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VADER: Quality Zaandam Footage Available

Video footage of VADER's March 10, 2010 performance at De Kade in Zaandam, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). More clips are available at this location. VADER's new album, "Necropolis", sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD ...

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BLITZKRIEG/Ex-SATAN Vocalist Launches METALIZER

A new U.K.-based metal project called METALIZER has been formed, featuring Brian Ross (BLITZKRIEG, SATAN, AVENGER) on vocals, Glenn S. Howes (BLITZKRIEG, TYGERS OF PAN TANG, EARTHROD) on guitar/vocals, Huw Holding (AVENGER) on bass and Alan Ross on guitar/vocals. Drummers are being auditioned at this time. METALIZER will initially celebrate all the classic songs from ...

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Recordings 89-91 - NIRVANA 2002

If you have read Daniel Ekeroth's outstanding book "Swedish Death Metal", then you know that NIRVANA 2002 was given high praise by the author as one of the very first bands — along with the likes of NIHILIST — that dove head first into the creation of the now renowned sound. That high praise is ...

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MISFITS Near-Reunion In New Jersey; Video Footage Available

The "American Psycho" lineup of the resurrected MISFITS (minus Jerry Only) reunited for a one-time performance this past Saturday (December 26) at the Starland Ballroom in Sayersville, New Jersey on. Headlining the show was DANZIG. The reunited MISFITS included vocalist Michale Graves, guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein and drummer Dr. Chud. Bassist Jerry Only did ...

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MISFITS Near-Reunion At This Weekend's DANZIG Show In New Jersey

The "American Psycho" lineup of the resurrected MISFITS (minus Jerry Only) will be reuniting for a one-time performance at the Starland Ballroom in Sayersville, New Jersey on Saturday, December 26. Headlining the show will be DANZIG. The reunited MISFITS will include vocalist Michale Graves, guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein and drummer Dr. Chud. Bassist Jerry ...

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FRED DURST Performs AEROSMITH's 'Sweet Emotion' With CAMP FREDDY; Video Available

Fred Durst (LIMP BIZKIT), Franky Perez (SCARS ON BROADWAY), Travis Barker (BLINK-182), Mark McGrath (SUGAR RAY), Steve Jones (SEX PISTOLS) and Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL) are among the guest musicians who performed with CAMP FREDDY — the Los Angeles-based "jam" group featuring Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), Billy Morrison (ex-THE CULT bassist, ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: Audio Samples Of Entire 'High Impact' Album Available

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen will release a new album called "High Impact" on December 8 (one day earlier internationally). The set is described as "a mind-boggling, high-paced compilation record" featuring a "surprise" bonus track — Yngwie's never-before-released interpretation of the MICHAEL JACKSON mega-hit classic "Beat It", which contains Malmsteen's own magical touch and ex-JUDAS ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's Cover Of MICHAEL JACKSON's 'Beat It'; Audio Sample Available

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen will release a new album called "High Impact" on December 8 (one day earlier internationally). The set is described as "a mind-boggling, high-paced compilation record" featuring a "surprise" bonus track — Yngwie's never-before-released interpretation of the MICHAEL JACKSON mega-hit classic "Beat It", which contains Malmsteen's own magical touch and ex-JUDAS ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage From Grand Rapids, Buffalo Posted Online

Official Metallica.com footage from METALLICA's November 9, 2009 concert at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan and the November 10 show at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York — including clips of pre-show meet-and-greets, tuning-room jams, soundcheck, photo shoots and the actual performances — can be viewed below. METALLICA's setlist November 9, 2009 at ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Covers MICHAEL JACKSON Classic 'Beat It' On 'High Impact' Compilation

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen will release a new album called "High Impact" on December 8 (one day earlier internationally). The set is described as "a mind-boggling, high-paced compilation record" featuring a "surprise" bonus track — Yngwie's never-before-released interpretation of the MICHAEL JACKSON mega-hit classic "Beat It", which contains Malmsteen's own magical touch and ex-JUDAS ...

