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KARMA TO BURN To Release Live DVD In December

In anticipation of their forthcoming "Live 2009 - Reunion Tour" DVD on Napalm, resurrected instrumental metal pioneers KARMA TO BURN are embarking upon a handful of exclusive U.S. dates across the Midwest and East Coast. A cult band with an extensive, highly cherished back catalog, KARMA TO BURN reunited earlier this year after laying dormant ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN: Free Bass Clinics Announced

Bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, NIACIN, TALAS, DAVID LEE ROTH) has scheduled the following free clinics: July 20 - Boston/Springfield MA - Falcetti Music 413-543-1002 July 21 - Weymouth, MA - South Shore Music 718-331-3333 July 23 - Freehold, NJ - Freehold Music 732-462-6860 July 24 - O'Fallon, MO - Mozingo Music 636-300-9553 July 25 ...

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San Diego Prog-Rock Masters ASTRA To Issue Debut Album

San Diego-based progressive metal band ASTRA has completed work on its debut album, "The Weirding", for a June 23 North American release via Rise Above Records. Originally formed in 2001 as SILVER SUNSHINE, ASTRA dubs its forward-thinking sound "freaked out prog rock." As ambitious a unit as you will find, the quintet's (Richard Vaughan [guitar, ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist's OHMPHREY: California Dates Announced

OHMPHREY, the new band featuring Chris Poland (OHM:, MEGADETH) and Robertino Pagliari (OHM:) alongside jam-band masters Jake Cinnger, Joel Cummins, and Kris Myer of UMPHREY'S MCGEE, will play three rare promotional live shows in Southern California in mid-May. These concerts are to promote the release of the self-titled OHMPHREY debut album, which is due on ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist To Release OHMPHREY Debut

OHMPHREY, the new band featuring Chris Poland (OHM:, MEGADETH) and Robertino Pagliari (OHM:) alongside jam-band masters Jake Cinnger, Joel Cummins, and Kris Myer of UMPHREY'S MCGEE, will release its "improv-heavy" self-titled debut, "Ohmphrey", on May 19 via Magna Carta Records. The track listing is as follows: 01. Someone Said You Were Dead 02. The Girl ...

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The Malevolent Grain - WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM

It's in the CD Review section, but it's not a CD Review. By god, it's a vinyl release by everyone's favorite progressive USBM band WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM and it's called "Malevolent Grain". I must admit that I'm a latecomer to the WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM game. I've heard all the talk and ...

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SLIPKNOT: More U.S. Dates Announced

SLIPKNOT has added the following U.S. dates to its current itinerary: * May 03 - Van Andel Arena - Grand Rapids, MI (w/ DEVILDRIVER, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD) * May 05 - Prairie Capital Convention Center - Springfield, IL (w/ DEVILDRIVER, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD) * May 06 - Scottrade Center - St. Louis, MO ...

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FAIRYLAND: 'Score To A New Beginning' Artwork, Release Dates Revealed

French symphonic metallers FAIRYLAND will release their new album, "Score To A New Beginning", on the following dates: Mar. 25 - Japan and rest of Asia (Marquee/Avalon) Apr. 29 - Finland, Spain (Napalm Records) Apr. 30 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, France, Italy, Sweden (Napalm Records) May 04 - Rest of Europe (Napalm Records) FAIRYLAND ...

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PRIMORDIAL Frontman Issues Year-End Update

Vocalist Alan "Nemtheanga" Averill of the of the Irish dark metal masters PRIMORDIAL has issued the following update: "Another year nearly over and the vultures are circling. "The rain is still teeming down from the grey skies outside. The weather seems to match perfectly the recession we have plunged into, not to mention people's moods. ...

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Art of Extermination - DEVAST

I was not quite sure what to think of DEVAST's "Art of Extermination" upon the first few spins of the disc. Beyond any deep musical examination, it is intriguing to think that this kind of swirling tech-death savagery originated from North Africa of all places. But getting to the point, "Art of Extermination" is 23 ...

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THE RED SHORE: Album Samples Available For Streaming

Australian band THE RED SHORE has uploaded four songs from its forthcoming debut album entitled "Unconsecrated", due in November via Stomp Entertainment and Siege of Amida Records. Check out the tracks "The Garden of Impurity", "Misery Hymn", "Vehemence The Phoenix" and "Rise and Fall" at this location. "Unconsecrated" track listing: 01. The Garden ...

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CARMINE APPICE's SLAMM Schedules Dates

SLAMM USA is a band/theatrical experience that only Carmine Appice could have put together. Why? It features five drummers and one guitarist, and combines elements of the Blue Man Group, Home Depot, NASCAR and melodic hard rock. The troupe will be performing its over-the-edge music at a variety of events a fundraiser for the Hartford ...

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THE RED SHORE Bassist Faces Fatal Crash Charges

News.com.au reports that the bass player of the Geelong, Victoria, Australia-based metal band THE RED SHORE has been charged over a crash that killed his lead singer and a roadie. Jamie Hope will face court accused of negligent driving causing death and grievous bodily harm. NSW police travelled to Geelong to quiz Hope, ...

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A Sense Of Purpose - IN FLAMES

IN FLAMES is a band that never seems to want to stand still. Since taking the stylistic turn heard on "Reroute To Remain" that caused many longtime fans to cry "sell out," the Swedes have continued to evolve and experiment with each release. While that disc, along with "Soundtrack To Your Escape", may have left ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Hits The Road With DISTURBED

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH the Los Angeles-based band featuring ex-W.A.S.P. guitarist Darrell Roberts, former MOTOGRATER vocalist Ivan Moody (Ghost), ex-U.P.O. guitarist Zoltan Bathory, former DEADSETT bassist Matt Snell, and drummer Jeremy Spencer will join multi-platinum act DISTURBED on tour starting late April. Along with the DISTURBED dates, there will be several special headlining club shows ...

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NOSDRAMA to Release New Album This Week

Finnish dark rock/metal trio NOSDRAMA will release its second album, "Burning Black" on March 13. The follow-up to 2006's "Cold Trails, Long Roots" features the following track listing: 01. Burning Black 02. Waves of Insanity 03. Be my Anger 04. Siberia 05. Ten Years 06. The Ground 07. At the Gates 08. Sunset of West ...

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