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RAVEN LORD Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Multinational metallers RAVEN LORD have have parted ways with drummer Larry Paterson and have replaced him with Rich Smith (POWER QUEST). Commented Smith: "I'm delighted to of been offered the throne to drum for RAVEN LORD. I can't wait to get in the rehearsal room with these guys and hit the road to play some ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS: New Album Cover Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS will release their eleventh studio album, "Electric Punishment", on April 26 in Germany, April 29 in the rest of Europe and May 7 in U.S./Canada via Steamhammer/SPV. It will be available as a jewel case, on double gatefold colored vinyl and as a digital download. The cover ...

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SURTR: 'Pulvis Et Umbra' Due Next Month

"Pulvis Et Umbra", the new album from French doomsters SURTR, will be released on March 15 via Altsphere Production on CD and transparent blue limited-edition vinyl. "Pulvis Et Umbra" track listing: 01. Rise Again 02. Three Winters of War 03. Sonic Doom 04. The Call 05. Rebellion 06. I Am The Cross 07. Fred Karno's ...

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LORDI Talks New Album In Video Interview

Sonic Shocks recently conducted an interview with Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. LORDI will release its new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March ...

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AETERNUS: New Album Details Revealed

Details of "...And The Seventh His Soul Detesteth", the new album from dark metallers AETERNUS, have just been revealed. The ten-track CD, which will be the band's seventh full-length release, will first appear as a limited edition containing AETERNUS' classic 1995 debut EP, "Dark Sorcery", as a bonus, and is set for release on Dark ...

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LORDI: 'The Riff' Lyric Video Released

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will release their new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March 19 through The End Records. The album's first single, "The Riff", will be issued on February 9. You ...

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LORDI: 'The Riff' Single Artwork Unveiled

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will release their new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March 19 through The End Records. The album's first single, "The Riff", will be issued on February 9. You ...

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ATTACKER Signs With METAL ON METAL RECORDS

Metal On Metal Records has announced the signing of U.S. power/heavy metal veterans ATTACKER. The band's fifth album, "Giants Of Canaan", will be released on February 2 at the Metal Assault festival where the band will perform alongside other legendary traditional metal acts like MANILLA ROAD, BROCAS HELM and RAVEN, as well as their labelmates ...

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FEAR FACTORY: New Video Interview With BURTON C. BELL

Audio Addict's Raven Lyness conducted an interview with vocalist Burton C. Bell of Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY backstage at the Mo'Club in Southampton, England on December 17. You can now watch the chat below. FEAR FACTORY's video for the title track of their new album, "The Industrialist", was directed and edited by James ...

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LORDI Mainman Talks New Album In Video Interview

DeConte Figures & Collectibles conducted an interview witeh Mr. Lordi of Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI at WireWorld Studio in Nashville, Tennessee during the recording sessions for the band's new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast". You can now watch the first part of the chat below. "To Beast Or Not To Beast" will ...

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LORDI: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI will release their new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 8 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March 19 through The End Records. "To Beast Or Not To Beast" was recorded last fall at WireWorld Studio ...

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RAVEN LORD: Second 'Raven Lord TV' Episode Posted Online

The second episode of Raven Lord TV from multinational metallers RAVEN LORD can be seen below. RAVEN LORD recently announced the addition of keyboardist Alessandro Duo (VOODOO HIGHWAY) to the group's ranks. The Italian musician will join RAVEN LORD on the road in 2013 and will take part in all of the band's future recordings. ...

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BELIEVER To Enter Studio Next Month

A 17-minute video clip in which guitarist/vocalist Kurt Bachman of Pennsylvania-based technical thrash metal veterans BELIEVER answers questions that were submitted by fans via Facebook can be seen below. BELIEVER is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording its fifth album, due next year via Metal Blade Records. "The writing for the basic tune ...

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LORDI Signs With AFM RECORDS, Unveils New Lineup

Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI have inked a deal with AFM Records. The Hamburg, Germany-based label will release the band's new album, "To Beast Or Not To Beast", on March 8 worldwide (excluding Finland and USA). According to a press release, "All fans can look forward to a masterpiece full of huge hard rock and ...

