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To Escape Is To Suffer - UPON INFLICTION

With all the fanfare of a tree falling in the forest, this record hit the shelves a couple months ago. What the hell kind of world do we live in when a killer slab of Florida death metal, one with honest-to-christ songs and a sense of tempo almost unknown today, gets released, and no one ...

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Celebrate 6/6/6 — 'Metal Day' — With YAHOO! MUSIC

To honor the symbolic date of June 6, 2006 — the sixth day of the sixth month of the sixth year; as in 666, the "number of the beast" or Anti-christ in the Bible's Book of Revelations — Yahoo! Music has delared today "Metal Day!" Have a black celebration with black metal videos by CRADLE ...

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ROTTING CHRIST To Embark On Extensive European Tour In February

Legendary Greek death metallers ROTTING CHRIST will embark on an extensive European tour in February 2007 beginning with the third edition of The Domination Tour, featuring 5-6 bands and consisting of 21-24 dates (only in bigger venues). Headlining dates in Scandinavia, the Baltic countries, Poland, Eastern Europe (also Russia, the Ukraine, Belarus) and the Balkans ...

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ASESINO: 'Cristo Satanico' Pushed Back; Artwork 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 the cover artwork for their new album, "Cristo Satanico" ("Satanic Christ"), on their MySpace profile, www.myspace.com/asesino. The follow-up to 2002's "Coridos De Muerte" was recorded at Undercity Studios in Los Angeles and contains ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: Cover Of SOUNDGARDEN's 'Jesus Christ Pose' Posted Online

New Jersey-bred maniacal metallers THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN have posted their cover of SOUNDGARDEN's classic "Jesus Christ Pose" on their official MySpace page. The track comes off the band's upcoming iTunes-exclusive digital download EP, "Plagiarism", due on June 13. Commented the band: "SOUNDGARDEN, man. I'm talking about glory days glass shattering Chris Cornell, ...

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DECAPITATED Explain F*CK THE COMMERCE Cancellation

Polish death metallers DECAPITATED have issued a statement regarding their non-appearance at this year's Fuck the Commerce festival, which took place May 25-27 at MZA (Mehrzweckhalle) in Luckau, Germany. The statement reads as follows: "We did not appear at Fuck The Commerce this year due to not receiving any contract from the promoters, despite several ...

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MARDUK: 'La Grande Danse Macabre', 'World Funeral' Limited-Edition CD/DVD Boxsets Due In June

Limited-edition CD/DVD boxsets of MARDUK's classic "La Grande Danse Macabre" and "World Funeral" albums are being released by Regain Records in June. The details are as follows: MARDUK "La Grande Danse Macabre" limited edition CD/DVD box-set edition (limited to 3,000 copies). Brand new luxurious limited edition reissue of this black metal classic. Comes packed in ...

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Rebirth of the Temple - SILENT CIVILIAN

I've got to admit, based on the snippets of music I had heard from SILENT CIVILIAN's "Rebirth of the Temple", my first thought about the idea of reviewing this one was, "Christ, not another growl-n-croon emocore band!" As it turns out, "Rebirth of the Temple" does feature a healthy does of those sparklingly clean melodic ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: 'Thornography' Cover 'Banned' In The U.S.

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have posted the following message on their official web site: "The new CRADLE OF FILTH album cover for their forthcoming album 'Thornography' has been banned in the U.S. The record company [Roadrunner Records] have insisted on new artwork being produced, so the band are currently working on this and ...

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ROTTING CORPSE: 'Circus of Fools' DVD Now Available

Reunited '80s thrash band ROTTING CORPSE — whose original lineup included SOLITUDE AETURNUS founder John Perez and former DEATH touring guitarist/roadie Walter Trachsler — have released their documentary DVD, entitled "Circus of Fools". The hour-plus-long documentary, directed and produced by SPLarsen, contains rare career-spanning footage of ROTTING CORPSE, rare still photographs, interviews with present as ...

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Crucifire - SAVIOURS

I am told that SAVIOURS falls into a hot new category called "hipster metal" that is also inhabited by bands like THE SWORD (and there are similarities between the two acts). Considering that a generally stoner rock (the metallic end) delivery with fat riffing, rumbling bass, earthy tones and old school metal fundamentals is what ...

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It's Official: Drummer PETER STJÄRNVIND Quits ENTOMBED

It's official: Drummer Peter Stjärnvind has left the long-running Swedish metallers ENTOMBED in order to concentrate on his membership in the Swedish cult act NIFELHEIM, NIFELHEIM guitarist Sebastian Ramstedt (a.k.a. Vengeance from Beyond; also in NECROPHOBIC) has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "No bad breakup or anything personal between him/us and the guys in ENTOMBED, but heavy ...

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PANZERCHRIST: Another New Song Posted Online

A PANZERCHRIST e-card containing the track "The Gods They Do Not Give Us Long" from the Danish extreme metallers' upcoming "Battalion Beast" CD has been made available at this location. With this e-card, pre-order packages can be placed, including shirt, limited-edition slipcase CD and full-color poster. PANZERCHRIST, who embody Reno Kiilerich (ex-DIMMU BORGIR, ...

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VADER Working On Their 'Fastest' Album Ever

For the last two weeks, Polish death metallers VADER have been working at Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland, recording their new album, tentatively titled "Impressions In Blood". The bandmamebers have issued the following comments regarding the process thus far: Piotr Wiwczarek (guitar, vocals): "14 day of recordings at Hertz Studio in Bialystok. We've prepared 11 ...

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Angel Blake - ANGEL BLAKE

Marko Tervonen had to do something after the breakup of THE CROWN, right? Why not begin a project called ANGEL BLAKE, play all the instruments (aside from a few odds and ends), grab a dark-toned, melodic singer in Tony Jelencovich (ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE, MNEMIC), and record a batch of songs that are a major departure from ...

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PANZERCHRIST: New Album Details Revealed

Danish war specialists PANZERCHRIST, who embody Reno Kiilerich (ex-DIMMU BORGIR, DEW-SCENTED) on drums and Bo Summer (ILLDISPOSED) on vocals, have revealed the track listing of their upcoming full-length album, tentatively titled "Battalion Beast". Drums, guitars and bass were all recorded at Smart N' Hard studio with Jacob Bredahl (HATESPHERE) during February/March 2006. Vocals and keyboard ...

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THE PROPHECY Announce U.K. Tour Dates

Yorkshire doomsters THE PROPHECY have been hit by a series of studio delays, forcing them to postpone the release of their long-awaited second album. However, in the meantime the band have decided to go ahead and do a bit of touring. This Friday (May 5) sees THE PROPHECY hitting home turf at the Market Tavern ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Explains New Album Title

The following message was posted on CRADLE OF FILTH's official web site: "Seing as the title 'Thornography' for the new album was released without our knowledge a few days ago, CradleOfFilth.com asked the band direct for an exclusive explanation as to what it means." Commented frontman Dani Filth: "This title represents mankind's obsession with sin ...

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ASESINO: New Song Featuring HATEBREED, SEPULTURA Members 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), will release their new album, "Cristo Satanico" ("Satanic Christ"), on June 6 via Hawino Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Coridos De Muerte" was recorded at Undercity Studios in Los Angeles and contains "15 songs of filthy perversion, ...

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Beyond Fear - BEYOND FEAR

Whether or not you liked his two albums with JUDAS PRIEST, or got your metal panties in a bunch over his replacement of Matthew Barlow in ICED EARTH, it can't be denied that Tim "Ripper" Owens is one of the best vocalists we have in our midst today. Christ, he could make the bad songs ...

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