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SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING To Play First Show Tonight

SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING (S.U.N.), a name all together fresh and rooted in rock 'n' roll, is setting onto the music scene breaking the social traditions that have become the rock norm. Headed up by the whiskey-soaked voice of Sass Jordan, a Canadian icon and Juno Award winner, with music partner, renowned drummer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: New Song Available For Streaming

Polish female-fronted traditional heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER will release its new album, "Crimen Excepa", in Europe on April 27 and in the U.S. on April 24 via AFM Records. The concept effort about holy inquisition, black magic and witches, where fiction is mixed with historical facts, was produced by Bart Gabriel (SACRED STEEL, JACK ...

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3 INCHES OF BLOOD Announces European Headlining Tour

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada traditional metallers 3 INCHES OF BLOOD will embark on a European headlining tour in May. Support on the trek will come from ANGELUS APATRIDA, GOATWHORE and HAVOK. Commented 3 INCHES OF BLOOD vocalist Cam Pipes: "We are extremely excited and proud to announce our first full headlining European tour. It has ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: New Album Track Listing, Cover Artwork Unveiled

Polish female-fronted traditional heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER will release its new album, "Crimen Excepa", in Europe on April 27 and in the U.S. on April 24 via AFM Records. The concept effort about holy inquisition, black magic and witches, where fiction is mixed with historical facts, was produced by Bart Gabriel (SACRED STEEL, JACK ...

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OVATION Launches New YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Signature Model Guitar

Ovation has announced two new signature Viper models YM63 & YM68 designed by the true master of neo-classical metal shred, Yngwie J. Malmsteen. As a longtime Ovation endorsee, Yngwie has incorporated many Ovation models into his live performances and recordings over the past 25 years — including the stage-friendly Viper. Yngwie's new signature Vipers, models ...

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SOULFLY: Footage Of First Two Shows With New Drummer

Drum-cam footage of SOULFLY's David Kinkade performing with the rest of the band at the 15th annual "D-Low Memorial" on Friday, December 30 at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona can be seen below. Also available is fan-filmed video footage of Kinkade's first-ever concert with SOULFLY, which took place one day earlier, on December 29, ...

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SACRED STEEL Taps Producer BART GABRIEL For Next Album

German true metal act SACRED STEEL will enter MP Studio in Czestochowa, Poland in February 2012 with producer Bart Gabriel (JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR, CRYSTAL VIPER, LONEWOLF) to begin recording its eighth studio album, "The Bloodshed Summoning". A late 2012 release is expected. SACRED STEEL's last studio album, "Carnage Victory", came out in 2009 via ...

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LONEWOLF Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

French metallers LONEWOLF have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band's new album, "Army Of The Damned", in March 2012. In addition, LONEWOLF's classic longplayer "The Dark Crusade" will be re-released the very same month. Commented the band: "The WOLF has joined the pack! We're proud and grateful to join forces with Napalm Records ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

Polish female-fronted traditional heavy metal act CRYSTAL VIPER will enter MP Studio in Poland in December with producer Bart Gabriel (JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR, LONEWOLF, SABBAT) and sound engineer Mariusz Pietka to begin recording its fourth album, "Crimen Excepta". The concept effort about holy inquisition, black magic and witches, where fiction will be mixed with ...

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U.D.O. To Headline Germany's 'Metal Addiction' Festival

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will headline the Metal Addiction festival, a special event to celebrate AFM Records' 15th anniversary, on November 26 at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. 15 of the label's top artists and new hopefuls will perform at the event, which will include several special attractions, like ...

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LONEWOLF: New Album Details Revealed

French metallers LONEWOLF are currently mixing their brand new studio album titled "Army Of The Damned" at the MP Studio (SABATON, MORTICIAN) in Poland. The CD was produced by Bart Gabriel (JACK STARR'S BURNING STARR, CRYSTAL VIPER), who previously worked with the band on 2009's "The Dark Crusade". One of the new songs features a ...

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BRN AGAIN Recording Debut Album

German-Polish power metal act BRN AGAIN has entered MP Studio in Poland with producer Bart Gabriel (BURNING STARR, CRYSTAL VIPER, LONEWOLF) to begin recording its debut album, "Neverending Fire". The 12-song effort will be completed later this summer for a late 2011 release. BRN AGAIN features the following musicians: * Marta Gabriel (CRYSTAL VIPER) - ...

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MTLEY CRE To Perform At SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL

Organizers for the fourth annual Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) have announced that 2011 Elmer Valentine Award honoree MTLEY CRE will return to their roots and close the outdoor street festival on Saturday, August 20. As previously announced, MTLEY CRE will also launch the three-day fest at an August 18 tribute event celebrating their 30-year ...

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SYMFONIA Parts Ways With Drummer ULI KUSCH

SYMFONIA the new melodic metal project featuring Timo Tolkki (STRATOVARIUS, REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE) on guitar, Andr Matos (ANGRA, SHAAMAN, VIPER) on vocals, Jari Kainulainen (STRATOVARIUS, EVERGREY) on bass, Mikko Hrkin (SONATA ARCTICA, KOTIPELTO) on keyboards, and Uli Kusch (MASTERPLAN, HELLOWEEN) on drums has issued the following update: "We would like to thank all of you who ...

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WOLF: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Spain's GoetiaMetal.com recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Niklas "Viper" Stlvind of Swedish metallers WOLF. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. WOLF's sixth album, "Legions Of Bastards", was released last month via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2009's "Ravenous" was produced by Pelle Saether at Studio ...

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TWISTED TOWER DIRE: New Song Available For Streaming

Virginia-based classic metal outfit TWISTED TOWER DIRE has completed work on its fifth full-length album, "Make It Dark", for a May 3 North American release via Italy's Cruz Del Sur Music. According to a press release, the CD is "probably the most mature album the band has written to date. With a direct approach, the ...

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HOLY GRAIL Frontman Interviewed By METAL WARZONE (Video)

Metal Warzone conducted an interview with vocalist Paul Luna of Los Angeles metallers HOLY GRAIL before the band's April 15, 2011 concert at the Viper Room in Hollywood California. You can now watch the chat below. HOLY GRAIL's first-ever video, "My Last Attack", can be viewed below. Directed by Shawn Bannon, the clip was shot ...

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TWISTED TOWER DIRE To Release 'Make It Dark' In May

Virginia-based classic metal outfit TWISTED TOWER DIRE has completed work on its fifth full-length album, "Make It Dark", for a May 3 North American release via Italy's Cruz Del Sur Music. According to a press release, the CD is "probably the most mature album the band has written to date. With a direct approach, the ...

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