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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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SOULLESS: 'Serpent Reaper' Video Released

"Serpent Reaper", the new video from Cleveland, Ohio-based thrashers SOULLESS, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's fourth full-length album, "In Death's Grip", which was released on April 23 via Auburn Records. The clip, which was directed by Kristoff Bates for Black Arts Media, was filmed on location in Cleveland at the ...

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EXUMER Parts Ways With Guitarist

German thrashers EXUMER have parted ways with guitarist H.K. The musician played his last show with the band at the Bang Your Head!!! festival in Germany on July 13. The guitarist's departure has been an amicable one and he is said to have left the group for solely personal reasons. Comments EXUMER vocalist Mem V. ...

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Chernobyl Survivor - BLINDED BY FAITH

"Chernobyl Diaries" pushed the limits of good taste as a so-so horror film yet no one cried foul, per se, since the premise was so ludicrous audiences just rolled with it at face-value. So too will speed junkies look past the equally ludicrous title "Chernobyl Survivor" by Quebecois tech thrashers, BLINDED BY FAITH. Bird-in-hand prevails ...

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GRAVE: More 'Morbid Ascent' EP Details Revealed

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE will release a new five-song EP, "Morbid Ascent", 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 offered for a fan-friendly price. The digital download will be made available August 26. The vinyl version will be sold at ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: 'Bedridden' Video Released

Philip Anselmo, legendary frontman of PANTERA and DOWN, will release his career-first solo album, "Walk Through Exits Only", on July 16 via his own Housecore Records (MRI/Megaforce). "Walk Through Exits Only" will be available digitally, on CD and on vinyl. Produced by Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at ...

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