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ROB ZOMBIE: 'To Me, Nothing Matters But The Show'

Brandon Marshall of Denver Westword recently conducted an interview with rocker-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Denver Westword: What's your favorite classic movie monster? Rob: I think my favorite is Frankenstein's monster, probably because it's so iconic. I think when I was a little kid, I would ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: New Single Available For Streaming

"Been Away Too Long", the first official single from SOUNDGARDEN's new album, arrives on Thursday (September 27) at radio stations, iTunes and other digital retailers. According to The Pulse Of Radio, the song leaked briefly on Wednesday (September 26), with some stations and web sites streaming it until the band's label sent out cease-and-desist orders. ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME: 'Astral Body' Video Released

"Astral Body", the new video from progressive rock/cutting-edge metal innovators BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, can be seen below. The clip, which was directed by Wes Richardson, is filled with extraterrestrial imagery climaxing in the explosion of a glacier and land mass as the sole character flies through space. "Astral Body" comes off BETWEEN THE ...

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'Metal Masters 4': Another Video Interview Posted Online

Three of the leading gear/technology companies for both musicians and consumers alike returned on September 7 with their successful "Metal Masters" clinic series. "Metal Masters 4" brought back some of the classic "masters" while adding a few new members to the list. The night's main band comprised of Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Kerry King (SLAYER), ...

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ENGEL: New Video Interview Posted Online

Asif Salam of SoundShock.com conducted an interview with Swedish metallers ENGEL before their September 19 performance in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. ENGEL's new album, "Blood Of Saints", entered the official chart in Sweden at position No. 60. Released on May 18 via Season Of Mist, the CD was ...

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Legendary DECEASED Frontman Working On Massive Autobiography

One of death metal's forefathers is ready to have all the sordid, insane, terrifying, and just plain metal details of his entire life chronicled in an autobiography. King Fowley, the founder of the legendary death metal band DECEASED and old-school metal troupe OCTOBER 31 has been feverishly working on creating yet another masterpiece to add ...

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GODSMACK: Third 'Uproar' Webisode Available

The third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from GODSMACK's stint on this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival tour can be seen below. GODSMACK kicked off the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival tour with SHINEDOWN, STAIND and others on August 17 in Bonner Springs, Kansas, with singer Sully Erna starting his first major ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME: Making Of 'The Parallax II' Part 3 (Video)

The third and final in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The Parallax II: Future Sequence", the new album from progressive rock/cutting-edge metal innovators BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, can be seen below. BETWEEN THE BURIED AND METommy Rogers (vocals, keyboards), Paul Waggoner (guitar), Dustie Waring (guitar), Blake ...

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The Very Beast of Vol. 2 - DIO

No doubt the Westboro Baptists have their calendars marked for the release date of this one. It's been more than two years already since Ronnie James Dio left us and while metal continues on, there's a void left behind from his passing that's only filled by playing his music. The comfort we can take from ...

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Cryptopsy - CRYPTOPSY

Often a veteran band comes off as uninspired when they take the easy way out by self-titling an album well into their careers. Said maneuver suggests an in-house restructuring or a rebirth, but often self-titling is trite and it's a cheat. Montreal death grinders CRYPTOPSY, however, suffered the tortures of the damned from press and ...

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SHINING To Continue Collaboration With ANDY LA ROCQUE's SONIC TRAIN STUDIOS

Swedish extreme metallers SHINING will continue their highly successful collaboration with KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy La Rocque's Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden, Both the SHINING EP "Lots Of Girls Gonna Get Hurt" and the band's soon-to-be-released full-length album, "Redefining Darkness", were produced and recorded by Andy at Sonic Train. Pre-production for the next SHINING ...

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'Metal Masters 4': Entire Artisan News Interview Posted Online

Three of the leading gear/technology companies for both musicians and consumers alike returned on September 7 with their successful "Metal Masters" clinic series. "Metal Masters 4" brought back some of the classic "masters" while adding a few new members to the list. The night's main band comprised of Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Kerry King (SLAYER), ...

