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HATETIMESNINE Featuring DIVINE HERESY, WARRIOR Members: Video Released

"In Darkness", the new video from HATETIMESNINE — the Southern California modern progressive metal band featuring vocalist Travis Neal (DIVINE HERESY), guitarist AC Alexander (WARRIOR), guitarist/producer Tracy Swider, bassist Greg Ladny, and drummer Mikey Pannone — can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Adam Mason (CRADLE OF FILTH, DRAGONFORCE) of Masonic Film Society, ...

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DIVINE HERESY Drummer Schedules Phoenix In-Store

Drummer Tim Yeung (DIVINE HERESY, ex-ALL THAT REMAINS, NILE, HATE ETERNAL, VITAL REMAINS) will make an in-store appearance next Saturday (August 22) at Raptor Guitars in Phoenix, Arizona between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. For more information, see the poster below. "Facebreaker", the new video from DIVINE HERESY — the California-based band featuring FEAR FACTORY ...

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DIVINE HERESY: 'Facebreaker' Video, Behind-The-Scenes Footage Released

"Facebreaker", the new video from DIVINE HERESY — the California-based band featuring FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares — can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by renowned director Brian Thompson (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) and features the band's frenetic live performance surrounded by an apocalyptic background setting. Behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot can be viewed ...

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DIVINE HERESY: 'Bringer Of Plagues' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Bringer of Plagues", the sophomore album from DIVINE HERESY — the California-based band featuring FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares — sold around 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 148 on The Billboard 200 chart. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The ...

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FEAR FACTORY/DIVINE HERESY Guitarist To Guest On 'Liquid Metal'

FEAR FACTORY/DIVINE HERESY guitarist Dino Cazares will be the featured guest on Liquid Metal (Sirius 27/XM 42) today (Tuesday, July 28) beginning at 6:00 p.m. EST. He will join host Jose Mangin for a candid, in-depth interview covering a barrage of topics ranging from new DIVINE HERESY vocalist Travis Neal's performance on the band's sophomore ...

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DIVINE HERESY: Photos From 'Facebreaker' Video Shoot Available

DIVINE HERESY, the California-based band featuring FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, recently shot a video for the track "Facebreaker" with renowned director Brian Thompson (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE). According to a press release, "the clip features the band’s frenetic live performance surrounded by an apocalyptic background setting." Check out photos from the video shoot at

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SACRED REICH Frontman Issues European Tour Recap

Bassist/vocalist Phil Rind of reactivated Arizona thrashers SACRED REICH has issued the following update: "We're back now from our trip to Europe. The shows were great! Thanks to everyone who came out, hung out, had a chat, got an autograph, a pick, bought a shirt or otherwise made it a fun time. Thanks to the ...

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DIVINE HERESY: 'Bringer Of Plagues' Track Listing Revealed

DIVINE HERESY, the California-based band featuring FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, will release its sophomore album, "Bringer of Plagues", in North America on July 28 via Century Media Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Facebreaker 02. The Battle of J. Casey 03. Undivine Prophecies (Intro) 04. Bringer of Plagues 05. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist's Charity Golf Day

According to Shropshire Star, JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing will host a fundraising day for The Lord's Taverners charity at his golf course in Bridgnorth. The Lord's Taverners Golf Day 2009 will be launched this afternoon at Downing's home at Astbury Hall, Chelmarsh, near Bridgnorth, United Kingdom. Neal Radford, former England and Worcestershire ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist Interviewed At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival; Video Available

Paul Marshall of Marshall Amplification conducted an interview with guitarist Neal Schon of American rock legends JOURNEY at this year's Download festival, which was held June 12-14 at Donington Park, United Kingdom. Watch the chat below. JOURNEYSchon, Jonathan Cain (keyboards), Ross Valory (bass), Deen Castronovo (drums) and Arnel Pineda (vocals) — earned platinum ...

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JOURNEY: Video Footage Of SWEDEN ROCK Press Conference Available

American rock legends JOURNEY took part in a press conference earlier today (Saturday, June 6) at the Sweden Rock festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden. Watch the question-and-answer session in three parts below. JOURNEYNeal Schon (guitar), Jonathan Cain (keyboards), Ross Valory (bass), Deen Castronovo (drums) and Arnel Pineda (vocals) — earned platinum honors in 2008 ...

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DIVINE HERESY: New Song Available For Streaming

DIVINE HERESY, the California-based band featuring FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, is streaming a new song, "Face Breaker", on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off DIVINE HERESY's sophomore album, "Bringer of Plagues", which is scheduled for release in North America on July 28 via Century Media Records. The creative force behind ...

