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DARKTHRONE Record And Mix New Album In 26 Hours!

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE spent a total of 26 hours recording and mixing their latest opus, "Hate Them". The album — which is scheduled for a February 2003 release through Moonfog Productions — contains material that is being described by DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto (a.k.a. Ted Skjellum) as "spontaneous black metal with spirit. Well, that's ...

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It's Official: AC/DC Sign With EPIC RECORDS

AC/DC have signed a multi-album deal with Epic Records, according to Billboard.com. The first releases under the deal will be refurbished reissues of classic albums such as "Back in Black", "Highway to Hell", and "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap", due early next year. Further reissues will follow, all of which will sport new liner notes ...

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BILLY MILANO: 'SERJ TANKIAN Is An Anti-American Piece Of Shit'

Former S.O.D. and current M.O.D. frontman Billy Milano has slammed SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian and AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello for their recent condemnation of President George Bush over his foreign policy and the possibility of the U.S. waging war on Iraq. "You know, I love it! People know more about politics then ...

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MOONSPELL Cancel Chilean Gig

Portugal's MOONSPELL were forced to cancel their previously-announced show in Chile after the promoter for the gig went AWOL less than two weeks prior to the band's scheduled performance in the country. "We got word from our management that the promoter for the Chilean show of 'Darkness and Hope' tour is nowhere to be found," ...

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GENITORTURERS Provide Soundtrack Score For "Vampire Clan"

Florida's GENITORTURERS, featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, have provided the soundtrack score for "Vampire Clan", the "horrific true-crime story of a group of kids who claimed to be real-life vampires," according to the group's official web site. "They drank each other's blood, practiced the black arts, and studied the ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY: 'I Haven't Quit VAN HALEN!'

Despite rampant rumors to the contrary, VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony has not left the group to focus on PLANET US, the project he formed with former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar, JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon, and JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo. "There's a rumor floating around over on the VH1 message boards that I've left ...

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DIO: More DVD Details Revealed

More information has been made available regarding DIO's upcoming live DVD, which is scheduled to be shot during the band's performance at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City on Friday, Dec. 13. According to Spitfire Records, the as-yet-untitled DVD will be directed by Ken Botelho for Century Productions and will surface next April through ...

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GENITORTURERS Announce Upcoming Dates

Florida's GENITORTURERS, featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, will be performing at the WJRR Extreme Hellaween Ball on Thursday, October 31st at Cairo in Orlando, Florida. Upcoming GENITORTURERS dates are as follows: Oct. 31 – Orlando, FL @ Cairo (WJRR Extreme Hellaween Ball) Nov. 01- Ft. Myers, FL @ Neptunes ...

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GENITORTURERS Record Music For Movie Soundtrack, Forthcoming Album

Florida's GENITORTURERS, featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, are in the studio recording songs for an upcoming movie soundtrack and new material for their next full-length album release. The new music is described by the band as "dark post-apocalyptic punk. Powerfully diverse and well orchestrated, it centers on heavy extremes ...

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'Rise Above' CD Samples Posted Online

Two tracks from Rise Above, the forthcoming West Memphis Three benefit album spearheaded by Henry Rollins, have been posted online at this location. The cuts available for listening are "Rise Above", featuring PUBLIC ENEMY's Chuck D and Henry Rollins, and "Thirsty & Miserable", featuring MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy. Rise Above is due for release on ...

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KATATONIA Commence Work On New Material

Sweden's KATATONIA are hard at work on material for their sixth full-length album, which is scheduled to be recorded this fall for an early 2003 release through Peaceville Records. "Our process of writing/pre-producing the new album has started to take off well now," guitarist Anders Nyström stated via the group's official web site. "This nocturnal ...

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PISSING RAZORS To Release Live Album

PISSING RAZORS will issue their first-ever live album, entitled Live In The Devil's Triangle, on November 19th through Spitfire Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Between Heaven And Hell 02. Burning Bridges 03. Fork Tongue 04. Three 05. Vengeance Is Mine 06. Justice Denied 07. C U R S ...

