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DYING FETUS: Films New Video, Unveils Media Player

DYING FETUS recently shot the first music video, for the track "Homicidal Retribution", from their upcoming album "War of Attrition". The video was lensed by director Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED, ALL THAT REMAINS) and producer Kim Resteghini for Raging Nation Films (TRIVIUM, SHADOWS FALL, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, UNEARTH) at Philadelphia's historic Eastern State Penitentiary. ...

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LUPARA To Support EMPEROR In Chicago

LUPARA, the Illinois-based band featuring ex-BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner, has been confirmed as direct support for Norwegian black metal pioneers EMPEROR at The Metro in Chicago, IL on May 30. This is one of only three highly anticipated EMPEROR shows on U.S .shores this spring. Commented Wagner: "I've shared the stage with with tons ...

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Ex-W.A.S.P. Drummer Says Drumming On 'The Neon God' Albums Was 'Nothing Groundbreaking'

Former W.A.S.P. drummer Stet Howland recently addressed the controversy surrounding drumming credits on the last two W.A.S.P. studio releases, both of which were part of the "The Neon God" two-album concept ("The Demise" and "The Rise"). Current QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali stated in various interviews that he played the drums on the albums, but ...

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40 BELOW SUMMER: 'Rain' EP Reissue To Include Bonus Demo Tracks

40 BELOW SUMMER will reissue its previously out-of-print and much-sought-after debut EP, "Rain", on May 8 via Crash Music Inc. The EP will be made available along with seven previously unreleased bonus demo tracks. The complete track listing is as follows: 01. Falling Down 02. Endorphines 03. Letter to God 04. Jonesin 05. Faces 06. ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN: 'I Love JOEY BELLADONNA'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian spoke to Eddie Trunk of the "Friday Night Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FM last night (February 9) about the group's recent split with singer Joey Belladonna and their future plans. A BLABBERMOUTH.NET transcript of the chat follows: Q: What's going on in the ANTHRAX world? Scott Ian: We ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN: 'The Reunion Is Over'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has issued the following statement via the band's official fan club site, CDC: "Finally, we're going back to work. We're going to Chicago to work our asses off and write a record. It's time. We're ready. One problem... no singer. "We were offered a direct support slot on a major tour ...

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Bassist RUDY SARZO Remembers RANDY RHOADS

Debby Rao of KNAC.COM recently conducted an interview with veteran hard rock/heavy metal bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, QUIET RIOT, DIO). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: KNAC.COM: What are your thoughts on HEAVEN AND HELL? Sarzo: I am a huge fan of that version of SABBATH. I am very ...

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ANTHRAX: More 'Battlestar Galactica' Set Visit Photos Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted more never-before-seen photos of ANTHRAX members Scott Ian and Frankie Bello and webmaster Brent Thompson on the set of their favorite TV show, "Battlestar Galactica". Ian and Bello are pictured with cast member, Tricia Helfer, this month's Playboy magazine covergirl, as well as cast members James Callis and Jamie Bamber. The photos ...

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SUFFOCATION: European Tour Dates Announced

Legendary New York death metallers SUFFOCATION have lined up the following European tour dates: Mar. 29 - Paris, FRA @ Scene Bastille Mar. 30 - Rijssen, NETH @ Lucky Mar. 31 - Copenhagen, DEN @ Store Vega Apr. 01 - Glauchau, GER @ Alte Spinnerei (No Mercy Festivals) Apr. 02 - Prague, CZR @ Abaton ...

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QUIET RIOT Guitarist Schedules NAMM Appearance

QUIET RIOT guitarist Alex Grossi will appear at Paul Reed Smith Guitars NAMM booth on Saturday, January 20 at 1:00 p.m. as part a press conference to be held by company founder Paul Reed Smith himself. The conference will include the debut of many of Paul Reed Smith's new models for 2007, as well as ...

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Label Owner To CHUCK SCHULDINER's Sister: Stop Weeping And Treat CHUCK's Legacy With Respect

Guido Heijnens, owner of the now-defunct Dutch record label Hammerheart Records (which was "resurrected" for a short while under the Karmageddon Media banner) has responded to comments made by Beth Schuldiner, sister of late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED mastermind Chuck Schuldiner, regarding the fate of the unreleased second CONTROL DENIED album and Hammerheart/Karmageddon Media's reasons ...

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CHUCK SCHULDINER's Sister: CONTROL DENIED's Second Album Will be Released This Year

Beth Schuldiner, sister of late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED mastermind Chuck Schuldiner, has issued a response to statements and accusations made by Guido Heijnens, owner of the now-defunct Dutch record label Hammerheart Records (which was "resurrected" for a short while under the Karmageddon Media banner) regarding the fate of the unreleased second CONTROL DENIED album and Hammerheart/Karmageddon ...

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QUIET RIOT: Free Ringtones Available

DADAmobile is offering the following ten QUIET RIOT ringtones free of charge by clicking here: 01. Cum On Feel the Noize 02. Condition Critical 03. Red Alert 04. Sign of the Times 05. Stay with Me Tonight 06. Love's a Bitch 07. Gonna Have a Riot 08. Alive and Well 09. Don't Wanna ...

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QUIET RIOT Drummer Mourns Passing Of JAMES BROWN

QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali has posted the following message on his official web site: "Very sad news on this Christmas day 2006 with the passing of Mr. James Brown. Truly another giant in the world of music. It is impossible to calculate all of his monumental contributions. "James Brown's music has always been a ...

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SUFFOCATION Drummer To Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

SUFFOCATION drummer Mike Smith will be a guest on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" this Satuday night, December 16. Smith will be unveiling the group's first video, for the track "Abomination Reborn", from their brand-new self-titled album. The clip was shot in Brooklyn, NY with director Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED, MISERY INDEX) and producers Dale Resteghini and ...

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LUPARA Frontman Pays Tribute To DIMEBAG

LUPARA vocalist Noa Brady recently got a new tattoo as a tribute to late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. A famous Dimebag photo taken by rock-photographer Chad Lee inspired the ink. The tattoo was done by Paul Miller of In Your Face Tattooz in Beaver Dam, WI. Noa had this to say about immortalizing Dime ...

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