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RUSH: Milan Concert Footage Available

Italian news blog Musica Metal has posted video footage (see below) and photos from RUSH's second-ever concert in Italy, which took place on Tuesday, October 23 in Milan. Check out the pictures at this location. RUSH reportedly filmed a live concert DVD at Ahoy in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on October 16 and October ...

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II: Ruined - ATAVIST

How does Profound Lore keep finding these amazing bands? This time it is the ugly, sustaining roar of England's doom/sludge masters ATAVIST. Honestly folks, "II: Ruined" is one of the ugliest sludge albums you are likely to hear this year, and at over 70 minutes in length it is one long exercise in pain peddling ...

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'Metal: A Headbanger's Companion II' Due In September

Earache Records' sequel to this year's "Metal: A Headbanger's Companion" is due to be released next month. With a fresh collection of over 100 blistering Earache tracks spread over six CDs, all for the price of one CD, "Metal: A Headbanger's Companion II", housed in a sturdy box, gives value for money and hours of ...

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RAVENS CREED: 'Militia Of Blood Sacrifice' EP Released On Vinyl

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring ORANGE GOBLIN's Ben Ward and Martyn Millard, as well as Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham and James Kiely, have just had their "Militia of Blood Sacrifice" four-track EP released on 7" vinyl through Land O Smiles Records. "Militia of Blood Sacrifice" track listing: 01. Panzer Maniac 02. Exploding ...

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ATAVIST Completes Work On New Album

After a few mastering delays, U.K.-based extreme suicidal blackened sludge doomsters ATAVIST have completed work on their latest album, to be released later this year in North America via Profound Lore Records and in Europe via Invada. Entitled "II: Ruined", the CD features guest appearances by U.K. folk singer Rose Kemp and ex-IRON MONKEY/current-day CRIPPLED ...

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'Metal: A Headbanger's Companion': New EARACHE Collection Due In April

Earache Records will release a six-CD collection, entitled "Metal: A Headbanger's Companion", on April 23. Headbang away to over 100 all-out blistering tracks on six separate discs, featuring Earache's own genre-defining, groundbreaking artists. The set will be priced only £9.99 (U.K.) or $15.98 (U.S.). "Metal: A Headbanger's Companion" track listing: Disc 1 - Death Metal: ...

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RUSH: First 'Snakes & Arrows' Review Posted Online

U.K.-based music journalist Dave Ling has posted a review of the new RUSH album, "Snakes & Arrows", on his official web site. It reads as follows: "Yesterday afternoon [Thursday, March 22] was occupied by a playback of RUSH's new album. Given the paranoia that exists about downloading, this was the U.K. media's only ...

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