While TODAY IS THE DAY is currently in tour preparation mode — leaving for their brutal trek with support from Lord Mantis in less than a week — the band has confirmed a rash of additional new tour actions, including a crushing US run...
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Dormant Heart will be the title of the fourth studio album by the U.K.’s modern thrashers SYLOSIS. Despite the title, it?s not a peaceful album: It’s about a powerful force unleashing anger against everyday injustice and a sleeping...
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Instinct [in-stingkt] ? noun: 1) a natural or inherent aptitude, impulse, capacity, or inclination; 2) an inborn pattern of activity or tendency to action common to a given biological species; 3) something you know without learning it or thinking...
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Los Angeles based extreme metal masters, ABYSMAL DAWN, return with a massive display of refined brutality on their fourth full-length Obsolescence. Obsolescence will be released October 27th in North America (UK/World October 27th and Germany/...
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In a brand new interview with Musik Universe, Danish heavy metal legend King Diamond was asked for his opinion on recent comparisons that have been drawn between Swedish occult metallers GHOST and both KING DIAMOND and MERCYFUL FATE in terms of the...
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STONE SOUR has entered a Burbank, California studio to begin recording a covers album for a tentative early 2015 release. No further details are currently available. On STONE SOUR's recent North American tour, the band treated fans to a different...
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Germany's Lost Without Direction has a new five-song concept EP out, which you can buy on a name-your-price basis at this location. All five songs off "Fragile" come together to tell a story, which you can hear in full via the player...
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In a brand new interview with Glide Magazine, JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner, who joined the band in 2011 as the replacement for K.K. Downing, was asked how he has been able to inject his personality into K.K.'s parts without changing them...
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Poland's Trylion just dropped a new lyric video for the track "Point Of View," which can be seen in the YouTube player below. Trylion is: Vocals - Przemyslaw Palasz Guitar - Bartosz Stachowiak Bass - Pawel Stachowiak Drums - Antoni...
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The young and ambitious five-piece metalcore band A Higher Demise just released latest EP "The Doctor Will See You Now" via Ambicon Records. The EP was produced by Jason Wilson and can be picked up at Bandcamp here. All five songs are...
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My Brother The Wind just released an official video for the vast, slowly-building twelve minute movement, "Song Of Innocence." The clip is not only culled from the group's new album, but was actually filmed directly in time with the...
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Four-piece outfit Behind The Sun rose from South Carolina in 2012, and now the band is ready to spread some new tunes to metal lovers across the globe. Check out the new single "Gently" in the SoundCloud player below, and you can find...
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New Jersey metal band Volharding has released the entire "Ascension" album online for streaming. Give it a listen below, and if you like what you hear, be sure to pick up a digital copy at Bandcamp here. "Ascension" was recorded...
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Norwegian metal act Maahlas has released debut full-length album "Nightmare Years," which can be picked up at iTunes here. "Nightmare Years" is a concept album that tackles such subject matter as environmental issues, religion...
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October's here and for some reason the sun is shining! So we've been listening to some kickarse summery tunes... sort of.
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As so many of our readers are aware, in the United States, the month of February is Black History Month. It?s also the time when we devote the Sunday Old School column to Black Metal history. What many of our readers might not know however, is that...
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English rockers Black Spiders have announced a UK winter tour.
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Daniel P. Carter of Scuzz TV conducted an interview with Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) of reunited Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 7-10 at Catton Hall,...
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Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash and American pop-rock group TRAIN pumped up the crowd before Grand Final of Australia's National Rugby League (NRL) earlier today (Sunday, October 5) in front of more than 80,000 fans at Sydney's ANZ Stadium....
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On October 3, Gus G. — well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND — and singer Mats Levén (CANDLEMASS, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, THERION) performed acoustically at the Irida rock...
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Daniel P. Carter of Scuzz TV conducted an interview with Billy Graziadei and Scott Roberts of hardcore/metal veterans BIOHAZARD at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 7-10 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent,...
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AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler will spend the first few months of 2015 working on material for a solo album. "I'm going down to Nashville [in] January, February, March, April to write and see what we get," he said during a video question-and-answer...
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Swedish guitarist Linnéa Olsson (ex-THE OATH) has joined the Finnish "apocalyptic death rock" band BEASTMILK. The group is currently touring Europe as the support act for IN SOLITUDE. Fan-filmed video footage of BEASTMILK's October 3 performance...
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With all of the unanswered questions behind Sepultura lurking in the minds of metal fans, it makes sense that Max Cavalera would launch a guided autobiography like My Bloody Roots: From Sepultura to Soulfly and Beyond. Together with metal writer...
