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Beautiful and Treacherous - DINNER MUSIC FOR THE GODS

Vegas prog quartet DINNER MUSIC FOR THE GODS proves that instrumental music is more affecting in the hands of a collective, not necessarily a lone gun. What's gotten boring about modern prog, specifically prog metal, is the subscription that chops, theory and multi-instrument proficiency are all what's needed to create it. Hence the plague of ...

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POWERWOLF To Release 'The History Of Heresy' Box Set In June

Metal Blade Records has announced three POWERWOLF releases for June 24. First off, there will be "The History Of Heresy", a massive box set containing two CDs and one DVD and then some. The box set includes: * Special sized hardcover box with embossment, faint laminated * 112-page hardcover book with liner notes, retrospective, tour ...

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U.S. Rock - POOBAH

1976 was a momentous year in music. On one end of the spectrum, ABBA and WINGS delivered more sugar pops than Kellogg's. On the other, both the RAMONES and SEX PISTOLS were turning rock music on an ugly, though thrilling dime. On the brink of that punk insurgency, SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES were helping erect ...

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Video: JAKE E. LEE's RED DRAGON CARTEL Performs In Philadelphia

Fan-filmed video footage of RED DRAGON CARTEL performing on April 3 at the Legendary Dobbs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can be seen below. RED DRAGON CARTEL is the band led by former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee. RED DRAGON CARTEL's self-titled debut album sold around 5,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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RED DRAGON CARTEL Singer, Drummer Switch Places For Performance Of OZZY OSBOURNE Classic (Video)

RED DRAGON CARTEL singer Darren James Smith and drummer Jonas Fairley switched places for a performance of the OZZY OSBOURNE classic "Rock 'N' Roll Rebel" during RED DRAGON CARTEL's March 28 concert at Largo Cultural Center in Largo, Florida. Check out fan-filmed video footage below. Darren James Smith previously played drums for the Toronto, Ontario, ...

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EXODUS Is Now Co-Managed By TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY

Legendary thrash metal band EXODUS has signed with Breaking Bands LLC and The Agency Group. Breaking Bands LLC is directed and founded by the powerhouse team of TESTAMENT vocalist and co-manager Chuck Billy, Adrenaline PR CEO Maria Ferrero, and former Megaforce Records and Crazed Management owners Jon and Marsha Zazula. Ferrero states: "Working with EXODUS ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE: 'Holy Motherf**ker' Video Released

"Holy Motherfucker", the new video from reunited Swedish heavy rockers TRANSPORT LEAGUE, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Brooklyn, New York in late February and was directed by the media company 11 Frames, which has previously worked with such bands as THE UNGUIDED, CRUCIFIED BARBARA, OUTSHINE, ICON IN ME and DEGRADEAD. TRANSPORT ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE To Film 'Holy Motherf**ker' Video

Reunited Swedish heavy rockers TRANSPORT LEAGUE will film a video in the coming days for the song "Holy Motherfucker". Helming the clip will be the media company 11 Frames, which has previously worked with such bands as THE UNGUIDED, CRUCIFIED BARBARA, OUTSHINE, ICON IN ME and DEGRADEAD. TRANSPORT LEAGUE released a three-song EP titled "A ...

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SPINEFARM RECORDS Announces Two Key Staff Hires

Jonas Nachsin, worldwide GM of Universal Music's newly invigorated hard rock and metal label Spinefarm Records, has announced the addition of two key members to Spinefarm's global team in New York. Maria Ouellette comes to Spinefarm as the Senior Director of International. Prior to her new position, Ouellette owned and operated her own consulting and ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Signs With ATLANTIC

Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT has inked a deal with Atlantic following the completion of its contract with Century Media, the independent record label which released the band's first four albums. The group will enter the studio later this month to begin recording the follow-up to its 2012 commercial breakthrough, "Blood". IN THIS MOMENT will ...

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JAKE E. LEE Answers Fans' Questions At NAMM (Video)

Video footage of Jake E. Lee (OZZY OSBOURNE, BADLANDS, RED DRAGON CARTEL) answering fans' questions at the Charvel booth at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show — which took place January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California — can be seen below. RED DRAGON CARTEL's self-titled debut album was ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE: 'A Diezel Smelling Aftershock' EP Audio Samples

Reunited Swedish heavy rockers TRANSPORT LEAGUE will release a three-song EP titled "A Diezel Smelling Aftershock" on February 10 through frontman Tony Jelencovich's (DEATHDESTRUCTION, B-THONG, MASSIVE AUDIO NERVE, MNEMIC, ICON IN ME) Hoffa Communications. The EP will be released digitally but will also be made available in physical form as a 300-handnumbered-copies limited edition. The ...

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JAKE E. LEE Talks About His New Signature Model CHARVEL Guitar (Video)

A five-minute video clip of Jake E. Lee (OZZY OSBOURNE, BADLANDS, RED DRAGON CARTEL) talking about his new signature-model guitar from Charvel can be seen below. From Charvel: "With its unmistakable So–Cal ash body contours and lavender–hued Pearl White finish, the same instrument players have long clamored for becomes the first instrument in the Jake ...

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JAKE E. LEE's RED DRAGON CARTEL: EPK For Debut Album

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for the self-titled debut album from RED DRAGON CARTEL, the band led by former OZZY OSBOURNE and BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee, can be seen below. Released on January 28 via Frontiers Records, the CD was recorded at Las Vegas' The Hideout Recording Studio — owned and operated by Kevin ...

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JAKE E. LEE Signature Model CHARVEL Guitar Unveiled At NAMM

The Guitar World gang visited the Charvel booth at the 2014 NAMM show in Anaheim, California this past weekend and got the lowdown on the company's new Jake E. Lee (OZZY OSBOURNE, BADLANDS, RED DRAGON CARTEL) signature model. Check out Guitar World's video below. From Charvel: "With its unmistakable So–Cal ash body contours and lavender–hued ...

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