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AGNOSTIC FRONT Frontman Collaborates On Oi Tribute CD

AGNOSTIC FRONT frontman Roger Miret has collaborated with Dutch journalist and noted hardcore expert Onno Cromag on The Worldwide Tribute To The Real Oi Vol. 2, a self-explanatory compilation that is due to be issued shortly through I Scream Records in Europe and Triple Crown in the US. The full track listing for the collection ...

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THE FALLEN Land Endorsement Deal, Prepare To Issue Sophomore CD

Metal Blade Records recording artists THE FALLEN are proud to announce their new allegiance with B.C. Rich Guitars, a company that needs no introduction within the music industry. THE FALLEN will exclusively play and endorse B.C. Rich guitars and basses, and will be featured in the new B.C. Rich 2002 catalog. Look for THE FALLEN's ...

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JASON NEWSTED: The Exclusive Interview!!

During a candid January 28th interview with journalist Martin Carlsson, portions of which appeared in the Swedish newspaper Expressen, former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted revealed interesting facts about his departure from METALLICA, James Hetfield's battle with addictions, the infamous Playboy feature, the postponement of VOIVOD's next album, the formation of a dream metal band with ...

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420 MONKS Set Track Listing For Debut Full-Length CD

Atlanta's 420 MONKS, featuring former STUCK MOJO frontman Bonz, ex-CHUM (Puerto Rico) drummer Carlos Torres, ex-ERACISM bassist David Saunders, guitarist John B., and former PUBLIC ENEMY touring DJ DJ Lord, will shortly begin work on their debut full-length CD for a tentative summer release through an as-yet-undisclosed label. The full track listing for the effort ...

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ARCH ENEMY Finalize Japanese EP, Confirm Santiago Gig

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY, featuring German vocalist Angela Gossow, will issue a special EP, entitled Burning Angel, to coincide with the group's Japanese tour in March. The track listing is as follows: 01. Burning Angel (album version) 02. Lament of A Mortal Soul (unreleased song from Wages Of Sin sessions) 03. Starbreaker (JUDAS PRIEST coverrecorded in ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Play Los Angeles Club Gig On March 5th!

ARCH ENEMY will make their North American live debut with new vocalist Angela Gossow at an as-yet-undetermined Los Angeles club on March 5th during the group's two-day layover on their way from Santiago, Chile to Japan for their first Japanese tour in support of the critically-acclaimed Wages Of Sin release (which is scheduled to be ...

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Former STUCK MOJO Frontman Bounces Back With 420 MONKS

Atlanta's 420 MONKS, featuring former STUCK MOJO frontman Bonz, ex-CHUM (Puerto Rico) drummer Carlos Torres, ex-ERACISM bassist David Saunders, guitarist John B., and former PUBLIC ENEMY touring DJ DJ Lord, will begin work on a new full-length CD, which will include re-recorded versions of the six songs from the group's demo CD as well as ...

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CANDLEMASS, ENTOMBED, ARCH ENEMY Men Get "Brutal" In New Project

CANDLEMASS mainman/founder Leif Edling is looking for a label to release a CD from his latest project, an as-yet-unnamed group featuring ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjarnvind, ENTOMBED bassist Jörgen Sandstrom and ARCH ENEMY/SPRITUAL BEGGARS guitarist Michael Amott. Currently singer-less, the band will reportedly feature a “very heavy and brutal” doom direction not unlike that found on ...

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NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL Takes Shape

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TICKETS GO ON SALE FEBRUARY 2 FOR FOURTH ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL WORCESTER, Mass. - MassConcerts is proud to announce that the fourth annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival will return to the Palladium in Worcester, Mass., on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6. Individual day tickets ...

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IN FLAMES Speak Out Against Fans' Narrow-Mindedness

Sweden's IN FLAMES have issued the following statement via the group's official message board (which can be accessed at this location) in response to incessant complaints from the group's so-called “fans” over the Gothenburg-based quintet's musical progression towards a more melodic sound and the band's decision to accept an offer from SLIPKNOT to ...

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ARCH ENEMY Add Second Osaka Date

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY have added another Osaka show (at Muse Hall) to their upcoming Japanese itinerary. The dates confirmed are as follows: Mar. 09 - Osaka, JAP @ On Air Osaka Mar. 11 - Osaka, JAP @ Muse Hall Mar. 12 - Nagoya, JAP @ Bottom Line Mar. 13 - Nagano, JAP @ Junk Box ...

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NONEXIST Finalize Track Listing, Plot Attack

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band of former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva, ANDROMEDA guitarist Johan Reinholdz, and DEFLESHED/DARK FUNERAL drummer Matte Modin, have finalized the track listing for their debut album, entitled Deus Deceptor, which is tentatively scheduled to be released in Japan in February, Europe in March (through New Hawen Records) and in the ...

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ARCH ENEMY's "Wages Of Sin" To Be Unleashed On March 18th!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ARCH ENEMY — Supreme Wages Of Sin to be released on March 18th, 2002! The wait is finally over, soon we are all to experience the frenetically anticipated release of ARCH ENEMY's finest album to date, Wages Of Sin in Europe and America! The Swedish Metal supergroup has become the leading band ...

