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'20 Years Of Nuclear Blast' DVD Trailer Available

A three-minute trailer for the forthcoming "20 Years of Nuclear Blast" two-DVD set can be viewed below. Due on November 30 via Nuclear Blast, the collection — as the title implies — celebrates the 20th anniversary of the German metal label, featuring two DVDs with almost six hours' worth of footage, including 70 promotional clips ...

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The Final Quarrel: Live at CBGB 2001 - CRO-MAGS

"This is the last time you're gonna hear any CRO-MAGS songs at CBGB," says CRO-MAGS founder and bassist/vocalist Harley Flanagan during a set by his band HARLEY'S WAR on the final weekend of hardcore at the legendary Bowery venue. That is indeed a shame, as from 1973 to 2006 CBGB played host to a veritable ...

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Full Track Listing For 'Rock Band' Game Announced

The Pulse of Radio reports: Harmonix Music announced the final track listing for its highly anticipated Rock Band video game on Thursday (November 1). The 58-song soundtrack includes dozens of original master recordings by artists such as FOO FIGHTERS, METALLICA, NIRVANA, BLACK SABBATH, RADIOHEAD, SMASHING PUMPKINS, FALL OUT BOY, THE KILLERS, THE ROLLING STONES, THE ...

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'Heavy Metal Box' Animated Product Shot Available

An animated product shot for the upcoming "Heavy Metal Box" (due on October 2 via Rhino Records) can be viewed below. The four-disc, 70-song set boasts classic tracks from IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD and SLAYER, among dozens of others. Arranged chronologically from 1968 to 1991, the compilation also boasts hits from bands like DEEP ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Perform At U.K.'s MUSIC LIVE Event

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have been confirmed to perform at the the Music Live event, which is being held November 2-4, 2007 at the NEC in Birmingham, England. BLITZKRIEG's new album, "Theatre of the Damned", was released on August 10 via Germany's Armageddon Music. The CD was recorded at Absurd ...

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DIMMU BORGIR, IMMORTAL, IN FLAMES, POSSESSED, SACRED REICH: Photos From WACKEN Available

Photos of BLIND GUARDIAN, DIMMU BORGIR, IMMORTAL, IN FLAMES, POSSESSED, SACRED REICH and TYPE O NEGATIVE taken at this year's Wacken Open Air festival — which was held August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany — have been posted at the Metal-Experience.com web site. Included are pictures of the following artists: AMORPHIS BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG DESTRUCTION DIMMU ...

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SABBAT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited British thrashers SABBAT have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The lineup is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS ANIMAL ALPHA BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE ...

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BLITZKRIEG: Irish Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG will play two shows in Ireland in late July prior to the band's appearance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany. The Irish dates are as follows: July 27 - Rosetta Bar - Belfast (w/ FIRELAND, RABID BITCH OF THE NORTH) July 28 - ...

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CRO-MAGS: 'Final Quarrel: Live At CBGB 2001' DVD Due In August

MVD Visual has set an August 28 release date for the "Final Quarrel: Live At CBGB 2001" DVD, featuring hardcore legends CRO-MAGS' last show at CBGB, recorded in 2001. The disc contains an "incredible, high-energy set, featuring almost all of the classic 'Age of Quarrel' album," according to a description on the MVD web site. ...

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BLITZKRIEG: 'Theatre Of The Damned' Track Listing Revealed

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have finalized the track listing for their new album, entitled "Theatre of the Damned" (cover), due on August 10 via Germany's Armageddon Music. The CD was recorded at Absurd Studio in Hamburg with producer Schrödey and co-producer Biff Byford (SAXON). According to a posting ...

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BLITZKRIEG: New Album Cover, Release Date Revealed

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG will release their new album, entitled "Theatre of the Damned" (cover), on August 10 via Germany's Armageddon Music. The CD was recorded at Absurd Studio in Hamburg with producer Schroedey and co-producer Biff Byford (SAXON). According to a posting on the Armageddon web site, ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN: Video Footage Of 2002 RAMONES Tribute Gig Available

Video footage of ROCKET TO RUSSIA — the one-off RAMONES tribute band featuring former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman alongside BALISTIC guitarist Tom Gattis and members of the Arizona-based GREENHAVEN (Jay Hofer and Bill Schumann) — performing the RAMONES classic "Blitzkrieg Bop" on on October 12, 2002 at The Mason Jar in Phoenix, Arizona has been ...

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MAROON Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

German powerhouse metalcore quintet MAROON has been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The lineup is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS ANIMAL ALPHA BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION ...

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VADER Cancels WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival Appearance

Polish death metallers VADER have issued the following update: "We would like to inform [everyone] about [the] cancellation of VADER's previously announced appearance [at the] Wacken Open Air 2007 [festival]. We are really sorry for the fans that were looking forward to our show! "Black metal [band] BELPHEGOR will share the stage with VADER during ...

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TURBONEGRO Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian rockers TURBONEGRO have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS ANIMAL ALPHA BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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DIMENSION ZERO Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

DIMENSION ZERO — the Swedish band featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad (on bass), ex-MARDUK vocalist Joakim "Jocke" Göthberg, LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson, and PATHOS guitarist Daniel Antonsson — has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is ...

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BLITZKRIEG Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends BLITZKRIEG have have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS ANIMAL ALPHA AS I LAY DYING ...

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Scotland's ATTICA RAGE Announces New Guitarist

Scottish metal band ATTICA RAGE has announced the addition of Stephen Bell of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire as the group's lead guitarist following the recent departure of Shaun Nelson. Singer Jonny Parr explains: "Shaun has had to take some time out for personal reasons for an indefinite period and we have left the door open for him. ...

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VADER: 'Blitzkrieg 4' Polish Headlining Dates Announced

VADER has announced the details of the Polish leg of its Blitzkrieg 4 tour, set to take place in September/October. Also appearing on the bill will be Brazil's KRISIUN, Greece's ROTTING CHRIST and American death metallers INCANTATION. The dates are as follows: Sep. 27 - Warszawa @ Progresja Sep. 28 - Bialystok/Lublin @ tba Sep. ...

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