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AKERCOCKE To Release 'Renaissance In Extremis' Album In August

London's AKERCOCKE has reunited with Peaceville Records to unleash the band's sixth full-length album, "Renaissance In Extremis", on August 25. Mixed by legendary studio guru Neil Kernon (NILE, DEICIDE) and mastered by Alan Douches (DEATH, MISFITS, CRO-MAGS) at West West Side Music, the disc is nothing short of a new dawn for these most eccentric ...

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Authorized Biography Of BAD BRAINS Frontman Due In January

Lesser Gods has announced the release of the first fully authorized biography of Paul "H.R." Hudson, one of rock's most enigmatic, mysterious and troubled lead singers, who founded and fronted the seminal punk/hardcore band and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame nominees BAD BRAINS. The book, called "Finding Joseph I: An Oral History Of H.R. ...

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CRO-MAGS Founder HARLEY FLANAGAN To Release 'Hard-Core, Life Of My Own' Memoir Next Week

Hardcore punk/metal crossover artist and controversial New York City mainstay Harley Flanagan has been steadily preparing for the release of his upcoming no-holds-barred memoir, titled "Hard-Core, Life Of My Own". In the book, which hits physical and digital retailers next Tuesday, September 27 via Feral House Publishing, Flanagan details his beginnings in the drug- and ...

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STEVE VAI's 'Modern Primitive' + 'Passion And Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition' To Be Released In June

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Steve Vai's "Modern Primitive / Passion And Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition", a celebratory 2CD collection of classic tracks and previously unreleased music, on Friday, June 24. Steve Vai and Legacy Recordings are commemorating the 25th anniversary of "Passion And Warfare" with a special 2CD ...

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APOCALYPTICA Announces U.S. Tour

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in April. The dates are as follows: Apr. 23 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom Apr. 25 - Pontiac, MI - Cro-foot Apr. 26 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues Apr. 27 - Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights Apr. 29 - Denver, ...

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CRO-MAGS Frontman's BLOODCLOT Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

BLOODCLOT, the band led by CRO-MAGS frontman John Joseph, has inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. Joining Joseph in BLOODCLOT's current lineup are Todd Youth (DANZIG) on guitar, Joey Castillo (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE) on drums and Phil Caivano (MONSTER MAGNET) on bass. A different lineup of BLOODCLOT — then called BLOODCLOT! — ...

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METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE Members Pay Tribute To LEMMY

Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT), Krist Novoselic (NIRVANA), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER), are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the death of legendary MOTÖRHEAD bassist/singer Lemmy Kilmister. Lemmy found out on ...

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EAGLES OF DEATH METAL Announce Return To Europe

EAGLES OF DEATH METAL will return to Europe in 2016 to complete their postponed tour dates, including what will surely be an emotional return to Paris. The rescheduled trek — the "Nos Amis Tour" — will see the band set to finish the tour that was cut short by the tragic events of November 13 ...

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Video Premiere: MY DYING BRIDE's 'Feel My Misery'

"Feel The Misery", the video for the title track of MY DYING BRIDE's latest opus and 12th full studio album, can be seen below. The CD is set for release on September 18 via Peaceville Records. Using The Raft Of Medusa by French romantic painter Théodore Géricault as visual inspiration as well as taking cues ...

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MY DYING BRIDE To Release 'Feel The Misery' Album In September

MY DYING BRIDE's 12th full studio album, "Feel The Misery", will be released on September 18 via Peaceville. With crushing epic doom spanning eight tracks, and featuring the return of original guitarist Calvin Robertshaw to the fold, this is undoubtedly amongst the band's heaviest, darkest, and most majestic works to date, marking MY DYING BRIDE's ...

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