Screamer Magazine February 2013
Featuring: Black Veil Brides. Also Included John Corabi, G Tom Mac, Trapt, The Veer Union, New Liberty, Lorraine Lewis, David Ellefson, Richie Onori, Sean McNabb, Mitch Perry, Saxon, Daylight Robbery, Frankie Banali, Jack Russell, Stuart Smith, Richie Kotzen, Adler, Rikki Rockett and Much More.

Articles in the February 2013 Issue

Interviews

  • JOHN CORABI - Unplugged

    One of the nicest people you’d ever want to meet in this industry, singer/songwriter, John Corabi released Unplugged, on November 13, 2012, on Ratpak Records.  This masterpiece of old and new music is garnering the attention of many with an acoustic guitar swung around his neck, a stool and a mic.  The album features John Corabi – vocals/guitar, Cheney Brannon (formerly

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  • STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA's HATRIOT - New Entry to Bay Area Thrash Scene

    For most of us Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza is the iconic frontman of Exodus. He is the voice of the band’s most celebrated albums Pleasures of the Flesh, Fabulous Disaster, Impact Is Imminent, Force of Habit and their “comeback” album Tempo of the Damned.  His career started with a group called Legacy which later became Testament.  The San Francisco bay area

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  • BLACK VEIL BRIDES - The Story of the Wild Ones

    Love them or hate them, Black Veil Brides have made a mark for themselves in the world of music. In a recent interview with vocalist Andy Biersack, he made it clear that he didn't care what people thought of them. If anything, they are true rock stars who play music for the love of their art, and nothing more. The band has

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  • Inside the Industry with G TOM MAC

    You may not know the name, Gerard McMahon or G Tom Mac, as he’s known publicly to the rest of the world, but you've heard his music whether you know it or not.  You've probably sang along or sat frozen while it played in the background of one of the most recognizable American cult teen horror films of the mid/late 80s, The Lost Boys.  The

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  • TRAPT - It All Feels Right

    Sunny Beverly Hills offered up Chris Taylor Brown of TRAPT to speak about their new album release out January 22, 2013.    TRAPT originally from Los Gatos, California was formed as a group of high school  friends jamming as a hobby who then began playing in small local venues in the mid 90’s, turned rock stars well before graduation arrived.  “We

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  • THE VEER UNION - The World I Wanted

    The World I Wanted.  These four words have been constantly running through the mind of The Veer Union’s front man Crispin Earl.  For the past six months that's all he's been concerned with.  Earl launched a kick starter campaign on December 14th, 2012, in hopes of raising $25,000 to make his band's next album.  The band has also released their newest track titled

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  • NEW LIBERTY - Rock n' Roll Isn't Dead Yet

    New Liberty are far too young to rock n' roll.  A simple look at Billboard's list of the top grossing tours of 2012 will tell you that.  The only genuine rockers in the top 10, Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters, and Van Halen likely have underwear older than any member of New Liberty.  It's easy to believe that if rock n' roll isn't

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  • LORRAINE LEWIS - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Lorraine Lewis of Femme Fatale at the 2013 NAMM show.  Lewis talks about Ex Wives of Rock, Monsters of Rock Cruise and Femme Fatale. http://youtu.be/hsxVAFLfBbQ For more information about Lorraine Lewis visit: http://www.lorrainecafe.com/ http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lorraine-Lewis/183120251708987 https://twitter.com/Femmefatale69

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  • DAVID ELLEFSON - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with David Ellefson of Megadeth at 2013 NAMM show.  Ellefson talks about a new Megadeth Album, upcoming autobiography, and his photo book Unsung. http://youtu.be/YMDrUU-9Ix4 For more information about David Ellefson visit: http://www.davidellefson.com/ http://www.youtube.com/user/davidellefson https://twitter.com/ellefsondavid

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  • RICHIE ONORI - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Richie Onori at NAMM 2013.  Onori talks about his Solo Album, Onori Guitar Straps and Albion Amps. http://youtu.be/CqfGnk8W9SI For more information about Richie Onori visit: http://richieonori.com/ http://www.facebook.com/richieonorimusic https://twitter.com/RichieOnori

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  • SEAN MCNABB - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Sean McNabb of Dokken and Burning Rain.  McNabb talk's about Quiet Riot, Dokken and Burning Rain during NAMM 2013. http://youtu.be/1Dp9H8dKkrw For more information about Sean McNabb visit http://www.facebook.com/sean.mcnabb.9 https://twitter.com/SeanMcNabbLA

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  • MITCH PERRY - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Mitch Perry, guitarist for Lita Ford.  Perry talks about touring with Lita Ford, Poison and Def Leppard last summer, tour life and what he's currently doing. http://youtu.be/BgJSdmLOd_c For more information about Mitch Perry visit: http://www.officialmitchperry.com/

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  • FRANKIE BANALI - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot at the 2013 NAMM show.  Banali talks about the 30th anniversary of Metal Health, Quiet Riot Documentary and Quiet Riot. http://youtu.be/LuzwKuNykhw For more information about Frankie Banali vist: http://www.frankiebanali.net/ http://www.facebook.com/frankiebanali https://twitter.com/FrankieBanali

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  • JACK RUSSELL - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Jack Russell of Great White at the 2013 NAMM show. Russell talks about his health, Jani Lane and Great White featuring Jack Russell. http://youtu.be/1yXWRf2FOZ0 For more information about Jack Russell visit: http://jacksgreatwhite.com/ https://www.facebook.com/jack.russell.1232 https://twitter.com/JacksGreatWhite

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  • STUART SMITH - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Stuart Smith of Heaven and Earth at the 2013 NAMM show.  Smith talks about Heaven and Earth's new album Dig and upcoming tour. http://youtu.be/Q4uRWEb4iYI For more information about Stewart Smith visit: http://www.heavenandearthband.com/

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  • RICHIE KOTZEN - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Richie Kotzen at the 2013 NAMM show.  Kotzen talks about his signature model Telecaster, a new record and upcoming shows. http://youtu.be/5sEYAedgP0U For more information about Richie Kotzen visit: http://richiekotzen.com/ http://www.facebook.com/richiekotzenmusic https://twitter.com/Richie_Kotzen 

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  • ADLER - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Jacob Bunton, Lonny Paul and Johnny Martin of Adler at 2013 NAMM show.  The members of Adler discuss NAMM 2013, upcoming shows and touring in Japan. http://youtu.be/SdsSDs1fKgc For more information about Adler visit: http://www.adlerrocks.com http://www.facebook.com/adlermusic https://twitter.com/adlerrocks 

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  • RIKKI ROCKETT - NAMM 2013 Interview [Video]

    Interview with Rikki Rockett of Posion at the 2013 NAMM show.  Rockett talks about Rockett Drum Works, a reality show and a possible upcoming Poison tour. http://youtu.be/bteaV9YQMTk For more information about Rikki Rockett visit: http://www.rikkirockett.com/ https://twitter.com/RikkiRockett http://www.rockettdrumworks.com/ http://www.facebook.com/RockettDrumWorksInc

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Reviews

  • SAXON - Sacrifice

    Saxon's 20th album, Sacrifice, releases in the United States on February 26, 2013. The album was produced by Saxon's vocalist Biff Byford, with Andy Sneap mixing it and Jacky Lehmann engineering it. If you've been a Saxon fan throughout their other albums, you'll no doubt find something to like on the newest release. Sacrifice is as hard hitting as any

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  • TRAPT - Reborn

    TRAPT has been Reborn.  Their new 11 track album, has a massive new sound for the band.  Lead singer/guitarist, Chris Taylor Brown and band mates Robb Torres (lead guitar), Pete Charell (bass) welcomed a new drummer, Dylan Thomas Howard, previously from Unwritten Law.   The group has worked feverishly on new ideas and revelations to bring their fans what they have

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  • DAYLIGHT ROBBERY - Cross Your Heart... And Hope To Die

    Birmingham, England, birthplace of heavy metal acts such as Judas Priest and Black Sabbath, has produced another act worthy of making its way into your music library. Daylight Robbery has been described as heavy melodic rock, classic rock, and AOR. With influences such as Tyketto, Journey,and Europe, their musical roots are clearly very firmly planted in the 1980s and 1990s

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Press Releases

  • Star City Meltdown and Throwing Gravity Announce The ‘Winter Meltdown’ Tour

    Star City Meltdown has announced their upcoming tour with Throwing Gravity kicking off on February 15th in Spartanburg, SC and ending in Nashville, TN on March 23rd, 2013. With their explosive stage show, their uncompromising confidence, and a sound described as "Journey meets Avenged Sevenfold”, Star City Meltdown from Johnson City, TN has been winning over audiences from Mississippi to

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  • Martha Davis And The Motels Sign With Vesuvio Artists Management

    Martha Davis & The Motels have signed with Vesuvio Artists Management, and its principal, Greg H. Sims, for worldwide personal management. Sims is the CEO of parent company Vesuvio Entertainment Corporation, based in Los Angeles, and an emerging brand in the indie feature world. Their recent films include the in house production the Redbox hit BEHIND YOUR EYES, starring Tom

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  • Liv Jagrell of Sister Sin Talks about Upcoming Tour With Doro Pesch

    The year and a half wait is finally over!  Swedish heavy metal band SISTER SIN has made their way back to North America to unleash a dose of heavy metal fury upon the masses. Beginning tomorrow, February 1st in Tampa, Florida they will tour alongside DORO as they blaze through nineteen cities before beginning a series of headlining dates on

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  • Blast Head Records Sign Ancient Roman Death Metal Band ADE

    Blast Head Records is proud to announce their signing of Ancient Roman death metal band ADE for the spring release of their sophomore album entitled ‘Spartacus’, which features extreme metal drummer George Kollias and will be the band's follow up to their 2009 debut ‘Prooemivm Sangvine’. True masters of music, ADE, formed in 2007, with the purpose of blending death metal with the traditional

