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TNT Has Three Songs Written For Next Studio Album

Metal Express Radio's Stig Nordahl recently conducted an interview with guitarist Ronni Le Tekrø of Norwegian/American hard rockers TNT. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about TNT's plans for a new studio album — the band's first since the return of singer Tony HarnellRonni said: "We're ...

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MERCYFUL FATE's HANK SHERMANN And MICHAEL DENNER Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'Don't Break The Oath': Part Two

Part two of a new video of MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Hank Shermann and Michael Denner playing the band's classic "Don't Break The Oath" album to celebrate the LP's 30th anniversary can be seen below. Says Shermann: "With the overwhelming feedback from the 'Melissa' 30-year anniversary video [which was released last year], it was obvious that ...

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MERCYFUL FATE's HANK SHERMANN And MICHAEL DENNER Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'Don't Break The Oath': Part One

Part one of a new video of MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Hank Shermann and Michael Denner playing the band's classic "Don't Break The Oath" album to celebrate the LP's 30th anniversary can be seen below. Says Shermann: "With the overwhelming feedback from the 'Melissa' 30-year anniversary video [which was released last year], it was obvious that ...

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MERCYFUL FATE Guitarists MICHAEL DENNER And HANK SHERMANN Join Forces In New Project

MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Michael Denner and Hank Shermann have joined forces in a new project called DENNER/SHERMANN. Hank explains in a statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "We recently recorded the video for 'Dont Break The Oath' 30-year anniversary, and got so inspired that we transformed the idea to create DENNER/SHERMANN. "Besides working with our own respective bands, ...

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TNT To Release '30th Anniversary 1982-2012 Live In Concert With Trondheim Symphony Orchestra' In September

Norwegian/American hard rockers TNT will release "30th Anniversary 1982-2012 Live In Concert With Trondheim Symphony Orchestra" on September 8 in Norway and on September 29 in the rest of Europe. This unique document of the band's three-decade career was captured on June 2, 2012 at the Clarion Hotel in Trondheim, Norway. The group performed a ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE's 'Frantic Disembowelment' Gets Ukulele Treatment

Chicago-based guitarist Rob Scallon, who became an Internet sensation in May when he released a video for his ukulele cover version of SLAYER's "War Ensemble", has returned with yet another unconventional rendition of an extreme-metal song, this time with his ukulele take on "Frantic Disembowelment" by CANNIBAL CORPSE. Check it out below. According to

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KING DIAMOND Announces North American Tour

KING DIAMOND has confirmed what has been rumored for several weeks: the band will return to North America for a full tour this fall! The trek, which will wrap up with the previously announced performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas, begins on October 11 in Atlanta, Georgia. A limited-edition KING DIAMOND jacket ...

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MERCYFUL FATE Guitarist HANK SHERMANN's SHERMANN TANK: 'The Bloodbath Begins' Video Released

"The Bloodbath Begins", the new video from SHERMANN TANK — the band featuring MERCYFUL FATE guitarist Hank Shermann and Marc Grabowski on bass and vocals — can be seen below. SHERMANN TANK's sound is described as metal with crushing brutality, relentless guitar attacks and vocals from the depths of hell... dark and melodically captivating. "This ...

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MORBID ANGEL's TIM YEUNG Talks To DDRUM At NAMM (Video)

ddrum conducted an interview with Tim Yeung of MORBID ANGEL at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. In a recent interview with Invisible Oranges, MORBID ANGEL bassist/vocalist David Vincent stated about how ...

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Former MERCYFUL FATE Drummer KIM RUZZ's METALRUZZ Calls It Quits

Due to "physical limitations," former MERCYFUL FATE drummer Kim Ruzz (a.k.a. Kim Thyge Jensen) has "decided to stop" his involvement in the Danish heavy metal band called METALRUZZ. According to METALRUZZ singer Krudy Bøhm, "The band has been looking for a replacement after the band's guitarist left the group, but now it is over. METALRUZZ ...

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MERCYFUL FATE Guitarist Launches SHERMANN TANK

MERCYFUL FATE guitarist Hank Shermann has announced the launch of his new band, SHERMANN TANK. The group's musical style is described by Hermann as "metal with crushing brutality, relentless guitar attacks and vocals from the depths of hell... dark and melodically captivating." Says Shermann: "After touring with VOLBEAT for all of 2012, I decided it ...

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The End of Time - MOONBOW

Kentucky-stationed MOONBOW is the sludge-happy by-product of vocalist Matt "The Beard" Bischoff's (as in the Survivor 26 contestant and BMX mogul) reputed writing project that found him aligned with multi-instrumentalist David McElfresh from LETHAL and Hank 3's 3 and 3 BAR RANCH. Joining Bischoff and McElfresh are AFGHAN WHIGS/HERMANO drummer Steve Earle and VALLEY OF ...

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KING DIAMOND Cancels Appearance At Japan's LOUD PARK

The organizers of Japan's Loud Park festival have released the following statement: "We would like to inform you that KING DIAMOND, which was scheduled to perform at Loud Park on Sunday (October 20, 2013) has canceled their performance due to their equipment not arriving in Japan in time. The band has tried everything within its ...

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A Fiendish Threat - HANK 3'S 3

If there's a true maverick of the underground aside from Mike Patton, no doubt it's Hank 3. While his bloodline indirectly calls upon him to stand worthy of the Grand Ole Opry, if you know anything about the Hank Williams lineage, you know the youngest would just as soon level the place down to cinders ...

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KING DIAMOND: Quality Tilburg Fan-Filmed Video Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of KING DIAMOND's August 6 performance at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. KING DIAMOND in December signed a new three-album worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. After a six-year touring hiatus, KING DIAMOND triumphantly returned to the stage in 2012 for European festivals Hellfest and Sweden Rock. King, ...

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Video: KING DIAMOND Performs At Slovenia's METALDAYS Festival

Profanity TV has uploaded video footage of KING DIAMOND's July 26 performance at the Metaldays festival in Tolmin, Slovenia. Check it out below. KING DIAMOND in December signed a new three-album worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. After a six-year touring hiatus, KING DIAMOND triumphantly returned to the stage in 2012 for European festivals Hellfest ...

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JASON BECKER Interviewed By EQUAL TIME TV (Video)

In the 28-minute clip below, Equal Time reporter Anthony Bonanno interviewed guitarist Jason Becker, who was a child prodigy at age 15, but later diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease. Also featured is former San Jose State football player Neil Parry who lost a leg after an injury on the field. Interviewees include musicians Gus G. ...

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KING DIAMOND: Quality Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of TUSKA Performance

Quality fan-filmed video footage of KING DIAMOND's June 28 performance at the Tuska open-air festival in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. KING DIAMOND in December signed a new three-album worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. After a six-year touring hiatus, KING DIAMOND triumphantly returned to the stage in 2012 for European festivals Hellfest and ...

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KING DIAMOND: Quality Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Last Night's COPENHELL Performance

Quality fan-filmed video footage of KING DIAMOND's June 15 performance at the Copenhell festival at Refshaleøen in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. KING DIAMOND in December signed a new three-album worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records. After a six-year touring hiatus, KING DIAMOND triumphantly returned to the stage in 2012 for European festivals Hellfest ...

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