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MINISTRY Mainman Will Not Appear At SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST

MINISTRY, the reactivated industrial metal pioneers led by Al Jourgensen, have released the following statement: "Dearest MINISTRY fans! Someone has erroneously issued a press release to media stating that Al Jourgensen will be attending SXSW [South By Southwest in Austin, Texas] and conducting a panel with Clown of SLIPKNOT entitled 'Seeing Red Aesthetics & Visuals ...

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GWAR Working On New Album

Mutant overlords GWAR have issued the following update: "Like any band worth its salt, GWAR is constantly working on new songs. What's different now is that the band has its own in-house recording studio/jam space, so everything they do is tracked. There is no release date, no gory details but rest assured of one thing... ...

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RIGOR MORTIS Completes Recording New Album

The original lineup of Texan thrash metal veterans RIGOR MORTISMike Scaccia (guitar), Casey Orr (bass), Harden Harrison (drums), and Bruce Corbitt (vocals) — has finished laying down 10 new songs for the band's first album since 1991's "Rigor Mortis Vs. The Earth". The group recorded the new CD at 13th Planet Studios in ...

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TWISTED SISTER, GWAR Frontmen Featured In 'Holliston' Sitcom; Trailer Available

TWISTED SISTER's Dee Snider and GWAR's Oderus Urungus are featured in the official trailer for "Holliston", the new sitcom premiering April 3 on the FEARnet cable television network. "Holliston" is an outrageous and offbeat multi-camera, half-hour buddy comedy series starring directors Adam Green ("Hatchet 1" and "2", "Frozen", "Chillerama") and Joe Lynch ("Knights Of Badassdom", ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Says 'By A Thread' Box Set Will Include 10 Discs

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) played four shows in London in November 2011 dedicated to his tetralogy album concept — a great journey through Devin's different states of musical moods — which he started in 2009 with the albums "Addicted" (2009) and "Ki" (2009) and ...

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SIGH: New Song Available For Streaming

Japan's SIGH will release its ninth album, "In Somniphobia", on March 13 via Candlelight Records. According to a press release, the CD is "by far more musically varied" compared to the [band's] last two albums. Put heavy metal, classical music, jazz, Indian traditional music, Stockhausen, and Xenakis into a cauldron of hell and stir it, ...

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RIGOR MORTIS Begins Recording New Album

The original lineup of Texan thrash metal veterans RIGOR MORTISMike Scaccia (guitar), Casey Orr (bass), Harden Harrison (drums), and Bruce Corbitt (vocals) — has entered the studio to begin laying down its first new album since 1991's "Rigor Mortis Vs. The Earth". The band is recording at 13th Planet Studios in El Paso, ...

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MINISTRY: 'Double Tap' Single Due Next Month

Deep in the heart of Hell Paso Texas, MINISTRY's Al Jourgensen re-opened the doors of his industrial compound studio in fall 2011 and invited his favorite co-conspirators Mike Scaccia (RIGOR MORTIS), Tony Campos (STATIC-X), Tommy Victor (PRONG) and Casey Orr (RIGOR MORTIS, GWAR) to climb on board the MINISTRY pirate ship and de-construct and re-construct ...

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GWAR Announces Biggest CORY SMOOT Memorial Show Yet

On Thursday, March 15, the National Theater in Richmond, Virginia will host the biggest Cory Smoot memorial show yet. Joining headliners GWAR will be MUNICIPAL WASTE, GHOUL, and SUPPRESSION in an evening of bone-crushing delight. States GWAR: "There will be raffles and prizes and excessive drinking and plenty of group hugs as we send off ...

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CORY SMOOT CD-Release/Memorial Show is Huge Success

On Saturday, January 7, the metal community took another step in dealing with the tragic death of longtime GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot by holding the first of two events in a three-show schedule of shows designed to support the Smoot Family Fund and honor the life of this prolific artist, who died of a heart ...

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CANNABIS CORPSE: 'Where the Kind Lives' Animated Video Released

"Where The Kind Lives", the new mind-melting animated video from weed-obsessed death metallers CANNABIS CORPSE, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's 2011's Tankcrimes release, "Beneath Grow Lights Thou Shalt Rise", and provides a perfect backdrop for some evil, circle-pitting extraterrestrial weed beasts' abduction of one very unlucky stoner. An interview with ...

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LAMB OF GOD Frontman Performs With CANNABIS CORPSE; Video Available

LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe performed with CANNABIS CORPSE at the Cory Smoot (GWAR) memorial concert on Saturday, January 7 at The Canal Club in Richmond, Virginia. Blythe's appearance with CANNABIS CORPSE was a one-off event following the recent departures of the band's vocalist Andy "Weedgrinder" Horn and guitarist Nick "Nikropolis" Poulos. Fan-filmed video ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND's London Tetralogy Performance DVDs Due In July

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) played four shows in London in November 2011 dedicated to his tetralogy album concept — a great journey through Devin's different states of musical moods — which he started in 2009 with the albums "Addicted" (2009) and "Ki" (2009) and ...

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CORY SMOOT's Last Recording With GWAR Released Via iTunes

Cruzar Media and intergalactic shock rockers GWAR have teamed up to bring you a tribute to the DAYGLO ABORTIONS 1993 anti-censorship anthem "Isn't This Disgusting". The single will be included on the upcoming DAYGLO ABORTIONS tribute compilation, due next year. "Isn't This Disgusting" was recorded by the late GWAR guitarist Cory Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus Maximus) ...

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GWAR Cancels European Tour

GWAR has canceled its previously announced European tour which was scheduled to kick off on January 11 on Antwerp, Belgium. The band said in a statement, "Ticket sales were slow so promoters started pulling the plug on shows. Finally we had so many blow-outs that we had no choice but to cancel the whole thing." ...

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