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ANAAL NATHRAKH: Live Lineup Confirmed

For their first gig ever, British cyber/black metal act ANAAL NATHRAKH will be headlining a show at The Underworld in London, on December 15 with KHOLD, TED MAUL and LEECH WOMAN as part of Terrorizer magazine's "A Cold Night In Hell 2006" festival. The band will also play the following day in Birmingham with RAMESSES ...

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Wet Animal - WET ANIMAL

Nice name, eh? Formed in 1995 by TROUBLE guitarist Rick Wartell, the debut album from Chicago's WET ANIMAL now sees a 2005 release. Along with Shane Pasqualla (vocals/guitar), Jeff "Oly" Olson (drums), and Michael "Vito" Diprima (bass), the band has created a respectable hard rock album with cutting riffs and competent hooks. It is difficult ...

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GOD FORBID: 'Fury of The Fall' Recap; New Video Posted Online

GOD FORBID recently wrapped up a highly-successful run on the Decibel magazine-sponsored Fury of the Fall tour with MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED and MNEMIC, which immediately leads them into a brief headlining stint with AGENTS OF MAN on the East Coast. The group will proceed to head over to Europe for a massive trek alongside THE ...

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GOD FORBID: Extras Needed For Video Shoot

GOD FORBID are looking for extras to be in their new video for the epic track "To the Fallen Hero", which will be shot by acclaimed director Shane Drake (FALL OUT BOY, HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS) this Saturday, Nov. 5. The shoot will take place at Westlake High School (100 North Lakeview Canyon Road) in Westlake Village, ...

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PRIMER BLACK Release Debut Single

PRIMER BLACK, the new band featuring Ron Kachnic (guitar; MALIGNANCY, MORTICIAN), Desmond Tolhurst (guitar; MALIGNANCY, MORTICIAN, HEAD TRAUMA), Shane Tierney (vocals; LEVIATHAN), Art Micewicz (bass; DIRTY BROWN EYE) and Jim Horan (drums; DIRTY BROWN EYE), have released their debut two-track single, entitled "Blood on the Headlights", on CD and seven-inch vinyl format via Seventh Level ...

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Stainless - PARABELLUM

Formed in 1995 and having released three demos since, Pensacola, Florida's PARABELLUM now release their first full-length album, "Stainless". The band's self-described (and unoriginally named) "swamp metal" tries with varied results to fill the listener with misery and dread, as the compositions crawl along the bottom, writhing in pain. I've got a soft spot for ...

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Former Members Of MORTICIAN, MALIGNANCY, HEAD TRAUMA, LEVIATHAN Join Forces In PRIMER BLACK

Ron Kachnic (guitar; MALIGNANCY, MORTICIAN), Desmond Tolhurst (guitar; MALIGNANCY, MORTICIAN, HEAD TRAUMA) and Shane Tierney (vocals; LEVIATHAN), have joined forces with bassist Art Micewicz and drummer Jim Horan, both formerly of DIRTY BROWN EYE, to form PRIMER BLACK. PRIMER BLACK's debut performance will take place on October 28 in Hartford, CT with the MISFITS and ...

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DREAMSCAPE: 'Revoiced' Album To Surface In November

German progressive metallers DREAMSCAPE have posted the following message on their official web site: "Finally a release date of our new album 'Revoiced' — a 'best-of' album of the first two CDs 'Trans-Like State' [1997] and 'Very' [1999], completely new recorded und partially new arranged plus a instrumental bonus track — has been [announced] by ...

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NASUM: Details Of Split CD With NAPALM DEATH Revealed

NASUM drummer Anders Jakobson has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Someone asked about the NASUM/NAPALM DEATH split in the Q & A section the other day — will it come out or not? "Well, I haven't got any real news about this. As far as I know it will come ...

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NAPALM DEATH Bassist Joins INSIDIOUS DISEASE

INSIDIOUS DISEASE, the death metal band featuring guitarists Silenoz (real name: Sven Atle Kopperud; DIMMU BORGIR) and Jardar (real name: Jon Øyvind Andersen; OLD MAN'S CHILD), along with drummer Tony Laureano (DIMMU BORGIR, NILE, ANGELCORPSE), have announced the addition of bassist Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) to the group's ranks. Commented the band in a statement: ...

