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'XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records' Box Coming In October

Roadrunner Records celebrates its three-decades-plus legacy as one of the most highly regarded labels in heavy metal and hard rock history by releasing a four-CD boxed set covering a broad spectrum of heavy music with tracks from dozens of the world's most legendary artists. The set, due for release on October 1, includes 54 tracks ...

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CHIMAIRA: 'Crown Of Phantoms' First-Week Sales Revealed

CHIMAIRA's seventh studio album, "Crown Of Phantoms", sold around 7,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 52 on The Billboard 200 chart. The record arrived in stores on July 30 via eOne Music. CHIMAIRA's previous CD, "The Age Of Hell", premiered with more than 7,000 ...

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CHIMAIRA: 'All That's Left Is Blood' Video Released

CHIMAIRA's video for the song "All That's Left Is Blood" can be seen below. The track comes off the band's seventh studio album, "Crown Of Phantoms", which will be released on July 30 via eOne Music. Says CHIMAIRA vocalist Mark Hunter: "This video is the epitome of 'metal'. Headbanging and blood. What more do you ...

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TRUTH CORRODED Begins Recording New Album

Australian thrashers TRUTH CORRODED have entered the studio to record their new album, "The Saviours Slain", for a late 2013 release in Australia and New Zealand through Truth Inc Records. The band will be working with Mark Lewis at Audiohammer Studio in Sanford, Florida for mixing and mastering. Lewis has had a huge year of ...

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HALFORD Guitarist 'METAL' MIKE CHLASCIAK Announces U.S. Guitar Clinic Dates

Guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, TESTAMENT, SEBASTIAN BACH, PAINMUSEUM) will embark on part one of "The Metalworker" guitar clinic mini-tour late this month. The dates, sponsored by D'Addario strings and Intellitouch tuners, will see Mike perform tracks from his newly released solo album, "The Metalworker". Each clinic will additionally include a question-and-answer session, plenty of ...

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ATHEIST Drummer Involved In Serious Car Accident

Drummer Steve Flynn (pictured below) of reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST was recently involved in a serious car accident after another vehicle pulled in front of him at 50 mph. Flynn was taken by ambulance to a hospital and was treated for injuries to his wrist, neck and jaw. He still requires some physical ...

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DOC COYLE Discusses Future Of GOD FORBID In New Video Interview

Jo Schüftan of Horns Up Rocks! recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Doc Coyle of New Brunswick, New Jersey's melodic, thrash-metal warriors GOD FORBID GOD FORBID's new album, "Equilibrium", sold 3,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 156 on The Billboard 200 chart. The effort ...

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CHIMAIRA: 'No Mercy' Video Released

CHIMAIRA's video for the song "No Mercy" can be seen below. The track comes off the band's seventh studio album, "Crown Of Phantoms", which will be released on July 30 via eOne Music. The band recently made headlines by way of crowd-funding a fan version CD/DVD where they doubled their initial goal via IndieGoGo. CHIMAIRA ...

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RINGWORM To Release Three-Song 10-Inch Vinyl Single

Cleveland, Ohio metal/hardcore veterans RINGWORM recently entered Spider Studios in their hometown with producer Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, WALLS OF JERICHO) to begin recording their new album for a late 2013 release via Relapse Records. In a new Facebook post, RINGWORM states: "[We] finished mixing two songs for our first official Relapse Records release. This will ...

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UNEARTH Signs New Deals With EONE MUSIC, CENTURY MEDIA

Massachusetts metallers UNEARTH have signed a North American record deal with eOne Music and European deal with Century Media. The band plans to release a brand new LP later this year. Comments UNEARTH vocalist Trevor Phipps: "A new chapter has begun for UNEARTH as we have found a few new places to call home. By ...

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CHIMAIRA: New Video Interview Posted Online

Jimmy Black conducted an interview with CHIMAIRA on April 18 at The Chameleon Room in Oklahoma City. You can now watch the chat below. CHIMAIRA's seventh studio album, "Crown Of Phantoms", will be released on July 30 via eOne Music. The band recently made headlines by way of crowd-funding a fan version CD/DVD where they ...

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CHIMAIRA: New Album Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Cleveland metallers CHIMAIRA have posted a video that reveals the artwork, track listing and 30-second song clips from their forthcoming album, "Crown Of Phantoms". Due on July 30 via eOne Music, the band's seventh studio LP has already started collecting its fair share of accolades. "Tracks like 'No Mercy', 'Plastic Wonderland' and 'Spineless' are absolute ...

