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AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON To Headline This Year's HEAVY MONTRÉAL Festival

AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON, GOJIRA and EMPEROR are among the confirmed artists for this year's Heavy Montréal festival, set to take place July 28-29 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Weekend Passes General Admission: $165 (taxes & service fees included) Gold: $300 (taxes & service fees included) Weekend Warrior Passes ('77 Montréal ...

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New Lineup Of EXHORDER Performs In New York (Video)

The new lineup of the legendary American thrash metal band EXHORDER made its official live debut last night (Friday, February 9) at the St. Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York. Fan-filmed video footage can be seen below (courtesy of Chucky Browns Hood TV). EXHORDER now features founding members Vinnie LaBella (guitar) and Kyle Thomas (vocals) ...

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Video: HIRAX Performs At 'X Fest' In Los Angeles

Fan-filmed video footage of HIRAX's January 6 performance at the X Fest at the Regent in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. HIRAX's latest album, "Immortal Legacy", was released in 2014 via SPV/Steamhammer. The disc was produced by Bill Metoyer, known for his work with SLAYER, ARMORED SAINT, W.A.S.P. and SACRED REICH. HIRAX previously ...

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Vessel Of Light EP - VESSEL OF LIGHT

It's been a while since we've seen Dan Lorenzo from HADES, NON-FICTION and THE CURSED, and while the metal underground continues to wallow in morbid fascination with anything containing a sludgy, doomy palette to it, he emerges with a timely new project. Bringing guitars, bass and songwriting to the table, Lorenzo is partnered with Nathan ...

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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Worked 'Extra Hard' On 'Red Before Black' Album, Says PAUL MAZURKIEWICZ

Finland's Metalliluola recently conducted an interview with drummer and founding member Paul Mazurkiewicz of Florida-based death metal veterasn CANNIBAL CORPSE. You can now listen to the chat below. Speaking about CANNIBAL CORPSE's 14th studio album, "Red Before Black", Paul said: "I think it's one of our best albums we've done — best collections of songs ...

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The Obsessed reissue - THE OBSESSED

If you have THE OBSESSED's self-titled album from 1990 in any format prior to this year, you have a treasure. It, like its successor, "Lunar Womb", was damned hard to snag until YouTube came along. Those releases, together—along with the band's one-and-only major label release, "The Church Within"—represent a bold parcel of metal history, which ...

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EXHORDER Is Back! New Lineup, Shows Announced

Legendary American thrash metal band EXHORDER is back and has signed a worldwide management deal with All Independent Service Alliance (AISA) . The new EXHORDER lineup features founding members Vinnie LaBella (guitar) and Kyle Thomas (vocals) along with Jason Viebrooks (HEATHEN) on bass, Marzi Montazeri (ex-SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) on guitar ...

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Listen To Entire New CANNIBAL CORPSE Album 'Red Before Black'

"Red Before Black", the new album from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be streamed in its entirety below. Released on November 3 via Metal Blade Records, the follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who previously ...

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Listen To New CANNIBAL CORPSE Song 'Scavenger Consuming Death'

"Scavenger Consuming Death", a brand new song from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Red Before Black", which will be released on November 3 via Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint ...

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Listen To New CANNIBAL CORPSE Song 'Red Before Black'

"Red Before Black", the title track of the new album from Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE, can be streamed below. Due on November 3 via Metal Blade Records, the follow-up to 2014's "A Skeletal Domain" was recorded at Mana Recording Studios in Saint Petersburg, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (SOILENT GREEN, BELPHEGOR, HATE ETERNAL), who ...

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Watch IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Read From His Autobiography

Dey Street Books (formerly It Books), an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, will publish IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?", in the U.S. on October 31. A one-minute video of Dickinson reading a passage from "What Does This Button Do?" can be seen below. Heavy metal pioneers since their formation in ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Drummer Defends Band's Violent Lyrical Imagery

Paul Mazurkiewicz has defended CANNIBAL CORPSE's infamously violent lyrics and artwork, saying that people who take exception to the band's brutal and bestial imagery are overreacting. The Florida-based death metal outfit has long been criticized for its graphic lyrical topics, with some detractors claiming the group's albums desensitize people to violence. During a recent appearance ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON To Release Audiobook Version Of 'What Does This Button Do?'

Dey Street Books (formerly It Books), an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, will publish IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?", in the U.S. on October 31. A one-minute promotional video for the audiobook version of "What Does This Button Do?" can be seen below. Heavy metal pioneers since their formation in ...

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