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GHOST Putting Finishing Touches On Sophomore Album

Mysterious Swedish buzz band GHOST will play a special concert this Saturday, December 15 in their hometown of Linköping at Cupolen. Limited tickets are still available here. Also this Saturday for those seeking redemption, GHOST cult leader Papa Emeritus (rumored to be REPUGNANT/SUBVISION's Tobias Forge, who takes the stage in the form of ...

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Ex-LUNA MORTIS Frontwoman MARY ZIMMER And Singer/Songwriter VK LYNNE Announce Collaboration

This winter, Madison, Wisconsin-based vocalist Mary Zimmer — formerly of the band LUNA MORTIS (originally THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE) — and Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter VK Lynne will take you into their homes and into their heads for their new web series. The musicians have released the following statement regarding the upcoming project: "We've been wanting to ...

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KOSMOS Signs With MULLIGORE PRODUCTION

French one-man black metal project KOSMOS has inked a deal with the Canadian underground label Mulligore Production. The project's "From Innocence to Perversity" CD will be reissued in digipack format on January 5, 2013. The album was mixed and mastered by Naja Atra at the Dithering studios. The artwork was entirely designed by XOV. "From ...

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Former LUNA MORTIS Singer Performs TEMPLE OF THE DOG Cover (Video)

Madison, Wisconsin-based vocalist Mary Zimmer — formerly of the band LUNA MORTIS (originally THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE) — made her long-anticipated return to the stage on Saturday, October 13 at The Frequency in Madison. Zimmer performed as METAL MARY AND THE HIRED GUNS — a special one-time event with a group of established musicians from the ...

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Reunited METAL CHURCH Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL

METAL CHURCHRonny Munroe on vocals, Kurdt Vanderhoof and Jay Reynolds on guitars, Steve Unger on bass, and Jeff Plate on drums — will celebrate their official reunion on board 70000 Tons Of Metal, the world's biggest heavy metal cruise. For one of their two shows on board, they will play their debut album, ...

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Former LUNA MORTIS Singer Announces Return To Live Stage

Madison, Wisconsin-based vocalist Mary Zimmer — formerly of the band LUNA MORTIS (originally THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE) — has announced her long-anticipated return to the stage. Zimmer will perform as METAL MARY AND THE HIRED GUNS — a special one-time event with a group of established musicians from the Wisconsin rock and metal scenes — on ...

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WARBEAST Guitarist Explains New Album Title

On August 27, Japan Nick of WMSC 90.3's "Japan Nick's Rock And Metal Pandemonium" conducted an interview with guitarist Scott Shelby of Texas thrashers WARBEAST. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. WARBEAST is the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee, DEMONSEED drummer ...

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ATROCITY Working On 'Okkult' Album Trilogy

Vocalist Alexander Krull of long-running German metallers ATROCITY has released the following statement regarding the band's new album trilogy, "Okkult": "With 'Okkult' we want to start a very special album trilogy. "We began to work on the 'Okkult' trilogy a long time ago. "Most recently with the 'Die Gottlosen Jahre (The Godless Years)' DVD, a ...

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WARBEAST To Support DOWN

WARBEAST, the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee, DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez, guitarist Bobby Tillotson (a.k.a. "J.R."), and bassist Dré Karst (ENEMIES OF INERTIA, INFERNAL AGGRESSION, DIRTNAP), will support DOWN on their upcoming U.S. tour. The trek will launch on September 18 in WARBEAST's hometown of ...

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MINISTRY: New Video Interview With SIN QUIRIN

Neuweltmusic conducted an interview with MINISTRY guitarist Sin Quirin before the band's July 18 concert at The Academy (moved from Vicar St) in Dublin, Ireland. You can now watch the chat below. MINISTRY was forced to cancel a couple of shows on its current tour after the band's mainman, Al Jourgensen, collapsed onstage during the ...

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MINISTRY: New Video Interview With MIKE SCACCIA

Sonic Shocks conducted an interview with MINISTRY guitarist Mike Scaccia prior to the band's July 20 concert at HMV Forum in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. MINISTRY's new album, "Relapse", sold 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 193 on The ...

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BLACKGUARD Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) have parted ways with lead guitarist Kim Gosselin and have replaced him with Louis Jacques (KEMILON). Commented the band: "For those of you who have seen us play during our last few tours, this will not come as a shock seeing as Kim has been absent ...

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MINISTRY: 'Ghouldiggers' Video Released

"Ghouldiggers", the new video from MINISTRY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Relapse", which sold 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 193 on The Billboard 200 chart. Issued on March 26, the CD was recorded last fall at ...

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MINISTRY: New Rehearsal Footage Posted Online

Video footage of MINISTRY rehearsing for its DeFibRiLlaTouR 2012 world tour can be seen below. MINISTRY's new album, "Relapse", sold 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 193 on The Billboard 200 chart. Issued on March 26, the CD was recorded last fall at mianman ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Joins WARBEAST On Stage In Texas; Video Available

Former PANTERA and current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo joined WARBEAST on stage on April 21 at The Rail Club in Fort Worth, Texas to perform the song "Scorched Earth Policy". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. The event served as a celebration of the marriage of RIGOR MORTIS/WARBEAST vocalist Bruce Corbitt ...

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Relapse - MINISTRY

Break it all down, build it back up, assess the relevance of the band's impact on the history of rock music, and psychoanalyze Al Jourgensen six ways from Sunday; the only thing that matters here is that the album that was never supposed to happen is on the whole a good one. It is also ...

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WARBEAST Announces New Bassist

WARBEAST, the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee, DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez and guitarist Bobby Tillotson (a.k.a. "J.R." ), has announced the addition of bassist Dré Karst (ENEMIES OF INERTIA, INFERNAL AGGRESSION, DIRTNAP) to the group's ranks. Commented WARBEAST: "Dré is originally from New Orleans and ...

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New ZAKK WYLDE Signature Guitar Launched

Gibson has introduced the Zakk Wylde Vertigo Les Paul which exhibits a playful new twist on Zakk's trademark "bullseye" graphics, with a vertigo-inducing "twisted bullseye" that creates an optical illusion that's nearly as powerful as the music that you'll make with it. The Zakk Wylde Vertigo Les Paul features all the traditional tonewoods and craftsmanship ...

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RIGOR MORTIS/WARBEAST Singer Getting Hitched Tonight

Everyone is invited to witness and celebrate the marriage of RIGOR MORTIS/WARBEAST vocalist Bruce Corbitt and Jeanna Jennings tonight (Saturday, April 21) at The Rail Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Texas-based hard rock singer Jason McMaster (DANGEROUS TOYS, WATCHTOWER, IGNITOR, BROKEN TEETH) is ordained and will conduct the ceremony. Texas guitar wizard and lifetime friend ...

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MINISTRY: New Video Interview With SIN QUIRIN, AARON ROSSI

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! conducted an interview with MINISTRY guitarist Sin Quirin and drummer Aaron John Rossi on the "black carpet" of the fourth annual Revolver Golden Gods awards, which was held on April 11 at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, California. You can now watch the chat below. MINISTRY's new album, ...

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WARBEAST Parts Ways With Bassist, Prepares To Record New Album

WARBEAST, the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee, DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez and guitarist Bobby Tillotson (a.k.a. "J.R." ), has issued the following update: "Regretfully, WARBEAST will be losing an original member of our family. Our bass player, Alan Bovee, will be leaving WARBEAST after our ...

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