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CYNIC To Perform At UCLA With PUBLIC ENEMY, Members Of WU-TANG CLAN

Psychedelic metal band CYNIC will perform at Free & Equal Elections Foundation's upcoming United We Stand Festival, happening May 10 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion. Headliners include PLAYING FOR CHANGE, PUBLIC ENEMY and founders of the WU-TANG CLAN. Free & Equal Elections Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-partisan, non-profit organization, whose mission is to create open and ...

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OBITUARY Performs Three New Songs In Tampa; Video Available

Florida death metal icons OBITUARY performed three brand new songs during their January 24 concert at The Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire show can be seen below. OBITUARY's setlist was as follows: 01. Stinkupuss 02. Intro X 03. Bloodsoaked 04. Immortal 05. Gates To Hell 06. Infected 07. [New ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Serpents Unleashed' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, sold around 5,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 62 on The Billboard 200 chart. Issued on October 29 via Prosthetic Records, the follow-up to 2011's "Forever Abomination" was recorded this past spring at GodCity Studio ...

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SKELETONWITCH: 'Serpents Unleashed' Video Released

The video for the title track of "Serpents Unleashed", the new album from Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH, can be seen below. Filmed in black and white, the clip features just over two minutes of stylized, in-your-face performance footage produced and directed by Ralph Miller (Turnstyle Fims) and edited by Jon Nix. Due on October 29 via ...

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STEEL PANTHER: Second Installment Of 'Celeb Watch' (Video)

Michael Starr and Stix Zadinia of Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER are are featured in the latest episode of Steel Panther TV with the second installment of "Celeb Watch". Who's getting fat? Who's boning whom? Check it out below. STEEL PANTHER's new video, "Party Like Tomorrow Is The End Of The World", will make ...

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'Love On The Rocks' With STEEL PANTHER (Video)

Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER have uploaded another episode of Steel Panther TV. This week's installment features drummer Stix Zadinia and bassist Lexxi Foxx helping you navigate the rough and raw waters of love and sex. Have a question for Lexxi and Stix? Tweet your question with #LoveOnTheRocks and stay tuned each week. STEEL ...

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STEEL PANTHER's 'Science' TV Episode Posted Online

Satchel and Lexxi Foxxx of Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER are are featured in the third episode of Steel Panther TV titled "Science Panther". Check it out below. STEEL PANTHER has set "All You Can Eat" as the title of its third album, tentatively due in early 2014. A video for the song "Party ...

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STEEL PANTHER's 'Celeb Watch' (Video)

Michael Starr and Stix Zadinia of Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER are are featured in the second episode of Steel Panther TV with the very first "Celeb Watch". Who's getting fat? Who's getting old? Who is boneworthy in the morning with no makeup!? Check it out below. STEEL PANTHER has set "All You Can ...

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STEEL PANTHER's 'This Week In Music' (Video)

Satchel and Michael Starr of Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER kick off Steel Panther TV with the very first "This Week In Music". Check it out below. STEEL PANTHER has set "All You Can Eat" as the title of its third album, tentatively due in early 2014. A video for the song "Party Like ...

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STEEL PANTHER: New Album Title Revealed

The Dude from 106.5 KWHL conducted an interview with vocalist Michael Starr of Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER before their August 31 show at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can now watch the chat below. STEEL PANTHER has set "All You Can Eat" as the title of its third album, ...

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DESTRAGE Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Italian metallers DESTRAGE. The band's new album, "Are You Kidding Me? No.", is complete and is scheduled for an early 2014 release. A trailer for the CD can be seen below. Plans are currently in motion for videos in support of "Are You Kidding Me? No.", as ...

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STEEL PANTHER Talks To Australia's SF MEDIA (Video)

Heavy music presenter Christina Rowatt of SF Media spoke to Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER about their recently announced Australian tour, their new album, music videos and more. You can now watch the chat below. STEEL PANTHER is the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band formerly known as METAL SKOOL. The group's lineup includes guitarist ...

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STEEL PANTHER Talks To Australia's TRIPLE M (Audio)

Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER were recently interviewed by Dave "Higgo" Higgins of Australia's long-running rock station Triple M. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. STEEL PANTHER is the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band formerly known as METAL SKOOL. The group's lineup includes guitarist "Satchel" (real name Russ Parrish; ...

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UGLY KID JOE Frontman Featured In New SIGHT OF EMPTINESS Video

"Essence", the new video from Costa Rica-based melodic metallers SIGHT OF EMPTINESS, can be seen below. The clip features a guest appearance by Whitfield Crane of UGLY KID JOE. The song comes off SIGHT OF EMPTINESS' third album, "Instincts", which features additional guest appearances by the following musicians: Glen Drover (KING DIAMOND, MEGADETH), Christian Älvestam ...

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STEEL PANTHER Uncensored (Video)

Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER recently spoke to Artisan News about touring, BLACK SABBATH reuniting, PETA, the clever songtitles for their forthcoming album, Lexxi's bass guitar prowess, their favorite guest sit-ins and jams, uninhibited girls, and several other unmentionables. Check out the chat below. STEEL PANTHER is the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band formerly ...

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TOXIK Taps Former DEATH/OBITUARY Guitarist RALPH SANTOLLA

Resurrected cult classic progressive thrashers TOXIK have recruited Ralph Santolla (ex-DEATH, OBITUARY, DEICIDE) as their new second guitarist. Josh Christian, TOXIK's founding member and lead guitarist, comments on Ralph's addition to the group: "Ralph was the first choice. I had talked to other friends about tour spots and playing as guests, but the new material ...

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Video: COREY TAYLOR Performs POISON Classic With STEEL PANTHER

Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR) joined Los Angeles glam-metal jokesters STEEL PANTHER on stage this past Saturday night (August 3) at the House Of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada to perform a cover version of the POISON classic "Nothin' But A Good Time". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. STEEL PANTHER ...

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OBITUARY Announces Virtual Tour And Live Chat With Fans

Now celebrating the 25th anniversary of their landmark "Slowly We Rot" full-length debut, Tampa death metal icons OBITUARY have been perpetually busy finding new methods way to bring fans closer to their audio carnage through worldwide concert streams and all-access backstage giveaways. Most recently, the band offered up a pay-per-view, professionally shot live stream of ...

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DISPARAGED Signs With APOSTASY RECORDS

Swiss death metallers DISPARAGED have inked a deal with Apostasy Records. Commented the band: "We are very proud to have found in Apostasy Records a for-us-perfectly-tailored partner. We are looking forward to the cooperation and the release of our new album!" DISPARAGED was formed in 1999 and has already released three albums: "Overlust", "Blood Source" ...

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MELECHESH Taps Former OBITUARY/DEICIDE Guitarist For Upcoming Tour

Sumerian thrashing metal pioneers MELECHESH will embark on a North American headlining tour later this month, with support from VREID, LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH and REIGN OF LIES. Ralph Santolla (DEATH, DEICIDE, OBITUARY, ICED EARTH) will be filling the second-guitarist slot in MELECHESH for the trek, which will include the band's first-ever appearance in Mexico. ...

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