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WRETCHED: 'Karma Accomplished' Video Released

"Karma Accomplished", the new video from Charlotte, North Carolina-based metallers WRETCHED, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's third full-length album, "Son Of Perdition", which was released on March 27 via Victory Records. The CD was produced by Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, HE IS LEGEND, FOR TODAY) at The ...

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KILL RITUAL: 'Old School Thrasher' Video Released

"Old School Thrasher", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area thrashers KILL RITUAL, can be seen below. The clip was filmed on July 13 at Soundwave Studios in Oakland, California. Mike Sloat (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT) handled the production, directing and editing. Commented KILL RITUAL lead guitarist Steve Rice: "Simple, raw and in your face, ...

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DESDEMON Mainman Resurrects METADOX

Frank Tosi, the driving force behind New York's DESDEMON, has resurrected his band METADOX after the demise of DESDEMON and announced an open call for a vocalist. Originally established in 2001, METADOX rose quickly in the New York metal circles after signing with Metal Mayhem Music. The band, which opened for such respected artists as ...

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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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