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BLACKGATES Interviewed On 107.7 THE BONE's 'Metal Zone' (Video)

On Friday, May 4, "Metal Zone" host Nikki Blakk of the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone conducted an interview with BLACKGATES — the new East San Francisco Bay Area/New York metal outfit featuring former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson, drummer Paul Bostaph (ex-TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SLAYER, FORBIDDEN) and guitarist Jeremy Epp (THE VENTING MACHINE). ...

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BLACKGATES Performs Live For First Time; Video Available

BLACKGATES — the new East San Francisco Bay Area/New York metal outfit featuring former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson, drummer Paul Bostaph (ex-TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SLAYER, FORBIDDEN) and guitarist Jeremy Epp (THE VENTING MACHINE) — made its live debut last night (Saturday, May 5) at Rooster's Roadhouse in Alameda, California as part of the Cinco De Mayo ...

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BLACKGATES: Photos Of New Lineup Posted Online

A number of photos of the new lineup of BLACKGATES — the new East San Francisco Bay Area/New York metal outfit featuring former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson, drummer Paul Bostaph (ex-TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SLAYER, FORBIDDEN) and guitarist Jeremy Epp (THE VENTING MACHINE) — can be found at this location. BLACKGATES will make its live ...

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BLACKGATES Announces First Show

BLACKGATES — the new East San Francisco Bay Area/New York metal outfit featuring former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson, drummer Paul Bostaph (ex-TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SLAYER, FORBIDDEN) and guitarist Jeremy Epp (THE VENTING MACHINE) — will make its live debut on May 5 at Rooster's Roadhouse in Alameda, California as part of the Cinco De Mayo Metal ...

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BLACKGATES Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

BLACKGATES — the new East San Francisco Bay Area/New York metal outfit featuring former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson, drummer Paul Bostaph (ex-TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SLAYER, FORBIDDEN) and guitarist Jeremy Epp (THE VENTING MACHINE) — has parted ways with bassist Uriah Duffy (ex-WHITESNAKE) and has replaced him with Luis Barillas (THE VENTING MACHINE). Commented Bostaph: "Luis is ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Working On New Material

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS — the Swedish band featuring ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott and bassist Sharlee D'Angelo, along with vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (FIREWIND) — is busy in the studio all this week, writing "new riffs" and coming up with "new songs," according to Amott. SPIRITUAL BEGGARS last year released a live CD entitled "Return To Live: ...

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BLACKGATES: First Video Blog From The Studio Posted Online

The first in a series of studio video blogs from BLACKGATES — the new East San Francisco Bay Area/New York metal outfit featuring former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson, drummer Paul Bostaph (ex-TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SLAYER, FORBIDDEN), guitarist Jeremy Epp (THE VENTING MACHINE) and bassist Uriah Duffy (ex-WHITESNAKE) — can be seen below. BLACKGATES recently entered the ...

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MAD MAX: New Album Details Revealed

25 years after the release of the legendary "Night Of Passion" album, German hard rock band MAD MAX returns with the original lineup — Michael Voss (lead vocals, lead guitars), Jürgen Breforth (rhythm guitars), Roland Bergmann (bass, vocals) and Axel Kruse (drums) — and a new studio album, "Another Night Of Passion", due on March ...

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Live in Armenia - URIAH HEEP

Ya just can't stop the HEEP! Forty years running and URIAH HEEP is anything but a nostalgia act rehashing the oldies on the casino circuit. As we've seen right on up through "Wake the Sleeper" and this year's "Into the Wild" tour de force, the band is writing some of the best music of its ...

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SNAKECHARMER Performs Live For First Time

New classic rock outfit SNAKECHARMER was finally introduced to the industry on December 5 with an intimate launch party, where selected members of the press listened to an exquisite four tracks appetizer, equally split between unforgettable WHITESNAKE classics and SNAKECHARMER's own unreleased work. A special guest appearance with URIAH HEEP at London's Shepherds Bush Empire ...

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URIAH HEEP: New Video Interview With MICK BOX

Barry Anderson of Metal Storm conducted an interview with guitarist Mick Box of progressive rockers URIAH HEEP on December 2, 2011 in Holmfirth, England. You can now watch the chat below. Concert Live, which enables fans all over the world to relive the experience with instant recordings of live gigs available within ...

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Drummer PAUL BOSTAPH Quits TESTAMENT

TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy has confirmed to U.K.'s Terrorizer magazine that drummer Paul Bostaph has left the band. Due to a "serious injury," Bostaph was absent from the recording sessions for TESTAMENT's new album, "The Dark Roots Of Earth", which is scheduled for release on April 27, 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. He ...

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SNAKECHARMER Music Premieres On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Former WHITESNAKE and current SNAKECHARMER guitarist Micky Moody was interviewed on the November 24, 2011 edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program which features two exclusive preview tracks from SNAKECHARMER's forthcoming debut album can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The interview begins around the 12:06 mark.) With two brand new songs ...

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URIAH HEEP Once Again Teaming Up With 'Concert Live'

Concert Live, which enables fans all over the world to relive the experience with instant recordings of live gigs available within minutes of the last note being played, will team up with progressive rockers URIAH HEEP to produce exclusive live CDs from the band's European tour. To pre-order your exclusive CD of URIAH HEEP's recent ...

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IRON SAVIOR: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"March Of Doom", a brand new song from German metallers IRON SAVIOR who feature in their ranks guitarist/vocalist/producer Piet Sielck (URIAH HEEP, BLIND GUARDIAN, SAXON) can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Landing", which will be released on November 18 via AFM Records. The track ...

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MAD MAX Signs With SPV/STEAMHAMMER

25 years after the release of the legendary "Night Of Passion" album, German hard rock band MAD MAX returns with the original lineup Michael Voss (lead vocals, lead guitars), Jrgen Breforth (rhythm guitars), Roland Bergmann (bass, vocals) and Axel Kruse (drums) and a new studio album, "Another Night Of Passion", due at the end of ...

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BLACKGATES To Enter Studio In November

BLACKGATES the new East San Francisco Bay Area/New York metal outfit featuring former ANTHRAX singer Dan Nelson, drummer Paul Bostaph (TESTAMENT, ex-EXODUS, SLAYER, FORBIDDEN), guitarist Jeremy Epp (THE VENTING MACHINE) and bassist Uriah Duffy (WHITESNAKE) has tapped Dvs Artist Management to oversee the group's business affairs. Dvs Artist Management was created by former A&R rep ...

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IRON SAVIOR: 'The Savior' Video Released

"The Savior", the new video from German metallers IRON SAVIOR who feature in their ranks guitarist/vocalist/producer Piet Sielck (URIAH HEEP, BLIND GUARDIAN, SAXON) can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Landing", which will be released on November 18 via AFM Records. The track listing for the CD is as ...

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IRON SAVIOR: New Album Title, Artwork, Release Date Revealed

German metallers IRON SAVIOR, who feature in their ranks guitarist/vocalist/producer Piet Sielck (URIAH HEEP, BLIND GUARDIAN, SAXON), will release their new album, "The Landing", on November 18 via AFM Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Descending 02. The Savior 03. Starlight 04. March Of Doom 05. Heavy Metal Never Dies ...

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IRON SAVIOR Signs With AFM RECORDS

German metallers IRON SAVIOR, who feature in their ranks guitarist/vocalist/producer Piet Sielck (URIAH HEEP, BLIND GUARDIAN, SAXON), have inked a deal with AFM Records. The band is putting the finishing touches on its new album, tentatively due in early 2012. IRON SAVIOR's latest album, entitled "Megatropolis", was released in June 2007 via Dockyard 1. The ...

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