Screamer Magazine June 2014
Featuring: Tesla. Also Included Marty Friedman, Tempt, Jessie Wagner & Envy, Deborah Bonham, Bumblefoot, Alter Bridge, Guns N' Roses and Much More.

Articles in the June 2014 Issue

Interviews

  • TESLA - The Art of Simplicity

    Love Song, What You Give, Before My Eyes, and Signs; if these songs don’t trigger images of a group of long-haired blue-collar boys from Northern California, helping to change the scene and climate of rock n’ roll in the early 90s, then you need to go back to school and re-read your history.  Nikki Sixx once remarked that they were

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  • MARTY FRIEDMAN - Bringing The Fire With Inferno

    Marty Friedman. This highly respected guitarist spent the 1980's playing alongside fellow guitarist Jason Becker in Cacophony and also releasing the first of his many solo albums before becoming a member of Megadeth. Friedman was with the multi-platinum selling thrash icons during perhaps their most successful period, releasing Rust in Peace, Countdown to Extinction, Youthanasia, Cryptic Writings, and Risk during

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  • TEMPT - The Serpents In The Garden

    "Hair metal" never really went away. True, the opening chords to Smells Like Teen Spirit signaled a retreat and hibernation for a fair amount of years, but much like the apocalyptic story of the cockroach surviving a nuclear war, the genre hung tough. Today bands like Poison, Warrant, Ratt, L.A. Guns and a host of others continue to soldier on

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  • JESSIE WAGNER & ENVY – Rallying Cry for the Underdog

    On the surface, this is an interesting band as they bring a fresh dynamic to the world of rock music.  Not necessarily the first band to confront the concept of mixing up soul, funk and blues with a rocky edge, they nevertheless have found their respective mojo and pull off these diverse varieties of music with aplomb.  They have released

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  • DEBORAH BONHAM – The Spirit is Alive and Well

    It isn’t something that everybody has to deal with, but can you imagine being related to someone who is an important part of a seminal rock band that has ascertained legendary status?  Juggling with the fallout of such circumstances is the situation that Deborah Bonham found herself confronted with.  This isn’t a story of woe, but of a two-sided presentation.

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  • Wide Open: JEFF ROUSE of The Guessing Game

    Life for a professional musician can be unpredictable, and Jeff Rouse knows this well from his years playing in bands such as Duff McKagan’s Loaded, Allen Crime Syndicate, and his solo project, To the Glorious Lonely. While on a break from Loaded, Rouse has been focused on a band he recently formed called The Guessing Game and is celebrating the

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Reviews

  • An Intimate Evening With BUMBLEFOOT w/ Very Special Guests

    After the opening show for Guns N' Roses' Evening of Destruction/No Trickery at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal hosts a show with special guests at Vinyl, also located in The Hard Rock the following night. Vinyl is a small venue just down from The Joint, with a 650 person capacity.  Walking into the

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  • The PINK FLOYD and SYD BARRETT Story - DVD Review

    Originally released in 2001, as part of the BBC’s Omnibus series, Eagle Rock Entertainment has recently re-released The Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett Story as a 2-DVD set and digital video. This film chronicles the early life of the legendary band Pink Floyd, featuring interviews with Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Rick Wright, David Gilmour, Bob Klose ( former member of

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  • RIVAL SONS – Great Western Valkyrie

    If you’ve been fortunate enough to witness the genuine potential exhibited on their Head Down and Pressure & Time albums, then you’ll be hoping Rival Sons trimmed the fat off their last album, and fused it with the compact and neat songs from the Pressure & Time collection to create what the band should be achieving.  The zenith of quality

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  • NEAL SCHON – So U

    The beating heart of melodic rockers Journey and well-known guitarist Neal Schön has gathered the talents of Journey drummer Deen Castronovo in conjunction with bassist Marco Mendoza, known for his work with Black Star Riders, Ted Nugent and Whitesnake amongst others, and the three forces have produced an interesting album as a result. It would be too easy to dismiss

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  • TEMPT - Under My Skin EP

