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TANK Reissues To Include Bonus Tracks

Metal Mind Productions will reissue two remastered albums by TANK, one of the most influential formations which emerged in the beginnings of the NWOBHM madness. "War Of Attrition Live 1981" and "Filth Hounds Of Hades" will be made available on January 26 in Europe (March 10 in the USA via MVD). Each limited-edition digipack title ...

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Reunited AT WAR Begins Recording New Album

Reunited Virginia thrash metal legends AT WAR entered Pyramid Sound studios in Ithaca, New York on January 4, 2009 to start recording their first album in 20 years, entitled "Infidel". Engineering the album is Alex Perialas, best known for his work during the golden age of thrash by engineering benchmark albums by such bands as ...

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Reunited AT WAR Prepares To Enter Studio

Reunited Virginia thrash metal legends AT WAR will enter Pyramid Sound studios in Ithaca, New York on January 4, 2009 to start recording their first album in 20 years, entitled "Infidel". Engineering the album will be Alex Perialas, best known for his work during the golden age of thrash by engineering benchmark albums by such ...

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ARTILLERY To Enter Studio In March

Reactivated Danish thrashers ARTILLERY will enter Medley studio (D-A-D) on March 2, 2009 with producer Søren Andersen (SUPERFUZZ) to begin recording their new album for a tentative late 2009 release. Regarding the band's producer choice, guitarist Michael Stützer said, "We don't wanna use the same producers like all the other Danish metal bands and Søren ...

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Into the Night - ENFORCER

Heavy Artillery Records just keeps on delivering the goods. After a run of righteous vintage thrash albums, the label has now unleashed one in the traditional heavy metal vein, albeit a disc with a significant speed metal element. On "Into the Night", Sweden's ENFORCER stomp on the gas pedal and race through nine tracks packed ...

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PARADOX Confirmed For Finland's JALOMETALLI Festival

German power metallers PARADOX have been confirmed for next year's Jalometalli metal music festival, set to take place August 14-15, 2009 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARTILLERY (DEN) ASPHYX (NETH) BURNING POINT (FIN) DEATHCHAIN (FIN) ELECTRIC WIZARD (GBR) NIFELHEIM (SWE) PARADOX (GER) STORMWARRIOR (GER) VOIVOD (CAN) ...

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Reunited AT WAR Signs With HEAVY ARTILLERY RECORDS

After a succession of triumphant return performances throughout the U.S. and Europe in 2008, reunited Virginia thrash metal legends AT WAR have signed with New York's Heavy Artillery Records for the release of "Infidel", their first studio album in 20 years. Tentatively set for a March 2009 release, the CD will feature nine tracks of ...

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AVENGER OF BLOOD Signs With SALEM ROSE MUSIC PUBLISHING

Salem Rose Music Publishing has announced its cooperation with AVENGER OF BLOOD. The Las Vegas-based band is recognized as one of the leaders of the new thrash metal revolution, and released a killer album, "Death Brigade", earlier this year on Heavy Artillery Records. Since then, the group has overhauled its lineup with the addition of ...

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ARTILLERY To Enter Studio In February

Reactivated Danish thrashers ARTILLERY are scheduled to enter the studio around February 2009 to begin recording a new album for a tentative late 2009 release. In a recent interview with Denmark's Antenna magazine, ARTILLERY guitarist Morten Stützer stated about the group's new material, "If we look on the overall idea of the new ...

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In Hatred's Flame - EXMORTUS

Thrash bastion Heavy Artillery has already released two monster metal albums this year, the first, MERCILESS DEATH's "Realm of Terror", and now "In Hatred's Flame" by California's EXMORTUS. The album is a re-release of the band's self-released disc of the same name, remixed and remastered with four additional tracks and new artwork. The sheer amount ...

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ENFORCER: 'Into The Night' Release Date Announced

Heavy Artillery Records has set a November 18 release date for "Into the Night", the debut album from the Swedish metal powerhouse ENFORCER. According to a press release, ENFORCER "summon[s] the classic metal sounds of IRON MAIDEN and MERCYFUL FATE" and "delivers melody, hooks and vocal range not heard since the golden days of heavy ...

