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SAMHAIN: 'Live 1984 – Stardust Ballroom' DVD Due In September

SAMHAIN's "Samhain: Live 1984 – Stardust Ballroom" DVD will receive a U.S. release on September 13 via Music Video Distributors. Commented former SAMHAIN frontman Glenn Danzig: "Here it is… A moment in time, courtesy of Al Flipside, who documented the first SAMHAIN L.A. show at the now-demolished Stardust Ballroom on Sunset in Hollywood. There is ...

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CORNERSTONE Frontman DOOGIE WHITE Talks About Upcoming CD

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ex-ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, are hard at work writing songs for a new studio album, tentatively due next year. Commented Doogie: "Once again the new material is taking a slight twist and a bit of a turn from the previous releases. We have ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH Working On Career-Spanning DVD

BLEEDING THROUGH's breakthrough album, "This Is Love…This Is Murderous", has surpassed over 100,000 albums scanned. The hard-touring Orange County, CA sextet learned the good news while in the midst of headlining the second annual Strhess Tour. The tour, sponsored by famed artist Derek Hess, features BLEEDING THROUGH with support from ZAO, DARKEST HOUR, MISERY SIGNALS ...

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MADBALL To Embark On U.S. Headlining Tour

Fresh off the Sounds of the Underground tour, MADBALL have announced a headlining tour of the U.S. The New York hardcore heroes will hit the national circuit with support from WALLS OF JERICHO, MISERY SIGNALS and FULL BLOWN CHAOS. This tour will be the band's first following the release of their new full-length and first ...

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SYMPHONY X: 'Rarities And Demos' Fan Club CD Now Available

"Rarities and Demos", the anxiously awaited first fan club CD from the official international SYMPHONY X fan club, Church of the Machine, was shipped out this week to fan club members. The CD includes demo material, rare unreleased material, and Michael J. Romeo's interpretation of the "Star Wars" theme, done with over 15 guitar tracks. ...

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GOREFEST: Back Catalog Reissues Detailed

Nuclear Blast Records has just reissued the entire GOREFEST back catalog, complete with unreleased tracks, demos and other rarities. The following three two-CD sets were officially issued today (July 18): "Mindloss" (1991) + early demos: 01. Intro 02. Mental Misery 03. Putrid Stench of Human Remains 04. Foetal Carnage 05. Tangled In Gore 06. Confessions ...

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KAIZEN: New Song Available For Download

French power/death metal act KAIZEN have completed work on their second album, "Sink", at Mynetaur Productions Studios in Stockport, U.K. with producer (and former KILL II THIS guitarist) Mark Mynett. The follow-up to 2003's "Clear the Path" will contain 11 songs and will be released on October 17 via XIIIbis Records/Sony. "Sink" track listing: 01. ...

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SATARIEL: New Song Available For Download

Swedish metallers SATARIEL have uploaded a full-length MP3 of the track "Vengeance Is Hers" at this location. "Vengeance Is Hers" comes off the group's recently released third album, "Hydra", available now on Cold/Regain Records. The group, whose music is being described as "a mix between CANDLEMASS and early IN FLAMES," recorded the CD ...

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THE WAKE Name New Album

Finnish melodic death metallers THE WAKE have set "Death-A-Holic" as the title of their second full-length album, due on October 24 via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Ode To My Misery" was recorded at Studio Mega in Sweden and includes 10 tracks. "We are very pleased with the great attacking and harsh sounds of ...

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INDEX CASE To Film First Video

Iowa-based metal/hard rock act INDEX CASE, the first signing to Tim King (SOIL) and Rob Such's (TWELFTH GATE) Mortal Music/Platform Records (via Fontana/Universal distribution), will be shooting their debut music video with director Chad Calek (BLEEDING THROUGH, TAKING BACK SUNDAY, Curt Smith of TEARS FOR FEARS) on August 6, 2005, in the band's hometown of ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE To Enter Studio In September

Canadian female-fronted "deathmetalcore" band BLOODSHOTEYE will be entering a Montreal studio in September with producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX) to begin recording their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2006. Mastering duties will be handled by Alan Douches (SHADOWS FALL, UNEARTH, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN). "We've been working hard on the new ...

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ENFORSAKEN Guitarist Introduces THE SOULSELLERS Side Project

ENFORSAKEN guitarist Steve Stell has joined forces with drummer Patrick O'Keefe (Patrick played drums on ENFORSAKEN's debut CD, "Embraced by Misery") in a new band called THE SOULSELLERS. "Patrick has been out of commission for a while (he got stabbed in the fucking leg back in '02!) and now he's ready to kick some ass ...

