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GOD AMONG INSECTS: Future Plans Revealed

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have posted the following message on their web site: "We have some shows lined up for the next year, ...

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ENSLAVED, VREID: European Tour Dates Announced

ENSLAVED and VREID will be teaming up for a European tour beginning in early February. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Feb. 09 - Loppen – Copenhagen, DEN Feb. 10 - Rosenkeller – Jena, GER Feb. 11 - Lokschuppen - Rosenheim, GER Feb. 12 - Tor 3 - Osnabrück, GER Feb. 13 - Headbangers ...

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MOKOMA's Latest CD Named INFERNO Magazine's 'Album Of The Year'

Finnish thrash/metal act MOKOMA's latest album, "Tämän Maailman Ruhtinaan Hovi" ("The Court of This World's Emperor), has been named Inferno magazine's 2004 "Album of the Year". The year-end Inferno list was determined via a poll of the magazine's editors and contributing writers. Inferno is Finland's leading metal magazine and is said to be one of ...

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MINDGRINDER Enter Studio To Record Sophomore Album

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator (on bass/vocals), have entered Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, WINDIR) in Norway to record their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005 via Nocturnal Art Productions. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "The Rebellion", "Concept of Honesty", "Obligation to Prevail" and "Warhead". Commented ...

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IMPERIUM: 'Forgotten' Black Metal Jewel To Receive Vinyl Release

Lyderhorn Records will soon be releasing a limited-edition 12-inch vinyl EP from IMPERIUM, the Norwegian black metal band that consisted of members of GEHENNA, DISMAL EUPHONY, THEATRE OF TRAGEDY and EMPEROR. The EP was reportedly recorded in 1996 and hasn't been available until now. Described as "fast, raw, and epic with a sound not unlike ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: New Live Video Posted Online

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have uploaded a live video of the track "Chainsawed Christians", recorded during the band's gig in Östersund, Sweden on October 23, ...

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ENSLAVED Film Promotional Video For 'ISA'

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED have shot a video for the title track of their upcoming CD, "ISA", due in Europe on November 8 via Tabu Recordings (February 7 in the U.S.). The video was directed by Asle Birkeland and "it really represents something new and exciting," the band write on their web site. "We're really ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: Live Video Clip Posted Online

A 40-second GOD AMONG INSECTS live video clip, recorded during the band's gig in Östersund, Sweden on October 23, has been posted online at this location (21.5 MB). GOD AMONG INSECTS is the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT ...

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Former EMPEROR Drummer Rejects Reports That He Has Joined HELVETE

Former EMPEROR and current SCUM drummer Bård "Faust" Eithun has issued a statement refuting published reports that he has joined HELVETE, the new band formed by General K (DISIPLIN), Hellcommander Nattefrost (CARPATHIAN FOREST) and Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE). "I talked briefly with the guys about it, but before anything were settled down 100% it was already ...

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AMERICAN HEARTBREAK To Support RICHIE SCARLET In California

San Francisco-based rockers AMERICAN HEARTBREAK, featuring ex-JETBOY guitarist Billy Rowe and former EXODUS bassist Mike Butler, will be supporting RICHIE SCARLET on four Northern California dates beginning on October 27 at The Pound SF in San Francisco. Richie Scarlet is known affectionately as "The Emperor of Rock" and has played with FREHLEY'S COMET (feturing original ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: Swedish Gig Postponed

The GOD AMONG INSECTS gig originally scheduled to take place on Friday, October 1 in Västerås, Sweden has been postponed. A new date will be announced as soon as it becomes available. GOD AMONG INSECTS is the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) ...

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CANCER Announce New Lead Guitarist

Reunited U.K. death metallers CANCER have announced the addition of lead guitarist Dave Leitch (PULVERISED) to the group's ranks. "We look forward to recording the new album with him and touring in 2005, our first show being at Camden Underworld at easter," the band write on their web site. CANCER drummer Carl Stokes and guitarist/vocalist ...

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GREEN CARNATION Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), have parted ways with drummer Anders Kobro. A replacement has been found in the shape of Tommy Jackson, a longtime fan and friend of the band. "Anders is a metal drummer and most of all, an extreme metal drummer," Tchort said ...

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MINDGRINDER To Enter Studio In November

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator, will enter Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, WINDIR) in Norway in November to record their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005 via Nocturnal Art Productions. MINDGRINDER issued their debut album, "MindTech", in April through Nocturnal Art Productions. The CD was recorded in December 2002 ...

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ZYKLON Begin Writing New Material

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), have re-signed with Candlelight Records for the release of their third album. The group are currently writing material for the follow-up to last year's "Aeon", tentatively due next year. Songtitles set to appear on the as-yet-untitled effort include "Vulture", "Vile Ritual", "Scum" ...

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Former CANCER Guitarist Explains His Departure

Former CANCER guitarist Rob Engvikson has commented on his decision to leave the group following the completion of their recent European tour. Writing to the web site of his long-running ASATRU project, Rob said, "Myself and CANCER have indeed gone our seperate ways. I wish John [Walker, CANCER guitarist/vocalist] and Carl [Stokes, CANCER drummer] all ...

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CANCER Part Ways With Guitarist

Reunited U.K. death metallers CANCER have parted ways with guitarist Rob Engvikson following the completion of their recent European tour dates. "This was a totally amicable decision by both parties," reads a posting on the group's web site. Commented CANCER drummer Carl Stokes: "There is no malice between the band and Rob, and we wish ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: 'Uhr-Nazuur' Video Posted Online

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have uploaded the video for their track "Uhr-Nazuur" at this location. "Just remember it's nothing special really as we ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS Announce Swedish Gig

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have posted the following update on their web site: "We are now scheduled to play at Village in Västerås, Sweden at ...

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World Wide Death - GOD AMONG INSECTS

There's a thin line between paying intuitive homage to the classic sounds of yesteryear and churning out a load of old dross way past its sell-by date. GOD AMONG INSECTS have most certainly landed in the latter camp with an unceremonious thump, and could do well to remember that you can smother everything as much ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: Album Release Party Filmed For Possible New Video

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have posted the following message on their official web site: "The [CD] release party went all fine and we thank MYRKSKOG ...

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DISSECTION Name New Single

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION, featuring guitarist/vocalist Jon Nödtvedt, have set "Maha Kali" as the title of their upcoming single. "Maha Kali", described by the band as "a hymn to the wrathful black hindu goddess of Mahapralaya, the great dissolution of cosmos, Jai Maha Kali," will initially only be available directly from DISSECTION via their ...

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