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JEFF LOOMIS: Brighton Fan-Filmed Video Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis' October 20 performance in Brighton, England can be seen below. Loomis recently released a brand-new song, "A Liar's Chain", recorded with his touring band consisting of Joe Nurre (guitar and vocals), Anup Sastry (drums) and Greg Macklin (bass). Commented Jeff: "'A Liar's Chain' is the first ...

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'Metal Evolution' Creator Discusses Lost 'Extreme Metal' Episode With 'Radioactive Metal'

Canadian documentarian Sam Dunn of Banger Films ("Metal: A Headbangers Journey", "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage") was interviewed for the latest edition of "Radioactive Metal". You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "Radioactive Metal" is broadcast on Pure Rock Radio Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. EST at www.purerockradio.net. ...

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'Metal Evolution' Creator Discusses Lost 'Extreme Metal' Episode With PureGrainAudio (Video)

In 2011, Banger Films released the biggest-ever series on the history of heavy metal and hard rock, "Metal Evolution". Based on Banger's groundbreaking "Heavy Metal Family Tree," the series explored over 40 years of metal history — from early metal and shock rock to thrash and nu metal. Following metalhead-turned-anthropologist Sam Dunn, "Metal Evolution" took ...

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'Metal Evolution' Creator Discusses Lost 'Extreme Metal' Episode With THE AGE OF METAL (Audio)

In 2011, Banger Films released the biggest-ever series on the history of heavy metal and hard rock, "Metal Evolution". Based on Banger's groundbreaking "Heavy Metal Family Tree," the series explored over 40 years of metal history — from early metal and shock rock to thrash and nu metal. Following metalhead-turned-anthropologist Sam Dunn, "Metal Evolution" took ...

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JEFF LOOMIS Releases New Song 'A Liar's Chain'

Former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis has released a brand-new song, "A Liar's Chain", recorded with his touring band consisting of Joe Nurre (guitar and vocals), Anup Sastry (drums) and Greg Macklin (bass). Comments Jeff: "'A Liar's Chain' is the first of three songs that I recorded with my band to officially debut online. We started ...

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'Metal Evolution' Creator Discusses Lost 'Extreme Metal' Episode On FULL METAL JACKIE's Show

In 2011, Banger Films released the biggest-ever series on the history of heavy metal and hard rock, "Metal Evolution". Based on Banger's groundbreaking "Heavy Metal Family Tree," the series explored over 40 years of metal history — from early metal and shock rock to thrash and nu metal. Following metalhead-turned-anthropologist Sam Dunn, "Metal Evolution" took ...

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'Metal Evolution' Creator Discusses Lost 'Extreme Metal' Episode (Audio)

In 2011, Banger Films released the biggest-ever series on the history of heavy metal and hard rock, "Metal Evolution". Based on Banger's groundbreaking "Heavy Metal Family Tree," the series explored over 40 years of metal history — from early metal and shock rock to thrash and nu metal. Following metalhead-turned-anthropologist Sam Dunn, "Metal Evolution" took ...

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VULTURE INDUSTRIES Begins Work On New Album

Norwegian progressive extreme metallers VULTURE INDUSTRIES entered the Conclave And Earshot Studios in Bergen early last week to begin work on their third full-length album for an early 2013 release via Season Of Mist. So far the drums have been recorded, and frontman Bjornar Nilsen, who is also producing the CD, commented that the band ...

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Next Year's WACKEN OPEN AIR Is Officially Sold Out

All 75,000 tickets to next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival have been sold — a little more than a month after being made available. This marks the eighth time in a row that Wacken Open Air is sold out and it is the event's fastest sellout ever. The next Wacken Open Air ...

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'Metal Evolution' Creators Seeking Funding For 'Extreme Metal' Episode

In 2011, Banger Films released the biggest-ever series on the history of heavy metal and hard rock, "Metal Evolution". Based on Banger's groundbreaking "Heavy Metal Family Tree," the series explored over 40 years of metal history — from early metal and shock rock to thrash and nu metal. Following metalhead-turned-anthropologist Sam Dunn, "Metal Evolution" took ...

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TRIVIUM Frontman Launches 'Extreme Metal' Project

Guitarist/vocalist Matt Heafy of Florida metallers TRIVIUM took part in a special one-night-only acoustic performance to benefit MOSCOT Mobileyes Foundation. The event was held last night (Monday, August 13) between 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at The MOSCOT Gallery & Music Space in New York City. In addition to playing a seven-song set, Heafy took ...

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Eremita - IHSAHN

Vegard Sverre Tveitan is a genius. Okay, so that's common knowledge. Accredited, even, given the numerous awards, commendations and honorariums Tveitan ? better known to the metal community as Ihsahn ? has reaped throughout his prolific career. Ihsahn is metal, whether or not you appreciate his relentless embryonic exploration modes. EMPEROR is forever legend, sure, ...

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IHSAHN: 'Eremita' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Eremita", the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn, sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 32 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared ...

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IHSAHN Interviewed On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

WSCA 106.1 FM's "Black Night Meditations" recently conducted an interview with former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "Black Night Meditations" is a four-hour metal show focusing on black, death, thrash, folk, shred, prog and power metal. The program is broadcast every Tuesday night at 10 ...

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IHSAHN: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Eremita", the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn, can be streamed in its entirety at AOL Music. Due on June 19 in North America (one day earlier in Europe) via Candlelight Records, the CD was recorded and produced at Telemark's Ivory Shoulder Studios, with additional tracking completed at Notodden's Juke Joint Studio ...

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Former EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN To Release 'Eremita' In June

Candlelight Records has set a June 19 North American release date (one day earlier in Europe) for "Eremita", the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn. Recorded and produced at Telemark's Ivory Shoulder Studios, with additional tracking completed at Notodden's Juke Joint Studio and Seattle's Envisage Audio, "Eremita" was mixed by Jens Bogren (OPETH) at ...

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