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DEATH ANGEL: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of DEATH ANGEL's entire June 20 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. DEATH ANGEL recently canceled its European summer tour dates in order to take the time to "restructure our business team to make DEATH ANGEL the strongest band that we can possibly be from the outside ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Hit The Studio With Producer LOGAN MADER

BUTCHER BABIES have entered the studio with producer Logan Mader (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DEVILDRIVER, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) to begin recording some of their brand new material. No further details are currently available. BUTCHER BABIES' debut album, "Goliath", sold around 3,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'The Calling' Video Released

"The Calling", the new video from American death metal extremists MISERY INDEX, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Killing Gods", which was released on May 23 via Season Of Mist. "The Killing Gods" was recorded at Wright Way Studios in Baltimore, Maryland and was engineered by ...

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DEATH ANGEL's WILL CARROLL Shares 'Crazy Tour Story' (Video)

Digital Tour Bus, which gives fans "an all-access pass" to the tour buses that their favorite bands travel in, has posted its latest "Crazy Tour Stories" episode, focusing on DEATH ANGEL drummer Will Carroll. The five-minute clip, which was filmed on March 25, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois, can be seen below. DEATH ANGEL recently canceled ...

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GLENN HUGHES Speaks To SPARK TV About CALIFORNIA BREED (Audio)

Lisa Martineau of SparkTV.tv recently conducted an interview with legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, CALIFORNIA BREED). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. CALIFORNIA BREED is the new band built around the foundation of legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham ...

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ORIGIN: 'Absurdity Of What I Am' Lyric Video

Technical death metallers ORIGIN will release their new album, "Omnipresent", on July 8 in North America via Nuclear Blast (July 4 in Europe through Agonia). The CD was recorded with longtime producer/engineer Robert Rebeck at Chapman Recording in Lenexa, Kansas and was mixed and mastered at Menegroth - The Thousand Caves with Colin Marston. The ...

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Ruining Lives - PRONG

Tommy Victor, consider yourself on a roll. After a solid stint with MINISTRY while tinkering to keep PRONG afloat over the years to mixed reviews, Victor proved his naysayers wrong with the 2012 rebound album, "Carved in Stone". This time, rebound is a dirty word. It's been ages since PRONG's monster riffs ran rampant amidst ...

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Inferno - MARTY FRIEDMAN

Guitar instrumental records are almost guaranteed to be self-indulgent vehicles you can take or leave, but just about every metalhead has Marty Friedman's new album "Inferno" on his or her radar — and with damned good reason. Friedman, of course, has been long residing in Tokyo and quietly working outside of the metal mainstream on ...

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TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD, Ex-MEGADETH Guitarists Pay Tribute To RANDY RHOADS In New Jersey (Video)

Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT, ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO), Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD), Jeff Young (MEGADETH), Joel Hoekstra (NIGHT RANGER, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) and Mike Orlando (ADRENALINE MOB) are among the guitarists who are taking part in the "Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration Of A Legend" East Coast mini-tour, which kicked off on June 3 in Asbury Park, New ...

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EVIL UNITED: 'Honored By Fire' Album Details

EVIL UNITED — the Austin/San Antonio, Texas-based band featuring Jason McMaster (WATCHTOWER, DANGEROUS TOYS, BROKEN TEETH) on vocals, a double guitar assault of T.C. Connally (PB/DC, CULT TO FOLLOW) and John Valenzuela (PB/DC, URIAL) as well as the brutal rhythm section of Don Van Stavern (RIOT, S.A. SLAYER) on bass and "Shakes" West (MURDERDOLLS, NEUROTICA, ...

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ATHEIST Preparing To Record New Album

Florida-based technical metal pioneers ATHEIST will record their fifth studio album later in the year with producer Jason Suecof (DEATH ANGEL, JOB FOR A COWBOY, GOD FORBID, DEVILDRIVER) for an early 2015 release. Comments vocalist Kelly Shaefer: “We are happy to report that the fifth ATHEIST LP is in the works, and the band could ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN: 'Inferno' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Inferno", the new solo album from former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman, sold around 2,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 186 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was released on May 26 via Prosthetic Records (except in Japan, where the album was made available ...

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PENNYWISE To Release 'Yesterdays' In July

Southern California punk legends PENNYWISE will release their eleventh studio album, "Yesterdays", on July 15 via Epitaph Records. Jim Lindberg is back as the frontman, and "Yesterdays" includes songs written by deceased bassist Jim Thirsk. PENNYWISE will play two album-release shows; July 16 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, California and July 18 at the ...

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CALIFORNIA BREED: Quality Fan-Filmed Footage Of New York City Concert

Quality fan-filmed video footage of CALIFORNIA BREED's May 31 performance at Gramercy Theatre in New York City can be seen below. CALIFORNIA BREED is the new band built around the foundation of legendary vocalist-bassist Glenn Hughes, drummer extraordinaire Jason Bonham and 23-year-old newcomer guitarist-singer-songwriter Andrew Watt. The group's self-titled debut album sold around 4,000 copies ...

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