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ROYAL HUNT: 'The Wishing Well' Video Released

"The Wishing Well", the new video from Danish power and progressive metal masters ROYAL HUNT, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 14th studio album, "Cast in Stone", which was released in Japan on February 7 by King Records and in the rest of the world on February 21 by NorthPoint ...

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ROYAL HUNT: 'Fistful Of Misery' Video Released

"Fistful Of Misery", the new video from Danish power and progressive metal masters ROYAL HUNT, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 14th studio album, "Cast in Stone", which was released in Japan on February 7 by King Records and in the rest of the world on February 21 by NorthPoint ...

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Rise to Glory - LOUDNESS

If you were there in the mid-eighties, you couldn't help but root for LOUDNESS. To an American heavy metal audience of the day, LOUDNESS, EZO, ANTHEM and EARTHSHAKER were a novelty. In Japan, however, these bands and a slew of others formed an entire movement centered around the "Kansai" and "Kanto" hard rock scenes. By ...

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ROYAL HUNT: Lyric Video For 'A Million Ways To Die' Song

"Cast in Stone", the 14th studio album from Danish power and progressive metal masters ROYAL HUNT, will be released in Japan on February 7 by King Records and in the rest of the world on February 21 by NorthPoint Productions. "Cast in Stone" track listing: 01. Fistful Of Misery 02. The Last Soul Alive 03. ...

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Video Premiere: LOUDNESS's 'Soul On Fire'

"Soul On Fire", the new video from veteran Japanese metallers LOUDNESS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Rise To Glory", which is being released today (Friday, January 26) via earMUSIC (world excluding Japan). The follow-up to 2014's "The Sun Will Rise Again" is "packed with aggression, melody and ...

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Listen To New LOUDNESS Song 'I'm Still Alive'

Veteran Japanese metallers LOUDNESS will release their new album, "Rise To Glory", on January 26 via earMUSIC (world excluding Japan). The follow-up to 2014's "The Sun Will Rise Again" is "packed with aggression, melody and positive vibes," according to a press release. The song "I'm Still Alive", taken from "Rise To Glory", can be streamed ...

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OBSESSION: Early EP And Albums To Be Reissued

Inner Wound Recordings has announced reissues of the first three releases from the classic U.S. heavy metal band OBSESSION. The "Marshall Law" EP, "Scarred For Life" and "Methods Of Madness" will all be re-released on CD and digital on December 1. The CD editions come with a 12-page booklet that includes lyrics as well as ...

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LOUDNESS: 'Rise To Glory' Album Details Revealed

Veteran Japanese metallers LOUDNESS will release their new album, "Rise To Glory", on January 26, 2018 via earMUSIC (world excluding Japan). The follow-up to 2014's "The Sun Will Rise Again" is "packed with aggression, melody and positive vibes," according to a press release. LOUDNESS vocalist Minoru Niihara says: "The album cheers you up, makes you ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, GEORGE LYNCH, VINNY APPICE Perform DOKKEN, SKID ROW, BLACK SABBATH Classics At 'Hair Metal Heaven' (Video)

An all-star band featuring Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) and Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO) headlined the Hair Metal Heaven festival last night (Sunday, August 27) at the Hull City Hall in Kingston upon Hull, England. Fan-filmed video of the performance — which consisted of renditions of classic songs by SKID ...

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Video: LOUDNESS Performs In Oslo, Norway

Fan-filmed video footage of LOUDNESS's August 2 concert at Hard Rock Cafe in Oslo, Norway can be seen below. LOUDNESS will release its new album, "Rise To Glory", on January 26, 2018. The follow-up to 2014's "The Sun Will Rise Again" will be made available in Japan via Ward Records and throughout Europe and America ...

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LOUDNESS To Release 'Rise To Glory' Album In January

Japanese metallers LOUDNESS will release a new album, "Rise To Glory", on January 26, 2018. The follow-up to 2014's "The Sun Will Rise Again" will be made available in Japan via Ward Records and throughout Europe and America via earMUSIC, home to other world-class acts such as DEEP PURPLE, ALICE COOPER, STATUS QUO, DEF LEPPARD ...

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'Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song' Video Feat. Members Of NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, AMORPHIS, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM

The official video for "Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song", a track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Finland's Tuska open-air metal festival, can be seen below. The clip, which was edited by Antti Kuivalainen and Ykä Järvinen, includes excerpts from Tuska 2015 and 2016 aftermovies as well as newly shot studio footage. The 12-inch vinyl version ...

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Singer KYLE THOMAS Quits DEVIL'S HIGHWAY Due To 'Personal And Business Differences'

Singer Kyle Thomas (TROUBLE, EXHORDER) has announced his departure from DEVIL'S HIGHWAY, the band he launched several years ago with Ralph Santolla (DEICIDE, OBITUARY, DEATH), Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS), guitarist Matt Brunson (CROWBAR, KINGDOM OF SORROW) and Tony Laureano (DIMMU BORGIR, NILE). Thomas said in a statement: "It is with great sadness, disappointment, and regret ...

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NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, AMORPHIS, HIM, CHILDREN OF BODOM Members Contribute To 'Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song'

Members of NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, WINTERSUN, AMORPHIS, HIM, BATTLE BEAST and CHILDREN OF BODOM are among the musicians who have contributed to "Tuska20 - The Anniversary Song", a track celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Finland's Tuska open-air metal festival. Tuska promoter Jouni Markkanen said: "All proceeds from this project will be collected to the 'Tuska 20 ...

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Former LOUDNESS And YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer MICHAEL VESCERA Launches VESCERA Project

VESCERA, the new band led by acclaimed heavy metal vocalist Michael Vescera (LOUDNESS, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, OBSESSION), has signed a worldwide deal with Pure Steel Records. The group — whose lineup is completed by ex-NITEHAWKS members Mike Petrone (guitar) and Frank Leone (bass), along with drummer Fabio Alessandrini, will release its debut album, "Beyond The Fight", ...

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KORN, MEGADETH, WHITESNAKE, Ex-OZZY OSBOURNE Members Take Part In Third Annual 'Randy Rhoads Remembered' (Video)

Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Ray Luzier (KORN), Doug Aldrich (WHITESNAKE, DIO), Chris Broderick (MEGADETH, ACT OF DEFIANCE), Akira Takasaki (LOUDNESS) and Kiko Loureiro (MEGADETH, ANGRA) are among the musicians who gathered Saturday night (January 23) during the 2016 NAMM show to honor one of rock's most legendary guitarists at the ...

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LOUDNESS: Video Footage Of Las Vegas Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of LOUDNESS's October 30 performance at Count's Vamp'd Rock Bar & Grill in Las Vegas, Nevada can be seen below. According to Roppongi Rocks, LOUDNESS will release a special 30th-anniversary edition of its classic "Thunder In The East" album in Japan on November 25 in several different versions featuring bonus ...

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