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THE SHOWDOWN: First Studio Webisode Available

The first in a series of webisodes documenting the making of "Blood in the Gears", the fourth album from the Tennessee's riff-tastic southern metal outfit THE SHOWDOWN, can be viewed below. Due on August 24 via Solid State Records, the follow-up to 2008's "Back Breaker" was recorded at Anthem Productions in Nashville, and produced by ...

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VALKYRIE To Release 'Man Of Two Visions' Via METEORCITY RECORDS

Virginia-based heavy rock band VALKYRIE — driven by brothers Jake and Pete Adams (also of rock unit BARONESS) — will release its sophomore album, "Man of Two Visions", on July 6 via MeteorCity Records. Founded in 2002 in Lexington, Virginia, VALKYRIE's twin harmonized guitar leads and clean dual vocals display a "musical telepathy" that only ...

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MONGREL Announces New Singer, Drummer

Less than two months since the departure of singer Drew Barker and drummer Ed Loguercio, MONGREL has announced their replacements — Scott Campbell (GRAVEYARD BBQ), and Dave Kazukiewicz (POLLUTED REMAINS), respectively. Commented founder/guitarist Adam Savage, "Scott and Dave both did a great job at their 'trial-by-fire' show Saturday, and we're really excited to have them ...

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THE SHOWDOWN To Release 'Blood In The Gears' In August

Tennessee's riff-tastic southern metal outfit THE SHOWDOWN will release its fourth album, "Blood in the Gears", on August 24 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Back Breaker" was recorded at Anthem Productions in Nashville, and produced by THE SHOWDOWN's bassist Jeremiah Scott. The album's title track, and first single off the record, is ...

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RAVENS CREED: Final 'A Conspiracy Of...' Track Listing Revealed

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham, and former SABBAT bassist Frazer Craske, have finalized the track listing for their second album, "A Conspiracy Of...", due before the end of the year via Doomentia Records. It is as follows: * Bashed In * Wiccan Wanderers * Black Bullets * Hearse ...

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THE DEVIL'S BLOOD: 'The Time Of No Time Evermore' To Receive U.S. Release

Dutch rock occultists THE DEVIL'S BLOOD have spent the last three years clawing their way through the musical establishment, infecting audiences the world over with their enchanting, seductive, haunting hymns. Hailed for their sublime spiritual rituals as well as their high quality releases — which include their free, four-track 2007 demo, the "Graveyard Shuffle" 7" ...

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THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE Working On New Material

Dutch death metallers THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE are preparing to enter the studio to record pre-production versions of some of their new songs, including "The Loss", "King Of None" and "Megaton". The band says, "The first new songs sound like a freight train on the loose, heavy and unstoppable!" THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE recently parted ways with ...

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GYPSY PISTOLEROS To Record New Album This Summer

U.K. flamenco sleaze rockers GYPSY PISTOLEROS will enter the studio in August/September 2010 to record a new album entitled "Duende!!", due before the end of the year through Bad Reputation Records. According to to a press release, the new CD "will have more of a flamenco, rumba edge to it (without losing the rock and ...

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Skype With KING DIAMOND

KING DIAMOND/MERCYFUL FATE frontman King Diamond has posted the following message on his official web site, CovenWorldwide.org: "Lately, there have been too many unfounded rumours and speculations regarding me and the band. There has even been various accusations of all kinds of things, most of which totally unfounded. "When these attacks come about, ...

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RAVENS CREED Announces Singer For New Album

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham, and former SABBAT bassist Frazer Craske, have recruited Stian "Iscariah" Smorholm (ex-IMMORTAL, DEAD TO THIS WORLD) to handle the vocals on the band's second album, "A Conspiracy Of...". The group states, "Stian will not be able to become a full-time member as he ...

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NOMINON: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish death metallers NOMINON will release their fourth album, "Monumentomb", on March 23 via Deathgasm Records. The CD was recorded at Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, NOMINON, AVERSE SEFIRA, FUNERAL MIST, NEX, ONDSKAPT, MORK GRYNING, ADORIOR) in Alvik, Sweden and was mixed with producer Tore Stjerna. The group states, "We managed to record eleven songs and it ...

