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ENTOMBED Explain Canadian Cancellations

Sweden's ENTOMBED have released more information regarding the cancellation of the group's shows in Toronto and Montreal earlier this week. The following is taken from the band's tour diary, as posted on their official web site (www.entombed.org): "[Drummer] Peter [Stjärnvind] woke up [Tuesday] morning and could hardly speak.. He had a lot of pain in ...

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KING DIAMOND: 'The Puppet Master' Enters Swedish Chart At No. 24

KING DIAMOND's new CD, "The Puppet Master", has entered the Swedish charts at position No. 24. As previously reported, "The Puppet Master" was issued with a bonus disc of frontman/namesake King Diamond telling the story of "The Puppet Master" in full make-up. Massacre Records (King's European label) also released "The Puppet Master" on regular vinyl ...

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ENTOMBED Cancel Toronto Show

Sweden's ENTOMBED were reportedly forced to cancel their appearance at The Opera House in Toronto, Ontario (Canada) Tuesday night (November 4) after drummer Peter Stjärnvind was taken ill and had to be rushed to the hospital. No further information is available at this time. ENTOMBED are in the middle of a North American tour with ...

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DISMEMBER: DVD Delayed

Long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER have pushed back the release date of their upcoming double DVD to January 26, 2004. The first disc will contain the group's live performance from May 27, 2003 at Klubben in Stockholm, while the second disc will feature a 90-minute documentary/home video spanning the group's entire career. DISMEMBER's new album, ...

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Swedish Death Metal 'Supergroup' Gets A Name

GOD AMONG INSECTS is the name of the brand-new Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), vocalist Jörgen Sandström (ENTOMBED, THE PROJECT HATE, ex-GRAVE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY). "We still have a few more songs to complete but things are going as ...

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CATHEDRAL, KRUX, GRAND MAGUS To Team Up For Swedish Night of Doom

CATHEDRAL, KRUX and GRAND MAGUS will be teaming up for a one-off night of "doom" at The Shrine (Kolingsborg) in Stockholm, Sweden on January 31. KRUX, of course, feature in their ranks CANDLEMASS mainman/bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, plus ENTOMBED members Peter Stjärnvind (drums), and Jörgen Sandström (guitar, also in THE PROJECT ...

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ENTOMBED: Second Seattle Show Added

Sweden's ENTOMBED have added a second Seattle show to their "Six Feet Under Tour" on Saturday, October 26 at Studio 7. ENTOMBED will be supported by SINGLE BULLET THEORY, NOCTURNE and Seattle locals THE BRAINDEAD, IN MEMORIUM, NME and VS. THE WORLD. The show will be all ages (bar w/ ID), and tickets will be ...

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KING DIAMOND: San Francisco, Pittsburgh Dates Cancelled

KING DIAMOND have cancelled their previously announced Oct. 22 show at DNA Lounge in San Francisco, California. No reason was given for the cancellation. ENTOMBED and NOCTURNE, who are opening for KING DIAMOND on their North American tour, will still perform at the venue. Customers who bought KING DIAMOND tickets can purchase a special $5 ...

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THE BLACK LEAGUE To Release New Single In November

Finland's THE BLACK LEAGUE, the band featuring former SENTENCED frontman Taneli Jarva, will release a brand-new single next month through Spinefarm Records subsidiary Ranch (web site). The disc will contain an as-yet-undisclosed track off the group's third full-length album, "Man's Ruin Revisited", which is currently being recorded at Seawolf Studios (web ...

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Reunited Death Metallers BRUTALITY To Record New Album

Reunited Tampa death metallers BRUTALITY have worked out their differences with Poland's Still Dead Productions and are scheduled to enter the studio during October/November to record their as-yet-untitled new album for an early 2004 release. The group's recording lineup will consist of the following: Scott Reigel - Lead Vocals Jeff Acres - Bass/Vocals Mausolus Arguelles ...

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ENTOMBED, RAISED FIST, DISFEAR To Team Up For Scandinavia's CLOSE-UP MADE US TO IT Tour

Sweden's premiere metal/hard rock publication Close-Up Magazine, in association with Burning Heart Records and The Agency Group Scandinavia, will present the Close-Up Made Us Do It Tour 2003 in December. The trek, which will kick off on December 3 in Sundsvall, Sweden, will feature the kings of Swedish metal ENTOMBED alongside fellow countrymen RAISED FIST ...

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MELDRUM To Open For DANZIG In Europe

Stockholm, Sweden's MELDRUM, the band featuring former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum, have been confirmed as one of the support acts on DANZIG's upcoming European mini-tour. The trek, which is scheduled to kick off in late November, will include a one-off U.K. appearance in London on November 22 under the "Blackest Of The Black" banner. ...

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NASUM Announce New Lineup

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have been upgraded from a trio to a quartet. Replacing bassist Jesper Liveröd, who exited the band in order to pursue Kerry King-approved noise-mongers BURST, is Jon "Elle" Lindkvist (VICTIMS, SAYYADENA). Also joining the outfit is REGURGUTATE guitarist Urban Skytt. The band the following to say about Jon: "Apart from having ...

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KING DIAMOND: DVD Preview Posted Online

A preview of the limited bonus DVD included in the new KING DIAMOND album, "The Puppet Master" (scheduled for release in Europe on October 20 through Massacre Records), has been posted online at this location (high-speed connections only). As previously reported, the bonus DVD disc features KING DIAMOND frontman/namesake telling the story of ...

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ENTOMBED Members To Guest On CHAOSBREED Debut

CHAOSBREED drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF) has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "Hi, this is your captain speaking... Fasten your seatbelts 'cos here we go. Thanxxx for everyone who were supporting us at [our show at Helsinki's] Nosturi [on September 15] — [headliners] ENTOMBED kicked ass and made shit burst through ...

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BANG YOUR HEAD USA Festival Changes Venue

The upcoming 2003 Bang Your Head USA festival to be held on Sunday, October 19 has been moved to the 4th and B, San Diego's best mid-size concert venue. The 4th and B (21 and over) club has a first-class large stage, PA, lights and features three full bars. The festival line-up is as follows: ...

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CHAOSBREED Drummer Explains Change In Recording Plans

CHAOSBREED drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF) has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "Hi, this is Nalle from CHAOSBREED, greetings from Stockholm! Even when we had to cancel our recordings at Sunlight [studios] we didn't want to leave our ferry tickets unused. So instead of CHAOSBREED traveling to Stockholm, the 31th of ...

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DISMEMBER To Release DVD In October

Long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER will issue a double-DVD on October 25 through Escapi. The first disc will contain the group's live performance from May 27, 2003 at Klubben in Stockholm, while the second disc will feature a 90-minute documentary/home video spanning the group's entire career. DISMEMBER's new album, "Where Ironcrosses Grow", is due in ...

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KING DIAMOND/ENTOMBED: San Francisco Venue Change

The San Francisco date on KING DIAMOND's upcoming North American tour has been moved to DNA from the previously announced Pound. The trek, which will also feature ENTOMBED, NOCTURNE and SINGLE BULLET THEORY, is scheduled to kick off on October 18 in Los Angeles. "The Puppet Master USA Tour 2003" feat. KING DIAMOND, ENTOMBED, NOCTURNE, ...

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CHAOSBREED: Swedish Recording Sessions Cancelled

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), have abandoned plans to record their debut album, "Brutal", at Stockholm's Sunlight Studios with producer Tomas Skosberg. "The reason for this ...

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