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GIRLSCHOOL's 'Emergency' Provides A Livewire To Haiti

Cornish youth music charity Livewire is releasing a cover of GIRLSCHOOL's 1980s hit single "Emergency" in order to raise much needed funds for the victims of the Haiti earthquake. The idea to raise money for those suffering the aftermath of the earthquake came solely from Livewire's young people who are aged between 10 and 20 ...

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KIUAS: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish power metallers KIUAS will release their fourth album, "Lustdriven", on March 31 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was produced at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki by Janne Joutsenniemi, who previously worked with the band on the pre-production of their last album, "The New Dark Age". Mikko Karmila mixed the CD at Finnvox studios while ...

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HORSE THE BAND: 'We Flooded It' DVD Now Available

Southern California's HORSE THE BAND presents "We Flooded It, and There's Yoghurt Everywhere aka 48 Hours in Ukraine", its new feature-length film chronicling the band's now-infamous stay in Ukraine in the midst of "Earth Tour 2008". The DVD is available exclusively at Hot Topic stores nationwide and online through HORSE THE BAND's webstore. ...

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MEDEIA: 'Antichristmas' Video Released

Finnish "alternative death metal" act MEDEIA has released the video (see below) for its new holiday single, "Antichristmas". A free MP3 or .WAV download is also available from the band's web site.. MEDEIA's second full-length album, "Cult", was released in September 2008 through Fullsteam Records. The CD, consisting of eleven "gloomy, hard-hitting yet ...

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MEDEIA: 'The Unseen' Video Released

"The Unseen", the new video from the Finnish "alternative death metal" act MEDEIA, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's second full-length album, "Cult", which was released in September 2008 through Fullsteam Records. The CD, consisting of eleven "gloomy, hard-hitting yet still melodic attacks of alternative death metal," was made available in ...

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TARJA TURUNEN's Husband Files Lawsuit Over NIGHTWISH Book

Marcelo Cabuli, the husband of former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, and his business partners have filed a lawsuit against the parties behind the NIGHTWISH book "Once Upon a Nightwish: The Official Biography 1996-2006" for slander. Named in the lawsuit were the publishing house Like Kustannus Oy, its CEO Päivi Isosaari and the author of the ...

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AUTUMN HOUR's 'Dethroned' To Be Released In Europe With Three Bonus Tracks

AUTUMN HOUR, the band featuring vocalist Alan Tecchio (HADES, WATCHTOWER, NON-FICTION, SEVEN WITCHES), drummer Dave Lescinsky (HADES), bassist Clint Arent (PAINMUSEUM, SEVEN WITCHES), and guitarist Justin Jurman, will release its debut album, "Dethroned", in Europe on January 22, 2010 via Cyclone Empire Records. The CD will be remastered and will be made available as a ...

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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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