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EVIL UNITED: Video Interview Posted Online

Robert Williams of Metal-Rules.com conducted an interview with Jason McMaster and Donnie Van Stavern of EVIL UNITED this past May at Encore Records during the band's record-release party for their self-titled debut album. You can now watch the chat below. EVIL UNITED is the Austin/San Antonio, Texas-based band featuring Jason McMaster (WATCHTOWER, DANGEROUS ...

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HOSTILE To Release 'Eve Of Destruction' In October

British metallers HOSTILE who feature in their ranks bassist Alex Hill, son of JUDAS PRIEST's Ian Hill will release their debut album, "Eve Of Destruction", on October 31. The CD was produced by former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing. Not only did K.K. produce HOSTILE's debut CD he also wrote and performed on the song ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Frontman Interviewed On SKULL RADIO

DJ Skully of Skull Radio recently conducted an interview with SUICIDAL TENDENCIES/INFECTIOUS GROOVES mastermind Mike Muir. The 22-minute chat is now available for streaming in the YouTube clip below. From the mind of the original Cyco, Mike Muir takes us on a journey into his world with the release of "The Mad Mad Muir Musical ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Frontman Interviewed On 'Headbangers Ball' (Video)

Jose Mangin, host/producer MTV.com's web-only show "Headbangers Ball", conducted an interview with SUICIDAL TENDENCIES/INFECTIOUS GROOVES mastermind Mike Muir after ST's September 18, 2011 concert at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey. You can now watch the chat below. From the mind of the original Cyco, Mike Muir takes us on a journey into his ...

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MASTODON: 'Curl Of The Burl' Video Released

"Curl Of The Burl", the new video from Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON, can be seen below. Drummer Brann Dailor came up with the concept for the clip, which was helmed by director Roboshobo (a.k.a. Robert Schober; METALLICA's "All Nightmare Long"), who previously worked with MASTODON on the "Divinations" and "Sleeping Giant" videos. "Curl Of The ...

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VICIOUS ART To Disband In November

VICIOUS ART the Swedish death/thrash metal band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mkel and Robert Lundin, along with Jrgen Sandstrm (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) on bass has issued the following update: "To keep it short since it is not a very long story to tell: VICIOUS ART as a band has decided that ...

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AMANDA SOMERVILLE To Release TRILLIUM Debut In November

Frontiers Records has set a November 1 North American release date (three days later in Europe) for "Alloy", the debut album from TRILLIUM, the new metal project masterminded by American singer/songwriter Amanda Somerville. "Alloy" is a collection of songs that's charged with emotion and exploration and a very personal statement from Amanda. "Since I'm an ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Guitarist To Step Down From Touring Duties

Vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt of Dutch symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION have released the following statement: "As you know, in recent years we were blessed with the birth of three children. Since then not only our kids but also WITHIN TEMPTATION has been growing fast and we are touring in more countries ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: New Video Interview With ROBERT WESTERHOLT

Robert Westerholt of Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION was interviewed by Roadrunner Records prior to the band's September 10, 2011 concert at New York City's Terminal 5. The guitarist talks about the many ways in which the band's music has changed over time, his personal pre-show rituals, and what the bandmembers do when they're ...

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WARRANT Pulls Out Of FIREFEST; W.E.T. Steps In

California rockers WARRANT have canceled their appearance at this year's Firefest, set to take place October 21-23 at Rock City in Nottingham, England. They have been replaced by W.E.T., which features the immense talents of singer/songwriter Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN); guitarist/songwriter Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE) and keyboardist Robert Sall (WORK OF ART). A lengthy statement from ...

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PREY: New Album Recording Sessions Postponed

Swedish metallers PREY have postponed the recording sessions for their third album, "Seven Deadly Sins", to the beginning of November. The decision to delay the sessions was made after PREY's singer and guitarist Thomas Nystroem was diagnosed with pneumonia for the second time within the space of several months. The remastered version of PREY's latest ...

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Hard Rock And Heavy Metal Artists Look Back On 9/11

This Sunday (September 11) marks the 10th anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that brought down the Twin Towers, killed 3,000 people and forever changed both the future of the United States and the course of history. Below is a short series of remarks made by hard ...

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TURISAS Announces Lineup Changes

Finnish "battle metal" warriors TURISAS have announced that Jukka-Pekka Miettinen (ex-ARTHEMESIA, ENSIFERUM) will be joining the band on bass for forthcoming shows, and Robert Engstrand (ex-KOTIPELTO, THE FLOWER KINGS) will be coming into a completely new role in the band as keyboard player. This change is in response to the sad news that current bassist ...

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SLEEP, OM Confirmed For Holland's ROADBURN Festival

Roadburn festival organizers have announced that West Coast stoner metal legends SLEEP have been confirmed as the headliners at of next year's event. Also newly added to the festival's billing is OM, the band formed in 2003 by the rhythm section of SLEEP. Commented the organizers: "SLEEP are irrefutably a seminal band of the stoner ...

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CYNIC To Release 'Carbon-Based Anatomy' EP In November

Progressive rock/metal band CYNIC will release a new EP, "Carbon-Based Anatomy", on November 11 in Europe and November 15 in North America via Season Of Mist. Unlike last year's "Re-Traced", this new EP consists exclusively of brand new material. "Carbon-Based Anatomy" track listing: 01. Amidst The Coals 02. Carbon-Based Anatomy 03. Bija! 04. Box Up ...

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METALLICA And LOU REED: Complete 'Lulu' Track Listing Revealed

The musical collaboration between Lou Reed and METALLICA, "Lulu", will be released on November 1 in North America via Warner Bros. Records and one day earlier (October 31) in the rest of the world through Universal Music. The CD was co-produced by Reed, METALLICA, Hal Willner who has produced albums for Reed, Marianne Faithfull, and ...

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Live in Germany 1980 - ZZ TOP

Before 1983's "Eliminator" album blew the doors wide open and made ZZ TOP MTV darlings, the tight nit trio was simply that "Little ol' band from Texas". Though they hadn't yet reached superstar status, ZZ TOP were anything but an unknown quantity in the rock community, having already released seven albums over a decade's time ...

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Funeral for the Sane - NECROVOROUS

It's been pulverized (pun intended) into quantities of fine powder of a volume sufficient to burn in a combustion unit, generate steam, and spin the turbines at your local power plant long enough to light your entire town for a week. That's how much old-school Swedish style death metal we've heard from new and old ...

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METALLICA And LOU REED: More 'Lulu' Songtitles Revealed

The musical collaboration between Lou Reed and METALLICA, "Lulu", will be released on November 1 in North America via Warner Bros. Records and one day earlier (October 31) in the rest of the world through Universal Music. The CD was co-produced by Reed, METALLICA, Hal Willner who has produced albums for Reed, Marianne Faithfull, and ...

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MARILYN MANSON: New Album Title Announced

Marilyn Manson has set "Born Villain" as the title of his eighth studio album, tentatively due before the end of the year through Cooking Vinyl Records. The singer yesterday unveiled a new music video for the song "Born Villain" directed by actor Shia LaBeouf. The shock-rocker and the "Transformers" star met at a KILLS concert, ...

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METALLICA And LOU REED: 'Lulu' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for METALLICA's upcoming collaborative album with Lou Reed, titled "Lulu", can be seen below. Due via Warner Bros. Records on November 1. The CD was co-produced by Reed, METALLICA, Hal Willner who has produced albums for Reed, Marianne Faithfull, and Laurie Anderson, among others and Greg Fidelman. Fidelman also mixed the record. ...

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