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ÅRABROT To Release 'Revenge' In November

ÅRABROT is a Norwegian noise-rock band from Haugesund, Norway named after the city garbage disposal at which local authorities found it appropriate to place a school for troubled youths. In the same way these garbage disposals are a yeasty oasis of scents and liquids that through the years will mutate into indefinable masses, ÅRABROT is ...

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THE F**KING WRATH: 'Terra Fire' EP Details Revealed

Montalvo, California hardcore crust/metal band THE FUCKING WRATH has inked a deal with New York City's Tee Pee Records. The merciless quartet, whose sound has been described as "an amalgamation of groups such as DISCHARGE, BLACK FLAG, THE MELVINS and "Kill 'Em All'-era METALLICA," will release the five song "Terra Fire" EP on October 19. ...

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Australia's SOUNDWAVE Festival: 2011 Lineup Leaked?

According to what appears to be a leaked poster for the 2011 edition of Australia's Soundwave festival (see below), IRON MAIDEN will headline next year's event, with SLAYER, SLASH, ROB ZOMBIE and AVENGED SEVENFOLD also joining the bill. The official Soundwave lineup will be announced tomorrow (Thursday, August 5). According to the purported poster for ...

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EARTHRIDE Releases New Album, Hits The Road

Long-running Maryland biker doom masters EARTHRIDE have just released their third full-length album, "Something Wicked", via their own label, Earth Brain Records. The CD was recorded at The Polar Bear Lair in Middletown Maryland, with producer Chris Kozlowski (BLUE CHEER, PENTAGRAM, MELVINS, TROUBLE) and it features a guest appearane by Scott "Wino" Weinrich (SAINT VITUS, ...

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SHRINEBUILDER: European Tour Dates Announced

SHRINEBUILDER — the project that features in its ranks Scott "Wino" Weinrich (ST. VITUS, THE HIDDEN HAND), Scott Kelly (NEUROSIS), Al Cisneros (OM, SLEEP), and Dale Crover (MELVINS) — has scheduled the following European tour dates: Nov. 09 - Tivoli - Utrecht, Netherlands Nov. 10 - De Kreun - Kortrijk, Belgium Nov. 11 - Gebaude ...

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HELMET Announces North American Tour

Seminal rock band HELMET will embark on a North American headlining tour in September. The dates are as follows: Sep. 08 - Sacramento, CA - Harlow's Sep. 10 - Oakland, CA - Uptown Theater Sep. 11 - San Jose, CA - The Blank Club Sep. 13 - Portland, OR - Dante's Sep. 15 - Seattle, ...

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TOOL Guitarist Is Explorer Of All Mediums

Erin Broadley of the L.A. Weekly recently conducted an interview with TOOL guitarist Adam Jones, who was tapped by Alternative Press to take part in an exclusive group art exhibit celebrating the iconic music magazine's 25th anniversary. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. L.A. Weekly: Tell me about your piece ...

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VALKYRIE To Release 'Man Of Two Visions' Via METEORCITY RECORDS

Virginia-based heavy rock band VALKYRIE — driven by brothers Jake and Pete Adams (also of rock unit BARONESS) — will release its sophomore album, "Man of Two Visions", on July 6 via MeteorCity Records. Founded in 2002 in Lexington, Virginia, VALKYRIE's twin harmonized guitar leads and clean dual vocals display a "musical telepathy" that only ...

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HELMET's 'Seeing Eye Dog' Due In September In Five Formats

Seminal rock band HELMET will release a new full-length album, "Seeing Eye Dog", on September 7. The band's first LP since 2006's critically acclaimed "Monochrome" and its seventh album overall will be made available on the indie Work Song label (with physical distribution by Redeye and direct-to-fan digital delivery by Topspin). The CD was produced ...

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MELVINS Interviewed In New York City

Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover of the MELVINS were interviewed backstage at Webster Hall in New York City on Friday, June 18 prior to the band's set opening for ISIS's final New York performance. Watch the chat below. "The Bride Screamed Murder", the latest album from the MELVINS, was released on June 1 via Ipecac ...

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Full Of Hell - HOWL

One of the highlights from my trip to this year's SXSW (South By Southwest) festival was the Relapse Records showcase. Already exhausted from an afternoon full of music, beverage and the sweltering Texas heat, the mere thought of seeing KILL THE CLIENT, TOMBS and the almighty VOIVOD on one stage was enough to get my ...

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EARLY GRAVES To Release 'Goner' In June

San Francisco's EARLY GRAVES has completed work on its sophomore album, "Goner", for a June 22 release via Ironclad/Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2008's "We: The Guillotine" was recorded at Louder Studios (MELVINS, WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM, SAVIOURS) by Tim Green (THE FUCKING CHAMPS, NATION OF ULYSSES) and mastered by John Golden at ...

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ZOROASTER Begins Recording New Album

Atlanta, Georgia's "psych metal" band ZOROASTER has entered Living Room Studios (MASTODON, THE BLACK LIPS) in the band's hometown to begin recording its new album, "Matador", for a July release via E1 Music. The CD is being produced by Sanford Parker (PELICAN, THE GATES OF SLUMBER) and will be mastered by Collin Jordan (BLACK MOTH ...

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MASTODON Guitarist: 'We're Only Ten Years Old Now So I Think The Sky's The Limit With Ideas'

Joe Matera of Ultimate-Guitar.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Bill Kelliher of Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Ultimate-Guitar.com: Is there a lot of pressure on the band with album number five to outdo its predecessor, both commercially and creatively? Kelliher: For me, I think ...

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MELVINS To Release 'The Bride Screamed Murder' In June

The MELVINS will release a new album, "The Bride Screamed Murder", on June 1 via Ipecac Recordings. A U.S. tour will launch the same day in San Diego and include a stop at the Bonnaroo Festival. "The Bride Screamed Murder" is the third release featuring Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover and BIG BUSINESS's Coady Willis and ...

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VIRULENCE Anthology Out Now

Southern California hardcore punk band VIRULENCE was originally formed in 1985 by Scott Hill, Ken Pucci, Mark Abshire and Ruben Romano. They were influenced by the heaviness of the MELVINS and the intense aggression of BLACK FLAG and BL'AST! In 1989 Abshire left the band and was replaced by Greg McCaughey. They released their debut ...

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SHRINEBUILDER: New West Coast Dates Announced

SHRINEBUILDER — the project that features in its ranks Scott "Wino" Weinrich (ST. VITUS, THE HIDDEN HAND), Scott Kelly (NEUROSIS), Al Cisneros (OM, SLEEP), and Dale Crover (MELVINS) — has scheduled the following dates: March 02 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah March 03 - Los Angeles, CA - Echo March 04 - Los ...

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