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CROWBAR's KIRK WINDSTEIN Speaks To HORNS UP ROCKS! (Video)

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein of New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR. You can now watch the chat below. CROWBAR will release its new album, "Symmetry In Black", in North America on May 27 via Entertainment One Music. The CD, which will be made available in ...

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ANVIL's LIPS Speaks To THE AGE OF METAL (Video)

The Age Of Metal recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Steven "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL. You can now watch the chat below. ANVIL's new album, "Hope In Hell", sold a little under 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The disc follows up "Juggernaut Of Justice", which ...

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ANVIL: 'Eat Your Words' Video Premiere

"Eat Your Words", the new video from Canadian metal legends ANVIL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Hope In Hell", which sold a little under 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The disc follows up "Juggernaut Of Justice", which opened with around ...

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BLACK ANVIL To Release 'Hail Death' In May

New York-based black metal crew BLACK ANVIL will release its third full-length album, "Hail Death", on May 27 via Relapse Records. The CD includes the stunning cover art of Metastazis (BEHEMOTH, ALCEST, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER). According to a press release, "Hail Death" is BLACK ANVIL's most epic and fully realized album to date. It's ...

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Enter the Metal - VARGA

Canadian prog-thrashers VARGA had a brief run from 1989 through the mid-Nineties, which is to say, they were doomed from the start for obvious reasons if you were paying attention to the North American music climate of that period. They released two albums, "Prototype" and "Oxygen" as well as their 1991 debut cassette, "Multiple Wargasms", ...

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EXISTANCE To Release 'Steel Alive' In April

French metallers EXISTANCE will release their full-length debut, "Steel Alive", on April 25 via Mausoleum Records. The CD was recorded in late 2013 at Boss Hog Studios in Ham en Artois, France and is described in a press release as "one hell of an ass-kicking album that proves true metal is." It was mastered by ...

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BLACK SABBATH's '13' Takes Top Honors In 'Metal On Metal' Listener Poll

BLACK SABBATH's "13" took the number one spot in WJCU's "Metal On Metal" Top 25 year-end album countdown show, which aired on January 3. "13" dominated the listener poll, receiving 30% more votes than second-place finisher, SAXON's "Sacrifice". AMON AMARTH's "Deceiver Of The Gods", MOTÖRHEAD's "Aftershock" and DEATH ANGEL's "The Dream Calls For Blood" finished ...

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FATES WARNING: 'Firefly' Video Released

"Firefly", the new video from American progressive metallers FATES WARNING, can be seen below. The clip was directed David Solbjørg and Kjetil Kolbjørnsrud of Twitchyfilms. "Firefly" is taken from FATES WARNING's eleventh studio album, "Darkness In A Different Light", which registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #41 The Netherlands: #90 USA: #162 "Darkness In ...

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FATES WARNING's RAY ALDER Speaks To HORNS UP ROCKS! (Video)

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with vocalist Ray Alder of American progressive metal veterans FATES WARNING before the band's November 23 concert in New York City. You can now watch the chat below. FATES WARNING's North American tour launched November 15 in Joliet, Illinois and will wrap December 14 in Seattle, ...

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ANVIL: 'Badass Rock N Roll' Video Premiere

"Badass Rock N Roll", the new video from Canadian metal legends ANVIL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Hope In Hell", which sold a little under 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The disc follows up "Juggernaut Of Justice", which opened with ...

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DARKOLOGY: 'Fated To Burn' Album Details Revealed

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 early 2014 through Prime Eon Media. The follow-up to 2009's "Altered Reflections" was mixed and mastered by legendary producer Chris ...

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FATES WARNING: Fan-Filmed Footage Of New York City Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of FATES WARNING's November 23 concert at The Studio at Webster Hall in New York City can be seen below. FATES WARNING's North American tour launched November 15 in Joliet, Illinois and will wrap December 14 in Seattle, Washington. The band is touring in support of its eleventh studio album, "Darkness In ...

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KALEDON: 'A Dark Prison' Video Featuring FABIO LIONE Posted Online

"A Dark Prison", the new video from Italian metallers KALEDON, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Goffredo Passi and features a guest appearance by Italian vocalist Fabio Lione (VISION DIVINE, RHAPSODY OF FIRE, KAMELOT, ANGRA). "A Dark Prison" is taken from KALEDON's latest album, "Altor: The King's Blacksmith", which was released on ...

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Former SACRILEGE B.C. Singer Working On Documentary About TOWER RECORDS Art Department

Two Bay Area thrash scene veterans, Strephon Taylor (SACRILEGE B.C. vocalist; November Fire owner) and Mark DeVito (artist for METALLICA, MOTÖRHEAD, ANVIL CHORUS; Metal Babies owner), have teamed up to create a documentary on the infamous Tower Records art department. "Art Gods" takes you through the origins of what was exclusively originated at Tower Records ...

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FATES WARNING: 'I Am' Soundcheck Footage From Joliet

Video footage of progressive metal veterans FATES WARNING performing the song "I Am" during soundcheck on November 15 in Joliet, Illinois can be seen below. The track comes off the band's eleventh studio album, "Darkness In A Different Light", which registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #41 The Netherlands: #90 USA: #162 "Darkness In ...

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FATES WARNING: Official 'I Am' Live Video Released

"I Am", the official live video from progressive metal veterans FATES WARNING, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's eleventh studio album, "Darkness In A Different Light", which registered the following first-week chart positions: Germany: #41 The Netherlands: #90 USA: #162 "Darkness In A Different Light" sold around 2,700 copies in the ...

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The Great Shadow Infiltrator - FAITHXTRACTOR

Ash and Marquis Thomas comprise the Cincinnati death metal duo FAITHXTRACTOR. While the moist sci-splat artwork for their second album "The Great Shadow Infiltrator" would lead one to believe a tech-heavy conceptual album awaits their listeners, that notion is a misnomer. Instead, the Thomas brothers open their gory portal to a low-tuned slime pit filled ...

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