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First Taste Of New MANOWAR Album

On March 12, a select group of special MANOWAR fans known as The Circle, who represent the band's worldwide fan base, were invited to a private pre-listening session of the forthcoming MANOWAR album, as well as a tour of Wisseloord Studios in the Netherlands where the album will be mixed and mastered. MANOWAR bassist Joey ...

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Singer DAVID FEFOLT Quits FIREWOLFE, Chooses Jesus Christ

David Fefolt, singer/songwriter for American metallers FIREWOLFE, has left the band and is pursuing a career in the Christian music genre. Fefolt, who has previously fronted such acts as VALHALLA, HAWK, MASI, FORGOTTEN REALM, and ANGELS OF BABYLON, states, "I wrote some Christian lyrics in ANGELS OF BABYLON with David Ellefson [MEGADETH bassist] and Rhino ...

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Former MANOWAR, VIRGIN STEELE Members To Guest On New WITCHES MARK Album

Ross "The Boss" Friedman (MANOWAR, THE DICTATORS), Jack Starr (VIRGIN STEELE, BURNING STARR, GUARDIANS OF THE FLAME), Jason McMaster (DANGEROUS TOYS, WATCHTOWER, IGNITOR, BROKEN TEETH) and Martin DeBourge (DAMIEN THORNE) will make guest appearances on "Witching Metal Ritual", the new album from Austin, Texas-based traditional metallers WITCHES MARK. The follow up to the band's 2009 ...

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MANOWAR's JOEY DEMAIO: 'We Constantly Live The Life Of True Metal'

MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio was interviewed by Metalhead TV after yesterday's (Friday, March 16) press conference in Bucharest, Romania where Joey and promoter Sorin Sararu of Project Events announced the band's headlining performance at OST Fest 2012, set to take place June 15-17 place at the Zone Arena in Bucharest. You can now watch the ...

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KRUX: New Stockholm Performance Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of KRUX — the Swedish band featuring CANDLEMASS bassist Leif Edling, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Levén, ex-ENTOMBED drummer Peter Stjärnvind, guitarist Jörgen Sandström (also in THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED/GRAVE), OPETH/ex-ARCH ENEMY guitarist Fredrik Åkesson and keyboardist Carl Westholm — performing the song "The Hades Assembly" on December 29, 2011 at Debaser in ...

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THE GATES OF SLUMBER's 'Suffer No Guilt' To Be Reissued

THE GATES OF SLUMBER's "Suffer No Guilt" album will be reissued in a glorious six-panel, matte-finished digipak through Deep Send Records. THE GATES OF SLUMBER should be a household name to all lovers of true doom metal. To the uninitiated, their magnum sophomore album, "Suffer No Guilt", is the perfect place to start your journey. ...

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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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