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STEEL ATTACK Confirmed For Sweden's ROCKWEEKEND

Swedish metallers STEEL ATTACK have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rockweekend festival, set to take place July 8-10 in Kilafors (two hours north of Stockholm), Sweden. For more information, go to this location. STEEL ATTACK recently announced that it was "back together again" with a lineup that includes members from ...

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LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE: 'The Letter' Video Released

"The Letter", the new video from German gothic rockers LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Grandios Nowhere", due in Europe on April 30 via Napalm Records. The five-piece once again worked with producer John Fryer (HIM, NINE INCH NAILS), who previously handled the production on the ...

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PRETTY MAIDS: 'Little Drops Of Heaven' Video Released

"Little Drops of Heaven", the new video from Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Thomas Tjader (SAINT DEAMON). "Little Drops of Heaven" comes off PRETTY MAIDS' new album, "Pandemonium", which will be released on May 14 in Europe and June 8 in the U.S. via Frontiers Records. ...

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PRETTY MAIDS: New Album Details Revealed

Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS will release their new album, "Pandemonium", on May 14 in Europe and June 8 in the U.S. via Frontiers Records. "Pandemonium" track listing: 01. Pandemonium 02. I.N.V.U. 03. Little Drops of Heaven 04. One World One Truth 05. Final Day of Innocence 06. Cielo Drive 07. It Comes at Night ...

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RON JARZOMBEK Discusses BLOTTED SCIENCE Project

The Spinelanguage blog recently conducted an interview with acclaimed guitarist Ron Jarzombek (BLOTTED SCIENCE, WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Spinelanguage: Before BLOTTED SCIENCE, a lot of metal fans didn't know who Ron Jarzombek was. Sure, they might have seen a few guitarists mention you or WATCHTOWER ...

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LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE: New Album Title Announced

German gothic rockers LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE have set "The Grandiose Nowhere" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in April via Napalm Records. The five-piece once again worked with producer John Fryer (HIM, NINE INCH NAILS), who previously handled the production on the band's last two albums. LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE's "And God's Ocean" video can ...

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BËEHLER: More Video Footage From Montreal Posted Online

Video footage of BËEHLER — the Canadian band featuring the former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler, former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson and guitarists Sean Brophy and Scott Walsh — performing at the release party for "Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook" on December 5, 2009 at the Katacombes in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be viewed ...

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RAM Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

RAM, the traditional Gothenburg, Sweden-based heavy metal band featuring Morgan Pettersson (ex-B-THONG), has issued the following update: "[Bassist] Christian Strömblad has left RAM after a mutual decision with the band. We have parted as friends and RAM wish Christian the best of luck with his other band NOMINON and all his future endeavors. Stepping in ...

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RAM To Support U.D.O. In Sweden

RAM, the traditional Gothenburg, Sweden-based heavy metal band featuring Morgan Pettersson (ex-B-THONG), will support U.D.O. on the following dates: Jan. 29 - Gävle, SWE @ Maxim Jan. 30 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Trädgår'n Also appearing on the bill is TORCH. RAM last year announced the addition of bassist Christian Strömblad (NOMINON, ex-IMMERSED IN BLOOD) to ...

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SLIPKNOT, SOULFLY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, TRIVIUM Members Reveal Favorite Albums Of '00s

SLIPKNOT, SOULFLY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, DRAGONFORCE and TRIVIUM members are among the Roadrunner recording artists whose favorite albums of the the '00s (and accompanying comments) can be found at this location. Also available are picks from various Roadrunner employees, interns, band managers and other industry insiders. A few select top 10 lists are available ...

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BËEHLER Performs EXCITER Classic At 'Hellbent For Cooking' Release Party; Video Available

Video footage of BËEHLER — the Canadian band featuring the former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler, former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson and guitarists Sean Brophy and Scott Walsh — performing the EXCITER classic "Pounding Metal" at the release party for "Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook" on December 5, 2009 at the Katacombes in Montreal, ...

