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CELTIC FROST: Preparing To Record New Album

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "Yes, I know, we're only making an album. It's not an earth-shattering event, and we never claimed it was (although, yes, this blog is quite pretentious at times). Nor will most people on this planet care. It's not even a ...

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CELTIC FROST: Forging Friendships That Defy Any Description

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "What a most peculiar few days, the culmination of which was a shared meal last night at a very exceptional and yet equally peculiar restaurant to celebrate the birthdays of Martin [Ain, bass] and me which are only one day ...

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CELTIC FROST: Finalizing The Infrastructure Around New Album

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "As we approach the final, very intense stretch on the path to completion of this album, there are the CELTIC FROST-typical numerous and very vocal ponderings which center around assessments of music and progress, procedure, ideology, song selection, and so ...

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DESTRUCTION Replace OVERKILL AT Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have replaced OVERKILL on the billing of this year's Earthshaker Fest, a three-day event (including the opening-night party) set to take place July 21-23 in Geiselwind, Germany. DESTRUCTION will perform at the event on Saturday, July 23. Other acts scheduled to appear at this year's festival include MANOWAR, DIMMU BORGIR, MASTERPLAN, NIGHTWISH, ...

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PETER TÄGTGREN To Guest On New 8THSIN Album

8THSIN, the new project led by IT (a.k.a. Tony Särkkä; WAR, ABRUPTUM, OPHTHTALAMIA, VONDUR), are in the final stages of recording their sophomore album, "Angelseed & Demonmilk", tentatively due before the end of the year. The follow-up to last year's "Sinners Inc." (Black Lodge Records) will include a special guest appearance by Peter Tägtgren of ...

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ANOREXIA NERVOSA: New EP Due In September

French symphonic black metal act ANOREXIA NERVOSA are putting the finishing touches on a new mini-CD, "The September", containing cover songs from FORBIDDEN SITE and DARKTHRONE, live tracks recorded during the band's "Redemption Process" French tour, and two songs that were previously only available in Japan. In addition, the band have remixed their live favorite ...

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CELTIC FROST Mainman Lays Down Vocals For New Song 'Obscured'

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "I amended, rehearsed and recorded lyrics and vocals for the radically new version of 'Obscured' this week. Although I have been singing various versions of this song for a couple of years now, it was quite a challenge. We will ...

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The Fury of Our Maker's Hand - DEVILDRIVER

COAL CHAMBER was one of those bands that just absolutely hit me the wrong way. Their overhyped simpleton nu-metal fuckery used to just piss me off, more so than almost any band this side of SIX FEET UNDER. So when frontman Dez Fafara killed that band off and released DEVILDRIVER's debut last year, my expectations ...

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CELTIC FROST Working On 'Amazing' New Album

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "So many things are taking place here during the making of this album. Far too many things to list here, I often believe, even though this blog has been established to be utterly open and to provide a direct link ...

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HYPOCRISY Announce New Album Title

Swedish metallers HYPOCRISY have set "Virus" as the title of their new album, due on September 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Last week we did the video shooting for the song 'Scrutinized'," the group's bassist, Mikael Hedlund, writes on their web site. "We had a great time doing it and hope you gonna enjoy it ...

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HYPOCRISY Finalize Track Listing For New Album

Sweden's HYPOCRISY have finalized the track listing for their as-yet-untitled new album, due on September 5 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Even though the album is still untitled, we can guarantee you that it sounds killer!" the band write on their web site. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Intro (not ...

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CELTIC FROST: New Album To Be Produced By PETER TÄGTGREN

Reunited Swiss avant-garde metallers CELTIC FROST have selected HYPOCRISY/PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren to co-produce their long-awaited comeback effort, tentatively titled "Dark Matter Manifest". The band willl enter Horus Sound Studio in Hannover, Germany on August 1 to begin recording their first collection of new material since 1990's "Vanity/Nemesis". Songtitles set to appear on the CD ...

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LIV KRISTINE Talks About Upcoming Solo Album

Renowned female vocalist Liv Kristine (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY) recently spoke to Metal Temple magazine's Michael Dalakos while promoting the new LEAVES' EYES release, "Vinland Saga". Liv spoke about a number of topics, including her upcoming second solo album that is going to be released via Roadrunner Records. A couple of excerpts ...

