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DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER's Tour Bus Catches Fire

DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER's tour bus caught fire while the German band was making its way from Graz, Austria to Milan, Italy for the next concert on the Paganfest European tour. A photo of the aftermath can be viewed below. More pictures are available here. A story (in German) regarding the incident can be ...

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NIGHTWISH: Video Interview With TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Posted Online

Nightwish Belgium conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen when the band played the Graspop Metal Meeting on June 28, 2009 on the festival grounds of the Boeretang in Dessel, Belgium. Watch the chat below. Bazillion Points Books is offering a free download of "Chapter 5. The Upward Spiral", excerpted from the newly released ...

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LEAFBLADE To Release 'Beyond, Beyond' In September

LEAFBLADE, the Liverpool, England-based side project of Danny Cavanagh from ANATHEMA, will release its debut album, "Beyond, Beyond", on September 10 through Angelic Recordings. According to a press release, "The band has implemented a sound mixing a variety of genres, maybe especially leaning towards the Celtic, folk and spiritual themes in their music. Or, as ...

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THE FUNERAL ORCHESTRA: 'Opium De Occulta' Video Available

"Opium de Occulta", the first video from the Swedish "ritualistic doom" act THE FUNERAL ORCHESTRA, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Morningstar Film Production in Sweden. The track is the title cut of the band's limited vinyl seven-inch release. THE FUNERAL ORCHESTRA is currently working on its second full-length album, to be ...

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NIGHTINGALE: Quality Footage Of ROCKWEEKEND Performance Available

NIGHTINGALE — the Swedish band featuring acclaimed musician/producer Dan Swanö and his brother Dag — performed at the Rockweekend festival, which was held July 9-11, 2009 in Kilafors, Sweden. Quality footage of the group's show can be viewed below (courtesy of Dag Swanö). NIGHTINGALE's sixth album, "White Darkness", was released in June 2007 via Black ...

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NIGHTWISH: Video Interview With MARCO HIETALA Posted Online

RTBF (Radio Télévision Belge De La Communauté Française) conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala when the band played the Graspop Metal Meeting on June 28, 2009 on the festival grounds of the Boeretang in Dessel, Belgium. Watch the chat below. Bazillion Points Books is offering a free download of "Chapter 5. The Upward ...

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NIGHTINGALE: Finspång Footage Available

NIGHTINGALE — the Swedish band featuring acclaimed musician/producer Dan Swanö and his brother Dag — played a free show on June 12 at Startskottet in Finspång, Sweden. Video footage of the performance can be viewed below. NIGHTINGALE's sixth album, "White Darkness", was released in June 2007 via Black Mark. The CD was recorded at a ...

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HARMONY: 'Prevail' Video Available

"Prevail", the new video from the Swedish melodic metal band HARMONY, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's new album, "Chapter II: Aftermath", which was released in North America last November via Nightmare Records. The CD was issued in Europe on October 31, 2008. "Chapter II: Aftermath" track listing: 01. Prevail 02. ...

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DEF LEPPARD's COLLEN To Appear At LORELEI SHELLIST Book Signing

Late DEF LEPPARD guitarist Steve Clark's former girlfriend Lorelei Shellist will sign copies of her new book, "Runway RunAway", on Saturday, June 20 at 2:00 p.m. at Davis Kidd Booksellers in Nashville, Tennessee. Joining her will be special guest Phil Collen, lead guitarist of DEF LEPPARD. What happens when the world of fashion collides with ...

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RELAPSE 'Contamination 2009' Spring/Summer Label Sampler Available

Relapse Records has released the latest edition of its long-running "Contamination" label sampler exclusively as an iTunes digital album. "Contamination 2009" includes 23 tracks and almost two hours of music for just $5.99, including an exclusive advance download of the new COALESCE track "Wild Ox Moan" from their forthcoming album "Ox". "Contamination 2009" clocks in ...

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NIGHTINGALE To Play Free Show In Sweden

NIGHTINGALE — the Swedish band featuring acclaimed musician/producer Dan Swanö and his brother Dag — will play a free show on June 12 at Startskottet in Finspång, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear is DAWN OF SILENCE. NIGHTINGALE's sixth album, "White Darkness", was released in June 2007 via Black Mark. The CD was recorded at a ...

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FLESH MADE SIN Signs With NEUROTIC RECORDS

Dutch black/death thrashers FLESH MADE SIN have inked a deal with Neurotic Records. The band's sophomore album, "The Aftermath of Amen", will be released at the end of June. According to a press release, FLESH MADE SIN "has their roots within the thrash metal scene, but evolved into a more mature and modern metal band ...

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MATT SORUM Wishes He Was Making The Decisions

Drummer Matt Sorum has provided the beats for some of rocks most notoriously dysfunctional bands, first with GUNS N' ROSES and most recently VELVET REVOLVER. The 48-year-old California-native tells The Pulse of Radio things may be different if he were ever given the chance to run things. "Being the drummer in a rock n' roll ...

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MEDEIA: 'Descension' Video Available

"Descension", the new video from the Finnish "alternative death metal" act MEDEIA, can be viewed below. The clip is said to be "a twisted homage to MICHAEL JACKSON's classic 'Thriller' video, but with a more terrifying and disturbing end." "Descension" comes off MEDEIA's second full-length album, "Cult", which was released in September 2008 through Fullsteam ...

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