    ‘80’s style hair metal refuses to die. Do a Google search for any famous (or semi-famous, for that matter) hair band, and chances are they’re still around, plugging away on the club or festival circuit with one or two original members. So what’s one to make of Tempt, a band that has that ‘80’s pop/hair metal sound down so pat

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  • JESSIE WAGNER & ENVY – Army of the Underdog EP

    "Diamond in the rough" is an interesting phrase as it implies that there is a shiny jewel amongst some unpleasant or unwelcome surroundings.  The "rough" element could be interpreted as being uglier or distasteful.  However you wish to take this phrase, this reviewer wishes to use it in the context of a band member who takes to performing in the

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  • DEBORAH BONHAM – Spirit

    The sister of legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham has earned her stripes as she unveils the fourth studio album in her canon of solo work.  If you’re familiar with Fate of Nations by Robert Plant and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, the Cajun and folk subtleties, the underlying blues and the overall ability to incorporate some good songs within a sense

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  • BLOODY HAMMERS – Under Satan’s Sun

    If you go travelling around you never know sometimes what you’re likely to find.  For example, crawling amongst the dusty shadows lurk the ominous spectre of Bloody Hammers in Transylvania County, NC.  Now on their third studio album, the sense of their identity is well defined and those of you familiar with Hammer House of Horror will have no issues

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  • SMASH FASHION – Big Cat Love

    After releasing two studio albums already to a modest fanfare, this L.A. based melodic and infectious troupe are here with album number three.  Sharing their brand of big cat love with their ever-growing audience, you receive an album which proudly shows off that title complete with songs that prove the influence of Marc Bolan, Sweet and the Sex Pistols is

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  • DIE SO FLUID – The Opposites of Light

    This three-piece made up of the charismatic Grog on vocals and bass, Mr. Drew on guitars and Al Fletcher beating the skins have already shared their musical exploits via three previous studio albums and several other releases.  There’s no time like the present to play catch-up with their style of hard rock.  Their latest studio offering packs a punch thanks

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  • ELVENKING – The Pagan Manifesto

    This Italian six-piece are ready to unveil their 8th studio album continuing their exploration of folk metal for the masses as their European audiences grow to impressive sizes.  All manner of folk-themed instrumentation dances arm-in-arm with the metal-fused majesty the band are known for which helps The Pagan Manifesto conquer any complacent pitfalls, and keeps the journey throughout the 12

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  • HOLLOW - Mordrake

    Canadian Symphonic Death Metal.  Now that is a set of words one simply does not hear very often.  However, it is definitely a thing!  Hailing from Montreal comes Hollow with their debut release entitled “Mordrake”, a 12-track monstrous audio tapestry that has a little something for everyone with an ear for heavy metal. Mordrake infuses roaring blast beats, haunting symphonic

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  • ALTER BRIDGE LIVE – Kansas City, MO

    Alter Bridge, nearing the last leg of their American Spring tour in support of their album Fortress, hit the Arvest Bank Theatre in Kansas City, MO on May 2, 2014. Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland is located in downtown Kansas City. The theatre, opened in 1927, was built in the French and Italian Baroque style, and is well known

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  • GUNS N' ROSES - An Evening of Destruction/No Trickery

    The Joint, inside The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas,  is once again being called home for Guns N' Roses second residency.  The announcement was made in February about the nine shows, which began May 21st  and runs through June 7th. Fans were greeted outside the venue by dominatrix dressed girls on stilts grabbing the attention of every fan that

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Press Releases

  • Scott Stapp Announces Tour Dates In Support Of New Album Proof Of Life

    Grammy-Award winning artist Scott Stapp will hit the road this summer in support of his second full length solo album Proof of Life. The deeply personal Proof of Life debuted at #37 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Charts late last year. Proof of Life was produced by Howard Benson and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge and is the follow up

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  • Monster Energy's AFTERSHOCK Festival: Godsmack, Weezer, The Offspring, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch & Many More--Sept. 13 & 14 In Sacramento

