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PROFUGUS MORTIS: More Shows Announced

Montreal-based sympho/black/folk/power metal band PROFUGUS MORTIS has scheduled the following dates: Apr. 29 - Imperial - Quebec City, Quebec (w/ KALMAH) May 03 - Salle Gaston Mandeville - Drummondville, Quebec May 10 - Cafe Theatre Cote-Cour - Jonquiere, Quebec May 14 - Theatre Plaza - Montreal, Quebec (w/ CATAMENIA, THE AGONIST) Aug. 26 - Medley ...

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GWYNBLEIDD Schedules Canadian Live Debut

Brooklyn, New York-based metal band GWYNBLEIDD is set to perform its first-ever Canadian shows next week with dates scheduled in Toronto (April 23) and Sudbury (April 25) as a support to Finland's KALMAH and at the Sudbury Metal Feast! festival. These will also be the first-ever international performances for the band whose music combines elements ...

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KALMAH: New Album Delayed

Finnish metallers KALMAH have had the release date of fifth full-length album, "For the Revolution", pushed back to April 23 from the previously announced April 2. The band says, "Changes were made for the release [to coincide with] the first date on the upcoming tour." KALMAH recently posted the "For the Revolution" title track on ...

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TROUBLE, ASTRAL DOORS, PANTHEON I Confirmed For Finland's JALOMETALLI Festival

TROUBLE, PANTHEON I, ASTRAL DOORS, KYPCK and BARATHRUM have been confirmed for the Jalometalli festival, set to take place August 15-16 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ADASTRA ASTRAL DOORS BARATHRUM BLITZKRIEG CATAMENIA DESASTER EVOCATION HEAVY METAL PERSE KALMAH KYPCK MAYHEM MORTAL SIN OVERKILL PANTHEON I PRESTIGE ...

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POISONBLACK To Utilize Stand-In Keyboardist For Greek Dates

POISONBLACK, the Finnish band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala, will utilize the services of keyboardist Veli-Matti Kananen for the group's upcoming Greek shows with AMORPHIS. POISONBLACK keyboardist Marco Sneck is currently on tour in Canada with his other band, KALMAH, and will be unable to make POISONBLACK's dates in Greece. POISONBLACK with AMORPHIS: April ...

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KALMAH: 'For The Revolution' Artwork Unveiled

Finnish metallers KALMAH have unveiled the cover artwork of their fifth full-length album, "For the Revolution", due on April 2 via Spikefarm Records. The artwork was designed by former SENTENCED drummer Vesa Ranta, who was also responsible for the artwork of KALMAH's previous album, "The Black Waltz". "For the Revolution" was recorded at ...

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KALMAH: 'For The Revolution' Track Listing Revealed

Finnish metallers KALMAH have finalized the track listing for their fifth full-length album, "For the Revolution", due on April 2 via Spikefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Tico Tico studio in Kemi, Finland with producer Ahti Kortelainen and was mastered at the Cutting Room in Sweden. "For the Revolution" track listing: 01. For the ...

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PROFUGUS MORTIS: More Dates Announced

Montreal-based sympho/black/folk/power metal band PROFUGUS MORTIS has scheduled the following dates: Apr. 04 - Casbah - Hamilton, Ontario (w/ DESTROY WITHIN, WAKING THE FALLEN) Apr. 05 - Royal Canadian Legion - Oshawa, Ontario (w/ BLINDED BY FAITH) Apr. 29 - Imperial - Quebec City, Quebec (w/ KALMAH) May 03 - Salle Gaston Mandeville - Drummondville, ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA Festival

Glendale, Arizona extreme metal powerhouse JOB FOR A COWBOY has been confirmed for the eleventh annual edition of the Tuska open-air festival, set to take place June 27-29 at the Kaisaniemi park in Helsinki, Finland. A total of 32 bands will perform on three stages over the course of three days. In addition, a couple ...

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OVERKILL, BLITZKRIEG, SATYRICON, MAYHEM Confirmed For Finland's JALOMETALLI Festival

OVERKILL, BLITZKRIEG, SATYRICON and MAYHEM are among the confirmed bands for the Jalometalli festival, set to take place August 15-16 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: OVERKILL BLITZKRIEG SATYRICON MAYHEM SOTAJUMALA MORTAL SIN DESASTER TURISAS KALMAH CATAMENIA PRESTIGE Ten more bands will be announced in early March. ...

