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AGNOSTIC FRONT's Classic Early Records To Be Reissued

One of the greatest genre-defining hardcore bands of all time, AGNOSTIC FRONT has changed the face of music throughout their 25 year long career. The two records that started it all, "United Blood" and "Victim in Pain", are legendary New York hardcore releases and some of the most sought-after pieces of vinyl for record collectors. ...

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SHADOWS FALL: 'Still I Rise' Video Available

"Still I Rise", the new video from Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL, can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by longtime SHADOWS FALL director Zack Merck at the Affliction warehouse in southern California, and was shot in the ring with actual Affliction fighters. Fans were invited to come down and rock out, and they received ...

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SHADOWS FALL: 'Retribution' Deluxe Edition Detailed

Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL will release their new album, "Retribution", on September 15 via Everblack Industries. The deluxe version of the CD will feature bonus covers of OZZY OSBOURNE's "Bark At The Moon", NUCLEAR ASSAULT's "Critical Mass" and CRO-MAGS' "Age Of Quarrel", along with a companion DVD, featuring making-of-the-album footage, live material, lessons, interviews and ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Recording New EP

U.K. doom legends MY DYING BRIDE have been busy at Futureworks studio in Manchester recording material for a new EP. Entitled "Bring Me Victory", the effort will include two covers — "Scarborough Fair" and THE SWANS' "Failure". A new video has been completed as well to support the release. The band states, "An October release ...

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HATEBREED: 'Thirsty And Miserable' Video Released

The video for HATEBREED's cover of the BLACK FLAG classic "Thirsty And Miserable" can be viewed below. The song was included on the Connecticut hardcore/metal masters' recently issued covers album, entitled "For The Lions", which sold around 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 58 ...

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SODOM: Pro-Shot Footage From DEVILSIDE FESTIVAL Available

Professionally filmed video footage of German thrash metal veterans SODOM performing at the Devilside Festival on June 28, 2009 at Landschaftspark in Duisburg-Nord, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of Bunch TV). Also appearing on the bill were SEPULTURA, SOULFLY, MOTÖRHEAD, MISFITS, CLAWFINGER and CRO-MAGS, among others. SODOM has been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Says Sharing Stage With SOULFLY Was 'Weird'

SEPULTURA and SOULFLY (featuring former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera) shared the stage for the first time ever at the Devilside Festival on June 28, 2009 at Landschaftspark in Duisburg-Nord, Germany. Also appearing on the bill were MOTÖRHEAD, MISFITS, SODOM and CRO-MAGS, among others. In a pre-show interview with Bunch TV, SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser was ...

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SACRED REICH Frontman Issues European Tour Recap

Bassist/vocalist Phil Rind of reactivated Arizona thrashers SACRED REICH has issued the following update: "We're back now from our trip to Europe. The shows were great! Thanks to everyone who came out, hung out, had a chat, got an autograph, a pick, bought a shirt or otherwise made it a fun time. Thanks to the ...

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SEPULTURA: Kosice Show Canceled

Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA have issued the following update: "Unfortunately, the promoter canceled our show in Kosice (Slovakia) on July 2, stating that he was unable to pay us. We were very sorry to hear this as we were looking forward to play for you guys. The fans who bought tickets for this concert should seek ...

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CLAWFINGER: Pro-Shot Footage From Germany's DEVILSIDE FESTIVAL Available

Professionally filmed video footage of Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER performing at the Devilside Festival on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Landschaftspark in Duisburg-Nord, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of Bunch TV). Also appearing on the bill were SEPULTURA, SOULFLY, MOTÖRHEAD, MISFITS, SODOM and CRO-MAGS, among others. CLAWFINGER's latest album, "Life Will Kill You", was ...

