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MOONSPELL Check In From CRADLE OF FILTH European Tour

Portugal's MOONSPELL have posted the following message on their official web site: "First off, we are cancelling our headliner show at Salon de Provence on the 23th of March due to low presale. We can not compromise the rest of the tour on the account of this and also it could come as a financial ...

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VIRGIN STEELE, MOONSPELL, HYPOCRISY Confirmed For Finland's NUMMIROCK Festival

VIRGIN STEELE, MOONSPELL, HYPOCRISY and SONATA ARCTICA are among the bands confirmed for Finland's Nummirock festival, set to take place June 24-25 in Nummijärvi. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: VIRGIN STEELE MOONSPELL HYPOCRISY KOTITEOLLISUUS SONATA ARCTICA MOKOMA AJATTARA VIIKATE TERÄSBETONI PAIN CONFESSOR NICOLE STAM1NA Headliners VIRGIN STEELE will be performing for the ...

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THE HAUNTED: Danish Gigs Cancelled

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have cancelled their previously announced gigs in Denmark (Feb. 12 in Copenhagen and Feb 13 in Århus). "Our Danish fans still have the option of watching THE HAUNTED live in Malmo, Sweden on [February] 10th at KB," the band write on their web site. As previously reported, THE HAUNTED have been ...

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FLOWING TEARS To Commence Work On New Material

Germany's FLOWING TEARS have posted the following message on their web site: "Right now we're about to start writing new songs and developing our vision of the next album. We will take all the time we might need to explore some exiting new ground without any pressure of a deadline in mind, and we're sure ...

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MOONSPELL: DVD In Progress

MOONSPELL frontman Fernando Ribeiro has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "These days are strangely long and short. One minute of distraction and you are caught in the night’s mantle without a warning and when you awake up in the mourning of a new day (sic) it seems like you just ...

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PANZER X To Resume EP Recording In March

PANZER X, the solo project of VADER vocalist/guitarist Peter, will enter Studio X in Olsztyn, Poland on March 1 to complete the recording sessions for their upcoming mini-CD, "Steel First". "There are some things left to finish the work: vocal lines (Grzegorz Kupczyk), guitar solos, mixes and finally — mastering," reads a posting on VADER's ...

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THE 69 EYES Complete Work On New Video With Director BAM MARGERA

Finnish goth-metallers THE 69 EYES have completed work on a video for their new international single, "Lost Boys", from the album "Devils" in Philadelphia and Hollywood with director and MTV star Bam Margera and his crew. As previously reported, THE 69 EYES' new album, "Devils", entered the Finnish album chart at No. 1. upon its ...

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SENTENCED: New Album Track Listing Revealed

According to Metal-Rules.com, Finnish metallers SENTENCED revealed the track listing for their as-yet-untitled new album during a recent listening session for members of the media. The follow-up to 2002's "The Cold White Light" was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, THE 69 EYES) and is scheduled for release in April 2005 via Century Media Records. ...

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THE 69 EYES Rejoined By Drummer Following Surgery

THE 69 EYES drummer Jussi 69 has recovered from surgery for a ruptured appendix and has rejoined the group on the road, according to a posting on the band's web site. "Lacu from HANOI ROCKS was an awesome sick-leave replacement, thank you all for the support and THANK YOU LACU!!!" the group write. In other ...

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MOONSPELL To Support CRADLE OF FILTH In Europe

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL have been invited by longtime friends CRADLE OF FILTH to support them on their upcoming European tour between the end of February and the beginning of April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 23 - (B) Brussel - Ancienne Belgique Feb. 24 - (NL) Hardenberg - Podium Feb. 25 - (NL) Amsterdam ...

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HANOI ROCKS Drummer To Tour With THE 69 EYES

HANOI ROCKS drummer Lacu will play the following shows with THE 69 EYES: Dec. 03 - Savonlinna, FIN @ Savonlinnasali Dec. 04 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuone Dec. 09 - Oulu, FIN @ 45 Special Dec. 10 - Vaasa, FIN @ Hullupullo Dec. 11 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Lacu will be filling in for ...

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THE 69 EYES Drummer Hospitalized

Finnish goth-metallers THE 69 EYES were forced to cancel shows in Finland and Sweden after drummer Jussi 69 was rushed to the hospital in Porvoo and later taken by ambulance to Helsinki," according to a posting on the group's web site. "[Jussi's] appendix perforated and was later removed. Mr. 69 is now recovering but will ...

