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'Viva La Bands, Vol 2' Track Listing Revealed

In his position as one of the world's leading pop culture icons and most acclaimed action sports athletes, Bam Margera has made it his mission to expose an entire generation of his peers to some original high-energy music through his "Viva La Bands" album and tour series. Brought to you by Ferret Music and Filthy ...

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SKELETONWITCH: New Song Posted Online

Cleveland thrashers SKELETONWITCH have posted a brand new track, entitled "Upon Wings of Black", from the band's forthcoming full-length CD, "Beyond the Permafrost", on the Prosthetic Records MySpace page. Slated for an October 2 release through Prosthetic, "Beyond the Permafrost" will feature a handful of re-recorded tracks from the band's self-financed, self-released records; ...

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SHADOWS FALL Selects 'Another Hero Lost' As Next Single

SHADOWS FALL has selected "Another Hero Lost" as the next single from its "Threads of Life" album. The song will go for radio adds on August 13. "Threads of Life" has sold 68,000 copies in the United States since its April 3 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Professionally filmed video footage of SHADOWS FALL's entire ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD Confirms Late Summer Headlining Tour

South Carolina's THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD has confirmed another American headlining tour for August and September, this time featuring support from AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, Prosthetic Records labelmates BENEATH THE MASSACRE, and ION DISSONANCE. Hitting many places the band hasn't played for a time, this headlining tour is the second domestic outing in ...

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SKELETONWITCH Completes Work On New Album, Prepares To Hit The Road

Cleveland-based thrashers SKELETONWITCH have finished recording their Prosthetic Records debut, "Beyond the Permafrost", and are now gearing up to hit the road with Atlanta's WITHERED. SKELETONWITCH has also announced two regional dates supporting GWAR as well as a West Coast tour this fall alongside NACHTMYSTIUM. "Beyond the Permafrost" was recorded in June with producer Corey ...

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GWAR Frontman Promises 'Titanic Show Of Death, Blood, And Metal!'

With theatrical rock decidedly back en vogue (just check "Headbanger's Ball" and metal publications for the proof), it's fitting that this year's edition of the Sounds of the Underground tour will feature one of metal's all-time most over-the-top theatrical bands, GWAR. Having already performed as part of the tour on two previous editions, this year's ...

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'Death Rapper' NECRO Films 'The Pre-Fix For Death' Video

Brooklyn, New York metal/hip-hop "death rapper" NECRO shot a video this past week for the song "The Pre-fix for Death" with acclaimed director David Brodsky (GWAR, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, THE RED CHORD) of MyGoodEye. In between his recent appearance at the Download festival in the U.K. and his upcoming U.S. run on the entire Sounds ...

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GENE HOGLAN On Upcoming DVD And Other Projects

Legendary metal drummer Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DEATH, DARK ANGEL, TESTAMENT) has posted the following message on his MySpace page: "Well, where to start? There's just too much stuff going on at the moment to remember, let alone catalogue in any sort of abridged manner, so I'll just dive in chronologically I suppose... "I'm ...

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SKELETONWITCH: Recording Update

Cleveland-based thrashers SKELETONWITCH have issued the following update: "Most shreddingly, we are in the studio recording our new record 'Beyond the Permafrost' at Karma Studios. Things are are moving along well and we're enjoying working with Cory Smoot (GWAR, MUNICIPAL WASTE). The record is scheduled to be released in mid-September. We also have posted new ...

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