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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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Reunited CENTURIAN To Enter Studio In April

Reunited Dutch death metallers CENTURIAN will enter the We Are (Music) Junkies studio in Eindhoven on April 27 with producer/sound engineer Jo Peeters (ABORTED, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, SEVERE TORTURE) and Ralph Timmermans (MINDPARK) to begin recording their third full-length album, "Contra Rationem". The band's first studio release in 11 years wil be made available later ...

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FRANTIC AMBER: Performance Footage From 'P3 Guld'

Video footage of the Stockholm, Sweden-based "melodeath" metal band FRANTIC AMBER performing the song "Doomed To Walk This Earth" at "P3 Guld" — Swedish radio station P3's annual music awards ceremony — on January 21 at Lisebergshallen in Gothenburg, Sweden can be seen below. FRANTIC AMBER recently recruited a new drummer — and its first ...

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FRANTIC AMBER To Perform At Sweden's 'P3 Guld' Awards

Stockholm, Sweden-based "melodeath" metal band FRANTIC AMBER will perform at "P3 Guld" — Swedish radio station P3's annual music awards ceremony — on January 21 at Lisebergshallen in Gothenburg, Sweden. Commented FRANTIC AMBER guitarist and founder Mary Säfstrand: "We really couldn't believe it when they called and asked us to play! It's a big honor ...

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DANKO JONES Interviewed On Hungary's 'Kettõnégy' (Video)

Hungarian metal magazine "Kettõnégy" conducted an interview with DANKO JONES frontman/namesake on December 6, 2011 in Budapest. You can now watch the chat below. DANKO JONES earlier in the 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", on June 21 ...

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WHITE WIZZARD Drops Off ICED EARTH European Tour

Los Angeles-based traditional metallers WHITE WIZZARD have been forced to drop off the ICED EARTH European tour and return home. Commented WHITE WIZZARD in a statement: "Due the harsh economic realities in Europe, we have to cut our tour a bit short. We financed this all ourselves and in the end we have to make ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN: New Album Update

JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the band led by SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, is currently working on material for its fifth album for a 2012 release. Commented JON OLIVA'S PAIN drummer Christopher Kinder: "We received a bunch of emails asking about the demo phase of each record and how the songs are put together. We hope this ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN Hard At Work On New Material

JON OLIVA'S PAIN drummer Christopher Kinder has issued the following update: "Jon [Oliva, JON OLIVA'S PAIN mainman] and I are set for Wednesday to go over the next batch of material for consideration [for the new JON OLIVA'S PAIN album]. It will ultimately be 50 or demos from the start and then begin to narrow ...

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Ex-TESTAMENT/DEATH Guitarist Says His Brain Tumor Is Not Cancerous

Florida-based guitarist-turned-producer James Murphy, who is best known for his guitar work with TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY, CANCER and DISINCARNATE, recently expressed concern that the tumor he "battled and defeated" nine years ago may have recurred after discovering that the hormone indicator was 20 times higher than the low it reached as recently as one year ...

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TARDY BROTHERS Perform Live For First Time; Video Available

TARDY BROTHERS, the project featuring John Tardy (vocals) and Donald Tardy (drums) of Florida-based death metal veterans OBITUARY, made its live debut this past Friday (October 21) at the Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below (video by Eric Grant). TARDY BROTHERS' debut album, "Bloodline", came out ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN Begins Work On New Album

JON OLIVA'S PAIN drummer Christopher Kinder has issued the following update: "Jon [Oliva, JON OLIVA'S PAIN/SAVATAGE mastermind] and I will begin the daunting task of going through new material as we prepare for a new JON OLIVA'S PAIN CD, due out in 2012. First day is always interesting. You never know what Jon Oliva has ...

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TARDY BROTHERS: First-Ever Concert To Be Webcast

TARDY BROTHERS, the project featuring John Tardy (vocals) and Donald Tardy (drums) of Florida-based death metal veterans OBITUARY, will make its live debut on Friday, October 21 at the Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. The brothers state, "Ever since we released [our debut] album, we have been wanting to play some shows! We are really ...

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REDSCREAM: New Video Clip From Writing Sessions Posted Online

REDSCREAM, the new Stockholm, Sweden-based project featuring three members of the legendary Swedish death metal band GRAVE and American guitarist Ralph Santolla (OBITUARY, DEICIDE), is currently working on material for its forthcoming debut release. A new one-minute video clip featuring footage from the writing sessions can be seen below. REDSCREAM recently announced the addition of ...

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STEEL PANTHER: 'Balls Out' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The outrageous and popular '80s-style "hair" band STEEL PANTHER will release its new album, "Balls Out", on November 1 (one day earlier in the U.K.). The CD's first U.K. single will be "If You Really, Really Love Me", an audio sample of which can be heard in the YouTube clip below. (Note: The first single ...

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TARDY BROTHERS Schedule Live Debut

TARDY BROTHERS, the project featuring John Tardy (vocals) and Donald Tardy (drums) of Florida-based death metal veterans OBITUARY, will make its live debut on Friday, October 21 at the Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. The brothers state, "Ever since we released [our debut] album, we have been wanting to play some shows! We are really ...

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WHITE WIZZARD Recruits New Second Guitarist

Los Angeles-based traditional metallers WHITE WIZZARD have recruited Jake Dreyer as their new second guitarist. The band states, "[Jake] is a great guy and fantastic talent. Lewis Stephens has toured with us over the last year and we wish him well on his new engagement and life in Wales. We now have a permanent final ...

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REDSCREAM Adds Third Guitarist

REDSCREAM, the new Stockholm, Sweden-based project featuring three members of the legendary Swedish death metal band GRAVE and American guitarist Ralph Santolla (OBITUARY, DEICIDE), has announced the addition of guitarist Mika Lagreen (FACEBREAKER, GRAVE) to the group's ranks. Commented REDSCREAM: "Three guitars! LYNYRD SKYNYRD! IRON MAIDEN! Volume wars! "We had intended to be a three-guitar ...

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STEEL PANTHER: 'Balls Out' Track Listing Revealed

The outrageous and popular '80s-style "hair" band STEEL PANTHER will release its new album, "Balls Out", on October 18. The CD's first U.K. single will be "If You Really, Really Love Me", an audio sample of which can be heard in the YouTube clip below. (Note: The first single in the U.S. will be "17 ...

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STEEL PANTHER: Audio Sample Of New Single Available

The outrageous and popular '80s-style "hair" band STEEL PANTHER will release its new album, "Balls Out", on October 18. The CD's first single will be "If You Really, Really Love Me", an audio sample of which can be heard in the YouTube clip below. In a May 2011 interview with Guitar International, Satchel stated about ...

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STEEL PANTHER: New Album Title Revealed

The outrageous and popular '80s-style "hair" band STEEL PANTHER will release its new album, "Balls Out", on October 18. The CD's first single will be "If You Really, Really Love Me". Video footage of STEEL PANTHER vocalist Michael Starr (real name Ralph Saenz; ex-L.A. GUNS) and guitarist Satchel (real name Russ Parrish; ex-FIGHT) working on ...

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REDSCREAM: New Rehearsal, Behind-The-Scenes Footage Posted Online

Three members of the legendary Swedish death metal band GRAVE have joined forces with Florida-based guitarist Ralph Santolla (OBITUARY, DEICIDE) in a brand new group called REDSCREAM. The project is currently writing material in Stockholm while seeking a lead singer to complete the band's lineup. A new four-minute video clip featuring rehearsal and behind-the-scenes footage ...

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