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BENDOVER To Begin Recording Debut Album In December

BENDOVER, the self-proclaimed "heaviest band from Finland," will enter the studio in late December to record their long-awaited debut album. The CD will be produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., APOCALYPTICA, MOONSPELL, SENTENCED) and it will be released in May 2005 through Hiilesmaa's Udai label. A previously recorded four-song demo CD containing the tracks "Don't Feed ...

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THE 69 EYES Enter Finnish Album Chart At No. 1

THE 69 EYES' new album, "Devils" (Virgin/EMI), entered the Finnish album chart at No. 1. View the whole chart here. The follow-up to 2002's "Paris Kills", "Devils" was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, SENTENCED) and Johnny Lee Michaels and was preceded by a single containing the album's title cut. The album is ...

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FLOWING TEARS Founding Members Killed In Car Accident

On October 20, two founding members of the German goth metal band FLOWING TEARS, Björn Lorson and Christian Zimmer, died in a tragic car accident, according to a posting on the group's web site. "Even though they already left the band in '95 and '96 (Björn after the first demo tape 'Bijou' and Christian after ...

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SENTENCED To Enter Studio Next Week

Finnish metallers SENTENCED will enter the studio next week with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, THE 69 EYES) to record their as-yet-untitled new album, tentatively due in April 2005 via Century Media Records. 14 songs have been composed for the effort, the recordings for which are expected to be completed by Christmas. SENTENCED's last studio ...

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THE 69 EYES: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Finnish goth-metallers THE 69 EYES have revealed the track listing of their new album, entitled "Devils", tentatively due this fall through EMI/Virgin Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Paris Kills" was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, SENTENCED) and Johnny Lee Michaels and will be preceded by a single containing the album's title cut. "We worked ...

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MOONSPELL: DVD Details Revealed, New Demo Completed

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL have set "Lunar Still" as the title of their upcoming DVD, tentatively due in early 2005. The disc is currently in the planning stage and is expected to include four main sections/chapters: - MOONSPELL live in Katowice, Poland (2004, "Antidote" tour) - MOONSPELL live in various locations (select cuts recorded betweeen 1993 ...

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FLOWING TEARS To Support SAMAEL In Europe

German goth metallers FLOWING TEARS have secured the opening slot on SAMAEL's upcoming European tour beginning on October 22 in Bald Salzungen, Germany. Commented FLOWING TEARS vocalist Helen Vogt: "Yes! We will tour again! And it’s a real honour for us touring with such a great band like SAMAEL. I guess this will be a ...

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THE 69 EYES Top Finnish Single Chart

Finnish goth-metallers THE 69 EYES have topped the Finnish single chart with their latest single, "Lost Boys", in its second week of release. The song is also in "high radio rotation" on the main radio stations in Finland, according to a posting on the band's web site. To celebrate the release of the single, the ...

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MOONSPELL Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Portugal's MOONSPELL have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Waldrock festival, set to be held June 19, 2004 in Bergum, Holland. The following band are currently scheduled to appear at the festival (in alphabetical order): CANNIBAL CORPSE CRADLE OF FILTH EXODUS FEAR FACTORY FINNTROLL HATEBREED MONSTER MAGNET MOONSPELL MORTUARY I.O.D MY DYING BRIDE ...

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MALEVOLENCE Complete Work On New Demo, Seek Label Home

Portugal's MALEVOLENCE have completed work on a new four-song promotional CD, which they're currently using to procure a new record deal. Titled "Celebration Of Dysfunctional Becoming", the demo is being described as "more brutal, technical and raw" than their previous releases. "Celebration Of Dysfunctional Becoming" track listing: 01. Slithering Angels 02. Equilibrium In Extremis 03. ...

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THE 69 EYES: 'Helsinki Vampires' DVD To Receive European Release

Finland's goth-metallers THE 69 EYES will distribute their 2003 DVD "Helsinki Vampires" Europe-wide through Nuclear Blast starting on July 12. The DVD was previously only available in Finland and contains a complete live concert of the band at Helsinki's famous Tavastia club (filmed in November 2002), eight video clips, interviews with the band, backstage footage ...

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