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LYNAM: New Music Posted Online

Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM have just put up three new songs on their MySpace page from their forthcoming album, "Tragic City Symphony". You can check them out at www.myspace.com/lynam. The release date has not yet been set. "Tragic City Symphony" was produced by Jason Elgin (MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER, COLLECTIVE ...

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YEAR OF DESOLATION: Professionally Filmed Live Footage Posted Online

Indiana thrashers YEAR OF DESOLATION have posted a professionally shot live video from a performance at the Island Oasis in Winter Park, Florida. Helmed and edited by director Zach Voytas, the "Elitist Death Squad" clip can be viewed below. Currently touring alongside WITH BLOOD COMES CLEANSING, BLOODLINED CALLIGRAPHY and BLOODJINN, YEAR OF DESOLATION has already ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Talks Horror Movies

Gore/splatter film fan site OhMyGore.com recently conducted an interview with CRADLE OF FILTH frontman Dani Filth. An excerpt from the chat follows: OhMyGore.com: Are horror movies, and in particular Italian horror movies, an inspiration sources for CRADLE OF FILTH's imagery, video clip and gigs? Dani: "Horror movies feature quite prominently in the inspirational ...

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THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE: New Song Posted Online

Dutch death metallers THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE have posted a new song, entitled "The Pitch Black Dawn", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the group's full-length debut, "Pitch Black Dawn", due in Europe on October 5 via the Belgium-based label Apache Productions (SONS OF JONATHAS, SPOIL ENGINE, SOUTHERN VOODOO). The CD was ...

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The Big Dirty - EVERY TIME I DIE

It is a shame that folks that have not really spent time with the band's music often lump Buffalo's EVERY TIME I DIE in with the hordes of metalcore pretenders. Forget about the fact that EVERY TIME I DIE has been doing it longer than most of these flavors of the month, but the music ...

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VAN HALEN Taps BOB MARLEY's Son KY-MANI For Upcoming Tour

VAN HALEN has tapped Bob Marley's son Ky-Mani — whose 2001 album, "Many More Roads", was nominated for a Grammy — to open its upcoming reunion tour. Marley's first appearance as musician took place in 1996 when he recorded "Like Father Like Son", an album consisting of cover versions of some of his father's songs. ...

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LYNAM: New Album Title Announced

Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM have set "Tragic City Symphony" as the title of their new album. "We've been working again with producer Jason Elgin (MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER, COLLECTIVE SOUL), who we consider the fourth member of LYNAM," guitarist/vocalist Jacob Bunton says. "He always brings out the best in us and on ...

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SIN DEALER: Video Footage Of AC/DC Cover Posted Online

Video footage of SIN DEALER — the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST — performing a cover of AC/DC's "Walk All Over You" live at MQMusicfest on August 19 in Toronto can be viewed below. SIN DEALER's new CD, "Dying to Live", is scheduled for release on ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED: Video Interview Available

A video interview with Dutch thrashers LEGION OF THE DAMNED (formerly OCCULT) conducted by "Angel of Metal" at this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, which took place August 16-18 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England, can be viewed below. LEGION OF THE DAMNED's upcoming "Feel the Blade" album will be a reissue of the the ...

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LYNAM Added To VINCE NEIL'S MOTLEY CRUISE

Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM have joined the musical lineup of Vince Neil's Motley Cruise. Vince himself will perform, as will the reunited RATT, SKID ROW and SLAUGHTER. Departing from Miami on January 24, 2008, Vince Neil's Motley Cruise will set sail for the Mayan Riviera, stopping by Key West, before making its way to ...

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Legendary Long Island Record Store LOONEY TUNES Destroyed In Fire

Looney Tunes, the long-standing independent record store in West Babylon, New York which has hosted in-store appearances by such artists as OZZY OSBOURNE, QUEENSRŸCHE, DREAM THEATER, TYPE O NEGATIVE and STAIND (whose 2001 rooftop in-store performance attracted 7,500 fans to the store) experienced a devastating fire Wednesday night (August 29). The cause, arson investigators say, ...

