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STEVE VAI's 'Modern Primitive' + 'Passion And Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition' To Be Released In June

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Steve Vai's "Modern Primitive / Passion And Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition", a celebratory 2CD collection of classic tracks and previously unreleased music, on Friday, June 24. Steve Vai and Legacy Recordings are commemorating the 25th anniversary of "Passion And Warfare" with a special 2CD ...

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APOCALYPTICA Announces U.S. Tour

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in April. The dates are as follows: Apr. 23 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom Apr. 25 - Pontiac, MI - Cro-foot Apr. 26 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues Apr. 27 - Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights Apr. 29 - Denver, ...

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CRO-MAGS Frontman's BLOODCLOT Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

BLOODCLOT, the band led by CRO-MAGS frontman John Joseph, has inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. Joining Joseph in BLOODCLOT's current lineup are Todd Youth (DANZIG) on guitar, Joey Castillo (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE) on drums and Phil Caivano (MONSTER MAGNET) on bass. A different lineup of BLOODCLOT — then called BLOODCLOT! — ...

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METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE Members Pay Tribute To LEMMY

Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT), Krist Novoselic (NIRVANA), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER), are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the death of legendary MOTÖRHEAD bassist/singer Lemmy Kilmister. Lemmy found out on ...

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EAGLES OF DEATH METAL Announce Return To Europe

EAGLES OF DEATH METAL will return to Europe in 2016 to complete their postponed tour dates, including what will surely be an emotional return to Paris. The rescheduled trek — the "Nos Amis Tour" — will see the band set to finish the tour that was cut short by the tragic events of November 13 ...

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Video Premiere: MY DYING BRIDE's 'Feel My Misery'

"Feel The Misery", the video for the title track of MY DYING BRIDE's latest opus and 12th full studio album, can be seen below. The CD is set for release on September 18 via Peaceville Records. Using The Raft Of Medusa by French romantic painter Théodore Géricault as visual inspiration as well as taking cues ...

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MY DYING BRIDE To Release 'Feel The Misery' Album In September

MY DYING BRIDE's 12th full studio album, "Feel The Misery", will be released on September 18 via Peaceville. With crushing epic doom spanning eight tracks, and featuring the return of original guitarist Calvin Robertshaw to the fold, this is undoubtedly amongst the band's heaviest, darkest, and most majestic works to date, marking MY DYING BRIDE's ...

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Video: MACHINE HEAD Joined By IGNITE Singer For 'Bleeding' Performance At Germany's SUMMER BREEZE

Video footage of IGNITE's Zoltán "Zoli" Téglás joining San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD on stage on August 15, 2014 at the Summer Breeze festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany to perform the IGNITE song "Bleeding"can be seen below. MACHINE HEAD's cover version of "Bleeding" was included on a 10-inch vinyl single which was released part ...

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Video: REED MULLIN, KARL AGELL Perform CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's 'Blind' Album At KATHERINE LUDWIG Benefit Concert

Karl Agell, who sang on the classic CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (C.O.C.) album "Blind" (1991), and founding C.O.C. member Reed Mullin (drums) performed the entire original version of the "Blind" LP on Sunday, November 9 at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina. Agell and Mullin were joined in the group by Scott Little and TR ...

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CRO-MAGS: Video Footage Of Montreal Concert

Shed My Skin has uploaded video footage of CRO-MAGS' August 2, 2014 performance at Katacombes in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can now check it out below. The current lineup of CRO-MAGS features John Joseph on vocals, A.J. Novello (LEEWAY) on guitar and Mackie Jayson on drums. CRO-MAGS' most recent studio album, "Revenge", came ...

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Video: REED MULLIN, KARL AGELL Rehearsing CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's 'Blind' Album For KATHERINE LUDWIG Benefit Concert

Karl Agell, who sang on the classic CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (C.O.C.) album "Blind" (1991), and founding C.O.C. member Reed Mullin (drums) will perform the entire original version of the "Blind" LP on Sunday, November 9 at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina. The concert is a benefit for Katherine Ludwig, former editor of the ...

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The Last Act of Defiance - SICK OF IT ALL

Hardcore icons SICK OF IT ALL are back with their first album in four years, not counting the 2011 "Non-Stop" compilation. "The Last Act of Defiance", like many of their albums, is over with as soon as it gets rolling, even at fourteen songs. God bless these guys, because they waste not a single second ...

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REED MULLIN, KARL AGELL To Perform CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's Entire 'Blind' Album At KATHERINE LUDWIG Benefit Concert

Karl Agell, who sang on the classic CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (C.O.C.) album "Blind" (1991), and founding C.O.C. member Reed Mullin (drums) perform the entire original version of the "Blind" LP on Sunday, November 9 at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina. The concert is a benefit for Katherine Ludwig, former editor of the long-running ...

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TED NUGENT Urges Americans To 'Ammo Up' In Preparation For 9/11 Anniversary Attack From 'Allahpuke Zombies'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has generated a fresh wave controversy after urging Americans to "ammo up" in preparation for a 9/11 anniversary attack from "4th world allahpuke zombies." Writing on his Facebook page, Nugent predicted that "helpless Americans and Europeans will be viciously ambushed when they least expect it" on Thursday — ...

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'NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990' Book Due In November

"NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990", Tony Rettman's ambitious oral history, captures ten years of struggle, including the scene's regional rivalries with D.C. and Boston, the birth of moshing, the clash and coming to terms of hardcore and heavy metal, the straightedge movement, and the unlikely influence of Krishna consciousness. Due in November from Bazillion Points ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Parts Ways With Guitarist HAMISH GLENCROSS, Welcomes Back CALVIN ROBERTSHAW

U.K. doom metal veterans MY DYING BRIDE have parted ways with guitarist Hamish Glencross due to "irreconcilable differences" and have been rejoined by Calvin Robertshaw. MY DYING BRIDE's three remaining festival appearances in 2014 — Denmark's Copenhell on June 13, Slovenia's Metaldays on July 25 and Czech Republic's Brutal Assault on August 9 — will ...

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