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ELUVEITIE To Release 10th-Anniversary Edition Of 'Slania'

In February 2008, the then-little-known Swiss folk metal band ELUVEITIE published an album which would later be heralded as one of the most important reasons for the group's breakthrough: "Slania". What ELUVEITIE achieved with that album is not something you could call a phenomena. It's much more the product of hard, passionate work; the kind ...

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Former BUDGIE Guitarist JOHN THOMAS Dies

John Thomas, former guitarist for the Welsh hard rock band BUDGIE, passed away last night, shortly after being admitted to hospital with pneumonia. He was 63 years old. His death was confirmed by the band's longtime drummer Steve Williams who broke the news on Facebook. Williams wrote: "My friend and fellow BUDGIE band member John ...

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TONY IOMMI Releases New Video Message In Support Of 'Great Lefty: Live Forever' Tribute Album

Tanzan Music and "Tony Iommi Fan-Tastic" team of Iommi supporters together with Facebook communities "Tony Iommi The Man The Master The Legend" and "Global Black Sabbath Convention" have released a compilation tribute in honor of BLACK SABBATH's true heart and soul, legendary riffmaster Tony Iommi. Available since May 4, the first-ever tribute to Iommi, titled ...

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TONY IOMMI Is 'Flattered And Honored' By Release Of 'Great Lefty: Live Forever' Tribute Album

Tanzan Music and "Tony Iommi Fan-Tastic" team of Iommi supporters together with Facebook communities "Tony Iommi The Man The Master The Legend" and "Global Black Sabbath Convention" have released a compilation tribute in honor of BLACK SABBATH's true heart and soul, legendary riffmaster Tony Iommi. Available since May 4, the first-ever tribute to Iommi, titled ...

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Video Footage Of Former BLACK SABBATH, BOSTON Members Recording 'Heaven And Hell' For TONY IOMMI Tribute

Tanzan Music and "Tony Iommi Fan-Tastic" team of Iommi supporters together with Facebook communities "Tony Iommi The Man The Master The Legend" and "Global Black Sabbath Convention" have announced the release of the compilation tribute in honor of BLACK SABBATH's true heart and soul, legendary riffmaster Tony Iommi. Due on May 4, the first-ever tribute ...

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TONY MARTIN, VINNY APPICE, MARK BOALS Pay Tribute To TONY IOMMI: 'Great Lefty: Live Forever' Audio Samples

Tanzan Music and "Tony Iommi Fan-Tastic" team of Iommi supporters together with Facebook communities "Tony Iommi The Man The Master The Legend" and "Global Black Sabbath Convention" have announced the release of the compilation tribute in honor of BLACK SABBATH's true heart and soul, legendary riffmaster Tony Iommi. Due on May 4, the first-ever tribute ...

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AMORPHIS To Begin Recording New Album In April

Finnish melancholic dark metal forerunners AMORPHIS have started the year off by demoing songs for their upcoming twelfth studio album, due out in September. The band will start pre­production this March in Helsinki with producer Jens Bogren. The CD recordings will begin in April at Bogren's Fascination Street Studio in Sweden. The lyrics are written ...

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TONY MARTIN, VINNY APPICE, MARK BOALS Pay Tribute To TONY IOMMI On 'Great Lefty: Live Forever' Album

Tanzan Music and "Tony Iommi Fan-Tastic" team of Iommi supporters together with Facebook communities "Tony Iommi The Man The Master The Legend" and "Global Black Sabbath Convention" have announced the release of the compilation tribute in honor of BLACK SABBATH's true heart and soul, legendary riffmaster Tony Iommi. Due on May 4, the first-ever tribute ...

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Ex-BLACK SABBATH Singer TONY MARTIN's New Solo Album To Include Song Written By BLACK WIDOW's CLIVE JONES

"Book Of Shadows", the long-awaited new solo album from former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin, will feature a song called "Devil's Man Down", which was written by Clive Jones, "sax player, flute player, singer and all-round good egg" from classic U.K. progressive rockers BLACK WIDOW. Martin adds: "[This is] sad because Clive is struggling with ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE's VINCE NEIL Featured In LMN's 'The Haunting Of': Entire Episode Available Online

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil was featured in last week's episode of LMN's (Lifetime Movie Network) original series "The Haunting Of". The series follows world-renowned psychic-medium Kim Russo as she shares the experiences of celebrities who have had their lives changed by paranormal events. You can now watch the entire episode of "The Haunting Of" ...

