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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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GWAR: Munich Footage Available

Video footage of GWAR's July 4, 2010 performance in Munich, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of "eblrocknroll"). The new GWAR DVD, "Lust In Space - Live At The National", can now be ordered at Sleazy P. Martini's Hypereal Productions page. The footage for the DVD was filmed at the National Theater in ...

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LANDMINE MARATHON: 'Shadows Fed To Tyrants' Video Released

"Shadows Fed To Tyrants", the new video from Phoenix, Arizona's death metal/grind titans LANDMINE MARATHON, can be viewed below. The clip was shot in the band's hometown with director David Brodsky (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, GWAR, GOATWHORE) and will be available for purchase exclusively through iTunes starting on July 13. LANDMINE MARATHON recently collaborated with ...

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TESTAMENT Frontman Performs With DEVIN TOWNSEND At Finland's TUSKA Festival (Video)

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) performed his "Ziltoid The Omniscient" concept album in its entirety on Friday, July 2 at the thirteenth annual Tuska festival in Helsinki, Finland as a special one-off world-exclusive show. His DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT also played a set the following day ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed By DIRGE WITHIN Guitarist

Guitarist Matt Szlachta of Chicago metallers DIRGE WITHIN recently conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus (a.k.a. Dave Brockie). Watch the chat below. "America Must Be Destroyed", GWAR's 1992 opus, can now be purchased in a special edition digipak that's also crammed with a DVD that includes the seminal GWAR films "Tour De Scum" ...

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LANDMINE MARATHON Films 'Shadows Fed To Tyrants' Video

Phoenix, Arizona's LANDMINE MARATHON recently filmed a video for the song "Shadows Fed To Tyrants" with director David Brodsky (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, GWAR, GOATWHORE). The clip will make its online debut in the coming weeks. "Shadows Fed To Tyrants" comes off LANDMINE MARATHON's latest album, "Sovereign Descent", which was released on March 16 on ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed At BONNAROO MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL

Artisan News Service conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus (a.k.a. Dave Brockie) at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which was held June 10-13 in Manchester, Tennessee. Watch the chat below. "America Must Be Destroyed", GWAR's 1992 opus, can now be purchased in a special edition digipak that's also crammed with a ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces First-Ever Solo Headlining Tour

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will embark on his first-ever North American solo headlining tour in October. Each concert will be a special evening exploring a 15-year musical journey, with Townsend performing songs spanning his entire vast catalog. Supporting acts will be announced soon, along ...

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GWAR Releasing Two SXSW Video Segments

Coming at you straight from Antarctica, galactic gut-punchers GWAR are releasing two hilarious video segments recorded at SXSW (South By Southwest) via Metal Blade TV. The videos feature the almighty GWAR parading the streets of Austin, Texas and interacting with their unfamiliar surroundings. The first video can be viewed below and the second will hit ...

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DIRGE WITHIN: More Footage From The Road Posted Online

DIRGE WITHIN, the new metal band featuring ex-SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass, vocalist Jeremy "Jerms" Genske, guitarist Matt Szlachta, bassist James Pezanoski (ex-FROM ALL WITHIN), and drummer Frankie Harchut (ex-THE DOOMSDAY CATALYST), has uploaded the third and final in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the group's "Fear Campaign" tour with FEAR FACTORY, WINDS OF ...

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