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IMMORTAL Announces U.S. Dates For 2007

Norway's black metal legends IMMORTAL disbanded in 2003 after 13 successful years as one of the pioneers of metal, with a legacy of seven full-length albums, including their latest milestone, 2002's "Sons of Northern Darkness", through Nuclear Blast Records. After a solid break, the band has decided to enter the battlefield again, and what better ...

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H.I.M., CATHEDRAL, ANATHEMA, AMORPHIS Confirmed For Finland's HELLDONE FESTIVAL

H.I.M., CATHEDRAL, ANATHEMA, DIABLO, AMORPHIS, KATATONIA, BLAKE, 45 DEGREE WOMAN and SARA have been confirmed for the Helldone Festival 2006, set to take place December 29-31 at the Tavastia and Semifinal clubs in Helsinki, Finland. The running order is shaping up as follows: Friday, December 29: CATHEDRAL DIABLO BLAKE Saturday, December 30: AMORPHIS ANATHEMA 45 ...

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SIN DEALER To Enter Studio In October

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, has been writing material for its brand new full-length release. Advance songtitles include "Going Down Again", "Got Into You" and "Devils War". The band will hit the studio in late October to record 10-15 new "ballcrushing" tunes, according ...

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MANOWAR Unveils Themes Of 'Gods Of War'

Details have been revealed about the new MANOWAR full-length album, "Gods Of War", which will be released in mid-to-late January 2007. MANOWAR has always used warrior imagery that takes the listener back to legendary times. These themes have included the dark ages, Greek mythology and Norse mythology. MANOWAR's upcoming opus, "Gods Of War", will feature ...

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WITH PASSION To Record New Album With ERIK RUTAN

WITH PASSION is scheduled to enter Mana Studios in Tampa, Florida with extreme metal's hardest working producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ex-MORBID ANGEL) to begin recording its new album, tentatively due next April. WITH PASSION has been working tirelessly to compose a metal masterpiece that runs the gamut and explores all spectrums of music from ...

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HOSTILITY: Tour Dates Announced

San Francisco Bay Area metal band HOSTILITY has announced the following tour dates in support of its debut album, "Uncompromised": Sep. 14 - The Whisky A Go-Go - Los Angeles, CA Sep. 22 - Lava Lounge - Monterey, CA Sep. 23 - The Boardwalk - Orangevale, CA Sep. 24 - Fat Cat - Modesto, CA ...

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WINTERSUN: Self-Titled Debut To Be Reissued With Bonus DVD

WINTERSUN, the band led by former ENSIFERUM singer Jari Mäenpää, will have its self-titled debut album, which originally came out in 2004, reissued in a "Special Tour Edition" on September 22 via Nuclear Blast Records. In addition to the regular album, the package will include a live DVD containing footage from the band's performance the ...

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MANOWAR: New EP, 'Earthshaker Fest' DVD Details Revealed

MANOWAR will release a new single, "The Sons of Odin", on October 6, followed by a full-length DVD containing the historic Earthshaker Fest 2005 performance on November 10. "The Sons of Odin" will be available in two different versions — a jewelcase edition and a "special edition six-flap digipack" featuring a bonus DVD. Die bonus ...

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FERRET MUSIC Partners With INDEPENDENT LABEL GROUP

Independent Label Group (ILG), composed of Warner Music Group Corp.'s Asylum Records, East West Records and Cordless Recordings, today (August 7) announced it has acquired a stake in Ferret Music, an entertainment company specializing in metal-based music. Under the agreement, ILG will work hand in hand with Ferret Music across its various business units, including ...

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MANOWAR's GODS OF METAL Festival 2007 Appearance Cancelled

According to an official statement issued by MANOWAR's management company, Magic Circle Management, the promoters of Italy's Gods Of Metal festival have reported that, "due to financial constraints placed upon their company," the festival may not take place in 2007. As a result, "they will not honor their original agreement made with Magic Circle Management ...

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MANOWAR To Release New Single In October

MANOWAR will release a new single, "The Sons of Odin", in October 2006, followed by a full-length DVD containing the historic Earthshaker Fest 2005 performance in November. Fans can soon expect more details about the release date of the new studio album, entitled "Gods of War". MANOWAR were forced to reschedule some of their previously ...

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REGURGITATE: New Album Details Revealed

Swedish grindcore mainstays REGURGITATE have completed work on their new album, entitled "Sickening Bliss". The band's fourth CD for Relapse is set for an October 17 release in North America (October 23 internationally). Check out the cover artwork at this location. "Sickening Bliss" track listing: 01. Bliss 02. Abducens Eminence 03. Euphoric State ...

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HARKONIN: New Album Details Revealed

HARKONIN, the St. Louis, Missouri-based "blackened war metal" act featuring former EULOGY drummer Clayton Gore, have revealed the track listing for their new album, "Ghanima", tentatively due mid-to-late August. The cover realisation by Clayton Gore can be seen at this location. This album is being mastered by Jarrett Pritchard at the Audio Spacing ...

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BURIED BENEATH: New EP 'Colossus' Out Now

BURIED BENEATH, a new five-piece melodic death metal band from the heart of the U.K., have released their new EP, entitled "Colossus". Audio samples are available at this location. Formed in late 2003 by ex-HER DEADLY RIVAL members, guitarists Jordan and Joel Blake, along with vocalist Simon Cleary, BURIED BENEATH's sound "has evolved ...

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DISSECTION Explain Israeli Concert Cancellation

Sweden's DISSECTION have commented on the cancellation of their June 17 concert in Tel-Aviv, Israel. According to a posting on the group's official web site, the show was called off "due to practical and technical reasons." A DISSECTION management representative added, "Until the last minute it was still unclear if the proper technical/practical arrangements had ...

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