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BATTLECROSS: 'War Of Will' First-Week Sales Revealed

"War Of Will", the new album from Michigan's BATTLECROSS, sold around 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 134 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at position No. 2 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by ...

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SHADOWS FALL's JASON BITTNER: Video Footage Of Boston Clinic

Video footage of Jason Bittner's (SHADOWS FALL) July 16 clinic at Guitar Center in Boston, Massachusetts can be seen below. SHADOWS FALL tapped Willis Mathiasen of 2CENTS to sit behind the drums for some of their shows at the end of 2012 while Bittner received treatment for acute pancreatitis. Bittner rejoined his bandmates on stage ...

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NEWSTED Interviewed By FRET 12 (Video)

Fret 12 conducted an interview with NEWSTED — the new band featuring former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted and STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok — before their July 3 show on the kickoff night of Gigantour 2013 in New Hampshire. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, three songs ...

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TRUTH CORRODED Begins Recording New Album

Australian thrashers TRUTH CORRODED have entered the studio to record their new album, "The Saviours Slain", for a late 2013 release in Australia and New Zealand through Truth Inc Records. The band will be working with Mark Lewis at Audiohammer Studio in Sanford, Florida for mixing and mastering. Lewis has had a huge year of ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: 'Goliath' First-Week Sales Revealed

BUTCHER BABIES' debut album, "Goliath", sold around 3,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 107 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD came out on July 9 via Century Media Records. The Los Angeles-based band — frontwomen Carla Harvey and Heidi Shephard, guitarist Henry Flury, ...

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MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, HELLYEAH Bassists Discuss Their HARTKE Rigs (Video)

MEGADETH's David Ellefson, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's John "J.D." DeServio, HELLYEAH's Bob "Zilla" Kakaha and DEATH DIVISION's Jerry Montano discussed their Hartke rigs while on the road as part of this summer's Gigantour. Check out the clip below. This year's edition of Gigantour, the critically acclaimed package festival founded in 2005 by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine, ...

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FIREWIND Guitarist Discusses Singer Departure, Live Album And Playing With OZZY OSBOURNE

FIREWIND and OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Gus G. (real name: Kostas Karamitroudis) was recently interviewed on Windsor-Detroit's 99.1 CJAM-FM on the melodic metal show "Signals Of Intuition". Topics discussed included his time in DREAM EVIL, MYSTIC PROPHECY and ARCH ENEMY, as well as his early influences, singer Apollo Papathanasio's departure from FIREWIND, recording and touring with ...

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MEGADETH With SLASH, WYLDE, DRAIMAN, NEWSTED, VINNIE PAUL: 'Cold Sweat' Performance Footage

MEGADETH was joined by a number of musicians, including Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), Jason Newsted (NEWSTED, METALLICA, VOIVOD), David Draiman (DISTURBED, DEVICE) and Vinnie Paul Abbott (HELLYEAH, PANTERA) on stage at this past Friday night's (July 12) 97.1 The Eagle Presents BFD 2013 concert at Gexa ...

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The Dogs Have Barked, The Birds Have Flown - IRON TONGUE

Under normal, everyday circumstances, tempers might flare, fists fly, and even vomit spew over the mention of a relatively pure southern rock album being reviewed on these here pages; but when said album issues from the sharp-toothed maw of the eclectic Neurot Recordings, you can rest assured there's some kind of radical and unpredictable sonic ...

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MEGADETH Joined By SLASH, WYLDE, DRAIMAN, NEWSTED, VINNIE PAUL For THIN LIZZY Cover

MEGADETH was joined by a number of musicians, including Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE), Jason Newsted (NEWSTED, METALLICA, VOIVOD), David Draiman (DISTURBED, DEVICE) and Vinnie Paul Abbott (HELLYEAH, PANTERA) on stage at last night's (Friday, July 12) 97.1 The Eagle Presents BFD 2013 concert at Gexa Energy ...

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NEWSTED: Audio Sample Of New Song 'Above All'

A 30-second audio sample of the song "Above All" from NEWSTED — the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted — can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off NEWSTED's full-length debut, "Heavy Metal Music", which will be released on August 6 in North ...

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MEGADETH Bassist's Behind-The-Scenes Look At 'Gigantour' In Chicago

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has uploaded behind-the-scenes footage from the July 9 Gigantour stop at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. Check out the clip below. This year's edition of Gigantour, the critically acclaimed package festival founded in 2005 by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine, features headliners MEGADETH, along with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DEVICE, the new ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Interviewed By METALHOLIC (Video)

On July 2, Rustyn Rose of Metalholic.com conducted an interview with the BUTCHER BABIES at the Boise, Idaho stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. BUTCHER BABIES' debut album, "Goliath", was released on July 9 via Century Media Records. The Los Angeles-based band — frontwomen Carla ...

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DEATH ANGEL Completes Mastering New Album

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have completed mastering the follow-up to 2010's "Relentless Retribution" for an October release via Nuclear Blast Records. The band's seventh CD was tracked at AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM, AUGUST BURNS RED, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, ALL THAT REMAINS, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER) and DEATH ANGEL ...

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