Metal News for June 20, 2003
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5 news articles posted on this day.
Rotten Records has recently signed Tucson, AZ hardcore band GAT-ROT. They are currently recording their debut Rotten Records CD.
St. Louis extreme metal band Vampire Moose have finished recording and mastering their debut CD. It will be released August of 2003, although you can get it early right now from RottenRecords.com. Vampire Mooose are on tour now, check out our tour dates page for further info.
The new Goatwhore has a street date August 26, 2003. However, you can get the CD early from RottenRecords.com right now. It is entitled "Funeral Dirge for the Rotting Sun." Goatwhore are on tour now.
The Huntridge Theater, Las Vegas, NV is to host the first annual Las Vegas Metalfest, featuring over 30 of the most brutal international, national, and local acts. The three day festival is set for August 29th, 30th, and 31st over Labor Day weekend 2003. The fest is supported by a wide array of media including; fan-zines, websites, record labels. Set times are being reworked, check back for more information.
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Eclipse recording artists FIVE FOOT THICK have been confirmed to open for GODSMACK Friday, June 20 at the Spokane Arena in Spokane, WA. The show is being promoted by House of Blues Concerts and Rock 94.5 . Also on the bill are Cold and Breaking Benjamin.
Eclipse will be re-releasing the band's entire existing catalog as well as a new version of "Blood Puddle" which will be re-mastered and possibly feature additional material. The albums are expected to hit streets sometime in Fall, 2003.