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TESTAMENT's ERIC PETERSON Collaborates With Celtic Folk Singer LEAH On 'Winter Sun' Song

As the winter solstice arrives, TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson and Canadian Celtic songstress Leah are revealing a brand new symphonic metal track, "Winter Sun". Featuring soaring soundscapes, blazing guitar solos and ethereal, operatic vocals, the track sounds like it could have taken weeks to complete. In reality, "Winter Sun" was written and recorded in three ...

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Former TESTAMENT/NEVERMORE Guitarist STEVE SMYTH's ONE MACHINE: 'Forewarning' Video

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), will release its second album, "The Final Cull", on September 18 via Scarlet Records. The CD was tracked at Death Island Studios, with Marco Angioni and Tue Madsen at the helm. Recording lasted for nine days solid, as the band ...

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Former TESTAMENT/NEVERMORE Guitarist STEVE SMYTH's ONE MACHINE: 'Forewarning' Song Streaming

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), will release its second album, "The Final Cull", on September 18 via Scarlet Records. The CD was tracked at Death Island Studios, with Marco Angioni and Tue Madsen at the helm. Recording lasted for nine days solid, as the band ...

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Former TESTAMENT/NEVERMORE Guitarist STEVE SMYTH's ONE MACHINE: 'The Final Cull' Album Artwork

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), will release its second album, "The Final Cull", on September 18 via Scarlet Records. The CD was tracked at Death Island Studios, with Marco Angioni and Tue Madsen at the helm. Recording lasted for nine days solid, as the band ...

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Former TESTAMENT/NEVERMORE Guitarist STEVE SMYTH's ONE MACHINE To Release 'The Final Cull' Album In September

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), will release its second album, "The Final Cull", on September 18 via Scarlet Records. The CD was tracked at Death Island Studios, with Marco Angioni and Tue Madsen at the helm. Recording lasted for nine days solid, as the band ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist's DRAGONLORD Mixing Third Album

DRAGONLORD, the California-based black metal band led by TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson, is mixing its third album, "Dominion", for a tentative early 2016 release. Peterson told "Robb's Metalworks" about the CD: "It's gonna be really killer. I'm excited about that." The new DRAGONLORD CD will feature the drumming of Alex Bent from DECREPIT BIRTH. Eric ...

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ONE MACHINE Speaks To Revolution-Inc.dk (Audio)

Revolution-Inc.dk conducted an interview with ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), on February 1 at the Midwinter Meltdown festival in Randers, Denmark. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. The Mike Sloat-directed lyric video for "The Distortion Of Lies ...

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ONE MACHINE Featuring Ex-TESTAMENT, MERCENARY, Ex-MNEMIC Members: 'Distortion' Lyric Video

The Mike Sloat-directed lyric video for "The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth", the title track of the debut album from ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), can be seen below. "The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth" will be released on February 18 ...

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ONE MACHINE Featuring Ex-TESTAMENT, MERCENARY, Ex-MNEMIC Members: First Webisode

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), will release its debut album, "The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth", on February 18 via Scarlet Records. The CD was recorded and produced by Steve Smyth and was mixed by Roy Z (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD). It ...

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ONE MACHINE Featuring Ex-TESTAMENT, MERCENARY, Ex-MNEMIC Members: New Song 'One Machine' Available

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), will release its debut album, "The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth", on February 18, 2014 via Scarlet Records. The CD was recorded and produced by Steve Smyth and was mixed by Roy Z (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD). ...

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ONE MACHINE Featuring Ex-TESTAMENT, MERCENARY, Ex-MNEMIC Members: Debut Album Due In February

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (TESTAMENT, NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS), has inked a deal with Scarlet Records. The band's debut album, "The Distortion Of Lies And The Overdriven Truth", will be released on February 18, 2014. The CD was recorded and produced by Steve Smyth and was mixed by Roy ...

