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ONSLAUGHT: 'Live Damnation' E-Card Available

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT recorded their performance at the Damnation Festival on November 22, 2008 in Leeds, U.K. for a live CD, "Live Damnation", to be released on July 20 through Candlelight Records. An e-card for the album can be accessed at this location. Fan-filmed video footage of ONSLAUGHT performing the song "Let There ...

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LAZARUS A.D.: New Video Interview Posted Online

AlexIslegend.com conducted an interview with vocalist/bassist Jeff Paulick of Kenosha, Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D. on May 24, 2009 when the band played Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts with TESTAMENT and UNEARTH. Watch the chat in two parts below. LAZARUS A.D. recently shot a video for the song "Thou Shall Not Fear" in the "storied and (supposedly) haunted ...

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LAZARUS A.D. Interviewed By PHROZEN TV; Video Available

Phrozen TV conducted an interview with Kenosha, Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D. on May 16, 2009 when the band played Harpo's in Detroit, Michigan with TESTAMENT and UNEARTH. Watch the chat in two parts below. LAZARUS A.D. recently shot a video for the song "Thou Shall Not Fear" in the "storied and (supposedly) haunted Eagle's Ballroom in ...

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ONSLAUGHT: 'Live Damnation' Artwork Revealed

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT recorded their performance at the Damnation Festival on November 22, 2008 in Leeds, U.K. for a live CD, "Live Damnation", to be released on July 20 through Candlelight Records. Check out the cover artwork below. Fan-filmed video footage of ONSLAUGHT performing the song "Let There Be Death" at last year's Damnation Festival ...

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AVALANCHE Changes Name To AMARANTHE

AVALANCHE, the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), has changed its name to AMARANTHE. Commented Mörck: "Due to a legal dispute and copyright claims, we have decided to change our name to AMARANTHE. The ...

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CANDLEMASS, MAYHEM, SOLITUDE AETURNUS Confirmed For Romania's ROCK CITY OPEN AIR

CANDLEMASS, MAYHEM, SOLITUDE AETURNUS and DEW-SCENTED are among the newly confirmed bands for the Rock City Open Air 2009 festival, set to take place August 20-23 in Fetesti, Romania. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGATHODAIMON AMON AMARTH ANCIENT RITES BELPHEGOR BETRAYER BLAZE BAYLEY BLOOD RED THRONE BRAINSTORM BUCOVINA CANDLEMASS CIRITH GORGOR CLAYMORE ...

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LAZARUS A.D. Interviewed By FANGORIA Magazine; Video Available

Fangoria, an internationally distributed U.S. film fan magazine specializing in the genres of horror, slasher, splatter and exploitation films, recently conducted an interview with Kenosha, Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D.. Watch the five-minute chat below. LAZARUS A.D. recently shot a video for the song "Thou Shall Not Fear" in the "storied and (supposedly) haunted Eagle's Ballroom in ...

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STARRING JANET LEIGH: New Song Posted Online

Toronto, Ontario, Canada's STARRING JANET LEIGH has posted a new song, "Mistress", on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's debut full-length album, "Spectrum", which is scheduled for release on May 12 via Ironclad Recordings (Trevor Phipps of UNEARTH's label). The CD was recorded in June and September 2007 with ...

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MILITIA: Video Interview, Performance Footage Available

"The Atheena Show" conducted an interview with reunited Texas heavy metallers MILITIA on December 5, 2008 at the Rockstar Sports Bar in Fort Worth, Texas. Watch the three-minute chat below. Also available is footage of the band performing the song "Search For Steel" on April 26, 2009 at Die Halle in Frankfurt, Germany (courtesy of ...

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ONSLAUGHT: Live Album Ready To Go To Press

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT recorded their performance at the Damnation Festival on November 22, 2008 in Leeds, U.K. for a live CD, to be released later in 2009 through Candlelight Records. Drummer Steve Grice states, "The live album has been mixed and approved and is now heading its way to record company [headquarters] to go to ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM Announces Tour With PENTAGRAM

Chicago-area psychedelic black metal group NACHTMYSTIUM has issued the following update: "It is with much honor to announce our upcoming mini-tour with U.S. rock/doom legends PENTAGRAM!!! The tour kicks off right here in our neighborhood in Chicago and will take us to the West Coast and then down to Texas for six exclusive performances with ...

