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KEEP OF KALESSIN Replace KHOLD On EXODUS/HYPOCRISY Tour

Due to "some unfortunate problems," Norway's KHOLD have been forced to pull out of the European tour with HYPOCRISY and EXODUS. Replacing them on the bill will be KEEP OF KALESSIN, the Norwegian black metal outfit featuring Obsidian C. (a.k.a. Arnt Grønbech, also a touring guitarist for SATYRICON) on guitars/bass/synth. KEEP OF KALESSIN have spent ...

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PAIN Mainman Begins Work On New Album

PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "The brand new DVD 'Live Is Overrated' is out now on Metal Mind, and features two concerts from Poland! There is a lot of bonus shit on there as well, so it's worth checking out if you want to see ...

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THE CENTURY FAMILY Releases 'Metal For The Masses Volume Four'

Continuing the highly successful "Metal for the Masses" series, the Century Family unseals "Metal for the Masses Volume Four", once again exclusive to Hot Topic locations nationwide. The two-disc compilation contains 40 tracks totaling over two hours of music. The artwork for "Volume Four" incorporates the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to stunning effect and ...

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DESTRUCTION: Oulu, Oslo Shows Cancelled

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION have been forced to cancel their previously announced shows in Oulu, Finland and Oslo, Norway. The group have issued the following statement via their official web site: "A storm on the north and east sea and the cancellation of several ferries from Tallin, Estonia to Helsinki, Finland seems to be the ...

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KEEP OF KALESSIN to Support EXODUS, HYPOCRISY

Norwegian black metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN, featuring Obsidian C. (a.k.a. Arnt Grønbech, also a touring guitarist for SATYRICON) on guitars/bass/synth, have been confirmed as the support act for EXODUS and HYPOCRISY on their upcoming European tour. The dates are as follows: Nov. 22 - Lutaako – Jyvaskyla, FIN Nov. 23 - Club Teatria - Oulu, ...

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CELTIC FROST's FISCHER Joins 1349 On Stage In Switzerland

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "Saturday to Sunday. Hours of amalgamation. A deep honor. A cogent night spent with our peers, our friends, 1349 and GORGOROTH. Asked to perform the vocals onstage for 1349's cover of CELTIC FROST's 'The Usurper' at a packed club in ...

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UNLEASHED 'Ordered Off' X-MASS FESTIVALS Tour

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED have posted the following message on their official web site: "Since the beginning of this year we have announced and promoted our confirmed participation on the X-Mass tour 2005 [with HYPOCRISY, EXODUS, NAGLFAR, WINTERSUN and FEAR MY THOUGHTS]. "According to the promoter Metallysee, Nuclear Blast Records have now sponsored the tour ...

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WOLF 'Looking Forward' To Recording New Album

Sweden's WOLF have posted the following message on their official web site: "Nick [Niklas Olsson, guitar/vocals] is playing the evil priest 'Hannias' in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' in Stockholm right now. He's getting some great reviews, and the show seems to be a huge success. Very cool, and we are proud of him. His new vocal ...

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HYPOCRISY Mainman, DARKEST HOUR Drummer Interviewed For 'Metal Injection'

"Metal Injection", the Internet streaming video show, has uploaded their Halloween special featuring interviews with DARKEST HOUR drummer Ryan Parrish and HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren. Also included are classic videos from TYPE O NEGATIVE ("Cinnamon Girl"), MEGADETH ("Hanger 18"), SUICIDAL TENDENCIES ("How Will I Laugh Tomorrow…") and MISFITS ("American Psycho"). The hour-long episode can be ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: 'Stormblåst' North American Release Date Announced

The updated, re-recorded version of DIMMU BORGIR's 1996 album, "Stormblåst", will be released through Nuclear Blast America on February 7, 2006 with a limited collectors item. This edition will only be available in the North American pressing. "Stormblåst" was completely re-recorded with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) and MAYHEM's Hellhammer on drums. The new version ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: 'Stormblåst' Release Date Pushed Back A Week

Nuclear Blast Records has pushed back the European release date (except Germany and Scandinavia) of the the updated, re-recorded version of DIMMU BORGIR's 1996 album, "Stormblåst", to November 14 from the previously announced November 7. The CD will be released in Germany on November 11 and in Scandinavia on November 9. The delay is being ...

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CELTIC FROST Mainman Resumes Work On Solo Album

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "I worked on music for my solo album for the first time in many months this week. I had neither been in the frame of mind to write such material nor was there any chance to find the time to ...

