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Metal News for February 1, 2002

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3 news articles posted on this day.

Nuclear Blast strikes again with No Return

With the ink fresh from signing Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Warhammer and Thunderstone, Germany's Nuclear Blast Records have signed French thrash metallers No Return.

Although No Return have had four releases on various indepedent labels, most notably last year's Self Mutilation on Listenable Records, it seems No Return have finally landed the deal they deserve. Currently, the band and label are silent on the matter, but we expect Nuclear Blast and No Return to issue full press releases shortly.

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New Probot MP3 Online

Probot, featuring Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and a host of heavy metal celebrities, have posted an MP3 for the song "Shake Your Blood" from the outfit's upcoming as-yet-untitled full-length.

Recorded in December 2002, "Shake Your Blood" features Motorhead frontman and metal icon Lemmy Kilmister on vocals. You can download the track and read lyrics by clicking here. Although, Probot, also featuring King Diamond, Slayer's Tom Araya, Cathedral's Lee Dorrian, Celtic Frost's Thomas Gabriel Warrior and other notables, currently has no label home, Grohl is undoubtedly excited about the group of musicians he's assembled.....

Read the full article at Digitalmetal.

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Black Army Jacket's Final Recordings

New York's Black Army Jacket, featuring drummer Dave Witte (Burnt By The Sun, ex-Discordance Axis), and Infernal Racket Records (Dragon Green, Superhighway Carfire) have come to an agreement to release the band's final recordings.

Black Army Jacket's as-yet-untitled final album features seven previously unreleased tracks and two tracks from their split with grindcore stalwarts Agathocles.

Although the release is very much in its preliminary stages, Infernal Racket Records expects the release to drop sometime in summer 2002.

Read the full article at Digitalmetal.

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