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GRAVITY KILLS: "Superstarved" Track Listing Revealed

GRAVITY KILLS have finalized the track listing for their forthcoming Superstarved CD, the group's first for new label Sanctuary Records, which is due to be issued on March 19th. It is as follows: 01. Love, Sex & Money 02. Take It All Away 03. Fifteen Minutes 04. Forget Your Name 05. Enemy 06. Breakdown 07. ...

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NONEXIST: More MP3 Clips Up For Grabs!

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band of former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva, have made available for download MP3 clips of the tracks “Phantoms” and “Ebony Tower” at the following locations: 01. Phantoms 02. Ebony Tower Both songs come off the group's debut album, entitled Deus Deceptor, which is tentatively due to ...

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NONEXIST Full MP3 Up For Grabs!

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band of former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva, have made available for download a full-length MP3 of the track A Halo Askew at this location. A Halo Askew comes off the group's debut album, entitled Deus Deceptor, which is tentatively due to be released in January/February through New Hawen ...

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THE FALLEN: Enemy In Disguise!

THE FALLEN have completed a three-week stint in the studio with producer Bill Metoyer, laying down 12 songs for their Metal Blade Records debut, entitled Front Toward Enemy. The recordings are nearly complete, with only some vocal tracks to be finished, and mixing and mastering left to be done. A street date for the CD ...

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NONEXIST Preview Online!

Sweden's NONEXIST, the new band of former ARCH ENEMY frontman Johan Liiva, have made available for download an MP3 clip of the track “Devil Incarnate” at this location. "Devil Incarnate" comes off the group's debut album, entitled Deus Deceptor, which is tentatively due to be released in January/February through New Hawen Records. ...

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Wages of Sin - ARCH ENEMY

While credit must go out to the ARCH ENEMY boys for having the conviction to recruit a female vocalist in the face of what they knew was going to intense scrutiny following the departure the group's former frontman, the popular Johan Liiva, new singer Angela Gossow's Chuck Schuldiner-meets-Jeff Walker vocals are actually one of the ...

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Ad Astra - SPIRITUAL BEGGARS

Led by former CARCASS / current ARCH ENEMY six-stringer Mike Amott, Sweden's SPIRITUAL BEGGARS have been making critically-acclaimed, SABBATH-inspired "stoner rock" albums for about half a decade so far, and their songwriting skills are rapidly improving with each successive release, as clearly evidenced by their third—and finest—full-length CD to date. Much to the band's credit, ...

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Archive News Dec 05, 2001

METALLICA are taking a break for the holidays, but will return to the studio in January with a view towards releasing a new studio album next fall, according to statements attributed to the band's management and their publicist by MTV.com. While frontman James Hetfield spent time in rehab for alcoholism and “other ...

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Archive News Dec 04, 2001

METALLICA have posted the following update on the present condition of frontman James Hetfield via their official web site at www.metallica.com:

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“Yes folks, we have word from James, and the news is all good. His recovery has gone exceedingly well, he is back out, about and feeling rather ...

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Archive News Nov 29, 2001

Despite having just joined the ranks of Canada's ANNIHILATOR, former NEVERMORE axeman Curran Murphy has no intention of leaving his longtime outfit AGGRESSION CORE, which is currently in the process of recording its sophomore CD, according to a statement sent by the guitarist to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The upcoming CD, entitled Victim Or Enemy ...

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Archive News Nov 27, 2001

Former CELTIC FROST guitarist/vocalist Tom G. Warrior (aka Thomas Gabriel Fischer) has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to refute the reports of am imminent reunion of the band's classic line-up of Fischer, bassist Martin Eric Ain and drummer Reed St. Mark, the rumors of which gained fervor in the past week following the publication ...

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Archive News Nov 21, 2001

According to a report published in yesterday's edition of The New York Post, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst “lied when he said he visited a dying Australian girl injured in a mosh pit at his concert. Durst told Access Hollywood he visited Jessica Michalik on her deathbed and kept in touch with ...

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Archive News Nov 09, 2001

Former HELLOWEEN vocalist Michael Kiske will make a guest appearance on several tracks on the upcoming album from ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow and drummer Uli Kusch, it was announced yesterday. Although recent reports indicated that SYMPHONY X vocalist Russell Allen would be absent from the project's recording line-up following Grapow and ...

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Archive News Nov 02, 2001

As exclusively reported here on October 5th, and subsequently denied (falsely) by none other than Mayorga himself (see news for October 9th, 2001), SOULFLY have enlisted former skinsman Roy Mayorga to replace the recently-departed Joe Nunez. The newly revamped group are currently at Phoenix, Arizona's (Brill Street) Chaton Studios recording their third ...

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Archive News Oct 25, 2001

Norwegian black metal legends MAYHEM have finally broken their silence regarding the recent reports of vocalist Maniac's departure and rumors of a possible split. According to the band's official web site, “MAYHEM is NOT breaking up, nor is Maniac leaving.” Commented guitarist Blasphemer (aka Rune Erickson): 'Maniac felt tired and fed up ...

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