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SATYRICON Video Posted Online

Norway's SATYRICON has made available for streaming the video for the track "Fuel For Hatred" from the group's current "Volcano" opus at this location. The clip was directed by acclaimed Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund, who has previously worked with METALLICA, MADONNA, and THE PRODIGY, among others. In other news, SATYRICON has posted the ...

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DESTRUCTION Cancel UK Tour

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have officially cancelled their participation in the "Hell Comes To The UK" tour with KREATOR due to a broken hand suffered by bassist/vocalist Schmier. The band hope to make up the dates in early 2003. "[The members of DESTRUCTION] feel terribly bad about the circumstances: 'Schmier's hand is fucked big time' and ...

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LULLACRY Finish Tracking Vocals, Prepare To Mix New CD

Finland's LULLACRY have finished recording the vocals for their as-yet-untitled third album and are currently laying down lead guitar parts and keyboards, which will be completed over the course of the next month. Mixings sessions for the album's projected first single, "Don't Touch The Flame", will begin on November 13 at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki. ...

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BLACK CLOUD: Video Clips, Band Photo Posted Online

BLACK CLOUD, the Quebec-based "all-star" thrash metal tribute band consisting of ex-VOIVOD bassist Jean-Yves Thériault (a.k.a. Blacky), ex-OBLIVEON guitarist Pierre Rémillard, MARTYR guitarist Daniel Mongrain, CRYPTOPSY drummer Flo Mounier, and GHOULUNATICS vocalist Patrick Mireault, have posted video clips of three songs performed during a recent rehearsal session in preparation for the group's November 9 gig ...

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AGATHODAIMON Off KREATOR/DESTRUCTION Gig In Bristol

Due to the last-minute venue change for the KREATOR/DESTRUCTION gig in Bristol, England, the previously announced exclusive participation of AGATHODAIMON at this Halloween show had to be cancelled as the other location doesn't want five bands on the bill. As a result, the group's appearance at Fiddler's Elbow in Peterborough had to be cancelled as ...

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DARK ANGEL Destroy Santa Ana With Unannounced Set

As widely anticipated, DARK ANGEL guitarist Jim Durkin, vocalist Ron Rinehart, and guitarist Eric Meyer joined drummer Al "Mayhem" Mendez and bassist Jeremy Peto (ex-MORGION) at the conclusion of DREAMS OF DAMNATION's opening set (featuring Durkin) at Monday night's KREATOR/DESTRUCTION gig at The Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana, California and tore into "Burning Of Sodom", ...

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KREATOR, DESTRUCTION To Headline Ireland's HELLFEST 2002

KREATOR and DESTRUCTION will headline Hellfest 2002, a one-day extreme metal festival scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 3rd at The Rosetta Bar in Belfast, Ireland. The complete list of acts confirmed to appear at the event is as follows: KREATOR DESTRUCTION DERANGED RIFFMASTER GENERAL GAMA BOMB WAYLANDER ABADDON INCARNATE COLDWAR HONEY FOR CHRIST ...

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GENE HOGLAN Forced To Skip 'Surprise' DARK ANGEL Performance

Drummer Gene Hoglan will be unable to participate in the rumored DARK ANGEL "surprise" appearance at the KREATOR/DESTRUCTION gig at The Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana, California on September 30th, guitarist Jim Durkin has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "But as to not disappoint anyone who will be there early enough to see [Jim's new band] DREAMS OF ...

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AGATHODAIMON Begin Work On New Material, Part Ways With Vocalist

German black metallers AGATHODAIMON are currently working on the material for their as-yet-untitled fourth album, which they plan to record early next year for a tentative summer 2003 release. "We'll surely deliver an album that again combines elements of all previous albums, but also will further show some new elements in our sound," guitarist Sathonys ...

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KREATOR, DESTRUCTION Cancel Michigan Date

KREATOR and DESTRUCTION were forced to cancel the "replacement gig for the canceled show in Indianapolis in Grand Rapids, MI because the tour bus broke down and the band were stuck for a whole day," according to a statement posted on the two bands' respective web sites. "Nevertheless, DESTRUCTION & KREATOR continued with a new ...

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KREATOR To Record São Paulo Show For Live CD/DVD

KREATOR will be filming the São Paulo, Brazil show on September 1st at the Direct TV Music Hall for an upcoming live CD/DVD, due in January/February 2003 through SPV/Steamhammer. Commented frontman Mille Petrozza: "There has been a special relationship between KREATOR and the Brazilian audience from day one to now. So when we thought about ...

