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Metal News for March 19, 2005

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9 news articles posted on this day.

Hatebreed to Record New Album

Hatebreed will record their fourth full-length album in May. Hatebreed will start recording as soon as the finish their last three tour dates:
April 22 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium- Headlining Day One of New England Metal Hardcore Fest
April 30 - Belgium @ Groezrock Festival
May 1 - Bochum, Germany @ Matrix

Also, the soundtracks for "The Punisher" and Headbanger's Ball, which feature tracks from Hatebreed, have both gone gold by selling over 50,000 copies. Hatebreed have also announced that they are playing the two "10th Year Anniversary" shows in November in New Haven, CT.

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New Norther Songs Posted Online

Three tracks from the upcoming Norther EP, "Solution 7", have been posted online in streaming audio. Check out the songs "Hellhole", "Day Zero" and a new version of "Chasm" at this location.

Due on March 30 in Finland via Spinefarm and June 13 in outside territories, "Solution 7" was mixed and mastered at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki. Recording sessions for the disc began on December 24 at Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland. The CD contains five songs, including a new version of "Chasm".

Norther's third full-length album, "Death Unlimited", was released last year through Spinefarm Records.

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Leng Tch'e Sign With Relapse, Support Morbid Angel

Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of Belgian grindcore quintet, Leng Tch'e. The tentative release date for the band's Relapse debut, "Process of Elimination," is June 28th in the US and July 4th in Europe.

Leng Tch'e (Sven De Caluwé: Drums, Jan Hallaert: Guitar, Boris Cornelissen: Vocals, Geert Deverster: Guitar, Nicolas Malfeyt: bass) furrow apart the standards of traditional grindcore and suture it together with hardcore and doom appendages.

On the topic of signing to the band's new home, De Caluwé states, "What can one say about getting signed to a record company one has been looking up to for the past ten years, owning most of their discography & growing up with the label as a fan and now getting a chance to become a part of this legacy is simply amazing. It's definitely a big honor for us to be a part of the Relapse roster, being among all bands who we look up to & work with people who are devoted to the scene. We're thrilled about all this & can't wait to get the new record out & to see all you crazy mofos on tour!"

Leng Tch'e have upcoming tour plans which include dates supporting Morbid Angel, dates with label-mates Pig Destroyer and festival appearances that include Fury Fest (France), Maryland Death Fest (United States), Krakfest (Germany) and FYU fest (Belgium) among others.

Leng Tch'e tour dates:

Mar. 19 Lille, France (F) Splendid
Mar. 20 Groningen, Netherlands (NL) Osterport
Apr. 14 Esch-Alsette, Luxemburg (L) Kulturfabrik
Apr. 15 Antwerp, Belgium (B) Hof Ter Loo
Apr. 17 Amsterdam, Netherlands (NL) Melkweg
Apr. 29 Welmerskirschen, Germany (D) AJZ Bahndam (w/ Pig Destroyer, Rotten Sound)
Apr. 30 Antwerpen, Belgium (B) Hof Ter Loo (w/ Pig Destroyer, Rotten Sound, Aborted, Illdisposed, and more)
May 1 Weert, Netherlands (NL) Bosuil Weert (w/ Pig Destroyer, Rotten Sound)

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3 Inches Of Blood To Play Canadian Motorhead Shows

3 Inches of Blood have been confirmed to open on the Canadian dates of the upcoming Motorhead tour with Corrosion of Conformity and Zeke. Tour dates are as follows:

Apr. 14 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
Apr. 15 Prince George, BC Prince George Multiplex
Apr. 17 Calgary, AB The Whiskey
Apr. 18 Edmonton, AB Red's
Apr. 19 Banff, AB Wild Bills
Apr. 21 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union Centre
Apr. 22 Winnipeg, MB Burton Cummings Theatre

3 Inches of Blood will embark on the European Road Rage tour this spring with Trivium and Still Remains. Confirmed dates: More...

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Powerman 5000 Change Manchester Show Venue

There has been a change to one of Powerman 5000's upcoming East coast shows. Apparently, the owner of Bombshelter in Manchester, NH had double-booked the club for the night of the show on April 16, which means that the band has had to change venues in order to keep the show date.

The show will now be at Mark's Showplace in Manchester on the same date, April 16.

Unfortunately, this is a 21 and over venue, but for those of you who are younger, the other two shows in Haverhill and Revere are all ages and only about 30 or so minutes away.

The new Manchester date should go on sale next week.

The upcoming tour schedule is:

Mar. 22 Chico, CA - Senator Theater
Mar. 23 Sparks, NV - New Oasis
Mar. 24 Orangevale, CA - The Boardwalk
Mar. 25 San Francisco, CA - The Pound at Pier 96
Mar. 26 Madera(Fresno), CA Madera District Fair
Mar. 29 Santa Ana, CA - The Galaxy
Apr. 09 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour
Apr. 15 Haverhill, MA - Club 125
Apr. 16 Manchester, NH - MARK'S SHOWPLACE (NOT Bombshelter)
Apr. 17 Revere, MA - Club Lido

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Killswitch Engage Guitarist Misses Shows

Due to a prior injury aggravated on the current Taste Of Chaos tour, Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz "regretfully must bow out of performing with his band on the next few dates," according to a statement released by the group's record company, Roadrunner Records. "He hopes to return to the stage later next week."

Killswitch Engage have been confirmed for the 10th edition of Ozzfest beginning on July 15 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Cephalic Carnage Album Release Date Revealed

"Anomalies," the next album from self-described "Rocky Mountain hydro-grind" specialists Cephalic Carnage, will drop March 21.

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Black Sabbath Bassist To Release New Album

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler will issue "Ohmwork," the second album by his solo band, GZR, on May 10. The release will be Butler's first solo album in eight years and will include the single "I Believe." Any touring in support of the release will have to happen after the completion of Ozzfest, which is once again being headlined by Sabbath.

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Nevermore Debut New Songs At London Concert

Nevermore debuted four new songs — "Born", "This Godless Endeavour", "Final Product" and "Bittersweet Feast" — during their exclusive one-off show in London at The Underworld on Friday (March 18). The group's complete setlist for last night's concert was as follows:

01. Narcosynthesis
02. The River Dragon Has Come
03. Never Purify
04. Engines Of Hate
05. Born
06. Bittersweet Feast
07. The Heart Collector
08. Enemies Of Reality
09. This Sacrament
10. Final Product
11. This Godless Endeavor
12. Who Decides
13. Inside Four Walls
14. The Sound Of Silence

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