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Canada's IVORY KNIGHT Announces Reunion

Canadian classic metal band IVORY KNIGHT has announced its reunion after eight-year break. The band is currently in rehearsals and intends to return to the live stage first before deciding on whether or not to resume writing and recording. IVORY KNIGHT's second full-length album, titled "Unconscience", was released in January 2005. The CD was mixed ...

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Feast - ANNIHILATOR

Alison Hell has apparently been thrust into the fashionable zombie age, judging by the gory chick clawing and gnawing on a heart in 3-D fashion for ANNIHILATOR's fourteenth album, "Feast". At least Jeff Waters and company make the most of the moment, delivering a largely fast, well-entertaining ride. Moving on past the ooh and ahh ...

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Abominator - DOYLE

Wielding his customized screeching Oktober Annihilator guitars like baying lycanthropes at his command, ex-MISFITS slinger Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein comes knocking for another ghouls' night out with his new band, DOYLE, and their debut album, "Abominator". As with his late-Eighties, post-MISFITS project KRYST THE CONQUEROR, the DOYLE band (consisting of CANCERSLUG vocalist Alex Story, bassist ...

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ANNIHILATOR's JEFF WATERS: Video Footage Of Witten Clinic

Video footage of Jeff Waters' (ANNIHILATOR) September 14 Epiphone-sponsored guitar clinic at Rockland Music in Witten, Germany can be seen below. ANNIHILATOR's 14th studio album, "Feast", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. Asked what the tipping point was in terms of ANNIHILATOR shifting its focus away from ...

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ANNIHILATOR: 'No Way Out' Video Released

"No Way Out", the new video from Canadian metal veterans ANNIHILATOR, can be seen below. The clip accompanies the band on their tour from the airport to the hotel room, from the rehearsal room to the stage at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany in front of over 80,000 metal fans. "No Way ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE To Release 'Dark Wings Of Steel' In November

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: 'Feast' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Feast", the 14th studio album from Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR, sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release. ANNIHILATOR filmed a video for the song "No Way Out" last month in Hannover, Germany. The clip is expected to make its online debut soon. Jeff Waters and his bandmates ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Talks To OnlineDrummer.com (Audio)

OnlineDrummer.com recently conducted an interview with drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Portnoy, who co-founded DREAM THEATER more than 27 years ago, abruptly quit the band in September 2010 while on tour with AVENGED SEVENFOLD. He has ...

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MIKE PORTNOY: BLACK SABBATH Without BILL WARD Is 'Not A Reunion'

Drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) was interviewed on the latest edition of former RIP magazine editor and veteran music journalist Lonn Friend's "Energize With Lonn Friend" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Commenting on BLACK SABBATH's decision to record and tour ...

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MIKE PORTNOY 'Would Love Nothing More' Than To Be 'One Happy Family' With Former Bandmates In DREAM THEATER

Drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) was interviewed on last night's (Friday, August 23) edition of Eddie Trunk's "Eddie Trunk Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FM. Asked if he has heard the new, self-titled album from his former bandmates in DREAM THEATER and what he thought of ...

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MPIRE OF EVIL Forced To Pull Out Of RAVEN's North American Tour

Due to a U.S. "immigration administrative delay," MPIRE OF EVIL (formerly PRIMEVIL) — the band formed in 2010 by ex-VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals) — has been forced to cancel its participation in the proposed North American tour with RAVEN. MPIRE OF EVIL says in a ...

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ANNIHILATOR Mainman Interviewed By France's RockNLive.org (Video)

RockNLive.org recently conducted an interview with guitarist Jeff Waters of Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR. You can now watch the chat below. ANNIHILATOR filmed a video for the song "No Way Out" earlier this month in Hannover, Germany. The track comes off the band's 14th studio album, "Feast", which will be released on August 23 ...

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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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ANNIHILATOR: New Video Interview With JEFF WATERS

On June 20, Kalle-Rock.de conducted an interview with guitarist Jeff Waters of Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR. You can now watch the chat below. ANNIHILATOR filmed a video for the song "No Way Out" earlier this week in Hannover, Germany. The track comes off the band's 14th studio album, "Feast", which will be released on ...

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ANNIHILATOR Mainman Interviewed By HEAVY METAL ARTWORK (Video)

Heavy Metal Artwork recently conducted an interview with guitarist Jeff Waters of Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR at the Gibson Music Rooms in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. ANNIHILATOR is preparing to film a video for the song "No Way Out" in Hannover, Germany. The track comes off the band's 14th ...

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ANNIHILATOR To Film 'No Way Out' Video

Canadian thrash metal veterans ANNIHILATOR are preparing to film a video for the song "No Way Out" in Hannover, Germany. The track comes off the band's 14th studio album, "Feast", which will be released on August 23 in Europe and August 27 in North America via UDR. The deluxe eco-book version will also feature a ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Would Rejoin DREAM THEATER 'In A Heartbeat'

Drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ADRENALINE MOB) was interviewed by Chile's Radio Futuro prior to THE WINERY DOGS' July 30 concert in Santiago. Asked what his relationship with his former bandmates in DREAM THEATER is like today and what he thought of the band's last studo album, Portnoy replied: "If ...

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