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RAVEN LORD: Keyboardist Announced

Multinational metallers RAVEN LORD have announced the addition of keyboardist Alessandro Duo (VOODOO HIGHWAY) to the group's ranks. The Italian musician will join RAVEN LORD on the road in 2013 and will take part in all of the band's future recordings. Commented singer Csaba Zvekan: "Alessandro is a true Raven Lord and fits the bill ...

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MMXII - KILLING JOKE

The re-alignment of KILLING JOKE's original line-up consisting of Jaz Coleman, Geordie, Youth and Paul Ferguson coughed up one of the most devastating recordings of 2010, "Absolute Dissent". It wasn't startling the primary foursome were able to gel instantaneously as much as how they were able to decimate their audience with a career-defining reboot, if ...

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RAVEN LORD Signs With MAUSOLEUM RECORDS

Multinational metallers RAVEN LORD have inked a two-album deal with Mausoleum Records. The group’s debut CD, "Descent To The Underworld", is scheduled for a release on January 25, 2013 in Europe and February 12, 2013 in North America. "Descent To The Underworld" track listing: 01. The Rebel 02. Attila The Hun 03. Let The Show ...

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SATURNUS: New Album Details Revealed

Danish melodic doom metal masters SATURNUS will release their new album, "Saturn In Ascension", on November 30 via Cyclone Empire. The CD was produced by Flemming Rasmussen, who has previously worked with METALLICA, MORBID ANGEL and BLIND GUARDIAN, among others. The artwork for the effort was created by Frode Sylthe of Friction.com (AT THE GATES, ...

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RAVEN LORD: Debut Album Artwork Unveiled; New Song Available For Streaming

"Descent To The Underworld", the debut album from multinational metallers RAVEN LORD, will be released in December. The CD was mixed by acclaimed Swedish producer Fredrik Nordström (AT THE GATES, ARCH ENEMY, NIGHTRAGE, IN FLAMES, DREAM EVIL, OPETH) and was mastered by U.S. mastering engineer Maor Appelbaum (SEPULTURA, HALFORD, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ANGRA, DOKKEN). The cover ...

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Nomads - MOS GENERATOR

Tony Reed is ascending as a modest force through the doom and distortion rock underground. If his name is unfamiliar to you, then have a go with some STONE AXE and take a plunge down their Sixties and Seventies-addicted head rawk coaster. Reed slings a mean six string and vocally he's somewhere between Neil Fallon ...

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RAVEN LORD: First Video Podcast Posted Online

The first video podcast from multinational metallers RAVEN LORD can be seen below. The introductory episode of Raven Lord TV explains how the band was conceived and answers questions as to the group's current status. RAVEN LORD singer and founder Csaba Zvekan talks about the band's current lineup, pre- and post-production for the group's upcoming ...

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JOE STUMP Joins RAVEN LORD

Multinational metallers RAVEN LORD have announced the addition of guitarist Joe Stump (HOLYHELL, REIGN OF TERROR) to the group's ranks. Commented RAVEN LORD bassist Jamie Mallender: "I can barely contain my excitement. I am a huge fan of Joe's, so when Csaba [Zvekan, vocals] asked me what I thought about asking him to play for ...

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Celebrator - U.D.O.

You have to be a headbanger to get this statement, but just the sound of Udo Dirkschneider's voice is comforting. Like Rob Halford, like Bruce Dickinson, like Tom Araya, like the late, great Ronnie Dio, there's no mistaking Udo Dirkschneider. While there's been a bounty of German metal heroes (and heroines i.e. Sabina Classen and ...

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SABATON: Israeli TV Report On Visit To Jerusalem's Ammunition Hill

A three-minute Israeli TV report on SABATON's visit to Jerusalem, Israel's Ammunition Hill with soldiers ahead of their sold-out Tel Aviv concert on Thursday (August 30) can be seen below. SABATON has written several songs praising and celebrating the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). The band's 2006 song "Counterstrike", from their landmark "Primo Victoria" album, recounts ...

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