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Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic - THE OCEAN

It's been five years since THE OCEAN's last LP, and three since the group appeared on the "Transcendental" split EP with MONO. Brainiac post-metalheads rejoice, for THE OCEAN COLLECTIVE (best known simply as THE OCEAN) is back, releasing the first of a proposed two-album project, "Phanerozoic", intended to drop conceptually between 2007's "Precambrian" and 2010's ...

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AMON AMARTH: 'Raise Your Horns' Performance Video From 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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AMON AMARTH: Third Trailer For 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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Nex Nihil - HACAVITZ

There is a distinct dark energy that seems inherent to Latino extreme metal bands. The sonic stench emanating from the coffin is arguably more pungent and bleaker than the sounds born from the dark hearts and souls of metal musicians from many other regions. SHUB NIGGURATH, CENOTAPH, THE CHASM and DISGORGE—not to be confused with ...

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DISTURBED Singer Explains Decision To Remove Chin Piercings: 'It Felt Weird Walking Around Like A 45-Year-Old Hot Topic Kid'

In a brand new interview with Germany's Deutsche Welle, DISTURBED singer David Draiman spoke about his decision to finally remove his signature double labret vertical piercings, the long hook- or talon-shaped decoration that came down over his chin. "They're kind of a pain in the butt, to be honest," Draiman said about the ...

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AMON AMARTH: 'Twilight Of The Thunder God' Performance Clip From 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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AMON AMARTH: Second Trailer For 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: Video Of Santander, Spain Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of Yngwie Malmsteen's September 21 performance at Escenario Santander in Santander, Spain can be seen below. Yngwie will take part in the 2018 edition of the "Generation Axe" tour alongside Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi. Beginning on November 7 at the Fox Theater in Oakland, California, the run ...

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AMON AMARTH Reveals Details Of New Documentary And Live Albums, 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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Unbroken - TOKYO BLADE

TOKYO BLADE is one of the special bands that comprise the highly esteemed NWOBHM scene. The act initially formed in the late seventies—previously using the monikers WHITE DIAMOND, KILLER and GENGHIS KHAN—and aside from two extended periods of inactivity following disbanding, the band has been kicking out the heavy metal jams for almost 30 years. ...

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KORN Singer's Wife, DEVEN DAVIS, Dead At 39

According to TMZ, KORN frontman Jonathan Davis's estranged wife died earlier today. Deven Davis was only 39 years old. A Davis family representative confirmed the report, saying in a statement: "The Davis family is brokenhearted over the devastating loss of Deven Davis. We ask that you respect their privacy — and the privacy ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD Releases Eerie New Music Video For 'Devils Be Damned'

Cleveland, Ohio-based metal veterans MUSHROOMHEAD will release their new DVD, "Volume III" — the follow-up "Volume 1" (2005) and "Volume 2" (2008) — tomorrow, August 17. The DVD features over 90 minutes of new material, including stunning new music videos, backstage antics, and exclusive never-seen-before content. Following up on their terrifying, cinema-quality music video for ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD Drummer On Band's Longevity: 'We Still Don't Know How We're Getting Away With It'

"Bods Mayhem Hour" recently conducted an interview with drummer Steve "Skinny" Felton and vocalist Jason "J Mann" Popson of Cleveland, Ohio-based metallers MUSHROOMHEAD about their new "Volume III" DVD. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether it has gotten more difficult to release DVDs now ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist ERIC PETERSON Says New DRAGONLORD Album 'Dominion' Is Like A Glorified Solo Project

Alex Haber of Heavy New York recently conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On TESTAMENT's current support slot on SLAYER's "farewell" tour: Eric: "It's going great. Well, BEHEMOTH was on the first run ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: Video Of Houston Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of Yngwie Malmsteen's August 2 performance at the Proof Rooftop Lounge in Houston, Texas can be seen below. Yngwie will take part in the 2018 edition of the "Generation Axe" tour alongside Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi. Beginning on November 7 at the Fox Theater in Oakland, California, ...

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LUCIFER's JOHANNA SADONIS On Retro Rock Image: 'Nobody Wants To See BLACK SABBATH In Jogging Pants And Sneakers'

Kyle McGinn of Dead Rhetoric recently conducted an interview with frontwoman Johanna Sadonis and multi-instrumentalist Nicke Andersson (also of ENTOMBED and THE HELLACOPTERS fame) of heavy rockers LUCIFER. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. Dead Rhetoric: Given the reworking of members after "I", did you view this as a chance to ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's Advice To Aspiring Musicians: 'Don't Give A S**t What Other People Say'

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen took part in a performance and question-and-answer session at Sweetwater's 17th annual GearFest, which was held June 22-23 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. You can now watch video footage of his appearance below. Asked what advice he would give to aspiring musicians who are looking to follow in his footsteps, Yngwie ...

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