October 22, 2003

Relapse Records recording artists NILE will see their new video for the song ‘Sarcophagus’ premier on this weekend’s edition of MTV2’s "Headbanger’s Ball". "Headbanger’s Ball" airs Saturdays from 10-12 PM EST on MTV2 in the US. The conceptual ‘Sarcophagus’ video, from NILE’s heralded "In Their Darkened Shrines" album, was directed and filmed by acclaimed director Darren Doane (Deftones, AFI, Poison the Well, Kyuss) and shot at Center Staging in Burbank, CA, in the US. NILE are currently in the midst of their massive "Art of Noise 2" Tour, which kicked off October 1st in Houston, TX, in the US. Support on the tour is being provided by Kreator, Vader, Amon Amarth and Goatwhore. The "Art of Noise 2" Tour follows NILE’s successful "Art of Noise" Tour that took place last January / February featuring NILE with guests Napalm Death and Strapping Young Lad. Following the "Art of Noise 2" tour, NILE will appear as one of the headliners at the first annual "MassConcerts Presents: New Jersey Metal and Hardcore Festival", scheduled to take place November 14th – 15th in Asbury Park, NJ, in the US. Updated NILE information and tour dates will be announced via the Relapse Records website: www.relapse.com, the NILE website: www.nile-catacombs.net.

Black Ace Records from the Netherlands have released limited vinyl editions of the IRON ANGEL and HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH demos. The IRON ANGEL release features the band’s debut demo (limited to 300 copies), while the HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH album has both classic tapes on offer and therefore is similar to the CD version which recently got released through Modern Invasion ("Hobbs’ Satan’s Crusade"). It comes as a gatefold vinyl, 500 copies. Further info at: www.blackacerecords.com, BlackAceRecords@tiscali.nl

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