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METALLICA, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, SLIPKNOT Among Winners At 'Revolver Music Awards' (Video)

The Epiphone Revolver Music Awards was held last night (Tuesday, December 13) at Webster Hall in New York City. The event was livestreamed by Twitch.TV and hosted by metal legend and MEGADETH frontman Dave Mustaine alongside SiriusXM's Jose Mangin. This year's show featured performances by MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, Zakk Wylde, LACUNA COIL and STITCHED UP HEART. ...

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SISTER: New Song 'Unbeliever' Available For Streaming

Swedish sleaze/punk-influenced metal outfit SISTER will release its new album, "Stand Up, Forward, March!", on November 25 via Metal Blade. The LP was recorded in Upplands Vaasby, Sweden by SISTER and producer Jona Tee of H.E.A.T., mixed by Tobias Lindell (AVATAR, CRASHDÏET, MUSTASCH, EUROPE, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR) and mastered by Christian Schneider at Scandinavian Mastering. The ...

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SISTER To Release 'Stand Up, Forward, March!' Album In November

Swedish sleaze/punk-influenced metal outfit SISTER will release its new album, "Stand Up, Forward, March!", on November 25 via Metal Blade. The LP was recorded in Upplands Vaasby, Sweden by SISTER and producer Jona Tee of H.E.A.T., mixed by Tobias Lindell (AVATAR, CRASHDÏET, MUSTASCH, EUROPE, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR) and mastered by Christian Schneider at Scandinavian Mastering. The ...

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AVATAR Releases 'Night Never Ending' Video

Swedish metallers AVATAR have unleashed another visually stunning music video, with longtime director Johan Carlén at the helm, for their next single, "Night Never Ending". The song is taken from the band's latest concept album titled "Feathers & Flesh", which was released onMay 13 via Another Century in Europe and Entertainment One (eOne) in North ...

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VOLBEAT Joined By JUNGLE ROT Frontman On Stage In Chicago (Video)

JUNGLE ROT frontman Dave Matrise joined VOLBEAT on stage last night (Tuesday, September 13) at Riviera Theatre in Chicago, Illinois to perform the VOLBEAT song "Evelyn". Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. In a 2011 interview with Straight.com, VOLBEAT vocalist/guitarist Michael Poulsen spoke about NAPALM DEATH singer Mark "Barney" Greenway's appearance on ...

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AVATAR Visits SiriusXM Studios, Performs Song Containing Sexually Explicit Lyrics

During a recent in-studio appearance on the Octane channel on SiriusXM satellite radio, Swedish metallers AVATAR played an acoustic set that included a song containing sexually explicit lyrics sung in the band's native tongue. The track "Den runkande spårvagschauffören" (English-language translation: "The Masturbating Tram Driver") was originally written and recorded by Eddie Meduza (real name ...

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TOOL, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, KORN, DISTURBED, SLAYER Set For AFTERSHOCK Festival

An awe-inspiring, momentous music lineup led by iconic bands TOOL (in a rare U.S. festival appearance) and AVENGED SEVENFOLD has been unveiled for the fifth annual Monster Energy Aftershock, which returns to Sacramento, California's Discovery Park Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23. California's biggest rock festival will feature over 35 bands on three stages ...

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SLIPKNOT, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, SLAYER, DISTURBED, KORN Set For LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival

Following a 2015 sellout, Louder Than Life returns to Champions Park near downtown Louisville October 1-2, 2016 for the third annual destination festival celebrating the region's culture and cuisine, and featuring award-winning bourbons and spirits, Gourmet Man Food, craft beer and some of the biggest names in rock music. SLIPKNOT and AVENGED SEVENFOLD top a ...

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AVATAR Releases 'The Eagle Has Landed' Music Video

Swedish metallers AVATAR have debuted yet another visually stunning music video, for their track "The Eagle Has Landed". Directed by longtime collaborator Johan Carlén, this is the first official music video we've seen from the band from their upcoming album, "Feathers & Flesh", which will be released on Friday, May 13 via Another Century in ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ALICE IN CHAINS, SLAYER, VOLBEAT Among Confirmed Acts For ROCK ALLEGIANCE Festival

Monster Energy Rock Allegiance returns to Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park) in Chester, Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia, on September 17 and September 18, 2016 with a lineup of over 35 bands on three stages, led by AVENGED SEVENFOLD and ALICE IN CHAINS, along with SLAYER, THE OFFSPRING, BREAKING BENJAMIN, VOLBEAT and more. Monster Energy ...

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Hear AVATAR's New Radio Single 'The Eagle Has Landed'

Swedish metallers AVATAR will release their new concept album, "Feathers & Flesh", on Friday, May 13 via Another Century in Europe and Entertainment One (eOne) in North America and Canada. The first official radio single from the CD, "The Eagle Has Landed", can be streamed below. "You've heard Owl's hunting hymn. Now it's time for ...

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AVATAR To Release 'Feathers & Flesh' Album In May

Swedish metallers AVATAR will release a brand new concept album titled "Feathers & Flesh" on Friday, May 13 via Another Century in Europe and Entertainment One (eOne) in North America and Canada. The new release will be the band's highly anticipated follow-up to 2014's "Hail The Apocalypse". The aim is set higher, further and deeper ...

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NECRONOMICON: 'Crown Of Thorns' Video Released

"Crown Of Thorns", the new video from Canadian extreme metal veterans NECRONOMICON, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Advent Of The Human God", which will be released on March 25 via Season Of Mist. "Advent Of The Human God" track listing: 01. The Descent 02. Advent Of The ...

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MASTODON To Open Rehearsal Facility In Atlanta

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have purchased a rehearsal building in the West End area of their hometown and are working on turning it into a place that will house about twenty individual rehearsal spots. MASTODON guitarist Bill Kelliher is overseeing the project, which came about after two rehearsal studios, Thunderbox and Avatar Studios, closed last ...

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New Song Premiere: NECRONOMICON's 'I (Bringer Of Light)'

"I (Bringer Of Light)", a brand new song from Canadian extreme metal veterans NECRONOMICON, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Advent Of The Human God", which will be released on March 25 via Season Of Mist. "Advent Of The Human God" track listing: 01. The Descent 02. Advent ...

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Video: AVATAR Performs New Song In Dallas

Swedish metallers AVATAR played a brand new song called "For The Swarm" on January 30 in Dallas, Texas. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. AVATAR last year entered the studio with producer Sylvia Massy to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Hail The Apocalypse" for a 2016 release via Entertainment One ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED, SCORPIONS, MEGADETH Set For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

Rocklahoma is celebrating its tenth year on May 27-29 at Catch The Fever Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. America's Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party features the best current rock artists and classic bands, with onsite camping amenities and unparalleled VIP packages. The three-day camping festival features music on three stages each day. ...

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AVATAR Taps Producer SYLVIA MASSY For New Album

Swedish metallers AVATAR have entered the studio with producer Sylvia Massy to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Hail The Apocalypse" for a 2016 release via Another Century. The band will split its time between three studios throughout Europe with all of the music being made in the aptly named Castle Studios in Röhrsdorf, Germany. ...

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