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DEAD AND BURIED Signs With ESCAPIST RECORDS

Escapist Records has announced the signing of Delaware's DEAD AND BURIED. The group's new album, "Bear Witness", was recorded, mixed and mastered at Clay Creek studio with producer Nick Rotundo (PAINT IT BLACK, ALL ELSE FAILED, KNIVES OUT) and it features guest vocals from Justice of TRAPPED UNDER ICE, Ziggy of BARRICADE, and Tony from ...

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NEONDAZE To Release Debut In September

Swedish hard rockers NEONDAZE will release their self-titled debut album on September 12 via Artist Service/MBM. A press release reads: "Many are convinced by the opposite but sometimes you just have to watch TV to change your live. So did guitarist Lars Boquist when he watched the Swedish version of 'Star Search' one evening. Marcus ...

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HATEBREED: 'Live Dominance' DVD E-Card Available

An e-card for HATEBREED's first-ever DVD, "Live Dominance", is available at this location. The e-card features footage from the DVD, links to MP3s, wallpapers and more. Fans can also pre-order autographed copies of "Live Dominance" using the e-card. Hitting stores on Tuesday, September 2, "Live Dominance" features over two hours of live footage, ...

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HATEBREED: 'Live Dominance' DVD Preview Available

Video footage of Connecticut metal/hardcore heavyweights HATEBREED performing the song "Live For This" live can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) The clip is taken from the band's first-ever DVD, "Live Dominance", which is scheduled for release on September 2. The DVD will include the band's entire ...

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HATEBREED: 'For The Lions' Release Date Announced

Connecticut metal/hardcore heavyweights HATEBREED will release their all-covers album entitled "For the Lions" on October 28 via Koch. The CD is expected to include HATEBREED's renditions of songs by MISFITS, METALLICA, JUDGE, CRO-MAGS, D.R.I., NEGATIVE APPROACH, AGNOSTIC FRONT, MADBALL, SHEER TERROR and OBITUARY, among others. HATEBREED will hit the road in September with support from ...

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VEIL OF MAYA: New Video Interview Posted Online

HardTimes.ca recently conducted an interview with Sammy Applebaum (drums) and Kris Hilger (a.k.a. The Hilger; bass) of the Chicago/Milwaukee-based band VEIL OF MAYA. Watch the eight-minute chat below. VEIL OF MAYA released its latest full-length album, "The Common Man's Collapse", on April 1 via Sumerian Records. According to a press release, the CD ...

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HATEBREED: New Tour Dates Announced

Connecticut metal/hardcore heavyweights HATEBREED will hit the road in September with support from EMMURE, SOILENT GREEN, WAR OF AGES and CATALEPSY. So far the following dates have been announced: Sep. 02 - Detroit, MI - I-Rock Sep. 03 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's Sep. 04 - State College, PA - Lulu's Sep. 05 - Richmond, ...

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DEF LEPPARD Singer Hits Back At POISON

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott has hit back at POISON singer Bret Michaels and drummer Rikki Rockett over their response to Elliott's comments at a June 6 press conference at the Sweden Rock Festival, in which Elliott said bands like POISON and MÖTLEY CRÜE had "no substance in their music" and therefore relied more on ...

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HATEBREED Frontman Schedules 'Solo' Dates

HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta has scheduled the following "solo" shows (featuring members of PHANTOMS as his backing band): Aug. 19 - Baltimore, MD - Sonar (w/ AGNOSTIC FRONT, MADBALL) Aug. 20 - Richmond, VA - Canal Club (w/ AGNOSTIC FRONT, MADBALL) Aug. 21 - New York City, NY - Knitting Factory (w/ AGNOSTIC FRONT, MADBALL) ...

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HATEBREED Frontman Talks About DIMEBAG; Video Available

Germany's Rock Hard magazine has posted a short interview clip with vocalist Jamey Jasta of the Connecticut metal/hardcore heavyweights HATEBREED in which he talks about a lengthy phone conversation he had one day with late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. The two-and-a-half-minute clip — which originally appeared on Rock Hard's DVD magazine Rock Guerilla.tv — ...

