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Former ONESIDEZERO/ABLOOM Guitarist Working With RED SNOW

Former ONESIDEZERO/ABLOOM guitarist Levon Sultanian has been holed up in the studio with the Los Angeles heavy rock band RED SNOW. He has been producing and recording new songs with the group, which is currently seeking a recording/distribution deal. Levon also makes his vocal debut on the track "Starstruck". Commented RED SNOW guitarist V: "Levon ...

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OTEP Frontwoman Remembers SLIPKNOT Bassist PAUL GRAY

OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya has released the following statement regarding the passing of SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray: "One of my earliest memories of Paul was our first tour of Ozzfest together — watching him mow down a 10-foot-high fence in a 'borrowed' golf cart and that famous deviant, yet innocent grin of his as he ...

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OTEP Frontwoman Interviewed On 103.7 KRZR

Skippy of Fresno, California's 103.7 KRZR radio station recently conducted an interview with OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. "Rise, Rebel, Resist", the new video from OTEP, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Scott Hansen, whose video work ranges from pop-hardcore heroes ...

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Why You Shouldn't Scream For OTEP SHAMAYA To 'Take It Off'

During OTEP's March 30, 2010 concert at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco, California, someone in the crowd screamed "Take it off!" to the band's frontwoman, Otep Shamaya. The video clip below captures her response. Shamaya was recently nominated for "Outstanding Music Artist" in the 21st annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media ...

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'Sex Tips From Rock Stars' Book Due Later This Year

"Sex Tips From Rock Stars: In Their Own UNCENSORED Words", the forthcoming book by Paul Miles, will be published by Omnibus Press in 2010. The title is set to be the first entire book of quoted insights from rock stars on the topic of sex to ever be published. "Sex Tips From Rock Stars: In ...

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OTEP: 'Rise, Rebel, Resist' Video Available

"Rise, Rebel, Resist", the new video from California's OTEP, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Scott Hansen, whose video work ranges from pop-hardcore heroes A DAY TO REMEMBER to the legendary singer-songwriter WILLIE NELSON. "I had this idea to have some politician enveloped inside of their own chaos," explains Hansen. "What better ...

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EYES SET TO KILL: 'Deadly Weapons' Video Released

"Deadly Weapons", the new video from Arizona's EYES SET TO KILL, can be viewed below. The track comes off the band's sophomore album, "The World Outside", which sold 2,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 9 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, ...

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OTEP Frontwoman Interviewed In Omaha

Bryan Odell, a 19-year-old reporter from Lincoln, Nebraska, conducted an interview with artist and activist Otep Shamaya of the California-based band OTEP last fall when the group played Omaha, Nebraska with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. Watch the chat below. Shamaya has been nominated for "Outstanding Music Artist" in the 21st annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance ...

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OVERKILL Frontman To Guest On FULL METAL JACKIE's Radio Show

Vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth of New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will guest on this weekend's (January 22-24) edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. The program will also feature the broadcast premiere of the track "The Manifest" from THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD's upcoming record, "Skepsis". To see a full list ...

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OTEP Frontwoman Nominated For GLAAD Award

Artist and activist Otep Shamaya of the California-based band OTEP has been nominated for "Outstanding Music Artist" in the 21st annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards. An outspoken advocate of gay rights, Shamaya serves as a key figure in the movement to promote fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of people and ...

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LACUNA COIL Singer: Why I Didn't Want To Strip Down For PETA2 Ad

LACUNA COIL singer, cover girl, and animal defender Cristina Scabbia has responded to criticism that she is wearing "too many clothes" in her new brand-new public service announcement for peta2, the world's largest youth animal rights organization. In the ad (which can be seen below), Scabbia urges shoppers to seek out only cruelty-free products and ...

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LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA Stars In New PETA2 Ad

LACUNA COIL singer, cover girl, and animal defender Cristina Scabbia is the star of a brand-new public service announcement for peta2, the world's largest youth animal rights organization. In the ad, Scabbia urges shoppers to seek out only cruelty-free products and appears above the tagline "Animal Testing Breaks Hearts." Scabbia, who cowrites an advice column ...

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OTEP's 'Smash' Chosen As Theme For TNA Wrestling's 'Final Resolution' Pay-Per-View Event

TNA Wrestling has teamed up with Victory Records' own OTEP for the highly anticipated "Final Resolution" pay-per-view special. OTEP's single "Smash The Control Machine" will be featured as the theme music for this event, broadcasting Sunday, December 20 live and exclusively on pay-per-view from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. "Final Resolution" will feature TNA Wresting ...

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Getting Pierced With EYES SET TO KILL

Video footage of EYES SET TO KILL's Alexia and Anissa Rodriguez getting pierced while doing a meet-and-greet with Santa Rosa, California's 101.7 The Fox radio station can be viewed below. "The World Outside", the sophomore album from EYES SET TO KILL, sold 2,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according ...

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EYES SET TO KILL: 'The World Outside' Video Released

"The World Outside", the new video from Arizona's EYES SET TO KILL, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Black Fawn Films' Chad Archibald (ARISE AND RUIN, FAREWELL TO FREEWAY) and Philip Carrer in Los Angeles. "Shooting the video brought the song to life for me personally since the song is about being ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH To Release 'Dying Breed' Digital Single

Los Angeles metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH have confirmed a November 16 digital release for "Dying Breed", the opening track to their latest album, "War Is The Answer", currently available in the U.K. via Spinefarm Records. The digital single also features "Succubus", a bonus track previously unreleased and taken from the sessions for "The Way ...

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OTEP Frontwoman Interviewed By BareBonesMusic.com

Otep Shamaya, singer/songwriter for the band OTEP, recently sat down with the Evil G. of BareBonesMusic.com to discuss the group's move to Victory Records for OTEP's latest release, "Smash The Control Machine", her responsibilities as an artist and citizen in everything she does. Watch the chat below. OTEP's new album, "Smash The Control Machine", sold ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Interviewed In Nebraska; Video Available

Bryan Odell, a 19-year-old reporter from Lincoln, Nebraska, conducted an interview with drummer Jeremy Spencer and guitarist Jason Hook of Los Angeles metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH on September 30, 2009 in Omaha, Nebraska. Watch the chat below. "War Is The Answer" — the sophomore album from FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH — sold 44,000 copies ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH: 'Dying Breed' Video Available

"Dying Breed", the new video from Los Angeles metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's sophomore album, "War Is The Answer", which sold 44,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 7 on The Billboard 200 chart. The ...

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EYES SET TO KILL Interviewed In Austin; Video Available

Austin Vida conducted an interview with Arizona's EYES SET TO KILL on September 5, 2009 in Austin, Texas. Watch the chat below. "The World Outside", the sophomore album from EYES SET TO KILL, sold 2,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD landed at position ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer Interviewed On X1063 WAMX

A five-minute interview with drummer Jeremy Spencer of Los Angeles metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH conducted by X1063 WAMX afternoon drive jock Brandon Woolum on October 13, 2009 can be streamed using the audio player below. "War Is The Answer" — the sophomore album from FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH — sold 44,000 copies in the ...

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