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Metal News for April 19, 2002

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6 news articles posted on this day.

Ancient Rites and Primordial to record LIve CD/DVD

Both Ancient Rites and Primordial will record a live-CD/DVD on the 14th of June at Club Biebob in Vosselaar, Belgium. Hammerheart Records had this to say:

"We encourage all true lowland warriors to be there! More detailed information on this project soon. Unfortunately the tour with Necrophobic and the two mentioned band was cancelled, but we are looking for new possibilites for them... "

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Blood Red Throne's CD Close to Completion

Blood Red Throne have almost completed the songwriting for their new album. They will enter Dub-studio on the 6th of May to record their 2nd, yet untitled album.

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Samadhi Sign With Tribunal

Maryland metalcore band Samadhi, once known as All Hopes Die, have officially signed with Tribunal Records. Earlier this year the band recorded an EP entitled "The Finest Of Sorrow" at Trax East with engineer/producer Eric Rachel (Snapcase, God Forbid). The effort was subsequently mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music and the artwork was completed by Hydra Head's Aaron Turner. Tribunal hopes to have the MCD ready for release on June 25th, but that date is still tentative.

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Dickinson Completes Live Line-Up

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson will utilize a touring band composed of former Skunkworks bandmate/guitarist Al Dickson, ex-The Almighty/Alice Cooper guitarist Pete Friesen, Sack Trick bassist Chris Dale, and Sack Trick drummer Robin Guy during his upcoming European summer festival appearances, according to a recent interview with the singer posted at The Bruce Dickinson And Then Some Page. More...

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Dragonlord Add Bassist, Announce live dates

San Francisco Bay Area black metallers Dragonlord, featuring members of Testament, have officially announced the addition of bassist Derrick Ramirez (ex-Testament) to the group's ranks.

Dragonlord will be performing at the Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in Concord, California on April 27th. Also appearing on the bill will be Greenhouse Effect, Mudslinger, and Lords of the Manor. Dragonlord will also share the stage with Nuclear Assault at the latter's last-ever gig in New York City on Friday, May 10th at CBGB's.

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Sinergy Planning US Tour

An update on Sinergy's upcoming US touring activities from the group's official web site:

“Kimberly has spoken with Sinergy's U.S. booking agent about the best possibilities for their first tour in that region. After several delays due to Sinergy's other touring obligations, and a number of unsatisfying offers, a conclusion has finally been reached. Sinergy will most certainly be touring in the states in the autumn (in what their booking agent describes as 'the perfect tour for the band'). Currently their agent is on a business trip and will give the full details of this mystery tour when he gets back to the office. Stay tuned and sorry for the delay, (but that's rock n' roll for ya!).”

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