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MERCYFUL FATE, ARMORED SAINT Members Perform With METALLICA At Second 30th-Anniversary Show

Lou Reed, King Diamond (MERCYFUL FATE), Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), Timi Hansen (MERCYFUL FATE), Michael Denner (MERCYFUL FATE) , Marianne Faithfull, Ray Haller (SWEET SAVAGE), Kid Rock and John Bush (ARMORED SAINT) joined METALLICA on stage last night (Wednesday, December 7) for the second of four intimate shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco as ...

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Crimen Laesae Majestatis Divinae - PORTRAIT

A little late on the review, but no reason for you to overlook PORTRAIT's "Crimen Laesae Majestatis Divinae". Stop all the petty bickering and inconsequential quibbling over the value placed upon originality in assessing a heavy metal recording because when the material is this well played, well written, and possessed of an old-school evil energy ...

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SEVENTH VOID Parts Ways With Guitarist

Guitarist Matt Brown has left SEVENTH VOID, the band featuring former TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly. Kelly states, "No replacement has been made yet. Meanwhile, the rest of us are working on demos and will hopefully be recording the next SEVENTH VOID record before the holidays. At least that's our ...

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SEVENTH VOID: New Berlin Performance Footage Posted Online

Video footage of SEVENTH VOID the band featuring former TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly performing at SO36 in Berlin, Germany on August 15, 2011 can be viewed below. SEVENTH VOID had its debut album, "Heaven Is Gone", released in Europe in November 2010 via Napalm Records. The CD was made ...

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SYMPHONY X Guitarist Interviewed By UVTV (Video)

Hank Pearl of UVTVconducted an interview with guitarist Michael Romeo of North America's progressive metal masterminds SYMPHONY X before the band's May 1, 2011 concert at the Bottom Lounge in Chicago, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. SYMPHONY X's ninth studio album, "Iconoclast", sold more than 7,000 copies in the United ...

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Ex-DARK FUNERAL Singer Joins WITCHERY

Some of you might be surprised to see a new face at the Hultsfred festival tonight when WITCHERY enter the stage to declare "Witchkrieg" over Sweden. Commented WITHCERY guitarist Patrik Jensen (also in THE HAUNTED): "We are saddened to announce the departure of Legion (ex-MARDUK, DEVIAN), singer of last year's WITCHERY ear-crusher 'Witchkrieg'. Unfortunately, conflicting ...

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PITCHBLACK Frontman Explains 'You're F**king Below Me' Video

"You're Fucking Below Me", the new video from Danish modern "melodeath thrashers" PITCHBLACK, can be viewed below. The clip is said to be have the same visual outline as the cover for the band's sophomore album, "The Devilty", which was banned by a German distributor. "In the video you see an orthodox Jew, an Islamic ...

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New TURBONEGRO Lineup To Play First Show Next Month

Norwegian "Despots of Deathpunk" TURBONEGRO have called upon old friend, legendary Londoner and former DUKES OF NOTHING frontman Tony Sylvester to step in as their new vocalist. Sylvester, 38, cuts a formidable figure. A longtime stalwart of the British hardcore punk scene and music industry veteran, he was the President of the London chapter of ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Performs With EYEHATEGOD At Spain's KRISTONFEST; Video Available

Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ARSON ANTHEM) joined EYEHATEGOD on stage this past Saturday, June 18 at Kristonfest in Bilbao, Spain to perform the EYEHATEGOD song "Sister Fucker". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Anselmo and EYEHATEGOD frontman Mike Williams are bandmates in ARSON ANTHEM, a hardcore/metal project also featuring ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Interviewed On 'Wytching Hour' (Audio)

WYKKED WYTCH vocalist Ipek conducted an interview with Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, ARSON ANTHEM, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) on the January 27, 2011 edition of "Wytching Hour" show on Metal Messiah Radio between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) EST. You can listen to the program using the audio player below. ARSON ANTHEM's full-length debut, "Insecurity Notoriety", ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's ARSON ANTHEM: Footage Of First Show In More Than Three Years Posted Online

ARSON ANTHEM — the project featuring Philip Anselmo (DOWN, PANTERA, SUPERJOINT RITUAL) on guitar, Mike IX Williams (EYEHATEGOD) on vocals, Hank Williams III (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ASSJACK) on drums and Collin Yeo (PONYKILLER) on bass — played its first show in more than three years this past Tuesday, January 25 at Ground Zero in Spartanburg, South ...

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DOCTOR MIDNIGHT & THE MERCY CULT Signs With SEASON OF MIST

DOCTOR MIDNIGHT & THE MERCY CULT, the new Scandinavian supergroup featuring former/current members of such acts as TURBONEGRO, MARILYN MANSON, SATYRICON and EXTOL, has inked a deal with Season Of Mist. The band's debut album, which has been described in a press release as "hard, uncompromising and catchy," will be released on June 6. a ...

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ZAKK WYLDE On 'Californication'; Video Available

Guitar legend Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) made a guest appearance on the January 16, 2010 episode of Showtime's over-the-top smash hit comedy series "Californication". You can now watch video footage of his appearance below. "Californication" stars David Duchovny in his Golden Globe-winning role as hedonistic novelist Hank Moody who struggles to raise ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Guest On 'Californication'

Guitar enthusiasts and fans of Showtime's over-the-top smash hit comedy series "Californication" will get a very special treat when guitar god Zakk Wylde makes a guest appearance this Sunday, January 16. Tune in to Showtime at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT to witness Wylde make his hilarious premium cable acting debut. "Californication" stars David Duchovny in his ...

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The Return Of TIM SKOLD

After stints with KMFDM, MARILYN MANSON and SKOLD VS. KMFDM as producer/songwriter/guitarist/bassist, Tim Skold will return this spring with his first full-length solo album in 15 years. Delivering a snarky CD single prelude on April 12, setting the stage for a May 10 full album release, SKOLD steps up once again, supplying sonic solvent for ...

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PITCHBLACK Signs With MIGHTY MUSIC

Danish modern "melodeath thrashers" PITCHBLACK have inked a deal with the Danish label Mighty Music, which is a part of Target Records. The band's sophomore album, "The Devilty", will be released on February 28. The CD was recorded at guitarist Thomas "Pede" Pedersen's Earplug Studio in Copenhagen and was mixed and mastered by Tue Madsen ...

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