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XENTRIX Performs New Song In Athens; Video Available

Reunited U.K. thrashers XENTRIX played a new song, "World Of Mouth", last night (Saturday, March 8) at the Up The Hammers Festival in Athens, Greece. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. XENTRIX played its first show in almost seven years on April 14, 2013 at the Moses Gate in Bolton, England. ...

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HIRAX: Entire 'Immortal Legacy' Album Available For Streaming

California thrashers HIRAX will release their new album, "Immortal Legacy", on March 4 (February 24 in Europe) via SPV/Steamhammer. It will be made available as a CD, gatefold colored LP and a digital download. "Immortal Legacy" can now be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. "On our new album we more than ...

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Enter the Metal - VARGA

Canadian prog-thrashers VARGA had a brief run from 1989 through the mid-Nineties, which is to say, they were doomed from the start for obvious reasons if you were paying attention to the North American music climate of that period. They released two albums, "Prototype" and "Oxygen" as well as their 1991 debut cassette, "Multiple Wargasms", ...

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HIRAX: New Song 'Hellion Rising' Available For Streaming

California thrashers HIRAX will release their new album, "Immortal Legacy", on March 4 (February 24 in Europe) via SPV/Steamhammer. It will be made available as a CD, gatefold colored LP and a digital download. A song from the album, "Hellion Rising", can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. "On our new album we more ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: 'Dark Wings Of Steel' Video Released

The official video for "Dark Wings Of Steel", the title track of the new studio album from Italian symphonic metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE, can be seen below. The CD was released on November 22, 2013 in Europe and December 3, 2013 in the USA via AFM Records. It was produced by keyboardist Alex Staropoli, with ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Interviewed On DRUM TALK TV (Video)

Dan Shinder of Drum Talk TV recently conducted an interview with drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD). Portnoy talked about what makes THE WINERY DOGS so universally appealing; lesser-known influences of his; Lars Ulrich (METALLICA), Phil Collins (GENESIS), as well as the contemporary drummers he admires the most; and who he ...

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ANNIHILATOR's 'Feast' To Be Re-Released With Bonus DVD

ANNIHILATOR's latest album, "Feast", will be 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 special Ecolbook version with a new 3D cover! This edition contains: * The new album "Feast" in a CD-sized book with extra pages in the ...

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World of Evil - SINISTER REALM

Allentown, Pennsylvania is not just the focal point of Billy Joel's catchy ode to Americana. It's a gritty town with gritty folk and therefore it should come as no surprise it's home to SINISTER REALM, a classic-themed heavy metal act that has quickly received international acclaim through three albums. Founded in 2008 by ex-PALE DIVINE ...

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HIRAX: Complete 'Immortal Legacy' Details Revealed

California thrashers HIRAX will release their new album, "Immortal Legacy", on March 4, 2014 (February 24 in Europe) via SPV/Steamhammer. It will be made available as a CD, gatefold colored LP and a digital download. "On our new album we more than ever felt an artistic obligation to our fans to give them a really ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: 'Dark Wings Of Steel' Album Preview

Italian symphonic metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE will release their new studio album, "Dark Wings Of Steel", on November 22 in Europe and December 3 in the USA via AFM Records. The CD was produced by keyboardist Alex Staropoli, with all songs composed by Staropoli and Manuel Staropoli, with assistance from Roby De Micheli. All lyrics ...

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Finnish ANNIHILATOR Fan Performs 'King Of The Kill' With His Heroes (Video)

Finnish guitarist Timo Ahlström (FREEDOMINATION, HORRORFEAST, KILJUVELKA-70), a big-time ANNIHILATOR fan, had the incredible chance to perform the song "King Of The Kill" with his heroes at their November 5 concert in Tampere, Finland. Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. ANNIHILATOR's 14th studio album, "Feast", sold around 800 copies in the ...

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LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY Preparing To Record New Album

Italian "cinematic" metallers LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY will enter Sebastian Röder's Backyard Studios in Kempten, Germany to begin recording their new album, "Prometheus: Symphonia Ignis Divinus", for a 2014 release via Nuclear Blast. Comments the band: "This album is very important to all of us. Behind it, there is the ambitious goal of creating one of ...

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ANNIHILATOR's JEFF WATERS Talks To France's METAL MANIAC (Video)

Metal Maniac recently conducted an interview with ANNIHILATOR mainman/guitarist Jeff Waters in Paris, France. You can now watch the chat below. ANNIHILATOR's 14th studio album, "Feast", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. In a recent interview with Ghost Cult Magazine, Waters stated about "Feast": "As an artist, ...

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ANNIHILATOR: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Manchester Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ANNIHILATOR's October 14 performance in Manchester, England can be seen below. ANNIHILATOR's 14th studio album, "Feast", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. In a recent interview with Ghost Cult Magazine, ANNIHILATOR guitarist/mainman Jeff Waters stated about "Feast": "As an artist, you're sometimes lucky ...

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ANNIHILATOR Involved In Bus Crash

ANNIHILATOR mainman/guitarist Jeff Waters has issued the following update from the band's current European headlining tour: "After the show in Madrid [Spain] last night, we left at night for Barcelona. Jasmina [Vrcko, Jeff's fiancée] and I were sleeping in the master bedroom in back if the bus. We were thrown on the floor, as a ...

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ANNIHILATOR: Quality Footage Of Enschede Performance

Erhan Live Metal has uploaded quality video footage of ANNIHILATOR's October 11 performance at Atak in Enschede, The Netherlands. Check out the clips below. ANNIHILATOR's 14th studio album, "Feast", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. In a recent interview with Ghost Cult Magazine, ANNIHILATOR guitarist/mainman Jeff Waters ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE: First 'Dark Wings Of Steel' Trailer Released

Italian symphonic metallers RHAPSODY OF FIRE will release their new studio album, "Dark Wings Of Steel", on November 22 in Europe and December 3 in the USA via AFM Records. The CD was produced by keyboardist Alex Staropoli, with all songs composed by Staropoli and Manuel Staropoli, with assistance from Roby De Micheli. All lyrics ...

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ANNIHILATOR Mainman Speaks to METAL KAOZ (Audio)

Dimitris Kontogeorgakos of Metal Kaoz recently conducted an interview with ANNIHILATOR guitarist/mainmanJeff Waters. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. ANNIHILATOR's 14th studio album, "Feast", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. In a recent interview with Ghost Cult Magazine, ...

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Former ROADRUNNER A&R Guru Discusses 'XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records' Box Set (Audio)

On September 27, Metal Hammer editor Alexander Milas conducted an interview with former Roadrunner Records A&R chief and current Nuclear Blast Entertainment president Monte Conner for the "Metal Hammer" radio show on TeamRock Radio. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. Roadrunner Records celebrates its three-decades-plus legacy as one of the ...

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