Screamer Magazine December 2012
Featuring: 3 Doors Down. Also Included Something Unto Nothing, Steel Panther, Queensrÿche, Royal Bliss, Howard Benson, Jimi Jamison, Brandon Gibbs, Reverence, Torpedohead, Stone Sour, Soundgarden, Her Bright Skies, Adrenechrome, Le Reverie, Rhyme, Scythia, MSG, Guns N' Roses, Misfits, Dio Disciples and Much More.

Articles in the December 2012 Issue

Interviews

  • ROYAL BLISS - Earning the Title "The Unluckiest Band in Rock"

    They've been called the unluckiest band in rock, and with a slew of mishaps – a car wreck, near paralysis, a stabbing, and record company promises unrealized – they've rightly earned the title. Sitting on their bus before a show in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Royal Bliss' Neal Middleton (lead vocals), Taylor Richards (guitar), Dwayne Crawford (bass) and Jake Smith (drums)

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  • Inside The Industry with Howard Benson

    You arrive at the address given to you by the management company who represents famed record producer Howard Benson.  Your first thought is "This can't be right." Expecting to see a sign marking the location of a recording studio in a commercial location, the GPS map on your smartphone has instead lead you to a nondescript housing tract in Southern California's San Fernando Valley.  You

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  • 3 DOORS DOWN - Making History and Paying It Forward

    Can you believe 3 Doors Down has offered up post-grunge rock n' roll for more than a decade? When you first heard their music you may have still been in high school or college, and now you're driving the minivan with two kids in the back. They've had a long successful career thus far, achieving musical fame right out of

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  • JIMI JAMISON Is A Survivor; His New Solo Album Amazes

    Rock vocalist extraordinaire Jimi Jamison is best known for being the lead singer in the legendary band, Survivor.  He grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and the city is near and dear to his heart.  A lot of his influences came from the great music of the South.  In a recent interview with Jamison, he talked about his start in music,

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  • BRANDON GIBBS - Making His Mark, And No Longer Just A Guitarist

    Iowa boy Brandon Gibbs has seen the ebb and flow of the music industry, garnering success while taking the hits. He and twin brother Brent started performing with their parents in a band when they were only 10 years old. As the brothers matured into the teenage years, and wanted to do their own thing, they started The Gibbs Brothers

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  • REVERENCE - When Darkness Calls...

    NWOBHM legend Bryan Holland sat down to speak about his new band, Reverence.  You don't have to look far to see that they've been received with an overwhelmingly positive response.  Providing a raft of originality in a sea of copy cat sharks.  A raft which contains a lot of talent;  Reverence are a refreshing, Heavy and utterly addictive band. A

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  • TORPEDOHEAD - Germany's Rockin' Bad Boys

    On a blustery cold day in Germany, Sven Spacebrain of TORPEDOHEAD was ready to rock and roll their story!  Torpedohead fuses Sven Spacebrain (vocals, guitar), Hardy Wildheart (bass, vocals), and Zasch Zasch (Drums) all from Hessen, mid Germany.  Growing up with parents who played a lot of 60’s and 70’s music, became a major influence to all members of the

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Reviews

  • Steel Panther - British Invasion DVD

    What is the best thing about a Steel Panther show? For some it’s the wild stage antics and gyrations of the band, for some it’s the comic schtick, while for others it’s all the boobies! As for me, my favorite part of a Steel Panther show is watching the faces of those who are experiencing The Panther for the first

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  • Queensrÿche LIVE - HOB, West Hollywood

    Christmas time in Los Angeles; sometimes the days are warm sometimes not yet the nights are cool and crisp and Santa baby has been delivering presents early.  If you've been very naughty, you might get sent to the House of Blues West Hollywood, to repent your evil ways and you just might find yourself at one of the hottest shows to come

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  • Stone Sour - House of Gold & Bones Part 1

    Stone Sour is back and better than ever.  The band formed in 1992 and have been off on on ever since, featuring Slipknot band members Corey Taylor and Jim Root, as well as Josh Rand and Ray Mayorga.  In 1997 Stone Sour actually disbanded for five years to the chagrin of fans, before reuniting in 2002. House of Gold &

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  • 3 DOORS DOWN - The Greatest Hits

    Why a greatest hits album? Could they really have enough music under their belts? Have they defined any period of time, making them "greatest hits" worthy? Well it appears so. These guys have been around – if you can believe it – for 15+ years, more than a decade. Many of their current fans were probably introduced to them in

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  • Soundgarden - King Animal

    After a very long sixteen years for Soundgarden fans, the band has recently released their long-awaited album King Animal, the band's sixth studio album.  The new album is short of amazing, and the music sounds like it's from 2012 and not a rehash of the '90s music scene.  The band has gone above and beyond with the quality of the

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  • TORPEDOHEAD - Greetings From Heartbreak Key

    October 26, 2012 brought the blasting release of Greetings From Heartbreak Key by Torpedohead.  This is the third studio album for the trio from Hessen, Germany and they're bringing it to the turntable--  if turntables were still the way music was played these days, as the sound you'll hear from these guys will definitely take you back.  Torpedohead is a

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  • HER BRIGHT SKIES - Rivals

    The Swedish rock scene has always been very active spawning many famous acts like ABBA, Europe, The Hives, The hellacopters, Sator, Grand Magus and the list goes on.  Sitting in America, sometimes it's easy to forget that half a world away, rock n' roll has a life of its own there and when a band comes along with a sound so

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  • ADRENECHROME - Hideous Appetites

    Canada is a beautiful nation.  It's given us the G-Suit, the Pacemaker, the erm and the Egg Carton.  However,  it is also the country from which he who shall not be named is from, so despite the life saving inventions they have supplied the world with they have a lot to make up for, musically at least. Luckily, Adrenechrome  punch

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  • LE REVERIE - Dark Symphony

    Le Reverie join a very busy corner of the rock music world oozing with many female fronted gothic image-conscious quality acts.  The good news is that if you're a fan of such soundscapes as symphonic styled epic rock with sorrow in their hearts, you might well rejoice as another quality act are added to the community.  Dark Symphony is a good debut

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  • RHYME -The Seed and The Sewage

    Originating from Milan, Italy, the band Rhyme is ready to take the international markets by storm with the release of their second album, The Seed and The Sewage on December 3,2012.  Following their debut album Fi(r)st, this is their first release on Bakerteam Records. The band is currently on tour in Europe, after having been a headliner on the Retrospect Stage

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  • Scythia - For The Bear

    Place your sword back in that scabbard as I am friend, not foe.  I bring thee greetings from the land of Canada where upon a mighty musical gathering known as Scythia have unleashed a seven song collection called For The Bear.  This title is most appropriate as Scythia came by their name thanks to band member Dave Khan.  He of the vocal ability and

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  • MSG LIVE - Brick by Brick, San Diego CA

    On November 11th, 2012, San Diego, California was the site and last date of the Michael Schenker (MSG) tour. Playing at the venue Brick by Brick, MSG took the stage to a very enthusiastic audience.  Lead singer Dave Vanlanding, (Tony MacAlpine, Crimson Glory and Michael Schenker) said that this was the band’s 31st concert in 40 nights. For most, that doesn't sound like

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  • Eve to Adam LIVE - House Of Blues, Hollywood, CA

    Dude, we’re in California," laughed front man Taki Sassaris to his fellow band members in the quiet between songs.  He brushed off the revelation, ecstatic, but simultaneously bewildered by the insanity of it all. They had come clear across the country in a matter of days, and were two songs deep in the fifth show they had played that week.