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  • Chariots Of The Gods Release 'Tides Of War'

    Ottawa, ON's melodic death thrashers Chariots of The Gods are proud to release their full length album 'Tides of War'  on Tuesday, January 29th.  "It's finally here; it's with great pleasure that we present our first full length album to the world, 'TIDES OF WAR' is now unleashed and you should be warned, this beast is without mercy!" comments vocalist Renaud Jobin. Produced by award winning producer/engineer/mixer Glen Robinson who

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  • The Bronx Stream New Album On Rollingstone.com

    LA punk band The Bronx has premiered a stream of their highly anticipated new album, The Bronx (IV), today on RollingStone.com.  The long awaited album will be released on February 5th via White Drugs/ATO Records and is available for pre-order now. Stream The Bronx (IV) in its entirety now, exclusively at RollingStone.com: After five long years in between albums, The

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  • AMORPHIS Reveal "Circle" Cover Artwork and Track List

    Finnish masters of melacholic dark metal, AMORPHIS, have revealed the cover artwork and track listing to their upcoming 11th studio album Circle. The album is set to be released on April 19, 2013 (Europe) and April 30 (North America) via Nuclear Blast records. Circle, The follow-up to 2011’s highly successful masterpiece The Beginning Of Times (Finnish charts: #1, German charts:

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  • Roadrunner Records Signs Norwegian Powerhouse Kvelertak

    Roadrunner Records is pleased to announce the signing of Norwegian adrenaline-pushers of heavy rock and roll, Kvelertak.  Produced by Converge’s Kurt Ballou, Kvelertak will release their highly anticipated sophomore album entitled Meir (which means “more” in English) on March 26, 2013. Their first single, “Bruane Brenn” has early critical acclaim from several tastemaker outlets including Stereogum who raves, “It’s a total

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  • TAINTED NATION Release 'Loser' Music Video

    TAINTED NATION, the new modern Rock/Metal outfit, are pleased to announce the release of the first video clip ‘LOSER‘ to promote their brand new album F.E.A.R.. The video can be viewed below: http://youtu.be/UILFu8hf5NE The band – somewhat an ‘all star‘ line up of Pete Newdeck (Eden’s Curse) vocals, Mark Cross (ex Firewind, Helloween) Drums, Pontus Egberg (The Poodles) and Ian Nash

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  • Danny Vaughn joined the new Manuel Seoane Superband Burning Kingdom

    The band changed the whole line-up. Now it is formed by the following members:  Manuel Seoane on guitars, Johnny Benson (Bai Bang) on drums, Tobbe TosiGalen Skogh (The Itch) on bass, Mikkel Henderson (Fate) keyboards and the extremely well-known Danny Vaughn (Tyketto) as lead singer. Currently, the band is recording their upcoming album at the M20 Recording Studios under the production of David Martínez. The launch is scheduled

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  • Guitarist ORIANTHI To Release 'Heaven In This Hell' album on March 12th

    Platinum selling solo artist and iconic guitarist Orianthi is gearing up for the release of her new album, Heaven In This Hell. Orianthi will captivate fans with a record that delivers a mega-dose of rock and weaves elements of modern country and swampy blues. The album, produced by Dave Stewart, will be released on Robo Records (distributed by Universal/Fontana) and

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  • DE LA CRUZ to unleash their debut album "Street Level" in March

    Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of DE LA CRUZ's debut full length album "Street Level" on March 22nd in Europe and March 26th in North America Hailing from the Gold Coast, Australia, DE LA CRUZ are easily one of the most promising Arena Hard Rock bands to come out of underground scene. They came to the attention

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  • Sister Sin Limited Edition Vinyl Now Available

    SISTER SIN’s new album, Now and Forever is now available on limited edition colored vinyl. Only 500 pressed, 100 clear with black smoke and 400 on clear red with black smoke.  Order now through the Victory Records’ webstore. http://youtu.be/vnQZPNkPQl4 Watch SISTER SIN’s new music video for “Hearts of Cold” and check out behind the scene photos here.  Don’t forget to

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  • Sebastian Bach Announce DVD/Live CD Release Date

    Iconic rock vocalist Sebastian Bach’s brand new CD/DVD package ABachalypse Now has now been set for release on March 22nd in Europe and March 26th in North America via Frontiers Records. The ABachalypse Now Ultimate CD/DVD Edition includes never-before-seen footage from this year’s GrasPop Festival in Belgium, the full never-before-seen Hellfest set from France and the fully-remixed and remastered Nokia show from Los Angeles (originally broadcast on AXS TV),

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  • Blind Guardian Continue Work On New Albums

    In his 2013 New Year’s Address recently posted on the band’s website, BLIND GUARDIAN frontman Hansi Kürsch offers an update on: a) the long-promised orchestral album, and b) the new studio album.  Some excerpts: “…[T]hroughout the last 18 months we have recorded 7 songs in Prague. There probably is a handful of additional songs to record during this year, but

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  • Thy Art Is Murder Sign to Nuclear Blast Entertainment!

    Australia’s hottest new extreme metal export, THY ART IS MURDER, has signed to Nuclear Blast Entertainment! Their second album, Hate, was recently released in their homeland where it has been smashing boundaries once thought to confine bands of their ilk. The record came in at #35 on the Top 40 Aria chart, making it the highest debut of any Aussie death metal band

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  • Children Of Bodom Enter The Studio

    World renowned Finnish heavy metal band CHILDREN OF BODOM (aka COB) have entered Danger Johnny Studios (in a top secret, undisclosed location in Helsinki) to begin work on their as-yet-untitled eighth studio album.  COB have once again teamed up with recording engineer Mikko Karmila (who worked on the Hatebreeder, Follow the Reaper, and Hate Crew Deathroll albums) and producer Peter Tägtgren (Immortal, Marduk, Amon Amarth), who will oversee production of both vocals and keyboards

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  • Walk As Chaos Unleash New Music Video 'Impasse'

    Walk As Chaos, the new extreme progressive metal collaboration from Alan Sacha Laskow (Divinity, Enditol) and Jerrod Maxwell-Lyster (Out of Your Mouth, Autobody) are proud to unleash their new music video in support of their first single 'Impasse'. Directed by one of Alberta's leading independent music video directors, Doug Cook, the video incorporates various film making techniques like old school stop-motion photography, computer graphic elements mixed

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  • Rock On The Range Reveals 2013 Line-Up

    America’s premier destination rock festival ROCK ON THE RANGE--which has expanded to three days this year--will hit hard with performances from some of rock’s biggest names.  The 2013 line-up features Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Smashing Pumpkins, Korn, Bush, Stone Sour, Three Days Grace, Papa Roach, Cheap Trick, Bullet For My Valentine, Volbeat, Lamb Of God, Skillet, A Day To Remember,

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  • Thousand Watt Stare Premiere New Video For “Messenger”

    So-Cal rock band Thousand Watt Stare has premiered a brand new video for their heavy hitting anthem, “Messenger,” today on Noisecreep.com.  The song is featured on the band’s recently released album, Silver Dimes, which is available now from Hardline Entertainment.  Download two free songs from Thousand Watt Stare as well as many other Hardline artists. Watch the video for “Messenger”

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  • Cleopatra Records Acquires New Red Archives Catalogue

    Cleopatra Records has obtained the complete catalogue of San Francisco-based punk label, New Red Archives.  On this new imprint, Anti-Flag, Christ on a Crutch, and Ultraman will be the first artists released in 2013. New Red Archives was founded in 1987, and was first known for releasing punk and hardcore records on colored vinyl.  While most of the roster was

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  • Broadcast Premiere for Styx: “The Grand Illusion/Pieces Of Eight Live” DVD

    The countdown is truly on to the broadcast premiere of STYX’s Styx:  The Grand Illusion/Pieces Of Eight Live DVD. Recently released by Eagle Rock Entertainment, the show will air Saturday, January 26 at 9pm ET/8pm CT on the Palladia HD channel and Friday, February 1 at 9pm ET/PT on VH1 Classic.  A countdown clock to the grand premiere can be

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  • LOST SOCIETY: "Trash All Over You" Single Posted Online!

    Finland's youngest thrash export, LOST SOCIETY, have posted the first single from their upcoming album entitled Fast Loud Death. Listen to “Trash All Over You”via their official band page on the Nuclear Blast website and download the track for free! You may also view it below. “Many people have asked us why we misspelled the song title and we always give the same answer: It’s

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  • Phinehas Releases Their B-Sides & Rarities EP Today on Red Cord Records

    California Christian metal act Phinehas are excited to release their B-Sides & Rarities EP entitled The Bridge Between today on Red Cord Records. The release may be bought on iTunes and consists of four unplugged/acoustically arranged (three taken from thegodmachine and one being brand new) songs, and three full band tracks that did not make the final cut of the critically-acclaimed 2011 album entitled thegodmachine. The Bridge

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  • Scorpion Child Signs To Nuclear Blast

    SCORPION CHILD's sound invokes a time when guitar-driven rock ruled radio's airwaves, when being hypnotized by a frontman and his bandmates in a concert arena was one of life's ultimate main events. A five-piece from Austin, Texas, SCORPION CHILD have spent the last few years perfecting both their songwriting and stage show. Guitarists Chris Cowart and David Finner deliver their finessed twin

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  • Sound Storm Album Immortalia To Be Released In U.S.A. And Canada

    SOUND STORM - symphonic metal's best kept secret - will finally see its highly acclaimed masterpiece "Immortalia" hit North American Shores on February 26, 2013 through Scarlet Records/Eone Distribution. By expertly weaving symphonic, power, progressive and extreme styles, Sound Storm trascends the boundaries of metal genres with a spell binding album that explores the historical and literary realms of man's bigget quest! North American fans will now bear what

