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RAVEN To Release 'ExtermiNation' Album In April

British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN will release its new album, "ExtermiNation", in Scandinavia on April 22, in Germany on April 24, in the rest of Europe on April 27 and in North America on April 28 via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort will be made available as a digipak version (including one bonus track), 2LP gatefold green ...

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SCORPIONS' Legendary 'Virgin Killer' Album To Be Released On Limited-Edition 180-Gram Vinyl

SCORPIONS' legendary "Virgin Killer" album will be released on limited-edition 180-gram vinyl by Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity in April. The LP was mastered for this vinyl release by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio. "Virgin Killer" is the first of four studio releases that really defined the SCORPIONS and their highly influential urgent metallic sound. It ...

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KREATOR, SODOM, DESTRUCTION, TANKARD: 'The Big Teutonic 4' To Release New 10-Inch Single

German thrash titans KREATOR, SODOM, DESTRUCTION and TANKARD, collectively known as The Big Teutonic 4, have announced to release yet another prestigious 10-inch vinyl record. After the huge success of the first release in early 2013, the second output will contain rare cover versions of iconic NWOBHM classics. The 10-inch vinyl will be available in ...

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ULI JON ROTH: EPK For 'Scorpions Revisited'

UDR will release guitar legend Uli Jon Roth's brand new double album of 19 re-invented SCORPIONS tracks, titled "Scorpions Revisited", on March 10. Pre-orders are available now via iTunes. When you pre-order, you get the song "Catch Your Train" as an instant grat track. An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Scorpions Revisited" can be seen ...

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ULI JON ROTH Revisits SCORPIONS Classics On New Double Album

UDR will release guitar legend Uli Jon Roth's brand new double album of 19 re-invented SCORPIONS tracks, titled "Scorpions Revisited", on March 10. For over four decades, Uli Jon Roth has forged new frontiers in the world of guitar, both in terms of approach and style. He even managed to invent the "sky guitar," a ...

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ENGEL: 'Salvation' Video Released

"Salvation", the new video from Swedish metallers ENGEL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fourth album, "Raven Kings", which will be released 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 ...

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MINISTRY Announces 2015 Touring Lineup

Industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY have confirmed their touring lineup for next year. Joining mainman Al Jourgensen in the band's latest incarnation will be guitarists Monte Pittman (PRONG, MADONNA) and Sin Quirin, bassist Tony Campos (SOULFLY, STATIC-X), drummer Aaron Rossi and keyboardist John Bechdel. In an interview with "The Classic Metal Show" earlier in the year, ...

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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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