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ILL NIÑO: 'Against The Wall' Video Released

"Against The Wall", the brand new video from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, can be viewed below. The clip was shot in Virginia Beach with director Scott Hansen, who has previously worked on videos for ANIMALS AS LEADERS, WILLIE NELSON, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA and A DAY TO REMEMBER, among others. Commented the band: "Scott ...

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EKOTREN To Release Sophomore Album In January

Florida melodic metal group EKOTREN will release its sophomore album, "The Dead Of Night", on January 25, 2011 via the Chicago-based record label Burnhill Union Records. The CD was once again recorded with producer Paul Trust, who has previously worked with ENDO, DIECAST andATOM SMASH. A track from the new album, "Mask Of Lies", is ...

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Dead New World - ILL NIÑO

One could postulate that ILL NIÑO has been doing something right for the last 12 years, depending on how one defines "right." Though they've struggled with declining record sales and a bout of member defections in the early part of this decade, the Latin groove 'n croon metallers have basically stuck to their guns, churning ...

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ILL NIÑO: 'Dead New World' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Dead New World", the fifth album from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, sold around 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 164 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous effort, "Enigma", opened with 5,000 units to land at No. 145 back in March 2008. ...

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ILL NIÑO: Audio Samples Of Entire New Album Available

Audio samples of all the tracks that are set to appear on "Dead New World", the new album from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, can be heard in the YouTube clip below. Due on October 26 via Victory Records, the follow-up to 2008's "Enigma" was produced by the members of ILL NIÑO, with co-production coming ...

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ILL NIÑO: New Single Available For Streaming

"Against The Wall", the brand new single from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The group recently filmed a video for the song in Virginia Beach with director Scott Hansen, who has previously worked on videos for ANIMALS AS LEADERS, WILLIE NELSON, THE DEVIL WEARS ...

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ILL NIÑO Films 'Against The Wall' Video

New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO has just filmed a video for the song "Against The Wall" in Virginia Beach. The clip was directed by Scott Hansen, who has previously worked on videos for ANIMALS AS LEADERS, WILLIE NELSON, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA and A DAY TO REMEMBER, among others. Commented the band: "Scott is an ...

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ILL NIÑO: New Song Available On iTunes

"Against The Wall", a brand new song from New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO, has been made available for purchase via iTunes. The track comes off the band's new album, "Dead New World", which is scheduled for release on October 26 via Victory Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Enigma" was self-produced, with co-production coming ...

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ILL NIÑO: 'Dead New World' Track Listing Revealed

New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO will release its new album, "Dead New World", on October 26 via Victory Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Enigma" was self-produced, with co-production coming from Clint Lowery (SEVENDUST) and Sahaj Ticotin (RA), and mixed by Eddie Wohl (36 CRAZYFISTS, ANTHRAX, SMILE EMPTY SOUL). The album artwork was created by Tim ...

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ILL NIÑO: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

New Jersey/New York's ILL NIÑO will release its new album, "Dead New World", on October 26 via Victory Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Enigma" was self-produced, with co-production coming from Clint Lowery (SEVENDUST) and Sahaj Ticotin (RA), and mixed by Eddie Wohl (36 CRAZYFISTS, ANTHRAX, SMILE EMPTY SOUL). The album artwork was created by Tim ...

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THE HUMAN CONDITION's New Lineup To Play First Full-Length Show

THE HUMAN CONDITION, the group featuring SACRED REICH guitarist Wiley Arnett and vocalist Eric "A.K." Knutson of the legendary Arizona heavy metal band FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, will play its first full-length show on Saturday, September 18 at club Mardi Gras in Scottsdale, Arizona. The band has decided to take a break from writing new material ...

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WACKEN OPEN AIR 2010: Video Overview

PitCam Production has posted a four-minute video overview of this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, which was held August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. You can watch the clip below. A number of high-quality photos from this year's Wacken Open Air festival have been posted online at Metal-Experience.com. Included are ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM, HIM, APOCALYPTICA Members To Guest On New HEVISAURUS Album

Perttu Kivilaakso (APOCALYPTICA), Janne Wirman (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Antti "Hyrde" Hyyrynen (STAM1NA), Janne "Burton" Puurtinen (HIM), Elias Viljanen (SONATA ARCTICA) and Nino Laurenne (THUNDERSTONE) are among the musicians who make guest appearances on "Hirmuliskojen Yö", the forthcoming second album from HEVISAURUS, which is described as one of the the hottest things in Finnish children's music. ...

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FIREWIND's 'Days Of Defiance' Due In October

Greek metallers FIREWIND, who feature in their ranks current OZZY OSBOURNE guitairst Gus G., will release their new album, "Days Of Defiance", on October 26 via Century Media Records (one day earlier internationally). The CD is described in a press release as "a truly ambitious and dynamic opus featuring some of the most brilliant guitar ...

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Australia's SOUNDWAVE Festival: 2011 Lineup Leaked?

According to what appears to be a leaked poster for the 2011 edition of Australia's Soundwave festival (see below), IRON MAIDEN will headline next year's event, with SLAYER, SLASH, ROB ZOMBIE and AVENGED SEVENFOLD also joining the bill. The official Soundwave lineup will be announced tomorrow (Thursday, August 5). According to the purported poster for ...

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ILL NINO: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Video footage of ILL NINO guitarists Ahrue Luster and guitarist Diego Verduzco laying down tracks for the band's new album, "Dead New World", at Illustrious Productions in Denver, Colorado can be viewed below. "Dead New World" will be released this fall via Victory Records. Commented ILL NINO drummer Dave Chavarri: "Our new CD is everything ...

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ILL NINO Cancels First Six Shows Of European Festival Tour

New Jersey/New York band ILL NINO has issued the following update: "It is with much regret that ILL NINO must cancel the first week of shows for our upcoming European tour. Our singer, Cristian [Machado], was hospitalized last week, and after many tests, found out he has six herniated discs, and a pressured nerve against ...

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ILL NINO: New Album Title Revealed

New Jersey/New York band ILL NINO has set "Dead New World" as the title of its new album, tentatively due this fall via Victory Records. Commented ILL NINO drummer Dave Chavarri: "ILL NINO has been working around the clock writing and jamming every day, and the new songs are coming out fuckin' nuts!! "Our new ...

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ELVENKING: New Album Update

Italian folk/power metal band ELVENKING entered Piranha studios in Karsdolf, Germany on March 20 with producer Dennis Ward (ANGRA, PINK CREAM 69, PRIMAL FEAR) to begin recording their new album. Mat Sinner (PRIMAL FEAR, SINNER) is executive-producing the CD, which is tentatively due in September.. Commented the group: "While the band is still around Europe ...

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EKOTREN Signs With BURNHILL UNION RECORDS

Florida melodic metal group EKOTREN has inked a deal with the Chicago-based record label Burnhill Union Records. The band will hit the studio in early July with producer Paul Trust (ENDO, DIECAST, ATOM SMASH) to begin recording its sophomore album for a late 2010 release. Commented guitarist Keith Finnell: "We are really excited to be ...

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ILL NINO, Ex-PRO-PAIN Members Join Forces In CRY FOR LIBERTY

CRY FOR LIBERTY is the new voice of angst and the dark sound of beauty. With lyrics covering topics of damaged relationships, political manipulation, and social injustice, they deliver memorable choruses with a knockout punch. CRY FOR LIBERTY's personnel is made up of current and former members of ILL NINO, SOULFLY, PRO-PAIN, M.O.D., MEDIA LAB ...

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KAMELOT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

KAMELOT has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ANVIL ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS BRUTUS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEAD MEANS NOTHING ...

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