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LEATHERWOLF Announces New Lineup

Long-running Orange County, California metal institution LEATHERWOLF has announced a new lineup, comprising drummer Dean Roberts, guitarist Geoff Gayer, and bassist Paul Carman, all of whom featured on the band's classic "Leatherwolf" ('87) and "Street Ready" ('89) releases, guitarist Rob Math and introducing new frontman Keith Adamiak. Work on a new studio album is underway ...

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Beyond the Rain - WILDESTARR

In case you're unfamiliar with the name, WILDESTARR is a power metal trio, comprised of the husband and wife team Dave Starr (VICIOUS RUMOURS) and London Wilde, along with drummer Josh Foster. Starr and Wilde got together indirectly through Wilde's former boyfriend and have fostered a trilogy of albums which culminates in this third entry. ...

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CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION Feat. Ex-Members Of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, CRIMSON GLORY, KAMELOT: 'Fade Away' Video

"Fade Away", the new video from CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION, the band featuring former members of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE, CRIMSON GLORY and KAMELOT, can be seen below. The song is taken from CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION's self-titled debut album, which was released last September via Sonic Night Music Club. Formed at the end of 2015, CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION's debut ...

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Clockwork Revolution - CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION

Here's a interesting gathering of well-known metal artists: vocalist Wade Black (CRIMSON GLORY, LEATHERWOLF, LEASH LAW and WAR OF THRONES), drummer Patrick Johannson (W.A.S.P., CRIMSON GLORY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and KAMELOT), bassist Dirk Van Tilborg (ALIAS, ATTAKK, CRIMSON GLORY and KAMELOT) and KINLIN guitarist Dewayne Hart. Together they form CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION, a power metal-hard rock hybrid ...

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CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION Feat. Ex-Members Of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, CRIMSON GLORY, KAMELOT: 'Heritage' Video

"Heritage", the debut video from CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION, the new band featuring former members of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE, CRIMSON GLORY and KAMELOT, can be seen below. The song is taken from CLOCKWORK REVOLUTION's self-titled debut album, which will be released on September 22 via Sonic Night Music Club. Formed at the end of 2015, CLOCKWORK ...

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LEATHERWOLF Releases 'Kill And Kill Again' Video

Southern California's long-running triple axe attack LEATHERWOLF has released the "Kill And Kill Again" video, including footage from the band's celebrated 2015 Keep It True festival appearance in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The audio track was mixed by legendary producer/engineer Chris Tsangarides (JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY, ANVIL) at Ecology Room Studios in Kent, England and mastered by ...

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LEATHERWOLF Joined By Guitarist JOEY TAFOLLA

Southern California metal veterans LEATHERWOLF have announced the addition of guitar virtuoso Joey Tafolla of JAG PANZER fame to the lineup. Tafolla replaces Greg Erba, whose last show with the band was last summer at Germany's Bang Your Head!!! festival. Tafolla joins original members Michael Olivieri and Dean Roberts, longtime bassist Patrick Guyton, and lead ...

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METALLICA, MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, ALICE IN CHAINS, RATT Members Featured In 'Inside Metal: LA Metal Scene Explodes'

The Los Angeles screening for the second "Inside Metal" title "LA Metal Scene Explodes" will take place Thursday, June 2 in Hollywood, California at the Attic (formerly Cinespace) and Monday, June 6 at The Regency Theaters Valley Plaza 6 in North Hollywood, California. This is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed debut "Inside Metal" film ...

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Former LEATHERWOLF Members Launch HAUNT OF JACKALS

Former LEATHERWOLF members Carey Howe and Geoff Gayer have teamed up with solo recording artist Wreck Ignition to form HAUNT OF JACKALS. HAUNT OF JACKALS began to take shape in 2015 after Howe and Gayer decided to launch a modern metal band which clearly showcased some of their newer hardcore metal influences. The duo teamed ...

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LEATHERWOLF Members Involved In Dispute Over Band Name

Original LEATHERWOLF drummer Dean Roberts and vocalist/guitarist Michael Olivieri have slammed the band's former members, Carey Howe, Geoff Gayer and Wade Black, for announcing that they were working on a new LEATHERWOLF studio album for a late fall release. Said Roberts and Olivieri in a statement: "We just wanted to set the record straight regarding ...

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LEATHERWOLF To Release 'Unchained Live'

Southern California heavy metal triple axe attack LEATHERWOLF had set a December 15 release date for its new album, "Unchained Live". Engineered by Michael "Kramarica" Kramer, mixed by producer extraordinaire Roy Z (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, SEPULTURA, HALFORD), and mastered by Tom Baker (QUEENSRŸCHE, JUDAS PRIEST, SEBASTIAN BACH), the disc contains several of the band's ...

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Freedoms Reign - FREEDOMS REIGN

Early-years FATES WARNING guitarist Victor Arduini spearheads his new group, FREEDOMS REIGN and as one might expect, there's a fair share of early-to-mid-Eighties L.A. power metal action going on in his camp. However, there's much more than that. In fact, the self-titled debut of Arduini's project takes a walk through the years of heavy music, ...

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LEATHERWOLF Pulls Out Of 'Metal Masters' Tour

California-based classic metallers LEATHERWOLF have announced that they will no longer take part in the upcoming Metal Masters North American tour with VICIOUS RUMORS and SEVEN WITCHES. "We've got some bad news for everyone out there who was looking forward to seeing us with VICIOUS RUMORS and SEVEN WITCHES this fall," LEATHERWOLF says in a ...

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LEATHERWOLF To Release 'Unchained' Live Album

California "triple axe attack" metal masters LEATHERWOLF are hitting the road in support of their forthcoming live album, "Unchained". Fans will experience an evening of intense metal music spanning the LEATHERWOLF catalog, including MTV video classics "The Calling" and "Hideaway" and fan favorites such as "Street Ready", "Gypsies & Thieves" and "Dr. Wicked (Rx O.D.)". ...

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Singer MARK BOALS Joins SOUL SIGN

SOUL SIGN, the Los Angeles-based band led by Swedish bassist Bjorn Englen (TONY MACALPINE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ULI JON ROTH), has announced the addition of powerhouse vocalist Mark Boals to the group's ranks. SOUL SIGN released its full-length debut, "Life In The Dark", in the fall of 2011 and is planning to hit the road in ...

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Former CRIMSON GLORY Singer WADE BLACK's WAR OF THRONES Ready To 'Bring The Metal'

WAR OF THRONES, the Tampa Bay area metal quartet fronted by former CRIMSON GLORY/LEATHERWOLF vocalist Wade Black and featuring guitar mastermind Rick Renstrom (ROB ROCK, LEASH LAW), virtuoso bassist Rich Marks (HOLMES AND SLICE) and drummer Jasin Marxx (DISASTERPIECE, DREAMZFATE), has announced a headlining appearance on Saturday, July 14 at The Staregrounds in Lutz, Florida. ...

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KARION: 'Iron Shadows' CD/DVD Featuring S.A.SLAYER, RIOT, HELSTAR Members Available

San Antonio, Texas classic metal outfit KARION has issued its long-in-the-works CD/DVD retrospective, "Iron Shadows", via the band's own Cameo Fontana imprint. The package includes the group's remastered demos, recorded at Sound Cube Studios in Converse, Texas with engineer Ron Thomas during the band's three-year tenure in the mid-'80s, as well as archival video footage ...

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