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  • Eric Brittingham/Brandon Gibbs LIVE – Krazee Kafe, Des Moines, IA

    Eric Brittingham is well-known for his work as Cinderella's bassist, but fewer have heard of newcomer Brandon Gibbs; particularly as a solo artist. He was the guitarist in The Gibbs Brothers Band, with identical twin brother Brent, before they ceased touring together in 2010.  Brent wanted to pursue a different career yet they were opening for Poison, Foreigner, Trapt, The

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  • RONNIE JAMES DIO Stand Up and Shout Cancer Gala - LIVE Halloween, The Avalon, Hollywood, CA

    On October 31, 2012, Hollywood celebrated Halloween DIO style at the 2nd Annual Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Awards Gala and Halloween Spooktacular event at the Avalon, in Hollyweird,CA!  What better way to spend Samhain than with Dio’s Disciples and those who loved and respected the man, who gave us the most iconic universal hand jester in

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  • Royal Bliss Live - Big Dogs/3rd St. Live, Cedar Rapids, IA

    Big Dogs is a home away from home for those who like to rock. With the amount of time some spent at this venue when the rock music scene was thriving in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area, that's what it became. Called Big Dogs, then 3rd St. Live for a while, the business has been closed for about 10 years,

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Press Releases

  • Soilwork: New Album 'The Living Infinite' Artwork & Tracklisting Revealed

    The Living Infinite, the ninth studio album and first dual-disc release by Swedish melodic metal maestros SOILWORK, will be unleashed on February 27th in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1st, and in North America on March 5th. Produced by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, BLOODBATH), The Living Infinite features artwork by MNEMIC’s Mircea Eftemie Gabriel

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  • Enforcer Signs With Nuclear Blast

    Launched in Stockholm as a solo project by guitarist/vocalist Olof “Enforcer” Wikstrand, Sweden’s high energy heavy/speed metal band ENFORCER have signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Death By Fire, ENFORCER’s third full-length album and Nuclear Blast debut, is slated for release in early 2013. “With Nuclear Blast on board, we’re gonna make sure to spread the new music

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  • Watch THE DARKNESS Exclusive Band Interview And Performance On Yahoo! Music

    Watch the multi-platinum British rock group THE DARKNESS as they perform the fan favorite “I Believe In A Thing Called Love” as well as two new songs, “Every Inch Of You” and “Love Is Not The Answer,” off their recently released third album HOT CAKES (Wind-Up) Live on Yahoo! Music. The band--JUSTIN HAWKINS (vocals/guitars), DAN HAWKINS (guitars/backing vocals), FRANKIE POULLAIN

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  • Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp Sale Ends on Sunday

    Buy any camp package for one of our THREE upcoming camps all happening in Las Vegas and receive a FREE groupie package! Sale ends on Sunday so don't wait, act now!  Call 888.762.2263 and speak with Beth in the office or register online by clicking here! Our upcoming camps (January 23-27, President's Weekend-February 14-18, and Nascar Weekend- March 5-9) feature so

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  • British Hard Rock supergroup Snakecharmer debuts with a self titled album on Frontiers in January

    Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of SNAKECHARMER’s self-titled debut album on January 25th in Europe and January 22nd in North America. Originally founded in 2011 by former Whitesnake members Micky Moody and Neil Murray, the Snakecharmer super-group also includes Chris Ousey (Heartland), Laurie Wisefield (ex Wishbone Ash, Tina Turner), Adam Wakeman (Ozzy Osbourne) and Harry James (Thunder).

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  • Jeff Scott Soto "Damage Control" European Tour 2013

    It doesn’t take too long for news to break in the music business and already the social media is beginning to buzz with details of a forthcoming tour by American melodic Rock Star Jeff Scott Soto – his first full European tour since 2009. Although its been in the planning for months, the singer’s organisation is only now ready to

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  • SUFFOCATION Reveal "Pinnacle of Bedlam" Cover Art!

    New York death metal veterans SUFFOCATION have revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming album, Pinnacle of Bedlam. Artwork was handled this time around by artist Raymond Swanland (DEEDS OF FLESH, PSYCROPTIC). “This artwork is a perfect portrayal of our music,” commented bassist Derek Boyer. “The cover depicts lyrical content like ‘scales tip in degradation’ and ‘hooded messenger of death is

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  • THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Reschedule ‘Oceania’ Northeast U.S. Tour Dates Due To Hurricane Sandy

    This Halloween, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS were set to perform in New York City at Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center, but due to the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the show has been rescheduled for Monday, December 10.   Having heavily disrupted the Northeast, Hurricane Sandy also forced the band to reschedule their shows in Camden, NJ for December 8 and  Fairfax,

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  • Lions Lions to release digital EP "Grounded" on December 4, 2012

    LIONS LIONS will be releasing a digital only EP titled Grounded on December 4, 2012 via Century Media. The EP will feature  “Grounded” from their previous full-length “To Carve Our Names” as well as a previously unreleased acoustic version of “The Right Steps”.  Tracking Listing is below: Track List: 01. Grounded 02. The Right Steps (acoustic) 03. Milestones For more information

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  • WINTERSUN/ELUVEITIE Tour Selling Out Fast!