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VINCE NEIL Is Being 'Followed By Dark Energy' That 'Has Been Causing Devastating Consequences In His Life'

MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil is featured in this week's episode of LMN's (Lifetime Movie Network) original series "The Haunting Of". The series follows world-renowned psychic-medium Kim Russo as she shares the experiences of celebrities who have had their lives changed by paranormal events. Each episode of "The Haunting Of" features celebrities' real-life encounters with ...

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Former FIREWIND Singer APOLLO PAPATHANASIO Joins Forces With EGONAUT For RAY GILLEN Tribute

The official video for the song "Stop!" from the Swedish rock band EGONAUT and singer Apollo Papathanasio (SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, ex-FIREWIND, ex-EVIL MASQUERADE) can be seen below. The clip is a tribute to singer Ray Gillen (BLACK SABBATH, BADLANDS), who died on December 3, 1993 (20 years ago) of AIDS-related complications. "Stop!" was originally recorded by ...

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PHENOMENA's Appearance At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL Canceled

Six months after it was announced that PHENOMENA — the rock project formed by record producer Tom Galley, would make its first-ever live appearance at next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 4-7, 2014 in Sölvesborg, Sweden — the event's organizers have released the following statement: "We regret to ...

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SEPULTURA: Entire 'Mediator Between Head And Hands' Album Available For Streaming

"The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart", the new album from Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA, is available for streaming in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CD will be released on October 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser recently gave the Brazilian newspaper Diario de Pernambuco a track-by-track ...

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SEPULTURA: 'Mediator' Track-By-Track Breakdown

Guitarist Andreas Kisser of Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA recently gave the Brazilian newspaper Diario de Pernambuco a track-by-track breakdown of the band's new album, "The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart", which will be released on October 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. Check it out below. "Intro" Andreas: "Actually, the intro is the ...

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PHENOMENA Featuring GLENN HUGHES, JOHN NORUM, NEIL MURRAY To Perform At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

PHENOMENA, the rock project formed by record producer Tom Galley, will make its first-ever live appearance at next year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 4-7, 2014 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. Special guest musicians during PHENOMENA's performance will tentatively include Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), John Norum ...

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VINDICTIV: New Album Details Revealed

Swedish metallers VINDICTIV will release their new album, "Cage Of Infinity", on May 10 via Escape Music. The CD was mixed by Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE) and mastered by Mike Lind. The cover artwork was created by Carl-André Beckston. "Cage Of Infinity" track listing: 01. The Chosen 02. Cage Of Infinity 03. Down In A ...

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VINDICTIV Signs With ESCAPE MUSIC

Swedish metallers VINDICTIV have inked a deal with the U.K.-based label Escape Music Ltd. The band's third album, "Cage Of Infinity", was mixed by Lars Chriss (LION’S SHARE), and will mark the recording debut of VINDICTIV's new singer, Marco Sandron (ex-EDEN'S CURSE). "With the new album we are heading in a more straight-ahead heavy metal ...

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VINDICTIV Taps LION'S SHARE Guitarist For New Album Mix

Swedish melodic/progressive metallers VINDICTIV, formed and led by guitar sensation Stefan Lindholm, have tapped producer/engineer Lars Chriss (LION'S SHARE) to mix their brand new studio CD, tentatively due in early 2013 via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The band's third album, "Cage of Infinity", will mark the recording debut of their new singer, Marco Sandron (ex-EDEN'S ...

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STEFAN LINDHOLM To Perform With JOHN MACALUSO, JOE STUMP, MATS LEVÉN

Swedish guitar sensation Stefan Lindholm will perform live with drummer John Macaluso (TNT, ARK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, HOLYHELL), Joe Stump (HOLYHELL, REIGN OF TERROR), Mats Levén (THERION, CANDLEMASS, TREAT, KRUX, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and friends on July 4 at Pub Anchor in Stockholm, Sweden. They will play "Far Beyond The Sun" by YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, "Red House", "Spanish ...

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AHAB Guitarist Interviewed On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Guitarist Christian Hector of the German funeral doom metal band AHAB was interviewed on the latest edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The Hector interview begins around the 38-minute mark.) AHAB's third album, "The Giant", was released on May 25 via Napalm Records. The ...

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VINDICTIV Recording New Album

Swedish melodic/progressive metallers VINDICTIV, formed and led by guitar sensation Stefan Lindholm, are currently in the studio recording their third album, "Cage Of Infinity". Lindholm says: "We have some exciting guests on the new album. All we can say is that the new album is going to kick ass!" VINDICTIV recording lineup: * Stefan Lindholm ...

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