIN have set "Antithesis" (cover artwork) as the title of their new album, due on April 1 via Relapse Records. "Faster, heavier and decidedly more advanced than anyone could have ever envisioned metal becoming, 'Antithesis' is a modern-day death metal classic, which proves ORIGIN stand head and shoulders above their ...

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ABORTED, BLOOD RED THRONE, HATE, COLDWORKER Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

BLOOD RED THRONE, BRUTUS, HATE, LAY DOWN ROTTEN, COLDWORKER and ABORTED have been confirmed for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ASPHYX BEHEMOTH BENIGHTED BLOOD RED THRONE BRUTUS CEPHALIC CARNAGE COLDWORKER CONDEMNED CRYPTOPSY DEAD BEYOND BURIED ...

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BEHEADED Announces New Guitarist

Malta-based brutal death metallers BEHEADED have issued the following update: "Two years have passed and expect more brutality than ever. "We welcome aboard Nick on guitars from TENDENCY CHARGE who replaced Omar. "BEHEADED will be performing on the 2nd February 2008 live at Poxx Bar, Paceville supported by PUTRID BIRTH. "This year BEHEADED will be ...

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CONDEMNED, ABOMINABLE PUTRIDITY Confirmed For Germany's DEATH FEAST OPEN AIR

CONDEMNED and ABOMINABLE PUTRIDITY have been confirmed for the 2008 edition of the Death Feast Open Air festival, set to take place June 12-14, 2008 in Hünxe, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABOMINABLE PUTRIDITY AVULSED BEHEADED BRODEQUIN COCK AND BALL TORTURE CONDEMNED CRYPTOPSY DECAPITATED DECREPIT BIRTH DEFLORATION DEGRADE DERANGED DESECRATION DYING ...

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IMPALED, DEAD BEYOND BURIED, HOUR OF PENANCE Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

DEAD BEYOND BURIED, IMPALED, HOUR OF PENANCE and CONDEMNED have been confirmed for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ASPHYX BEHEMOTH BENIGHTED CEPHALIC CARNAGE CONDEMNED CRYPTOPSY DEAD BEYOND BURIED DEAD INFECTION DECREPIT BIRTH DESECRATION DYING FETUS EXMORTEM ...

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Ex-CRADLE OF FILTH Drummer Featured On 12 TON METHOD EP

12 TON METHOD, the London-based dodecaphonic metal band formed out of the ashes of NEEDLEYE, has inked a deal with Copro Records. The group will release its debut EP, "The Art Of Not Falling", next month, featuring Adrian Erlandsson (ex-CRADLE OF FILTH, AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED) on drums. After the demise of NEEDLEYE in ...

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CRYPTOPSY, SEVERE TORTURE, EXMORTEM Confirmed For NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

BENIGHTED, SEVERE TORTURE, EXMORTEM and CRYPTOPSY have been confirmed for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. CRYPTOPSY will replace MALEVOLENT CREATION, who, unfortunately, didn't commit to their proposed European tour. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ASPHYX BEHEMOTH BENIGHTED CEPHALIC CARNAGE CRYPTOPSY DEAD ...

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Former AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Guitarist Launches SOUTH OF DIVINE

SOUTH OF DIVINE, the new band featuring ex-AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE guitarist Nick Quijano, former DIRT vocalist Travis Powers, Sean O'Boyle on drums and Cavedogg on bass, kicked 2008 off with a call to the recording studio. All tracking for the upcoming EP was done at Diamond Recording Studios, owned by Bobby Blotzer from RATT and ...

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BORKNAGAR Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS

Indie Recordings has announced the signing of progressive black metal legends BORKNAGAR. BORKNAGAR has for nearly a decade been a leading star in the black metal community. Like no other band, they have pushed the boundaries of what is possible within the genre, and now they will once again return to the dark side — ...

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BRUTAL TRUTH Confirmed For CENTRAL ILLINOIS METALFEST

Reunited seminal grindcore/extreme metal outfit BRUTAL TRUTH has been confirmed as one of the headliners of this year's Central Illinois Metalfest, set to take place July 18-20 at the Canopy Club in Urbana, Illinois. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABACINATE (NJ) ABOMINANT (KY) AMAGORTIS (SWITZERLAND) ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY (NC) BLOODSOAKED (NC) BRODEQUIN (TN) ...

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HATE ETERNAL, CEPHALIC CARNAGE Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

HATE ETERNAL and CEPHALIC CARNAGE have been confirmed for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ASPHYX BEHEMOTH CEPHALIC CARNAGE DEAD INFECTION DECREPIT BIRTH DESECRATION DYING FETUS EXTREME NOISE TERROR FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE FLESHLESS GRIND INC. HATE ETERNAL HOUWITSER ...