    Yesterday WINTERSUN and ELUVEITIE’s North American co-headlining tour kicked off in Tempe, AZ. It was a nearly sold out, energetic and historic show, that thrilled both the bands and audience alike. Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, Calgary, Ottawa and Montreal have already sold out. Make sure you get your tickets before this historic tour passes you by! ELUVEITIE, WINTERSUN, VARG 11/28/12 

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  • David Kilminster, Guitarist on Roger Waters’ The Wall Tour, Releases Debut Solo CD

    Guitar virtuoso David Kilminster, best known for his work with Roger Waters and Keith Emerson, has released his debut solo CD titled 'Scarlet – The Director's Cut'. David's radical techniques and mesmerizing sounds have captivated fans and fellow musicians alike worldwide. Named “Guitarist of the Year” by Guitar Magazine in 1991, the recognition propelled him on a super-charged career as

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  • Crashdiet to release fourth album "The Savage Playground" in January on Frontiers

    Frontiers Records is excited to announce the release of CRASHDIET’s anticipated new studio album “The Savage Playground” on January 25th in Europe (excl. Scandinavia) and January 22nd in North America. A leading force in the Swedish "sleaze rock" scene of the 2000s - a revival of the glam metal of the 1980s, but with a more pronounced punk element —

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  • Kreator: "Civilization Collapse" Video Now Online

    Civilization Collapse,” a track from KREATOR’s thirteenth studio album Phantom Antichrist, is now available for viewing on Metal Hammer U.K.’s homepage or Below: http://youtu.be/EApMitnsXgg This past June, Germany’s tenacious thrash overlords attained their highest first week sales in North America and debuted at#130 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart plus #1 on the Heatseekers chart. In Canada, Phantom Antichrist came in at

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  • Meshuggah: North American 2013 Tour Announced

    Sweden’s masters of extreme technical metal MESHUGGAH are pleased to announce their 2013 headlining return to North America with Animals As Leaders as direct support and Intronaut opening each evening. This continent-shifting, sonically devastating tour will launch in Orlando, Florida on February 11th and will run through March 3rd in Las Vegas, Nevada. Guitarist Mårten Hagström shares the following about the

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  • Ozzfest Japan: Tool, Slash, Deftones And Stone Sour Join Black Sabbath And Slipknot For Two-Day Hard-Hitting Lineup

    The line-up for the first-ever OZZFEST JAPAN--set for Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the Makuhari Messe arena just outside of Tokyo--keeps getting more spectacular.  Tool, Slash, Deftones and Stone Sour join previously announced headliners Black Sabbath and Slipknot. OZZFEST JAPAN--a collaboration between Sharon Osbourne, in partnership with Japanese promoter Hayashi International Promotion (H.I.P.)--will include OZZFEST alumni

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  • TESTAMENT Announce U.S. Headlining Tour!

    Bay Area thrash metal legends, TESTAMENT, are proud to announce their first U.S. headlining tour since their phenomenal chart success with their new album, Dark Roots of Earth. The trek promises to be one of the best thrash metal lineups of the year, with support coming from the world renowned OVERKILL and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, as well as Australian thrashers

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  • Speaking The King's Signs With Nuclear Blast

    Progressive hardcore band SPEAKING THE KING’S from Orange County, California have signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. STK’s vocalist Bobby Burap comments on the new partnership: “Very few bands get the opportunity to take their act to an international level. That being said... we are extremely excited to announce that SPEAKING THE KING’S have signed to Nuclear Blast

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  • BELPHEGOR Wrapping Up Recording of New Album at Mana Studios!

    Austria’s kings of non-repentant, supreme death-black metal art, BELPHEGOR, are currently finishing up the recording sessions for the highly anticipated follow-up to 2011’s Blood Magick Necromance. The sessions are taking place at this very moment at Mana Studios in Tampa, Florida with producer Erik Rutan (CANNIBAL CORPSE, GOATWHORE, HATE ETERNAL). Vocalist/guitarist/head blasphemer Helmuth, is busy finishing all vocals, overdubs and

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  • JOLLY - Hurricane Sandy Completely Destroyed Band Equipment: Band Kicks Off Indiegogo Help Fund Campaign

    American rock act JOLLY suffered severely from hurricane Sandy in New York. JOLLY has been working on recording their second studio album Audio Guide To Happiness, Part II, but hurricane Sandy completely destroyed the band's rehearsal room and drummer Louis Abramson's studio. All of the band's equipment was ruined by the massive flooding of the enormous storm. In March 2013,

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  • SURROUNDED BY MONSTERS Drop Off THE BUNNY THE BEAR Tour

    Genre defying experimental noise merchants SURROUNDED BY MONSTERS, have decided to drop off their current tour with THE BUNNY THE BEAR. The band has issued the following statement: “We, SURROUNDED BY MONSTERS, regret to inform our fans that we have decided to drop the remaining dates on THE BUNNY THE BEAR tour. This is a decision made by SURROUNDED BY

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  • Rock On The Range Expands To Three Days In 2013

    ROCK ON THE RANGE, America’s premier destination rock festival, is about to get bigger. The annual event is expanding to three days and will hit hard with performances from some of rock’s biggest names on each night of the festival:  Friday, May 17, Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2013. Now in its seventh year, ROTR will again take place at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH and be marked by

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  • Rival Sons New Album ‘Head Down’ Out Now

    Soulful, maximum-blues-infused hard rock band RIVAL SONS’ new album HEAD DOWN is out now on Earache Records and has garnered the band both critical acclaim (including a four-out-of-five star review from The Guardian/U.K.) and a“Breakthrough Artist” award at this week’s Classic Rock Awards show in London. Coming off of a five-week U.K./European headlining tour (having already played to massive crowds in Europe at festivals such as Rock Am Ring and Download, and opening for Guns N’ Roses), RIVAL SONS look to 2013 to showcase the record here in the U.S. with North American tour dates to

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  • Fuse T.V. Interviews Municipal Waste!

    What dangers do stagediving fans face at MUNICIPAL WASTE shows?  What was Nuclear Assault vocalist/guitarist John Connelly’s initial reaction to be asked to do guest vocals on MW’s latest album The Fatal Feast?  What is the pinnacle of the band’s career according to vocalist Tony Foresta’s parents? Find all of this out – and more! – on Fuse.tv MUNICIPAL WASTE

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  • Free Fall: Lyric Video For New Song Now Available

    A lyric video for “Power & Volume,” the title track off the upcoming 2013 release by Swedish rockers FREE FALL, is now available for streaming on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel. http://youtu.be/ZGf0-7ypEBE FREE FALL features Kim Fransson on lead vocals, Mattias Bärjed (SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES) on guitar, Jan Martens on bass, and Ludwig Dahlberg (INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONSPIRACY) on drums.

