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SCORNGRAIN To Release Sophomore Album In October

Finnish cyber thrash metal band SCORNGRAIN will release its second full-length album, "0,05%", in its home country on October 4 (November 3 in G/A/S and November 6 in the rest of the world) via Dynamic Arts. SCORNGRAIN released its debut album, "Cyberwarmachine", in March 2004 via Dynamic Arts. The group's new CD is being described ...

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BORKNAGAR: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

BORKNAGAR mainman Oystein G. Brun has issued the following message regarding the group's current activities: "The new BORKNAGAR album will be called 'Origin', and is set to be released in Europe through Century Media/EMI on the 30th of October (one day later in the U.S.). "Most of our fans will know by now that 'Origin' ...

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NIGHTRAGE To Enter Studio In November

Swedish/Greek melodic death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE will enter Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark on November 28 to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in early 2007 via Lifeforce Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Spiral", "Reconcile" and "Scathing". "We are pretty satisfied with the material and we are looking forward to ...

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THE HANDSOME BEASTS Lead Singer Found Dead

Garry Dalloway, lead singer for the longtime NWOBHM rockers THE HANDSOME BEASTS, was found dead this past Sunday (August 20) from an apparent heart attack. Longtime fan Fred Dronsrt described Dalloway on the Miskatonic Foundation message board as "a true rocker and a very talented and gifted singer, and a weird character. He was known ...

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SACRIFICE: 'Soldiers Of Misfortune' Reissue With Bonus CD Now Available

Brazil's Marquee Records has just re-released the third album from legendary Canadian thrashers SACRIFICE, entitled "Soldiers of Misfortune". It comes as a double CD in a limited-edition hand-numbered slipcase and contains a massive booklet with liner notes by Laurent Ramadier, live pictures and personal comments by Joe Rico (guitar), Rob Urbinati (guitar, vocals), Scott Watts ...

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JAG PANZER Preparing To Record Live Album

JAG PANZER guitarist Mark Briody has issued the following update regarding the band's long-awaited live CD/DVD release: "Things are progressing VERY well in preparing for the live album. Lots of help from Century Media and an A+ concert promoter I'll name when the details are finalized. I will say this: No one has EVER seen ...

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BLOOD TSUNAMI Signs With NOCTURNAL ART/CANDLELIGHT

BLOOD TSUNAMI, the Oslo, Norway-based thrash metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust; SCUM, ABORYM, ex-EMPEROR), has signed a three-album deal with Nocturnal Art Productions/Candlelight Records. The group will enter Lion Heart Studios in Oslo in September with engineer Øivind Voldmo Larsen to begin recording its debut album, tentatively titled "Thrash Metal", for ...

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Blood of the Snake - DEREK SHERINIAN

You don't get to be a respected journeyman like DEREK SHERINIAN without making a few friends along the way — or without having the chops to execute stop-on-a-dime stylistic changes and make yourself sound convincing. "Blood of the Snake" goes all over the place, with a little something for everyone, and a veritable Who's Who ...

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TRACY G's EPIC Shoots 'Strange Blessings' Video

EPIC, the new band featuring former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G, shot a video for the song "Strange Blessings" on July 29 in Burbank, California at Center Stage. The track comes off the band's recently completed 13-song CD, "Metaphor", the musical direction on which has been described by Tracy as "hard rock with a heavy blues ...

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FIREWIND To Support DRAGONFORCE On European Tour

Greek metal act FIREWIND has entered the national album chart in their home country at position No. 11 with their latest CD, "Allegiance". Commented guitarist/mastermind Gus G.: "We certainly didn"t expect our CD single ['Falling to Pieces', which debuted on the Greek chart at No. 11] to enter the charts in such high position and ...

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NIGHTRAGE: Live Video Posted Online

Swedish/Greek melodic death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE has posted a live clip of its performance at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, Sweden on April 14, 2006 at YouTube.com. As previously reported, NIGHTRAGE is officially looking for a drummer and a lead/rhythm guitarist to complete the group's current lineup. "We want guys that they are dedicated ...

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CHRIS CORNELL: More Details Revealed About 'Casino Royale' Song

It was announced today by producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and Sony Pictures Entertainment, that Chris Cornell, the singer/songwriter behind SOUNDGARDEN, AUDIOSLAVE and TEMPLE OF THE DOG, has written, in collaboration with Bond composer David Arnold, and will perform the main title song, entitled "You Know My Name", for the new ...

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TOMMY LEE Wowed By Singer STORM LARGE

Singer Storm Large (photo), one of the contestants on the CBS reality-TV hit "Rock Star: Supernova" — featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer (and former NBC reality show star) Tommy Lee, former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, and former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke — spoke with The New York Daily News about Lee flirting ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Added To 'The Domination Tour'

Long-running Florida death metal act MALEVOLENT CREATION has been confirmed for the 2007 edition of "The Domination Tour", set to kick off next February. Also scheduled to take part are Greece's ROTTING CHRIST and Norway's CARPATHIAN FOREST. MALEVOLENT CREATION is currently in pre-production for their tenth studio album, "Doomsday X", due before the end of ...

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Ex-GLUECIFER Bassist Joins BLOOD TSUNAMI

Former EMPEROR and current SCUM/BLOOD TSUNAMI drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust) has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "I would like to [announce] that Oslo thrashers BLOOD TSUNAMI have joined forces with Stu Manx from Norwegian rockers GLUECIFER (R.I.P.). Stu is BLOOD TSUNAMI's new bassist and the spirit in the TSUNAMI camp is good ...

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NIGHTRAGE Seek Drummer, Lead Guitarist

Swedish/Greek melodic death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE is officially looking for a drummer and a lead/rhythm guitarist to complete the group's current lineup. "We want guys that they are dedicated musicians and focus to be in the band for real," stated Marios Ilipoulos, NIGHTRAGE guitarist/songwriter. "We want musicians from Sweden so that makes things easier for ...

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Ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE Singer CORABI Signs With FLETCHER PARRY; Autobiography Due Next Summer

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman John Corabi has signed with the New York-based literary agency Fletcher Parry to shop his autobiography for publication. The firm has repped books by Paul McCartney and Ali G, among other entertainment personalities. The as-yet untitled autobiography, co-authored with biographer Jake Brown, is scheduled for release sometime in the summer of ...

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NIGHTRAGE Sign With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

Swedish/Greek melodic death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE have inked a deal with Lifeforce Records. Commented Lifeforce Records president Stefan Luedicke: "I'm very happy about the signing of NIGHTRAGE, a band I've been a fan of since their first release, 'Sweet Vengeance', on Century Media, but I'm sure their Lifeforce Records debut will easily kill their previous ...

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MY RUIN To Embark On 'Summer Of Hell Tour'

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based hard rock band fronted by Tairrie B, will be supporting ARMORED SAINT at The Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California ob June 18 then hitting the road and the end of the month to headline their own "Summer of Hell Tour" in Europe with guests/labelmates GU MEDICINE & BARRABUS in ...

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