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SHADOWS FALL To Headline Rhode Island's THE BIG KAHUNA Festival

Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL will headline The Big Kahuna festival on Saturday, August 22 at Fêtemusic hall in Providence, Rhode Island. Also appearing on the bill will be END TIME ILLUSION, ANARIA, CARNIVORA, OATH, and many others on three stages. SHADOWS FALL says: "We may add a few more shows around this date and these ...

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STEVEN TYLER's Daughter CHELSEA Releases Third KANEHOLLER EP

According to KBA.com, Hub Folding Box Company, Inc., an innovative leader and custom manufacturer of quality folding paperboard cartons headquartered in Mansfield, Massachusetts, was pleased to host acclaimed rock and roll singer Steven Tyler of the popular rock band AEROSMITH, on a recent visit to his family's folding carton facility. Tyler, who always ...

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CHARLIE BENANTE Says ANTHRAX Has 'Over 20 Songs' For Next Album

On May 24, Jay Nanda of San Antonio Metal Music Examiner and AXS.com conducted an interview with ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante at the River City Rockfest in San Antonio, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the progress of the recording sessions for the follow-up to ANTHRAX's 2011's album, "Worship Music", Benante ...

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SLAYER And ANTHRAX To Join Forces For European Tour

SLAYER (pictured) will join forces with ANTHRAX and KVELERTAK for a European tour in the fall. So far the following dates have been announced: Oct. 25 -Tilburg, NETH @ 013 Oct. 26 - Paris, FRA @ Le Zenith Nov. 07 - Vienna, AUT @ Gasometer SLAYER has set "Repentless" as the title of its new ...

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REFUSED: New Song 'Françafrique' Available For Streaming

Reunited seminal Swedish hardcore band REFUSED will release its new album, "Freedom", on June 30 via Epitaph. The CD was produced by Nick Launay (ARCADE FIRE, Kate Bush, Nick Cave) except for the songs "Elektra" and "366", which were helmed and co-written by Shellback, the Swedish pop superproducer who has worked with pop superstars Taylor ...

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SCORPION CHILD Begins Recording Sophomore Album

Austin rockers SCORPION CHILD have entered the studio to begin recording their sophomore album, due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The band have once again joined forces with Chris "Frenchie" Smith (THE ANSWER, AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TAIL OF DEAD…), who also produced and arranged SCORPION CHILD's self-titled, full-length ...

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ANDREAS KISSER Says He Would Be Cheating Fans And Himself By Taking Part In Classic SEPULTURA Reunion For Money

On May 12, Jon Rexius of Capital Chaos TV conducted an interview with guitarist Andreas Kisser of Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA at Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California. You can now watch the chat below. Asked whether SEPULTURA is still in contact with the band's founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) ...

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Video Premiere: IMPELLITTERI's 'We Own The Night'

"We Own The Night", the new video from IMPELLITTERI, can be seen below. Directed by John Logsdon, who has helmed videos for DEF LEPPARD, VAN HALEN and NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK, the clip was filmed at the Mates rehearsal room in Los Angeles while VAN HALEN was preparing in the next room for its ...

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Founding YES Bassist CHRIS SQUIRE Diagnosed With Leukemia

Founding YES bassist Chris Squire has been diagnosed with a form of leukemia called acute erythroid leukemia. As a result, he will be forced to miss the group's tour this summer for the first time to receive medical treatment in Phoenix, where he resides. He will be temporarily replaced by Billy Sherwood, who played guitar ...

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SAVATAGE: 'Return To Wacken' Audio Samples

To celebrate SAVATAGE upcoming reunion performance at Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany, SAVATAGE and earMUSIC will release the ultimate "Return To Wacken" album on June 19. The effort will contain studio versions of classic songs that the band played live at Wacken as part of their previous two appearances at the world-famous festival: in ...

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Hope Within Hatred - SHATTERED SUN

Texas-based sextet SHATTERED SUN has been around for about a decade and are just now releasing their debut full-length album, "Hope Within Hatred". Along the way, the band dropped four EPs and ran the ruts of personnel changes before being signed to the Breaking Bands, LLC management team, spearheaded by the legendary Jon Zazula of ...

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SAVATAGE: 'Return To Wacken' Collection Due In June

To celebrate SAVATAGE upcoming reunion performance at Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany, SAVATAGE and earMUSIC will release the ultimate "Return To Wacken" album on June 19. The effort will contain studio versions of classic songs that the band played live at Wacken as part of their previous two appearances at the world-famous festival: in ...

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KISS's PAUL STANLEY, GENE SIMMONS Receive ASCAP Founders Award

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) presented rock heavyweights KISS with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards on April 29 in Hollywood. The exclusive, invitation-only gala took place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, California. The ASCAP Founders Award goes to ASCAP's pioneering ...

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REFUSED To Release 'Freedom' Album In June

Reunited seminal Swedish hardcore band REFUSED will release its new album, "Freedom", on June 30 via Epitaph. The CD was produced by Nick Launay (ARCADE FIRE, Kate Bush, Nick Cave) except for the songs "Elektra" and "366", which were helmed and co-written by Shellback, the Swedish pop superproducer who has worked with pop superstars Taylor ...

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