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Linea 77

From: Italy
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Latest Linea 77 News

Below is our complete Linea 77 news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Earache Records To Release Box Set

Earache Records has posted the following message online:

"In recognition of a music genre that has spawned some of the most original and talented bands hailing from every corner of the globe, Earache Records is proud to announce the release of Worldwide Metal.

"Celebrating the diversity of metal in all of its forms, Worldwide Metal is the ultimate collection of the fastest, heaviest and most brutal metal tracks to rock this planet. Offering 5 CDs of pure metal mayhem plus a fully playable PC game - all for the price of one CD - this collection consists of over 80 tracks from some of the most legendary and inspirational bands of all time. More...

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Linea 77 Announce New Album Release Date

"Horror Vacui", the brand new album of Italian rockers LINEA 77, will arrive in stores on February 8 and will mark the band's first release for Universal after their split with Earache. A video for the first single, "Il Mostro", will be shot during the coming days.

"Horror Vacui" was recorded at Skip Saylor Studios in Los Angeles with producer Toby Wright (KORN, ALICE IN CHAINS, SLAYER). Other songtitles set to appear on the CD include "La Nuova Musica Italiana", "Mi Vida", "Overload" and "Grotesque".

To view photos from the new album recording sessions, click here. More...

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Linea 77 Early Album Reissue Planned

Italy's political hardcore metallers Linea 77 release "Venereal 1995" on Earache, streetdating 29th January 2007.The album is a 12 song set showcasing a retrospective of some of the bands earliest recordings, mostly in their native language, along with 2 newly recorded songs in English.

The roots of Linea 77 are firmly planted in the politico-HC scene and many of the tracks are culled from the numerous benefit compilations the band appeared on in the late 90's. This album gives fans a glimpse of the early roots of Linea 77, plus 2 new exclusive tracks.

The full tracklisting of "Venereal 1995" is:

The Fall*
Flussi Informativi
Il Pasto Regale
Non Ricordi Niente

(* denotes new tracks)

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Municipal Waste, Beecher, Linea 77 UK Tour Dates

Municipal Waste, Beecher, and Linea 77 will be hooking up for a handful of UK dates in late-February (other European dates will eventually be announced). Here are the dates:

2/21 Manchester, UK @ Phoenix
2/22 Birmingham, UK @ Edwards no.8
2/23 Plymouth, UK @ Viaduct
2/24 Yeovil, UK @ Flicks
2/25 Norwich, UK @ Ferryboat
2/26 Lancaster, UK @ The Yorkshire House
2/27 Leeds, UK @ Josephs Well
2/28 London,UK @ Electric Ballroom w/ Sick Of It All

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Linea 77 Studio Update

LINEA 77 mainman Chinaski has issued and update on the recording of the brand new album:

“04.03.05 watching motocross [chinaski]
Hi all, we finally managed to arrive in LA on the late afternoon of Sunday. We met Dave Dominguez and Ian and started the production of the album on Monday 28th at Ameraycan Studios. While there Tokio recorded all the drum parts in three days and today we all moved to Paramount Studios in Hollywood. Dade started the bass lines and as for now everything's amazing, the material recorded is very good and the vibe is totally up, we're all very glad to have the chance to make the album like this, it's something we always aimed for and now it’s a reality. We'll hopefully meet you at one of European shows that we're currently planning for the future.

All for now, it has been an exhausting day and we're going to pass out on the sofas watching motocross... c-u soon.”

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