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GORGOROTH Begin Recording Vocals For New Album

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH have posted the following update on their official web site: "Gaahl has now entered the studio in Bergen to record vocals for GORGOROTH's upcoming album, 'Ad Majorem Satanhas Gloriam'. The release date of the album is not decided yet, but it is expected to be released within few months. "In other ...

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HELL-BORN: New Song Posted Online

Polish black metallers HELL-BORN, featuring former members of BEHEMOTH and DAMNATION, will release their third full-length album, entitled "Cursed Infernal Steel", in February via Conquer Records. The CD was recorded at Hertz studio in Poland in February/March 2005 and contains 10 tracks of "pure old-school death metal hell!" according to a press release. A sample ...

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PRAYING MANTIS, HOLY MOSES Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

PRAYING MANTIS and HOLY MOSES are the latest confirmed acts for this year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BLITZKRIEG CANDLEMASS GIRLSCHOOL GOATHORN ICARUS WITCH IVORY TOWER MARTYR METAL INQUISITOR MILES BEYOND OCTOBER 31 ...

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Anaclasis: A Haunting Gospel of Malice & Hatred - HATE

HATE has always been overshadowed by Polish brethren VADER, BEHEMOTH, and DECAPITATED, especially in the States. Some of that I would assume had to do with labels that lacked the promotion muscle of a Metal Blade, Century Media, or Earache. Signing to a hard-working label like France's Listenable and releasing "Awakening of the Liar" in ...

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Malaysian Fans Defend Black Metal

Clara Chooi of Malaysia's The Star Online has issued the following report: Black Metal musicians and fans defended themselves following the recent crackdown on them. They said the music first hit Malaysia in the 1980s and questioned the authorities' sudden clampdown. Arguing that a black metal follower is not necessarily a devil worshipper, ...

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CRYPTOPSY, NAPALM DEATH, IMPALED Members Reveal Their Holiday Plans

Every family has its holiday traditions, from the holy to the secular, the materialistic to the generous and everything in between. Screaming through the holiday season Century Media artists prepare for eating, drinking and making merry! CRYPTOPSY's Flo Mounier: "Christmas is a time for family, friends, good food and drink. On Christmas Eve, we go ...

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GRIEF Schedule New Year's Eve Gig

Boston's legendary doom kings GRIEF have announced New Year's Eve appearance with ADOLF SATAN at O'Brien's in Allston, MA. GRIEF previously reunited for a performance at the first annual New England Grind and Doom Fest on July 17, 2005 at Emerald Hall in Braintree, Massachusetts. Check out pictures from ReturnToThePit.com. Forming out of ...

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DENIAL OF GOD Announce New Lineup, Prepare To Record New Album

Long-running Danish "black horror metal" band DENIAL OF GOD have completed their lineup with the addition of a new bassist and drummer. The group's current formation is as follows: Ustumallagam - Vocals Azter - Guitar The Unknown - Bass Galheim - Drums DENIAL OF GOD will record their long-awaited "The Horrors of Satan" album during ...

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Norway's AMOK Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

AMOK, the Norwegian death metal quartet featuring Lava (TAAKE, ex-AETERNUS) on guitar, Necrocum (MYSTICUM, ABORYM) on vocals, Iscariah (NECROPHAGIA, ex-IMMORTAL, WURDULAK) on bass and Stanley on drums, are putting the finishing touches on their debut album, "Necrospiritual Deathcore". The CD, which will feature guest appearences from Taipan (ORCUSTUS), U. Hoest (TAAKE) and Fabban Malfeitor (ABORYM), ...

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DEICIDE: More 'When London Burns' DVD Details Revealed

Earache Records has set a January 23, 2006 release date for DEICIDE's "When London Burns" DVD. Featuring an incendiary live set filmed on November 29, 2004 before a rabid, sold-out crowd of maniacs at The Mean Fiddler in London, Glen Benton and Co. rip the place apart with a smoking set, featuring crowd favorites. From ...

