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ABATTOIR: Footage From KEEP IT TRUE Festival Available

Reunited California cult heavy metal band ABATTOIR made its European debut at the Keep It True XII festival, which was held April 24-25, 2009 at the Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of the group's performance can be viewed below (YouTube clips courtesy of "stoneagelightning"). ABATTOIR's lineup for the Keep It True XII show ...

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ABATTOIR: New Rehearsal Video Available

Reunited California cult heavy metal band ABATTOIR will guest on KNAC.COM's "The Vault" with host DJ Will this Sunday, April 12 at 11:30 a.m. PST. ABATTOIR will play a warm-up concert for its upcoming European tour on April 18 at the Black Castle in Los Angeles. Commented frontman Steve Gaines: "This show will be our ...

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ABATTOIR Schedules Los Angeles Warm-Up Show

Reunited California cult heavy metal band ABATTOIR will play a warm-up show for its upcoming European tour on April 18 at the Black Castle in Los Angeles. L.A. metalheads have waited nine years since hearing the roaring vocals of Steve Gaines, the thundering bass of Mel Sanchez, the flawless guitar work of Juan Garcia and ...

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PAMELA MOORE, MALICE IN WONDERLAND To Guest On Tonight's 'Maximum Threshold'

Pamela Moore — best known for her performance as Sister Mary on QUEENSRŸCHE's 1988 epic concept album "Operation: Mindcrime" and 2006's epic sequel "Operation: Mindcrime II" — and Norwegian hard rock band MALICE IN WONDERLAND will guest on tonight's (Saturday, December 27) edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST. "Maximum Threshold" ...

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Black Faith Inquisition - BLOOD STAINED DUSK

I really struggled with this one. I'd go back and forth between assessing "Black Faith Inquisition" as an epic tour de force of melodic black metal and a painstakingly long, verbose black metal album that tries to do too much. The truth is probably somewhere in the middle. There is no question that Alabama's BLOOD ...

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CHIMAIRA: Support Bands Announced For Christmas Show

Cleveland's CHIMAIRA will play its ninth annual Christmas show on December 30 at the House of Blues in the band's hometown. Tickets will be priced $9.99. The complete billing for the concert is as follows: Side stage (sponsored by Straight Razor Entertainment): MALICE 213 ARK PENINSULA PHILO OHIO SKY 2ND HALF Main stage: CAUSTIC FORGED ...

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VULTURE INDUSTRIES Releases Album In Russia, Plans UK Tour In March

Industrial metallers VULTURE INDUSTRIES, who feature in their ranks producer Bjørnar Nilsen alongside a plethora of musicians from the Norwegian scene (including current and former members of BLACK HOLE GENERATOR, SULPHUR, ENSLAVED, DEATHCON, SYRACH, MALICE IN WONDERLAND and TAAKE), released their full-length debut, "The Dystopia Journals", in Russia this month under license to Mazzar Records. ...

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Bassist FLOYD LONDON Quits THE ALMIGHTY

Bassist Floyd London has left the reactivated Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.-based band THE ALMIGHTY. He said in a statement, "I am desperately sorry to have to tell you all that I have left the band. This follows a week of sleepless nights and I do not take this decision lightly. "I have been deliberating this move ...

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METAL CHURCH 'Forced To Take A Hiatus From Touring Activities'

Long-running Seattle metallers METAL CHURCH have issued the following update: "We regretfully announce that METAL CHURCH has been forced to take a hiatus from touring activities for six months or so. Kurdt Vanderhoof [guitar] has been suffering from serious bulging discs in his lower back and will have to be in regular spinal rehabilitation to ...

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METAL CHURCH Pulls Out Of OVERKILL's European Tour

Veteran Seattle metallers METAL CHURCH have cancelled their participation in the upcoming OVERKILL European tour which is scheduled to kick off on February 20, 2009 in London. According to an official statement, METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof "[has been] suffering from back problems for a long time. After several treatments this summer, all looked good, ...

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HELHEIM Announces European Tour WIth VULTURE INDUSTRIES And ATROX

Norway's HELHEIM and VULTURE INDUSTRIES, bands that between them feature current and former members of BLACK HOLE GENERATOR, SULPHUR, ENSLAVED, DEATHCON, SYRACH, MALICE IN WONDERLAND and TAAKE, will once again hit the road together, this time for a tour of Northern Europe. Joining them will be ATROX, for whom this will be the first European ...

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MALICE IN WONDERLAND Releases New Single

Norwegian hard rock band MALICE IN WONDERLAND has released a new single called "A Tear & A Whisper". The track is the debut single from the group's forthcoming album "Diamonds & Debauchery" and also is the first release from MALICE IN WONDERLAND in three years. According to a press release, "The song shows the band ...

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OVERKILL, METAL CHURCH To Team Up For European Tour

Veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will embark on the Immortalis European Tour 2009 in February. Support on the trek will come from METAL CHURCH and TORTURE SQUAD. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 20 - UK London Underworld Feb. 21 - NL Uden De Pul Feb. 22 - NL Enschede Atak Feb. 23 - GER ...

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Teloitus - SOTAJUMALA

Here is a case of familiarity not breeding contempt, as the death metal style of Finland's SOTAJUMALA (translation: "War God") is one with obvious influences, yet the act pays tribute without complete artistic robbery and does so with personality. "Teloitus" is not the future of death metal; it is simply a sturdy effort that attacks ...

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METAL CHURCH: New Port Richey Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of long-running Seattle metallers METAL CHURCH's August 14, 2008 performance at Bourbon Street in New Port Richey, Florida can be viewed below. A photo of the group's setlist is also available. METAL CHURCH has posted several audio samples from its new album, "This Present Wasteland", on the band's MySpace page. ...

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METAL CHURCH: New Album Samples Available

Long-running Seattle metallers METAL CHURCH have posted several audio samples from their new album, "This Present Wasteland", on their MySpace page. "This Present Wasteland" is scheduled for release in Europe on September 26 via SPV Records. The CD's artwork, which was submitted by a fan via a MySpace contest, can be viewed below. ...

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METAL CHURCH Explains Show Cancellations

Long-running Seattle metallers METAL CHURCH have cancelled several of their previously announced shows due to financial issues. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "As most of you know from the announcement last week, we were forced to cancel several of the shows. We did not have the information we needed from ...

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