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MOONSPELL Releases 'Desastre' Video

"Desastre", the new video from Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "1755", which was released last November via Napalm Records. The Portuguese-language disc was written about the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, also known as the Great Lisbon earthquake, which occurred in the Kingdom of Portugal. In ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces 'Eras Part 1' Vinyl Collection

Devin Townsend has announced a series of high-quality, lavish vinyl collections under the name of "Eras". The first in this series is released on June 8 and features the quadrilogy of albums that came out during the period of 2009-2011 when the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT was first created. The box set comes with seven LPs ...

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PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Postpone U.S. Tour

PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS, the project led by the former PANTERA and current DOWN/SUPERJOINT frontman, has postponed its previously announced spring U.S. tour with KING PARROT until late summer/early fall. Says Anselmo: "I've decided to delay the PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS/KING PARROT tour until August-September. As many of you know, I ...

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I AM DESTRUCTION Signs With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

Dallas, Texas-based brutal death metal act I AM DESTRUCTION has signed with Unique Leader Records. The band's full-length debut will arrive later in the year. Formed in 2013 as a one-man project, the band solidified its lineup last year and has quickly become a staple in the Texas extreme metal scene. After spending much of ...

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Germany's NAILED TO OBSCURITY Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST

German metallers NAILED TO OBSCURITY have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. The band is currently writing material for a new studio album. For more than ten years, NAILED TO OBSCURITY from Northern Germany has successfully developed its distinctive style, somewhere between melodic death metal and doom with progressive influences. Their underground debut, "Abyss…", exhibited ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Members K.K. DOWNING, TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, LES BINKS To Guest On DEVILSTAR's Cover Of 'Beyond The Realms Of Death'

Producer/guitarist Paul Crook (pictured; ANTHRAX, SEBASTIAN BACH, MEAT LOAF) and executive producer John Madera have announced the formation of DEVILSTAR, an all-star hard rock and heavy metal group billed as the world's first interactive band. The first release under the DEVILSTAR moniker will be a cover of the JUDAS PRIEST classic "Beyond The Realms Of ...

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Watch BLACK STONE CHERRY Perform In JIMI HENDRIX's 1960s London Flat

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY recently gave an exclusive performance inside Jimi Hendrix's 1960s London Mayfair flat of "Tired Of The Rain" and their brand new single, "Bad Habit", from the band's upcoming album, "Family Tree". Check out video footage below from Guitar Interactive magazine. "Family Tree" will be released on April 20 via Mascot ...

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Video: Former JUDAS PRIEST, MEGADETH Members Perform Heavy Metal Classics In Montreal

Vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Glen Drover (MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND, TESTAMENT, EIDOLON), drummer Shawn Drover (MEGADETH, ACT OF DEFIANCE, EIDOLON) and bassist Adrian Robichaud (EIDOLON) joined forces to perform heavy metal classics under the A NIGHT OF METAL banner on April 12 at Piranha Bar in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

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OVERKILL Is 'In Pre-Production' For Next Album

According to a post on OVERKILL drummer Jason Bittner's Facebook page, the band is currently "in pre-production" for the follow-up to 2017's "The Grinding Wheel" album. The veteran New Jersey thrashers revealed in February that at least four new songs were in varying stages of completion at that point, with more to come. In a ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN: Why I Needed To Take A Break From THE WINERY DOGS

In a brand new interview with Sofa King Cool, guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen was once again asked about the status of THE WINERY DOGS, his power trio with drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) and legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH). "We did the first record [2013's self-titled album]; ...

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Listen To New PENNYWISE Song 'She Said'

"She Said", a brand new song from PENNYWISE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Never Gonna Die", which will be released on April 20 via Epitaph. The legendary punk band's twelfth full-length is the first full album of new songs with singer Jim Lindberg, guitarist Fletcher Dragge, drummer ...

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Watch ANTHRAX Perform 'Indians' From 'Kings Among Scotland' DVD

Multi-Grammy-nominated thrash icons ANTHRAX will see "Kings Among Scotland", the band's long-awaited live-in-concert DVD, arrive in stores and online on April 27 (Megaforce). Captured on February 15, 2017 at the band's sold-out concert at Glasgow's historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour "Kings Among Scotland" incorporates the band's entire live show along with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage ...

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Listen To New PRAYING MANTIS Song 'Keep It Alive'

British rockers PRAYING MANTIS will release their 11th studio album, "Gravity", on May 11 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc's opening track, "Keep It Alive", can now be streamed below. "Gravity" track listing: 01. Keep It Alive 02. Mantis Anthem 03. Time Can Heal 04. 39 Years 05. Gravity 06. Ghosts Of The Past 07. ...

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SINBREED Recruits Ex-VICIOUS RUMORS Singer NICK HOLLEMAN

SINBREED, the German power metal band featuring BLIND GUARDIAN drummer Frederik Ehmke, has parted ways with singer Herbie Langhans and has replaced him with Nick Holleman (ex-VICIOUS RUMORS). Says SINBREED: "After being on tour with Nick throughout Europe in 2016, we are happy to continue with him and open the next chapter of the band. ...

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BATTLEROAR To Release 'Codex Epicus' Album In June

Greek epic/power metal force BATTLEROAR is currently putting the finishing touches on its fifth full-length album, "Codex Epicus". Due on June 15 via Cruz Del Sur Music, the follow-up to 2014's "Blood Of Legends" was recorded at Devasoundz Studios in Athens, Greece and will feature a guest appearance from someone very familiar to fans of ...

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CANDLEMASS To Release 'House Of Doom' EP

"House Of Doom", the brand-new song by CANDLEMASS, is the soundtrack of the game with the same name, which was co-designed by the legendary Swedish doom metal band. The "House Of Doom" soundtrack, a new killer doom epic, will be released on May 25 as an EP with three bonus tracks via Napalm Records. A ...

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TNT Releases New Single, 'Tears In My Eyes'

Norwegian/Spanish hard rockers TNT have released their first "official" new single, "Tears In My Eyes". The track, which can be streamed below, is taken from their upcoming studio album, "XIII", due on June 8 via Frontiers Music Srl. "Tears In My Eyes" is the second track from "XIII" to be made available to the public. ...

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