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Outworld

From: Houston, TX, United States
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Below is our complete Outworld 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.

Coldera Complete Lineup

COLDERA, the new melodic metal band featuring former CELLADOR guitarist Bill Hudson, former INTO ETERNITY drummer Adam Sagan, former OUTWORLD singer Carlos Zema and up-and-coming shredder John Slaughter, has issued the following update:

"After considering and talking to a lot of people from all around the world, we've been able to select the best bass player to complete our lineup. We're pretty sure most of you have heard of him, as his former band has become quite succesful in the last two years, especially in the USA, although he's based in the UK (hint?). This guy will blow everybody away with his technique, precision and amazing stage presence. We can't wait to take COLDERA on the road. That, along with the first pre-production track for our upcoming album will posted online during this upcoming week. Our MySpace page will also be officialy launched by then."

"If you want to check it out right now (it has no music yet), feel free to do so at www.myspace.com/officialcoldera."

COLDERA's debut album is expected to be released in the second half of 2008.

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Outworld Singer Carlos Zema Quits

Singer Carlos Zema has left Texas prog metallers OUTWORLD due to "different views concerning the bands music, as well as to pursue other interestes in his career."

Commented Zema: "I really think it's time to explain the reasons why I decided to not be a part of OUTWORLD any longer. I had to leave my entire personal life, business, properties, and students behind in Brazil when I recieved the invitation to be a part of this awesome project. Because of that, I decided to move to the USA and start a new life from zero. My personal family issues contributed, but in reality were not the main reason I decided to leave the band.

"First of all, let me say that there were excellent musicians in this last lineup: Rusty Cooley, Matt Smith, Shawn Kascak and Bobby Williamson! It was definitely a great honor for me to play with these guys!

"Now, for the reasons why I left… First: During this period of time together, the band was starting to head in two different stylistic directions, dividing us: Rusty, Shawn and Matt started wanting to write MESHUGGAH-sounding type of mterial. They wanted a second guitarist, different type of vocals, etc. Bobby and I started having a hard time fitting in vocal melodies and keyboard arrangements. So when Bobby left the band, I decided that my efforts and vocals would be worth more elsewhere." More...

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Former Into Eternity Drummer Offering Lessons

Former INTO ETERNITY drummer Adam Sagan is currently working with his new band COLDERA, which also features former CELLADOR guitarist Bill Hudson and OUTWORLD singer Carlos Zema. Adam is also offering drum lessons and taking new students.

"Teaching is something I've been planning on doing for years, and I finally made it happen now," he said. "I am at a very high point at my career, playing with a ridiculously good lineup in COLDERA, and teaching will be making it much better."

"If you are interested in taking lessons, are located in the Madison, WI area or willing to drive here one weekly or bi-weekly basis, contact me. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY."

"There are half- and full-hour lessons available. All skill levels and styles are welcome." More...

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Outworld Post 'War Cry' Video Online

Houston, Texas-based metallers OUTWORLD have posted their video for the song 'War Cry' at this location.

Outworld, whose debut CD was released last fall on Replica Records, is currently writing for the follow-up CD. The band is scheduled to do their first performance since being joined by frontman, Carlos Zema at Texas Madfest on July 13th.

Outworld's lineup includes guitarist Rusty Cooley, who is known for his various intensive guitar instruction on DVD/CD-ROM and his signature Dean Guitar unveiled earlier this year. You can hear clips on their MySpace page.

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Outworld Introduce New Vocalist

Texas based metallers OUTWORLD have issued the following lineup news:

Outworld has announced the addition of their new Brazilian lead vocalist, Carlos Zema (HEAVEN'S GUARDIAN, VOUGAN). Carlos, has exceeded Outworld's expectations with his vocal abilities.

Outworld guitarist, Rusty Cooley stated, "I knew he was the perfect fit from the very first note!"

Outworld's debut CD is slated for release on November 13th on Replica Records. Outworld is currently working on material for their 2nd release with new front man Carlos Zema.

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