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ENTOMBED Finalize Track Listing For "Sons Of Satan Praise The Lord"

ENTOMBED have finished mastering a double-CD collection of previously-recorded cover versions, entitled Sons Of Satan Praise The Lord, for a tentative September/October release through Music For Nations Records in Europe and Koch International in the USA. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: CD 1 01. Black Breath (REPULSION) 02. Albino Flogged ...

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WEST MEMPHIS THREE Benefit Album: Complete Track Listing Announced

SLAYER's Tom Araya, SLIPKNOT's Corey Taylor, MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister and CLUTCH's Neil Fallon are the among the artists confirmed to appear on Rise Above, an album benefiting the convicted killers known as the West Memphis Three. Due on October 8th through Henry Rollins' 2.13.61 label via Sanctuary Records, the LP was spearheaded by Rollins and ...

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UPDATE: PRONG To Rejoin DANZIG Tour In Cincinnati

Despite previous reports to the contrary, PRONG will be finishing off the remainder of the DANZIG North American tour beginning with tomorrow night's performance at Bogart's in Cincinnati, Ohio, the band's manager, Paul D. Spriggs of Novi Entertainment L.L.C., has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Although PRONG had taken several days off following Friday night's show in ...

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BLOODFLOWERZ Announce Summer Dates

German female-fronted dark/goth metal act BLOODFLOWERZ have lined up the following dates during the summer: Jun. 20 – Stuttgart, GER @ Universum Jun. 21 - Würzburg, GER @ U & D-Festival Jun. 22 - Sonneberg, GER @ Festival Jul. 12 - Tettnang, GER @ Open Air Rock im Vogelwald Jul. 13 - Darmstadt, GER @ ...

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AEROSMITH Push Back "Greatest Hits" Release Date

AEROSMITH's upcoming double-disc career retrospective, entitled O, Yeah! — Ultimate AEROSMITH Hits, has had its release date pushed back a week to July 2nd. As previously reported, the set includes all the band's classics as well as two new songs, "Lay It Down" and "Girls of Summer". O, Yeah! will be available with four different ...

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GENITORTURERS Announce Additional Dates

GENITORTURERS, featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, have announced the following dates for June/July: Jun. 28 – Tampa, FL @ Masquerade Jul. 04 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (w/MUSHROOMHEAD, REVEILLE) Jul. 05 - Tallahassee, FL @ Cow Haus Jul. 06 - Destin, FL 2 Yesterdays ...

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D-A-D Announce Scandinavian Dates

Danish rockers D-A-D have lined up the following Scandinavian appearances during the summer: Jun. 06 – Skive, DEN @ Skive Beach Party Jun. 08 - Middelfart, DEN @ Rock Under Broen Jul. 12 – Svedala, SWE @ Sommerrocken Jul. 13 - Løkken, DEN @ Løkken Koncert Aug. 02 - Haderslev, DEN @ Damparken Aug. 03 ...

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DIO To Battle TENACIOUS D In New Video For "Push"

TENACIOUS D's Jack Black and Kyle Gass will appear in DIO's latest video, "Push", the first single off of the new album Killing The Dragon. This may sound like a strange pairing to some, but anyone that knows TENACIOUS D is aware of their respect for THE ROCK and appropriate Icons not to mention the ...

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GENITORTURERS To Perform Record Release Show In Tampa

GENITORTURERS, featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, will celebrate the release of their Flesh Is The Law EP with a performance at The Masquerade in Tampa, Florida on Saturday, June 28th. Also appearing on the bill will be KILL ALLEN WRENCH, and NOTHING PROMISE. Flesh Is The Law features new ...

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S.O.D. Dies Again: By SCOTT IAN

S.O.D./ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has posted the following message on the official ANTHRAX web site at www.anthraxtheband.com: "Sergeant D, Icon of Race Relations, Zombie, Raconteur, Dies Again "Sergeant D, one of the most controversial figures of the last two decades, died again yesterday in Bayside, New York. Cause of death was given as ...

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S.O.D. Bassist DANNY LILKER: The Band Is Over

Despite S.O.D. frontman Billy Milano's well-publicized attempts to resurrect the group with an all-new line-up following the "firing" of guitarist Scott Ian and drummer Charlie Benante, there will be no further recordings or live appearances from the band, according to bassist Danny Lilker. "I spoke with Bill, and he is no longer going to attempt ...

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