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ABORTED Covers TURMOIL's 'Playing Dead'; Audio Available

European death metal butchers ABORTED, whose members hail from Belgium, France and UK, recently recorded a cover version of the TURMOIL track "Playing Dead" for the Century Media Records 2CD compilation "Covering 20 Years Of Extremes", which is being released in North America today (October 14). The track is now available for streaming at

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VALIENT THORR To Release 'In Heat' DVD In November

Chapel Hill, North Carolina rockers VALIENT THORR will release their new DVD, "In Heat", on November 4. A candid and behind-the-scenes look at the band's rock 'n' roll exploration of Earth up to now, the disc features footage shot on the road in the U.S. and Europe — including the Volcom Tour 2007, shows with ...

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GODHEAD: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

GODHEADJason C. Miller (vocals, guitars), Michael Miller (guitars), Ullrich Hepperlin (bass, programming) and Ty Smith (drums) — is set to release its sixth studio album, "At The Edge Of The World", on October 7 on Driven Music Group (distribution by Ryko/Warner Music Group), the label owned by ex-KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch and ...

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WARBRINGER Covers UNLEASHED's 'Execute Them All'; Audio Available

Californian thrashers WARBRINGER recently recorded a cover version of the UNLEASHED classic "Execute Them All" (from the Swedish death metal band's 1993 LP "Across The Open Sea") for the Century Media Records 2CD compilation "Covering 20 Years Of Extremes", which will be released in North America on October 14. The track is now available for ...

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ZIMMERS HOLE Covers OLD MAN'S CHILD's 'Doommaker'; Audio Available

ZIMMERS HOLE — the Vancouver-based project featuring guitarist Jed Simon and bassist Byron Stroud of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD alongside legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT, DEATH, DARK ANGEL) — recently recorded a cover version of the OLD MAN'S CHILD song "Doommaker" for the Century Media Records 2CD compilation "Covering 20 Years Of Extremes", ...

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GODHEAD: New Album Track Listing Revealed

GODHEADJason C. Miller (vocals, guitars), Michael Miller (guitars), Ullrich Hepperlin (bass, programming) and Ty Smith (drums) — is set to release its sixth studio album, "At The Edge Of The World", on October 7 on Driven Music Group (distribution by Ryko/Warner Music Group), the label owned by ex-KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch and ...

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POWERMAN 5000: 'Bombshell' Live Video Posted Online

POWERMAN 5000 has posted a live video for the song "Bombshell" consisting of a compilation of home-video clips shot on the band's 2007 U.S. tour. Watch the video below. POWERMAN 5000 last year parted ways with guitarists Johnny Heatley and Terry Corso and replaced them with Evan Rodaniche and Dave Pino. The band's latest album, ...

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BLACK TEMPLE: New Album To Feature ENSIFERUM, AJATTARA Members

Finland's BLACK TEMPLE — which is said to be "the world's first kung-fu metal band" — has announced plans to release a new single entitled "Party Material". The CD was recorded at Helsinki Underground Studios, mixed by Mikko Karmila (CHILDREN OF BODOM, NIGHTWISH, LORDI) and mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox studio in Helsinki. More ...

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DEAD AND BURIED Signs With ESCAPIST RECORDS

Escapist Records has announced the signing of Delaware's DEAD AND BURIED. The group's new album, "Bear Witness", was recorded, mixed and mastered at Clay Creek studio with producer Nick Rotundo (PAINT IT BLACK, ALL ELSE FAILED, KNIVES OUT) and it features guest vocals from Justice of TRAPPED UNDER ICE, Ziggy of BARRICADE, and Tony from ...

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BIGELF's Entire New Album Available For Streaming

Los Angeles psychedelic / progressive rock band BIGELF's brand new album "Cheat the Gallows" is now available for free streaming exclusively on leading online social media network imeem. The full album preview allows fans to experience the upcoming BIGELF release a full week prior to the album's August 12 release date. Check out the premiere ...

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BIGELF Completes Work On New Album

Psychedelic progressive rock band BIGELF has completed work on its long-awaited new album, entitled "Cheat the Gallows". The follow-up to the band's acclaimed full-length "Hex" is scheduled for release on August 12 via the Custard label. "Cheat the Gallows" was recorded at Kung Fu Gardens studios in North Hollywood and produced by BIGELF frontman Damon ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Announces U.S. Tour

POWERMAN 5000 will embark on a U.S. tour in January/February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 17 - Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater Jan. 19 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater Jan. 21 - Cedar Falls, IA @ The Reverb Jan. 22 - Maplewood, MN @ The Rock Jan. 23 - Mokena, IL @ ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION To Debut New Songs To Live Audiences

After six months of hibernating constructing new songs for their upcoming album due late in the year via Metal Blade Records, San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION will schedule a week's worth of dates to debut the new material in front of a live audience. These new songs will feature the most recent addition, drummer ...

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FU MANCHU Guitarist Opens Music School In San Diego

Bob Balch, FU MANCHU's lead guitar player for the past eleven years, has opened a music school in Escondido, California. There is a FREE trial lesson to start and any referral will be rewarded with a FREE lesson also. The school will focus on guitar, bass, drums and vocal lessons. Three lesson rooms feature state ...

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POWERMAN 5000 To Perform At Texas Tattoo Festival

POWERMAN 5000 has issued the following update: "We will be performing on March 8th in San Antonio, TX at the Freeman Coliseum. We will be headlining the night as part of an awesome tattoo festival. Hope to see ya there!!" POWERMAN 5000 last year parted ways with guitarists Johnny Heatley and Terry Corso and replaced ...

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FU MANCHU: New U.S. Dates Announced

Southern California fuzz-rock quartet FU MANCHU has scheduled the following dates: Feb 27 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's (Noise Pop) Feb. 29 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre Mar. 01 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon Mar. 02 - Spokane, WA @ The Boulevard Mar. 04 - Boise, ID @ The Bouquet Mar. 06 ...

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WEDNESDAY 13: 'SkeleTour' European Dates Announced

WEDNESDAY 13 has announced the complete tour itinerary for his upcoming 2008 SkeleTour, which will promote his new full-length release, "Skeletons". The dates are as follows: May 12 - England - Wolverhampton - Wulfrun Hall May 13 - England - Norwich - Waterfront May 14 - England - Leicester - The Charlotte May 15 - ...

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