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AMORPHIS: Changing The Face Of Modern Metal

Finnish metallers AMORPHIS have set a May 20 release date through EMI subsidiary Virgin Records for their sixth studio album, "Far From The Sun". The album's first single, "Day Of Your Beliefs", will surface later this month. "Far From The Sun" marks the beginning of a new era for the band, who have opted to ...

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MOONSPELL: Studio Report Posted Online

MOONSPELL frontman Fernando Ribeiro has posted a lengthy studio report on the group's official web site at this location. MOONSPELL, who recently parted ways with bassist Sérgio Crestana and temporarily replaced him with AMORPHIS bassist Niclas Etelävuori, are currently recording the follow-up to 2001's "Darkness And Hope" at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland ...

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MOONSPELL Split With Bassist, Prepare To Record New CD

Portugal's MOONSPELL have amicably parted ways with bassist Sérgio Crestana and will replace him during the recording sessions for their upcoming album with AMORPHIS bassist Niclas Etelävuori. MOONSPELL will record the follow-up to "Darkness And Hope" between March 23 and April 12 at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., SENTENCED, AMORPHIS). ...

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AMORPHIS Ink Deal With EMI RECORDS

AMORPHIS have inked a deal with EMI Records for the release of their new CD, "Far From The Sun", due in Finland in May. The album's first single, "Day Of Your Beliefs", will surface in early April. The complete track listing for "Far From The Sun" is as follows: 01. Day Of Your Beliefs 02. ...

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ST. VITUS To Reform For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE 2003

Doom legends ST. VITUS are set to perform a one-off reunion gig at Germany's With Full Force 2003 festival, which is set to take place July 4-6 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig. Former THE OBSESSED/SPIRIT CARAVAN frontman Wino will be handing the vocal duties at the show, which will mark the reunited band's only ...

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MOONSPELL In Pre-Production For New CD

Portugal's MOONSPELL are currently in pre-production for their new album at their own Inferno studios with producer Waldemar Sorychta (who has worked with the band on the "Wolfheart", "Irreligious" and "Sin" albums). The band, who are hoping to record the forthcoming CD at Finnvox studios in Helsinki, Finland with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa, are describing the ...

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AMORPHIS Prepare To Mix New Album

Finland's AMORPHIS are scheduled to commence the mixing process for their as-yet-untitled new album on Feb. 4 at Finnvox studios with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, SENTENCED). A late spring release through an as-yet-undetermined label is expected. The sextet, who are currently unsigned following a lengthy stint with Relapse Records, tracked 15 songs during the ...

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MOONSPELL Cancel Chilean Gig

Portugal's MOONSPELL were forced to cancel their previously-announced show in Chile after the promoter for the gig went AWOL less than two weeks prior to the band's scheduled performance in the country. "We got word from our management that the promoter for the Chilean show of 'Darkness and Hope' tour is nowhere to be found," ...

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MOONSPELL To Play In South America

Portugal's MOONSPELL have announced the following South/Central American dates during December: Dec. 05 – Santiago, CHL @ TBA Dec. 07 – Mexico City, MEX @ Circo Volador (w/ TIAMAT, PAIN, MORTIIS) Dec. 08 – Monterrey, MEX @ TBA ...

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MOONSPELL Singer Discusses Upcoming Album (Sort Of)

Portugal's MOONSPELL have begun the pre-production process for their next studio album, which they hope to record early next year for a late 2003 release through Century Media Records. The following is a cryptic update on the pre-production process from MOONSPELL frontman Fernando Ribeiro (as it appears on the group's official web site): "As you ...

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MOONSPELL Announce Dates In Greece, Spain

Portugal's MOONSPELL have announced the following European dates during November: Nov. 02 - Hydrogios Club – Thessaloniki, GRE Nov. 03 - Rodon Club – Athens, GRE Nov. 15 - Sala Arena – Madrid, SPA Nov. 16 - Razzmatazz 2 – Barcelona, SPA Nov. 17 - Sala Jam – Bergara, SPA ...

