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SOILWORK Frontman Defends 'Stabbing The Drama' Video

SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "If you didn't know aleady, the video of the song 'Nerve' will soon reach your TVs. We recorded the video in Hollyood at a filmsite rental during our headline tour in April. And the big question: Is the whole ...

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Hell Sweet Hell - FEAR MY THOUGHTS

By the time 2004's "The Great Collapse" had been released, Germany's FEAR MY THOUGHTS had become a quality Swedish-style thrash act. The album is a fine mix of thrashing aggression and capable melodies, one that also succeeds because the songwriting isn't too one-dimensional. On "Hell Sweet Hell", FEAR MY THOUGHTS has taken a logical step ...

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SOILWORK To Tour Europe In October

SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I know that there's been a lot of people asking when we'll do the next European tour… Well, all I can say that the tour is shaping up right now and will start sometime in the very beginning of ...

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SOILWORK To Play 'Perfect 20-Minute Set' At OZZFEST

SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I've just come home from Germany. Been very busy lately, first the recording of TERROR 2000, and then the recording with Thomen from BLIND GUARDIAN, and as you probably know, we have done festivals in between with SOILWORK at ...

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DELIAN LEAGUE Complete Work On Debut Album

New Jersey-based metal quitent DELIAN LEAGUE have finished mixing their debut album, "Truth in Chaos", at Audiohammer studios (TRIVIUM, GOD FORBID, CANNAE) in Florida with producer Jason Suecoff. Jason "did a great job and it really sounds better than we could have ever hoped for," the band write on their web site. DELIAN LEAGUE's "Truth ...

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PAIN OF SALVATION Singer To Guest On New AXAMENTA CD

PAIN OF SALVATION singer Daniel Gildenlöw will be featured as a guest vocalist on one track on the upcoming AXAMENTA album, entitled "Ever-Arch-I-Tech-Ture". "Daniel will do the vocals on one entire song, for which he has written the melody and vocal pattern himself," according to a posting on AXAMENTA's web site. The former band of ...

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OZZFEST 2005 Summer Sampler Track Listing Revealed

The track listing has been finalized for the Ozzfest 2005 summer sampler. The CD will be available at the Ozzfest Summer Sampler tent for free, and as a consolation prize in the Village of the Damned at any of the game booths. Ozzfest 2005 summer sampler track listing: OZZY OSBOURNE – "21st Century Schizoid Man" ...

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DOG FACED GODS: Former SOILWORK/CHIMAIRA Drummer Rejoins The Fold

The 2005 lineup of Sweden's DOG FACED GODS, featuring vocalist Peter Tuthill (ex-CONSTRUCDEAD, BACKDRAFT), guitarist Conny Jonsson (ex-LITHIUM, EBONY TEARS) and drummer Ricky Evensand (ex-SOILWORK, CHIMAIRA), is currently writing material for the follow-up to the band's critically acclaimed 1998 debut, "Random Chaos Theory In Action". The group's as-yet-untitled sophomore album is tentatively due in early ...

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SCARVE: Post-MESHUGGAH Tour Update

French metallers SCARVE have posted the following message on their official web site: "Home safe again, y'all… We had a bomb-blast taking a part in the European MESHUGGAH tour!!! As if this wasn't enough of a feast by itself, we were so lucky to replace BLACK LABEL SOCIETY at the Waldrock [festival] mainstage in front ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Debut New Lineup At Sweden's SUNDSVALL GATUFESTIVAL

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD will make their live debut with their new lineup — featuring Jens Broman (HATELIGHT, THE DEFACED) on vocals and Viktor Hemgren (LUCIEN, ex-MAZE OF TORMENT) on bass — on July 7 at the Sundsvall Gatufestival in Sundsvall, Sweden. CONSTRUCDEAD, who feature in their ranks TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, recently parted ways with ...

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STORMLORD Part Ways With Keyboardist, Announce Replacement

Italian "extreme epic metal" act STORMLORD have parted ways with keyboardist Simone Scazzocchio. "There were no discussions or troubles with him, he was simply not interested in playing metal music anymore," the band write in a press release. "Our split has been friendly, we kept good relations and we wish him the best. "After some ...

