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WOLFMOTHER: 'New Moon Rising' Video Released

"New Moon Rising", the new video from the Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER, can be viewed below. The kaleidoscope of visual feats features an onslaught of color, effects and cut up animation pieced together resulting in a journey to the decade of rock 'n roll. Prepared by New Zealand directors Special Problems, the clip is an ...

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STARRING JANET LEIGH: 'Ex You' Video Released

"Ex You", the new video from the Canadian metal outfit STARRING JANET LEIGH, can be viewed below. The shoot went down during the band's performance as part of the Montreal Assault Tour which also featured DESPISED ICON, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, CARNIFEX, BLIND WITNESS and THE LAST FELONY. The live footage captured at the show was ...

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YEAR LONG DISASTER Begins Recording New Album

Los Angeles rock n' roll power trio YEAR LONG DISASTER has begun recording its second full-length album with Grammy Award-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, RUSH, DEATH ANGEL, SHADOWS FALL) in Los Angeles at Sound City Studios. Entitled "Black Magic: All Mysteries Revealed", the follow-up to the band's 2007 self-titled debut is set for release ...

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PAINDIVISION Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Guitarist Mark Hobson has left Australia's PAINDIVISION in order pursue his musical career further overseas in Finland and has been replaced by Ben Thomas, who previously played guitar in the Sydney-based band THUNDASTEEL. Thomas, who made a guest appearance on EMPIRES OF EDEN album "Songs of War and Vengeance", "has brought a devastating technique that ...

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ONSLAUGHT: Quality Footage From PARANOID OPEN AIR Festival Available

Quality fan-filmed video footage of British thrashers ONSLAUGHT performing at this year's Paranoid Open Air festival — which was held August 13-15, 2009 at Autopoligon Ljubecna, near Celje, Slovenia — can be viewed below (courtesy of "gokizoki"). ONSLAUGHT recorded its performance at the Damnation Festival on November 22, 2008 in Leeds, U.K. for a live ...

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AGENT STEEL: Video Footage From Belgium's ALCATRAZ METAL FESTIVAL Available

Fan-filmed video footage of California metal veterans AGENT STEEL performing the song "Unstoppable Force" at the second edition of the Alcatraz Metal Festival this past Saturday (August 8) at Brielpoort in Deinze, Belgium can be viewed below (courtesy of "stoneagelightning"). Commented the band: "The Alcatraz Metal Festival was SO F*CKIN METAL!!!! We went right after ...

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Slovenia's PARANOID OPEN AIR To Be Filmed For Upcoming Documentary

Greek production company Rag Films will film three days of festival performances, atmosphere and interviews at Paranoid Open Air at Ljubecna pri Celju, Slovenia, August 13-15. The footage will be used for a forthcoming documentary about rock and metal scene in Slovenia, titled "Slo Burnin". The project is being helmed by award-winning film director George ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Tour South America In October

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT will embark on a tour of South America in October. Guitarist Nige Rockett states, "The tour will begin in Brazil on October 8, closing with three shows in Colombia on October 16-18. There are still a few dates/countries to be announced, but we should have all the final details real soon." Fan-filmed ...

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LAZARUS A.D. Forced To Drop Off 'Baptized In Beer' Tour

Kenosha, Wisconsin-based thrashers LAZARUS A.D. have been forced to pull out of the final four dates on the "Baptized in Beer" tour with BISON B.C. "due to an accident." LAZARUS A.D. says in a statement, "Unfortunately, Dan Gapen [guitar, vocals] broke his hand last night in Vegas and will not be able to play the ...

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ONSLAUGHT: Sheffield Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of British thrashers ONSLAUGHT performing the song "Destroyer Of Worlds" this past Monday night (July 20) at the Corporation in Sheffield, United Kingdom can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). ONSLAUGHT recorded its performance at the Damnation Festival on November 22, 2008 in Leeds, U.K. for ...

