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STEEL PANTHER: Video Interview With MICHAEL STARR

Alaska's rock radio station KWHL conducted an interview with STEEL PANTHER singer Michael Starr at this year's Download festival, which was held June 8-10 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. STEEL PANTHER is the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band formerly known as METAL SKOOL. The group's lineup ...

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DREAM THEATER: Buenos Aires Concerts To Be Filmed For DVD Release

DREAM THEATER's August 19 and August 20 concerts at Estadio Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina will be professionally filmed and recorded for the band's next live DVD, to be released sometime next year. DREAM THEATERJames LaBrie (vocals), John Myung (bass), John Petrucci (guitar and vocals), Jordan Rudess (keyboards and continuum) and Mike ...

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STEEL PANTHER: Video Footage Of HELLFEST Press Conference

Hard Force TV has uploaded video footage of STEEL PANTHER's press conference at this year's edition of the Hellfest festival, which was held June 15-17 in Clisson, France. Check it out below. STEEL PANTHER is the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band formerly known as METAL SKOOL. The group's lineup includes guitarist "Satchel" (real name Russ ...

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DREAM THEATER: Video Report From The Road

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATERJames LaBrie (vocals), John Myung (bass), John Petrucci (guitar and vocals), Jordan Rudess (keyboards and continuum) and Mike Mangini (drums) — launched a major North American headlining summer tour on June 15 in Rochester, New York. The tour includes stops at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles and the ...

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STEEL PANTHER: Footage From HELLFEST Posted Online

Video footage of STEEL PANTHER's June 16 performance at this year's edition of the Hellfest festival, which took place June 15-17 in Clisson, France, can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Supersonic Sex Machine 02. Tomorrow Night 03. Asian Hooker 04. Just Like Tiger Woods 05. Gold-Digging Whore 06. Community Property ...

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OBITUARY: Eindhoven Footage Available

Video footage of OBITUARY's June 17 performance at Dynamo in Eindhoven, Holland can be seen below. In a recent interview with Brazil's Radio Evil, OBITUARY guitarist Trevor Peres stated about what fans can expect from the band's next studio album, "It's pure OBITUARY, you know. It's what every fan would expect from us — fast, ...

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DREAM THEATER: Tour Kick-Off Video Posted Online

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATERJames LaBrie (vocals), John Myung (bass), John Petrucci (guitar and vocals), Jordan Rudess (keyboards and continuum) and Mike Mangini (drums) — will launch a major North American headlining summer tour tonight (Friday, June 15) in Rochester, New York. The tour includes stops at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles ...

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DANKO JONES: More 'Bring On The Mountain' DVD Details Revealed

Canadian rockers DANKO JONES are gearing up to release their first-ever official DVD, entitled "Bring On The Mountain". Due on July 3 in the United States, the two-disc set features a comprehensive 90-minute documentary spanning the band's incredible career, including a slew of exclusive live clips from some of their most memorable performances from around ...

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SIGHT OF EMPTINESS: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the as-yet-untitled third album from Costa Rica-based melodic metal band SIGHT OF EMPTINESS can be seen below. The CD was recorded at SoloHits Studios in San José, Costa Rica with Swedish producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson (SCAR SYMMETRY, WATAIN, ESKIMO CALLBOY, ...

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Ultimate DANKO JONES DVD Collection Due Next Month

Canadian rockers DANKO JONES will release their first-ever DVD, "Bring On The Mountain", in the first week of June. The two-disc DVD will feature a 90-minute documentary on the band, a short film based on their three latest videos featuring Elijah Wood, Selma Blair, Ralph Macchio, Jena Malone, Lemmy and many more, as well as ...

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OBITUARY In Talks With CENTURY MEDIA

Brazil's Radio Evil conducted an interview with guitarist Trevor Peres and bassist Terry Butler of Florida death metallers OBITUARY when the band played at at Hangar 110 in São Paulo, Brazil on April 14. You can now listen to the 30-minute chat below. Photos of the concert can be found at

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DREAM THEATER: Beijing Concert Canceled

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER have been forced to cancel their May 5 concert in Beijing, China Beijing after the organizers were unable to secure the necessary working visas in time for the band to properly enter the country. The group states, "We at DREAM THEATER are truly sorry for any inconveniences." DREAM THEATER has ...

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Former MEGADETH, SCAR SYMMETRY, DEICIDE Members To Guest On New SIGHT OF EMPTINESS Album

Costa Rica-based melodic metal band SIGHT OF EMPTINESS has finished recording its as-yet-untitled third album, to be released later this year. The CD was recorded at SoloHits Studios in San José, Costa Rica with Swedish producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson (SCAR SYMMETRY, WATAIN, ESKIMO CALLBOY, SOLUTION .45, MISERATION), who traveled all the way to Costa Rica ...

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WHITE WIZZARD To Record New Song In Early May

Los Angeles-based traditional metallers WHITE WIZZARD will be in the studio May 1 and May 2 to record a new song called "Torpedo Of Truth". According to the band, "It will feature beastly rhythm, thunderous melodic bass and some serious shred at a whole new level... Anybody that was whining about the lack of more ...

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OBITUARY: São Paulo Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of OBITUARY's April 14 performance at Hangar 110 in São Paulo, Brazil can be seen below. OBITUARY's current touring lineup includes MONSTROSITY drummer Lee Harrison on second guitar. Guitarist Ralph Santolla, who joined OBITUARY in 2007 as the replacement for Allen West, has not played any shows with the group since last ...

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DANKO JONES: First Studio Webisode Available

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for the new album from the Canadian rock trio DANKO JONES can be seen below. DANKO JONES last year parted ways with drummer Dan Cornelius and replaced him with Atom Willard. DANKO JONES re-released its latest full-length album, "Below The Belt", ...

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DREAM THEATER: North American Tour Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER has annouced a second North American leg of a world tour in support of its acclaimed and globally successful album "A Dramatic Turn Of Events" (Roadrunner). The progressive hard rock icons, who've sold in excess of 10 million records and DVDs worldwide, will launch their summer dates June 15 in Rochester, New York ...

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FRANTIC AMBER Begins Work On Debut Album

Swedish metal band FRANTIC AMBER has scrapped its previously announced plans to release a second EP and will now begin work on a full-length album instead. The song "Bleeding Sanity" will be released as a single, but re-recorded for the album sessions. The cover artwork for "Bleeding Sanity" was designed by Vladimir Chebakov and can ...

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TARDY BROTHERS: Tampa Show Canceled

TARDY BROTHERS, the project featuring John Tardy (vocals) and Donald Tardy (drums) of Florida-based death metal veterans OBITUARY, has been forced to cancel its previously announced March 31 concert at the Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. John writes on the TARDY BROTHERS Facebook page, "Our father passed away and his memorial service has ...

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FRANTIC AMBER: 'Bleeding Sanity' Video Released

"Bleeding Sanity", the new video from the Stockholm, Sweden-based metal band FRANTIC AMBER, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the group's new EP, to be released this spring. The CD is being produced by Ralph Santolla (former guitarist for DEATH, DEICIDE, OBITUARY and ICED EARTH, among others). The cover artwork ...

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TARDY BROTHERS Announce Second Show

TARDY BROTHERS, the project featuring John Tardy (vocals) and Donald Tardy (drums) of Florida-based death metal veterans OBITUARY, will play only its second show ever on March 31 at the Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. TARDY BROTHERS made its live debut on October 21, 2011 at the Brass Mug. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert ...

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