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ANTHRAX Guitarist Reveals Favorite Albums Of 2007

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has revealed his top albums of 2007 in the latest installment of his regular column on SuicideGirls.com (dubbed "Scott Ian's Food Coma"). They are as follows: 01. MACHINE HEAD - "The Blackening" 02. MASTODON - "Blood Mountain" 03. HEAVEN AND HELL - "Live At Radio City" 04. EVERY TIME I DIE ...

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PARADISE LOST Performs 'Gothic' In Springfield; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of UK gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST performing the song "Gothic" during their headlining set Sunday night (November 18) at Jaxx in Springfield, Virginia can be viewed below (courtesy of servantofthebones). PARADISE LOST filmed the newest promotional video for the "In Requiem" album, for the song "Unreachable", on November 6 at Woodland ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Answers 'Frequently Asked Questions'

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian recently answered several "frequently asked questions" via his MySpace page: Q: "Elect The Dead" [is] your first album released since SYSTEM OF A DOWN went on a hiatus in 2006. What was it like to make an album on your own? Tankian: I've wanted to make a solo ...

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LINKIN PARK, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, SERJ TANKIAN Confirmed For 'Almost Acoustic Christmas'

According to The Orange County Register, modern-rock mainstay LINKIN PARK, Tom DeLonge's ANGELS & AIRWAVES, veteran punk act BAD RELIGION and Huntington Beach's AVENGED SEVENFOLD are among the acts who will take part in the first night of KROQ's annual Almost Acoustic Christmas shows at Gibson Amphitheatre. The concerts, often the most coveted events of ...

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Leaked Demos From SYSTEM OF A DOWN Side Project Not Legit

The Pulse of Radio reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN side project SCARS ON BROADWAY, which features guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan, has posted a message at its official web site claiming that material that has surfaced online in the guise of "demos" from the band are not legitimate recordings. The post said, "Lately, ...

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PARADISE LOST Films 'Unreachable' Video

UK gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST filmed the newest promotional video for the "In Requiem" album, for the song "Unreachable", on Tuesday, November 6 at Woodland Hills, Sherman Oaks, Glendale and Malibu, California. The clip was directed by Diran Noubar of Karmantra/Kayane Productions, who directed the soon-to-be-released "Over the Madness" documentary about PARADISE LOST, as ...

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'Talking Metal On Fuse' To Premiere Next Week

Fuse, the national music television network, has green-lighted "Talking Metal on Fuse", a one-hour pilot that brings the number-one heavy metal/hard rock podcast on iTunes to television. Hosted by Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy — the ultimate metal geeks and hard rock aficionados — the show provides a unique perspective and insider's view into the ...

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EVANESCENCE, TRIVIUM, EVERY TIME I DIE Members Talk Halloween

Altitude TV has posted the Halloween edition of its "Metalogy" program featuring interviews with EVANESCENCE, TRIVIUM, EVERY TIME I DIE, NORMA JEAN, UNDEROATH and DROID and more on their best Halloween moments and costumes. Watch the two-minute clip below. SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian told The Pulse of Radio the best idea for ...

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SERJ TANKIAN On 'Tavis Smiley'; Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian was a guest recently on the late-night television talk show "Tavis Smiley" on PBS. Watch a four-minute excerpt from the interview below. Serj Tankian's solo debut, "Elect the Dead", sold 66,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 4 ...

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KORN, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DISTURBED Singers Talk Halloween Plans

The Pulse of Radio reports: Wednesday (October 31) is Halloween, one of the biggest and most increasingly popular holidays on the calendar. The day is normally filled with costumes, parties, haunted houses, horror movies, trick-or-treating and all kinds of spooky and entertaining events and activities, and we asked several of our favorite musicians how they'll ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Covers THE BEATLES' 'Girl'; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian performing a cover of THE BEATLES' "Girl" on October 22, 2007 at The Granada Theater in Dallas, Texas can be viewed below. In a recent interview with Live Daily, Serj was asked which covers was going to be performing on his current tour. "One ...

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SERJ TANKIAN On Fuse TV's 'The Sauce'; Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian was a guest on Fuse TV's "The Sauce" on October 11. Watch the eight-minute segment below. Serj Tankian's first solo album, "Elect the Dead" was released this past Tuesday (October 23). Tankian says that the CD is the result of years of songwriting, during which the singer composed ...

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NINE INCH NAILS' REZNOR Releasing Album Online

The Pulse of Radio reports: NINE INCH NAILS frontman Trent Reznor is releasing the new album from hip-hop poet Saul Williams as a digital release, letting fans either download it for free or pay five dollars. Titled "The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggyy Tardust", the record will be available for download starting on November ...

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SERJ TANKIAN's Home Has Close Brush With California Fires

The Pulse of Radio reports: Serj Tankian is one of many artists and celebrities who has a home in the Southern California area that is currently endangered by massive fires, and told a Seattle radio station on Tuesday (October 23) that his area was under orders to evacuate. But Tankian arrived in California on Wednesday ...

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Elect the Dead - SERJ TANKIAN

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian is the first to break the band's self-imposed hiatus with his debut solo album, "Elect the Dead", and the most immediate and welcome thing is that the record, of course, is free of the overbearing, whiny vocals of SYSTEM guitarist Daron Malakian, whose apparent need to take more ...

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SERJ TANKIAN With WYCLEF JEAN; Audio Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian recently teamed up with Wyclef Jean on a track called "Riot" for the ex-THE FUGEES member's forthcoming offering, "Carnival II: Memoirs of an Immigrant", which is due December 4. "He sent me the track and said, 'Check it out, and let me know what you think and if ...

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