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ALTARIA Prepare To Enter Studio

Finnish melodic metallers ALTARIA, who feature in their ranks SONATA ARCTICA guitarist Jani Liimatainen and NIGHTWISH six-stringer Emppu Vuorinen, have set "Divinity" as the tentative title for their sophomore album, due in May 2004 through AOR Heaven sub-label Metal Heaven Records. The group will enter the studio on October 10 to begin recording the effort, ...

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DIVINE:DECAY: Video Posted Online

Finnish thrash/speed metallers DIVINE:DECAY have posted their video for the track "Silence Of Decades" at their official web site. "Silence Of Decades" comes off the group's recently released sophomore album, "Maximize The Misery", available through Osmose Productions. The follow-up to "Songs Of The Damned" was recorded and produced by Janne Joutsenniemi (of SUBURBANTRIBE ...

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A Tribute To The Four Horsemen - VARIOUS ARTISTS

Getting picked to feature on a tribute to San Franciscan legends METALLICA must prove something of a scramble to get the "good" tracks. In all honesty, it wouldn't be ideal to have to choose one of their, shall we say, more expansive songs, unless you have the power to recreate that "moment of magic" feeling ...

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THERION Promise 'Many Surprises' On Upcoming CD

Sweden's THERION are currently at work in Modern Art Studios in Stockholm recording their new album for a late 2003 release through Nuclear Blast Records. Additional recording will take place at studios in Denmark and Czech Republic. Mainman Christofer Johnsson promised that there will be many surprises with the new release. He commented, "Recording is ...

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DIVINE:DECAY: New MP3 Samples Posted Online

Finnish thrash/speed rockers DIVINE:DECAY have posted several MP3 clips from their forthcoming "Maximize The Misery" CD at this location. "Maximize The Misery", due on Sept. 8 through Osmose Productions, was recorded and produced by Janne Joutsenniemi (of SUBURBANTRIBE fame) and it was mixed by Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, CHILDREN OF BODOM, THERION). The ...

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DIVINE:DECAY Set Release Date For 'Maximize The Misery'

Finnish thrash/speed rockers DIVINE:DECAY have set a Sept. 8 release date through Osmose Productions for their sophomore effort, "Maximize The Misery". The follow-up to "Songs Of The Damned" was recorded and produced by Janne Joutsenniemi (of SUBURBANTRIBE fame) and it was mixed by Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, CHILDREN OF BODOM, THERION). The complete track listing ...

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BLOODFLOWERZ Begin Work On '7 Benedictions / 7 Maledictions'

German female-fronted dark/goth metal act BLOODFLOWERZ have entered Woodhouse Studio in Hagen, Germany with producers Siggi Bemm and Dan Diamond (JOACHIM WITT, PHILIP BOA, THE GATHERING, THERION) to record their sophomore effort, "7 Benedictions / 7 Maledictions". The CD, a concept album about the seven sins and the seven virtues, is slated for release on ...

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CELTIC FROST Re-Envisioned!

CELTIC FROST have begun the initial part of the recording sessions for the group's long-awaited new album, tentatively titled "Probe". As has been anticipated by a variety of sources, the group currently consists of the classic "To Mega Therion" and "Into the Pandemonium"-era line-up of Reed St. Mark (drums/percussion), Martin Eric Ain (bass/vocals), and Tom ...

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THERION To Issue Live Album

Sweden's THERION will issue a live CD, entitled Live In Midgard, on September 30th through Nuclear Blast Records. Recorded at shows in Colombia, Hungary and Germany, Live In Midgard was laid down "totally live without any overdubs not to destroy the live feeling at all," according to an official press release. The full track listing ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Tribute CD: "A Tribute To The Priest"

On September 9th, Nuclear Blast Records will be issuing a brand new JUDAS PRIEST tribute album, entitled A Tribute To The Priest. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows (in no particular order): 01. ANNIHILATOR - "Hell Bent For Leather" 02. PRIMAL FEAR - "Metal Gods" 03. WITCHERY - "Riding On The ...

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GRAVE Push Back Release Date Of "Back From The Grave"

The current incarnation of the legendary Swedish death metal outfit GRAVEOla Lindgren (guitars/vocals), Jonas Torndal (guitar), Jensa Paulsson (drums), and Fredrik "Fredda" Isaksson (bass—ex-THERION)—have pushed back the release of their much-anticipated comeback CD, entitled Back From The Grave, to an as-yet-unspecified September date through Century Media Records. According to a message posted on the band's ...

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CELTIC FROST Prepare To Record New CD

CELTIC FROST are currently writing and developing material for a new album in Zurich, Switzerland. This is the culmination of a process initially set in motion during the compilation of the official CELTIC FROST re-issue CDs in late summer 1999. The re-issue project reflected the first time the various former members of the band worked ...

