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Goathrower - SPEWTILATOR

"Smoked out, beer drenched, headbangers belching burrito-tinged death breath since '07." So decrees Atlanta thrash maniacs SPEWTILATOR, and while that may not be the most enticing invitation to hook up with their out-of-control vinyl EP, "Goathrower", if you like it dished tirelessly fast and stupid nasty, then let that be your summons. SPEWTILATOR might catch ...

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Exclusive: HELLYEAH 'Blood For Blood' Album Artwork Unveiled

HELLYEAH's fourth studio album, "Blood For Blood", will be released on June 10 via Eleven Seven Music. The CD was helmed by producer Kevin Churko at his The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada. Churko is the Canadian musician, sound engineer, songwriter and record producer who has previously worked with OZZY OSBOURNE, FIVE FINGER ...

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HELLYEAH: More 'Blood For Blood' Album Details Revealed

HELLYEAH's fourth studio album, "Blood For Blood", will be released on June 10 via Eleven Seven Music. The CD was helmed by producer Kevin Churko at his The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada. Churko is the Canadian musician, sound engineer, songwriter and record producer who has previously worked with OZZY OSBOURNE, FIVE FINGER ...

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FALLEN FATE: 'I Welcome The Dead' Video Released

"I Welcome The Dead", the new video from North East England's purveyors of modern metal FALLEN FATE, can be seen below. The clip is loosely based around band's blistering live performance, all the while there is the lingering presence of Vespa, the tortured soul behind the group's concept for FALLEN FATE's sophomore album, "Into The ...

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HELLYEAH Parts Ways With Guitarist, Bassist; Announces 'Blood For Blood' Album Details

HELLYEAH has parted ways with guitarist Greg Tribbett (MUDVAYNE) and bassist Bob "Zilla" Kakaha (DAMAGEPLAN). A replacement bassist in the shape of Kyle Sanders (BLOODSIMPLE) has been secured. In the comments section on Facebook, HELLYEAH stated about the split with Tribbett and Kakaha: "Things happen for necessary reasons. "It's so easy for people to assume ...

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JOE SATRIANI: 'The Complete Studio Recordings' 15-CD Box Set Due In April

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release "Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings", a 15-CD library box housing the rock guitar virtuoso's most comprehensive anthology ever, on Tuesday, April 22. "Joe Satriani: The Complete Studio Recordings" will also be available as a collectible limited-edition USB drive exclusively on Satriani.com. One of ...

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FALLEN FATE: 'Blackened Within' Lyric Video

"Into The Black", the sophomore album from North East England's purveyors of modern metal FALLEN FATE, was released on January 30. The follow-up to 2011's "The Virus Has Spread" was recorded, in part, in Stymphalian Productions in York with producer James Stephenson and was finished in vocalist Lee Skinner's home studio. The official lyric video ...

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GRAVE: 'Turning Black' Drum-Cam Footage From Warsaw

Drummers From Hell has uploaded drum-cam footage of GRAVE's Ronnie Bergerstål performing the song "Turning Black" when the band played in Warsaw, Poland at the Progresja Club on December 21, 2013 during their European tour with MARDUK. Check out the clip below. GRAVE's latest five-song EP, "Morbid Ascent", was released as a limited 12-inch MLP ...

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Voices in the Dark - Custom Red Vinyl LP Edition - ATTACKHEAD

I had the pleasure of chatting with three-fourths of SoCal thrashers ATTACKHEAD back in early November: guitarist George Portoulas, bassist Eddie "Munster" Ellis plus guitarist/vocalist (and sole original member) Mark Chapman. Of the topics we discussed off-the-cuff, we touched upon the red tape underground heavy metal acts such as ATTACKHEAD endure from the military in ...

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ATTIKA 7 Interviewed On 'Hangar 19' Podcast (Audio)

Cutter of Envision Radio Networks' "Hangar 19" podcast recently conducted an interview with ATTIKA 7. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. ATTIKA 7's current lineup is as follows: Vocals - Evan Seinfeld Guitar - Rusty Coones Guitar - Ira Black Drums - Tommy Holt Bass - Zach Broderick Says ...

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FALLEN FATE To Release 'Into The Black' In January

North East England's purveyors of modern metal FALLEN FATE will release their sophomore album, "Into The Black", on January 30, 2014. The follow-up to 2011's "The Virus Has Spread" was recorded, in part, in Stymphalian Productions in York with producer James Stephenson and was finished in vocalist Lee Skinner's home studio. "Into The Black" retains ...

