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POWERMAN 5000 To Film 'Wild World' Video This Weekend

DRT Entertainment recording artist POWERMAN 5000 will begin shooting their video for the track "Wild World" on Sunday, June 11 in Los Angeles. "Wild World" is the first single off the band's upcoming album, "Destroy What You Enjoy", due on August 1. "We're shooting most of it in an abandoned crack house," vocalist Spider commented. ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: Studio Photos With MEGADETH Posted Online

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, have posted the following message on their official web site. "We have had some great gigs recently, and those that haven't managed to see us will soon have the chance of getting ...

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IRON MAIDEN Frontman Talks About Upcoming 'Anthology' DVD Set

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickínson will release three-disc DVD set, entitled "Anthology" through Sanctuary Visual Entertainment on June 19 in Europe and June 20 in North America. This is the definitive Dickinson package, and includes over six hours of videos and live performances, and previously unreleased and archive material. The following is an interview with ...

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ANTIMATTER Prepare To Record New Album

ANTIMATTER, whose recording/touring lineup has included current and former members of ANATHEMA, will enter the studio on June 9 to begin recording their fourth album, "Leaving Eden", tentatively due before the end of the year via The End Records. Confirmed guest musicians for the follow-up to 2005's "Planetary Confinement" include Danny Cavanagh (lead guitar, piano), ...

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HIBERNUS MORTIS Call It Quits

South Florida cult death metal act HIBERNUS MORTIS have officially called it quits. Drummer Cesar Placeres' statement on the matter reads as follows: "It's with sad regret I have to announce that we are calling it quits. I don't wanna get too sappy, even though it does make me kind of at a loss for ...

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DIAMOND HEAD To Release 'It's Electric' Live Album In June

Prior to the release of their upcoming live DVD, DIAMOND HEAD will issue a new live album, entitled "It's Electric", through Secret Records on June 26. The album was recorded at London's Astoria theatre on November 4, 2005, and features a mixture of classic tracks and new material. It is the second DIAMOND HEAD album ...

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PEARL JAM's Digs May Get The Dump

The Associated Press is reporting that PEARL JAM's new Seattle headquarters could face demolition because of the city's plans to build a dump. "We hadn't even finished unpacking and moving into our new space when we heard about the city's waste management site," spokeswoman Nicole Vandenberg said Saturday in an e-mail to The Associated Press ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: Live DVD Track Listing Revealed

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, have set the tentative track listing for their live DVD, filmed on November 4, 2005 at the London Astoria. It is as follows: 01. Am I Evil (intro) 02. It's Electric 03. ...

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RUSH Begin Work On New Material

RUSH drummer Neil Peart has posted the following update on his official web site, www.neilpeart.net: "In early March, winter still ruled the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec. The snow was often at its deepest in that month, piling up through the blizzards of January and February until it covered the ground up to your ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: More U.K. Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: May 29 - The Shed – Leicester, UK Jun. 02 - The Pitz - Milton Keynes, UK Jun. 07 - The Witchwood ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH's ERLANDSSON Announces U.K. Drum Clinics

CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Adrian Erlandsson (ex-AT THE GATES) has lined up the following U.K. drum clinics: May 02 - Mr Kyps Parkstone, Bornemouth - Poole Percussion May 03 - The Talk, Norwich - Norwich Drumacademy May 10 - Brighton Institute of Modern Music, Brighton May 25 - Drum Tech, London - Drumtech As previously ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Four Songs Mixed, Six More To Go

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley has issued another update as part of his ongoing studio diary covering the making of the group's new album, tentatively due this fall. An excerpt from the latest entry follows: "We worked Monday to Wednesday, and while it was constructive, it was more of the same. I have four songs ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Two Songs Mixed, Eight More To Go

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley has issued another update as part of his ongoing studio diary covering the making of the group's new album, tentatively due this fall. An excerpt from the latest entry follows: "Bruce [Dickinson, vocals] came in and sang three songs over two days — very well too! He cycles in on ...

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IRON MAIDEN: New Studio Report, Photos Posted Online

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley has issued another update as part of his ongoing studio diary covering the making of the group's new album, tentatively due this fall. An excerpt from the latest entry follows: "Another week has slipped by, and the album is progressing at an amazing pace. We have two songs finished, apart ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON's 'Anthology' DVD: Complete Details Revealed

Sanctuary Visual Entertainment has set a June 20 U.S. release date for the three-disc DVD release of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson's "Anthology" (view artwork here). This is the definitive Dickinson package, and includes over six hours of videos and live performances, and previously unreleased and archive material. Bruce Dickinson is still the ...

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Cult British Metallers ELIXIR Sign With MAJESTIC ROCK RECORDS

Majestic Rock Records has announced the signing of cult British heavy metal act ELIXIR. The group's new studio album, "Mindcreeper", will be released this spring, to be followed by the reissue of their back catalogue later this year in remastered and expanded form. The band, who at one time featured ex-IRON MAIDEN drummer Clive Burr ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Sign With DRT ENTERTAINMENT

POWERMAN 5000 have inked a new record deal with DRT Entertainment. The band's recently completed new album, "Destroy What You Enjoy", was produced by Mudrock and is tentatively scheduled for release mid-July. Commented frontman Spider One: "We produced and recorded [the new CD] alongside our old buddy Mudrock. He's the guy who co-produced 'Mega!! Kung ...

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METAL MIRROR: NWOBHM Legend Returns As An All-Star Band

METAL MIRROR, the legendary band of the British heavy metal underground, have rerformed. The group will shortly publish a previously unreleased live album (recorded in 1981 in London) featuring the original lineup, including the late great Chris Haggerty, who sadly passed away in 2004. METAL MIRROR are currently working on material for a new studio ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Putting Finishing Touches On Live DVD

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD and Secret Records are putting the finishing touches on the band's live DVD, filmed on November 4, 2005 at the London Astoria. "The band and Secret Records are very excited with the interest the DVD has created and are sure that their fans will not ...

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DRAGONFORCE Announce New Bassist

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE have found themselves a new bassist. Stepping up to fill the slot vacated last year by Adrian Lambert, who left the band to spend more time with his family, is DRAGONFORCE's current "touring bassist" Frederic Leclercq. Formerly guitarist with French metal outfit HEAVENLY, Fred is a longtime friend of ...

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