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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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Video: ANVIL Performs At Sweden's MUSKELROCK Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of ANVIL's May 30 performance at the Muskelrock festival at Tyrolen in Alvesta, Sweden can be seen below. ANVIL's latest album, "Hope In Hell", sold a little under 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The disc followed up "Juggernaut Of Justice", which opened with around 1,600 ...

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Video: GIRLSCHOOL Performs At Whisky A Go Go

Video footage of GIRLSCHOOL's May 22 performance at Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below. GIRLSCHOOL is touring North America for the first time in 20 years, reclaiming its rightful place as the hardest-rocking bunch of females to ever destroy a stage. Support on the trek is coming from CRUCIFIED ...

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ANVIL's LIPS On Passing Of TWISTED SISTER's A.J. PERO: 'The Saddest Part Is Not Going For Checkups To The Doctor'

Jack Antonio conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metallers ANVIL on March 25 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. Speaking about the recent passing of TWISTED SISTER drummer A.J. Pero, Lips said: "Well, A.J.'s, of course, an old acquaintance. We met ...

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GIRLSCHOOL: Two Never-Before-Released Early 1980s Concert Recordings To Be Made Available

From the vault of one of the most respected and groundbreaking British hard rock outfits to emerge from the NWOBHM scene, the legendary GIRLSCHOOL, come two never-before-released concert recordings now ready to be shared with the world courtesy of Deadline Music. Both shows present powerhouse performances by the original, classic GIRLSCHOOL lineup featuring guitarist/vocalist Kim ...

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ExtermiNation - RAVEN

41 years, sheesh, it's hard to believe where the time goes. RAVEN often gets left off the radar, especially when discussing both the NWOBHM and thrash, but here's a trio equally deserving of the celebratory comeuppance ANVIL enjoyed a few years ago following their film documentary. While RAVEN's "Rock Until You Drop" DVD from a ...

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GIRLSCHOOL To Release Limited-Edition 'Propaganda!' EP

Legendary all-girl British hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL are gearing up to storm North America for the first time in 20 years, reclaiming their rightful place as the hardest-rocking bunch of females to ever destroy a stage. Support on the trek will come from CRUCIFIED BARBARA, OLD JAMES and VELVET BLACK. GIRLSCHOOL will be previewing tracks from ...

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