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SOULFORGE: In Mixing Mode

Montreal-based band SOULFORGE are currently mixing their second album with Fred Maloney for a late 2005 release. The album was recorded with producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX) and will feature artwork by acclaimed artist Travis Smith (ICED EARTH, KATATONIA, NEVERMORE). On May 21, SOULFORGE will play at the Capital of Metal fest ...

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THE WAKE Complete Work On New Album

Finnish melodic death metallers THE WAKE have completed work on their second full-length album at Studio Mega in Sweden. The follow-up to 2003's "Ode To My Misery" is tentatively due this summer via Spinefarm Records. Photos from the recording studio can be found at this location. THE WAKE's full-length debut was recorded and ...

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DESPISED ICON To Embark On Inaugural U.S. Tour Supporting DEICIDE

Montreal-based deathcore six-piece DESPISED ICON recently completed a massive Canadian tour alongside ION DISSONANCE in support of "The Healing Process", their highly acclaimed new album. The band will make their first appearance in the U.S. at the Maryland Deathfest late May leading them directly into their first national U.S. tour alongside DEICIDE, IMMOLATION, SKINLESS and ...

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SATARIEL: Release Date Set For 'Hydra'

Cold/Regain Records has set a June 27 European release date for the new third album from Swedish metallers SATARIEL, entitled "Hydra". The group, whose music is being described as "a mix between CANDLEMASS and early IN FLAMES," recorded the CD at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden with producers Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, STUCK MOJO) ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH Begin Recording New Album

BLEEDING THROUGH have entered the studio to begin work on "The Truth", this year's much-buzzed about follow-up to the band's breakthrough album, "This is Love, This is Murderous", which was issued by Trustkill in 2003. "It's going to be a brutal, pissed off record that will be much more blunt and direct in its lyrics, ...

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ROTTING CHRIST, R.O.T.S., NECRONOMICON Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

ROTTING CHRIST, R.O.T.S. (RIDERS OF THE STORM) and NECRONOMICON are the latest confirmations for the Up From The Ground festival, set to be held August 26-27 in Gemünden/Steinwiesen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ANTICHRIST BELPHEGOR DARK AGE DEFLESHED DISINFECT EKTOMORF END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM FEARER HATESPHERE HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY ...

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SATARIEL Finish Mixing New Album

Swedish metallers SATARIEL have finished mixing their third album, "Hydra", for a late June release via Cold/Regain Records. The group, whose music is being described as "a mix between CANDLEMASS and early IN FLAMES," recorded the CD at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden with producers Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, STUCK MOJO) and Örjan Örnkloo ...

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ENFORSAKEN: 'Embraced By Misery' EP Reissue To Feature Bonus Tracks

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN have posted the following message on their official web site: "The 'Embraced by Misery' re-issue EP will be released August 15th, 2005 on Cartel Media. This re-release will feature all new cover art, layout and three bonus tracks! The bonus tracks will be our ultra-rare, long-out-of-print 1999 two-song demo ...

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BELPHEGOR And DISINFECT Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

BELPHEGOR and DISINFECT are the latest confirmations for the Up From The Ground festival, set to be held August 26-27 in Gemünden/Steinwiesen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ANTICHRIST BELPHEGOR DARK AGE DEFLESHED DISINFECT EKTOMORF END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM FEARER HATESPHERE HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY KOLDBRANN MISERY INDEX MNEMIC MY DARKEST ...

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SOILWORK Singer Apologizes To Former Drummer

SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid has issued an apology to the group's former drummer, Richard Evensand, for forgetting to including him on the thanks list on the band's latest album, "Stabbing the Drama". Strid's statement reads as follows: "I would like to take the time and make a statement about our former drummer Richard Evensand ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY To Enter Studio In June

Canadian metallers INFERNAL MAJESTY will enter the studio in early June to begin recording their next album for Greece's Black Lotus Records. Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX) will produce the effort, which will be recorded in Vancouver, B.C. and mixed in Montreal, Quebec. An October release is expected. INFERNAL MAJESTY will be showcasing ...

