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Metal News for May 18, 2002

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5 news articles posted on this day.

Elitist Signs Lunaris

Elitist has signed Norway's progressive black / death metal band Lunaris. The band has already completed the work on their debut album, "The Infinite", and if all goes to plan we will be able to release the album sometime in August. An advance track from "The Infinite" entitled "Of the One" can be found here.

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Metal Judgement judges more albums this week:

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Prototype Drummer Departs

Pat Magrath, drummer of Prototype for over 4 years, has announced his departure from the band. The band are seeking to fill his position immediately and potential candidates or persons knowing of potential candidates should either contact Prototype at info@prototypeonline.com or call (818) 406-3001 to schedule a meeting/audition. The band are currently in the process of writing new material for our next album. Dave Chedrick of New Eden will stand in on drums until a permanent drummer has been found.

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(hed)p.e. From Big Nothing To Nothing

(hed)p.e are currently mixing their third album for release in the summer. It was produced by Machine, with Steve Thompson and John Goodmanson handling the mixing stage. However, the band have had a change of heart and will not now call the record ‘The Big Nothing’. So far they haven’t come up with an alternative title.

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Machine Head Parts With Guitarist

Machine Head’s Ahrue Luster has left the band, on the eve of their upcoming European tour. Although no reason has been given foe the guitarist’s decision, it’s being stressed by official sources that the parting is amicable, and that the band intend to play all previously announced dates.

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