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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: 'Seasons Will Fall' Video Released

The official video for the title track of "Seasons Will Fall", the sixth studio album from CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the band led by former SAVATAGE frontman Zak Stevens, can be seen below. "Seasons Will Fall" was released on January 25 via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group. Formed ...

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JON OLIVA: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Cutter of Envision Radio Networks' "Hangar 19" recently conducted an interview with JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Oliva will release his first-ever solo album on June 5 via AFM Records. The 11-song CD, which contains ideas collected over the course ...

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JON OLIVA To Release First-Ever Solo Album In June

JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva will release his first-ever solo album on June 5 via AFM Records. The 11-song CD, which contains ideas collected over the course of the last four or five years, was tracked this past winter at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida with producer Tom Morris, with Jon handling ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: New Audio Interview With ZAK STEVENS

On March 8, Rustyn Rose of Metalholic.com conducted an interview with former SAVATAGE and current CIRCLE II CIRCLE frontman Zak Stevens. You can now listen to the chat using in the YouTube clip below. CIRCLE II CIRCLE released its sixth studio album, "Seasons Will Fall", on January 25 via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock ...

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ARTLANTICA: Debut Album Details Revealed

SPV/Steamhammer has announced the signing of the melodic metal outfit ARTLANTICA to a worldwide deal. Commented ARTLANTICA guitarist Roger Staffelbach: "After all the blood, sweat and tears we've put into making that album, we're more than happy and excited to see our album getting released by one of worlds finest companies, SPV/Steamhammer. It's a true ...

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JON OLIVA Completes Recording First-Ever Solo Album

JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva has completed recording his first-ever solo album, to be released later this year via AFM Records. The 11-song CD, which contains ideas collected over the course of the last four or five years, was tracked earlier this winter at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida with producer Tom ...

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More Video Footage Of TESTAMENT Guitarist's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO Demonstrating Signature Amp

More video footage of TESTAMENT/ex-SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick demonstrating his new AS Preceptor Alex Skolnick signature guitar amplifier with his experimental band ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO on January 25 during this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show in Anaheim, California can be seen below. Budda Amplification recently announced the release of its new AS ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE Frontman Interviewed On 'MSRcast' (Audio)

The latest episode of MSRcast features an interview with former SAVATAGE and current CIRCLE II CIRCLE frontman Zak Stevens. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. CIRCLE II CIRCLE released its sixth studio album, "Seasons Will Fall", on January 25 via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is ...

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Former ARTENSION Members Resurface In ARTLANTICA

Great vocal melodies with anthemic potential, virtuoso guitar and keyboard passages, including spectacular solos, in addition to a blistering rhythm section which gives the songs their pace, groove and dynamics: the very ingredients which guaranteed seven brilliant releases in ten years from the American-Swiss cult act ARTENSION and caused a global stir on "The End ...

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Video: TESTAMENT Guitarist's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO Demonstrates AS Preceptor Signature Amp

Video footage of TESTAMENT/ex-SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick demonstrating his new AS Preceptor Alex Skolnick signature guitar amplifier with his experimental band ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO on January 25 during this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show in Anaheim, California can be seen below. Budda Amplification recently announced the release of its new AS Preceptor ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO: Performance Footage From NAMM

Video footage of ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the experimental band led by TESTAMENT/ex-SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, performing inside the lobby of the Marriott hotel in Anaheim, California on January 26 during this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show can be seen below. ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO's fourth album, "Veritas" (Latin for"Truth"), was released in March ...

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REVERENCE: 'After The Leaves Have Fallen' Video Released

"After The Leaves Have Fallen", the new video from REVERENCE, the power metal band featuring vocalist Todd Michael Hall (JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR, HARLET), guitarist Bryan Holland (TOKYO BLADE, ARREST), drummer Steve "Dr. Killdrums" Wacholz (SAVATAGE, CRIMSON GLORY), bassist Ned Meloni and lead guitarist Pete Rossi, can be seen below. The song comes off the ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN Continuing Work On New Album

Vocalist Hansi K├╝rsch of German power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN has issued the following New Year's update: "First a late, but still fresh, Happy New Year to everyone. "After getting rid of some bonus pounds gained over the last few months due to live abstinence, we are now getting ready for a very busy and exciting ...

