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The Living Infinite - SOILWORK

Double albums. In order to justify their being, they'd best be damned special. Otherwise, they're to be held in contempt as cash cow fodder. There are only so many double albums out there worth their salt and if BARONESS turned a few heads last year with "Yellow and Green", this year, SOILWORK just might've one-upped ...

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Disclosure - THE GATHERING

It's been easy for lifelong THE GATHERING fans to dish on the band's trundling ball of confusion. A large consensus rolled out on the Dutch expressionistic group in the shadow of Anneke van Giersbergen's heels out of sheer loyalty, those who'd stuck with THE GATHERING's transition from ambient metal as of 2006's "Home". It might ...

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War Machine Live - TANK

For the most part, the metal community has accepted the transition from Algy Ward to Doogie White at the forefront of an underground metal legend. Those who attend a TANK concert these days might lament the absence of Ward's "Wakey wakey!" call to arms. Yet his retirement has opened the door for TANK's self-revitalization with ...

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ABORYM: New Album Details Revealed

"Dirty", the sixth full-length album from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, will be released on May 28 in Europe and June 11 in North America via Agonia Records. The 10-track double album (cover below) will be made available in digipak, jewel case and gatefold double LP formats. "Dirty" was recorded at the Fear No One ...

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On The Tour Bus With EPICA's SIMONE SIMONS

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA are featured in the latest episode of "Bus Invaders". Shot during the band's North American headline tour on November 4, 2012 in Joliet, Iliinois, the clip — which can be seen below — features vocalist Simone Simons giving a walk-through of the band's tour bus. EPICA will celebrate its 10th ...

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TED NUGENT Interviewed On LONE STAR 92.5 (Audio)

Bo and Jim of the Dallas radio station Lone Star 92.5 recently conducted an interview with legendary rocker Ted Nugent. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. Nugent, who is an avid supporter of gun rights and antagonist of President Barack Obama, was in the House Chamber on February 12 when ...

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HUMANITY DELETE: 'Frozen Apparition' Video Released

Ear-grinding extremists HUMANITY DELETE have released the second video from their debut album, "Never Ending Nightmares". The clip for "Frozen Apparition" was shot on location in Canada by 62nd Chamber Productions, which also directed the band's first video for "Necromantic Sorcery". "Frozen Apparition" features guest guitar solos from Lasse Pyykko of HOODED MENACE and examines ...

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TED NUGENT Attends PRESIDENT OBAMA's State Of The Union Address

Legendary rocker Ted Nugent, who is an avid supporter of gun rights and antagonist of President Barack Obama, was in the House Chamber earlier tonight (Tuesday, February 12) when Obama delivered his State Of The Union address. Nugent attended the event as a guest of Steve Stockman, a Republican congressman from Texas who has previously ...

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Former COAL CHAMBER Bassist's VERA MESMER: 'Down The Hole' Song Available For Free Download

VERA MESMER, the Los Angeles-based alternative rock band featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER bassist Nadja Peulen and former REVEILLE guitarist Chris Turner (a.k.a. Christopher Mesmer), is making its previously unreleased single, 'Down The Hole", available for free download via Bandcamp. "Down The Hole" was co-written by Turner and Peulen, continuing the Bonnie-and-Clyde-esque, love-versus-hate theme found ...

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EPICA Guitarist Interviewed In Glasgow (Audio)

On December 15, 2012, Radio Caley's "Rock Made Of Metal" conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Jansen of Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA at Classic Grand in Glasgow, Scotland. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. EPICA will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special performance, dubbed "Retrospect", which will ...

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SEVENDUST, COAL CHAMBER, LACUNA COIL Tour Dates Announced

SEVENDUST and will join forces for a U.S. co-headlining tour in March/April. The trek will also feature special guests LACUNA COIL as direct support on each date, as well as CANDLELIGHT RED and STOLEN BABIES opening on either half of the run (see the split below). Each member of COAL CHAMBER had words ...

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MELTED SPACE: New Mini-Album To Feature Guest Appearances By LEAVES' EYES, MELECHESH Members

MELTED SPACE, the French "opera metal" project created in 2007 by composer and pianist Pierre Le Pape (WORMFOOD, EMBRYONIC CELLS), is preparing to release new mini-album, "Between". The CD will feature artwork by by Strychneen Studio and guest appearances by Liv Kristine (LEAVES' EYES), Ashmedi (MELECHESH), Black Messiah (SETH) and El Worm (WORMFOOD). According to ...

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HUMANITY DELETE: 'Necromantic Sorcery' Video Released

"Necromantic Sorcery", the new video form ear-grinding extremists HUMANITY DELETE, can be seen below. The clip was shot by 62nd Chamber Productions in Canada. "Necromantic Sorcery" comes off HUMANITY DELETE's debut album, "Never Ending Nightmares", which was released on December 4 through Deadbeat Media. Masterminded by by one of extreme metal's most prolific artists Rogga ...

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Honor Found in Decay - NEUROSIS

Hundreds of disciples have tried to wander into the same plats of dark grandeur through metes and bounds of metallic survey. All territory NEUROSIS painstakingly blazed as far back as 1992's "Souls at Zero", considered the band's morphing point from a hardcore act into excavators of sonic expressionism. While many other groups comprising this "post ...

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EPICA Guitarist Talks Gear (Video)

Guitarist Isaac Delahaye of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA gave Music Radar a rundown of his live rig before the band's November 16 concert at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California. Check out the footage below. EPICA in October kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on the trek came from ALESTORM, INSOMNIUM ...

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RIVERS OF NIHIL Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of RIVERS OF NIHIL. The modern progressive death metal quintet, which formed in 2009, was born from the ruins of their decaying hometown of Reading, Pennsylvania and are on a relentless path of taking their music to the next level. RIVERS OF NIHIL's music is as dark and ...

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EPICA Guitarist Interviewed On 'Nada Que Hacer' Show (Video)

The "Nada Que Hacer" show recently conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Jansen of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA. You can now watch the chat below. EPICA in October kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on the trek is coming from ALESTORM, INSOMNIUM and DESTINY POTATO. EPICA will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a ...

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Serbia's FACE OFF Signs With MAPLE METAL RECORDS

Serbian female-fronted metal band FACE OFF has inked a deal with Toronto, Canada's Maple Metal Records. The group's debut album, "The Colour Of Rain", will be released in early 2013. The nine-song CD was recorded at Music Studio Novicic from 2011 to 2012 with producer Vladimir Novicic. A three-minute audip preview of the forthcoming album ...

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EPICA: New Video Interview With SIMONE SIMONS

Bill Zebub recently conducted an interview with vocalist Simone Simons of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. The full interview will appear on the DVD "Total Metal Retardation", to be released through Bill Zebub Productions. EPICA last month kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on ...

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EPICA Interviewed In Denver (Video)

Superskum conducted an interview with Mark Jansen and Isaac Delahaye of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA before the band's November 7 concert at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, Colorado. You can now watch the chat below. EPICA last month kicked off an extensive North American tour. Support on the trek is coming from ALESTORM, ...

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