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DEVIN TOWNSEND Issues 'Ghost', 'Deconstruction' Video Update

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) has released a new video message regarding the status of the recording/mixing sessions for "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" — the third and fourth in a series of albums to be made available under THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker. "So I think ...

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JASMIN ST. CLAIRE: Autobiography Cover Revealed

In November, BearManor Media will release "What the Hell Was I Thinking?!! Confessions of the World's Most Controversial Sex Symbol", written by Jasmin St. Claire with biographer Jake Brown (whose recent releases include authorized books with HEART and MOTÖRHEAD). Shot with famed rock photographer Robin Perine (whose prior credits include photo shoots with Slash, Marilyn ...

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GWAR To Film 'Zombies, March!' Video With FANGORIA

Fangoria has announced that it will be working with GWAR on the band's next music video. "Zombies, March!" will be the first clip from GWAR's new album, "Gwar's Bloody Pit Of Horror", which will be released on November 9 via Metal Blade Records. The video will be shot in Richmond, Virginia during September and October ...

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INFERNAEON: 'Graven Image' Video Released

"Graven Image", the new video from Floridian extreme metallers INFERNAEON, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in Orlando by Fetus Productions, directed by Pia Houge and produced by Luke Leonard. Commented vocalist Brian Werner: "Doing this video was a fucking amazing experience. "We got a chance to work with a killer new company ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

Peter Bailey of the "Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Metal Blade Records has set a November 9 U.S. release ...

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INFERNAEON Frontman Interviewed By METAL ASSAULT

On September 15, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with vocalist Brian Werner of Floridian extreme metallers INFERNAEON. You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. INFERNAEON's new album, "Genesis To Nemesis", was released on August 31 via Prosthetic Records. The CD was recorded at Erik Rutan's ...

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GWAR: New Album Release Date Announced

Metal Blade Records has set a November 9 U.S. release date for GWAR's "newest and sickest" album yet, "Bloody Pit of Horror". Commented GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus: "This year sees no end to the torment, and delight, we shall heap upon you ungrateful slobs. Our new album has got some of the heaviest shit we ...

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CONTRIVE: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"The Internal Dialogue", the second album from the Melbourne, Australia trio CONTRIVE, is available for streaming in its entirety below. The CD is available in Australia at all JB Hi Fi and independent stores through MGM Distribution or iTunes worldwide. The first pressing is a limited-edition hand-numbered digipack — limited to 500 copies only — ...

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ATHEIST: 'Jupiter' Artwork Unveiled

Reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST will release their long-awaited fourth album, "Jupiter", on November 9 (one day earlier internationally) via Season Of Mist. The CD was recorded at LedBelly studios in Atlanta, Georgia with engineer Matt Washburn and was mixed by Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM, CHIMAIRA, DEVILDRIVER). The cover artwork (see below) was created by ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Hugh of ThrashHits.com conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Fresh off the amazing experience that was the 2010 GWAR-B-Q, intergalactic snuff-rockers GWAR continue ...

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Genesis to Nemesis - INFERNAEON

Finally a new release from INFERNAEON, the Florida band that offered a fresh take on the Tampa sound with their 2007 debut "A Symphony of Suffering". Well, more like a reinvention since the sound of the album was symphonic death/black metal (more death than black at the time) and succeeded in distancing them from the ...

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VOIVOD, Ex-MEGADETH Members To Guest On HYPERION Debut

Glen Drover (MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND), Dan Mongrain (VOIVOD, MARTYR) and Jeff Potts (MANTIC RITUAL) have recorded guest guitar solos on the forthcoming debut album from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania progressive metallers HYPERION, entitled "Orchestrating The Myth". According to the band, "these guys laid down some incredible solos." "Orchestrating The Myth" will feature cover artwork (see below) by ...

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GWAR To Embark On The 'Bloody Tour Of Horror'

Fresh off the amazing experience that was the 2010 GWAR-B-Q, intergalactic snuff-rockers GWAR continue their relentless assault upon all humanity with the announcement of their first run of dates for this fall's "Bloody Tour of Horror". Make sure you catch GWAR this fall in support of their newest and sickest album yet, "Bloody Pit of ...

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CANNABIS CORPSE: New Documentary Video Released

CANNABIS CORPSE — the Richmond, Virginia-based old-school death metal band featuring Philip "Landphil" Hall (bass) from MUNICIPAL WASTE and his brother Josh "HallHammer" Hall (drums) — has released the first installment of a video series documenting its first-ever European tour. The triumphant trail they blazed across the continent inspired axeslinger Landphil and artist Luna Duran ...

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INFERNAEON: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Genesis To Nemesis' Recording Sessions

Behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for "Genesis To Nemesis", the new album from Floridian extreme metallers INFERNAEON, can be viewed below. Due on August 31 via Prosthetic Records, the CD was recorded at Erik Rutan's Mana Recording Studios (GOATWHORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, HATE ETERNAL) in St. Petersburg, Florida with producer Brian Elliott. The cover artwork, ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND's Solo Catalog Reissued On Colored Vinyl

Back On Black — the company which specializes in vinyl reissues of classic metal albums and is dedicated to providing top-quality releases for record collectors and metal fans worldwide — will reissue the solo catalog from Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) on 180-gram colored vinyl. ...

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GWAR Announces New Album Title

After a triumphant European tour that included appearances at the With Full Force and Dour festivals, Antarctic rock gods GWAR have returned to their ice-bound fortress to drink blood and begin work on their newest and most gut-crushing album yet. That's right, right now, at the sorta halfway point of GWAR's special two-year long 25th ...

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ANACRUSIS Frontman Interviewed On Swiss Radio; Audio Available

In June 2010, Switzerland's "Metal X" show, which airs on Radio X Basel, conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Kenn Nardi of reunited St. Louis, Missouri-based progressive/melodic thrash metallers ANACRUSIS. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. Video footage of ANACRUSIS performing at this year's Keep It True XIII festival, which was ...

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INFERNAEON's New Album To Feature Guest Appearances By GWAR, HATE ETERNAL Members

Oderus Urungus (GWAR), Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, MORBID ANGEL), John Zahner (SAVATAGE), Bill Hudson (COLDERA, CELLADOR, CIRCLE II CIRCLE, POWER QUEST) and John Slaughter (COLDERA, SKINDUSTRY) make guest appearances on "Genesis To Nemesis", the new album from Floridian extreme metallers INFERNAEON. Due on August 31 via Prosthetic Records, the CD was recorded at Erik Rutan's ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: Video Of TUSKA Press Conference Available

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) took part in a press conference at the thirteenth annual Tuska festival, which was held July 2-4, 2010 in Helsinki, Finland. The question-and-answer session can now be viewed in two parts below. Townsend performed his "Ziltoid The Omniscient" concept album ...

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