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BEHEMOTH: 'Demigod' Cover Posted Online

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have posted the cover artwork for their new album, "Demigod", at this location. "Demigod" was mixed by BEHEMOTH frontman Nergal and producer Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES) at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden, while mastering duties were handled at the Cutting Room studios in Stockholm. A guest appearance by ...

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BEHEMOTH Complete Work On 'Demigod', New Music Available For Download

Polish black metal outfit BEHEMOTH have completed work on their new album, "Demigod", for a fall release. The group's frontman Nergal has just finished mixing the album at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden with Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES). Mastering duties were handled at the Cutting Room studios in Stockholm. Commented Nergal: "Working with Daniel ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Former THEATRE OF TRAGEDY Singer To Guest On New CD

Former THEATRE OF TRAGEDY/current LEAVES' EYES vocalist Liv Kristine has recorded a guest appearance for the new CRADLE OF FILTH album, "Nymphetamine", due late September through Roadrunner Records. "We are now in the mixing stage of the 'Nymphetamine' session at Chapel studios, Linclonshire, UK," bassist Dave Pybus writes on the group's web site. "This is ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Album Nearing Completion

Polish black metal outfit BEHEMOTH are putting the finishing touches on their much-anticipated new record, "Demigod", tentatively scheduled for an October release. Frontman Nergal checked in with the following update: "Hi all out there! Guess some of you are hungry for news. First of all, the whole recording process takes more time than we have ...

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MIRROR OF DECEPTION Complete Work On Sophomore Album

Long-running German doom metallers MIRROR OF DECEPTION have completed the recordings for their second album, "Foregone", due on September 2 through the Belgian label Final Chapter Records. The new album was recorded at Soundmann Studio (END OF GREEN) in Stuttgart, Germany with producers Marc Martin and Mitch Meister, and consists of "nine powerful doom metal ...

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BEHOLDER: New Song Posted Online

Italian metallers BEHOLDER have posted the track "Mr. Grady" from their third full-length album, "Lethal Injection", at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "Wish For Destruction" was recorded at New Sin studios marks the recording debut with the group of new bassist Ace Raven. A June 14 release through Dragnheart Records is expected. ...

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CANS: Band Lineup For 2000 DECIBEL Festival Appearance Revealed

HAMMERFALL frontman Joacim Cans will be joined by Danny Gill (guitar), Stefan Pascolino (bass) and Mark Zonder (drums, FATES WARNING) during his solo appearance (under the CANS moniker) at the 2000 Decibel festival May 21-22 in Bengtsfors, Sweden (180 km north of Gothenburg). "Unfortunately neither Metal Mike [ex-HALFORD] nor Mat Sinner [PRIMAL FEAR, SINNER] will ...

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RAVEN: 1982 Live Performance Out On DVD

RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Gallagher has posted the following message in the "Loonie Board" section of the band's official web site: "Hi!!! While we continue to futz around collecting more cool footage for our DVD (for example, got killer footage from the last show...really powerful stuff…) I just want to tell you about a DVD that's ...

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Ex-VIRGIN STEELE Guitarist JACK STARR: New Vocalist Needed

Former VIRGIN STEELE guitarist Jack Starr has launched a search for a vocalist for his band GUARDIANS OF THE FLAME. All applicants should submit their demo material to: Magic Circle Music PO Box 7214 Auburn, NY 13022 USA As previously reported, Jack Starr recently inked a deal with Magic Circle Music, the label founded by ...

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BEHOLDER To Support VISION DIVINE In Italy

Italian metallers BEHOLDER will support VISION DIVINE on their upcoming tour of Italy. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 23 April – Firenze, ITA - Enigma May 01 May - Reggio Emilia, ITA - Transilvania Live May 08 May - Bassano d.G., ITA - Transilvania Live May 14 May - Civitanova Marche, ITA - Transilvania ...

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RAVEN: Update From JOHN GALLAGHER

RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Gallagher has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Hi! just like to say thanks to everyone that came out to the Tampa & NJ festivals & the gig with BUDGIE the other night — we had a blast, great to see Mark [Gallagher, guitarist] actually on his feet ...

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FOZZY Name New Album

FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) has posted the following update on the band's official web site: "Well, the year of the FOZZ is kickin into high gear and there's tons of news to tell ya about. "First off, the shows in Omaha and at the Jersey Metalfest in Irvington were both awesome! ...

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RAVEN To Open For BUDGIE In Virginia

Long-running British metallers RAVEN will be opening for BUDGIE on March 24 at Jaxx in Springfield, Virginia. RAVEN's next performance will take place this Friday (March 12) at the March Metal Meltdown VI festival in Irvington, New Jersey. As previously reported, RAVEN are continuing to compile footage for their first-ever DVD, tentatively due later in ...

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MARDUK Side-Project To Release Album This Month

DEVILS WHOREHOUSE, the "horror-death rock" side-project of MARDUK guitarist Morgan Håkansson and bassist B. War, will release their new full-length album, "Revelation Unorthodox", on February 29 through Regain Records (via Blooddawn Productions). The follow-up to the "Howling" mini-album (2000) was recorded last summer at Abyss studio with producer Tommy Tägtgren. Download two MP3 clips from ...

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BEHOLDER Announce Italian Show

Italian metallers BEHOLDER have announced a live show on May 28 at Transilvania Live in Milan in support of their upcoming third full-length album, "Lethal Injection". The follow-up to 2002's "Wish For Destruction" — the group's first CD with new bassist Ace Raven — will be released through Dragonheart Records. In other news, BEHOLDER keyboardist ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Begin Recording New Album

CRADLE OF FILTH will enter the studio on Friday, February 13 to begin recording their Roadrunner Records debut, tentatively titled "Nymphetamine". The follow-up to last year's "Damnation and a Day" will be produced by ANTHRAX guitarist Rob Caggiano, who has previously worked with the group during the mixing stage for "Damnation…". "Nymphetamine" (roughly translated as ...

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