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DINO CAZARES On New DIVINE HERESY Album: 'I'm Once Again Setting The Highest Standards'

The creative force behind the genre-defying, legendary metal titans FEAR FACTORY, guitarist Dino Cazares, has returned with a mind-blowing, scathing new offering that shatters the boundaries of conventionality with unrelenting intensity, precision and speed. This new offering from Cazares' extreme metal juggernaut DIVINE HERESY also features one of the genre's most acclaimed drummers, Tim Yeung ...

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JOURNEY: New Tour Dates Announced

According to The Pulse of Radio, JOURNEY has announced a 23-date summer tour kicking off on July 16 at the Moondance Jam in Walker, Minnesota and running through September 4 in Atlantic City, New Jersey and the Borgata Hotel and Casino. The band is now fronted by Arnel Pineda on lead vocals. Guitarist Neal Schon ...

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DREAM THEATER: New Audio Interview With MIKE PORTNOY Available

Italian journalist Paolo Bianco recently conducted an interview with Mike Portnoy, drummer of the American progressive metal band DREAM THEATER. During the chat, Portnoy shed some light on the upcoming DREAM THEATER album, "Black Clouds & Silver Linings", due out on June 23 via Roadrunner Records. Portnoy said that the inspiration for the song "The ...

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FEAR FACTORY Reforms With DINO CAZARES, BURTON C. BELL, GENE HOGLAN

A new version of FEAR FACTORY has been officially launched featuring the band's original members Dino Cazares (guitar) and Burton C. Bell (vocals) alongside bassist Byron Stroud (who played on the last two FEAR FACTORY albums in addition to touring and recording with STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and ZIMMERS HOLE) and legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DETHKLOK, ...

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COVERED CALL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Swedish melodic hard rock band COVERED CALL — which features established members of the Swedish music scene, including founding member/drummer Ronny Svanströmer and Thomas Vikström (ex-CANDLEMASS, THERION) — has been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 3-6, 2009 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABRAMIS ...

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TRANSATLANTIC Reunites For New Studio Album

TRANSATLANTIC, the progressive rock "supergroup" comprised of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER), Pete Trewavas (MARILLION), Roine Stolt (THE FLOWER KINGS) and Neal Morse (ex-SPOCK'S BEARD), has reunited after a seven-year hiatus to record a brand new studio album. The band began work on the CD in early April in Nashville and is expected to have it ...

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HARDLINE Singer To Guest On 'Allee Martell's Purrfect Timing'

HARDLINE/AXEL RUDI PELL vocalist Johnny Gioeli will be the special guest on Megarock Radio melodic hard rock program "Allee Martell's Purrfect Timing" today (Wednesday, April 15) at 8 p.m. EST. According to the show's hostess Allee Martell, the interview will be focused on "talking music and all about the new HARDLINE album." For more information, ...

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Original FEAR FACTORY Members Reunite

A brand new project has been formed featuring original FEAR FACTORY members Dino Cazares (guitar) and Burton C. Bell (vocals). The band, which is rumored to also include bassist Byron Stroud (who played on the last two FEAR FACTORY albums in addition to touring and recording with STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and ZIMMERS HOLE) and legendary ...

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RAGE, DEATHSTARS, WITCHCRAFT Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

RAGE, DEATHSTARS, VAINS OF JENNA, BABYLON BOMBS, INNOCENT ROSIE, WITCHCRAFT, FOUREVER, HINDENBURG and HOT LEG (featuring former THE DARKNESS frontman Justin Hawkins) have been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 3-6, 2009 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABRAMIS BRAMA (S) AMBERIAN DAWN (FIN) AMON ...

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DIVINE HERESY: Arizona Shows Postponed

DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based metal group led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, has been forced to pospone the first two dates (March 31 in Tucsco, Arizona and April 1 in Tempe, Arizona) of its previously announced West Coast mini-tour. "The band are currently trying to finish up their new album and have ...

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HARDLINE: New Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has set an April 17 European release of the long-awaited new album from HARDLINE, entitled "Leaving the End Open". HARDLINE was formed when brothers Johnny (vocals) and Joey Gioeli (guitar), originally from the band BRUNETTE, teamed up with guitarist Neal Schon (JOURNEY). Signed by MCA as soon as Schon left BAD ENGLISH, with ...

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TAKARA Seeking Bassist, Drummer

U.S. rockers TAKARA are seeking a bassist and drummer for shows/tours and upcoming work on new album. The band says, "No session players/guns for hire. Looking for dedicated, seasoned players. Los Angeles/Southern California locals only. This is a great opportunity for the right guys. We have international recognition and a sizable following." Please send all ...

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DIVINE HERESY: New Tour Dates Announced

DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based metal band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, will embark on a short tour in March/April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 31 - The Rock - Tucson, Arizona Apr. 01 - The Clubhouse - Tempe, Arizona Apr. 02 - Whisky A Go Go - Hollywood, California Apr. ...

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