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CARPATHIAN FOREST Confirmed For Next Year's 'The Domination Tour'

Norwegian black metallers CARPATHIAN FOREST have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of "The Domination Tour", which is set to kick off next February. Also scheduled to take part are Greece's ROTTING CHRIST. CARPATHIAN FOREST is also confirmed for ROTTING CHRIST's European tour (including dates in the U.K. and Scandinavia) which will immediately follow "The ...

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Inhuman Rampage - DRAGONFORCE

Should one believe the hype about DRAGONFORCE's extreme power metal prowess? Has the PR engine blown out of proportion the band's lightning quick shred fests and soaring melodic vocal passages? Probably, but that doesn't mean that the boys aren't a well-oiled machine. The members of DRAGONFORCE are immensely talented, the songwriting is good, if a ...

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NIKKI SIXX: 'What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in his online diary: "I haven't had the heart to post for a long time. I think it's been pretty obvious why [referring to the fact that his wife, Donna, recently filed for divorce after nine years of marriage — Ed.]. I've just been focusing ...

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Quills - QUILLS

Hoarse vocals, flailing blast beats and odd skronky guitar chords in a seven-minute maelstrom — if you want grind, you got it! This Baltimore band, sporting current and former members of MISERY INDEX and SWARM OF THE LOTUS, shreds flesh with quickness and lethal intensity on this, their debut LP (also available on 7" from ...

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New METALLICA Producer Spotlighted In USA TODAY

METALLICA's new producer Rick Rubin, who has previously worked with such artists as SLAYER, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and AUDIOSLAVE, is spotlighted in a new article on USAToday.com. Declared by Rolling Stone the most successful producer in any genre, Rubin is the oracle of audio, a studio savant whose highly sought services launch ...

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IN AETERNUM To Team Up With ROTTING CHRIST For U.S. Tour

Swedish death/black metallers IN AETERNUM will be embarking on a two-week U.S. co-headlining tour with ROTTING CHRIST beginning on November 16, 2006. Support on the trek will come from RESUSCITATOR. "The plan for the tour is to start on the East Coast and play most of the bigger cities to finish on the West Coast ...

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SLAYER Under Fire From Christian Groups

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that SLAYER are courting controversy among Christian groups by releasing sacrilegious artwork on their latest album. The cover for upcoming record, "Christ Illusion", depicts a tattooed and amputated Jesus Christ standing in a sea of blood and corpses, and has infuriated right-wing religious groups. The Californian foursome are preparing ...

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DEICIDE Complete 'Homage For Satan' Video Shoot: Photos Available

Long-running death metallers DEICIDE spent 12 hours locked up in baking Floridian conditions last weekend while they filmed the video for the new track "Homage for Satan". In temperatures reaching almost 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the band ripped through the track again and again with a level of energy and enthusiasm that would destroy many less ...

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VADER: New Album Artwork, Audio Sample Available

Veteran Polish death metallers VADER have revealed the track listing for their new album, "Impressions in Blood", due in Europe on September 4 via Regain Records. The CD was recorded at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland and will feature artwork by Greek artist Seth (ROTTING CHRIST, PARADISE LOST). "Impressions in Blood" track listing: ...

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ASESINO: 'Regresando Odio' Video Posted Online

ASESINO — the death metal/grindcore project featuring ex-FEAR FACTORY/BRUJERIA guitarist Dino Cazares and STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos (on bass/vocals) — have posted their video for the track "Regresando Odio" ("Returning the Hate") at their official MySpace page, www.myspace.com/asesino. The "Regresando Odio" ("Returning the Hate") clip — which was directed by John Buchanan of ...

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HELSTAR: 'Remnants Of War' Lineup Reunion Photos Posted Online

Stuf-TV show and San Antonio's longest standing metal institution "Robb's MetalWorks", have uploaded photos from their yearly event, the fourth annual "Robb's MetalWorks Showcase", at their official web site. This year's event marked the first reunion performance of the "Remnants of War" lineup of HELSTAR, but also included such reknown Texas talent as PHANTOM-X (with ...

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SLAYER Recount VENOM 'Pissing' Incident

Decibel magazine (web site) has published an exclusive "oral history" of SLAYER, featuring interviews with all four original members, former drummers Paul Bostaph and John Dette, and various other associates, including label personnel and members of other bands. A few excerpts from the feature follow: After getting kicked out of METALLICA, Dave Mustaine ...

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THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL: New Mini-CD Details Revealed

U.K. black metallers THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL will release a mini-CD, entitled "In the Name of God, Welcome to Planet Genocide", mid-July on Firestorm Records. Lyrically woven around "the slaughterhouse nature of human cruelty and cancerous existence upon a world rotting in bloodletting and religious oblivion," the CD will feature the following tracks: 01. Psalm ...

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ASESINO: 'Regresando Odio' Video To Receive 'Headbanger's Ball' Premiere

"Regresando Odio" ("Returning the Hate"), the new video from ASESINO — the death metal/grindcore project featuring ex-FEAR FACTORY/BRUJERIA guitarist Dino Cazares and STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos (on bass/vocals) — will receive its MTV2 debut on this weekend's edition of "Headbanger's Ball", which is scheduled to air Saturday, June 24 beginning at 10:00 p.m. "This will ...

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ASESINO Announce More Dates

ASESINO, the death metal/grindcore project featuring ex-FEAR FACTORY/BRUJERIA guitarist Dino Cazares and STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos (on bass/vocals), will be teaming up with KAPUDA (featuring BODY BAG's Jimmy Littlefield) and DROWN MARY for four dates in August. Upcoming ASESINO dates now include: Jul. 08 - Palladium Hall - Tijuana, MEX Jul. 15 - El Sapo ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Announce Tour Dates

Earache's own reigning thrash masters MUNICIPAL WASTE have announced several U.S. summer tour dates, as well as a string of U.K. and Australian dates. MUNICIPAL WASTE embody the spirit of a good 'ol time and are eager to bring the waste to the masses! MUNICIPAL WASTE are touring in support of their first Earache release, ...

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BODY COUNT To Release 'Murder 4 Hire' In August

Rapper/actor/rock 'n' roller Ice-T is at it again on "Murder 4 Hire" (Escapi Records) by BODY COUNT, to be released August 1, 2006. Lead guitarist Ernie C, bassist Vincent Price, drummer OT and rhythm guitarist Bendrix hit the metal hard on 12 tracks of what is sure to be controversial, argued over and demonized right ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: 'Miss Machine: The DVD' Due This Month

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN will release "Miss Machine: The DVD" in North America on June 27 (with an international release on July 3). This low-priced limited edition DVD features a collection of behind-the-scenes footage, all the studio videos from the "Miss Machine" album and live clips spanning the band's worldwide tour. The tentative (unconfirmed) track ...

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