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  • Anthem Rockers PROJECT MARS Offer Free Download 'Hey!' + Show Dates

    Canadian rockers Project Mars are proud to offer fans a FREE download of their extremely catchy anthem track 'Hey!' exclusively on PuregrainAudio.com at the following link below. FREE DOWNLOAD of the title track on Puregrainaudio.com - http://puregrainaudio.com/audio/project-mars-hey-free-download Video - Hey (Live) - http://youtu.be/5rr3ech_L_w The band released their debut EP 'Don’t Hold Back' last month in October with their first single and title track from the EP, an ode

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  • New Model Army’s Justin Sullivan To Guest On New Soilwork Album

    Justin Sullivan, lead singer of the English band New Model Army, will be guest vocalist on the track "The Windswept Mercy" which will appear on the new SOILWORK double album, The Living Infinite. Formed in 1980 in Bradford, England, New Model Army was and still has a very loyal following and SOILWORK frontman Björn "Speed" Strid counts himself among it. Sullivan

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  • Sully Erna releases Avalon box set

    Sully Erna, best known as vocalist and songwriter for the multi-platinum rock band, Godsmack, is releasing a limited edition box set of his 2010 deeply personal solo debut, Avalon. The treasure chest that is the Avalon limited edition box set contains 5 DVDs – the double disc, Avalon Live, shot December 16th in Boston at The Wilbur Theatre in 2D, on Standard and Blu-ray; The Making of Avalon

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  • Graveyard: Highest Billboard Chart Debut & Highest 1st Week Sales

    Lights Out, the third studio album by Swedish rockers GRAVEYARD, has debuted on the Billboard Heatseekers chart at #6 with sales in excess of 2,000 copies according to Nielsen Soundscan.  This is the band’s highest chart debut and highest first week sales numbers in the U.S. since the release of their self-titled debut album in 2007. In two months, GRAVEYARD

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  • Titans Eve Comments On Success of Blankfest Vancouver

    When asked to headline the first annual Blankfest Vancouver, there were no second thoughts from Titans Eve as they were honoured to help a worthy cause for the city's street youth and shelter Covenant House, plus they were excited to play their first show since returning from their European tour with Arch Enemy. The thrashers shared the stage this past Saturday, on November

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  • Stone Iris Announce Show Dates in Edmonton (Nov 23) & Calgary (Dec 15)

    Stone Iris, the  rock, reggae, blues and soul band that say may be the long lost love children of James Brown, are proud to announce their upcoming shows in their hometown of Edmonton on November 23 and Calgary on December 15. The groove masters recently released their latest EP 'Illuminations', (their seventh in four years) and recently returned from their cross Canada and

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  • War Torn Angel Covers Story Of The Year’s “Until The Day I Die”

    Virginia’s War Torn Angel has released their cover of Story Of The Year‘s “Until The Day I Die.”  The cover may be found on YouTube and streamed on the band’s Facebook. War Torn Angel will enter the studio this coming spring to record a new EP. http://youtu.be/n-LRnwh81uk War Torn Angel is a six-piece metal band hailing from Bluefield, Virginia. The

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  • The Reviews Are In! Rock Camp Does It Again!

    Coming off another successful Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas, I thought it would be best to let the campers tell you how it went! ROCK & ROLL FANTASY CAMP is open for business in Las Vegas and the participants, fans and general public are LOVING IT! As you read the reactions from our most recent campers take

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  • Sandy Sledge & Leather Leone Writing New Material For Second Full-Length Release

    Sledge Leather have begun writing material for their second full-length release, scheduled for 2013.    Leather Leone and Sandy Sledge have already written four new tracks out of the nine new songs scheduled for the “untitled” concept release. To expedite releasing new material, Sledge Leather started a Kickstarter fundraiser campaign on November 6th to help complete production for the release.  The

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  • Guitar Virtuoso James Williams To Release New CD 'Eclectic Shred'

    Much to the excitement of guitarists around the world, guitar virtuoso James Williams will be releasing his new solo CD 'Eclectic Shred' on October 30, 2012. Featuring guest appearances by Mike LePond from Symphony X and Matt Guillroy from James Labrie/Yngwie Malmsteen, and to be released on the Eclectic Shred label, the new CD by James Williams is an exercise

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  • Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Brings Charity Auction To A Rousing Close

    In early September, PHIL COLLEN, lead guitarist for the iconic rock band DEF LEPPARD, announced plans for the charitable auction of “Wings” a custom Jackson PC1 guitar that COLLEN had played throughout this summer’s Rock of Ages tour.  The auction began exclusively through eBay’s “Giving Works” on September 5th and ended on the morning of September 15th.  Reaching beyond all expectations, the highest

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  • Celebrity Guitar Auction To Benefit Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund

    Nearly 100 Donated Guitars Will be Auctioned on Saturday, December 1 at 2 P.M. at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, CA to Raise Money for Dio Cancer Fund The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the world-renowned voice of Dio, Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Heaven & Hell, will participate in the upcoming Icons & Idols-Rock ‘n’

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  • Heavy Metal Television out Tomorrow

    Prepare to call your local internet and cell phone provider to demand more bandwidth because in less than 24 hours, the internet's first ever live streaming television network will be commanding your attention.. And, it's a heavy metal television network. From Lamb of God to Motley Crue and from Behemoth to Shinedown, Heavy Metal Television will bring both current and

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  • Addiction For Destruction Release Full-Song Stream For “Rock ‘N Roll To You”

    Moscow-based rock band Addiction for Destruction has released the streaming full-song MP3 for “Rock ‘n Roll To You” off its new debut full-length record, NEON LIGHT RESURRECTION (available now). AFD will be supporting Hardcore Superstar in Moscow in December, and will soon be announcing its Spring 2013 European tour. Drawing from a love for the late 1980s Sunset Strip glam

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  • Linkin Park teaming up with Electronic Art's Medal of Honor Warfighter game

    Linkin Park is one of the most influential bands of today - with over 50 million albums sold, platinum album sales in 34 countries and 5 continents, 2 Grammy Awards, 5 American Music Awards, 4 MTV Video Awards, 6 MTV Europe Music Award and 5 Number One albums.  Linkin Park has teamed with Electronic Arts to contribute the song “CASTLE OF

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  • Roger Daltrey And Pete Townshend Announce The Launch Of Teen Cancer America

    Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend have announced the launch of their new charity ‘Teen Cancer America.' Teen Cancer America's mission is to improve the quality of life for teens and young adults with cancer by partnering with hospitals to create facilities, develop support programs, and raise awareness during treatment and beyond. Teen Cancer America aims to ignite a movement that

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  • Adrenechrome Added to Green Jelly Toronto Show

    Orillia, ON's thrash progressive metallers ADRENECHROME are proud to announce they've been added to Green Jelly's Toronto show on November 29th at The Hard Luck Bar by local concert promoter Blacktooth Entertainment along with sharing the stage with party thrashers Fatality. Adrenechrome will also be opening this week for Corrosion of Conformity on November 13th in Barrie, ON just a week prior

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  • Reveille Records releasing This is Your Life - Before We Fade Away on 12" vinyl

    On January 14th, Reveille Records will be releasing This is Your Life’s debut full length album, Before We Fade Away on 12 inch vinyl. The pressing will be limited to 500 copies and feature three different color variants. Both the band and label will have exclusive colorways limited out of 100. Pre-orders for the vinyl will go live on December 14th on Reveille Records’ webstore. This is Your Life has

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  • THE RABID WHOLE Return To Quebec, December Show Dates

    Electro alt rockers The Rabid Whole just can't sit still these days. When they're not busy playing festivals in their newly adopted hometown of Toronto, recording music videos or creating new tunes, they're on the road, playing to new crowds and old fans, getting their music out there from coast to coast. This winter, they'll be bracing Quebec's snow and