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PSYOPUS, LAZARUS A.D. Featured In Latest METAL BLADE Podcast

Click here to download the latest Metal Blade podcast, featuring Rochester, New York-based tech grindcore/hardcore outfit PSYOPUS and Kenosha, Wisconsin thrashers LAZARUS A.D. It contains special interviews, music and more. PSYOPUS's new album, "Odd Senses", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. ...

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LAZARUS A.D.: 'Thou Shall Not Fear' Video Released

Kenosha, Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D. recently shot a video for the song "Thou Shall Not Fear" in the "storied and (supposedly) haunted Eagle's Ballroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin." The clip, which "will give you a good idea of the band's powerful and engaging live performance," can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to ...

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LAZARUS A.D.: 'Thou Shall Not Fear' Video To Premiere This Week

Kenosha, Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D. recently shot a video for the song "Thou Shall Not Fear" in the "storied and (supposedly) haunted Eagle's Ballroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin." The clip, which "will give you a good idea of the band's powerful and engaging live performance," will premiere online at HeadbangersBlog.com on April 16 and on MTV2's "Headbangers ...

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ROSS THE BOSS Confirmed For Holland's ALCATRAZ METAL FESTIVAL

ROSS THE BOSS, SANITY'S RAGE, KILLER and THE DIFFERENCE have been confirmed for the second edition of the Alcatraz Metal Festival, set to take place on Saturday, August 8 at Brielpoort in Deinze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT STEEL HELSTAR KILLER ONSLAUGHT ROSS THE BOSS SANITY'S RAGE SAXON SPOIL ENGINE ...

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AVALANCHE: Video Footage From Pre-Production Sessions Posted Online

AVALANCHE, the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), has posted video footage from the pre-production sessions for the band's debut album. The four-minute clip below features the creation of the brand new AVALANCHE song ...

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AVALANCHE Preparing To Enter Studio

AVALANCHE, the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), has issued the following update: "The writing of the debut album is nearing completion, and studio time has been booked, and AVALANCHE is entering the studio ...

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HAMMERFALL, KREATOR, BELPHEGOR Confirmed For Germany's ROCK AREA Festival

HAMMERFALL, KREATOR, BELPHEGOR and ICON have been confirmed for the Rock Area festival, set to take place August 20-22, 2009 in Loreley, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH A.O.K. BELPHEGOR BOLT THROWER BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CLEAN STATE DIMPLE MINDS ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS HACKNEYED HAMMERFALL HEAVEN SHALL BURN LETZTE INSTANZ ICON ...

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The Onslaught - LAZARUS A.D.

This one hits so hard it hurts. There is happy thrash and there is mean thrash. Guess how I'd categorize "The Onslaught" by Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D.? Right, it's meaner than a hungry pit bull with rabies. The album was floating around for an extended period as an independent release before Brian Slagel snatched it up ...

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AT WAR's PAUL ARNOLD Interviewed; Video Available

On January 10, 2009, Joe Wyatt of the Metallic Onslaught conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Paul Arnold of the reunited Virginia thrash metal legends AT WAR. Watch the chat in two parts below. AT WAR entered Pyramid Sound studios in Ithaca, New York on January 4, 2009 to start recording its first album in 20 ...

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IMMORTAL Added To Romania's ROCK CITY OPEN AIR

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL have been confirmed have been confirmed for the Rock City Open Air 2009 festival, set to take place August 20-23 in Fetesti, Romania. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGATHODAIMON AMON AMARTH ANCIENT RITES BETRAYER BLAZE BAYLEY BLOOD RED THRONE BRAINSTORM BUCOVINA CIRITH GORGOR CLAYMORE CROSSOVER DAWN OF DESTINY ...

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CHIMAIRA: 'The Infection' Track By Track

Cleveland, Ohio's CHIMAIRA will release its new album, "The Infection", in North America on April 21 via Ferret Music and in Europe on April 24 through Nuclear Blast. The CD was mastered at Sterling Sound in New York City with Ted Jensen and Chris "Zeuss" Harris (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, AGNOSTIC FRONT, TERROR, THE ACACIA STRAIN). ...

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