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GUNS N' ROSES, KORN To Perform At This Year's REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS Awards Show

The Revolver Golden Gods awards show presented by Epiphone, America's only hard-rock and heavy-metal awards show, has announced its return to Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 23. Among this year's nominees are heavyweights BLACK SABBATH, KORN, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, METALLICA, and many more. Tickets for the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods awards show ...

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SOUNDGARDEN's 'Superunknown' To Be Reissued With Bonus Material

This year, reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN celebrate the 20th anniversary of this groundbreaking album "Superunknown" with a special reissue in two deluxe versions outlined below and available on June 3 via A&M Records/UMe. The Deluxe Edition is a 2-CD package featuring the remastered album along with disc two consisting of demos, rehearsals, B-sides and more. ...

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STRIFE: Moscow Concert Footage

Video footage of of the Southern California hardcore band STRIFE performing on January 28 at Plan B in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. STRIFE's latest album, "Witness A Rebirth", was released on November 6, 2012 via 6131 Records. Some bands leave such an impression on fans that, even after two decades, their sound still ...

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MUSTAINE: 'So Many People Misinterpret What I Say When It Comes To Politics That I'd Just Rather Stick To Music'

David Swan of Australia's Faster Louder recently conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Faster Louder: Your new album, "Super Collider", didn't receive a great reception from critics and the press. Why do you think that was? Mustaine: I don't know where you're ...

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ANCIENT ASCENDANT Signs With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Candlelight Records has announced the signing of ANCIENT ASCENDANT. ANCIENT ASCENDANT is a British-based quartet pioneering a unique brand of songwriting based on a solid foundation of black and death metal while injecting eclectic ideas from a wide range of fine metal traditions. Since the release of its critically acclaimed debut EP, "The Heathen Throne", ...

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CORPSESSED's 'Abysmal Thresholds' To Arrive In February

Dark Descent Records will release "Abysmal Thresholds", the full-length debut from Finland's CORPSESSED, on February 4. After terrorizing your ear drums with 2011's "The Dagger And The Chalice" and 2012's self-titled seven-inch single, CORPSESSED is poised to thoroughly decimate what's left of your auditory senses. "Abysmal Thresholds" is over 47 minutes of death metal the ...

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RAVENLAND Releases New Single 'Poisoned'

Brazilian gothic metallers RAVENLAND have released a new single called "Poisoned". The song was produced by Augusto Lopes (ex-TORTURE SQUAD, FANTTASMA, ETERNAL MALEDICTION) at Casanegra Studios, Studio 24h and Norcal Studios. To celebrate 15 years since its first release, "October Of 1998", RAVENLAND has issued a compilation CD, "Ravensongs For The Ravenhearts", consisting of the ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: 'Distant Thing' Video Released

"Distant Thing", the new video from singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet and political activist Serj Tankian's collaborative jazz-infused album "Jazz-iz Christ", can be seen below. Released on July 23, "Jazz-iz Christ" is Serj's brainchild, but truly is a collaborative effort between many musicians that Tankian curated to be part of the group and self-titled album. Among ...

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DEICIDE Drummer Interviewed By INVADE TV (Video)

Invade TV recently conducted an interview with drummer Steve Asheim of Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE. You can now watch the chat below. DEICIDE's latest album, "In The Minds Of Evil", sold 2,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. Issued on November 25 via Century Media Records, the follow-up to ...

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Perfect Strangers Live - DEEP PURPLE

Eagle Vision has meticulously issued DEEP PURPLE live videos over recent years covering the variant Mark periods of the band. It's only fitting they unearth the reunion of the MKII-era lineup for "Perfect Strangers Live", a video document showcasing Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice, Roger Glover and the late Jon Lord as they reformed ...

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THERION's CHRISTOFER JOHNSSON Outlines New 'Rock Opera'

Christofer Johnsson of Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION has issued the following update: "The coming rock opera will be about the rise and fall of Antichrist and is inspired by and partly (not to be confused with 'entirely') based on Vladimir Soloviev's 'A Short Story Of The Anti-Christ'. "I have been attempting to write a regular ...

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ACHERON: 'Kult Des Hasses' Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Underground death metal veterans ACHERON have completed work on their new album, "Kult Des Hasses"; their first for Listenable Records. Vocalist/bassist Vincent Crowley has been joined on the CD by longtime drummer Kyle Severn and guitarist Art Taylor. Also appearing on the recording as a guest second lead guitarist is Ricktor Ravensbruck from the bands ...

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NAPALM CHRIST Signs With A389 RECORDINGS

A389 Recordings has announced the signing of Arkansas-based underlords NAPALM CHRIST. Formed in late 2010, NAPALM CHRIST unites a crew of longtime henchmen who have helped shape the Little Rock area extreme music scene over the past two or more decades. Since the early 1990s, the four horsemen who form NAPALM CHRIST have collectively spent ...

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WOLFPACK44: 'The Scourge' Cover Artwork Unveiled

WOLFPACK44, the new band featuring Ricktor Ravensbruck (THE ELECTRIC HELLFIRE CLUB, ACHERON), Julian Xes (KULT OF AZAZEL) and Paul Collier (ANGELCORPSE, PESSIMIST), will release its debut album, "The Scourge", before the end of the year via the French label Deadlight Entertainment. The CD was recorded at Glitch Mode Studio by Nik Skum (DOPE) and features ...

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New Book 'The Faith No More & Mr. Bungle Companion' Out Now

Despite being listed as influences on countless notable bands, there has never been a book that tells the complete story of both FAITH NO MORE and MR. BUNGLE. Until now. Author/journalist Greg Prato's tenth book overall, "The Faith No More & Mr. Bungle Companion", serves as both a career overview and analyzation of both bands ...

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DEICIDE Drummer Interviewed On 'The Hellion Rocks' (Audio)

James Anaya of "The Hellion Rocks" on Bleach Bangs Radio recently conducted an interview with drummer Steve Asheim of Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. DEICIDE will release its new album, "In The Minds Of Evil", on November 25 via Century Media Records. The ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Rig Rundown (Video)

On October 22, Premier Guitar's Chris Kies was on location in Omaha, Nebraska where he caught up with the techs behind the rigs of AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarists Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, and bassist Johnny Christ, who all used their own signature Schecter instruments during the fall leg of the "Hail To The King" 2013 ...

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