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MISERY INDEX 'Booted' From DEICIDE/IMMOLATION U.S. Tour

MISERY INDEX, the Baltimore, Maryland-based band featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS) and Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.), have posted the following message on their official web site: "Due to persistent issues and problems over the last few months with the booking agent, we were summarily booted from the upcoming DEICIDE/IMMOLATION tour in June. ...

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PRONG: 'The Vault' DVD To Receive U.S. Release In May

PRONG are scheduled to release their first DVD, "The Vault", in the U.S. in May. The two-disc set was recently issued in Europe via Locomotive Music. "The Vault" track listing: DVD 1: Live At Melkweeg Netherlands 2002: 01. Dark Signs 02. Beg To Differ 03. Out Of This Misery 04. Close To The Door 05. ...

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The Pale Haunt Departure - NOVEMBERS DOOM

Being the best American doom metal band is sorta like being the best Italian chef in Des Moines. You may kick ass, but a lot of purists are gonna hold your address against you before they've sampled a bit of what you have to offer. NOVEMBERS DOOM has been dealing with this stigma since their ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Enter Studio Next Month

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will enter Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH) on April 4 with producer Jocke Skog (CLAWFINGER) to begin recording their third full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year. As previously reported, CONSTRUCDEAD will be recording a live DVD during ...

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BEHEMOTH: Tour Update

Polish death/black metallers BEHEMOTH have completed nearly 100 shows in support to their latest album, "Demigod", and are still hungry for more. Frontman Nergal checked in with the following message before crossing the Russian border: "This is insane. I know. But we can do nothing bout the fact that we love what we do and ...

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SATARIEL Sign With COLD RECORDS

Swedish metallers SATARIEL have inked a deal with Cold Records. The group, whose music is being described as "a mix between CANDLEMASS and early IN FLAMES," recorded their third album, "Hydra", at Dug Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden with producers Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, STUCK MOJO) and Örjan Örnkloo (MISERY LOVES CO.). A spring/summer ...

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DESPISED ICON Embark On Canadian Tour; First U.S. Appearance Announced

The Canadian deathcore six-piece DESPISED ICON will embark on massive Canadian tour alongside ION DISSONANCE and PREMONITIONS OF WAR late this month. The band will also make their first appearance in the U.S. at the Maryland Deathfest late May. Look for additional U.S. dates this summer. DESPISED ICON's highly anticipated sophomore release, "The Healing Process", ...

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SHADOWS FALL, UNEARTH, CONVERGE Featured On 'AMP Magazine' DVD

Music Video Distributors and AMP Magazine have announced the home viewing release of "AMP Magazine: Video Archive for the Ages – Vol 1" for worldwide distribution on DVD. After creating one of the most recognized and respected names in the alternative/punk world over the first couple years of its existence with its magazines and CD ...

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DESPISED ICON: New Song Available For Download

A brand new DESPISED ICON track, entitled "Silverplated Advocate", has been posted online at this location. "Silverplated Advocate" comes off the Canadian deathcore band's sophomore release, "The Healing Process", due on April 5 via Century Media Records. "The Healing Process" was produced by guitarist Yannick St-Amand (ION DISSONANCE, NEURAXIS), was mixed by J-F ...

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Former DYING FETUS, MISERY INDEX Members Join Forces In New Band

Former DYING FETUS singer Vince Matthews has teamed up with ex-MISERY INDEX members Matt Byers (drums) and Bruce Greig (also ex-DYING FETUS) in a brand new, as-yet-unnamed project. The group, whose sound is being described as "melodic, brutal death metal" and unlike that of either DYING FETUS or MISERY INDEX, are scheduled to record their ...

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OVERKILL Pull Out Of Spain's ATARFE VEGA ROCK Festival

OVERKILL have been forced to cancel their participation at the Atarfe Vega Rock festival in Granada, Spain this weekend due to "an immediate, unforseen and unavoidable instance," according to a posting on the group's web site. "The band deeply apologizes for this sudden change of plans." Replacing OVERKILL at the festival will be DORO. As ...

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THE WAKE To Enter Studio In March

Finnish melodic death metallers THE WAKE will enter Studio Mega in Sweden at the end of March to record their second full-length album. The follow-up to 2003's "Ode To My Misery" is tentatively due this summer via Spinefarm Records. THE WAKE's full-length debut was recorded and mixed between May and June 2003 at SundiCoop Studio ...

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