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NAILS Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

Southern California-based four man hatecrew NAILS has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The band's as-yet-untitled third album is tentatively scheduled for release in the first quarter of 2015. "After waging an oppressive blitzkrieg against the world in 2013 with 'Abandon All Life', NAILS will join the ranks of the legendary Nuclear Blast for ...

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Oruga - ORUGA

"Oruga" is the Spanish word for caterpillar, which seems like a peculiar name for a doom and stoner band until you recall the hookah-toking caterpillar from "Alice in Wonderland", then it all makes sense. France's ORUGA makes no pretentions about what they are. They are a European interpretation of DOWN, WEEDEATER, SLEEP and CROWBAR, who ...

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SCORPIONS: 'Love At First Sting' 30th Anniversary Celebrated On 'In The Studio' (Audio)

North American syndicated rock radio show and web site "In The Studio: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands" gets rocked like a hurricane by the SCORPIONS on the 30th anniversary of their biggest-selling album, "Love At First Sting". SCORPIONS from Hanover, Germany had been the decade-long international long shot when their 1982 album, "Blackout", ...

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BLITZKRIEG Covers METALLICA On New Album

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG will release their eighth full-length studio album, "Back From Hell", on November 5. The band's first CD since 2007 will be made available via Metal Nation Records (previously Neat Records) after recently signing a three-album deal with ex-Neat Records boss and TYGERS OF PAN TANG founder/vocalist ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Release 'Back From Hell' Album In September

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG will release their eighth full-length studio album, "Back From Hell", on September 13. The band's first CD since 2007 will be made available via Metal Nation Records (previously Neat Records) after recently signing a three-album deal with ex-Neat Records boss and TYGERS OF PAN TANG founder/vocalist ...

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PANTERA's 'Walk' EP Set For Vinyl Release

To continue the year-long celebration of the 20th-anniversary edition of PANTERA's "Vulgar Display Of Power", Rhino has announced the first-ever vinyl release of the band's "Walk" EP. The six-track collection will be available on red and black swirled vinyl as a limited edition of 2,500 copies on November 6 for a suggested retail price of ...

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METALLICA: Official Footage From Sixth Mexico City Concert

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's pre-show tuning-room jam and "Battery" performance on August 6 at the sixth concert of the band's eight-date run at Palacio de los Deportes (Sports Palace) in Mexico City can be seen below. METALLICA's setlist for August 6 concert: 01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom The Bell Tolls 03. Fuel 04. ...

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KARION: 'Iron Shadows' CD/DVD Featuring S.A.SLAYER, RIOT, HELSTAR Members Available

San Antonio, Texas classic metal outfit KARION has issued its long-in-the-works CD/DVD retrospective, "Iron Shadows", via the band's own Cameo Fontana imprint. The package includes the group's remastered demos, recorded at Sound Cube Studios in Converse, Texas with engineer Ron Thomas during the band's three-year tenure in the mid-'80s, as well as archival video footage ...

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PANTERA's 'Vulgar Display Of Power' Re-Enters BILLBOARD Top 50

The 20th-anniversary reissue of PANTERA's "Vulgar Display Of Power" sold 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 48 on The Billboard 200 chart. This is more than double the first-week tally registered by the 20th-anniversary reissue of PANTERA's classic "Cowboys From Hell" LP, which debuted ...

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PANTERA's 'Walk' EP Available Digitally In U.S. For First Time

PANTERA's "Walk" EP is also available now for the first time in the U.S. at all digital retail outlets for a suggested list price of $3.99. Previously released in Japan in 1993, the six-track EP includes two "Cervical" remixes of "Walk" by J.G. Thirlwell and "Biomechanical" remixes of both "Fucking Hostile" and "By Demons Be ...

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VINNIE PAUL Talks HELLYEAH, PANTERA In New Video Interview

Frankie DiVita, radio personality at Southern California's 96.7 KCAL Rocks, conducted an interview with HELLYEAH/ex-PANTERA drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott on the red carpet of the fourth annual Revolver Golden Gods awards, which was held on April 11 at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat below. HELLYEAH's third album, ...

