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PRONG To Headline Minnesota's THE REAPER'S BALL Festival

PRONG will be headlining The Reaper's Ball, an independently produced metal festival making its first-year debut on Saturday, October 29, at the Station 4 nightclub in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Created by Nathan Block of SwordLord Productions and Brian Huebner of Left Alone Creations, The Reaper's Ball will feature national and local acts headlining side-by-side. ...

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SUPLECS: PEPPER KEENAN-Produced Album to Surface In November

SUPLECS' new full-length album, "Powtin' on the Outside, Pawty on the Inside", will be released on on November 8 via Nocturnal Records. The long-awaited CD will be supported with national tour dates to be announced shortly. "Powtin' on the Outside, Pawty on the Inside" was produced by CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's inimitable frontman Pepper Keenan (also ...

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GWAR: More 20th Anniversary Tour Dates Announced

Mutant metal-masters GWAR are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their rebirth on Earth with a triumphant tour of their most depraved stomping grounds. Beginning October 7 and lasting until everything is dead, North America shall reel under the savage assault of GWAR, the most dangerous band in this or any other universe. Fresh from their ...

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RIGOR MORTIS To Unveil 'The Bloody Rhino' Guitar

Bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS) of the reunited Texas thrashers RIGOR MORTIS has sent the following update to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Before the RIGOR MORTIS show on Nov. 4th at The North 6 club in New York City, guitarist Mike Scaccia and First Act Guitars will unveil the 'The Bloody Rhino'. The ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Tour With GWAR

DEVILDRIVER will be direct support to GWAR on their upcoming North American tour that will also feature A DOZEN FURIES and MENSREA. Beginning on October 7 in Sayreville, NJ and running through November 11 in Seattle, WA, the tour will traverse the United States playing storied venues, including the Palladium in Worcester, MA, the House ...

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GWAR Frontman: 'METAL BLADE Get All My Respect And Love'

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to clarify some of his comments made in a recent interview regarding the group's previous label, Metal Blade Records. In an chat with Blasting-Zone.com, portions of which were republished here on August 8, Brockie had the following to say about GWAR's split with ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD To Tour Europe With MESHUGGAH

Canadian extremists STRAPPING YOUNG LAD recently completed a highly successful run on the inaugural Sounds of The Underground tour in support of their genre-defying breakthrough new album, "Alien", which critics are already hailing as their best offering yet. The group's overly intense live performances captivated the uninitiated crowds who were immediately drawn to the band's ...

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SOUNDS OF THE UNDERGROUND Tour Spotlighted On 'Metal Injection'

"Metal Injection", the Internet streaming video show, currently has two hours' worth of coverage from the Sounds of the Underground tour, featuring interviews with: LAMB OF GOD, GWAR, UNEARTH, OPETH, CHIMAIRA, EVERY TIME I DIE, THE RED CHORD, A LIFE ONCE LOST and Brian Slagel of Metal Blade Records. In addition, the episode features videos ...

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Hazardous Mutation - MUNICIPAL WASTE

It sounds to me like four young dudes got into their older brothers' record collections and discovered the raucous music of crossover bands like D.R.I. and full-on thrashers like EXODUS and NUCLEAR ASSAULT, then decided to take matters into their own hands. "Hazardous Mutation", by Richmond, Virginia's MUNICIPAL WASTE, is a direct descendent of the ...

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GWAR, DEVILDRIVER, A DOZEN FURIES To Team Up For U.S. Tour

GWAR, DEVILDRIVER, and A DOZEN FURIES will reportedly be teaming up for a U.S. tour beginning in October. The package is currently scheduled to appear at The NorVa in Norfolk, Virginia on October 21, with more dates to be announced soon. GWAR are continuing to tour in support of their first-ever live recording, "Live From ...

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Reunited RIGOR MORTIS To Embark On 'Reanimate' Tour

The original RIGOR MORTIS line up of Bruce Corbitt, Mike Scaccia (MINISTRY, REVOLTING COCKS), Casey Orr (GWAR, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS), and Harden Harrison (PERVIS, SPEEDEALER, MITRA) have announced their first shows together in 15 years. The Re-Animate tour starts with a handful of Texas dates in October, with tentative plans to continue ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE: New Song Available For Download

Richmond thrash-core kings MUNICIPAL WASTE have finished work on their debut album for Earache Records. Entitled "Hazardous Mutation", the CD was recorded in the band's hometown of Richmond, Virginia by Corey Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus of GWAR). "We are very excited about this record and we feel it's by far our best material to date," stated ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Complete Work On New Album

Richmond, Virginia's thrash-core kings MUNICIPAL WASTE have finished work on their debut album for Earache Records. Entitled "Hazardous Mutation", the WASTE's new album was recorded in the band's hometown of Richmond by Corey Smoot (a.k.a. Flattus of GWAR). "We are very excited about this record and we feel its by far our best material to ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD's 'Alien' To Be Released On Vinyl

Hot on the heels of Deepsend Records signing an exclusive distribution deal with CM Distro (a division of Century Media), the label has also secured the licensing rights to press all future Century Media releases on vinyl. The label will start this vinyl deal off with a limited-edition pressing of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD's "Alien" on ...

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OPETH: Keyboardist PER WIBERG Officially Joins The Band

Sweden's OPETH have posted the following update on their official web site: "Per Wiberg [keyboards] has now officially joined OPETH as a permanent member of the band. As most of you know he's been touring with OPETH since their 'Damnation' record. SPIRITUAL BEGGARS fans should not despair as he will continue playing and recording with ...

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South Africa's TOYLAND Tap Producer RON GOUDIE For New Album

Cape Town, South Africa's heavy-hitters TOYLAND have secured the services of cutting-edge producer Ron Goudie (TSOL, POISON, AGENT ORANGE, SOCIAL DISTORTION, GWAR, STRYPER, BOY HITS CAR, FEAR) to guide the up-and-coming band through the recording of their new release. It's Goudie's second trip to the dark continent as he has helmed the recording of Botswana's ...

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OPETH Close To Signing With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Sweden's OPETH are on the verge of inking a new record deal with Roadrunner Records, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The band, who were previously signed to the now-defunct British label Music For Nations Records, recently entered Fascination Street studios in Örebro, Sweden to begin recording their eight album, tentatively due later in the year. ...

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GWAR To Release Live Album In May

DRT Entertainment has set a May 31 release date for the first-ever live recording from GWAR. Titled "Live From Mt. Fuji", the enhanced CD contains 12 blistering live versions of GWAR classics including "Bring Back the Bomb", "Horror of Yg", "Krosstika", "Sick of You", "Womb With A View", and "Immortal Corruptor", as well as special ...

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KILLJOY Discusses New NECROPHAGIA Album

NECROPHAGIA frontman Killjoy recently spoke to Unholiestgoddess of The Dirt about the group's upcoming album, "Harvest Ritual Vol. 1". An excerpt from the interview follows: The Dirt: "Harvest Ritual Vol. 1" is finally coming after a long time in the making. You've always promised NECROPHAGIA would continue to get sicker and more vile. ...

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