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BOBBY BLOTZER's Son Joins TIJUANA BULLFIGHT

Drummer Mike Blotzer — son of RATT's Bobby Blotzer — and guitarist Tony Syphus have joined the Los Angeles-based heavy rock/sludge outfit TIJUANA BULLFIGHT. The quartet has completed work on a new album, tentatively titled "Socal Or Southern California", for an early 2013 release. Half of the CD was recorded at Scott Weiland's (STONE TEMPLE ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE: First Video Interview Posted Online

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman recently spoke to Artisan News about the inspiration behind his new industrial project, DEVICE, and the role former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo and the film "Underworld" played in its creation. Check out the report below. Also available is a clip of Draiman, shown with his DEVICE bandmates Will Hunt (drums) and ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE Taps Director P.R. BROWN For 'Vilify' Video

DEVICE, the new industrial-style project featuring DISTURBED frontman David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, will release its first single, "Vilify", in early February. The band's full-length debut will follow in the beginning of April via Warner Bros.. Other songtitles set to appear on the CD include "You Think You Know", "Recover", "Hunted" and ...

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Book Burner - PIG DESTROYER

There's a saying in metal that's overused, but it well applies in the case of D.C. grind champs, PIG DESTROYER. This band is not for the weak. Only five studio albums in a career spanning back to 1997, it's quality not quantity that makes PIG DESTROYER one of the finest of their ilk. Their projection ...

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ANVIL Interviewed On New Zealand's 'The Sick Room' (Audio)

Caleb Smith of New Zealand's "The Sick Room" radio recently conducted an interview with Canadian heavy metal legends ANVIL. You can now stream the chat using the audio player below. ANVIL has just completed recording its new album, "Hope In Hell", at NRG Recording Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Bob Marlette (BLACK SABBATH, ...

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ANVIL Completes Recording New Album

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have completed recording their new album, "Hope In Hell", at NRG Recording Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Bob Marlette (BLACK SABBATH, AIRBOURNE, FILTER, ATREYU, ALICE COOPER). Due in late spring/early summer via The End Records in North America and SPV/Steamhammer in Europe, the CD will mark the recording debut ...

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'ShipRocked 2012' Flashback - Day 1 (Video)

ShipRocked — the ultimate rock music cruise vacation — wrapped its fourth year with record-breaking "full ship" attendance of nearly 2,500 guests from all 50 U.S. states and 20 additional countries onboard the MSC Poesia cruise ship from November 27 to December 1. Guests enjoyed unforgettable performances from 18 bands, including GODSMACK, KORN and FIVE ...

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ANVIL Frontman Checks In From The Studio

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have entered NRG Recording Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Bob Marlette (BLACK SABBATH, AIRBOURNE, FILTER, ATREYU, ALICE COOPER) to begin recording their new album, "Hope In Hell", for a late spring/early summer release via The End Records in North America and SPV/Steamhammer in Europe. The CD will mark the ...

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DISTURBED Frontman Promises 'Huge Guest Performances' On DEVICE's Debut Album

A short video message from DISTURBED and DEVICE frontman David Draiman, taped earlier today (Sunday, December 2) at the Boston Music Awards at the Liberty Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, can be seen below. DEVICE, the new industrial-style project featuring Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, will release its first single, "Vilify", in early February. ...

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ANVIL Begins Recording New Album

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have entered NRG Recording Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Bob Marlette (BLACK SABBATH, AIRBOURNE, FILTER, ATREYU, ALICE COOPER) to begin recording their new album, "Hope In Hell", for a late spring/early summer release via The End Records in North America and SPV/Steamhammer in Europe. The CD will mark the ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE To Release First Single In February, Full-Length Debut In April

DEVICE, the new industrial-style project featuring DISTURBED vocalist David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, will release its first single, "Vilify", in early February. The band's full-length debut will follow in the beginning of April. Other songtitles set to appear on the CD include "You Think You Know", "Recover", "Hunted" and "War Of Lies". ...