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BEHEMOTH Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ASPHYX BEHEMOTH DEAD INFECTION DECREPIT BIRTH DESECRATION DYING FETUS EXTREME NOISE TERROR FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE FLESHLESS GRIND INC. HOUWITSER INCARNATED MALEVOLENT CREATION NAPALM DEATH ...

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DENIAL FIEND Confirmed For CENTRAL ILLINOIS METALFEST

DENIAL FIEND, the Tampa, Florida-based band featuring in its ranks Terry Butler (SIX FEET UNDER, ex-MASSACRE, ex-DEATH), Kam Lee (ex-MASSACRE, ex-MANTAS), Curt Beeson (NASTY SAVAGE, LOWBROW) and Sam Williams (DOWN BY LAW, PSEUDO HEROES), has been confirmed for next year's Central Illinois Metalfest, set to take place July 18-20 at the Canopy Club in Urbana, ...

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DYING FETUS, ORIGIN Confirmed For Germany's DEATH FEAST OPEN AIR

DYING FETUS and ORIGIN have been confirmed for the 2008 edition of the Death Feast Open Air festival, set to take place June 12-14, 2008 in Hünxe, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AVULSED (ESP) BEHEADED (MAL) BRODEQUIN (USA) COCK AND BALL TORTURE (GER) DECAPITATED (POL) DECREPIT BIRTH (USA) DEFLORATION (GER) DEGRADE ...

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DYING FETUS, ORIGIN, HOUWITSER Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

DYING FETUS, ORIGIN, HOUWITSER and NECROPHAGIA are among the newly confirmed bands for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ASPHYX DEAD INFECTION DECREPIT BIRTH DESECRATION DYING FETUS EXTREME NOISE TERROR FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE FLESHLESS GRIND INC. HOUWITSER INCARNATED ...

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SUFFOCATION Confirmed For CENTRAL ILLINOIS METALFEST

Legendary New York death metallers SUFFOCATION have been confirmed for next year's Central Illinois Metalfest, set to take place July 18-20 at the Canopy Club in Urbana, Illinois. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABACINATE ABOMINANT AMAGORTIS ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY BLOODSOAKED BRODEQUIN CARDIAC ARREST CEPHALOTRIPSY CEREBRAL BORE CONDEMNED COVENANCE DEVOURMENT EBONMORTIS EVISCERATED EXECRATION FUNERUS ...

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Former ADLER'S APPETITE Singer Opens Recording Studio

Former ADLER'S APPETITE and current TARSHA lead vocalist Sheldon Tarsha has announced the grand opening of his private recording headquarters — The Awe Center. Giving rise to Tarsha's debut album, "Prophecies", and his forthcoming CD, "Divine Universe", The Awe Center is described as "a deluxe recording retreat located on a 10-acre horse ranch in the ...

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Drummer BOBBY JARZOMBEK Checks In

Drummer Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD, SEBASTIAN BACH, FATES WARNING) has issued the following update: "Got back into town last week from the European FATES WARNING tour. I had an awesome time with the guys and we seem to vibe rather nicely on a musical level as well. The gigs went great and the traveling and off-stage ...

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LORDI: Hometown Concert Postponed; New Single Due This Month

Finnish metal monsters LORDI have postponed their previously announced hometown gig on December 14 at Lappi Areena in Rovaniemi due to ongoing post-production work on the band's upcoming feature film "Dark Floors". Tickets already purchased for the December concert will be valid for the new show. Tickets will also be refundable at the point of ...

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MONSTROSITY, GOD DETHRONED, STRONG INTENTION Confirmed For CENTRAL ILLINOIS METALFEST

MONSTROSITY, GOD DETHRONED and STRONG INTENTION have been confirmed for next year's Central Illinois Metalfest, set to take place July 18-20 at the Canopy Club in Urbana, IL. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABACINATE (NJ) ABOMINANT (KY) AMAGORTIS (SWITZERLAND) ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY (NC) BLOODSOAKED (NC) BRODEQUIN (TN) CARDIAC ARREST (IL) CEPHALOTRIPSY (CA) CEREBRAL ...

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NOMINON, WACO JESUS, INSIDIOUS DECREPANCY Confirmed For CENTRAL ILLINOIS METALFEST

NOMINON, WACO JESUS and INSIDIOUS DECREPANCY have been confirmed for next year's Central Illinois Metalfest, set to take place July 18-20 at the Canopy Club in Urbana, IL. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABACINATE (NJ) ABOMINANT (KY) AMAGORTIS (Switzerland) ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY (NC) BLOODSOAKED (NC) BRODEQUIN (TN) CARDIAC ARREST (IL) CEPHALOTRIPSY (CA) CEREBRAL ...

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