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HATRIOT: Debut Album Release Date Announced

HATRIOT, the new San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal band led by former EXODUS and LEGACY (pre-TESTAMENT) frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza, will release its debut album, "Heroes Of Origin", on January 25, 2013 via Germany's Massacre Records. The CD was recorded with producer Juan Urteaga (MACHINE HEAD, EXODUS, TESTAMENT) and features guest appearances BY TESTAMENT ...

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ANVIL: New Album Title Revealed

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have set "Hope In Hell" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in the spring. The CD will mark the recording debut with the band of bassist Sal Italiano who replaced Glenn Gyorffy (a.k.a. Glenn Five or G5) in January. On September 24, Steamhammer/SPV re-released three albums from ANVIL, ...

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PARAGON: 'Force Of Destruction' Audio Samples Available

German power metallers PARAGON will release their tenth album, "Force Of Destruction", via Napalm Records on the following dates: October 19 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland October 24 - Spain, Finland, Sweden, U.K. October 26 - Benelux October 29 - Rest of Europe November 6 - USA, Canada The CD was produced by Piet Sielck (GAMMA ...

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ANVIL Completes Writing Nine Songs For Next Album

Canadian metal legends ANVIL have finished writing nine new songs for the follow-up to "Juggernaut Of Justice". ANVIL vocalist/guitarist Steve "Lips" Kudlow states, "Song #9 [is] uncharted territory for us… Interesting new, but still within who we are. Song #8 is still fresh and it's great to be getting better at playing the song. There ...

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BLACK LIGHT BURNS: 'How To Look Naked' Extended Video Released

BLACK LIGHT BURNS, the avant-garde alter ego of LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland, has released an extended music video for the track "How To Look Naked", the first single from BLB's sophomore album, "The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall". The clip, which was directed by Agata Alexander, has already been viewed more than ...

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Life Apocalypse - TITANS EVE

One metal act that should be hitting your radar if it hasn't already is Canadian thrashers TITANS EVE. Now through two full-lengths and one EP, the future is theirs if they can reap a sizable enough audience and hook a worldwide deal. Already they've scored opening gigs for ANVIL and KORN, the latter of whom ...

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TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD Members To Guest On HATRIOT Debut

HATRIOT, the new San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal band led by former EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza, has completed recording its debut album, "Heroes Of Origin", for a January 2013 release via Germany's Massacre Records. The CD was recorded with producer Juan Urteaga (MACHINE HEAD, EXODUS, TESTAMENT) and features guest appearances BY TESTAMENT 's ...

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PARAGON: 'Force Of Destruction' Release Dates Announced

German power metallers PARAGON will release their tenth album, "Force Of Destruction", via Napalm Records on the following dates: October 19 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland October 24 - Spain, Finland, Sweden, U.K. October 26 - Benelux October 29 - Rest of Europe November 6 - USA, Canada The CD was produced by Piet Sielck (GAMMA ...

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HEAVEN'S CRY: 'Compass' Lyric Video Released

Canadian progressive metallers HEAVEN'S CRY will release their third album, "Wheels Of Impermanence", on September 25 via Prosthetic Records. The CD was mastered by Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, AMON AMARTH) at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden. The album artwork was created by Felipe Quinzanos (NEURAXIS). "Wheels Of Impermanence" track listing: 01. Empire's Doll 02. Realigning ...

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PARAGON: 'Force Of Destruction' Cover Artwork Unveiled

German power metallers PARAGON will release their tenth album, "Force Of Destruction", at the end of October via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Piet Sielck (GAMMA RAY, BLIND GUARDIAN, IRON SAVIOUR) at Powerhouse in Hamburg. Guest vocals on the bonus version of the song "Blood & Iron" were laid down by Kai Hansen ...

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ANVIL: New Video Interview With LIPS

Hayley Leggs of Total Rock Radio conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 9-12 at Catton Park, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. On September 24, Steamhammer/SPV will re-release ...

