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SHATTERED DESTINY: Third 'Fragments' Studio Webisode Released

SHATTERED DESTINY, progressive power/thrash band created by lead singer/songwriter JJ, has released the third and final webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the upcoming EP, "Fragments". Due on March 20 through all digital music services, the effort was recorded in early 2012 at Rogue Studios by Martin Brändström (DARK TRANQUILLITY) under the supervision ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist's DRAGONLORD Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

DRAGONLORD, the California-based black metal band led by TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson, has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records for the release of its third album, tentatively due this fall. Peterson states, "This time around we've created some pretty mature-sounding symphonic blackened thrash. It will have more of a melodic touch to it and memorable ...

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RAGE: '21' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"21", the 21st studio album from German power metallers RAGE, has registered the following first-week chart positions so far: Germany: #27 Switzerland: #52 Austria: #62 Japan: #81 "21" was released on February 24 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany with Charlie Bauerfeind, who has previously worked ...

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SHATTERED DESTINY: Second 'Fragments' Studio Webisode Released

SHATTERED DESTINY, progressive power/thrash band created by lead singer/songwriter JJ, has released the second webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the upcoming EP, "Fragments". Due on March 20 through all digital music services, the effort was recorded in early 2012 at Rogue Studios by Martin Brändström (DARK TRANQUILLITY) under the supervision of Joacim ...

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Former FATES WARNING Drummer Featured On SHATTERED DESTINY EP

SHATTERED DESTINY, progressive power/thrash band created by lead singer/songwriter JJ, has released the first webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the upcoming EP, "Fragments". Due on March 20 through all digital music services, the effort was recorded in early 2012 at Rogue Studios by Martin Brändström (DARK TRANQUILLITY) under the supervision of Joacim ...

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FULLFORCE Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

FULLFORCE — the Swedish melodic metal outfit featuring Mike Andersson (CLOUDSCAPE, SILENT MEMORIAL, PLANET ALLIANCE) on vocals, Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL) on guitar, Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on drums and Tommy Larsson (HEED) on bass — has parted ways with guitarist Carl-Johan Grimmark (NARNIA) "due to some changes in [Grimmark's] life situation which he had ...

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RAGE: 'Twenty One' Video Released

"Twenty One", the new video from German power metallers RAGE, can be seen below. The clip was filmed at a casino in the Czech Republic. On February 24, iMusic1 will air a one-hour RAGE special containing interview clips, promotional videos and live footage spanning the band's entire career. This special will be posted online at ...

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GRAVEYARD Wins Swedish 'Best Hard Rock/Metal' GRAMMIS Award

GRAVEYARD was honored with the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" award at the Swedish "Grammis" gala, which was held last night (Tuesday, February 14) at Kungliga Operan in Stockholm. The nominees in the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" category were as follows: * GRAVEYARD - "Hisingen Blues" * HAMMERFALL - "Infected" * IN FLAMES - "Sounds Of A Playground ...

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THERION Announces '25th Anniversary Tour', New Studio Album

Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION will celebrate their 25th anniversary by embarking on a European tour in September/October. The trek, aptly dubbed the "25th Anniversary Tour", and will include the following dates: Sep. 28 - NL - Eindhoven - Effenaar Sep. 29 - NL - Groningen - Oosterpoort Sep. 30 - B - Antwerp - Hof ...

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'70000 Tons Of Metal' Video Recap

Metal Injection boarded the second edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise this past January and has posted a recap of all the madness that happened on the high seas in a five-minute video clip, featuring footage of fans and bands and all the craziness that happened aboard the Majesty Of The Seas cruise ...

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70000 TONS OF METAL: CNN Video Report Available

A four-and-a-half-minute CNN video report on this year's installment of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise — which set sail Monday, January 23 aboard the Royal Caribbean Majesty Of The Seas from Miami, Florida to George Town, Cayman Islands and will return to the real world today (Friday, January 27) — can be seen velow. ...

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MESHUGGAH: Video Footage From 'Koloss' Listening Party

Members of ZAPPA, FEAR FACTORY, FORBIDDEN, ALL SHALL PERISH, HAMMERFALL, MALEVOLENT CREATION, WORLD UNDER BLOOD, and representatives from Drum! and Bass Player magazines, Ibanez, Warwick, Vic Firth, Sabian, Sonor, Evans, Trick Drums, Shure Microphones, Toon Track, Line 6, Scion and others attended the listening party for MESHUGGAH's new album, "Koloss", on Thursday, January 19 at ...

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MESHUGGAH: Photos From 'Koloss' Listening Party

Members of ZAPPA, FEAR FACTORY, FORBIDDEN, ALL SHALL PERISH, HAMMERFALL, MALEVOLENT CREATION, WORLD UNDER BLOOD, and representatives from Drum! and Bass Player magazines, Ibanez, Warwick, Vic Firth, Sabian, Sonor, Evans, Trick Drums, Shure Microphones, Toon Track, Line 6, Scion and others attended the listening party for MESHUGGAH's new album, "Koloss", on Thursday, January 19 at ...

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RAGE: '21' Studio Footage Posted Online

German metallers RAGE will release their 21st studio album, appropriately titled "21", on February 24 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany with Charlie Bauerfeind, who has previously worked with SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN, HAMMERFALL and HELLOWEEN, among others. Video footage of RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski recording and ...

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RAGE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Twenty One", a brand new song from German metallers RAGE, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's 21st studio album, appropriately titled "21", which is scheduled for a February 24 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany with Charlie Bauerfeind, who has previously ...

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HAMMERFALL: New Audio Interview With FREDRIK LARSSON

Bassist Fredrik Larsson of Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL was interviewed DJ Blackdiamond of Firebrand Rock Radio when the band performed with SAXON at O2 Academy in Sheffield, England on December 19. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. HAMMERFALL's new album, "Infected", sold around 1,700 copies in the United States ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: Final Webisode From HAMMERFALL Tour Posted Online

The ninth and final webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from DEATHDESTRUCTION's recent European tour with HAMMERFALL, VICIOUS RUMORS and AMARANTHE can be seen below. DEATHDESTRUCTION will support fellow Swedes IN FLAMES on "a bunch of Swedish dates in April." For a complete list of dates, visit DeathDestruction.com. DEATHDESTRUCTION recently inked a deal with the ...

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HAMMERFALL Guitarist Interviewed On Croatia's 'Metal Eye' (Video)

Guitarist Pontus Norgren of Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL was interviewed by Tea Fluksi of the "Metal Eye" show on Z1 TV when the band performed in Zagreb, Croatia on December 2, 2011 as part of the "European Outbreak 2011" tour with VICIOUS RUMORS, AMARANTHE and DEATHDESTRUCTION. You can now watch the chat below. New episodes ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: More Webisodes From HAMMERFALL Tour Posted Online

The seventh and eighth in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from DEATHDESTRUCTION's recent European tour with HAMMERFALL, VICIOUS RUMORS and AMARANTHE can be seen below. DEATHDESTRUCTION will support fellow Swedes IN FLAMES on "a bunch of Swedish dates in April." For a complete list of dates, visit DeathDestruction.com. DEATHDESTRUCTION recently inked ...

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