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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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SOUNDGARDEN: 'King Animal' Track Listing, Final Cover Artwork Unveiled

Reformed Seattle grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN will release "King Animal", the band's first new studio album in over 15 years, via Tom Whalley's new record label, a partnership between his Seven Four Entertainment and Republic Records, on November 13. The album's first single, "Been Away Too Long", will be available via digital retailers on September 27. ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: New 'King Animal' Trailer Available

A new trailer for "King Animal", SOUNDGARDEN's first all-new album in 16 years, can be seen below. The CD is due on November 13 via the Universal Republic label. According to The Pulse Of Radio, a new SOUNDGARDEN song called "Been Away Too Long" will be shipped to rock radio stations next Wednesday (September 19). ...

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HELLENNIUM Taps KING DIAMOND Guitarist For New Album Recordings

Uddevalla, Sweden-based metallers HELLENNIUM have tapped Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND) to produce their second album at his Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden. La Rocque previously worked with HELLENNIUM on their self-titled debut CD, which came out in May via Gothenburg, Sweden's Rambo Music, a division of Gain Music Entertainment (which is distributed and ...

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BLACK Featuring Members Of BLACK SABBATH, KING DIAMOND, HAMMERFALL: First Music Being Mixed

BLACK, the new project featuring vocalist Tony Martin (BLACK SABBATH), bassist Magnus Rosén (HAMMERFALL), guitarist Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND) and drummer Danny "Danté" Needham (VENOM, TONY MARTIN), is mixing its first two songs at La Rocque's Sonic Train studios in Varberg, Sweden. In an interview with Metal-Rules.com conducted earlier this summer, Andy stated about ...

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BRUCE KULICK Talks KISS On 'Decibel Geek' Podcast (Audio)

Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick was interviewed for the latest episode of the "Decibel Geek" podcast. Kulick looks back on his nearly 40-year career in the music industry and offers his thoughts on KISS' upcoming "Monster" book and album, memories of the circumstances that led to the 1996 original-lineup reunion ...

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MEGADETH's 'Countdown' Expanded 20th-Anniversary Reissue Rocks Times Square

A photo of the upcoming expanded, commemorative 20th-anniversary reissue edition of MEGADETH's "Countdown To Extinction" album being advertised on the world's largest digital display system located in New York's Times Square via the 126-foot-wide, 47-foot-tall Reuters sign can be seen below. The 7,400-square-foot digital billboard, which soars 23 stories into the sky above Times Square, ...

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PIG DESTROYER: 'Burning Palm' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Burning Palm" from from Virginia grindcore titans PIG DESTROYER, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's fifth-full length and first album in over five years, "Book Burner", which was recorded at guitarist Scott Hull's Visceral Sound Studios. Due on October 22 via Relapse Records, "Book ...

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DAVE LOMBARDO Vs. CHARLIE BENANTE At 'Metal Masters 4': Fan-Filmed Video Footage

Three of the leading gear/technology companies for both musicians and consumers alike returned last Friday (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. Friday night's main band comprised of Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Kerry King ...

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ABSU: 'Hall Of The Masters' Video Released

Mythological occult metal discoverers ABSU have released their new video, for the anthem "Hall Of The Masters", courtesy of this year's Adult Swim Singles Program. Once again, the band has showcased their signature style of occult black/thrash mythology to dark, new, calculating territories. The audio was recorded earlier this year at Nomad Recording Studios in ...

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Report: SOUNDGARDEN Single Coming Next Week

According to The Pulse Of Radio, a new SOUNDGARDEN song called "Been Away Too Long" will be shipped to rock radio stations next Wednesday (September 19). The track will be the first official single from "King Animal", the Seattle grunge legends' first all-new album in 16 years. In related news, Hits Daily Double has reported ...

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SHINEDOWN Bassist Wishes PAPA ROACH Singer Well

SHINEDOWN has been co-headlining the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival tour with GODSMACK since the middle of August, with dates booked through the end of September, but one of the other acts they had on the trek with them is missing. PAPA ROACH had to drop off after just a few shows so that singer Jacoby ...

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GARY HOLT, FRANK BELLO, BILLY SHEEHAN Talk 'Metal Masters 4' In New Video Interview

Three of the leading gear/technology companies for both musicians and consumers alike returned last Friday (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. Friday night's main band comprised of Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Kerry King ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN On Playing SLAYER And EXODUS Songs: 'It's Like Being On Another Planet'

Three of the leading gear/technology companies for both musicians and consumers alike returned last Friday (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. Friday night's main band comprised of Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Kerry King ...

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Report: SOUNDGARDEN To Sign With UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

According to HITS' industry insider I.B. Bad, reformed grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN is in the process of signing with Universal Music Group in a worldwide deal put together by Max Hole, chief operating officer of UMGI (international division of Universal Music Group), and Lucian Grainge, UMG's chairman and chief executive officer. In the U.S., the first ...

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