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  • Your Past, My Present Debut EP "Trials and Tribulations" Out Now

    Fort Worth, Texas Christian post-hardcore newcomer Your Past, My Present is excited to finally release their debut EP Trials and Tribulations on iTunes. In promotion for the EP, the band released Kingdoms, their first single from the EP, on YouTube this summer. Kingdoms has already started them on a path to breakout in the scene like their fellow Fort Worth brethren With Shaking Hands, and

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  • Craig Gass to be at The Rock & Roll Roast of Dee Snider

    The  funny Artist/Comedian/Actor CRAIG GASS is pulling out his world-famous spicy rub for roasting Heavy Metal Icon and Celebrity Apprentice Dee Snider.   On January 24, Revolver and Guitar World are thrilled to present The Rock & Roll Roast of Dee Snider! These two heavy-weight sponsors have teamed up with MusiCares and AXS TV to bring you the first roast to ever be broadcast LIVE on television (not pre-taped and bleeped), LIVE

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  • Soilwork Release “This Momentary Bliss” a new track off of The Living Infinite

    This Momentary Bliss,” a new track off the ninth studio album by Swedish melodic metal band SOILWORK, is now up on YouTube. About the song, SOILWORK frontman Björn “Speed” Strid has stated: “Reminding you of A Predator’s Portrait days.  Super-catchy and groovy chorus.” http://youtu.be/LR2C2kEONIU SOILWORK’s first dual-disc release, The Living Infinite, will be released on February 27th in Asia (via license to Marquee Records), in Europe on March 1st,

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  • Love & Death Debut Album “Between Here And Lost” Out Tomorrow

    Love & Death, the new band led by former Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch, will release its debut album “Between Here & Lost” tomorrow 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

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  • Interview with S.U.N. on RadioScreamer Wed, January 23

    RadioScreamer has an EXCLUSIVE Interview with Something Unto Nothing (S.U.N.) on Wed, January 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm Pacific. Join Diamond-Dave Castagno and Rock Supergroup S.U.N. - Something Unto Nothing for an exclusive RadioScreamer interview.  S.U.N. features former members of Whitesnake, Ozzy, Godsmack, Billy Idol, Bonham, Everclear and others.  Sass Jordan and Brian Tichy will be on hand to discuss the band's new

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  • Heaven & Earth Set To Release Third Studio Album ‘Dig’ in April

    Taking up from where iconic bands like Deep Purple and Bad Company have left off, HEAVEN & EARTH is on a mission to resurrect the sanctity of classic rock in its purest, most accessible form on their third studio album titled Dig. Due out April 23rd on Quarto Valley Records, Dig was produced by Dave Jenkins--who’s turned the knobs for

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  • Anthrax Releases "Anthem" Track from Upcoming Covers EP

    Anthrax has just made available a taste of the band's upcoming EP Anthems, due out March 19 (Megaforce).  "Anthem," the band's cover of the classic Rush song, can be heard here. In addition to the EP's cover art, each of the cover songs will have its own special artwork, each one based on the tracks' original album cover art, but subtly

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  • Malevolence To Release Brand New Single

    Portuguese extreme progressive metallers MALEVOLENCE are proud to announce that Devoured Unlimited, the 2nd single extracted from their upcoming 3rd album Antithetical will be available on Friday, January 25th. Devoured Unlimited draws a parallel on wars linking the precedent atrocities known to men with the present state of destruction and the pandemonium that is about to come. The audio episode verses about solid facts

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  • Sepultura To Be Inducted Twice Into The Decibel Magazine Hall Of Fame

    Legendary Brazilian/American thrashers, SEPULTURA, are the first band in Decibel Magazine’s history to be inducted twice into their illustrious Hall of Fame! Check out a very special 100th issue of Decibel, which features the making of SEPULTURA’s classic album Beneath the Remains. An excerpt from the comprehensive piece is as follows: “Before there was death-thrash or thrashy death, there was

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  • Amorphis Announce New Album Titled 'Circle' Due in April

    Finnish masters of melacholic dark metal, AMORPHIS, have dubbed their 11th full length release Circle. The album is set to be released on April 19, 2013 (Europe) and April 30 (North America) via Nuclear Blast records. Circle, The follow-up to 2011’s highly successful masterpiece The Beginning Of Times (Finnish charts: #1, German charts: #16) was produced and mixed by no less

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  • Diamond Dawn Release Debut Single "Take Me Higher"

    Frontiers Records is pleased to unleash today the debut single from DIAMOND DAWN "Take Me Higher" taken from the forthcoming debut album entitled "Overdrive" which will be released on February 22nd in Europe and February 26th in North America. The song can be ordered online through digital shops such as iTunes, Amazon, Emusic etc. http://youtu.be/Q5jP1Dy29gY Diamond Dawn's debut album will

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  • Danger Angel to Release "Revolutia" through Perris Records on January 29th, 2013

    Danger Angel are proud to announce the release of their album "Revolutia" on January 29th, 2013. The album was recorded during 2012 under the guidance of legendary singer Jeff Scott Soto who took over the production helm and helped the band record their landmark album for the new sound they have created. http://youtu.be/NCp1JVoWk3w The album consists of 12 songs (plus one bonus song) with

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  • Cleopatra to release L.A. Guns LIVE IN CONCERT DVD

    L.A. Guns provided one of the most talked-about performances at the 2012 M3 Rock Festival in Maryland last May. That full concert was professionally captured in a multi-camera shoot and packaged with behind-the-scenes, studio, and interview extras in L.A. GUNS: LIVE IN CONCERT to be released February 12 by Cleopatra Records. Also included are three studio music videos from the

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  • Victory Records to Release "Live By The Code" By Terror

    Victory Records is proud to welcome TERROR to the Victory family. They will release their sixth studio album titled Live By The Code in April, 2013 in the US and Canada. Check out the Victory Records’ webstore for new merch designs- available now. TERROR vocalist Scott Vogel comments, “When I was in high school, I would go to ‘Home of

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  • Fall City Fall Release Exclusive “Victus” Song Stream

    Victory Records has partnered up with ALTERNATIVE PRESS to let loose an exclusive song stream from Calgary’s hardcore prodigies FALL CITY FALL for their title track “Victus”. Listen to the exclusive song stream here and stay tuned for the release of their Victory debut album Victus, out January 22nd. With a rawness and honesty that will send chills down your

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  • Tear Out The Heart Announce Debut Album Title Violence

    St.Louis, Missouri, metalcore outfit TEAR OUT THE HEART has announced that their forthcoming debut album will be titled Violence, out March 19th. Listen to a clip of Infamous Last Words below and pre-order your copy today through the Victory Records’ webstore! http://youtu.be/GY90BZz8o1w Upon inking deal with Victory Records in August 2012, TEAR OUT THE HEART began writing what would become one

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  • Power Thrashers Edge Of Attack Post Teaser For Music Video 'In Hell'

    Grande Prairie, AB power-thrash five-piece Edge of Attack whom are gearing up for the release of their self-titled debut album on Tuesday, February 19th via Halifax metal label Spread The Metal Records have posted a teaser for their upcoming music video directed by Karen Michelle Meola in support of their second single 'In Hell'. To view the teaser watch below: http://youtu.be/yIU9giaRHwA Album pre-order available at the following link here. 

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  • All Star Project Set To Release Hurricane Sandy Charity Single, "The Pride"

    The project comprised of the NY based band The Infinite Staircase along with Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ex-Ozzy Osbourne), Morgan Rose (Sevendust, Call Me No One), Kevin Martin (Candlebox, The Gracious Few) and John "JD" DeServio (Black Label Society, Cycle Of Pain) has completed work on the single, which is now called "The Pride." Co-writer, singer and guitarist, Lenny

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  • Insult To Injury Debut EP Dead Weight Digitally Out Now

    Insult To Injury, formerly named I, Creator, sees the release of their debut EP entitled Dead Weight on Amazon and all other major DSPs. The band – Geremy Andreaco (Vocals), Tim Hess (Guitar), Cody Cavanaugh (Guitar), Marc Liscio (Bass), and Zak Lees (Drums) – formed during January of this year and has quickly risen within the Pittsburgh scene. The release was

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  • Sevendust Adds Tour Dates With Lacuna Coil

    Hot on the heels of last week’s Billboard.com premiere of the first single, “Decay,” from their forthcoming album, BLACK OUT THE SUN, SEVENDUST has added a slew of new tour dates to their previously-announced headlining trek with Lacuna Coil that starts February 2 in Winston-Salem, NC at Ziggy’s. SEVENDUST--Lajon Witherspoon (vocals), Morgan Rose (drums/vocals), Clint Lowery (guitar/vocals), Vince Hornsby (bass/vocals)

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  • French Avant Garde Music Trio Sidony Box Release New CD

    Much to the anticipation of music aficionados around the world, French avant garde music troupe Sidony Box have released their third album 'Sidony Box Rules'. Award-winner of the “Rezzo Jazz a Vienne 2010” showcase and selected for the AFIJMA's “Jazz Migration 2011” tour, Sidony Box has earned its scenic reoutation through Europe and already released two albums acclaimed by international

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  • Death Metallers XUL Post Lyric Video For 'Mastication Of Putrescent Empyrean Remains'

    Brutal Western Canadian death metallers XUL have posted a lyric video for their track 'Mastication Of Putrescent Empyrean Remains' from their debut full length 'Malignance' released earlier this year, which they are also offering as a FREE DOWNLOAD as they currently work on their follow up EP. To check out the video below http://youtu.be/-a7YGnCqIhI FREE DOWNLOAD at the following link here. Malignance features eight tracks of crushing