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MARKY RAMONE'S BLITZKRIEG: New Tour Dates Announced

MARKY RAMONE'S BLITZKRIEG, the band led by former RAMONES drummer Marky Ramone, has scheduled the following dates: Saturday, October 24 @ 7:00 p.m. El Mexicano Rock Fest: El Tri, La Cuca, Marky Ramone Santa Clara Fairgrounds, San Jose, CA Price: $40 Saturday, October 31 @ 8:00 p.m. Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mount Pleasant, MI ...

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HAIL! Performs JUDAS PRIEST Classics With DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist

More fan-filmed video footage of HAIL!'s September 1, 2009 concert at Blæst in Trondheim, Norway can be viewed below. HAIL!'s current touring lineup includes guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, BEYOND FEAR, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ICED EARTH), bassist David Ellefson (F5, MEGADETH) and drummer Roy Mayorga (STONE SOUR, SOULFLY). The group's setlist ...

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BLITZKRIEG Drummer Joins CHAOS ASYLUM

Drummer Phil Brewis of NWOBHM legends BLITZKRIEG has joined CHAOS ASYLUM, the British metal band which also features in its ranks BLITZKRIEG guitarist Guy Laverick. CHAOS ASYLUM, which will run alongside BLITZKRIEG commitments, is preparing for gigs in November and is currently writing material for its as-yet-untitled debut album. According to the group's official bio, ...

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Original BITZKRIEG Guitarist IAN JONES Dies

Ian Jones, original guitarist for New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) legends BLITZKRIEG, passed away on August 10 after a long illness. Jones was in BLITZKRIEG in 1980-1981 and played rhythm guitar on BLITZKRIEG's 1981 seven-inch EP "Buried Alive", which was released by Neat Records. He also co-wrote the classic track "Blitzkrieg" (made famous ...

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BLITZKRIEG, EDEN'S CURSE, DARKNESS DYNAMITE, Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR

BLITZKRIEG, EDEN'S CURSE, DARKNESS DYNAMITE and MALEFICE have been confirmed for this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ABGOTT AGONYST ALTERNATIVE CARPARK AMON AMARTH ANATHEMA ANNWN ANTERIOR APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY ARTHEMIS BATTLELORE BEHOLDER BIOMORTAL ...

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VADER To Tour Poland With MARDUK

Polish extreme metallers VADER will team up with the Swedish black metal outfit MARDUK for the Blitzkrieg 5 tour of Poland beginning on August 29 in Warsaw. Also appearing on the bill are Polish bands CHAINSAW and ESQARIAL as well as other guest acts. Commented MARDUK guitarist Morgan Håkansson: "MARDUK are proud to announce that ...

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VADER: 'Necropolis' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Polish death metallers VADER will release their new album, "Necropolis", in Europe on August 21 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros.. Tue Madsen, who previously worked with such bands as MOONSPELL, CATARACT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN and many more, mixed the CD at his ...

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VADER: New 'Necropolis' Studio Video Report Posted Online

Polish death metallers VADER will release their new album, "Necropolis", in late August via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros.. Tue Madsen, who previously worked with such bands as MOONSPELL, CATARACT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN and many more, mixed the CD at his Antfarm Studios ...

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VADER Completes Work On New Album

Polish death metallers VADER will release their new album, "Necropolis", in late August via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros.. Tue Madsen, who previously worked with such bands as MOONSPELL, CATARACT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN and many more, mixed the CD at his Antfarm Studios ...

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VADER: Second Video Report From The Studio Posted Online

Polish death metallers VADER will release their new album, "Necropolis", in late August via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD is being recorded at Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros.. Tue Madsen, who previously worked with such bands as MOONSPELL, CATARACT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN and many more, will mix the CD at his ...

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U.K.'s ROCK OF AGES Festival Rescheduled For November

The third Rock Of Ages festival, which was previously scheduled to take place June 20-21, 2009 at the 2,000-capacity facility Barco 2 in Swansea, U.K., has been rescheduled for November 20-22. The organizers say, "Most of the original lineup has been reconfirmed and of those that haven't, we are still waiting for a couple of ...

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