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TWISTED SISTER Guitarist To Appear In 'Skate God' Movie

TWISTED SISTER guitarist Eddie Ojeda will appear in the upcoming movie "Skate God" as well as on the accompanying soundtrack. The "dark, dystopian, apocalyptic action film" stars Carter Jenkins ("Valentine's Day"), Esti Ginzburg ("Twelve"), Evan Ross ("Jeff Who Lives At Home"), Nathan Gamble ("The Mist"), Gabriela Lopez ("Teen Spirit") and Brian Ho ("The Mummy Tomb ...

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ABORYM: 'Dirty' Video Released

"Dirty", the new video from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, can be seen below. Directed by Alberto Falcone, the clip features all three band members as well as actors, and, according to frontman and founder Fabban, the title of the track pretty much sums up the subject matter of the video. ABORYM's sixth full-length album, ...

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Former TRISTANIA Singer VIBEKE STENE To Guest On GOD OF ATHEISTS Debut

GOD OF ATHEISTS, the Norwegian extreme metal project led by Asgeir Mickelson (SARKE, SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR, TESTAMENT), has announced the addition of bassist Lars K. Norberg (SPIRAL ARCHITECT) and soprano Vibeke Stene (ex-TRISTANIA; pictured below) to the group's recording lineup. Mickelson states: "Excitement is an understatement." GOD OF ATHEISTS is currently recording its debut album ...

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The Underground Resistance - DARKTHRONE

As the entire Norwegian black metal brouhaha of the early 1990s fades deeper and deeper into history and myth, blurring the fine line between which incidents were horrifyingly true or imaginatively apocryphal, almost all of the bands either involved or born out of those events have likewise moved well beyond its original tenets - religious, ...

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EX DEO's MAURIZIO IACONO Interviewed In Hamburg (Video)

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with singer Maurizio Iacono (EX DEO, KATAKLYSM) on March 10 at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", was released in August 2012 via Austria's Napalm Records. "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, ...

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SERJ TANKIAN, IHSAHN, DEVIN TOWNSEND Featured On Charity Single

Revolution Harmony, the brainchild of British music lecturer/journalist Ray Holroyd, has set a July 18 release date for its debut all-star charity single, "We Are". The song features vocals from Serj Tankian (SYSTEM OF A DOWN) and Ihsahn (EMPEROR), as well as guitar solos by Devin Townsend. Composed, arranged, programmed and produced by Ray Holroyd ...

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Place of No Pity - RUINS

Tasmanian devils? Cliche. However, it has to be said that this Aussie black-death metal hybrid from Hobart, Tasmania have their style down to such fierce revolutions one can safely assume it's something in the air of their native land. These days, RUINS has expanded beyond the principal duo of Alex Pope (affiliated with a ton ...

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ABORYM: New Song Available For Streaming

"Dirty", the sixth full-length album from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, will be released on May 28 in Europe and June 11 in North America via Agonia Records. The 10-track double album (cover below) will be made available in digipak, jewel case and gatefold double LP formats. The song "Irreversible Crisis" can be streamed in ...

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ABORYM: Official 'Dirty' Teaser Released

"Dirty", the sixth full-length album from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, will be released on May 28 in Europe and June 11 in North America via Agonia Records. The 10-track double album (cover below) will be made available in digipak, jewel case and gatefold double LP formats. The official "Dirty" teaser can be seen below. ...

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GOD OF ATHEISTS: New Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

GOD OF ATHEISTS, the Norwegian extreme metal project led by Asgeir Mickelson (SARKE, SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR, TESTAMENT), is currently recording its debut album for release later in the year. The CD will feature appearances by Trym (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, ENSLAVED) on drums, Mickelson on rhythm guitar, ICS Vortex (DIMMU BORGIR, BORKNAGAR) on vocals, Carl A. Tidemann ...

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ABORYM: New Album Details Revealed

"Dirty", the sixth full-length album from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, will be released on May 28 in Europe and June 11 in North America via Agonia Records. The 10-track double album (cover below) will be made available in digipak, jewel case and gatefold double LP formats. "Dirty" was recorded at the Fear No One ...