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GORGOROTH Explain Gig Cancellations

Ann Frestad of Khaoz Productionz, which represents the Norwegian black metal bands GORGOROTH and 1349, has issued the following statement regarding the two groups' gig cancellations in Ljubljana, Slovenia and Zilina, Slovakia: "Ljubljana, Slovenia: We got major bus problems, and did not make the show in time. We wanted to play, but due to the ...

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DEICIDE, MAYHEM Featured In 'Death Metal Murders' BBC Documentary

DEICIDE frontman Glen Benton will feature in an hour-long BBC documentary called "Death Metal Murders" (part of the acclaimed "This World" series) which explores link between heavy metal music (specifically death and black metal) and Satanism and murder.The show will air at 9:00 p.m. (GMT) on Thursday, November 24 on BBC2. A program description follows: ...

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ANNIHILATOR: 'Maximum Satan' Available For Download

Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR have posted a free full-length MP3 of the song "Maximum Satan" at their official web site. The track comes off the group's eleventh studio album, "Schizo Deluxe", which was released in North America this past week via Locomotive/Warner. The CD was issued in Japan on October 21 via Marquee Inc. ...

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Schizo Deluxe - ANNIHILATOR

Now THIS is what I like to hear from an ANNIHILATOR album! I generally avoid repeating the press-sheet hyperbole in reviews, but master shredder Jeff Waters was not kidding when he hyped "Schizo Deluxe" as follows: "This time around I went right for the throat: 100% thrash metal with an attitude. No ballads. No breaks ...

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GORGOROTH To Record Live Album

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH wil record several shows on their current European tour with 1349 for an upcoming live album, entitled "True Norwegian Black Metal". Scheduled for a late autumn release in 2007, it will mark and celebrate GORGOROTH's 15-year anniversary. GORGOROTH's new album, "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam", is tentatively scheduled for release early next ...

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CANDLEMASS Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS are the latest confirmed act for next year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15, 2006 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: BLITZKRIEG CANDLEMASS GIRLSCHOOL GOATHORN ICARUS WITCH IVORY TOWER MARTYR METAL INQUISITOR MILES BEYOND OCTOBER 31 ORDER OF ...

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Roadrunner United: The All-Star Sessions - VARIOUS ARTISTS

You have to give a project like this credit for sheer balls alone, not to mention the amount of frequent-flyer miles annihilated in the name of tribute. Four "team captains" — ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, MACHINE HEAD mainman Robert Flynn, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison and TRIVIUM frontman Matthew K. Heafy — assembled core bands ...

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Australian Metal Compilation Available For Free Download

To coincide with a brand new design and site expansion, Australia's PyroMusic.net has announced the release their first free downloadable "Aussie metal compilation." Featured on "PyroMusic.net - Aussie Metal Compilation Volume 1" are a selection of Australian Metal bands whose styles range from thrash, black and death to doom, prog and power metal. The complete ...

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MINSTRY's New Album On Track For April 2006 Release

MINISTRY's new studio album, "Rio Grande Blood", is on track for an April 2006 release via MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen's 13th Planet label. Jourgensen recently told MTV.com that he's planning on finish working on the material for "Rio Grande Blood" by Christmas. At least three tracks have been completed at this point: two ...

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ULYSSES SIREN Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers ULYSSES SIREN are the latest confirmed act for next year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15, 2006 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: BLITZKRIEG GIRLSCHOOL GOATHORN ICARUS WITCH IVORY TOWER MARTYR METAL INQUISITOR MILES BEYOND OCTOBER ...

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PILEDRIVER To Perform 'Unannounced' Show This Weekend

Frontman Gord Kirchin (a.k.a. Pile Driver) of the reunited classic Canadian metallers PILEDRIVER has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We're doing another one of our 'unannounced' pseudo-shows... the nights we try out material to gauge set-worthiness, or try new even stupider stupid costumery on the band, or simply work in ...

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Rantology - MINISTRY

If your idea of prime MINISTRY is the maudlin goth rock of "Halloween", or worse yet, the twee new wave of "With Sympathy", chances are you gave up on Al Jourgensen long before this release. If you got your fill of his mechanized metal drone years ago, nothing on "Rantology" is going to make you ...

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