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HATEBREED: More 'Live Dominance' Details Revealed

Connecticut metal/hardcore heavyweights HATEBREED have set a September 2, 2008 release date for their first-ever DVD, "Live Dominance". The DVD will include the band's entire 80-minute show shot in front of a crazed, sold-out crowd at Harpo's in Detroit on the Supremacy tour, plus additional live concert footage shot all over the globe in such ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Aaron Stainthorpe (vocals) and Andrew Craighan (guitar) of the legendary UK doom metal band MY DYING BRIDE were interviewed at the Graspop Metal Meeting (June 27-29) in Dessel, Belgium by "Whiplash", a weekly metal show on Belgian national radio Studio Brussel, hosted by AFTER ALL guitarist Dries Van Damme. Listen to the chat in streaming ...

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HATEBREED: 'Live Dominance' DVD Release Date Revealed

Connecticut hardcore/metal veterans HATEBREED will release their first-ever live DVD, entitled "Live Dominance", on September 2 via KOCH. The main DVD concert shoot took place at Harpo's in Detroit on Saturday, March 29, 2008 in front of a sold-out crowd. Directed by Kevin Custer, the DVD will also feature a collection of recent live shows ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Announces New Keyboardist/Violinist

Legendary UK doom metallers MY DYING BRIDE have issued the following update: "MY DYING BRIDE would like to formally announce the new keyboardist/violinist, Katie Stone. We will have a full profile update and pictures as soon as the band has time from the gigs/studio work they are presently engaged in. Katie is also involved in ...

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INTO ETERNITY Mainman Issues Post-Japanese Tour Update

Founding guitarist/principal songwriter Tim Roth of Canadian extreme progressive metallers INTO ETERNITY has issued the following update: "The band is back home now in Canada (Steve [Bolognese, drums] lives in Boston) after another couple of successful tours. The SYMPHONY X /EPICA / INTO ETERNITY U.S. tour was one of the best we have ever had. ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Extends Deal With PEACEVILLE RECORDS

Legendary UK doom metallers MY DYING BRIDE have announced the extension of their partnership with Peaceville Records. On signing the new deal, guitarist Andrew Craighan commented, "We've been with Peaceville since the release of our very first album way back in 1992 and it's a pleasure to announce that we'll continue working together for the ...

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CASKETGARDEN Prepares To Release New Album

Hungarian melodic death/thrash act CASKETGARDEN will release its third album, "Incompleteness In Absence", this summer via Metal Age Productions. The CD was recorded at Studio Denever in Hungary and was mixed at Studio Underground in Sweden by Pelle Saether (CARNAL FORGE, FLESHCRAWL, TERROR 2000, CONSTRUCDEAD). CASKETGARDEN is: Attila Cseh - Drums Istvn Cseh - Screams ...

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WETNURSE Signs With SEVENTH RULE RECORDINGS

Seventh Rule Recordings has announced the signing of New York City's WETNURSE. The group will release its new full-length album, "Invisible City", in the fall. "Invisible City" was recorded and mixed by Martin Bisi (SONIC YOUTH, HELMET) at B.C. Studios and mastered by Alan Douches (MASTODON, CONVERGE) at West West Side Music. According to a ...

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CRO-MAGS Frontman Talks About Autobiography; Video Available

Justin Fullam of Define The Meaning recently had the opportunity to sit down with John Joseph of the CRO-MAGS and BLOODCLOT! to talk about his autobiography, "Evolution of a Cro-Magnon". Published in 2007, the book details events in Joseph's life as well his experiences with the CRO-MAGS. Watch part one of a three-part episode below. ...

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MADBALL Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

New York hardcore legends MADBALL have issued the following update: "We're sad to announce that after six years with the band, our drummer Rigg Ross will be moving on. We'd like to wish him all the best for the future, and he will have our love and respect forever. At the same time, we'd like ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Begins Recording New Album

UK doom legends MY DYING BRIDE have entered the studio to begin recording their next album. Pre-production started last week and the band has since gone into full studio mode at Futureworks in Manchester, with Mags once again at the helm. According to guitarist Andrew Craighan, there are no song or album titles yet, but ...

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