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AEROSMITH Frontman Performs With TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA In New York, New Jersey

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler was the special surprise guest for the TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA concerts at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on December 12 and the Izod Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey on December 13. According to Kevin Alba of MetalAsylum.net, "halfway through the [Izod Arena] set, [TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA] ...

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UPON INFLICTION: New Demo Track Posted Online

South Florida's UPON INFLICTION, the brainchild of drummer Gus Rios (MALEVOLENT CREATION, DIVINE EMPIRE) and guitarist Seth Ringler, has posted a "demo version" of a new song for free download on the band's MySpace page. The track marks the group's recorded debut with singer Kyle Symons (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION, HATEPLOW, SICKNESS), who will handle ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE Guitarist Opens Personal Studio

Luca Turilli, guitar player of the Italian symphonic metal masters RHAPSODY OF FIRE, has issued the following update: "I want to tell you that I finally set up my new personal studio, located between the hills and the sea of my Italian hometown, the beautiful Trieste. This studio is based on the wonders of the ...

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TRIVIUM Bassist On Touring With SLAYER

UK's Waterfront Online recently conducted an interview with bassist Paolo Gregoletto of the Florida metallers TRIVIUM. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Waterfront Online: How's the Unholy Alliance Tour going so far? Paolo: It's been awesome. We're winding down the UK leg of the tour now and then we'll be ...

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LORDI Meets BLACKWOLF: Video Available

Blackwolf, a 4,000-year-old wizard and LORDI's number one fan, had the opportunity of a lifetime when Triumph the Insult Comic Dog introduced him to the Finnish monster rockers at NBC Studios earlier this month when the band taped its appearance for the "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" show. You can watch the video below. "Deadache", ...

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IRON FIRE: 'To The Grave' Release Party Announced

Danish metallers IRON FIRE have scheduled a release party for their new album, "To The Grave", on January 9, 2009 at The Rock in Copenhagen, Denmark. According to the band, "It will be possible to buy the new album signed for a special release price, and we will do a live show with some of ...

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TWISTED SISTER: New York City DVD Screening Announced

On November 18, TWISTED SISTER releases "Live At The Astoria", a special twin-disc CD/DVD that marks the first commercially released, uncensored TWISTED SISTER concert in over 25 years. This very special concert was taped in London in 2004, and is hailed by critics as the band's greatest live triumph in its 35-year career The band ...

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WINTERS IN OSAKA: New Album Artwork Unveiled

Just months after unleashing a spaced-out, doom ritual of a collaboration with BONGRIPPER (entitled "Meat Ditch"), Chicago-based noise machines WINTERS IN OSAKA have completed work on their next full-length. The record, entitled "Molded to Crawl", was recorded over a six-month span — an absolute eternity for the insanely prolific trio, who also managed to complete ...

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IRON FIRE: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Danish metallers IRON FIRE will release their new album, "To The Grave", via Napalm Records on the following dates: Jan. 7, 2009 - Finland Jan. 9, 2009 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Italy, Benelux Jan. 12, 2009 - Rest of Europe Jan. 27, 2009 - USA, Canada The track listing for the CD is ...

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IRON FIRE: 'To The Grave' Release Dates Announced

Danish metallers IRON FIRE will release their new album, "To The Grave", via Napalm Records on the following dates: Jan. 7, 2009 - Finland Jan. 9, 2009 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Italy, Benelux Jan. 12, 2009 - Rest of Europe Jan. 27, 2009 - USA, Canada According to the band, "the mix is ...

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AC/DC Partners With TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES

The Sony BMG Music Entertainment UK / Triumph Motorcycles collaboration kicks off with the launch of AC/DC's "Black Ice" album and marks the start of the two companies working together on promotional activity around albums and tours for new bands on Sony BMG Music Entertainment's labels. Triumph Motorcycles have been associated with rock 'n' roll ...

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NECROPHOBIC Announces New Bassist

Stockholm, Sweden-based death metallers NECROPHOBIC have issued the following update: "During 2008 the band did a number of shows as a five-piece with Erik Danielsson (WATAIN) as a session member. This made NECROPHOBIC come to think of continue on a new path and develop the live performances as the new live impression was much better. ...

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Belgium's THE DYING Signs With DRAKKAR RECORDS

Belgian thrash metal act THE DYING (formerly CHIMAERA) has inked a deal with Drakkar Records. The group's new album, "Triumph Of Tragedy", will be re-released on December 5. Commented Drakkar label representative Marius Kopec: "We are delighted to have this promising band on our roster for the whole of Europe, with the exception of the ...

