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U.K.'s ROCK OF AGES Festival Rescheduled For November

The third Rock Of Ages festival, which was previously scheduled to take place June 20-21, 2009 at the 2,000-capacity facility Barco 2 in Swansea, U.K., has been rescheduled for November 20-22. The organizers say, "Most of the original lineup has been reconfirmed and of those that haven't, we are still waiting for a couple of ...

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VADER Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Polish death metallers VADER have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Commented the band: "We are very glad that after so many years VADER finally joined one of the biggest metal labels in the world. We really believe in their potential, experience and famous German reliability. We are pretty confident that the cooperation will ...

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VADER: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Polish extreme metal veterans VADER have entered Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros. to begin recording their next studio album, "Necropolis", tentatively due in August/September. Tue Madsen, who previously worked with such bands as MOONSPELL, CATARACT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN and many more, will mix the CD at his Antfarm Studios in Denmark. ...

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DEATHSTARS: Footage From 'Termination Bliss' Recording Sessions Posted Online

Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS have posted behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the group's sophomore album, "Termination Bliss". The eight-minute clip, which can be viewed below, includes footage from the recording and mixing sessions, as well as private footage from the "Cyanide" and "Blitzkrieg" video shoots and more. "Termination Bliss" entered the German ...

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VADER Frontman Checks In From The Studio

Polish extreme metal veterans VADER have entered Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros. to begin recording their next studio album, "Necropolis", tentatively due in August/September. Tue Madsen, who previously worked with such bands as MOONSPELL, CATARACT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN and many more, will mix the CD at his Antfarm Studios in Denmark. ...

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VADER To Tour Europe With MARDUK

In early September, Polish extreme metal veterans VADER will kick off a tour of their home country in support of their upcoming album "Necropolis". The Polish leg of the tour will consist of approximately 12-13 shows in some of the country's biggest cities. Every concert will be preceded by a fan meet-and-greet at the EMPik ...

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Stormlegion - KOMMANDANT

Featuring in its ranks veterans of bands like USURPER, CIANIDE, and CORPSEVOMIT, Chicago's KOMMANDANT keeps it tremolo picked and blast beaten on "Stormlegion". Black metal with subtle dirty thrash undertones is the soup of the day. While the straightforward, no-frills approach has its merits, the songwriting occasionally suffers from a lack of distinction. The approach ...

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DEATHSTARS Vocalist In KinKats Magazine Photo Shoot; Behind-The-Scenes Footage Available

Vocalist Andreas "Whiplasher Bernadotte" Bergh of the Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS recently took part in an exclusive photo shoot with Germany's KinKats magazine. Behind-the-scenes footage from the session can be viewed below. DEATHSTARS' third album, "Night Electric Night", will be released on January 30 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which was mixed ...

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GUNS N' ROSES, AC/DC, LED ZEPPELIN, BLACK SABBATH Classics Among 'Greatest Hard Rock Songs'

This past week, VH1 paid tribute to the ultimate rock gods by counting down the "100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs". The five-part compilation, hosted by POISON singer Bret Michaels, featured the most awesome guitar-driven, head-banging jams in rock history — from AC/DC to LED ZEPPELIN and everything in between. VH1 took viewers behind-the-scenes of the ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Ringtones Available

The following YNGWIE MALMSTEEN ringtones are available for purchase via AT&T: * Icarus Dream Suite * Blitzkrieg * Blue * Death Dealer * Caprici Di Diablo * Brothers * Vengeance * Heavy Heart * Miracle Of Life * Prelude To April "Perpetual Flame", the new album from Malmsteen, sold around 2,000 copies in ...

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BLITZKRIEG Added To GIRLSCHOOL's Anniversary Show

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG and AGE OF EVIL have been added to GIRLSCHOOL's 30th anniversary show on December 16 at the Astoria 2 in London, UK. BLITZKRIEG's latest album, "Theatre of the Damned", was released on August 10, 2007 via Germany's Armageddon Music. The CD was recorded at Absurd Studio ...

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MARKY RAMONE: New Video Interview Available

Legendary drummer Marky Ramone of the RAMONES was interviewed by Metalhead TV about his new project MARKY RAMONE'S BLITZKRIEG, also featuring Michale Graves (ex-MISFITS) on vocals, Alex Kane (ANTIPRODUCT) on guitar and Clare (ANTIPRODUCT) on bass. The group, which is currently on the road in Europe, is playing a set consisting of all the RAMONES ...

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DEATHSTARS: New Song Posted Online

Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS has posted a new song called "Death Dies Hard" on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's third album, "Night Electric Night", which will be released on January 30, 2009 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which was mixed at Toytown studios in Stockholm, Sweden ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage From Omaha Available

Official Metallica.com footage from METALLICA's November 6, 2008 concert in Omaha, Nebraska can be viewed below. The video includes footage from the pre-show meet-and-greet and the "Sad But True" performance. The group's setlist in Omaha was as follows: 01. That Was Just Your Life 02. The End Of The Line 03. Creeping Death 04. The ...

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MARKY RAMONE'S BLITZKRIEG: European Tour Dates Announced

Legendary drummer Marky Ramone of the RAMONES has announced the first string of tour dates with his new project MARKY RAMONE'S BLITZKRIEG, also featuring Michale Graves (ex-MISFITS) on vocals, Alex Kane (ANTIPRODUCT) on guitar and Clare (ANTIPRODUCT) on bass. Their set will consist of all the RAMONES classics which led to Marky's induction into the ...

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OMISSION: Upcoming Releases Detailed

Spanish thrashers OMISSION will release a split EP with Germany's OLD. The 12" EP with gatefold cover will feature four live songs from each band, recorded on September 27 in Madrid, Spain. The self-financed release will see the light around February/March 2009. OMISSION will also take part in the "Thrash Metal Blitzkrieg" series of 7" ...

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BLITZKRIEG Pulls Out Of UK's EAST RIDING ROCK Festival

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have cancelled their previously announced October 4 appearance at this year's East Riding Rock Festival at the Memorial Hall in Beverley, United Kingdom. According to the band, BLITZKRIEG vocalist Brian Ross is still recovering from a punctured lung and fractured ribs that he sustained during a ...

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BLITZKRIEG: Greece Aftermath

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have issued the following update: "The band would like to thank the promoters of both recent Greek shows, also the venue staff of both dates and last but not least everyone that showed up on Friday [Sept. 19] at The Necropolis in Athens and Saturday [Sept. ...

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METALLICA: Berlin Photos Posted Online

Photos of METALLICA's record-release party held this past Friday night (September 12) at O2 World in Berlin, Germany can be found at Allschools.de. Professionally filmed video footage of the Berlin concert and behind-the-sceens footage can be viewed below. A Bild.de video report on METALLICA's concert in Berlin, including interviews with the bandmembers, is ...

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