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  • SLASH Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators To Release Special Enhanced Edition Of ‘Apocalyptic Love’

    As SLASH Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators are currently embarked on their world tour, the group have announced they’ll release a special 3-disc special enhanced edition of their acclaimed new studio album APOCALYPTIC LOVE exclusively at Best Buy on November 19. The collection includes the full 15-track version of the album including bonus songs “Crazy Life” and “Carolina,” eight

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  • Place Vendome Working on a Third Album

    Frontiers Records is pleased to announce that Michael Kiske agreed to start working on a third PLACE VENDOME album. With Dennis Ward producing again, the album will be recorded during the winter 2013 and will hopefully see the light of day after the summer. Frontiers Records is therefore now looking for YOUR songs for the forthcoming album. We look for

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  • Continents Announce Uk/ European Tour Dates

    South Wales hardcore outfit CONTINENTS are cranking up the heat this winter as they tour across the UK and Europe beginning November 26th. They will hit seventeen cities in five countries in preparation for their soon to be released album IDLE HANDS, out January 22nd, 2012. See a full listing of tour dates below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EToab_Osww&feature=share&list=PLF5E8D731A5E0130C CONTINENTS has quickly established themselves within

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  • Guitarist Alastair Greene - Rockin' The Blues, Great Reviews

    Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Alastair Greene has been a mainstay of the Southern California music scene for over two decades. Currently the lead guitarist for the Alan Parsons Live Project, Alastair is best known for his blues-based, soulful, and melodic guitar playing as well as one of a rare breed to play slide guitar. Alastair can be heard on CDs by Alan Parsons;

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  • Unleashed "Hall Of Fame" Featured in Special Collector's Edition of Decibel Magazine!

    Swedish Viking death metal legends, UNLEASHED, are featured in a very special collector’s edition of Decibel Magazine out now! The issue includes an exclusive Hall of Fame piece chronicling the making of the band’s classic Where No Life Dwells release. An excerpt from the article is as follows: “Where No Life Dwells isn’t like other Swedish death metal records of

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  • The Who Kick Off “Quadrophenia And More” Tour

    THE WHO, one of rock’s legendary and defining bands, kicked off their “Quadrophenia And More” tour last week in Sunrise, Florida, unveiling a dynamic new stage set and  fast-paced video footage to accompany their iconic 1973 double album QUADROPHENIA which is being performed in its entirety along with a selection of WHO classics. THE WHO are performing on a sleek,

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  • Eluveitie Entire "Helvetios" Album To Be Performed During North American Tour!

    Swiss new wave of folk metal pioneers ELUVEITIE recently checked in from their currentUK tour to give this exciting update: "We cannot wait to be back in North America in support of our two latest releases, for the first time headlining with material from our recent concept album! To celebrate this occasion, we have decided to treat our North American

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  • Enslaved Announce North American Tour For 2013

    Norwegian progressive extreme metal band ENSLAVED will return to the U.S. and Canada in early 2013 for a headlining, 20-show “Winter Rite” tour joined by U.S. doom metallers Pallbearer and occult rockers Ancient VVisdom as openers.  Kick-off is in Philadelphia on January 30th with the tour closing in New York City on February 22nd. ENSLAVED rhythm guitarist/songwriter/lyricist Ivar Bjørnson checks

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  • Premier Guitar Speaks With Graveyard's Jonatan Ramm

    We play music we would want to hear if we were in the crowd watching us.  It’s not so much a throwback, trying to sound vintage or old school. I just think we’re hitting at the right time when people are tired of overproduced, computerized, formula-based music. Such are the confessions of GRAVEYARD guitarist Jonatan Ramm, whose every wail on

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  • Like You To Me Signs to Fort Charter Records, Self-Titled Debut Out Now

    Hailing from Waldorf, MD, LIKE YOU TO ME has that classic punk rock formula that made bands like New Found Glory famous. The band has just released their debut full length independently, which is led by such great singles as “Sofa King Desperate” and “I Can't Sleep Tonight”, right as they joined forces with Fort Charter Records. The band is

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  • A Hero A Fake Announce Headlining Winter Tour

    Charlotte, North Carolina’s A HERO A FAKE will be heading south this winter to kick off Born In The 80’s, Down With The Ladies tour beginning on December 5th in Ringold, Georgia. Support will come from MYKA, RELOCATE and OUTLINE IN COLOR on select dates starting December 7th and the tour is presented by The Ladies of Metal. See a

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  • OC Music Awards Announces the 2013 Best Live Band Showcase Series!

    On Tuesday, January 8, the 2013 OC Music Awards Showcase Series kicks off at Costa Mesa’s Detroit Bar launching 8 weeks of free showcases at different venues across the county. 35 local artists will compete for the title of Best Live Band, a performance slot at the 2013 OC Music Awards on March 9 at the City National Grove of

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  • Original Judas Priest Vocalist Al Atkins and Christian Guitarist Paul May Enter The 'Valley Of Shadows' With New 'Atkins May Project' CD

    The rock world is buzzing with the revelation that good and evil can continue to work together in the form of former Judas Priest vocal legend and heavy metal frontman Al Atkins and Christian guitarist and music artist Paul May. Together these extreme opposites have come together once again to create a powerful new CD called 'Valley Of Shadows', now

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  • Photos And Videos From Aerosmith in Boston at 1325 Commonwealth Ave. Event

    AEROSMITH drew an estimated 35,000 fans this past Monday (11/5/12) in Boston when they performed a pre-Election Day show in the streets of Boston.  The location: in front of 1325 Commmonwealth Avenue, site of the band’s original apartment where they lived from 1970-1972. “People hung out windows, crowded fire escapes and stood on roofs on Commonwealth Avenue to watch a

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  • Rock Supergroup SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING (S.U.N.) To Release Debut Album Digitally Tuesday, November 20

    New rock supergroup SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING (S.U.N.) is set to digitally release their debut full-length self-titled album Tuesday, November 20 on Robo Records. On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 the CD will be available physically with distribution through Fontana/ Universal Music Distribution. As the band’s first single “I’m The One” continues buzzing at radio nationwide, S.U.N. has also announced a week-long

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  • Turbogeist’s ‘Ancient Secrets’ Ep Primed For Release In January

    London based rockers, Turbogeist, will release their Ancient Secrets EP on January 15th 2012 in the U.S. via Spinefarm Records. Co-produced by the band and Chris Sheldon (who has previously worked with Pixies, Radiohead & Foo Fighters, amongst others), ‘Ancient Secrets’ was recorded at Livingston Studios in North London, and will be available as a digital download plus a numbered, colored

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  • Short Film “WOUNDED WARRIORS” Starring Jonathan Davis of KORN To Debut At GI Film Festival Hollywood

    WOUNDED WARRIORS—which makes its debut this Saturday, November 10 over Veterans Day weekend at the GI Film Festival Hollywood—is a short film documenting Jonathan Davis, lead singer of Grammy Award-winning band KORN, returning to Ramstein Air Base in Germany August 11,  2012 to visit with members of armed forces stationed there as well as those in transit from Iraq and

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  • Jimi Jamison Release's New Video on "Never Too Late"

    Jimi Jamison’s new solo album Never Too Late, out now via Frontiers Records has been released. Check out the video for 'Never Too Late' below: http://youtu.be/Mo3cp3NaIf0 Jimi Jamison is the former lead singer of Survivor, Cobra & Target. His hits include "High On You", "The Search Is Over", "I Can't Hold Back", and the Baywatch theme song, "I'm Always Here."