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ATHEIST: Early Albums To Be Reissued On Vinyl

The first three studio albums from reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST"Piece Of Time" (1989), "Unquestionable Presence" (1991) and "Elements" (1993) — will be re-released on vinyl in North America on June 11 via Season Of Mist. The new editions are remastered on colored vinyl and limted to 500 copies per title worldwide. ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Florida-based death metal veterans SIX FEET UNDER have parted ways with drummer Kevin Talley and have replaced him with Marco Pitruzzella. Marco, who previously played with SIX FEET UNDER bassist Jeff Hughell in BRAIN DRILL, will make his live debut with SIX FEET UNDER this Saturday in Memphis, Tennessee at the Scion Rock Fest. Comments ...

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CHIMAIRA: New Single Available For Streaming

"All That's Left Is Blood", the new single from CHIMAIRA, is available gfor streaming in the YouTube clip below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Crown Of Phantoms", which will be made available on July 30 via eOne Music. Commented singer Mark Hunter: "'All That's Left is Blood' is an exercise in musical ...

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LENG TCH'E Begins Recording New Album

Belgian grindcore act LENG TCH'E has commenced recording the follow-up to 2010's "Hypomanic". The band states: "We have begun tracking drums at Hearse Studio in Heule, Belgium with longtime friend Lander Cluyse. Recordings will continue over the following months because creating a masterpiece takes time, with mixing planned for late summer by Eyal Levi and ...

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UNEARTH Working On New Album

Massachusetts metallers UNEARTH have entered the studio with producer Mark Lewis (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, TRIVIUM) to begin pre-production on their new album, tentatively due in September/October. The band, whose long-term deal with Metal Blade Records recently expired, is rumored to have signed a new recording agreement with eOne. Speaking to Horns Up ...

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Video: BATTLECROSS Rehearsing With Drummer KEVIN TALLEY

Video footage of Detroit thrashers BATTLECROSS rehearsing with SIX FEET UNDER drummer Kevin Talley for their performances at the New England Metal & Hardcore (April 19) and Orion Music + More (June 8-9) festivals can be seen below. Talley, who has also played with DAATH, CHIMAIRA, MISERY INDEX, NOTHNEGAL and DYING FETUS, said: "I'm stoked ...

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Video: BATTLECROSS Rehearsing With Drummer KEVIN TALLEY

Video footage of Detroit thrashers BATTLECROSS rehearsing with SIX FEET UNDER drummer Kevin Talley for their performances at the New England Metal & Hardcore (April 19) and Orion Music + More (June 8-9) festivals can be seen below. Talley, who has also played with DAATH, CHIMAIRA, MISERY INDEX, NOTHNEGAL and DYING FETUS, said: "I'm stoked ...

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RINGWORM Begins Recording New Album

Cleveland, Ohio metal/hardcore veterans RINGWORM have entered Spider Studios in their hometown with producer Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, WALLS OF JERICHO) to begin recording their new album for a late 2013 release via Relapse Records. Formed in 1990, RINGWORM has previously released six full-length albums on labels Deathwish, A389 and Victory Records in addition to playing ...

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BATTLECROSS Taps Ex-THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Drummer For New Album

Detroit thrashers BATTLECROSS are putting the finishing touches on their sophomore album for a summer release via Metal Blade Records. The drum tracks on the CD were laid down by Shannon Lucas (ex-THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER) following the departure of Mike Kreger earlier in the year. The follow-up to 2011's "Pursuit Of Honor" was recorded ...

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BEYOND DISHONOR: 'Heisenberg' Video Released

Trenton, New Jersey metalcore mainstays BEYOND DISHONOR have released a music video for their first single, entitled "Heisenberg". The song comes off the band's upcoming EP, "Generations", set to drop in June. Any fan of the hit television drama "Breaking Bad" will immediately recognize that "Heisenberg" is a tribute to the popular show — complete ...

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DEICIDE Goes (Mostly) Instrumental In Rotterdam (Video)

Quality video footage of DEICIDE's mostly instrumental March 25 performance at Baroeg in Rotterdam, The Netherlands can be seen below. According to Metalfan.nl, DEICIDE bassist/vocalist Glen Benton refused to sing during the concert because of technical problems with his microphone at the beginning of the set. DEICIDE recently entered AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, ...

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