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Latest Methusalem News

Below is our complete Methusalem 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.

Picture Parts Ways With Guitarist

Dutch heavy metal band PICTURE has released the following statement regarding their new lineup:

"Today, we announce, that PICTURE and Rob van Enkhuizen have jointly decided to go their seperate ways. This decision has been made on friendly terms and because of the long history that Rob has with Picture, we will play one more gig with Rob in our line-up at June 5th in Winkel (NL). On that day, we will say goodbye than to Rob officially, but for now we also want to wish him already all the very best for everything he will do in the future."

"PICTURE is very proud that we can already announce our new guitar-player : GERT NIJBOER, known from band's like Highway Chile and Heads Down. In the short period we are working together, Gert has showed a tremendous dedication, next to amazing guitar-skills. We are happy that all went so smooth and you can all see Gert already this weekend live for the first time with PICTURE in Lübeck and Kerkrade!"

Upcoming PICTURE live shows are as follows:

May 14, 2010 - Treibsand (w/ Jaquar and Methusalem) - Lübeck (GER)
May 15, 2010 - The Rock Temple ( w/ Jaquar and Methusalem ) - Kerkrade (NL)
June 05, 2010 - Cafe Beentjes - Winkel (NL)
June 12, 2010 - Dokk'em Open Air - Raard (NL)
Oct 03, 2010 - Mario's Metal meeting 4 @ 013 - Tilburg (NL)

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Methusalem Reveals New Album Details Online

Dutch heavy metal band METHUSALEM has set the release-date for their upcoming album "Unite and Conquer" for March 26. This self-financed album will be distributed by Rock Inc.

The band comments on the new album, "When the band decided that it was time for a new, full-length album, they threw overboard all biases about how heavy metal should sound and listened very carefully to what producer Arno Krabman from Graveland Studios had to say about their current style. The result is an album that features a bunch of songs that are all miles apart, some more traditional, some more modern, yet all fitting perfectly into Methusalem’s philosophy. That philosophy is still to rock the world with hard rock and heavy metal, but in stead of living in the past, they’ve now made an album that remembers the past." More...

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Methusalem Posts New Song Online

Dutch metal band METHUSALEM has posted a new song from their upcoming album "Unite and Conquer" online for streaming on their MySpace player. "Unite and Conquer" will be out soon.

The band also has a couple of upcoming shows:

Oct 30 2009 - Barbaars! | Poppodium Romein | Methusalem, Freedom Call, Wizard, Cloven Hoof (try-out show) Leeuwarden, NL
Nov 28 2009 - World Trade Center (WTC) Leeuwarden, NL

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