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HERO DESTROYED: 'Cause For Cancer' Video Posted Online

"Cause For Cancer", the new video from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's HERO DESTROYED, can be viewed below (courtesy of MetalInjection.net). The song comes off the band's recently released self-titled EP. The clip was produced and directed by Rick Mauck for Look Both Ways Productions and was shot at an abandoned shopping mall outside of Pittsburgh. HERO DESTROYED ...

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METALLICA's 'Death Magnetic' Wins 'Best Recording Package' GRAMMY

Turner Duckworth's design for METALLICA's album "Death Magnetic" was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Recording Package" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 51st annual Grammy Awards, which are being held tonight (Sunday, February 8) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The nominees in this year's "Best Recording Package" category were as ...

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DIVINE HERESY/Ex-FEAR FACTORY Guitarist Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Possum of Altitude conducted an interview with DIVINE HERESY/ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares at this year's NAMM show, which was held January 15-18, 2009 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the four-minute chat below. DIVINE HERESY's much-anticipated sophomore CD will be the group's first with new vocalist Travis Neal (THE BEREAVED, PUSHED). ...

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JOURNEY To Perform At SUPER BOWL XLIII Pre-Game Show

American rock sensation JOURNEY will help kick off Super Bowl XLIII as part of the pre-game festivities adjacent to Raymond James Stadium during the Super Bowl XLIII celebration in Tampa Bay on Sunday, February 1 at 5:30 p.m. EST. JOHN LEGEND will also appear. More than 148 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year's ...

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DIVINE HERESY Drummer Schedules NAMM Appearances

Drummer Tim Yeung (DIVINE HERESY, ex-ALL THAT REMAINS, NILE, HATE ETERNAL, VITAL REMAINS) kicks off the New Year with a series of signings at the Axis Percussion and ddrum booth at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants), which is being held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. See below ...

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DIVINE HERESY's DINO CAZARES Schedules NAMM Signings

Dino Cazares (DIVINE HERESY, ASESINO, FEAR FACTORY, BRUJERIA) will attend this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which is being held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. He will take part in signing sessions at the Ibanez Guitars and Seymour Duncan pickups booth on the following dates: * Friday, ...

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DIVINE HERESY To Enter Studio In February

DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based metal band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, is hard at work on material for its much-anticipated sophomore CD, the group's first with new vocalist Travis Neal (THE BEREAVED, PUSHED). The band plans on hitting the studio on February 1, once again with acclaimed producing team Dirty Icon ...

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DIVINE HERESY: Fort Worth Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DIVINE HERESY's November 7, 2008 concert at the Ridglea Theater in Fort Worth, Texas can be viewed below (courtesy of "EdgeKrusher37"). DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based metal band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, is hard at work on material for its sophomore album — the group's first with ...

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DIVINE HERESY: 'Bleed The Fifth' Video Posted Online

DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based metal band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, is hard at work on material for its sophomore album — the group's first with Travis Neal on vocals. DIVINE HERESY plans on hitting the studio early next year once again with acclaimed producer Logan Mader (SOULFLY, MACHINE HEAD, GOJIRA, ...

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JOHN WAITE To Headline UK's Z ROCK 2009 Festival

JOHN WAITE has been confirmed as the headliner of the Z Rock 2009 festival, set to take place May 29-30, 2009 at JB's in Dudley, England. With a career that spans 30 years, John Waite is one of the most successful artists in the AOR/melodic rock genre. His career started with the BABYS who found ...

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New Track Featuring SLASH Part Of 'Gibson Presents: Hot Tones In High-Definition'

Gibson Guitar, the musical instrument manufacturer, has partnered with HDtracks to offer free, downloadable, high-definition music — a first of its kind collaboration for an instrument manufacturer. The exclusive offering to fans of Gibson Guitar, titled "Gibson Presents: Hot Tones in High-Definition", is a diverse collection of music performed by the world's best guitarists and ...

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TAKARA Prepares To Release 'Invitation To Forever'

U.S. rockers TAKARA will release their sixth album, "Invitation To Forever", on October 31 in Europe via SPV Records, and November 16 for the U.S. and the rest of the world through ProgRock Records. The LP will also be available directly from the band via its web sites and through all digital music stores. Commented ...

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Ruination - ABACINATE

Dubbed "working-class, beer-drinking metal" by the band on its MySpace page, the description of "Ruination" by New Jersey's ABACINATE doesn't tell much about the style heard on the disc, but I've no reason to disbelieve that the boys are working class, drink beer, and play/listen to metal. More accurately, "Ruination" is varied, brutal death metal ...

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DIVINE HERESY Announces New Singer, Tour Dates

DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, has officially tapped 28-year-old singer Travis Neal (PUSHED, THE BEREAVED) to front the group following the departure of Tommy Cummings. A tour of Mexico will kick off at the end of August, to be followed by a string of U.S. dates. ...

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DIVINE HERESY: South American Tour Cancelled

DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, has cancelled its previously announced South American tour because "the promoter fucked up getting the necessary work visas and flights," according to a statement posted on the group's MySpace page. The band continues, "DIVINE HERESY would like to send our sincerest ...

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DIVINE HERESY Comments On New Touring Singer

DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, has issued the following update: "First and foremost, we would like to give a big thanks to Jake Veredika [former lead singer of the Maryland-based metal band PERIPHERY] for filling in on vocals and helping us out on the ARCH ENEMY/DARK ...

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HERO DESTROYED Schedules Hometown In-Store Performance

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's HERO DESTROYED has lined up a free in-store performance at Eide's Entertainment in Pittsburgh on Friday, July 11 to commemorate the release of the band's self-titled EP. HERO DESTROYED will play many additional shows throughout the summer in support of the CD. "Hero Destroyed" will be released in the U.S. tomorrow (Tuesday, July ...

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DEVIL'S GIFT: Debut Album Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

DEVIL'S GIFT, the metal project of Orlando, Florida-based singer-songwriter Lennon Murphy (who performs under the name LENNON), will release its debut album in Europe on September 26 via Tiefdruck-Musik. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Looking For Jesus 02. Shadow Never Ending 03. Victim 04. Damned Angels 05. Final Words 06. ...

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HERO DESTROYED: New Album Streaming Online

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's HERO DESTROYED is streaming its upcoming Relapse debut in its entirety now via Fairtilizer.com. This self-titled EP will see a July 8 North American release date (July 14 internationally). HERO DESTROYED has scheduled a record-release show on July 5 in Pittsburgh at the 31st Street Pub. This concert will be the ...

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