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ANIMETAL USA: New Video Interview Posted Online

Argentinean rock journalist Lucas H. Gordon, who currently resides in Hollywood, California, recently conducted an interview with ANIMETAL USA, the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs. You can now watch the chat below. ANIMETAL USA made its U.S. live debut on ...

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ANIMETAL USA Interviewed At 'Anime Expo' (Video)

ANIMETAL USA — the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs — made its U.S. live debut on June 29 at the Anime Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center at the Main Events/Hall G. A short video interview with the group ...

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ANIMETAL USA Performs At 'Anime Expo'; Video Available

ANIMETAL USA — the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs — made its U.S. live debut yesterday (Friday, June 29) at the Anime Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center at the Main Events/Hall G. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance ...

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ANIMETAL USA's Debut Album To Receive U.S. Release

ANIMETAL USA — the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs — will have its self-titled debut album released in the U.S. on June 26 via Century Media Records. A European release date will follow shortly thereafter. The track listing of "Animetal ...

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All or Nothing - PENNYWISE

It has many been years since I had even thought about PENNYWISE, perhaps due to market saturation of all those bands playing variants of the PENNYWISE's catchy punk rock style, or maybe for no reason whatsoever. Then again, it has been since 2008 that we last heard a PENNYWISE album and even then their kingly ...

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Former STRATOVARIUS Members To Re-Record Early Tracks For 'Dreaming In Twilight' Album

Former STRATOVARIUS, REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE and SYMFONIA mainman Timo Tolkki recently launched a PledgeMusic.com campaign to support the release of his fourth solo album, "Classical Variations 2: Credo". Tentatively due on October 29, 2012, the double album will include over two hours of music and will feature guest appearances by Michael Kiske (, HELLOWEEN), ...

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LOUDNESS: Pro-Shot Footage Of M3 ROCK FESTIVAL Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of LOUDNESS's May 12 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be seen below. LOUDNESS recently inked a deal with FrostByte Media. The band's latest album, "Eve To Dawn", will be released outside Japan this summer. The CD was originally made available in ...

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ANIMETAL USA Schedules First-Ever U.S. Show

ANIMETAL USA — the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs — will make its U.S. live debut at the Anime Expo, which will be held June 29 – July 2 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. ANIMETAL USA is: * Mike ...

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LOUDNESS Signs With FROSTBYTE MEDIA

Veteran Japanese metallers LOUDNESS have inked a deal with FrostByte Media. The band's latest album, "Eve To Dawn", will be released outside Japan this summer. The CD was originally made available in the group's home country last September. In advance of an extensive North American tour around the release of "Eve To Dawn", LOUDNESS will ...

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ANIMETAL USA To Release New Single, Album

The opening theme to the anime adaptation of Kenji Taira's Naruto spin-off manga Rock Lee No Seishun Full-Power Ninden is "Give Lee Give Lee Rock Lee" a collaborative track featuring ANIMETAL USA and Hironobu Kageyama. The single for the song will be released tomorrow (Wednesday, April 4). The jacket for the single features characters from ...

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NAPALM DEATH: 'Scum' 25-Year Special Edition To Be Released In March

"Scum", the classic 1987 debut album from grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH, will be re-released on limited-edition redux CD and colored vinyl LP on March 5 via Earache Records. To celebrate 25 years since the release of the most influential grindcore album ever made, "Scum" has been remastered especially for this release from the original tapes ...

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ANIMETAL USA Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

Jose Mangin, host/producer MTV.com's web-only show "Headbangers Ball" (and program director/DJ on SiriusXM Octane and Liquid Metal), conducted an interview with ANIMETAL USA — the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs — at the Dean Guitars booth at the 2012 NAMM ...

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Former FATES WARNING Bassist's 16-Year-Old Son Pounds The Skins For OATH OF INSANITY

OATH OF INSANITY, the Milford, Connecticut-based old-school thrash band featuring 16-year-old drummer Joey DiBiase (son of former FATES WARNING bassist Joe DiBiase), has completed work on a five-song EP with producer (and drummer for TOXIC HOLOCAUST, KINGDOM OF SORROW and JASTA) Nick Bellmore at Dexters Lab Recording in Milford. The effort contains four original songs ...

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BEHIND THE SCENERY Members Release Debut ATHEAN EP

ATHEAN, the German technical death metal project featuring BEHIND THE SCENERY guitarist Simon Abele, has just released its debut EP, "Main-Mast Of The Voyaging Earth", via Serial Six Records. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Journey Above The Calm Aeons (instrumental) (3:04) 02. Passage (4:10) 03. Fragmented Convictions (4:21) 04. Main-Mast ...

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Live in Armenia - URIAH HEEP

Ya just can't stop the HEEP! Forty years running and URIAH HEEP is anything but a nostalgia act rehashing the oldies on the casino circuit. As we've seen right on up through "Wake the Sleeper" and this year's "Into the Wild" tour de force, the band is writing some of the best music of its ...

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DESTRUCTOR Frontman Stars In ALTERNATE REALITY Video

Cleveland metallers ALTERNATE REALITY have released a video for their song "The King That Never Was". The track will appear on the band's forthcoming EP, scheduled for release in 2012. The clip was filmed on location at historic Squire's Castle in Willoughby Hills, Ohio between July and November of 2011. DESTRUCTOR vocalist and guitarist Dave ...

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ANIMETAL USA: 'Thesis Of A Cruel Angel' Video Released

"Thesis Of A Cruel Angel", the new video from ANIMETAL USA the American counterpart to ANIMETAL, the Japanese heavy metal band which specialized in metal covers of popular Japanese anime/tokusatsu theme songs can be seen below. The footage was shot by a fan at the group's October 12, 2011 invitation-only CD-launch event in Tokyo, Japan. ...

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ANIMETAL USA: Pro-Shot Footage Of Tokyo CD-Launch Event

Professionally filmed video footage of ANIMETAL USA's October 12, 2011 invitation-only CD-launch event in Tokyo, Japan can be seen below. ANIMETAL USA's official live debut took place at this year's edition of the Loud Park festival on October 15 at Saitama Super Arena, a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Saitama City, Japan. ANIMETAL USA is ...

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ANIMETAL USA Performs Live For First Time; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of ANIMETAL USA's performance at this year's edition of the Loud Park festival, which was held earlier today (Saturday, October 15) at Saitama Super Arena, a multi-purpose indoor arena located in Saitama City, Japan, can be seen below. Also available is footage from ANIMETAL USA's appearaonce on Japanese TV program. ANIMETAL USA ...

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PAGAN'S MIND's 'Intermission' Single Certified Gold In Sweden

The "Intermission" single by Norwegian metallers PAGAN'S MIND, which was exclusively distributed via the June 2011 issue of Sweden Rock Magazine, was certified gold in Sweden by the International Federation Of The Phonographic Industry for sales in excess of 10,000 copies. (Note: Each copy of the magazine containing the CD sold in Sweden was counted ...

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