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LAMB OF GOD Prepare To Master New CD

LAMB OF GOD will master their new album, "As The Palaces Burn", next week at Marcessun Studios in Los Angeles for a May 6 release through Prosthetic Records. The much-anticipated follow-up to 2000's "New American Gospel" was recorded at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD). In other news, the band ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD: Tales Of Insecurity And Fear

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD mainman Devin Townsend recently told Canada's Chart Attack that the band's trademark humor is less apparent on the group's upcoming album than in the past — a move that he says was entirely intentional. "One of the new things introduced is that the humor of STRAPPING has sort of changed to irony," ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Latest SHIRLEY Studio Update

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who is currently working with the band at a London studio on their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", has posted the following recording update via his official web site: "Widdleywiddleywiddleywiddley-Weeeeeeeeee!!! went Tuesday. 'Day of the Solos'. Janick and Adrian are headlining, guitars screaming like Pete Townsend's hard drive. ...

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LAMB OF GOD Finalize Track Listing For 'As The Palaces Burn'

LAMB OF GOD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "As The Palaces Burn", due on April 15 through Prosthetic Records. The much-anticipated follow-up to 2000's "New American Gospel", which was recorded at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD), will contain the following songs: 01. Ruin 02. My ...

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TENET Launch Official Web Site

Vancouver's TENET, featuring STRAPPING YOUNG LAD guitarist Jed Simon, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD/ex-DEATH drummer Gene Hoglan, ex-GRIP INC. bassist Stuart Carruthers, and former SACRIFICE/current INTERZONE frontman Rob Urbinati, have launched their official web site (still under contruction) at this location. The group are tentatively scheduled to record their debut album in the spring with ...

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LAMB OF GOD Set Title, Release Date For New CD

LAMB OF GOD have set "As The Palaces Burn" as the title for their upcoming album, due on Apr. 15 through Prosthetic Records. The much-anticipated follow-up to 2000's "New American Gospel", which was recorded at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD), will contain ten cuts, including "Blood Junkie", "Swedish Ass ...

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SACRIFICE Reunite! (Sort Of)

Guitarist/vocalist Rob Urbinati got together a couple of days ago with his former SACRIFICE bandmates Gus Pynn (drums) and Scott Watts (bass) and jammed some old SACRIFICE stuff, according to Voices From The Darkside. "It was fun, even though we all had trouble remembering the stuff," Urbinati commented. Rob is currently preparing to ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD: More European Dates Announced

Additional shows have been confirmed for the upcoming European tour featuring STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND and ZIMMER'S HOLE. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 15 - Bradford, UK @ Rio´s Mar. 16 - Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Mar. 18 - Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse Mar. 19 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Exclusive: New Music Posted Online!!

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "SYL", due on Feb. 11, 2003 through Century Media Records. Produced by mastermind Devin Townsend at Armoury Studios (FEAR FACTORY, KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, VAN HALEN) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the band's first collection of new material since 1997's "City" will include the ...

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LAMB OF GOD Finish Tracking New CD

LAMB OF GOD have completed tracking their as-yet-untitled new album at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD). The CD, which will contain ten cuts, will be mixed in Vancouver, British Columbia starting this Friday, Dec. 13, with Devin and the band at the helm. An April 2003 release through Prosthetic ...

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ZIMMER'S HOLE Part Ways With Keyboardist

ZIMMER'S HOLE, the Vancouver-based project featuring guitarist Jed Simon and bassist Byron Stroud of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, have parted ways with keyboardist Will Campagna, who "has left the band for other commitments," according to Simon. The band are currently seeking a replacement. In other news, ZIMMER'S HOLE have commenced the songwriting process for their next ...

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GHOST STORY Reform, Prepare New Demo

Georgia's GHOST STORY, a popular unsigned act during the late '80s, have reformed and are currently writing material for the group's upcoming CD, due in 2003. A couple of recently-recorded new songs are available for download via the group's official web site at this location. The band — whose current lineup comprises all ...

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LAMB OF GOD Complete Drums For Upcoming CD

LAMB OF GOD have completed the drum tracks for their upcoming album at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD). Ten tracks are slated for inclusion on the as-yet-untitled CD, tentatively due in April 2003 through Prosthetic Records. ...

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LAMB OF GOD Enter Studio To Record New CD

LAMB OF GOD have entered Richmond, Virginia's Montana Studios with producer and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD mastermind Devin Townsend to record their much-anticipated follow-up to 2000's "New American Gospel". The as-yet-untitled album will be mixed at a Vancouver studio in December for an April 2003 release through Prosthetic Records. ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD: New Track To Surface On HOT TOPIC Sampler

A brand new STRAPPING YOUNG LAD song, "Devour", will be included on a Century Media/Nuclear Blast compilation sampler CD, to be made available only through Hot Topic stores in the U.S. before Christmas. This will be the fans' first chance to hear the material from SYL's upcoming third full-length CD, which is not expected to ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Enter Studio To Record Third CD

Innovative cult metallers STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have entered Armoury Studios (FEAR FACTORY, KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, VAN HALEN) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to record their third full-length studio album — their first since 1997's wildly-received City. Devin Townsend, SYL mastermind and guitarist, enthusiastically states: "I often have heard about people wanting a new dominating metal ...

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MNEMIC: 2002 Demo Posted Online

The Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have completed work on their 2002 Promo CD with producer Tue Madsen (i.e. THE HAUNTED, KONKHRA, 2 TON PREDATOR, etc.) at AntFarm Studios. A self-described mixture of MESHUGGAH, DEVIN TOWNSEND and FEAR FACTORY, the group have made ...

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Former METALLICA Bassist To Release Much-Circulated Demos

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will be releasing a six-song split CD from two of his long-running projects — IR8 and SEXOTURICA — through his own Chophouse imprint, according to the label's web site. IR8's three-tracker, which was recorded in 1994, features Newsted, Tom Hunting of the Bay Area thrash band EXODUS and Canadian STRAPPING ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Offshoot Project Inks Deal With VIRUSWORX RECORDS

Vancouver's TENET, featuring STRAPPING YOUNG LAD guitarist Jed Simon, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD/ex-DEATH drummer Gene Hoglan, ex-GRIP INC. bassist Stuart Carruthers, and former SACRIFICE/current INTERZONE frontman Rob Urbinati, have inked a deal with Hamburg, Germany's Virusworx Records. The group are tentatively scheduled to enter the studio in February 2003 with producer/SYL mainman Devin Townsend to record ...

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Reroute To Remain - IN FLAMES

Quite remarkable how far this band has come from their ever-so-humble beginnings on a small Swedish death metal label to their internationally successful status of today, having inspired not only a great deal of metal bands in the process, but whose melodic twin guitar attack has already seen its influence seep into the hardcore scene ...

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LAMB OF GOD Book Studio Time, Spring Release Expected

LAMB OF GOD are set to enter the studio on November 16th to begin recording the follow-up to their acclaimed New American Gospel CD for an April 2003 release through Prosthetic Records. The band will co-produce the album with Devin Townsend (i.e. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) over a 3-5 week period at two separate Richmond, Virginia ...

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