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KALMAH: New Album Title Announced

Finnish metallers KALMAH have set "For the Revolution" as the title of their fifth full-length CD, due on April 2. The CD was recorded at Tico Tico studio in Kemi, Finland with producer Ahti Kortelainen and will be mastered shortly at an as-yet-undisclosed facility in Sweden. KALMAH will embark on the Canadian "For the Revolution" ...

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KALMAH: More Canadian Tour Details Revealed

Finnish metallers KALMAH will embark on the Canadian "For The Revolution" tour in April. Support on the shows will come from Montrea's TALAMYUS. The dates are as follows: April 23 - Toronto, ONT @ Wreckroom April 24 - Hamilton, ONT @ Club Absinthe April 25 - Sudbury, ONT @ The Serbian centre April 26 - ...

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KALMAH To Tour Canada In April

Finnish metallers KALMAH will embark on the Canadian "For The Revolution" tour in April. Tentative dates are as follows (venue details to be announced): April 23 - Toronto, ON April 24 - Hamilton, ON April 25 - Sudbury, ON April 26 - Rouyn, QC April 27 - Sag/Lac, QC April 28 - Quebec, QC April ...

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KALMAH Completes Recording New Album

Finnish metallers KALMAH entered the studio on October 13 to begin recording their fifth full-length album. An early 2008 release is expected. Commented guitarist Antti Kokko: "Everything is now recorded and we will start mixing at the beginning of 2008. I guess it will take one-two weeks to get all done. This album will be ...

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AVULSED: 'Reanimating Russia 2007' DVD Available

Long-running Spanish death metallers AVULSED have just released their very first official DVD, "Reanimating Russia 2007", featuring a multi-camera shoot of the band's 19-song May 2007 performance in Moscow, Russia. It is available through the band's web site, www.avulsed.com. In other news, AVULSED has issued the following update: "After a successful series of ...

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KALMAH: Rhythm Guitars Recorded For New Album

Finnish metallers KALMAH entered the studio on October 13 to begin recording their fifth full-length album. An early 2008 release is expected. Commented KALMAH guitarist Antti Kokko: "Rhythm guitars recorded, melodies recorded and some of the solos recorded. I'm very satisfied with the result so far. Sound kicks ass even though it is pure sound ...

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KALMAH Announces Finnish Dates With AVULSED, DEMIGOD

Finnish metallers KALMAH have announced the following dates with AVULSED and DEMIGOD: Dec. 06 - Nightlife Rock - Helsinki, FIN Dec. 07 - Hellä - Tampere, FIN Dec. 08 - Dante's Corner - Turku, FIN KALMAH entered the studio on October 13 to begin recording its fifth full-length album. An early 2008 release is expected. ...

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KALMAH To Enter Studio In October

Finnish metallers KALMAH are currently writing material for their fifth studio album, tentatively due next spring. "Right now we have about seven songs ready and will enter studios in October to record the next swamp metal masterpiece. I guess the new material will represent heavier and even more riff-oriented KALMAH but the melodies and basic ...

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ELENIUM Parts Ways With Guitarists

Finnish "progressive death" metallers ELENIUM, whose lineup includes current OMNIUM GATHERUM vocalist Jukka Pelkonen (a.k.a. "J"), have parted ways with guitarists Kasperi Heikkinen and Tommi Leinonen. "Kasperi has decided to concentrate on his own band MERGING FLARE and his other projects," the band writes on its web site. "His true passion is to play heavy ...

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CHARON, SWALLOW THE SUN Confirmed For SPINEFEAST 2006

CHARON, SWALLOW THE SUN and BROTHER FIRETRIBE (the Finnish AOR/hard rock band featuring NIGHTWISH guitarist Emppu Vuorinen) are among the confirmed bands for the Spinefeast 2006, set to take place October 20-21 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland. The running order for the festival is as follows: Friday, October 20: 20:45 MALUMMEH 21:30 NOUMENA 22:15 KALMAH ...

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