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DEVIL IN ME: 'Brothers In Arms' Video Posted Online

Portugal's hardcore heroes DEVIL IN ME have posted the first video from their new album, "Brothers in Arms". You can check out the clip for the title track below. "Brothers in Arms" was recorded and produced by Miguel Marques (EASYWAY, TWENTYINCHBURIAL, MORE THAN A THOUSAND) at Generator Music Studio in Lisbon, and mastered by Alan ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer Covers ALICE COOPER On Upcoming CD

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has recorded a cover version of the ALICE COOPER smash "Poison". The song, which will appear on Turunen's upcoming solo album, "My Winter Storm", was laid down at the same studio where the original track was recorded — The Village Recorder (a.k.a. The Village) in Los Angeles, California. Tarja previously ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Album Details Revealed

Brazilian metal titans Max and Igor Cavalera have written and recorded new material together for the first time in 12 years. It is their first outing since recording their former band, SEPULTURA's colossal landmark album, "Roots" in 1995. The new project named CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, features the Cavalera brothers (Max on vocals and rhythm guitar and ...

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BAD BRAINS Comment On Loss Of CBGB's HILLY KRISTAL

D.C. hardcore legends BAD BRAINS have issued a statement extending their "sincere condolences to the family" of Hilly Kristal, the founder of legendary New York punk rock venue CBGB who died on Tuesday from complications from lung cancer at the age of 75. Commented BAD BRAINS' Darryl Jenifer: "The BRAINS didn't go to college... CBGB ...

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PAUL GILBERT Confirmed For ULI JON ROTH's SKY ACADEMY

Paul Gilbert (ex-MR. BIG, RACER X) has been confirmed for this year's Uli Jon Roth Sky Academy seminar and concerts. Set to take place August 22-26 at Musician's Institute in Los Angeles, the concept of Sky Academy was conceived by Uli. He wanted a medium to teach his own unique approach to musicians wanting to ...

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VOODOO SIX Replaces DAMAGE CONTROL At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

VOODOO SIX, the band formed by former DIRTY DEEDS bassist Tony Newton, has replaced DAMAGE CONTROL on the billing of this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, which is set to take place August 16-18 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The final main-stage lineup now looks as follows: Thursday, August 16: TESTAMENT HEAD ON KIUAS ...

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FAREWELL TO FREEWAY Signs With VICTORY RECORDS

Guelph, Ontario, Canada's metalcore crew FAREWELL TO FREEWAY has inked a deal with Victory Records. The band has forged a loyal and diverse following having completed several full-fledged Canadian tours while playing numerous Southern Ontario shows in between. FAREWELL TO FREEWAY is often described as post-hardcore and even nu-metal, both labels the group is hesitant ...

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ULI JON ROTH's SKY ACADEMY: More Guests Announced

Ule W. Ritgen, Piero Leporale, Richie Onori, Andrew Shulman and George Bellas are among the newly confirmed guests for this year's Uli Jon Roth Sky Academy seminar and concerts. Set to take place August 22-26 at Musician's Institute in Los Angeles, the concept of Sky Academy was conceived by Uli. He wanted a medium to ...

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QUEEN Guitarist BRIAN MAY: Unofficial Biography Due In October

The unofficial Brian May (QUEEN) biography, titled "Brian May: The Definitive Biography", is a forthcoming 240-page hardback book by Laura Jackson due on October 25. A synopsis of the book reads as follows: "As the lead guitarist of QUEEN, Brian May is one of rock's most recognizable stars. 'Brian May: The Definitive Biography' charts his ...

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RUDY SARZO Joins BLUE ÖYSTER CULT For 'Balance Of 2007'

Starting today, June 16, 2007, Rudy Sarzo joins BLUE ÖYSTER CULT as bassist for the balance of 2007. Former bassist with QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE and longtime friend of the band, Rudy will play until Ronnie James Dio returns from touring with HEAVEN AND HELL (Rudy is the current bassist in Ronnie's band DIO). ...

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VOLBEAT: DAUWPOP FESTIVAL Cancellation Explained

Danish metal band VOLBEAT has issued the following update: "Due a big mistake at the airport in Copenhagen, VOLBEAT had to cancel their gig at the Dauwpop Festival [in Hellendoorn, the Netherlands on May 17] this year. While the band arrived in time at the airport in Amsterdam for their show at 6:00 p.m. at ...

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VOLBEAT: German, Swiss Tour Dates Announced

Danish metal band VOLBEAT has lined up the following tour dates: Sep. 12 - GER - Hamburg @ Markthalle Sep. 13 - GER - Berlin @ Alte Feuerwache Sep. 14 - GER - Leipzig @ Hellraiser Sep. 15 - GER - Bielefeld @ Falkendom Sep. 16 - GER - Köln @ Nachtleben Sep. 18 - ...

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CROWN OF THORNS Signs With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of CROWN OF THORNS. Band leader Jean Beauvoir recently agreed to bring back the legendary band with a brand new album. "Some basic tracks [have been] recorded already," says Jean, "but still early stages. We want to focus on great songs, I feel that this is the important point. ...

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TEMPLE OF BRUTALITY Guitarist Says Touring Bassist Fits Band's Mentality Perfectly

The touring bass player for TEMPLE OF BRUTALITY's U.S. tour will be METAL CHURCH bassist Steve Unger. The band's regular bassist, David Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH), will not be able to participate due to family commitments. "Steve is a great friend of Stet's [Howland, TEMPLE OF BRUTALITY/ex-W.A.S.P. drummer]," said guitarist Peter Scheithauer. "When the situation with Dave ...

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THE DARKNESS Members Launch New Band

THE DARKNESS bass player Richie Edwards (who replaced Frankie Poullain in May 2005) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "There seems to be some confusion over the fact that a picture of the new band has appeared on THE DARKNESS' official website. I can understand this confusion, since ...

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SPUDMONSTERS Reunion Show Scheduled For May

A SPUDMONSTERS reunion show is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 19 at Peabody's concert club in Cleveland, Ohio. Also scheduled to appear is RINGWORM, with other guests to be announced. Tickets go on sale February 23. According to Last.fm, THE SPUDMONSTERS started in 1989 and debuted with a track inclusion on the Metal ...

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QUIET RIOT Guitarist Discusses Stripping Down 'November Rain'

"Chinese Hypocrisy", the latest release by TributeAlbums.com, features a beautifully stripped down acoustic rendition of the GUNS N' ROSES classic "November Rain" performed by current QUIET RIOT/HOOKERS N' BLOW guitarist Alex Grossi, along with vocalist Zoli Teglas of California punk outfit IGNITE, and Finland's Marko Pukkila of ALTARIA. Grossi recently had a chance to sit ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: JOHN 'J.D.' DESERVIO Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 121 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In part two of their BLACK LABEL SOCIETY special coverage, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy are joined by BLACK LABEL SOCIETY bassist John "J.D." DeServio. Interview topics include Zakk Wylde, Richie Kotzen, Derek Sherinian, Louis "Red" Deutch, and the Bum Bar Bastards. Additional podcast ...

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VOODOO SIX Announces First Gig Of 2007

VOODOO SIX, the band formed by former DIRTY DEEDS bassist Tony Newton, will play its first gig of 2007 this Friday, January 12 at the Purple Turtle, Camden, London, England. The group will be celebrating the upcoming Japanese release (via Universal) of its debut album, "Feed My Soul". VOODOO SIX has built a great reputation ...

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