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FORCENTURY: 'Revelant' Teaser Available

A teaser for "Revelant", the forthcoming second album from Danish melodic metallers FORCENTURY, can be seen below. The CD will be released on December 3 via Mighty Music. FORCENTURY embraces music from power metal to progressive metal with an unmistakable classic rock twist that draw inspirations from both the '80s pioneers (such as IRON MAIDEN ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Trashes Drums, 'Raps' At Manila Concert; Video Available

The new supergroup featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD), bassist Billy Sheehan (STEVE VAI, DAVID LEE ROTH), guitarist Tony MacAlpine (STEVE VAI) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, PLANET X, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) is in the middle of a world tour during which it is playing an all-instrumental set consisting of material from ...

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SYSTEM DIVIDE Drops Off EPICA Tour

Vocalist Sven De Caluwé of the extreme metal formation SYSTEM DIVIDE — featuring members of FEAR FACTORY and ABORTED — has released the following statement: "It is with great regret we have to announce that SYSTEM DIVIDE has to drop off our north american tour with EPICA. Miri [Milman, SYSTEM DIVIDE co-vocalist and Sven's wife] ...

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MASSACRE: Brazilian Dates Canceled

Resurrected 1990s Florida-based death metallers MASSACRE have canceled the Brazilian leg of their South American tour, which is scheduled to kick off this Friday, November 9 in Bogota, Colombia. Affected dates: Nov. 15 - Jaraguá do Sul, SC, Brazil @ Espaço do Oca Nov. 16 – Gravataí, RS, Brazil @ Sítio do Beto Nov. 17 ...

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NIGHTWISH's MARCO HIETALA Interviewed In Denver (Video)

Alicia Trejo of Mike Trejo's Access Unlimited TV conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala of Finnish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH prior to the band's September 28 concert at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen (REVAMP, ex-AFTER FOREVER) made her live debut as the frontwoman ...

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OPERATIKA ELEMENT: 'Haunting In The Night' Single Artwork Unveiled

New York/New Jersey-based symphonic power metallers OPERATIKA ELEMENT (formerly OPERATIKA) have unveiled the cover artwork of their new single, "Haunting In The Night", to be released later this fall. It was created by Alexandra V Bach, who also designed OPERATIKA's album cover for "The Calling". "Haunting In The Night" features a special guest appearance by ...

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Eye For An Eye - CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

Yes, they've been known as CORROSION OF CONFORMITY for decades now, but in my day, calling them that would've gotten your teeth knocked out. At the very least, you would've been branded by the punk and hardcore sanction as a supreme poser. It just wasn't cool to call them anything else but C.O.C., much like ...

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TESTAMENT Frontman To Discuss 'Native Blood' Video On 107.7 THE BONE

Vocalist Chuck Billy of Bay Area thrash metal legends TESTAMENT will be interviewed tomorrow (Tuesday, November 6) by Nikki Blakk of the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone. The singer will discuss TESTAMENT's recent nomination for "Best Music Video" by the Native American Film Institute for the "Native Blood" clip. Joining them will ...

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MIKE PORTNOY, BILLY SHEEHAN, TONY MACALPINE, DEREK SHERINIAN: Moscow Concert Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of the new supergroup featuring 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) performing on October 27 at Milk in Moscow, Russia during the band's European ...

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HOTEL DIABLO Taps EMMY AWARD-Winning Director For 'Psycho, California' Video

HOTEL DIABLO — the new band featuring guitarist Alex Grossi (QUIET RIOT), vocalist Rick Stitch (LADYJACK, ex-ADLER'S APPETITE), bassist Mike Duda and drummer Mike Dupke (both of W.A.S.P.) — has tapped nine-time Emmy Award-winning and MTV Video Music Award-nominated director Fabio Jafet (PITBULL, ENRIQUE IGLESIAS, CHILDREN OF BODOM) to direct the video for the song ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: New EP Artwork Unveiled

Scion Audio/Visual, (a.k.a. Scion A/V), the in-house record label and lifestyle marketing division of the Scion marque produced by Toyota Motor Corporation for the North American market, will release the new EP from Raleigh, North Carolina legends CORROSION OF CONFORMITY. Entitled "Megalodon", the effort will feature "five heavy tracks." In a recent interview with Revolver ...

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PERIPHERY Goes 'Black Metal' In Paris; Video Footage Available

Video footage of PERIPHERY frontman Spencer Sotelo's speech to the crowd from the stage of last night's Halloween concert at La Maroquinerie in Paris, France during the band's European tour can be seen below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's current tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and THE SAFETY FIRE ...

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EXHUMED Denied Entry To Canada

West Coast death gore hooligans EXHUMED have released the following statement: "We are super-bummed that the Canadian border patrol has denied us entry to their otherwise fine country today and forced us to cancel our Halloween show in Montreal. We even had ridiculous costumes prepared! "We are doing everything in our power to sort out ...

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ALL HAIL THE YETI Drummer Quits

Drummer Skylar Feigel has announced his departure from the Los Angeles-based metal act ALL HAIL THE YETI. He says in a statement, "Being in an environment where my passion to create and contribute will be looked favorably upon is crucial to me so that visions can be shared and opinions can be voiced without crucifixion, ...

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SYSTEM DIVIDE Singer Forced To Leave EPICA Tour

Vocalist Miri Milman of the extreme metal formation SYSTEM DIVIDE — featuring members of FEAR FACTORY and ABORTED — has released the following statement: "My dear friends and SYSTEM DIVIDE fans out there, I'm afraid I have some bad news to share. Due to a family crisis back home, I had to depart the [North ...

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ZAKK WYLDE: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Mike Sullivan of Corus Radio recently conducted an interview with guitar legend Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE). You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's long-talked-about "Unblackened" DVD, which was previously scheduled to be filmed in late August at The Mayan in Los Angeles, California, will ...

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