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KAIHORO: New Album Due In March

KAIHORO, the Finnish "sludgy rock/metal band" featuring members of TOTAL DEVASTATION, OMNIUM GATHERUM and MANITOU, will release its second full-length album, "Boulder", in March via Playground Music distribution. The follow-up to 2004's "Mainheadskull" was recorded in February 2006 at Manu Audio Studio in the heart of Kouvola, the city of trains. Mixing was completed last ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Film 'Into Sea' Video Next Month

Finnish death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM will film a video for the song "Into Sea" next month. The track comes off the group's third album, "Stuck Here On Snake's Way", due on April 2 via Candlelight Records. The CD was recorded at Southeast Studios in Karhula, Finland with producer Teemu Aalto. "Stuck Here On Snake's Way" ...

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DOMINATION BLACK: Finnish Dates Announced

Finnish horror metallers DOMINATION BLACK have lined up the following dates in Finland during January/February: Jan. 20 - Club Tze Tze Fly, Somero Feb. 10 - Club Liberté, Helsinki Feb. 23 - Klubi, Tampere Feb. 24 - Dark Winter Festival, House of Sampo, Karhula (w/ MANITOU, OMNIUM GATHERUM, etc.) DOMINATION BLACK has uploaded the new ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Finnish death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM entered Southeast Studios in Karhula, Finland on November 6 with producer Teemu Aalto to begin recording their third album, entitled "Stuck Here On Snake's Way". Due on April 2 via Candlelight Records, the CD will contain the following track listing: 01. The Snake And The Way 02. Into Sea 03. ...

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MANITOU Parts Ways With FIREBOX RECORDS

Finland's MANITOU, who feature in their ranks members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, have parted ways with Firebox Records. A new label home for the group has not yet been announced. MANITOU released its second full-length album, "Deadlock", in March 2006 through Firebox. The material on the CD was previously described as a mixture ...

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DIABLO Frontman To Guest On New OMNIUM GATHERUM CD

Finnish death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have tapped DIABLO frontman Rainer Nygård to lay down guest vocals on the group's upcoming third album, tentatively titled "Stuck Here on Snake's Way". The CD is currently being recorded at Southeast Studios in Karhula, Finland with producer Teemu Aalto. A studio diary entry, including video clips from the recording ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Begins Recording New Album; Studio Diary Launched

Finnish death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM entered Southeast Studios in Karhula, Finland on November 6 with producer Teemu Aalto to begin recording their third album, tentatively titled "Stuck Here On Snake's Way". So far, the drums have been recorded, according to a posting on the group's web site. A studio diary following the band's progress has ...

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SINAMORE: 'Fallen' Video Posted Online

SINAMORE's video for the track "Fallen" has been posted online at this location (Windows Media). The song comes off the Finnish goth-rock quartet's debut album, "A New Day", which was released in January via Napalm Records. "A New Day" was recorded at Woodbine Garden studio with producer Teemu Aalto (OMNIUM GATHERUM, SERGIO) and ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Signs With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Finnish death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have inked a deal with Candlelight Records. "After long negotiations and search we decided that Candlelight would be the best home for us and we're really looking forward to this co-operation!" the band writes on its web site. OMNIUM GATHERUM will enter Southeast Studios in Karhula in early November with ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: More U.K. Dates Annonuced

Finnish death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have added two more dates to their upcoming "Under The Earth UK 2006" tour. Support on the shows will come from BLACK RIVER PROJECT. The dates are as follows: Sep. 22 - The Shed, Leicester, UK Sep. 23 - The Attik, Rushden - Northampton, UK Sep. 24 - Nexus, Southampton, ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Embark On U.K. Headlining Tour

Finnish death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM will headline a nine-date U.K. tour, dubbed the "Under the Earth UK 2006" tour, in September. Support on the shows will come from BLACK RIVER PROJECT. The dates are as follows: Sep. 22 - The Shed – Leicester, UK Sep. 23 - TBA Sep. 24 - Nexus - Southampton, UK ...

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INSOMNIUM Pull Out Of U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK Festival

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have been forced to withdraw from the sixth annual Bloodstock Festival, set to be held September 29-30 at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England. The following statement from the band was posted on the Bloodstock web site: "We are really, really sorry to announce that we can't participate Bloodstock in ...

