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STARRING JANET LEIGH Signs With IRONCLAD RECORDINGS

Ironclad Recordings (Trevor Phipps of UNEARTH's label) has announced the signing of STARRING JANET LEIGH. Formed in 2003, the Canadian metal act began with creating music the band found both interesting and challenging with no compromise to musical integrity. Fusing death metal, hardcore, and modern jazz to create a sound that can best be described ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Return To Greece In May

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT will return to Greece on May 29 to play a show at the On Stage club in Athens. Guitarist Nige Rockett says, "This one we really cannot wait for, our last visit to Greece two years back with NAPALM DEATH was totally fucking insane, so we're looking forward to much more of ...

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THE LEGION: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION, who feature in their ranks former MARDUK drummer Emil Dragutinovic, have issued the following update: "We are proud to announce the release of our third album, 'A Bliss to Suffer', through Listenable Records on April 27. Entirely produced by us band members ourselves at Art Decay Studio during a series ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Belgium's DELIRIUM FESTIVAL

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Delirium Festival on Saturday, April 11 at Biebob, in Vosselaar, Belgium. Guitarist Nige Rockett says, "It's a great little venue, with a real cool atmosphere as all our Belgian fans will know, so we're really looking forward to returning there once again and seeing all our old ...

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Reunited MILITIA: Austin Footage Available

Video footage of reunited Texas heavy metallers MILITIA performing the song "Regiments Of Death" on December 7, 2008 at Red 7 Club in Austin, Texas can be viewed below (clip uploaded by "stoneagelightning"). MILITIA played its first show in 22 years on December 5, 2008 at the Rockstar Sports Bar in Fort Worth, Texas. Check ...

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HATCHET Seeking New Vocalist, Bassist

Bay Area thrashers HATCHET have issued the following update: "HATCHET is now actively seeking a new permanent vocalist and or bass player to re-complete our lineup. We are looking for talented, serious musicians, who can be 100% dedicated to our band. Vocalist needs to be confident in their ability to front our band as well ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Support TESTAMENT In Oxford

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT will support San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans TESTAMENT on Thursday, February 19 at the Academy in Oxford, England. Commented ONSLAUGHT: "This will be our first show of 2009, as we take a short break from writing the new album. It's gonna be an awesome night of classic thrash metal... and one ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN To Enter Studio In March

JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the band led by the SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, has issued the following update: "JON OLIVA'S PAIN is deep into pre-production for our fourth release, due out later this year. 13 songs are on the table, with another six still in their infancy. Expect us to deliver another 60-plus minutes. We are ...

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LAZARUS A.D.: 'The Onslaught' Artwork Unveiled

Kenosha, Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D. has unveiled the track listing and artwork for its debut album, "The Onslaught", which is scheduled for release on March 3 via Metal Blade Records. Originally known simply as LAZARUS, the band has been pummeling audiences with their brand of modern thrash since the spring of 2005. Have no doubts that ...

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ONSLAUGHT: Video Interview/Masterclass Available

René Ackermann of Contraband Candy conducted an interview with reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT at last year's Damnation Festival, which was held November 22, 2008 in Leeds, U.K. Watch the clip below as Nige Rockett and Andy Rosser-Davies show you how to play thrash guitar riffs the ONSLAUGHT way. Sy Keeler and Jeff Williams then chat ...

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BOLT THROWER, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Germany's ROCKAREA Festival

BOLT THROWER, SCHANDMAUL, HEAVEN SHALL BURN and ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Rockarea festival, set to take place August 28-29, 2009 at Stausee in Losheim, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH A.O.K. BOLT THROWER BRAINSTORM CALLEJON CLEAN STATE DIMPLE MINDS ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS HACKNEYED HEAVEN SHALL BURN LETZTE ...

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BROTHERHOOD OF THE LAKE Signs With GLASSTONE RECORDS

Glasstone Records has announced the signing of BROTHERHOOD OF THE LAKE from Plymouth, U.K. According to a press release, the band "brings an onslaught of spiky guitar riffs and roaring vocals, backed up by an absolute bull of a drummer, keeping the songs on lockdown through beatdown after beatdown. The onstage charisma of vocalist Robert ...

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AVALANCHE: Debut Album To Be Recorded In Early 2009

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: "We have been getting quite a good amount of messages from people looking to get the [debut AVALANCHE] album or buy ...

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UPON INFLICTION: New Demo Track Posted Online

South Florida's UPON INFLICTION, the brainchild of drummer Gus Rios (MALEVOLENT CREATION, DIVINE EMPIRE) and guitarist Seth Ringler, has posted a "demo version" of a new song for free download on the band's MySpace page. The track marks the group's recorded debut with singer Kyle Symons (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION, HATEPLOW, SICKNESS), who will handle ...

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ONSLAUGHT: Footage From DAMNATION FESTIVAL Available

Fan-filmed video footage of reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT performing the song "Let There Be Death" at this year's Damnation Festival last night (Saturday, November 22) in Leeds, UK can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). The group's entire concert was recorded for a live album, to be released in ...

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THE STEVE GRIMMETT BAND: First 2009 Dates Announced

THE STEVE GRIMMETT BAND — the UK-based group led by former GRIM REAPER/ONSLAUGHT singer Steve Grimmett — has issued the following update: "Steve Grimmett is delighted to announce two more dates for the diary. On January 23, 2009, the band will play the XIGAS Festival in Greece which will give the band a great chance ...

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WATAIN: New Video Interview With ERIK DANIELSSON Available

MetalKult.com has posted a video interview with WATAIN singer/bassist Erik Danielsson. The footage was captured on October 8, 2008, when the Swedish black metal band brought its onslaught to New York City's Knitting Factory, with support from KRALLICE, WITHERED and BOOK OF BLACK EARTH. Before the show, MetalKult.com had a chance to catch up with ...

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MILITIA: 'Released' Collection of '80s Recordings Now Available

Available now on the Forged In Fire (Rockadrome) label is "Released", a collection of '80s recordings from the legendary Texas heavy metal group MILITIA. The CD contains the classic "Regiments of Death" demo, tracks from the infamous "Sybling" EP and more dusty ancient relics! "Released" features a 24-page color booklet with band history, tons of ...

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INTO ETERNITY To Support DEICIDE in Mexico Tonight

Canadian extreme progressive metal icons INTO ETERNITY, whose recently released concept album "The Incurable Tragedy" has earned critical acclaim worldwide, will play tonight (October 18) in Monterrey, Mexico with death metal legends DEICIDE. This marks the band's first return to the city since performing at the 2005 Monterrey Metal Fest, where the group played alongside ...

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