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LILLIAN AXE: New Album Samples Available

"MegaSlowFade", a brand new song from New Orleans-based rockers LILLIAN AXE, is available for streaming at this location. The entire track autoplays on the home page of the web site. Audio samples of the other songs that appear on LILLIAN AXE's forthcoming album, "Sad Day On Planet Earth", are available on

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AUGURY: New Song Posted Online

Montreal juggernauts AUGURY have posted a new song, "Aetheral", on their MySpace page. The track, which features guest vocals by Sven de Caluwé (ABORTED, SYSTEM DIVIDE), comes off the band's long-awaited new album, "Fragmentary Evidence", which is scheduled for release on July 17 in Europe and August 11 in North America. The CD ...

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LILLIAN AXE Guitarist Welcomes Addition To Family

LILLIAN AXE guitarist Steve Blaze and his wife Julie welcomed a son named Jude on May 1 (pictured below). According to a post on the band's web site, "both Julie and Jude are doing great and so is Steve." LILLIAN AXE will release its new album, entitled "Sad Day On Planet Earth", on June 30 ...

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AUGURY: New Album Details Revealed

Newly signed to Nuclear Blast Records, Montreal juggernauts AUGURY will release their long-awaited new album, "Fragmentary Evidence", on July 17 in Europe and August 11 in North America. The CD was produced by Hugues Deslauriers (CLEARWATER DEATHBLOW), Yannick St-Amand (DESPISED ICON) and AUGURY, and was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-Francois Dagenais (MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON, ...

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LILLIAN AXE: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

New Orleans-based rockers LILLIAN AXE will release their new album, entitled "Sad Day On Planet Earth", on June 30 via the Swedish label Blistering Records. The CD is described in a press release as "by far [the band's] strongest album, musically speaking. There are so many different-sounding songs that all forms of radio: Active Rock, ...

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CRESCENT SHIELD: Another New Song Posted Online

California's traditional melodic metal band CRESCENT SHIELD, which features the talents of former DESTINY'S END guitarist Dan DeLucie and ex-ONWARD vocalist Michael Grant, has posted a new song, "Tides Of Fire", on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's second album, "The Stars of Never Seen", which will be released via ...

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CRESCENT SHIELD: Video Footage From Last Year's KEEP IT TRUE Festival Posted Online

California's traditional melodic metal band CRESCENT SHIELD, which features the talents of former ONWARD vocalist Michael Grant and former DESTINY'S END guitarist Dan DeLucie, have posted video footage of the group's performance at last year's Keep it True festival in Germany. The DVD containing the show will only be available in a limited-edition pressing of ...

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PESTILENCE, VADER, CRO-MAGS, VOLBEAT Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

PESTILENCE, VADER, CRO-MAGS, VOLBEAT, STATIC-X and MASTODON have been confirmed for this year's With Full Force festival, set to take place July 3-4, 2009 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AUGUST BURNS RED BACKFIRE BOUNCING SOULS BRING ME THE HORIZON CALLEJON CARCASS COMEBACK KID CRO-MAGS CRUSHING CASPARS ...

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CRESCENT SHIELD: New Song Available For Streaming

California's traditional melodic metal band CRESCENT SHIELD, which features the talents of former DESTINY'S END guitarist Dan DeLucie and ex-ONWARD vocalist Michael Grant, has posted a new song, "Lifespan", on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's second album, "The Stars of Never Seen", which will be released via Cruz del ...

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DOWN, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, SOULFLY Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

DOWN, SOCIAL DISTORTION, SOULFLY, GORGOROTH, NARZISS, RENO DIVORCE and SUICIDAL TENDENCIES have been confirmed for this year's With Full Force festival, set to take place July 3-4, 2009 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALL SHALL PERISH AMON AMARTH ANATHEMA ASPHYX AUGUST BURNS RED BACKFIRE BLOODCLOT BOUNCING ...

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LILLIAN AXE Schedules First European Show Since 2004

New Orleans-based rockers LILLIAN AXE will play their first European show since 2004 on November 21, 2009 at JB's in Dudley, United Kingdom. According to the band, more dates will be announced soon "as we will are looking into playing the U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Germany and Norway." On February 24, EMI Music reissued as ...

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SEPULTURA, HACKNEYED, ANATHEMA Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE

SEPULTURA, HACKNEYED and ANATHEMA have been confirmed for this year's With Full Force festival, set to take place July 3-4, 2009 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: MOTÖRHEAD DIMMU BORGIR HATEBREED DER W CARCASS SEPULTURA AMON AMARTH ALL SHALL PERISH ANATHEMA ASPHYX AUGUST BURNS RED BACKFIRE BLOODCLOT ...

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MALEFICE: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Dawn Of Reprisal", the sophomore album from British metallers MALEFICE is available for streaming in its entirety at the band's MySpace page. The CD is scheduled for release on February 27 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy), March 2 (rest of Europe) via Metal Blade Records. According to a press release, "Dawn Of Reprisal" features ...

