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HELLWITCH To Release New Album This Year

Florida death metal veterans HELLWITCH have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band is finishing up the songwriting for its new album, to be recorded this spring for a late 2019 release. HELLWITCH's main songwriter and founder Patrick Ranieri comments: "After a decade of strategic planning and musical manipulation... the new HELLWITCH album will ...

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RESURRECTION Parts Ways With Bassist/Vocalist DAMIEN CHAVEZ

Long-running Floridian death metal outfit RESURRECTION has parted ways with bassist/vocalist Damien Chavez. The has recruited Jeff Surmell of SOLACE OF REQUIEM to fill in for its upcoming "March Of Death" European tour, which kicks off on March 14 in Germany and takes the band through Germany, Belgium, Holland, Czech Republic and Poland. Comments RESURRECTION: ...

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RESURRECTION Signs With OLD SCHOOL METAL RECORDS

Long-running Floridian death metal outfit RESURRECTION has inked a deal with Old School Metal Records for the release of the band's first full-length album since 2008's "Mistaken for Dead". Due out in March, "Soul Descent - March of Death" will coincide with RESURRECTION's "March Of Death" European tour, which kicks off in Germany and features ...

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NOMINON's 'The Cleansing' To Be Released On Halloween

Deathgasm Records has set an October 31 release date for "The Cleansing", the fifth album from Swedish old-school death metallers NOMINON. The CD was recorded at Studio Hell by Robert Ericsson and was mixed and mastered by Javi Feléz and Perra Karlsson at Moontower Studios in Barcelona, Spain. The CD digipak version of "The Cleansing" ...

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RESURRECTION Preparing To Hit The Road; New Studio Album In The Works

Tampa, Florida death metallers RESURRECTION will embark on the "Autumn Anguish" European tour this week. The trek will kick off on October 5 in Prague, Czech Republic nad will wrap on October 20 in Amsterdam. RESURRECTION's current lineup consists of founding member and guitarist John Astl, drummer Gabriel Lewandowski (EQUINOX, HELLWITCH, ACHERON), vocalist Jon Deloe ...

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'Glorious Times: A Pictorial Of The Death Metal Scene 1984-1991' Revised Edition Due This Month

Former metal fanzine editors Alan Moses (Buttface 'zine) and Brian Pattison (Chainsaw Abortions 'zine) will release a revised and extended edition of their book "Glorious Times: A Pictorial Of The Death Metal Scene 1984-1991" at the end of November. The 160-page book showcases rare (many never-before-seen) pictures from the death metal scene (1984-1991) and instead ...

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HELLWITCH: 'Syzgial Miscreancy' Reissued With Bonus Tracks

HELLWITCH, one of the oldest and most cult thrash/death bands to have emerged from Florida, has re-released its first opus, 1990's "Syzgial Miscreancy", via Displeased Records in Holland. The reissued album contains 12 additional bonus tracks that were recorded during the 1984-1990 period. Included are the "Transgressive Sentience" 1986 demo, "Mordirivial Disemanation" 1987 demo, "Nosferatu" ...

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HELLWITCH: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Long-standing Floridian deathrashers HELLWITCH will release their new album, "Omnipotent Convocation", in August on CD and limited-edition 12" vinyl via Xtreem Music. The band says, " The production/mixing/mastering with veteran producer Jeremy Staska (MALEVOLENT CREATION, DIVINE EMPIRE, DEAD STAR ASSEMBLY, POISON THE WELL, etc.) went incredibly well." According to a press release, the album contains ...

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HELLWITCH Completes Work On New Album

Long-standing Floridian deathrashers HELLWITCH have finished mastering their new album, "Omnipotent Convocation", for a summer release via Xtreem Music. The band says, "[The CD] was six months in the making and we are all thrilled with the quality of this recording." According to a press release, the album will contain "10 songs of sheer insanity ...

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HELLWITCH: New Song Posted Online

Long-standing Floridian deathrashers HELLWITCH have uploaded a new "rough-mix" version of a track dubbed "Vicious Avidity" on their MySpace page. The new HELLWITCH CD, tentatively titled "Omnipotent Convocation", will be out in early 2009 on Xtreem Music. According to a press release, the album will contain "10 songs of sheer insanity in the ...

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HELLWITCH Completes Recording New Album

HELLWITCH, one of the oldest and most legendary extreme metal bands, has finished recording its long-awaited sophomore full-length album for an early 2009 release. The mixing sessions are scheduled to begin next week. Commented the group: "We've been working hard on this for close to two months now and we couldn't be happier with the ...

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HELLWITCH To Enter Studio In March

HELLWITCH, one of the oldest and most legendary extreme metal bands, will enter the studio in March 2008 to begin recording its long-awaited sophomore full-length album. The new CD will feature nine songs and is rumored to be titled "Mythological Lies… Enlightened Paganus". Open Grave Records will re-release HELLWITCH's classic album "Syzygial Miscreancy" in early ...

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RESURRECTION: New Songs Posted Online

Tampa death metallers and former Nuclear Blast recording artists RESURRECTION, who had moderate success with their debut album "Embalmed Existence" (1993), have made two songs from their upcoming "Ritual Slaughter" EP available online. The track "Coward" can be heard on the band's MySpace page, while "Unholy" is currently streaming on the

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RESURRECTION: Ybor City Performance Recorded For Possible Release

Tampa death metallers and former Nuclear Blast recording artists RESURRECTION, who had moderate success with their debut album "Embalmed Existence" (1993), recorded/filmed their recent performance at the Crowbar in Ybor City for possible CD and/or DVD release. The concert marked the group's first appearance with drummer Gabriel Lewandowski, who has previously played with EQUINOX, HELLWITCH ...

