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ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK Feat. OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist, EUROPE Bassist, CANDLEMASS Singer: Video Of HOJROCK Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK's July 30 performance at the HojRock festival in Västervik, Sweden can be seen below. ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK is the new Swedish/Greek collaboration between guitarist Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), bassist John Levén (EUROPE), drummer Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and vocalist Mats Levén (CANDLEMASS, TREAT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN). The ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY To Release 'Atoma' Album In November

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY will release their eleventh full-length album, "Atoma", on November 4 through Century Media Records. The CD is being recorded at Rogue Music in Gothenburg, the studio owned by DARK TRANQUILLITY keyboardist Martin Brändström. Mixing duties will be handled by David Castillo, known for his work with bands such as ...

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Death Thy Lover EP - CANDLEMASS

Just when some believed the mightyCANDLEMASS to be over, the band is back with its first batch of new material since 2012's "Psalms for the Dead". In the interim, CANDLEMASS dropped a compilation album, "Introducing", and "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus – Live at Roadburn 2011". Also in that time, Mats Levén, who has been a metal ...

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ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK Feat. OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist, EUROPE Bassist, CANDLEMASS Singer: Video Of Debut Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK's May 7 performance at the Stockholm Rocks festival at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK is the new Swedish/Greek collaboration between guitarist Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), bassist John Levén (EUROPE), drummer Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and vocalist Mats Levén (CANDLEMASS, ...

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Video: AVATARIUM Performs At STOCKHOLM ROCKS Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of AVATARIUM's May 7 performance at the Stockholm Rocks festival at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden can be seen below. AVATARIUM is the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS. AVATARIUM's latest album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", ...

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CANDLEMASS: Official Lyric Video For 'Death Thy Lover' Title Track

Legendary Swedish doom metallers CANDLEMASS will release a special 30th-anniversary EP titled "Death Thy Lover" on June 3 via Napalm. The four-track effort — which features Mats Levén on vocals — was recorded during September/October and will be made available as a four-page digipack, one-LP gatefold edition and one-LP gatefold webstore edition and old-school "skull-and-cross" ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, CANDLEMASS, TRIVIUM, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SUICIDE SILENCE Added To HEAVY MONTRÉAL

Heavy Montréal has revealed the daily lineup of the festival taking place August 6 and 7 at the Plaine des Jeux of Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Single-day passes are on sale right now on HeavyMontreal.com. Heavy Montréal has announced the addition of many great bands, including former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach, Swedish ...

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CANDLEMASS To Release 'Behind The Wall Of Doom' 30th-Anniversary 3CD/2DVD Set In April

Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS will release a special 30th-anniversary 3CD/2DVD set, "Behind The Wall Of Doom", on April 29 via Peaceville. The set will include an expansive 92-page book by writer Per-Ola Nilsson. The three-decade-long tale of CANDLEMASS is told from recollections of bandmembers past and present and chronicles the rise and domination of ...

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CANDLEMASS To Release 'Death Thy Lover' EP In June

Legendary Swedish doom metallers CANDLEMASS will release a special 30th-anniversary EP titled "Death Thy Lover" on June 3 via Napalm. The four-track effort — which features Mats Levén on vocals — was recorded during September/October and will be made available as a four-page digipack, one-LP gatefold edition and one-LP gatefold webstore edition and old-school "skull-and-cross" ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Guitarist, EUROPE Bassist, CANDLEMASS Singer Join Forces In ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK

The new Swedish/Greek supergroup ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK is a collaboration between guitarist Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND), bassist John Levén (EUROPE), drummer Anders Johansson (HAMMERFALL, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and vocalist Mats Levén (CANDLEMASS, TREAT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN). This all-star alliance will be united for the very first time at the Stockholm Rocks festival on May 7 at ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS To Release 'Sunrise To Sundown' Album In March

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS — the Swedish band featuring ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott and bassist Sharlee D'Angelo, along with vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (ex-FIREWIND) — will release its ninth studio album, titled "Sunrise To Sundown", on March 18 in Europe and March 25 in North America via InsideOut Music. Just like on their previous two album releases, ...

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AVATARIUM: 'Pearls And Coffins' Video Released

"Pearls And Coffins", the new video from AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, can be seen below. The clip was filmed at Södra Teatern and Stora Vika, directed by Johan Bååth and produced by Robert Lundmark and Magnus Johansson ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, GUNS N' ROSES Members Cover DAVID BOWIE For Paris Terror Attack Victims

French singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stéphane Honde (pictured; HOLLYWOOD MONSTERS, THE STARS) has assembled an all-star lineup of rock musicians — including former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno, STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet and ex-BLACK SABBATH and DIO drummer Vinny Appice — to record cover version of the David Bowie song "Heroes" to benefit victims of ...

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