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TESSERACT: First Taste Of New Album

U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT will release its second full-length album, "Altered State", on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. Divided into four movements — Of Matter, Of Mind, Of Reality and Of Energy — "Altered State", in its purest form, is about the transformations the band ...

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Video: PERIPHERY Guitarist Breaks Down Solo In 'Luck As A Constant'

In the video clip below, Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY demonstrates and breaks down the second solo of the song "Luck As A Constant" off the band's sophomore album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal". "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal" sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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TESSERACT: New Album Release Date, Track Listing Revealed

U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT will release its second full-length album, "Altered State", on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. Divided into four movements — Of Matter, Of Mind, Of Reality and Of Energy — "Altered State", in its purest form, is about the transformations the band ...

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JOE SATRIANI, GUS G, MICHAEL AMOTT Battle For Supremacy In 'Eternal Descent Vol. 2'

Continuing to explore the unholy alliance that has long existed between the worlds of heavy metal and fantasy comics, multi-media phenomenon Eternal Descent returns with the second volume of the much-heralded comic saga. Collecting six single issues, an exclusive "Cobalt" one-shot, and extensive art galleries into a 200-page graphic novel set for release in March ...

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PERIPHERY: New Video Interview Posted Online

Australia's AMH TV conducted an interview with Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY during this year's Soundwave festival. You can now watch the chat below. PERIPHERY's sophomore album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", which sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 44 on ...

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PERIPHERY: 'Scarlet' Video Released

"Scarlet", the new Wes Richardson-directed video from Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's sophomore album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", which sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 44 on The Billboard 200 ...

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PERIPHERY: 'Scarlet' Video To Premier Next Week

"Scarlet", the new video from Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY, will make its online debut on Wednesday, February 20. The song comes off the band's sophomore album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", which sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 44 on ...

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Climax Community - DARSOMBRA

Brian Daniloski has emerged as a Maryland underground figurehead with his involvement with local sludge heroes MEATJACK and of late, his testing ground hideout, DARSOMBRA. In effect, DARSOMBRA has proven to be Daniloski's portable black hole leading to alternate sanctums of sound and creative spaces each time he dives into it. DARSOMBRA in the past ...

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PERIPHERY Goes 'Black Metal' In Paris; Video Footage Available

Video footage of PERIPHERY frontman Spencer Sotelo's speech to the crowd from the stage of last night's Halloween concert at La Maroquinerie in Paris, France during the band's European tour can be seen below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's current tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and THE SAFETY FIRE ...

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PERIPHERY: New Video Interview With MARK HOLCOMB

On October 24, Jörg of Freethinkers.at conducted an interview with rhythm guitarist Mark Holcomb of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY in Vienna, Austria. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and ...

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PERIPHERY Guitarist Interviewed In Manchester (Video)

Planetmosh TV conducted an interview with guitarist Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY on October 5 in Manchester, England. You can now watch the chat below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and THE SAFETY FIRE after getting into an ...

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PERIPHERY Guitarist Interviewed In Glasgow (Audio)

Radio Caley's Colin Stone conducted an interview with guitarist Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY on October 3 in Glasgow, Scotland. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE: 'Dead Years' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Dead Years", the third album from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE, sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 14 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as ...

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PERIPHERY Drummer To Sit Out European Tour

Drummer Matt Halpern of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY will sit out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and THE SAFETY FIRE after getting into an "unfortunate accident" on Saturday (September 29) and suffering a dislocated shoulder. The rest of the band states, "[Matt will] be OK, but he ...

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JEFF LOOMIS: Video Footage Of Cairns Clinic

Fan-filmed video footage of former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis's September 29 clinic at Allans Billy Hyde Cairns in Cairns, Australia can be seen below. Loomis entered the studio in June to record three new tracks. Joe Nurre (SHADED ENMITY), who plays guitar with Loomis in Jeff's solo band, laid down the vocals for the songs. ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE: 'Hell Praiser' Video Released

"Hell Praiser", the new video from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE, can be seen below. The clip was directed by David Brodsky of Brooklyn's MyGoodEye Music Visuals, who has previously worked with PAPA ROACH, HELLYEAH, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, GOATWHORE, MUNICIPAL WASTE and SUFFOCATION, among others. "Hell Praiser" comes off THIS OR ...

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Former SCAR SYMMETRY Frontman To Release 'Self 2.0' EP

Acclaimed Swedish heavy metal vocalist Christian Älvestam (SOLUTION .45, MISERATION, TORCHBEARER, SCAR SYMMETRY) will release his new solo EP, "Self 2.0", on October 19 through all major web-retail outlets and streaming services via Pivotal Rockordings. "Self 2.0" is something different than what fans may expect from the singer/songwriter. Älvestam explains: "It's not exactly a secret ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE: 'In Wolves' Lyric Video Released

"In Wolves", the new lyric video from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's third album, "Dead Years", which will be released in Europe on September 24 via Lifeforce Records. The CD will be made available in North America one day later through eOne ...

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PERIPHERY: New Audio Interview With JAKE BOWEN

On August 17, Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with guitarist Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin stop of the "Summer Slaughter Tour". You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. PERIPHERY recently canceled its participation in the West Coast leg of ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE: New 'Dead Years' Video Teasers Available

Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE will release its third album, "Dead Years", in Europe on September 24 via Lifeforce Records. The CD will be made available in North America through eOne Music. Two separate video teasers for "Dead Years" can be seen below. According to a press release, "troubled, heavy and emotive songs ...

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