Ex-TESTAMENT Guitarist JAMES MURPHY Joins FOREIGN OBJECTS

Renowned metal guitarist James Murphy (ex-TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY) has officially joined FOREIGN OBJECTS, the "neo-technical death metal" band formed by CKY members Deron Miller (guitar) and Jess Margera (drums). The group are planning on playing scattered shows in support of their upcoming double-CD, "Universal Culture Shock/Undiscovered Numbers and Colors", due on October 31 through Distant ...

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EVERGREY To Support SCORPIONS In Stockholm

Swedish progressive dark metallers EVERGREY will support German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS at Annexet in Stockholm, Sweden, on September 2. As previously reported, EVERGREY will be filming a hometown show in Gothenburg, Sweden on October 9 for an upcoming DVD. The band released their most recent studio album, "The Inner Circle", in April through InsideOut ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Reunited NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD have amicably parted ways with singer Sean Harris due to musical differences. A replacement singer has already been acquired in the shape of Nick Tart. "Nick has re-energized the band with his phenomenal voice and fresh songwriting input," reads an official press release. A ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's new album, "Another Voice", is scheduled for release in November. A video for the song "Peace" was recently shot with director Dale "Rage" Resteghini (FEAR FACTORY, HATEBREED, GOD FORBID, CANDIRIA). The clip, which features an appearance by former AF ...

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HATEPLOW To Release Live Album In September

HATEPLOW, the Florida-based band featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION guitarists Phil Fasciana and Rob Barrett, MALEVOLENT CREATION/ex-SUFFOCATION drummer Dave Culross, KULT OV AZAZEL bassist Julian Hollowell (a.k.a. Xaphan), and vocalist Kyle Symons, will release a live album, entitled "Moshpit Murder", on September 27 through Arctic Music. Recorded in Detriot, Michigan during the band's "The Only Law is ...

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BORN TO MURDER THIS WORLD: The Making Of An Extreme Metal Supergroup

Acclaimed Hungarian black metal vocalist Attila Csihar (ABORYM, ex-TORMENTOR, ex-MAYHEM) is tentatively planning on teaming up with Mick of ANAAL NATHRAKH, Shane Embury of NAPALM DEATH, Necrobutcher of MAYHEM and former CRADLE OF FILTH/DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker in a brand-new project called BORN TO MURDER THIS WORLD, the singer revealed in a recent interview ...

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ULI JON ROTH: German Open-Air Concert To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

Legendary guitarist ULI JON ROTH (ex-SCORPIONS) and his SKY ORCHESTRA will perform an open-air concert at the Renaissance castle Schloss Beck in Bottrop-Kirchhellen, Germany on October 9. The program will last for approximately three hours (with intermission) and will include a complete rendition of "Metamorphosis Of Vivaldi's IV Seasons" as well as many pieces from ...

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STEEL ATTACK To Support EXCITER In Europe

Swedish heavy metal act STEEL ATTACK will support veteran Canadian thrashers EXCITER on a European tour beginning in early October. A third band will be announced soon. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 08 - Osnabrück, GER @ Tor 3 Oct. 09 - Tilburg, NETH @ 013 Oct. 10 - Zaandam, NETH @ Kade Oct. ...

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DIO's 'Moon' Set To Rise A Week Later

Despite Sanctuary Records' insistence to the contrary, it is now official that DIO's "Master of the Moon" CD will indeed arrive in stores a week later than originally anticipated. According to PR firm Gigante Media, you can grab DIO's latest September 7 in North America. SPV are still planning on issuing the effort in Europe ...

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BODY COUNT Guitarist Passes Away

BODY COUNT guitarist D-Roc (real name Dennis Miles) passed away Tuesday morning (August 17) at the City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte, California after a battle with mycosis fungoides, which attacks the lymph nodes and the skin. The band will reportedly go ahead with their previously announced appearances in Boston and New York with ...

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