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Goremageddon (The Saw And The Carnage Done) - ABORTED

Ah, "Goremageddon". This kind of sounds like a very good thing indeed — the ultimate end to all production-line bands who picked up a couple of surgical textbooks and thought they could re-write medical history, not to mention the first few CARCASS albums. Except ABORTED, of course, don't quite mean it that sense. They want ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS: Swedish Dates Cancelled!

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, the band featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, have been forced to cancel their previously announced Swedish dates "due to reasons beyond our control," according to the group's official web site. "We are looking to reschedule Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo at a later date — we ...

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FIREBIRD To Release 'No. 3' In Europe

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have set a June 2 European release date through SPV/Steamhammer Records for their new album, "No. 3". The CD, which was recorded at Berno Studios in Malmö, Sweden, was released in Japan in February through JVC Records. The complete track listing for "No. ...

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NAPALM DEATH To Issue 'Best Of' Set Through EARACHE

After years of wrangling between NAPALM DEATH and Earache Records, peace finally reigns and the parties are collaborating on a "best of & rarities" two-CD set, "Noise For Music's Sake", due in late summer 2003. Liner notes for the package will be written by NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury. Disc 1 of the set will ...

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FIREBIRD: Paris Gig Cancelled

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, were forced to cancel their performance in Paris, France last night after the projected venue for the gig, Black Dog, was shut down by the police. "We were called at 8:30 [Sunday] morning by Christoph Vadurel, promoter at the Black Dog," the band ...

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CHAOSBREED: A Finnish Death Metal Supergroup

CHAOSBREED is the name of a brand new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of the following musicians: Nalle Österman - drums (ex-GANDALF) Oppu Laine - bass (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI) Marko Tarvonen - guitars (MOONSORROW) Esa Holopainen - guitars (AMORPHIS) Taneli Jarva - vocals (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE) CHAOSBREED draw influences from "many directions, but some associations ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Make Live Debut With New Lineup

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, the band featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, performed their first live show with their new lineup at Rockstugan in Halmstad, Sweden Friday night (March 21). According to the group's official web site, "the BEGGARS delivered a full heavy set performing both new and old songs ...

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FIREBIRD Announce European Dates

Britain's FIREBIRD, the band led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have lined up the following tour dates during March/April: Mar. 30 – Paris, FRA @ Black Dog Apr. 04 – Nottingham,. UK @ Angel Apr. 05 – Bradford, UK @ 1 in 12 Apr. 06 – London, UK @ The Monarch FIREBIRD's latest ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Announce Swedish Gig

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, the band featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, will perform a headlining show at Rockstugan in Halmstad, Sweden on March 21. The group, whose fifth full-length album, "On Fire", was released in the U.S. in October, will embark on a four-date Japanese tour in April. ...

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CADAVER INC. To Release 'Necrosis' In The Spring

Norway's CADAVER INC. have set "Necrosis" as the title for their upcoming studio album, due next spring via Earache Records. The follow-up to last year's "Discipline" will be issued under the band's original moniker, CADAVER. Says frontman Apollyon (a.k.a. Ole Jørgen Moe): "The new record is going to be much worse than the first! We're ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Tour Japan

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, have announced the details of their Japanese tour, set to take place in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 17 – Nagoya, JAP @ Club Quattro Apr. 18 – Tokyo, JAP @ Shibuya AX Apr. 20 – Osaka, JAP ...

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FIREBIRD Name Upcoming CD

Britain's FIREBIRD, led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have set "Firebird No. 3" as the title for their new album, due in late February 2003 via JVC Records in Japan. A European release should follow a short time later. ...

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FIREBIRD To Issue New Album In February

Britain's FIREBIRD, led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, will release their as-yet-untitled new album in late February 2003 via JVC Records in Japan. A European release should follow a short time later. Recorded at Berno Studios in Malmö, Sweden, the CD will include most of the following cuts tracked during the sessions: 01. ...

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CADAVER INC.: Next Album Will Be 'Much Worse' Than First

CADAVER INC., the Norwegian black metal act, is in the process of preparing the follow-up to its 2001 debut, "Discipline". Says frontman Apollyon: "The new record is going to be much worse than the first! We're all into old-school AUTOPSY, CARCASS and INFERNO, and keeping it brutal and underground." CADAVER INC.'s as-yet-untitled second album will ...

