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ROSS THE BOSS Interviewed In Brazil (Video)

On December 10, Dani Buarque of the "Lokaos Rock Show" conducted an interview with former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman prior to his concert at Manifesto Bar in São Paulo, Brazil. You can now watch the chat below. Friedman released the second album under the ROSS THE BOSS banner, "Hailstorm", in Europe on November ...

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ROSS THE BOSS Performs In São Paulo (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of former MANOWAR guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman's December 10, 2011 performance at Manifesto Bar in São Paulo, Brazil can be seen below. Friedman released the second album under the ROSS THE BOSS banner, "Hailstorm", in Europe on November 1, 2010 via AFM Records (three days earlier in Germany). One of the ...

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PEGAZUS: 'Road Warrior' Video Released

"Road Warrior", the new video from Australian metallers of PEGAZUS, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Melbourne, Australia in the same location and on the very same road that was used for the filming of the Australian classic movie "Mad Max". It was directed again by Aaron McLoughlin and Judd Hyland, who ...

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HYSTERICA Continuing Work On Sophomore Album; London Show Announced

Swedish MANOWAR-inspired all-female metal band HYSTERICA will perform at Camden Underworld in London, England on November 19. HYSTERICA is working on a new album titled "The Art Of Metal". According to a press release, HYSTERICA is planning "something different and unique" for the upcoming CD by "unit[ing] the music with another form of art. The ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Singer To Guest On TOMMY VITALY Album

CRIMSON GLORY singer Todd LaTorre will guest on "Hanging Rock", the second solo album from Tommy Vitaly, the guitar player for the Italian power metal band SEVENGATES, Due in 2012 via IceWarrior Records , the CD will feature "fantastic cover and booklet art" by Felipe Machado Franco, who has previously worked with RHAPSODY, AXEL RUDI ...

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VAN CANTO's 'Break The Silence' Lands On German Chart

"Break The Silence", the fourth studio album from the German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) has entered the official chart in the group's home country at position No. 23. Released on September 23 via Napalm Records, the CD contains 13 ...

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VIRGIN STEELE: 'Age Of Consent' Reissue Due In November

SPV/Steamhammer will re-release VIRGIN STEELE's "Age Of Consent" album in November. This 2CD digipak reissue comes with bonus tracks, five of them previously unreleased, and a massive booklet with new liner notes and previously unseen photos. It will also be made available in vinyl for the first time since 1988. Release dates: Germany: November 25 ...

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SABATON Frontman Featured In New VAN CANTO Video

"Primo Victoria", the new video from the German "a cappella metal" band VAN CANTO which consists of five singers and one drummer (no guitars, no bass, no keyboards) can be seen below. The song is a cover version of the SABATON classic and features a special guest appearance by SABATON frontman Joakim Brodn. VAN CANTO's ...

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CAGE To Debut New Material On Upcoming Tour

San Diego metallers CAGE have announced a string of shows in anticipation of their upcoming CD release, "Supremacy Of Steel", where they will perform five new songs from the disc. One of the dates will be a co-headlining appearance with friends HELSTAR at the Ragnarokk Festival in Chicago, Illinois on October 1. This two-day event ...

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ATLANTEAN KODEX Hard At Work On New Album

Germany's ATLANTEAN KODEX has been hard writing its as-yet-untitled sophomore full-length album. The follow-up to the band's heralded debut, "The Golden Bough", is "one of the most anticipated albums for fans of grand, epic and pure heavy metal," according to a press release. Commented guitarist Manuel Trummer: "The new album is slowly starting to take ...

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MANOWAR To Headline Holland's FORCES OF METAL Festival

MANOWAR has been confirmed for the Forces Of Metal festival, set to take place June 8-9, 2012 at the E3 beach in Eersel, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): CHROME DIVISION CRASHDIET DARK FUNERAL DRACONIAN EDGUY JETT BLACK KAMELOT MANOWAR THE POODLES ROCK SUGAR SAINT DEAMON SAMAEL STEELHEART ...

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IMPALED EXISTENCE To Release Debut EP

Rising British metallers IMPALED EXISTENCE have set November 21 as the release date for their debut EP, "These Lifeless Plains". The five-track EP was recorded at Endless Studios in Birmingham and offers listeners a finely tuned combination of brutality and melody as well as taking on broad lyrical views ranging from humanity and our place ...

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The Crystal Eye - SINISTER REALM

Allentown's SINISTER REALM can add another notch to their collective belt for releasing "The Crystal Eye", a mighty fine follow-up to mighty fine debut. This is custom built, rock solid traditional heavy metal that comes with generous portions of class and crunch, much as one would expect from a Shadow Kingdom Records release. If you've ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Singer To Guest On TOMMY VITALY Album

VIRGIN STEELE singer David DeFeis will guest on "Hanging Rock", the second solo album from Tommy Vitaly, the guitar player for the Italian power metal band SEVENGATES, Due in 2012 via IceWarrior Records , the CD will feature "fantastic cover and booklet art" by Felipe Machado Franco, who has previously worked with RHAPSODY, AXEL RUDI ...

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MANOWAR: U.K. Tour Dates Announced

MANOWAR will embark on a U.K. tour in November. The dates are as follows: Nov. 01 - 02 Academy - Glasgow, Scotland Nov. 04 - 02 Academy - Leeds, England Nov. 05 - 02 Academy - Brixton, England Nov. 06 - The Great Hall - Cardiff, Wales Nov. 09 - The Academy - Dublin, Ireland ...

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MANOWAR To Tour U.K. Later In The Year

MANOWAR bassist and producer Joey DeMaio has released the following statement to the U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine (also viewable in video clip below): "After 16 years, MANOWAR will return to the U.K. I mean, the whole of the U.K.: England, Scotland, Ireland, North Ireland and Wales. The 'Battle Hymns' 2011 U.K. tour will ...

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MANOWAR To Headline Next Year's GETAWAY ROCK Festival

Late Friday night (July 8), MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio appeared onstage (see video below) at this year's Getaway Rock festival in Gvle, Sweden and announced that MANOWAR, the self-proclaimed "Kings Of Metal," will perform as next year's festival headliners. This will be the fulfillment of MANOWAR's promise to return in triumph to the Swedish festival ...

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Former MANOWAR Guitarist DAVID SHANKLE Joins HOUSE OF HOLLAND

Former MANOWAR guitarist David "The Shred Demon" Shankle has joined HOUSE OF HOLLAND, the band led by vocalist Tommy Holland. Tommy first landed the job as the frontman/lead singer of STEPPENWOLF, early in his early career, following the departure of John Kay. In 1984 in Chicago, after fronting STEPPENWOLF and THE BZZ, in which he ...

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STORMWARRIOR: New Song Available For Streaming

German "true" metallers STORMWARRIOR will release their fourth album, "Heathen Warrior", on May 27 via Massacre Records. The effort, which was mixed by Tommy Hansen (PRETTY MAIDS, HELLOWEEN, HATESPHERE) at Jailhouse Studio in Denmark, will also be available as a limited digipak as well as on limited vinyl. "Heathen Warrior" track listing: 01. …Og Hammeren ...

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STORMWARRIOR: New Album Details Revealed

German "true" metallers STORMWARRIOR will release their fourth album, "Heathen Warrior", on May 27 via Massacre Records. The effort, which was mixed by Tommy Hansen (PRETTY MAIDS, HELLOWEEN, HATESPHERE) at Jailhouse Studio in Denmark, will also be available as a limited digipak as well as on limited vinyl. "Heathen Warrior" track listing: 01. …Og Hammeren ...

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