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  • Broadway Calls Premieres New Track From ‘Comfort/Distraction’

    Oregonian punk rock trio Broadway Calls has premiered a new track, “Wildly Swinging”, from their long-awaited forthcoming album, Comfort/Distraction, today on Purevolume.com.  The band’s third studio album is due out on February 5 and can be pre-ordered now. Stream “Wildly Swinging” from Comfort/Distraction now, exclusively at Purevolume.com: Produced by Bill Stevenson (NOFX, Rise Against, Descendents) at legendary recording studio The

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  • Sully Erna To Perform Solo Shows Featuring Songs From Avalon And Godsmack

    Sully Erna, best known as vocalist and songwriter for the multi-platinum rock band, Godsmack, has announced six solo shows in the Northeast, kicking off at House of Blues in Atlantic City on March 22nd. The live shows will feature songs over the span of Erna’s career, including those with Godsmack and his solo debut, Avalon. The seeds for Avalon were planted back when Erna

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  • Pretty Maids to release new "Motherland" on Frontiers in March

    Frontiers Records is excited to announce the release of PRETTY MAIDS anticipated new album entitled "Motherland" on March 22nd in Europe and March 26th in North America. After their successful and highly acclaimed 2010 album “Pandemonium”, Danish melodic Hard Rockers, Pretty Maids celebrated their 30th anniversary with their debut visual release “It Comes Alive (Maid in Switzerland)” in 2012. “Pandemonium”

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  • Anthrax New EP "Anthems" Out in March

    Anthems, Anthrax's long-awaited, eight-track EP that pays tribute to the classic songs by some of Anthrax's favorite bands from the 1970s, will be released in North America on March 19 (MRI/Megaforce), and on March 22 in Europe (Nuclear Blast).  Anthems's track listing features Rush's "Anthem," Thin Lizzy's "Jailbreak," "TNT" by AC/DC, Boston's "Smokin'," "Big Eyes" by Cheap Trick, Journey's "Keep on Runnin," as well

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  • NAMM Metal Jam 2013

    On January 23rd, 2013 at the world famous Whiskey-A-Go-Go on the Sunset Strip, it’s the fifth annual NAMM Metal Jam, organized by Deathriders and former Anthrax founding front man Neil Turbin. This legendary annual gathering of rock and metal music talents has become the staple pre-NAMM party in Los Angeles. Attendees are flying in early for the convention just to

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  • Suffocation Release Cycles of Suffering From "Pinnacle Of Bedlam"

    New York death metal veterans, SUFFOCATION, have made the brand new track “Cycles of Suffering” available for streaming at the following location. The songs comes from their upcoming album Pinnacle of  Bedlam, which will be released on February 15th in Europe and on February 19th in North America. Fans can also check out and download the track "As Grace Descends".

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  • 15 Shows On The Black Crowes’ World Tour Sold Out Immediately

    THE BLACK CROWES are flying high--again. After a two-year hiatus, THE BLACK CROWES put tickets on-sale January 11 for the first leg of their “Lay Down With Number 13” 2013 world tour and 15 shows sold out immediately.  Now the band has confirmed that they will soon announce shows for a second leg commencing May 17. Sold-out concerts--encompassing dates in

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  • Stryper sign to Frontiers Records for multi-album deal

    Frontiers Records is proud to announce the signing of iconic Christian rockers Stryper to a multi-album deal. The first release due out will be a new re-recorded collection; SECOND COMING will hit streets on March 22nd in Europe and March 26th in North America. The album features sixteen tracks, including new recordings of fourteen songs from the band’s early years

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  • Black Sabbath New Album “13” Due Out June 2013

    Rock legends BLACK SABBATH have announced the title of their new album, 13, which will be released this June (exact date TBA).  The original BLACK SABBATH--OZZY OSBOURNE (vocals), TONY IOMMI (guitar) and GEEZER BUTLER (bass)--have recorded the album primarily in Los Angeles and were joined at the sessions by drummer Brad Wilk (Rage Against The Machine).  Produced by Rick Rubin

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  • Breed 77 return with new album and UK headline tour

    Following their hugely successful slot at last year's Download Festival and UK/European tour with SOiL and Fozzy - BREED 77 return to the UK for their own headline tour to coincide with the release of their highly anticipated new album THE EVIL INSIDE on 1st March 2013. The 11 headline run of dates comes hot on the heels of the band's recent single release DROWN (taken from the new album) which is being exclusively streamed

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  • Something Unto Nothing (S.U.N.) To Physically Release Debut Self-Titled Album February 5th, 2013

    New rock supergroup SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING (S.U.N.) featuring Juno Award winner SASS JORDAN, BRIAN TICHY, MICHAEL DEVIN and TOMMY STEWART will physically release their debut full-length self-titled album Tuesday, February 5 on Robo Records with distribution through Fontana/Universal Music. Initially the album was scheduled to be released Tuesday, January 15; however, S.U.N. guitarist TICHY was recently involved in a serious

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  • Richie Onori Wins 2012 Rock Over America "Rock Album Of The Year"

    Musician Richie Onori is the Rock Over America 2012 "Rock Album Of The Year" recipient for his critically-lauded debut disc, The Days Of Innocence, it was just announced by ROA Editor, Mark Lewis. "When it came to our awards show we had to look at several criteria- fan response, talent level of the artist, the music itself when it came

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  • Lost Society Unveils Album Details!

    Finland's youngest thrash export, LOST SOCIETY, has revealed the details surrounding their upcoming debut album. The band's debut album Fast Loud Death was crafted under the watchful eye of famous producer Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at the prestigious Sonic Pump Studios (FINNTROLL, SONATAARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM). The fantastic cover artwork was designed by no less than the infamous Ed Repka

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  • Testament Announces 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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  • Sweet Revisit Hit Album 'Desolation Boulevard' With New Live CD

    Hot on the heels of their recent critically acclaimed album release 'New York Connection', UK rock legends SWEET have released a new live CD only available by digital download. Performing the band's most famous and influential album from 1974 'Desolation Boulevard' live, SWEET's 'Desolation Boulevard Revisited' recaptures the album in concert with all of the raw energy that can only

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  • Roger Daltrey and Dave Navarro at Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp

    There are only 12 Days left to get in on this experience of a lifetime at Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp.  Jam, rehearse and perform live as Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp presents British Iconic lead singer Roger Daltrey of The Who and guitar great Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction to play with you live and in person January 23rd -27th, 2013.

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  • Anthrax Announces Shadows Fall's Jon Donais to Fill In on Upcoming Tour Dates

    Grammy-nominated rockers Anthrax - Scott Ian, Charlie Benante, Frank Bello and Joey Belladonna - have announced that Shadows Fall guitarist Jon Donais will step in for the departing Rob Caggiano.  Donais will temporarily fill in for Anthrax's upcoming tour dates in India, the series of Soundwave Festival shows in Australia, and the North American Metal Alliance Tour (dates below). "Jon

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  • Pyro, Ohio Releases Album Details and First Studio Update

    Virginia’s Pyro, Ohio, newly signed to upstart label At Your Command Records, is excited to release further details on their forthcoming spring release that will be entitled Before The Sun Sets… and will feature seven tracks. Three of the tracks will feature guest vocals that will be announced at a later date. Before The Sun Sets… was recorded at Amped

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  • Great White To Release "30 Years - Live From the Sunset Strip" in February

    Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of GREAT WHITE’s celebrative live album "30 Years - Live From the Sunset Strip" on February 22nd in Europe and February 26th in North America. To mark its 30th Anniversary LIVE on March 22, 2012, GREAT WHITE celebrated the only logical way – on stage. In a nod to its early days,

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  • T&N Release Video for "Slave To The Empire"

    T&N Release Brand new video for Slave to the Empire featuring George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, and Brian Tichy. The song is the title track of the band's debut album, which contains seven original songs along with five Dokken remakes. Vocals are split between several different singers including Tim “Ripper” Owens, Doug Pinnick (Kings X), Sebastian Bach and Robert Mason (Warrant). The great thing

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  • Hell Or Highwater Kick Off U.S. Tour With New Video For “Gimme Love”

    Orange County rock band Hell or Highwater kicks off their U.S. tour with The Darkness today with the premiere of an explosive new video for their latest single, Gimme Love, from the band’s forthcoming album Begin Again, which is due out on February 5 via Pavement Entertainment. Watch the new video for “Gimme Love” now, exclusively at Noisecreep.com or watch below.

