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BRUTAL TRUTH And BASTARD NOISE Team Up For Split Release

Legendary grindcore godfathers BRUTAL TRUTH and seminal, abrasive-noise terrorists BASTARD NOISE have teamed up for a split record of harsh power-electronic noise insanity. Combining over four decades of grinding noise dominance, "The Axiom Of Post Inhumanity" is a long-overdue pairing of extreme music veterans that is sure to push the limits of even the most ...

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FIREWIND Singer's DARKOLOGY To Release 'Fated To Burn'

DARKOLOGY, the Texas-based band featuring guitarist Michael Harris (VITALIJ KUPRIJ), drummer Brian Harris (ex-FIREWIND), bassist Mike Neal and vocalist Kelly "Sundown" Carpenter (FIREWIND, BEYOND TWILIGHT, OUTWORLD), will release its sophomore album, "Fated To Burn", in late 2013 or early 2014 through Prime Eon Media. The CD was mixed and mastered by legendary producer Chris Tsangarides ...

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PRAYING MANTIS Announces New Singer, Drummer

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS have announced the addition of Dutch musicians John "Jaycee" Cuijpers (vocals; AYREON, COOPER INC.) and Hans In 'T Zandt (drums; CHINAWHITE, VENGEANCE) to the group's ranks. Jon and Hans are seasoned professional musicians with a vast amount of experience and will bring an extra dimension ...

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PRAYING MANTIS Fires Singer, Drummer

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS have parted ways with singer Mike Freeland and drummer Gary Mackenzie. In a statement, Freeland says: "It is with great sadness that I have to tell you all that I am no longer a member of PRAYING MANTIS. Please know that this was not my ...

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FULLFORCE: 'Broken Dreams' Video Released

"Broken Dreams", the new video from the Swedish melodic metal five-piece FULLFORCE, can be seen below. The song comes off FULLFORCE's second album, "Next Level", which was released in North America on November 27, 2012 via SPV/Steamhammer. The cover artwork was once again be created by Rainer Kalwitz, who previously worked with PRAYING MANTIS and ...

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SKID ROW Interviewed In London (Video)

On April 13, Heavy Metal Artwork conducted an interview with SKID ROW at the O2 Academy Islington in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. SKID ROW's new EP, "United World Rebellion - Chapter One", is being released in Europe on May 24 via Germany's UDR Music. The European version of the EP ...

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SKID ROW Guitarist Interviewed On 'Hangar 19' (Audio)

Cutter of Envision Radio Networks' "Hangar 19" recently conducted an interview with SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo. You can now listen to the entire chat using the audio player below. SKID ROW's new EP, "United World Rebellion - Chapter One", will be released in Europe on May 24 via Germany's UDR Music. The European ...

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KINGDOM COME: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Outlier' Album

"Outlier", the new album from KINGDOM COME, the German hard rock band led by singer Lenny Wolf, was released in Germany on April 26, in the rest of Europe on April 29 and in the U.S./Canada on May 7 through SPV/Steamhammer. "Outlier" track listing: 01. God Does Not Sing Our Song (04:05) 02. Running High ...

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SKID ROW In Prague: Fan-Filmed Video Footage

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's April 15 performance in Prague, Czech Republic can be seen below. SKID ROW's new EP, "United World Rebellion - Chapter One", will be released in Europe at the end of May via Germany's UDR Music. The European version of the EP will include two bonus tracks, both of them ...

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Shots Fired Outside VISION DIVINE Concert In Guatemala

Last night's (Friday, April 5) VISION DIVINE concert in Guatemala was reportedly canceled after violence broke out between the police and unruly fans, resulting in the shooting of a local heavy metal musician. Details are sketchy at the moment, but it appears that police were called after several drunken fans started trouble outside the venue. ...

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SKID ROW: 'Kings Of Demolition' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Kings Of Demolition" from American hard rockers SKID ROW can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new EP, entitled "United World Rebellion - Chapter One", which will be released on April 16 via MRI. The effort is the first in a series of EPs that ...

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KINGDOM COME: New Single Audio Sample

KINGDOM COME, the German hard rock band led by singer Lenny Wolf, will release its new album, "Outlier", in Germany on April 26, in the rest of Europe on April 29 and in the U.S./Canada on May 7 through SPV/Steamhammer. "Outlier" track listing: 01. God Does Not Sing Our Song (04:05) 02. Running High Distortion ...

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SKID ROW Is 'Really Excited' About 'United World Rebellion' EP

SKID ROW is back! The New Jersey hard rock legends have returned with their first new music in seven years. Their new EP, entitled "United World Rebellion - Chapter One", is SKID ROW coming out swinging. The reincarnated band, featuring Dave "Snake" Sabo (guitar), Rachel Bolan (bass), Scotti Hill (guitar), Johnny Solinger (vocals) and Rob ...

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Video: Ex-IRON MAIDEN Guitarist DENNIS STRATTON Rejoins PRAYING MANTIS At VERY 'EAVY FESTIVAL

Ex-IRON MAIDEN guitarist Dennis Stratton rejoined his former band, PRAYING MANTIS, on stage this past Saturday, March 30 at the Very 'Eavy Festival in Stadskanaal, The Netherlands. Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Stratton participated in the recording and production of IRON MAIDEN's self-titled first album in December 1979. He also appeared ...

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FULLFORCE: 'Strongest Thing Of All' Video Released

"Strongest Thing Of All", the new video from the Swedish melodic metal five-piece FULLFORCE, can be seen below. The song comes off FULLFORCE's second album, "Next Level", which was released in North America on November 27, 2012 via SPV/Steamhammer. The cover artwork was once again be created by Rainer Kalwitz, who previously worked with PRAYING ...

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