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WARREL DANE Talks Next SANCTUARY Album, Performing NEVERMORE's 'Dead Heart' And Second Solo LP

Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with SANCTUARY and NEVERMORE singer Warrel Dane on October 10 at The Triple Rock in Minneapolis, Minnesota a during SANCTUARY's current North American tour. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the ...

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Legendary MERCYFUL FATE Guitarists MICHAEL DENNER And HANK SHERMANN: 'Satan's Tomb' Title Track Streaming

Michael Denner and Hank Shermann, the original Danish guitar players of MERCYFUL FATE's legendary "Melissa" and "Don't Break the Oath" albums, have created a new classic in the forthcoming EP "Satan's Tomb", coming on October 2 via Metal Blade Records. These songs were crafted with the MERCYFUL FATE worldwide legion of fans at the forefront ...

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Video Premiere: SANCTUARY's 'Existence Fading'

"Existence Fading", the new video from SANCTUARY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's comeback album, "The Year The Sun Died", which was released in October 2014 via Century Media. Recorded in Seattle at Soundhouse Studios with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SOULFLY, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE), the CD features 11 ...

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Legendary MERCYFUL FATE Guitarists MICHAEL DENNER And HANK SHERMANN: 'Satan's Tomb' EP Artwork, Trailer

Michael Denner and Hank Shermann, the original Danish guitar players of MERCYFUL FATE's legendary "Melissa" and "Don't Break the Oath" albums, have created a new classic in the forthcoming EP "Satan's Tomb", coming on October 2 via Metal Blade Records. These songs were crafted with the MERCYFUL FATE worldwide legion of fans at the forefront ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING Joins KING DIAMOND On Stage In Mansfield To Perform MERCYFUL FATE Classic

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King joined KING DIAMOND on stage on July 25 at the Mansfield, Massachusetts stop of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival to perform the MERCYFUL FATE classic "Evil". Fan-filmed video footage of Kerry's appearance can be seen below. Kerry King has previously stated that he and fellow original SLAYER guitarist Jeff ...

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WARREL DANE Wouldn't Make New NEVERMORE Album Without JEFF LOOMIS

On May 23, Ronny Bittner of Rock Hard magazine conducted an interview with vocalist Warrel Dane and guitarist Lenny Rutledge of the reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY at the Rock Hard Festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about SANCTUARY's latest addition, guitarist Nick Cordle (ex-ARCH ENEMY, ARSIS), who ...

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GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS Featuring Former NEVERMORE, GOD FORBID Members: Debut Album Out Now

GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS, the melodic progressive metal group featuring lead guitarist Matt Wicklund (GOD FORBID, HIMSA, WARREL DANE), drummer Van Williams (NEVERMORE, ASHES OF ARES, PURE SWEET HELL) and vocalist Adōn Fanion, funded its brand new self-titled debut album through a successful Kickstarter fan campaign launched last year. Now, the group is pleased to announce ...

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WARREL DANE: 'NEVERMORE Is Not Dead'

Iza Rodrigues of Menina Headbanger has produced a documentary about NEVERMORE/SANCTUARY singer Warrel Dane's recent Brazilian tour. The report on the "Dead Heart In A Dead World" 15th-anniversary Brazilian trek was recorded in São Paulo and São José dos Campos and can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ...

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SANCTUARY: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Zagreb Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of SANCTUARY's March 11 performance at Tvornica Kulture in Zagreb, Croatia can be seen below. SANCTUARY's European tour started with a very special headline show in London before they joined the mighty OVERKILL for a run of mainland shows. The trek will end with two headlining gigs in Greece. SANCTUARY recently parted ...

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Former MERCYFUL FATE Members HANK SHERMANN, MICHAEL DENNER Tap SNOWY SHAW For Debut Album

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw, who has played with such legendary bands as MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND, THERION, DIMMU BORGIR, MEMENTO MORI, DREAM EVIL, NOTRE DAME and SABATON, has finished laying down drums on the debut album from DENNER/SHERMANN, the new project featuring MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Michael Denner and Hank Shermann. Regarding how the idea for ...

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SANCTUARY Interviewed On HEAVY METAL TELEVISION (Video)

Jaime' En Fuego of Heavy Metal Television conducted an interview with vocalist Warrel Dane and guitarist Lenny Rutledge of the reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY on Novemebr 21, 2014 in Mesa, Arizona. You can now watch the chat below. SANCTUARY's comeback album, "The Year The Sun Died", was released in October 2014 via Century ...

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The Year the Sun Died - SANCTUARY

To everything, turn, turn, turn as THE BYRDS once sang and while that's hardly a metal tune, the sentiment rings the same in light of the reformation of metal legends SANCTUARY. As most know, vocalist Warrel Dane and bassist Jim Sheppard bailed in the midst of a label-proposed stylistic change to grunge, forming power metal ...

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MERCYFUL FATE's HANK SHERMANN And MICHAEL DENNER Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'Don't Break The Oath': Part Two

Part two of a new video of MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Hank Shermann and Michael Denner playing the band's classic "Don't Break The Oath" album to celebrate the LP's 30th anniversary can be seen below. Says Shermann: "With the overwhelming feedback from the 'Melissa' 30-year anniversary video [which was released last year], it was obvious that ...

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MERCYFUL FATE's HANK SHERMANN And MICHAEL DENNER Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of 'Don't Break The Oath': Part One

Part one of a new video of MERCYFUL FATE guitarists Hank Shermann and Michael Denner playing the band's classic "Don't Break The Oath" album to celebrate the LP's 30th anniversary can be seen below. Says Shermann: "With the overwhelming feedback from the 'Melissa' 30-year anniversary video [which was released last year], it was obvious that ...

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SANCTUARY: 'Frozen' Video Released

"Frozen", the new video from the reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Germany with director Dirk Behlau. Photos from the "Frozen" video shoot can be found on the SANCTUARY Facebook page. "Frozen" is taken from SANCTUARY's comeback album, "The Year The Sun Died", which ...

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