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VOLBEAT's 'A Warrior's Call' Single Certified Gold By RIAA

"A Warrior's Call", a song from from Danish/American metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT's 2010 album "Beyond Hell / Above Heaven", has been certified gold by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America) for sales of 500,000 copies. VOLBEAT singer and guitarist Michael Poulsen states: "Jon, Anders, Rob and I are very proud of this acknowledgement. ...

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NIGHTWISH Signs North American Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

Finland-based symphonic metal act NIGHTWISH has inked a North American deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The band's as-yet-untitled eighth studio album will be the first to feature Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen (REVAMP, ex-AFTER FOREVER), who has toured with NIGHTWISH since October 2012. NIGHTWISH has been signed to Nuclear Blast for the European territory since the ...

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NAILS Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

Southern California-based four man hatecrew NAILS has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The band's as-yet-untitled third album is tentatively scheduled for release in the first quarter of 2015. "After waging an oppressive blitzkrieg against the world in 2013 with 'Abandon All Life', NAILS will join the ranks of the legendary Nuclear Blast for ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Teams Up With Rapper XZIBIT For 'And We Run' Video

Detroit-raised Gumball bad boy Xzibit has teamed up with leading female-fronted metal band WITHIN TEMPTATION for their latest single "And We Run". Surprised? Has L.A.-based rap legend Xzibit become a metal-studded head banger?! See for yourself in the band's brand new video for the song, directed by Tim Smit. Shot recently in Amsterdam, Xzibit spent ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Whole World Is Watching' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Whole World Is Watching", the new video from Dutch symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION, can be seen below. "Whole World Is Watching", the third single from WITHIN TEMPTATION's new album, "Hydra", features a guest appearance by SOUL ASYLUM frontman Dave Pirner. It is a power ballad about facing and conquering ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE In Beijing: Pre-Show, Performance Footage

California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE have posted pre-show and performance footage from their March 11 concert in Beijing, China. Check out the three-minute clip below. SUICIDE SILENCE recently entered the studio to begin recording its new album with producer Steve Evetts (SEPULTURA, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, WARBRINGER). The group's first CD with new vocalist Hernan ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION To Tour North America This Fall

Dutch symphonic rockers WITHIN TEMPTATION have announced a 12-date North American tour. Opening all shows on the trek, which will kick off in late September, will be Swedish/Danish power/ melodic metallers AMARANTHE. WITHIN TEMPTATION lead vocalist Sharon den Adel states about the upcoming shows: "It's a great feeling that after so many years we are ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE's HERMIDA, HEYLMUN Interviewed By AndrewHaug.com (Video)

On February 28, AndrewHaug.com, Australia's first-ever dedicated 24/7 rock and metal online radio station launched by Andrew Haug, the former host of Triple J Australia's "The Racket" radio show (originally "Full Metal Racket"; 2001-2011), conducted an interview with vocalist Hernan "Eddie" Hermida and guitarist Mark Heylmun of California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE at ...

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