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DESTRUCTION: New Song Available For Streaming

"Cyanide", a brand new song from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be streamed on the band's Facebook page. The track comes off the band's 30th-anniversary album "Spiritual Genocide", which will be released on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records,. The CD was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin ...

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TOMAHAWK: New Single Available For Streaming

"Stone Letter", the new single from TOMAHAWK, the alt-rock super group featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE), is available for streaming at Spin.com. The track comes off the band's new album, "Oddfellows", which is scheduled ...

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PERIPHERY Guitarist Interviewed In Glasgow (Audio)

Radio Caley's Colin Stone conducted an interview with guitarist Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY on October 3 in Glasgow, Scotland. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and ...

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THY WILL BE DONE: Third 'Temple' Webisode Available

The third in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Temple", the recently released six-song EP from Rhode Island's THY WILL BE DONE, can be seen below. The EP was produced and engineered by the band, mixed by acclaimed metal producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris at Planet Z and is the inaugural ...

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Live At Sweden Rock Festival - TRIUMPH

Canadian power rockers TRIUMPH had a heyday, though you had to have been around to witness it. From the late Seventies through part of the Eighties, TRIUMPH were arena giants staking their reps on pyro, lasers and air-pummeling rawk which headbangers wrangled as part of their cause. Compared far too often to prog lords RUSH ...

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ANACRUSIS: Demo Version Of New Song Available For Streaming

In a recent interview with a German radio station, vocalist/guitarist Kenn Nardi of reunited St. Louis, Missouri-based progressive/melodic thrash metallers ANACRUSIS revealed that the band is currently working on its first full album of new material since 1993's "Screams And Whispers". Tentatively titled "Parallax Error", the CD will feature cover art by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ...

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MASTODON 's BILL KELLIHER Talks PRIMATE In New Interview

Atlanta grind punks PRIMATE — who feature in their ranks the distinctive vocal stylings of Kevin Sharp (BRUTAL TRUTH), ripping fret-board antics by Bill Kelliher (MASTODON) and Mike Brennan, SST-style bass work and backing vocals by Dave Whitworth, and is rounded out by d-beat defender Shayne Huff — recently released their debut album, "Draw Back ...

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AXEWOUND: North American Tour Dates Announced

AXEWOUND — the project featuring Matt Tuck (BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE) on guitar and vocals, Liam Cormier (CANCER BATS) on lead vocals, Mike Kingswood (GLAMOUR OF THE KILL) on guitar, Joe Copcutt (RISE TO REMAIN) on bass, and Jason Bowld (PITCHSHIFTER, KILLING JOKE) on drums — has scheduled the following North American tour dates: Nov. ...

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ANIMETAL USA/OBSESSION Vocalist Featured On New SOVEREIGN Album

Veteran heavy metal vocalist Mike Vescera (ANIMETAL USA, OBSESSION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, LOUDNESS) makes a guest appearance on "Warring Heaven", the new album from SOVEREIGN, the French metal project led by multi-instrumentalist Samir Mhamdi. According to a press release, the CD "is complete with thundering vocals, epic guitar solos and catchy vocal lines." "Warring Heaven" track ...

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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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PERIPHERY Drummer To Sit Out European Tour

Drummer Matt Halpern of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY will sit out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and THE SAFETY FIRE after getting into an "unfortunate accident" on Saturday (September 29) and suffering a dislocated shoulder. The rest of the band states, "[Matt will] be OK, but he ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Maribor Concert Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of Tim "Ripper" Owens' (DIO DISCIPLES, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) September 26 performance at MC Pekarna in Maribor, Slovenia can be seen below. Released in May 2009, Owens' first solo album, "Play My Game", landed at position No. 66 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which ...

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Former ARSIS Drummer Joins THE FINAL SLEEP

Former ARSIS drummer Mike VanDyne has joined the Troy, New York-based metal band THE FINAL SLEEP. THE FINAL SLEEP features in its ranks Jay VanDervoort and Mike Stack of BURNING HUMAN and Jeff Andrews of ARMOR COLUMN. Commented THE FINAL SLEEP: "Mike is an amazing drummer, and we are very excited to have him on ...

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DESTRUCTION: Second 'Spiritual Genocide' Trailer Released

The second trailer for "Spiritual Genocide", the 30th-anniversary album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be seen below. Due on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin Buchwalter and was mixed by Andy Classen. The album features guest appearances by Thomas "Angelripper" ...

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FEAR FACTORY Guitarist Interviewed In Japan (Video)

Metalship conducted an interview with guitarist Dino Cazares of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY before the band's September 18 concert in Tokyo, Japan. You can now watch the chat below. FEAR FACTORY is preparing to release a video for the title track of their new album, "The Industrialist". The clip, which will contain footage ...

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DREAM THEATER, SYMPHONY X Members To Guest On new LALU Album

DREAM THEATER's Jordan Rudess has contributed keyboard parts and co-written a piece for the new album from LALU, the heavy/progressive project led by French composer Vivien Lalu. Entitled "Atomic Ark", the long-awaited follow-up to 2005's "Oniric Metal" will feature cover artwork by Travis Smith of Seempieces (OPETH, DEVIN TOWNSEND, NEVERMORE, ICED EARTH, DEATH, AMORPHIS) and ...

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Blind Fan Stagedives During ORIGIN's Concert In Winnipeg (Video)

Five-camera video footage of a blind fan stagediving during ORIGIN's August 24 concert at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada can be seen below. ORIGIN's latest album, "Entity", was released in June 2011 via Nuclear Blast Records. One of the most intense and technical forces of the contemporary death metal world, ORIGIN returned to ...

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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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DROWNING POOL To Film 'Saturday Night' Video

Texas heavy rockers DROWNING POOL have tapped Jonathan Bertorelli to direct the video for their new song "Saturday Night". The track will appear on the band's fifth album, which is due out in early 2013 via Eleven Seven Music. The band teamed up with producer Kato Khandwalla at House of Loud Studios in New Jersey ...

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FULLFORCE: 'Next Level' Details Revealed

Swedish melodic metal five-piece FULLFORCE will release its second album, "Next Level", in North America on November 27 via SPV/Steamhammer. The cover artwork was once again be created by Rainer Kalwitz, who previously worked with PRAYING MANTIS and METAL CHURCH, among others. "Next Level" was mixed and mastered at Roastinghouse Studios in Malmö, Sweden by ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Sofia Concert Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of Tim "Ripper" Owens' (DIO DISCIPLES, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) September 23 performance at R.B.F. Club in Sofia, Bulgaria can be seen below. Released in May 2009, Owens' first solo album, "Play My Game", landed at position No. 66 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which ...

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BEHOLD THE ARCTOPUS To Release 'Horrorscension' In October

Brooklyn, New York-based progressive/experimental instrumental metal band BEHOLD THE ARCTOPUS will release its second full-length album, "Horrorscension", on October 23 via Black Market Activities. The CD marks the recording debut of the group's drummer, Weasel Walter, a multi-instrumentalist renowned for his work under the name THE FLYING LUTTENBACHERS and his widespread collaborations across the free ...

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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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FEAR FACTORY: The SHURE Video Interview

Shure, one of the world's leaders in wired and wireless microphones and professional audio systems, recently conducted an interview with vocalist Burton C. Bell and guitarist Dino Cazares of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY. You can now watch the chat below. FEAR FACTORY is preparing to release a video for the title track of ...

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