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THREE Song Featured In 'Wrong Turn 2' Movie

Woodstock, NY-based band THREE (3) will have its song "Alien Angel" featured in Henry Rollins' new movie "Wrong Turn 2". For more information about the sequel to the acclaimed 2003 horror film, click here. THREE earlier in the year shot a video for the song "All That Remains", which is the first single ...

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BLACK MARKET HERO Parts Ways With Guitarist

BLACK MARKET HERO, the band featuring members of FLAW and 40 BELOW SUMMER, has issued the following update: "It is with great regret that we wish to inform everyone that Ryan Jurhs [guitar] will no longer be a member of BLACK MARKET HERO. This has come to pass for very respectable and justifiable reasons that ...

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LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT To Headline Pennsylvania's NEARFEST X

LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT — the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy (drums), John Petrucci (guitar) and Jordan Rudess (keyboards) alongside progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING CRIMSON and PETER GABRIEL fame — will headline the first night of the NEARfest X, set to take place June 21-22, 2008 at ...

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MANIFEST Signs With MORNINGSTAR RECORDS

Norwegian thrashers MANIFEST have issued the following update: "MANIFEST are happy to announce that a deal with Morningstar Records has been inked and the new album, 'Hedonism', will hit the streets in Norway on November 26th!!! A European release of the album is planned to early 2008. "We are excited as hell to have signed ...

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In These Veins - HEARSE

If the new ENTOMBED left you flat, and you're looking for "death and roll" (really, is there a dumber name for a subgenre?) with plenty of speedy punk beats, out-of-left-field melodies, and seemingly boundless energy, then your new favorite band has just delivered your album of the year. HEARSE has been criminally underrated since their ...

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RUSH's NEIL PEART's Nominated For 'Drummer Of The Year' At DRUMMIES

Huliq reports: Neil Peart, who turned 55 on September 12, received some pretty cool belated birthday presents from Enter Music Publishing, publishers of hip/percussion magazine worldwide, such as DRUM! and Traps magazine. During this year's "Drummies", Peart was nominated "Drummer Of The Year" by 4,000 drummers, who participated in the readership survey conducted ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer TARJA TURUNEN: Finnish Date Announced

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has added a Finnish date to her upcoming November/December European tour. Her schedule is now as follows: Nov. 25 - Berlin, Germany @ Columbia Club Nov. 27 - London, UK @ Electric Ballroom Nov. 29 - Budapest, Hungary @ Petöfi Hall Dec. 02 - Moscow, Russia @ Club B1 Dec. ...

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LIQUID TRIO EXPERIMENT To Release 'Spontaneous Combustion' In October

Magna Carta has set an October 23 U.S. release date (one day earlier internationally) for the new album from LIQUID TRIO EXPERIMENT , the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy (drums), and Jordan Rudess (guitar) alongside progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING CRIMSON and PETER GABRIEL fame. Entitled "Spontaneous ...

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SOULFLY: New Interview With JOE NUNEZ Available

SOULFLY's official web site has been updated with the following message: "During the 11th annual D-Low Memorial Show on August 31 — SOULFLY's only U.S. show this year and the first live performance from CAVALERA CONSPIRACYSOULFLY Web was able to sit down and conduct interviews with all the members of both bands to ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer TARJA TURUNEN: 'My Winter Storm' London Listening Session Report

UK-based music journalist Dave Ling has posted the following message on his web site: "I zoomed back to London to attend yesterday's [Sunday, September 16] world premiere of Tarja Turunen's new album, 'My Winter Storm', followed by a press conference from the former NIGHTWISH frontwoman. Given that Turunen made negligable contribution to NIGHTWISH's creative process, ...

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JADED HEART To Support UFO In Germany

German melodic hard rock masters JADED HEART have scheduled the following dates: Oct. 23 - DE - Köln, Kantine (w/ UFO) Oct. 24 - DE - Reichenbach, H2O (w/ UFO) Oct. 25 - DE - Ratingen, Onkel Tom (CD release party) Oct. 27 - GB - Nottingham, Firefest Nov. 06 - DE - Essen, Weststadthalle ...

