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MINISTRY: More 'Cover Up' Album Details Revealed

According to MTV.com, MINISTRY has set "Cover Up" as the title of its upcoming CD of covers — some new, some old. The disc will feature numerous guests, including STATIC-X's Wayne Static (singing "I Want You [She's So Heavy]" by THE BEATLES); CHEAP TRICK's Robin Zander (singing GOLDEN EARRING's "Radar Love"); FEAR FACTORY's ...

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JIMMY PAGE, FREDDIE MERCURY Photos Featured In Spinner.com's Rock Gallery

PlugInMusic.com reports: AOL's Spinner.com has chosen world-class photographer Neal Preston's work to be the very first photographic gallery to kick off its PhotoSynthesis section dedicated to stellar rock n' roll photography. This montage of Preston's work features famous, behind-the-scenes pictures of rock n' roll luminaries such as Bob Marley, LED ZEPPELIN's Jimmy Page, ...

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'Get Thrashed' To Be Screened At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Following a packed house screening in San Francisco and a sold out screening in New York City, "Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal" — the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene — will screen at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ...

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'Get Thrashed' Documentary: Long Island Screening Announced

"Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal", the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene, will be screened at the Slipped Disc Film Festival on Saturday, August 25 at 68 Rockaway Ave in Valley Stream, New York. The screening will include a special appearance ...

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SKINDRED To Release 'Rock Roots Riot' In October

Welsh ragga-punk-metal outfit SKINDRED has set October 23 as the release date for its second album, entitled "Rock Roots Riot". The group plan to release the first single from the effort, "Rat Race", in the coming weeks, with a radio impact date to shortly follow. The recording of "Rock Roots Riot" was completed at Bieler ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT Bassist Talks About Touring; Video Available

The makers of "Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal", the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene, have posted a video clip of NUCLEAR ASSAULT/ex-ANTHRAX bassist Dan Lilker talking about talking about touring in America vs. Europe, and free beer. Watch it at ...

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DEATH ANGEL Members Talk About DAVE MUSTAINE; Video Available

The makers of "Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal", the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene, have posted a video clip of DEATH ANGEL talking about Dave Mustaine, MEGADETH and DEATH ANGEL's first show with singer Mark Osegueda. Watch it at

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VOIVOD: Reissues, DVDs On The Way

VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin has told MTV.com that he recently finished remastering the band's 1986 album, "Rrröööaaarrr!", and editing a bonus DVD that will accompany the re-release of the LP in the fall. The package will be filled with live and demo recordings that were sold in the '80s via the band's ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD Guitarist Discusses Upcoming Album

WayTooLoud.com recently conducted an interview with THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD guitarist Justin Longshore. A couple of excerpts follow: WayTooLoud.com: Since Erik Rutan is producing your new album "Malice", what's he like in the studio? Justin: He's a pretty hard-working dude. He tries to get the best performance out of all of us, and ...

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MONGREL Announces New Lineup

New England based punk/metal band MONGREL has announced the addition of second guitarist T.S. Moth (TRANSDUSK, ex-HATE THE LIVING) and drummer Ed Loguercio (ex-BROKEN TOYS) to the group's ranks. With the new members working with the band for only a few weeks at this point, MONGREL is very excited about the future, which includes an ...

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'Get Thrashed': San Francisco And New York City Screenings Announced

Following successful screenings in eight cities and already taking home three awards, including the SAFILM Grand Prize in San Antonio's Underground Film Festival, the makers of "Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal" — the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene — have ...

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'Get Thrashed' Producer, Director To Guest On KNAC.COM's 'The Vault' Sunday

Director Rick Ernst and associate producerRat Skates (ex-OVERKILL drummer) of "Get Thrashed" — the much-anticipated documentary profiling the thrash metal scene of the early Eighties and its impact on the music scene — have been scheduled as the special phone-in guests of DJ Will, host of KNAC.COM's trad/underground metal specialty program "The Vault" this Sunday, ...

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POINT OF ANGER Reforms

POINT OF ANGER, the Louisville-based band whose 2000 EP "Lex Talionis" was produced by members of BIOHAZARD, has reunited without co-vocalist Mike Stout. Donnie Hardin, who was also a singer at that time, will take over all vocal duties. More information regarding the band's recording/gigging plans will be revealed soon. POINT OF ANGER's "Lex Talionis" ...

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L.A. GUNS Parts Ways With Bassist

L.A. GUNS frontman Phil Lewis has issued the following update: "Dear friends, it is with enormous regret we announce the departure of our good friend Adam Hamilton [bass]. Adam has been offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pursue his dreams as a producer. From this point on he will become a full-time studio rat chained to ...

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Evil In the Night - MERCILESS DEATH

Okay, I admit it. I can't resist this shit. I'm Pavlov's dog and the gods of thrash just rang the fucking dinner bell. You can be as sick of retro throwback bands as you want, you can say we don't need a band like MERCILESS DEATH around when we have the original 80's classics to ...

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SCORN Completes Work On New Album

SCORN, the project led by former NAPALM DEATH drummer Mick Harris, has completed work on a new album, entitled "Didn't Ask to be Here". The CD contains eight tracks with a running time of roughly 48 minutes and is scheduled to be released in June. More information will be made available soon. According ti Wikipedia, ...

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Western Xterminator - RTX

Welcome to one of the first truly forgettable releases of 2007. RTX's "Western Xterminator" plays a kind of sleazy hard rock with melodies that go nowhere and riffs that are beyond recycled. It is the type of album that brings to mind one of the very few negatives about this reviewing gig: having to sit ...

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Visqueen - UNSANE

The album cover shows a corpse wrapped in blood smeared plastic in the middle of a field. Right, it's the new album from New York legends UNSANE. Having made the jump from Relapse to an even more-fitting label in Ipecac, UNSANE follows up the stick-to-what-got-us-there "Blood Run" with an album in "Visqueen" that cleans up ...

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THE FIRE THE FLOOD: Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Rock Hill/Charlotte, North Carolina post-hardcore band THE FIRE THE FLOOD is scheduled to enter The Basement Studios in Rural Hall, NC today (March 4) with producer Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD, HE IS LEGEND, KILLWHITNEYDEAD) to begin recording its debut full-length for No Sleep Records. Entitled "Truth ...

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