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NAPALM DEATH Frontman Talks New Album

NAPALM DEATH frontman Mark "Barney" Greenway recently spoke to U.K.'s Rock Sound magazine about the band's new album, "Time Waits For No Slave", due to hit stores in February through Century Media. "Each album appears to have got progressively better and better," he said. "There was no great master plan, really. We're just ...

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NAPALM DEATH: 'Time Waits For No Slave' Track Listing Revealed

British extreme metal pioneers NAPALM DEATH recently finished recording their new album, "Time Waits For No Slave", with producer Russ Russell. Drums were tracked at Parlour Studios in Kettering and guitars, bass and vocals were done at Foel Studios in Wales. The band then returned to Parlour for the mixing sessions. Expect the new album ...

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FORBIDDEN Guitarist On Upcoming Presidential Election: 'Use Your Illusion Of Freedom Wisely'

Guitarist Craig Locicero of reactivated San Francisco Bay Area thrashers FORBIDDEN has released the following message: "I've been meaning to share my feelings about the upcoming election for weeks now, but articulating them is very difficult for me. And if you live somewhere other then the USA, please don't hold anything against FORBIDDEN. This is ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Guitarist Checks In From The Road

The first single off IN THIS MOMENT's "The Dream" album, "Forever", is continuing to tear up the Active Rock charts led by heavy airplay from such tastemaker stations as WCCC (Hartford), KFNK (Seattle), KXTE (Las Vegas), WJJO (Madison) and Sirius' Octane. Meanwhile, the track "The Great Divide" reigns supreme on Sirius' Hard Attack playlist. The ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: North American Dates Announced

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has announced the following North American shows for 2009: Apr. 29 - The Fillmore NY @ Irving Plaza - New York, NY May 01 - Le Medley - Montreal, QC May 02 - Opera House - Toronto, ON May 04 - House Of Blues - Chicago, IL May 07 - ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Prague Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen's October 21, 2008 concert at the Incheba Arena in Prague, Czech Republic can be viewed below (clips uploaded by "SingForMeTarjaT"). Tarja Turunen recently announced the backing band for her current European solo tour. She is being joined by the following musicians: Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, ex-RAGE) - ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: New York City Footage Available

Ralph Sutton of the nationally syndicated rock radio show "The Tour Bus" (web site) has uploaded video footage of Southern California rockers IN THIS MOMENT performing the song "Beautiful Tragedy" on October 23, 2008 at The Fillmore NY @ Irving Plaza in New York City. Watch the clip below. "The Dream", the sophomore ...

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KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI: 'Jäässä Varttunut' Video Posted Online

"Jäässä Varttunut", the new video from the Finnish symphonic folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI, can be viewed below. Also available is behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot. KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI's new album, "Shadowheart", is being released this month (October) via Century Media Records. According to a press release, "Expect an unmistakeable sound that is heavy, drivingly ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Is Big In Bulgaria

Due to overwhelming demand, former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen's October 28 concert in Bulgaria has been moved to a larger venue. According to News.bg, the show will now be held at the 6,000-capacity Festivalna, which is said to be twice as big as Universiada, where the gig was originally scheduled to take place. Tickets can ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Records Three New Songs In Buenos Aires

Former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen has issued the following update: "Before returning back to Finland, I was in the studio in Buenos Aires recording the song 'Enough' and two other songs. "Singing 'Enough' was fun for me, because I had already sang the song many times on tour. Still the recording process is very different ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Backing Band Announced For European Tour

Former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen has announced the backing band for her upcoming European solo tour. She will be joined by the following musicians: Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, ex-RAGE) - drums Maria Ilmoniemi - keyboards Oliver Holzwarth (BLIND GUARDIAN, ex-SIEGES EVEN) - bass Alex Scholpp (ex-FARMER BOYS) - guitar Max Lilja (HEVEIN, ex-APOCALYPTICA) - cello Upcoming ...

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KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Shadowheart", the new album from the Finnish symphonic folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI, is available for streaming in its entirety on the grooup's MySpace page. "Shadowheart" will be released on the following dates: Finland: Wednesday, October 15 Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: Friday, October 17 Spain, Portugal: Tuesday, October 21 Sweden, Hungary: Wednesday, ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: 'The Dream' First-Week Sales Revealed

"The Dream", the sophomore album from Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT, has sold more than 8,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 70 on The Billboard 200 chart. Commented guitarist Chris Howorth: "IN THIS MOMENT would like to give a huge thank you to all ...

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DEAR SUPERSTAR To Support HANOI ROCKS In UK

UK's DEAR SUPERSTAR will support Finnish rock legends HANOI ROCKS on the following dates: Nov. 01 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Nov. 02 - Birmingham, UK @ Academy 2 Nov. 03 - Manchester, UK @ Academy 2 Nov. 04 - Glasgow, UK @ Garage Nov. 05 - Newcastle, UK @ Academy DEAR SUPERSTAR will ...

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KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Jäässä Varttunut' Video Shoot Available

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the "Jäässä Varttunut" video from the Finnish symphonic folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI can be viewed below. KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI has set "Shadowheart" as the title of its new album, due in October via Century Media Records. According to a press release, "Expect an unmistakeable sound that is heavy, drivingly ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: More Shows Announced

Former NIGHTWISH vocalist Tarja Turunen has added shows in Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Israel, Russia and the Ukraine to her touring itinerary. Her schedule is now as follows: Oct. 18 - Oktoberhallen - Wieze, Belgium (Metal Female Voices Fest) Oct. 19 - Rockhal Club - Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg Oct. 21 - Hala Folimanka - Prague, Czech ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: Footage Of NYC Performance Posted Online

Woozyfly.com has posted video footage (see below) of IN THIS MOMENT's performance at the listening party for the Southern California band's new album, "The Dream", which took place last month in New York. IN THIS MOMENT's video for the band's new single, "Forever", was directed and shot in Los Angeles, California by David Brodsky (THE ...

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EXSECRATUS Launches Singer Search

Finnish metal band EXSECRATUS, which features in its ranks Jussi Raatikainen, the older brother of CHILDREN OF BODOM drummer Jaska, has confirmed the departures of singer Leeni-Maria Hovila and guitarist Tony Hentilä. The group says, "After a long and deep thought, we have desided not to comment these happenings from our point of view at ...

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IN THIS MOMENT To Guest On Next Week's 'Hard Files'

Next week's edition of "Hard Files" on Sirius Satellite Radio's Hard Attack will feature special guests Maria Brink (vocals) and Chris Howorth (guitar) of the Southern California-based female-fronted metal band IN THIS MOMENT. Brink and Howorth will offer an exclusive look into the group's sophomore release, "The Dream", and discuss various topics ranging from fashion ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: 'Forever' Video Posted Online

IN THIS MOMENT video for the group's new single "Forever" can be viewed below. The clip was directed and shot in Los Angeles, California by David Brodsky (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, OPIATE FOR THE MASSES) of MyGoodEye. Some pictures from the video shoot can be found at this location. Guitarist Chris Howorth ...

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IN THIS MOMENT, Hot Topic Join Forces

Southern California female-fronted band IN THIS MOMENT is known for having an extremely close relationship with its fans and is always looking to give something back to its loyal followers. As a result, the group went ahead and personally signed 5,000 CD booklets of its much-anticipated new album, "The Dream" (due out September 30 via ...

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