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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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FU MANCHU: More 'Signs Of Infinite Power' Details Revealed

Southern California's heavy fuzz rock legends FU MANCHU will release their eleventh full-length album, "Signs of Infinite Power", on October 20, 2009 via Century Media Records. Recorded at Maple Studios in Santa Ana, California by the band and producer Sergio Chavez (MOTÖRHEAD, HELMET) and mixed by Andrew Alekel (FOO FIGHTERS, DANZIG), "Signs of Infinite Power" ...

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FU MANCHU To Release 'Signs Of Infinite Power' In October

Californian rockers FU MANCHU will release their tenth studio album, "Signs Of Infinite Power", on October 19 in Europe and one day later in the U.S. via Century Media Records. Commented guitarist/vocalist Scott Hill: [The new CD] turned out very fuzzy and heavy!!! A few faster, tweaked songs are in there as well." He added, ...

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THE 69 EYES: More 'Back In Blood' Promo Videos Available

Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES will release their new album, "Back In Blood", in Europe (excluding Finland) on August 28 via Nuclear Blast Records (September 15 in the U.S. through The End Records). The CD, which was tracked with the Grammy-winning producer Matt Hyde (SLAYER, MONSTER MAGNET, FU MANCHU), features a guest appearance by ...

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EXODUS Frontman Prepares For Third Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip

Rob Dukes, lead singer for Bay Area thrash progenitors EXODUS and a motorcycle enthusiast, will soon embark on his third cross-country trip by bike. He's scheduled to depart from New York City on Sunday, August 30. A question-and-answer session with Dukes regarding the experience follows below. Q: This will be your third trip. You said ...

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THE 69 EYES: U.S. Dates Announced

Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES will team up with THE BECOMING and DOMMIN for the following U.S. dates: Oct. 05 - Bottom of the Hill - San Francisco, CA Oct. 06 - Key Club - W. Hollywood, CA Oct. 09 - The Prophet Bar/The Door - Dallas, TX Oct. 10 - Zombie's - San ...

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THE 69 EYES: Sixth 'Back In Blood' Promo Video Available

Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES will release their new album, "Back In Blood", in Europe (excluding Finland) on August 28 via Nuclear Blast Records (September 15 in the U.S. through The End Records). The CD, which was tracked with the Grammy-winning producer Matt Hyde (SLAYER, MONSTER MAGNET, FU MANCHU), features a guest appearance by ...

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POWERMAN 5000: New Album Title Revealed

POWERMAN 5000 has set "Somewhere On The Other Side Of Nowhere" as the title of its new album, due on October 6. Three songs from the CD — "Timebomb", "Make Us Insane" and "Show Me What You Got" — can be streamed below. POWERMAN 5000 were the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show ...

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THE 69 EYES: Fourth 'Back In Blood' Promo Video Available

Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES will release their new album, "Back In Blood", in Europe (excluding Finland) on August 28 via Nuclear Blast Records (September 15 in the U.S. through The End Records). The CD, which was tracked with the Grammy-winning producer Matt Hyde (SLAYER, MONSTER MAGNET, FU MANCHU), features a guest appearance by ...

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THE COMPANY BAND's 'Sign Here' To Be Released On 10-Inch Vinyl

Restricted Release will release a special 10-inch vinyl pressing of THE COMPANY BAND's mini-album "Sign Here, Here, And Here". Due on September 15, the pressing features format-exclusive artwork and is limited to 1000 hand-numbered units worldwide. Recorded in Los Angeles with producer Andrew Alekel (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, BAD RELIGION), "Sign Here, Here, and ...

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