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RHAPSODY OF FIRE Guitarist Working On New Solo Album

RHAPSODY OF FIRE guitarist Luca Turilli has issued the following update: "I just came back from Wolfsburg where I ended the first part of the production for the second DREAMQUEST album (please check www.dreamquest.eu for more details). During that time I had also the possibility to plan the production of my fourth solo album. I ...

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ADYTUM Hard At Work On Debut Album

Newmarket, ON-based progressive death/black metal quartet ADYTUM will release its full-length debut, "Echoes of Refuge on Northern Storm", in early 2007 via Northern Storm Records. Commented the band: "For the CD, we are working with our good friend and producer David Clipperton, who has owned Wire Frame Productions for the past eight years. He has ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL's XAPHAN Shoots Down Split Rumors

Xaphan, vocalist/guitarist of the Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL, has issued the following update: "After our show Tuesday night [Oct. 24] with CELTIC FROST and GOATWHORE it is evident that some things need to be cleared up. It seems the going rumor is the band has split up or that we are no longer ...

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Triumph or Agony - RHAPSODY OF FIRE

If you were among those disappointed by BLIND GUARDIAN's streamlining of their sound this year, your luxury liner has come in. RHAPSODY OF FIRE have, if anything, gone even further off the deep end into operatic, cinematic, utterly bombastic and gaudy symphonic metal. Choirs swell, drums thunder, strings soar, and prophecies are fulfilled, to the ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: 'Triumph Or Agony' Chart Positions Revealed

RHAPSODY OF FIRE, the Italian band formerly known as RHAPSODY, has entered the national album charts in the following countries with its new album, "Triumph or Agony": France: #59 Germany: #64 Switzerland: #74 "Triumph or Agony" was released last month via Magic Circle Music. According to a press release, the new CD sees the group ...

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ROSE TATTOO Frontman Fronts Youth Foundation

Australia's Milton Ulladulla Times reports that legendary ROSE TATTOO frontman Angry Anderson will be the ambassador for Ulladulla's Dunn and Lewis Youth Development Foundation. The charitable foundation was formed following the devastation and tragedy of the 2002 Sari Night Club bombings, which claimed more than 200 lives, including Ulladulla boys Craig Dunn and ...

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NOUMENA: Internet EP Released

Finnish melodic death metallers NOUMENA have issued the following update: "We have released a digital EP entitled 'Triumph and Loss'. On the eve of the new full-length this is a serious appetizer. The title song of the EP is taken from forthcoming album 'Anatomy of Life'. Other five tracks are previously unreleased and not included ...

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STURMGEIST To Release 'Über' In October

STURMGEIST, the Norwegian solo project of SOLEFALD mastermind Cornelius Jakhelln Brastad, will release its second album, "Über", on October 16 through Season Of Mist. The track list is as follows: 01. Meister 02. Blood-Axe 03. Dobermann 04. Grimanic Guerillas 05. Iron Hammer 06. Party Über Alles 07. Ruger 08. Mephisto 09. Triumph 10. The Unknown ...

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THE QUILL Schedules Stockholm Gig

Sweden's THE QUILL will play on September 30 at Club New Life in Stockholm at the Bass 'n Drum Days festival. THE QUILL is currently working on a video for the song "Keep the Circle Whole", which will consist of footage recorded at this year's Sweden Rock Festival. THE QUILL's fifth album, "In Triumph", was ...

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THE QUILL: 'Keep The Circle Whole' Video In The Works

Sweden's THE QUILL has issued the following update: "Back from a long, hot (even in Sweden) summer vacation. What's going to happen next in QUILL-land? Well, we did film the entire Sweden Rock Festival show and that material will first of all end up as a video for 'Keep the Circle Whole'. It will be ...

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VIRGIN STEELE: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

Two songs from the VIRGIN STEELE's forthcoming eleventh album, "Visions of Eden - The Lilith Project - A Barbaric Romantic Movie of the Mind""Immortal I Stand (The Birth Of Adam)" and "The Hidden God" — have been made available for streaming. Check them out: "Immortal I Stand (The Birth Of Adam)" :

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DISSECTION: New York City Show Cancelled

Swedish metallers DISSECTION have cancelled their previously announced September 6 gig at the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. No reason was given for the decision to call off the show. It is not presently clear if the band's September 1 concert at the House of Blues in West ...

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STUCK MOJO Contemplates Future Without Frontman BONZ

STUCK MOJO guitarist Rich Ward has issued the following update on the band's current status: "Well, it's been a while since I've sat down to give everyone the latest goings on in the world of MOJO. It's been non-stop since the first of the year, with the writing and recording of a new record, tours ...

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NOUMENA Completes Work On New Album

Finnish melodic death metallers NOUMENA have completed work on their third full-length album, "Anatomy of Life", tentatively due late October via Spikefarm Records. The follow-up to 2005's "Absence" was recorded and mixed at Savonlinna's Sundi Coop studio by Tuomo Valtonen and was mastered at Finnvox Studios by Mika Jussila. Commented guitarist Tuukka Tuomela: "With the ...

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LACUNA COIL Singer Checks In From OZZFEST

LACUNA COIL made their much-anticipated return to the U.S. on June 29 as part of this year's Ozzfest main-stage lineup. The massive summer trek coincides with the release of the new single "Enjoy The Silence", which impacted commercial radio this week. The video for the track, completed by the directorial team Fort Awesome, who also ...

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DISSECTION: Photos From Stockholm Concert Posted Online

Swedish metallers DISSECTION have uploaded a number of photos from their Dissection Midsummer Massacre concert, which took place Saturday, June 24 at Hovet in Stockholm. Check them out at this location. DISSECTION's setlist for the Dissection Midsummer Massacre concert (billed as the band's last-ever European performance): 01. Nexion 218 02. Beyond The Horizon ...

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In Triumph - THE QUILL

Though the term "stoner rock" has pretty much been a non-starter as far as anyone actually, like, selling records, it remains the most convenient catch-all for those trying to market heavy rock bands of any stripe these days. Thus, Sweden's THE QUILL are stoner rock, despite the fact that to anyone over 30, "In Triumph" ...

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MOURNING BELOVETH Begin Writing New Material

Irish doom metal act MOURNING BELOVETH have posted the following message on their official web site: "Back from tour with PRIMORDIAL, MOONSORROW and our labelmates GARDENS OF GEHENNAH and it was probably the best tour yet, well organised, well attended and some great reactions. We even got to play Hungary, Vienna and Hamburg, Berlin, Leipzig ...

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DISSECTION Explain Israeli Concert Cancellation

Sweden's DISSECTION have commented on the cancellation of their June 17 concert in Tel-Aviv, Israel. According to a posting on the group's official web site, the show was called off "due to practical and technical reasons." A DISSECTION management representative added, "Until the last minute it was still unclear if the proper technical/practical arrangements had ...

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DISSECTION Cancel Israeli Appearance

Swedish extreme metallers DISSECTION have cancelled their previously announced June 17 show at Comfort 13 in Tel-Aviv, Israel. No reason was given for the cancellation. As previously reported, DISSECTION have announced the following live dates outside their final European appearance on June 24, 2006 at Dissection Midsummer Massacre '06 in Stockholm, Sweden: Sep. 01 - ...

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DISSECTION Mainman Comments On Upcoming U.S. Dates

Swedish metal pioneers DISSECTION have announced the following live dates outside their final European appearance on June 24, 2006 at Dissection Midsummer Massacre '06 in Stockholm, Sweden: Jun. 17 - Tel-Aviv, ISR @ Comfort 13 Sep. 01 - Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues Sep. 06 - New York City, NY @ B.B. King ...

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