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Norway's SLAYER Magazine To Unleash Issue #17

Norway's Slayer magazine is currently preparing its 17th issue (dubbed "Witching Metal") containing 68 pages in the familiar Slayer vein, featuring interviews with Jon Nødtveidt of DISSECTION (the first interview after his arrest!), EXODUS, CANDLEMASS, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, OCCULT, RAZOR, THE CROWN, MERCILESS, BLACK WIDOW (the ancient UK prog band), MANINNYA BLADE, OMEN, FRANK GOSDZIK (a.k.a. ...

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DRAGONLORD Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

San Francisco Bay Area's DRAGONLORD, featuring current and former members of TESTAMENT, are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA ...

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EMBLAZE Line Up Gigs, Prepare To Record Debut CD

Israeli thrash/death metallers EMBLAZE will support the "legendary" SALEM at the latter's record-release show on July 8th at the Barbie club in Tel Aviv. Around 600-800 fans are expected to attend. EMBLAZE will also share the stage with Israeli "brutal death metal lords" LEHAVOTH on June 26th at the City Hall venue in Haifa. As ...

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DESTRUCTION Outline Upcoming Touring Activities

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION have confirmed the following dates during June/July: Jun. 15 – Rappenau/Stuttgart, GER @ Limbach Jul. 27 – Steenwijk, NETH @ Stonehenge Festival In other news, a UK tour featuring DESTRUCTION, KREATOR and EDGUY, is currently being planned for late October/early November. A DESTRUCTION tour of Australia will likely follow in November, ...

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EDGUY Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary With Special Gig

German melodic metallers EDGUY celebrated their 10-year anniversary by playing a very special show at Stadthalle in Offenbach, Germany on May 31st. Also appearing on the bill were German thrashers KREATOR. EDGUY's complete set list for the show was as follows: 01. Intro 02. Wake up the King 03. Tears of a Mandrake 04. Painting ...

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Tributes To Fallen Ex-WHIPLASH Bassist Continue Pouring In

Since our announcement of the tragic passing of ex-WHIPLASH/INTO ANOTHER bassist Tony Bono due to a heart attack, a number of friends, former bandmates and fans have posted heartfelt tributes to the man that was universally considered to be among the most down-to-earth, friendly and good-natured people one could ever hope to meet. Among those ...

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DESTRUCTION: New Album Will Be "Big Improvement"

The current line-up of DESTRUCTION—bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer, guitarist Mike Sifringer and drummer Marc Reign—are hard at work on the material for their next studio album, which is tentatively due to be recorded at the end of the year for an April 2003 release through Nuclear Blast Records. According to a statement posted at the ...

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EMBLAZE Enlist SODOM Producer For Upcoming Debut

Israeli thrash-death metallers EMBLAZE will shortly enter Germany's Spiderhouse studios with producer Harris Johns (i.e. KREATOR, SODOM, CELTIC FROST) to record their debut full-length effort, entitled Dirty Coloured Knife, which will be released through an as-yet-undetermined label later in the year. As previously reported, the title track, "Dirty Coloured Knife", will feature guest appearances by ...

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KREATOR Set Title For Live CD, Make Guest Appearances

KREATOR have set Live Kreation (Revisioned Glory) as the title to their forthcoming live CD, which is due to be released later in the year. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. The Patriarch 02. Violent Revolution 03. Reconquering The Throne 04. Extreme Aggression 05. People Of The Lie 06. All ...

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SINISTER Plan Cover CD, Perform Impromptu Athens Gig

Dutch death metallers SINISTER will soon enter the studio to record Creators Of Brutality, an album's worth of classic death metal covers from the 80s and 90s. Included will be renditions of cuts from PUNGENT STENCH, INFERNAL MAJESTY, CELTIC FROST, KREATOR, DEATH, and others. Recordings will start this summer for a late 2002 release. In ...

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UNLEASHED Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG ...

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Metal/Hard Rock Album Sales In The US As Reported By SoundScan

Here are the latest sales figures for various current and catalog metal/hard rock releases in the US (in total units sold to date since the albums were issued), as reported by SoundScan for the week ending April 21st, 2002: KORN Issues: 3,047,076 KORN Follow The Leader: 3,414,717 LIMP BIZKIT Chocolate Starfish: 6,259,073 LIMP BIZKIT Significant ...

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KREATOR: European Summer Festival Attack!

Veteran German thrashers KREATOR have lined up the following summer festival appearances: May 31 – Offenbach, GER @ Stadthalle (w/EDGUY) Jun. 03 – Busan, South Korea @ Busan International Rock Jun. 08 – Milano, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 22 – Bergum, NETH @ Waldrock Jul. 05 – Dessel, BEL @ Graspop Jul. 07 ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY are the latest act to have been confirmed for With Full Force festival, which is scheduled to take place between July 5th and July 7th near the town of Leipzig, Germany. The full line-up of acts presently scheduled to appear at the event now looks like this: SLAYER MOTRHEAD MACHINE HEAD BIOHAZARD ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

ARCH ENEMY are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Waldrock festival, which is scheduled to take place in Burgum, Holland on Saturday, June 22nd. The complete list of artists currently set to appear at the event is as follows: MOTÖRHEAD KREATOR OVERKILL ARCH ENEMY WITHIN TEMPTATION D.R.I. AGNOSTIC FRONT DESTROYER 666 ...

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SODOM: The Schedule Ahead

German thrashers SODOM will be performing the following gigs during the coming weeks: Apr. 26 Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob (w/DESTRUCTION, KREATOR) Apr. 27 Hardenberg, NETH @ Podium (w/DESTRUCTION, KREATOR) Apr. 28 Tilburg, NETH @ 013 (w/DESTRUCTION, KREATOR) May 27 Tokyo, JAP @ TBA (w/DIMENSION ZERO) May 29 Nagoya, JAP @ TBA (w/DIMENSION ZERO) May 30 ...

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DIMENSION ZERO Confirmed For South Korea's BUSAN INT'L ROCK FESTIVAL

Sweden's DIMENSION ZERO—featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad, ex-IN FLAMES axeman Glenn Ljungström, ex-MARDUK vocalist Jocke Göthberg and LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson—are the latest act to have been confirmed for the third annual Busan International Rock Festival, which is scheduled to take place between June 1st and June 3rd in Busan, South Korea. Other acts ...

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KREATOR, BORKNAGAR, Others Confirmed For PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR

KREATOR and BORKNAGAR are among the bands confirmed for this year's Party.San Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place in Bad Berka, Germany on August 9-10. The full list of artists set to appear at the event is as follows: KREATOR BORKNAGAR DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER THE CROWN NECROPHOBIC DISHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AETERNUS BEWITCHED SINISTER ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting festival, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th in Dessel, Belgium. The list of acts set to appear at the event now looks like this: SLAYER HALFORD SAXON MY DYING BRIDE ...

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