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CAULDRON, WHITE WIZZARD Members Interviewed On 'The Governor's Ball'

Vocalist/bassist Jason Decay of Toronto's CAULDRON and bassist Jon Leon of Los Angeles traditional metallers WHITE WIZZARD were interviewed for the latest episode of "The Governor's Ball". You can now stream the program in two parts below. CAULDRON's "Chained Up In Chains" video can be viewed below. Shot during the recently completed "Waste The World" ...

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RAVENS CREED Announces Singer For New Album

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham, and former SABBAT bassist Frazer Craske, have recruited Stian "Iscariah" Smorholm (ex-IMMORTAL, DEAD TO THIS WORLD) to handle the vocals on the band's second album, "A Conspiracy Of...". The group states, "Stian will not be able to become a full-time member as he ...

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RAVENS CREED: New Songtitles Revealed

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham, and former SABBAT bassist Frazer Craske, are currently writing material for their second album, "A Conspiracy Of...", at the band's own Tenko studios for a tentative late 2010 release via Doomentia Records once again. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include: * ...

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CAULDRON, BONDED BY BLOOD Interviewed On 'Ragnarok Radio'

Canadian traditional metallers CAULDRON and Pomona, California thrashers BONDED BY BLOOD were interviewed for episode 48 of the "Ragnarok Radio" podcast (web site). The podcast is now available for streaming using the audio player below. CAULDRON's "Chained Up In Chains" video can be viewed below. Shot during the recently completed "Waste The World" ...

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CAULDRON: 'Chained Up In Chains' Video Released

"Chained Up In Chains", the new video from the Canadian traditional metal act CAULDRON, can be viewed below. Shot during the recently completed "Waste The World" tour, the clip features the band doing what it does best — playing balls-to-the-wall traditional metal and acting like rock stars both on stage and off. CAULDRON has announced ...

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CAULDRON Interviewed In Montreal

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with the Canadian traditional metal trio CAULDRON when the band performed in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on December 7, 2009. Watch the chat below. CAULDRON's full-length debut, "Chained To The Nite", was released on April 6 in Europe and May 5 in the rest of the world via Earache Records. ...

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SACRED REICH Drummer Featured On FRANKENSHRED Album

FRANKENSHRED, the Phoenix, Arizona-based metal/shred band, has just released its debut album, "Cauldron of Evil", via Italy's Metal on Metal Records. According to a press release, the CD contains "16 tracks of blazing old-school style metal incorporating elements of thrash, speed and hard rock with plenty of guitar shredding! This [album] also features the great ...

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WOLF: 'Speed On' Video Released

"Speed On", the new video from Swedish metallers WOLF, can be viewed below. The clip was created by Ravhouls Production, which has previously worked with FUELHEAD, among others. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Ravenous", which is now available as a luxurious LP, including a poster, a killer gatefold sleeve and the entire ...

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WOLF To Support W.A.S.P. In Finland

Swedish metallers WOLF will support W.A.S.P. in Finland at the end of this month. The dates are as follows: Oct. 21 - Tampere, Finland - Pakkahuone Oct. 22 - Joensuu, Finland - Joensuu Arena Oct. 23 - Helsinki, Finland - Kulttuuritalo Oct. 24 - Oulu, Finland - Teatria WOLF will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce ...

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BLACK MOOR Schedules Canadian Dates With 3 INCHES OF BLOOD

Nova Scotian thrashers BLACK MOOR will support 3 INCHES OF BLOOD on the following Canadian dates: Oct. 14 - The Paragon Theatre - Halifax, NS Oct. 15 - The Manhattan Club - Moncton, NB BLACK MOOR's debut album, "The Conquering", was released on August 25 via Diminished Fifth Records. The long-overdue CD almost didn't see ...

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WOLF To Guest On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show

Swedish metallers WOLF will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, October 16 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio program, dubbed "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the broadcast live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time at BBC.co.uk. Vicky Bradley (a.k.a. Vix ...

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ENFORCER, CAULDRON Interviewed On WSCA 106.1 FM; Audio Available

Members of ENFORCER and CAULDRON were interviewed this past Monday, September 21 on the Portsmouth, New Hampshire radio station WSCA 106.1 FM. Topics discussed included the ups and downs of the "North American Nightmare Tour", future touring plans, and the status of their respective new albums. You can download the interview as an MP3 audio ...

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DESTRUCTOR Forced To Cancel Cleveland Show; H.A.T.E. Steps In

Cleveland thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTOR have been forced to cancel their September 22 hometown show at Now That's Class due to illness. The band was scheduled to open the final date of the North American Nightmare 2009 Tour featuring ENFORCER, CAULDRON and MANTIC RITUAL. According to a press release, DESTRUCTOR guitarist/vocalist Dave Overkill has been ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE: U.S. Headlining Tour Announced

Richmond, Virginia crossover act MUNICIPAL WASTE will embark on the "Waste The World Tour 2009" in November. Providing direct support on the trek will be GOATWHORE from November 6 to November 16; THE ACCUSED from November 18 to December 3; and BRUTAL TRUTH from December 4 to December 11. Appearing on all shows will be ...

