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ABSCESS: 'Dawn Of Inhumanity' Release Dates Announced

ABSCESS, the California-based band consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals; ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals; ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar; ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass; ex-VON), will release its eighth album, entitled "Dawn Of Inhumanity", on February 22 in Europe and March 9 in the U.S. The CD will once again be made available through Tyrant Syndicate Productions, ...

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THE ANSWER: New Audio Interview Posted Online

StAndrewsRadio.com recently conducted an interview with Michael Waters (bass) and Paul Mahon (guitar) from the Irish hard rock band THE ANSWER. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. Also posted is a review of the group's November 27, 2009 concert in Edinburgh, Scotland, along with some exclusive pictures. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Classic Albums To Be Re-Released On Vinyl

Back On Black, which specializes in vinyl editions of classic metal albums and is dedicated to providing top-quality releases for record collectors and metal fans worldwide, has announced that 2010 will see the release of the original classic JUDAS PRIEST albums on vinyl. All albums will be 180gm heavyweight vinyl and packaged in deluxe gatefold ...

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THE ANSWER To Guest On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show

Irish rockers THE ANSWER will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guest on Friday, December 18 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio program, dubbed "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the broadcast live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time at BBC.co.uk. THE ANSWER recently ...

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SCORPIONS: New Album Title Announced

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS have set "Sting In The Tail" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in early 2010. The CD is being recorded at a studio in Hannover, Germany with Swedish producers Mikael "Nord" Andersson and Martin Hansen (the team behind THE RASMUS' "Dead Letters" CD). "We are working on ...

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SCORPIONS To Embark On 'Get Your Sting And Blackout' World Tour

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS have announced the following dates as part of their "Get Your Sting And Blackout" world tour: May 07 - Leipzig, Germany - Arena May 08 - Munich, Germany - Olympiahalle May 12 - Frankfurt, Germany - Festhalle May 14 - Stuttgart, Germany - Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle May 29 - Berlin, Germany - ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Launch New GIBSON Guitars At Sydney In-Store

Zakk Wylde, legendary guitarist for OZZY OSBOURNE and founder of the heavy metal band BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, will appear at Allans Music store in Sydney, Australia on December 3 for the launch of his new Gibson guitars, the Les Paul BFG, Les Paul Bullseye and Buzzsaw, and the latest addition, the Graveyard Disciple. To attend ...

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DOUBLE DRAGON To Be Joined By Original Guitarist For Adelaide Show

Adelaide, Australia's DOUBLE DRAGON will support Florida death metallers OBITUARY in Adelaide this Saturday November 21 at the Governer Hindmarsh. DOUBLE DRAGON will play this show with original lead guitarist Ben "Moify" Murphy as current lead guitarist Davin Buttery is on tour with TRUTH CORRODED, filling in for Mark Lennard in Japan. DOUBLE DRAGON will ...

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GIBSON Introduces All-New ANGUS YOUNG SGs

Gibson.com reports: For more than 35 years, AC/DC has represented the archetypal "big rock" guitar sound, setting the standards for countless bands to follow. In particular, Angus Young's incendiary lead tone and mammoth rhythm crunch have inspired wave after wave of rock guitar heroes, and he has done it all on a Gibson ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Unveils Signature Guitars At SAM ASH Meet-And-Greet; Video, Photos Available

Zakk Wylde, legendary guitarist for OZZY OSBOURNE and founder of the heavy metal band BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, hosted a special "meet-and-greet" yesterday (Friday, October 30) at New York's renowned 48th street Sam Ash music store. Video footage and photos from the event can be viewed below (courtesy of Fullshred). Gibson Guitar, Epiphone and Monster Cable ...

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ABSCESS Completes Recording New Album

ABSCESS, the California-based band consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals; ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals; ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar; ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass; ex-VON), has completed recording its eighth album, entitled "Dawn Of Inhumanity". The CD will once again be released through Tyrant Syndicate Productions, the label headed up by DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto. Commented ABSCESS: ...

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CANNABIS CORPSE: Sacramento Footage Available

Capital Chaos has uploaded video footage (see below) of CANNABIS CORPSE performing the song "Staring Through My Eyes That Are Red" on October 23, 2009 at the Javalounge in Sacramento, California. Also on the bill were RAMMING SPEED and DISSIDENT AGGRESSOR. CANNABIS CORPSE is the Richmond, Virginia-based old-school death metal band featuring Philip ...

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THIN LIZZY, CRADLE OF FILTH Guitarists To Appear At MUSIC LIVE

THIN LIZZY's Scott Gorham and CRADLE OF FILTH's Paul Allender are two of the special guests confirmed to appear at Music Live 2009 on November 6-8 at the NEC in Birmingham, England. The guitarists will be appearing courtesy of Engl amplification for meet-and-greet sessions with fans during the weekend. On the Live Stage, hotly-tipped U.K. ...

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ZAKK WYLDE's 'Hellfire Halloween Bash'; More Details Revealed

Gibson Guitar, Epiphone and Monster Cable have partnered to celebrate the launch of two new signature model guitars and pro headphones with a special event in New York on Halloween, October 31, 2009. Zakk Wylde, legendary guitarist for OZZY OSBOURNE and founder of the heavy metal band BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, is set to perform at ...

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ABSCESS: New Album Title Announced

ABSCESS, the California-based band consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals; ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals; ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar; ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass; ex-VON), will enter the studio in October to begin recording its new album, entitled "Dawn Of Inhumanity". The CD will once again be released through Tyrant Syndicate Productions, the label headed up by ...

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THORR'S HAMMER Reunion Confirmed For Next Year's ROADBURN Festival

The recently reunited THORR'S HAMMER will play Tom Gabriel Warrior's (CELTIC FROST, HELLHAMMER, TRIPTYKON) Only Death Is Real event at next year's Roadburn festival on Friday, April 16, 2010 in Tilburg, Holland. Having witnessed some downright incredible events in music this year, the recent THORR'S HAMMER reunion gigs at Birmingham's own Supersonic Festival and London ...

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CANNABIS CORPSE To Release 'The Weeding' In October

CANNABIS CORPSE, the Richmond, Virginia-based old-school death metal band featuring Philip "Landphil" Hall (bass) from MUNICIPAL WASTE and his brother Josh "HallHammer" Hall (drums), will release "The Weeding" EP in October on 12", CD, digital and "die-hard pro-stoner" edition (details to be announced) from Tankcrimes Records. Recorded in CANNABIS CORPSE's hometown at H.M.C. Studios and ...

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RON JARZOMBEK: '12 Tone Variations' DVD Sneak Preview Available

Acclaimed San Antonio, Texas-based guitarist Ron Jarzombek (BLOTTED SCIENCE, WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK) has uploaded an eight-minute preview (see below) of his forthcoming "12 Tone Variations" instructional DVD. The sneak peek is a four-part dissection of the song "Oscillation Cycles", featured on "The Machinations of Dementia" CD by BLOTTED SCIENCE, Jarzombek's instrumental extreme metal project with ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's IAN HILL Interviewed On 'Metal7080' Radio Show

Carl Forgues, host of the Canadian syndicated radio show "Metal7080", conducted an interview with bassist Ian Hill of British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST on July 31, 2009. The 13-minute chat is now available for streaming below. JUDAS PRIEST's "A Touch of Evil: Live" live album sold around 5,300 copies in the United States in ...

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