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DECAPITATED Confirms Russian Tour

Polish metal titans DECAPITATED have confirmed a series of dates in Russia. The band will bring their distinctive brand of technical death metal to Russian fans for the first time, playing at the following shows in October: Oct. 18 - Kaliningrad @ Tower (Russia) Oct. 19 - Vilnius @ Mulen Ruzas (Lithuania) Oct. 20 - ...

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SIEGES EVEN Singer's BONEBAG Releases Debut Album

BONEBAG, the Dutch outfit featuring SIEGES EVEN singer Arno Menses on drums and vocals, has just released its first CD, "Noli Me Tangere", via QuiXote Records. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Positive 02. Noli Me Tangere 03. Weightless 04. Feeling Sam 05. A Word Of Appreciation 06. Lifeline 07. Mmm ...

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FATES WARNING, DIAL, AKASHIC Members To Guest On New WORLDENGINE CD

Porto Alegre, Brazil-based modern progressive rock outfit WORLDENGINE has recruited fellow Brazilian axeman Marcos De Ros (AKASHIC) to record a guest appearance for their upcoming debut album, tentatively entitled "Fifteen Minutes to Judgement Day". De Ros joins other guests Joey Vera (FATES WARNING, ARMORED SAINT) and Liselotte Hegt (DIAL), who each contributed a bass line ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME: Experience New Album One Song At A Time

Raleigh, North Carolina-based progressive metalcore quintet BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME will bring a full-on audio and visual assault to everyone's computer screen starting today (Tuesday, September 4) in anticipation of their new album, "Colors" (in stores September 18). Clocking in at a beefy 64 minutes, "Colors" can be experienced one song at a time ...

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ENSIFERUM: Canadian Tour Dates Announced

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM will embark on a tour of Eastern Canada in November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 06 - Théatre Plaza - Montreal, Quebec Nov. 08 - Cabaret du Capitole - Quebec City, Quebec Nov. 09 - Trash Bar - Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec Nov. 10 - The Metal Bar - ...

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NEVERMORE: Video Footage From Holland's ELSROCK FESTIVAL Available

Fan-filmed video footage of NEVERMORE's performance at this year's installment of the Elsrock Festival, which was held August 25 in Rijssen, The Netherlands, can be viewed below. NEVERMORE members Warrel Dane (vocals) and Jeff Loomis (guitar) were the featured guests on "Metal Shop" on Seattle's KISW 99.9 FM on July 28, 2007. The program is ...

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NEVERMORE: Helmond Cancellation Explained

NEVERMORE frontman Warrel Dane issued the following statement yesterday (Friday, August 24) regarding the cancellation of the group's concert in Helmond, the Netherlands: "Unfortunately I cannot perform tonight due to the fact that yesterday I had to visit an emergency dentist here in Amsterdam and ended up having two wisdom teeth removed and a root ...

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NEVERMORE: Helmond Concert Cancelled

NEVERMORE has cancelled tonight's concert in Helmond, Netherlands. An official statement on the matter is expected shortly. NEVERMORE members Warrel Dane (vocals) and Jeff Loomis (guitar) were the featured guests on "Metal Shop" on Seattle's KISW 99.9 FM on July 28, 2007. The program is available for streaming: Hour 1, Hour ...

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HOUR OF 13 Signs With SHADOW KINGDOM RECORDS

Occult traditional heavy metal band HOUR OF 13 has signed with Shadow Kingdom Records. This group features ex-VESTAL CLARET vocalist/lyricist Philip Swanson (UPWARDS OF ENDTIME, SEAMOUNT) and ex-SEVEN FOOT SPLEEN member Chad Davis (also of Neurot Records' U.S. CHRISTMAS and long-running American black metal bands ANU and DEMONCY) handling the guitar, bass, drum and songwriting ...

