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DREAM THEATER Announces North American Tour Dates

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER will release their new album, "A Dramatic Turn Of Events", on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. The CD, which marks the recorded debut of new drummer Mike Mangini, will be made available in the standard version; a special edition CD/DVD set will include "The Spirit Carries On" a 60-minute movie ...

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DREAM THEATER: Footage From U.K.'s HIGH VOLTAGE Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER performing on July 24, 2011 at the High Voltage festival in Victoria Park, London, England can be seen below. "A Dramatic Turn Of Events", the much-anticipated new album from DREAM THEATER, which marks new drummer Mike Mangini's recorded debut, will be released on September 13 via ...

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DREAM THEATER: First Image Of 'A Dramatic Turn Of Events' Deluxe Collector's Edition Box Set

"A Dramatic Turn Of Events", the much-anticipated album from progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER, which marks new drummer Mike Mangini's recorded debut, will be released on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. The "A Dramatic Turn Of Events" deluxe collector's edition exclusive pre-order box set includes the following: * "A Dramatic Turn Of Events" album * ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'A Dramatic Turn Of Events' Deluxe Collector's Edition Box Set Detailed

"A Dramatic Turn Of Events", the much-anticipated album from progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER, which marks new drummer Mike Mangini's recorded debut, will be released on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. The "A Dramatic Turn Of Events" deluxe collector's edition exclusive pre-order box set includes the following: * "A Dramatic Turn Of Events" album * ...

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AS I LAY DYING Guitarist Launches NOMAD CLOTHING

Phil Sgrosso, guitarist of the Grammy-nominated metal band AS I LAY DYING, has just unveiled his latest project, Nomad Clothing. The clothing line is geared for a complete launch this spring. Commented Sgrosso: "The time has come to let everyone know about a new project I've been working on. I've recently started up Nomad Clothing, ...

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EXES FOR EYES Signs With YEAR OF THE SUN RECORDS

EXES FOR EYES, the new project featuring vocalist "Big" James Arsenian from ENDAST and Dave Sheldon, former bassist of ANNIHILATOR and MAN WITH TARGET, has inked a deal with Year Of The Sun Records for the release of its upcoming debut album, "The Amsler Grid". A spring release is expected. "We've been eager to have ...

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STONE SOUR: 'Hesitate' Video Officially Released

"Hesitate", the new video from STONE SOUR — the band featuring SLIPKNOT members Corey Taylor (vocals) and Jim Root (guitar) — can be viewed below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). The clip was filmed on September 20 in Los Angeles with director Paul Brown (JACK WHITE/ALICIA KEYS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, JOHN MAYER) and directing collective ...

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STONE SOUR: 'Hesitate' Video Released

"Hesitate", the new video from STONE SOUR — the band featuring SLIPKNOT members Corey Taylor (vocals) and Jim Root (guitar) — can be viewed below. (UPDATE: The clip that was apparently prematurely leaked to YouTube is not the "final" version and it has since been removed by the group's record label, Roadrunner Records.) The clip ...

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LIFE AS A GHOST Signs With EULOGY RECORDINGS

Long Island, New York-based post-hardcore band LIFE AS A GHOST — which consists of former members of BELA KISS, DR. ACULA and THE WORLD WE KNEW — has inked a deal with Eulogy Recordings. The group will enter the studio in January with producer Eliot Gellar (THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD, MOVING MOUNTAINS) to ...

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OZZFEST 2010: Set Times For Kick-Off Show Revealed

Ozzfest is back and fans aren't the only ones excited about it — this year's performers are pumped up, as illustrated by the quotes below. Launching Saturday, August 14 in San Bernardino, California — the birthplace of the first Ozzfest in 1996 — this year's tour will include main stage artists OZZY OSBOURNE, MÖTLEY CRÜE, ...

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AIRBOURNE Confirmed For U.K.'s HARD ROCK HELL IV

Australian hard rockers AIRBOURNE will headline the Hard Rock Hell IV festival on Friday, December 3. The event will take place December 4-5 at Prestatyn Sands, North Wales. Hard Rock Hell promoter John Davis said: "We are pleased to have AIRBOURNE complete our Friday night lineup. They are an exceptional live act and we have ...

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Ex-BROKEN HOPE Guitarist: DEBBIE ABONO Was 'This Angel Who Helped Us Out So Much'

Former BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner has released the following message regarding the passing of Debbie Abono, a well-respected and much-loved manager and promotional machine behind some of San Francisco Bay Area's strongest metal bands (POSSESSED, FORBIDDEN, EXODUS, VIO-LENCE, SKINLAB): "I was bummed to hear about Debbie Abono — manager extraordinaire — passing away. "I ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE: Audio Samples Of Entire New Album Available

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE will release their fourth album, "Paradogma", on March 30 via Unique Leader Records. The CD cover art was created by Gyula Havancsàk, who has previously worked with such acts as ANNIHILATOR and DESTRUCTION. "Paradogma" was recorded at 16th Cellar studios in Rome with producer Stefano Morabito and was mastered ...

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RON JARZOMBEK Discusses BLOTTED SCIENCE Project

The Spinelanguage blog recently conducted an interview with acclaimed guitarist Ron Jarzombek (BLOTTED SCIENCE, WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Spinelanguage: Before BLOTTED SCIENCE, a lot of metal fans didn't know who Ron Jarzombek was. Sure, they might have seen a few guitarists mention you or WATCHTOWER ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE: Another New Song Available For Streaming

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE will release their fourth album, "Paradogma", on March 30 via Unique Leader Records. The CD cover art was created by Gyula Havancsàk, who has previously worked with such acts as ANNIHILATOR and DESTRUCTION. "Paradogma" was recorded at 16th Cellar studios in Rome with producer Stefano Morabito and was mastered ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE: New Album Details Revealed

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE will release their fourth album, "Paradogma", on March 30 via Unique Leader Records. The CD cover art was created by Gyula Havancsàk, who has previously worked with such acts as ANNIHILATOR and DESTRUCTION. "Paradogma" was recorded at 16th Cellar studios in Rome with producer Stefano Morabito and was mastered ...

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