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CARMINE APPICE Reinvents CACTUS Once Again

Coming off a very successful U.S. tour and the release of its first studio album in ten years, "Black Dawn", the time has come for founding member and world-renowned drummer Carmine Appice to re-energize and rebuild CACTUS, the band once heralded by critics as America's answer to LED ZEPPELIN. Appice has announced two new members ...

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IMMOLATION: Third Trailer For 'Atonement' Album

New York death metallers IMMOLATION will release their new album, "Atonement", on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. The third trailer for "Atonement", in which guitarist Robert Vigna discusses how he writes and prepares songs for the recording studio, can be seen below. "Atonement" was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios in Millbrook, New York with longtime ...

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NIGHT RANGER To Release 'Don't Let Up' Album In March

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Don't Let Up", the new studio album from NIGHT RANGER, on March 24. The disc will be available in both a standard edition and a deluxe edition (featuring bonus track and bonus DVD — physical format only). The song "Somehow Someway", taken from "Don't Let Up", can be streamed below. ...

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Video Premiere: BREAKING BENJAMIN's 'Never Again'

BREAKING BENJAMIN's video for the song "Never Again" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Dark Before Dawn", which sold 141,000 copies in its first week of release to enter The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 1. The sales number was the best single-week sales mark of the ...

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See Six Pages From SLAYER's Bloody First Comic Book

Legendary heavy metal band SLAYER has teamed up with "Metalocalypse" writer Jon Schnepp and "Twilight Zone" artist Guiu Vilanova for a three-issue Dark Horse Comics series, "Slayer: Repentless", with covers by Eisner Award-winning British comics artist Glenn Fabry. The first issue, with a variant cover by Eric Powell ("The Goon", "Hillbilly"), is scheduled for release ...

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IMMOLATION: Second Trailer For 'Atonement' Album

New York death metallers IMMOLATION will release their new album, "Atonement", on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. The second trailer for "Atonement", in which Ross Dolan discusses how he became the singer and bass player of the band, can be seen below. "Atonement" was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios in Millbrook, New York with longtime ...

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HATRIOT Releases 'Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed' Lyric Video

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers HATRIOT have released the lyric video for a new demo song called "Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed". The track, which is one of the band's first to be recorded without EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza, will be re-recorded for the band's upcoming album, tentatively due late next year. Says HATRIOT: "The ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN Guitarist Loses Newborn Son

According to The Pulse Of Radio, BREAKING BENJAMIN guitarist Jasen Rauch and his wife Heather suffered a tragic loss over the Christmas holiday as their son was born prematurely and unfortunately did not survive. Rauch wrote: "These last 24 hours have been some of the hardest I think I've ever faced. Most of you know ...

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IMMOLATION: First Trailer For 'Atonement' Album

New York death metallers IMMOLATION will release their new album, "Atonement", on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. The first trailer for "Atonement", in which vocalist/bassist Ross Dolan and guitarist Bob Vigna discuss what lead up to the creation of the record, can be seen below. "Atonement" was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios in Millbrook, New ...

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ACCEPT: Third Official Trailer For 'Restless And Live' Blu-Ray/DVD

German/American metallers ACCEPT will release a new live set titled "Restless And Live" on January 13, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. This package will include the entire show ACCEPT played at 2015's Bang Your Head!!! festival in Balingen, Germany on Blu-ray/DVD plus two CDs. The third official trailer for "Restless And Live" — in which guitarist ...

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IMMOLATION To Release 'Atonement' Album In February; 'Destructive Currents' Single Now Available

New York death metallers IMMOLATION will release their new album, "Atonement", on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. A 360-degree visualizer video for the first single from the effort, "Destructive Currents", can be seen below. "Atonement" was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios in Millbrook, New York with longtime producer Paul Orofino, and mixed and mastered once ...

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MASSACRE Is Back! RICK ROZZ And KAM LEE Rejoin Forces

Guitarist Rick Rozz DeLillo and vocalist Kam Lee have rejoined forces in a revamped version of their classic late 1980s/early 1990s death metal band MASSACRE. The main objective of the group — which also features Rozz's THE END bandmates Michael Grim (bass/vocals) and Mike Mazzonetto (drums) — is to rekindle the sound, style, aggression, and ...

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ACCEPT: First Official Trailer For 'Restless And Live' Blu-Ray/DVD

German/American metallers ACCEPT will release a new live set titled "Restless And Live" on January 13, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. This package will include the entire show ACCEPT played at 2015's Bang Your Head!!! festival in Balingen, Germany on Blu-ray/DVD plus two CDs. The first official trailer for "Restless And Live" — in which guitarist ...

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Video: Reunited Original Members Of ENTOMBED Perform Entire 'Clandestine' Album In Malmö

The new lineup of Swedish metal veterans ENTOMBED played its groundbreaking 1991 album, "Clandestine", in its entirety at Malmö Live in Malmö, Sweden on November 12. Sitting in first with conductor Josef Rhedin and the 100-plus member Malmö Symphony Orchestra for Thomas Von Wachenfeldt's arrangement of "Clandestine", the band performed "Clandestine" from front to back ...

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SLAYER: First Look At 'Repentless' Comic Series

Legendary heavy metal band SLAYER has teamed up with "Metalocalypse" writer Jon Schnepp and "Twilight Zone" artist Guiu Vilanova for a three-issue Dark Horse Comics series, "Slayer: Repentless", with covers by Eisner Award-winning British comics artist Glenn Fabry. The first issue, with a variant cover by Eric Powell ("The Goon", "Hillbilly"), is scheduled for release ...

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SLAYER Comic Series Will Stay True To Band's Reputation As Godfathers Of Thrash Metal

PREVIEWSworld.com recently conducted an interview with writer Jon Schnepp ("Metalocalypse"), who penned the three-issue Slayer: Repentless comic series that was inspired by the band's "Repentless" music videos. Asked how he got involved with Slayer: Repentless, Schnepp said: "A few years back, while I was directing and producing the cult hit Adult Swim animated ...

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