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VOLBEAT Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have been confirmed for next year's edition of the With Full Force festival, set to take place July 1-3, 2011 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany (near Leipzig). The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 50 LIONS AGNOSTIC FRONT DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DIE KASSIERER DEEZ ...

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LIONHEART To Release 'Built On Struggle' In January

Northern California hardcore band LIONHEART will release its new album, "Built On Struggle", on January 18, 2011 via Mediaskare Records. The CD features guest appearances by Brandan Schippati (BLEEDING THROUGH), Karl Buechner (EARTH CRISIS), Dave Nassie (BLEEDING THROUGH, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), Lord Ezec (SKARHEAD) and Bruce LaPage (100 DEMONS). "Built On Struggle" track listing: 01. Relentless ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Completes Work On New Album

New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT have finished recording their new album at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida for a March 4, 2011 European and March 22, 2011 North American release via Nuclear Blast Records. The as-yet-untitled CD (the previously announced title "My Life, My Way" has now apparently been scrapped) features 13 ...

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ANTHRAX, MADBALL, CRIMSON GLORY, LIFE OF AGONY, PSYCHOTIC WALTZ Confirmed For ZWARTE CROSS

MADBALL, CRIMSON GLORY, LIFE OF AGONY and PSYCHOTIC WALTZ have been confirmed for the "Aardschok" stage at next year's Zwarte Cross (Black Cross) festival, set to take place July 15-17, 2011 in Lichtenvoorde, Holland. The billing for the "Aardschok" stage is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANTHRAX CRIMSON GLORY DISABUSE LIFE OF AGONY ...

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SICK OF IT ALL, MADBALL Interviewed In Portugal (Video)

GO-S.tv has uploaded interview and performance footage featuring New York hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL and MADBALL filmed when the two bands played at Cine-Teatro de Corroios in Corroios, Portugal on October 22, 2010. Check out the 12-minute clip below. "Based On A True Story", the new album from SICK OF IT ALL, sold ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT: New Album Title Revealed

Vocalist Roger Miret of New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT was interviewed on the RealPunkRadio program "Loud Fast And Shitty" about the band's new album that is currently being recorded at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida. Entitled "My Life, My Way", the 14-track follow-up to 2007's "Warriors" is being laid down by Erik ...

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MADBALL To Film 'All Or Nothing' Video

New York hardcore legends MADBALL will film a video for the song "All Or Nothing" this Friday, November 26 at Southpaw in Brooklyn, New York at 5:00 p.m. sharp. MADBALL will release its latest album, "Empire", in a special red vinyl format on November 22. "Empire" is available for purchase on disc and pre-order on ...

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MADBALL In Poland: Video Interview, Performance Footage

Nas Niedogoniet Cartel conducted an interview with Freddy Cricien of New York hardcore legends MADBALL when the band played at Dekompresja in Lodz, Poland with SICK OF IT ALL on October 14, 2010. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is performance footage from the Lodz concert. MADBALL will release its latest album, ...

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MADBALL To Release 'Empire' On Red Vinyl

New York City hardcore legends MADBALL will release their latest album, "Empire", in a special red vinyl format on November 22. "Empire" is available for purchase on disc and pre-order on vinyl now through the Good Fight Music webstore, and a new limited-edition Reaper Records seven-inch single supporting "Empire" (only 2,000 copies being ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT: Quality Footage From Holland's ELSROCK Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of AGNOSTIC FRONT's performance at the Elsrock festival, which was held August 28, 2010 in Rijssen, The Netherlands, can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). High-quality photos of the event are available at Metal-Experience.com. AGNOSTIC FRONT has just entered Mana Recording Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida to begin recording the ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT To Enter Studio Tomorrow

New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT will enter Mana Recording Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida tomorrow (Tuesday, November 9) to begin recording their highly anticipated follow-up to 2007's "Warriors". 15 new powerful and anthemic songs will be laid down by Erik Rutan (MADBALL, GOATWHORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, etc.) under the watchful guide of producer Freddy Cricien ...

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MADBALL: 'Empire' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Empire", the new album from New York City hardcore legends MADBALL, sold around 1,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 15 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have ...

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Ex-MADBALL Drummer JAY WEINBERG Says He Quit The Band

Not having publicly responded to MADBALL vocalist Freddy Cricien's comments to the press regarding drummer Jay Weinberg's departure from the band, Weinberg — the 20-year-old son of Max Weinberg (BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND) — has decided to "set the record straight." "There has been so much noise on the internet regarding my ...

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WHILE SHE SLEEPS Signs With GOOD FIGHT MUSIC

Sheffield, England's WHILE SHE SLEEPS has inked a deal with Good Fight Music, home to such popular groups as MADBALL and THE CHARIOT. The band has a new album set for a digital-only release on November 23, 2010, entitled "The North Stands for Nothing". WHILE SHE SLEEPS formed with a blue-collar and hard-nosed work ethic ...

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MADBALL: East Coast Dates Announced

New York City hardcore masters MADBALL will embark on an East Coast headlining tour in December. Support on the trek will come from BITTER END and LIONHEART. The dates are as follows: Dec. 09 - Miami, FL @ The Vagabond Dec. 10 - Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum Dec. 11 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade ...

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MADBALL Fires MAX WEINBERG's Son

New York hardcore legends MADBALL have parted ways with drummer Jay Weinberg, the 20-year-old son of Max Weinberg (BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND). Commented MADBALL frontman Freddy Cricien: "I'm letting Jay go [mid-tour] in Canada because I just feel he doesn't represent this band well on a character level. It would go against ...

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MADBALL: Summer 2010 Tour Video - Part 3

New York hardcore legends MADBALL have posted the third installment of their summer 2010 tour video series on their Facebook page. Be on the lookout for a new episode airing each and every Thursday. MADBALL will release its new album, "Empire", on October 12 via Good Fight Music. The CD was recorded at ...

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MADBALL Frontman Checks In From The Studio

New York City hardcore legends MADBALL are recording their new album, "Empire", at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida for an October 12 release via Good Fight Music. Producing the effort is Erik Rutan, who has previously worked with MISERY INDEX, CANNIBAL CORPSE and GOATWHORE, among many others. Commented MADBALL vocalist Freddy Cricien: "Erik ...

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SINCE YESTERDAY Signs With GLASSTONE RECORDS

Turkey's SINCE YESTERDAY has inked a deal with Glasstone Records. The band's new album, "The Artificial Truth", will be released on September 6. SINCE YESTERDAY went to great lengths to make "The Artificial Truth" the best it could be, enlisting the talents of Will Putney of The Machine Shop Productions in New Jersey to produce, ...

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MADBALL To Release 'Empire' In The Fall

New York City hardcore legends MADBALL will enter Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida in July with producer Erik Rutan (MISERY INDEX, CANNIBAL CORPSE, GOATWHORE) to begin recording their new album, "Empire", for a late September/early October release via Good Fight Music. "I think [having Erik working on the album] is a good dynamic," ...

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INHUMAN Frontman Pays Tribute To PETER STEELE

Vocalist Mike Scondotto of Brooklyn, New York's INHUMAN — the hardcore band featuring AGNOSTIC FRONT members Joseph James and Steve Gallo — has released the following statement: "As a fan of his for over 20 years, [the news of Peter Steele's passing] is hitting me pretty hard. "Literally one hour before I got the text ...

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