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GORELORD To Release 'Norwegian Chainsaw Massacre' In April

GORELORD, the Norwegian solo project of former NECROPHAGIA/current GRIMFIST guitarist Frediablo, will release its long-awaited third album, "Norwegian Chainsaw Massacre", on April 1 via Coffin Records and Red Stream Inc. The CD was recorded at GodFed Studios in Norway during 2004 and 2005, and features a guest appearance by Kerrang! magazine's Dom "Of The Dead" ...

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DEADSOIL: New Album Details Revealed

Germany's DEADSOIL have completed work on their new album, "Sacrifice", due on May 26 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and on May 29 in the rest of Europe via Lifeforce Records. The follow-up to 2004's "The Venom Divine" was recorded in January at Principal Studios (CALIBAN, WATERDOWN) in Senden by Vincent Sorg, mixed by KATAKLYSM's ...

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GOD DETHRONED To Enter Studio In May

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED have posted the following message on their official web site: "BOLT THROWER asked us to be their direct support act on their second leg of the 'Those Still Loyal' tour. Although we basically haven't got any time left due to the writing process of our new album, we are very ...

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BOLT THROWER Announce Support Acts For European Tour

British extreme metal pioneers BOLT THROWER have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are happy to announce the bands taking part in the second leg of our European tour. Main support on Those Still Loyal II Europe 2006 will come from Holland's finest — GOD DETHRONED — for the first part ...

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KATAKLYSM To Support BOLT THROWER In Europe

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have decided to extend their European tour in April and accept the invitation from legendary U.K. death metal unit BOLT THROWER to join them as direct support on their European tour following the No Mercy Festivals. The band commented in a statement, "KATAKLYSM is honored to join the warmachine that is ...

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New Bands Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

BAREHANDED (Slovenia), INMATE (Slovenia), MORTIFERA (Slovenia), SKORBUT (Slovenia), EVIL BARDS (Italy), OUTCRY (Italy), BLEAK ORIGIN (Switzerland), SEPSIS (Austria) and XENESTHIS (Austria) have been confirmed for the "Talent Forum Stage" at the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): Main ...

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COMMUNIC, THREAT SIGNAL Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

COMMUNIC and THREAT SIGNAL have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANNIHILATOR ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM COMMUNIC DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM KNORKATOR NEVERMORE OPETH RAGE SAXON TESTAMENT THREAT ...

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ANNIHILATOR Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANNIHILATOR ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQULIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM KNORKATOR NEVERMORE OPETH RAGE SAXON TESTAMENT WINTERSUN ...

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NORTHER Replace FINNTROLL On NO MERCY FESTIVALS Tour

Finland's NORTHER have replaced FINNTROLL on the billing of the No Mercy Festivals tour after FINNTROLL were forced to drop off the trek following the departure of singer Tapio Wilska. Other bands taking part in the tour include CANNIBAL CORPSE, KATAKLYSM and LEGION OF THE DAMNED. NORTHER's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Mar. ...

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OPETH, HAMMERFALL, KNORKATOR Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

HAMMERFALL, OPETH and KNORKATOR have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQULIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM KNORKATOR NEVERMORE OPETH RAGE SAXON TESTAMENT WINTERSUN ...

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CRYPTOPSY, SIX FEET UNDER, HATE Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR Festival

CRYPTOPSY, SIX FEET UNDER and HATE have been confirmed for the 2006 installment of the Party.San Open Air festival, set to take place August 10-12 in Bad Berka, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AKRIVAL BEHEMOTH CRYPTOPSY DESASTER DESTRÖYER666 DEW-SCENTED ENSLAVED HATE HELRUNAR HYPOCRISY ILLDISPOSED KAAMOS KATAKLYSM MARDUK NIFELHEIM ...

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OPETH Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Sweden's OPETH have been confirmed for the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Main Stage: AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY CATARACT DEATHSTARS DECAPITATED DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY EVERGREY GOREFEST HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY KATAKLYSM MY DYING BRIDE NEVERMORE ONE MAN ARMY & THE ...

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FINNTROLL Pull Out Of NO MERCY FESTIVALS European Tour

Finland's FINNTROLL have been forced to drop off the previously announced No Mercy Festivals European tour with CANNIBAL CORPSE, KATAKLYSM and LEGION OF THE DAMNED. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "We are more than sorry to inform that we are forced to cancel the No Mercy tour. We are still ...

