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OPETH Added To 'Blackest Of The Black' Tour

Sweden's OPETH are the latest group to have been confirmed for the DANZIG-headlined "Blackest of The Black" festival mini-tour, set to take place in early May. The lineup of acts currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: DANZIG SUPERJOINT RITUAL MESHUGGAH NILE OPETH Other groups are expected to be announced soon. Confirmed ...

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IMMORTAL, THE HAUNTED Off 'Blackest' Tour

IMMORTAL and THE HAUNTED have officially withdrawn from the DANZIG-headlined "Blackest of The Black" festival mini-tour, which will consist of three West Coast dates in early May. The revamped lineup of acts scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: DANZIG SUPERJOINT RITUAL MESHUGGAH NILE Other groups are expected to be announced soon. Confirmed ...

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MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD: U.S. Dates Announced

MESHUGGAH have announced the tentative dates for their forthcoming U.S. headlining tour. Support at all shows will come from STRAPPING YOUNG LAD. The tentative dates are as follows: Apr. 25 - Seattle, WA @ Graceland Apr. 26 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Apr. 27 - Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom Apr. 29 - San Francisco, ...

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SCARVE To Enter Studio In July

France's SCARVE will enter Dug-Out Studio in Uppsala, Sweden in July with producers Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) and Örjan Örnkloo (MISERY LOVES CO.) to record their third album, due in January 2004 through Listenable Records. In related news, THE CUBE, a brand new rock/fusion act featuring SCARVE's Guillaume Bideau on vocals and percussion, ...

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NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL: Lineup Announced!

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED, SUFFOCATION and LAMB OF GOD are among the artists scheduled to appear at this year's New England Metal And Hardcore Festival, set to take place on May 16-17 at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. The compete lineup for the fesatival is as follows: Friday, May 16 (3:00 p.m. doors): OPETH ...

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MÖRK GRYNING Name New Album

Swedish black metallers MÖRK GRYNING have set "Pieces Of An Expressionistic Avantgardism" as the tentative title for their forthcoming fourth full-length album, due on June 6 through No Fashion Records. The album, which is currently being recorded at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, STUCK MOJO, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD), will include ...

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DARKANE To Support MESHUGGAH In Scandinavia

MESHUGGAH have tapped DARKANE as the opening act on their upcoming Scandinavian tour. "They are friends of ours and they're really nice guys so this should be a peaceful and 'happy go lucky' tour hahahaha....," reads a statement on MESHUGGAH's official web site. "Happy go lucky..what kind of phrase is that??" Confirmed dates are as ...

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MÖRK GRYNING Begin Work On New Album

Swedish black metallers MÖRK GRYNING have entered Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, STUCK MOJO, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) to record their fourth full-length album, due on June 6 through No Fashion Records. According to the group, "The new material is heavier, more progressive and very varied, both lighter and darker and ...

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MESHUGGAH: More Scandinavian Dates Announced

MESHUGGAH have announced a host of Scandinavian dates during March. They are as follows: Mar. 17 - Stockholm, SWE - Göta Källare Mar. 18 - Malmö, SWE - Kulturbolaget Mar. 19 - Göteborg, SWE - Sticky Fingers Mar. 20 - Oslo, NOR - Betong Mar. 21 - Gävle, SWE - Nivå Mar. 22 - Örebro, ...

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SOILWORK To Release 'Figure Number Five' In May

Sweden's SOILWORK have set "Figure Number Five" as the title for their follow-up to last year's acclaimed "Natural Born Chaos" CD, due in North America on May 5 through Nuclear Blast Records. The album will surface in Europe on April 21. The complete track listing for "Figure Number Five" is as follows: 01. Rejection Role ...

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JASON NEWSTED: 'METALLICA Are A Joke!'

Ex-METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted has slammed his former bandmates over their decision to tour this summer with LINKIN PARK and LIMP BIZKIT, calling the move "an obvious cash thing" and claiming that the group are "not staying true to their words." "It's a joke, I think METALLICA are just a joke," Newsted told Britain's

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MESHUGGAH Announce Swedish Dates

MESHUGGAH have announced the following Swedish dates in March: Mar. 18 - Malmö, SWE @ Kulturbolaget Mar. 29 - Umeå, SWE @ Umeå Open In other news, MESHUGGAH guitarist Mårten Hagstrom has posted the following message via the band's official web site: "Hey everyone! Mårten here. Just writing to apologize for not updating the page ...