    The third annual Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK Festival returns to Discovery Park near downtown Sacramento September 13 & 14, 2014 bigger than ever with a massive lineup including Godsmack, Weezer, The Offspring, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch (back by popular demand), Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, Chevelle, AWOLNATION, Seether, Mastodon, Pennywise, Bad Religion and many more. After the major success of

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  • Pyro, Ohio and Provoke, Destroy Announces Panic In The Mid-Atlantic Tour

    Founded on the principles of determination and individuality, post-hardcore quintet Pyro, Ohio continues to blaze their own path out of the mountains of Virginia and into venues across the country. With a dynamic sound encompassing alternative, pop-punk, and metal influences, Pyro, Ohio delivers a unique blend of genres without overstaying their welcome in any of them. Front man Peter Verity’s

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  • Terrorizer Magazine is streaming DEN SAAKALDTE's new album in full

    Thanks to Terrorizer Magazine, the new album from Norwegian black metallers DEN SAAKALDTE entitled "Kapittel II: Faen i Helvete" can be listened to ahed of its release date, which comes up on May 27th in Europe and June 10th in North America via Agonia Records. To stream the band's 2nd in career full-length, click below. http://www.terrorizer.com/news/streams/stream-den-saakaldtes-new-album-kapittel-ii-faen-helvete-exclusively-terrorizer/ DEN SAAKALDTE steps out

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  • Rebel Hotel to Play Hometown; Tiki Bar, May 31st in Costa Mesa, CA

    Rebel Hotel announce a new show for fans in the O.C., May 31st at the Tiki Bar, in Costa Mesa, CA.  Originating in Orange County CA in 2010, they recorded 2 EP’s called, Rebel Hotel & EP 2.  In 2013 the band moved to Hollywood and recorded another EP of 5 songs.. “Visualize Believe Conceive” released it in October 2013;

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  • Mushroomhead Enter Billboard Top 200 at # 20 -- Band Trashes Billboard Rock

      Mushroomhead's new album The Righteous & The Butterfly sold 10,715 its first week and was the band's highest Billboard Top 200 album entry at #20. Additionally, the band debuted at # 1 on Billboard's Hard Rock Chart. But, when the band entered at # 5 on Billboard's Rock Chart, the band was flat out "WTF?" at how the Rock

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  • Expire Premieres New Track, "Forgetting", On Lambgoat

    Listen to a new Expire track, "Forgetting", now on Lambgoat.com. This song appears on Expire's new album, Pretty Low, which will be available June 17th from Bridge Nine. Pretty Low is the follow-up to Expire's B9 debut Pendulum Swings which was called "one of the best hardcore albums to be released this decade" by Rise HXC. Since Expire's formation in

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  • HOLLOW: New Album 'Mordrake' Out May 30th

    Hailing from Montreal, QC, melodic death metal band Hollow has amassed quite the portfolio since its conception in 2009. Conquering audiences across Québec and Ontario, Hollow has became a household name that has showcased in front of industry giants such as Alex Skolnick (Testament), Blacky and Dan Mongrain (Voivod), Stephane Barbe (Kataklysm) and Mikey Heppner (Priestess). Their unique look and

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  • BLUES PILLS: New Song Released

     BLUES PILLS, have released the first single off their upcoming self-titled debut. Check out the song “High Class Woman”, here. The lyrics can be found on the handwritten piece of paper below/attached. The first limited edition of Blues Pills will also include a special bonus DVD. This will feature the band's entire gig at 2013's installment of renowned German "Hammer

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  • Full Throttle S'loonshine Distillery Opening June 6-7 / Jesse James Dupree & Michael Ballard

    Trimble, TN --- Once A Booming Cotton Town, Trimble, Tennessee faces an optimistic future as entrepreneur and hometown resident Michael Ballard opens the Full Throttle S'loonshine Distillery the week-end of June 6 and 7. Michael Ballard's partner Jesse James Dupree will host the ground breaking ceremony for American Outlaw Spirits, the corporate concern that owns and operates Jesse James America's

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  • Tim Lambesis World Exclusive Interview AS I LAY DYING Singer Breaks Silence; Sentenced to Six Years

