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KING DIAMOND's 'Grandma' Interviewed (Video)

KING DIAMOND's official YouTube channel has been updated with a video interview with Jodi Zachia, the actress who toured with the band as Grandma, Lula, Jeanne Dibasson and Countess Mariam Natius. Check out the six-minute question-and-answer session below. As previously reported, KING DIAMOND will play only two shows in Europe this summer: June 09 - ...

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VOLBEAT: Video Interview Posted Online

Peter Lizano of MusicTourReviews earlier in the year conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Michael Poulsen and drummer Jon Larsen of Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT. You can now watch the chat below. VOLBEAT will embark on a North American tour in June with support from ICED EARTH and HELLYEAH. VOLBEAT recently parted ways with ...

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KING DIAMOND Guitarist Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

A four-minute video clip in which KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy LaRocque answers fan-submitted questions can be seen below. As previously reported, KING DIAMOND will play only two shows in Europe this summer: June 09 - Sweden Rock Festival – Sölvesborg, SWE June 15 - Hellfest - Clisson, France Legendary Danish heavy metal singer King Diamond ...

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DEADLANDS Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Sacramento, California-based metallers DEADLANDS have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band's debut album, "Evilution", which was originally made available on February 1 via Molten Metal Records, will be re-released later in the year. The CD was mixed and mastered at Trident Studios by Juan Urteaga (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT). The cover artwork was created ...

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MORBID ANGEL Drummer Offering Private Lessons

Acclaimed extreme-metal drummer Tim Yeung (MORBID ANGEL, DIVINE HERESY, VITAL REMAINS, HATE ETERNAL) is available for private drum lessons within the Los Angeles area as well as studio work throughout the year, schedule permitting. He can also offer lessons while he is on the road. Interested parties can contact Tim at [email protected] With the inspiration ...

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VOLBEAT Interviewed On 'Rockline' (Audio)

Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT were interviewed on this past Monday night's (February 13) edition of the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn. You can now listen to the program at RocklineRadio.com. Guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE) made his live debut with VOLBEAT on January 26 at the opening ...

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VOLBEAT Interviewed In Montreal (Video)

RadioRockCafe.com's Lulu and Ben conducted an interview with Michael Poulsen (vocals, guitars) and Jon Larsen (drums) of Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT on February 3 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. Guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE) made his live debut with VOLBEAT on January 26 at the opening show ...

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RED FANG: 'Hank Is Dead' Video Released

"Hank Is Dead", the new Whitey McConnaughy-directed video from Portland, Oregon's RED FANG, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's critically acclaimed release "Murder The Mountains", which was recorded with THE DECEMBERISTS' Chris Funk and was mixed by three-time Grammy Award winner Vance Powell (THE WHITE STRIPES, THE RACONTEURS). "Murder The Mountains" ...

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VOLBEAT: 'Beyond Hell/Above Heaven' Certified Platinum In Germany

"Beyond Hell/Above Heaven", the latest album from Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT, was certified platinum by the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI) (The Federal Association of Music Industry) for sales in excess of 200,000 copies in Germany. Commented the band: "Together we made it happen. That was something we didn’t dare to dream of to begin ...

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VOLBEAT Taps MERCYFUL FATE Guitarist For 'Gigantour'

Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have tapped Hank Shermann of MERCYFUL FATE to play guitar on their their upcoming North American tour as part of "Gigantour". Shermann most recently shared the stage with METALLICA at one of four intimate shows which took place at the Fillmore in San Francisco as part of the week-long ...

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MERCYFUL FATE, ARMORED SAINT Members Perform With METALLICA At Second 30th-Anniversary Show

Lou Reed, King Diamond (MERCYFUL FATE), Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), Timi Hansen (MERCYFUL FATE), Michael Denner (MERCYFUL FATE) , Marianne Faithfull, Ray Haller (SWEET SAVAGE), Kid Rock and John Bush (ARMORED SAINT) joined METALLICA on stage last night (Wednesday, December 7) for the second of four intimate shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco as ...

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Crimen Laesae Majestatis Divinae - PORTRAIT

A little late on the review, but no reason for you to overlook PORTRAIT's "Crimen Laesae Majestatis Divinae". Stop all the petty bickering and inconsequential quibbling over the value placed upon originality in assessing a heavy metal recording because when the material is this well played, well written, and possessed of an old-school evil energy ...

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SEVENTH VOID Parts Ways With Guitarist

Guitarist Matt Brown has left SEVENTH VOID, the band featuring former TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly. Kelly states, "No replacement has been made yet. Meanwhile, the rest of us are working on demos and will hopefully be recording the next SEVENTH VOID record before the holidays. At least that's our ...

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SEVENTH VOID: New Berlin Performance Footage Posted Online

Video footage of SEVENTH VOID the band featuring former TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly performing at SO36 in Berlin, Germany on August 15, 2011 can be viewed below. SEVENTH VOID had its debut album, "Heaven Is Gone", released in Europe in November 2010 via Napalm Records. The CD was made ...

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SYMPHONY X Guitarist Interviewed By UVTV (Video)

Hank Pearl of UVTVconducted an interview with guitarist Michael Romeo of North America's progressive metal masterminds SYMPHONY X before the band's May 1, 2011 concert at the Bottom Lounge in Chicago, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. SYMPHONY X's ninth studio album, "Iconoclast", sold more than 7,000 copies in the United ...

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Ex-DARK FUNERAL Singer Joins WITCHERY

Some of you might be surprised to see a new face at the Hultsfred festival tonight when WITCHERY enter the stage to declare "Witchkrieg" over Sweden. Commented WITHCERY guitarist Patrik Jensen (also in THE HAUNTED): "We are saddened to announce the departure of Legion (ex-MARDUK, DEVIAN), singer of last year's WITCHERY ear-crusher 'Witchkrieg'. Unfortunately, conflicting ...

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