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SARGATANAS REIGN: New Album Due In June

Blooddawn Productions/Regain Records has set a June 20 release date for the sophomore album from Swedish death metallers SARGATANAS REIGN, entitled "Bloodwork". The follow-up to 2002's "Euthanasia...Last Resort" (I Hate Records) was recorded at Endarker studio in Norrköping, Sweden with producer Devo Andersson (MARDUK, OVERFLASH). Mastering duties were handled by Peter In de Betou (DIMMU ...

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DESPISED ICON To Embark On Inaugural U.S. Tour Supporting DEICIDE

Montreal-based deathcore six-piece DESPISED ICON recently completed a massive Canadian tour alongside ION DISSONANCE in support of "The Healing Process", their highly acclaimed new album. The band will make their first appearance in the U.S. at the Maryland Deathfest late May leading them directly into their first national U.S. tour alongside DEICIDE, IMMOLATION, SKINLESS and ...

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Guitarist RALPH SANTOLLA To Tour With DEICIDE

Guitarist Ralph Santolla (DEATH, ICED EARTH, SEBASTIAN BACH) has posed the following message on his web site: "First off, the big news — I'm going on tour with DEICIDE. I'll be with them on their North American tour starting at the end of May. Jack Owen [CANNIBAL CORPSE, ADRIFT] has been a close ...

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FORCE OF EVIL: 'Black Empire' MP3 Posted Online

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), have uploaded the title track of their recently released sophomore album, "Black Empire", at this location. The follow-up to 2004's ...

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MISERY INDEX 'Booted' From DEICIDE/IMMOLATION U.S. Tour

MISERY INDEX, the Baltimore, Maryland-based band featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS) and Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.), have posted the following message on their official web site: "Due to persistent issues and problems over the last few months with the booking agent, we were summarily booted from the upcoming DEICIDE/IMMOLATION tour in June. ...

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WITH PASSION Nominated For SACRAMENTO AREA MUSIC Award

Sacramento's melodic, blackened tech-metallers WITH PASSION have been nominated for Best Hard Rock/Metal Band at the 2005 Sacramento Area Music Awards, better known as the "Sammies". WITH PASSION received the news of their nomination while on tour with THE ACACIA STRAIN, INTO THE MOAT, and THE RED DEATH. WITH PASSION are up against THE LITTLE ...

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Guitarist ERIC HOFFMAN Says He Is Putting Together 'New' DEICIDE

Despite an announcement to the contrary on UNHOLY GHOST's web site, former DEICIDE guitarist Eric Hoffman has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET that he "never played with [UNHOLY GHOST]" and "did not join" the group. Hoffman is currently involved in a legal dispute with DEICIDE frontman Glen Benton over the rights to the long-running Florida-based band's name. "My ...

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CORONER Reunion In The Works?

The legendary technical metal band CORONER from Zurich, Switzerland have been asked to take part in a metal festival to take place in Chicago in late 2005. Guitarist Tommy Vetterli (a.k.a. Tommy T. Baron, more recently of KREATOR) was contacted and offered a headlining slot at the festival, which is reportedly being organized by producer ...

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Former DEICIDE Guitarist ERIC HOFFMAN Joins UNHOLY GHOST

UNHOLY GHOST have announced the addition of former DEICIDE guitarist Eric Hoffman to the group's ranks. "Eric is an amazing guitarist and we are all very excited to be working with him!!" reads a posting on the group's web site. Hoffman joins the band as the replacement for founding member/lead guitarist Kelly McLauchlin, who left ...

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FORCE OF EVIL Set European Release Date For 'Black Empire'

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), have set a March 21 European release date (March 29 in the U.S.) through Escapi for their sophomore album, "Black Empire". "Black ...

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ADEMA Drummer Talks About Split With Singer, Upcoming Album

ADEMA drummer Kris Kohls recently gave an exclusive interview to Earache.com about the group's split with singer Marky Chavez and their upcoming CD, "Planets", among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Earache.com: This is the first album with your new line-up…what actually happened with Marky and Mike [Ransom, guitar]? Kris Kohls: "Well, we ...

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HATE ETERNAL Mixing New Album

HATE ETERNAL guitarist Erik Rutan has commented on the recording process for the band's new album, "I, Monarch", due in April 2005 via Earache Records. The group have released one special advance version of the title track for use on an upcoming Earache CD, to be given away free with the January 19 issue of ...

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DEICIDE: European Dates Cancelled

Floridian death metallers DEICIDE have cancelled the remainder of their European tour and have flown home from Spain, where they performed this past weekend. An official statement on the matter is expected shortly. ...

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NECROPHAGIA Finish Recording New Album

NECROPHAGIA have almost completed the recording of their upcoming album, "Harvest Ritual Vol. 1", slated for release in Europe by Season of Mist in the spring of 2005. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Cadavera X", "Return to Texas", "Dead Skin Slave", "Unearthed", "Deathtrip 69", "London (13 Demon Street)", "Excommunicated" and "Stitch Her ...

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DEICIDE Guitarist: London Show Filmed For Future Release

DEICIDE touring guitarist Jack Owen (ADRIFT, ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE) has sent the following update to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Hello, all you DEICIDE freaks! Jack Owen checking in from Belgium...the tour is going great. Just got out of the U.K., where we did a week's worth of killer shows. Turnouts were huge, as word spread of the band NOT ...

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Iceland's KLINK Added To DEICIDE's European Tour

"Utterly deranged" Icelandic noisecore outfit KLINK will reportedly join the current DEICIDE European tour for all remaining dates beginning with tommorrow's (Dec. 8) show in Hasselt, Belgium. KLINK, who recently reunited after a lengthy break, released a four-song EP, entitled "666 Degrees", on Hitt Records in 2001. During their brief first coming, they opened for ...

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BLEED THE SKY Finish Recording Debut Album

Orange County, California-based sextet BLEED THE SKY have finished recording their debut album at Spyder Studios in Strongsville, OH with producer Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, SWITCHED). An April 26, 2005 release through Nuclear Blast Records is expected. Formed in early 2003, BLEED THE SKY, whose average age is 22, are said to specialize in "mixing groovy ...

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URKRAFT To Support DEICIDE In Denmark

Danish thrash/death metallers URKRAFT have been confirmed as the support act for DEICIDE on December 19 at The Rock in Copenhagen, Denmark. URKRAFT's debut album, "Eternal Cosmic Slaughter", was released in March through Germany's Cartel Media. The CD was recorded at Antfarm Studios in Århus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (MNEMIC, RAUNCHY, 2TON PREDATOR). ...

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Producer NEIL KERNON Offers Update On Recent And Upcoming Projects

Acclaimed metal producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, QUEENSRŸCHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) has posted the following update on the Perpetual Motion message board: "I've been really busy of late, getting stuck into work after moving for the second time in 6 months. After fighting my way through walls of boxes and home remodelling, I'm now finally back ...

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DEICIDE Guitar Being Auctioned Off

A brand new BC Rich Beast guitar purportedly made for former DEICIDE guitarist Brian Hoffman is currently being auctioned off via eBay at this location. According to a posting on the auction page, "this guitar has a solid mahogany neck thru body and wings with an ebony fretboard. It has very colorful abalone ...

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