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DEF-CON-ONE To Release 'II' In February

DEF-CON-ONE, the British metal band featuring former VENOM and MPIRE OF EVIL drummer Antony "Antton" Lant (brother of VENOM frontman Conrad "Cronos" Lant), will release its sophomore album, "II", on February 18 via Scarlet Records. The follow-up to 2012's "Warface" is described in a press release as "a natural progression" from its predecessor, featuring influences ...

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Perfect Strangers Live - DEEP PURPLE

Eagle Vision has meticulously issued DEEP PURPLE live videos over recent years covering the variant Mark periods of the band. It's only fitting they unearth the reunion of the MKII-era lineup for "Perfect Strangers Live", a video document showcasing Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice, Roger Glover and the late Jon Lord as they reformed ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: 'Prophet Of The End' Video Released

"Prophet Of The End", the new video from the Polish female-fronted heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER, can be seen below. The song id taken from the band's new studio album, "Possession", which is scheduled for release on December 13 via AFM Records as a CD, limited-edition LP and as a digital download. The cover artwork ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: Photos From 'Prophet Of The End' Video Shoot

"Possession", the brand new studio album from the Polish female-fronted heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER, is scheduled for release on December 13 via AFM Records as a CD, limited-edition LP and as a digital download. The cover artwork was painted by Michal Oracz — who is the most famous Polish author of RPG and ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: Video Footage From 'Possession' Studio Sessions

Video footage from the making of "Possession", the brand new studio album from the Polish female-fronted heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER, can be seen below. The effort is scheduled for release on December 13 via AFM Records as a CD, limited-edition LP and as a digital download. The cover artwork was painted by Michal Oracz ...

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VANHELGD Signs With PULVERISED RECORDS

Swedish death metallers VANHELGD have inked a deal with Pulverised Records. Relentless, uncompromising and with an obscure darkness vibe, VANHELGD came on to the scene with its debut full-length record, "Cult Of Lazarus", but year 2011 saw the band unleash probably their strongest material to date with "Church Of Death". Forward to present time, VANHELGD ...

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Former POSSESSED, DEATH, ANGELCORPSE Members Unite To Reform PESSIMIST

Guitarist Kelly McLauchlin (POSSESSED, DIABOLIC, UNHOLY GHOST) has joined forces with bassist Kelly Conlon (DEATH, MONSTROSITY, VITAL REMAINS) and drummer Paul Collier (ANGELCORPSE) to reform PESSIMIST. "We are excited to have Kelly [Conlon] onboard with us once again," says PESSIMIST founding member McLauchlin. "Kelly most recently toured with us during our East Coast U.S. dates ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: New Album Artwork Revealed

"Possession", the brand new studio album from the Polish female-fronted heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER, will be released on December 13 via AFM Records as a CD, limited-edition LP and as a digital download. The cover artwork was painted by Michal Oracz — who is the most famous Polish author of RPG and board games ...

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POSSESSED: Quality Footage Of Oakland Performance

Capital Chaos TV has uploaded multi-camera video footage of POSSESSED performing the song "The Exorcist" live at Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California on September 28. Check out the clip below. Guitarist Kelly McLauchlin of recently announced his departure from POSSESSED due to his "busy work/travel schedule with [his] audio-visual career." He has ...

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SINNER: 'Comin' Out Fighting' Lyric Video Released

German hard rock institution SINNER, which is fronted by PRIMAL FEAR bassist Mat Sinner, recently entered the studio soon work on an album of re-recorded versions of the best songs from the band's early years. The resulting collection, entitled "Touch Of Sin 2" (in a nod to SINNER's 1985 album, "Touch Of Sin"), will be ...

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GRAVE: 'Venial Sin' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Venial Sin" from Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE can be seen below. The track comes off the band's new five-song EP, "Morbid Ascent", which will be released as a limited 12-inch MLP (with full-color, 180-gram vinyl and full-color inlay) as well as digital download. Both formats will be ...

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SINNER: 'Touch Of Sin 2' Trailer Available

German hard rock institution SINNER, which is fronted by PRIMAL FEAR bassist Mat Sinner, recently entered the studio soon work on an album of re-recorded versions of the best songs from the band's early years. The resulting collection, en titled "Touch Of Sin 2" (in a nod to SINNER's 1985 album, "Touch Of Sin"), will ...

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