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SOULFLY: Video Footage From BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SOULFLY's performance at this year's Brutal Assault festival, which took place August 9-11 at the Old Army Fortress Josefov in Jaromer, Czech Republic (Jaromer is situated 130 km east of Prague, 20km north from Hradec Kralove), has been posted at YouTube. Watch the clips below. As previously reported, SOULFLY has been ...

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CAGE Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

San Diego, California-based heavy metal band CAGE has parted ways with drummer Mikey Neil. Now the search is on for a new drummer to fill the big shows that Neil leaves behind. CAGE is currently seeking the ultimate heavy metal monster drummer that has the musical chops; looks; attitude, the ultimate double-bass drum kit and ...

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SEPULTURA Frontman Says Reunion Rumors Are Fueled By Greed

SEPULTURA frontman Derrick Green has dismissed persistent talk of a reunion of the band's classic lineup as "just rumors," insisting that the the only people who are constantly pushing for the reformation are music industry professionals who "wanna make a lot of money very fast." Speaking to a German radio station on August 1, 2007, ...

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SOULFLY's MAX CAVALERA: New Video Interview Available

Andreas Feuerstein of MusigReview.com spoke to SOULFLY/ex-SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera on Sunday (August 12) prior to SOULFLY's show at Event Center in Hohenems, Austria. Watch the 10-minute interview below. As previously reported, INFLIKTED — the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside vocalist Joe Duplantier (bass) ...

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SOULFLY: New MAX CAVALERA Video Interview Available

Sziget.hu has uploaded a three-part video interview with SOULFLY/ex-SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera conducted yesterday (Thursday, August 10) prior to SOULFLY's appearance at the Sziget Festival in Budapest, Hungary. Watch the interview footage below. As previously reported, INFLIKTED — the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer is 'Stunned' By Canada's UNEXPECT

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy has posted the following message on his official forum: "WOW... I am speechless!!! (well, almost...) I just got turned onto this INSANE band from Canada [called UNEXPECT] and their last CD 'In a Flesh Aquarium'. They are pretty indescribable... Kind of in the vein of MR. BUNGLE, SPASTIC INK, ESTRADASPHERE, ...

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MOTÖRHEAD, PANTERA, KREATOR, MORBID ANGEL Members Pay Tribute To MAX CAVALERA

Brazil's Roadie Crew (web site) and Argentina's Jedbangers (web site) magazines recently collaborated on a very special story on SOULFLY/ex-SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera. In addition to arranging a lengthy interview with Max conducted by Thiago Sarkis and Fernando Ibáñez, the two publications invited several world-renowned musicians who witnessed and/or toured with ...

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JADED HEART: New Album Samples Available

Frontiers Records has set an October 19 European release date for the new album from German melodic hard rock masters JADED HEART, entitled "Sinister Mind". According to a press release, "the sound on the album is definitely heavier and more in your face, still keeping intact the elements that has created the recognizable and well-known ...

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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA's New Band To Perform At D-LOW MEMORIAL Concert In Arizona

INFLIKTED, the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside vocalist Joe Duplantier (bass) of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA and SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has been confirmed for the 11th annual D-Low Memorial concert, set to take place August 31 at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona. ...

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ASHES OF YOUR ENEMY Filming 'Surrender' Video

Crash Music has announced that New Jersey Metal act ASHES OF YOUR ENEMY has begin shooting a video for the track "Surrender" in New York with director Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED, BURY YOUR DEAD, SWORN ENEMY). "Surrender" comes off the bands upcoming debut album, "The Undying", due out on October 9. The CD was recorded ...

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FAIRYLAND Members Quit

Keyboardist Philippe Giordana of the French symphonic metal band FAIRYLAND has issued the following update: "Anthony [Parker; guitar], Vincent [Kreyder; drums], Tom [Cesario; guitar, bass] and Max [Leclercq; vocals] have decided to leave FAIRYLAND and go on with their own project. The reasons for their departure have not been clearly expressed, and the way they ...

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BLACK MARKET HERO: More Music Posted Online

BLACK MARKET HERO, the band featuring members of FLAW and 40 BELOW SUMMER, has posted 10 more recent and previously unreleased tracks along with ringtones on their MySpace page. The full-length tracks have been appropriately titled the "Demo Collection." They are also available through www.isounds.com. BLACK MARKET HERO has been busy writing and ...

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Reunited SACRED REICH Performs In London; Photos, Review Available

Reunited Arizona thrashers SACRED REICH played their first European show last night (Sunday, July 29) at The Scala in London, England. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. The American Way 02. Administrative Decisions 03. Violent Solutions 04. Love…Hate 05. Ignorance 06. Crimes Against Humanity 07. Who’s to Blame 08. State of Emergency 09. One ...

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SOULFLY's MARC RIZZO Posts Two New Solo Tracks

SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has added two more songs from his upcoming solo album "The Ultimate Devotion", which is due on July 31 through Shrapnel Records in the U.S. and Mascot Records throughout Europe. You can hear "The Riddle of Steel" and "Angelina Song" as well as the previously released vocal track "All for Nothing" ...

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DREAM THEATER Energized By New Label

Larry D. Curtis of Deseret Morning News recently conducted an interview with DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy. The quintet is touring to support its new album "Systematic Chaos" on a brand-new label, Roadrunner Records. And Portnoy — a driving force behind DREAM THEATER since it formed in 1985 in Boston at the Berklee ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Lifting Shadows' Book Details Revealed

London, England-based publisher Essential Works will release "Lifting Shadows – The Authorized Story of Dream Theater" in luxury format via the company's web site sometime before Christmas. Please be aware that this book will not be available in high street shops or other online retailers. The book can ONLY be ordered via the Essential Works ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist RIZZO Schedules CD-Release Party

SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has scheduled a record-release party for his new album, "The Ultimate Devotion", on July 31 at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California. All MI students are welcome, plus Rizzo's publicist be giving away 75 pairs of free tickets to the public. To win a pair of free tickets, just write to ...

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SACRED REICH Confirmed For D-LOW MEMORIAL Concert

Reunited Arizona thrashers SACRED REICH have been confirmed for the 11th annual D-Low Memorial concert, set to take place August 31 at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona. The billing for the event is shaping up as follows: SOULFLY SACRED REICH CAR BOMB SIOP HERE LIES TREACHERY TALE OF A MASSACRE The D-Low show is ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Systematic Chaos' Available On Double Vinyl

Roadrunner Records U.K. has released DREAM THEATER's latest album, "Systematic Chaos", on limited double vinyl. DREAM THEATER's video for the song "Constant Motion" has been posted on YouTube. The track comes off "Systematic Chaos", which has sold 69,000 copies in the United States since its June 5 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Holland's ...

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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA Launch MySpace page

The new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside vocalist Joe Duplantier (bass) of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA and SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has launched its official MySpace page. Tentatively dubbed INFLIKTED (a name which may or may not stick due to countless bands that ...

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BEATALLICA: New Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted Jaymz Lennfield, Grg Hammetson, Kliff McBurtney, and Ringo Larz of BEATALLICA. Topics include their new album, "Sgt. Hetfield's Motorbreath Pub Band", THE BEATLES, METALLICA, Lars Ulrich, DREAM THEATER and Mike Portnoy. Additional podcast topics include GUNS N' ROSES, OVERLOADED, ...

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JADED HEART Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

German melodic metal masters JADED HEART are putting finishing touches to their brand new studio opus, entitled "Sinister Mind". The band welcomes on board for the first official recording session the new guitar player Peter Ostros. He contributed to the songwriting of the new record and brought a lot of fresh new ideas on the ...

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