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MOTÖRHEAD, MAROON, BLOODCLOT Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE

MOTÖRHEAD, MAROON and BLOODCLOT have been confirmed for this year's With Full Force festival, set to take place July 3-4, 2009 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALL SHALL PERISH AMON AMARTH ASPHYX AUGUST BURNS RED BACKFIRE BLOODCLOT BOUNCING SOULS BRING ME THE HORIZON CALLEJON CARCASS COMEBACK ...

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CRESCENT SHIELD: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

California's traditional melodic metal band CRESCENT SHIELD, which features the talents of former DESTINY'S END guitarist Dan DeLucie and ex-ONWARD vocalist Michael Grant, will release its second album, "The Stars of Never Seen", via Cruz del Sur Music on the following dates: May 8: Germany May 11: Rest of Europe June 2: USA/Canada The first ...

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LILLIAN AXE: 'Poetic Justice', 'Psychoschizophrenia' Albums To Be Reissued

On February 24, EMI Music will reissue as download-only releases the previously out-of-print LILLIAN AXE albums "Poetic Justice" (1992) and "Psychoschizophrenia" (1993) on iTunes and Amazon. Originally released on Grand Slamm/IRS Records, these LPs were LILLIAN AXE's best-selling releases. "Poetic Justice" featured the hit single "True Believer" and the video for LILLIAN AXE's version of ...

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LILLIAN AXE Signs With BLISTERING RECORDS

New Orleans, Louisiana-based rockers LILLIAN AXE have inked a four-album worldwide deal with the Swedish label Blistering Records. Blistering's U.S. office is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the label is distributed domestically by Ryko. Commented the band: "While searching for a new label over the past year, LILLIAN AXE was looking for a label who ...

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MALEFICE: New Song Posted Online

The song "Abandon Hope" from British metallers MALEFICE is available for streaming at this location. The track comes off the band's sophomore album, "Dawn Of Reprisal", which is scheduled for release on February 27 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy), March 2 (rest of Europe) via Metal Blade Records. Check out the cover artwork below. ...

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MALEFICE: 'Dawn Of Reprisal' Artwork Unveiled

British metallers MALEFICE will release their sophomore album, "Dawn Of Reprisal", on February 27 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy), March 2 (rest of Europe) via Metal Blade Records. Check out the cover artwork below. According to a press release, "Dawn Of Reprisal" features "10 hammering songs leaving any metalhead worldwide nothing but satifsfied with a mischievous ...

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DIMMU BORGIR, GOD FORBID, DEADLOCK, THE SORROW Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

DIMMU BORGIR, DEADLOCK, THE SORROW and GOD FORBID have been confirmed for next year's With Full Force festival, set to take place July 3-4, 2009 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALL SHALL PERISH AMON AMARTH ASPHYX BACKFIRE BOUNCING SOULS CALLEJON CARCASS COMEBACK KID CRUSHING CASPARS DEADLINE ...

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PENTAGRAM's 'Last Rites' Live In March

March 6 and March 7, 2009 will bear witness to return of the authentic, pioneering madman Bobby Liebling and PENTAGRAM. This legendary U.S. deity of dark rock and doom will cast its shadow for two nights only, in New York City and Baltimore. For the first time in 25 years, the "Godfather of U.S. doom," ...

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HATEBREED, CARCASS, AMON AMARTH, MY DYING BRIDE Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE

HATEBREED, CARCASS, AMON AMARTH, MY DYING BRIDE and RAUNCHY are among the confirmed bands for next year's With Full Force festival, which will be held July 3-4, 2009 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALL SHALL PERISH AMON AMARTH ASPHYX BACKFIRE CALLEJON CARCASS COMEBACK KID CRUSHING CASPARS ...

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MALEFICE Announces Title, Track Listing For New Album

British metallers MALEFICE have set "Dawn Of Reprisal" as title of their sophomore album, due on February 27 (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy), March 2 (rest of Europe) via Metal Blade Records. According to a press release, "Dawn Of Reprisal" features "10 hammering songs leaving any metalhead worldwide nothing but satifsfied with a mischievous smile on ...

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LILLIAN AXE: New Orleans Show To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

New Orleans rockers LILLIAN AXE have issued the following update: "On December 13, 2008 in New Orleans, Lousiana; at the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Howlin' Wolf Club, LILLIAN AXE will be filming their performance in high definition with seven cameras. It is quite possible that this concert, with all the cool backstage ...

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LILLIAN AXE: In Pre-Production Mode

New Orleans rockers LILLIAN AXE have begun pre-production in Louisiana on their new album, tentatively titled "Sad Day On Planet Earth". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Ignite", "Jesus Wept", "A Cold Day In Hell" and "Hibernate". An early 2009 release is expected. On August 31, LILLIAN AXE, hit the stage in 100-degree-plus ...

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Cartoon Depictions Of METALLICA, SLIPKNOT, OZZY Featured In BLIND MYSELF Video

An animated music video from the Budapest, Hungary-based metalcore band BLIND MYSELF that pays homage to the 1985 Tobe Hooper sci-fi/horror movie "Lifeforce" and features cartoon depictions of SLIPKNOT, METALLICA, Ozzy Osbourne and Michael Jackson can be viewed below. The clip, which took over a year to complete, was created by 32-year-old Hungarian cartoonist Balázs ...

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