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BLOOD TSUNAMI: 'Metal Fang' Video Released

Indie Recordings has announce the signing of BLOOD TSUNAMI, the Oslo, Norway-based thrash metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust; SCUM, ABORYM, EMPEROR). The band's new album, "For Faen", will be released on March 8 in Norway, March 15 in Germany and Austria and March 11 in the rest of Europe. The first ...

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Metal Musicians Weigh In On SLAYER Drummer Drama

Several metal musicians have weighed in on SLAYER's decision to replace drummer Dave Lombardo (pictured below) for the upcoming Australian tour following a disagreement over internal financial issues. According to the drummer, 90% of SLAYER's tour revenue is "being deducted as expenses, including the professional fees paid to management, costing the band millions of dollars ...

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AEON: Video Interview With ZEB NILSSON

On January 21, MetalBite conducted an interview with guitarist Zeb Nilsson of Swedish death metal overlords AEON at The Lomax in Liverpool, England. You can now watch the chat below. AEON drummer Arttu Malkki recently "decided to take a break" from the band to focus on his family life (he and his girlfriend ...

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EX DEO: 'The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)' Video Released

"The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)", the brand new video from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. According to EX DEO, the clip "showcase[s] the band's theatrical and crushing live show, just in time for the upcoming Euro conquests!" "The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)" ...

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GOD OF ATHEISTS: Video Footage Of 'Fountain Of Emptiness' Solo

GOD OF ATHEISTS, the Norwegian extreme metal project led by Asgeir Mickelson (SARKE, SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR, TESTAMENT), is currently recording its debut album for release later in the year. The CD will feature appearances by Trym (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, ENSLAVED) on drums, Mickelson on rhythm guitar, ICS Vortex (DIMMU BORGIR, BORKNAGAR) on vocals, Carl A. Tidemann ...

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PETER STEELE Biography Due In October

Jeff Wagner ("Mean Deviation: Four Decades Of Progressive Heavy Metal" book, former Metal Maniacs editor) is currently assembling his next book, "Soul On Fire - The Life And Music Of Peter Steele". The book will be, in Wagner's words, "a thorough telling of Peter's life, from his "diaper days" to his death. It will not ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN Presented With PREMIER Commemorative Snare Drum (Video)

Celebrating a relationship that spans two decades, Premier presented Nicko McBrain of IRON MAIDEN with a special one-off snare drum at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Check out video footage of the presentation below. ...

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AEON: Drummer EMIL WIKSTEN Becomes Permanent Member

Swedish death metal overlords AEON have issued the following update: "As we stated a couple of weeks ago, Arttu Malkki [drums] decided to take a longer break from the band to focus on his family and their newborn twins. Emil Wiksten [BLOOD RED THRONE] stepped in as temporary replacement for him and did his first ...

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AEON Interviewed In Dublin (Video)

On January 19, Neuweltmusic conducted an interview with the Swedish death metal overlords AEON at The Pint in Dublin, Ireland. You can watch the chat below. AEON drummer Arttu Malkki has "decided to take a break" from the band to focus on his family life (he and his girlfriend are expecting twins in March). His ...

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BLOOD TSUNAMI Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS

Indie Recordings has announce the signing of BLOOD TSUNAMI, the Oslo, Norway-based thrash metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust; SCUM, ABORYM, EMPEROR). The band's new album, "For Faen", will be released on March 8 in Norway, March 15 in Germany and Austria and March 11 in the rest of Europe. The first ...

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PETER STEELE: Authorized Biography In The Works

The authorized biography of late CARNIVORE and TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman Peter Steele called "Soul On Fire" is in motion. Written by renowned metal journalist Jeff Wagner ("Mean Deviation: Four Decades Of Progressive Heavy Metal"), the book will be "a comprehensive investigation of [Peter's] life and music, supported by those who knew him best, written ...

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