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Terra Mortuus Est - KATALEPSY

As discerning metalheads will happily tell you, Russia is becoming increasingly influential in the ever-expanding death metal realm. Check out the likes of TOTAL DESPAIR, WOMBRIPPER and THE OCCULT for convincing and varied evidence. Or just stick this new KATALEPSY album into your ears at maximum volume. When it comes to nailing the sound and ...

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MERCYFUL FATE-Era KING DIAMOND Figure Coming From Super7

Super7 has officially announced a King Diamond figure from the classic MERCYFUL FATE era of the early 1980s. This made-to-order deluxe 7" highly articulated figure as part of the ULTIMATES! Figures Collection is lavishly detailed and painted and features an epic assortment of interchangeable accessories: * Body with sculpted vest with leather texture detail and ...

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MEGADETH, ANTHRAX And VENOM ReAction Figures Coming From Super7

Super7 showed off prototypes and production samples for upcoming heavy metal ReAction figures for the first time at this year's Toy Fair in New York. The prototypes include MEGADETH's mascot Vic Rattlehead, the demon from the cover of VENOM's "Black Metal" album, and the person who is featured on the cover of ANTHRAX's "Among The ...

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GHOST: PAPA EMERITUS III ReAction Figure Now Available

Global Merchandising Services and Super7 have collaborated to create a 3.75-inch ReAction figure for the Swedish metal band GHOST. The figure is based on the character of the sinister pope Papa Emeritus III, who was the front man on GHOST's third album "Meliora". This ReAction figure embodies the dark themes and ominous charm of the ...

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GIBSON Announces History-Making SLASH Collection

By leveraging its iconic past and leaning into an innovative future, Gibson has set the stage for the next era of shaping sound for present and future generations. The new Gibson celebrates the iconic models of Gibson's Golden Era while leaning into the future with instruments that nurture new players across generations, genders and genres ...

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KORN Frontman Explains 'The Nothing' Album Title

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has explained the title of the band's upcoming 13th studio album, "The Nothing". Due on September 13, the follow-up to 2016's "The Serenity Of Suffering" is a sonic reaction to the darkness in the singer's life over the past year. "I was struggling with the thing that's chasing me — that's ...

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TONY IOMMI And GEEZER BUTLER Attend Official Naming Of 'BLACK SABBATH Bridge' In Birmingham (Video)

The official naming of the "Black Sabbath Bridge" in honor of Birmingham's legendary heavy metal rockers took place earlier today (Wednesday, June 26) in the heart of the city's entertainment district. Two BLACK SABBATH founding members attended the extraordinary event at the road bridge, which crosses the canal on Broad Street. Tony Iommi and Geezer ...

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Dominion - DRAGONLORD

From the char of black metal mania glorified by profiled pundits EMPEROR, DIMMU BORGIR, CRADLE OF FILTH and MAYHEM rose a mini-legion of one-man wannabes, dark forest wanderers and orchestral fugue art farts. Corpse paint, crusty leather, inverted crosses, middle fingers hoisted toward Catholicism, at this point, a great big Mega-Therion yawn. Yet the underground ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE Says Band's Satanic Image Felt 'Completely Natural' To Him

GHOST leader Tobias Forge was recently interviewed by 97.1 The Eagle's Cindy Scull. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked if GHOST's anonymity and costumed, pseudo-Satanic theatrics, especially during the band's earlier years, made it harder or easier for him to achieve commercial success, Tobias said: "There's obviously several ...

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GHOST's 'Dance Macabre' Gets CARPENTER BRUT Remix

With 15 million streams worldwide, "Dance Macabre" is already one of the most popular tracks from "Prequelle", the new album from Grammy Award-winning Swedish rock band GHOST. Today "Dance Macabre" is reborn with a provocative remix by the eclectic and mysterious French synthwave artist Carpenter Brut. You can check out the track and its companion ...

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ROB HALFORD On JUDAS PRIEST's Longevity: 'We've Never Slacked Off'

JUDAS PRIEST vocalist Rob Halford was recently interviewed by "The Rockside Chronicles With Shawn Sixx". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On whether he feels he's still "living the dream": Rob: "Yeah, absolutely. It's just a glorious journey that PRIEST has been on for almost 50 ...

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VENOM To Release '100 Miles To Hell' EP Next Week

VENOM — the legendary, hugely influential British heavy metal trio notorious for causing outrage and panic, and molding the history of darker music — will digitally release a new, three-track EP, titled "100 Miles To Hell", through Spinefarm Records on December 22. It will be available via D2C basis on January 19 in the U.S. ...

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New MOTÖRHEAD 'Rock Iconz' Statues Coming From KnuckleBonz

KnuckleBonz has announced plans to create limited-edition MOTÖRHEAD statues and has entered into an agreement with Global Merchandising, the representative for the worldwide merchandising rights for MOTÖRHEAD. "We are delighted to see Lemmy remembered so excellently from his younger years," says MOTÖRHEAD manager Todd Singerman. "It is also time to give fans who collect these ...

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Video Premiere: THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA's 'To The Key Of Evergreen'

Most of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA's videos have treaded into unusual territories, and, as it tells a powerful love story that transcends time and space, the one for the band's new song "To The Key Of Evergreen" is no exception. With inspiration from singer Mike Hranica's all-time favorite love story, Vladimir Nabokov's "Lolita", the "To ...

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