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NASUM Bassist Quits

NASUM bassist Jesper Liveröd is set to leave the group in the summer to concentrate on his other band, BURST. As previously reported, NASUM's new CD, "Helvete" (Swedish for "Hell"), was recorded at Sweden's Soundlab Studios and features guest appearances from Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Jörgen Sandström (ENTOMBED, ex-GRAVE). The band will be issuing ...

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CHAOSBREED Launch Official Web Site

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 launched their official web site at this location. As previously reported, CHAOSBREED are currently rehearsing material for a ...

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DISMEMBER, MERCILESS To Play Special Gig In Stockholm

DISMEMBER and MERCILESS will team up for a special gig at Klubben in Stockholm, Sweden on May 27. 650 tickets are available for the show, which will be recorded for an upcoming DVD. Tickets are priced at 60 SEK (approx. $7.50). DISMEMBER's new album, "Where Ironcrosses Grow", is due in September through Hammerheart Records. The ...

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CHAOSBREED: Demo Tracks Posted Online

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 posted full-length MP3s of the three tracks that compose their recently-competed "Unleashed Carnage" demo. The three songs available for download ...

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NASUM To Throw Record Release Party In Hometown

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM will throw a record-release party for their new CD, "Helvete", on May 24 at Contan in Örebro, Sweden. The band will perform live and will also give away free copies of "Helvete" to the 100 first people who show up at the venue. As previously reported, "Helvete" (Swedish for "Hell"), which ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Finalize Track Listing For 'Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate'

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have finalized the track listing for their forthcoming third album, "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate", due this fall through ENTOMBED's Threeman Recordings. The follow-up to "When We Are Done, Your Flesh Will Be Ours" will contain the following cuts: 01. Hate 02. Nailed ...

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KRUX Announce One-Off Gig

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), will perform a one-off show at Kägelbanan in Stockholm, Sweden on May 18. The gig, which will likely be the group's last for quite some time, will be recorded for a ...

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THE PROJECT HATE Name New Album

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have set "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate" as the title for their forthcoming third album, due later in the year through ENTOMBED's Threeman Records. "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate" was recorded at Soundlab Studios (where the band's last CD, "When We Are Done, Your ...

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FORCE OF EVIL To Make Live Debut At Ohio's BW&BK 6-PACK WEEKEND

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish all-star band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (IRONFIRE), will be making their live debut at the BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend on June 13-14 in Cleveland, Ohio. Also set to appear ...

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Krux - KRUX

The memories of a rotund Swede charging around stages in a monk's cassock will forever go down as one of the most enduring and amusing images in metal. Indeed, it's fair to say that exuberant frontman Messiah Marcolin was significantly instrumental in attaining legendary status for doom overlords CANDLEMASS back in the eighties. Oft overlooked, ...

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MURDER SQUAD Issue Long-Awaited Sophomore Album

Sweden's MURDER SQUAD, featuring DISMEMBER bassist Rickard Cabeza, DISMEMBER vocalist Matti Kärki, ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund and ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnwind, have just issued their sophomore album, "Ravenous, Murderous", in Europe through Threeman Records (ENTOMBED's own label). The CD, which features a guest appearance by former DEATH/AUTOPSY drummer Chris Reifert, was completed at a Stockholm ...

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SPORTLOV Prepare To Release New CD

Swedish metallers SPORTLOV, who feature in their ranks members of DEFLESHED, F.K.U., and DISKONTO, will release their new CD, "Offerblod i Vallabod", on April 28 through Head Mechanic Records. The follow-up to last year's debut MCD, "Snöbollskrieg", will include guest appearances from members of ENTOMBED, INSISION and CENTINEX. For more information, visit www.headmechanic.nu. ...

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BRUTALITY: Deal With STILL DEAD PRODUCTIONS A No-Go

Reunited Tampa death metallers BRUTALITY have backed out of their previously announced plan to sign a one-album deal with Poland's Still Dead Productions. No reason was given for the change of plans. The group are still intending to enter the studio in May or June to record a four-song EP, due later in the year ...