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ABORTED Set Track Listing For 'Goremageddon'

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED are tentatively due to record their next full-length CD, entitled Goremageddon: The Saw And The Carnage Done, in November for a March 2003 release through Listenable Records. 10 tracks will be recorded for the album, including a cover of CARCASS' "Carnal Forge" and a new version of the track "Sea ...

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Mondo Medicale - IMPALED

We need bands like IMPALED so badly in the death metal scene, it hurts. It hurts, in fact, possibly as much as one of the ludicrous intestine-removing scenarios the Californians dream up in their lyrics — tittering behind their hands as they do so, no doubt. And therein lies the rub. Where this band are ...

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FIREBIRD Cancel Spanish Shows

Britain's FIREBIRD, led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have cancelled three Spanish shows that were originally scheduled to take place this weekend. According to an official statement from the group, "the reason for this cancellation is that the band were given the above confirmed dates less than three weeks ago. This meant that ...

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FIREBIRD Complete Work On New CD

Britain's FIREBIRD, led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have completed work on their as-yet-untitled album at Berno Studios in Malmö, Sweden for a late 2002 release. 12 tracks in total were recorded, with the European release likely to contain 10 cuts and the Japanese version (via JVC Records) to include a bonus song. ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Set North American Release Date For "On Fire"

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, will issue their fifth full-length album, entitled On Fire, in the US on October 8th through Koch Entertainment. As previously reported, the album will receive a European release on September 30th (one week earlier in Japan) through Music For Nations ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS: "On Fire" Track Listing Unveiled

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, have finalized the track listing for their fifth full-length album, entitled On Fire, due on September 30th (one week earlier in Japan) through Music For Nations Records. It is as follows: 01. Street Fighting Saviours 02. Young Man-Old Soul 03. ...

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To Serve Man - CATTLE DECAPITATION

What immediately strikes you about this Cali foursome's music is the total lack of effects. They definitely look like your typical goregrind band on the surface. But where IMPALED, SEPSISM, DISGORGE (both of them), COCK AND BALL TORTURE, REGURGITATE and zillions of others tailor their heaviness with severely downtuned guitars and/or heinously manipulated vocals, CATTLE ...

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EARACHE RECORDS To Reissue Classic Albums On Vinyl

Earache Records will be releasing several classic albums on vinyl, all limited to 1,000 copies each. The following are the U.S. release dates for the LPs in question: Aug. 20: NAPALM DEATH - Scum Aug. 20: CARCASS - Reek of Putrefaction Sept. 03: TERRORIZER - World Downfall Sept. 17: MORBID ANGEL - Altars Of Madness ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Set Title, Release Date For Fifth Album

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, have set On Fire as the title of their fifth full-length album, due on September 30th (one week earlier in Japan) through Music For Nations Records. Says Amott, "this is a serious HARD ROCK album featuring off-the-hook musical performances from ...

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FIREBIRD Perform First-Ever Show In Continental Europe

Britain's FIREBIRD, led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, performed their first show in half a year and first time ever in continental Europe on June 15th at Transvision festival in Graz, Austria. According to bassist Roger Nilsson (THE QUILL/SPIRITUAL BEGGARS), "we had ourselves a quite nice little evening at the Transvision festival. The ...

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FIREBIRD Acquire New Line-Up, Prepare Next CD

Britain's FIREBIRD, led by former CARCASS/NAPALM DEATH guitarist Bill Steer, have landed a new bassist and drummer in the shape of Roger Nilsson (THE QUILL/SPIRITUAL BEGGARS) and George Atlagic (THE QUILL), respectively. Atlagic is no stranger to the FIREBIRD camp, having filled in for previous drummer Ludwig Witt during the group's last European tour after ...

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Former VENOM/CARCASS Guitarist Launches House-Cleaning Sale

Guitarist Mike Hickey, known for his work with VENOM, CARCASS, CATHEDRAL and CRONOS, is selling a bunch of guitars to anyone willing to cough up the right amount of cash. Among the items for sale are the following: - 1948 Gibson L-7,sunburst,ohsc,near mint $3,000 - 1965 Gibson ES-330,sunburst,ossc & hsc, near-mint $2,000 - 1952 Gibson ...

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