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LICK THE BLADE Wins CLEVELAND SCENE Magazine's 'Best Metal Band' Award

Cleveland, Ohio-based traditional metallers LICK THE BLADE were honored in the "Best Metal Band" category in Cleveland Scene magazine's annual 2010 Cleveland Music Awards. Each year the awards honor the best and brightest musical talent Northeast Ohio has to offer. This year's winners were announced live on this past weekend's CBS Radio's 92.3 FM "Inner ...

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RAVENS CREED: New Songtitles Revealed

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham, and former SABBAT bassist Frazer Craske, are currently writing material for their second album, "A Conspiracy Of...", at the band's own Tenko studios for a tentative late 2010 release via Doomentia Records once again. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include: * ...

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KING DIAMOND Albums To Be Reissued On Colored Vinyl

Massacre Records will release new vinyl versions of six KING DIAMOND albums on March 26: * The Spider's Lullabye (1995) * The Graveyard (1996) * Voodoo (1998) * House Of God (2000) * The Puppet Master (2003) * Give Me Your Soul ... Please (2007) These gatefold LPs are strictly limited and handnumbered. The six ...

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LICK THE BLADE Writing Second Album

Cleveland, Ohio-based traditional metallers LICK THE BLADE are hard at work writing material for their new album, to be released on Auburn Records. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2009's "Graveyard Of Empires" will contain the following 11 tracks: 01. The Grand Inquisitor 02. Ashes Of The Phoenix 03. Cryptid 04. The Blessing 05. Twilight Of The ...

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NOMINON Announces New Vocalist

Swedish death metallers NOMINON have announced the addition of vocalist Henke Skoog (EVISCERATED) to the group's ranks. A photo of the band's new lineup can be viewed below. NOMINON has scheduled the following dates: May 07 - Sundsvall, SWE - Club Deströyer May 08 - Jönköping, SWE - Zaragon Rock Club May 09 - Göteborg, ...

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THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Dutch death metallers THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE have parted ways with bassist Michael Grunwald and have replaced him with Sander Keuls. The band states, "Sander is the personification of death 'n' roll itself, [and] we couldn't wish for a better substitute." THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE is currently working on material for its third album. According to the ...

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NOMINON: Swedish Dates Announced

Swedish death metallers NOMINON have scheduled the following dates: May 07 - Sundsvall, SWE - Club Deströyer May 08 - Jönköping, SWE - Zaragon Rock Club May 09 - Göteborg, SWE - Club Centurion Support on the shows will come from Spanish coffin robbers GRAVEYARD. NOMINON will release its fourth album, "Monumentomb", on March 23 ...

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KING DIAMOND: 'At The Graves' Three-Disc DVD Set Due In March

Massacre Records has set a March 26 European release date for "At The Graves", the long-awaited three-disc DVD set from KING DIAMOND. "This has taken so much longer than expected because of so many technical issues that I won't bore you to death, but we recently acquired a brand new noise-reduction program that we're using ...

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MEGADETH Takes Top Honors In 'Metal On Metal' Listener Poll

MEGADETH's "Endgame" album took the No. 1 spot in WJCU's "Metal On Metal" annual listener Top 25 countdown show. SLAYER's "World Painted Blood" and HEAVEN & HELL's "The Devil You Know" were close runner-ups for the second and third positions, respectively. This was the 26th year of the poll, which has become an annual tradition ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Schedules Florida In-Store

Tampa, Florida death metallers SIX FEET UNDER will sign copies of the third installment of their cover series, "Graveyard Classics 3", on Saturday, January 23 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Sound Exchange in Brandon, Florida. Sound Exchange 732 West Lumsden Rd. Brandon, FL 33511 813-651-9316 Due on January 19 via Metal Blade Records, ...

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GYPSY PISTOLEROS: New Album Title Announced

Hot on the heels of their critically acclaimed mini-album "Welcome To The Hotel De La Muerte", U.K. flamenco sleaze rockers GYPSY PISTOLEROS will release a brand new album in May 2010 called "The Greatest Flamenco Glam Sleaze Rock N Roll Band Ever!" through Bad Reputation Records. It will be produced by Simon Efemey (THE WILDHEARTS, ...

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