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MANOWAR: 'Gods Of War' E-Card Available

An e-card for MANOWAR's tenth full-length album, "Gods of War", has been made available at this location. The e-card contains the new album cover art, background information, new band pictures, dates for fan release parties, news about the "Virtual Release Party," an announcement for the participation in the "Royal Artist Club," and cool ...

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SIN DEALER Completes Work On New Album

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, has finished recording tracks for its follow-up to 2004's "13" at Escarpment Sound this past weekend and will start mixing the CD the first week of February. The as-yet-untitled effort was engineered by Andrew St. George (THE WHO, ...

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SONS OF AZRAEL Signs With IRONCLAD RECORDINGS

Buffalo, NY metal band SONS OF AZRAEL has signed with Ironclad Recordings (the label formed by UNEARTH frontman Trevor Phipps). The group will enter the studio in January to record its full-length debut, tentatively due next summer. The tentative track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Trail of Flesh 02. Angel Dust 03. ...

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The Perilous Fight - HATE ETERNAL

Even the most ardent death metal fan, at least those used to a more traditional and old school variety, must bow down to the unbridled ferocity of a HATE ETERNAL show. Erik Rutan's brutal juggernaut is not for the faint of heart, as this June 4, 2006 show at The Garage in London proves. If ...

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Sagas of Iceland: The History... - REBELLION

Here's an album that probably won't get nearly the notice that it deserves. A traditional/power metal album with an in-depth concept about Viking tales will generally be very well done or fail miserably. Germany's REBELLION have accomplished the former in a big way, which is even more surprising considering that the whole Viking thing has ...

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NECRODEMON Music To Be Featured In RICHARD CHANDLER Film

NECRODEMON music will be featured in an upcoming nationally distributed film, "Sons of Perdition", directed by Richard Chandler of Boston, MA. Filming will begin in January 2007. "Sons of Perdition" is a story about how the Devil has made a deal with corrupt leaders within the church to cause a crime wave through out the ...

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IMMORTAL: 'We Can't Wait To Finally Perform For You Again'

Reunited Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL have issued the following update: "Some months have passed since we announced our reunion shows and we would like to say thanks for all the fantastic feedback we have received. "Abbath and Apollyon rehearsed together last weekend, and with Horgh just back from the U.S., we will start with full ...

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SIN DEALER: New Album Recordings Postponed

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, was unable to enter the studio earlier this month, as originally scheduled. However, they are confirmed to enter Escarpment Sound on January 12 to record their much-anticipated follow-up to 2004's "13". Gary Honess (I MOTHER EARTH, SEA OF ...

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WITH PASSION: New Song Posted Online

Sacramento-based technical metalcore outfit WITH PASSION has issued the following update: "We finished tracking our new album ['What We See When We Shut Our Eyes'] almost two months ago, and we are very anxious to put some new stuff on our MySpace player. However we are still waiting to get a mastered copy back. In ...

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THE FIRE THE FLOOD Signs With NO SLEEP RECORDS

No Sleep Records has announced the signing of THE FIRE THE FLOOD. The band will enter the studio in March of 2007 to record their debut full-length with Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD, HE IS LEGEND, KILLWHITNEYDEAD). A mid-to-late 2007 release is expected. Drawing influences from such ...

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IMMORTAL Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

Reunited Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL have been confirmed as the co-headliners of the Hellfest, set to take place June 22-24, 2007 in Clisson, France. The show will mark IMMORTAL's only appearance in France in 2007. Upcoming IMMORTAL concerts: Apr. 5-7 - Oslo, NOR @ Inferno Festival Jun. 22-24 - Clisson, FRA @ Hellfest Jun. 29-Jul. ...

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WITH PASSION To Guest On TOTAL ROCK Tomorrow

Sacramento-based technical metalcore outfit WITH PASSION will talk about its upcoming album, "What We See When We Shut Our Eyes" tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 28) on Total Rock between 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon U.K. time. As previously reported, WITH PASSION has tapped renowned artist and musician Dave Quiggle to create the artwork for ...

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IAMTHETHORN Signs With GOODFELLOW RECORDS

Seattle quartet IAMTHETHORN has inked a deal with Goodfellow Records. Featuring Johnny Pettibone (HIMSA, NINE IRON SPITFIRE, GENUINE, UNDERTOW) on vocals, Aaron Edge (GRIEVOUS, HAULER, GENUINE, HARKONEN, HIMSA, CHRIST, HELLEPHANT) on guitar and screams, Joe Axler (SKARP, BOOK OF BLACK EARTH, SPLATTERHOUSE) on drums and Jerad Shealey (RECEDER) on bass, the band plays in a ...

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MANOWAR: New Interview To Air On Greece's 'TV War' Tonight

Greece's metal TV show "TV War" will broadcast an interview with MANOWAR's Eric Adams and Karl Logan tonight (Wednesday, November 15) on MAD TV at 11:00 p.m. (CET). The 90-minute show will also include new clips from AMON AMARTH, RAMMSTEIN, CHILDREN OF BODOM, GOATWHORE, KAMELOT and others. You can watch "TV War" through the Greek ...

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WITH PASSION Taps Renowned Artist For Sophomore Album

Sacramento-based technical metalcore outfit WITH PASSION has tapped renowned artist and musician Dave Quiggle to create the artwork for the band's sophomore album, "What We See When We Shut Our Eyes", due in February 2007 via Earache Records. Dave Quiggle is best known for of his in-house work at Facedown Records and past collaboration with ...

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SIN DEALER To Enter Studio In December

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, will enter Escarpment Sound in Toronto on December 1 with Gary Honess (I MOTHER EARTH, BURNING THE DAY, SEA OF GREEN) back at the helm to begin recording its new CD. "Working with Gary is a blast, he's ...

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MANOWAR Giving Away Custom-Built Chopper

MANOWAR will give away one newly designed and custom-built chopper during the upcoming "Demons, Dragons and Warriors World Tour 2007". This bike is a Custom Chopper Hardcore II from Custom Chrome with a rigid frame and 88-cubic-inch show polished engine and the "Gods of War" album artwork. If you would like to be part of ...

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WINTERSUN Gig Interrupted By Western European Blackout

WINTERSUN's appearance last night (November 4) at the Burning Fall festival in Lichtenfels, Bavaria was interrupted by a complete electric blackout. This blackout began at 10:13 p.m. in the Cologne area of Germany and the domino effect caused a cascade of electricity cuts throughout Western Europe. (Read an Associated Press report at this ...

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FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS To Kick Off CRO-MAGS Tribute Tour Tomorrow

FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS, the band featuring original CRO-MAGS members John Joseph (vocals) and Mackie Jayson (drums) along with special guests Tom Capone (BOLD, QUICKSAND) on guitar and Cache Tolman (ICEBURN, CIV, RIVAL SCHOOLS) on bass, will embark on a European tour beginning Friday night (Nov. 3) in Arnhem, Holland. The group will play a special ...

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MANOWAR: More Rescheduled European Tour Dates Announced

MANOWAR has announced more dates for its rescheduled European leg of the Demons, Dragons And Warriors World Tour 2007, also featuring RHAPSODY OF FIRE and HOLYHELL. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 14 - Sportovní Hala Novesta - Zlín, CZR Mar. 15 - CEZ Aréna – Pardubice, CZR Mar. 16 - Hala Lokomotiva ...

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