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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN: New Song Available For Streaming

SOEN — the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis — will release its debut album, "Cognitive", on February 15 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was mixed by the Grammy Award-winning Canadian producer David Bottrill, who has ...

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BLACK BREATH Completes Work On Second Album

Seattle's barbaric wrecking crew BLACK BREATH has completed work on its second album for a March release via Southern Lord. Entitled "Sentenced To Life", the follow-up 2010's "Heavy Breathing" "projects an even more vile, metallic sonic attack than its predecessor, bearing is a bit less rock and roll swagger and a showcasing more full-on crushing ...

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CAGE: 'Flying Fortress' Video Released

"Flying Fortress", the new video from the San Diego, California metal band CAGE, can be seen at this location. The clip depicts the historic recount of the crucial attack by the allies on the ball-bearing plant in Schweinfurt, Germany on August 17, 1943. The song refers to the B17 bomber which was known ...

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CHRIS VRENNA Quits MARILYN MANSON

Chris Vrenna, the Grammy-Award-winning musician and producer who was most recently the drummer/keyboardist for MARILYN MANSON, has left the band to focus on his growing film and video game scoring, production career and DJ outings as well as work on the forthcoming 2012 TWEAKER release. "I'm incredibly proud of the work I did with MANSON ...

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DEAD BY APRIL: 'Lost' Video Released

"Lost", the new video from Swedish melodic rockers DEAD BY APRIL, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second studio album, "Incomparable", which was released in Sweden on September 21 through Unviersal Music. This is actually the third single from the new album, following on from "Calling" and "Within My Heart", released ...

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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN: Debut Album Tentative Track Listing Revealed

SOEN the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The band's debut album, "Cognitive", will be released in February 2012. The CD is being mixed by the Grammy Award-winning Canadian ...

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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

SOEN the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The band's debut album, "Cognitive", will be released in February 2012. The CD is being mixed by the Grammy Award-winning Canadian ...

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BARN BURNER: 'Scum Of The Earth' Video Released

"Scum Of The Earth", the Angela Boatwright-directed video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada natives BARN BURNER, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second full-length record, entitled "Bangers II: Scum Of The Earth", which came out on June 7 via Metal Blade Records. With the volume, technicality and intensity that embodies heavy metal ...

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THIN LIZZY Interviewed On 107.7 THE BONE (Video)

"Metal Zone" host Nikki Blakk of the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone conducted an interview with THIN LIZZY members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson and Darren Wharton on October 27 at Sleep Train Pavilion in Concord, California during the band's U.S. tour with JUDAS PRIEST and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. You can now watch ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Interviewed On Peru's '13 Hrs.' (Video)

AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry was recently interviewed for the "13 Hrs." show on Peru's Canal N. Perry discussed the setlist and requests made by fans during AEROSMITH's current South American tour. You can now watch the report below. AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler spoke with the "Today" show's Matt Lauer on Thursday morning (October 27), seeking ...

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CAGE: New Video Interview Posted Online

Twin Cities Metal conducted an interview with all five members of the San Diego, California metal band CAGE prior to their September 29 performance at Station 4 in St. Paul, Minnesota. You can now watch the chat below. CAGE will release its sixth album, "Supremacy Of Steel", on November 25 via Music Buy Mail in ...

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KISS Rocks The 'Kruise' For A Third Night (Video)

The first-ever Kiss Kruise launched in style Thursday afternoon (October 13) from Miami, Florida with a non-makeup unplugged KISS sail-away concert. Over 2,500 Kiss Army members became inaugural members of the Kiss Navy. According to KissOnline.com, KISS took to the stage again last night (Saturday, October 15), bringing another smashing set of KISS ...

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CAGE Performs Five New Songs In Minnesota; Video Available

Video footage of San Diego metallers CAGE performing five new songs "Bloodsteel", "The Beast Of Bray Road", "Doctor Doom", "War Of The Undead" and "Metal Empire" during their September 29, 2011 concert at Station 4 in St. Paul, Minnesota can be seen below. The remaining footage from the show, along with a review, can be ...

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DEAD BY APRIL: 'Calling' Video Released

Swedish melodic rockers DEAD BY APRIL will release their second studio album, "Incomparable", in Sweden on September 21 through Unviersal Music. A new video, "Calling", can now be viewed below. This is actually the second single from the new album, following on from "Within My Heart", released earlier this year. Produced by Swedish studio-meister Jacob ...

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Heritage - OPETH

If it weren't for the fact that Mikael Åkerfeldt and OPETH have based their entire careers on doing whatever felt right, regardless of mass acceptance potential, then it might seem fitting to say that "Heritage" is a musical representation of a band that has earned the right to create whatever kind of music it wants. ...

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CAGE: 'Supremacy Of Steel' Album Details Revealed

San Diego metallers CAGE will release their sixth album, "Supremacy Of Steel", on November 25 via Music Buy Mail in Europe and Heavy Metal Media in the U.S. and rest of the world. Known for crafting great memorable songs, capturing the essence of the classic NWOBHM sound, and always sounding unique and modern, CAGE somehow ...

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Next SMASHING PUMPKINS Album Could Be Their Last

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman and sole original member Billy Corgan told Billboard this week that he put too much confidence in releasing his band's music directly through the Internet, which has led him to return to a traditional album format with "Oceania", the group's ninth studio effort. Corgan told The ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: 'AB III.5' CD/DVD Special Edition Detailed

ALTER BRIDGE has confirmed the track listing for the special edition of its latest album, AB III", to be released on October 25 (October 17 in Europe). The special edition will include three additional songs "Zero", "Home" and "Never Born To Follow" making a total of 17 tracks on the album, as well as an ...

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DEAD BY APRIL: 'Calling' Video Teaser Available

Swedish melodic rockers DEAD BY APRIL will release their second studio album, "Incomparable", in Sweden on September 21 through Unviersal Music. A new single/video, "Calling", will be made available on September 19 (see teaser below). This is actually the second single from the new album, following on from "Within My Heart", released earlier this year. ...

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CHICKENFOOT Schedules Free Concert And Q&A Session

CHICKENFOOT the hard rock supergroup featuring Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith is offering fans a very special free live concert webcast, "Chickenfoot Presents III", on the release date of the band's sophomore album, "Chickenfoot III", September 27. At 6 p.m. PST, the band will perform tracks from the new album at ...

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