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  • Suicide Silence Official Memorial Fund Online

    SUICIDE SILENCE have set up an official Mitch Lucker memorial fund in support of the family of the band's late singer. Lucker passed away last Thursday, November 1 after a motorcycle accident Halloween night. The total amount of the collected money will go straight to the educational fund of Lucker's five-year-old daughter, Kenadee. Those who donate $20 or more will

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  • The Darkness Announce ‘Let Them Eat Cakes’ Headlining World Tour

    After several months on the road with Lady Gaga in 2012, multi-platinum British rock group THE DARKNESS are set to make a triumphant return with their upcoming headlining world tour “Let Them Eat Cakes.” The U.S. portion of the trek will kick-off January 10 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and wrap-up February 2 in Aspen, CO before the band heads to

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  • Texas Hippie Coalition Takes To The Road For Fall Dates

    Red Dirt metal heroes Texas Hippie Coalition have confirmed a string of shows throughout November and into December as the band continues to tour in support of it's Carved Records' sophomore effort, Peacemaker. The band, who have been touring since before the Peacemaker disc was released in August had the opportunity to share the stage with Southern rock heroes Lynyrd

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  • Scythia Reveal New Music Video 'Video Game Medley'

    Folk/prog metal warriors, Scythia are proud to share with fans their new music video filmed in Vancouver, BC by James Weekes and Rosie Anson of Hammer Records for their track 'Video Game Medley', which can be viewed at the following link below. http://youtu.be/luU4JYYHTdo The song is an adaptation of excerpts from video game theme songs Wizards and Warriors, Castlevania, Skyrim, Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Final Fantasy VI

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  • New Documentary To Explore Who Killed (Or Saved!) The Music Industry

    Who Killed (or Saved!) the Music Industry?  That’s the big question that industry insiders, fans and musicians have debated endlessly over the last several years.  It’s also the title of a new documentary from musicians Adam Russell (Story of the Year, D.R.U.G.S.) and Ryan Phillips (Story of the Year, Greek Fire) who recently started a Kickstarter campaign to fund the creation

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  • Swedish Rock Band Her Bright Skies To Release New Album, “Rivals,” On November 19

    Emerging Swedish modern rock outfit Her Bright Skies has announced plans to release their third full-length album, Rivals, on November 19 via Panic & Action Records.  The album’s first single “Lovekills” can be streamed now at http://herbrightskies.com/lovekills/ and is available for purchase via iTunes. Based in the small town of Jönköping, Sweden, Her Bright Skies is a red hot rock

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  • Chevelle Set To Release “Stray Arrows-A Collection Of Favorites”

    It’s been quite the year for the Platinum-selling alternative hard rock trio CHEVELLE, after sold-out tours and the release of their sixth full-length album Hats Off To The Bull; which scored the group one of the biggest hits of their career with the explosive single “Face to The Floor.” With eleven “Top 10” rock and alternative singles and over 4

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  • Tooth and Nail Announce Updated Release Date For Love and Death Debut Album

    Love & Death, the new band led by former Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch, will release its debut album “Between Here & Lost” January 22nd via Tooth & Nail Records. Recorded in Nashville with producer Jasen Rauch (RED, Breaking Benjamin) and mixed by Paul Pavao & Ben Grosse (Marilyn Manson, Slipknot), and Jim Monti (Korn), the CD consists of 11 tracks, ranging from songs about personal struggle  and triumph (“Chemicals”, “My Disaster”, “Paralyzed”) to emotionally charged

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  • Aerosmith Rock Tens of Thousands of Fans in Boston Today

    Boston 1325 Commmonwealth Avenue is the building where it all began some 40 years ago for AEROSMITH, in an apartment where Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer lived and wrote songs together in the early ‘70s. It was where they planted the seed that would catapult them to become America’s greatest rock band, with sales exceeding

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  • Frontiers Records release Royal Hunt

    Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of ROYAL HUNT celebrative Box Set release entitled “20th Anniversary – Special Edition” on November 23rd in Europe and January 21st in North America. After the highly successful 20th anniversary tour in support of their latest album "Show Me How To Live", ROYAL HUNT celebrate the band’s 20th Anniversary with this very

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  • Psychostick Announce 'Santa's An Asshole' Tour Dates

    The originators of humorcore, Phoenix, AZ’s Psychostick, are proud to announce that, thanks to the overwhelming demand, they are taking their infamous Christmas album, "The Flesh Eating Rollerskate Holiday Joyride," back on the road again along with offering it as a FREE download for fans till the end of Thanksgiving at the following link below. FREE DOWNLOAD - 'The Flesh Eating Rollerskate Holiday

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  • Nektar To Release Covers CD "A Spoonful Of Time" Featuring All-Star Guest Line-Up

    Progressive rock fans worldwide are buzzing with excitement about the forthcoming release of a new covers CD by music legends Nektar called “A Spoonful Of Time”, featuring an all-star guest line-up! Celebrating their 43rd Anniversary, Nektar's contribution over the past four decades has quite rightly earned them their place in any 'Progressive Rock Hall of Fame'. But the band is

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  • Don Felder Continues Tour On The ‘Road To Forever,’

    Singer/guitarist/songwriter/New York Times best-selling author/four-time Grammy® Award winner DON FELDER (@donfelder) remains in high gear promoting his second solo album (and first since 1983), ROAD TO FOREVER, which was released October 9 on Rocket Science Ventures.  The critically-acclaimed album debuted on Billboard’s “Heatseekers” chart at #27. The album’s first single, “Fall From The Grace Of Love” (which features backing vocals

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  • Adrenechrome To Open for Corrosion of Conformity and Releasing Debut EP 'Hideous Appetites'

    Orillia, ON's thrash progressive metallers ADRENECHROME are proud to announce they will be opening for Corrosion of Conformity on November 13th in Barrie, ON just a week prior to the official release of their debut EP 'Hideous Appetites' on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. The EP features seven explosive tracks produced by Darius Szcespaniak whom has engineered on albums by SACRIFICE, SUM 41, BLACK CROWES to a

