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New QUEENSRŸCHE Producer Says Fans Will Be Divided About 'Operation: Mindcrime II'

SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY mainman Jason Slater recently spoke to The Breakdown Room about his production work on the new QUEENSRŸCHE album, the next chapter to the 1988 ground-breaking concept album, "Operation: Mindcrime", tentatively titled "Operation: Mindcrime II". Slater's relationship with QUEENSRŸCHE began on the road early last year when the band was supporting ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Frontman To Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY frontman Pepper Keenan taped an appearance May 14 on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball", to air on Saturday, May 21 beginning at 10:00 p.m. EST. More dates have been announced for CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's upcoming U.S. tour with CROWBAR, ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY and WEEDEATER. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 02 - The ...

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GOD FORBID To Play Benefit Show

New Jersey thrash titans GOD FORBID have announced that they will be playing a benefit concert at the Wayne Firehouse in Wayne, NJ on Saturday, June 4. "This effort is to help and support our good friend Frank Peigaro," reads a post on the group's web site. "Frank has previously played in punk pioneers THE ...

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MURDER 101: Demo Tracks Posted Online

MURDER 101, the new Florida-based band featuring Jason Blachowicz (DIVINE EMPIRE, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION) on bass, Cesar Placeres (HIBERNUS MORTIS) on drums, Samuel Dean (CHRONZON) on guitar, and Rob Thoth (CHRONZON) on vocals, have posted two songs from their recently completed "Death Warrant" demo — "Blood on my Hands" and "Point of No Return" — on ...

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CANNAE: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new track from Boston heavy hitters CANNAE, entitled "Rats, Snakes and Thieves", has been made available for download at Cannae.net. "Rats, Snakes and Thieves" comes off the group's upcoming album, "Gold Becomes Sacrifice", tentatively due in August on Prosthetic Records. The CD was recorded and produced by Jason Suecof (TRIVIUM, GOD FORBID, ...

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PSYCROPTIC Announce New Singer

Brutal Tasmanian death metallers PSYCROPTIC have announced Jason Peppiatt as their new vocalist (replacing Matthew "Chalky" Chalk). The following message was taken from the group's official web site: "PSYCROPTIC would like to announce that Jason Peppiatt is the new vocalist of the band. Jason did an amazing job on the recent European tour, and PSYCROPTIC ...

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AUDIOSLAVE And 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' To Take Over Hollywood

Rock behemoth AUDIOSLAVE is set to deliver their powerful sound to the heart of Los Angeles when the group shuts down Hollywood Boulevard for an outdoor performance to be broadcast exclusively on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on May 18. The band's notoriously explosive live show is expected to attract as many as 10,000 fans eager ...

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NEURAXIS Begin Recording New Album

Montreal-based metallers NEURAXIS have entered the studio to begin recording their fourth album, "Trilateral Progression". Yannick St Amand (DESPISED ICON) will be recording the album, while Jason Suecof (CAPHARNAUM) will be handling the mixing duties. "Trilateral Progression" will be released in North America on September 13 via Willowtip Records. A European release will follow through ...

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WATCHTOWER Footage To Air On 'Robb's Metalworks' Cable Show

A two-hour episode of the long-standing San Antonio metal cable show "Robb's Metalworks", featuring footage of WATCHTOWER, BEYOND BLACK, DEADPOOL, POWDERBURN, and MAGISTRAL, will air on San Antonio's Time Warner Cable Channel 20 at the following times: May 14 – 12:30 a.m. May 21 – 12:30 a.m. May 28 – 12:30 a.m. More information is ...

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PITTS VS. PREPS To Mix New Record In May

PITTS VS. PREPS, the Louisiana-based band featuring former EXHORDER frontman Kyle Thomas, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are mixing the record in the middle of May for an early July release. Due to Jason and Scott traveling so much, there have not been many gigs lately. May 28th the ...

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MUCOPUS Part Ways With Singer, Complete Work On Full-Length Debut

New York-based old-school death metallers MUCOPUS have parted ways with frontman Rich Manzillo. Current SKINLESS singer Jason Keyser will be handling the vocal duties for MUCOPUS' appearance at the Tokyo Deathfest in Japan, while former SKINLESS vocalist Sherwood Webber will be joining MUCOPUS for a special one-off performance on May 8 at the Hudson Duster ...

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BLOOD DUSTER Announce DVD Title, Prepare To Hit The Road

Bassist Jason P.C. of the infamous Australian act BLOOD DUSTER — who are described as blending lethal grindcore with traditional '70s-style Southern rock and rockabilly rhythms spiced up with a large dose of grossed-out humor — has posted the following message on the group's web site: "First off, the [first BLOOD DUSTER] DVD is slowly ...

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RUBY BULLET Team Up With MOTÖRHEAD Producer For Debut CD

Female fronted alt-prog-metal trio RUBY BULLET have teamed up with acclaimed producer/engineer Jason Corsaro (SOUNDGARDEN, MOTÖRHEAD, CLUTCH) to record their full-length debut. The New York City-based band plans to release the CD independently in the summer, although with growing label interest those plans might change. A preview of the album, which was recorded at Coyote ...

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P.O.D. Continue Work On New Album

RollingStone.com is reporting that P.O.D. have finished laying down bass and drums for their new album in San Francisco and have returned to their hometown of San Diego to finish the recording of their follow-up to 2003's "Payable on Death". "It's gonna be a more mature, heavy P.O.D.," bassist Traa said. "We're taking ...

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MURDER 101: 'Pure Fucking Hatred' Coming Your Way

More information has surfaced about MURDER 101, the new Florida-based band featuring Jason Blachowicz (DIVINE EMPIRE, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION) on bass, Cesar Placeres (HIBERNUS MORTIS) on drums, Samuel Dean (CHRONZON) on guitar, and Rob Thoth (CHRONZON) on vocals. The group are currently writing material and will be entering the studio later this month to record their ...

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