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DRAGONFORCE To Release 'In The Line Of Fire' Concert DVD

British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE will release their debut DVD, "In The Line Of Fire", on July 10. Shot in high definition during the band's show at 2014’s Loud Park festival at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan, the DVD was filmed using nine camera angles to capture the raw energy of DRAGONFORCE's show ...

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THE AGONIST: 'A Gentle Disease' Video Released

"A Gentle Disease", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Eye Of Providence", which will be released on February 24 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The band's first CD with singer Vicky ...

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NIGHTRAGE To Release 'The Puritan' Album In April

Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE will release their sixth studio album, "The Puritan", on April 24 via Despotz Records. The music video for the CD's first single, "Kiss Of A Sycophant", can be seen below. Says NIGHTRAGE guitarist and founding member Marios Iliopoulos: "'Kiss Of A Sycophant' is traditional NIGHTRAGE melodic death metal. We feel ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, KATAKLYSM Among JUNO AWARDS Nominees

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT and KATAKLYSM have been nominated in the "Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year" category at this year's Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards), set to be held on Sunday, March 15 at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. This category is an award to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency ...

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SLAYER's DAVE LOMBARDO, ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE Honored With 'Legend' Award For Pioneering Thrash Metal

Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, PHILM) and Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) were honored with the "Legend" award at last night's (Thursday, January 22) "Bonzo Bash" at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California for pioneering the genre of music known as "thrash metal." Video footage of the award presentation (courtesy of Bizarre Guitar), as well as a performance of ...

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PERIPHERY: Entire 'Juggernaut: Omega' Album Available For Streaming

Washington D.C.-based progressive metal outfit PERIPHERY will release dual albums, "Juggernaut: Alpha" and "Juggernaut: Omega", in North America on January 27 via Sumerian (one day earlier internationally through Century Media Records). The entire "Juggernaut: Omega" album can now be streamed below. "Given the nature and complexity of the 'Juggernaut' story, we've actually done something different ...

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PERIPHERY: Entire 'Juggernaut: Alpha' Album Available For Streaming

Washington D.C.-based progressive metal outfit PERIPHERY will release dual albums, "Juggernaut: Alpha" and "Juggernaut: Omega", in North America on January 27 via Sumerian (one day earlier internationally through Century Media Records). The entire "Juggernaut: Alpha" album can now be streamed below. "Given the nature and complexity of the 'Juggernaut' story, we've actually done something different ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD Members Featured On 'Randy Rhoads Remembered Vol. I' Album

Tish Tone Records has announced the release of a powerful, heartfelt album celebrating the legacy of legendary guitarist Randy Rhoads (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT). Blessed by the Rhoads family and including a track by Randy's brother Kelle Rhoads, the CD's final tracks are being laid down as we speak before it gets mixed and mastered ...

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REVOLUTION SAINTS Feat. JOURNEY, NIGHT RANGER, Ex-WHITESNAKE/DIO Members: 'Turn Back Time' Video

"Turn Back Time", the new video from REVOLUTION SAINTS, the project featuring Deen Castronovo (JOURNEY, OZZY OSBOURNE, BAD ENGLISH, HARDLINE), Jack Blades (NIGHT RANGER, DAMN YANKEES, SHAW/BLADES) and Doug Aldrich (WHITESNAKE, DIO, BURNING RAIN), can be seen below. The clip was directed by Devin DeHaven, known for his work with Rick Ross, WHITESNAKE, KISS and ...

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SWEET & LYNCH Featuring MICHAEL SWEET, GEORGE LYNCH: 'The Wish' Video Premiere

SWEET & LYNCH — the new band featuring guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet of Christian hard rockers STRYPER, legendary guitarist George Lynch (T&N, DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB), bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH, WHITE LION, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) and drummer Brian Tichy (S.U.N., WHITESNAKE) — will release its debut album, "Only To Rise", on January 27, 2015 via Frontiers Music ...

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PERIPHERY: New Song 'The Scourge' Available For Streaming

Washington D.C.-based progressive metal outfit PERIPHERY will release dual albums, "Juggernaut: Alpha" and "Juggernaut: Omega", in North America on January 27, 2015 via Sumerian (one day earlier internationally through Century Media Records). The song "The Scourge", taken from "Juggernaut: Alpha", can be streamed below. "Given the nature and complexity of the 'Juggernaut' story, we've actually ...