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HELLWITCH: New Album Recordings Postponed

Florida's death/thrashers HELLWITCH, one of the oldest and most legendary extreme metal bands, will begin begin pre-production for their sophomore album much later than previously announced. The group is now scheduled to start work on the CD, tentatively titled "Mythological Lies...Enlightened Paganus", later in the year for a 2008 release via Xtreem Music. Open Grave ...

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RESURRECTION Announces Touring Drummer

Tampa death metallers and former Nuclear Blast recording artists RESURRECTION, who had moderate success with their debut album "Embalmed Existence" (1993), have tapped drummer Gabriel Lewandowski (EQUINOX, ex-HELLWITCH, ACHERON) for their string of upcoming performances in Tampa, South Florida, and the Gathering of the Bestial Legion III festival in Los Angeles. Check out Gabriel discussing ...

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HELLWITCH: In Pre-Production Mode

Florida's death/thrashers HELLWITCH, one of the oldest and most legendary extreme metal bands, are scheduled to begin pre-production for their sophomore album this week. A couple of recent demo tracks are available for listening on the band's MySpace page. A late 2007 release via Xtreem Music is expected. HELLWITCH formed back in 1984 ...

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SEASONS LOST Begins Recording Debut Album

South Florida-based hard rockers SEASONS LOST have entered Scene Sound and Stage studio with co-producer Michael S. Kuzemchak (BLIND RAGE, THE WAY) to begin recording their debut album, tentatively titled "After the Storm". Mixing and mastering will be done at Studio 13 in Deerfield Beach, Florida by Jeremy Staska (POISON THE WELL, NEW FOUND GLORY, ...

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HELLWITCH Signs With XTREEM MUSIC

Xtreem Music has announced the signing of one of the oldest and most legendary extreme metal bands, Florida's death/thrashers HELLWITCH. HELLWITCH formed back in 1984 and released several demos and 7" EPs during the second half of the '80s before issuing a highly acclaimed debut album, "Syzygyal Miscreancy", in 1990 and a mini-CD, "Terraasymmetry", in ...

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HELLWITCH's 'Syzygial Miscreancy' To Be Reissued

Open Grave Records has announced that HELLWITCH's classic album "Syzygial Miscreancy" will be part of the Open Grave Records Underground Reissues series along with the already announced "Pictures of Heaven" from CRUCIFER and "Vomiting The Trinity…The Exterminance Discography" from EXTERMINANCE. The original "Syzygial Miscreancy" was released in 1990 via Wild Rags Records, and was recorded ...

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HELLWITCH To Support DESTRUCTION In Florida

Legendary death/thrash metal band HELLWITCH will support German thrashers DESTRUCTION on the following dates: Feb. 10 - Jacksonville, FL @ Thee Imperial Feb. 11 - Orlando, FL @ Back Booth Also scheduled to appear are INTO ETERNITY and MUNICIPAL WASTE. In other news, a new interview with HELLWITCH guitarist J.P. Brown has been posted online ...

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HELLWITCH: Live Video Posted Online

A high-quality, three-camera video clip of legendary death/thrash metal band HELLWITCH performing a brand new song, tentatively titled "Mysteria", at the Hellfire Manifest 2 in Huntsville, Alabama on August 26, 2006 has been posted online at YouTube.com. HELLWITCH is presently working on material for its new full-length album. The band last year completed ...

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HELLWITCH To Support CANNIBAL CORPSE In Ft. Lauderdale

Legendary death/thrash metal band HELLWITCH has reportedly been confirmed to open for CANNIBAL CORPSE on December 7 at the Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Also appearing on the bill are DYING FETUS and NECROPHAGIST. HELLWITCH last year completed work on a self-financed promotional demo/CD, containing new versions of the previously released tracks "Final Approach" ...

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HELLFIRE MANIFEST: Photos Posted Online

A number of photos taken at this year's Hellfire Manifest (a tribute to Dageth of BLOOD STAINED DUSK) — which tool place August 25-26 in Huntsville, Alabama — have been posted online at this location (all pictures copyright Raven/Underworld Photography). The festival included performances by BLOOD STAINED DUSK (with special guest vocals by ...

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Former GORGOROTH Vocalist To Perform With BLOOD STAINED DUSK At HELLFIRE MANIFEST

Former GORGOROTH/OBTAINED ENSLAVEMENT vocalist Pest will be handling vocal duties for BLOOD STAINED DUSK at this year's Hellfire Manifest (a tribute to Dageth of BLOOD STAINED DUSK) in Huntsville, Alabama. Pest was the vocalist for several classic black metal albums, such as GORGOROTH's "Under the Sign of Hell" and OBTAINED ENSLAVEMENT's "Soulblight", among others. This ...

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MONSTROSITY: In Writing Mode

Long-running Florida-based death metallers MONSTROSITY have issued the following update: "The Europe tour was killer. We had a great time and played all 33 shows of the tour without any show cancellations. Criss-crossing from one side of Europe to the other and then back again was definitely awesome. It was great meeting everyone and hope ...

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