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CRADLE OF FILTH: Gothenburg In-Store Announced

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have scheduled a signing session on December 14 at CD Specialisten (Kungsgatan 38-40) in Gothenburg, Sweden at 5:00 p.m. According to a posting on CRADLE OF FILTH's official web site, rumor has it that the band will fly over a few days prior to the start of its U.S. ...

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WELTENBRAND Films New Video; Photos Available

Liechtenstein-based romantic gothic metal band WELTENBRAND was in Düsseldorf, Germany last week to film a new video. Check out photos from the shoot at this location. WELTENBRAND recently announced the addition of drummer Mario Jahnke to the group's ranks. "Adrian [Büchel] had to leave the band because of chronological problems," WELTENBRAND previously wrote ...

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SON OF SCIENCE Recruits TO-MERA's MACLEAN As Stand-In Guitarist

SON OF SCIENCE, the tech-metal band formed by former DRAGONFORCE bassist Adrian Lambert, has recruited Tom Maclean of dark-prog metallers TO-MERA as a stand-in guitarist for their upcoming shows. Adrian says, "TO-MERA remains Tom's main project but the fact he's helping us out means we have more time to recruit a permanent guitarist who we're ...

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MOURNING BELOVETH Parts Ways With Bassist

Irish doom titans MOURNING BELOVETH have parted ways with bassist Adrian Butler. Adrian's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "I am no longer part of the doom troupe that are MOURNING BELOVETH. I was talking to Darren [Moore, vocals] last weekend and the band are going to continue with current session bassist Brendan ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: First North American Tour Dates Announced

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will team up with Finland's THE 69 EYES for a North American tour in January/February. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 23 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom Jan. 24 - Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero Jan. 26 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium Jan. 27 - Quebec, ...

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Former CRADLE OF FILTH Drummer: It Was 'Time To Move On'

antiMUSIC's Morley Seaver recently conducted an interview with former CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Adrian Erlandsson: antiMUSIC: Well, the big news first. You've left CRADLE. Can you tell us what led to your decision? Adrian: I joined CRADLE in the summer of '99 and have had some good times creating music with the band and playing ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Tour Report Available

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have posted the first parts of an two ongoing tour report from their European trek in support of "Thornography". Check it out: Part#1, Part#2. CRADLE OF FILTH has recruited Czech drummer Marthus (real name: Martin Škaroupka) to replace Adrian Erlandsson. Martin was born on January ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Announces New Drummer

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have recruited Czech drummer Marthus (real name: Martin Škaroupka) to replace Adrian Erlandsson. Martin was born on January 20, 1981 in the Czech Republic and has previously played with GALACTIC INDUSTRY and INNER FEAR, among other bands. "A fine gent whose skills are second to none," Martin "will be ...

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GUILT BY ASSOCIATION: Debut CD Out Now

GUILT BY ASSOCIATION (a.k.a. GBA) has just released its debut CD, "Living In Silence", through the Monroe Entertainment Group. Hot on the heels of the group's participation in MTV's "Battle for Ozzfest", this Chatsworth, CA-based four-piece rockcore outfit has been meticulously refining its unique blend of hard rock and metalcore while creating an over-the-top, explosive ...

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NEMHAIN: Photos From 'Ana' Video Shoot Posted Online

NEMHAIN, the new band featuring ex-CRADLE OF FILTH/AT THE GATES drummer Adrian Erlandsson and his wife, fetish model Morrigan Hel (a.k.a. Amber England), shot a video for its song "Ana" on Sunday, November 12 at Bar Monsta in London. The video was masterminded by independent film company The Cry & The Chainsaw — the brainchild ...

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Drummer JOHN MACALUSO's 'Union Radio' Album Detailed

Drum legend John Macaluso (TNT, ARK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JAMES LABRIE, STARBREAKER) has just revealed details of his upcoming album, "John Macaluso & Union Radio - The Radio Waves Goodbye", due early 2007 on Lion Music. Commented Macaluso: "This album to me is an influence of PINK FLOYD and BLACK SABBATH to me, with drumming twice ...

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SON OF SCIENCE Seeks Second Guitarist

U.K.-based technical metal band SON OF SCIENCE, which features former DRAGONFORCE bassist Adrian Lambert, is seeking a second guitarist. "The role will mainly be rhythm playing but there are harmony solos which require good lead ability," the group writes in a press release. "The successful guitarist will be able to rehearse frequently in Brighton and ...

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TNT Vocalist TONY MILLS Signs New Deal With Z RECORDS

Vocalist Tony Mills (TNT, ex-SHY) has signed a new deal with Z Records. Tony's new album will be a total AOR project which will please fans of his former band SHY and JOURNEY. Tony, who is currently in pre-production with TNT, commented: "Having worked with many writers this year, I have co-written many songs that ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Drummer's NEMHAIN To Film 'Ana' Video

NEMHAIN, the new band featuring CRADLE OF FILTH/ex-AT THE GATES drummer Adrian Erlandsson and his wife, fetish model Morrigan Hel (a.k.a. Amber England), has issued the following update: "As promised we've uploaded another track, 'Girls like Honey'. Check it out! We also have two new gigs planned — Sunday 12th November at Bar ...

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WELTENBRAND Announces New Drummer

Liechtenstein-based romantic gothic metal band WELTENBRAND has announced the addition of drummer Mario Jahnke to the group's ranks. "Adrian [Büchel] had to leave the band because of chronological problems," WELTENBRAND writes on its web site. WELTENBRAND released its fifth album, "The End of the Wizard", in August via Napalm Records. The CD was issued as ...

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NOCTURNE Schedules First Show In Over A Year

Industrial-metal rockers NOCTURNE have just confirmed their first show in over a year, scheduled for November 11 at the Whisky in Hollywood. Joining NOCTURNE's Lacey Conner (vocalist) and Chris Telkes (guitar) for this exclusive performance is Sin from REVOLTING COCKS on bass and Adrian from POWERMAN 5000 on drums. XEO3 are slotted as the headlining ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: New Album Title Revealed

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, are making excellent progress in recording what could prove to be their best album ever. With a working title of "What's In Your Head?", the new CD is shaping up to be ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Drummer, SOULFLY Guitarist To Perform At U.K.'s MUSIC LIVE

This year's Music Live festival, the U.K.'s biggest music making event, features a selection of extreme metal legends offering their advice. In addition to the usual equipment stands and live performances from SIKTH and BREED 77, there will be a "Musician's Union" panel featuring Roadrunner Records consultant Dante Bonnuttoand demonstrations from both CRADLE OF FILTH's ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Begins Work On New Album

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, have entered the studio to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in early 2007. As previously reported, DIAMOND HEAD will release its new DVD, entitled "To the Devil His Due", in ...

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RUNNING WILD To Release 'Best Of' Collection In November

German metallers RUNNING WILD will release a "best of" compilation, entitled "Best of Adrian", on November 24 via G.U.N. Records. The set will include selections covering the last nine years of ther band's recording history (while they've been signed to the G.U.N. label). RUNNING WILD's latest album, "Rogues En Vogue" (2005), entered the German album ...

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