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THE SKULL Featuring Former TROUBLE Members Performs In Hollywood

THE SKULL — the new band featuring original TROUBLE members vocaist Eric Wagner and drummer Jeff "Oly" Olson alongside TROUBLE's longtime bassist Ron Holzner and SACRED DAWN guitarists Michael Carpenter and Lothar Keller — peformed at Loaded Hollywood on October 19 in Hollywood, California. Fan filmed footage of the concert can be seen below. Olson ...

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ORCHID: 'The Mouths Of Madness' Video Released

"The Mouths Of Madness", the video for the title track of the new album from San Francisco-based doom rockers ORCHID, can be seen below. The CD was released on April 26 via Nuclear Blast Records. Guitarist Mark Thomas Baker stated about the extensive "The Mouths Of Madness" production process: "Most of the tracks on 'The ...

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EVIL MASQUERADE Announces New Singer

Denmark-based symphonic metal band EVIL MASQUERADE has issued the following update: "Most of you are aware of that [vocalist] Apollo [Papathanasio, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, ex-FIREWIND] hasn't been seen much with the band this year. He feels that he needs to slow down and take a time-out from his musical career for a while and focus more ...

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HUNTRESS: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Zenith' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Zenith", the new video from the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS, can be seen below. The song comes off the group's sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", which was released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. The CD was ...

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THE GATES OF SLUMBER Is 'Done'

Karl Simon, vocalist/guitarist for for Indianapolis doomsters THE GATES OF SLUMBER, has posted the following message on the Hellride Music forums: "Some of you may have noticed that Jason [McCash, bass] quit THE GATES OF SLUMBER this past week. "So, yeah. it's done. "I always said I'd never go on doing THE GATES ...

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THE GATES OF SLUMBER Bassist Quits

Jason McCash, bassist, co-songwriter and co-lyricist for Indianapolis doomsters THE GATES OF SLUMBER, has announced his departure from the band. He says: "It's nothing at all against Karl [Simon; vocals, guitar] and Bob [Fouts; drums] but I think it's something I have to do at this time. I really hope and wish the best for ...

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THE SKULL Plays First Show With Original TROUBLE Drummer JEFF 'OLY' OLSON (Video)

THE SKULL — the new band featuring original TROUBLE members vocaist Eric Wagner and drummer Jeff "Oly" Olson alongside TROUBLE's longtime bassist Ron Holzner and SACRED DAWN guitarists Michael Carpenter and Lothar Keller — peformed at Tequila Jaxx this past Saturday, September 14 in Mentor-On-The-Lake, Ohio. Fan-filmed video footage can be seen below. This was ...

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HUNTRESS Frontwoman Interviewed By THE AGE OF METAL (Audio)

On August 31, The Age Of Metal conducted an interview with singer Jill Janus of the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. HUNTRESS' sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", was released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America ...

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THE SKULL Interviewed On 'Maximum Threshold' (Audio)

THE SKULL, the band featuring original members of Chicago doom-metal legends TROUBLE, vocalist Eric Wagner and drummer Jeff "Oly" Olson, and the band's longtime bassist, Ron Holzner, was interviewed on the latest edition of the "Maximum Threshold" radio show. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Olson announced his decision ...

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HUNTRESS Frontwoman Talks To HORNS UP ROCKS! (Video)

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with singer Jill Janus of the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS during the recently completed Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. HUNTRESS' sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", was released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 ...

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HUNTRESS Interviewed By WGRD 97.9 FM (Video)

Ned of the WGRD 97.9 FM radio station in Grand Rapids, Michigan recently conducted an interview with the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS. You can now watch the chat below. HUNTRESS' sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", was released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. ...

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HUNTRESS: 'Zenith' Video Released

"Zenith", the new video from the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS, can be seen below. The song comes off the group's sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", which was released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded at Hobby Shop Studios in ...

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Complete Recordings From Pre-TIAMAT Band TREBLINKA To See Light Of Day

Century Media Records has announced the first-ever official "complete recordings" release of TREBLINKA, one of most notorious death/black metal bands of all times. TREBLINKA was founded in 1987 by Johan "Lucifer Hellslaughter" Edlund and Jörgen "Juck the Ripper" Thullberg. During the band's short existence of only two years, TREBLINKA released two demo tapes and one ...

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Original TROUBLE Drummer JEFF OLSON Rejoins THE SKULL

Drummer Jeff "Oly" Olson has rejoined THE SKULL, the band he formed with fellow original member of Chicago doom-metal legends TROUBLE, vocalist Eric Wagner, and the band's longtime bassist, Ron Holzner. Olson states: "I know that I've mentioned that I wouldn't perform TROUBLE's music anymore unless it's with the other original members, but I've had ...