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ANVIL Frontman Interviewed On 'Vinland Radio' (Audio)

Vinland Radio recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of the legendary Canadian metal band ANVIL. You can now listen to the chat below. On September 24, Steamhammer/SPV will re-release three albums from ANVIL, all featuring new booklets containing new liner notes from Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner plus new photos. "Back To ...

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'Bloodstock Open Air' To Be Streamed Live On Dailymotion

Dailymotion, the world's second-largest video portal, is exclusively streaming the Bloodstock Open Air metal music festival live, globally, from August 9 through August 12. The annual event, staged at Catton Park, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom, is one of the leading outdoor metal music festivals in the summer calendar. Bloodstock will feature performances by artists ...

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ANVIL: New Re-Releases To Feature Liner Notes, Photos

On September 24, Steamhammer/SPV will re-release three albums from the legendary Canadian metal band ANVIL, all featuring new booklets containing new liner notes from guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner plus new photos. "Back To Basics" (2004) and "Still Going Strong" (2002) will be available again as a high-class "2 in 1" double ...

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PARAGON Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

German power metallers PARAGON have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band's tenth album, "Force Of Destruction", will be released at the end of October. The CD was produced by Piet Sielck (GAMMA RAY, BLIND GUARDIAN, IRON SAVIOUR) at Powerhouse in Hamburg. Guest vocals on the bonus version of the song "Blood & Iron" ...

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PSYAXIS: 'Black Dawn Rising' Album Teaser Available

Up-and-coming, Tampa, Florida-based progressive metal band PSYAXIS will release its debut album, "Black Dawn Rising", on September 1. The CD was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida with producer Brian Elliott. Sitting behind the drum kit during the sessions was acclaimed drummer Marco Minnemann (KREATOR, NECROPHAGIST, EPHEL DUATH, JOE SATRIANI). PSYAXIS has ...

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STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA's HATRIOT Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

HATRIOT, the new San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal band led by former EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza, has inked a deal with Germany's Massacre Records. The group will enter the studio on August 15 with producer Juan Urteaga (MACHINE HEAD, EXODUS, TESTAMENT) to begin recording its debut album, "Heroes Of Origin", for a January ...

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ANVIL: Six Songs Written For Next Studio Album

Canadian metal legends ANVIL are working on material for their 15th studio album, tentatively due next year. The band's guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow states, "Six new songs so far!! All killer no filler!! Building songs is building the future!!" ANVIL's latest album, "Juggernaut Of Justice", was released in Europe on June 20, 2011 (three days ...

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Former CRIMSON GLORY Singer WADE BLACK's WAR OF THRONES Ready To 'Bring The Metal'

WAR OF THRONES, the Tampa Bay area metal quartet fronted by former CRIMSON GLORY/LEATHERWOLF vocalist Wade Black and featuring guitar mastermind Rick Renstrom (ROB ROCK, LEASH LAW), virtuoso bassist Rich Marks (HOLMES AND SLICE) and drummer Jasin Marxx (DISASTERPIECE, DREAMZFATE), has announced a headlining appearance on Saturday, July 14 at The Staregrounds in Lutz, Florida. ...

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PARAGON Completes Work On New Album

German power metallers PARAGON have completed work on their new album and are currently seeking a suitable record label to release the effort. Commented PARAGON bassist Jan Bünning: "Since the 20th of June, we have the mastered mix of our new album and I can just say [producer] Piet Sielck has done an awesome job. ...

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LOCK UP: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of LOCK UP's entire performance at this year's edition of the Hellfest festival, which was held June 15-17 in Clisson, France, can be seen below. LOCK UP bassist Shane Embury (also of NAPALM DEATH) was unable to make the Hellfest appearance and was temporarily replaced by Dan Lilker (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, BRUTAL ...

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ANVIL Performs In Taiwan For First Time Ever; Video Available

Canadian metal legends ANVIL performed yesterday (Sunday, July 1) at the Celebration Canada event in Taiwan. The concert, which was held at the Legacy Club in Taipei, was part of a two-day festival to celebrate Canada's 145th birthday organized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of Taiwan. It marked band's first-ever appearance in Taiwan. Commented ...

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