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DISSECTION: 'Rebirth Of Dissection' DVD Due In July

Escapi Music has set a July 28 European release date (August 1 in North America) for the new DISSECTION DVD, entitled "Rebirth of Dissection". With Jon Nödtveidt's release from an eight-year prison sentence on September 6, 2004, he recruited a completely new lineup. First to join the ranks was ex-DARK FUNERAL drummer Tomas Asklund, followed ...

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CELTIC FROST's Rejected 'Disgrace'

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "Disctrade, the Swiss distribution company and label whose owners told us to 'forget it and go back to your rehearsal room to practice' when we began sending out HELLHAMMER's 'Triumph of Death' demo tape in the second half of 1983, ...

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BEYOND FEAR Confirmed For BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Warm-Up Show

BEYOND FEAR, the new Ohio-based band featuring former JUDAS PRIEST and current ICED EARTH frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens alongside guitarist John Comprix (SPAWN, 13 FACES), Dennis Hayes (ex-WINTERS BANE, SEVEN WITCHES) on bass, Dwane Bihary (MISSING SKIN) on rhythm guitar, and drummer Eric Elkins (CRYPTKICKER, ALL YOU FEAR), have been confirmed for the Bang Your ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Frontman Talks About Upcoming CD

Aural Fix magazine recently conducted an interview with VIRGIN STEELE frontman David DeFeis. An excerpt from the chat follows: Q: I know you've spent a lot of time into the making of the upcoming VIRGIN STEELE CD. Can you share a little, or a lot, about what the fans can expect, regarding the overall theme ...

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RAVEN Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Long-running metallers RAVEN have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARMORED SAINT COUNT RAVEN DEATH ANGEL EXODUS FLOTSAM AND JETSAM FOREIGNER HELLFULED HELLOWEEN IN FLAMES JON OLIVA'S PAIN L.A. GUNS LEATHERWOLF POWERWOLF ...

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THE QUILL: New Album Samples Posted Online

Sweden's THE QUILL have uploaded 30-second audio samples of all the songs that will appear on the band's upcoming fifth album, "In Triumph", on their official web site, www.thequill.se. "In Triumph" is scheduled for release on April 7 via SPV/Steamhammer. The CD was recorded at Area 51 studios in Celle, Germany with producer ...

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IN FLAMES Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Sweden's IN FLAMES have been confirmed as the second headlining act (alongside WHITESNAKE) for this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (two more acts to be confirmed): ARMORED SAINT COUNT RAVEN DEATH ANGEL EXODUS FLOTSAM AND ...

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THE QUILL Schedule European Dates

Sweden's THE QUILL have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 25 - Linköping, SWE @ The Rock Apr. 08 - Mönsterås, SWE @ Hvita Hästen Apr. 11 - Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle Apr. 12 - Berlin, GER @ Knaack Club Apr. 13 - Zwickau, GER @ BPM Club Apr. 14 - ...

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QUIET RIOT Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Hard rock veterans QUIET RIOT are the latest addition to this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24, 2006 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ARMORED SAINT COUNT RAVEN DEATH ANGEL EXODUS FLOTSAM AND JETSAM FOREIGNER HELLOWEEN JON OLIVA'S PAIN L.A. GUNS ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL are the latest addition to this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24 in Balingen, Germany. DEATH ANGEL's performance at the festival will mark their only live apperance on German soil this year and they will perform a special setlist ...

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UNLEASHED Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED are the latest addition to this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24, 2006 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows so far (6 more acts to be confirmed): FOREIGNER HELLOWEEN Y&T RIK EMMETT (playing a set of TRIUMPH music) ...

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LECHEROUS NOCTURNE Joined By MONSTROSITY Bassist

LECHEROUS NOCTURNE, the Greenville, South Carolina-based extreme metal band featuring NILE guitarist Dallas Toler-Wade on drums, have confirmed that Mike Poggione from MONSTROSITY/CAPHARNAUM will be taking up bass duties in the studio and any live shows to support the group's upcoming debut album, "Adoration of the Blade". Poggione, who is featured in the "Bass Corner" ...

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DORO Re-Records WARLOCK Classic For German Soccer Project

Former WARLOCK frontwoman Doro Pesch has recorded a new version of the WARLOCK classic "Für Immer" (from the "Triumph and Agony" album) for inclusion in a fan project for the German soccer team Borussia Dortmund. According to a posting on Doro's web site, the team's fans want to offer their support by collecting money for ...

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CATARACT Begin Recording New Album

Swiss metalcore band CATARACT have issued the following update: "We are currently working hard on our next and fourth full-length. We went to Eversound studios last weekend and recorded a demo version of ten finished tracks — and it turned out just great. If you liked 'With Triumph Comes Loss', you will like the new ...

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HELLOWEEN Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

German power metallers HELLOWEEN are the latest addition to this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24 in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): COUNT RAVEN EXODUS FLOTSAM AND JETSAM FOREIGNER HELLOWEEN JON OLIVA'S PAIN L.A. GUNS LEATHERWOLF POWERWOLF RIK EMMETT ...

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MONSTROSITY: New Lineup Revealed

Long-running Florida-based death metallers MONSTROSITY have announced their lineup for the upcoming "Triumph in Black" European tour, which is scheduled to kick off late March. Replacing guitarist Tony Norman (currently in MORBID ANGEL/TERRORIZER) and vocalist Jason Avery are Mark English and Brian Werner, respectively. The band is rounded out by mainman/founding member Lee Harrison on ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE's Book Is U.K.'s Top-Selling Autobiography

Joel Rickett of the U.K.'s The Guardian is reporting that Sharon Osbourne's book "Extreme" has become the best-selling hardback autobiography since records began (in 1998), selling 621,000 copies, beating the previous record for English soccer superstar David Beckham's "My Side" by more than 100,000 copies. The PR guru Max Clifford said: "She's got a great ...

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THE QUILL: Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Sweden's THE QUILL have set "In Triumph" as the title of their fifth album, due on April 7 via SPV/Steamhammer. The CD was recorded at Area 51 studios in Celle, Germany with producer Tommy Newton (VICTORY, UFO, HELLOWEEN). Commented Newton in a statement: "It was a real pleasure for me to have the opportunity to ...

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VENGEANCE Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Dutch hard rock veterans VENGEANCE are the latest addition to this year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24 in Balingen, Germany. The band will introduce a very special surprise guest who will join them on stage for a few songs. The festival billing is shaping up as follows ...

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Synchestra - THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND

As much as I enjoy STRAPPING YOUNG LAD I always find myself enjoying THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND more. It is something about the way Canada's resident musical genius wraps beautiful melodies around layers of soulful wisp and intense emotion. Much like "Accelerated Evolution", "Synchestra" takes repeat listens to fully absorb. However, there is more of ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND To Tour U.S. With OPETH?

DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND are in talks to possibly open for OPETH on their upcoming U.S. headlining tour beginning in February 2006. No further details are currently available. DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND recently completed work on their new studio album, "Synchestra", tentatively due in the spring. The making of the album "was a very enjoyable experience for ...

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