    Tim Lambesis speaks about his case for the first (and possibly last) time anywhere, in a series of interviews with AP's West Coast Editor Ryan J. Downey conducted in the final weeks and days leading up to today's sentencing of six years imprisonment. http://bit.ly/1sBqRhp

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  • SUPER DUPER ALICE COOPER DVD, Blu-ray Out June 3, 2014

    SUPER DUPER ALICE COOPER~ON DVD, BLU-RAY AND DELUXE LIMITED EDITION JUNE 3, 2014~ “Watching Super Duper Alice Cooper is like having a magician you’ve seen for years finally explaining his tricks to you” -USA Today “It's a tale of survival, endurance and momentum.” -Rolling Stone.com New York, NY (May 15, 2014)--Eagle Rock Entertainment is proud to announce the DVD, Blu-ray and

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  • The Veer Union to Release the “Deluxe Edition” of Divide The Blackened Sky

    The Veer Union will release the “Deluxe Edition” of Divide The Blackened Sky which includes three new songs and re-mastered tracks on June 10, 2014 via Pavement Entertainment. Frontman Crispin Earl said of the album,“Divide The Blackened Sky, is a much darker and heavier effort than our previous works. It depicts all the hard times we have been through over

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  • BUTCHER BABIES premiere new Lyric Video & keep on touring

    BUTCHER BABIES have been on the road consistently since the release of their debut album, GOLIATH, in July of last year. They are currently on REVOLVER Magazine's GOLDEN GODS Tour featuring BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DOWN and DEVIL YOU KNOW. They will also make a stop in Columbus, OH on Friday for this year's ROCK ON THE RANGE Festival featuring AVENGED

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  • ROCK ON THE RANGE: America’s Premier Rock Festival Sells Out In Advance

    ROCK ON THE RANGE--America’s premier rock festival--is a sell out in advance of this weekend's eighth annual event. This marks the second consecutive year that the three-day multi-stage music and lifestyle event will be sold-out (last year the festival hosted a sold-out crowd of over 103,000 fans). Set for May 16, 17 and 18 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus,

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  • Rock Band Vampyre Heart's Epic Short Film/Music Afraid Available On Youtube

    Rock Band Vampyre Heart's music video Afraid- this epic short film/music video is based on their singer Summer’s new Novel "Vampyre Heart the Beginning" This gripping story line will keep you glued to the edge of your seat right to the very end of the book! The band were approached by a film director who then took the first chapter

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  • NINJASPY Indiegogo Campaign Ending May 16th (please share 4 Easy Steps to Get Voice On Records and Donation Perks)

    Vancouver, BC’s high flying, super entertaining, much adored cross breed of metal and ska, NINJASPY (a band of brothers literally), are proud to launch their new Indiegogo campaign to record their next full length album since releasing their cult followed debut ‘Pi Nature’ in 2007 produced by GGGarth Richardson and Ben Kaplan. “Today marks the first step towards the making

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  • BLOOD CEREMONY Streaming "A-Side" of New Single "Let it Come Down" on Noisey

    Following the success of last years globally acclaimed third album, The Eldritch Dark, BLOOD CEREMONY are back with a brand new single. Noisey, Vice Magazine's Music Channel is streaming the "A-Side" of the singe "Let it Come Down" exclusively at this location: http://noisey.vice.com/blog/blood-ceremony-let-it-come-down. "Let it Come Down" further displays the uniqueness of this Toronto based band. Conviction and dedication to

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  • Sunday Night Rocker's Delight: DESERT DRAGON Live at House Of Blues/Sunset

    (WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA) - It's a Sunday Night Rockers Delight at the House of Blues Sunset this Sunday, May 18 when L.A. buzz band Desert Dragon performs on the iconic Sunset Strip club's Main Stage at 11 p.m. $15. HOB is located at 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 21 and over. Info: (323) 848-5100 or www.houseofblues.com. The night before -

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  • Eluveitie: New Album Details and Cover Art Revealed

