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BUTCHER BABIES Share 'Crazy Tour Stories' (Video)

Digital Tour Bus, which gives fans "an all-access pass" to the tour buses that their favorite bands travel in, has posted its latest "Crazy Tour Stories" episode, focusing on BUTCHER BABIES. The three-minute clip, which was filmed on July 27, 2013 in Tinley Park, Illinois, can be seen below. BUTCHER BABIES' debut album, "Goliath", sold ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER: How I Almost Landed METALLICA Guitarist Gig

Guitar World magazine's January 2014 issue includes a "Dear Guitar Hero" feature on SEPULTURA's Andreas Kisser, who discusses the band's lengthy new album title, filling in for ANTHRAX's Scott Ian during the "Big Four"'s European tour dates, and his experience auditioning for METALLICA as James Hetfleld's temporary replacement (on guitar only) while James recovered from ...

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Video: DAVID ELLEFSON Interviews BLACK LABEL SOCIETY

In early November, David Ellefson (MEGADETH) conducted an interview with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY members Zakk Wylde and John "J.D. DeServio at the 2013 Bass Player Live! award show and concert at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. Hartke, one of the leading bass amplification manufacturers in the world, ...

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WILDLIGHTS Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of Wilmington, North Carolina's WILDLIGHTS (formerly CRUSADES). The band is currently writing material for its new album for a 2014 release. The brainchild of ASG vocalist/guitarist Jason Shi and THUNDERLIP! drummer Johnny Collins, WILDLIGHTS wields a unique brand of heavy, melodic rock that draws inspiration equally from the ...

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CYNIC: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'The Lion's Roar'

Legendary progressive rock innovators CYNIC — consisting of guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal, drummer Sean Reinert and bassist Sean Malone — will release their new album, "Kindly Bent To Free Us", on February 14, 2014 via Season Of Mist. The CD was produced by CYNIC at L.A.'s Perfect Sound Studios. The effort was engineered by Jason Donaghy ...

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Video: DAVID ELLEFSON Interviews COREY TAYLOR

In early November, David Ellefson (MEGADETH) conducted an interview with SLIPKNOT and STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor at the 2013 Bass Player Live! award show and concert at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. Hartke, one of the leading bass amplification manufacturers in the world, left a mark ...

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FIREWIND: Video Recap Of Australian Tour

Official Fire TV video recap of FIREWIND's recently completed Australian tour can be seen below. FIREWIND celebrated its 10th anniversary by releasing a live album on June 24 via Century Media Records in Europe. Entitled "Apotheosis - Live 2012", the CD contains 17 songs recorded at special anniversary shows in Greece as well as all ...

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DEICIDE Drummer Interviewed By INVADE TV (Video)

Invade TV recently conducted an interview with drummer Steve Asheim of Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE. You can now watch the chat below. DEICIDE's latest album, "In The Minds Of Evil", sold 2,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. Issued on November 25 via Century Media Records, the follow-up to ...

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Video: DAVID ELLEFSON Interviews RUDY SARZO At 'Bass Player Live!'

In early November, David Ellefson (MEGADETH) conducted an interview with legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO, ANIMETAL USA) at the 2013 Bass Player Live! award show and concert at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. Hartke, one of the leading bass amplification manufacturers in ...

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Earth - MONSTERWORKS

English experimetallists MONSTERWORKS describe themselves as "progressive thrash supermetal," but that's not quite hitting it on the head with full blunt. What can be said is that their latest album "Earth" is a challenging culture clash of metal and prog theories hoisted from as far back as the 1960s. MONSTERWORKS' brainy mini-tutorials of earth science ...

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No One is Alone if No One is Alive - CZAR

If you've ever seen Chicago's CZAR perform live, the temptation to compare them to NEUROSIS and, to lesser degrees, A STORM OF LIGHT, is inescapable. This trio rolls their set with little illumination outside of white light flushes below and rolling projections of terror behind them. Yet, CZAR's music is and it isn't in the ...

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Beyond the Martyr - ARGUS

While you try to think deeply into the title of ARGUS' third album, "Beyond the Martyr", let's simplify things a little. The Pittsburgh trad metallers used the title in remembrance of their close friend and author, Bruce Nelson. "Beyond the Martyr" is from one of his works. From that point forward, dig for deeper meaning ...

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Video: DAVID ELLEFSON Interviews REX BROWN At 'Bass Player Live!'

In early November, David Ellefson (MEGADETH) conducted an interview with Rex Brown (PANTERA, KILL DEVIL HILL, DOWN) at the 2013 Bass Player Live! award show and concert at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. Hartke, one of the leading bass amplification manufacturers in the world, left a mark ...

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STONEBURNER Signs With NEUROT RECORDINGS

The Neurot Recordings family has welcomed the audio devastation that is Portland's STONEBURNER to its expanding roster of forward-thinking music. Featuring four members with a compelling musical ancestry that winds through BURIED AT SEA, BURIED BLOOD, HEATHEN SHRINE and more, STONEBURNER — named after a subterranean weapon from the novel "Dune" — spews forth a ...

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