MORBID ANGEL To Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball'

MORBID ANGEL's Trey Azagthoth and Steve Tucker will be the guest hosts on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" airing Saturday, June 12. With regular "Headbanger's..." host Jamey Jasta on tour for the month, Azagthoth and Tucker will be taking over the greater part of the show — introducing videos (including some of their own favorite picks), ...

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METALLICA Drummer Explains Label Switch

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has spoken to Billboard magazine about the group's switch from longtime home Elektra to sister label Warner Bros. "The fact that we can start a relationship with Warner Bros. 20-plus years into our career and be considered a priority there, that's a great thing," he said. Ulrich told Billboard that METALLICA's ...

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QUEEN Guitarist Featured On 'Spider-Man 2' Soundtrack

QUEEN guitarist Brian May is featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming "Spider-Man 2", according to Launch Radio Networks. He plays on a song called "Someone To Die For", which was written and sung by Jimmy Gnecco of the band THE OURS. The initial plan was for the song to appear on the album and ...

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FEAR FACTORY Invite Fans To Attend 'Archetype' Video Shoot

FEAR FACTORY will be filming the video for "Archetype", the title track of their recently released CD, on Saturday (May 29) in Los Angeles, CA. The shoot will take place between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at The Herald Examiner Bldg., which is located at 1111 S. Broadway. Fans interested in attending the video shoot, ...

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MESHUGGAH Set Release Date For New EP

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH have set July 13 as the tentative U.S. release date for their new EP, entitled "I". The EP will be issued through Fractured Transmitter Records, the label formed by MUSHROOMHEAD vocalist Jason Mann. A European release date has yet to be announced. The band's next full-length effort, "Catch 33", is ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: More Live Appearances Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced the following dates during the summer: Jun. 25 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z7 Club (w/ LILLIAN AXE, ANGEL) Jun. 26 - Balingen, GER @ Bang Your Head Festival Jul. 16 - Sayerville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom Jul. 17 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights Aug. 13 ...

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DISILLUSION, COMMANDER, INTO DARKNESS To Tour Germany

DISILLUSION, COMMANDER and INTO DARKNESS will be teaming up for a three-date "Summer Death Tour" of Bavaria/Germany in June. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 10 – Munich, GER - Garage Jun. 11 – Jenkofen (Landshut), GER - Wolperdinger (w/ ILLEGIMITATION) Jun. 12 - Landsberg a. Lech, GER - Juze (w/ SARUMAN) DISILLUSION's full-length debut, ...

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LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR Sign With SOUTHERN LORD RECORDS

Chicago-based doomsters LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR have inked a deal with Southern Lord Records. The group's first release for the label will consist of the six songs from the band's self-titled EP and two brand-new songs. A September 21 release is expected. Copies of the second pressing of the limited-edition six-song EP are available through ...

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