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PURIFIED IN BLOOD Sign With ABACUS RECORDINGS

Abacus Recordings has announced the signing of PURIFIED IN BLOOD. The band's new album, "Reaper of Souls", will be released in the U.S. on June 27. Hailed by many as the most exciting act to emerge from Norway since TURBONEGRO, PURIFIED IN BLOOD combines blazing riffs and solos with controversially political lyrics. One might say ...

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Rock and Roll Is Dead - THE HELLACOPTERS

Mondo rock stars everywhere else, club-touring indie hopefuls here in the land that birthed rock and roll and then let it crawl out of its cradle like an unwanted bastard and immigrate. What's wrong with this country? At least we've finally got "Rock and Roll Is Dead" coming out domestically, albeit a million years after ...

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Mr. Right Hand Man - BABYRUTH

Time for a little Pavlovian experiment. THE HELLACOPTERS. TURBONEGRO. THE BLACK HALOS. BACKYARD BABIES. GLUECIFER. Are you drooling yet? If so, do what you have to do to get a copy of this Italian rock combo's tasty slab of snotty Swederock abandon. Hell, based on song titles alone, it's hard to understand how a label ...

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DANKO JONES: New Album To Receive U.S. Release In May

Razor & Tie Records has set a May 2, 2006 U.S. release for the new album from the Canadian power trio DANKO JONES, entitled "Sleep Is the Enemy". The CD will be released in Europe on February 20, 2006 via Bad Taste Records. "Sleep Is the Enemy" was produced and engineered by Matt DeMatteo at ...

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AMEN Complete Drum Tracks For New Album

Vocalist Casey Chaos (AMEN, SCUM) and Shannon Larkin (AMEN, GODSMACK) were recently spotted at Hollywood Recording Studios, where the dynamic duo finished laying down the drum tracks to an astonishing 48 songs towards the next AMEN album. "Now that we have finished the drum tracks at Hollywood [Recording], I will finish the rest of the ...

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More Musicians Pick Best Albums Of 2005

Roadrunner Records has posted a list of some of their artists' picks for the best albums of 2005. Check it out below: Acey Slade (MURDERDOLLS): 01. CHELSEA SMILES - Easy Ride EP 02. LARS FREDERICKSON AND THE BASTARDS - Viking 03. TURBONEGRO - Party Animals 04. SOCIAL DISTORTION - Sex, Love and Rock n' Roll ...

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Gospels for the Sick - SCUM

Hey kids, look, another supergroup! SCUM brings together a motley crew of extreme musicians, including Casey Chaos (AMEN), Samoth and Faust (EMPEROR), Cosmocrator (MINDGRINDER), and Happy Tom (TURBONEGRO). Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE), Mortiis, and Knut "Euroboy" Schreider (TURBONEGRO, EUROBOYS) contribute guest vocals. The result of this collaboration is "Gospels of the Sick", a metal-infused punk album ...

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IN FLAMES, SEPULTURA, MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY Members Reveal Their Favorite Albums Of 2005

In the December/January issue of the Swedish magazine Close-Up, a number of heavy metal/hard rock musicians list their favorite albums of 2005. Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA): BIOHAZARD – "Means to an End" CLAUSTROPHOBIA – "Fulminant" EXODUS – "Shovel Headed Kill Machine" Anders Fridén (IN FLAMES): NINE INCH NAILS - "With teeth" 10 YEARS – "The Autumn ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DANZIG, H.I.M. Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE, ANGRA Venue: Arena Skol City/State: Sao Paulo, Brazil Date: Sept. 9, 2005 Attendance: 22,654 Capacity: 35,000 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE Venue: Claro Hall City/State: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Date: Sept. 8, 2005 Attendance: ...

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AMEN Frontman: Convicted Murderer FAUST Is 'The Nicest Man'

In a recent interview with Britain's Rock Sound magazine, AMEN frontman Casey Chaos spoke about his SCUM project, which also features in its ranks Samoth (ZYKLON, EMPEROR), Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust) (ex-EMPEROR), Happy Tom (TURBONEGRO), and Cosmocrator (MINDGRINDER). Asked if he ever addressed Faust's past with him (the drummer was jailed in 1994 for ...

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MORTIIS Announce New Session Guitarist

Norway's legendary eccentric artist MORTIIS has posted the following message at his official web site: "We're getting ready to head off to the U.S. for about four weeks to tour as part of the DANZIG 'Blackest of the Black' tour, and replacing Åsmund as a session guitarist is Levi's brother, Åge Michael Trøite. We just ...

