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DARK NEW DAY: 'Lost' Album 'Hail Mary' To Be Released In February

Pavement Entertainment has acquired the rights to the "long-lost" "Hail Mary" album from DARK NEW DAY — the band featuring Clint Lowery (guitar; SEVENDUST), Corey Lowery (bass; ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO), Brett Hestla (vocals, guitar; ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT), Will Hunt (drums; EVANESCENCE, ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) and Bradley "BC" Kochmit (guitar; SWITCHED a.k.a. SW1TCHED). The CD was ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Interviewed By NME TV (Video)

NME TV caught up with reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN ahead of their Shepherd's Bush Empire show, 18 years after they were the very first band to play there live. They tell NME TV why they decided to record a new album and what it was like being in the studio together again. Check out the ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Frontman Interviewed In London (Video)

Sophie K of Total Rock radio conducted an interview vocalist Tommy Rogers of progressive rock/cutting-edge metal innovators BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME on November 2 at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England. You can now watch the chat below. BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME's new album, "The Parallax II: Future Sequence", sold 17,000 copies in the ...

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Up Close And Personal With SOUNDGARDEN

On November 15, reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN spoke to Bookie at the 102.1 The Edge studios at Sugar Beach in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. "King Animal", the first collection of all-new material in 16 years from SOUNDGARDEN, and first since the group reunited in 2010, is likely to sell ...

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THE 69 EYES: 'Borderline' Video Released

"Borderline", the new video from Finnish gothic metallers THE 69 EYES, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in New Orleans, Louisiana with Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. Commented THE 69 EYES singer Jyrki69: "My favorite ...

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ROADRUNNER RECORDS Names New GM

According to Billboard.biz, Mike Easterlin, head of promotion at Roadrunner Records, has been named the general manager of the label following departure of president Jonas Nachsin. Easterlin, who recently became GM of Fueled By Ramen, will oversee both Roadrunner and Fueled By Ramen and will work with Roadrunner senior VP of A&R David ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: Footage Of Intimate New York City Show

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SOUNDGARDEN blasted through 23 songs in front of 1,000 people at New York City's Irving Plaza nightclub on Tuesday night (November 13), in the first of three such shows to celebrate the arrival of the band's first album in 16 years, "King Animal". The show included a healthy amount ...

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ROADRUNNER RECORDS President 'Steps Down'

After more than 20 years at Roadrunner Records, including 12 as president, Jonas Nachsin is stepping down from that post. In Nachsin's exit letter to his staff, which Billboard.biz has obtained, he wrote, "Twenty-plus years ago I was hired as U.S. director of sales and marketing at an upstart European-based metal label named ...

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THOR: New Album 'Thunderstryke' To Be Released Next Week

"Thunderstryke", the new studio album of THOR — the Canadian heavy metal band led by vocalist, performer and bodybuilder Jon Mikl Thor — will be released next week in Europe via Rock Saviour Records. Jon Mikl Thor has an impressive discography that includes a bunch of albums (among them the legendary "Only The Strong" LP ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Guitarist Interviewed In Austria (Video)

Profanity TV conducted an interview with guitarist Paul Waggoner of progressive rock/cutting-edge metal innovators BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME on October 24 at Szene in Vienna, Austria. You can now watch the chat below. BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME's new album, "The Parallax II: Future Sequence", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Footage Of Entire Ukraine Concert Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley's entire November 3 performance at Liverpool in Donetsk, Ukraine can be seen in three parts below. Bayley is working on songs for a new classical EP with guitarist Thomas Zwijsen. The five-song effort will include a "full classical guitar arrangement" of the ...

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CONVERSE Collaborates With SOUNDGARDEN To Release Limited-Edition Sneaker

Converse has announced a limited-edition, exclusive collaboration with legendary alternative band SOUNDGARDEN in celebration of the band's highly anticipated new album, "King Animal", available on November 13. The limited-edition Soundgarden Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker will be available exclusively at Converse's Santa Monica store at Third Street Promenade and at www.converse.com and will ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Performs Surprise Set During CHRIS CORNELL's Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert

SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell played an acoustic benefit concert last night (Monday, November 12) at New York City's Bowery Ballroom, with all proceeds going to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. Cornell's SOUNDGARDEN bandmates surprised fans in attendance by joining Cornell on stage to perform six SOUNDGARDEN ...

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THE 69 EYES: More 'Borderline' Video Details Revealed

Finnish gothic metallers THE 69 EYES recently filmed a video for the song "Borderline" in New Orleans, Louisiana with Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE and KAMELOT, among others. Commented THE 69 EYES singer Jyrki69: "My favorite music videos are basically all ...

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PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, MACALPINE, SHERINIAN: Tokyo Show To Be Recorded For CD, DVD Release

The new supergroup featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD), bassist Billy Sheehan (STEVE VAI, DAVID LEE ROTH), guitarist Tony MacAlpine (neo classical-metal style, STEVE VAI) and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, PLANET X, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) will have its November 14 concert at Zepp Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan professionally filmed and recorded for ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Frontman Talks Reunion In New Interview

"King Animal", the first collection of all-new material in 16 years from grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN, and first since the group reunited in 2010, will be released on November 13 via Tom Whalley's new record label, a partnership between his Seven Four Entertainment and Republic Records. Asked what changed his mind five years after he said ...

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CORSAIR Signs With SHADOW KINGDOM RECORDS

Charlottesville, Virginia progressive rock/metal act CORSAIR has inked a deal with Shadow Kingdom Records. The band's self-titled full-length debut will be released on January 21, 2013. Originally made available by the band in April, "Corsair" is an innovative and tuneful blend of '70s rock, prog and psychedelia. CORSAIR formed in early 2008 "with the purpose ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: 'Been Away Too Long' Video Released

"Been Away Too Long", the new video from reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN, can be seen below. The track arrived on September 27 at radio stations, iTunes and other digital retailers. According to The Pulse Of Radio, the song leaked briefly on September 26, with some stations and web sites streaming it until the band's label ...

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MASTERPLAN Leader: 'It's Time To Return With Full Force'

Multinational melodic metallers MASTERPLAN have revealed their new band lineup. Joining recently announced new drummer Martin "Marthus" Skaroupka (CRADLE OF FILTH) are vocalist Rick Altzi (AT VANCE, SANDALINAS, THUNDERSTONE), who replaces Jorn Lande, and bassist Jari Kainulainen (STRATOVARIUS, SYMFONIA, DEVIL'S TRAIN). The band is currently recording the follow-up to its 2010 album, "Time To Be ...

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