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DARK ANGEL: San Francisco Headlining Gig Announced

The reformed DARK ANGEL — featuring guitarists Jim Durkin and Eric Meyer, vocalist Ron Rinehart, and drummer Gene Hoglan — are due to perform a headlining show at the Pound in San Francisco, California on Saturday, December 7th, according to the club's official web site. A headlining date at The Galaxy Theater in ...

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GENE HOGLAN Rejoins DARK ANGEL!!

The reunited DARK ANGEL have been rejoined by drummer Gene Hoglan (i.e. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) after a short stint with interim skinsman Al "Mayhem" Mendez, guitarist Jim Durkin has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "Gene never said he would NOT [become part of the reunion at some point]," Durkin explained when asked what made Hoglan change his mind ...

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DARK ANGEL To Make Unannounced Appearance At KREATOR/DESTRUCTION Gig

The reformed DARK ANGEL — featuring guitarists Jim Durkin and Eric Meyer, vocalist Ron Rinehart, bassist Jeremy Peto (ex-MORGION) and drummer Al "Mayhem" Mendez (DREAMS OF DAMNATION) — are strongly rumored to be planning a surprise appearance (likely for only one or two songs) at the September 30th show by KREATOR/DESTRUCTION at The Galaxy Theater ...

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DECEMBER, CEPHALIC CARNAGE Lay Canada To Waste

Reno, Nevada's aggro-tech metal-core machine DECEMBER and avant-death grinders CEPHALIC CARNAGE are in the middle of a 13-date Canadian tour prior to the start of the two groups' North American trek with thrash legends KREATOR and DESTRUCTION. The remaining dates on the DECEMBER/CEPHALIC CARNAGE current jaunt are as follows: Aug. 16 - Cafe Chaos - ...

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DESTRUCTION, KREATOR Announce UK Dates

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION and KREATOR will be embarking on the UK leg of the Hell Comes To Your Town tour during late October/early November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 27 - Milton Keynes, UK @ Woughton Centre Oct. 28 – Swansea, UK (Wales) @ TBA Oct. 29 - Dudley, UK @ JB's Oct. ...

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KREATOR To Embark On North American Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: German Metal Pioneers KREATOR Embark on North American Hell Comes To Your Town Tour Celebrating 17 years of performing potent yet influential heavy metal music, Germany's KREATOR is geared to devastate North American venues to support its most recent endeavor Violent Revolution, released through SPV Music. KREATOR possesses an extensive history, pioneering ...

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To Serve Man - CATTLE DECAPITATION

What immediately strikes you about this Cali foursome's music is the total lack of effects. They definitely look like your typical goregrind band on the surface. But where IMPALED, SEPSISM, DISGORGE (both of them), COCK AND BALL TORTURE, REGURGITATE and zillions of others tailor their heaviness with severely downtuned guitars and/or heinously manipulated vocals, CATTLE ...

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ELVENKING Confirmed For Hungary's PEPSI SZIGET 2002 Festival

Italian "pagan metal" act ELVENKING have been confirmed for the Metal Hammer stage at the Pepsi Sziget 2002 festival in Budapest, Hungary on August 1st. The seven-day, multi stage festival drew 400,000 people in 2001 and is expected to achieve similar numbers this year. Other artists scheduled to perform at the event include GAMMA RAY, ...

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RITUAL CARNAGE Announce Japanese Dates

Japan's RITUAL CARNAGE have lined up the following dates during September: Sep. 12 – Osaka, JAP @ Nanba Rockets (w/SHADOW, TACONAGURI SOUHONZAN) Sep. 13 – Nagoya, JAP @ Music Farm (w/ARGUMENT SOUL, SONIC AGITATION) Sep. 15 – Tokyo, JAP @ Takadanobaba Area (w/SIGH, DEFILED, SOLITUDE) In other news, RITUAL CARNAGE will be the only support ...

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MYRKSKOG Finalize Album Title, European Tour Dates

Norway's MYRKSKOG have set Superior Murder as the title of their second full-length album, due on September 17th through Candlelight Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Domain of the Superior 02. Detain the Skin 03. Trapped in Torment 04. Indisposable Deaths 05. Over the Gore 06. Blood Ejaculation 07. ...

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