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GRAVE To Tour Europe With THE FORSAKEN, DISINTER

The current incarnation of the legendary Swedish death metal outfit GRAVEOla Lindgren (guitars/vocals), Jonas Torndal (guitar), Jensa Paulsson (drums), and Fredrik "Fredda" Isaksson (bass—ex-THERION)—will embark on a European tour with THE FORSAKEN and DISINTER during May/June. The confirmed dates are as follows: May 14 – Zlin, CZ @ Club Golem May 15 – Teplice, CZ ...

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GRAVE To Perform At Stockholm's The Shrine

Reunited Swedish death metallers GRAVE will be performing at The Shrine in Stockholm on April 26th. Also set to appear at the venue are THE ROBOTS, THE MAGGOTS, SIDEBURN and MANDO DIAO. As previously reported, GRAVE entered Sunlight Studios in Stockholm on Sunday, March 3rd with producer Tomas Skogsberg to begin work on their long-awaited ...

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GRAVE Enter Studio To Begin Work On “Back From The Grave”

Swedish death metal legends GRAVE entered Sunlight Studios in Stockholm on Sunday, March 3rd with producer Tomas Skogsberg to begin work on their long-awaited fifth full-lengh CD, entitled Back From The Grave. Nine tracks were reportedly laid down during the sessions, and are currently being finalized for a June release through Century Media Records. Described ...

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GRAVE Firm Up European Festival Appearances

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE have lined up the following European festival appearances during the spring/summer: May 09 - Neiden (Torgau), GER @ Fuck The Commerce Jun. 28-29 - Ustronie Morskie, POL @ Smash Fest Jul. 05-07 - Roitzschjora (Leipzig), GER @ With Full Force Aug. 08-10 - Bad Berka, GER @ Party-San Open Air ...

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THERION Part With Drummer, Secure Replacement

Sweden's THERION have parted ways with drummer Sami Karppinen. According to frontman Christofer Johnsson, Karppinen is tired of touring and drumming with a band. He will instead concentrate on working in our studio (this mean we will finally have more time available for other bands that want to record there). THERION will still be working ...

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Reunited GRAVE Announce Plans For Continental European Live Appearances

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE will follow up the recording of their forthcoming comeback CD, tentatively entitled Back From The Grave, with several headlining shows in April and a slew of German festival appearances, including those at With Full Force, Fuck The Commerce, Smash Fest and Party-San Open Air. As previously reported, GRAVE recently entered ...

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GRAVE To Issue "Back From The Grave" In June

Reunited Swedish death metallers GRAVE have completed work on eight songs for their forthcoming comeback CD, tentatively entitled Back From The Grave, and are scheduled to enter Stockholm's Sunlight Studios in February with producer Tomas Skogsberg (i.e. ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER, BACKYARD BABIES, etc.) to record the album for a June release through Century Media Records. Described ...

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Archive News Oct 23, 2001

In light of the numerous tour cancellations that have been announced in the recent weeks, MACHINE HEAD have issued a statement assuring their European fans that they will, in fact, be going ahead with their scheduled European headlined tour as planned. The statement—the Robert Flynn-handwritten version of which can be viewed at ...

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Archive News Oct 08, 2001

The reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers VIO-LENCE will be performing a headlining show at Slim's in San Francisco on December 14th. Support will come from SKINLAB. Other opening acts will be announced shortly.


Former DARK ANGEL/DREAMS OF DAMNATION guitarist Jim Durkin has joined the reunited Los Angeles thrashers HIRAX. ...

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Archive News Sep 28, 2001

LIMP BIZKIT will be issuing a remix album entitled Remizkit, in the near future, featuring remixes by DJ Premiere, Timbaland, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst, LIMP BIZKIT's DJ Lethal, LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland, P. Diddy, The Neptunes, William Orbit, Josh Abraham, and including appearances by BUBBA SPARXXX, 8 BALL, E40, and other “special ...

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Archive News Sep 11, 2001

Desperately seeking to make peace to everyone who has previously supported the group in an attempt to rebuild a career that has inarguably seen its best days, MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine is continuing to reach out to former foes through personal postings via the group's official web site at www.megadeth.com. In the wake of ...

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Archive News Jun 01, 2001

SLAYER have finalized the track listing for their God Hates Us All opus, which is presently scheduled for a July 10th release through American/Sony Recordings. The songs set to appear on the final version are as follows:

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01. Darkness Of Christ

02. Disciple

03. God Send Death

04. New Faith

05. Bloodline

06. Threshold

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