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IRON FIRE: New Album Title Revealed

Danish metallers IRON FIRE have set "To The Grave" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in early 2009 via Napalm Records. According to the band, "the mix is now finished, and Tommy Hansen has done a fantastic job once again. We are all really satisfied with the sound and can't wait to ...

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The IRON FIRE Curse Strikes Again

Vocalist Martin Steene of the Danish metal band IRON FIRE has issued the following update: "Yesterday [the new IRON FIRE album] was ready for mix. The plan was that Tommy Hansen started to mix the album alone and we would join in Saturday and Sunday. Jailhouse studio is located three hours drive from Copenhagen, so ...

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HORDE OF HEL Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

HORDE OF HEL, which features "members from different elite death metal and black metal bands from Sweden," is putting the finishing touches on its debut album, "Blodskam", for an early 2009 release via Moribund Records. The CD "will contain 13 songs of despair and hate," according to the band. HORDE OF HEL "represents total death, ...

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TRIUMPH Frontman Paying Tribute To THE BEATLES

This October, TRIUMPH guitarist/vocalist Rik Emmett will take part in "Let It Be", a once-in-a-lifetime concert celebrating the legacy of John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Emmett will be joined by mesmerizing singer/songwriter Damhnait Doyle, PRAIRIE OYSTER's celebrated frontman Russell deCarle and renowned multi-instrumentalist Andrew Craig. John Lennon and Paul McCartney comprised the most important songwriting ...

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IRON FIRE Recording New Album

Vocalist Martin Steene of the Danish metal band IRON FIRE has issued the following update: "We have been in the studio on and off for a couple of months now, and the new album is coming along great. Vocals are almost done now and guitar solos are being recorded every day at Kirk's [Backarach, guitar] ...

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THERIOMORPHIC To Release Second Album This Month

Portuguese death metallers THERIOMORPHIC will release their second album, "The Beast Brigade", on September 27. The CD was recorded at Brugo Sound Studio in January with producer Hugo Camarinha, and it features guest appearances by former THERIOMORPHIC singer Sid on two songs; SHADOWSPHERE vocalist Paulo Gonçalves; DECAYED singer W.; and Hugo Camarinha on guitar in ...

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FALL FROM GRACE To Release Debut In November

Seattle-based punk rockers FALL FROM GRACE have announced a November 4 release date for their debut album, "Sifting ThroughThe Wreckage". The CD will be released on Bunk Rock Records, boasting production by Terry Date (PANTERA, DEFTONES, SOUNDGARDEN) and Greig Nori (SUM 41, LUDACRIS, HEDLEY) and featuring vocals by HIMSA's John Pettibone. FALL FROM GRACE signed ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK SABBATH, QUEENSRŸCHE, ANTHRAX Members Featured On EDDIE TRUNK Tribute Video

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST performed an abbreviated set at Hard Rock Café New York in Times Square Monday night (August 4) as part of syndicated broadcast personality Eddie Trunk's event to celebrate his 25th anniversary in radio broadcasting. Trunk broadcasts his weekly radio shows, "Friday Night Rocks" on Q104.3 in the New York ...

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'Mandatory Metallica' To Launch August 16 On XM

Grammy Award-winning band METALLICA will have a dedicated channel on XM Radio, it was announced today. Beginning August 16, "Mandatory Metallica" (XM 51), will provide fans with music from the entire METALLICA catalog, including rare live recordings from the band's personal archives, extensive interviews with the band and more. METALLICA guitarist and singer James Hetfield, ...

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Land - TYR

When you're the lone musical export from a country of roughly 50,000 I'd imagine there would be just a tiny bit of pressure placed on your shoulders when it comes to representing your fellow countrymen. Fortunately for the residents of the Faroe Islands, TYR takes on this distinction with triumphant pride. Embracing the ancient Norse ...

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EXMORTUS: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

Los Angeles-based neo-classical death purveyors EXMORTUS are streaming their entire debut album, "In Hatred's Flame", at the web site of their record label, Heavy Artillery Records. "In Hatred's Flame" is scheduled for release on July 29. Armed with a diverse array of influences from IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST and YNGWIE MALMSTEEN to SLAYER, ...

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EXMORTUS To Film 'Triumph By Fire' Video Tomorrow

On Friday, July 18, Los Angeles-based neo-classical death purveyors EXMORTUS will shoot a video for the song "Triumph by Fire" from the band's upcoming album "In Hatred's Flame". Filming will take place during the Masters Of Disaster showcase at the Mutant House in Chino, California and the band has sent an open invite to all ...

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