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RAGE: More New Album Details Revealed

German metallers RAGE entered Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany earlier in the month to begin recording their 21st studio album for a March 2012 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The recordings are once again being helmed by Charlie Bauerfeind, who has previously worked with SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN, HAMMERFALL and HELLOWEEN, among others. Songtitles set ...

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GWAR Performs On 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' (Video)

GWAR was the musical guest on last night's (Thursday, October 27) edition of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on NBC. You can now watch video footage of the band's performance below. Bassist Casey Orr (a.k.a. Beefcake The Mighty) recently announced his departure from GWAR. He explained in a statement that he could "simply . . ...

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GWAR Frontman Talks Sports In New Video Interview

The Score television network a Canadian specialty television service providing sports, news, information, highlights and live event programming, available across Canada recently conducted an interview with GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus. You can now watch the chat below. Bassist Casey Orr (a.k.a. Beefcake The Mighty) recently announced his departure from GWAR. He explained in a statement ...

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ABORTED: New Song Available For Streaming

"Global Flatline", a brand new song from Belgian death metalers ABORTED, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track is the title cut of the band's seventh studio album, which will be released on January 24, 2012 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded, mixed, and mastered by ...

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BENEDICTUM, DESDEMON, ECHOTERRA Confirmed For FLIGHT OF THE VALKYRIES Festival

BENEDICTUM will headline this year's Flight Of The Valkyries female-fronted metal festival on Saturday, November 19 at Sonar in Baltimore, Maryland. Also scheduled to appear are DESDEMON, ECHOTERRA, BRAVE and CASSANDRA SYNDROME. Now in its fifth year, the festival welcomes back BENEDICTUM, now making its third Flight Of The Valkyries appearance and its second time ...

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BEHEMOTH Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: BEHEMOTH BLIND GUARDIAN DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF THE DAMNED POWERWOLF SALTATIO MORTIS VADER Metalfest 2011 was a huge success, having taken place over two weekends in five countries. Bands ...

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ABORTED: 'Global Flatline' Trailer Released

Belgian death metalers ABORTED will release their seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", on January 24, 2012 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded, mixed, and mastered by the Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PESTILENCE, HATESPHERE) at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark. The artwork was once again created by Justin Osbourn from Slasher ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans DEATH ANGEL have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. DEATH ANGEL will play a special set featuring the entirety of its classic 1987 debut album, "The Ultra Violence". Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: BLIND GUARDIAN DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF ...

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GWAR To Perform On 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'

GWAR will be the musical guest on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday, October 27. The show airs on NBC at 12:30 ET/PT and 11:30 CT. "We are overjoyed that Jimmy had the good sense to invite us back as we had planned to return anyway," stated GWAR lead singer Oderus Urungus. "Now Fallon ...

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EXHORDER Schedules Shows In Nashville, Cincinnati

Legendary New Orleans metallers EXHORDER have scheduled the following dates: Oct. 29 - Nashville, TN @ The Muse Oct. 30 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart's (w/ ROSE FUNERAL) EXHORDER's current touring lineup includes bassist Jason VieBrooks (ex-GRIP INC.), who is also a member of the veteran San Francisco Bay Area metal act HEATHEN. EXHORDER tapped ...

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RAGE Working On Its 'Hardest' Album To Date

German metallers RAGE will enter Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany in mid-October to begin recording their new album for a March 2012 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The recordings will once again be helmed by Charlie Bauerfeind, who has previously worked with SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN, HAMMERFALL and HELLOWEEN, among others. As a direct consequence ...

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ABORTED: 'Global Flatline' Track Listing, Guest Appearances Unveiled

Belgian death metalers ABORTED have completed work on their seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", for a January 2012 release via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded, mixed, and mastered by the Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PESTILENCE, HATESPHERE) at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark. The artwork was once again created by Justin Osbourn from Slasher Design. ...

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WARBEAST: European Version Of 'Krush The Enemy' To Feature Different Artwork

The cover artwork of the European version of "Krush The Enemy", the debut album from WARBEAST the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee, DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez and guitarist Bobby Tillotson (a.k.a. "J.R." ) can be seen below. The artwork was designed by "Carcass" John Fossum. ...

