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INFERNAEON: 'Graven Image' Video Released

"Graven Image", the new video from Floridian extreme metallers INFERNAEON, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in Orlando by Fetus Productions, directed by Pia Houge and produced by Luke Leonard. Commented vocalist Brian Werner: "Doing this video was a fucking amazing experience. "We got a chance to work with a killer new company ...

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INFERNAEON Frontman Interviewed By METAL ASSAULT

On September 15, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with vocalist Brian Werner of Floridian extreme metallers INFERNAEON. You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. INFERNAEON's new album, "Genesis To Nemesis", was released on August 31 via Prosthetic Records. The CD was recorded at Erik Rutan's ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Quality Gothenburg Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Tim "Ripper" Owens' (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) September 12, 2010 headlining performance at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, Sweden can be viewed below. Owens is being backed by the following musicians during his current European tour: * Andy Boss (PAUL DI'ANNO, ABSOLUTE STEEL) - Guitar * Jon Vegard ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: Solo Backing Band Confirmed

Powerhouse vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) has confirmed the musicians that will be backing him on his upcoming European tour. They are as follows: * Andy Boss (PAUL DI'ANNO, ABSOLUTE STEEL) - Guitar * Jon Vegard (PAUL DI'ANNO) - Guitar * Are Gogstad (PAUL DI'ANNO, QUEENSTREET, ABSOLUTE STEEL) ...

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KAMELOT Postpones North American Tour

American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT have released the following statement: "As many of you know, [KAMELOT vocalist] Roy [Khan; full name: Roy Sætre Khantatat] has fallen ill and could not make the North American tour. "We have been rehearsing like madmen here in Tampa — the band is tighter than ever and [previously announced replacement vocalist] ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN Guitarist, Bassist To Sit Out European Tour

Due to undisclosed "personal obligations," guitarist Tom McDyne and bassist Kevin Rothney will be unable to join JON OLIVA'S PAIN — the band fronted by SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva — for the group's upcoming European tour, which kicks off at the end of the month. They will be temporarily replaced by returning guitarist Jerry Outlaw ...

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KAMELOT: 'The Great Pandemonium' Video Released

"The Great Pandemonium", the new video from American/Norwegian metallers KAMELOT, can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by Swedish director Owe Lingvall of Village Road Films. A three-and-a-half-minute medley of tracks that will appear on "Poetry For The Poisoned", the highly anticipated ninth studio album from KAMELOT, can be streamed on the band's

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SOULSPELL: 'The Labyrinth Of Truths' Release Date Announced

Jon Oliva (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, JON OLIVA'S PAIN), Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, SAVATAGE), Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, HELLOWEEN) and Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) are among the singers who have recorded guest appearances on "The Labyrinth Of Truths", the second full-length album from the ...

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KAMELOT: New Album Samples Available

A three-and-a-half-minute medley of tracks that will appear on "Poetry For The Poisoned", the highly anticipated ninth studio album from American/Norwegian metallers KAMELOT, can be streamed on the band's MySpace page. The CD will be released in North America on September 14 via the group's own label, Kamelot Media Group (KMG Recordings), and ...

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KAMELOT: 'Poetry For The Poisoned' Trailer Released

A one-minute video trailer for "Poetry For The Poisoned", the highly anticipated ninth studio album from American/Norwegian metallers KAMELOT, can be viewed below. The CD will be released in North America on September 14 via the band's own label, Kamelot Media Group (KMG Recordings), and in Europe on September 10 through earMUSIC/Edel. Marquee/Avalon Records will ...

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SANDALINAS: New Album To Feature Another Guest Appearance By KING DIAMOND Guitarist

SANDALINAS, the Swedish/Spanish band featuring Mats Rendlert (bass; DREAMLAND), Alvaro Svanerö (drums; LOCH VOSTOK), Jordi Sandalinas (guitar) and Rick Altzi (vocals; AT VANCE), is putting the finishing touches on its third full-length album, "Circles", at Andy La Rocque's (KING DIAMOND) Sonic Train Studios in Varberg, Sweden. The CD will feature music written by Jordi Sandalinas, ...

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AVANTASIA: First Six Tour Dates Announced

AVANTASIA, the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, will embark on a four-week tour in December 2010. The first confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 30 - Switzerland - Pratteln, Z7 Dec. 01 - Switzerland - Pratteln, Z7 Dec. 03 - Germany - Lichtenfels, Stadthalle Dec. 04 - Germany - Kaufbeuren, All Karthalle Dec. ...

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Interviewed On 'Good Time Metal Oldies'

On April 14, 2010, Jason Saulnier of the "Good Time Metal Oldies" radio show conducted an interview with powerhouse vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH). You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. "Good Time Metal Oldies" airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. EST on CIFA 104.1 ...

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AVANTASIA To Embark On Tour In December

AVANTASIA, the project led by EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet, will embark on a four-week tour in December 2010. In addition, AVANTASIA has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, which takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. "It's gonna be a once-in-a-lifetime affair!" said ...

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KAMELOT: 'Poetry For The Poisoned' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Poetry For The Poisoned", the highly anticipated ninth studio album from American/Norwegian metallers KAMELOT, can be viewed below. The CD will be released in North America on September 14 via the band's own label, Kamelot Media Group (KMG Recordings), and in Europe on September 10 through earMUSIC/Edel. Marquee/Avalon Records will make ...

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INFERNAEON: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Genesis To Nemesis' Recording Sessions

Behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for "Genesis To Nemesis", the new album from Floridian extreme metallers INFERNAEON, can be viewed below. Due on August 31 via Prosthetic Records, the CD was recorded at Erik Rutan's Mana Recording Studios (GOATWHORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, HATE ETERNAL) in St. Petersburg, Florida with producer Brian Elliott. The cover artwork, ...

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JON OLIVA Talks To OnTrackMagazine (Audio)

David Priest of OnTrackMagazine.com recently conducted an interview with Jon Oliva (mastermind of SAVATAGE and JON OLIVA'S PAIN, co-creator/songwriter of the TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA). The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. Fan-filmed video footage of JON OLIVA'S PAIN performing a cover version of the DIO classic "Rainbow In The ...

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Festival - JON OLIVA'S PAIN

Jon Oliva is one of the world's truly great rock music artists. Folks that disagree probably never heard his work in SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, or JON OLIVA'S PAIN. And it's not like I was ever a huge SAVATAGE fan. The simple fact is that from the moment I heard "Maniacal Renderings" I was hooked, which ...

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CAGE Singer Talks About His Guest Appearance On EMPIRES OF EDEN Album

Singer Sean Peck of San Diego metallers CAGE is among the musicians who have recorded guest appearances on "Reborn in Fire", the recently released album from EMPIRES OF EDEN — the brainchild of PAINDIVISION/ex-DUNGEON guitarist Stu Marshall. Video footage of Peck and Marshall talking about their collaboration can be viewed below. Commented Stu: "Sean was ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE Adds European Shows With VICIOUS RUMORS

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the band led by former SAVATAGE frontman Zak Stevens, will follow up its upcoming European tour with PRIMAL FEAR with a week's worth of dates in Europe with VICIOUS RUMORS. The shows with VICIOUS RUMORS are tentatively as follows: Oct. 16 - Netherlands Oct. 17 - Belgium Oct. 19 - Czech Republic ...

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