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KATAKLYSM Enter German Album Chart At No. 76

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have entered the German national album chart at position No. 76 with their latest offering, "In the Arms of Devastation". The CD was mixed in Denmark by acclaimed producer Tue Madsen. KATAKLYSM are scheduled to film a video for the track 'To Reign Again' with acclaimed director Maurice Swinkel of Lowlife ...

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In the Arms of Devastation - KATAKLYSM

It is about time I got around to reviewing a disc by Canada's northern hyper blasters, KATAKLYSM. After enjoying what I heard of the last several albums and suffering through the disappointment of two live performances, thanks to horrid sound mixes, I have now been able to spend a little quality time with "In the ...

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EDGUY Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

German melodic metallers EDGUY have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQULIBRIUM EVERGREY KATAKLYSM NEVERMORE RAGE SAXON TESTAMENT WINTERSUN More bands will be announced ...

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ARCH ENEMY, GOREFEST, HYPOCRISY, MY DYING BRIDE Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

ARCH ENEMY, GOREFEST, HYPOCRISY and MY DYING BRIDE have been confirmed for the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Main Stage: AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY CATARACT DEATHSTARS DECAPITATED DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY EVERGREY GOREFEST HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY KATAKLYSM MY DYING BRIDE ...

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SAXON, ARCH ENEMY, RAGE, TESTAMENT Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

SAXON, ARCH ENEMY, RAGE, EKTOMORF, TESTAMENT and ENSIFERUM have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany (the event was previously held in Geiselwind). The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM ...

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KATAKLYSM To Film 'To Reign Again' Video

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have issued the following update: "We are happy to announce that KATAKLYSM has hit position #63 on the German trend chart with their critically acclaimed new album 'In The Arms of Devastation'. This is a first for KATAKLYSM!! The album was also the #1 most added album at U.S. radio on ...

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TANKARD, SETHERIAL Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR Festival

TANKARD and SETHERIAL have been confirmed for the 2006 installment of the Party.San Open Air festival, set to take place August 10-12 in Bad Berka, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AKRIVAL BEHEMOTH DESASTER DESTRÖYER 666 DEW-SCENTED ENSLAVED HELRUNAR HYPOCRISY ILLDISPOSED KAAMOS KATAKLYSM MARDUK NIFELHEIM ROTTEN SOUND SETHERIAL SEVERE ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE To Team Up With CANNAE For Canadian Tour

Canadian deathcore act BLOODSHOTEYE will be teaming up with CANNAE and as-yet-undisclosed "guests" for a Canadian tour beginning mid-March. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 17 - London, ON @ The Embassy Mar. 18 - Windsor, ON @ 1214 Mar. 19 - Chatham, ON @ Riverplace Banquet Center Mar. 21 - Hamilton, ON @ The ...

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NEVERMORE, KATAKLYSM, EVERGREY Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

NEVERMORE, KATAKLYSM and EVERGREY are among the confirmed bands for the 2006 edition of the Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 at an as-yet-undisclosed location in Germany (the event was previously held in Geiselwind). The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EQUILIBRIUM EVERGREY KATAKLYSM ...

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MARDUK, THYRFING, BEHEMOTH, DEW-SCENTED Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR Festival

MARDUK, THYRFING, BEHEMOTH, DEW-SCENTED, KAAMOS and DESASTER have been confirmed for the 2006 installment of the Party.San Open Air festival, set to take place August 10-12 in Bad Berka, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AKRIVAL BEHEMOTH DESASTER DESTRÖYER 666 DEW-SCENTED ENSLAVED HELRUNAR HYPOCRISY ILLDISPOSED KAAMOS KATAKLYSM MARDUK NIFELHEIM ...

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DEATHSTARS Enter German Album Chart At No. 87

DEATHSTARS's sophomore album, "Termination Bliss", has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 87. As previously reported, DEATHSTARS have been confirmed as the support act for LACUNA COIL on March 5 at the Forum in London, England. DEATHSTARS's video for the track "Cyanide" has been posted online at this location. The ...

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Drummer ADAM SAGAN Quits INTO ETERNITY

Drummer Adam Sagan has officially left Saskatchewan-based progressive metallers INTO ETERNITY. Sagan's statement on the matter reads as follows: "I'm very sad to announce to all of you that I am no longer a member of INTO ETERNITY. This is not what I wanted, but the simple truth is, for personal and professional reasons, I ...

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