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DECEASED And SUPERCHRIST To Team Up For 'Slaves To The Grave' Tour

Underground death metal legends DECEASED and Chicago beer-metal derelicts SUPERCHRIST will join forces on the "Slaves To The Grave" tour in April 2010. SUPERCHRIST frontman Chris Black commented, "We did two shows with DECEASED last year, and the combination was intense. It will be our pleasure to bring this package to some of our favorite ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Guitar-Lesson Videos Available

Music lesson web site PlayThisRiff.com is now featuring lesson videos from Ryan Waste and Philip "Landphil" Hall of the Richmond, Virginia crossover act MUNICIPAL WASTE. At PlayThisRiff.com you will find the following lesson videos by MUNICIPAL WASTE: * Acid Sentence (Bass Lesson) * Death Ripper (Guitar Lesson) * Landphil's Picking Style (Bass Lesson) ...

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THE 69 EYES: 'Dead N' Gone' Video Released

"Dead N' Gone", the new video from Finnish goth 'n' rollers THE 69 EYES, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in October in San Francisco, California and was once again directed by MTV superstar and close friend Bam Margera. "Dead N' Gone" is the second single off THE 69 EYES's new album, "Back ...

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SKELETONWITCH Announced Headlining Tour

Blackened-thrash masters SKELETONWITCH have announced a U.S. headline tour this February. The band, who is just wrapping up a co-headline tour of Europe with GOATWHORE and TOXIC HOLOCAUST, will be bringing IRON AGE from Austin, Texas and Rhode Island's HOWL on the entire run. DOOMRIDERS and BLACK TUSK will lend support on select dates. The ...

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GWAR Guitar-Lesson Videos Available

Music lesson web site PlayThisRiff.com is now featuring lesson videos with guitarists Flattus Maximus and Balsac The Jaws Of Death of GWAR. At PlayThisRiff.com you will find the following lesson videos by GWAR: * "Lust In Space" (Flattus' Parts)" * "Lust In Space" (Balsac's Parts)" * "Maggots" * "Salamanizer" * "Let Us ...

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OBITUARY: Guitar-Lesson Videos Available

Music lesson web site PlayThisRiff.com is now featuring lesson videos with guitarists Ralph Santolla and Trevor Peres of OBITUARY. At PlayThisRiff.com you will find the following lesson videos by OBITUARY: * "Evil Ways" * "Evil Ways" Solo (Part 1) * "Evil Ways" Solo (Part 2) * "Blood To Give" * Ralph's Arpeggio Exercise ...

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BARN BURNER Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of BARN BURNER. From the metal loving city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada's comes one of the most killer riff machines this side of the three-headed love child of IRON MAIDEN, THIN LIZZY and FU MANCHU. BARN BURNER has been cruising around Canada over the past few years spreading ...

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VALIENT THORR: 'Tomorrow Police' Video Released

"Tomorrow Police", the new video from Chapel Hill, North Carolina rockers VALIENT THORR, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Mike Aho, and incorporates live action and the animated artwork of Tyler Wolf, a.k.a. VALIENT THORR bassist Nitewolf. The "Tomorrow Police" video is described in a press relase as "a disturbing vision of ...

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THE 69 EYES To Film 'Dead N' Gone' Video This Weekend

Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES will film a video for the song "Dead N' Gone" this weekend in San Francisco, California. The clip will once again be directed by MTV superstar and close friend Bam Margera. According to singer Jyrki69, "it'll be VERY dark." THE 69 EYES will kick off a North American headlining ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Films 'Super Villain' Video

Futuristic metallists POWERMAN 5000 have just completed filming a video for the band's new single, "Super Villain". The clip was directed by Robert Hall ("Laid to Rest", "Fear Clinic"), and accompanied by award-winning cinematographer and director of photography Brandon Trost ("Halloween II", "Crank 2"). The video also features actor Johnathon Schaech ("Quarantine", "Living Hell", "That ...

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FU MANCHU: New Song Available For Streaming

A new FU MANCHU track, "Bionic Astronautics", is available for streaming on AOL Music's Noisecreep. The song comes off the Southern California heavy fuzz rock band's eleventh full-length album, "Signs of Infinite Power", which is scheduled for release on October 20, 2009 via Century Media Records. Recorded at Maple Studios in Santa Ana, ...

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THE COMPANY BAND's Full-Length Debut Due In November

THE COMPANY BAND — featuring vocalist Neil Fallon (CLUTCH), drummer Jess Margera (CKY), guitarists Jim Rota (FIREBALL MINISTRY) and Dave Bone with bassist Brad Davis (FU MANCHU) — will release their full-length debut on November 10 via Restricted Release. The self-titled effort was recorded earlier this year in Los Angeles and teamed the band with ...

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FU MANCHU Announces U.S. Headlining Tour

Southern California's heavy fuzz rock legends FU MANCHU will launch the first leg of its U.S. "Signs of Infinite Power" headlining tour on October 20 in San Jose. Support on the trek will come from by North Carolina's ASG and the Los Angeles duo IT'S CASUAL. The band is expected to announce a separate, second ...

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POWERMAN 5000: New Album Details Revealed

Futuristic metallists POWERMAN 5000 have been plotting their next move for the past few years, and their latest step towards a global takeover is upon us, in the form of "Somewhere on the Other Side of Nowhere". The album will drop from the solar system on October 6 (via Mighty Loud!/ Fontana), and as judged ...

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KYUSS Bassist Talks About METALLICA Audition; Video Available

PlayThisRiff.com has posted an interview and bass lesson with Scott Reeder of KYUSS. In this clip, which can be viewed below, Reeder shows you how to play the KYUSS song "Space Cadet", and he reveals what it was like to jam with metal giants METALLICA. (Reeder auditioned for the vacant bassist slot in METALLICA prior ...

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THE 69 EYES: 'Back In Blood' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Back In Blood", the new album from Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #3 Germany: #32 Sweden: #73 Switzerland: #87 "Back In Blood" was released in Europe (excluding Finland) on August 28 via Nuclear Blast Records (September 15 in the U.S. through The End Records). The CD, ...

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THE 69 EYES: European Headlining Tour Announced

Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES will embark on a European headlining tour in January/February. Support on the trek will come from CHRISTIAN DEATH and MANDRAGORA SCREAM. The dates are as follows: Jan. 13 - Stockholm, Sweden - Debaser Jan. 15 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Sticky Fingers Jan. 16 - Copenhagen, Denmark - The Rock ...

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POWERMAN 5000: New Album Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Somewhere On The Other Side Of Nowhere", the new album from POWERMAN 5000, can be viewed below. Due on October 6, the CD will feature such tracks as "Time Bomb", "Make Us Insane", "Show Me What You Got", "Super Villain", "V Is For Vampire", "Horror Show" and "Somewhere On The Other ...

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