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SOILWORK's STRID Finishes Laying Down Vocals For New TERROR 2000 Album

TERROR 2000, the Swedish thrash metal band featuring Björn "Speed" Strid (SOILWORK), Klas Ideberg (DARKANE), Nick Sword (EL MAGO), Erik Thyselius (CONSTRUCDEAD) and Dan Svensson (HATELIGHT), have finished laying down the vocals for their new album, "Terror for Sale", tentatively due in late August/early September via Scarlet Records. Commented Strid: "I've been recording the vocals ...

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RAM-ZET: New Album To Surface In July

Norwegian "black psychotic power metal" act RAM-ZET will release their third album, "Intra", on July 11 via Tabu Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Escape" (Spikefarm Records) was mixed in Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (IN FLAMES, SOILWORK, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARKANE, MESHUGGAH). RAM-ZET recently parted ways with keyboardist Magnus Østvang. The band are currently seeking ...

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HATESPHERE Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 24-26 in Dessel, Belgium. HATESPHERE will perform on Sunday, June 26 between 1:20 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on the Marquee II stage. The billing for the 10th-anniversary edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting is shaping up as follows: ...

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MNEMIC To Support DANZIG In Denmark

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC have been confirmed as the main support act for DANZIG this Friday (May 20) at Studenterhuset in Aalborg, Denmark. MNEMIC are continuing to tour in support of their sophomore album, "The Audio Injected Soul", which was released last September via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Mechanical Spin Phenomena" was ...

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WICKED WISDOM Confirmed For OZZFEST's Second Stage

According to Ozzfest.com, WICKED WISDOM — the five-piece band featuring actress Jada Pinkett Smith (wife of Will Smith) — has been confirmed as the final "mystery act" on the second stage of this year's Ozzfest. The band, which includes "Pocket" on guitar, "Rio" on bass, Cameron Graves on keys, Satnam Ramgotra on drums, and Jada ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Confirm Lineup Changes, Reveal New Album Details

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have confirmed on their official web site that they have parted ways with vocalist Peter Tuthill and bassist Johan Magnusson. "This happened just a few days before entering the studio," reads a posting on the site. "Jens Broman from THE DEFACED and HATELIGHT filled the ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN Jams With G3 In Japan

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's official web site has been updated with the following message: "The sold-out Tokyo International Forum got a treat when Marty joined Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, and John Petrucci for an all-star jam at the end of the G3 show. They did 'Going Down', and as one would imagine, there was ...

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OZZFEST 2005: Second New Jersey Date Announced

Ozzfest 2005 has scheduled a second date at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ on July 27. The travelling festival had previously announced a July 26 date at the same location. The complete itinerary is now as follows: Jul. 15 - Mansfield, MA @ Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts Jul. 17 - Hartford, ...

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KAYSER: New Song Available For Download

A brand–new KAYSER track, entitled "Good Citizen", has been made available for download at this location. "Good Citizen" comes off the group's debut album, "Kaiserhof", due on June 13 via Scarlet Records. KAYSER is the new Swedish band featuring Spice (ex-SPIRITUAL BEGGARS), Mattias Svensson (THE DEFACED), Bob Ruben (ex-THE MUSHROOM RIVER BAND) and ...

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TERROR 2000: Studio Video Clip Posted Online

TERROR 2000, the Swedish thrash metal band featuring Björn "Speed" Strid (SOILWORK), Klas Ideberg (DARKANE), Nick Sword (EL MAGO), Erik Thyselius (CONSTRUCDEAD) and Dan Svensson (HATELIGHT), are in the studio recording their third album, entitled "Terror for Sale". "Everything is almost done and Björn is going to record his vocals as soon as he's back ...

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It's Official: GIZMACHI Added To OZZFEST's Second Stage

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET first reported on May 1, upstate New York's GIZMACHI have now officially filled one of the "mystery band" slots on the second stage of this year's Ozzfest. GIZMACHI will release their debut CD, "The Imbuing", on May 3 on Big Orange Clown Records, an imprint of Sanctuary Records. "The Imbuing" was produced by ...

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SCARVE To Support MESHUGGAH In Europe

France's SCARVE have been confirmed as the support act for MESHUGGAH on their upcoming European tour. Confirmed SCARVE tour dates are as follows: May 14 - Bomal, BEL @ Le Sassin (Durbuy Rock Festival) May 24 - Mulhouse, FRA @ Noumatrouff * May 25 - Paris, FRA @ Trabendo * May 27 - Winterthur, SWI ...

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