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  • Versus The World just kicked off their tour with MxPx All Stars and Unwritten Law

    Southern California rock band Versus The World just kicked off their tour with MxPx All Stars and Unwritten Law. The tour will support of their new album, Drink. Sing. Live. Love., which was released on July 31 from Viking Funeral Records. Versus The World Tour Dates and Fall Tour Teaser Below. http://youtu.be/lwZgH3aPOOo Versus The World Tour Dates (w/MxPx All Stars,

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  • En Route To Heavy MTL Returns for 2013 Edition Presented by Dungeonworks and Evenko

    Following the success of the inaugural edition in 2012, Dungeon Works Productions and Evenko are proud to present En Route to Heavy MTL 2013.   With over 200 applications received last year, the battle of the bands showcased 20 of Quebec’s finest up-and-coming Heavy Metal acts and gave the two winning groups, Dark Century and HolloW, the chance to perform at

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  • Malevolence Releases Slithering Video

    Portuguese Extreme Metallers MALEVOLENCE, SLITHERING the brand new video from the band is now playing in PREMIERE exclusively via: METAL UNDERGROUND in USA PUREGRAINAUDIO in CANADA BURST in GREECE ARTE SONORA in PORTUGAL SLITHERING, written by guitarist/vocalist Carlos Cariano is taken from the band’s upcoming third album ANTITHETICAL, which will be released in 2013. The audio (visual) episode now in exhibition was directed

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  • Blast Head Records Signs Technical Death Metallers NEBULOUS For Debut Album

    Blast Head Records is proud to announce their signing of Birmingham, Alabama's NEBULOUS for the release of the technical death metallers debut album 'The Quantum Transcendence of Death' for a later to be announced date. "From the moment I heard Nebulous I was absolutely floored, the songs have this amazing energy, which I think people will really gravitate to. They are a band

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  • Rave Reviews for Rocker Richie Onori's New Album "The Days Of Innocence"

    Richie Onori's New Album The Days Of Innocence has been receiving Rave Reviews! Read some of them Below. Also Check out  his Promo Video below http://youtu.be/APPu2fizYJ8 "Onori's 'Days Of Innocence' is intelligent and well-produced, allowing you to appreciate the obvious talent throughout. A verifiable knockout home run." ROCK OVER AMERICA "The quintessential DIYer making a living making music." HUFFINGTON POST "The Days

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  • Ozzfest Japan Begins on May 11, 2013

    Sharon Osbourne, in partnership with Japanese promoter Hayashi International Promotion (H.I.P.), has confirmed the first-ever OZZFEST JAPAN.  The two-day festival will debut Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the Makuhari Messe arena just outside of Tokyo and will feature headlining performances from Black Sabbath--featuring Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi--and Slipknot. "We are excited for the

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  • Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Talks Music For Relief Response to Hurricane Sandy

    Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park talks about Music For Relief's response to Hurricane Sandy and what you can do to help.  Watch it Below: http://youtu.be/5aUPmSjfqxs After Hurricane Sandy took the lives of 66 people in the Caribbean including Haiti last week, it made landfall in the northeast of the United States killing another 90 people, and cutting the power for

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  • This Day Will Tell Unleashes Blistering New Single “Unthinkable”

    Pensacola’s fan favorites This Day Will Tell have just released their brand new single entitled “Unthinkable.” This is the band’s second single off their forthcoming follow up to the successful 2010 Indianola Records debut Too True To Be Good. The song may now be found streaming on YouTube below. This Day Will Tell’s new album will be available this coming

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  • Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp Exclusive Offer-FREE Roundtrip Airfare!!

    Rock Stars who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy and its recent devastation. We at Rock N Roll Fantasy Camp wanted to reach out to all of you that were affected and invite you to any of our three upcoming camps with a special offer of free round trip airfare (up to $1,000) to give you something to look forward

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  • Malevolence Announces New Video Slithering

    SLITHERING, the brand new video from Portuguese Extreme Progressive Metallers MALEVOLENCE will premiere exclusively via METAL UNDERGROUND in USA, PUREGRAINAUDIO in CANADA and ARTE SONORA in PORTUGAL. It was directed by David Barros of 4THERECORDS.  SLITHERING, written by guitarist/vocalist Carlos Cariano, is taken from the band’s upcoming third album ANTITHETICAL, which will be released in 2013. http://youtu.be/Yk9Up8K9q6Q Carlos commented about the

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  • Wintersun New Album Time I Cracks The Top 200 Billboard Chart!

    Finnish epic metal titans, WINTERSUN, have scanned 3,870 copies of their new album Time I in its first week of sales in theUnited States according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album debuted at No. 109 on the US Billboard Top 200 chart, making it their highest first week sales yet! Time I was released October 19 (Europe) and October 22, 2012

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  • The Smashing Pumpkins Reschedule ‘Oceania’ Northeast U.S. Tour Dates Due To Hurricane Sandy

    This Halloween, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS were set to perform in New York City at Brooklyn’s new Barclay’s Arena, but due to the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the show is being rescheduled.  Details of the new date to be announced soon. Having heavily disrupted the Northeast, Hurricane Sandy has also forced the band to reschedule their shows in Camden, NJ

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  • Aerosmith Prepares For Release Of 'Music From Another Dimension' WithTelevision Appearances And Performances

    How will AEROSMITH spend the days leading up to the release of MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION!, their first album of all-new material in more than 11 years, due out November 6 on Columbia Records? STEVEN TYLER (vocals), JOE PERRY (guitar), BRAD WHITFORD (guitar), TOM HAMILTON (bass) and JOEY KRAMER (drums) will be in New York City, taking over the airwaves

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  • Nile Announce Headlining Two-Set U.S. Tour

    The reigning kings of technical, historically-themed brutality, NILE, will tour the United States once again this March and April with 28 shows supported by three of the best local bands in every market.  NILE will play two massive sets with music spanning their prolific, twenty year career.  Exclusive pre-sale tickets are available now at EnterTheVault.com. “In order to commemorate our 20th

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  • Graveyard Announce U.S. Tour Dates

    Rejoice Faithful Disciples of the Scuzz and Fuzz of Analog Sound for I say unto you that Sweden’s finest, GRAVEYARD, are coming back to headline in the U.S. to support their new album, Lights Out, due out in North America on November 6th! Launching on January 23rd in Boston, Massachusetts, the tour will feature special appearances in Seattle, Washington and

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  • Eluveitie And Wintersun In-Store Signings Announced!