    Swiss folk-metal pioneers, ELUVEITIE, have revealed the details to the highly-anticipated follow-up to their 2012 release, Helvetios! Origins will be released on August 1st (EUR), August 4th (UK) and on August 5th (North America) via Nuclear Blast. Cover artwork was created by none other than the group’s mastermind himself, Chrigel Glanzmann. Origins was recorded once again with producer Tommy Vetterli

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  • From Indian Lakes on Tour with RX Bandits, The Dear Hunter This Summer

    The Yosemite Valley, CA alternative rock outfit, named one of Alternative Press' 'Bands You Need To Know in 2014', is currently in the studio completing their Triple Crown debut full length that will be coming later this year. Tour Dates: 7/11/2014 State Theatre St. Petersburg, FL 7/12/2014 Culture Room Ft. Lauderdale, FL 7/13/2014 Roc Bar Jacksonville, FL 7/14/2014 The Beacham

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  • Carnifex: “Die Without Hope” Music Video Released

    San Diego, CA death metal outfit CARNIFEX, has made the music video for the title-track of their new album available for viewing here. Die Without Hope recently reached #98 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 chart upon its release last March via Nuclear Blast Records. The record also reached #8 on the Hard Rock Charts. Die Without Hope was recorded

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  • RPR set to release "Electric Wake" featuring Ronny Munroe (Metal Church) and more

    Ronny Munroe's Electric Wake is by far his best work to date! Produced by Bruce Bouillet and mixed by Jon Wyman, this 3rd offering from the Metal Church front man truly captures all the magic of the classic metal genre! "I wanted to create something that was totally new, but at the same time allow all my influences to shine

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  • Listen To A New Track From R.A. (Rude Awakening) Now On Lambgoat

    Listen to the first track to surface from R.A., "Black Widow", now on Lambgoat.com. This song appears on the band's debut full-length album Collateral Damage which will be available July 1st from Bridge Nine. Pre-orders for the album were launched today in the B9Store. R.A. is a straightforward, no-frills hardcore band from Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts. They formed in the summer

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  • Megaherz - Release Date, Album Title & Exclusive Tour Presale

    The South German Rockers MEGAHERZ are set to release their eighth studio album Zombieland on October 27th 2014 via Napalm Records. The new albumpromises to be a milestone in the band's history and captivates with rich grooves, the band's typical bombast andcatchy choruses. MEGAHERZ are hitting the road from October 22nd 2014 through November 1st 2014 all over Germany, just

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  • AJENDA's fabulously catchy summer single 'Otherside' releases May 26th

    Belfast rockers AJENDA release their new and fabulously catchy promotional single 'OTHERSIDE' worldwide on 26th May! 'Otherside' came about by way of a co-write between Ajenda guitarist Gavin and up and coming LA producer Russell Steedle, who connected in a songwriters collaboration group hosted by legendary rock songwriter Jack Ponti. The song had an instant appeal to the band and

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  • Eve To Adam Ready New Single And Announce Tour Dates

    It's looking like for the remainder of 2014, Eve to Adam will have a jam-packed schedule. First up, on Tuesday, May 27th, the band will issue their brand new single, "Locked & Loaded," to all DSP's (with the track doing to radio the following month). And Eve to Adam will hit the road hard throughout the summer, including prime slots

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  • H.R. Giger, February 5, 1940 - May 12, 2014

    "I fight the impending lure of belated sleep; For fear of waking up and you are gone" --Triptykon, My Pain, 2010 For the first time in 74 years, last night was a night not illuminated by the indescribable light that was H.R. Giger. H.R. Giger became our mentor, against all odds, when we, somewhat audaciously, first established contact with him

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  • Adrenaline Mob suffer near fatal road accident and has to cancel tour

    Yesterday on the I-93 in New Hampshire on the way to Quebec City for their show with Avenged Sevenfold and Hellyeah the members and crew from ADRENALINE MOB suffered a near fatal car crash. The accident destroyed the band's gear and their van. Fortunately, everyone survived and the injuries are temporary. At this point the band is forced to cancel

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  • Miasmal Streams New Album, 'Cursed Redeemer', Via No Clean Singing.Com; 'Cursed Redeemer' To Be Released Tomorrow In North America

