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ALL ENDS To Release Full-Length Debut In November

ALL ENDS, the new Swedish band featuring Emma Gelotte (sister of IN FLAMES guitarist Björn Gelotte) and Tinna Karlsdotter on vocals, Fredrik Johansson (DIMENSION ZERO, IN FLAMES' "The Jester Race" album) and Peter Mårdklint (EMBRACED, TENEBRE) on guitar, along with Josef Skanås on drums, will release its full-length debut in Europe on November 7. More ...

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PAIN: More European Tour Dates Announced

PAIN, the Swedish band featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, has scheduled the following European dates in October/November: Oct. 11 - Logo - Hamburg, Germany Oct. 12 - Knaack - Berlin, Germany Oct. 13 - Hellonion Festival - Weimar, Germany Oct. 14 - Matrix - Bochum, Germany Oct. 16 - Underground - Cologne, Germany Oct. 17 ...

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LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE To Enter Studio In October

German gothic rockers LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE will enter the studio in October to record the follow-up to "Filthy Notes for Frozen Hearts". The upcoming CD will once again be produced by John Fryer (HIM, NINE INCH NAILS) and will mark the band's first recording with singer Rob Vitacca who joined the band this past summer. The ...

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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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APOCALYPTICA: More 'Worlds Collide' Release Dates Announced

APOCALYPTICA's new album "Worlds Collide", which was released today (Septemebr 14) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, will be issued on the following dates in other parts of the world: Sep. 17 - Rest of continental Europe (inc. UK), Mexico, Australia Sep. 19 - Scandinavia, Russia Sep. 26 - Japan Sep. 28 - Ireland "Worlds Collide" ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'Worlds Collide' Deluxe Edition Detailed

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA will release their new album, "Worlds Collide", in Europe on September 14. The CD will be made available in standard and "deluxe" versions, the latter of which is described as "truly a work of art both in its artwork and its content." The "deluxe" edition contains two bonus tracks — "Ural" ...

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APOCALYPTICA: New Album Listening Session Available

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA have issued the following update: "Today sees the start on MySpace of an exclusive pre-listening session for the new APOCALYPTICA album, 'Worlds Collide', up for release on September 14th! "In the Orkus magazine advance listening test, the album has shot straight to No. 1 and the first single, 'I'm Not Jesus' ...

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STAM1NA To Support APOCALYPTICA In Europe

Lemi, Finland-based heavy metal quartet STAM1NA will support APOCALYPTICA on the following European dates: Oct. 08 - Riika, Latvia – Arena Oct. 09 - Vilna, Latvia – Upa Oct. 10 - Tallinna, Estonia – Linnahall Oct. 21 - Hamburg, Germany - Grosse Freiheit Oct. 22 - Braunschweig, Germany - Jolly Joker Oct. 23 - Dortmund, ...

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PAIN: German Tour Dates Announced

PAIN, the Swedish band featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, has scheduled the following German dates in October: Oct. 11 - Hamburg, GER @ Logo Oct. 12 - Berlin, GER @ Knaack Oct. 14 - Bochum, GER @ Matrix Oct. 16 - Köln, GER @ Underground Oct. 17 - Saarbrücken, GER @ Roxy Oct. 18 - ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'I'm Not Jesus' Single Available For Streaming

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA have made their new single, "I'm Not Jesus", available for listening via their official web site. In addition to the title cut, this "premium single" also contains the title song from the band's upcoming "Worlds Collide" album, an instrumental version of "S.O.S. (Anything But Love)" and the video clip to the ...

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PAIN Pulls Out Of Istanbul's SUMMER ROCKS OPEN AIR

PAIN, the Swedish band featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, has issued the following update: "We are sorry to anounce that PAIN has cancelled the Summer Rocks Open Air festival 2007 [in] Istanbul [Turkey on] 19th August due to the [fact that the] promoter didn't pay the deposit and didn't even contact our booking agency, Helter ...

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RAMMSTEIN, THREE DAYS GRACE Frontmen Guest On New APOCALYPTICA CD

RAMMSTEIN frontman Till Lindemann and THREE DAYS GRACE's Adam Gontier are among the newly revealed guest singers who are featured on the upcoming album from Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA, entitled "Worlds Collide". Lindemann reportedly appears on the song "Helden", which is said to be a German-language cover version of the DAVID BOWIE classic "Heroes". "Worlds ...

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PAIN Will Not Tour Europe With PARADISE LOST

PAIN, the Swedish band featuring HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren, has issued the following update: "We're having a blast doing all the festivals, the response has been great and there's been a lot of partying. "There seems to have been a big mix-up regarding the PARADISE LOST tour. So, just to clear up any confusion, PAIN ...

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A Philosophical Insight Into The World Of METALLICA

BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show with Daniel P. Carter" aired an interview last week with William Irwin, a professor of philosophy at King's College and the author of the book "Metallica and Philosophy". During the discussion, Irwin draws parallels between the songs of METALLICA and the writings of famous philosophers, including Rene Descartes, Plato, Jean-Paul ...

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APOCALYPTICA: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have set "Worlds Collide" as the title of their new album, due in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on September 14 via G.U.N. Records. The first single, "I'm Not Jesus", featuring a guest appearance by Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), will precede the album on August 31. Other confirmed guest musicians on the ...

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DIABLO To Support METALLICA In Helsinki

Finnish metallers DIABLO have replaced APOCALYPTICA as one of the opening acts for METALLICA on July 15 at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland. Also appearing on the bill is H.I.M. DIABLO entered the national album chart in its home country in January 2006 at No. 1 (ahead of MADONNA!) with the band's fourth full-length ...

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APOCALYPTICA: New Album To Feature Backing Vocals By Ex-THERION/YNGWIE Singer

Swedish singer Mats Levén (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, THERION, KRUX, TREAT, AT VANCE) has just finished laying down backing vocals for the new APOCALYPTICA album with producer Jacob Hellner (RAMMSTEIN). Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), Dave Lombardo (SLAYER), Tomoyasu Hotei (superstar Japanese composer, whose credits include the "Kill Bill" soundtrack), Joseph Duplantier (GOJIRA) and Cristina Scabbia (LACUNA ...

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MORIAN: Debut Album Samples Available

Finnish band MORIAN has posted audio samples from its upcoming debut album, "Sentinels of the Sun", on the group's official web site. "Sentinels of the Sun" will be released on May 16 via Dynamic Arts Records. The CD was recorded at Studio Musica with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., APOCALYPTICA, SENTENCED, etc.). MORIAN's new ...

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IN FLAMES Bassist To Join PAIN For Russian Dates

IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers will join fellow Swedes PAIN for three Russian shows in May, filling in for André Skaug who has prior commitments with CLAWFINGER. The dates are as follows: May 18 - CKM NAU Kiev May 19 - DK GD Krasnodar May 20 - B1 Maximum Moscow Iwers makes a guest appearance ...

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