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KREATOR Film 'Enemy Of God' Video

German thrashers KREATOR shot a video for their song "Enemy of God" on February 6 in Berlin. The clip was directed by Jörn Heitmann, known for his work with RAMMSTEIN ("Keine Lust") and THE RASMUS. More information about Heitmann's work can be found at www.katapultfilm.de. "Enemy of God" is the title track of ...

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EVERGREY Announce First-Ever Headlining Show In England

Swedish metallers EVERGREY will make their first-ever headlining appearance in England on March 7 at The Underworld in Camden, London. Ticket information and other details are available at www.theunderworldcamden.co.uk. As previously reported, EVERGREY have set "Monday Morning Apocalypse" as the title of their sixth studio album, due on April 4 via InsideOut Music. The follow-up ...

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ANGTORIA Set Tentative Track Listing For Debut Album

ANGTORIA, the new Swedish/British orchestral/metal band formed by female singer Sarah Jezebel Deva (CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS), composer Chris Rehn (ABYSSOS) and Tommy Rehn (MOAHNI MOAHNA), have set the tentative track listing for their debut album, "God Has A Plan For Us All", due on April 24 via Listenable Records. It is as follows: ...

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FATAL SMILE To Perform On Swedish TV

Swedish "traditional" heard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE will appear on the Swedish TV show "TV4 Nyhetsmorgon" (morning news on Channel 4) on Wednesday, February 1 between 6:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. The group will be interviewed on the program and will perform two songs live in the studio. The show is available on the ...

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RAMMSTEIN: 'Mann Gegen Mann' Single Due In March

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN will be releasing the third single from their "Rosenrot" album, "Mann Gegen Mann", in early March. A video by famed Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund (METALLICA, SATYRICON, MADONNA, THE PRODIGY) was recently shot and will begin airing soon. "Mann Gegen Mann" will be released in a limited digipack version and will contain ...

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LACUNA COIL: New Album, Single Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork for LACUNA COIL's upcoming album, "Karmacode", has been posted online at this location [NOTE: Link removed at LACUNA COIL management's request]. The artwork for the album's first single, "Our Truth", can be viewed by clicking here [NOTE: Link removed at LACUNA COIL management's request]. As previously reported, "Karmacode" is scheduled for release ...

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RAMMSTEIN Sued By German Cannibal

United Press International is reporting that a convicted German cannibal has filed suit against industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN, claiming their song "Mein Teil" (My Piece) is based on his crimes. Armin Meiwes was sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison for eating a man (Bernd Juergen Brandes) he met on the Internet. He filmed the entire ...

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LACUNA COIL: New Single 'Our Truth' Posted Online

LACUNA COIL's new single, "Our Truth", which appears on the "Underworld: Evolution" soundtrack, can be previewed in full at AOL Music (select "Underworld" from the list of choices at the top and scroll down to LACUNA COIL). The soundtrack, which being released today (January 10), features additional selections from PUSCIFER (Maynard Keenan's [TOOL, ...

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SHADOWS FALL Announce Headlining Shows; Prepare To Attend NAMM

SHADOWS FALL have lined up a string of headlining shows in March with AGNOSTIC FRONT, STILL REMAINS and BYZANTINE in the support slots. Look for the band to possibly debut some of their highly-anticipated new material at these shows. Also, be sure to check out their latest DVD, entitled "The Art of Touring", featuring over ...

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SLIPKNOT: '9.0 Live' Certified Gold

SLIPKNOT's first full-length concert album, "9.0 Live", has been certified gold by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for shipments in excess of 500,000 copies. The CD, which was recorded at shows in Singapore, Japan, and Las Vegas, has sold 163,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As previously reported, SLIPKNOT ...

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LACUNA COIL: Complete 'Karmacode' Details Revealed

LACUNA COIL are set to release their latest full-length effort, "Karmacode", on April 4 via Century Media Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to their acclaimed commercial breakthrough album, "Comalies", was produced by Waldemar Sorychta and LACUNA COIL in Germany and Italy while the album was both mixed by Ronald Prent (RAMMSTEIN, H.I.M., IRON MAIDEN) and ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Highest Hopes' Certified Double Platinum In Finland

NIGHTWISH's 2005 CD collection, "Highest Hopes - The Best Of Nightwish", has been certified double platinum in the band's native Finland for sales in excess of 60,000 copies. The album, which was released in two different formats (the normal version, and limited edition, featuring a bonus disc containing three video clips filmed at the Mera ...

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LACUNA COIL: 'Karmacode' Is Ready

Italy's LACUNA COIL have confirmed on their official web site that the recording, mixing, and mastering of their forthcoming album, "Karmacode", is complete. The CD is tentatively scheduled for release in early April via Century Media Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2002's "Comalies" was co-produced once again by Waldemar Sorychta and was mixed by ...

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FATAL SMILE: Release Date Set For 'Neo Natural Freaks'

Swedish "traditional" heard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE will release their sophomore album, "Neo Natural Freaks", on February 1, 2006 via GMR Music. The follow-up to 2002's "Beyond Reality" was once again produced by Jonas Östman (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, GLORY), while the mixing duties were handled by Stefan Glaumann (RAMMSTEIN, BACKYARD BABIES). FATAL SMILE's new single, ...

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LACUNA COIL To Play One-Off London Show

Italian female-fronted metallers LACUNA COIL have announced a one-off show at the Forum in London, U.K. on March 5, 2006. LACUNA COIL's new album, "Karmacode", is tentatively scheduled for release in March 2006 via Century Media Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2002's "Comalies" was co-produced once again by Waldemar Sorychta and was mixed by ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Drummer Checks In From Glasgow

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD drummer Gene Hoglan has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "What's up there? We are pulling into Glasgow as I write this. The flight over to the U.K. was a piece o' cake, and we got to see the huge oil refinery fire that happened just outside London, ...

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SHADOWS FALL Frontman Comments On GRAMMY Nod

Nominations for the 48th annual Grammy Awards were announced last week by The Recording Academy, which included a nod for SHADOWS FALL in the "Best Metal Performance" category. The group was nominated for their Active Rock hit "What Drives The Weak" alongside such acclaimed artists as MINISTRY, MUDVAYNE, RAMMSTEIN and SLIPKNOT. The track is featured ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN: 'I Have A Feeling We Could Win A GRAMMY This Year'

SLIPKNOT members Shawn "Clown" Crahan (percussion) and Jim Root (guitar) spoke to The Des Moines Register about being nominated for a Grammy for the sixth consecutive year. The single "Before I Forget" from the band's third album, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)", was nominated for Best Metal Performance alongside songs by MINISTRY, MUDVAYNE, RAMMSTEIN and ...

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