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CHILDREN OF BODOM: New Song 'Morrigan' Available For Streaming

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM will release their ninth studio album, "I Worship Chaos", worldwide on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the CD was created by Finnish artist Tuomas Korpi and can be seen below. "I Worship Chaos" was once again recorded at Helsinki, Finland's Danger Johnny Studios and was produced by ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of CHILDREN OF BODOM's entire June 19 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. CHILDREN OF BODOM has recruited Antti Wirman, the younger brother of the band's keyboardist Janne Wirman, to handle second-guitar duties for their upcoming shows. Antti, who has been a member of Janne's band WARMEN ...

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BEAUVOIR/FREE Signs With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of BEAUVOIR/FREE for the release of a brand new album, due in 2015. BEAUVOIR/FREE sees a new cooperation between famed singer, songwriter and producer Jean Beauvoir (formerly of PLASMATICS, VOODOO X and collaborator of KISS, RAMONES and Little Steven, among others) and guitarist Micki Free (ex-SHALAMAR). The pair was ...

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HERETIC Returns With CD/DVD Box Set

Think "first wave of thrash metal," and what has been come to be known as the "Big Four" immediately come to mind — METALLICA, SLAYER, ANTHRAX and MEGADETH. But that's not to say that there weren't other bands from the era that lent a hand in the trailblazing of the genre — especially HERETIC. And ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Frontwoman: BLABBERMOUTH.NET = Immaturity

HADES and NON-FICTION founding guitarist Dan Lorenzo conducted an interview wth singer Maria Brink of Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT for Steppin' Out magazine. A couple of excerpts ftom the chat follow below. Steppin' Out: Tell me about growing up in Schenectady, New York. Maria Brink: I had a really young mom. We lived in, ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: Why We Ditched The Nipple-Tape Look

Artisan News recently spoke to Carla Harvey and Heidi Shepherd of BUTCHER BABIES about their decision to ditch the nipple-tape look during their live performances. "A lot of people ask why we stopped," Heidi said. "We got tired of it. We did it for about five or six years. "A lot of people didn't know ...

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WENDY O. WILLIAMS Statue Throbblehead Now Available

Wendy O. Williams, the unforgettable leader of THE PLASMATICS, is now available as a special-edition statue Throbblehead! This Throbblehead captures Wendy's incredible 1982 look and is limited to 100 numbered units. It stands at 7 inches tall, and is made of a lightweight polyresin coated with a special rock treatment, making the figure look similar ...

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New JOEY RAMONE Solo Track Available For Streaming

On May 22, Joey Ramone's second solo album, "…Ya Know?" will be released (BMG Rights Management), eleven years after his life was cruelly cut short by lymphoma. The tracks were drawn from a cache of demos and unreleased recordings that Joey had cut at various times during the last decade and a half of his ...

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New JOEY RAMONE Solo Album Detailed

On May 22, Joey Ramone's second solo album, "…Ya Know?" will be released (BMG Rights Management), eleven years after his life was cruelly cut short by lymphoma. The tracks were drawn from a cache of demos and unreleased recordings that Joey had cut at various times during the last decade and a half of his ...

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CROWN OF THORNS Mainman Interviewed On 'Mars Attacks' Podcast

Singer/songwriter/producer Jean Beauvoir (CROWN OF THORNS, PLASMATICS) was interviewed by host Victor M. Ruiz for the latest episode of the "Mars Attacks" podcast. Beauvoir talked about why he decided to put CROWN OF THORNS back together; what it was like to work with such artists as KISS and RAMONES; what he's been up to since ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Checks In From Paris

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has issued the following update from the "Priest Feast" European tour, also featuring JUDAS PRIEST and TESTAMENT: "Well, we are within a week of ending the tour for the 'Priest Feast'. Oddly enough, I have not spent any time with the guys from JUDAS PRIEST, whereas Shawn [Drover; MEGADETH drummer] has ...

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DAN LORENZO: New Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" contains an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with HADES, NON-FICTION and THE CURSED guitarist Dan Lorenzo. Topics include Dan's bands, SOUNDGARDEN, KISS, Jeff the Drunk from "The Howard Stern Show" and THE PLASMATICS. Photos as well as the podcast can be downloaded at this ...

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