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LOST SOCIETY: First Part Of New Video Interview

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their new album, "Terror Hungry", on April 4 via Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at Sonic Pump studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM), the CD sees the "Finns shred their way with the energy and speed of an out-of-control freight train, rolling downhill on ...

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SANCTUARY Taps Producer ZEUSS For 'The Year The Sun Died' Album

Reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY will enter Jack Endino's Soundhouse Studios in Seattle on Superbowl Sunday (February 2) with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SOULFLY, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE) to begin recording its long-awaited "comeback" album, "The Year The Sun Died", due later in the year via Century Media Records. In 2010, four of ...

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LOST SOCIETY: 'Terror Hungry' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their new album, "Terror Hungry", on April 4 via Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at Sonic Pump studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM), the CD sees the "Finns shred their way with the energy and speed of an out-of-control freight train, rolling downhill on ...

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LOST SOCIETY To Release 'Terror Hungry' In March

Finnish thrashers LOST SOCIETY will release their new album, "Terror Hungry", on April 4 via Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Nino Laurenne (AMORPHIS, ENSIFERUM, LORDI) at Sonic Pump studios (FINNTROLL, SONATA ARCTICA, OMNIUM GATHERUM), the CD sees the "Finns shred their way with the energy and speed of an out-of-control freight train, rolling downhill on ...

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SUN & SAIL CLUB: 'Held Down' Song Available For Streaming

FU MANCHU guitarist/vocalist Bob Balch and drummer Scott Reeder have joined forces with former KYUSS bassist Scott Thomas Reeder in SUN & SAIL CLUB. Their debut album, "Mannequin", will be released on November 19 via Satin Records. The song "Held Down", taken from "Mannequin", can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below (courtesy of

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SUN & SAIL CLUB: First Studio Clip Posted Online

FU MANCHU guitarist/vocalist Bob Balch and drummer Scott Reeder have joined forces with former KYUSS bassist Scott Thomas Reeder in SUN & SAIL CLUB. Their debut album, "Mannequin", will be released in early November via Satin Records. The first in a series of video clips featuring footage from the "Mannequin" studio sessions can be seen ...

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FU MANCHU, Ex-KYUSS Members Join Forces In SUN & SAIL CLUB

FU MANCHU guitarist/vocalist Bob Balch and drummer Scott Reeder have joined forces with former KYUSS bassist Scott Thomas Reeder in SUN & SAIL CLUB. Their debut album, "Mannequin", will be released in early November via Satin Records. Said Balch: "In between FU MANCHU tours, I was writing all this material that was really frantic and ...

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SEVEN WITCHES: 'Stand Or Fall' Video Released

"Stand Or Fall", the new video from SEVEN WITCHES, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's ninth studio album, "The Rebirth", which was released on July 16 through Entertainment One's FrostByte Media imprint. The CD was recorded at Canyon Music in Toms River, New Jersey and was mixed at Sonorous studio in ...

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THE CULT Rejoined By Guitarist JAMES STEVENSON

Guitarist Mike Dimkich has left THE CULT to play with BAD RELIGION as the fill-in for Greg Hetson, who is said to be "dealing with some personal issues." Replacing Dimkich in THE CULT is James Stevenson, who previously toured with the band in 1994 and 1995. THE CULT will perform its 1987 album "Electric", raw ...

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BATTLEAXE Signs With SPV/STEAMHAMMER

SPV/Steamhammer has announced the signing of cult NWOBHM act BATTLEAXE to a worldwide deal. The agreement covers the release of a new studio album, "Heavy Metal Sanctuary", which is due in early 2014, as well as deluxe reissues of BATTLEAXE's classic metal albums "Burn This Town" (out in October 2013) and "Power From The Universe" ...

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PRAYING MANTIS Announces New Singer, Drummer

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS have announced the addition of Dutch musicians John "Jaycee" Cuijpers (vocals; AYREON, COOPER INC.) and Hans In 'T Zandt (drums; CHINAWHITE, VENGEANCE) to the group's ranks. Jon and Hans are seasoned professional musicians with a vast amount of experience and will bring an extra dimension ...

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PRAYING MANTIS Fires Singer, Drummer

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS have parted ways with singer Mike Freeland and drummer Gary Mackenzie. In a statement, Freeland says: "It is with great sadness that I have to tell you all that I am no longer a member of PRAYING MANTIS. Please know that this was not my ...

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DAN SWANÖ: 'I Have Done Records That I Would Never Listen To Unless You Put A Gun To My Head'

David E. Gehlke of DeadRhetoric.com recently conducted an interview with Swedish multi-instrumentalist and producer Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH). A few excerpts from the chat follow below. DeadRhetoric.com: You closed Unisound several years ago, but have since reactivated it. What made you re-open the studio? Dan Swanö: I think I wanted to ...

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SEVEN WITCHES: 'Claustrophobic' Video Released

SEVEN WITCHES will release its ninth studio album, "The Rebirth", on July 16 through Entertainment One's FrostByte Media imprint. The CD was recorded at Canyon Music in Toms River, New Jersey and was mixed at Sonorous studio in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. "The Rebirth" track listing: 01. Man In The Mirror (Enemy Within) 02. Claustrophobic (No ...

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THE CULT To Release 'Electric Peace' In July

Beggars Archive has set a July 30 release date for a two-disc set from THE CULT on CD and vinyl called "Electric Peace", which will pair "Electric" with the abandoned "Peace" album, tracks from which have been released over the years on "The Manor Sessions" EP, as "Electric" B-sides and on 2000's "Rare Cult". In ...

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ENTHRALLMENT Taps JAMES MURPHY For New Album Mastering

Bulgarian death metallers ENTHRALLMENT have tapped guitarist-turned-producer James Murphy (DEATH, OBITUARY, TESTAMENT, CANCER, KONKHRA, DISINCARNATE) to master their fourth album, "The Voice Of Human Perversity", for a late 2013 release. The CD was recorded at Murder Sound Studio in Bulgaria and will feature the following track listing: 01. Screams Etched Within The Crags 02. Rats ...

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Reunited SANCTUARY Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Reunited '80s cult metal outfit SANCTUARY has inked a deal with Century Media Records. The band's "comeback" album — tentatively titled "The Year The Sun Died" — is scheduled for release before the end of the year. In 2010, four of the founding SANCTUARY members — Warrel Dane, Jim Sheppard, Lenny Rutledge and Dave Budbill ...

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Maiden England '88 - IRON MAIDEN

From the long-done era of VHS, some old irons are upped once again as metal sovereigns IRON MAIDEN revisit their "Seventh Son of a Seventh Son" era and beyond with a newly-packaged DVD and Blu-ray, "Maiden England '88". Originally a document of their 7th Tour of a 7th Tour from a pair of shows at ...

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Iconic Nightmare - WARTORN

Looking to redefine the fabled Wisconsin death trip, the cheese state's tax-paying residents WARTORN have partnered with crust-core super-magnet Southern Lord for the release of their debut onslaught, "Iconic Nightmare". Yes, just like every other band of their ilk on planet earth, it would seem, but in WARTORN's defense, they weren't born yesterday. Nope, seems ...

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SEVEN WITCHES: 'The Rebirth' Cover Artwork, Audio Samples Available

SEVEN WITCHES has completed work on its ninth studio album, "The Rebirth", to be released later in the year through Entertainment One's FrostByte Media imprint. The CD was recorded at Canyon Music in Toms River, New Jersey and is currently being mixed at Sonorous studio in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. A three-and-a-half-minute clip featuring snippets of ...

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