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ENSIFERUM: New Song 'Heathen Horde' Available For Streaming

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM will release their new album, "One Man Army", on February 24, 2015 (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded between September and November at Astia Studio in Lappeenranta in Finland with producer Anssi Kippo. "One Man Army" digipack track listing (with 20-page bound digibook): Disc 1 ...

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ANNIHILATOR Rejoined By Singer COBURN PHARR For 70000 TONS OF METAL Performance (Video)

ANNIHILATOR mastermind Jeff Waters invited the band's former vocalist, Coburn Pharr, to feature in their performances when the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise sailed to Jamaica last week. Pharr was lead vocalist on ANNIHILATOR's critically acclaimed and best-selling 1990 release "Never, Neverland", which includes classics such as "Road To Ruin", "I Am In Command", "Reduced ...

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BEHEMOTH, VENOM, ANNIHILATOR, DESTRUCTION Members Cover MOTÖRHEAD On 70000 TONS OF METAL (Video)

Adam "Nergal" Darski of BEHEMOTH joined VENOM frontman Conrad "Cronos" Lant, Jeff Waters of ANNIHILATOR, Mike Sifringer of DESTRUCTION and Florian "Specki T.D." Speckardt of IN EXTREMO on stage to perform a cover version of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Ace Of Spades" during the infamous all-star jam aboard the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which set ...

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ENSIFERUM: 'One Man Army' Video Released

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM will release their new album, "One Man Army", on February 24, 2015 (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded between September and November at Astia Studio in Lappeenranta in Finland with producer Anssi Kippo. "One Man Army" digipack track listing (with 20-page bound digibook): Disc 1 ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Launches First Full-On Metal Project, Lays Down 'Most Brutal Drum Performance' Of His Career

Drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) has launched his first full-on metal project. He writes on Facebook: "I just laid down the most brutal drum performance of my career! Picture 'Angel Of Death' [SLAYER] meets 'Dyers Eve' [METALLICA]… I FINALLY have my metal outlet!" According to Mike, more information ...

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ANNIHILATOR To Be Rejoined By Singer COBURN PHARR For 70000 TONS OF METAL Performances

ANNIHILATOR mastermind Jeff Waters has invited the band's former vocalist, Coburn Pharr, to feature in their performances when the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise sails to Jamaica in January 2015. Pharr was lead vocalist on ANNIHILATOR's critically acclaimed and best-selling 1990 release "Never, Neverland", which includes classics such as "Road To Ruin", "I Am In ...

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ENSIFERUM: 'One Man Army' Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM will release their new album, "One Man Army", on February 24, 2015 (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was recorded between September and November at Astia Studio in Lappeenranta in Finland with producer Anssi Kippo. Says ENSIFERUM bassist/vocalist Sami Hinkka: "Recording process was long, hard, rewarding and ...

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MIKE PORTNOY On Possibility Of Reunion With DREAM THEATER: 'If I Was A Betting Man, I Wouldn't Put Money On It'

In the latest issue of U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine, drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) was asked by TESSERACT's Jay Postones what the chances are of Portnoy ever playing with DREAM THEATER again. "If I was a betting man, I wouldn't put money on it," Portnoy replied. "And that's ...

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ANNIHILATOR Talks To France's TV ROCK LIVE (Video)

TV Rock Live conducted an interview with Jeff Waters and Dave Padden of Canadian metal veterans ANNIHILATOR at this year's Hellfest, which was held June 20-22 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. ANNIHILATOR's latest album, "Feast", was re-released as a limited edition featuring re-recorded ANNIHILATOR classics on CD and the full ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Is 'Happy' To See AVENGED SEVENFOLD Has 'Blossomed To A Whole New Level' Following His Departure

On May 23, Steve-O of "The Live Addiction" conducted an interview with drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) in Houston, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about his relatively short stint as the studio and touring drummer for AVENGED SEVENFOLD following the death of the band's ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE's 'Reforging The Crown' Video Premiere

"Reforging The Crown", the new video from Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Regicide", which was released on May 13 via Prosthetic Records. The CD features cover artwork (seen below) by Gyula Havancsák (ANNIHILATOR, DESTRUCTION, GRAVE DIGGER) which, like the album, revolves ...

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Sweden's DIMENSION ZERO To Reunite For Next Year's GOTHENBURG SOUND FESTIVAL

DIMENSION ZERO — the Swedish band featuring ex-IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad (on bass), ex-MARDUK vocalist Joakim "Jocke" Göthberg, LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hans Nilsson, and ex-SOILWORK guitarist Daniel Antonsson — has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Gothenburg Sound Festival, set to take place January 2-3 at Trädgårn in Gothenburg, Sweden. Also scheduled to ...

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Video: ANNIHILATOR's JEFF WATERS Performs At MUSIKMESSE

Video footage of the ANNIHILATOR guitarist/mainman Jeff Waters performing at this year's Musikmesse fair, which was held March 12-15 in Frankfurt, Germany, can be seen below. ANNIHILATOR's latest album, "Feast", was re-released as a limited edition featuring re-recorded ANNIHILATOR classics on CD and the full Wacken Open Air festival show on DVD, all in a ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE: 'Regicide' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE have unveiled a lyric video for "Resurgence Of The Empire", a new song from the group's upcoming album "Regicide". Check it out below. Due May 13 in North America and May 12 in Europe, "Regicide" features cover artwork (seen below) by Gyula Havancsák (ANNIHILATOR, DESTRUCTION, GRAVE DIGGER) which, like ...

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