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ATTIKA 7 Featuring Former BIOHAZARD, STATIC-X Members: 'Stingfest' Footage Available

Video footage of the new lineup of ATTIKA 7 (formerly ATTIKA) — the Los Angeles-based heavy metal/hard rock band featuring Tony Campos (SOULFLY, POSSESSED, STATIC-X, ASESINO, MINISTRY) on bass; Evan Seinfeld (BIOHAZARD) on vocals; songwriter and famed motorcycle builder Rusty Coones on guitar; and Dustin Schoenhofer (WALLS OF JERICHO, BURY YOUR DEAD) on drums — ...

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EXUMER Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

German thrash metal veterans EXUMER have signed a worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. The band's first album in 24 years, "Fire & Damnation", will be released in the spring. The 10-track CD, which was recorded with renowned producer Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., THERION, SODOM, MOONSPELL), "combines a punishing production with aggressive songwriting," according to ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH Signs With GOOMBA MUSIC

Goomba Music has announced the signing of SCUM OF THE EARTH, the brainchild of former ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Mike Riggs. The band's as-yet-untitled new album will be recorded before the end of the year for a 2012 release. "The new material is like classic SCUM OF THE EARTH material being possessed by demons with a ...

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EXMORTIS Signs With XTREEM MUSIC

Cult U.S. death metallers EXMORTIS have inked a deal with Xtreem Music for the release of a new EP and a full-length album. Due on December 20, the mini-CD, titled "Resurrection... Book of the Dead", was recorded by Brian Werking during September/ October 2011 at Shockwerks Audio in Tampa, Florida. It was then mixed and ...

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ATTIKA 7 Featuring Former BIOHAZARD, STATIC-X Members: Video Footage Of Live Debut

The new lineup of ATTIKA 7 (formerly ATTIKA) the Los Angeles-based heavy metal/hard rock band featuring Tony Campos (SOULFLY, POSSESSED, STATIC-X, ASESINO, MINISTRY) on bass; Evan Seinfeld (BIOHAZARD) on vocals; songwriter and famed motorcycle builder Rusty Coones on guitar; and Dustin Schoenhofer (WALLS OF JERICHO, BURY YOUR DEAD) on drums made its live debut on ...

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New SOULFLY Drummer Talks About Band's Next Album In Video Interview

Video footage of new SOULFLY drummer David Kinkade talking about the recording sessions for the band's new album can be seen below. Kinkade, who has previously played with BORKNAGAR, ARSIS and MALEVOLENT CREATION, described SOULFLY's new material on his Facebook page as "crushing, fast thrash, blasting, tribal and fueled by extreme burrito fury. . . ...

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D.R.I.: Copenhagen Footage Available

Video footage of hardcore/metal crossover pioneers D.R.I. (DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES) performing on November 9, 2011 at The Rock in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. D.R.I. drummer Rob Rampy recently took a well-needed break from touring with the band and recuperated from his bout with exhaustion and dehydration. The other members of the band continued ...

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POSSESSED: Colombia Show Canceled

Reactivated California death metal pioneers POSSESSED have been forced to cancel their previously announced November 12 concert in Bogota, Colombia due to issues with promoter. Commented the band: "We did everything in our power to come out and play this show for [the fans]. In preparation for this show, we are all actually in Los ...

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AMBERIAN DAWN: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with Finnish female-fronted symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN on October 14, 2011 at the Hamburg, Germany stop on the "Out Of The Dark" tour with VAN CANTO, TRISTANIA, SERENITY and XANDRIA. You can now watch the chat below. AMBERIAN DAWN was scheduled to enter the studio this past summer to begin recording ...

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Crimen Laesae Majestatis Divinae - PORTRAIT

A little late on the review, but no reason for you to overlook PORTRAIT's "Crimen Laesae Majestatis Divinae". Stop all the petty bickering and inconsequential quibbling over the value placed upon originality in assessing a heavy metal recording because when the material is this well played, well written, and possessed of an old-school evil energy ...

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New SOULFLY Album To Feature Guest Appearance By OCEANO Frontman

Adam Warren, vocalist for Chicago deathcore heavyweights OCEANO, will make a guest appearance on the new album from SOULFLY, due in early 2012 via Roadrunner Records. Also scheduled to appear on SOULFLY's follow-up to 2010's "Omen" is DEVILDRIVER/COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara. SOULFLY's new CD was recorded at a Phoenix, Arizona studio with producer Chris ...

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III - CHICKENFOOT

"I am very proud of the new album", says lead singer Sammy Hagar [in a recent press release]. "We're calling the album 'Chickenfoot III' because it's so good, the songs are so tight, it's like we jumped right past having to make a second record". You've got to love the guy's good natured, PMA (positive ...

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SOULFLY Completes Recording New Album

SOULFLY has completed recording its new studio album for an early 2012 release via Roadrunner Records. The CD was recorded at a Phoenix, Arizona studio with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with CHIMAIRA, HATEBREED, ALL THAT REMAINS, THE ACACIA STRAIN, BORN OF OSIRIS and SHADOWS FALL, among others. The band's new drummer, ...

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DEVILDRIVER Frontman To Guest On New SOULFLY Album

DEVILDRIVER/COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara has recorded guest vocals for a new SOULFLY song, to be featured on the band's new studio album, due in early 2012 via Roadrunner Records. Fafara posted the following message (along with a picture of him and SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera) via Twitter: "I just co-wrote and sang with Max ...

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ATTIKA 7 Featuring Former BIOHAZARD, STATIC-X Members: Debut Album Due Soon

ATTIKA 7 (formerly ATTIKA), the Los Angeles-based heavy metal/hard rock band featuring Tony Campos (SOULFLY, POSSESSED, STATIC-X, ASESINO, MINISTRY) on bass; Evan Seinfeld (BIOHAZARD) on vocals; songwriter and famed motorcycle builder Rusty Coones on guitar; and Dustin Schoenhofer (WALLS OF JERICHO, BURY YOUR DEAD) on drums, will release its debut album later this year. A ...

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SOULFLY Drummer Says New Material Is 'Thrashy As F**k; Totally 'Arise' On Crack'

David Kinkade (BORKNAGAR, ARSIS, MALEVOLENT CREATION) has finished laying down the drums for the new SOULFLY album, which is scheduled for an early 2012 release via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Omen" is currently being recorded at a Phoenix, Arizona studio with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with CHIMAIRA, HATEBREED, ALL ...

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SOULFLY Recording New Album With Producer ZEUSS

SOULFLY has tapped Chris "Zeuss" Harris (CHIMAIRA, HATEBREED, ALL THAT REMAINS, THE ACACIA STRAIN, BORN OF OSIRIS, SHADOWS FALL) to produce the band's new album for an early 2012 release via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Omen" is currently being recorded at a Phoenix, Arizona studio with the help of drummer David Kinkade (BORKNAGAR, ...

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Former BIOHAZARD Frontman Joins ATTIKA7

Former BIOHAZARD vocalist/bassist Evan Seinfeld has joined ATTIKA7 (formerly ATTIKA), the Los Angeles-based heavy metal/hard rock band featuring Tony Campos (SOULFLY, POSSESSED, STATIC-X, ASESINO, MINISTRY) on bass. A short video clip of Seinfeld announcing his involvement with ATTIKA7 from the stage at DOWN's September 10 concert at the Grove in Anaheim, California can be seen ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Frontman Looks Back On 9/11

Today (Sunday, September 11) marks the 10th anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that brought down the Twin Towers, killed 3,000 people and forever changed both the future of the United States and the course of history. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN frontman Greg Puciato has posted the ...

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