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BEHEMOTH Frontman Issues European Tour Update

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH kicked off a European tour KRISIUN, INCANTATION and RAGNAROK on Oct. 21 in Tilburg, the Netherlands. BEHEMOTH mainman Nergal has issued the following update on the tour's progress so far: "I'm proud to say that the tour is moving on with no bigger problems. We've just done London which was simply ...

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SOILWORK To Begin Mixing Next Week

SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid has posted the following recording update on the group's official web site: "Hi everybody! sorry for not posting updates very frequently... anyways me and Sven have been so busy with our stuff and I can tell you it's one of the biggest and most exhausting efforts we've ever gone through, ...

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BEHEMOTH Enter Polish Album Chart At No. 15

BEHEMOTH's new CD, "Demigod", has entered the Polish album chart at position No. 15. The Polish black metallers' latest effort left behind such artists as R.E.M. and ROBBIE WILLIAMS, according to a posting on the group's web site. "Demigod" — scheduled for release in the U.S. in early 2005 — was mixed by BEHEMOTH frontman ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Set Title For New EP

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will enter Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH) on October 29 to record a new EP, entitled "Wounded". The CD, which will be recorded and mixed over a three-day period (Oct. 29-31), will contain three brand new songs and the 'Wounded' video. ...

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Former MY OWN VICTIM Singer Launches New Band

Former MY OWN VICTIM frontman Dave "Sailor" Bryant has joined forces with former members of Louisville, KY-based metallers NEMESIS in a new project called SURVIVING THALIA. SURVIVING THALIA was formed in the summer of 2004 and was unleashed last month at the WLRS Fest. The members of SURVIVING THALIA are inspired by a wide variety ...

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BEHEMOTH To Embark On Polish Tour In March

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH will be embarking on a headlining tour of their home country in March 2005. Support on the trek will come from FRONTSIDE and PANDEMONIUM. BEHEMOTH's new CD, "Demigod", is scheduled for release on October 25 via Regain Records in Europe, Mystic Records in Poland, Raven Music in Israel and Irond in ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Record New EP

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will enter Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH) in late October to record an EP. "The CD will contain three brand new songs and the 'Wounded' video!" the band write on their web site. "No release date has been set yet for ...

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SOILWORK: Singer's Wedding Pictures Posted Online

SOILWORK's official web site has uploaded several pictures taken at the Sept. 4 wedding of SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid and his girlfriend Nanami. Check them out at this location. SOILWORK recently entered Dug-Out Productions in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, STUCK MOJO) to begin recording their sixth album, ...

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BEHEMOTH Film Video For 'Conquer All'

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have finished filming a video for the track "Conquer All" off their upcoming CD, "Demigod". "We worked with Joanna Rechnio, one of the most talented Polish video producers," BEHEMOTH frontman Nergal said in a statement. "The whole filming session took us about 11 hours and I believe we did a great ...

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THE DUSKFALL Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Luleå, Sweden-based metallers THE DUSKFALL have inked a new deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band are expected to enter Dug-Out studio in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH, STUCK MOJO) in April 2005 to begin recording their third album, tentatively due late next year. THE DUSKFALL, who recently announced the addition ...

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SOILWORK Begin Recording New Album

Swedish melodic death thrashers SOILWORK have entered Dug-Out Productions in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, STUCK MOJO) to begin recording their sixth album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. Next week, the recording sessions will be moving to the Fascination Street studios in Örebro. With regards to the ...

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BEHEMOTH: 'Demigod' Cover Posted Online

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have posted the cover artwork for their new album, "Demigod", at this location. "Demigod" was mixed by BEHEMOTH frontman Nergal and producer Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES) at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden, while mastering duties were handled at the Cutting Room studios in Stockholm. A guest appearance by ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD Vocalist JASON MANN Quits The Band

MUSHROOMHEAD vocalist Jason Mann has left the band, a source close to the group has informed PITRIFF.com. MUSHROOMHEAD recently toured with INSANE CLOWN POSSE following a split with their record company, Universal Records (which issued the band's "XX" and "XIII" albums). Mann's own record label, dubbed Fractured Transmitter Records, has just released the ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD: Studio Report

Maniacal Canadian extremists STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have just entered Armoury Studios in Vancouver to record the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2002 release, "SYL". Devin Townsend (vocals, guitars) checks in with the following studio update. "Here's a heads up from the Dev, speaking on behalf of the STRAPPING camp. We recently put in a long ...

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MATS/MORGAN BAND: FREDRIK THORDENDAL Collaborators To Tour The U.S.

MATS/MORGAN BAND, the Swedish progressive fusion/avant-garde group featuring drummer Morgan Ågren and keyboardist Mats Öberg (both of whom played on MESHUGGAH guitarist Fredrik Thordendal's 1997 solo album "Sol Niger Within"), will be embarking on a short U.S. tour in September. The dates are as follows: Sep. 05 - Progday Festival - Chappel Hill, NC Sep. ...

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BEHEMOTH Complete Work On 'Demigod', New Music Available For Download

Polish black metal outfit BEHEMOTH have completed work on their new album, "Demigod", for a fall release. The group's frontman Nergal has just finished mixing the album at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden with Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES). Mastering duties were handled at the Cutting Room studios in Stockholm. Commented Nergal: "Working with Daniel ...

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SCARVE: Debut Album Reissue To Include Bonus DVD

France's SCARVE will have their debut album, "Translucence" (originally released in 2000), reissued in 2005 with a bonus DVD. The band, who released their third album, "Irradiant", earlier in the year through Listenable Records, are presently in negotiations for a European tour. No further information is currently available. In related news, SCARVE's Dirk Verbeuren has ...

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RAM-ZET Prepare To Record New Album

Norwegian "black psychotic power metal" act RAM-ZET will enter the studio in early September to record their new album, tentatively due in early 2005. Mixing duties will be handled by Daniel Bergstrand (IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH) in early November. Several MP3 clips from the group's 2003 demo are still available for download at their official web ...

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GATES OF METAL Festival: Photos Posted Online

Around 100 photos taken at this year's Gates of Metal festival on July 31 in Hultsfred, Sweden have been posted online at the MetalHeart.se web site. Among the bands that performed at the festival were MORBID ANGEL, WITHIN TEMPTATION, FINNTROLL, STRATOVARIUS, SODOM, MESHUGGAH, SONATA ARCTICA and DRAGONFORCE. To view all the photos, click

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DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND Drummer To Record Solo Album

DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND drummer Ryan Van Poederooyen has posted the following message on his web site: "Since I recently left my band of 8 years, GOD AWAKENS PETRIFIED, I've decided to do a solo album with all the idea's and riffs I never ended up using with GOD AWAKENS PETRIFIED or outside of GOD AWAKENS ...

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