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MESHUGGAH Prepare For Scandinavian Tour

On February 5, MESHUGGAH began rehearsals in Spånga, Sweden for a planed Scandinavian tour in March. The band then has plans to head over to the U.S. for their first headlining tour. Details are sketchy at the moment, but the band plans to tour the U.S. for roughly four weeks. No support bands have been ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD To Open For MESHUGGAH In The U.S.?

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD are strongly rumored to have landed the support slot on the upcoming MESHUGGAH headlining tour of the U.S. When asked by BLABBERMOUTH.NET to confirm the reports of the pairing, a Century Media spokesperson stated, "it is not confirmed [yet]. It is being discussed but still in its infancy stages." ...

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TOOL's CAREY Praises MESHUGGAH: 'They Are True Pioneers'

TOOL's Danny Carey on MESHUGGAH: "MESHUGGAH has been a constant source of inspiration for me from the very first time I heard them until today. They are true pioneers that have consistently broken new ground with each album effort. 'Nothing', which is my favorite record of 2002, is another prime example of their musical expertise ...

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CLAWFINGER Push Back Release Date, Set Tentative Track Listing

Swedish rap-metallers CLAWFINGER have set a May 2003 release date for their forthcoming fifth full-length CD, which was recently recorded at Stockholm's Polar Studios and at a recording studio they co-own with MESHUGGAH in the outskirts of the city. The tentative track listing for the as-yet-untitled effort is as follows: 01. Are You Talking To ...

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SOILWORK To Commence Recording New CD

Sweden's SOILWORK will enter Helsingborg's Queenstreet Recording studios on Dec. 16 to begin recording their as-yet-untitled fifth full-length album, due in late spring via Nuclear Blast Records. The band will track all guitars and keyboards at Queenstreet with producer Fredrik Nordström before moving over to Uppsala's Dug-Out Recording to record the drums under the watchful ...

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THE GREAT DECEIVER To Go 'Incognito' On Forthcoming CD

THE GREAT DECEIVER, featuring former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN and the current LOCKUP frontman Tomas Lindberg, have reportedly set "Terror Incognito" as the title for the follow-up to their highly-acclaimed debut album, "A Venom Well Designed". The band plan to enter Dug-Out studio in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, MESHUGGAH, IN ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'MESHUGGAH Is Brilliant'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett has been singing the praises of Sweden's MESHUGGAH, calling the band's music "really fucking interesting." “You know, I think MESHUGGAH is brilliant," Hammett said in a recent interview with journalist Martin Popoff. "A lot of that extreme stuff doesn't make much sense to me, but when I heard MESHUGGAH, and everybody ...

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TOOL/MESHUGGAH: Complete Itinerary Revealed

The complete itinerary for the upcoming TOOL/MESHUGGAH U.S. tour is as follows: Oct. 02 - Key Arena –Seattle, WA Oct. 03 - Idaho Center – Boise, ID Oct. 06 - Skyreach Center – Edmonton, ALB Oct. 07 - Saddledome – Calgary, ALB Oct. 08 - Metra Park Arena – Billings, MT Oct. 10 - Rushmore ...

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TOOL/MESHUGGAH Line Up Additional North American Dates

A bunch of dates for the upcoming TOOL/MESHUGGAH North American trek have been announced. They are as follows: Sep. 30 - Anchorage, AK @ Sullivan Sports Arena Oct. 02 - Seattle, WA @ KeyArena at Seattle Center Oct. 03 - Nampa, ID @ Idaho Center Oct. 06 - Edmonton, AB @ Skyreach Centre Oct. 07 ...

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INFERNAL COMBUSTION #26 Launched

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The newest issue of the more-or-less monthly metal parody webzine Infernal Combustion is online now at www.infernalcombustion.com. This issue may be the most controversial yet -- the hate mail has begun. Everything from MESHUGGAH's packaging to Jason Newsted's clout to Vince Neil's unpaid bar tab to Dave Williams' "friends" to ...

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MESHUGGAH Breaking New Ground With 'Nothing'

MESHUGGAH recently became the first band in the history of Nuclear Blast Records to crack the Billboard Top 200, landing at #165 with their latest effort, Nothing. They also secured spots on a few other Billboard charts including #30 on the Hard Music chart, #9 at the Core Hard Music stores and #6 on the ...

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