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  • Rival Sons Announce Headlining Canadian Tour

    In the tradition of American artists like Jimi Hendrix, Tom Petty, The Strokes and Kings of Leon who broke overseas first, RIVAL SONS have become a substantial presence in England and Europe, headlining their own shows and opening for Guns N’ Roses and AC/DC, among others. Now the soulful, maximum-blues-infused hard rock band has announced a tour of Canada from

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  • Turbogeist Announce ‘Ancient Secrets’ Ep For March 12

    London based rockers, Turbogeist, will release their brand new 5-track EP, ‘Ancient Secrets’, on March 12th in the U.S. via Spinefarm Records. Click here to Listen to the new single “Mermaid’s Revenge”  Says guitarist / vocalist, Jimmy… “Ancient Secrets pertains to our obsession with all things fantastical and cryptic. It's an abstract title, but these are abstract times. We didn't

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  • Kataklysm To Work With Zeuss On Upcoming Album

    KATAKLYSM has enlisted the help of world renowned producer/engineer Zeuss (HATEBREED, SUFFOCATION, CHIMAIRA, ALL THAT REMAINS), to mix and master the their forthcoming album due tentatively in the Fall of 2013. Commented vocalist Maurizio Iacono: "It's time for KATAKLYSM to make a change and challenge ourselves a bit more when it comes trying out new sounds. I think it's healthy

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  • Opeth Announce Headline North American Tour

    The ever-evolving Swedish band Opeth will return to North America in support of their most recent studio album, Heritage.  Released September 20, 2011, it garnered rave reviews from everyone from Rolling Stone  who called the album "a career record that reimagines prog as actual rock 'n' roll" to Pitchfork saying "a pretty, well thought out collection” to NPR who called

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  • Framing Hanley To Release New Album "The Sum Of Who We Are"

    Nashville, TN rockers Framing Hanley are getting geared up for the release of their third album The Sum Of Who We Are. It is the long awaited follow up to their 2010 release A Promise To Burn and their debut album The Moment (2008).    The Moment featured the hit singles “Hear Me Now” and “Lollipop”. The new effort will

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  • Your Chance To Die Begins Work on New Album

    After a highly successful tour run in Mexico, Central America, and South America, South Carolina’s Christian metal outfit Your Chance To Die has started work on their sophomore Red Cord Records release. Vocalist Missi had this to say about the forthcoming release, “Most of the info on the new album is top secret, but what we can say is it

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  • 2013 OC Music Awards Announces Nominees in 23 Categories

    The Awards Academy has voted, the ballots have been sorted and the 2013 OC Music Awards nominees in 23 Academy selected categories have been determined. The 2013 list of nominations welcomes back some OC Music Awards former winners and nominees as well as some fresh faces. This announcement includes 23 of the 27 total 2013 Awards category nominees. Still to

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  • I Call You Legion’s Self-Titled Debut EP Streaming on New Junk

    New Junk is proud to partner up with I Call You Legion to host an exclusive stream HERE. Speaking about the release, Kaleb Allen had this to say, “I think listeners are going to really get an Underoath vibe from the EP on some songs, while others will have a slightly thrashier feel. Either way, we think people are really

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  • Æther Realm’s Debut Album One Chosen By The Gods Out Now

    North Carolina melodic death/folk metal outfit Æther Realm is excited to release their Jamie King (Between The Buried And Me, The Human Abstract, Wretched) produced debut full-length One Chosen By The Gods today on Bandcamp. The nine track release is streaming in full on No Clean Singing and is the follow up to their two song demo Odin Will Provide

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  • Bassist-composer Gary Willis Goes Retro on New Trio Album

    One of the most formidable fretless electric bassists in the post-Jaco Pastorius era, Texas native and current Barcelona resident Gary Willis joins forces with Catalan keyboardist Albert Bover and Budapest-born drummer Gergo Borlai on this exhilarating take on the electric piano trio. Co-founder (with guitarist Scott Henderson) of the premiere fusion band Tribal Tech and former member of Wayne Shorter’s

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  • MusInk 2013 Announces All-Star Punk Rock Lineup For 6th Annual Festival

    Southern California’s premiere tattoo and music festival, MusInk 2013, will kick off it’s 6th annual festival on March 8-10 at the OC Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa, CA, with performances by Bad Religion, Pennywise, Reverend Horton Heat, TSOL, Lagwagon, The Vandals and Lucero among others and appearances by over 300 tattoo artists including Jack Rudy, Robert Atkinson, Small

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  • Chariots Of The Gods Premieres New Song "Unbound" On Metalunderground.Com

    Ottawa, ON's melodic death thrashers Chariots of The Gods whom will be releasing their full length album Tides of War on Tuesday, January 29th are now streaming their latest single Unbound featuring guest vocals by Aleksi Sihvonen of Norther on MetalUnderground.com at the following location here.  In addition to premiering their single, guitarist Mat St- Amour spoke with the site in an interview about the upcoming release, which can be

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  • Treat to release a special 30th anniversary edition package

    Swedish melodic rock legends Treat are celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2013 and announce some mouthwatering news for all their fans. Treat will release a special 30th anniversary edition package, containing a best of-album with two brand new songs and two previously unreleased songs, and their latest album “Coup de Grace”, regarded as a "masterpiece" by Classic Rock Magazine and voted “Melodic

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  • THE BLACK CROWES Announce Special All-Acoustic Show For The Final Night, April 21

    For THE BLACK CROWES, it's always been about musical exploration, and on their “Lay Down With Number 13” world tour in 2013, for which tickets go on sale January 11 at 10:13 AM LOCAL TIME, they'll keep their shows as fresh as ever. The iconic and influential band will reach deep inside their songbook and extensive catalog, performing greatly varied

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  • Tarmac Adam Prepare For Their Highly Anticipated U.S. Debut

    A famous musical producer once said, to paraphrase, “the final collaborator on any music, is the audience, until they’re brought in, the work isn’t complete.” For the sonic journey that began in Melbourne, via Dublin, Nashville and New York, the artistic collaboration of Tarmac Adam is now complete, and along with their fans, they may have just introduced the album

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  • Tom Keifer Set To Launch First-Ever Solo Tour In Support Of ‘The Way Life Goes’

    Best known as the singer/songwriter/guitarist of the Philadelphia-based Blues-Rock band Cinderella, TOM KEIFER is making his debut as a solo artist with the release of his long-awaited and highly anticipated solo album, THE WAY LIFE GOES, April 30 via Merovee Records (through Warner Music Group's Independent Label Group). The collection of 14 new songs ranges from intimate, organic, acoustic tracks

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  • Fall City Fall Releases “Lovebirds” Music Video

    Canadian hardcore masterminds FALL CITY FALL have released a music video for “Lovebirds” from their forthcoming releasing VICTUS, out January 22nd, 2013.  Watch the video below: http://youtu.be/5BYOWm0XMn8 Having grabbed everyone’s attention with their recently released video for “Anxiety Attack”, FALL CITY FALL is back with their most powerful effort yet, “Lovebirds”. Let the chaotic duel-vocals of Nathan Zorn and Kennan

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  • Ernie Ball Announces 2013 Play Crossroads Contest

    Ernie Ball is proud to announce the 2013 Play Crossroads contest, where the legendary string company will be partnering up with Guitar Center, Guitar World, UltimateGuitar.com and ReverbNation.com in a global search to give the next best undiscovered guitarist a chance to perform live on stage at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival at Madison Square Garden on April 12th-13th. Eric

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  • Anthrax Statement about Rob Caggiano's Departure from the Band

    Anthrax have issued a Statement about Rob Caggiano's Departure. Below is the statement "Rob has been an integral part of Anthrax for so many years, as our lead guitarist, in a production capacity, but most of all, as our close friend.  His contributions to the band have been enormous. While we are sad that he is leaving, we wish him

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  • Tigertailz Album Downloads to Benefit Amser Justin Time

    Teaming with a new US based music promotion company, Tigertailz fans are now making a charitable donation with every album purchased.  Since the days of hard rock on music television, Wales based band Tigertailz have been at the forefront of UK issued hard rock music. With a dozen official band releases, countless spins on FM radio and more concert performances than a fan

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  • Starjack Entertainment Releases A Rock-U-Mentary/Comedy “Madder Than A Full Moon Dog”

    Madness, mayhem, volume and hilarity were served up in generous helpings at Full Moon Dog this past October.  Even more screamingly successful than last year, Starjack Entertainment’s heavy metal music fest, produced in honour of the late Jay-Jay Winter, has given birth …… to a movie. Christened “Madder Than a Full Moon Dog”, the 90-minute film has captured the music,

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  • Victory Records Gears Up For A Non-Stop New Year

    After a successful 2012, VICTORY RECORDS has summoned their army, with the drive and conviction to make 2013 rock harder than ever before. Pushing boundaries and coloring outside of the lines is to be expected, with a new year, comes a renewed sense of brutality and vengeance; an opportunity to unite fans of all music genres across the world. Never

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  • ODIUM Announce Quebec Show Dates

    Ontario melodic death metallers ODIUM are kicking off 2013 with multiple show dates in the province of Quebec along with a performance at this year's Drummondville Metal Fest V with the provinces top metal talents Cryptopsy (Montreal), Ghoulunatics (Montreal), Bookakee (Montreal), Chariots of The Gods (Gatineau), 101 Proof (Montreal), Trollheims (Trois-Rivieres), L'Habit Me Suce Le Moine (Drummondville). In additional news, ODIUM are offering

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  • The Bronx Releases Video Teaser for "Youth Wasted"

    The Bronx has released a Teaser video for Youth Wasted which is on the long-awaited forthcoming self-titled new album, The Bronx (IV), comes out on February 5. Check out The Bronx's forthcoming single and video for "Youth Wasted." They'll be debuting the audio track for the new single on Monday with MTV.com. http://youtu.be/Flv7R80LDOo If you're not up to speed, this will be the band's first new album

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  • Hot Water Music Debut New Video For “Drag My Body”

    Just in time for their national headline tour, revered punk rock band Hot Water Music has debuted a new video for their single “Drag My Body,” from the band’s recently released 8th full length album, Exister (Rise Records), today on the front page of Vevo.com. Watch “Drag My Body” below: http://youtu.be/XPVNKIqy_cw Directed by Josh Hegard and shot in Silverlake, California,

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  • Saxon To Release Sacrifice, On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

    With a storming new stomp in their boots and a renewed, lithe swagger to their legendary sound, Saxon will release “Sacrifice”, on Tuesday, February 26th,  2013 through UDR. Taking a sharper, re-invigorated approach to the production, on this, their 20th album, Saxon have produced 10 of their strongest, heaviest and most inspired songs for many-a-year, and a more than worthy successor

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  • Debut CD Release By Vocalist Paul D'Adamo Features Genesis and Phil Collins Members

    Vocalist extraordinaire Paul D'Adamo is no stranger to the world of Phil Collins and Genesis. His debut CD 'Tell Me Something' not only showcases a mixture of original compositions and re-done, lesser known classics by Phil Collins and Genesis, but also features essentially the core of Phil Collins's touring band: Brad Cole, Leland Sklar, Daryl Stuermer, Chester Thompson, Luis Conte,

