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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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GOJIRA Frontman Issues Update On MAX/IGOR CAVALERA Project

Guitarist/vocalist Joe Duplantier of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA will play bass on the debut CD from the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max and Igor Cavalera. Recordings for the album began this past weekend in Los Angeles with producers Dirty Icon (Logan Mader [ex-MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY] and Lucas Banker). A late 2007 ...

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MANOWAR's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL To Be Held Annually

At last weekend's (July 6-7) Magic Circle Festival in Bad Arolsen, Germany, bassist Joey DeMaio of MANOWAR — who organized the event — reportedly announced that the festival will be held annually from now on. On the first day of next year's gathering, MANOWAR will sign as much stuff as they can and will give ...

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DREAM THEATER: Spanish Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER has announced two Spanish dates in November: Nov. 2 - Barcelona, Spain - Palau Olimpic De Badalona Nov. 03 - Barcelona, Spain - La Cubierta A complete list of DREAM THEATER's upcoming European shows can be found at this location. A 15-minute audio interview with DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, conducted ...

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SOULFLY Drummer Checks In

SOULFLY drummer Joe Nunez has sent along this update from Chicago, where he is working, playing, resting, and preparing for the band's next album: "This summer I've been working construction and rehearsing with my side project SLAMPEDE. Our new singer/guitar player, Kevin Kowalski, is the latest addition to our band and we've been shredding ever ...

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