Filmmaker: METALLICA's HETFIELD And ULRICH Are The LENNON And MCCARTNEY Of Their Generation

Rob Nelson of CityPages.com recently interviewed Joe Berlinger, one of the filmmakers behind the much-anticipated METALLICA documentary, "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster", about the movie that Nelson calls a possible candidate for "the movie of the year." "It's about human growth and creative relationships," Berlinger said about the film. "It's about dealing with your inner ...

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SHADOWCAST Hard At Work On New Material

Austrian "space metallers" SHADOWCAST, featuring DARKWELL/GRAVEWORM drummer Moritz Neuner and GRAVEWORM singer Stefan Fiori, are currently rehearsing material for their upcoming third release, to be recorded later this year. The new songs are said to be "darker, heavier and more diverse" than the band's previous material. Meanwhile bandleader/keyboardist Clemens Mayr (AMORTIS) has just finished remixing ...

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INFECTION CODE To Support ANTHRAX In Italy

Industrial noise makers INFECTION CODE will support veteran metal band ANTHRAX at their upcoming Italian show in Milan on July 2 at Transilvania Live. INFECTION CODE's second full-length album, "Sterile", recorded and produced by SADIST mastermind Tommy Talamanca at Nadir studios, is tentatively scheduled for release in June. For more information on INFECTION CODE, visit ...

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San Antonio's LEFT Sign With SABA RECORDS USA

San Antonio, Texas-based metallers LEFT have inked a deal with Saba Records USA. The band are currently in the studio recording a new EP with producer Davey Lee (BYFIST/REVEREND guitarist). LEFT, who drawn influences from the likes of TOOL, CHIMAIRA and STONE SOUR, have opened shows for GODHEAD and most recently BYFIST, to name a ...

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GENE SIMMONS: 'Asshole' Running Order, Japanese Bonus Tracks Revealed

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has revealed the final running order of the songs set to appear on his much-anticipated new solo album, "Asshole", due on May 18 through Simmons Records/Sanctuary Music Group. It is as follows: 01. Sweet And Dirty Love (Simmons) 02. Firestarter (Prodigy) 03. Weapons (Simmons) 04. Waiting For The Morning Light (Simmons/Dylan) ...

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POSSESSED Tribute Album: U.S. Release Date Confirmed

Candlelight Records has set May 18 as the U.S. release date for the POSSESSED tribute album, entitled "Tribute To Possessed... Seven Gates of Horror". The mid-priced recording features selections from CANNIBAL CORPSE, AMON AMARTH, VADER and many other metal notables. Included on the CD is an appearance by POSSESSED frontman Jeff Becerra as a special ...

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DARKEST HOUR To Film New Video For 'The Sadist Nation'

DARKEST HOUR will be shooting a new video for the track "The Sadist Nation" during their show with CURL UP AND DIE on April 10 at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, California. "The Sadist Nation", which features a guest appearance by former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, comes off the group's latest album, "Hidden ...

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