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APOCALYPTICA To Release 'Ass-Kicking' New Studio Album In 2014

APOCALYPTICA — the groundbreaking Finnish orchestral rock group — has just released "Wagner Reloaded - Live In Leipzig" (BMG), an epic live collaboration with the acclaimed MDR Leipzig Symphony Orchestra. The album's release is perfectly timed since 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of iconic German composer Richard Wagner. For "Wagner Reloaded - ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'Wagner Reloaded - Live In Leipzig' EPK Released

APOCALYPTICA — the groundbreaking Finnish orchestral rock group — will release "Wagner Reloaded - Live In Leipzig", an epic live collaboration with the acclaimed MDR Leipzig Symphony Orchestra, November 19 on BMG. The album's release is perfectly timed since 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of iconic German composer Richard Wagner. A 16-minute ...

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HIM's VILLE VALO Talks To MUSIC INTERVIEW CORNER (Video)

Music Interview Corner conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM before the band's October 18 concert in Cologne, Germany. You can now watch the chat below (in Finnish, with English subtitles). HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'Ludwig Wonderland' Video Released

APOCALYPTICA — the groundbreaking Finnish orchestral rock group — will release "Wagner Reloaded - Live In Leipzig", an epic live collaboration with the acclaimed MDR Leipzig Symphony Orchestra, November 19 on BMG. The album's release is perfectly timed since 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of iconic German composer Richard Wagner. For "Wagner ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By JERSEY BEAT Magazine (Video)

Jersey Beat magazine conducted an interview with singer Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM on September 28 at Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, New York during the "Rock Allegiance" tour. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of ...

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HIM Drummer Interviewed By PopCultureMadness.com (Video)

Kristyn Clarke of PopCultureMadness.com and ConcertBlogger.com conducted an interview with drummer Mika Kristian Karppinen (a.k.a. Gas Lipstick) of Finnish "love" metallers HIM on September 26 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the "Rock Allegiance" tour. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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EMPHATIC Taps THE CULT/Ex-TESTAMENT Drummer For New Album

Omaha, Nebraska based hard rockers EMPHATIC will release their new album, "Another Life", on October 22 through Epochal Artists Records. The band enlisted the help of drummer John Tempesta (THE CULT, ex-WHITE ZOMBIE, TESTAMENT, EXODUS) to lay down drum tracks for the CD, which "is filled with gigantic hooks, powerful melodies and is an inspiring ...

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HIM: 'Into The Night' Video Released

"Into The Night", the new video from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Stefan Lindfors, who also directed the band's classic, award-winning video "Funeral Of Hearts" and the recent "Tears On Tape" clip. "Into The Night" comes off HIM's latest album, "Tears On Tape", which sold 20,000 copies ...

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Next Year's WACKEN OPEN AIR Is Already Sold Out

All 75,000 tickets to next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2014 in Wacken, Germany, were sold in less than 48 hours. Comment the festival organizers: "A dozen bands for the billing have been already announced including several special and exclusive shows as well ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By 'Natalie's World' (Audio)

Natalie Perez of Natalie's World recently conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 15 ...

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APOCALYPTICA: 'Wagner Reloaded' Kick-Off Event To Be Streamed Live

May 22, 2013 was the 200th anniversary of the birth of the composer Richard Wagner. The Berlin choreographer, award-winning dancer and artistic director of the Berlin State School of Ballet Gregor Seyffert (best dancer in the world, winner of the German dance award) is staging an exceptional cross-genre spectacle with a combination of dance, artistry, ...

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APOCALYPTICA: Trailer For 'Wagner Reloaded' Event

May 22, 2013 was the 200th anniversary of the birth of the composer Richard Wagner. The Berlin choreographer, award-winning dancer and artistic director of the Berlin State School of Ballet Gregor Seyffert (best dancer in the world, winner of the German dance award) is staging an exceptional cross-genre spectacle with a combination of dance, artistry, ...

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HIM Frontman Interviewed By KERRANG! Magazine (Video)

Kerrang! magazine conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM at this year's Download festival, which is taking place June 14-16 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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HIM Singer Interviewed By Jägermeister UK (Video)

Jägermeister UK conducted an interview with vocalist Ville Valo of Finnish "love" metallers HIM at this year's Download festival, which is taking place June 14-16 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. HIM's new album, "Tears On Tape", sold 20,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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