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EILERA's Debut Album Features Ex-APOCALYPTICA Cellist

French singer EILERA — who currently resides in Finland — released her full-length debut, "Fusion", on September 12 through Finnish label Spinefarm Records. The CD was helmed by renowned producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED, etc.) and features mostly Finnish musicians, such as Antti Lehtinen on drums and Max Lilja (ex-APOCALYPTICA) on cello, with a ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer Covers ALICE COOPER On Upcoming CD

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has recorded a cover version of the ALICE COOPER smash "Poison". The song, which will appear on Turunen's upcoming solo album, "My Winter Storm", was laid down at the same studio where the original track was recorded — The Village Recorder (a.k.a. The Village) in Los Angeles, California. Tarja previously ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Checks In From MACHINE HEAD Tour

ARCH ENEMY vocalist Angela Gossow has issued the following update from the Black Tyranny Tour, also featuring MACHINE HEAD, THROWDOWN and SANCTITY: "This tour rocks! "The last couple of shows have been a blast! We finally got all our crew together and the chemistry in the band is great. It's pure joy being on stage ...

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When I was a Planet - INVITRO

The sounds of INVITRO's "When I was a Planet" are not typically heard in the musical neighborhoods through which I cruise. Still, I must tip my hat to the relatively creative, raucous, and punk-fueled racket going on here. In the way of background information, INVITRO involves ex-SNOT/SOULFLY guitarist Mikey Doling, along with vocalist Jeff Weber, ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer Schedules European Tour Dates

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has scheduled the following shows in November/December: Nov. 25 - D - Berlin Columbia Club Nov. 29 - HU - Budapest Petöfi Hall Dec. 10 - D - Köln Live Music Hall Dec. 13 - NL - Amsterdam Melkweg Dec. 18 - CH - Zürich X-Tra Turunen has revealed the ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Album Details Revealed

Brazilian metal titans Max and Igor Cavalera have written and recorded new material together for the first time in 12 years. It is their first outing since recording their former band, SEPULTURA's colossal landmark album, "Roots" in 1995. The new project named CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, features the Cavalera brothers (Max on vocals and rhythm guitar and ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer Announces Band Lineup For Upcoming Shows

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has revealed the lineup of the backing band that will accompany her for the "warm-up concerts" that will take place in November/December in Germany, Russia, Belgium, Finland and other European countries. It will be as follows: Bass: Doug Wimbish Guitars: Alex Scholpp Drums: Mike Terrana Keys: Maria Ilmoniemi Cello: Max ...

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French Symphonic Metal Band FAIRYLAND To Continue As Solo Project

Philippe Giordana, keyboardist/backing vocalist for French symphonic metallers FAIRYLAND, has issued the following update: "I just dove into the song writing phase for the next album, with already one song finished 100% and four more that are at an advanced stage. FAIRYLAND will now present itself as a solo project, without any permanent lineup. Some ...

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SOULFLY To Enter Studio Next Week

According to a posting on SOULFLY's official web site, Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Joe Nunez (drums), Marc Rizzo (guitar), and Bobby Burns (bass) are planning to enter the studio early next week to begin recording the band's sixth studio album. The CD will be recorded in Bobby and Tim Lau's studio in Florida — the Porch ...

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Ex-ICED EARTH Drummer's BURNING INSIDE Releases New Material

Acclaimed heavy metal drummer Richard Christy (ICED EARTH, DEATH, LEASH LAW, CONTROL DENIED, BURNING INSIDE), who currently works for "The Howard Stern Show", has issued the following update: "I have some great news for BURNING INSIDE fans who've been asking when we're going to have some new material out! We just released our third album ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: First Concert Footage Posted Online

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the reunion of brothers Max and Igor Cavalera (both former SEPULTURA members), made its official live debut at the 11th annual D-Low Memorial concert this past Friday (August 31) at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona. The band performed a total of five songs, including concert opener "Inflikted", fan-filmed video footage of which ...

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