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MNEMIC Guitarist Tapes 'Riff Of The Month' Video Segment

On his recent trip to Los Angeles, California, MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie stopped by D'Addario Strings, MNEMIC's latest endorser, and taped an impromptu video segment for their "Riff of the Month" section. Check out the bludgeon riffola right here. MNEMIC will be teaming up with SOILWORK and HYPOCRISY for a U.S. tour ...

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BLOODBATH Land Endorsement Deal With ES GUITARS

According to a posting on BLOODBATH's official web site, Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström and BLOODBATH have entered an exclusive endorsement deal with ES Guitars from Connecticut, USA. Nyström's choice of axe is a model called SS-88AN and was based on their line of "anti-corporate" handcrafted designs to serve as a tool of use and abuse on ...

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HYPOCRISY: New Album Due In September

HYPOCRISY bassist Mikael Hedlund has posed the following message on the group's official web site: "Here's a little update from us for everybody who's been wondering what's been going on in the HYPOCRISY studio. "Currently we are taking a break from the recording process since Peter [Tägtgren, frontman] is doing shows with PAIN. We will ...

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BELPHEGOR: New Music Available For Download

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have posted MP3 samples of their new tracks "Swarm of Rats" and "Sepulture of Hypocrisy" at their official web site. Check out the songs at this location. "Swarm of Rats" and "Sepulture of Hypocrisy" come off the group's fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult", due in Europe ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: More European Chart Positions Revealed

DARK TRANQUILLITY's new album, "Character", has entered the Italian chart at No. 57 and the Finnish chart ay No. 30. As previously reported, "Character" debuted in the band's native Sweden at No. 3. DARK TRANQUILLITY have just kicked off a huge European tour with KREATOR, HATESPHERE and EKTOMORF, which runs through March 7 at the ...

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BLOODBATH: Live Debut Planned For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

BLOODBATH, the Swedish death metal supergroup featuring Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström (KATATONIA, DIABOLICAL MASQUERADE, BEWITCHED), Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), Jonas Renkse (KATATONIA, OCTOBER TIDE) and Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, DAN SWANÖ, UNICORN, EDGE OF SANITY, INFESTDEAD, ODYSSEY, PAN-THY-MONIUM), have posted the following message on their official web site: "The time has finally come for BLOODBATH to invade ...

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PAIN To Release 'Bye/Die' As Next Single

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, have reportedly selected "Bye/Die" as their next single from their new album, "Dancing With the Dead". "Dancing With the Dead" is scheduled for release in Sweden, Finland and Denmark on January 26. Norway will receive the album on January 31, while ...

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PAIN To Perform On Swedish TV

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, will perform two tracks — new single "Same Old Song" and an as-yet-undetermined second song — live on Swedish television (TV4) on Monday, January 24. In other news, PAIN have joined forces with Stockholm-based rock-radio station Bandit Rock 106-3 for an ...

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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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