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The Return Of ARTILLERY

Denmark's Antenna magazine recently conducted an interview with Michael and Morten Stützer (both guitar) of the reactivated Danish thrashers ARTILLERY. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow. Antenna: Why was the time all of a sudden right for ARTILLERY to reunite? Morten: I think the most important reason is that all of ...

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GIRLSCHOOL Confirmed For Spain's MARTOHELL OKTOBERFEST

Veteran British all-female hard rock band GIRLSCHOOL has been confirmed for the Martohell Oktoberfest 08, set to take place October 4 in Martorell (near Barcelona), Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARTILLERY (Denmark) GIRLSCHOOL (UK) NECRODEATH (Italy) SILVER FIST (Spain) METRALLA (Spain) MORTIS CRUENTUS (Spain) CRYSYS (Spain) For more information, visit

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NECRODEATH Confirmed For Spain's MARTOHELL OKTOBERFEST

Long-running Italian metallers NECRODEATH have been confirmed for the Martohell Oktoberfest 08, set to take place October 4 in Martorell (near Barcelona), Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARTILLERY (Denmark) DÉTENTE (USA) NECRODEATH (Italy) SILVER FIST (Spain) METRALLA (Spain) MORTIS CRUENTUS (Spain) CRYSYS (Spain) For more information, visit www.martohell.com.

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EXMORTUS: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

Los Angeles-based neo-classical death purveyors EXMORTUS are streaming their entire debut album, "In Hatred's Flame", at the web site of their record label, Heavy Artillery Records. "In Hatred's Flame" is scheduled for release on July 29. Armed with a diverse array of influences from IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST and YNGWIE MALMSTEEN to SLAYER, ...

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EXMORTUS To Film 'Triumph By Fire' Video Tomorrow

On Friday, July 18, Los Angeles-based neo-classical death purveyors EXMORTUS will shoot a video for the song "Triumph by Fire" from the band's upcoming album "In Hatred's Flame". Filming will take place during the Masters Of Disaster showcase at the Mutant House in Chino, California and the band has sent an open invite to all ...

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MERCILESS DEATH: Sacramento Footage Posted Online

Capital Chaos has posted video footage of California thrashers MERCILESS DEATH performing on June 16, 2008 at the On The Y in Sacramento, California. Also on the bill were BONDED BY BLOOD, PSYCHOSOMATIC and DEVASTATOR. Watch the clip below. MERCILESS DEATH's sophomore effort, "Realm of Terror", was released in May via Heavy Artillery Records. The ...

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ENFORCER Confirmed For Sweden's ARVIKAFESTIVALEN

Swedish metal powerhouse ENFORCER has been confirmed for this summer's Arvikafestivalen, set to take place July 3-5 in Arvika, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are SLAYER, SOILWORK, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, THE HELLACOPTERS, VOLBEAT, DEATHSTARS, BEHEMOTH and AVATAR, among many others. For more information, visit www.arvikafestivalen.se. Following up its appearance on the "Speed KillsAgain!" sampler, ...

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ARTILLERY: New Performance Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of the reactivated Danish thrashers ARTILLERY's May 30 concert in Sysseltinget, Denmaark can be viewed below (clip uploaded by YouTube user "torbenhl"). Poland's Metal Mind Productions will release the first DVD from ARTILLERY, entitled "One Foot in the Grave, The Other One in the Trash", on June 16 in Europe and August ...

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EXMORTUS: 'In Hatred's Flame' Release Date Announced

Los Angeles-based neo-classical death purveyors EXMORTUS have set a July 29 release date street date for their debut album, "In Hatred's Flame", via Heavy Artillery Records. Armed with a diverse array of influences from IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST and YNGWIE MALMSTEEN to SLAYER, MARDUK and DEICIDE, "In Hatred's Flame" "showcases the band's unique blend of ...

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