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  • Love & Death To Team Up With Thousand Foot Krutch For “War Of Change Tour”

    Love & Death, the new band led by former Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch, is teaming up with Thousand Foot Crutch to launch the 15-city “War Of Change Tour”.  The tour also features The Letter Black and The Wedding.  The tour kicks off Feb. 21 in Columbia, MD and plays in significant club venues in 10 states before wrapping up March 17 in

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  • Million $ Reload Release new video for 'Broken'

    Million $ Reload Releases brand new video for Broken.  The song is taken from the album A Sinners Saint released by Frontiers Records. http://youtu.be/LK48S8eeuwc Click here to read our review of A Sinners Saint. For more information on Million $ Reload visit: www.milliondollarreload.com

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  • God Forbid Announce Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert

    On October 29th, 2012 the east coast experienced one of the largest Atlantic hurricanes on record that affected millions and destroyed thousands of homes, businesses and communities in its path. Hurricane Sandy made landfall in Atlantic City, New Jersey and ripped its way through New York City and other coastal communities. New Jersey melodic metallers GOD FORBID were personally affected

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Product Press Releases

  • AxVault.com Launches Online Store, Specializing in One of a Kind Handmade Instruments

    AxVault.com, a community site for guitar aficionados featuring content, commerce and community, announced the launch of its AxVault Store. The AxVault store, which opened this month, is a natural extension of Axvault.com — a community dedicated to guitar enthusiasts and collectors around the world that encourages knowledge sharing and the creation of a 'living archive' of guitar models around the world for reference,

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  • IK Multimedia’s AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ Now Available on the App Store

    IK Multimedia, in collaboration with Authentic Hendrix, LLC, is proud to announce the release of AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ for iPhone/iPod touch, and AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix for iPad™, the first multi-FX modeling apps to offer genuine Jimi Hendrix™ tone for guitarists. The AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ mobile Apps offer models of Hendrix’s actual amps, cabinets and effects, so that anyone can reproduce his tone or tweak

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  • PreSonus Announces PRM1 Precision Reference Microphone

    With PreSonus®' new PRM1 reference (measurement) microphone and the company's free Virtual StudioLive™ (VSL) mixer-control software with Smaart® Measurement Technology, StudioLive 24.4.2 and 16.4.2 digital mixer owners can have a complete, powerful, and affordable, audio-analysis and correction system. A reference, or "measurement," microphone is special type of condenser microphone that is designed to provide an accurate reproduction of a room's

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  • IK Multimedia Announces iRig Recorder for Android

    IK Multimedia is proud to announce iRig® Recorder for the Android operating system. iRig Recorder is a powerful audio recording and editing app that turns a mobile Android device into a professional field recorder, and makes it easy to capture interviews, classes, rehearsals, music performances, lectures,  and more, with outstanding quality. When used with the IK range of mobile microphones and accessories

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  • IK Multimedia Mobile Music Accessories Now Compatible with Android

    IK Multimedia combined with the announcement of its first recording Android app, iRig® Recorder, is proud to announce that five of its popular iOS mobile accessories are compatible with the most popular Android devices. All its range of microphones and recording accessories including iRig MIC, iRig MIC Cast, iRig PRE, plus the portable DJ mixer iRig MIX and the tabletop

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  • IK Multimedia Announces iLine Mobile Music Cable Kit

    IK Multimedia  is proud to announce the iLine™ Mobile Music Cable Kit, a comprehensive collection of high quality cables designed to cover all possible audio signal routings for users of smartphones, tablets, MP3 players and laptops. The cables provide everyone from DJs to live musicians to music enthusiasts with the tools they need to handle virtually any mobile cabling situation.

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  • IK Multimedia announces the new iKlip 2, iKlip Stand and iKlip Studio for iPad and iPad mini

    IK Multimedia is proud to announce five new accessories in its popular iKlip™ mounting solution line up: iKlip 2 for iPad and iPad mini, iKlip Stand for iPad and iPad mini and iKlip Studio now for iPad mini. These new iKlip models offer options for mounting and positioning the iPad or iPad mini for hands-free operation and optimum viewing angles to a microphone stand, a tabletop, above

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  • Radial artist Jon Reshard - Vigilant about realizing his dream

    When you start building your dream at 15 you can get a lot accomplished in a relatively short time. Bassist Jon Reshard started his journey long before 15 but launched his professional career at that age, recording a drum and bass album with Tony Royster Jr.  At 18 he recorded and toured with Greg Howe on his "Soundproof" album. Howe

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NAMM 2013

  • She Rocks Awards Honor Orianthi, Holly Knight and more

    More than 250 music industry professionals attended the first annual Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN) breakfast and She Rocks Awards on Friday, Jan. 25 during the 2013 NAMM show in Anaheim, CA, that were held in partnership with NewBay Media. Hosted by Laura B. Whitmore, founder of the Women’s International Music Network, producer of the Women’s Music Summit, and

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  • NAMM 2013 Day Three Review

    Day three is usually the busiest at NAMM and this year was no exception.  With performances by Ronny North, Great White featuring Jack Russell, Alex Skolnick and many more, fans got more than their money’s worth.  Seen roaming the convention hall floors were Nuno Bettencourt, Nicko McBrain, Terry Ilous, Jacob Bunton, Johnny Martin, Chris Sanders and the Jagermeister Girls to

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  • Sennheiser Receives Outstanding Technical Achievement Award from TEC at NAMM 2013

    Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that its HD 700 headphone received an Outstanding Technical Achievement award at the 28th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards. Sennheiser USA President Greg Beebe was on hand to accept the award during a special reception held at the 2013 NAMM show in Anaheim, CA on Friday evening. "We are grateful to be recognized by

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  • Moog Receives Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards from TEC at 2013 NAMM

    Moog Music has announced that it has won two Outstanding Technical Achievement awards from the TEC (Technical Excellence & Creativity) Foundation in recognition of its Minitaur analog bass synthesizer and Animoog polyphonic software synth, both launched in 2012. Mike Adams, CEO/President; Cyril Lance, Chief Engineer, Amos Gaynes, Product Development Specialist and Trent Thompson, Product Marketing Manager of Moog Music were

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  • Global Music and Sound Industry Finds Success at the 2013 NAMM Show

    When the business is music, it’s a fine line between good times and work. Produced by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the NAMM Show provided the most effective platform across four jam-packed days filled with new product debuts, networking, and educational opportunities set to the soundtrack of live music and conversation among friends old and new. From January

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  • NAMM 2013 Day 2 Review

    Day two of NAMM 2013 started with another dose of Southern California rain.  Two days in a row?  Unbelievable!  Traffic on the convention floor was much heavier than day one and included meet and greet appearances by members of Guns N’ Roses, Anthrax, Slayer, Korn, Stryper, Alice In Chains, Living Colour, Zakk Wylde, Steve Stevens and Screamer Magazine alumni, David

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  • Holophone Wows the Crowds at NAMM 2013

    Music pros have been converging at Holophone's twin booths at NAMM 2013, as the originators of the surround sound microphone have staked out new ground with the launch of a range of new single channel mics unlike anything the industry has seen before. Holophone's new line of high-quality handheld mics are custom designed for stage and studio, including the Super

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  • Foreigner and Theory of a Deadman to Sign Autographs at the RapcoHorizon Booth

    The RapcoHorizon Company, a leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, continues to make waves among the rock community as its RoadHog cables are being used regularly by such high-profile bands as Foreigner and Theory of a Deadman. Both bands will be signing autographs during the NAMM Show at the RapcoHorizon booth (Hall C, Booth 4558). Foreigner will be

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  • Casio Unveils Professional Stage Piano At NAMM 2013

    As a leader in the electronic musical instrument space, Casio is pleased to introduce a new game-changing digital piano to its popular Privia line – the Privia Pro PX-5S. The new PX-5S represents the first electronic piano in Casio’s Privia Pro series, a sub-category aimed for professional stage musicians and will be exhibited in Casio’s booth (#5900) during Winter NAMM

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  • Aviom An-16/I V.2 Analog Input Module To Be Introduced at NAMM 2013

    Aviom, manufacturer of the iconic A-16II Personal Mixer and industry leader in personal mixing, is pleased to announce that it will be introducing the new AN-16/i v.2 Input Module to support its next generation personal mixer, the A360 Personal Mixer, which has also been introduced at NAMM (Hall A, Booth 6720). The AN-16/i v.2 converts 16 line-level analog audio channels

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  • NAMM 2013 Day 1 Review

    Once a year the streets of Anaheim California, home of The Angels, The Ducks and Mickey Mouse are shoulder to shoulder with musicians, merchants and music fans from all over the world and this year is no different.  Not even the torrential downpour of Southern California rain (yeah right our East Coast visitors scoff), could detour nor discourage the NAMM

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  • Pigtronix introduces Quantum Time Modulator pedal for Winter NAMM 2013

    Pigtronix Quantum Time Modulator produces a parallel universe of analog time stretching effects with only three knobs and a single switch. Reflecting the fundamental principals of modern atomic physics in pedal form, the Pigtronix Quantum can be in any number of places at once and will change in response to both input and observation. Pigtronix Quantum utilizes multiple bucket brigade

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  • Peavey Debuts New Vypyr® VIP Series Amplifiers

    Peavey Electronics introduces a new generation of modeling amplifiers today with the Vypyr® VIP series, the world’s first Variable Instrument Performance™ amplifiers. After the award-winning original Peavey Vypyr series set the new standard for modeling guitar amplifiers, the Vypyr VIP series introduces an entirely new level of technological sophistication and tonal versatility. With the Vypyr VIP series, Peavey introduces the

