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KRUX To Release Live DVD

KRUX, the Swedish band featuring CANDLEMASS mainman/bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, plus ENTOMBED members Peter Stjärnvind (drums), and Jörgen Sandstrom (guitar, also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-GRAVE), will release their first-ever DVD on September 25 through Escapi. The disc will contain the band's entire performance from May 18, 2003 at Kägelbanan in ...

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KING DIAMOND, ENTOMBED: More North American Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been added to the forthcoming North American tour featuring KING DIAMOND, ENTOMBED, NOCTURNE and SINGLE BULLET THEORY. As previously reported, KING DIAMOND have set an October 21 release date through Metal Blade Records for their new album, "The Puppet Master". The CD will contain a bonus disc of King telling the story ...

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THE MIGHTY NIMBUS Sign With THREEMAN RECORDINGS

THE MIGHTY NIMBUS, featuring members of SIXTY WATT SHAMAN and ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY, have inked a deal with Threeman Recordings, the Swedish label owned by Alex Hellid of ENTOMBED. The group's debut album, tentatively a self-titled affair, is due before the end of the year. Among the tracks set to appear on the CD are the ...

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NASUM Pull Out Of Germany's MORBIDE FESTSPIELE Festival

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have been forced to cancel their participation in the Morbide Festspiele vol 6,66 in Bischofswerda, Germany on September 6. "There has been a big misunderstanding concerning the conditions for our appearance," reads a post on the band's web site. "It's really sad because we wanted to do the show but it's ...

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KING DIAMOND Set Release Date For 'The Puppet Master'

KING DIAMOND have set an October 21 release date through Metal Blade Records for their new album, "The Puppet Master". The CD will contain a bonus disc of King telling the story of "The Puppet Master" in full make-up. Massacre Records (King's European label) will also release "The Puppet Master" on regular vinyl and as ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS: New Collection Of Rarities, DVD On The Way

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, who feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, are compiling another collection of their singles and rare recordings, titled "Cream Of The Crap! Vol. 2". The set will reportedly contain 22 tracks recorded between 1995 and 2000 and is tentatively due in January 2004. In addition, the band ...

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ENTOMBED: 'Inferno' Vinyl Edition To Include Bonus Track

The vinyl version of ENTOMBED's latest album, "Inferno", will include a special bonus cut called "When Humanity Is Gone". The 2-LP set is due on August 18 through the band's own Threeman Recordings. Also scheduled to be released on the same day are vinyl version of "Uprising" and "Morning Star". "Inferno" will receive a U.S. ...

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A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred - SUPERJOINT RITUAL

So it's official: Philip Anselmo has effectively left PANTERA, put DOWN on ice, and more or less dialed down activities with all other musical projects except this one, SUPERJOINT RITUAL. Last year's debut album, "Use Once And Destroy", took eight years to come to fruition as the band flickered in and out of existence. Now ...

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ENTOMBED: Rocking Out To The 'Inferno' Jukebox

An ENTOMBED "jukebox", featuring music from their current CD, "Inferno", can be accessed at this location. As previously reported, "Inferno" will not receive a U.S. release until early 2004 through Century Media Records after it was determined that Koch International, who originally issued the album in late June, didn't have the proper rights ...

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KING DIAMOND/ENTOMBED: More Tour Dates Announced!

More dates have been announced for the forthcoming North American tour featuring KING DIAMOND and ENTOMBED. As exclusively reported here yesterday, the Metal Maniacs magazine-sponsored trek will kick off on October 18 in Los Angeles and will feature KING DIAMOND presenting one of their most elaborate stage performances to date. The veteran Danish metal combo ...

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KING DIAMOND/ENTOMBED: First Tour Dates Announced!

The first dates have been announced for the forthcoming North American tour featuring KING DIAMOND and ENTOMBED. The Metal Maniacs magazine-sponsored trek will kick off on October 18 in Los Angeles and will feature KING DIAMOND presenting one of their most elaborate stage performances to date. The veteran Danish metal combo will be touring in ...

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ENTOMBED's 'Inferno' To Receive U.S. Release In Early 2004

ENTOMBED have set an August 6 European release date through Music For Nations Records for their eighth full-length album, "Inferno". The follow-up to 2001's "Morning Star" was released in the U.S. in late June through Koch International, but was pulled from the shelves after it was determined that the label hadn't secured the proper rights ...

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SEPULTURA To Embark On First-Ever Tour Of South Africa

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA will embark on their first-ever tour of South Africa in early September. The four-date trek is being organized by Witchdoctor Records, the good folk who delivered THE HAUNTED and ENTOMBED to South African stages earlier in the year. Sep. 03 – The Bat Hall – Durban, RSA Sep. 05 - Mega Music ...