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BËEHLER To Guest On CKCU's 'Pure Radio Kaos'

BËEHLER — the Canadian band featuring the former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler, former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson and guitarists Sean Brophy and Scott Walsh — will be interviewed today (Wednesday, December 2) on the Ottawa, Ontario, Canada radio station CKCU on the "Pure Radio Kaos" program. The group will spin some of the tracks from ...

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THE GROTESQUERY Signs With CYCLONE EMPIRE RECORDS

THE GROTESQUERY, the new death metal project featuring U.S. vocalist Kam Lee (MASSACRE, DENIAL FIEND, DEATH, MANTAS) and Swedish riffmaster Rogga Johansson (PAGANIZER, DEMIURG, RIBSPREADER, DERANGED, EDGE OF SANITY), has inked a deal with Cyclone Empire Records. Kam and Rogga had a several talks about creating a new band that would base its lyrical themes ...

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BLUE CHEER's DICKIE PETERSON Remembered

Friends, fans and heavy metal rock and rollers around the world are mourning the death of BLUE CHEER bassist and lead singer Richard Allan "Dickie" Peterson (b. September 12, 1946) after a long fight against cancer. Peterson, age 63, died in Erkelenz, Germany, where he lived, on the morning of October 12, 2009. He is ...

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DEREK SHERINIAN Featured On RELOCATOR Debut

Influenced by both modern and classic artists like UK, PLANET X, RUSH and ALLAN HOLDSWORTH, RELOCATOR have developed their own purely instrumental style. After a transformation from an unstable "full" local band into an international project, RELOCATOR are finally about to deliver their long-overdue first album that is as uncompromising in its progressive approach as ...

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DARK ARENA Completes Work On 'Flowing Black'

DARK ARENA, the Cleveland, Ohio-based band featuring vocalist Juan Ricardo (ATTAXE, RITUAL), guitarist "Tall" Paul Konjicija (ANTITHESIS, RITUAL) and drummer Chris Stolle (SOMNUS), will debut new material from its forthcoming sophomore CD, entitled "Flowing Black", at tonight's (Thursday, September 24) concert at Peabody's in Cleveland (as the opening act for STRATOVARIUS and PAGAN'S MIND). "Flowing ...

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BËEHLER Featuring Former EXCITER Members: New Demo Completed

BËEHLER — the Canadian band featuring the former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler, former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson and guitarists Sean Brophy and Scott Walsh — has completed work a new three-song demo featuring the tracks "Eternal Tormentor", "March Of Death" and "Organized Mayhem". BËEHLER's sound is described in a press release as "a journey from ...

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BULLETBOYS Drummer Released From Hospital

BULLETBOYS drummer Ryche Green, who was recently diagnosed with a severe case of pneumonia, was released from the hospital late last week and is recuperating at home. He continues to visit the outpatient facility at the hospital for ongoing breathing treatments to clear the massive infection in his lungs. Green was rushed to the ER ...

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BULLETBOYS Drummer Diagnosed With Severe Case Of Pneumonia

BULLETBOYS drummer Ryche Green was rushed to the ER upon returning home from the band's recently completed "Summer Rockfest" tour with FASTER PUSSYCAT, BANG TANGO and SISTER SIN. Ryche became very ill while on tour and has since been diagnosed with a severe case of pneumonia. Ryche has been confined to ICU in a breathing ...

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DARK ARENA Parts Ways With Guitarist

Due to "family and work obligations," guitarist Dale Robertson has left DARK ARENA, the Cleveland, Ohio-based band featuring vocalist Juan Ricardo (ATTAXE, RITUAL), guitarist "Tall" Paul Konjicija (ANTITHESIS, RITUAL) and drummer Chris Stolle (SOMNUS). DARK ARENA released its debut disc, entitled "Alien Factor", in May 2006. The CD was mastered by legendary producer Alex Perialas ...

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