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PERIPHERY: 'Juggernaut: Alpha', 'Juggernaut: Omega' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Washington D.C.-based progressive metal outfit PERIPHERY will release dual albums, "Juggernaut: Alpha" and "Juggernaut: Omega", in North America on January 27, 2015 via Sumerian (one day earlier internationally through Century Media Records). "Given the nature and complexity of the 'Juggernaut' story, we've actually done something different and exciting in regards to the release," explains PERIPHERY ...

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PERIPHERY To Release 'Juggernaut: Alpha' And 'Juggernaut: Omega' Albums In January

Washington D.C.-based progressive metal outfit PERIPHERY will release dual albums, "Juggernaut: Alpha" and "Juggernaut: Omega", in North America on January 27, 2015 via Sumerian (one day earlier internationally through Century Media Records). "Given the nature and complexity of the 'Juggernaut' story, we've actually done something different and exciting in regards to the release," explains PERIPHERY ...

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STATIC-X Frontman WAYNE STATIC Dead At 48

Singer/guitarist Wayne Static (born Wayne Richard Wells) of the industrial metal band STATIC-X has passed away at the age of 48. His death was confirmed by Wayne's publicists at FiXT Publicity. There has been no official confirmation of the cause of death, but some of Static's music industry colleagues suggested in their reactions that drugs ...

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DEVIL YOU KNOW: 'It's Over' Video Released

"It's Over", the new video from DEVIL YOU KNOW — the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED) — can be seen below. The clip was directed by Ramon Boutviseth, who has previously worked with TRIVIUM, NONPOINT, DARKEST HOUR, INCUBUS and ALL THAT REMAINS, among others. ...

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DRAGONFORCE's MARC HUDSON Explains 'Maximum Overload' Album Title

On September 19, Rock Made Of Metal conducted an interview with vocalist Marc Hudson of British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE. You can now watch the chat below. DRAGONFORCE's new album, "Maximum Overload", was released on August 19 in North America via Metal Blade and August 18 in Europe through earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock ...

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Ex-OBSCURA Guitarist CHRISTIAN MUENZNER Joins Forces With FIREWIND Touring Singer KELLY SUNDOWN CARPENTER

Vocalist Kelly Sundown Carpenter (FIREWIND, BEYOND TWILIGHT) and guitarist Christian Muenzner (OBSCURA, SPAWN OF POSSESSION, PARADOX, NECROPHAGIST) have joined forces in new band. Says Christian: "We are really excited about what we have in store for everybody. "This is not just another recording project; it's a real band with a killer lineup. "We're in the ...

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DEVIL YOU KNOW Films 'It's Over' Video

DEVIL YOU KNOW, the creative union of Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Francesco Artusato (ALL SHALL PERISH) and John Sankey (DEVOLVED), just finished filming a video for the song "It's Over" with director Ramon Boutviseth, who has previously worked with TRIVIUM, NONPOINT, DARKEST HOUR, INCUBUS and ALL THAT REMAINS, among others. The track is taken from ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND's CASUALTIES OF COOL: Quality Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of London Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CASUALTIES OF COOL, the collaboration between Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend and Vancouver artist Ché Aimee Dorval, performing on September 4 at Union Chapel in London, United Kingdom can be seen below. CASUALTIES OF COOL's debut album was released without record-label backing. In a 2013 interview with BluntMag.com.au, ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND To Release 'Z2' Double Album In October

Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend will release his long-awaited new double-album, "Z2", on October 28 in the U.S. and October 27 in Europe. The "Z2" project will also see him play a landmark show at London's legendary Royal Albert Hall on April 13, 2015. Comments Devin: "So it's been years I've been ...

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DRAGONFORCE Speaks To Italy's Metallus.it (Video)

Arianna G. of Italy's Metallus.it recently conducted an interview with Herman Li (guitar), Sam Totman (guitar) and Gee Anzalone (drums) of British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE. You can now watch the chat below. DRAGONFORCE's new album, "Maximum Overload", was released on August 19 in North America via Metal Blade and August 18 in ...

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PITCH BLACK FORECAST: New Version Of 'So Low' Song Featuring LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE

PITCH BLACK FORECAST, an all-star project formed by Jason Popson (J Mann of MUSHROOMHEAD) and Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DEATH, DARK ANGEL, TESTAMENT), will release "As The World Burns", a collection of remixed and remastered tracks from PITCH BLACK FORECAST's two previous releases (an out-of-print full-length and EP), on October 21 via Ferocious Records. ...

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DRAGONFORCE Speaks To Italy's SpazioRock.it (Video)

Italy's SpazioRock.it recently conducted an interview with British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE. You can now watch the chat below. DRAGONFORCE's new album, "Maximum Overload", was released on August 19 in North America via Metal Blade and August 18 in Europe through earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel ...

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