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Inferno - ENTOMBED

Something to light up your hi-fi? If the variable quality of their recent catalogue is anything to go by, then you can really only expect something that flickers at best from the grimacing Swedes — more of a mild conflagration than an inferno in your CD tray. ENTOMBED used to be SUCH a great death ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: New Song Available For Download

A brand new THE PROJECT HATE track, titled "Congregate", has been posted online at this location. "Congregate" comes off the group's forthcoming third album, "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate", due on August 25 through ENTOMBED's label imprint, Threeman Recordings. The follow-up to "When We Are Done, Your Flesh Will Be Ours" will contain the ...

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No KING DIAMOND, ENTOMBED At NEW JERSEY METAL AND HARDCORE FEST

Despite rumors to the contrary, BLABBERMOUTH.NET has learned that KING DIAMOND and ENTOMBED will NOT be making an appearance at this year's New Jersey Metal And Hardcore Fest, a two-day event set to be held at Asbury Park's Convention Hall complex on Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15. As previously reported, KING DIAMOND and ...

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More Bands Rumored For NEW JERSEY METAL AND HARDCORE FEST

CHILDREN OF BODOM, DIMMU BORGIR, NILE, HYPOCRISY, DEICIDE, NEVERMORE, CATTLE DECAPITATION, KRISIUN, HATE ETERNAL, ENTOMBED and KING DIAMOND have reportedly been tapped to perform at New Jersey Metal And Hardcore Fest, a two-day event set to be held at Asbury Park's Convention Hall complex on Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15. The complete lineup ...

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KING DIAMOND, ENTOMBED To Team Up For North American Tour

KING DIAMOND and ENTOMBED are strongly rumored to be in talks about teaming up for a North American tour in the fall. The trek, which is tentatively set to kick off on October 20, will be sponsored by Metal Maniacs magazine. Additional support for the tour will be announced soon. KING DIAMOND are currently mixing ...

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REPULSION To Reunite For Appearance At 2003 MILWAUKEE METALFEST

Death metal/grindcore innovators REPULSION have reunited nearly fifteen years after the release of their classic album "Horrified". REPULSIONScott Carlson (vocals/bass), Aaron Freeman (guitar), Matt Olivo (guitar) and Dave Grave (drums) — have announced plans to perform live — for the first time in over 10 years — as one of the headlining acts ...

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ENTOMBED Pull Out Of Cleveland's BW&BK 6-PACK WEEKEND

Sweden's ENTOMBED were forced to cancel their appearance at this weekend's BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio after drummer Peter Stjärnvind's wife was hospitalized with an as-yet-undiagnosed syndrome, the symptoms of which include internal bleeding. Under the circumstances, particularly the suddenness with which the condition arose, and the uncertainty of the outcome, Stjärnvind wishes to ...

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1349 Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

Norwegian black metallers 1349, featuring SATYRICON drummer Frost, are the latest act to have been confirmed for Germany's With Full Force 2003 festival, which is set to take place July 4-6 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: Friday, July 4: ...

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ENTOMBED Line Up European Dates

ENTOMBED have lined up the following European dates in late June/early July: Jun. 29 – Nantes, FRA @ Nantes Furyfest Jul. 03 – Berlin, GER @ Knaack-Klub Jul. 04 – Osnabrück, GER @ Georgsmarienhütte @ Tor 3 Jul. 05 – Roitzschjora, GER @ With Full Force Jul. 06 – Hamburg, GER @ Marx ENTOMBED will ...

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MERENDINE ATOMICHE: Italian Tour Dates Announced

Italy's MERENDINE ATOMICHE have lined up the following live shows during the coming months: May 30 - Brenta Selvaggio – Fontaniva, ITA Jun. 06 - Patrorock - Cittadella, ITA Jun. 12 - Open Air - Villa del Conte, ITA Jun. 20 - Sitting Bull - Certosa, ITA Jun. 21 - The Field - Carpaneto, ITA ...

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CANDLEMASS To Perform Acoustic Set In Cleveland

Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS will perform a short set of acoustic tunes on June 14 in Cleveland, Ohio prior to their headlining gig at the BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend. The acoustic set is FREE and open to the public. In addition to the music, several of the BW&BK 6-Pack bands will be holding autograph signing/meet-and-greet sessions, including ...

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ENTOMBED: 'Inferno' Delayed!

ENTOMBED have pushed back the release date of their new album, "Inferno", to Aug. 4 through Music For Nations/Threeman Records following Zomba Music Group's (which owns Music For Nations) recent integration into parent company BMG (Bertelsmann Music Group). "Inferno" was produced by Pelle Gunnerfeldt (FIRESIDE) at Gröndal and Atlantis studios in Stockholm. The complete track ...

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TAAKE Singer Displays His Package At Norway's INFERNO FESTIVAL

Norwegian black metallers TAAKE gave a particularly "revealing" performance during last month's Inferno Festival in Oslo. For a first-hand look, click here. The second installment of Inferno Festival took place April 17-19 in Oslo's Rockefeller and John Dee clubs. Other acts that appeared during the event included THE KOVENANT, OPETH, ENTOMBED, IMMORTAL, CHILDREN ...

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