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AFTERSHOK Releases 'Detonate' Album

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based classic heavy metal band AFTERSHOK has just released its third full-length studio album, "Detonate", via Auburn Records. The CD was recorded by Jim Dofka at JK Musicians Workshop in Washington, Pennsylvania. Mastering was handled by Maor Appelbaum, who has worked with such artists as HALFORD, SEPULTURA, ANVIL, DOKKEN, FAITH NO MORE and ARMORED ...

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AFTERSHOK Releases 'Metal Xmas' Single, Announces New Singer

AFTERSHOK has released a new single, "Metal Xmas", on Auburn Records, available for download via iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby and other digital outlets. The lyric video for the song can be viewed below. "As part of the Auburn Records family, Bill Peters (Auburn Records president) has consistently asked us to participate in his annual Cleveland ...

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CHEMIKILL, ATTAXE, FOOSE Added To AUBURN RECORDS' 25th Anniversary Concert

CHEMIKILL, ATTAXE, FOOSE (featuring SPUDMONSTERS frontman Don Foose) and SOULLESS have been added to the Auburn Records 25th Anniversary Concert, set to take place December 12, 2009 at the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, Ohio. Also scheduled to perform are DESTRUCTOR, BREAKER, SHOK PARIS, MANIMALS, WRETCH, H.A.T.E. and ALTERNATE REALITY (featuring WCSB DJ Bob Delchin). Admission ...

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AFTERSHOK Seeks Rhythm Section

Drummer George Borden and bassist Nick Gryszka have left classic/traditional metal band AFTERSHOK due to work and family obligations. The group, which features in its ranks former SHOK PARIS vocalist Vic Hix, is currently seeking replacement musicians. Interested parties should reside in the tri-state region (PA, OH and WV) as the group is based in ...

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Original SHOK PARIS Drummer Passes Away

Original SHOK PARIS drummer Bill Sabo (photo) suffered heart failure and passed away on March 16. Sabo was 46 years old and is survived by wife Erica (39) and sons Drew (19) and Cameron (7). A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 31 at United Methodist Church in Cleveland, Ohio (4200 Pearl ...

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AFTERSHOK Part Ways With Drummer

After six years with the classic metal band AFTERSHOK, drummer George Borden will step down after their May 19 gig in Bridgeville, PA. "I'm going to miss playing with the band," George said in a statement. "We made two great classic metal CDs and played numerous fantastic gigs together. We had a tremendous time in ...

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AFTERSHOK Nominated For 'Best Metal Band' In Cleveland Award

Auburn recording artists AFTERSHOK, who feature in their ranks former SHOK PARIS lead vocalist Vic Hix, have been nominated by the Cleveland Free Times in the "Best Metal Band" category as part of their 2006 Music Awards. Also nominated in the "Metal" category are 13 FACES, ABDULLAH, APG, SOCIAL ZERO and NO ANSWER. Anyone can ...

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AFTERSHOK: Classic Metal Delivered 'Bigger And Better'

AFTERSHOK, the classic hard rock/metal band fronted by SHOK PARIS lead vocalist Vic Hix, have just released their long-awaited follow-up to 2002's "Unfinished Business", entitled "Burning Chrome". "Burning Chrome", available on Auburn Records, was recorded over a period extending from late 2003 through summer 2004, and features AFTERSHOK's established classic metal sound along with a ...

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AFTERSHOK Announce Joint Venture With AUBURN, Complete Work On New Album

AFTERSHOK, the classic hard rock/metal band fronted by SHOK PARIS lead vocalist Vic Hix, have announced their partnership with Cleveland-based independent label Auburn Records. AFTERSHOK's second CD, "Burning Chrome", will be released this fall under a joint venture between the band's own Aftershok Muzik label and Auburn. The band commented: "We handled sales and distribution ...

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SHOK PARIS Announce Lineup For BANG YOUR HEAD Appearance

Ohio-based metallers SHOK PARIS have announced the lineup for their upcoming reunion show at the 2004 edition of the Bang Your Head festival, set to take place June 25-26 in Balingen, Germany. Confirmed to appear at the event are Vic Hix (vocals), Ken Erb (guitar), Kel Berkshire (bass), Jan Roll (drums) and George Mihalovich (guitar). ...

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