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AXEWOUND: More Debut Album Details Revealed

It takes just one listen to AXEWOUND's "Post Apocalyptic Party", the ferocious track they released as a free introductory download back in May, to make their intentions abundantly clear. Which is to say, they are a metal band… proudly, defiantly and unbendingly so. Their pedigree is inarguably first class — since they feature guitarist/vocalist Matt ...

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Former ROADRUNNER A&R Man MIKE GITTER Joins RAZOR & TIE Team

Razor & Tie has joined forces with A&R veteran Mike Gitter. With a rich history that includes tenures at Roadrunner and Atlantic Records, signing highly successful and cutting-edge bands such as KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, BAD RELIGION, OPETH, MEGADETH and DRAGONFORCE, Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and know-how that will continue expand Razor & Tie's already ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Audio Interview With JEAN-FRANÇOIS DAGENAIS

Mike Lopez of The Offering webzine conducted an interview with Jean-François Dagenais of Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM prior to the band's August 26 concert at Reggies in Chicago, Illinois. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. "The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined", the new multidisc DVD from KATAKLYSM, recently entered ...

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DOKKEN: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Broken Bones' Album

Frontiers Records has set a September 25 North American release date for "Broken Bones", the 11th studio album from melodic hard rockers DOKKEN. The effort will be released in two configurations: standard CD and limited-edition CD in digipak with a bonus DVD, which features a comprehensive "Making Of The Album" documentary. "Broken Bones" was produced ...

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MALIGNANCY: More 'Eugenics' Details Revealed

Yonkers, New York-based technical death/grind legends MALIGNANCY are preparing to unleash their latest slab of sonic bestiality in the form of "Eugenics". Set to be unearthed in Europe on October 8 through Willowtip/Hammerheart, the CD was recorded throughout 2010 and 2011 by Eliot Gellar at the Gellar Cellar Studio in Mahopac, New York, mixed and ...

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MADBALL: 'The Beast' Video Released

"The Beast", the new Pedro Matos-directed video from New York hardcore legends MADBALL, can be seen below. The clip, which was filmed in Badalona, Spain while the band was on tour with Portugal's DEVIL IN ME, utilizes gritty backdrops and shots of the group's crushing stage performance. Commenting on the video's guerilla style of filming ...

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JOHN 5 Films 'Noche Acasador' Video

Former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 (real name: John William Lowery) recently filmed a video for this solo track "Noche Acasador". A photo from the video shoot can be seen below. "Noche Acasador" comes off John 5's new full-length solo CD/DVD, "God Told Me To", which was released on May 8 ...

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TRIUMPH Featured On 'In The Studio' (Audio)

North American syndicated rock radio show "In The Studio: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands" heads north to Canada this week for the "Best Of" TRIUMPH as part of its Medium Rare series. TRIUMPH members Rik Emmett, Mike Levine and Gil Moore sit down with "In The Studio" host Redbeard for an honest, heartwarming ...

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MAIDEN UNITED: 'Across The Seventh Sea' Trailer Released

MAIDEN UNITED, the all-acoustic IRON MAIDEN tribute project featuring Damian Wilson (THRESHOLD, HEADSPACE) and Ruud Jolie (WITHIN TEMPTATION), will release its new album, "Across The Seventh Sea", on September 28 on CD, iTunes and limited-edition black-and-blue transparent vinyl. "Across The Seventh Sea" track listing: 01. Seven Deadly Sins 02. Only The Good Die Young 03. ...

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ISIS: 'Temporal' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

ISIS will release "Temporal", a retrospective collection of unreleased rarities, remixes and videos, on November 6 via and Ipecac Recordings. "Temporal" spans the groundbreaking band's entire discography with inclusions from "Mosquito Control" to the band's final full-length album, "Wavering Radiant". "It was fun and also very nostalgic collecting material for this release," commented Aaron Harris. ...

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HARM: 'Argue & Grin' Video Released

"Argue & Grin", the new video from Canadian metallers HARM, can be seen below. The track is the first single from the band's forthcoming album, "The Nine", which is scheduled for release on September 11 in North America via FrostByte Media. The video was directed by noted Canadian music photographer Darko Dan and captures the ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS, BLAZE BAYLEY, MIKE VESCERA Featured On New SOULSPELL Album

The third full-length album from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL, entitled "Hollow's Gathering", will be released in Europe and North America on October 12 through Inner Wound Recordings. "Hollow's Gathering" features guest appearances by Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Blaze Bayley (WOLFSBANE, IRON MAIDEN), Michael Vescera (OBSESSION, LOUDNESS, YNGWIE ...

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Singer MARK BOALS Joins SOUL SIGN

SOUL SIGN, the Los Angeles-based band led by Swedish bassist Bjorn Englen (TONY MACALPINE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ULI JON ROTH), has announced the addition of powerhouse vocalist Mark Boals to the group's ranks. SOUL SIGN released its full-length debut, "Life In The Dark", in the fall of 2011 and is planning to hit the road in ...

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DOKKEN: 'Broken Bones' Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has set a September 25 North American release date for "Broken Bones", the 11th studio album from melodic hard rockers DOKKEN. The effort will be released in two configurations: standard CD and limited-edition CD in digipak with a bonus DVD, which features a comprehensive "Making Of The Album" documentary. "Broken Bones" was produced ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL To Release 'Before I Die' Digital Single

German guitar wizard AXEL RUDI PELL will release a digital single, "Before I Die", on September 14. In addition to the title track, the single will contain the song "Where The Wild Waters Flow". "Before I Die" comes off AXEL RUDI PELL's new studio album, titled "Circle Of The Oath", which registered the following European ...

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Video: PAUL RYAN (ORIGIN Guitarist) Interviewed In St. Paul

Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with Paul Ryan, guitarist of the technical death metal band ORIGIN, prior to the group's August 25 concert at Station 4 in St. Paul, Minnesota. You can now watch the chat below. ORIGIN's latest album, "Entity", was released last June via Nuclear Blast Records. One of ...

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