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Metal News for June 23, 2003

Last updated on July 25, 2014 at 7:01 PM ET

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4 news articles posted on this day.

Dark Suns Writing For Second Album

Germany ’s progressive dark metal band Dark Suns has begun to write new material for their second full length which will see a release in early 2004 through Voice Of Life Records. According to the Band, the new material will be more progressive and at the same time darker.

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Urkraft Sign To Voice of Life

Urkraft, Denmark ’s most surprising newcomer has signed to Voice Of Life Records for their next Albums. Urkraft was formed back in ’95 and since then they have gone through several line-up changes, won the Danish “Melodeath Grand Prix 2001” and recorded four Demos so far. They have released their 2003 demo “Primordial” a few weeks ago. Urkraft will hit the studio in January 2004 to start the recordings of their, to date untitled, debut Album.

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Summary/Misc

Daily Reviews

Metal Reviews has ten new reviews and an editorial "The American Metal Question." Here are the reviews:

  • Amorphis - Far From The Sun
  • Chrome Shift - Ripples In Time
  • Darkthrone - Hate Them
  • Graveworm - Engraved In Black
  • Green Carnation - A Blessing in Disguise
  • Heavens Gate - Livin' In Hysteria
  • Krux - Krux
  • Merauder - Bluetality
  • Mors Principium Est - Inhumanity
  • Slipknot - Slipknot

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Velvet Revolver's First Public Performance

The first ever performance and press conference with Velvet Revolver - the band made up by several ex-GNRers and singer Scott Weiland - went down on Thursday (June 19) at El Rey Theater in Hollywood, California. Check out these pictures from FilmMagic and WireImage (press conference / performance).

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