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MACHINE MEN To Enter Studio Next Month

Vocalist Antony of the Finnish melodic metal act MACHINE MEN has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "If you have wondered why there is so quiet like in a church — the reason is simple. We have been in a local bar all days watching football and drinking beer. And we ...

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VANDEN PLAS Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL

VANDEN PLAS, SAVAGE CIRCUS and INSOMNIUM have been confirmed for the sixth annual Bloodstock Festival, set to be held September 29-30 at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, September 29: Main Hall: PRIMAL FEAR AXEL RUDI PELL SAVAGE CIRCUS MAJESTY MARSHALL LAW Darwin Suite: TO-MERA EDEN ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Announce New Vocalist

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have announced the addition of singer Jukka Pelkonen (a.k.a. "J") from the band called ELENIUM as their new frontman. "Jukka and other ELENIUM dudes have been our dear friends for a really long time, so it seemed very natural choice for us to ask Jukka for his services — ...

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Former OMNIUM GATHERUM Frontman Says He Was Kicked Out

Former OMNIUM GATHERUM vocalist Antti Filppu has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding his departure from the group "Nothing dramatic, just wanted to correct an error concerning my departure from OMNIUM GATHERUM. I did not leave the band. They wanted to continue without me, and there were no negotiations about it. Nobody asked me, ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Part Ways With Vocalist, Label

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have parted ways with vocalist Antti Filppu. "This is very unfortunate, but everyone considers this as the only way if OMNIUM GATHERUM is going to continue as a band," the group write on their web site. "Other members of OMNIUM GATHERUM thank Antti for all these years and great ...

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MANITOU: 'Deadlock' To Receive Wider European Release In July

Finland's MANITOU, who feature in their ranks members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, will release their second full-length album, "Deadlock", in Sweden, Spain, Benelux and GAS on July 7 through Metal Heaven Records. The material on the CD is being described as a mixture of IRON MAIDEN, ANNIHILATOR, QUEENSRŸCHE, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO, EVERGREY and ...

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MANITOU: 'Fools In Control' Video Posted Online

Finland's MANITOU, who feature in their ranks members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, have posted their video for the track "Fools in Control" at their official web site (.MPG file, 29 MB). The "Fools in Control" single, which entered the Finnish single chart last month at position No. 2, also features a ...

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MY DYING BRIDE To Headline U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL

British metallers MY DYING BRIDE have been confirmed as the headliners of the sixth annual Bloodstock Festival, set to be held September 29-30 at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England. MY DYING BRIDE are only the second U.K. band to headline the event, the previous one being SAXON, who headlined in 2001 and 2003. The ...

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MANITOU: New Album Samples Posted Online

Finnish traditional metallers MANITOU have uploaded several audio clips from their upcoming second album, "Deadlock", at their official web site. "Deadlock" is scheduled for release on March 22 via Firebox. The material on the CD is being described as a mixture of IRON MAIDEN, ANNIHILATOR, QUEENSRŸCHE, OZZY OSBOURNE, DIO, EVERGREY and JUDAS PRIEST." ...

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MANITOU Enter Finnish Single Chart At No. 2

Finland's MANITOU, who feature in their ranks members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, have entered the Finnish single chart at position No. 2 with their latest single, "Fools in Control". View the whole chart at this location. The single, which was released on February 8 via Firebox Records, also features a cover ...

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MARSHALL LAW Confirmed For U.K's BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL

Long-running Birmingham-based heavy metal band MARSHALL LAW, who at one time featured Lee Morris of PARADISE LOST on drums, have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Bloodstock Festival, set to take place September 29-30 at the Assembly Rooms in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: PRIMAL FEAR AXEL RUDI ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Finish Recording New Pre-Production Demo

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have finished recording a five-song pre-production demo at Woodbine Garden studio in Pyhtää, Finland. The tracks laid down during the session are as follows: 01. City Red Light 02. Remember The Frozen 03. Neither Dead Nor Alive 04. My Hands Were Tied 05. Das Wegrecht Diaries and photos of ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL

German axe hero AXEL RUDI PELL has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Bloodstock Festival, set to take place September 29-30 at the Assembly Rooms in Derbyshire, England. According to the festival organizers, "PELL is confirmed for the special guest slot to PRIMAL FEAR on Friday, September 29. In keeping with our philosophy ...

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