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AMORPHIS, KATATONIA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

AMORPHIS and KATATONIA have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS ANGEL BLAKE APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS EXILIA FEAR FACTORY FEAR MY THOUGHTS FINNTROLL GAMMA ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP MOONSPELL EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T LEAVES' EYES ANVIL THE GATHERING GOJIRA SOILWORK 36 ...

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ANATA Set Release Date For 'The Conductor's Departure'

Swedish tech-death masters ANATA will release "The Conductor's Departure" on June 12 via Wicked World/Earache. Recorded at Studio Mega with Valle Adzic (THE CROWN, IMPIOUS, LAKE OF TEARS, BESEECH), "The Conductor's Departure" features "10 brand new tracks continuing the path that have seen the band likened to MESHUGGAH, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, GOJIRA and NECROPHAGIST," ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival

Reformed classic British thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 10­-12 at Svojsice U Prelouce (100 km east of Prague) in the Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BIRDFLESH CARNIVAL IN COAL CEPHALIC CARNAGE DIMMU BORGIR EPHEL DUATH ...

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FEAR FACTORY, LACRIMOSA, NEGATIVE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

FEAR FACTORY, LACRIMOSA, NEGATIVE, ANGEL BLAKE, SCAR SYMMETRY, THE OCEAN and PERZONAL WAR have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANGEL BLAKE APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX ...

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ABORTED To Film First-Ever DVD At France's VS FEST

Belgian death metallers ABORTED will film their first-ever DVD during an appearance at the second edition of the VS Fest, set to take place May 28 at La Locomotive in Paris, France. A late 2006 release is expected. VS Fest is organized by the leading French webzine VS-webzine.com. The first edition of the festival took ...

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NEVERMORE, EDGUY, GOJIRA Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

NEVERMORE, EDGUY and GOJIRA are the final three bands to be confirmed for this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place June 2-4 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEYOND FEAR BOLT THROWER BRAINSTORM CALIBAN CELTIC FROST CRUCIFIED BARBARA DIO EDGUY EVERGREY FATES ...

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THE HAUNTED, EXILIA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

THE HAUNTED, EXILIA and ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19, 2006 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS ...

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KORN, OPETH, DEICIDE Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

According to festival organizers, KORN, OPETH, DEICIDE, AGNOSTIC FRONT and ENTOMBED are among the confirmed bands for the European edition of the Hellfest festival, set to take place June 24-26 at Clisson in France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGNOSTIC FRONT AMENRA APOCALYPTICA CONVERGE CORTEZ DAMNATION AD DEICIDE DEMENTED ARE GO ENTOMBED ...

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GOJIRA Complete Work On 'To Sirius' Video

French extreme metallers GOJIRA have completed work on a video for the song "To Sirius", taken from their latest album, "From Mars to Sirius". According to a press relase, the video is "a technical wonder produced by famous French photographer Alain Duplantier: it was entirely made from photographs displayed at various speed, one after another. ...

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Soothing Torture - INSENSE

An unconvincing mish-mash of styles marks the Stateside debut of Norway's INSENSE, a band who seem to have remembered to throw everything into their sonic stew — except compelling songwriting. Though it may be a novelty to hear a band from Oslo doing anything besides black metal, the resulting third-rate gumbo of MESHUGGAH, FEAR FACTORY, ...

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MY DYING BRIDE, DEATHSTARS, LEGION OF THE DAMNED Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

MY DYING BRIDE, DEATHSTARS and LEGION OF THE DAMNED have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 17-19 in the Ostalbkreis district in Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): APOSTASY ASP BLOODFLOWERZ CARNAL FORGE CORVUS CORAX DEATHSTARS FEAR MY THOUGHTS ...

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MOONSPELL, MAYHEM, HYPOCRISY Confirmed For France's METAL THERAPY FESTIVAL

MOONSPELL, MAYHEM, HYPOCRISY and SOILWORK are among the confirmed bands for the third installment of the Metal Therapy Festival, set to tale place April 15 at Galaxie Mega Hall in Amnéville, France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BLOCKHEADS DAGOBA GOJIRA HATE ETERNAL HYPOCRISY IMPALED NAZARENE INHATRED MANIMAL MAYHEM ...

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From Mars to Sirius - GOJIRA

GOJIRA have, on their third album, unleashed an epic. This is a masterpiece on par with anything MESHUGGAH or MASTODON have released, that sort of massive, lumbering, seething wall of sound that the listener just can't help but become immersed in. "From Mars to Sirius" is a journey that'll take many listens to fully appreciate, ...

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IN FLAMES, SEPULTURA, MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY Members Reveal Their Favorite Albums Of 2005

In the December/January issue of the Swedish magazine Close-Up, a number of heavy metal/hard rock musicians list their favorite albums of 2005. Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA): BIOHAZARD – "Means to an End" CLAUSTROPHOBIA – "Fulminant" EXODUS – "Shovel Headed Kill Machine" Anders Fridén (IN FLAMES): NINE INCH NAILS - "With teeth" 10 YEARS – "The Autumn ...

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PITBULLS IN THE NURSERY Sign With BLACK LOTUS RECORDS

French technical death metallers PITBULLS IN THE NURSERY have inked a deal with Greece's Black Lotus Records. The group's full-length debut, "Lunatic", was recorded over a three-week period at Studio des Milans (GOJIRA, PSYKUP, TREPALIUM) and was mastered by Jean Pierre Bouquet (LOUDBLAST, WATCHA, LOFOFORA). A February 2006 European release is expected. The CD will ...

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GOJIRA Sign With LISTENABLE RECORDS

French extreme metallers GOJIRA have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band, whose sound is said to be an "inhuman blend" of a somewhat insane MESHUGGAH and a slimy MORBID ANGEL will re-release their latest album, "The Link", with an additional bonus DVD in the spring. Their full-length DVD, "The Link Alive", will follow ...

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