    Cursed Redeemer, the brilliant new album by Gothenburg's MIASMAL, will be released tomorrow (May 13) in North America via Century Media Records! To get the CD in stores, please visit these indie retailers: http://www.recordstoreday.com/Venues; the album is also available in a variety of formats at CM Distro: http://smarturl.it/miasmalCMD. For anxious fans that can't wait for the physical formats, Cursed Redeemer

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  • My Iron Lung Debuts New Video For “Commonwealth” At Brooklynvegan.Com

    May 12, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA – Two weeks after their album announcement, My Iron Lung has premiered their first new song, “Commonwealth,” in the form of an intense, strobing new video at BrooklynVegan.com. The track is featured on the band’s forthcoming, debut full-length album, Relief, which will be released on July 8th via Pure Noise Records. Fans can

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  • Jefferson Grizzard Showcases Roots Rock Gems On New Release

    A focus back on singer-songwriters has become evident in today's musical climate, as seen by the success of such artists as Wilco and Ryan Adams (while such veteran artists as Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen are enjoying the biggest commercial success of their entire career). And the fast-rising singer/guitarist, Jefferson Grizzard, is cut from the same musical cloth, as heard

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  • Deathwish Fest July 22 & 23 - New Venue, More Bands, All Ages

    Deathwish Inc. is excited to announce that DW Fest is moving to The Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge MA (down the street from The Sinclair). All tickets already purchased for the event will be honored. Since the new venue is slightly larger than the original, we are releasing an additional 50 tickets for each day. These tickets will go on sale

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  • (Hed)p.e. To Release New Album "Evolution" on July 22nd via Pavement Entertainment

    Metal, Rasta, Punk infused heavyweights (Hed)p.e. have inked a worldwide deal with Pavement Entertainment. The band's 9th studio album aptly titled "Evolution" is finished and will be released on July 22, 2014. This new album sees (Hed)p.e.returning to its heavier roots that fans have come to admire over the band's lengthy career. "(Hed)pe is stoked to become part of the

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  • Kataklysm: "The American Way" Video Clip Now Online

    Montreal based death metal powerhouse KATAKLYSM, have released the music video for their rendition of the SACRED REICH classic "The American Way", here. The clip was shot by director Tommy Jones (TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, EX DEO), during their recent North American tour with Belgian gore-grinders ABORTED. "KATAKLYSM has never covered any band before on disc in its 20 year existence,”

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  • Slaves Debut New Song "The Upgrade PT II" Via ARTISTdirect

    SLAVES PREMIERE NEW SONG "THE UPGRADE PT II" VIA ARTISTdirect BAND'S ARTERY RECORDINGS DEBUT THROUGH ART WE ARE ALL EQUALS LANDS JUNE 24 (Sacramento, Calif.): Slaves, the new project of Jonny Craig (Dance Gavin Dance, Emarosa), have premiered another brand new song from their much-anticipated debut Through Art We Are All Equals, out June 24 via Artery Recordings. The band

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  • Black Water Rising Premieres New Video at RevolverMag.com

    BLACK WATER RISING are still riding high following the release of their critically acclaimed second album Pissed and Driven late last summer. Outburn Magazine called the album "Raw salt of the earth blood of stoner and sludge metal...cutting edge production giving sharp teeth to the churning grooves..."  Continuing their onslaught, BWR has completed work on a video for the song

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  • Reel Big Fish Summer Tour

    REEL BIG FISH have a busy touring schedule lined up for summer 2014 and they're bring their pals in NJ's Survay Says! along for the ride. The band will be out in support of their latest LP, "Candy Coated Fury." Following the U.S./Canada dates, the long standing OC ska-punks will head back over to the UK and Europe for a

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  • GWAR Throbblehead Set: Oderus Urungus and Balsac "The Jaws of Death"

    Limited to 1000 Numbered Sets; Pre-order Now - Shipping Late July AGGRONAUTIX and Slave Pit Inc proudly present the GWAR Throbblehead Set featuring Oderus Urungus and Balsac "The Jaws of Death". Oderus, GWAR's lead singer and broadsword swinger, stands an imposing 6.5" tall and will lay waste to any opposing his reign of terror. Dutifully worship Balsac, guitarist for GWAR, while

