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THE FIRE THE FLOOD: Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Rock Hill/Charlotte, North Carolina post-hardcore band THE FIRE THE FLOOD is scheduled to enter The Basement Studios in Rural Hall, NC today (March 4) with producer Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD, HE IS LEGEND, KILLWHITNEYDEAD) to begin recording its debut full-length for No Sleep Records. Entitled "Truth ...

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SONS OF OTIS And QUEEN ELEPHANTINE To Release Split Album

Doom heavyweights SONS OF OTIS, notoriously famous for producing some of the heaviest space rock humans have ever experienced, have teamed up with young psychonauts QUEEN ELEPHANTINE to release a split on Concrete Lo-Fi Records. The disc is due out mid-March. The three-track, forty-five-minute album is deathly slow, with meditative psychedelic vibes driving through the ...

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NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL Lineup Revealed

The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, presented by ESP Guitars & Basses and Krank Amps, is set for Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 with a Friday night headline performance by Norwegian black metal sensations DIMMU BORGIR and a tribute to Metal Blade Records' 25th anniversary to cap off the festival on Saturday ...

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FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES To Release Limited-Edition EP

New York-based hard rock band FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES will release a limited-edition three-song EP on March 13 via Hot Topic stores nationwide. Priced just $1.99, the EP features two tracks — "Deth Kult Social Club" and "Pioneers" — taken from the forthcoming album, "Holding a Wolf by the Ears", along with a previously unreleased ...

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SIN DEALER Completes Work On New CD

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, has finished recording all the remaining vocal and guitar tracks for its follow-up to 2004's "13" at Q Music and was engineered by Andrew St. George (THE WHO, KILLER DWARFS, IAN ASTBURY) and Gary Honess (I MOTHER EARTH, ...

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MANOWAR To Play Russia In April

MANOWAR has confirmed a live date in Moscow, Russia on Saturday, April 7, at DS Luzhniki. For a list of upcoming MANOWAR tour dates, click here. Each track from MANOWAR's new album, "Gods of War", is available for purchase ($1.25 per song) at this location here. You can download the CD ...

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ABDULLAH Named Cleveland's 'Best Metal Band'

Cleveland metalers ABDULLAH picked up another award for "Best Metal Band" at the 2007 Free Times Music Awards, held last night in Cleveland, Ohio. This is the band's second straight year of winning the award. They also won the "Best Metal Band" award in rival publication Scene magazine's 2005 awards. ABDULLAH is currently working on ...

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MANOWAR Wants You To Be In Its New Video

MANOWAR will shoot parts of its newest video for the song "Die for Metal" on Saturday, February 24 in Bochum, Germany, during the release party for the band's new album, "Gods of War". All fans are welcome to be part of this video. The group wants to have "an insane true metal crowd," so put ...

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Get In The Ring With MANOWAR

On Friday, February 16 at 20:15h, for the first time ever in their history, German TV station PRO7 will transmit a live boxing event called "Fight Night" hosted by famous German presenter Stefan Raab, assisted by charming German boxing world champion Regina Halmich. There's no better act than MANOWAR to participate in this warrior event ...

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MANOWAR Launches Official Blog

MANOWAR's official web site has been updated with the following message: "The Royal Artist Club has invited MANOWAR to join them on www.royalartistclub.com. Armed with four cool, new Nokia phones, the band members will now constantly be taking pictures and uploading them directly (without the use of a computer) to their own ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN: Early Albums To Be Reissued

Eight of BLIND GUARDIAN's albums will be re-released in June to celebrate the band's 20th anniversary. The LPs due to be reissued are as follows: * Battalions of Fear (1988) * Follow the Blind (1989) * Tales from the Twilight World (1990) * Somewhere Far Beyond (1992) * Tokyo Tales (1993) * Imaginations from the ...

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WITH PASSION Confirmed For CALIFORNIA METALFEST

Sacramento-based technical metalcore outfit WITH PASSION has been confirmed for this year's California Metalfest, set to take place March 31 – April 1 at The Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana, California. Also scheduled to appear are TESTAMENT, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, SADUS, NECROPHAGIST, ANIMOSITY and SEVERED SAVIOR, among many others. For more information and ticket links, ...

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Finland's DAY ELEVEN To Release New Single Next Week

Finnish alternative rock/metal group DAY ELEVEN will release the first single, "Whenever You Say You Love Me", off its upcoming album on February 14. The single includes the title track (which has already garnered major airplay on Finnish radio), accompanied by two versions of the song "Dissonance Fading" (the acoustic version only being available on ...

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SAINT VITUS Tribute Album Available For Free Download

After almost seven years of waiting, "A Timeless Tale: The Tribute to Saint Vitus" will finally be available for your listening pleasure, and to sweeten the deal, the entire thing will be available for free download. The tracks will first be released a few at a time at the SAINT VITUS tribute MySpace page and ...

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MANOWAR: 'Gods Of War' Track Listing Revealed

MANOWAR has revealed the complete track listing for its tenth full-length album, "Gods of War", which is scheduled for release on February 23 in Germany (February 26 for the rest of Europe and April 3 for the USA/Canada). It is as follows: 01. Overture To The Hymn Of The Immortal Warriors 02. The Ascension 03. ...

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SIN DEALER Completing Work On New Album

SIN DEALER, the band featuring members of SEA OF GREEN, SONS OF OTIS, EDWIN and PLASMA BLAST, will be working at Q Music in Toronto over the month of February to finish vocals and guitar overdubs on the 11 new songs that were recorded last month at Escarpment Sound. Frontman Eric Kuthe says, "We’re almost ...

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RUSH: 'Classical Tribute' Due In April

Vitamin Records has set an April 3 release date for "Through the Prism: The Classical Tribute to Rush". The official press release reads as follows: "What can be said about RUSH that hasn't been said already? They have won more praise and awards for their work than can be catalogued here. One of the top-selling ...

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WITH PASSION To Release New Album In May

Sacramento-based technical metalcore outfit WITH PASSION will release its new album, "What We See When We Shut Our Eyes", on May 8 via Earache Records. The CD clocks in at about 52 minutes and the track listing is as follows: 01. Pale Horse's Ride 02. Through the Smoke Lies a Path 03. What We See ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED, BURDEN OF GRIEF Confirmed For Germany's METAL BASH

LEGION OF THE DAMNED and BURDEN OF GRIEF have been confirmed for the Metal Bash open-air festival, set to take place July 27-28 in Neu Wulmstorf, Germany (near Hamburg). Also scheduled to appear are KNEIPENTERRORISTEN, V8 WANKERS, MINOTAUR, PARAGON, REIFENSTAHL, SCORNAGE, CUSTARD, POWERSLAVE, CLAUSTROFOBIA and GODS OF HATE. For more information, visit www.metalbash.de. ...

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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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