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SLAYER Graffiti Confused With Hate Crime

According to Amanda Lindner of Patch.com, a spray painted SLAYER logo at a park in Long Island, New York was was confused with a hate crime symbol Tuesday night (August 13). One of the buildings at Wicks Park in Commack was marked with black graffiti consisting of the word "SLAYER" and a pentagram. ...

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HUNTRESS: New Video Interview With JILL JANUS

TheToneKing.com's Metal Marion conducted an interview with vocalist Jill Janus of the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS during this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. HUNTRESS' sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", was released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North ...

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IRON MAN To Release 'South Of The Earth' In September

Maryland doomsters IRON MAN have completed work on their fifth full-length album, "South Of The Earth", for a September 30 release via Rise Above. Recording and mixing took place at Hudson Street Sound in Annapolis, Maryland with producer/engineer Frank Marchand III. "Every time IRON MAN goes into the studio, we treat it like a blank ...

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Abra Kadavar - KADAVAR

There's something vaguely WOLFMOTHER-ish about KADAVAR's meticulously coiffed beards and retro-authentic wardrobe - not to mention the almost clinical efficiency of their debut album's proto-metal revival - which, at times, felt rather calculating in its taut, clean construction and delivery. But as the German power trio unveils their second long player, "Abra Kadavar", with nary ...

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HUNTRESS: New Video Interview With JILL JANUS

Stubble music 'zine conducted an interview with vocalist Jill Janus of the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS on June 30 at the Mountain View, California stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. HUNTRESS' sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", was released on June 28 in ...

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HUNTRESS Frontwoman Interviewed By CAPITAL CHAOS (Video)

AmbPirate of Capital Chaos conducted an interview with vocalist Jill Janus of the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS on June 30 at the Mountain View, California stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. HUNTRESS' sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", was released on June 28 ...

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HUNTRESS: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metalluminati conducted an interview with the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed, female-fronted traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS on June 30 at the Mountain View, California stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. HUNTRESS' sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", was released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 ...

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HUNTRESS: 'Zenith' Video Teaser

A teaser for "Zenith", the new video from the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed, female-fronted traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS, can be seen below. The song comes off the group's sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", which will be released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded ...

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HUNTRESS Singer Interviewed By 'The Front Row Report' (Audio)

The Front Row Report recently conducted an interview with singer Jill Janus of the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed, female-fronted traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. HUNTRESS' sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", will be released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America ...

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PENTAGRAM CHILE: 'La Fiura' Lyric Video Released

PENTAGRAM CHILE recently completed work on its first-ever studio album, entitled "The Malefice", for a September 6 release via Germany's Cyclone Empire Records. Drums for the CD were tracked at Sade Studios in Santiago, Chile, while all guitars and vocals were recorded at HVR Studios in Suffolk, U.K., where the album was mixed by vocalist/guitarist ...

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HUNTRESS: New Song 'Blood Sisters' Available For Streaming

"Blood Sisters", a brand new song from the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed, female-fronted traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track comes off the group's sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", which will be released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. The ...

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PENTAGRAM CHILE: 'The Malefice' Album Details Revealed

PENTAGRAM CHILE recently completed work on its first-ever studio album, entitled "The Malefice", for a September 6 release via Germany's Cyclone Empire Records. Drums for the CD were tracked at Sade Studios in Santiago, Chile, while all guitars and vocals were recorded at HVR Studios in Suffolk, U.K., where the album was mixed by vocalist/guitarist ...

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HUNTRESS: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Starbound Beast' Album

Audio samples of all the tracks that will appear on "Starbound Beast", the sophomore album from the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed, female-fronted traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Due on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records, the CD was recorded at ...

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Documentary About PENTAGRAM Leader To Air On SHOWTIME

"Last Days Here" (formerly "Last Rites"), which tells the story of Bobby Liebling, lead singer of the cult hard rock/heavy metal band PENTAGRAM, will air on Showtime, on Thurday, May 23 at 9:30 p.m. and Showtime On Demand from May 24 to June 20. Frozen for decades in his parents' basement, Bobby's music is finally ...

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MOTÖRHEAD's LEMMY Co-Writes Song On New HUNTRESS Album

Los Angeles-based, occult-themed, female-fronted traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS will release its sophomore album, "Starbound Beast", on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded at Hobby Shop Studios in Los Angeles with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE). The cover artwork ...

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