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  • Icarus The Owl’s Releases Music Video For “Black Fish”

    After exclusively premiering “Black Fish” on AbsolutePunk earlier this year, the band has now released the music video for it HERE. The track is taken off the Kris Crummett (Issues, Sleeping With Sirens, A Lot Like Birds) produced self-titled album that was released in February and was the follow up to the band's 2012 release, Love Always, Leviathan. The self-titled

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  • Anti-Mortem: "New Southern" First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

    New Southern, the debut album by Oklahoma’s hard rock quintet ANTI-MORTEM, has and sold around 1,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release according to Nielson Soundscan. The record landed at No. 12 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have

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  • Djentworldwidetv Exclusively Premieres The World To Come’s New Single “Anomalies”

    Phoenix, AZ’s death metal outfit The World To Come has teamed up with DjentWorldwideTV to exclusively premiere the band’s brand new single “Anomalies” HERE. The new single features guest vocals from Jesse Lehner of Cold Blooded Theory and follows less than a month after the band released their first new single, entitled “Cloaked Perception.” The Arizonians plans for the rest

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  • Slightly Stoopid To Make Bonnaroo Debut Saturday, June 14; “Summer Sessions 2014” Tour Kicks Off July 9

    SLIGHTLY STOOPID is excited to share the performance details for their upcoming debut at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The Ocean Beach, CA-based ensemble is set to appear on Saturday, June 14 at 6:45pm at That Tent for a 75-minute set at the famed festival. Prior to Bonnaroo, SLIGHTLY STOOPID will perform at other select festivals this spring as

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  • Grave Digger Unveils Snippet To Upcoming Track Season Of The Witch

    The Heavy Metal legends GRAVE DIGGER are set to release their long awaited brand new album Return Of The Reaper on July 14th 2014 in the UK & on July 15th 2014 in USA/CAN via Napalm Records. To get a first taste of the upcoming album, the band has now unveiled a snippet of the track Season Of The Witch!

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  • BELPHEGOR: "Conjuring the Dead" Artwork Released

    Diabolical Death/ Black Metal giants, BELPHEGOR, have just revealed the cover design of their forthcoming album Conjuring the Dead. The artwork was created by Greek artist, Seth Siro Anton who also painted the cover of Pestapokalypse VI in 2006. “The spectacular cover, the offensive lyrical content, the Death Musick. BELPHEGOR´s nine new sound collages are a new dimension of intensity

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  • KILLER BE KILLED: Entire Debut Album Available for Streaming

    KILLER BE KILLED, the band comprised of Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA), Greg Puciato (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), Troy Sanders (MASTODON) and Dave Elitch (ex-THE MARS VOLTA), has made their entire self-titled debut available for streaming here. Click the link to hear what all the hype is about for yourself! Fans can purchase their very own copy of Killer Be Killed

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  • TRAPT Announce self-Titled Tour Band To Play Their debut "Self Titled" Album In Its Entirety

    Platinum-selling California rockers TRAPT have announced dates and details for their self titled tour coming this summer. Performing their debut "self titled" album in its entirety plus the hits spanning their career; TRAPT will embark on a two month run beginning June 18th at The Peppertree in Idaho Falls, ID. Special guests on this tour include The Veer Union, Righteous

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  • Allegaeon Return With Elements of the Infinite Out June 24th

    With change comes new ideas, and Elements of The Infinite is the culmination of a flurry of new ideas within ALLEGAEON. It is, in essence, an album with a chip on its shoulder, a point to prove, and a big step out of the shadows from its predecessor. With two new members, the band is in a very different place

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  • Suicide Silence: Lyric Video/New Track Streaming and Pre-Order Available!