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CHAOSBREED: A Finnish Death Metal Supergroup

CHAOSBREED is the name of a brand new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of the following musicians: Nalle Österman - drums (ex-GANDALF) Oppu Laine - bass (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI) Marko Tarvonen - guitars (MOONSORROW) Esa Holopainen - guitars (AMORPHIS) Taneli Jarva - vocals (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE) CHAOSBREED draw influences from "many directions, but some associations ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Announce European Tour Dates

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, who feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals, have lined up the following European tour dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 07 – Halmstad, SWE @ Diezel Mar. 08 – Karlskoga, SWE @ Wictoria Mar. 14 – Halden, NOR @ Studenthuset Mar. 15 – Trondheim, NOR @ Studentersamfundet ...

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ENTOMBED Finalize Track Listing, Title For New Album

Sweden's ENTOMBED have set "Inferno" as the title for their forthcoming CD, due on May 13 through Music For Nations Records. According to the band's official web site, the CD title "suits how the general feeling of the album came out." The complete track listing for "Inferno" is as follows: 01. Retaliation 02. The Fix ...

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ENTOMBED Announce European, South African Gigs

Sweden's ENTOMBED have announced the following tour dates during the coming months: Mar. 22 - Esbjerg, DEN @ TBA Mar. 28 - Björkliden, SWE @ Fjällanläggningen Apr. 17 - Oslo, NOR @ Inferno Festival Apr. 20 – Groningen, NETH @ Noordshock Apr. 21 – Nijmegen, NETH @ Doornroosje May 02 - Durban, RSA @ TBA ...

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NASUM To Tour Finland With ROTTEN SOUND

Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have announced a four-date Finnish tour with grindcore monsters ROTTEN SOUND. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 23 – Helsinki, FIN @ Nosturi Apr. 24 – Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Apr. 25 – Turku, FIN @ Säätämö Apr. 26 – Tampere, FIN @ Klubi As previously reported, NASUM's forthcoming CD, "Helvete" ...

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THE HAUNTED's ARO Was Not Misquoted: Finnish Journalist

The author of the previously published interview with THE HAUNTED frontman Marco Aro in which the singer slams label Earache Records over their business practices has provided to BLABBERMOUTH.NET Finnish-language MP3s of Aro making the alleged statements as proof that the singer was not misquoted. Aro, who conducted the interview with Timo Isoaho ...

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DISMEMBER To Use Artist DAN SEAGRAVE For Upcoming CD

Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER have enlisted the services of artist Dan Seagrave (ENTOMBED, SUFFOCATION, MORBID ANGEL) to do the honors for their upcoming album, "Where Ironcrosses Grow", due in September through Hammerheart Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Hate Campaign", which is currently being recorded at Stockholm's Sami studio, will contain the following tracks, among others: ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Live Show To Be Broadcast

A HELLACOPTERS live show recorded last Nov. 7 at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, Sweden will be broadcast via Swedish national radio P3 on March 6 at 9:00 p.m. THE HELLACOPTERS feature in their ranks former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson on guitar/vocals. ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: New Album Will Be 'Insane'

Sweden's THE PROJECT HATE, featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, have posted the following update via their official web site: "Haters, pay attention! "Just a quick news-flash for you to let you guys know that we are almost done with the songwriting for album number three, to be recorded over ...

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MURDER SQUAD Set Spring Release Date For 'Ravenous, Murderous'

Sweden's MURDER SQUAD, featuring DISMEMBER bassist Rickard Cabeza, DISMEMBER vocalist Matti Kärki, ENTOMBED guitarist Uffe Cederlund and ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnwind, will issue their sophomore album, "Ravenous, Murderous", in the spring through Threeman Recordings (ENTOMBED's own label). "We are still working for releases in North & South America and Asia and we will keep you ...

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