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MAYHEM To Release 'De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Alive'

Norwegian black metal icons MAYHEM are celebrating the release of their 1994 landmark "De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas" full-length with tours across the globe. This coming January, the band will march their way across North America performing the record in its monumental entirety. In conjunction with their many live appearances, MAYHEM will also release "De Mysteriis ...

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Historic SLASH Guitar Emerges After 30 Years

The metallic red B.C. Rich Warlock guitar owned and played by Slash during the Hollywood era early days of GUNS N' ROSES has been found and is being offered for sale at auction on November 5 through Julien's Auctions. The guitar is signed on the body "Slash" with his signature drawing of a "skull and ...

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Video Premiere: ANVIL's 'Zombie Apocalypse'

"Zombie Apocalypse", the new video from Canadian metal legends ANVIL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Anvil Is Anvil", which came out on February 26 worldwide (excluding Japan) via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort was made available on digipak CD (incuding one bonus track and a poster), 2LP gatefold clear ...

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AFTERSHOK Releases 'Detonate' Album

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based classic heavy metal band AFTERSHOK has just released its third full-length studio album, "Detonate", via Auburn Records. The CD was recorded by Jim Dofka at JK Musicians Workshop in Washington, Pennsylvania. Mastering was handled by Maor Appelbaum, who has worked with such artists as HALFORD, SEPULTURA, ANVIL, DOKKEN, FAITH NO MORE and ARMORED ...

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CANDLEMASS: Official Lyric Video For 'Death Thy Lover' Title Track

Legendary Swedish doom metallers CANDLEMASS will release a special 30th-anniversary EP titled "Death Thy Lover" on June 3 via Napalm. The four-track effort — which features Mats Levén on vocals — was recorded during September/October and will be made available as a four-page digipack, one-LP gatefold edition and one-LP gatefold webstore edition and old-school "skull-and-cross" ...

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Anvil is Anvil - ANVIL

God bless ANVIL. Like RAVEN, GRAVE DIGGER, U.D.O. and EXCITER, under-the-radar bands, ANVIL continues to spread its ball-busting metal legacy, and cultivate its devoted cult audience. They all just won't die, no matter how much you expect them to. It's already coming on a decade since ANVIL began shooting their acclaimed and impossibly successful ...

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ANVIL: Lyric Video For New Song 'Die For A Lie'

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will release their new album, "Anvil Is Anvil", on February 26 worldwide (excluding Japan) via SPV/Steamhammer. The album will be available on digipak CD (incuding one bonus track and a poster), 2LP gatefold clear version and as a digital download. The official lyric video for the song "Die For A Lie" ...

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FATES WARNING: 'A Pleasant Shade Of Gray' Guitar Transcription Now Available

Progressive metal legends FATES WARNING recently released a 3-CD+DVD expanded edition of their critically acclaimed 1997 classic, "A Pleasant Shade Of Gray", via Metal Blade Records. Today, the band is offering fans a guitar transcription of the album, in conjunction with Sheet Happens Publishing. To purchase the digital guitar book, visit SheetHappensPublishing.com. "A ...

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ANVIL: Complete 'Anvil Is Anvil' Album Details Revealed

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will release their new album, "Anvil Is Anvil", on February 26, 2016 worldwide (excluding Japan) via SPV/Steamhammer. The album will be available on digipak CD (incuding one bonus track and a poster), 2LP gatefold clear version and as a digital download. "Anvil Is Anvil" was recorded in October at Redhead 4 ...

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ANVIL To Release 'Anvil Is Anvil' Album In February

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will release their new album, "Anvil Is Anvil", on February 26, 2016 worldwide (excluding Japan) via SPV/Steamhammer. The album will be available on digipak CD, LP, and as a digital download. "Anvil Is Anvil" was recorded in October in Cologne, Germany with producer Martin "Mattes" Pfeiffer. ANVIL guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow ...

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ANVIL's LIPS Praises METALLICA, Says There Is 'Huge Mutual Respect' Between The Two Bands

Mark Taylor of Record Collector magazine recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about ANVIL's August 2013 concert in Singapore as the opening act for METALLICA, Lips said: "[It] was amazing. Very interestingly, when we got there, we were in ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: 'Painkiller' 25th-Anniversary 10-Inch Die Cut Buzz Saw EP To Be Made Available For 'Record Store Day'

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced the label's lineup of collectible 12", 10" and 7" vinyl releases created especially for Record Store Day's Black Friday 2015, celebrated this year at the nation's independent record stores on Friday, November 27, 2015. For RSD Black Friday 2015, Legacy is catering to connoisseurs ...

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FATES WARNING: Multi-Camera Footage Of Cleveland Concert

Multi-camrea fan-filmed video footage of U.S. progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING performing on October 18 at Agora in Cleveland, Ohio can be seen below. FATES WARNING has started work on its twelfth studio album, to be released next year via InsideOut Music. FATES WARNING guitarist and main composer Jim Matheos comments: "I'm happy to announce ...

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Video: FATES WARNING Performs In Brooklyn

Fan-filmed video footage of U.S. progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING performing on October 13 at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, New York can be seen below. FATES WARNING has started work on its twelfth studio album, to be released next year via InsideOut Music. FATES WARNING guitarist and main composer Jim Matheos comments: "I'm happy to ...

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Audio: PHILIP ANSELMO Joins Forces With CHILD BITE For Cover Version Of CELTIC FROST's 'The Usurper'

Next month, Corpse Flower Records will unveil "Morbid Tales: A Tribute To Celtic Frost", a maniacal 12-inch compilation featuring the likes of PERSEKUTOR, ACID WITCH, TEMPLE OF VOID, MUNICIPAL WASTE, HAYWARD featuring Scott Kelly and Jason Roeder of NEUROSIS, EVOKEN and COFFIN'S SLAVE featuring Scott Carlson of REPULSION all paying tribute to one of extreme ...

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FATES WARNING To Record New Album In December

U.S. progressive metal pioneers FATES WARNING have started work on their upcoming, twelfth studio album, to be released next year via InsideOut Music. FATES WARNING guitarist and main composer Jim Matheos comments: "I'm happy to announce that all the music for FW12 is now written. Still some work to do on lyrics and final arrangements, ...

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ANVIL-Branded Coffee Now Available

Sweden's Rock Coffee has released has released two new branded coffee brews featuring Canadian metal legends ANVIL: Anvil Ground Coffee and Anvil Espresso Beans. Rock Coffee was founded by Jonatan Samuelsson — coffee lover, musician, rocker, husband and father. Together with his friends Fredrik and Micke from Alingsås Kafferosteri (Alingsås Coffee Roastery), he brands coffee ...

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ANVIL Taps U.D.O. Producer For Upcoming Album

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will enter a studio in Cologne, Germany in October with producer Martin "Mattes" Pfeiffer to begin recording their new album, tentatively titled "Anvil Is Anvil", for an early 2016 release. ANVIL guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow told Metal Talk about the upcoming recording sessions (see video below): "[Martin has] been working with, ...

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