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MYKA, RELOCATE Signs With THE ARTERY FOUNDATION

MYKA, RELOCATE is the latest addition to join the Artery Recordings, the joint venture between The Artery Foundation and Razor & Tie. The Houston, Texas-based band is currently at Chango Studios recording its debut full-length for a fall release. Formed in 2010, MYKA, RELOCATE drew its inspiration from a variety of musical sources as big ...

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IMPERA To Release 'Pieces Of Eden' In September

Swedish hard rockers IMPERA have tapped producer/engineer Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE) to mix their sophomore studio album, "Pieces Of Eden", tentatively due in September. A video clip of the band in the studio can be seen below. IMPERA released its critically acclaimed debut album, "Legacy Of Life", last year through the U.K. label Escape Music. ...

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GEORGE LYNCH To Perform With QUEENSRŸCHE Tribute Band

Legendary guitarist George Lynch (T&N, LYNCH MOB, DOKKEN) will make a special appearance at 93.3 KDKB's Headbanger's two-year anniversary hosted by Mike Gaube. He will be sitting in with THE RYCHE, Arizona's tribute to Queensrÿche, as well as DC4, featuring Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT) and Rowan Robertson (DIO). According to a press release, "THE RYCHE ...

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AWAKEN THE EMPIRE Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of Los Angeles' own AWAKEN THE EMPIRE. With influences ranging from NIRVANA, THE CURE and SMASHING PUMPKINS to A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS, GWEN MARS and HANS ZIMMER, AWAKEN THE EMPIRE has created an organic and cinematic sound that is all their own, each song complete with soaring ...

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CENTURY MEDIA And EARACHE Announce U.S. Licensing Deal

Century Media has announced a brand new licensing arrangement with Earache Records that will see Century Media license Earache's physical catalog of CDs and LPs in the USA. Earache's digital distribution of its illustrious back catalog and new releases remains in-house and unchanged. This groundbreaking license deal between two of the metal world's powerhouse labels ...

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DC4 Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

White Line Fever TV conducted an interview with DC4 — the Los Angeles-based hard rock band featuring guitarist Rowan Robertson (ex-DIO) alongside brothers Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT, ODIN) on lead vocals and guitar, Shawn Duncan (ODIN) on drums and Matt Duncan on bass — at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a ...

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DEI AEMETH Signs With SWIMMING WITH SHARKS RECORDS

Dallas, Texas-based metallers DEI AEMETH have signed a worldwide distribution deal with Swimming With Sharks Records. The band's debut album, "Apotheosis", was produced and recorded by guitarist Sam Paquette at S.A.M. Recording Studios in Dallas and was mastered at JFD Studio by Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM). The band recruited Noah "Shark" Robertson, original drummer and founding ...

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WATAIN Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of Swedish black metallers WATAIN. The band's much-anticipated fifth studio album will be made available next year via His Master's Noise in collaboration with Century Media. Commented WATAIN: "We are writing this from a magical place of desolation and desert-like vastness, where wondrous things are at this very ...

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IMPERA Guitarist Interviewed On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Guitarist Tommy Denander of Swedish hard rockers IMPERA was interviewed on the latest edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The Denander interview begins around the one-hour, 16-minute mark.) IMPERA released its debut album, "Legacy Of Life", last month through the U.K. label Escape Music. ...

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THIN LIZZY Guitarist To Sign Copies Of Memoir In London

THIN LIZZY guitarist Scott Gorham and journalist Harry Doherty will sign copies of Gorham's memoir, "The Boys Are Back in Town", at Proud Camden in London, England on Tuesday, November 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with the backdrop of the photographic exhibition "Thin Lizzy: Vagabonds Of The Western World" by official band photographer ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY Pulls Out Of 'ShipRocked'

Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY have canceled their previously announced appearance at the fourth annual ShipRocked, the ultimate rock music cruise vacation which sails November 27 - December 1. The band's frontman, Chris Robertson, said in a statement, "I have received a blessing and my son will be born on November 25th, if everything goes ...

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EYES SET TO KILL: New Video Interview Posted Online

Matt Bishop conducted an interview with the Phoenix-based rock group EYES SET TO KILL backstage on their 2012 "Show Your True Colors" tour. You can now watch the chat below. Having spent the last couple years on the independent grind, EYES SET TO KILL recently inked a deal with Century Media Records. Frontwoman Alexia Rodriguez ...

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THIN LIZZY Guitarist's Memoir Due In November

Omnibus Press has set a November 16 release date for THIN LIZZY guitarist Scott Gorham's memoir, "The Boys Are Back in Town". The book was co-written with journalist Harry Doherty and is expected to give the inside story of the band's days on the road. Official description of the 160-page paperback "The Boys Are Back ...

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Sweden's IMPERA To Release 'Legacy Of Life' In October

Swedish hard rockers IMPERA will release their debut album, "Legacy Of Life", in October through the U.K. label Escape Music. The CD was produced by Lars Chriss of LION'S SHARE. According to a press release, IMPERA "consists of solid musicians who have earned their wings through hard work with an impressive number of world-class stars ...

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CENTURY MEDIA Artists Back On SPOTIFY

Century Media Records and its associated labels InsideOut Music, Superball Music and People Like You Records have announced that their entire repertoire is now available on Spotify. "Spotify offers great tools to discover new artists. We feel that this is essential for our promising newcomers. In that respect, Spotify gives those artists a very good ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG: New Video Interview Posted Online

GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with the influential and legendary British hard rock band TYGERS OF PAN TANG on July 21 at the SOS Festival at at Radcliffe Civic in Manchester, England. You can now watch the chat below. TYGERS OF PAN TANG will release a brand new album, "Ambush", on September 24, celebrating a landmark ...

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EYES SET TO KILL Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Having spent the last couple years on the independent grind, Phoenix-based rock group EYES SET TO KILL has decided to return to the indie label fold and have inked a deal with Century Media Records. Frontwoman Alexia Rodriguez explains, "For the past two years, we have been touring around the world and evolving into the ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG To Release 'Ambush' In September

The influential and legendary British hard rock band TYGERS OF PAN TANG will release a brand new album, "Ambush", on September 24, celebrating a landmark year in the band's history. "Ambush" features 11 tracks of handsomely crafted melodic rock, recorded and produced by Chris Tsangarides who produced the band's historic "Wild Cat" and "Spellbound" albums ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY: New Video Interview With JOHN FRED YOUNG

Aftonbladet journalist Mattias Kling conducted an interview with drummer John Fred Young of Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY at this year's edition of the Getaway Rock festival, which is being held July 5-6 in Gävle, Sweden. You can now watch the chat below. BLACK STONE CHERRY in February released a music video for their single ...

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VIVIAN CAMPBELL: 'I'm Very Proud Of The Records I Made With DIO'

DEF LEPPARD/ex-DIO guitarist Vivian Campbell was interviewed earlier in the month on the "Hines' Side Show" on the Springfield, Missouri radio station US 97. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On getting up on stage with STEEL PANTHER ...

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LACONIC Signs With SWIMMING WITH SHARKS RECORDS

Phoenix, Arizona's LACONIC has inked a deal with Swimming With Sharks Records. The band's new album, "For The Life Of One", was recorded by notable producer Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, DROWNING POOL, BREAKING BENJAMIN). Fans of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, AS I LAY DYING, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and ALL THAT REMAINS will immediately identify with LACONIC's melodic ...

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