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Metal News for June 25, 2004

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Projekt Revolution Sampler Download

Linkin Park is offering everyone who purchases a ticket to any of the 32 tour dates on this year's Projekt Revolution Tour a free sampler download. The sampler includes audio tracks and enhanced content from 13 different artists, some featured on the tour, some new and upcoming bands, and some offering exclusive live or rare tracks. Bands on the sampler include Linkin Park, Korn, Snoop Dogg, Helmet, Thrice, Ghostface, Less Than Jake, M.O.P. and more.

Projekt Revolution ticket-holders can head over to Prsampler.com or LinkinPark.com and enter a special code printed on their physical tickets to gain access to the download. The sampler downloads in the form of a player, with all of the audio embedded. Enhanced content includes band bios, links, photos, and video content.

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Walls Of Jericho Added To Fear Factory Tour

WALLS OF JERICHO have been officially added to the upcoming FEAR FACTORY, MASTODON, SWORN ENEMY July/August tour, that will run through August 22nd.

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Lamb Of God Studio Update, CD Release Date

LAMB OF GOD have left the following message on their official website:

"The new LAMB OF GOD album "Ashes of the Wake" will be released on Tuesday, August 31, 2004.

The Epic Debut “Ashes of the Wake,” is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2003 independent release on Prosthetic Records, “As The Palaces Burn” which Revolver Magazine calls “Album of the Year” and Rolling Stone praised “a meticulously crafted metal assault.”

Produced by Machine, the new Album” Ashes Of The Wake” includes guest appearances by MEGADETH's’s Chris Poland and Testament’s Alex Skolnick.
As this goes to press all basic tracks have been laid down -Drummer Chris Adler tells us:

“The tracking sessions have been very intense and the vibe in the studio is exciting to say the least. My drum tracks were done in Jersey in May and Randy is done as of today. It's been a giant sonic puzzle and as Willie, Mark, John and Randy have layered onto the basic drum mix - you can feel the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. It's like feeling the ground as a train approaches, you can tell how massive it is - and its coming fast. It's surreal at times - I think everyone involved knows we have a monster on our hands.”

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New Kittie Tour Dates Announced

Some more KITTIE, 36 CRAZYFISTS, CANDIRIA, TWELVE TRIBES dates have been released, check them below. KITTIE's new album "Until The End" is set to hit stores on July 27th:

July 21 - Houston, TX @ The Engine Room
July 23 - New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
July 25 - Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
July 27 - Tampa, FL @ The Masquerade
July 28 - Jacksonville Beach, FL @ Freebird Cafe
July 31 - Washington D.C @ 9:30 Club
August 1 - Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
August 3 - Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
August 5 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights
August 7 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre
August 8 - Buffalo, NY @ The Continental
August 14 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's

These dates tack onto the previously released dates, which are as follows:

July 16 - Lubbock, TX @ The Pavilion
July 17 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
July 18 - Austin, TX @ The Backroom
July 20 - McAllen, TX @ La Villa Real Special Events Center
July 24 - Tallahassee, FL @ Floyd's Music Store
July 29 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
July 30 - Myrtle Beach, SC @ House Of Blues

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Hear Bloodsimple Demo Tracks Online

You can now check out some of Bloodsimple's early demo versions in streaming format. The songs streamed here are:

  • Sell Me Out

  • Running From Nothing

  • Path To Prevail

Bloodsimple is, of course, the band featuring former Vision Of Disorder vocalist, Tim Williams.

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