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ICED EARTH: New Audio Interview With JON SCHAFFER, STU BLOCK

Charlie Day of U.K.'s Hardnoise magazine recently conducted an interview with ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer and vocalist Stu Block. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. ICED EARTH's August 19 concert at the ancient Kourion Amphitheater, outside Limassol in Cyprus, was professionally filmed and recorded for an upcoming CD/DVD ...

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ICED EARTH: New European Tour Webisode Available

The third and final in a series of websides featuring behind-the-scenes footage from ICED EARTH's European tour with EVERGREY, STEEL ENGRAVED and DEAD SHAPE FIGURE can be seen below. ICED EARTH's August 19 concert at the ancient Kourion Amphitheater, outside Limassol in Cyprus, was professionally filmed and recorded for an upcoming CD/DVD release. 1,500 fans ...

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'Hair I Go Again' Trailer Released

A three-and-a-half-minute trailer for the forthcoming "Hair I Go Again" "documentary" can be seen below. Film synopsis: "The year was 1985. Thousands of miles away from the sonic debauchery of the Sunset Strip, a group of teenage friends shared aspirations of glam rock grandeur. Rising from the ashes of countless garage jams and taking a ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: New Song Available For Streaming

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the band led by ex-SAVATAGE frontman Zak Stevens, will release its sixth studio album, "Seasons Will Fall", on January 25, 2013 via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group. Formed in 2001, CIRCLE II CIRCLE has always reinvented itself throughout the years, constantly maintaining the signature ...

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ICED EARTH Mainman Talks Politics In New Video Interview

VTV conducted an interview with ICED EARTH guitarist/mainman Jon Schaffer on December 21 in Rotterdam, Holland during the band's European tour with EVERGREY, STEEL ENGRAVED and DEAD SHAPE FIGURE. You can now watch the chat below. ICED EARTH's August 19 concert at the ancient Kourion Amphitheater, outside Limassol in Cyprus, was professionally filmed and recorded ...

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ICED EARTH Mainman Interviewed In Vienna (Video)

Stormbringer webzine conducted an interview with ICED EARTH guitarist/mainman Jon Schaffer on December 13 in Vienna, Austria during the band's European tour with EVERGREY, STEEL ENGRAVED and DEAD SHAPE FIGURE. You can now watch the chat below. ICED EARTH's August 19 concert at the ancient Kourion Amphitheater, outside Limassol in Cyprus, was professionally ...

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ICED EARTH Mainman Interviewed By THE AEBYSS TV (Video)

The Aebyss TV conducted an interview with ICED EARTH guitarist/mainman Jon Schaffer on December 13 in Vienna, Austria during the band's European tour with EVERGREY, STEEL ENGRAVED and DEAD SHAPE FIGURE. You can now watch the chat below. ICED EARTH's August 19 concert at the ancient Kourion Amphitheater, outside Limassol in Cyprus, was professionally filmed ...

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Drum Tracks For JON OLIVA's Solo Album Recorded

JON OLIVA'S PAIN and SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva will release first-ever solo album in early 2013 via AFM Records. Drum recordings for the CD began earlier this month at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida. Commented JON OLIVA'S PAIN drummer/producer Christopher Kinder: "Drum tracks are now completed for the 11-song solo CD for Jon Oliva. Once ...

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ICED EARTH: 'Live In Ancient Kourion' DVD Artwork Unveiled

ICED EARTH's August 19 concert at the ancient Kourion Amphitheater, outside Limassol in Cyprus, was professionally filmed and recorded for an upcoming CD/DVD release. 1,500 fans witnessed the show, which ran for three hours and featured on-stage scenery and artwork that was uniquely created for this special event. Veteran producer Jim Morris of Morrisound Studios ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: 'Seasons Will Fall' Teaser Available

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the band led by ex-SAVATAGE frontman Zak Stevens, will release its sixth studio album, "Seasons Will Fall", on January 25, 2013 via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group. Formed in 2001, CIRCLE II CIRCLE has always reinvented itself throughout the years, constantly maintaining the signature ...

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