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DOWN In Budapest: Video Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN's June 23, 2009 performance at Petofi Csarnok in Budapest, Hungary can be viewed below (clips uploaded by "Csaba81"). During a recent chat with NME TV, DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower revealed that the band will tour select U.S. markets with the MELVINS in August/September. The group will then return to the ...

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DOWN/CROWBAR's KIRK WINDSTEIN Interviewed At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD

Comedian Andrew O'Neill conducted an interview with guitarist Kirk Windstein (DOWN, CROWBAR, KINGDOM OF SORROW) at this year's Download festival, which was held June 12-14 at Donington Park, United Kingdom. Watch the seven-minute chat below. During a recent chat with NME TV, DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower revealed that the band will tour select U.S. markets ...

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DOWN At France's HELLFEST; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN performing the song "N.O.D." on June 19, 2009 at the Hellfest in Clisson, France can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). During a recent chat with NME TV, DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower revealed that the band will tour select U.S. markets with the MELVINS ...

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DOWN: Video Interview With PEPPER KEENAN

ThrashHits.com conducted an interview with guitarist Pepper Keenan of DOWN at this year's Download festival, which was held June 12-14 at Donington Park, United Kingdom. Watch the six-minute chat below. During a chat with NME TV, DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower revealed that the band will tour select U.S. markets with the MELVINS in August/September. The ...

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DOWN: Canadian Dates Announced

DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — has scheduled the following Canadian dates: Aug. 06 - Burton Cummings Theatre - Winnipeg, MB Aug. 07 - ...

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DOWN: More Pro-Shot Footage Of DOWNLOAD Performance Available

Professionally filmed video footage of DOWN's June 13, 2009 performance at the Download festival — which was held at Donington Park, United Kingdom — can be viewed below. During a chat with NME TV, DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower revealed that the band will tour select U.S. markets with the MELVINS in August/September. The group will ...

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DOWN To Tour U.S. With MELVINS

Two separate interviews with DOWN conducted yesterday (Saturday, June 13) at the Download festival — which is being held June 12-14 at Donington Park, United Kingdom — can be viewed below. During a chat with NME TV, DOWN drummer Jimmy Bower revealed that the band will tour select U.S. markets with the MELVINS in August/September. ...

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16 Unveils Official Skateboard Deck Line

Los Angeles, California's 16 has teamed up with Substance Abuse Skateboards for a run of official 16-related skateboard decks. The decks feature artwork from the band's catalog of releases, including those done by Pushead and Florian Bertmer. To view the 16 skatedeck store, click here. At one time, members of 16 were sponsored ...

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SLOWMOTION APOCALYPSE: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Italian metallers SLOWMOTION APOCALYPSE have finalized the track listing for their third album, "Mothra", due later in the year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. The CD was recorded at Planet Red Studios in Richmond, Virginia with producer Andreas Magnusson (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, THE AGONY SCENE, SCARLET, DUFRESNE, BECOMING THE ARCHETYPE, SPITFIRE, TWELVE TRIBES) and ...

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SERPENTCULT: Arnhem Footage Available

Video footage of SERPENTCULT's April 5, 2009 performance at Willemeen in Arnhem, the Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of "ErhanLiveMetal"). SERPENTCULT is the new Belgian band featuring former members of THEE PLAGUE OF GENTLEMEN and WELKIN. The group's full-length debut, "Weight of Light", came out will in North America on January 27, 2009 via ...

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MASTODON: Xfm Session Available For Streaming

Atlanta-based hard rock behemoths MASTODON recently recorded a four-song session for the U.K. radio station Xfm. They played "Divinations" and "Oblivion" from their new album, "Crack The Skye", "Colony Of Birchmen" from "Blood Mountain" and a cover of the MELVINS' "The Bit". The entire session is now available for streaming at this location. ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: 'Regret & The Grave' Video Available

"Regret & the Grave", the new video from San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION, can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) The clip was shot earlier this year with director Gary Smithson (GOATWHORE, HIGH ON FIRE) at a butcher shop in Santa Paula, California. Vocalist Travis Ryan ...

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CORMORANT: New Song Posted Online

San Francisco Bay Area progressive extreme metallers CORMORANT have unveiled a new song off their upcoming full-length, "Metazoa", which was recorded with and produced by Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, MELVINS, SLEEP, PRIMORDIAL). The song, entitled "Salt of the Earth", debuted on the band's MySpace page on February 24. According to bassist/vocalist Arthur von Nagel, ...

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JARBOE Was 'Stunned' By CATTLE DECAPITATION's Live Performance

Jarboe, the infinitely talented singer, songwriter and composer of SWANS fame, has posted a blog on her MySpace about seeing San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION live in Atlanta on February 6. She writes, "Last night, I went to the Atlanta show of CATTLE DECAPITATION. I have the new album, 'The Harvest Floor', and have ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: 'The Harvest Floor' First-Week Sales Revealed

"The Harvest Floor", the new album from San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION, sold around 1,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at No. 16 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, ...

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MENDOZZA To Release 'White Rhino' In March

Hailing from the bowels of Canada, stoner sludge metal three-piece MENDOZZA will release an ear-splitting new album in the U.S. on March 17 on Reversed Records. Emerging from the shadows they call Vancouver, MENDOZZA arrives fast and hard with the throaty Deuce (guitar/vocals), a tattooed beauty Bina (drums) and the heavy-handed The Judge (bass). They've ...

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CORMORANT Taps JUSTIN WEIS For New Album Mastering

San Francisco, California-based progressive black metal act CORMORANT has tapped Justin Weis at Trakworx Studios to master the band's upcoming full-length debut. Commented CORMORANT bassist/vocalist Arthur von Nagel: "The analog equipment, affordability and SLOUGH FEG / HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE / LUDICRA / SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEUM resume were pretty hard to resist! Plus, we like that ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: New Album To Be Streamed In Its Entirety

"The Harvest Floor", the new album from San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION, will be streamed in its entirety on Buzzgrinder.com beginning tomorrow (Friday, January 16) and ending on Monday (January 19). Besides being able to hear each song in its full, grinding glory, you will be able to read a song-by-song breakdown by vocalist ...

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CORMORANT Issues Studio Update

San Francisco, California-based progressive black metal act CORMORANT has entered Sharkbite Studios in Oakland in with producer with Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, PRIMORDIAL, SLEEP, MELVINS) to begin recording its as-yet-untitled full-length debut. Commented vocalist/bassist Arthur von Nagel: "Billy Anderson is mixing the record as well as producing. We'd heard great things about Billy from a really ...

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