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Burn - HAVOK

By golly, the thrash resurgence ain't over yet! Candlelight found yet another throwback thrash band with big-time talent in Denver's HAVOK and ended up with an album in "Burn" that is far removed from what is quickly becoming a watered down trend. Then again, I write that and realize the both LAZARUS A.D. and WARBRINGER ...

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LAZARUS A.D.'s JEFF PAULICK Interviewed; Video Available

Altitude's Full Metal Jackie recently conducted an interview with vocalist/bassist Jeff Paulick of Kenosha, Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D.. Watch the chat below. LAZARUS A.D. shot a video for the song "Thou Shall Not Fear" in the "storied and (supposedly) haunted Eagle's Ballroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin." "Thou Shall Not Fear" comes off LAZARUS A.D.'s debut ...

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TAAKE Confirmed For Slovenia's PARANOID OPEN AIR

Norwegian black metallers TAAKE have been confirmed for this year's Paranoid Open Air festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 at Autopoligon Ljubecna, near Celje, Slovenia. The complete festival billing is as follows: AGNOSTIC FRONT (USA) ATHEIST (USA) BAREHANDED (Slovenia) BENEATH THE MASSACRE (Canada) BLAZE BAYLEY (UK) BLOODFEAST (Austria) CANDLEMASS (Sweden) CARIGNAN (Austria) CHAOSSTAR ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Support TESTAMENT In U.K.

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT will support TESTAMENT on the following dates: July 22 - Newcastle, UK @ 02 Academy July 23 - Bristol, UK @ 02 Academy July 25 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfren Hall Commented ONSLAUGHT guitarist Nige Rockett: "It'll be cool to catch up with the TESTAMENT guys once again and play our first ...

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Waking into Nightmares - WARBRINGER

For one reason or another California's WARBRINGER gets mentioned in virtually every discussion of thrash metal's resurgence these last few years. In this case, the hoopla is warranted, as the youngsters play it like they mean it and bring genuineness to the proceedings, a trait that is frequently lacking with the bandwagon jumpers. The quintet ...

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AT WAR: 'Infidel' Artwork, Release Date Unveiled

Reunited Virginia thrash metal legends AT WAR will release their first album in 20 years, entitled "Infidel", on August 18 via Heavy Artillery Records. The CD's stunning cover artwork comes courtesy of legendary illustrator and photographer Claudio Bergamin and can be viewed below. AT WAR entered Pyramid Sound studios in Ithaca, New York on January ...

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PESTILENTIAL SHADOWS Signs With PULVERISED RECORDS

Australian black metallers PESTILENTIAL SHADOWS have inked a worldwide deal with Pulverised Records for the release of their new album, "In Memoriam, Ill Omen". In a world filled with disease and mindless genocide, it is no wonder why PESTILENTIAL SHADOWS chose the term "anti-human plague black metal" to represent their brand of devastation. "In Memoriam, ...

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MONSTER MAGNET Confirmed For U.K.'s HARD ROCK HELL Festival

MONSTER MAGNET will headline the first night of this year's Hard Rock Hell festival, set to take place December 4-5, 2009 at Pontins in Prestatyn Sands. North Wales, United Kingdom. Hard Rock Hell booker Seven Webster says: "The response to this year's event has been our best yet, with tickets selling at record speed, and ...

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SUICIDE CITY Signs With THE END RECORDS

SUICIDE CITY, the band featuring BIOHAZARD guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei and former KITTIE bassist Jennifer Arroyo, has inked a deal with The End Records. The group's full-length debut, entitled "Frenzy", is scheduled for release on August 4. SUICIDE CITY formed in 2004 when five talented and experienced artists, sharing the same passion in music, crossed paths. ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Slovenia's PARANOID OPEN AIR Festival

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the confirmed for the Paranoid Open Air festival, set to take place August 13-15 in Slovenia (exact location to be announced). The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AGNOSTIC FRONT ATHEIST BAREHANDED BENEATH THE MASSACRE BLAZE BAYLEY CANDLEMASS CHAOSSTAR DALKHU ELIMINATOR ETERNITY FIRST STRIKE ...

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