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DEVIN TOWNSEND's 'Only Half There' Autobiography Due In August

Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend has collaborated with the London, U.K.-based publisher Rocket 88 on his autobiography titled "Only Half There". Due in August, the book is available in two editions, both produced to the highest standard. The Classic comes with a CD of newly recorded music titled "Iceland" and includes previously ...

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GRUESOME To Release 'Dimensions Of Horror' EP

After exploding on to the death metal scene in 2015 with their "Leprosy"-inspired full-length debut "Savage Land", death metal wrecking crew GRUESOME — featuring current and former members of EXHUMED, POSSESSED, MALEVOLENT CREATION and DERKETA — returns in 2016 with a new EP titled "Dimensions Of Horror". Produced by the band and co-produced and recorded ...

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EXUMER: 'Catatonic' Video Released

"Catatonic", the new video from German thrash metallers EXUMER, can be seen below. The clip was directed by David Thelen during EXUMER's European tour in January/February and captures the dark lyrical themes of the song, portraying the psychological manifestations of physical torture and abuse. Comments EXUMER vocalist Mem V. Stein: "We were compelled to use ...

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ABORTED: 'Retrogore' Title Track Available For Streaming

Belgium's gore-mongers ABORTED will release their ninth full-length album, "Retrogore", in April via Century Media. The CD's highly detailed artwork was masterfully crafted by Christopher Lovell. The "Retrogore" title track can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Comments ABORTED frontman Sven De Caluwé: "Here it is, ghouls and maniacs! The first, opening track and ...

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ABORTED To Release 'Retrogore' Album In April

Belgium's gore-mongers ABORTED will release their ninth full-length album, "Retrogore", in April via Century Media. The CD's highly detailed artwork was masterfully crafted by Christopher Lovell. After delivering two seriously drenched and critically acclaimed albums in the form of "Global Flatline" (2012) and "The Necrotic Manifesto" (2014), ABORTED have returned to not only deliver another ...

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EXUMER: New Song 'Sinister Souls' Available For Streaming

German thrash metallers EXUMER will release their fourth full-length album, "The Raging Tides", on January 29 via Metal Blade Records. Recorded with producer/engineer Waldemar Soychta at Waldstreet Sound in Dortmund, Germany, "The Raging Tides" is a deliberate and violent thrash attack that stays true to the band's 30-year legacy. Conceptually and lyrically, vocalist Mem V. ...

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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Pays Tribute To LEMMY, DAVID BOWIE

Guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH has posted the following message on the band's official Facebook page: "At the time of hearing the news of Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister's [MOTÖRHEAD] passing on the early morning of the 28th of December, I felt a familiar feeling deep inside. That of losing someone really close. Someone ...

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SCOTT WEILAND's Bassist TOMMY BLACK Cleared Of Drug Charges

According to People, Tommy Black, the 47-year-old bassist in Scott Weiland's band THE WILDABOUTS, will not face drug possession charges related to the former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer's death. Deputy Bloomington Police Chief Mike Hartley told People that they never filed charges after "weighing what it would take to probe the narcotics charges ...

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EXUMER To Release 'The Raging Tides' Album In January

German thrash metallers EXUMER have set "The Raging Tides" as the title of their fourth full-length album, due on January 29 via Metal Blade Records. Recorded with producer/engineer Waldemar Soychta at Waldstreet Sound in Dortmund, Germany, "The Raging Tides" is a deliberate and violent thrash attack that stays true to the band's 30-year legacy. Conceptually ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE: 'Alive' Video Premiere

"Alive", the new video from ESCAPE THE FATE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Hate Me", which will be released on October 30 via Eleven Seven Music. When a band has had as storied and, at times, controversial a first decade in the limelight as ESCAPE THE FATE, ...

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EXUMER To Enter Studio This Month

German thrash metal veterans EXUMER will enter a studio in Dortmund, Germany on October 19 to begin recording the follow-up to their 2012 album "Fire & Damnation" for an early 2016 release via Metal Blade. The band will once again work with producer Waldemar Sorychta (SODOM, MOONSPELL, GRIP INC., TIAMAT), who helmed EXUMER's comeback album ...

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GRAVE: New Song 'Plain Pine Box' Available For Streaming

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE will release their new album, "Out Of Respect For The Dead", on October 16 via Century Media. The CD's eerie artwork, which can be seen below, was again created by Costin Chioreanu, who has been responsible for the band's last three albums as well as the "Morbid Ascent" EP. Chioreanu ...

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GRAVE: New Song 'Mass Grave Mass' Available For Streaming

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE will release their new album, "Out Of Respect For The Dead", on October 16 via Century Media. The CD's eerie artwork, which can be seen below, was again created by Costin Chioreanu, who has been responsible for the band's last three albums as well as the "Morbid Ascent" EP. Chioreanu ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE: 'Just A Memory' Video Released

"Just A Memory", the new video from ESCAPE THE FATE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Hate Me", which will be released on October 30 via Eleven Seven Music. When a band has had as storied and, at times, controversial a first decade in the limelight as ESCAPE ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE To Release 'Hate Me' Album In October

ESCAPE THE FATE will release its new album, "Hate Me", on October 30 via Eleven Seven Music. When a band has had as storied and, at times, controversial a first decade in the limelight as ESCAPE THE FATE, there is often a temptation to focus on that past, rather than concentrating on the future. Yet ...

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Video Premiere: POWERWOLF's 'Army Of The Night'

The official video for the song "Army Of The Night" from multinational metallers POWERWOLF can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth album, "Blessed & Possessed", which will be released on July 17 via Napalm. The CD was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd ...

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Mindloss/Demos reissue - GOREFEST

Metal Mind's on another gold disc reissue tear: keep your eyes peeled upon this label's release lists. Currently they're pushing back catalog releases of PRIMAL FEAR, MNEMIC and defunct Dutch death-metal masters GOREFEST. Metal Mind offers a lot of double-album packages, including BENEDICTION. GOREFEST is getting the royal treatment with the re-release of "La Muerte" ...

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POWERWOLF: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Armata Strigoi'

The official lyric video for the song "Armata Strigoi" from multinational metallers POWERWOLF can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth album, "Blessed & Possessed", which will be released on July 17 via Napalm. The CD was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd and ...

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POWERWOLF: Making Of 'Blessed & Possessed' Part Three (Video)

Multinational metallers POWERWOLF will release their sixth album, "Blessed & Possessed", on July 17 via Napalm. The CD was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd and was mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street. The album's cover artwork was once again created by POWERWOLF guitarist Matthew Greywolf. The ...

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Former HAVOK Guitarist SHAWN TYLER CHAVEZ Dead At 30

Shawn Tyler Chavez, the former lead guitarist of Denver, Colorado thrashers HAVOK, Shawn Tyler Chavez, has passed away at the age of 30. He was a member of HAVOK from 2004 to 2010. An official cause of death has not been revealed. HAVOK vocalist David Sanchez has posted thw following tribute to his former bandmate: ...

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POWERWOLF: New Song 'Army Of the Night' Available For Streaming

Multinational metallers POWERWOLF will release their sixth album, "Blessed & Possessed", in July via Napalm. The CD was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd and was mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street. The album's cover artwork was once again created by POWERWOLF guitarist Matthew Greywolf. A track ...

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