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IRON MAIDEN, MOTÖRHEAD, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT Members Perform At MARSHALL 50th-Anniversary Event

Global rock royalty from such bands as IRON MAIDEN, SLIPKNOT, WHITESNAKE, CHICKENFOOT, THE CULT, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DEEP PURPLE, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER and BLACK SABBATH took part in last night's (Saturday, September 22) Marshall 50th-anniversary event at Wembley Arena in London, England. The luminaries celebrated the life and work of revolutionary amp pioneer Jim Marshall ...

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SAMMY HAGAR, MATT SORUM To Join Little Kids Rock's 10th-Anniversary Celebration At Facebook HQ

On Saturday, September 29, Sammy Hagar (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN, MONTROSE) and Matt Sorum (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES, THE CULT) will be at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California to support music education at the inaugural "Rock Their World Celebration", a fundraiser and celebration of national nonprofit Little Kids Rock's decade of service, restoring and ...

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THE UNGUIDED: 'Betrayer Of The Code' Video Released

"Betrayer Of The Code", the new video from THE UNGUIDED — the new Swedish band featuring former SONIC SYNDICATE members Richard Sjunnesson (vocals), Roland Johansson (vocals) and Roger Sjunnesson guitar; (Richard's brother) — can be seen below. The clip was directed by 11 Frames Productions. "Betrayer Of The Code" comes off THE UNGUIDED's debut album, ...

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MIKE PORTNOY, BILLY SHEEHAN, TONY MACALPINE, DEREK SHERINIAN To Play One-Off U.S. Show

Drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD), bassist Billy Sheehan (STEVE VAI, DAVID LEE ROTH), guitarist Tony MacAlpine (neo classical-metal style, STEVE VAI) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, PLANET X, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) will join forces this fall, embarking on an extended tour of Europe and Asia. The virtuoso band will play an all-instrumental ...

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BLOODBOUND To Release 'In The Name Of Metal' In November

Swedish melodic metallers BLOODBOUND will release their fifth full-length CD, "In The Name Of Metal", on November 7 via AFM Records, The effort was recorded with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, SONIC SYNDICATE, HYPOCRISY, CENTINEX, CARNAL FORGE). According to the band, "This is BY FAR the best album we've done!" "In The Name Of Metal" ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME: Making Of 'The Parallax II' Part 2 (Video)

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The Parallax II: Future Sequence", the new album from progressive rock/cutting-edge metal innovators BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, can be seen below. BETWEEN THE BURIED AND METommy Rogers (vocals, keyboards), Paul Waggoner (guitar), Dustie Waring (guitar), Blake Richardson (drums, ...

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Fossilized Worm Named After KING DIAMOND

A Swedish scientist who made headlines in 2006 when he named a 428-million-year-old fossilized worm (a marine polychaete annelid worm) after MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister, has discovered a new fossil (see image below) and has christened it Kingnites diamondi in honor of the legendary Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond. Dr. Mats E. ...

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LAST CHANCE TO REASON To Enter Studio This Week

Maine progressive tech-metallists LAST CHANCE TO REASON will enter Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida later this week with producer Eyal Levi (DAATH, WHITECHAPEL, SIX FEET UNDER) to begin recording their third album for an early 2013 release via Prosthetic Records. The CD will mark the recording debut of Boston-based guitarist Mike Abdow, who joined the ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER Rumored To Be Forming New Supergroup

According to MelodicRock.com, legendary singer Joe Lynn Turner (pictured below; RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) is rumored to be putting together a new supergroup. This time he is apparently hooking up with drummer Carmine Appice (KING KOBRA, VANILLA FUDGE, OZZY OSBOURNE, BLUE MURDER) and bassist Michael Anthony (CHICKENFOOT, VAN HALEN), with a guitarist ...

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SEVEN KINGDOMS: 'After The Fall' Video Released

Florida-based, female-fronted power metallers SEVEN KINGDOMS will release their third album, "The Fire Is Mine", on October 9 via Nightmare Records. The CD was recorded in May at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida with legendary producer Jim Morris (ICED EARTH, OBITUARY, JON OLIVA'S PAIN, JAG PANZER). According to a press release, "'The Fire Is Mine' ...

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