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SOULFLY Live In Chile: Video Available

A video clip of SOULFLY performing the song "Prophecy" in Santiago, Chile on April 21 has been posted online at YouTube. SOULFLY is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Dark Ages", available now on Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Prophecy" was produced by mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed ...

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UNBURIED: New Demo Tracks Posted Online

St. Louis, Missouri-based extreme metal band UNBURIED has posted the tracks "Law of Retaliation" and "Blasphemy Through Dismal Actions" on its MySpace page. The songs mark the singing debut of guitarist Dreathus Harris, who recently took over as the group's frontman following the departure of Justin Tombed. On the subject of his vocal ...

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AEON In Recording Mode; Video Available

Sweden's AEON has entered Empire Studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2005's "Bleeding the False" (Unique Leader), due later in the year via Metal Blade Records. The CD will be mixed at Unisound Studio by Dan Swanö. A short video clip of the band in the studio recording the new CD has been posted ...

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DREAM THEATER: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER has announced more dates for its upcoming U.S. tour, which is scheduled to kick off late July. Support at all shows will come from REDEMPTION (the Los Angeles-based progressive metal band led by guitarist/songwriter Nicolas van Dyk and featuring vocal legend Ray Alder of FATES WARNING) and Canada's INTO ETERNITY. So far the ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL Issues 'Diamond Unlocked' Update

German guitarist AXEL RUDI PELL has issued the following update: "We're in the middle of the recordings of our cover record and it all sounds really cool. Drums, bass, keyboards and rhythm guitars are done. We just started with the recording of the lead guitars and the lead vocals, which will also be done very ...

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SOULFLY: New Song 'After The Slaughter' Available May 1

SOULFLY's official web site has been updated with the following message: "SOULFLY's mainman Max Cavalera is soon coming up with his new recording premiere. In just two weeks, on Tuesday, May 1, 2007, he will release his is latest work is a piece of art created in his aggressive-metal home factory directly to you as ...

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THE ACTUAL To Support VELVET REVOLVER On U.S. Dates

Los Angeles power trio THE ACTUAL, which is signed to Softdrive Records, the label headed up by VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland's (ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), has been confirmed as the support act on VELVET REVOLVER's U.S. tour in May. The dates are as follows: May 03 - Los Angeles, CA - Avalon May 05 - ...

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UNBURIED Forges On As Trio

St. Louis, Missouri-based extreme metal band UNBURIED has parted ways with vocalist Justin Tombed. "There are no hard feelings or bad blood, we will remain brothers beyond the grave," commented guitarist Dreathus Harris. "Instead of finding a new frontman we have taken the initiative to move on as a trio, we work more efficiently and ...

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The Life Burns Tour - APOCALYPTICA

Every time the opportunity arises to listen to APOCALYPTICA I can be heard muttering something about having immense respect for the metal-by-way-of-cello group, but not having the patience for it. Then I listen to it and wonder what the hell I was thinking. The band's renditions of tunes by the likes of (vintage) METALLICA are ...

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SOULFLY Mainman Discusses Upcoming Album

For the past month, SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera has been holed up inside his home in Arizona writing songs for the band's next album, recording demos, and letting his creativity flow. The following question-and-answer session with Max was posted on the group's official web site, SoulflyWeb.com: Q: So, Max, how have you been ...

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STURCH Signs With SWELL CREEK RECORDS

German modern hard rock act STURCH has inked a deal with Swell Creek Records. The label is going to release the band's debut album, "Beauty, Anger & Agression" in September 2007. The first single, "Bless Me with Patience", can be downloaded from the band's MySpace page. STURCH is: Dennis Wendig (Vocals) Mario Evers ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Issues Update On SOFTDRIVE RECORDS

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland's (ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS) has issued the following update on his record label, Softdrive Records: "Since I last spoke to you all, we have signed a new artist, SOMETHING TO BURN. This will be a great musical partnership. The band is very independent; they have been filming and creating their own ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL Announces Title For 'Covers' CD

German guitar hero AXEL RUDI PELL has set "Diamonds Unlocked" as the title of his upcoming "covers" album, due in September/October via SPV Records. Recording sessions for the effort will begin on April 2. Commented Pell: "We will record 11 songs, ten cover versions and one self-written intro. I saw a few song suggestions from ...

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AEON Prepares To Record New Album

Sweden's AEON has issued the following update: "We are now gearing up to hit the studio this weekend to start recording the follow-up to 2005 Unique Leader release 'Bleeding the False'. 12 new songs of pure hatred are about to be put on tape and it feels fucking great. We will be pushing that red ...

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DREAM THEATER: First Date Of U.S. Headlining Tour Announced

DREAM THEATER has announced the first date of its upcoming U.S. headlining tour. It is as follows: July 27 - Gibson Amphitheater - Los Angeles, CA Opening acts have yet to be confirmed. DREAM THEATER recently joined forces with Roadrunner Records on a new deal. The prog-leaning group's label debut, "Systematic Chaos", will arrive in ...

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DREAM THEATER: European Tour Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER has announced the following European tour dates: Jun. 03 - Gods Of Metal Festival - Milan, Italy Jun. 09 - Newcastle City Hall - Newcastle, England (headlining show) Jun. 10 - Download Festival - Donington Park, England Jun. 17 - Fields Of Rock Festival - Biddinghuizen, Netherlands Jun. 22 - Plaza de Toros ...

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MEGADETH, BUCKCHERRY, SHADOWS FALL, DREAM THEATER Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

MEGADETH, BUCKCHERRY, SHADOWS FALL, DREAM THEATER and TURBONEGRO have been confirmed for the Download festival, set to take place June 8-10 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BOWLING FOR SOUP BRING ME THE HORIZON BUCKCHERRY DEVIL DRIVER DIMMU BORGIR DRAGONFORCE DREAM THEATER ENTER SHIKARI EVANESCENCE ...

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