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DOGPOUND Announce New Album Title

Swedish hard rockers DOGPOUND have set "A Night In The Gutter" as the title of their sophomore album. The follow-up to 2003's "The Hellbum" is tentatively due in April/May via Lion Music. With regards to the band's musical direction, the band had previously told Norway's Metal Express, "We want it to be heavy and rough. ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Album Release Pushed Back A Week

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have had the European release date of their fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult" (Napalm Records), pushed back a week to February 28, 2005. The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus", "The Goatreich - Fleshcult" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany and will be available in the ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: New Song Posted Online

A brand new DARK TRANQUILLITY track, entitled "Through Smudged Lenses", has been posted online at this location (Real Media). "Through Smudged Lenses" comes off the group's upcoming album, "Character", due in Europe on January 24 and North America on January 25 via Century Media Records. The band recently released an EP, entitled "Lost ...

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SANCTIFICATION: 2004 Promo CD Available For Download

Swedish death metallers SANCTIFICATION have posted the four tracks from their 2004 promotional CD at their official web site. The demo, which was recorded at Abyss studios with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), can be downloaded at this location. Songs available for download are "Thirst for Blood", "Untitled", "New World Order" (live) and ...

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WOLF: Release Date Set For Early Album Reissues

Massacre Records has set a February 28, 2005 release date for the reissues of the first two albums from Sweden's WOLF: 2000's self-titled effort and 2002's "Black Wings". Both CDs, which were originally released through the No Fashion label, have been remastered and will feature new cover artwork and bonus material. WOLF's third full-length album, ...

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BELPHEGOR Set Release Date For 'The Goatreich – Fleshcult'

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have set a February 21, 2005 European release date through Napalm Records for their fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult". The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany and will be available in the following formats: the regular CD, LP (limited to ...

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WOLF: Early Albums To Be Reissued

Massacre Records will be reissuing the first two albums from Sweden's WOLF: 2000's self-titled effort and 2002's "Black Wings". Both CDs, which were originally released through the No Fashion label, have been remastered and will feature new cover artwork and bonus material. An early 2005 release is expected. WOLF's third full-length album, "Evil Star", was ...

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PAIN Announce Swedish Tour

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, have announced the details of their Swedish tour in support of their upcoming CD, "Dancing With the Dead". The dates are as follows: Jan. 27 – Malmö, SWE @ KB Jan. 28 - Karlskrona, SWE @ Kino Jan. 29 - Göteborg, ...

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PAIN Name New Album

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, have set "Dancing With the Dead" as the title of their forthcoming CD, tentatively due in February/March 2005 via Stockholm Records. As previously reported, the first single from the upcoming CD will be "Same Old Song". A video for the track ...

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BELPHEGOR Name New Album

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have set "The Goatreich - Fleshcult" as the title of their fifth full-length album, tentatively due in March 2005 through Napalm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany. "Fleshcult" track listing: 01. The Cruzifixus – Anus Dei 02. Bleeding Salvation 03. ...

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HYPOCRISY Finish Laying Down Drums For New Album

Drummer Horgh (ex-IMMORTAL) of HYPOCRISY has posted the following update at the band's official web site: "I want to share some info about what's going on in the HYPOCRISY camp with you. As I write this, I have recorded the drums for the next HYPO album and I'm back in Bergen, Norway, where I live. ...

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BLAZE Manager Speaks Out

BLAZE manager Neil Marklew recently spoke to BlazeFans.com about the group's recent lineup changes and the band's future, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: BlazeFans.com: How would you describe the support SPV have given the band over the years? Neil Marklew: "Difficult one this. In the beginning they were very ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Says JOHN KERRY Will 'Ruin Our Country'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine recently spoke to Pit Magazine about the group's comeback effort, "The System Has Failed", and the upcoming presidential elections, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Pit Magazine: The cover painting [on the new album] is very striking. It marks the return of band mascot Vic Rattlehead ...

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PAIN: New Album Due In January

PAIN mainman Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY) has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "A few words on the progress of the new album. I know it's been a while, but now I'm in the final stages of mixing and will be mastering in a couple of weeks. I've decided the first single ...

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HYPOCRISY To Enter Studio Next Month

Swedish extreme metallers HYPOCRISY will be entering the studio early next month to start working on the follow-up to "The Arrival". "We have no title or release date yet but we will keep you updated during the recording process," the band write on their web site. An early 2005 release through Nuclear Blast Records is ...

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BLOODBATH To Make Live Debut Next Year

KATATONIA frontman Jonas Renkse recently spoke to Denmark's Antenna webzine about the new album from his BLOODBATH side project, entitled "Nightmares Made Flesh". Several excerpts from the interview follow: Antenna: How did you hook up with (singer) Peter (Tägtgren, HYPOCRISY, PAIN) and was he the first choice [to replace previous vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt)? ...

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ANOREXIA NERVOSA: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new ANOREXIA NERVOSA track, entitled "Codex Veritas", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Codex Veritas" comes off the French symphonic black metallers' fourth full-length album, "Redemption Process", due on October 11 through Listenable Records. The follow-up to 2001's "New Obscurantis Order" (Osmose Productions) was recorded at Drudenhaus studios ...

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2000 DECIBEL: Festival Date Announced, First Band Confirmed

The sixth edition of the 2000 Decibel festival will take place on May 21, 2005 in Bengtsfors, Sweden (180 kilometres north of Gothenburg). What makes 2000 Decibel special is the fact that it is the only festival that is totally dedicated to Swedish hard rock and metal. If you visit the festival you will get ...

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KAI HANSEN To Perform HELLOWEEN Set With STORMWARRIOR

German power metallers STORMWARRIOR will be joined by former HELLOWEEN and current GAMMA RAY guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen for a special "Walls of Jericho" set during the "after-party" for the "34 000 Ton Metal Cruise" on September 25 at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, Sweden. Also set to perform at the after-party is Finland's IMPALED NAZARENE. Tickets for ...

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SKYCLAD Confirmed For 34 000 TON METAL CRUISE

SKYCLAD are the final band confirmed for the "34 000 Ton Metal Cruise", set to take place September 24-25 on board of the third generation car ferry "Silja Festival" (photo). The complete lineup for the festival is as follows: AMON AMARTH HYPOCRISY SKYCLAD TAD MOROSE TANKARD WOLF For information on how to book ...

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BLOODBATH: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new BLOODBATH track, entitled "Outnumbering the Day", has been posted online at the group's official web site. "Outnumbering the Day" comes off the group's sophomore album, "Nightmares Made Flesh", due on September 27 through Century Media Records. BLOODBATH is the Swedish death metal supergroup featuring Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström (KATATONIA, DIABOLICAL MASQUERADE, BEWITCHED), ...

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