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Following on from their self titled EP back in 2012, Brisbane’s Fvck Mountain have just released Dead Dogs. As with it’s predecessor it’s a short-but-sweet onslaught of noisy hardcore that no doubt is a heap of fun live. And also...
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After popping up on a good portion of Melbourne’s best doom lineups over the past couple of years, and some support slots with High On Fire, Kylesa, Beastwars and Conan, four-piece Horsehunter have dropped their debut album. It’s huge....
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Well we'll be damned if Damnation ain't got one damn fine line-up! French drone doom outfit Monarch! will play their only UK...
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Images: John Raptis Words: Graham Frizzell It has been almost a year since Sepultura released their blistering 13th studio album The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must be the Heart.  As such, the Brasilian act’s Australian tour would prove to be...
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Chrome Division fans, it's your lucky day: hard rocking underground outfit Full Throttle Baby has released a new EP titled "Full Throttle Baby Vol. 2," which can be heard below or picked up over at the group's Bandcamp page here...
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"Till The Sun Turns Black," a brand new song from The Skull - featuring original Trouble members vocalist Eric Wagner and drummer Jeff ?Oly? Olson, alongside longtime former Trouble bassist Ron Holzner and guitarists Lothar Keller and Matt...
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Witchmaster was born in 1996 with an aim to play extreme metal the way it was meant to be: raw, violent and filthy. With Inferno (of Behemoth) returning to the band after some ten years of absence, the group is back with fifth album "...
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ATKINS MAY PROJECT, the band featuring original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins and Christian guitarist and music artist Paul May, will release its third album, "Empire Of Destruction", on September 29 via Gonzo Multimedia. Like its predecessors, "...
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Daniel P. Carter of Scuzz TV conducted an interview with HELLYEAH singer Chad Gray and drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 7-10 at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands,...
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California heavy metal trio Divine Era is wrapping up work on a third album, and now the band has released a single titled "Vanity Of Vanities." The new single can be heard below, and "Vanity Of Vanities" also features Kevin...
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Star Ark - the new metal project from Neil Flavelle that also features Anathema's Daniel Cardoso on selected tracks - just released the "God Complex Avatar" EP, which can be downloaded for free at Bandcamp. You can stream the release...
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Death metal unit Destroying Divinity unleashed fourth album "Hollow Dominion" on September 30th via Lavadome Productions. Today you can stream three tracks off the release. Hear "The Eternity Guardians," "Burning Divine...
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Crucial Blast is preparing "Spectre Music Of An Antiquary," the out-of-print 2012 album from U.K. ambient black metal entity Emit, to be reintroduced to the population at the end of October. The label comments: "The latest album of...
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FunGoneWrong is confirmed to join Psychostick on a Fall run across the U.S. later this month. The North American tour is set to open October 31st in Cherry Valley, IL at the Take 20 and will run through November 23rd. FunGoneWrong has been tearing...
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As a preview of what to expect on the upcoming "Thrash Invasion" North American tour, Onslaught today releases a music video for "66 Fucking 6," which comes off the "VI" album and can be seen below. It was also...
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Mastodon’s video for “The Motherload” that debuted earlier this week did everything it was supposed to do. It was, first of all, an interesting video for the song that was shot amazingly well. It was also provocative – maybe...
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This December a very special one-off performance is coming to south London.
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US post-hardcore outfit Finch have released a stream of their first album in almost a decade.
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Daniel P. Carter of Scuzz TV conducted an interview with guitarist Silenoz (real name: Sven Atle Kopperud) of Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 7-10 at...
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Sci-fi progressive metal from a galaxy far, far away... Release Date:  17 Sep 2014 (...
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12-year-old drummer Nea Forslund from Sweden joined legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth (SCORPIONS) on stage on October 2 at Amager Bio in Copenhagen, Denmark to perform the SCORPIONS classic "Hell Cat", originally from the 1976 album "Virgin Killer"....
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Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford admits he’d like to be able to hit the notes he could 40 years ago.
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Patch.com's Brian Aberback recently conducted an interview with guitarist Gary Holt of San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Patch.com: Can you tell us about the writing and recording...
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Fan-filmed video footage of JUDAS PRIEST's October 3 performance at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Dragonaut 02. Metal Gods 03. Devil's Child 04. Victim Of Changes 05....
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UK melodic metal outfit Bloodshot Dawn have launched a promo for their track Smoke And Mirrors.
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The Palladia channel will air the "God Bless Ozzy Osbourne" documentary at 8 p.m. and the BLACK SABBATH "Gathered In Their Masses" concert DVD at 10 p.m. next Friday, October 10. A 40-second commercial for "Night Of The Ozz" can be seen below. "...
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