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THROCULT To Enter Studio In June

Denver, Colorado-based black/death metal band THROCULT will be entering Flatline Audio Studios (formerly Hellion Studios) in June with producer Dave Otero to begin recording their new full-length album, entitled "Order of the Lunar Temple". "This is our fastest, blackest, most brutal material to date and we are very excited to release these album with our ...

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POSSESSED Tribute Album: U.S. Release Date Confirmed

Candlelight Records has set May 18 as the U.S. release date for the POSSESSED tribute album, entitled "Tribute To Possessed... Seven Gates of Horror". The mid-priced recording features selections from CANNIBAL CORPSE, AMON AMARTH, VADER and many other metal notables. Included on the CD is an appearance by POSSESSED frontman Jeff Becerra as a special ...

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IMPIOUS Set Title, Release Date For New CD

Swedish death/thrashers IMPIOUS have set "Hellucinations" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due October 4 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2002's "The Killer" will be recorded at Studio Mega beginning on April 30. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Inject", "Hellucinations", "Infernique", "Death_Wish_Scar", "Toxic Paranoia", "Show Me Your ...

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AMON AMARTH, IMPIOUS To Team Up For European Tour

AMON AMARTH, IMPIOUS and an as-yet-unannounced third band will be joining forces for a European tour beginning on October 8 in Hamburg, Germany. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 08 - Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle Oct. 09 - Osnabrück, GER @ Lagerhalle Oct. 10 - Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob Oct. 11 - Zaandam, ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE, VADER Among Bands On POSSESSED Tribute CD

Holland's Karmageddon Media has just issued a tribute CD to the legendary San Francisco Bay Area death metallers POSSESSED. Entitled "Tribute To Possessed... Seven Gates of Horror", the album features "some of the most respected names in the scene paying tribute to this legendary act," according to an official press release. Included on the CD ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Live Album Delayed

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have pushed back the release date of their upcoming live album, "De Profundis Clamavi Ad Te Domine", to April 19 through Regain Records. No reason was given for the delay. The CD, which was recorded on the band's 2003 South American tour, will contain the following track listing: 01. Intro ...

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BLAZE, DESTRUCTION Confirmed For Turkey's ROCK THE NATIONS Festival

BLAZE, DESTRUCTION and CENOTAPH are the latest bands confirmed for this year's Rock The Nations Open Air Festival, scheduled to be held July 3-4 in Istanbul, Turkey. The complete list of acts current set to appear at the event is as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH ASAFATED BLAZE CALIBAN CENOTAPH DESTRUCTION HATEBREED KATATONIA MALEVOLENT ...

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KATATONIA Confirmed For Turkey's ROCK THE NATIONS Festival

KATATONIA are the latest band confirmed for this year's Rock The Nations Open Air Festival, scheduled to be held July 3-4 in Istanbul, Turkey. The complete list of bands current set to appear at the event is as follows: PAUL DI'ANNO U.D.O PAIN OF SALVATION AMON AMARTH MARDUK MALEVOLENT CREATION HATEBREED CALIBAN KATATONIA MORE THAN ...

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GRIFFIN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian metallers GRIFFIN have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany. The list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH ANTHRAX ARCH ENEMY BAL-SAGOTH BRAINSTORM BÖHSE ONKELZ CANNIBAL CORPSE CATHEDRAL CHILDREN OF BODOM DEATH ...

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KOTIPELTO Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

KOTIPELTO, the Finnish band led by former STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto, has been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany. The list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH ANTHRAX BAL-SAGOTH BRAINSTORM BÖHSE ONKELZ CANNIBAL ...

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AMON AMARTH To Play Iceland

Sweden's AMON AMARTH will play two concerts in Reykjavik, Iceland in March. "It's the first time ever for AMON AMARTH in Iceland, and we're really looking forward to the shows," the band write on their web site. As previously reported, AMON AMARTH will enter Berno studio in Malmö in mid-May to record the follow-up to ...

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LAID TO UNREST: Demo Cuts Available For Download

LAID TO UNREST, the Swedish project featuring AMON AMARTH/CURRICULUM MORTIS drummer Fredrik Andersson and KAPUT!/ ORCHARDS OF ODENWRATH guitarist Zack Z., have posted two song from their "Pre-arranged Funeral Activity" demo at their official web site. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Pre-arranged Funeral Activity (mp3) 02. Incineration of the ...

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LACUNA COIL, ANCIENT Confirmed For Spain's PIORNO ROCK FESTIVAL

LACUNA COIL and ANCIENT are the final bands confirmed for the Piorno Rock Festival 2004, which is set to take place on Saturday, February 28 in Pinos Puentes (Granada), Spain. The complete list of artists scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: AMON AMARTH ANCIENT AXXIS BATTELORE CAGE CALLENISH CIRCLE CONTHRA DARK FUNERAL ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have been officially confirmed for the 2004 edition of Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany. According to an official newsletter from the festival's organizers, next year's event will be a celebration of the festival's 15th anniversary with special performances ...

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DARK FUNERAL Name Live Album

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have set "De Profundis Clamavi Ad Te Domine" as the title of their upcoming live album, due on March 29 through Regain Records. The CD, which was recorded on the band's 2003 South American tour, will contain the following track listing: 01. Intro 02. The Arrival Of Satan's Empire 03. ...

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AMON AMARTH To Begin Recording In May

Sweden's AMON AMARTH will enter Berno studio in Malmö in mid-May to record the follow-up to last year's "Versus The World", tentatively due in late 2004 through Metal Blade Records. No further information is available at this time. AMON AMARTH recently teamed up with DESTRUCTION, DEICIDE, NILE, DEW-SCENTED, GRAVEWORM and MISERY INDEX for the X-Mass ...

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