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IRON TONGUE Signs With NEUROT RECORDINGS

Neurot Recordings will release the debut from Arkansas southern rock collective IRON TONGUE. Fronted by Chris "CT" Terry, the founding frontman of sludge legion RWAKE, IRON TONGUE formed when a group of veteran players with diverse musical backgrounds found a common interest in the need to get down and dirty and way, way gone. Churning ...

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TOOL Guitarist And Visual Guru ADAM JONES Talks 'Opiate' Reissue

TOOL will release a handcrafted, bonus-laden, limited-edition package of its original debut EP, "Opiate", on March 26 to mark the 21st anniversary of the six-song release. The anniversary edition is limited to 5,000 copies and features art direction by Adam Jones, illustrations by legendary artist Adi Granov and design packaging by Mackie Osborne, who has ...

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Oddfellows - TOMAHAWK

You had to wonder where TOMAHAWK was going to tread next after a two album succession of eccentricities, "Mit Gas" and their assemblage of historic Native American chants through metal and industrial scramblers, "Anonymous". Not so much gambits as simply playing true to what interested the group at the time of their recordings, it stood ...

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TOMAHAWK To Perform On NBC's 'Last Call With Carson Daly'

TOMAHAWK — the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE) — will have two songs from its Los Angeles performance featured on the February 27 broadcast (technically February 28 at 1:35/12:35 a.m.) of "Last Call With ...

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TOMAHAWK: 'Oddfellows' Video Released

"Oddfellows", the new video from TOMAHAWK — the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE) — can be seen below. The live clip, which features an assortment of animation and appropriately odd graphics, was filmed and ...

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VAREGO: 'Soul To Devour' Video Released

"Soul To Devour", the new video from the Italian "post metal"/sludge band VAREGO, can be seen below. The clip comes off the group's debut album, "TVMVLTVM", which was released last year via Argonauta Records. According to a press release, "TVMVLTVM" "is a mystical/esoteric concept that will have its continuity in the next works of the ...

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From the Vaults Vol. 1 - KYLESA

One of the genuine greats of the metal underground is Georgian sludge hounds, KYLESA. In league with fellow mud-prog maestros MASTODON, BLACK TUSK and BARONESS, KYLESA often becomes the forgotten noisy brats of their sweltering scene. Frankly, that reeks since they're one of the most inventive, bombastic and courageous bands in metal today. Every bit ...

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Temporal - ISIS

It's hard for me not to interject a personal note whenever discussing ISIS, so humor me a minute, if you will. To me, this was never a "post metal" band, a stupid, supercilious term I've always objected to in the first place. ISIS was an empirical, cinematic symposium of darkness and light, a sterling example ...

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TOMAHAWK: 'Stone Letter' Video Released

"Stone Letter", the new video from TOMAHAWK, can be seen below. The clip, directed by Vincent Forcier, was filmed during the band's late October tour. TOMAHAWK is the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE). "Stone ...

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BAD RELIGION To Release 'True North' In January

Iconic punk rock band BAD RELIGION will release its 16th album, "True North", on January 22, 2013 via guitarist Brett Gurewitz's famed Epitaph label. The follow-up to 2010's "The Dissent Of Man" was recorded this past summer and produced by Gurewitz and frequent collaborator Joe Barresi (TOOL, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, MELVINS). The CD ...

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TOMAHAWK: Video Footage Of Entire Nashville Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of TOMAHAWK's entire October 27 performance at Exit/In in Nashville, Tennessee can be seen at this location. A couple of the clips are available below. TOMAHAWK is the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn ...

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TOMAHAWK's DUANE DENISON Talks About Upcoming Album

"Oddfellows", the new album from TOMAHAWK, the alt-rock supergroup featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE), is scheduled for release on January 29, 2013 via Ipecac. In a brand new interview with Nashville Scene, Denison stated ...

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TOMAHAWK: New Single Available For Streaming

"Stone Letter", the new single from TOMAHAWK, the alt-rock super group featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, FANTÔMAS), John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET) and Trevor Dunn (MELVINS LITE, MR. BUNGLE), is available for streaming at Spin.com. The track comes off the band's new album, "Oddfellows", which is scheduled ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: 'King Animal' Track Listing, Final Cover Artwork Unveiled

Reformed Seattle grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN will release "King Animal", the band's first new studio album in over 15 years, via Tom Whalley's new record label, a partnership between his Seven Four Entertainment and Republic Records, on November 13. The album's first single, "Been Away Too Long", will be available via digital retailers on September 27. ...

