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RAVEN Covers DEEP PURPLE, THIN LIZZY, SWEET, NAZARETH, QUEEN Classics On 'Party Killers' CD

NWOBHM thrash godfathers RAVEN have launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign to finance the recording of their next studio album, "ExtermiNation". The band has recorded a full-length covers CD titled "Party Killers" that is being offered as an exclusive Kickstarter reward for backers. The group is also offering exclusive t-shirts, patches, and a seven-inch ...

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RAVEN Completes Work On 'Party Killers' Covers Album; 'ExtermiNation' CD Due Early Next Year

NWOBHM thrash godfathers RAVEN have launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign to finance the recording of their next studio album, "ExtermiNation". The band has recorded a full-length covers CD titled "Party Killers" that is being offered as an exclusive Kickstarter reward for backers. The group is also offering exclusive t-shirts, patches, and a seven-inch ...

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ENGEL To Release 'Raven Kings' Album In November

Swedish metallers ENGEL will release their fourth album, "Raven Kings", on November 28 via Gain Music Entertainment. The CD was produced by the band's founders Marcus Sunesson and Niclas Engelin (also of IN FLAMES) and was mixed by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT). The artwork was created by Joachim Luetke (ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, KREATOR, MARILYN MANSON, ...

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NICOLAS CAGE's Son WESTON COPPOLA CAGE Releases New Heavy Metal Single 'Tell Me Why (Matriarch Of Misery)'

"Tell Me Why (Matriarch Of Misery)", the new heavy metal single from Weston Coppola Cage, the 23-year-old son of actor Nicolas Cage, can be streamed at this location. The track is expected to appear on Weston's upcoming debut solo album, "Prehistoric Dichotomy", tentatively due in February. Speaking to StarPulse.com earlier in the year, ...

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WHILE HEAVEN WEPT To Release 'Suspended At Aphelion' In October

Virginia's long-running epic metallers WHILE HEAVEN WEPT will commemorate their 25th year with the October 27 release of their sixth full-length album, "Suspended At Aphelion", via Nuclear Blast. "Suspended At Aphelion" is undoubtedly the band's most ambitious, epic, and progressive album so far, featuring a single track divided into 11 parts, performed by the entire ...

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BELIEVER Keyboardist/Bass Player JEFF KING Opens Up About Battle With Disease

Jeff King, bassist/keyboardist of Pennsylvania-based technical thrash metal veterans BELIEVER, has released the following statement: "The last couple years have been difficult for BELIEVER. Since early 2013 we've probably met together as a band in the hospital as much as anywhere else. "I suffered from a very aggressive case of ulcerative colitis, an autoimmune disease ...

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Sex - THE FURY

So continues the excavation of obscure metal and punk acts for retroactive posterity. In this case, the rediscovery comes with a loosely-tied big industry name. THE FURY is noteworthy by means of direct association with guitarist/vocalist S.A. Adams and indirect association with DREAM THEATER/AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer Mike Portnoy, who played with Adams in 1985. The ...

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SLASH Executive Producing Western Thriller 'Cut Throats Nine'

Rue Morgue Cinema and Raven Banner Entertainment have welcomed guitar legend and film producer Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, "Nothing Left To Fear") as executive producer for the western thriller "Cut Throats Nine". Attached to the project are stars Mads Mikkelsen ("The Hunt", "Hannibal"), Harvey Keitel ("Reservoir Dogs"), Julian Richings ("Man Of Steel", "X-Men: The Last ...

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WENDY DIO To Guest On WJCU's ‘Metal On Metal'

Wendy Dio, the wife/manager of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio, will guest on WJCU's "Metal On Metal" radio program tonight (Friday, March 28) at 7:00 p.m. EST. Wendy will discuss her Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life", which includes contributions by such metal heavyweights as METALLICA, MOTÖRHEAD, SCORPIONS, ANTHRAX, and ...

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RAVEN To Open For METALLICA In Sao Paulo

Veteran British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN will open for METALLICA on March 22 at the Estadio Do Morumbi in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This will mark the first time the two bands have played together since the infamous "Kill 'Em All For One" tour in 1983. John Gallagher, RAVEN's vocalist/bassist, stated: "This will be amazing! "We ...

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KISS And DEF LEPPARD: North American Tour Dates Announced

This summer two of the world's greatest rock bands, KISS and DEF LEPPARD, are set to deliver a massive tour dedicated to fans who wanna rock and roll all night! These two legendary rock bands spanning two continents announced today that they will launch the tour as KISS celebrates their 40th year in music. The ...

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EXORCISM: 'Voodoo Jesus' Song Available For Streaming

Doomy heavy metallers EXORCISM, who feature in their ranks guitarist Joe "Shredlord" Stump (RAVEN LORD, ZVEKAN, HOLYHELL), will release their debut album, "I Am God", on April 25 via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Mario Bouffier (SACRED REICH, MEGAHERZ, LOU REED, IGGY POP), with additional editing by Axel ...

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EXORCISM: 'I Am God' Debut Album Details Revealed

Doomy heavy metallers EXORCISM, who feature in their ranks guitarist Joe "Shredlord" Stump (RAVEN LORD, ZVEKAN, HOLYHELL), will release their debut album, "I Am God", on April 25 via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music. The cover artwork for the CD was created by Mario Bouffier (SACRED REICH, MEGAHERZ, LOU REED, IGGY POP), with additional editing by Axel ...

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Murder One - KILLERS

Ahh, KILLERS, a bleeding case of what could've been. Struggling to find a post-IRON MAIDEN identity throughout the Eighties and Nineties, NWOBHM legend Paul Di'Anno ran through a succession of metal acts that made minor blips on the metal radar such as DI'ANNO, BATTLEZONE, PRAYING MANTIS, NOMAD, GOGMAGOG (also one-time home to future IRON MAIDEN ...

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