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ARSIS On Lineup Changes, Upcoming Album

HardRockRVA recently conducted an interview with Noah Martin (bass) and Jim Malone (guitar, vocals) of Virginia-based melodic tech-death metal masters ARSIS. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. HardRockRVA: What have you two been up to in the last year or so? Drummer Mike Van Dyne left (again) and it looks ...

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SEVENDUST, LACUNA COIL: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

SEVENDUST and LACUNA COIL will join forces for a U.S. tour in early 2013. The bands will head out on a 17-date run throughout the month of February. The trek kicks off on February 2 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with tickets going on sale Friday, November 30. The dates are as follows: Feb. 02 - ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS POLAND Guests On LION_DROME Single

Guitarist extrordinaire Chris Poland (MEGADETH, DAMN THE MACHINE, OHM:) contributes a nearly 90-second outro solo to the extended version of alt-rockers LION_DROME's first single, "Curve Of The Earth". The track proceeds an expected full release by LION_DROME in 2013. LION_DROME is a new project from lead guitarist Mike Lopez, a former member of GASHEAD, one ...

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CANCER BATS: 'Bricks And Mortar' Video Released

"Bricks And Mortar", the new video from Canadian metallers CANCER BATS, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth full-length album, "Dead Set On Living", which was released in the U.S. on April 24 via Metal Blade Records. Once again utilizing the legendary Vespa Studios and producers Eric Ratz and Kenny Luong, ...

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TESLA Guitarist Releases 'Set Me Free' Video

"Set Me Free", the new video from TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon, can be seen below. Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it features Hannon, Jeff Sandoval on vocals, Mike Araiza on guitars, Aaron Leigh on bass and Cortney DeAugustine on drums. "Set Me Free" comes off Hannon's latest project, "Six String Soldiers", which is a collaboration ...

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SPEAKING THE KING'S Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Orange County, California progressive hardcore band SPEAKING THE KING'S has inked a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Commented SPEAKING THE KING'S vocalist Bobby Burap: "Very few bands get the opportunity to take their act to an international level. That being said... we are extremely excited to announce that SPEAKING THE KING'S have signed to ...

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GLAMOUR OF THE KILL 'Halfway Through' Recording New Album

English rockers GLAMOUR OF THE KILL are "about halfway through" recording their new album for an early 2013 release via eOne Music. According to a posting on the band's Facebook page, "It's sounding fucking huge already. Y'all are in for a treat." GLAMOUR OF THE KILL has been generating buzz ever since its debut EP, ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Guitarist Interviewed By HOLLYWOOD MUSIC (Video)

On November 20, Groovey of Hollywood Music conducted an interview with guitarist Mike Martin of Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, Colorado during the band's tour with DETHKLOK. You can now watch the chat below. ALL THAT REMAINS' "Stand Up" video was directed by P.R. Brown (SLIPKNOT, BULLET FOR MY ...

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ANCIIENTS Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of Vancouver metallers ANCIIENTS. The band has finished mastering its debut album for a 2013 release. The as-yet-untitled CD sees the quartet forging together smoldering apocalyptic riffs, classic hard rock influences and unforgettable vocal melodies with an interplay praising both the natural and occult. Regarding the signing, ANCIIENTS ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Interviewed By ExploreMusic (Video)

Mike Sullivan of ExploreMusic last week conducted an interview with guitarist Kim Thayil and bassist Ben Shepherd of reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN. You can now watch the chat below. "King Animal", the first collection of all-new material in 16 years from SOUNDGARDEN, and first since the group reunited in 2010, is likely to sell between ...

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Rig Rundown With SMASHING PUMPKINS' BILLY CORGAN (Video)

On October 18, Premier Guitar's Rebecca Dirks was on location in St. Louis, Missouri, talking with the SMASHING PUMPKINS' Billy Corgan. In the segment below, Billy discusses his modular preamp system, the handful of pedals he relies on, and his signature Fender Billy Corgan Strats. Although the material on SMASHING PUMPKINS' latest CD, "Oceania" is ...

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VISION OF DISORDER: 'Hard Times' Video Released

"Hard Times", the new video from hardcore/metal veterans VISION OF DISORDER (a.k.a. V.O.D.), can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Cursed Remain Cursed", which was released on September 18 (one day earlier in Europe) via Candlelight Records. The CD was produced by Will Putney (SHADOWS FALL, SUICIDE SILENCE) and ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: 'Feed On' Video Released

"Feed On", the new video from Raleigh, North Carolina legends CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new EP, "Megalodon", which was released on November 13 via 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 ...

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THROWN INTO EXILE Unleashes New Music

"Not Alone", a brand new song from Los Angeles metallers THROWN INTO EXILE, can be streamed on the band's Facebook page. The track comes off the group's self-titled EP, which is due in early 2013. DEVILDRIVER guitarist Mike Spreitzer handled production duties, with MUTINY WITHIN singer Chris Clancy mixing and mastering the song. ...

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JOHN 5 Interviewed On 'Broken Neck Radio' Podcast (Audio)

Former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 (real name: John William Lowery) was interviewed on the latest edition of the "Broken Neck Radio" podcast. You can now listen to the chat below. John 5 recently filmed a video for this solo track "Noche Acasador". The song comes off his new full-length solo ...

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