    Swiss new wave of folk metal pioneers ELUVEITIE and Finnish epic metallers WINTERSUN, have announced several retail in-store signings scheduled around their North American co-headlining tour. The trek will commemorate ELUVEITIE’s 10th anniversary as well as serve as WINTERSUN’s introduction to North American shores. This momentous event will also include the German pagan metal band VARG. Confirmed dates for meet

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  • Nephelium Announce Departure Of Guitarist James Sawyer

    After releasing their brutal six track masterpiece "Coils of Entropy" at the beginning of 2012 to international praise along with it topping the Canadian College Radio Loud Charts at #1 for the month February and  March and recently winning the Best Metal category at the Toronto Independent Music Awards. Nephelium drummer Alan Madhavan has issued the following statement on the departure of guitarist James Sawyer. "We are sad to announce the departure of our brother

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  • T&N Debut Album “Slave To The Empire” Out Now

    T&N, the new band featuring George Lynch, Jeff Pilson and “Wild” Mick Brown - aka “The Big Three” from Dokken, will be released their debut album “Slave To The Empire” on October 31st via Rat Pak Records. “Slave To The Empire” was was produced by the band and recorded in Los Angeles at Pilson’s Pilsongs Studios. The album’s12 tracks consist

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  • Mitch Lucker of Suicide Silence Passes Away at Age 28

    It is with great sadness and regret this morning that we have to report that Mitch Lucker, vocalist of SUICIDE SILENCE, passed away a few hours ago due to injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident. NUCLEAR BLAST would like to offer our condolences to his family, friends, band members and fans worldwide who are affected by this loss. He left

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Product Press Releases

  • Radial introduces the Tossover™ Variable Frequency Divider

    Radial Engineering is pleased to introduce the Tossover, a 500 series module that enables you to divide the frequency bands of an audio signal to separately process lows and highs or combine the two in series to create a band-pass filter. Radial Senior Engineer Dan Fraser: "Today, bringing innovative recording tools to market is all about nurturing the creative spirit.

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  • Holophone Takes On the Mic Establishment

    Holophone, the world's foremost innovators in multi-channel surround microphone technology, is introducing a new line of single-channel stage and studio microphones. Designed for the most critical live, recording, and broadcast applications, these new Holophone mics are powerful, customizable, and guaranteed to slap some life into today's stagnant market of monotonous, generic microphones. The new Super C handheld supercardioid condenser is

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  • Radial introduces the Submix 500™ 4X1 mixer module

    Radial Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce the Submix 4x1 mixer, the latest in the company's growing family of 500 series modules. According to Radial Sales Manager Roc Bubel: "Since our initial foray into the 500 series format, Radial has strategically developed the most comprehensive series of power-racks on the market. Another aspect to our long term plan is to

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  • Quilter Labs Unveils Redesigned Website

    Quilter Labs, the new amp company founded by QSC co-creator and designer/engineer/visionary Patrick Quilter, has unveiled its newly revamped website. The comprehensive redesign, courtesy of The Brainyard—a So-Cal based advertising and marketing firm with a bevy of clients such as Fender Custom Shop, Elixir Strings, Pioneer ProDJ, Positive Grid and others—offers improved navigation, easy access to in-depth product specs, demo

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  • Moog Music Polarizes its Synthesizers

    Today Moog Music announced the limited edition release of an all white series of its classic analog instruments. Moog has polarized the color of their traditionally black steel and natural wood instruments to a solid white finish. Included in this limited edition white release are the Slim Phatty, Minimoog Voyager, and the Minimoog Voyager XL analog synthesizers. Moog has also

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  • IK Multimedia Optimizes AmpliTube App for iPhone 5 and New iPod touch

    IK Multimedia, a leader in mobile music-creation apps and accessories for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch – is proud to announce the release of AmpliTube 2.7, a new version of the popular guitar-and-bass multi-effects and recording app for iOS. The new version features an enhanced user interface that’s been optimized for the 4-inch display on iPhone 5 and the new iPod touch. AmpliTube 2.7 takes advantage of the extra screen size and

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  • PreSonus UC 1.7 Expands VSL's Smaart Analysis Capabilities

    On November 19, PreSonus® will release version 1.7 of its Universal Control software. This free update to the company's control-panel software features a significant expansion of the Rational Acoustics Smaart Measurement Technology™ that is integrated into the Virtual StudioLive™ section of Universal Control. The update will be available for download from www.presonus.com/support/downloads. In Universal Control 1.6, PreSonus added Smaart Measurement Technology's Spectra

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  • Radial wins Best of Show for two products at AES 2012

    Radial Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce they were awarded Best in Show at the 133 AES Convention in San Francisco for two products: the Gold Digger (Mic Selector) and the Cherry Picker (Preamp Selector). These innovative products were duly recognized for their ability to improve studio workflow while also benefiting the artist's performance.  With the Gold Digger and Cherry Picker

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  • Radial artist Anis Jouini of Myrath takes Tonebone on tour with W.A.S.P.

    It's pretty heady stuff to be in your early twenties and already have established a legacy in your home country. Tunisian born bass guitarist Anis Jouini and his band Myrath have indeed accomplished this. As the first band from the small North African country to sign to a label, it's quite fitting that the band's name translates to 'legacy'. Myrath

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  • Radial introduces the Gold Digger™ passive mic selector

    Radial Engineering Ltd.  is pleased to announce the Gold Digger - a unique device that enables the studio engineer to quickly compare and select the best sounding microphone to suit the character of a particular voice. Radial President Peter Janis explains: "Capturing the essence of a voice is critical during the recording process. This is best accomplished by selecting the

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  • Moog Music Thanks Fans, Announces 24-Karat Gold Minimoog

    Today, Moog Music announced the release of the limited edition 10th Anniversary Minimoog Voyager. Moog created this 24 Karat gold Voyager with the finest materials, as a testament to American craftsmanship. The company is handcrafting 31 of these analog works of art, but only 30 are available for purchase worldwide. As a thank you to its customers for making the

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  • IK Multimedia Releases iGrand Piano for iPhone & iPod touch

    IK Multimedia – the leader in mobile music-creation apps and accessories for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch – is proud to announce the release of iGrand Piano for iPhone and iPod touch, a concert quality, highly playable, and extremely expressive app, offering 17 gorgeous sounding stereo pianos that rival the best virtual pianos for Mac and PC. The app’s stunning graphics are

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NAMM 2013

  • Award-Winning Chromatics Music Playing Cards Showcased At NAMM 2013

    Learning chords and scales has never been easier thanks to the Knowledge of Music (KOM) Chromatics Music Playing Cards—an award-winning complete set of playing cards consisting of tone cards representing four octaves of the chromatic scale. These cards are designed to help you learn the basics of music even when you don't have an instrument handy to practice on.  On

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  • Professional Development Courses And Educational Sessions At The Namm Show 2013

    Educational sessions and professional development courses designed to keep retailers competitive in the marketplace are abundant at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA from Jan. 24-27. The NAMM Show gathers 90,000 members of the music product industry from around the world to preview new products from thousands of brands across every category with educational sessions tailored to every Member

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