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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer And Ex-PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Guitarist: Entire 'The Uprising' EP Available For Streaming

"The Uprising", the six-song EP from former SUPERJOINT RITUAL and PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS guitarist Marzi Montazeri and ex-JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens, can be streamed below. Released on June 23 via Montazeri's recently launched Crunchy Western Records, the effort was recorded at Matherne Studios by Kevin Matherne in ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer And Ex-PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Guitarist Release 'A Monster Within' Song

Former SUPERJOINT RITUAL and PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS guitarist Marzi Montazeri has joined forces with ex-JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens to record a six-song EP, "The Uprising". Due on June 23 via Montazeri's recently launched Crunchy Western Records, the effort was recorded at Matherne Studios by Kevin Matherne in ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Joins Forces With Ex-PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Guitarist

Former SUPERJOINT RITUAL and PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS guitarist Marzi Montazeri has joined forces with ex-JUDAS PRIEST and ICED EARTH singer Tim "Ripper" Owens to record a six-song EP, "The Uprising". Due on June 23 via Montazeri's recently launched Crunchy Western Records, the effort was recorded at Matherne Studios by Kevin Matherne in ...

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Reunited Original Lineup Of EXCITER Hopes To Release New Studio Album In 2017

Kevin McGowan of the "Shortlife" podcast recently conducted an interview with guitarist John Ricci of veteran Canadian metallers EXCITER. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the reunion of the original EXCITER lineup — Ricci, drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler and bassist ...

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Video: Reunited Original Lineup Of EXCITER Performs In Montreal

Video footage of the reunited original lineup of Canadian thrash metal pioneers EXCITER — guitarist John Ricci, drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler and bassist Allan Johnson — performing on March 18 at Foufounes Électriques in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below. Speaking to the "Talking Metal" podcast in 2014, Ricci stated about how he mended fences ...

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Anvil is Anvil - ANVIL

God bless ANVIL. Like RAVEN, GRAVE DIGGER, U.D.O. and EXCITER, under-the-radar bands, ANVIL continues to spread its ball-busting metal legacy, and cultivate its devoted cult audience. They all just won't die, no matter how much you expect them to. It's already coming on a decade since ANVIL began shooting their acclaimed and impossibly successful ...

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BLOOD FEAST Signs With HELLS HEADBANGERS

BLOOD FEAST has inked a deal with Hells Headbangers for the release of the band's third full-length album, "The Future State Of Wicked". Fans old and new will not be disappointed, as much of the new effort is reminiscent of the "holy trinity" of releases from the band's early days — "Kill For Pleasure" (1987), ...

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DESTRUCTOR To Debut New Lineup At WJCU Benefit Concert

The new lineup of '80s Cleveland thrash metal legends DESTRUCTOR will make its live debut during the WJCU 2015 Radiothon Benefit Concert, set to take place on February 7 at the Maple Grove in Cleveland, Ohio. DESTRUCTOR's 2015 lineup: Overkill - Vocals/Guitar Annihilator - Guitar Hammer - Bass Flammable - Drums DESTRUCTOR's co-founding member and ...

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Original EXCITER Lineup Reunites

Guitarist John Ricci of Canadian thrash metal pioneers EXCITER has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Great news to all EXCITER fans worldwide: myself and original [EXCITER] members Dan Beehler [drums, vocals] and Allan Johnson [bass] have officially reunited! We intend [on] performing our bone-crushing, neck-snapping speed metal in as many countries that will have ...

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Founding EXCITER Guitarist JOHN RICCI Retires From Music Business

Pioneering Canadian thrashers EXCITER have released the following statement: "It is with a heavy heart that EXCITER announces the departure of guitarist John Ricci. "After 30 ass-kicking years in the music business, John has decided to retire, leaving longtime members Rik Charron (drums), Clammy (bass), and Kenny Winter (vocals) to carry on the EXCITER legacy. ...

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HELLION To Release 'To Hellion And Back' 2-Disc Anthology In April

Los Angeles-based female-fronted metallers HELLION have inked a contract with London-based HNE/Cherry Red Records. The first of three HELLION albums set for release this year is a 2-disc anthology titled "To Hellion And Back", which will be released on April 1, and the first 1,000 copies will be autographed by the band's singer, Ann Boleyn. ...

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Canada's IVORY KNIGHT Announces Reunion

Canadian classic metal band IVORY KNIGHT has announced its reunion after eight-year break. The band is currently in rehearsals and intends to return to the live stage first before deciding on whether or not to resume writing and recording. IVORY KNIGHT's second full-length album, titled "Unconscience", was released in January 2005. The CD was mixed ...

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