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  • Accessory Power donates earbuds to The Fender Music Foundation

    Accessory Power has provided GOgroove AudiOHM earbuds to The Fender Music Foundation to be given to donors of $100 or more at The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show in Anaheim, California.  The show takes place between Thursday, Jan. 24th and Sunday, Jan. 27th 2013. Accessory Power will have a representative at their table on Friday and Saturday to

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  • The RapcoHorizon Company Unveils Silverhog at 2013 NAMM

    The RapcoHorizon Company, a leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, announces its SilverHog guitar and microphone cables at the 2013 NAMM Show (Hall C, Booth 4558). The latest addition to the RoadHog Series, SilverHog is a series of high-end touring cables without the high-end price tag. Built with the original RoadHog jacket, which The RapcoHorizon Company designed specifically

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  • Brian Wilson kicks off 2013 NAMM Excitement at Gibson Booth

    Celebrating the power of music, Gibson Guitar sets the stage at the 2013 NAMM show, welcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys to perform at the Gibson Booth. Wilson will honor us with his presence Thursday, January 24th at 12 Noon. The talented co-creator of the Beach Boys music and the California Sound, Wilson

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  • Monster at NAMM 2013

    Monster is continuing to lead the way in the audio accessories category, including essential gear and the world’s most advanced accessories for music industry professionals and consumers. Experience the latest generation of Monster audio products, all delivering our signature Pure Monster Sound™, plus a completely new line of the world’s most advanced pro connectivity solutions. There will also be exciting

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  • Thadeus Gonzalez formerly of Electric Sister Embarks On Solo Career

    Oakland-based vocalist Thadeus Gonzalez has left the front role in Electric Sister to pursue solo and collaborative opportunities.  In addition to recording a debut record in Los Angeles this spring, he is debuting some acoustic songs at the Songsalive NAMM showcase on Thursday, January 24, at the Hilton Anaheim. At that showcase, Thadeus will be performing with one of Yamaha's

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  • The RapcoHorizon Company Debuts Full-Line Company Catalog At 2013 NAMM

    For the first time ever, The RapcoHorizon Company, a leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, is releasing a full-line company catalog, in both digital and printed formats, to its network of dealers. The highly requested directory, which helps customers distinguish between each of the company brands, including RapcoHorizon, RoadHog, RAT, StageMaster and Momentum, is available at the 2013

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  • Alastair Greene Performing At 2013 NAMM at the Seymour Duncan Booth

    A big week looms for Southern California-based blues-rock guitar ace, Alastair Greene. First, Alastair performs at the Seymour Duncan Booth (#5561, Hall B) at the 2013 NAMM Conference, Anaheim Convention Center, on Friday, January 25, from 3:00-3:25 p.m. "With my Seymour Duncan pickups I have higher output with more punch and cut," explains Greene. "For the humbuckers in my Les Paul everything

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  • 2013 Namm Schedule For Michael Wilton, George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, & Mike Stone

    Namm 2013 Schedule For Michael Wilton (Queensryche), George Lynch, Jeff Pilson (T&N / Foreigner), & Mike Stone Michael Wilton (Queensryche) Wed Jan 23rd NAMM Metal Jam 2013 @ The Whiskey A-Go Go, West Hollywood, CA Sat Jan 26th 1:00 p.m. @ Dean Markley Sat Jan 26th 4:00 p.m. @ ESP Guitars George Lynch Fri Jan 25th Sabian Live (performing with

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  • Sennheiser Announces Lineup for On Stage Product Demonstrations at NAMM 2013

    Audio specialist Sennheiser (booth 6577) announced that its booth stage at NAMM will feature an impressive roster of emerging musical talent. The product demonstrations — which will feature the latest audio equipment from Sennheiser and its family of distributed brands as well as its new partner TC-Helicon — will begin on Thursday, January 24th at noon and continue through Sunday, January 27th. Scheduled demonstrations

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  • Radial Engineering to introduce new products at NAMM 2013

    It is time for NAMM where companies like Radial introduce the world to a new line up of products.  This year we are introducing more new products than ever before. Our 500 series continues to expand with two new racks and 6 new modules making their debut. Our Primacoustic division has expanded their Paintables line of acoustic treatment. Yes, you can

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  • Emotiva Professional To Debut Stealth 8 Precision Bi-Amplified Active Studio Monitor at the NAMM Show 2013

    Emotiva Pro, the company whose passion for impeccable sound is manifested in every product bearing its name, will use the occasion of the NAMM Show 2013 to unveil its new reference studio monitor: the Emotiva Professional Stealth 8. Designed to meet the exacting needs of recording engineers, musicians, hobbyists, and audiophiles alike, the powered Stealth 8 relies on Emotiva Pro’s exclusive

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  • Stanton Hosts Dj Performances At 2013 NAMM Show

    Stanton®, part of the Gibson Pro Audio division, and an industry leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio products for DJs, is bringing the future of DJ gear and talent to the attendees of the 2013 NAMM Show, where the company will host performances by some of the industry’s top DJ’s. Headlining the schedule of events will be

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  • Nikki Sixx to Appear at Dean Markley NAMM 2013

    Dean Markley USA announces a meet and greet opportunity with legendary international rock icon, Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue and Sixx:A.M. at 5:00PM on January 26th, at booth # 5710 during this year’s National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show in Anaheim, California. The collaboration between Dean Markley USA and Nikki Sixx started in late 2011 as the two set

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  • GJ2 Guitars To Launch Zora Guitars With Tom Dumont of No Doubt at NAMM 2013

    GJ2 Guitars is preparing to launch a full line of Zora guitars, which will be unveiled at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim. Tom Dumont (No Doubt) and Grover Jackson (GJ2 Guitars co-founder) will present the Zora line during NAMM Media Preview Day on Wednesday, January 23 at 11:40 a.m. Tom will also be at the GJ2 Guitars NAMM booth #4296 (Hall

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  • Dean Markley USA Giving Away Strings at NAMM 2013

    Dean Markley USA today announced that it will be giving away free strings every day at their booth #5710 during the upcoming NAMM show.  To receive free strings, attendees simply need to be present at the booth January 24 through 27 at 2PM.  The promotion is on a first come, first serve basis.  Attendees need only provide their email address.

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  • Etymotic Offers “Audition One” Trial Program at NAMM

    Etymotic Research, an innovator in hearing wellness solutions, announces a trial program of its MusicPRO™ Electronic Musicians Earplugs at The Winter NAMM Show next week in Anaheim, California. Etymotic’s MP915 earplugs activate automatically, allowing natural hearing when sound is safe and provide automatic protection from both loud, sustained music and sudden, loud percussive sounds. The soft sounds of music and

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  • You Rock Guitar to unveil its YRG-PRO at NAMM 2013

    Initially launched as a Kickstarter project in August 2012 by rogue members of the YRG team, Inspired Instruments, Inc., is introducing the YRG-PRO to music industry members at NAMM 2013. Adding, upgrading, and integrating its patented technology of the YRG-1000 Gen 2 tech into a hyper-powerful, under $1000 MIDI guitar. With professional studio use and performance in mind, the YRG-PRO has a sleek solid

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  • Aspiring Musician Creates Educational Aid for Learning Music

    With necessity as the impetus for inspiration, aspiring musician and computer/sales & marketing professional Mark Sanderson embarked on an idea to create a set of learning tools that would aid anyone of any age or skill in learning the language of music easily. Traditional learning outlets, i.e. lessons only frustrated the adolescent further and he spent endless hours pondering a

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  • Audiofly Debuts Performance Series In-Ear Monitors at NAMM 2013

    AudioflyTM, is an award winning innovator of premium headphones for discerning music lovers and musicians. Audiofly continues to advance detailed, full spectrum, sound technology with the launch of its Performance Series In-Ear Monitors (IEMs). Visit Audiofly’s booth to experience this cutting-edge, audio technology firsthand. Audiofly’s complete next generation product line will be unveiled January 24-27 at NAMM booth #1254 at

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  • Capturing Couture Announce Guitar Straps For Kids NAMM 2013

    Capturing Couture is proud to launch its NEW collection of guitar straps for kids! Made with the same high-quality materials as the original guitar straps, the children’s straps (MSRP $49-$59) extend from 35”-46” to fit little rockers of all ages. Using only the finest materials, custom-made trims and highly functional hardware, Capturing Couture’s collection of guitar straps helps celebrate everyone’s

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  • Rozanna's Violins Proudly Announces Designer Decals For All String Instruments!

