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Metal News for March 20, 2002

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Daily Reviews

Blistering.com has a couple of new reviews:

  • Pro-Pain - Shreds Of Dignity

  • Headstrong - Headstrong

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Single Bullet Theory Hit The Radio

Single Bullet Theory is now being played nationally on metal radio. Matt will be doing live radio interviews on the following stations.

  1. WQBK, Albany, NY. 03-31-02 at approx. 10:30 pm est.

  2. KYYI, Whichata Falls, Tx. 05-19-02 at approx. 8:30pm central time

I got SBT's EP in the mail today and it's pretty cool. The wide range of contrasting vocals (from Flotsam and Jetsam style vocals to death vocals, with many ranges in between) makes for a very unique listening experience. And the music is excellent as well.

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The Great Deceiver

Peaceville Records has signed Sweden's The Great Deceiver, featuring Tomas Lindberg on vocals and writing the lyrics. The first fruits of the deal, the full length album "A Venom Well Designed" has just been delivered to the label.

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Locobazooka

Powerman 5000, Static-X, Sevendust and Nonpoint will hook up for a US tour called Locobazooka, which is expected to happen during the summer.

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Thrice Cover Beatles

US hardcore crew Thrice have done a surprise cover: the Beatles’ ‘Eleanor Rigby’. This is for inclusion on a compilation album, due to be released by Glue Factory in April.

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Save Amen

Amen fans are taking action to try and persuade Virgin Records to release the band’s just finished third album. The band have been dropped following a decision to sever links with Ross Robinson’s I AM label. However, right now Virgin are refusing to give back the album to Amen unless they something approaching $200,000 to cover the recording costs. But a group of fans have started an online petition to persuade Virgin to release the record. If you want to sign up then go to www.saveamen.cjb.net.

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