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SERENITY: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Codex Atlanticus' Album

European symphonic metallers SERENITY will release their fifth album, "Codex Atlanticus", on January 29 via Napalm Records. According to a press release, the CD boasts thrilling storytelling about art and science. Leonardo Da Vinci is the center of attention here, but lovers of conspiracy theories, Illuminati and so forth will also rejoice when mastermind ...

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Video Premiere: SERENITY's 'Follow Me'

European symphonic metallers SERENITY will release their fifth album, "Codex Atlanticus", on January 29, 2016 via Napalm Records. According to a press release, the CD boasts thrilling storytelling about art and science. Leonardo Da Vinci is the center of attention here, but lovers of conspiracy theories, Illuminati and so forth will also rejoice when ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Release 'Sunrise To Sundown' Album In March

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS — the Swedish band featuring ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott and bassist Sharlee D'Angelo, along with vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (ex-FIREWIND) — will release its ninth studio album, titled "Sunrise To Sundown", on March 18 in Europe and March 25 in North America via InsideOut Music. Just like on their previous two album releases, ...

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TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

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Former RAGE Guitarist's ALMANAC: 'Tsar' Album Details Revealed

ALMANAC, the new project led by former RAGE guitarist Victor Smolski, will release its debut album, "Tsar", on March 18, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The CD's intricate cover artwork was created by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (WISDOM, ANNIHILATOR, DESTRUCTION, ELEVENKING). Smolski himself was responsible for the production of the record, with mixing completed by Sebastian ...

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SERENITY: Lyric Video For New Song 'Iniquity'

European symphonic metallers SERENITY will release their fifth album, "Codex Atlanticus", on January 29, 2016 via Napalm Records. According to a press release, the CD boasts thrilling storytelling about art and science. Leonardo Da Vinci is the center of attention here, but lovers of conspiracy theories, Illuminati and so forth will also rejoice when ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED, SHINEDOWN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Confirmed For 2016's WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE

Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville returns to Jacksonville, Florida's scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 2016 with a lineup of over 45 bands, including rock icon/filmmaker ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED (who have returned after a four-year hiatus), Jacksonville's own SHINEDOWN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ZZ TOP, A ...

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ALL HAIL THE YETI Signs With MINUS HEAD RECORDS

Blues-influenced heavy metal band ALL HAIL THE YETI has signed with Minus Head Records. The group's first release for the label will be a special reissue of their self-titled debut, including three previously unreleased demo tracks. In addition, the band has just wrapped up the recording process for its their upcoming full-length album, set for ...

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AS LIONS Signs With BETTER NOISE RECORDS

London five-piece AS LIONS has signed to the ever-growing roster of Better Noise Records, part of Eleven Seven Music Group. Comprised of vocalist Austin Dickinson (son of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson), guitarists Conor O'Keefe and Will Homer, bassist Stefan Whiting, and drummer Dave Fee, AS LIONS formed in late 2014. Called the "hot new ...

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KING DIAMOND: 'No Band Sounds Like Us'

Michael Christopher of Vanyaland recently conducted an interview with legendary Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Vanyaland: Why [perform the entire] "Abigail" [album on the current tour], why now? King Diamond: I don't know. It's not like some big thing ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Release 'Saint Cecilia' EP

FOO FIGHTERS have released a brand new EP, "Saint Cecilia", featuring five new tracks recorded recently in Austin, Texas. The EP has been made available via FooFighters.com as well as iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify. The FOO FIGHTERS posted a countdown clock on its site earlier this month counting down to midnight on ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD Talks About Subliminal-Message Suicide Trial, Being Included In PMRC's 'Filthy Fifteen'

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke to Hellbound.ca about the 25th anniversary of the the band's subliminal-message trial in Reno, Nevada as well as the 30th anniversary of the PRIEST track "Eat Me Alive" being included in Parents' Music Resource Center's (PMRC) "Filthy Fifteen" list of objectionable songs. Said Halford: "Some days you ...

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SERENITY To Release 'Codex Atlanticus' Album In January

European symphonic metallers SERENITY will release their fifth album, "Codex Atlanticus", on January 29, 2016 via Napalm Records. According to a press release, the CD boasts thrilling storytelling about art and science. Leonardo Da Vinci is the center of attention here, but lovers of conspiracy theories, Illuminati and so forth will also rejoice when ...

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Singer MIKE HOWE Explains His Return To METAL CHURCH (Video)

The first part of an Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for the forthcoming METAL CHURCH album — featuring the band's returning vocalist Mike Howe — is available below. Howe, who fronted METAL CHURCH from 1988 until 1994, officially rejoined the band in April. In the summer of 2014, METAL CHURCH suddenly found themselves in need of ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE: 'Alive' Video Premiere

"Alive", the new video from ESCAPE THE FATE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Hate Me", which will be released on October 30 via Eleven Seven Music. When a band has had as storied and, at times, controversial a first decade in the limelight as ESCAPE THE FATE, ...

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Audio: PHILIP ANSELMO Joins Forces With CHILD BITE For Cover Version Of CELTIC FROST's 'The Usurper'

Next month, Corpse Flower Records will unveil "Morbid Tales: A Tribute To Celtic Frost", a maniacal 12-inch compilation featuring the likes of PERSEKUTOR, ACID WITCH, TEMPLE OF VOID, MUNICIPAL WASTE, HAYWARD featuring Scott Kelly and Jason Roeder of NEUROSIS, EVOKEN and COFFIN'S SLAVE featuring Scott Carlson of REPULSION all paying tribute to one of extreme ...

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BLOOD FEAST Signs With HELLS HEADBANGERS

BLOOD FEAST has inked a deal with Hells Headbangers for the release of the band's third full-length album, "The Future State Of Wicked". Fans old and new will not be disappointed, as much of the new effort is reminiscent of the "holy trinity" of releases from the band's early days — "Kill For Pleasure" (1987), ...

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QUIET RIOT's FRANKIE BANALI Doesn't Take His Fans For Granted

Cara Carriveau of the Straus Project conducted an interview with QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali at the Farm Rock 2015 festival, which was held September 4-6 in Wauconda, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the QUIET RIOT fans, Banali said: "You know, the fans are the reason why I can continue ...

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Legendary MERCYFUL FATE Guitarists MICHAEL DENNER And HANK SHERMANN: 'Satan's Tomb' Title Track Streaming

Michael Denner and Hank Shermann, the original Danish guitar players of MERCYFUL FATE's legendary "Melissa" and "Don't Break the Oath" albums, have created a new classic in the forthcoming EP "Satan's Tomb", coming on October 2 via Metal Blade Records. These songs were crafted with the MERCYFUL FATE worldwide legion of fans at the forefront ...

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