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SEPULTURA: Pro-Shot Footage From Germany's DEVILSIDE FESTIVAL Available

Professionally filmed video footage of Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA performing at the Devilside Festival on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Landschaftspark in Duisburg-Nord, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of Bunch TV). Also appearing on the bill were SOULFLY, MOTÖRHEAD, MISFITS, SODOM and CRO-MAGS, among others. SEPULTURA recently completed a massive tour of Brazil with fellow ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: Footage From Yesterday's TUSKA Festival Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of U.K. doom legends MY DYING BRIDE performing at the 12th annual Tuska open-air metal festival on June 28, 2009 at Kaisaniemi in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below (courtesy of "alexhell77"). MY DYING BRIDE recently parted ways with violinist/keyboardist Katie Stone and replaced her with Shaun Macgowan. The band's latest album, ...

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POTENTIAL THREAT SF Signs With OLD SCHOOL METAL RECORDS

Old-school San Francisco Bay Area thrashers POTENTIAL THREAT SF have inked a deal with Old School Metal Records. The band's full-length debut is scheduled for release in the August/September. The CD was recorded at Get Reel Studios in San Francisco with producer/engineer Guy Higbey, who was at the helm of the band's well-received 2005 demo, ...

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HATEBREED's 'For The Lions' Lands At No. 58 On BILLBOARD Chart

The long-awaited covers album by Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, entitled "For The Lions", sold around 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 58 on The Billboard 200 chart. HATEBREED's last collection of new material, "Supremacy", opened with around 27,000 copies back in September 2006 to ...

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HATEBREED's 'For The Lions' On Track to Sell 12-15K Copies First Week

According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, the long-awaited covers album by Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, entitled "For The Lions", is on track to move between 12,000 and 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. HATEBREED's last collection of new material, "Supremacy", ...

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HATEBREED Announces U.S. Tour

Connecticut hardcore/metal act HATEBREED will embark on a U.S. headlining tour, entitled "Decimation of the Nation", presented by Hot Topic. The trek will hit 30 cities, beginning in Rochester, New York on July 31 and wrapping up on September 2 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Main support on all dates will come from CHIMAIRA. Commented HATEBREED frontman ...

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SEPULTURA And SOULFLY To Share Stage At Germany's DEVILSIDE FESTIVAL

SEPULTURA and SOULFLY (featuring former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera) will share the stage for the first time ever at the Devilside Festival on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Landschaftspark in Duisburg-Nord, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: MOTÖRHEAD SOULFLY BLOODHOUND GANG MISFITS SEPULTURA MILLENCOLIN ANTHRAX SODOM DISCO ENSEMBLE ALL SHALL PERISH FIVE ...

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HATEBREED European Release Of 'For The Lions' Limited-Edition CD Digipack, LP Postponed

Century Media Records has announced that the European release of the limited-edition CD digipack and LP of the much-anticipated covers album by Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, entitled "For The Lions", has been postponed due to "manufacturing issues." The limited-edition CD digipack and LP versions of "For The Lions" will now be released on May 25 ...

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HATEBREED: 'For The Lions' E-Card Available

An e-card for "For The Lions", the forthcoming covers album from the Connecticut-based hardcore/metal band HATEBREED, can be accessed at this location. Due on May 5, "For The Lions", to be released on E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records), is the follow-up to the band's #1 Billboard charting DVD, "Live Dominance" (released September of ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Confirmed For Germany's DEVIL SIDE FESTIVAL

Los Angeles-based metal band FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has been confirmed for the Devil Side Festival, set to take place Sunday, June 28 at Landschaftspark in Duisburg-Nord, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALL SHALL PERISH ANTHRAX BLOODHOUND GANG THE BONES THE CARBURETORS CRO-MAGS DISCIPLINE DISCO ENSEMBLE ELVIS JACKSON FIVE FINGER DEATH ...

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HATEBREED Covers SLAYER's 'Ghosts of War'; Full Video Released

The video for HATEBREED's cover of the SLAYER classic "Ghosts of War" can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to soem non-U.S. residents). Helmed by "Live Dominance" director Kevin Custer, the clip is the first to feature returning HATEBREED guitarist Wayne Lozinak. The track comes off the band's forthcoming covers album, ...

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