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Metal News for May 3, 2008

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8 news articles posted on this day.

"Stronger Than Hell Tour" Trailer Online

The Stronger Than Hell Tour featuring Demon Hunter, Living Sacrifice, Oh, Sleeper, The Famine and Advent kicks off later this month. In celebration, Demon Hunter have put up a trailer for the tour on YouTube. You can watch it below. Complete tour dates follow.

"Stronger Than Hell Tour " dates featuring Demon Hunter with Living Sacrifice, Oh, Sleeper, The Famine, and Advent (except where noted):

May 26 @ 6:00P - El Corazon Seattle, Washington
May 27 @ 6:00P - Hawthorne Theater Portland, Oregon
May 29 @ 6:30P - Club Retro Orangevale, California
May 30 @ 6:00P - Glasshouse Pomona, California w/ Project 86, Living Sacrifice, Sleeping Giant, Mirror Of Dead Faces
May 31 @ 6:00P - Glasshouse Pomona, California
Jun 2 @ 7:00P - The Clubhouse Music Venue Tempe, Arizona
Jun 4 @ 6:00P - Marquis Theater Denver, Colorado
Jun 5 @ 6:00P - Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jun 6 @ 7:00P - Club 101 El Paso, Texas
Jun 7 @ 3:30P - Scurry County Coliseum (Red Letter Rock Fest) Snyder, Texas
Jun 8 @ 6:00P - White Rabbit San Antonio, Texas
Jun 9 @ 8:00P - Warehouse Live Houston, Texas
Jun 10 @ 7:00P - The Door Dallas, Texas
Jun 11 @ 7:00P - The Village Little Rock, Arkansas
Jun 12 @ 6:00P - Diamond Ballroom Oklahoma City
Jun 13 @ 7:00P - The Foundry Music Theater Joplin
Jun 14 @ 6:00P - The Beaumont Club Kansas City, Missouri
Jun 15 @ 7:00P - Headliners Music Hall Louisville, Kentucky
Jun 17 @ 7:00P - St. Andrews Hall Detroit, Michigan
Jun 18 @ 7:00P - The Intersection Grand Rapids, Michigan
Jun 19 @ 6:00P - Bogarts Cincinnati, Ohio
Jun 20 @ 5:00P - House of Blues Cleveland, Ohio
Jun 21 @ 7:00P - Crocodile Rock Allentown, Pennsylvania
Jun 22 @ 6:00P - The Trocadero Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jun 23 @ 6:00P - Recher Theater Towson
Jun 24 @ 6:00P - The Norva Norfolk, Virginia
Jun 25 @ 6:00P - Cats Cradle Carrboro, North Carolina
Jun 26 @ 6:00P - Rocketown Nashville, Tennessee
Jun 27 @ 6:00P - The Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia
Jun 28 @ 6:00P - House of Blues Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Jun 29 @ 6:30P - State Theater St. Petersburg, Florida
Jul 1 @ 7:00P - House of Blues North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Jul 3 @ 6:00P - Mr Small’s Theater w/ Zao, Oh, Sleeper, Advent Millvale, Pennsylvania
Jul 5 @ 8:15P - Cornerstone Festival Bushnell, Illinois More...

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Inquinok Posts Two New Songs Online

Northwest black metal band Inquinok have released two new tracks from their upcoming full length album, which is set to be released independently sometime summer 2008. This will be the band's second full length release, and their first album with extreme metal drummer Tormentor. You can hear the new tracks as well as other tracks from the 2006 album, "Entranced by Twilights Gaze" on the band's MySpace page.

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Cipher System Posts New Demo Track Online

Swedish progressive metallers CIPHER SYSTEM have uploaded a new demo track entitled "Objection" to their MySpace page. The song, which will be featured on the band's second album, to be recorded later this year, is the first track to feature new singer Andreas Solveström, who is also in WITHIN Y.

CIPHER SYSTEM's critically acclaimed debut album, "Central Tunnel Eight" came out in November 2004 through Lifeforce Records.

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Nine Inch Nails Announces Supporting Bands

Nine Inch Nails has announced supporting bands for their upcoming North American tour as:

Deerhunter
Crystal Castles
Does It Offend You, Yeah?
A Place To Bury Strangers
White Williams

Those bands will be performing on select dates, per the list of tour dates below: More...

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Life Of Agony Announces More European Shows

LIFE OF AGONY have added more shows to their upcoming summer European tour itinerary. Here are the confirmed dates:

July 4 - Helsinki, Finland - Ruisrock Festival
July 5 - Bergen, Netherlands - Waldrock Festival
July 6 - Leipzig, Germany - With Full Force
July 7 - Vienna, Austria - Arena
July 9 - Budapest, Hungary - A 38
July 10 - Salzburg, Austria - Rockhouse
July 11 - Neuenkirch, Germany - Rock Am Bach Festival
July 12 - Fulda, Germany - Kruez
July 13 - Lucerne, Switzerland - Konzerthaus Schurr
July 15 - Munich, Germany - Backstage
July 16 - Frankfurt, Germany - Batschkapp
July 17 - Germany - TBA
July 18 - Dour, Belgium - Dour Festival
July 19 - Cologne, Germany - Live Music Hall

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Entwine Prepares To Enter The Studio

Finlands Entwine have posted the following message:

"Hiili Hiilesmaa is taking charge producing Entwine's sixth, yet untitled studio album. The sessions will occur over two months period, and the album will be relased sometime after the summer. Info about the progress, release dates, and everything else related can be found here on the MySpace and on the official website at www.entwine.org.

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Battlelore Finishing New Album

BATTLELORE guitarist Jyri Vahvanen has posted the following studio update:

April 30th
"The ‘last’ day in studio for me. Yesterday we finished Kaisa’s vocals and in the evening we listened the songs carefully if there would be any reason for changes, adds or additional arrangements. Jussi and I made a few last guitar lines today morning and then… that was it! The whole session went very fast and when the end came, I was a bit confused and so is the rest of the band. We recorded eleven songs, but we do not know if they all are going to end up on the album and it has been very difficult to make a clear vision about the whole package. We will get a rough mix on Friday and that is actually the first time when we can really hear all the songs together with all of the tracks balanced and shaped.

"Well, actually there’s a little more to do: a few more verses for Kaisa and at least one 'shouting' part for Tomi and after we have heard the rough mix, there might be more some small changes, but it would only take a day or a two and of course there is the mixing still left. Huh! My mind is empty, soul wretched, and body shivering, but one thing is for sure: it is going to be a helluva’ album!"

Jyri

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Diamond Head Cancels Nuneaton Show

Diamond Head have posted the following message:

"Unfortunately, the show in Nuneaton (England) on Saturday, May 3rd has been cancelled.

"The promoter has cancelled this show after trying to renegotiate the terms intially agreed at such a late stage and this was totally unworkable for the band.

"We apologise to any fans in the area looking to attend for this inconvenience."

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