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PIST.ON Reunites, Begins Work On New Material

After more than a decade of silence, gloomy melodic New York metallers PIST.ON have confirmed an end to their self-imposed exile and are set to reunite. Having never officially split up, the band is ready to pick up from where they left off. Henry Font (vocals, guitar), Burton Gans (guitar) and Jeff McManus (drums) from ...

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VENOMOUS MAXIMUS To Release 'Firewalker' Album In May

Houston heavy metal band VENOMOUS MAXIMUS will release its new album, "Firewalker", on May 5 via Shadow Kingdom Records. The quartet recorded the CD at the Diamond Factory in Austin, Texas with engineer Travis Bonner (ANCIENT VVISDOM). The record was mastered at PLX Mastering by Paul Logus (SATYRICON, CLUTCH, ANTHRAX), with early reports describing the ...

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SOULFLY's New Album To Be Released In August

SOULFLY recently entered the studio with producer Matt Hyde (SLAYER, CHILDREN OF BODOM, MONSTER MAGNET, WINDS OF PLAGUE) to begin recording its tenth album for a late summer release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Speaking to Spotlight Report at this month's Soundwave festival in Australia, SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera said (see video below): "The next SOULFLY ...

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THE SWORD To Enter Studio In March

Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD will enter the studio on March 16 with producer Adrian Quesada to begin recording their fifth album for a late summer release via Razor & Tie. THE SWORD's fourth album, "Apocryphon", sold nearly 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position ...

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AVATAR: 'Vultures Fly' Video Released

"Vultures Fly", the new video from Swedish metallers AVATAR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "Hail The Apocalypse", which sold around 3,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 97 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released in North America ...

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MASTODON And CLUTCH Join Forces For 'The Missing Link Tour'

Two of the world's most respected and influential hard rock bands, MASTODON and CLUTCH, announce "The Missing Link Tour", which brings together both bands as they join forces along with special guests GRAVEYARD and BIG BUSINESS — each taking part of the tour as support. Together, this night of heavy rock will be one of ...

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Battles - CHARM CITY DEVILS

Back in the day, Baltimore's hot rockers were KIX (along with CHILD'S PLAY, WRATHCHILD AMERICA and CRACK THE SKY), until they flocked to L.A. to enjoy a taste of success at the feasting table of the eighties hard rock smorgasbord. KIX, who recently released a brand new album, still sell out venues all over their ...

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SOULFLY Begins Recording Tenth Studio Album

SOULFLY has entered the studio with producer Matt Hyde (SLAYER, CHILDREN OF BODOM, MONSTER MAGNET, WINDS OF PLAGUE) to begin recording its tenth album for a late spring release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. A photo from the studio can be seen below. In a recent interview with SkullsNBones.com, SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera said about the ...

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Video: CLUTCH Performs New Songs In Sayreville

Fan-filmed video footage of Maryland rockers CLUTCH performing a couple of new songs during their December 29 concert at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey can be seen below. Asked about CLUTCH's plans for the coming months, CLUTCH vocalist Neil Fallon said in September: "We'll take October, November and December off to finish up writing ...

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MAX CAVALERA Interviewed By MUSIC ON 11 (Video)

Jimmy Black of Music On 11 conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED, SEPULTURA) on August 12 at The Chameleon Room in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. You can now watch the chat below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, ...

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CROBOT To Release 'Something Supernatural' In October

Central Pennsylvania old-souled, dirty groove rock quartet CROBOT will release its new album, titled "Something Supernatural", on October 28 via Wind-Up. The CD was produced at Machine Shop studios by Machine (CLUTCH, LAMB OF GOD, COBRA STARSHIP, GYM CLASS HEROES), who also worked with CROBOT on the band's self-titled EP. The good-time anthem and first ...

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MAX CAVALERA Speaks To 'Broken Neck Radio' (Audio)

DJ Zang of Broken Neck Radio recently conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED, SEPULTURA). You can now listen to the chat below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, has set "Pandemonium" as the title of its third ...

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MAX CAVALERA Interviewed On 'Consciously Speaking' (Video)

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED, SEPULTURA) was interviewed for the latest episode of "Consciously Speaking". You can now watch the chat below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, has set "Pandemonium" as the title of its third album, due in ...

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CROBOT Signs European Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST

Central Pennsylvania old-souled, dirty groove rock quartet CROBOT has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast for the European territory. The band is working with acclaimed producer Machine (CLUTCH, LAMB OF GOD) on its upcoming full-length debut, due out this fall. The CD will be made available in the U.S. via Wind-Up, the label that issued ...

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MAX CAVALERA Interviewed On 'Metal Hammer' Radio Show (Audio)

On July 4, Metal Hammer editor Alexander Milas conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED, SEPULTURA) for the "Metal Hammer" radio show on TeamRock Radio. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of ...

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HUNTRESS To Record Third Album This Summer

Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS will enter the studio later this summer with the production duo of Andrew Alekel (FOO FIGHTERS, NO DOUBT, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, CLUTCH) and James A. Rota ("Sound City" movie, FIREBALL MINISTRY) to record its third album for an early 2015 release via Napalm Records. HUNTRESS' ...

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SOULFLY: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire HELLFEST Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of SOULFLY's entire June 21 performance at Hellfest in Clisson, France can be seen below. SOULFLY's ninth album, "Savages", sold 4,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 84 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Enslaved", opened with 5,900 ...

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Magic Mountain - BLACK STONE CHERRY

Quickly building their reps on Southern rock revival and a blistering live package, Kentucky headhunters BLACK STONE CHERRY are back with their fourth album, "Magic Mountain". Innocuous in title to the casual eye, maybe, a veteran rocker and trip seeker will be guffawing knowingly at the title's true implications. "Magic Mountain" indeed celebrates illicit things ...

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CLUTCH's NEIL FALLON Shares LEMMY Story

Ireland's Overdrive recently onducted an interview with vocalist Neil Fallon of Maryland rockers CLUTCH. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Overdrive: Jack White has been busy with creating a very unique and different approach to selling the vinyl format with hidden tracks in the label and holograms etched into the ...

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MAX CAVALERA Interviewed By Riff-Mag.com (Video)

Portugal's Riff-Mag.com recently conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, KILLER BE KILLED, SEPULTURA). You can now watch the chat below. Max's autobiography, "My Bloody Roots: From Sepultura To Soulfly And Beyond", was co-written by Max Cavalera and Joel McIver, author of 25 books on music. The foreword was written by ...

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