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HOLYHELL Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

Female-fronted metallers HOLYHELL are currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on their debut album, tentatively due this summer via MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music label. Already prominent players in the metal scene, HOLYHELL's "Apocalypse" EP landed on the German chart after selling over six thousand copies in a matter of weeks by virtue of ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Kicks Off North American Tour; Video Available

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen kicked off her North American tour last night (Wednesday, April 29) at The Fillmore NY @ Irving Plaza in New York City. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below (thanks to Benniken). Tarja's band for the trek consists of the following musicians Tarja Turunen - Vocals Mike ...

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DELAIN: Milan Footage Posted Online

Video footage of DELAIN's April 26, 2009 concert at Zoe Club in Milan, Italy has been posted on the web site of the Italian brach of Roadrunner Records (clip shot by Carlo Vergani). "April Rain", the new album from DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt ...

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EPICA: More Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA have posted more video footage from the recording sessions for their new album. The latest clip focuses on the guitar and vocal recordings and can be viewed below. EPICA has reportedly revealed in a recent intervew that the band's next studio album will be called "Design Your Universe". The group entered ...

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PROFANE OMEN: 'Left To Disintegrate' Video Released

"Left To Disintegrate", the new video from Finnish metallers PROFANE OMEN, can be viewed below. This clip was shot by Timo Honkanen, Maria Jaskari, Jere Kilpinen, Petri Koivunen, Toni Salminen and PROFANE OMEN. It was directed and edited by Toni Salminen. The song comes off the band's sophomore full-length album, "Inherit The Void", which recently ...

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DELAIN: 'April Rain' Lands On German Chart

"April Rain", the new album from DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 96. "April Rain" will be released in North America on June 30 via Sensory Records (with U.S. distribution ...

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DELAIN: Toulouse Footage Available

DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — is currently on the road in Europe as the support act for KAMELOT. Fan-filmed video footage of the opening song of DELAIN's April 1, 2009 performance at the Havana Café in Toulouse, France can ...

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DELAIN: 'April Rain' To Receive North American Release In June

"April Rain", the new album from DELAIN — the Dutch gothic rock/metal project founded by ex-WITHIN TEMPTATION keyboardist Martijn Westerholt (brother of WITHIN TEMPTATION's Robert Westerholt) — will be released in North America on June 30 via Sensory Records (with U.S. distribution through Ryko and Canadian distribution through Sonic Unyon). The North American version of ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Touring Band Revealed

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen's band for her upcoming tour will consist of the following musicians Tarja Turunen - Vocals Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, SAVAGE CIRCUS, ex-RAGE, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) - Drums Maria Ilmoniemi - Keyboards Oliver Holzwarth (BLIND GUARDIAN, ex-SIEGES EVEN) - Bass Alex Scholpp (ex-FARMER BOYS) - Guitar Max Lilja (HEVEIN, ex-APOCALYPTICA) - Cello The ...

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IRON MAIDEN Frontman Interviewed In Costa Rica; Video Available

Ana María Parra conducted an interview with vocalist Bruce Dickinson of British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN when they visited Costa Rica on March 3, 2009. Watch the six-minute chat below. For "Iron Maiden: Flight 666" — the upcoming feature-length documentary film which follows the IRON MAIDEN bandmembers on the first leg of their "Somewhere ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Pre-Tour Video Posted Online

A two-and-a-half-minute video clip of the Southern California female-fronted rock/metal band IN THIS MOMENT getting ready to hit the road in the United States as the support act for MUDVAYNE can be viewed at MonsterEnergy.com (Windows Media player required). IN THIS MOMENT will take part in a special "unplugged" performance at the Metal ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Singer In PLAYBOY Magazine

Vocalist Maria Brink of the Southern California-based female-fronted band IN THIS MOMENT is featured in the March 2009 "sex and music" issue of Playboy magazine. The issue, which hit newsstands last Friday (February 13), includes an interview with the singer in which she talks about being on the road 300 days a year. "My dudes ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Added To PAPA ROACH, FILTER European Tour

Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT has been added to the PAPA ROACH / FILTER European tour in April. The band will also play a number of U.K. dates the same month. IN THIS MOMENT's European schedule is shaping up as follows: Give It A Name Introduces Tour 2009 featuring IN THIS MOMENT, LIGHTS, VERSA EMERGE, ...

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KUNVUK: Debut Album Title Announced

Australia-based technical, groove metal band KUNVUK has set "Immute: What Follows The Feeding of Jackals" as the title of its debut album, tentatively due in July as a two-disc digipack edition. The first disc will contain 10 new compositions rallying from the brink of insanity to the pinnacle of clarity. Coupled with this will be ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: U.K., Japanese Tour Dates Announced

Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT has announced new tour dates for the U.K. and Japan in April/May. They are as follows: Apr. 09 - Islington Academy - London, UK Apr. 10 - Clwb Hor Bach - Cardiff, UK Apr. 11 - Academy 2 - Sheffield, UK Apr. 13 - King Tut's - Glasgow, UK Apr. ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: First Video Blog From The Road Posted Online

Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT has posted the first video blog from the band's recently launched North American tour. The three-minute clip, which was edited by Blake Bunzel, can be viewed below. As previously reported, IN THIS MOMENT vocalist Maria Brink will be featured — fully clothed — in the March 2009 "rock" issue of ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Acoustic Performance Of 'Lost At Sea' Available

Altitude has posted footage of Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT performing an acoustic version of the song "Lost At Sea" in the "Altitude Artist Lounge." Watch the clip below. As previously reported, IN THIS MOMENT vocalist Maria Brink will be featured — fully clothed — in the March 2009 "rock" issue of Playboy magazine, the ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Singer To Appear In PLAYBOY Magazine

Vocalist Maria Brink of the Southern California-based female-fronted band IN THIS MOMENT will be featured — fully clothed — in the March 2009 "rock" issue of Playboy magazine, the group's manager, Rob "Blasko" Nicholson of Mercenary Management, revealed to Possum of Altitude TV. The issue is expected to hit newsstands on February 13. In addition, ...

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