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Video: THE RODS Joined By BENEDICTUM's VERONICA FREEMAN For Performance Of RONNIE JAMES DIO Classics

BENEDICTUM frontwoman Veronica Freeman joined THE RODS on stage Friday night (April 24) at Suzy's Tavern in Auburn, New York to perform three classics that were originally sung by Ronnie James Dio"The Mob Rules" (BLACK SABBATH), "Heaven And Hell" (BLACK SABBATH) and "Stand Up And Shout" (DIO). Fan-filmed video footage of the performance ...

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GEOFF TATE On Upcoming Trilogy Project: 'I Think It's Gonna Be One Of The Coolest Things I've Ever Done'

Heavy Metal Television VJ and BENEDICTUM frontwoman Veronica Freeman recently conducted an interview with former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the upcoming trilogy project from his new band OPERATION: MINDCRIME, Tate said: "I love writing stories, and I love creating musical stories, and I wanted to do ...

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Video Premiere: BENEDICTUM's 'Scream'

"Scream", the new video from BENEDICTUM, can be seen below. The clip was was produced by JNP Productions and it "illustrates the power and passion that BENEDICTUM deliver," according to a press release. "Scream" is taken from BENEDICTUM's new album, "Obey", which is being released in Europe on November 29 and in North America on ...

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BENEDICTUM To Release 'Obey' In November

BENEDICTUM's new album, "Obey", will be released on November 29 in Europe and December 3 in North America via Frontiers Records. With a sound that nods to the legends of metal such as early RAINBOW, the stylings of SAVATAGE, WARRIOR, ROUGH CUTT, and PSYCHOTIC WALTZ, along with shades of BLACK SABBATH; BENEDICTUM unleashes "Obey" that ...

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Former BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN Signs New Publishing Deal

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin was just signed to a new music publishing deal by Alan Bambrough of Sony/ATV Music Publishing Limited. Martin says he is "very pleased" and is "looking forward to expanding into other areas." Martin's next release will likely be the fourth album from GIUNTINI PROJECT, the Italian heavy metal band ...

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BENEDICTUM Announces New Bassist

BENEDICTUM has announced the addition of bassist Aric Avina (TYNATOR) to the group's ranks. The band states: "Not only has Aric shown his prowess as a bass player, but also demonstrated immense 'grace under pressure' by being thrown right into the fire with recording a new album. We have found a gem... and may the ...

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MYSTERY BLUE To Release 'Conquer The World' In December

French metallers MYSTERY BLUE will release their seventh album, "Conquer The World", on December 21 via Road Show Productions. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered by Uwe Lulis (GRAVE DIGGER, REBELLION) at Black Solaris Studios in Frankfurt, Germany. The artwork and booklet were created by Jobert Mello of Sledgehammer Graphix (SABATON, PRIMAL FEAR, THUNDERBOLT, ...

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BENEDICTUM Singer To Release Solo Album

Singer Veronica Freeman and her band BENEDICTUM have been busy working on a new studio album which will be "a complete return to a traditional-but-powerful feel — much like the band's first two [CDs]," according to a press release. Working with the band on the production is Grammy Award nominee and Billboard-charting producer John Herrera ...

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BENEDICTUM Taps Producer JEFF PILSON For New Album

BENEDICTUM has announced its continued collaboration with Jeff Pilson on the development of the band's next album, to be released before the end of the year via Frontiers Records. The result will bring back the magic BENEDICTUM and Pilson captured during their earlier releases, 2008's "Seasons Of Tragedy" and 2006's "Uncreation". This year and 2013 ...

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BENEDICTUM Taps Former JAG PANZER Drummer

BENEDICTUM has announced the addition of drummer Rikard Stjernquist to the group's ranks. Rikard, who started his career with Stockholm-based BRONZE PUPPET, brings a multitude of talent from his longevity as the drummer for power metal legends JAG PANZER of 25 years and nine records to his studio production capabilities. States Rikard: "I have been ...

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BENEDICTUM, DESDEMON, ECHOTERRA Confirmed For FLIGHT OF THE VALKYRIES Festival

BENEDICTUM will headline this year's Flight Of The Valkyries female-fronted metal festival on Saturday, November 19 at Sonar in Baltimore, Maryland. Also scheduled to appear are DESDEMON, ECHOTERRA, BRAVE and CASSANDRA SYNDROME. Now in its fifth year, the festival welcomes back BENEDICTUM, now making its third Flight Of The Valkyries appearance and its second time ...

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Dominion - BENEDICTUM

A new label, a major lineup change, and the opportunity to meet a challenge head on add up to a rejuvenated BENEDICTUM, a band that has just released its masterpiece. "Dominion" is an exception American heavy metal album and the sound of BENEDICTUM at the very top of its game. And let's get the whole ...

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KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI, BARE INFINITY, TRIOSPHERE Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST

KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI, BARE INFINITY and TRIOSPHERE have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Metal Female Voices Fest, set to take place October 21-23, 2011 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMARANTHE BARE INFINITY BENEDICTUM DEADLOCK DIABULUS IN MUSICA DORO ECHOTERRA HANGING DOLL KIVIMETSÄN ...

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OPERATIKA Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST

New Jersey-based symphonic/power metallers OPERATIKA have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Metal Female Voices Fest, set to take place October 21-23, 2011 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMARANTHE BENEDICTUM DEADLOCK DIABULUS IN MUSICA DORO ECHOTERRA HANGING DOLL LEAVES' EYES MIDNATTSOL NEMHAIN ...

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BENEDICTUM: New Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has set a February 18 European release date (March 8 in North America) for BENEDICTUM's third full-length album, entitled "Dominion". Formed in 2005 and quickly noticed by DIO guitarist Craig Goldy, BENEDICTUM's debut album, "Uncreation", was released to great reviews. The collaboration between producer Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, DIO, FOREIGNER) and the musical works ...

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DORO, DIABULUS IN MUSICA, SYSTEM DIVIDE Confirmed For Belgium's METAL FEMALE VOICES FEST

DORO, DIABULUS IN MUSICA and SYSTEM DIVIDE have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Metal Female Voices Fest, set to take place October 21-23 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMARANTHE BENEDICTUM DEADLOCK DIABULUS IN MUSICA DORO DRACONIAN ECHOTERRA HANGING DOLL LEAVES' EYES ...

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