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PANTERA: Official 'Vulgar' 20th-Anniversary Reissue Party To Be Held At DUFF'S BROOKLYN

The official release/listening party for the 20th-anniversary reissue of PANTERA's "Vulgar Display Of Power" will be held on Friday, May 11 at Duff's Brooklyn in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The address is: Duff's Brooklyn 168 Marcy Avenue (between S 5th & Broadway) Williamsburg, New York For more information, visit www.duffsbrooklyn.com. While combing the PANTERA vaults ...

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Sell the Lie - VENREZ

If nothing else, there is an interesting story behind the formation of VENREZ, not to mention the pedigree of the players and the meaning behind the band name. It seems vocalist Steven Berez enlisted some folks to assist him with improvements on his humble (or otherwise) abode. Those folks happened to be guitarist Jason Womack ...

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PANTERA: 'Piss' Video Released

While combing the PANTERA vaults for the 20th-anniversary reissue of "Vulgar Display Of Power", drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott made an astounding discovery: "Piss", an incendiary blast of vintage PANTERA from the original recording sessions that had long been forgotten. After 20 years, "Piss" finally made its debut yesterday (Wednesday, April 11), when the newly created ...

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PANTERA: 'Piss' Video Stills Released

While combing the PANTERA vaults for the 20th anniversary reissue of "Vulgar Display Of Power", drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott made an astounding discovery: "Piss", an incendiary blast of vintage PANTERA from the original recording sessions that had long been forgotten. After 20 years, "Piss" will finally make its debut this Wednesday, April 11, when the ...

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VINNIE PAUL Remembers DIMEBAG (Video)

AOL's Noisecreep recently asked HELLYEAH's legendary drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott to reflect on the legacy of his late brother and former PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN bandmate, Darrell Lance Abbott, a.k.a. Dimebag Darrell, who was tragically killed on stage in Columbus in 2004. "The bottom line with Dimebag is he got off on making people ...

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PANTERA: 'Piss' Single Artwork Unveiled

While combing the PANTERA vaults for the 20th anniversary reissue of "Vulgar Display Of Power", drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott made an astounding discovery: "Piss", an incendiary blast of vintage PANTERA from the original recording sessions that had long been forgotten. After 20 years, "Piss" will finally make its debut this Wednesday, April 11, when the ...

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Special PANTERA Issue Of REVOLVER Magazine To Arrive Next Month

In anticipation of the reissue of one of the greatest metal albums of all time, PANTERA's 1992 masterpiece "Vulgar Display Of Power", Revolver magazine has created a PANTERA special issue, which includes the whole story of the band, an in-depth look at the making of "Vulgar", fallen guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's final interview, and more. ...

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Former METALLICA Bassist Says DAVE MUSTAINE Has Been 'Dissing' Him In Interviews

Ex-METALLICA bassist Ron McGovney has slammed his former bandmate, ex-METALLICA guitarist and current MEGADETH frontman Dave Mustaine, for "dissing" him in interviews and "minimizing" McGovney's contributions to METALLICA. Mustaine and McGovney joined METALLICA on stage on December 10, 2011 for the fourth and final intimate show at the Fillmore in San Francisco as part of ...

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JAMES LOMENZO Talks HAIL!, WHITE LION, DAVID LEE ROTH, MEGADETH In New Video Interview

On March 4, Dani Buarque of the "Lokaos Rock Show" conducted an interview with bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH, WHITE LION, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) about HAIL! — the supergroup featuring vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, BEYOND FEAR), guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA) and drummer Paul Bostaph (TESTAMENT, SLAYER, EXODUS, FORBIDDEN) — after ...

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HAIL!: Buenos Aires Concert Footage Posted Online

Video footage of HAIL! — the supergroup featuring vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, BEYOND FEAR), guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), drummer Paul Bostaph (TESTAMENT, SLAYER, EXODUS, FORBIDDEN) and bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH) — performing on March 6, 2012 at The Roxy in Buenos Aires, Argentina can be seen below. The band's ...

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HAIL! In São Paulo: Video Interview, More Performance Footage Available

On March 4, Edu Rox of the "Lokaos Rock Show" conducted an interview with guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA) about HAIL! — the supergroup featuring vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, BEYOND FEAR), Kisser, drummer Paul Bostaph (TESTAMENT, SLAYER, EXODUS, FORBIDDEN) and bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH) — after the band's concert at ...

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