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NEVERMORE: Rehearsal Footage Of CHRIS BRODERICK Available

Video footage of guitarist Chris Broderick (NEVERMORE, JAG PANZER) in his Southern California studio rehearsing on July 29, 2007 for this summer's NEVERMORE shows can be viewed below. NEVERMORE members Warrel Dane (vocals) and Jeff Loomis (guitar) were the featured guests on "Metal Shop" on Seattle's KISW 99.9 FM on July 28, 2007. The program ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: U.S. Dates Announced

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in October. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 04 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody’s Oct. 05 - Pittsburgh, PA - Rex Theatre Oct. 06 - Chicago, IL - Subterranean Oct. 07 - Saint Paul, MN - Station 4 Oct. 09 - Denver, ...

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GOATWHORE Added To 'Metal Blade 25th Anniversary Tour'

GOATWHORE has been added to the Metal Blade 25th Anniversary Tour, featuring headliners CANNIBAL CORPSE alongside THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, THE RED CHORD and THE ABSENCE. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 06 - New Orleans, LA - House Of Blues Sep. 07 - Houston, TX - The Meridian Sep. 08 - San Antonio, TX ...

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ROTTING CHRIST: Canadian Tour Dates Announced

Greek black metallers ROTTING CHRIST will embark on a Canadian tour in November. The dates are as follows: Nov. 20 - CAN Mondreal The Saints Nov. 21 - CAN Quebec L'anti Nov. 22 - CAN Trois-Riviere Le Maquisart Nov. 23 - CAN Saint-Hyacinthe Bar le Trash Nov. 24 - CAN Rouyn Petit Theatre du Vieux ...

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DC4: New Album Details Revealed

DC4, the Los Angeles-based hard rock band featuring former DIO guitarist Rowan Robertson alongside brothers Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT, ODIN) on lead vocals and guitar, Shawn Duncan (ODIN) on drums and Matt Duncan on bass, has finalized the track listing for its forthcoming album, "Explode". The group is shooting for a late August or early ...

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INSATANITY: North American Tour Dates Announced

Philadelphia death metallers INSATANITY will embark on a North American headlining tour this August in support of their new album "The Day God Died", with Dave Kinkade (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION, DIVINE EMPIRE, COUNCIL OF THE FALLEN) behind the drums. They have lined up the following tour dates with MANIAS and ZIRCON: Aug. 19 - Austin, TX ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: U.S. Headlining Tour Announced

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION will embark on a North American headlining tour in September. The 13-stop tour will take the band from the Northeast to the Southwest in support of their July 24 Roadrunner release, "The Heart of Everything". The dates are as follows: Sep. 05 - Paradise Rock Club - Boston, MA ...

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BLOODHORSE Signs With TRANSLATION LOSS RECORDS

Boston, Massachusetts-based band BLOODHORSE has inked a deal with Translation Loss Records. The group's Translation Loss debut release, "EP", was recorded solely by the band, mastered at M-Works in Massachusetts and will be issued on July 24. Clocking in at about 37 minutes, "EP" will "floor the rock and metal community with its sheer abrasive ...

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NEVERMORE Bassist's Absence From EVOLUTION FESTIVAL Explained

NEVERMORE bassist Jim Sheppard will be forced to miss the band's July 7 appearance at the Evolution Festival in Firenze, Italy due to scheduling conflicts. Replacing him at the gig will be ARMORED SAINT/FATES WARNING bassist Joey Vera. Commented NEVERMORE frontman Warrel Dane: "Jim's not dying, Jim is fine, he just has some things he ...

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'Thrash Metal' Book Due In September

Garry Sharpe–Young's latest book "Thrash Metal" is being readied for publication this September. In addition, Zonda Books will publish Garry's "Death Metal", "Black Metal" and "Power Metal", all before the end of the year. These titles replace the 2001 editions, which have consistently ranked No. 1 on their Amazon.com searches for five years and more. ...

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KING DIAMOND, SAVATAGE, YNGWIE Members Featured On New SANDALINAS Album

SANDALINAS, the Swedish band featuring Mat Saint (bass; DREAMLAND), Alvaro Svanerö (drums; LOCH VOSTOK), Jordi Sandalinas (guitar) and Rick Altzi (vocals; AT VANCE), has completed work on its new album, "Fly to the Sun". The CD features guest appearances by the following musicians: Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER) - Keyboards Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE) - Guitar Andy ...

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