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Metal News for May 7, 2005

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7 news articles posted on this day.

Children Of Bodom Side Project To Play First Gig

Kylähullut, the side project formed by Children of Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho, will be playing their first ever gig at Kuopio Rockcock festival on July 30th in Väinölänniemi, Kuopio along with bands like Apulanta, CMX and Kilpi.

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Ozzy Osbourne Doesn't Miss The Constant TV Cameras

Since pulling the plug on their MTV reality series, The Osbournes, Ozzy Osbourne and his family are free of ubiquitous TV camera crews. As he prepares for this year's Ozzfest, Osbourne said that he doesn't miss the constant surveillance: "At first when I started doing the Osbournes, it was a lot of fun. And then things started to happen, like my kids couldn't handle it, I couldn't handle it, my wife got sick with cancer. Wherever you go it's full of somebody with a boom mic or a wire and a camera. You get kind of freaked out, 'cause you start looking around the house for hidden cameras and whatever, you know."

The program chronicled Sharon Osbourne's battle with cancer, as well as younger children Kelly and Jack Osbourne's stints in rehabilitation for drug and alcohol abuse.

Ozzfest 2005 begins on July 15th in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Osbourne will be performing with Black Sabbath this year, topping a bill that includes Iron Maiden, Mudvayne, Rob Zombie and, on the last seven shows, Velvet Revolver.

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Sex Trash Regroup

After eight years of silence, Brazilian death metallers SEX TRASH are back. The band quit in 1997 after the tragic death of lead vocalist Oswald Scheid in a car crash.

The band have just signed a deal with Cogumelo Records and are currently working on a new album. "There's a lot of crap [out there] today and we think that this 'old school' death metal is still good enouth to play and to listen [to]. So we decided to come back and here we are," drummer Quake said in a statement.

Last month, SEX TRASH opened for KREATOR in their hometown, Belo Horizonte.

SEX TRASH will enter the studio next month to begin recording their as-yet-untitled new album, tentatively due this summer.

The CD will be the group's first full-length studio effort since 1992's "Funeral Serenade". SEX TRASH's current lineup consists of Doom (vocals), Marck (Guitars), Kruegger (bass) and Quake (drums). An official web site will be launched soon.

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Cursed Plan One-Off Gigs And Another Tour

Cursed have a few killer one-off shows going on around their home turf for a few weeks, then go back out for another tour of duty with Bane, Evergreen Terrace and Verses.

CURSED tour dates:

05/05/05 - Peterborough, ON @ The Trashateria
05/06/05 - Toronto, ON @ The 360
05/07/05 - London, ON @ The Embassy
05/14/05 - Hamilton, ON @ Absinthe
05/15/05 - St. Catherines, ON @ L'3
05/24/05 - Barrie, ON @ The Foundation
05/25/05 - Orillia, ON @ 2nd To Last Call More...

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Beatallica Site Returns With Bonus Material

Beatallica's official site is back online, redesigned and with their entire two EPs worth of material once again since being shut down by Sony.

They've also posted some new bonus material with a promise of more to come. Go check it out for the first Beatallica video and live tracks of:

  • Run For Your Life

  • The Thing That Should Not Let It Be

  • For Horsemen

  • ...And Justice For All My Loving (w/ Mike Portnoy)

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Go It Alone Set To Enter Studio

Go It Alone will enter the studio on May 9th to begin recording a new full-length. Recording should be completed by June and the album will be available on August 23rd via Rivalry Records.

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Neuraxis Recording Fourth Album

Montreal-based metallers NEURAXIS have entered the studio to begin recording their fourth album, "Trilateral Progression". Yannick St Amand (DESPISED ICON) will be recording the album, while Jason Suecof (CAPHARNAUM) will be handling the mixing duties. "Trilateral Progression" will be released in North America on September 13 via Willowtip Records. A European release will follow through Earache Records. A North American tour is in the works for the fall.

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