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AMEN To Enter Studio In October

The following message has been posted at AMEN's official web site: "After going into the studio soon to record with a band called NARCOLEPSY in England (we will have more details on this project soon), Casey [Chaos, vocals] will be going into the studio in October with self-proclaimed biggest AMEN fan in the world' Shannon ...

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MORTIIS Completes TECHNOPHOBIA Remix

Norway's legendary eccentric artist MORTIIS recently completed a remix of TECHNOPHOBIA's "N.A.S.A (Not Antropomorph Space Assassin)", entitled "N.A.S.A. (Return of the Funky Dead Mix)", slated to appear on their upcoming EP, "The Dancefi Horror: N.A.S.A. vs I.N.R.I". More information is available at www.t3chnophob1a.com. As previously reported, MORTIIS recently did backing vocals on a ...

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MORTIIS Announces Final European Shows Of 2005

MORTIIS have announced details of what is likely to be the band's last live European appearances before 2006. They will perform at the Malmöfestivalen in Malmö, Sweden on Monday, August 22 (other bands appearing include LAIBACH, ENTOMBED and SUSPERIA) and at the John Dee in Oslo, Norway on Friday, September 16. All other previously announced ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Sign With LIQUOR AND POKER MUSIC

Acclaimed Los Angeles quartet FIREBALL MINISTRY, recently dubbed the "#1 metal band you need to know now" by Guitar World, have officially joined the roster of Liquor and Poker Music. The L.A.-based rock label will release the group's new album, "Their Rock Is Not Our Rock", on October 18. A rough mix of the new ...

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IGNITE Sign With ABACUS RECORDINGS

Southern California's IGNITE, who hail from Orange County, have officially inked a worldwide deal with Abacus Recordings, a subsidiary label of Century Media. IGNITE is one of the most recent signings to the L.A.-based label, who have also recently signed TURBONEGRO and THE JULIANNA THEORY. Singer Zoli Teglas proclaimed, "It feels good to get the ...

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MORTIIS To Guest On New APOPTYGMA BERZERK CD

Norway's legendary eccentric artist MORTIIS recently did backing vocals on a song called "Maze" for Norwegian act APOPTYGMA BERZERK's upcoming album "You and Me Against the World". No further information is currently available. As previously reported, MORTIIS has completed a remix of the GIRLS UNDER GLASS song "Touch Me", now re-titled "Touch Me (Cleanse & ...

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IRON MAIDEN Lose Soccer Match To Members Of SATYRICON, TURBONEGRO: Photos Available

IRON MAIDEN lost 8-1 in a friendly football (soccer) match against a team composed of a lot of famous Norwegian players and musicians on Wednesday (June 29). The Norwegian team consisted of the following players: Musicians: Sigurd Vongraven (SATYRICON), Hank von Helvete (TURBONEGRO), Dan Thunderbird and HP Baarlie (BACKSTREET GIRLS), Diesel Dahl (TNT) Professional football ...

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TURBONEGRO's 'Party Animals' To Receive U.S. Release In August

Abacus Recordings has announced the release of TURBONEGRO's sixth album, "Party Animals", in North America on August 23, 2005. Produced by TURBONEGRO and Steve McDonald (THE WHITE STRIPES, BECK, REDD KROSS), the new album sees the band perfecting their mixture of punk, '70s-era stadium rock, and glam rock a la DAVID BOWIE. "We've got 11 ...

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RAMMSTEIN, APOCALYPTICA, HAMMERFALL Confirmed For Sweden's METALTOWN Festival

RAMMSTEIN, APOCALYPTICA, DARK TRANQUILLITY, NINE, HAMMERFALL and BESEECH are the confirmed acts for this year's Metaltown festival, set to take palce July 30 at Frihamnen in Gothenburg, Sweden. Last year's Metaltown festival included appearances by ALICE COOPER, DIMMU BORGIR, TURBONEGRO, IN FLAMES, BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION and MUSTASCH. For more information, visit www.metaltown.se. ...

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AUDREY HORNE: Tour Dates Announced

AUDREY HORNE, the Bergen, Norway-based band featuring members of ENSLAVED, GORGOROTH, DERIDE and SYLVIA WANE, have lined up the following dates during the coming months: May 18 – Geilo, NOR @ TBA May 19 – Tønsberg, NOR @ TBA May 20 - Oslo, NOR @ John Dee May 21 – Hamar, NOR @ TBA Jul. ...

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