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YEAR LONG DISASTER To Support TURBONEGRO

Rock trio YEAR LONG DISASTER — which consists of guitarist/vocalist Daniel Davies (son of THE KINKS' Dave Davies), bassist Rich Mullins (ex-KARMA TO BURN, SPEEDEALER), and drummer Brad Hargreaves (THIRD EYE BLIND) — will support TURBONEGRO on their upcoming "What Is Rock" North American tour, which also includes Nick Oliveri's MONDO GENERATOR. The dates are ...

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CINDERELLA Frontman To Guest On New LYNAM CD

CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer and members of HINDER will make guest appearances on the new album from Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rockers LYNAM. The follow-up to last year's "Slave to the Machine" is currently being recorded with producer Jason Elgin (COLLECTIVE SOUL, MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER) and will be mixed by Jason Elgin, Mike ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER: Tour Dates Announced

Legenedary hard rock vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE) has scheduled the following dates: Sep. 14 - Dingbats - Clifton, NJ Sep. 20 - Crazy Donkey - Farmingdale, NY Oct. 06 – MelodicRock.com Anniversary Concert - Morris Performing Arts Center - South Bend, IN Oct. 20 - The Ridgefield Playhouse - Ridgefield, CT (w/ ...

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MAX CAVALERA Contemplating Surprising Former SEPULTURA Bandmates With Phone Call

SOULFLY/ex-SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera spoke to Björn Gieseler of the German radio station Radio T on Sunday, August 19 about his current project with his younger brother (and former SEPULTURA bandmate) Igor (tentatively dubbed THE CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) and the possibility of a reunion of the classic SEPULTURA lineup in the not-too-distant future. When asked if ...

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KORN Frontman Is 'Poster Boy' For 'Guitar Hero'

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has become what he calls the "poster boy" for Guitar Hero, the hugely successful video game that allows players to shred along with their favorite songs. Davis, who enjoys playing the game with his sons and friends, even agreed to participate in ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED To Enter Studio In September

Dutch thrashers LEGION OF THE DAMNED (formerly OCCULT) have issued the following update: "Nothing new has happened. Just came back from playing Bloodstock [Open Air] in the U.K. along with ARCH ENEMY, TESTAMENT, SABBAT and IN FLAMES. Was absolutely a fantastic experience, and to the U.K. fans: thank you so much! We had a blast ...

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TOURNIQUET To Headline CORNERSTONE CALIFORNIA

Christian thrash metallers TOURNIQUET will headline the Sanctuary Stage at the Cornerstone California festival on Friday, September 28 at Oak Canyon Ranch in Silverado, CA. The band will hit the state at 11:00 p.m. Also scheduled to appear are DEMON HUNTER, EMERY, HASTE THE DAY and MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER, among others. For ...

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SIN DEALER To Release 'Dying To Live' CD Next Month

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, has finished mixing and mastering its new CD, entitled "Dying to Live". Due on September 11 through Indie Pool Canada, the album will be available at HMV, Chapters/Indigo, Amazon.ca as well as iTunes, Napster, Rhapsody, MSN, Musicmatch and ...

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THE ARCANE ORDER Prepares To Record New Album

Guitarist Flemming C. Lund from Danish metallers THE ARCANE ORDER has issued the following update: "The recording of the new album is closing in really fast! We will enter the studio just 20 days from now (September 4th at Hansen Studios), and we are currently rehearsing our asses off. There's still plenty of work to ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist's Kids Schedule TAB Tour Dates

TAB — the band featuring AEROSMITH guitarist Joe Perry's sons Tony, 20, and Adrian, 25, alongside drummer Ben Tileston, 20 — has scheduled the following dates: Aug. 08 - Cafe du Nord - San Francisco, California Aug. 09 - The Echo - Los Angeles, California Aug. 14 - The Troubadour - Los Angeles, California Aug. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD, PANTERA, KREATOR, MORBID ANGEL Members Pay Tribute To MAX CAVALERA

Brazil's Roadie Crew (web site) and Argentina's Jedbangers (web site) magazines recently collaborated on a very special story on SOULFLY/ex-SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera. In addition to arranging a lengthy interview with Max conducted by Thiago Sarkis and Fernando Ibáñez, the two publications invited several world-renowned musicians who witnessed and/or toured with ...

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