    Ahead of the the NAMM show in Anaheim, California on January 24-27, Rozanna's Violins is proud to announce our Designer Decals. These removable decals are a new and innovative way to decorate stringed instruments, a new extension of our Designer Violin line. Indeed, with nothing else like it on the market for string instruments, Rozanna's Designer Violins is inventing another

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  • REO Speedwagon and Dokken/Sons of Anarchy at the Dean Markley NAMM 2013

    Dean Markley announces meet and greet with REO Speedwagon’s Dave Amato and Dokken’s Sean McNabb at 4:00PM on January 26th, at booth # 5710 during this year’s National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show. Dave Amato, guitarist and harmony vocalist, joined REO in 1989 for the album The Earth, A Small Man, His Dog, and a Chicken, after playing with

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  • Taylor Guitars Announce 2013 NAMM Show Artist Performance Schedule

    Taylor Guitars has announced its NAMM Show artist performance schedule, and this year's lineup spans a wide range of musical genres, including classic and indie rock, international pop, soulful R&B, harmony-rich country and experimental electric. The performances will take place over three days in Taylor's exhibition room (213 ABC) at the Anaheim Convention Center. On Thursday, January 24, Nashville-based guitar

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  • Black Label Society and Archer at Dean Markley NAMM 2013 Booth

    Dean Markley announces meet and greet with Black Label Society’s Nick Catanese and Archer’s Dylan Rose at 1:00PM on January 26th, at booth   # 2710 during this year’s National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show. Nick Catanese is the rhythm/lead guitarist for the American heavy metal band, Black Label Society. Alongside BLS founder, Zakk Wylde, the two guitarists have toured

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  • Holophone Unveils More Ground-Breaking Mics at NAMM 2013

    Holophone, the world's foremost innovator in multi-channel surround microphone technology, has unveiled two more single-channel microphones set to debut at the upcoming NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. Holophone's Big O omnidirectional mic and C+ cardioid mic join the company's recently announced Super C supercardioid condenser, forming a trio of ultra high quality, customizable microphones designed for the most critical live,

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  • Snap Dragon Introduces ‘Tripper’ Professional Folding Electric Guitar

    So-called “travel guitars” have been around for a while. Les Paul even designed one! Their small scale, complicated dismantling and assembling, lousy sound, poor play-ability and toy looks have always made the travel guitar more of a novelty or a hotel room diversion than a proper professional instrument. Not only that, tuning up the guitar once it was unfolded was a real

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  • Victor Wooten and Haiti 10 Announce 2013 NAMM Event

    Victor Wooten’s Night of Film and Music announce a special showing on January 26th from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.  This event is associated with this year’s National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show and will take place at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel Grand Pacific Ballroom, located at 777 West Convention Way. The 5 Time GRAMMY® winner will perform and comment on

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  • Jeff Loomis Announces 20133 NAMM Appearances

    Ex-Nevermore guitar prodigy JEFF LOOMIS has announced a number of appearances to be held at this year's NAMM conference.  His appearance schedule is below, and he will also be performing at Schechter Guitars' NAMM 2013 Party along with Exodus, Prong and former Megadeth guitarist Chris Poland (Ohm, Ohmprey).  JEFF LOOMIS will be performing with his band consisting of Travis Montgomery

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  • Tone Summit Meeting at Dean Markley NAMM 2013

    Dean Markley announces a tone summit meet and greet with Supertramp’s Carl Verheyen, plus Steve Trovato and Brian Kahanek at 11:00AM on January 26th, at booth # 2710 during this year’s National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show. Carl Verheyen is an accomplished guitarist with a multi-faceted career spanning 40 years. While considered a guitar virtuoso; he is also a

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  • Pete Anderson Plans to Appear With Fargen Amplification at NAMM 2013

    Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning producer, artist and writer Pete Anderson has announced his plans to appear with Fargen Amplification at the upcoming NAMM conference in Anaheim, CA.  Pete will be demonstrating the first product in his signature line of amps and pedals, the Tumbleweed pedal. Attendees are invited to visit Pete at the Fargen Amplification booth #2595, on Friday, January

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  • MIDI Creators and Innovators To Discuss Past, Present and Future of MIDI at 2013 NAMM Show

    MIDI Creators and Innovators Alan Parsons, Tom Oberheim, Dave Smith, Jordan Rudess, George Duke and Craig Anderton to Discuss Past, Present and Future of MIDI at 2013 NAMM Show H.O.T Zone Session. Panel discussion “MIDI Creators and Innovators” For 30 years, MIDI has been always been at the forefront of music technology even as musical trends changed. Come hear from a

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  • Samson Technologies Signing and Performance Schedule At 2013 NAMM Show

    Samson Technologies has one of the industry’s most impressive and diverse rosters of renowned artist endorsees in the world. Many of those artists will be appearing at the 2013 NAMM Show from January 24th through January 27th in the company’s new location in Hall C, Booth 4590. This year, Samson, Hartke and Zoom’s star-studded schedule will showcase over 25 artists

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  • Annual WiMN Breakfast & She Rocks Awards Announced

    The Women's International Music NetworkTM (the WiMN) announces a new event, A Musical Morning: The First Annual Women's International Music Network Breakfast in partnership with NewBay Media. The event will take place during the upcoming NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA on January 25th, 2013, at the Anaheim Marriott. In addition to bringing together women in the industry for the first

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  • Pigtronix Announce 3 New Bass Pedals for Winter NAMM 2013

    Pigtronix introduces the Bass Envelope Phaser, Philosopher Bass Compressor and Bass FAT Drive pedals for Winter NAMM 2013. Building on the breakout success of its line of futuristic analog pedals, Pigtronix is proud to announce the launch of three new pedals, specifically designed for bass players. While much of the Pigtronix product line has been embraced by bass luminaries such

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  • PreSonus Brings Winter NAMM Show to You Live Via the Web!

    Visit the 2013 Winter NAMM show virtually by joining PreSonus' exciting, three-day live Webcast! The PreSonus NAMMcast will be broadcast in real time Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (January 24 through 26), between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, and will be rebroadcast between 6 p.m. and 3 a.m. so viewers worldwide can enjoy the show. As part of

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  • Orianthi to Appear at Dean Markley Booth at NAMM 2013

    Dean Markley USA announces a meet and greet opportunity with Orianthi at 12:00PM on January 25th, at booth # 2710 during this year’s National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show. Australian guitarist Orianthi has already experienced what most aspiring musicians only dream of. She’s opened for Steve Vai, backed Carrie Underwood, traded solos with a Carlos Santana, and shared the

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  • TC-Helicon and Sennheiser join forces

    Vocal processing expert TC-Helicon and audio specialist Sennheiser today unveiled their cooperation in the field of vocal effects microphones. Bundling their extensive expertise in tools for vocalists and microphone technology, the two brands have been working on joint research projects since 2011, and will launch a joint product at NAMM in January 2013. “The initial spark for our co-operation was

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  • Lita Ford Appearing at Dean Markley NAMM 2013 Booth

    Dean Markley announces a meet and greet opportunity with Lita Ford at 12:00PM Thursday on January 24th, at booth # 2710 during this year’s National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show in Anaheim, California. A British born rocker who grew up on the streets of L.A., Lita Ford is considered one of the most important female representatives of the rock genre.

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  • Holophone and Q5X Announce Technology Partnership

    Two award-winning Canadian audio technology leaders have announced a strategic development partnership. Holophone®, originators of multi-channel surround sound microphones, and Quantum5X®, creators of leading edge professional broadcast quality wireless audio solutions, have joined together to develop a new standard in handheld wireless microphone systems. The upcoming NAMM 2013 in Anaheim will mark the debut of the first of three upcoming

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  • NAMM 2013 Honors Year’s Best Ads Featuring Music Making

    The creative uses of musical instruments and music-making products in television commercials will be honored at the 2013 NAMM Show as the industry presents the NAMM Excellence Award for Music in Advertising. Finalists will be announced January 27 at the 2013 NAMM Show held January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The nominated commercial spots were chosen from a selection

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  • Diablo FX Launches The First Wireless Guitar FX Control Pedal

    Diablo FX, a new player in the guitar market, introduces a truly innovative solution for effects pedal players: Sound Control 6. The Sound Control system is the first wireless all-in-one effects pedal management system which enables guitar players to turn on and off multiple analog or digital effects in one stomp. Sound Control 6 is unique because of its wireless

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  • EBS To Release EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive at NAMM 2013

    The Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim at the end of January is the scene for the release of the new extraordinary EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive pedal. A pedal developed by EBS in close co-operation with legendary bassist Billy Sheehan. The new pedal is based on the concept of mixing together a clean signal with a distorted to be able

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  • DPA Microphones Unveils d:facto™ II Vocal Microphone at the 2013 NAMM

    DPA Microphones is pleased to introduce the d:facto™ II Vocal Microphone  at the 2013 NAMM Show (Booth 6996). With a true studio sound for the live stage, this latest addition to the d:facto line offers an extraordinarily natural sound with high separation and extreme SPL handling, giving users unlimited possibilities for their performances. In addition to use with the new

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  • Fargen Amplification Launches New Dealer Program at NAMM 2013

    Fargen Amplification, Inc. announces its dealer network, which marks a departure from its fifteen-year direct-to-consumer model. Over the past four months, Fargen has transitioned away from its direct model, and has brought on select dealers in the U.S. and 15 additional countries, focusing on businesses that can properly represent its boutique brand. “We have been carefully planning this transition in

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  • Peerless Guitars to Introduce the Retromatic Guitar at NAMM 2013

    The stunning new RETROMATIC is the latest release from PEERLESS,  in the exciting new range of smaller body, thinline guitars. The RETROMATIC’s stylish and distinctive headstock, truss-rod cover, and pick guard design, oozes ultra-cool, retro-rock appeal, which makes a bold, confident, standout statement from Peerless.  As a  crowning touch  the  quirky Peerless logo has been die-cast, set, and attached onto

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  • Business and Pleasure Mix at the 2013 NAMM Show

    When the business is music, combining business with pleasure is no problem. The NAMM Show will feature four solid days of live music and events to keep the fun in doing business at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA, January 24-27. In addition to the many celebrity guest appearances, artist signings and performances that NAMM Members will be hosting,

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  • Sony Creative Software Showing Off Latest Software at NAMM 2013

    Sony Creative Software will be showing off their latest audio and video applications – Sound Forge Pro Mac, SpectraLayers Pro and Vegas Pro 12 – at the upcoming 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA, January 24-27. Key representatives of the Sony Creative Software team will be available to demo the software and also for interviews during NAMM. Built on a

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  • Capturing Couture’s Line of Ultra-Chic Guitar Straps at NAMM 2013

    Capturing Couture’s Line of Ultra-Chic Guitar Straps will be at the 2013 NAMM show in Anaheim, CA on January 24-January 26.  They will be showing off a line of fashionable guitar straps for men and women, Capturing Couture allows musicians to showcase their personal style while expressing their musical talents. Meticulously constructed in the USA with the finest materials and crafted to be

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