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THROWDOWN Drummer Offering Private Lessons

Drummer Jarrod Alexander of the Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN is offering private lessons. More information is available on the flyer below. Jackson, Mississippi-born-and-raised Jarrod Alexander had an early instinct to wake the dead with his cranked snare. A graduate of Boston's Berklee College of Music, Jarrod's characteristic style is a visceral combination of ...

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E1 ENTERTAINMENT DISTRIBUTION Signs New Deal With Germany's SPV For North America

E1 Entertainment Distribution has announced a new deal with SPV in North America. E1 will acquire both physical and digital rights for the Germany-based metal label's extensive roster, which includes metal juggernauts MOLLY HATCHET, SKINNY PUPPY, WHITESNAKE and MONSTER MAGNET, among others. Michael Koch, C.E.O. E1 Entertainment U.S. comments: "The metal genre has become an ...

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THROWDOWN: Two New Videos Released

California metallers THROWDOWN debuted two brand new music videos for the songs "This Continuum" and "The Scythe" from their latest full-length album, "Deathless", on this past weekend's episode of MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball". The clips can now be viewed below. The clips for "The Scythe" and "This Continuum" are more than just traditional music videos. Instead, ...

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GOD FORBID To Replace THROWDOWN On FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Tour

Due to a family emergency, California hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN has been forced to pull off the previously announced U.S. tour with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, SHADOWS FALL and 2CENTS. Their replacement on the bill is the New Jersey-based metal band GOD FORBID. The tour starts Thursday, January 21 in Anaheim, California. A list of dates ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: Audio Interview Posted Online

Vocalist Ivan Moody and drummer Jeremy Spencer of Los Angeles metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH were interviewed by Peter Bailey of the Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom-based "Metalheadz" radio show in late November during the band's U.K. tour with SHADOWS FALL. You can listen to the chat using the ReverbNation TuneWidget below (click on "Songs" tab ...

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SLIPKNOT, SOULFLY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, TRIVIUM Members Reveal Favorite Albums Of '00s

SLIPKNOT, SOULFLY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, DRAGONFORCE and TRIVIUM members are among the Roadrunner recording artists whose favorite albums of the the '00s (and accompanying comments) can be found at this location. Also available are picks from various Roadrunner employees, interns, band managers and other industry insiders. A few select top 10 lists are available ...

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Deathless - THROWDOWN

Yep, it's another one of those "what happened to this band?" reviews, much like the case with THE AUTUMN OFFERING's newest polished turd. I never got a chance to spin 2007's "Venom & Tears", so I can't comment on it, but I did enjoy 2005's "Vendetta", an album that basically ripped off PANTERA and did ...

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DIMEBAG Tribute Album: Reduced-Quality Audio Streams Available

The "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) tribute album will be released on the cover of the 200th issue of U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine. The CD and the magazine, which coincides with the five-year anniversary of Dimebag's passing, will be made available on December 16. The "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott tribute album will include the following artists/cuts ...

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MACHINE HEAD Performs PANTERA's 'F**king Hostile' On Anniversary Of DIMEBAG's Death

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD performed their cover version of the PANTERA classic "Fucking Hostile" live on the fifth anniversary of PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's death on December 8, 2009 in Sacramento, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below (courtesy of "Bad2b2"). MACHINE HEAD's studio recording of "Fucking ...

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THROWDOWN: New Video Interview With DAVE PETERS Posted Online

BareBonesMusic.com conducted an interview with vocalist Dave Peters of Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN when the band played Covington, Kentucky on December 6, 2009. Watch the chat below. "Deathless", the new album from THROWDOWN, sold 2,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD came out in the U.S. ...

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JOE STUMP Performing 'Blackmore's Boogie' In Michigan; Video Available

High-quality video footage of guitar virtuoso Joe Stump (HOLYHELL, REIGN OF TERROR) performing the song "Blackmore's Boogie" on October 9, 2009 at Planet Rock in Battle Creek, Michigan can be viewed below. "Blackmore's Boogie" is featured on Stump's latest album "Virtuostic Vendetta", which was released on April 17 via Lion Music. Commented Joe, "On this ...

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EVILE Recording PANTERA's 'Cemetary Gates' For DIMEBAG Tribute Album; Video Footage Available

British thrashers EVILE recently recorded their version of a classic PANTERA track for the upcoming "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) tribute album, which will be released on the cover of the 200th issue of the U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine. The special CD and magazine are being released to coincide with the five-year anniversary of Dimebag's ...

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BIOHAZARD Debuts PANTERA Cover At London Gig

BIOHAZARD debuted its cover of the PANTERA classic "Mouth For War" this past Wednesday night (November 25) at the Scala in London, England. A studio recording of BIOHAZARD's rendition of the track will appear on the forthcoming "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) tribute album which will be released on the cover of the 200th issue ...

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THROWDOWN Interviewed On FULL METAL JACKIE's Radio Show

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN were the featured guests on the November 13-15 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. The interview is now available for streaming using the audio player below. "Deathless", the new album from THROWDOWN, sold 2,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, UNEARTH, BIOHAZARD To Appear On DIMEBAG Tribute CD

BLABBERMOUTH.NET has received confirmation that FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, UNEARTH, BIOHAZARD and KIUAS will all appear on the forthcoming "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) tribute album which is being put together by U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine for a special issue that will coincide with the five-year anniversary of Dimebag's passing. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH recorded ...

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THIS IS HELL Recording PANTERA Cover For METAL HAMMER's DIMEBAG Tribute

Long Island-based hardcore/metal band THIS IS HELL has recorded a cover version of an as-yet-undisclosed PANTERA song for the forthcoming "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) tribute album. The collection, which is being put together by U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine for a special issue that will coincide with the five-year anniversary of Dimebag's passing, is expected ...

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UNEARTH Guitarist Interviewed By BUNCH TV

Germany's Bunch TV conducted an interview with guitarist Buz McGrath of Massachusetts metallers UNEARTH when the band toured Europe with CHIMAIRA and THROWDOWN in September. The clip — which includes performance footage — can be viewed below. The deluxe version of UNEARTH's latest album, "The March", was released on November 10. The CD comes with ...

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CHIMAIRA: New Video Interview With MARK HUNTER Posted Online

Germany's Bunch TV conducted an interview with vocalist Mark Hunter of Cleveland, Ohio metallers CHIMAIRA when the band toured Europe with UNEARTH and THROWDOWN in September. The two clips — which include performance footage — can be viewed below. CHIMAIRA guitarist Matt DeVries sat out the last few weeks of the band's European tour so ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Recording Cover Of PANTERA's 'Suicide Note' For Upcoming DIMEBAG Tribute

Zakk Wylde is recording a version of PANTERA's "Suicide Note Pt. 1" for the forthcoming "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) tribute album. The collection, which is being put together by U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine for a special issue that will coincide with the five-year anniversary of Dimebag's passing, is expected to include the following cuts, ...

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