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TESTAMENT's ERIC PETERSON Joins Forces With Celtic Goddess LEAH

TESTAMENT/DRAGONLORD's Eric Peterson has just entered a new realm, combining brutal death vocals and dramatic singing with Celtic-metal vocalist/composer LEAH on her new track "Dreamland". The song is cut from LEAH's new EP, "Otherworld", dropping today. The EP is available now via iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3, Google Play, Rdio and several other digital retailers. The ...

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SERPENT & SERAPH: 'Tears Of Niviane' Video Released

"Tears Of Niviane", the new video from Sacramento, California female-fronted symphonic death metallers SERPENT & SERAPH, can be seen below. The clip was directed and edited by Mike Sloat, who has previously worked with TESTAMENT and MACHINE HEAD. The song features shredding guitar work from Claudeous Creamer (DRAGONLORD), intricate keyboards from Brian McCarver, and a ...

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Ex-NEVERMORE/FORBIDDEN Guitarist STEVE SMYTH Talks ONE MACHINE In New Audio Interview

Caleb Smith of New Zealand's "The Sick Room" radio recently conducted an interview with guitarist Steve Smyth (ONE MACHINE, FORBIDDEN, NEVERMORE, DRAGONLORD, TESTAMENT, VICIOUS RUMORS). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. An international metal band with classic and modern influences, ONE MACHINE features Smyth alongside Mikkel Sandager (MERCENARY) on ...

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DEADLANDS: 'Deadlands' Video Released

"Deadlands", the new video from Sacramento, California-based metallers DEADLANDS, can be seen below. The clip was filmed with director Mike Sloat, who has previously worked with MACHINE HEAD and TESTAMENT. "Deadlands" comes off DEADLANDS' debut album, "Evilution", which will be released on February 22 via Massacre Records. The CD, which was originally made available in ...

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Ex-NEVERMORE/FORBIDDEN Guitarist Teams Up With BIOMECHANICAL, MNEMIC, MERCENARY Members

ONE MACHINE is the brainchild of critically acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (NEVERMORE, FORBIDDEN, DRAGONLORD, VICIOUS RUMORS). An international metal band with classic and modern influences, it features members carefully selected by Smyth: Mikkel Sandager (MERCENARY) on vocals, Jamie Hunt (BIOMECHANICAL) on guitar, Tomas "O'Beast" Koefoed (MNEMIC) on bass and Raphael Saini (CHAOSWAVE) on drums. Smyth ...

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DEADLANDS Films Video With MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT Director

Sacramento, California-based metallers DEADLANDS recently filmed a video for the song "Deadlands" with director Mike Sloat (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT). The clip is expected to make its online debut sometime next month to coincide with the release of the band's debut album, "Evilution". The CD, which was originally made available in February 2012 via Molten Metal ...

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DEADLANDS Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Sacramento, California-based metallers DEADLANDS have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band's debut album, "Evilution", which was originally made available on February 1 via Molten Metal Records, will be re-released later in the year. The CD was mixed and mastered at Trident Studios by Juan Urteaga (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT). The cover artwork was created ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist's DRAGONLORD Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

DRAGONLORD, the California-based black metal band led by TESTAMENT guitarist Eric Peterson, has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records for the release of its third album, tentatively due this fall. Peterson states, "This time around we've created some pretty mature-sounding symphonic blackened thrash. It will have more of a melodic touch to it and memorable ...

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M.A.N Announces Lineup Changes, Prepares To Enter Studio

M.A.N ("Massive Audio Nerve") — the Swedish metal-hardcore-progressive four-piece featuring TRANSPORT LEAGUE/ex-MNEMIC frontman Tony Jelencovich — has parted ways with guitarist Nils Olsson and drummer Andreas Engberg and has replaced them with Mark Black (ex-DREAM EVIL, DRAGONLORD) on and Adde Larsson (BLACK CANDY STORE, ex-ENGEL, URBANDUX), respectively. M.A.N will enter IF Studios, the IN FLAMES-owned ...

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