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NAPALM DEATH: South American Tour Dates Announced

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has poste the following message on the group's official web site: "Just a quick little note before i head off to bed. Pretty tired, as i have just come back from the studio where I have been working on my Eighties heavy metal project! Anyway, [we have announced] the rough ...

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CHIMAIRA: 'Nothing Remains' Video Posted Online

CHIMAIRA's video for the track "Nothing Remains" has been posted online at this location (17 MB) (Quicktime required). The clip for "Nothing Remains" was directed by Shane Drake (TRIVIUM, STILL REMAINS) and is scheduled to debut on Fuse next week and on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" on Saturday, August 27. "Nothing Remains" comes off ...

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METALLICA Track Performed On 'Canadian Idol'

METALLICA's version of BOB SEGER's "Turn the Page" was performed by one of the surviving six hopefuls on "Canadian Idol" Tuesday night (August 16). Rex Goudie received the loudest performance of the night, when he sang the track, according to CTV.ca. With the microphone stand in tow, Goudie darted in and out of centre stage ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Preparing For OBITUARY Tour

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Sitting here on a rather grey afternoon in Birmingham [England], still recovering from last weeknd's festivals! Both shows in Sweden and the Ukraine were great but the traveling to the Ukraine was very tiring... "Anyways, we have the Party.San ...

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BLINDSIDE Talk About New Video

Last week, Sweden's BLINDSIDE filmed the video for the new single, "Fell in Love with the Game", with director Shane Drake. The video was shot on a Depression-era film set outside of L.A. Continuing the "The Great Depression" look of the new album artwork, the band performed in their current onstage attire of Depression-era clothing. ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN: New Music Posted Online

DOWN THE DRAIN, the new Buffalo, NY-based quintet featuring former MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann, have made two new songs — "Arsenal" and "Void Revised" — available for streaming or download via their MySpace.com page. The recordings were produced by Doug White at Watchmen Studio in Lockport, New York and are decribed by ...

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Review: OZZFEST Turns To Sweatfest

The Philadelphia Inquirer has published several photos taken at yesterday's (July 19) Ozzfest stop in Camden, New Jersey. Check them out at this location. An excerpt from David Hiltbrand's review of the day-long event follows: "Some of the bands performing on the second stage are SOILWORK, TRIVIUM and MASTODON. HEAT PROSTRATION was a ...

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NASUM To Release Live Split CD With NAPALM DEATH

NASUM drummer Anders Jakobson has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Today I got a very appreciated package from Denmark with NASUM's three shows from Japan January 2004 on CD. Our Danish sound engineer Bo Lund has really taken his time sending me these CDs but, boy, was it worth the ...

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DELIAN LEAGUE Complete Work On Debut Album

New Jersey-based metal quitent DELIAN LEAGUE have finished mixing their debut album, "Truth in Chaos", at Audiohammer studios (TRIVIUM, GOD FORBID, CANNAE) in Florida with producer Jason Suecoff. Jason "did a great job and it really sounds better than we could have ever hoped for," the band write on their web site. DELIAN LEAGUE's "Truth ...

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HATE ETERNAL: 'I, Monarch' Video To Premiere On FUSE TV

HATE ETERNAL's video for the title track of their upcoming third album, "I, Monarch", will premiere on Fuse TV's new daily metal show, "Metal Asylum", on Monday, June 27. Directed by Shane Drake (FALLOUT BOY, SNAPCASE, THE AGONY SCENE), the "I, Monarch" video is said to be "an amazing clip that matches the intensity of ...

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HATE ETERNAL: 'I, Monarch' Video Posted Online

HATE ETERNAL's video for the title track of their upcoming third album, "I, Monarch", has been posted online at Earache.com. Directed by Shane Drake (FALLOUT BOY, SNAPCASE, THE AGONY SCENE), the "I, Monarch" video is said to be "an amazing clip that matches the intensity of HATE ETERNAL's extreme metal note for note." ...

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