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ISIS: 'Temporal' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

ISIS will release "Temporal", a retrospective collection of unreleased rarities, remixes and videos, on November 6 via and Ipecac Recordings. "Temporal" spans the groundbreaking band's entire discography with inclusions from "Mosquito Control" to the band's final full-length album, "Wavering Radiant". "It was fun and also very nostalgic collecting material for this release," commented Aaron Harris. ...

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MASTODON And FEIST Release Digital Version Of Record Store Day Split Single 'Feistodon'

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON and Canadian singer-songwriter Feist have announced that they have released a digital version of their popular seven-inch vinyl single, "A Commotion" / "Black Tongue" via Warner Bros. Records and Cherrytree/Interscope Records. The tracks are available at all participating digital retailers. This highly sought-after release also includes a special interactive "A Commotion" ...

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TOMAHAWK Announces Fall Tour; 'Waratorium' Single Due In November

TOMAHAWK, the underground super group that includes Duane Dennison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Trevor Dunn (FANTOMAS, MELVINS LITE), Mike Patton (MONDO CANE, FAITH NO MORE) and John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET), has announced a brief fall tour kicking off on October 27 at Nashville's The Exit/In. The dates are as follows: Oct. 27 - Nashville, TN ...

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BAD RELIGION Begins Recording New Album

Punk rock legends BAD RELIGION have entered the studio to begin work on their brand new album. The as-yet-untitled CD is being recorded at Joe Barresi's (THE MELVINS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, PARKWAY DRIVE) JHOC studio and co-produced by band members Brett Gurewitz, Greg Graffin and Barresi. This will be their 16th full-length effort. ...

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TOMAHAWK Returns From Hiatus With 'Oddfellows'

TOMAHAWK, the eclectic rock band featuring Duane Denison (THE JESUS LIZARD, UNSEMBLE), Trevor Dunn (FANTOMAS, MELVINS LITE), Mike Patton (MONDO CANE, FAITH NO MORE) and John Stanier (BATTLES, HELMET), is set to release "Oddfellows" in January. "It's dark and claustrophobic here, light and spacious there," says Denison of the new album. "Live in the studio, ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: Montreal Footage Available

Video footage of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's June 22 performance at Les Foufounes Électriques in Montreal, Quebec, Canada can be seen below. The new self-titled album from CORROSION OF CONFORMITY sold 3,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 157 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD ...

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AGALLOCH: New EP Available For Streaming

Portland musical enigmas AGALLOCH have made their new EP, "Faustian Echoes", available for streaming at their Bandcamp page. This EP will be available as a digital download at the Bandcamp site starting on July 11 when the band begins their summer tour in Portland, Oregon. The LP and CD versions will be released ...

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EVERY TIME I DIE: 'I Suck (Blood)' Video Released

"I Suck (Blood)", the controversial new video from revered purveyors of metallic mayhem EVERY TIME I DIE, can be seen below. The clip features obsessive stalking, voyeurism and plays provocatively with the notion of victimhood. "I Suck (Blood)" comes off EVERY TIME I DIE's latest album, "Ex Lives", which sold around 14,000 copies in the ...

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EVERY TIME I DIE Interviewed On 'Headbangers Ball' (Video)

Jose Mangin, host/producer MTV.com's web-only show "Headbangers Ball" (and program director/DJ on SiriusXM Octane and Liquid Metal), recently conducted an interview with EVERY TIME I DIE. You can now watch the chat below. EVERY TIME I DIE's latest album, "Ex Lives", sold around 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release ...

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AGALLOCH To Release 'Faustian Echoes' EP

Portland musical enigmas AGALLOCH have announced a month-long bout of live performances this summer. Slated to commence with a hometown show July 11, the tour will include a nightly rotating set list featuring both new and early material with stage times anticipated to be between 90 and 120 minutes. The band will be joined by ...

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EVERY TIME I DIE Rig Rundown (Video)

On March 11, PremierGuitar.com's Chris Kies was on location at People's Court in Des Moines, Iowa where he caught up EVERY TIME I DIE's Jordan Buckley and Andy Williams and talked to them about their touring setup, which includes ESP guitars, Gibson, Marshall, Orange, Bison amps, Boss, Line 6, EMG, and much more. ...

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