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DRAGONSCLAW '98% Done' With New Album

Australia-based "epic, aggressive" metallers DRAGONSCLAW are "98% done" with their second album, "Judgement Day", which is scheduled for release in early 2013. The band states, "David Reece [ACCEPT, BANGALORE CHOIR] has delivered an amazing guest vocal on the track 'Watching My Every Move'... Jack Starr [VIRGIN STEELE] plays a killer solo on the track 'Battle ...

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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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FIREFORCE Preparing To Enter Studio

Belgian power metallers FIREFORCE are preparing to enter The Prophecy & Music Factory studios in Germany to record their new album. Greek producer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis (MYSTIC PROPHECY, SUICIDAL ANGELS, DEVIL'S TRAIN, CRYSTAL TEARS) will helm the effort, which is tentatively due in early 2013. FIREFORCE was recently rejoined by guitarist Steve Deleu, who has ...

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VESSEL: 'Introspective' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

"Introspective", the debut album from the Victoria, Australia-based project VESSEL, will be released on December 21. The CD features a guest appearance by British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) on five tracks, including the opening cut, "Werewolf", which can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. In addition to Bayley, "Introspective" features ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO: Video Interview Posted Online

Metal4 conducted an interview with former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno at the 2012 edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, which was held July 12-14 at Airport Ballenstedt in Harz, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. Due to a number of health issues, including a knee problem which will require surgery soon, ...

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SOLDIERFIELD: 'Leave You In Dirt' Video Released

"Leave You In Dirt", the new video from U.K. metallers SOLDIERFIELD, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's debut EP, "Bury The Ones We Love", which was released on October 29 via Metalbox Recordings. Drawing on influences from across the rock and metal spectrum, SOLDIERFIELD released an early demo track at the ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Audio Interview Posted Online

KASC The Blaze 1330 AM (web site) conducted an interview with guitarist Ville Friman of Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM. The chat is now available for streaming using the SoundCloud player below. "One For Sorrow", the new video from Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM, can be seen below. The song is the title ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Footage Of Entire Ukraine Concert Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley's entire November 3 performance at Liverpool in Donetsk, Ukraine can be seen in three parts below. Bayley is working on songs for a new classical EP with guitarist Thomas Zwijsen. The five-song effort will include a "full classical guitar arrangement" of the ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO: Footage Of Entire Ukraine Concert Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno's entire November 3 performance at Liverpool in Donetsk, Ukraine can be seen in three parts below. Due to a number of health issues, including a knee problem which will require surgery soon, Di'Anno announced in July that he will stop touring next year. In a ...

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WOLFSBANE: New Video Interview Posted Online

On October 25, reunited U.K. rockers WOLFSBANE were interviewed by Planet Mosh TV prior to their concert at the Relentless Garage in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. WOLFSBANE's new album, "Wolfsbane Save The World", was released earlier this year. The band — which features former IRON MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley, guitarist ...

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KRISIUN: New Audio Interview With MAX KOLESNE

KASC The Blaze 1330 AM (web site) conducted an interview with drummer Max Kolesne of Brazilian death metal veterans KRISIUN on October 29 in Tempe, Arizona during the band's North American tour with SEPTICFLESH and MELECHESH. The chat is now available for streaming using the SoundCloud player below. KRISIUN recently re-signed with Century ...

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IN FLAMES Bassist Interviewed In Phoenix (Audio)

KASC The Blaze 1330 AM (web site) conducted an interview with bassist Peter Iwers of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES on October 30 at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona during the band's North American tour with LAMB OF GOD. The chat is now available for streaming using the SoundCloud player below. Asked if IN ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Talks WOLFSBANE On U.K. Radio Station (Video)

On October 20, former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley was interviewed by Andy Coupland of 96.3fm Corby Radio, the U.K. radio station available in Corby, Northants and surrounding area. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. WOLFSBANE's new album, "Wolfsbane Save The World", was released earlier this year. The ...

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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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KUOLEMANLAAKSO: 'Minä Elän' Video Released

"Minä Elän" ("I Live"), the new Sami Jämsen-directed video from KUOLEMANLAAKSO — the Finnish band featuring members of CHAOSWEAVER, SWALLOW THE SUN and BARREN EARTH — can be seen below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Uljas Uusi Maailma" ("Brave New World"), which will be released on November 23 via Svart Records. Named ...

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AEROSMITH: Making Of 'Music From Another Dimension' Episode 5

On November 6, AEROSMITHSteven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass) and Joey Kramer (drums) — will release "Music From Another Dimension" on Columbia Records. It marks the band's 15th studio album and their first studio collection of all-new material in 11 years. The album was recorded in Los ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO To Return To U.S. In December

Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno will embark on a U.S. tour in late December. So far the following dates have been announced: Dec. 21 - Opera House - Oakland, CA Dec. 22 - Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR Dec. 23 - El Corazon - Seattle, WA Dec. 27 - Double Door - Chicago, IL ...

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KUOLEMANLAAKSO To Release Debut Album In November

Svart Records has set a November 23 release date for "Uljas Uusi Maailma" ("Brave New World"), the debut album from KUOLEMANLAAKSO, the Finnish band featuring members of CHAOSWEAVER, SWALLOW THE SUN and BARREN EARTH. Named after one of the lowest, driest, and hottest places on Earth, KUOLEMANLAAKSO ("Death Valley") was formed in the spring of ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Featured In New SINNERGOD Video

Vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) is featured in the new video from U.K. goth rock/industrial metal band SINNERGOD. The track "A Wonderful Life" comes off SINNERGOD's new EP, "Behind Every Corner", which will be released this Halloween. SINNERGOD performed a collaborative live performance with Blaze at Grand Central in Manchester on August 30 and ...

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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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BLAZE BAYLEY Collaborates With Guitarist CHRIS DECLERCQ: 'A Miracle Away' Now Available

"A Miracle Away", the collaboration between Los Angeles, California-based guitarist Chris Declercq and former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Blaze Bayley, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. Written, arranged and produced by Declercq, who handles both guitar and bass, the song also features longtime IRON MAIDEN touring keyboardist Michael Kenney and drummer David Moreno (BRUCE ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Guitarist THOMAS ZWIJSEN To Release 'Nylon Maiden' In January

Dutch classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen will release his album, "Nylon Maiden", on January 8, 2013. The CD contains 11 unique arrangements of IRON MAIDEN tracks on classical guitar. Additional musicians on the album are Anne Bakker (violin), Nathanael Taekema (drums), Tony Newton (bass; VOODOO SIX, bass) and Blaze Bayley (vocals; IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE). Zwijsen has ...

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RANDY RHOADS Birthday Tribute On 'Rockline' In December

Andrew Klein, co-author of the new book about legendary guitarist Randy Rhoads, simply entitled "Randy Rhoads", Randy's fiancée Jodi Raskin-Vigier and close friend Lori Hollen will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Wednesday, December 5 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak ...

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