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The Dark Parade - MORDRED

Time should probably have been a lot kinder to MORDRED. Years ahead of their time, the San Francisco thrash crew were mixing balls-out funk and scratching skills into their crossover sound in the late '80s. Although nominally part of the "funk metal" movement that coalesced around RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and FAITH NO MORE, MORDRED ...

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MORDRED Releases New Single 'Demonic #7'

The influential San Francisco alternative thrash metal act MORDRED has unleashed the music video for its new song "Demonic #7". The clip, which was produced by graphic artist Andy Pilkington at Very Metal Art (FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, SKINDRED), can be viewed below. "Demonic #7" is the debut single from "The Dark Parade", MORDRED's first full-length ...

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MORDRED Unveils Music Video For 'Love Of Money'

Influential San Francisco crossover thrash metal act MORDRED — which this summer will release its first full-length record in over 25 years — has unveiled a music video for "Love Of Money", the latest clip from the band's 2020 comeback EP "Volition". Shot on location in San Francisco by Eddie Granillo for Keptone Filmz and ...

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MORDRED Is Back With 'Volition' EP

MORDRED has released a new single, "Not For You", the first track to be taken off the influential crossover band's upcoming EP, "Volition", due out on June 19. MORDRED, a band always ahead of its time, was formed back in 1984 in the San Francisco Bay Area during the era that gave us the "Big ...

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Reunited VIO-LENCE Plus Members Of TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN Perform At 'Killian On Command' Benefit Concert (Video)

TESTAMENT, EXODUS, FORBIDDEN and VIO-LENCE members performed at a benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian last night (Saturday, January 20) at The Midway in San Francisco, California. "Killian On Command: An Evening Of Vio-Lence" saw the musicians play only VIO-LENCE material spanning the band's entire catalog of songs written from 1985 through 1992. They ...

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Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN Moves To Larger Venue

Due to high ticket demand, the previously announced benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) is moving to a larger venue. The event, originally scheduled for Saturday, January 20 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California, will now take place the same night at The Midway (900 Marin Street) in San Francisco. This ...

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MORDRED To Perform At Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN

Reunited late '80s/early '90s San Francisco Bay Area funk-metallers MORDRED have been announced as the first support act at a benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California. "Killian On Command: An Evening Of Vio-Lence" will see musicians from TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ...

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TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL Members And Others To Perform At Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN

Members of TESTAMENT, EXODUS, DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN, MORDRED, VIO-LENCE and many more Bay Area thrash outfits will perform at a benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California. "Killian On Command: An Evening Of Vio-Lence" will see the musicians play only VIO-LENCE material ...

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Read CELTIC FROST Chapter From 'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have just released the book "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records", which tackles the complicated history of Germany's Noise Records, one of the most influential European independent heavy metal record companies of the 1980s. The creation of Karl-Ulrich Walterbach, Noise was responsible for signing and developing ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Due In March

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have announced a March 24 English/German language release of "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records". (German title: "Systemstörung: Die Geschichte Von Noise Records") Authored by American metal journalist David E. Gehlke, the book features cover art by VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and a foreword penned ...

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Reunited MORDRED To Release 'The Baroness' Single In August

Reunited late '80s/early '90s San Francisco Bay Area funk-metallers MORDRED will embark on a U.K, tour in August. In addition, the band will release a new single, "The Baroness", along with its back catalogue and "In This Live" video, which documents the 1991 sold-out shows at the Marquee in London. They will be made available ...

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DESTRUCTOR Frontman Stars In ALTERNATE REALITY Video

Cleveland metallers ALTERNATE REALITY have released a video for their song "The King That Never Was". The track will appear on the band's forthcoming EP, scheduled for release in 2012. The clip was filmed on location at historic Squire's Castle in Willoughby Hills, Ohio between July and November of 2011. DESTRUCTOR vocalist and guitarist Dave ...

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Former MORDRED Singer Rocking Out With THE HI-NOBLES

THE HI-NOBLES, a new outfit featuring former MORDRED vocalist Scott Holderby alongside guitarist Greg Ingraham of the underground punk legends THE AVENGERS, is about to release its debut album via Zaentz Records. The CD, titled "Shake", is described as "a retro-style record, recalling the 1960s garage/soul era with a new millennium twist." Music Connection magazine ...

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BLIND ILLUSION Pulls Out Of THE TIDAL WAVE 10 Festival

BLIND ILLUSION and ELK have cancelled their participation in The Tidal Wave 10 festival, which will be held July 7-8 at McLaren Park in San Francisco, California. Instead of adding two more acts, the committee and artists have agreed that more time should be added for each band. WINTERTHRALL will headline Sunday while MORDRED will ...

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'Thrash Metal' Book Due In September

Garry Sharpe–Young's latest book "Thrash Metal" is being readied for publication this September. In addition, Zonda Books will publish Garry's "Death Metal", "Black Metal" and "Power Metal", all before the end of the year. These titles replace the 2001 editions, which have consistently ranked No. 1 on their Amazon.com searches for five years and more. ...

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ANVIL CHORUS, MORDRED Reunite For Benefit Show In San Francisco

Veteran San Francisco metal bands ANVIL CHORUS, MORDRED and MERCENARY reunited this past Thursday night, April 12 at the Bottom Of The Hill in San Francisco to help raise money for the family of guitarist Curtis Grant (ex-BLACK CHERRY, AMERICAN HEARTBREAK), who recently lost his battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The show marked the first appearance ...

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ANVIL CHORUS, MORDRED To Perform At CURTIS GRANT Benefit Concert

Legendary San Francisco Bay Area metal bands ANVIL CHORUS, MORDRED and MERCENARY will team up with AMERICAN HEARTBREAK to perform at a benefit concert for the family of late San Francisco rock musician Curtis Grant (BLACK CHERRY, AMERICAN HEARTBREAK, TOUCH ME HOOKER), who lost his battle with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma on March 20. The concert, which ...

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