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WARBRINGER Completes Tracking New Album

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER became road warriors over the course of the last twelve months. The band spent the entire year on the road, hitting nearly every location you could imagine, in support of their Century Media debut, "War Without End". Now the group has completed work on its sophomore effort and is back on ...

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BELPHEGOR Begins Recording New Album

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR entered Andy Classen's (LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DEW-SCENTED, NEAERA, ASPHYX) Stage One Studios in Kassel, Germany earlier this week to begin recording their as-yet-untitled new album. The follow-up to 2008's "Bondage Goat Zombie" will contain nine new compositions and is tentatively scheduled for release in early September via Nuclear ...

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SOILWORK Checks In From The Road

Swedish metallers SOILWORK kicked off their North American tour with DARKANE, WARBRINGER and SWALLOW THE SUN on January 30 in Rochester, New York. (Note: DAYLIGHT DIES appears on the first 10 shows instead of WARBRINGER.) SOILWORK has checked in with the following update from the road: "We're currently cruisin' on the East Coast enjoying the ...

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SOILWORK: '20 More Miles' Video Posted Online

"20 More Miles", the new video from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, can be viewed below. The clip was shot during the band's European tour, including at the Electric Weekend festival in Madrid, where SOILWORK performed with METALLICA. It contains footage provided by the band as well as material that was filmed by Olle Carlsson. SOILWORK's North ...

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DARKANE Guitarist Checks In

Guitarist Christofer Malmström of Swedish metallers DARKANE has issued the following update: "The New Year has begun and we in DARKANE are very positive about what's to come. We have the massive North American tour with SOILWORK, WARBRINGER and SWALLOW THE SUN starting in Rochester, New York in only one week. We are very excited ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN: New Audio Interview Available

Asif Salam of SoundShock.net conducted an interview with Mikko Kotamäk (vocals) and Juha Raivio (guitar) of Finnish doom metallers SWALLOW THE SUN when they supported APOCALYPTICA on December 12, 2008 in London, England. Listen to the chat at this location. SWALLOW THE SUN's North American tour with SOILWORK, DARKANE and WARBRINGER will kick ...

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SOILWORK: '20 More Miles' Video To Debut This Month

"20 More Miles", the new video from Swedish metallers SOILWORK, will make its online debut on Tuesday, January 27 exclusively via MySpace. The clip was shot during the band's European tour, including at the Electric Weekend festival in Madrid, where SOILWORK performed with METALLICA. It contains footage provided by the band as well as material ...

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BELPHEGOR Working On Nine New Songs

Austrian blackened death metal outfit BELPHEGOR are in the final stages of the writing process for their as-yet-untitled new album. The follow-up to 2008's "Bondage Goat Zombie" is tentatively scheduled for release in the fall via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented vocalist/guitarist Helmuth: "Yes brothers and sisters, currently we're working on nine new sound collages. We ...

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MASTODON, NEUROSIS, HIGH ON FIRE Confirmed For SCION ROCK FEST

MASTODON, NEUROSIS, HIGH ON FIRE and CRYPTOPSY are among the confirmed bands for the Scion Rock Fest, set to take place Saturday, February 28 at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: MASTODON NEUROSIS HIGH ON FIRE BORIS 1349 CRYPTOPSY TORCHE NACHTMYSTIUM WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM BARONESS HARVEY ...

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LUNA MORTIS Announces Dates With SOILWORK, WARBRINGER

Madison, Wisconsin-based, female-fronted quintet LUNA MORTIS (formerly known as THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE) has lined up the following dates: Jan. 16 - Station 4 - St. Paul, MN Feb. 21 - The Pearl Room Mokena, IL (w/ SOILWORK) Feb. 22 - The Rave - Milwaukee, WI (w/ SOILWORK) Mar. 26 - Vnuk’s Lounge - Milwaukee, WI ...

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SOILWORK: Results Of North American Tour Setlist Poll Revealed

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have issued the following update: "Finally, here are the results you've all been waiting for! Below you can discover the top 10 songs as selected by YOU during our exclusive setlist poll!!! "We will perform these songs every night on our upcoming North American headlining tour starting January 30, 2009: * Stabbing ...

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DIMMU BORGIR, GOD FORBID, DEADLOCK, THE SORROW Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

DIMMU BORGIR, DEADLOCK, THE SORROW and GOD FORBID have been confirmed for next year's With Full Force festival, set to take place July 3-4, 2009 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALL SHALL PERISH AMON AMARTH ASPHYX BACKFIRE BOUNCING SOULS CALLEJON CARCASS COMEBACK KID CRUSHING CASPARS DEADLINE ...

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WARBRINGER Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have been confirmed for the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 23-25, 2009 in in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ANGEL WITCH BULLET DEATHRIDERS ENFORCER HELSTAR JACOBS DREAM KILLERS LONEWOLF MANILLA ROAD MEMORY GARDEN METAL INQUISITOR NIGHTSHADE PARADOX PILEDRIVER PORTRAIT PRETTY MAIDS Q5 ...

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Former DARK ANGEL Guitarist JIM DURKIN Guests On ARMY OF DARKNESS Debut

Southern California thrash metal band ARMY OF DARKNESS has tapped current DREAMS OF DAMNATION/ex-DARK ANGEL guitarist Jim Durkin to lay down guest guitar solos for its upcoming debut album, "Forever Undead". The album will be self-released through the band's MySpace site in the summer of 2009. States ARMY OF DARKNESS drummer/founding member Derin Argon: "We ...

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WARBRINGER's New Album To Be Produced By EXODUS Guitarist

While earning a reputation as road warriors, Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have spent the last two months at home working on new material that will comprise their second album. The five-piece is now prepared to enter the studio in January to record the follow-up to "War Without End", voted by Revolver magazine one of the ...

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Beware The Circling Fin - EARLY MAN

A metaphorically appropriate name on many levels, EARLY MAN is a musical translation of that scene from "2001: A Space Odyssey" where the prehistoric ape-man discovers that the leg bone of his fallen comrade made for a handy weapon and proceeded use the blunt instrument to bash the living fuck out members of a rival ...

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HATEBREED, CARCASS, AMON AMARTH, MY DYING BRIDE Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE

HATEBREED, CARCASS, AMON AMARTH, MY DYING BRIDE and RAUNCHY are among the confirmed bands for next year's With Full Force festival, which will be held July 3-4, 2009 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALL SHALL PERISH AMON AMARTH ASPHYX BACKFIRE CALLEJON CARCASS COMEBACK KID CRUSHING CASPARS ...

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EXODUS Guitarist Comments On Upcoming OVERKILL European Tour

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS and New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will embark on a European co-headlining tour in February. Commented EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt: "We are so fired up to be doing the co-headlining tour with our old friends OVERKILL. After playing two festivals together we talked about doing some shows together when time ...

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SOILWORK Checks In From European Tour

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have issued the following update: "So far this European tour with ONE-WAY MIRROR and ANANTA has been a total blast, filled to the brim with sweat, beers and heavy-ass riffage. Here's a big HAIL to all of you who came out to see us so far! You rock!!! "Alas, we also have ...

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SOILWORK: Vosselaar Photos Posted Online

Photographer Piet Goethals has uploaded quality pictures of SOILWORK's November 21, 2008 concert at Biebob in Vosselaar, Belgium. Listenable Records has announced plans to re-release the classic first albums from SOILWORK. "Steelbath Suicide" (1998) and "The Chainheart Machine" (1999) will be reissued in deluxe super jewelcases with revamped artwork and contain various bonus ...

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