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Metal News for May 15, 2002

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9 news articles posted on this day.

Ozzy's Goldmember

Ozzy Osbourne is siad to have a cameo role in the latest Austin Powers movie due out this July.

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Spineshank Work On Violent Mood Swings

Spineshank will start work at the end of this month on their third album. To be titled ‘Violent Mood Swings’, the producer will be Howard Benson, with a release on Roadrunner expected towards the end of the year.

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Daily Reviews

The PRP has a few more reviews:

And Heavy Metal Universe has a new review of LUX OCCULTA The mother and the enemy (fr/uk)

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Quo Vadis Prepare New Material

Quo Vadis have been preparing new material for their upcoming album to be recorded by the end of summer 2002.

According to a recent posting on theoir website the band “will have one song available for download on the website every 2 weeks. The first song will be available the week of May 13th and the next songs will be available May 27, June 10th and 24th. We are currently getting ready for a show with Obliveon and Ghoulunatics, scheduled for May 31st. This will be the last Quo Vadis show in Montreal before the release of their next album. We will play one new song that evening

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Sodom, Satyricon confirmed for Headbangers Fest

Sodom, Satyricon, and Destruction are among the artists confirmed for the Headbangers Fest, which is scheduled to be held on July 20th at the Fabrica Mundet in Seixal, Portugal. The complete list of acts set to appear at the event is as follows: More...

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Agathodaimon Rerecord Track for Compilation

German black metallers Agathodaimon have recorded a new version of the track "Sacred Divinity" (originally featured on Chapter III) for use on the upcoming compilation album Beauty In Darkness Vol. 6. The new recording was reportedly completely sung by Ophelia, who had previously contributed vocals to the song "Near Dark" on the band's debut, Blacken The Angel.

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Yattering Illegally Split from SoM

Lauded Polish death metallers Yattering appear to have illegally split from their Season Of Mist contract just prior to the release of their third full-length album, Genocide.

"Technical and Contractual difficulties has forced Season of Mist to postpone the release of Yatterings Genocide until further notice," stated Season Of Mist on their website. "All promotional activities are put on hold! Yattering recorded their third album called Genocide already, but stole the master tapes from the studio. They then recorded another low budget album called III, a techno album with Death Metal vocals, something utterly ridiculous that they sent us trying to make it pass for the recording we paid for. They are now trying to sell the "real" master tapes to another label. Of course our lawyers are on the case, as we have the law on our side. Of course, do not expect the real Genocide to be released anytime soon on another label, as this would constitute piracy. This might be turn into a long procedure but there's no doubt about the outcome. In the meantime, don't expect to hear much more from Yattering"

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All That Remains Searching for Guitarist

Massachusetts-based metal outfit All That Remains have parted ways with guitarist Christ Bartlett following the band's recent tour with The Crown and Darkest Hour.

The band are currently looking for a replacement. Interested parties can email drectasslt@aol.com for more information. Candidates must be a "good rhythm player, and must be local to the Western Massachusetts area or be willing to relocate."

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Lake of Tears Complete fifth Album

Swedish doom rockers Lake Of Tears have completed worked on their fifth full-length album, The Neonai, with producer Ulf Wahlberg at Stockholm's XTC Studios.

Set to appear on The Neonai are guest appearances from Magnus Sahlgren (ex-Tiamat, Dismember) and vocalist Jennie Tebler. Sahlgren first joined Lake Of Tears on 1999's excellent Forever Autumn while Tebler sang on "Lady Rosenred" off 1997's A Crimson Cosmos.

Lake Of Tears' The Neonai is scheduled for an August release on the very quiet Black Mark Productions. No stateside release is planned at this point.

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