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GRAVEYARD Beer Can Now Be Yours

Gothenburg, Sweden-based psychedelic doom rock band GRAVEYARD has released its own beer, Hisingen Brew. According to the group, it is "made from special Cascade-hops that makes it taste even better lukewarm for your festival nights." Hisingen Brew is only available in Sweden (in an "ölflak") for the time being and it can be ordered from ...

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A LIFE ONCE LOST Checks In From The Studio

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's A LIFE ONCE LOST recently entered Planet Red studios in Richmond, Virginia with producer Andreas Magnusson (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, IMPENDING DOOM) to begin recording its new album for a late 20120 release via Season Of Mist. "We are hustling along here with this album," states vocalist Bob Meadows. "It's going to be ...

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GRAVEYARD Wins Swedish 'Best Hard Rock/Metal' GRAMMIS Award

GRAVEYARD was honored with the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" award at the Swedish "Grammis" gala, which was held last night (Tuesday, February 14) at Kungliga Operan in Stockholm. The nominees in the "Best Hard Rock/Metal" category were as follows: * GRAVEYARD - "Hisingen Blues" * HAMMERFALL - "Infected" * IN FLAMES - "Sounds Of A Playground ...

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Rumor: BEHEMOTH, WATAIN And THE DEVIL'S BLOOD To Join Forces For North American Tour

BEHEMOTH, WATAIN and THE DEVIL'S BLOOD are rumored to be joining forces for a Decibel-magazine-sponsored North American tour in the spring. In an October 2011 interview with Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show, BEHEMOTH vocalist/guitarist Adam "Nergal" Darski stated about his band's U.S. tour plans, "We're putting final touches to a U.S. tour which ...

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Ex-AFTER FOREVER Singer FLOOR JANSEN Returns To Live Stage In Brazil; Video, Photos Available

Dutch singer extraordinaire Floor Jansen, formerly with AFTER FOREVER and currently fronting her own band REVAMP, returned to the stage this past Saturday night (November 26) at Carioca Club in So Paulo, Brazil as a special guest of MAYAN, the band featuring EPICA/ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist/songwriter Mark Jansen alongside Jack Driessen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) and Frank Schiphorst. ...

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W.A.S.P. To Embark On '30 Years Of Thunder' Tour In 2012

29 years ago today on September 21, 1982 W.A.S.P. played its first show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. On September 21, 2012, W.A.S.P. will embark on the "30 Years Of Thunder" anniversary tour starting in the United Kingdom and continuing worldwide!! This world tour will be the biggest spectacle W.A.S.P. has ever created. The ...

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WHERE ANGELS SUFFER Parts Ways With RANDY PIPER, Recruits Ex-LIZZY BORDEN Axeman

WHERE ANGELS SUFFER (W.A.S.) has parted ways with guitarist Randy Piper (ANIMAL, W.A.S.P.) and has replaced him with Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN, HEATHEN). WHERE ANGELS SUFFER's current is rounded out by Chris Holmes (guitar; ex-W.A.S.P.), Steve Unger (bass; ex-METAL CHURCH), Rich Lewis (vocals; ANIMAL) and Stet Howland (drums; ex-W.A.S.P.). Video footage of the ...

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THE SWORD: 'Night City' Video Released

"Night City", the new video from Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD, can be viewed below. The clip is the third and final part of a video trilogy helmed by former THE SWORD collaborators Artificial Army. The first and second chapters of the saga were for "Tres Brujas" and "Lawless Lands". "Night City" comes off ...

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WATAIN: Quality Zaandam Footage Available

Quality video footage of WATAIN's March 13, 2011 performance at de Kade in Zaandam, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). WATAIN was honored with the "Best Hard Rock" award at the Swedish "Grammis" gala, which was held on January 17, 2011 in Stockholm. "Reaping Death", the latest CD single from WATAIN, which ...

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WATAIN: Liverpool Footage Available

Video footage of Swedish black metallers WATAIN performing the song "Malfeitor" on March 9, 2011 at The Masque in Liverpool, England can be viewed below. WATAIN was honored with the "Best Hard Rock" award at the Swedish "Grammis" gala, which was held on January 17, 2011 in Stockholm. "Reaping Death", the latest CD single from ...

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KILLER DWARFS Singer Prepares To Hit The Road

In a surprise and brilliant turn of events, Russ Dwarf has decided to break out the library and tour wit his new band THE RUSS DWARF BAND. Known for his inexplicable, incomparable and slightly insane stage antics as lead sing of the '80s metal band KILLER DWARFS, this is an event that needs to be ...

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Unauthorized W.A.S.P. Biography In The Works

U.K.-based writer Darren Upton (pictured below) is working on the unauthorized and unofficial biography of W.A.S.P. titled "Sting In The Tale", featuring new interviews with Randy Piper (guitar), Chris Holmes (guitar) and Stet Howland (drums). Commented Upton: "I've been a W.A.S.P. fan for 23 years now. Everything about Blackie [Lawless] and his band attracted me, ...

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WATAIN Mainman On GRAMMMIS Award: 'The Devil Won Again!'

Swedish black metallers WATAIN were honored with the "Best Hard Rock" award at the Swedish "Grammis" gala, which was held this past Monday night (January 17) in Stockholm. Commented WATAIN frontman Erik Danielsson: "I always pictured the criteria for entering the [Grammis] awards to be those of mainstream music in general; conformity, insipidity and commercial ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Vocalist To Take Part In Gothenburg Film Festival Seminar

On Monday, January 31, vocalist Mikael Stanne of Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY will take a break between our touring comittments in Miami/Mexico and India and visit the ongoing Göteborg International Film Festival for a seminar talk with movie critic and ex-ENTOMBED vocalist Orvar Säfström. Stanne comments (in Swedish): "För alla Göteborgare och/eller filmintresserade ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY, WATAIN Among MANIFEST Award Nominees

DARK TRANQUILLITY and WATAIN are among the nominees for a Manifest award in the "Hard Rock/Metal" category. Also up for the "Hard Rock/Metal" honor are GHOST and KHOMA. The Manifest Awards are held by SOM (Svenska Oberoende Musikproducenter) (Swedish Independent Musicproducers), an organization that consists of over 100 record labels. This year's awards ceremony will ...

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BENEDICTUM: New Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has set a February 18 European release date (March 8 in North America) for BENEDICTUM's third full-length album, entitled "Dominion". Formed in 2005 and quickly noticed by DIO guitarist Craig Goldy, BENEDICTUM's debut album, "Uncreation", was released to great reviews. The collaboration between producer Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, DIO, FOREIGNER) and the musical works ...

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WATAIN Live In Chile: Video Available

Chilean webzine Grinder Magazine has uploaded video footage of WATAIN's December 8, 2010 concert at Teatro Novedades in Santiago, Chile. The site says, "In the clip below you can watch the band performing the song 'Reaping Death', from WATAIN's latest album called 'Lawless Darkness'. This was the last song that [WATAIN frontman] Erik ...

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