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SIX FEET UNDER, CATTLE DECAPITATION Frontmen Offer Different Accounts Of Alleged Altercation

SIX FEET UNDER vocalist Chris Barnes and CATTLE DECAPITATION frontman Travis Ryan have commented further on the alleged altercation that occurred between them at the Boston, Massachusetts stop of the SIX FEET UNDER-headlined "The Autumn Apocalypse" tour, causing CATTLE DECAPITATION to drop off the trek. Speaking to Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! ...

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TREMONTI: 'All I Was' Extended Trailer Released

An extended trailer for "All I Was", the debut solo album from ALTER BRIDGE and CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti, can be seen below. The CD, which was released on July 17 via Fret 12 Records, a company Mark started with his brother, Daniel Tremonti, and Tom Stanley, sold more than 12,000 copies in the United ...

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TREMONTI To Headline Fourth Annual 'HardDrive Live Tour'

United Stations' nationally syndicated radio show "HardDrive" has announced the 2012 "HardDrive Live Tour" featuring TREMONTI and MAN THE MIGHTY. The fourth annual trek will begin in Flint, Michigan on September 20, and is scheduled to hit thirteen cities across North America. TREMONTI with CHARM CITY DEVILS will be doing two warm-up dates, "The Road ...

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MARK TREMONTI Interviewed On WDHA's 'Box Of Rock' (Video)

ALTER BRIDGE/CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti was interviewed by Terrie Carr for the latest edition of "Box Of Rock" on WDHA-FM 105.5 FM, the rock music station licensed to Dover and Morristown, New Jersey. You can now watch the chat below. Mark Tremonti's debut solo album, "All I Was", sold more than 12,000 copies in the ...

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DISTURBED Frontman Working On Autobiography

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman has revealed via Twitter that he has written the first three chapters of his forthcoming autobiography. According to the singer, the book's release will coincide with the arrival of the debut album from DEVICE, his new industrial-style collaboration with former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo. In January 2011, Draiman gave ...

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TREMONTI's 'All I Was' Cracks U.S. Top 30

ALTER BRIDGE and CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti's debut solo album, "All I Was", sold more than 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 29 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was released on July 17 via Fret 12 Records, a company Mark started with ...

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KORN, POP EVIL, HELMET, THE HALO METHOD Confirmed For SHIPROCKED

KORN has joined the lineup as co-headliner — with GODSMACK — for the fourth annual ShipRocked, the ultimate rock music cruise vacation which sails November 27 - December 1. Other lineup additions for ShipRocked 2012 include POP EVIL, HELMET, THE HALO METHOD (featuring Ben Moody, ex-EVANESCENCE/WE ARE THE FALLEN; Dave Buckner, ex-PAPA ROACH; and Lukas ...

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TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION: 'Turn It Up' Video Released

"Turn It Up", the new video from red-dirt metal rockers TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's long-awaited new album, "Peacemaker", which will be released on August 14 via Carved Records. This is the third studio CD for TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION, which features the recording lineup of Big Dad ...

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TREMONTI Schedules Live Debut

ALTER BRIDGE and CREED guitarist Mark Tremonti's solo band will make its live debut on July 17 at The Social in Orlando, Florida. The venue is VERY intimate, so fans will literally be right next to the band! Only 400 tickets are available and they will go fast! "You Waste Your Time", the new performance ...

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DEVICE: Five Songs Recorded So Far

DEVICE, the new industrial-style project featuring DISTURBED vocalist David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, has finished laying down vocals for demo versions of five songs that will appear on the band's debut disc: * "You Think You Know" * "Recover" * "Hunted" * "Vilify" * "War Of Lies" Draiman revealed the ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's New Project Gets A Name

DEVICE is the name of the new collaborative project featuring DISTURBED vocalist David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo. The band, which has just launched its official Facebook page at this location, will enter the studio later this week to begin demoing material for its debut release. Draiman previously described the group's ...

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