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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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PERIPHERY Drops Off 'Summer Slaughter Tour'

Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY have released the following statement: "It is with great regret that we must announce PERIPHERY's withdrawal from the rest of the Summer Slaughter tour. Due to a family emergency, we are unable to continue on to the West Coast. We also want to take this moment to thank all the ...

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PERIPHERY Interviewed At Toronto's HEAVY T.O. Festival (Video)

CFRU-FM, airing at 93.3 on the FM dial, a campus radio station based at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, conducted an interview with Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY at this year's edition of the Heavy T.O. festival, which took place August 11-12 at Downsview Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now ...

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'Mayhem Festival Cruise' Canceled

The previously announced first annual Mayhem Festival Cruise — which was scheduled to set sail on Friday, December 7, 2012 from the Port of Miami, Florida and travels to the Bahamas, returning to the mainland on Monday, December 10 — has been canceled. The event's organizers have released the following statement: "Unfortunately, due to circumstances ...

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THE SAFETY FIRE: 'DMB (FDP)' Video Released

"DMB (FDP)", the new video from British progressive metallers THE SAFETY FIRE, can be seen below. The clip features footage from the band's recent U.K. tour with French metal titans GOJIRA. "DMB (FDP)" comes off THE SAFETY FIRE's debut album, "Grind The Ocean", which was released in April via InsideOut Music. THE SAFETY FIRE has ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE To Release 'Dead Years' In September

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. According to a press release, "troubled, heavy and emotive songs in between metal and melodic hardcore . . . is exactly ...

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BLEED FROM WITHIN Signs Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of the Scottish metal band BLEED FROM WITHIN. The group is currently recording drums and vocals for its third album with Romesh Dodangoda (FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, MOTÖRHEAD, LOST PROPHETS) and all the guitars with Adam "Nolly" Getgood of PERIPHERY. In support of their previous two CDs, the ...

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JEFF LOOMIS Performs Two New Songs In Fort Worth (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and his solo band performing two brand new songs — one of which is titled "Speak Of Nothing" — on July 28 at Tomcats West in Fort Worth, Texas can be seen below. Loomis entered the studio in June to record three new tracks. Joe Nurre ...

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THE CONTORTIONIST: 'Intrinsic' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"Intrinsic", the new album from Indiana progressive metallers THE CONTORTIONIST, sold 3,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 125 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on July 17 via eOne/Good Fight Music, the CD was produced and recorded by Eyal Levi (DAATH, JOB FOR A ...

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Ex-NEVERMORE Guitarist JEFF LOOMIS To Headline 'Euroblast Tour'

Euroblast Collective, Avocado Booking, InsideOut Music and Century Media Records have teamed up to bring you the finest in contemporary progressive metal with the first installment of the Euroblast Tour. The trek is headlined by former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis, who has been a heavy influence on young shredders while keeping a fresh and modern ...

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THE CONTORTIONIST: 'Casuality' Video Released

"Casuality", the new video from Indiana progressive metallers THE CONTORTIONIST, can be seen below. The clip was filmed last month in North Carolina with directing team KOTK Productions. THE CONTORTIONIST will release its new album, "Intrinsic", on July 17 via eOne/Good Fight Music. The CD was produced and recorded by Eyal Levi (DAATH, JOB FOR ...

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PERIPHERY: 'II: This Time It's Personal' Cracks U.S. Top 50

"Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", the sophomore album from Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY, 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 chart. "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal" was released in North America on July 3 via ...

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PERIPHERY: 'Make Total Destroy' Video Released

"Make Total Destroy", the new video from Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's highly anticipated sophomore album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", which is due in North America on July 3 via Sumerian Records and in Europe on July 16 through Century Media Records. The ...

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PERIPHERY Announces New Full-Time Bassist

Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY have issued the following update: "We're incredibly excited to announce that our longtime friend and contributor Adam 'Nolly' Getgood (RED SEAS FIRE) will be joining PERIPHERY as a full-time member. He will be taking care of bass duties live and in the studio, and additionally will be bringing his considerable ...

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PERIPHERY: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", the highly anticipated sophomore album from Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY, can be streamed in its entirety in the YouTube clip below. Due in North America on July 3 via Sumerian Records and in Europe on July 16 through Century Media Records, the CD will feature guest appearances by ...

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THE CONTORTIONIST Films Two New Videos

Indiana progressive metallers THE CONTORTIONIST filmed music videos this past weekend in North Carolina for the tracks "Casuality" and "Dreaming Schematics" with directing team KOTK Productions. A still photo from the shoot can be seen below. THE CONTORTIONIST will release its new album, "Intrinsic", on July 17 via eOne/Good Fight Music. The CD was produced ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE Signs With EONE MUSIC

Lancaster, Pennsylvania natives THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE have signed a North and South American deal with eOne Music. The band's new album will be released in the fall. "On behalf of THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE enterprises, I'm proud to let everyone know that our new American home is located at eOne Music," says THIS OR ...

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KEMILON: 'The Revolution' Video Released

"The Revolution", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based power metallers KEMILON, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Twisted Storm", which was released in early April via Toronto's Maple Metal Records. The CD was produced by KEMILON guitarist Louis Jacques at Shreds Up Studios in Magog, Quebec and was ...

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