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ICARUS WITCH To Release 'Goodbye Cruel World' Album In October

"Misfortune Teller", the new single from Pittsburgh traditional metallers ICARUS WITCH, can be streamed below. The song comes from the band's forthcoming "Goodbye Cruel World" studio album, which is due October 26 via Cleopatra Records. Comments the band: "Lyrically, 'Misfortune Teller' is about a hypothetical megalomaniac. It's the story of a psychic vampire who will ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Falls On Stage In Sioux Falls (Video)

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has shared video footage of guitarist Kirk Hammett taking a tumble during the band's September 11 concert in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In the short Instagram clip, which can be seen below, Ulrich can be seen mocking Hammett by pretending to also fall on stage. Lars captioned the video: "Careful in ...

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ICARUS WITCH Announces New Singer, Releases 'Goodbye Cruel World' Video

Pittsburgh-based traditional heavy metal outfit ICARUS WITCH has announced the addition of vocalist Andrew D'Cagna (BRIMSTONE COVEN, IRONFLAME) to the group's ranks. The band has also released a music video for "Goodbye Cruel World", the title track of its forthcoming studio album, due later this year via Cleopatra Records. "After working closely with Andrew in ...

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Former FATES WARNING Guitarist Joins Forces With Ex-PENANCE Singer

Victor Arduini, a founding member/guitarist of FATES WARNING, has joined forces with Brian Balich, the almighty voice of ARGUS as well as the former singer of PENANCE, in a new project called ARDUINI/BALICH. Victor began writing new music after FREEDOMS REIGN ended its 2013 promotional tour. "I wanted to really challenge myself again with the ...

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Beyond the Martyr - ARGUS

While you try to think deeply into the title of ARGUS' third album, "Beyond the Martyr", let's simplify things a little. The Pittsburgh trad metallers used the title in remembrance of their close friend and author, Bruce Nelson. "Beyond the Martyr" is from one of his works. From that point forward, dig for deeper meaning ...

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ICARUS WITCH To Release 'Rise' In July

On July 3, Cleopatra Records will release the fifth studio record from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based melodic metallers ICARUS WITCH. "Rise" is an epic twelve-track display of songwriting and musicianship from one of the most-watched heavy music bands of the decade. From the driving, anthemic "(We Are) The New Revolution" to the equally commanding title track, "Rise", ...

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Boldly Stride the Doomed - ARGUS

Signing ARGUS was a smart move on the part of Cruz Del Sur. Condolences to any label that decided to pass. The self-titled debut on Shadow King Records established the heavy metal doomsters as a force to be reckoned with and on "Boldly Stride the Doomed" the Pennsylvanians have reached elite status alongside stalwarts like ...

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ARGUS: New Album Details Revealed

Pennsylvania's ARGUS, which features the powerful voice of former PENANCE vocalist Butch Balich, will release its sophomore album, "Boldly Stride The Doomed", on May 3 via the Italian heavy metal label Cruz Del Sur Music. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Abandoning The Gates Of Byzantium 02. A Curse On The ...

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ARGUS Signs With CRUZ DEL SUR MUSIC

Cruz Del Sur Music has inked a deal with Pennsylvania's ARGUS for the release of the band's new album, entitled "Boldly Strides The Doomed". ARGUS was formed in 2007 and features Bruce Balich of PENANCE fame on vocals. They released their self-titled debut album on Shadow Kingdom Records in 2009, which was greeted warmly by ...

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RETRO GRAVE Confirmed For DAYS OF THE DOOMED FEST

RETRO GRAVE, the project led by former TROUBLE drummer Jeff "Oly" Olson, has been confirmed for the Days Of The Doomed Fest, set to take place June 17-18, 2011 at The P.L.A.V. in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Commented Olson: "I'm very excited to play for our friends in the Midwest for the Days Of The Doomed Fest. ...

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ERIC WAGNER's BLACKFINGER Confirmed For DAYS OF THE DOOMED FEST

BLACKFINGER, the new project featuring ex-TROUBLE vocalist Eric Wagner, has been confirmed for the Days Of The Doomed Fest, set to take place June 17-18, 2011 at The P.L.A.V. in Kenosha, Wisconsin Single-day tickets and weekend passes are now available through PayPal, with a free Days Of The Doomed sampler CD with each purchase made ...

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ARGUS To Enter Studio In The Fall

ARGUS, the Pennsylvania-based metal band featuring former PENANCE vocalist Brian "Butch" Balich, has set "Boldly Stride The Doomed", as the title of its second album, tentatively due in early 2011. The CD will be recorded in the fall with Dave Watson at Soundscape studios. Songtitles set to appear on the effort include "A Curse On ...

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ORODRUIN And ARGUS Pull Out Of DOOM SHALL RISE Festival

ORODRUIN and ARGUS have pulled out of the seventh edition of the Doom Shall Rise festival, set to take place April 9-10, 2010 at the Chapel in Göppingen, Germany. Replacement acts will be announced soon. The festival billing is as follows: 40 WATT SUN (UK) DOOMSHINE (GER) GRIEVING AGE (SAUDI ARABIA) IRON MAN (USA) ISOLE ...

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IRON MAN Confirmed For DOOM SHALL RISE Festival

Legendary Maryland doom band IRON MAN has been confirmed for the seventh edition of the Doom Shall Rise festival, set to take place April 9-10, 2010 at the Chapel in Göppingen, Germany. The festival billing is as follows: 40 WATT SUN (UK) ARGUS (USA) DOOMSHINE (GER) GRIEVING AGE (SAUDI ARABIA) IRON MAN (USA) ISOLE (SWE) ...

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FLYLEAF's New Single Due This Month

FLYLEAF's new single, "Again", will be officially released to radio on September 25. The song comes off the Texas band's sophomore album, "Memento Mori", which is due on October 20. FLYLEAF recorded the new CD with producer Howard Benson, who also helmed 2005's "Flyleaf". Regarding the new album title, singer Lacey Mosley recently said, "We ...

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Argus - ARGUS

It's that old thing called heavy metal. Remember it? Some bands stick to the tried and true of great riffs, guitar solos that you can feel in your gut, actual singing, and songs that stand the test of time. Some labels do as well, such as traditional metal and doom outfit Shadow Kingdom Records — ...

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