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10 Steps to Hell - GRIMFIST

What in the world is going on this month? Lately, it seems that every other CD coming my way is a gem, the latest two beasts from Candlelight. The first, the Hell-born rage of 1349's "Hellfire" and now the deathly fire thrash of GRIMFIST's "10 Steps to Hell". Whereas 2003's "Ghouls of Grandeur" debut was ...

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8THSIN: New Album Samples Posted Online

8THSIN, the new project led by IT (a.k.a. Tony Särkkä; WAR, ABRUPTUM, OPHTHTALAMIA, VONDUR), have uploaded audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on their sophomore album, "Angelseed & Demonmilk", tentatively due later in the year. The follow-up to last year's "Sinners Inc." (Black Lodge Records) includes a special ...

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DESTRUCTION, ANVIL In Talks To Tour Canada

German thrashers DESTRUCTION and Canadian metallers ANVIL are in talks about playing some dates together in Canada in early 2006, according to DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer. A DESTRUCTION North American tour is also planned for early 2006, although nothing has yet been confirmed. DESTRUCTION's latest CD, "Inventor of Evil", is available now in Europe ...

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CELTIC FROST Mainman: 'We Never Broke The Oath'

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "One of the major merchandisers in the music industry, one whose work had been recommended to us by other bands and whom we favored up to this point to become an imminent partner to CELTIC FROST, deemed it appropriate to ...

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SANCTIFICATION Announce New Bassist

Swedish death metallers SANCTIFICATION have announced the addition of former DYSPLASIA bassist Kristoffer Hell to the group's ranks. According to a posting on the group's official web site, Hell (yes, that is apparently his real name) is "doing a great job learning the songs." Upcoming SANCTIFICATION shows: Oct. 28 - Västerås, SWE @ Växthuset Oct. ...

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Merciless - MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD

Within seconds of the synth-choir/drum-build of "Shark Ethic", you just know that "Merciless" is going to be another stupendous hardcore release from New York's MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD. Veterans of the hardcore scene like core member and guitarist Justin Brannan helped give the band its intelligent and hard-as-nails style on both "Nothing in Vein" and "Our ...

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DESTRUCTION: South American Tour Postponed To Early 2006

German thrashers DESTRUCTION will return to South America in early 2006 for a more extensive tour following a one-off appearance at the Live 'N' Louder Rock Fest on October 15 at Gigantinho in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Also scheduled to appear at the event are SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH, SHAAMAN, RAGE, THE 69 EYES and TOCATTA MAGNA. Commented ...

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CELTIC FROST: New Album Mastered

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "Martin [Ain, bass] called me last night to brief me that the album has now been mastered. We thus decided to shelve a new song we had both been developing for — an admittely inane — last minute inclusion, and ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Film 'Sorgens Kammer – Del II' Video

According to an online posting by DIMMU BORGIR guitarist Silenoz, the group will shortly be filming a video for the track "Sorgens Kammer – Del II" with director Patric Ullaeus of Sweden's Revolver Film Company. "Sorgens Kammer – Del II" is one of the new tracks included on the updated, re-recorded version of DIMMU BORGIR's ...

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MNEMIC: 'We Just Can't Wait To Get Our Asses Out On The Road'

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC are currently gearing up for the Fury of The Fall North American tour, also featuring MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED and GOD FORBID. The trek, which is scheduled to kick off October 1 in Pinellas Park, Florida, will be the group's first with new singer Tony Jelencovich (formerly of TRANSPORT LEAGUE and B-THONG), ...

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DESTRUCTION Confirmed For Brazil's LIVE 'N' LOUDER ROCK FEST

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have been confirmed for the Live 'N' Louder Rock Fest on October 15 at Gigantinho in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Also scheduled to appear at the event are SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH, TESTAMENT, SHAAMAN, RAGE, THE 69 EYES and TOCATTA MAGNA. As previously reported, DESTRUCTION have uploaded their video for the track "The Alliance of ...

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GRIMFIST: New Album Samples Available For Download

Norway's GRIMFIST have uploaded an eight-minute MP3 file containing samples from their upcoming second album, "10 Steps to Hell", due on October 4 via Candlelight Records (one day earlier internationally). Check it out at www.grimfist.com. Recorded at Subsonic Society Studios (DISMEMBER, SUSPERIA) and mixed at Studio Fredman (IN FLAMES, THE HAUNTED), "Ten Steps ...

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BLOODBATH Launch Vocalist Search

Swedish death metal supergroup BLOODBATH are looking for a new singer to replace Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), who left the band in February due to "conflicting schedules." The following message was posted on BLOODBATH's web site: "BLOODBATH is looking for a new singer that will equal or outdo the two former singers. Yes, you read ...

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