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WENDY DIO To Guest On WJCU's ‘Metal On Metal'

Wendy Dio, the wife/manager of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio, will guest on WJCU's "Metal On Metal" radio program tonight (Friday, March 28) at 7:00 p.m. EST. Wendy will discuss her Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life", which includes contributions by such metal heavyweights as METALLICA, MOTÖRHEAD, SCORPIONS, ANTHRAX, and ...

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MAUSOLEUM GATE Signs With CRUZ DEL SUR MUSIC

Cruz Del Sur Music has announced the signing of Finnish newcomers MAUSOLEUM GATE. The band's self-titled debut album will be released in mid-October on compact disc, vinyl and digital formats. A glorious and pure offering of retro hard rock/heavy metal, deeply rooted in a late- '70s/early-'80s atmosphere, "Mausoleum Gate" was forged in the blood of ...

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Bridge the Gap - MICHAEL SCHENKER'S TEMPLE OF ROCK

Time and tide, as they say. It's been since 1979's "Lovedrive" that former SCORPIONS cohorts Michael Schenker, Herman Rarebell and Francis Buchholz were last together on record. Cool to see these guys allied once again in 2014 under the banner of MICHAEL SCHENKER'S TEMPLE OF ROCK. The mere proposition should plant smiles upon the faces ...

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RAGE To Release 'The Soundchaser Archives' In May

German power metallers RAGE will celebrate their 30th anniversary with the release of a unique collection of songs from their outstanding back catalogue. Due on May 23 via Nuclear Blast, "The Soundchaser Archives" will contain 30 tracks spread out over two CDs, covering everything from previously unreleased material to alternate versions, demo recordings and incomplete ...

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World of Evil - SINISTER REALM

Allentown, Pennsylvania is not just the focal point of Billy Joel's catchy ode to Americana. It's a gritty town with gritty folk and therefore it should come as no surprise it's home to SINISTER REALM, a classic-themed heavy metal act that has quickly received international acclaim through three albums. Founded in 2008 by ex-PALE DIVINE ...

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BLACK SABBATH's '13' Takes Top Honors In 'Metal On Metal' Listener Poll

BLACK SABBATH's "13" took the number one spot in WJCU's "Metal On Metal" Top 25 year-end album countdown show, which aired on January 3. "13" dominated the listener poll, receiving 30% more votes than second-place finisher, SAXON's "Sacrifice". AMON AMARTH's "Deceiver Of The Gods", MOTÖRHEAD's "Aftershock" and DEATH ANGEL's "The Dream Calls For Blood" finished ...

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Murder One - KILLERS

Ahh, KILLERS, a bleeding case of what could've been. Struggling to find a post-IRON MAIDEN identity throughout the Eighties and Nineties, NWOBHM legend Paul Di'Anno ran through a succession of metal acts that made minor blips on the metal radar such as DI'ANNO, BATTLEZONE, PRAYING MANTIS, NOMAD, GOGMAGOG (also one-time home to future IRON MAIDEN ...

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