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HAMMERFALL To Tour North America With FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL will return to North America in 2018. The headlining trek, which features special guests FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, will kick off May 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and criss-cross the continent before concluding on June 19 in San Antonio, Texas. HAMMERFALL comments: "We're so fucking excited about returning to North America with a ...

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EXIT EDEN Feat. AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers: Video For Cover Of LADY GAGA's 'Paparazzi'

EXIT EDEN, the all-female four-piece ensemble featuring Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner, has released a video for its cover version of the song "Paparazzi", originally recorded by Lady Gaga. EXIT EDEN unites all attributes ascribed to the new millennium: cosmopolitan, self-confident-independent and ready to do their very own thing. Despite ...

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JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR: 'Hero' Video Released

The official video for the song "Hero" from U.S. power metal act JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited new studio album, "Stand Your Ground", which will be released on August 25 via High Roller Records. The effort, which is almost 80 minutes long, was produced ...

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EXIT EDEN Feat. AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers: Video For Cover Of BACKSTREET BOYS' 'Incomplete'

EXIT EDEN, the all-female four-piece ensemble featuring Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner, has released a video for its cover version of the song "Incomplete", originally recorded by BACKSTREET BOYS. EXIT EDEN unites all attributes ascribed to the new millennium: cosmopolitan, self-confident-independent and ready to do their very own thing. Despite ...

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Ritual - IN THIS MOMENT

At this point, IN THIS MOMENT is unstoppable. The band may yet have HALESTORM and LACUNA COIL to contend with if supremacy over this branch of hard rock is its goal. Yet the band's newest offering, "Ritual", for all its witty pop and electronic shakes behind a perpetual theme of repent and deliverance (you be ...

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EXIT EDEN Feat. AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers: Video For Cover Of SHONTELLE's 'Impossible'

EXIT EDEN, the all-female four-piece ensemble featuring Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner, has released a video for its cover version of the song "Impossible", originally recorded by Shontelle (and later covered by James Arthur). EXIT EDEN unites all attributes ascribed to the new millennium: cosmopolitan, self-confident-independent and ready to do ...

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IN MOTIVE Signs With SUMERIAN RECORDS

Los Angeles-based label Sumerian Records has announced the signing of IN MOTIVE. The band — made up of longtime Sumerian artists Lee McKinney (guitar; BORN OF OSIRIS), Nick Rossi (guitar; ex-CITY IN THE SEA), Conor White (drums), plus newcomer Devin Barrus (vocals) — crafts a sound that ebbs and flows between progressive metallic intricacy and ...

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EXIT EDEN Feat. AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers: Video For Cover Of RIHANNA's 'Unfaithful'

EXIT EDEN, the all-female four-piece ensemble featuring Amanda Somerville, Clémentine Delauney, Marina La Torraca and Anna Brunner, has released a video for its cover version of the song "Unfaithful", originally recorded by Rihanna. Why a cover of "Unfaithful"? The band explains: "Rihanna is one of the major artists in pop music these days, always on ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Recruits Drummer KEN MARY For Upcoming Shows

Arizona metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have recruited Ken Mary (FIFTH ANGEL, ALICE COOPER, HOUSE OF LORDS, TKO, CHASTAIN) to play drums for the band at their upcoming shows. He steps in as the replacement for Jason Bittner (SHADOWS FALL), who recently left the group to join OVERKILL. "We're looking forward to seeing our European friends ...

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AVANTASIA, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singers Join Forces In All-Female Band EXIT EDEN

Four musicians from four different countries with four entirely different biographies, yet all stemming from the world of rock, now united in one band: EXIT EDEN. The all-female four-piece ensemble unites all attributes ascribed to the new millennium: cosmopolitan, self-confident-independent and ready to do their very own thing. Despite their diversity, the four singers — ...

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Reaching into Eternity - DRAGONFORCE

Now on its seventh album, DRAGONFORCE has a lot to live up to: namely its members' rep as meta-human musicians. The decision-making process on whether to continue dropping albums slung at two hundred miles an hour each must be as nerve-racking as coming up with extravagant guitar solos not yet heard by the metal public. ...

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ICED EARTH Mainman Says New Album 'Incorruptible' Is 'Headed To Be A Classic'

Lilo of HeadBangers LifeStyle recently conducted an interview with ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer. You can view the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ICED EARTH's forthcoming album, "Incorruptible": Jon: "It's a really important milestone, because we've just completed our contract, so this is our last record under kind of ...

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