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DIVINE HERESY Frontman Interviewed On MUEN TALK 525 POWER TRACKS

On September 18, MUEN Talk 525 Power Tracks conducted an interview with DIVINE HERESY frontman Travis Neal. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. DIVINE HERESY is the California-based band featuring FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares. DIVINE HERESY's sophomore album, "Bringer of Plagues", sold around 3,000 copies in the United ...

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Former/Current Members Of MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT, CHIMAIRA To Guest On GOD.FEAR.NONE CD

Greek death metallers GOD.FEAR.NONE have completed recording their new album, "Over Black Clouds". The CD contains 11 new songs of technical and melodic death metal, plus three re-recordings of songs taken from the "Vultures" album, which was released in 2007 (available only through iTunes and Uppercut Music). "Over Black Clouds" features international guest musicians such ...

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ALICE COOPER Interviewed On 107.7 THE BONE; Video Available

Steven Seaweed of 107.7 The Bone, the San Francisco Bay Area's rock station, conducted an interview with legendary rocker Alice Cooper on October 21, 2009. Watch the chat in four parts below. Alice Cooper celebrates his eternal love for the infernal holiday on his syndicated classic rock radio show "Nights with Alice Cooper" with a ...

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JOURNEY On 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'; Video Available

"Don't Stop Believin'" was the theme of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on October 5 when legendary rockers JOURNEY appeared on the program to tell Oprah how singer Arnel Pineda became part of the band as well as to perform their hit anthem. Watch their appearance in three parts below. JOURNEY's "Live In Manila" two-DVD ...

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JOURNEY To Appear On 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'

"Don't Stop Believin'" is the theme of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on October 5 when legendary rockers JOURNEY appear on the program to tell Oprah how singer Arnel Pineda became part of the band as well as to perform their hit anthem. A photo of JOURNEY's appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" can ...

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JOURNEY To Release 'Live In Manila' DVD

JOURNEY's "Live In Manila" two-DVD set will be released October 2, 2009. Filmed with RED technology, which utilizes special 4K high-definition cameras with a resolution exceeding 35mm film that gives the footage an extra dynamic quality, the DVD captures JOURNEY's historic concert in Manila, Philippines. Performing more than two hours' worth of classic favorites, as ...

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DARKOLOGY Signs With ROCKAHOLICS RECORDS

DARKOLOGY, the Texas-based band featuring guitarist Michael Harris (VITALIJ KUPRIJ), drummer Brian Harris (ex-FIREWIND), bassist Mike Neal and vocalist Kelly "Sundown" Carpenter (BEYOND TWILIGHT, OUTWORLD), has signed a deal with Rockaholics Records. The group's debut album, "Altered Reflections", is scheduled for release on November 2. According to a press release, DARKOLOGY's music features "ultra-tight, technical ...

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DARKOLOGY Signs Worldwide Record Deal

DARKOLOGY, the Texas-based band featuring guitarist Michael Harris (VITALIJ KUPRIJ), drummer Brian Harris (ex-FIREWIND), bassist Mike Neal and vocalist Kelly "Sundown" Carpenter (BEYOND TWILIGHT, OUTWORLD), has signed a worldwide deal with an as-yet-undisclosed record label. The group's forthcoming debut album, entitled "Altered Reflections", is described in a press release as "riffy metal with face-melting solos, ...

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Bringer Of Plagues - DIVINE HERESY

It seems that Dino Cazares has been through a lot of shit with the guys he jams with, doesn't it? First there's the controversial split with FEAR FACTORY, then there was the highly publicized brawl/break-up with original DIVINE HERESY singer Tommy "Vext" Cummings and now we have the earth-shattering news that Cazares has reformed FEAR ...

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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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