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MINISTRY Announces U.S. Tour Dates

The reactivated MINISTRY has scheduled the following U.S. tour dates for June 2012: June 17 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre June 21 - Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia June 23 - New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater June 28 - Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre June 29 - Chicago, IL @ ...

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GWAR Announces 'Return Of The World Maggot' Fall Tour

After successfully decimating Europe this summer with multiple festival appearances and headlining shows, your lords and masters the almighty GWAR have awoken from their arctic slumber to once again create utter devastation in North America this fall. The tour kicks off October 18 at in Charlotte, North Carolina and will wrap on November 27 in ...

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HALLOWS EVE: New Song Available

"Lazarus Eyes", a brand new song from reunited Atlanta-based thrashers HALLOWS EVE, is available for purchase from the band's ReverbNation store. The track comes off the group's new EP, to be released this Halloween, which features original vocalist Stacy Andersen along with bassist Tommy Stewart, former RIGOR MORTIS guitarist/vocalist Doyle Bright, Jim Gorman ...

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CASEY ORR Announces His Departure From GWAR

GWAR bassist Casey Orr (a.k.a. Beefcake The Mighty) has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "After much soul searching and consideration, and with a heavy heart, I am announcing my departure from GWAR (yes, again). I simply can no longer devote the time and effort required to maintain my position within the group. I have ...

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SALTATIO MORTIS: 'Hochzeitstanz' Video Released

German folk metallers SALTATIO MORTIS will release their new album, "Sturm Aufs Paradies", on September 2 via Napalm Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Habgier Und Tod 02. Hochzeitstanz 03. Ode An Die Feindschaft 04. Eulenspiegel 05. Sndenfall 06. Nachtigall Und Rose 07. Gott Wrfelt Nicht 08. Nach Jahr Und ...

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EXHORDER Working On New Material

Legendary New Orleans metallers EXHORDER have issued the following update: "Sorry for the informational hiatus as of late, but we are currently finishing songs and moving on to the next ones. Yes, the new album is under construction! We apologize again for the wait, but it will be well worth it." EXHORDER played the first ...

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9MM Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

German rock and rollers 9MM have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band's new album, "Dem Teufel Ein Gebet Sein", will be released on September 23. Commented the group: "We are very happy and proud to let our fans know that our new album will be released by one of the best and most ...

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WARBEAST: Denver Footage Available

"Superskum" (web site) has uploaded video footage of WARBEAST's May 3, 2011 performance in Denver, Colorado. Check out the clips below. WARBEAST last year parted ways with guitarist Rick Perry and replaced him with Bobby Tillotson (a.k.a. "J.R." ). The band's debut album, "Krush The Enemy", was released on April 27, 2010 via ...

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Opus Mortis VIII - VOMITORY

Vicious and bludgeoning VOMITORY has always been, but the compositional level jump that is 2007's "Terrorize Brutalize Sodomize" (2007) and the razor storm that is 2009's "Carnage Euphoria" came with extra sharp edges. That is most assuredly the case with this year's "Opus Mortis VIII" as well, perhaps even more so when one considers that ...

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EXHORDER's New Drummer Shows Off His Skills (Video)

Video footage of EXHORDER drummer Seth Davis' solo from the band's April 16, 2011 concert at Emo's in Austin, Texas can be viewed below (clip directed by Holderbeast). EXHORDER played the first concert with Davis on December 10, 2010 at The Hangar in the band's hometown. EXHORDER tapped Jorge Caicedo (THE VOID, BUILT TO DESTROY) ...

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VOMITORY: 'Regorge In The Morgue' Video Released

"Regorge In The Morgue", the new video from Swedish death metal veterans VOMITORY, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's eighth studio album, "Opus Mortis VIII", which was released in Europe on April 26 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was produced, engineered and mixed by Rikard Lfgren at his Leon Music ...

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EXHORDER Performs S.O.D. Classic With BILLY MILANO (Video)

Video footage of legendary New Orleans metallers EXHORDER performing a cover of the S.O.D. (STORMTROOPERS OF DEATH) classic "United Forces" on April 16, 2011 at Emo's in Austin, Texas, with a special guest appearance on vocals by Billy Milano (S.O.D., M.O.D.), can be viewed below (clip directed by Holderbeast). EXHORDER tapped Jorge Caicedo (THE VOID, ...

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