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Confrontation - SOILENT GREEN

It's been a long while since SOILENT GREEN's phenomenal 2001 album "A Deleted Symphony for the Beaten Down" was released. Unless you've been living in a cave since then, you probably know all about Ben Falgoust's tragic accident, his subsequent climb back to health, and his success building GOATWHORE into a world-class act that culminated ...

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TROUBLE Continue Work On New Album

Reunited Chicago doomsters TROUBLE have posted the following message on their official web site: "TROUBLE is back in the studio to continue the recording of the new CD. Vinny [Wojno, producer] flew back in mid-June to continue production. Bruce [Franklin] and Rick [Wartell] are recording leads at this time. Eric [Wagner] is singing a bit ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY: New Live Photos Posted Online

Metal-Rules.com has uploaded a new gig review of veteran thrashers INFERNAL MAJESTY (and fellow Canadians MEATLOCKER SEVEN and ANTIQUUS) performing at The Brickyard in Vancouver on May 21. The concert marked INFERNAL MAJESTY's live debut with new singer Brian Langley. The band also played a new song ("Burnt Beyond Recognition") from their upcoming ...

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EXMORTEM: European Tour Dates Announced

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Aug. 13 - 1000Fryd – Aalborg, DEN Aug. 18 - Jalometalli Festival – Oulu, FIN Sep. 03 - Imperiet – Herning, DEN Sep. 09 - Litle Devil – Tilburg, NETH Sep. 10 - Metropol – Hengelo, NETH Sep. 11 - Staddijk ...

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MORTAL MUSIC Forms Partnership With THE PLATFORM GROUP

Mortal Music Inc., founded by SOIL bassist Tim King and TWELFTH GATE's Rob Such, has recently formed a joint venture with The Platform Group. As a result of this partnership, distribution will be handled through Fontana/Universal. Mortal Music's first signing, LOCK 13, are currently in the studio recording their debut album, which is slated for ...

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Weakening the Structure - RECOURSE

"Too hardcore to be death metal, too death metal to be hardcore" is the lead sentence in the press release for Maryland's RECOURSE. There's some truth to the statement, as "Weakening the Structure" hits like a hardcore album, muscled riffs, sledgehammer rhythms, and Troy Norwood's mid-range tough guy barks leading the way. The riffs and ...

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MADBALL Seek Extras For 'HeavensHell' Video

New York hardcore legends MADBALL will be shooting a video for the track "HeavensHell" with director Dale "Rage" Resteghini (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, MUDVAYNE, UNEARTH, AGNOSTIC FRONT, MISERY SIGNALS) at Kenny's Castaways in New York City on Saturday, June 4 and are seeking extras to appear in the clip. The filming will begin at approximately 10:00 ...

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WORMS INSIDE YOU: Former GORGASM Members Launch New Project

Former GORGASM members Tom Tangalos (guitar) and Derek Hoffman (drums) have joined forces with vocalist James Eads (RELLIK) and bassist Jeremy Barger (TORN BETWEEN) in a new project called WORMS INSIDE YOU. The group recently completed work on a self-produced full-length CD, "Existence is Futile", due this summer via Unscene Records. WORMS INSIDE YOU have ...

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INDEX CASE Sign With MORTAL MUSIC

Iowa-based metal/hard rock act INDEX CASE have signed a deal with Mortal Music, the new label imprint headed up by Tim King of SOIL. INDEX CASE will be hitting the road with OTEP from the end of June through July, with their brand-new album tentatively scheduled for release on September 13, 2005. For more information, ...

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MADBALL To Film New Video In Early June

New York hardcore legends MADBALL will be filming a video for a new song on June 4 with Dale "Rage" Resteghini (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, MUDVAYNE, UNEARTH, AGNOSTIC FRONT, MISERY SIGNALS). The video will be shot in an urban location which will be announced shortly. As previously reported, MADBALL recently inked a deal with Ferret Records. ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Wrap Up Successful Headlining U.S. Tour, Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball'

Canadian extremists STRAPPING YOUNG LAD recently completed a highly successful headlining U.S. tour with THE AGONY SCENE, MISERY SIGNALS and REFLUX in the support slots and are now preparing for the massive Sounds of The Underground Tour this summer. The group’s genre-defying, breakthrough new album, "Alien", has been met with tons of mainstream acclaim and ...

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