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WOLF Guitarist Interviewed; Video Available

Vicky Bradley (a.k.a. Vix the Angel Of Metal) conducted an interview with guitarist Johannes "Axeman" Losbäck of Swedish heavy metallers WOLF on August 8, 2009 at the Dean Owners of America U.K. faction party at the Albany Theatre in London, England. Watch the chat below. "Ravenous", the latest album from WOLF, is now available as ...

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WOLF: Quality Hunnebostrand Footage Available

High-quality footage of Swedish heavy metallers WOLF performing the song "Curse you Salem" at Hunneboparken in Hunnebostrand, Sweden on August 1, 2009 can be viewed below (shot and edited by Ravhouls Production). "Ravenous", the latest album from WOLF, is now available as a luxurious LP, including a poster, a killer gatefold sleeve and the entire ...

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CAULDRON Frontman Evicted Over METALLICA Dispute

Jason Decay, frontman of the Canadian traditional metal trio CAULDRON, recently underwent as surreal an experience as one can have at home. Like most touring musicians, Jason has his share of strange road stories, but he surely didn't expect one of the weirdest ones of all to happen in his very own apartment. "A few ...

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CAULDRON To Support WOLF In U.K.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based metallers CAULDRON will support WOLF on the following U.K. dates: Oct. 09 - London, UK - The Underworld Oct. 10 - Leeds, UK - Rio's Oct. 11 - Glasgow, UK - Ivory Blacks Oct. 13 - Newcastle, UK - Trillians Oct. 14 - Manchester, UK - Moho Oct. 15 - Nottingham, UK ...

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BLACK MOOR Signs With DIMINISHED FIFTH RECORDS

Diminished Fifth Records has announced the signing of Nova Scotian thrashers BLACK MOOR. The band's debut album, "The Conquering", is scheduled for release on Tuesday, August 25. The long-overdue CD almost didn't see the light of day after the band was in a near-fatal automobile accident in June 2008. Now fully recovered, BLACK MOOR has ...

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WOLF's 'Ravenous' Released On Vinyl

"Ravenous", the latest album from Swedish heavy metallers WOLF, is now available as a luxurious LP, including a poster, a killer gatefold sleeve and the entire album on CD as a bonus, strictly limited to 500 copies! The "Ravenous" LP edition is only available in Sweden, Germany and the U.K., so vinyl lovers head out ...

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ENFORCER: New Demo Track Posted Online

Hot on the heels of the release of their critically acclaimed album "Into The Night", Swedish metallers ENFORCER unleash a preview of things to come with a new demo track from their upcoming album, tentatively scheduled for release mid-2010. The song, entitled "Roll The Dice", is available for streaming at the band's MySpace ...

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WOLF Interviewed At U.K.'s HAMMERFEST; Video Available

Angel Of Metal conducted an interview with Swedish heavy metallers WOLF at the inaugural installment of the Hammerfest festival, which was held April 24-25 at at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, Wales, United Kingdom. Watch the 19-minute chat below. WOLF will embark on a U.K. headlining tour in October. Support on the trek will come from the ...

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Chained to the Nite - CAULDRON

What a wholesome, family-oriented album cover. Never fear Wal-Mart lurkers, it comes with a handy dandy slip cover. So what's the deal with these Canadians? Well, this ain't GOAT HORN, that's for sure. The trio of bassist/vocalist Jason Decay, guitarist Ian Chains, and drummer Steel Rider (all birth names, of course), collectively known as CAULDRON ...

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SIGN OF THE JACKAL Signs With HEAVY ARTILLERY

Fans of ENFORCER, CAULDRON, IGNITOR, RAM, GATES OF SLUMBER, WOLF and traditional heavy metal, take note; when SIGN OF THE JACKAL come to fight for rock no prisoners will be taken! Born in the frigid winter of 2007 in Rovereto, Italy, four friends were brought together by a mutual passion for classic heavy metal and ...

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TYRANTS BLOOD: New Song Posted Online

TYRANTS BLOOD, the Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based metal band comprised of ex-members of BLASPHEMY, WITCHES HAMMER, INFERNAL MAJESTY, ABUSE, OMEGACROM and MECHA MESSIAH, has posted a new song, "Cast Into Hell", on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off TYRANTS BLOOD's new album, "Crushing Onward Into Oblivion", which is due out later ...

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WOLF Announces U.K. Tour

Swedish metallers WOLF will embark on a U.K. headlining tour in October. Support on the trek will come from the Canadian traditional heavy metal band CAULDRON. Commented WOLF: "U.K. have always been good to us and after the success of Hammerfest we felt it was time to visit you all in your hometowns. See you ...

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ELUVEITIE: 'Evocation I' Lands On Swiss, German Charts

"Evocation I: The Arcane Dominion", the new acoustic/folk album from Swiss folk metal pioneers ELUVEITIE, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Switzerland: #20 Germany: #60 "Evocation I: The Arcane Dominion" was released on April 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. It contains 15 folk songs, most of them written in ancient gaulish language. Commented mainman ...

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