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CORONER's Year-End Update

Reunited Swiss thrash trio CORONER has issued the following update: "2011 is over and we want to thank you, our friends and fans, for your overwhelming response to our reunion concerts. We cannot find the words to express the appreciation we have for all of you. "The response to our first 2011 show at Les ...

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'Metal Evolution' Maker: 'What We Wanted To Do Was Show Where This Music Came From'

Banger Films' ("Metal: A Headbangers Journey", "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage") groundbreaking documentary series "Metal Evolution" premiered on November 11 on VH1 Classic. The latest passion project from Canadian documentarians Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen, "Metal Evolution" is dedicating each episode of the 11-part series to a specific facet of the heavy metal sound and ...

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BAD RELIGION, STAIND, UNEARTH, CATHEDRAL, SHADOWS FALL, KITTIE Confirmed For SOUNDWAVE

BAD RELIGION, STAIND, WEDNESDAY 13, UNEARTH, CATHEDRAL, SHADOWS FALL and KITTIE are among the newly confirmed bands for next year's Soundwave festival in Australia, set to take place in late February/early March. Newly confirmed acts: BAD RELIGION STRUNG OUT STAIND WEDNESDAY 13 UNEARTH THE PRETTY RECKLESS CATHEDRAL SHADOWS FALL TONIGHT ALIVE MOTIONLESS IN WHITE BREAK ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: 'The Barghest O' Whitby' Mini-Site Launched

Following the release of "Evinta" earlier this year, in which the band marked 20 years of existence with a release of symphonic compositions re-imagining past MY DYING BRIDE themes, the U.K. doom legends now present their latest chapter in the form of new EP, "The Barghest O' Whitby", to be released November 7 through Peaceville ...

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MY DYING BRIDE To Release 'The Barghest O' Whitby' EP

Following the release of "Evinta" earlier this year, in which the band marked 20 years of existence with a release of symphonic compositions re-imagining past MY DYING BRIDE themes, the U.K. doom legends now present their latest chapter in the form of new EP, "The Barghest O' Whitby", to be released November 7 through Peaceville ...

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Australia's SOUNDWAVE REVOLUTION Festival Officially Canceled

Australia's Soundwave Revolution traveling festival has officially been canceled after the second-biggest headliner pulled out of the event. Speaking to Australia's Nova 969 radio station, festival promoter AJ Maddah said, "The festival as we know it has been canceled. The situation is that we were scheduled to make a second announcement on the first of ...

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MY DYING BRIDE To Release Three-Part EP

U.K. doom metal legends MY DYING BRIDE have issued the following update: "MY DYING BRIDE are back in the studio to record a three-part EP due for release later in the year. No titles revealed just yet, but the news is that it is to be a concept EP of effectively one track of over ...

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HAMMERFALL Announces 'European Outbreak' Tour

Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL will embark on a European headlining tour, "European Outbreak 2011", in October. Commented HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak: "Beginning on October 25th and ending on December 10th, we will embark on the real tour for [the latest HAMMERFALL album] 'Infected'. Dubbed 'European Outbreak', this will show the very best side of HAMMERFALL, ...

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SKARHEAD: 'Dreams Don't Die' Details Revealed

New York hardcore veterans SKARHEAD will release their new album, "Dreams Don't Die", in July via I Scream Records. With this CD, SKARHEAD founder Lord Ezec is paying tribute to some of his favorite bands from the unforgettable era between 1986 and 1989. A SKARHEAD release isn't a SKARHEAD release unless Lord Ezec is surrounded ...

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WATAIN Confirmed For Australia's SOUNDWAVE REVOLUTION

Swedish black metallers WATAIN will take part in what is shaping up to be a new Australian travelling festival dubbed Soundwave Revolution, with an expected launch date of September 24, 2011. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ATTACK ATTACK! BLACK VEIL BRIDES CRO-MAGS DESTROY REBUILD UNTIL GOD SHOWS (D.R.U.G.S) DEVIN ...

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DEATH RAY VISION To Enter Studio In March

DEATH RAY VISION, the new project featuring SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio and former OVERCAST/SEEMLESS guitarist Pete Cortese, will enter the studio in mid-March to record four or five songs. No further details are currently available. According to Fair, DEATH RAY VISION's musical direction "will be based on our old-school ...

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SHADOWS FALL, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Members Join Forces In DEATH RAY VISION

SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair has joined forces with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio and former OVERCAST/SEEMLESS guitarist Pete Cortese in a brand new project called DEATH RAY VISION. According to Fair, the new band's musical direction "will be based on our old-school influences: CRO-MAGS, INTEGRITY, LEEWAY and RINGWORM." DEATH RAY VISION is: Brian Fair ...

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NAILS Working On New Material

Reigning as one of the harshest, heaviest bands bearing placement in the realms of hardcore, California trio NAILS has worked its way through the ranks quickly in the past year. From a brand new name a year ago to one of the scene's most-talked-about acts and one of the most unhinged, crushing acts to ever ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: 20th-Anniversary Tour Dates Announced

U.K. doomsters MY DYING BRIDE have scheduled the following 20th-anniversary tour dates: May 18 - London, UK - The Electric Ballroom May 19 - Manchester, UK - Academy 2 May 20 - Wolverhampton, UK - Wulfrun Hall MY DYING BRIDE's latest EP, "Bring Me Victory", was released on October 26, 2009 via Peaceville Records. The ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "My Life, My Way", the new album from New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT, can be viewed below. The CD was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida for a March 4 European and March 22 North American release ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Completes Work On New Album

New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT have finished recording their new album at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida for a March 4, 2011 European and March 22, 2011 North American release via Nuclear Blast Records. The as-yet-untitled CD (the previously announced title "My Life, My Way" has now apparently been scrapped) features 13 ...

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DEATH ANGEL Announces European Headlining Tour

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans DEATH ANGEL will embark on a European headlining tour in March/April 2011. Support on the trek will come from Greek thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 13 - (HUN) Budapest - Durer Kert Mar. 15 - (ROM) Cluj Napoca - [to be announced] Mar. 16 - ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT: New Album Title Revealed

Vocalist Roger Miret of New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT was interviewed on the RealPunkRadio program "Loud Fast And Shitty" about the band's new album that is currently being recorded at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida. Entitled "My Life, My Way", the 14-track follow-up to 2007's "Warriors" is being laid down by Erik ...

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CRO-MAGS: Video Footage Of Entire Philadelphia Concert

The current lineup of the legendary hardcore band CRO-MAGS — featuring John Joseph on vocals, Craig Setari (SICK OF IT ALL) on bass, A.J. Novello (LEEWAY) on guitar and Mackie Jayson on drums — played a headlining show at the Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Friday, November 5. You can now watch the ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT: Quality Footage From Holland's ELSROCK Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of AGNOSTIC FRONT's performance at the Elsrock festival, which was held August 28, 2010 in Rijssen, The Netherlands, can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). High-quality photos of the event are available at Metal-Experience.com. AGNOSTIC FRONT has just entered Mana Recording Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida to begin recording the ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT To Enter Studio Tomorrow

New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT will enter Mana Recording Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida tomorrow (Tuesday, November 9) to begin recording their highly anticipated follow-up to 2007's "Warriors". 15 new powerful and anthemic songs will be laid down by Erik Rutan (MADBALL, GOATWHORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, etc.) under the watchful guide of producer Freddy Cricien ...

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