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OVIF To Enter Studio In October

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based thrash metal band OVIF, which features former members of MELODYACT, will enter the studio on October 1 to begin recording its sophomore album for a January 2012 release. The group previously described the new material as "thrash galore." OVIF's debut album, "Devast", was recorded with veteran producer Glen Robinson (VOIVOD, GWAR, ANNIHILATOR) ...

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GWAR Frontman Featured In New Original Series On FEARnet

GWAR frontman and lead throat thing Oderus Urungus has just been confirmed to be a featured cast member on FEARnet's first original series, "Holliston". Oderus Urungus joins TWISTED SISTER's Dee Snider as well as stars Adam Green and Joe Lynch on the offbeat multicamera buddy comedy series created by Green. Described as "Big Bang Theory" ...

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Creators Of GWAR Complete Work On 'Blood Vomits' Animated Short

In news sure to titillate all of the surface-dwellers that contributed to Slave Pit's first venture into the world of "Kickstarter" crowd-funding, Slave Pit today announced the completion of "Blood Vomits - A Very Good Man", and scheduled the animated short to debut on GWAR lead singer's Oderus' upcoming Crack-a-Thon, his annual web-based fund-losing drive, ...

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LAMB OF GOD Frontman To Appear At 'GWAR-B-Q'

The sickest party ever just got even sicker as Slave Pit Inc. and Metal Blade Records announced new details of the upcoming GWAR-B-Q. Joining the festivities will be none other than Metal Blade recording artist and VH1 Classic "That Metal Show" co-host, comedian Don Jamieson, who will be performing a stand-up set on the main ...

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ATHEIST: Video Interview With STEVE FLYNN

Riff-Mag.com conducted an interview with drummer Steve Flynn of reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST at this year's Hellfest, which took place June 17-19, 2011 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. ATHEIST canceled its previously announced European tour which was scheduled to take place this later month. Commented ...

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ATHEIST Cancels European Tour

Reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST have canceled their previously announced European tour which was scheduled to take place this month. Commented the band: "Unfortunately, ATHEIST drummer Steve Flynn was forced to remain in the U.S. for an unavoidable personal commitment. This happened at the very last minute and has been communicated to you all ...

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GWAR Announces 'Return Of The World Maggot' Fall Tour

After successfully decimating Europe this summer with multiple festival appearances and headlining shows, your lords and masters the almighty GWAR have awoken from their arctic slumber to once again create utter devastation in North America this fall. The tour kicks off October 18 at in Charlotte, North Carolina and will wrap on November 27 in ...

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CASEY ORR Announces His Departure From GWAR

GWAR bassist Casey Orr (a.k.a. Beefcake The Mighty) has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "After much soul searching and consideration, and with a heavy heart, I am announcing my departure from GWAR (yes, again). I simply can no longer devote the time and effort required to maintain my position within the group. I have ...

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Final GWAR-B-Q Lineup Announced

Metal Blade Records and Slave Pit Inc. are once again teaming up to put on the wildest party of this or any other summer...the 2011 GWAR B-Q is on for September 17 at Hadad's Lake in Richmond, Virginia, featuring two full stages of rock before the final, climactic performance from the mighty GWAR. And this ...

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GWAR Frontman 'Canned' From FOX NEWS' 'Red Eye' Show

According to Mxdwn.com, GWAR lead singer Oderus Urungus who last year was named the official "Interplanetary Correspondent" for the "Red Eye" late-night/early-morning talk show on the Fox News channel is no longer able to appear on the program because of negative backlash from right-wing conservatives. GWAR has been decapitating replicas of politicians during ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: 'Deconstruction', 'Ghost' First-Week Sales, Chart Positions

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) released "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker on June 21 (one day earlier internationally) via InsideOut Music. First-week sales and chart positions in the U.S.: ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Interviewed On KISW's 'Metal Shop' (Audio)

On June 24, Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) was interviewed for the "Metal Shop" radio show, which airs Saturday nights (11:00 p.m. 2:00 a.m.) on the Seattle station KISW 99.9 FM. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Townsend has ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Talks To 'Rockstar Radio' (Audio)

On June 27, Shawn of Rockstar Radio conducted an interview with Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR). You can now listen to the chat in four parts below. Townsend has just released "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Interviewed By 'The Metalheadz' (Audio)

Peter Bailey of "The Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) at this year's Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards ceremony on June 13 at indigO2 in London, England. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND's 'Dumb Little Tour Vid'

A new "dumb little tour vid" from Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) can be seen below. Townsend has just released "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker via InsideOut Music. "Deconstruction" ...

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ATHEIST: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of ATHEIST's entire June 19, 2011 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be viewed below (courtesy of Arte [Association Relative la Tlvision Europenne], a Franco-German TV network). ATHEIST recently announced the addition of guitarist Jason Holloway to the group's ranks following the departure of Jonathan Thompson, who took a job ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed By 'The Metalheadz' (Video)

"The Metalheadz" presenter Steve Dwight conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus at this year's edition of the Download festival, which was held June 10-12, 2011 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, the second annual GWAR-B-Q has been pushed back to September 17 ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Entire 'Deconstruction', 'Ghost' Albums Available For Streaming

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will release "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker on June 21 (one day earlier internationally) via InsideOut Music. Both CDs are now available for streaming ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Schedules Los Angeles In-Store

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will take part in an in-store signing session on Friday, June 24 at Soundcheck Hollywood in West Hollywood, California from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information, see the flyer below. As previously reported, Devin will take part in ...

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ATHEIST Announces New Guitarist

Reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST have announced the addition of guitarist Jason Holloway to the group's ranks following the departure of Jonathan Thompson, who took a job in the medical field. Both Holloway, 27, and new ATHEIST bass player Travis Morgan, 20, have taken part in the American, and European tour dates thus far ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Schedules Vancouver In-Store Appearance

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will take part in a meet-and-greet at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada's Scrape Records, located at 323 East Broadway, at midnight on June 20 (technically early morning June 21) to welcome the releases of his "Ghost" and "Deconstruction" albums. For more ...

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'The Blood Vomits', New Animated Comedy Series From Creators Of GWAR, Begins Shooting

Fresh from successfully securing a production budget using the Kickstarter crowd-funding website, Slave Pit Inc., the production company behind intergalactic shock-rockers GWAR, has begun work on the new episode of their original animated puppet-comedy show "The Blood Vomits". Shooting is expected to wrap before GWAR leaves for Europe on the latest leg of its "Bloody ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Free Download Of Two New Songs Available

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will release "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker on June 21 (one day earlier internationally) via InsideOut Music. "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" will complete his tetralogy ...

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