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DEVILEECH Change Studio Location For Forthcoming Album

Portuguese extreme metal act DEVILEECH have changed their minds about recording their second album at Gothenburg, Sweden's Studio Fredman, because "the band needs a more powerful and distinct sound [than the one offered by said facility]," according to an official Maquiavel Music Entertainment newsletter. At this time, likely candidates for a recording studio for the ...

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SHIVA Ink Deal With CENTURY MEDIA

Century Media Records has signed Orange County, California-based SHIVA. Formed out of the ashes of cult atmospheric metalists MINDROT, SHIVA are said to be making "unconventional music for a conventional world, writing heavy, pulsating, ethereal songs that are unique to the current heavy music scene," according to an official press release. "This diversity has landed ...

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MOONSPELL Live Dates Announced

Portugal's MOONSPELL have lined up the following performances during the coming months: May 11 – Braga, POR @ Semana Académica da Univ. do Minho May 17 – Leipzig, GER @ Wave Gottik Treffen May 24 - Vila Real, POR @ Queima das Fitas May 25 - Castelo Branco, POR @ Queima das Fitas Jun. 09 ...

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MEDICATION To Appear At Spain's ROCK MACHINA Festival

Los Angeles-based MEDICATION, who feature in their ranks former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, have reportedly been confirmed for the Rock Machina festival, which is scheduled to take place on July 27th in Spain. The full line-up ...

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MOONSPELL Announce European Live Dates

Portugal's MOONSPELL have announced the following European live dates during the coming months: Apr. 16 Leiria, POR @ Pavilho Universitario May 14 Braga, POR @ Pavilho Universitario May 17 Leipzig, GER @ Wave Gottik Treffen Jul. 26-27 Valencia, SPA @ Rock Machina Festival Aug. 02 Gossnitz, GER @ Open Air Aug. 25 Pombal, POR @ ...

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TIAMAT Meets DARK TRANQUILLITY

Keyboards for TIAMAT on the group's upcoming European tour with Portugal's MOONSPELL and Germany's FLOWING TEARS will be handled by DARK TRANQUILLITY's Martin Brändström. As previously reported, the tour is scheduled to kick off on March 6th in Stuttgart, Germany. ...

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MOONSPELL Guest Appearances, Nominations Abound

MOONSPELL vocalist Fernando Ribeiro appears as special guest on the new CD from the Czech Republic's ROOT, entitled Black Seal, on a track called “Salamandra”. In other news, MOONSPELL's video clip for the track “Nocturna”, off the group's Darkness And Hope CD, has been nominated in the “Best Portuguese Video Clip” category at Fantasporto, the ...

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FLOWING TEARS To Support TIAMAT, MOONSPELL

Germany's FLOWING TEARS have been confirmed as the opening act on the upcoming TIAMAT/MOONSPELL European tour, which is set to take place during March/April. FLOWING TEARS' brand new studio album, entitled Serpentine, was produced by GRIP INC. guitarist Waldemar Sorychta at Woodhouse Studios in Hagen, Germany, and will be issued through Century Media Records on ...

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TIAMAT Finalize Album, Single Track Listing

Sweden's TIAMAT have set the final track listing for their upcoming Judas Christ CD, which is scheduled to be issued in Europe on February 18th through Century Media Records. It is as follows: (spinae) 01. The Return Of The Son Of Nothing 02. So Much For Suicide 03. Vote For Love 04. The Truth´s For ...

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TIAMAT, MOONSPELL Embark On European Tour!

Sweden's TIAMAT will be embarking on a European tour during March/April with Portugal's MOONSPELL and another as-yet-undisclosed act. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 06 – Stuttgart, GER @ Longhorn Mar. 07 - Cologne, GER @ Live Music Hall Mar. 08 – Antwerp, BEL @ Hof Ter Lo Mar. 09 - Herford, ...

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Archive News Dec 04, 2001

METALLICA have posted the following update on the present condition of frontman James Hetfield via their official web site at www.metallica.com:

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“Yes folks, we have word from James, and the news is all good. His recovery has gone exceedingly well, he is back out, about and feeling rather ...

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