Report: IRON MAIDEN-Inspired Mural Undergoes 'Makeover'

A loyalist mural based on IRON MAIDEN album sleeve in Northern Ireland has been changed to a "cultural" design after parents and residents in the area complained that the mural was "scary" to children who walked past it every day to their school, according to Ross Smith of icNorthernIreland. The wall outside Eden Primary School, ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION, THERION, IN EXTREMO, TRISTANIA Confirmed For Germany's M'ERA LUNA Festival

WITHIN TEMPTATION, THERION, IN EXTREMO and TRISTANIA have been officially confirmed for this year's M'era Luna festival, set to take place August 7-8 at Flugplatz Drispenstedt in Hildesheim, Germany. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: WOLFSHEIM LACRIMOSA WITHIN TEMPTATION COVENANT IN EXTREMO L'AME IMMORTELLE ANNE CLARK ...

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CARNAL FORGE Complete Work On DVD, Continue Work On New Album

Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE have entered Studio Underground to begin recording their fifth full-length CD, tentatively titled "Bleed In Line", for a late summer release through Century Media Records. 12 songs are being recorded for the follow-up to last year's "The More You Suffer", and are being described by guitarist Jari Kuusisto as "[picking] up ...

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MORTENSEN: 'BUCKETHEAD Is One Of The Most Gifted Individuals I've Met'

"Lord of the Rings" star Viggo Mortensen recently spoke to IGN.com about his collaboration with "the outlandishly bizarre" GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Buckethead. Mortensen and Buckethead have collaborated on several recordings that Mortensen released through his publishing company, Perceval Press. The duo recently released "Pandemoniumfromamerica", which also features turns from Mortensen's "Lord of the Rings" ...

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