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DEAD TO FALL Prepare To Enter Studio

Chicago metalcore mammoths DEAD TO FALL are scheduled to enter Trax East studio in South River, NJ at the end of the month to begin recording their third album, tentatively titled "Death and Rebirth", with producer Eric Rachel. Paul Ramano (MASTODON, GODFLESH) will once again be handling the artwork. "The new material is turning out ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Launch Drummer Search

Detroit, Michigan-based melodic death metallers THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER are currently in search of a permanent drummer who can keep up with the band's heavy touring schedule. For all of those interested in trying out, it is important to follow the following steps exactly: Make a recording of yourself playing "Flies" along to a metronome. ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Confirm Split With Drummer, Bassist

Detroit, Michigan-based melodic death metallers THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have confirmed the departures of drummer Zach Gibson and bassist David Lock. "Both are gone cause they couldn't actually play our material," the band write in an online posting. "It was sad to have to make such a decision with Dave since he's been with us ...

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GOD FORBID: Extras Needed For Video Shoot

GOD FORBID are looking for extras to be in their new video for the epic track "To the Fallen Hero", which will be shot by acclaimed director Shane Drake (FALL OUT BOY, HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS) this Saturday, Nov. 5. The shoot will take place at Westlake High School (100 North Lakeview Canyon Road) in Westlake Village, ...

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GOD FORBID's FURY OF THE FALL Tour Recap

GOD FORBID are currently in the midst of the highly-successful Decibel magazine-sponsored Fury of The Fall tour with MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED and MNEMIC, which is the group's first U.S. trek in support of their highly-acclaimed new conceptual opus "IV: Constitution of Treason". The album entered The Billboard 200 chart at No. 119 in its first ...

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INFINITED HATE Have Not Split Up

Despite a previous report to the contrary, Dutch "extreme death metal" act INFINITED HATE (featuring members of SINISTER and HOUWITSER) have NOT split up. The group's record label, Displeased Records, has informed Voices From The Darkside that frontwoman Rachel Heyzer-Kloosterwaard is no longer part of the band and that drummer Aad Kloosterwaard has ...

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GOD FORBID Drummer Checks In From The Road

GOD FORBID are currently in the midst of the highly-successful Decibel magazine-sponsored Fury of The Fall tour with MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED and MNEMIC, which is the group's first U.S. trek in support of their highly-acclaimed new conceptual opus, "IV: Constitution of Treason". The album entered The Billboard 200 chart at No. 119 in its first ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER: European Tour Dates Announced

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will be teaming up with LIAR for a European tour during January/February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 20 - Essen, GER - Zeche Carl Jan. 21 - Sneek, NETH - Het Bollwerk Jan. 22 - Luxemburg, LUX - Kulturfabriek Jan. 23 - Stuttgart, GER - t.b.a. Jan. 24 - Rennes, ...

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INFINITED HATE Call It A Day?

According to a posting at Voices From The Darkside, Dutch "extreme death metal" act INFINITED HATE (featuring members of SINISTER and HOUWITSER) appear to have called it a day after releasing only two albums. Frontwoman Rachel Heyzer-Kloosterwaard recently revealed that she's no longer part of the band and is currently in the process ...

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GOD FORBID's 'Treason' Enters BILLBOARD Chart At No. 119

New Jersey metal outfit GOD FORBID have sold 8,300 copies of their latest album, "IV: Constitution of Treason", in the United States in its first week of release (according to Nielsen SoundScan) to debut at position No. 119 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. Produced by Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM) and Eric Rachel (ATREYU, THE ...

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GOD FORBID To Guest On SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO's 'Hard Attack'

GOD FORBID will be the featured guests on Sirius Satellite Radio's "Hard Attack" channel today (Sept. 14) beginning at 6:00 p.m. EST. The band will debut tracks off their new CD, "IV: Constitution Of Treason", due on September 20 via Century Media Records. Be sure to catch GOD FORBID on "Hard Attack" at the following ...

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GOD FORBID: New E-Card Available

A new GOD FORBID e-card, featuring exclusive downloads, an all-new photo gallery, buddy icons, tour dates and an exclusive preview of the making-of-the-album documentary can be accessed at this location. GOD FORBID's highly anticipated new album, "IV: Constitution of Treason", is scheduled for release on September 20 through Century Media Records. The CD ...

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GOD FORBID: New Song Available For Download

A new GOD FORBID song, entitled "Chains of Humanity", is now available for free download at www.fuse.tv/metal (make sure pop-up blocker is off or just hold the control key). "Chains of Humanity" comes off the group's highly anticipated new album, "IV: Constitution of Treason", due in stores September 20 through Century Media Records. ...

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MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD: 'Merciless' Cover Banned

According to Roadrunner Records U.K., New York hardcore legends MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD are in trouble again. The artwork for the group's upcoming third album, "Merciless", has both U.S. distributor RED and Roadrunner ready to shelve the album. "We had no idea this would happen this time," swore the group's guitarist/co-lyricist, Justin Brannan. The "Merciless" cover ...

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GOD FORBID Announce Exclusive London Show

New Jersey's GOD FORBID have announced that they will be heading over to London for an exclusive show on September 13 at the Barfly. After receiving a rapturous response on their last U.K. tour, GOD FORBID decided that the U.K. fans deserved some thing a little special and so, are coming over in the week ...

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CAMP FREDDY To Perform At X GAMES Party In Hollywood

CAMP FREDDY — the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of ex-JANE'S ADDICTION/RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan) — will reportedly be making an appearance at an ...

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CAMP FREDDY In Talks To Release Debut Album

CAMP FREDDY — the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of ex-JANE'S ADDICTION/RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan) — have begun talking to a few "business types" ...

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MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD To Tour South Africa In September

New York hardcore legends MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD will be touring South Africa with NESHAMAH this September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 09 – Pretoria, SA @ Zeplins Club Sep. 10 – Johannesburg, SA @ The Snuggery Sep. 14 – Durban, SA @ The Bat Center Sep. 17 - Cape Town, SA @ Wynberg Sports ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Drummer Injured In Fight

Oak Park thrash metallers THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER were forced to cancel band practice last Friday after drummer Zach Gibson's involvement in alcohol-fueled fisticuffs outside of a small party at his Taylor home. According to Zach, 19, a drunken man, whom he had never met, was making inappropriate advances toward Zach's significant other. It was ...

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GOD FORBID Complete New Album; Embark On U.S. Headlining Dates

New Jersey metal titans GOD FORBID recently completed the recording process for their highly anticipated new album, "IV: Constitution of Treason", set for a September 20 release via Century Media Records. The group tracked the new offering with Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM) at Audiohammer Studios in Florida and with Eric Rachel (ATREYU, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN) ...

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GOD FORBID Guitarist: New Album 'Sounds Incredible'

GOD FORBID guitarist Dallas Coyle has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "GOD FORBID is almost done with the general tracking of 'IV: Constitution of Treason'. We're finishing up the bass tracks, extra guitar stuff, and little bit of the ear candy that goes onto a record to give it some ...

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THE TENTH CIRCLE Complete Work On Debut Album

THE TENTH CIRCLE (formerly CIRRHOSIS), the new band featuring vocalist Ross Whitecavage (formerly of Thorp Records recording artists HOW IT ENDS) and extreme metal drummer Tim Yeung (HATE ETERNAL, VITAL REMAINS, HANK WILLIAMS III), have finished mastering their full-length debut, entitled "Of War and Reflection". "Of War and Reflection" was recorded at Trax East Studios ...

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