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BËEHLER Performs EXCITER Classic At 'Hellbent For Cooking' Release Party; Video Available

Video footage of BËEHLER — the Canadian band featuring the former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler, former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson and guitarists Sean Brophy and Scott Walsh — performing the EXCITER classic "Pounding Metal" at the release party for "Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook" on December 5, 2009 at the Katacombes in Montreal, ...

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DAN SWANÖ Issues Update On Current Projects

Swedish multi-instrumentalist/producer Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH) has issued the following update: So what have I been up to lately? Apart from mixing and mastering for my beloved clients, I have taken up songwriting again!! Most of the ideas are tagged for the upcoming NIGHTINGALE album that I think will be called 'Bravado'. ...

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BOB DAISLEY To Take Part In Online Chat

Legendary bassist Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH, URIAH HEEP) will take part in a question-and-answer session via a live webcam chat on December 11, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. EST at the RandyRhoads.us web site. RandyRhoads.us, the only web site endorsed by the Randy Rhoads family, no longer requires a membership fee ...

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CRYONIC TEMPLE Rejoined By Drummer HANS KARLIN

Swedish heavy metal band CRYONIC TEMPLE has issued the following update: "We are glad to tell you that our problem with drummer has been solved. Hans Karlin is back!!! He left his job to free the time that is needed for the band! So he's BACK. ''The songs for the upcoming album [are] talking form ...

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Limited Edition Rock And Metal Family Trees Now On Sale

Since the 1980s, Pete Frame's legendary rock family trees have appeared in magazines and books, on record sleeves and CD inserts, and have been the subject of radio and television documentaries tracing the stories, albums and careers of the members of BLACK SABBATH, LED ZEPPELIN, DEEP PURPLE, JEFF BECK, BUDGIE, CREAM, URIAH HEEP and hundreds ...

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DIVINE EVE To Release Split Single With VEX

Reformed old-school death/doom metallers DIVINE EVE will release a split seven-inch single with VEX through Horror Pain Gore Death Productions in January 2010. One of the most crushing death/doom metal bands ever to emerge, DIVINE EVE has returned with its first new material since 1994! Musically influenced by BLACK SABBATH, CELTIC FROST, HELLHAMMER, SODOM, VENOM, ...

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Babylon - W.A.S.P.

It may have been years since W.A.S.P. has generated the kind of controversy (and by design, attention) in the States that had Tipper Gore and the PMRC all riled up in the 80s. But those that have remained loyal to vocalist/guitarist/lyricist Blackie Lawless (the sole original member) over the years, many of whom reside in ...

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CATHEDRAL: New Album Title Announced

Veteran British doom/stoner band CATHEDRAL will enter Chapel studios (THE DARKNESS, NAPALM DEATH, URIAH HEEP, WET WET WET, SIMPLE MINDS) in Lincolnshire, U.K. in November to record its ninth full-length album and second for the Nuclear Blast label. Entitled "The Guessing Game", the new CD will once again be produced by Warren Riker (DOWN, CROWBAR) ...

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ROYAL HUNT Completes Vocal Tracks For New Album

Mark Boals of Denmark-based hard rockers ROYAL HUNT has finished laying down the vocals for the band's new studio album. A short video clip of Mark in the studio can be viewed below. ROYAL HUNT is continuing to post regular updates, photos, video clips as well as offering a "track-by-track" breakdown of the recording ...

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Death Metal Pioneers Contribute Recipes To 'Hellbent For Cooking' Cookbook

Members of pioneering death metal bands AUTOPSY, POSSESSED, DEATH, REPULSION, SLAUGHTER, OBITUARY, MASTER, and OBSCURITY are among the more than a hundred metal bands from over thirty countries who have submitted favorite recipes to "Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook", by Annick "The Morbid Chef" Giroux. Scheduled for release on November 24, the first-ever ...

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URIAH HEEP And Cover Artist IOANNIS Release Record-Cover Art Collectible

To commemorate the release of the new URIAH HEEP album "Celebration", the CD's cover artist, Ioannis, has created and issued three hundred (300) prints measuring 18" x 24" unframed. Ioannis supervised the printing of each piece individually, assuring the closest reproduction to the actual artwork. Each limited-edition print is approved and individually hand-signed and numbered ...

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URIAH HEEP Celebrates 40th Anniversary By Re-Recording Classic Songs

Legendary progressive rock veterans URIAH HEEP will celebrate their 40th anniversary by looking back to their past without melancholy or nostalgia and releasing a new album, "Celebration", on September 9. URIAH HEEP look to the future proud and happy about their 40 years of joyful relationship with their audience. That's how the title "Celebration" came ...

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S.E.X. DEPARTMENT: 'L'Italiano' Video Released

"L'Italiano", the new video from Italian sleaze/glamsters S.E.X. DEPARTMENT, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Rock 'n' Roll Suicide", which was released on July 1 via Perris Records. The CD was recorded in part at Chapel studios (THE DARKNESS, NAPALM DEATH, URIAH HEEP, WET WET WET, SIMPLE MINDS) in ...

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S.E.X. DEPARTMENT: 'Rock 'N' Roll Suicide' Now Due In July

Italian sleaze/glamsters S.E.X. DEPARTMENT will release their new album, "Rock 'n' Roll Suicide", on July 1 via Perris Records. The CD was recorded in part at Chapel studios (THE DARKNESS, NAPALM DEATH, URIAH HEEP, WET WET WET, SIMPLE MINDS) in Lincolnshire, U.K. with producer Pedro Ferreira, who is best known for his work with the ...

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MOONSTONE PROJECT: 'Shooting Star' Video Available

"Shooting Star", the new video from MOONSTONE PROJECT — the ambitious musical creature of Italian guitarist Matt Filippini — can be viewed below. The song comes off the project's new album, "Rebel On The Run", which is available now via Blistering Records. According to a press release, "Rebel On The Run" features the amazing voice ...

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ROYAL HUNT Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Denmark-based hard rockers ROYAL HUNT have parted ways with bassist Per Schelander and have replaced him with Andreas Passmark (NARNIA, ROB ROCK, E-TYPE). Commented Schelander, "After four rollercoaster years of music, laughter and good memories I have to leave ROYAL HUNT. The reason is that I simply can’t (due to my obligations in PAIN OF ...

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ROYAL HUNT: Drum Tracks Completed For New Album

Allan Sorensen of Denmark-based hard rockers ROYAL HUNT has finished laying down the drum tracks for the band's new album, which is scheduled for release later in the year. ROYAL HUNT is posting regular updates, photos, video clips as well as offering a "track-by-track" breakdown of the recording process on the group's official ...

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