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DESTRUCTION Confirmed For Israel's METALIST FESTIVAL

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have been confirmed for Israel's annual Metalist Festival, set to take place on June 22 at the Hangar 11 club in Tel Aviv. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are headliners MEGADETH alongside homegrown metallers ETERNAL GRAY, CROSSFIRE, DISTORTED, LEHAVOTH and STELLA MARIS. As previously reported, DESTRUCTION have tapped several world-renowned ...

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DESTRUCTION: New Live Photos Posted Online

A number of high-quality photos of German thrashers DESTRUCTION performing at La Loco in Paris, France on May 22 have been posted online at MetalChroniques.com. As previously reported, DESTRUCTION have tapped several world-renowned metal singers — including Paul Di'Anno (ex-IRON MAIDEN) and Messiah Marcolin (CANDLEMASS) — to make a guest appearance in their ...

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FORCE OF EVIL And POWERGOD Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

FORCE OF EVIL, POWERGOD and HAEMOTOM have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, a three-day event (including the opening-night party) set to take place July 21-23 in Geiselwind, Germany. Meanwhile, FEINSTEIN (the new band featuring former THE RODS frontman/ELF guitarist David "Rock" Feinstein, ROYAL HUNT singer John West, and ex-FOGHAT/THE OUTLAWS bassist Jeff Howell) ...

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MERCENARY Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

Danish metallers MERCENARY have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, a three-day event (including the opening-night party) set to take place July 21-23 in Geiselwind, Germany. MERCENARY will perform on Friday, July 22. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: MANOWAR (feat. Christopher Lee, incl. orchestra & choir performance) NIGHTWISH TESTAMENT RHAPSODY (feat. ...

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WOLF: 'Evil Star' Released On Vinyl

Immortal Vinyl Records has released the third full-length album from Sweden's WOLF, "Evil Star", as a three-sided double LP with a gatefold cover and white/black marbled vinyl. The LP, which includes the bonus track "Déjà Vu", is limited to 500 copies and is available for price 14 euros plus shipping costs. Also available are the ...

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MNEMIC To Support DANZIG In Denmark

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC have been confirmed as the main support act for DANZIG this Friday (May 20) at Studenterhuset in Aalborg, Denmark. MNEMIC are continuing to tour in support of their sophomore album, "The Audio Injected Soul", which was released last September via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Mechanical Spin Phenomena" was ...

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DESTRUCTION: New CD To Feature Guest Appearances By PAUL DI'ANNO, MESSIAH MARCOLIN

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have tapped several world-renowned metal singers — including Paul Di'Anno (ex-IRON MAIDEN) and Messiah Marcolin (CANDLEMASS) — to make a guest appearance in their track "The Alliance of Hellhoundz", to be included on their forthcoming CD, "Inventor of Evil", due on August 15 via AFM Records. Commented DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer, ...

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FINNTROLL Confirmed For EARTHSHAKER FEST Opening Night Concert

Finland's FINNTROLL have been confirmed for the special opening night of this year's Earthshaker Fest on Thursday, July 21 in Geiselwind, Germany. Other groups scheduled to perform on the opening night are TURISAS, JUSTICE, HOLY HELL and one other "surprise" act. Fans who have purchased a two-day combination ticket will have free entry to the ...

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DESTRUCTION: New Song Clip Posted Online

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have posted a "making of" studio clip, featuring an unmastered rough-mix recording of one of their new songs, "Soulcollector", at their official web site. Check it out at this location. DESTRUCTION are currently recording their new album, "Inventor of Evil", with producer Peter Tätgtren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), V.O. Pulver (GURD) and ...

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ROTTING CHRIST, R.O.T.S., NECRONOMICON Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

ROTTING CHRIST, R.O.T.S. (RIDERS OF THE STORM) and NECRONOMICON are the latest confirmations for the Up From The Ground festival, set to be held August 26-27 in Gemünden/Steinwiesen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ANTICHRIST BELPHEGOR DARK AGE DEFLESHED DISINFECT EKTOMORF END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM FEARER HATESPHERE HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY ...

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BELPHEGOR And DISINFECT Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

BELPHEGOR and DISINFECT are the latest confirmations for the Up From The Ground festival, set to be held August 26-27 in Gemünden/Steinwiesen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ANTICHRIST BELPHEGOR DARK AGE DEFLESHED DISINFECT EKTOMORF END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM FEARER HATESPHERE HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY KOLDBRANN MISERY INDEX MNEMIC MY DARKEST ...

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