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DEMONS & WIZARDS Feat. JON SCHAFFER And HANSI KÜRSCH: Third Album To Be Released Through CENTURY MEDIA

Century Media Records has announced the signing of DEMONS & WIZARDS to a worldwide deal. Founded in 1999 by Hansi Kürsch (BLIND GUARDIAN) and Jon Schaffer (ICED EARTH), DEMONS & WIZARDS released two highly acclaimed albums, 1999s' "Demons & Wizards" and 2005's "Touched By The Crimson King". The band is currently recording its as-yet-untitled third ...

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WHITECHAPEL: 'Hickory Creek' Video Released

On March 29, Knoxville, Tennessee death metallers WHITECHAPEL will release their seventh full-length album, "The Valley", via Metal Blade Records. The official Mathis Arnell-directed music video for the latest single from the disc, "Hickory Creek", can be seen below. Produced once again by Mark Lewis (CANNIBAL CORPSE, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER) and featuring artwork by ...

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Video: U.D.O. Performs In Helsinki

Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O., the German heavy metal band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider, performing on March 20 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. At some of his recent concerts, Udo used a walking cane for support after recently dealing with a "serious health" issue. The former ACCEPT frontman, ...

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ZEAL & ARDOR To Release 'Live In London'

Black metal blues alchemists ZEAL & ARDOR will drop "Live In London" on March 22 via MVKA/Radicallis. The 22-track album, which includes four previously unreleased songs, is the entire recording of the band's headline show at the Electric Ballroom in Camden, London on December 2017. It will be available digitally, on CD, and as a ...

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Watch DAVE MUSTAINE Use Wah-Wah Pedal Live At 'Experience Hendrix' Concert In Raleigh

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH's Dave Mustaine performing during the March 14 "Experience Hendrix" concert at in Raleign, North Carolina can be seen below. The show marked the second time Mustaine used a wah-wah pedal live, following his appearance at the March 12 "Experience Hendrix" stop in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mustaine admitted in an Instagram video ...

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Three SLIPKNOT Singles Certified Platinum In U.S.

SLIPKNOT's singles "Snuff", "Before I Forget" and "Wait And Bleed" have just been certified platinum (one million units; each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams) by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America). These mark the first-ever platinum single certifications for the Iowa-based masked metallers. "Snuff" is taken off SLIPKNOT's platinum-certified ...

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ROB HALFORD On Spate Of Suicides In Rock: 'It's Just This Terrible Thing That Doesn't Seem To Go Away'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford has emphasized the importance of trying to end the stigma connected to talking about mental health. Halford made his comments while discussing the recent deaths of fellow musicians Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington and Keith Flint, all of whom took their own lives after battling substance abuse and depression. Acknowledging that ...

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ANVIL's LIPS Is Still Waiting For 'A Real Break'

Guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL says that he believed from the beginning that the band's documentary, "Anvil! The Story Of Anvil", would have the kind of impact that it ended up having. "I knew immediately, because it wasn't some jackass with a video camera," he told A&P-Reacts in a new interview ...

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ALAN PARSONS: 'I Can't Get There From Here' Video

"I Can't Get There From Here", the new video from Alan Parsons, can be seen below. The track is taken from Alan's upcoming studio album, "The Secret", which will be released on April 26 via Frontiers Music Srl. The song, which includes guest vocals by Jared Mahone, is also featured in the motion picture "5-25-77". ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'Abominate' Album Due In June

FIRESPAWN — the Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — will release its third album, "Abominate", on June 7 via Century Media Records. Friberg comments: "On this album, we pushed ...

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DARKTHRONE To Release 'Old Star' Album In May

Black metal veterans DARKTHRONE will release their new album, "Old Star", on May 31 via Peaceville. The band's first studio album since 2016's "Arctic Thunder" sees the Norwegian legends cut through six new epic tracks, taking in the best of the old school of heavy and extreme metal plus a large dose of doom-laden riffing, ...

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NIKKI SIXX: 'I Stand 100 Percent Behind The #MeToo Movement'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx says that he fully supports the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment of women. Although MÖTLEY CRÜE was one of the biggest bands of the 1980s, shifting millions of records with its unique brand of glam metal, the band will be remembered more for its exploits off stage, including jaw-dropping groupie ...

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CULT OF LUNA Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of CULT OF LUNA to a worldwide deal. For almost 20 years, CULT OF LUNA has imposed itself as one of the world's leading post-metal lights. Constantly evolving, the band pushes the genre's boundaries from album to album so as to explore the darkest and mistiest, as well ...

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