    SUICIDE SILENCE will release You Can’t Stop Me, their first album to feature new vocalist Eddie Hermida (ex- ALL SHALL PERISH) and their first since the tragic loss of singer Mitch Lucker, on July 11 (Europe), July 14 (UK) and July 15, 2014 (North America) via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The initial single from this highly-anticipated record, “Cease to Exist”, is

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  • Fleshgod Apocalypse & Septicflesh North American Tour Dates Announced

    Two titans of symphonic death metal will join forces this Summer, for the most momentous event of the season: the Conquers of the World Festival 2014! Rock the Nation America bring us some of the finest metal acts in the world with this year’s annual installment. Co-headliners SEPTICFLESH (Greece) and FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE (Italy) will embark on a very special metal

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  • ORIGIN: New Album Details Revealed

    Genre defining technical death metal giants, ORIGIN, will release Omnipresent on July 8, 2014 in North America via Nuclear Blast (and on Agonia Records on July 4th in Europe). Omnipresent was recorded with longtime producer/engineer Robert Rebeck at Chapman Recording in Lenexa, KS. The album was mixed and mastered at Menegroth - The Thousand Caves with Colin Marston, and features

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  • The Hope Revolution Tour Featuring Co-Headliners Hawthorne Heights and the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

    To Write Love On Her Arms presents The Hope Revolution Tour featuring co-headliners Hawthorne Heights and the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, with support from Sydney Australia's New Empire and Petosky, MI's Famous Last Words. Rounding out the bill will be the UK's Laguna Sunrise (8/10-8/31), Rathdrum, ID's The Ongoing Concept and Atlanta's Everybody Run (9/1-9/24). The tour kicks on in August

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  • Bloody Hammers Debut New Video on Loudwire

    BLOODY HAMMERS will release their new album Under Satan's Sun June 10th in North America(May 30th G/A/S, FIN & Benelux, June 2nd UK & Rest of Europe, June 4th ESP/SWE/NOR). The album will be released via Napalm Records/Spinning Goblin. The album will be available a regular CD, limited edition vinyl gatefold and digitally. It can be pre-ordered on Amazon HERE.

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  • Stream test Of time's New EP On Scene Point Blank

    A Place Beyond EP Available May 20th from Bridge Nine.  Stream A Test of Time's forthcoming EP A Place Beyond in its entirety now via ScenePointBlank.com. This three-song pre-release EP will be streaming all month long, and includes an exclusive version of the song "Timeline" which features guest appearances from fellow Massachusetts edgemen Pat Flynn (Have Heart), Brian Connors (Caught

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  • Australia's New Rock Export Ragdoll Readies New Release and Rocklahoma Performance

    Australia and rock n' roll has gone hand in hand for decades by this point - AC/DC, Jet, and Wolfmother (among countless others) have all hailed from the land down under. And the continent has another hard rockin' contender on their hands, Ragdoll. Comprised of members Ryan Rafferty (lead vocals, bass), Leon Todd (guitar), and Cam Barrett (drums), the trio

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  • Classic Judas Priest Metal On The Way With New Album Redeemer Of Souls

    There are only a select number of bands that have accomplished what Judas Priest has throughout their career (as well as having served as a stylistic influence on such a wide variety of bands). Soon the group - singer Rob Halford, guitarists Glenn Tipton and Richie Faulkner, bassist Ian Hill and drummer Scott Travis - will be offering up more

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  • Queensryche Starts the Writing Process for Their New Album

    A Reinvigorated Queensrÿche Starts the Writing Process for Their New Album, Tentatively Due Early Summer 2015 via Century Media Records With the Queensrÿche canvas wiped completely clean and the band's easel the strongest and most stable it's been in years, Eddie Jackson, Todd LaTorre, Parker Lundgren, Scott Rockenfield and Michael Wilton forge ahead to create yet another QR masterpiece. The band

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  • John Garcia Unveils Release Dates & Album Artwork From His Upcoming Solo Release!

    Long seethed in the rumor mill of the stoner rock community, but now it's official: On August 1st 2014 in USA/CAN & August 8th 2014 in Australia/New Zealand the highly expected solo album John Garcia byJOHN GARCIA (Ex-KYUSS, VISTA CHINO) is set to be released viaNapalm Records. A few weeks ago the Desert Rock mastermind unveiled the news about his solo debut and also that the phenomenal musician Robby

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