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STRIKER To Release 'Play To Win' Album In October

Champions in blending classic heavy metal, hard rock, and '80s hair metal, Canadian shredders STRIKER will release their sixth studio album, "Play To Win", on October 26 via their independent label Record Breaking Records. The LP features 10 fist-pounding shredtacular anthems produced by the band, with mixing and mastering by Hendrik Udd (FIREWIND, POWERWOLF, HAMMERFALL, ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Announces 'Ruling Europe 2016' Tour

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will embark on the "Ruling Europe 2016" tour in February. The trek will be co-headlined by BRAINSTORM, with support from STRIKER. The dates are as follows: Feb. 05 - Barcelona, Spain - Razzmatazz 2 Feb. 06 - Madrid, Spain - Arena Feb. 07 - Murcia, Spain - Garaje Feb. 10 ...

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ANVIL's LIPS On Passing Of TWISTED SISTER's A.J. PERO: 'The Saddest Part Is Not Going For Checkups To The Doctor'

Jack Antonio conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metallers ANVIL on March 25 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. Speaking about the recent passing of TWISTED SISTER drummer A.J. Pero, Lips said: "Well, A.J.'s, of course, an old acquaintance. We met ...

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BULLET: First 'Storm Of Blades' Album Trailer

The first trailer for "Storm Of Blades", the new album from Swedish hard rockers BULLET, can be seen below. The CD will be released on September 5 in Europe and Sepember 9 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The band's fifth longplayer marks the first recording to feature BULLET's new guitar player Alexander Lyrbo, who ...

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ARTILLERY: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Sheffield Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ARTILLERY's July 18 performance at 02 Academy in Sheffield, England can be seen below. The Denmark thrash metal veterans will return to North America this fall for their first-ever North American tour. ARTILLERY will join ONSLAUGHT and STRIKER beginning on October 23 at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York. The trek ...

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BULLET: 'Storm Of Blades' Video Released

The official video for "Storm Of Blades", the title track of the new album from Swedish hard rockers BULLET, can be seen below. The CD will be released on September 5 in Europe and Sepember 9 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The band's fifth longplayer marks the first recording to feature BULLET's new guitar ...

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BULLET: 'Storm Of Blades' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish hard rockers BULLET will release their new album, "Storm Of Blades", on September 5 in Europe and Sepember 9 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The band's fifth longplayer marks the first recording to feature BULLET's new guitar player Alexander Lyrbo, who replaced Erik Almström in 2012. "Storm Of Blades" track listing: 01. Uprising ...

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BULLET To Release 'Storm Of Blades' In September

Swedish hard rockers BULLET will release their new album, "Storm Of Blades", on September 5 in Europe and Sepember 9 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The band's fifth longplayer marks the first recording to feature BULLET's new guitar player Alexander Lyrbo, who replaced Erik Almström in 2012. "This is a fast and heavy back-to-the-roots ...

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DEATH WOLF: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

DEATH WOLF (formerly DEVILS WHOREHOUSE), the "horror-death rock" side-project of MARDUK guitarist Morgan Håkansson, will release its new album, "II: Black Armoured Death", in February 2013. The cover artwork for the CD perfectly catches the spirit of DEATH WOLF's music: pale, horrid and stripped down black punk rock. "II: Black Armoured Death" was recorded at ...

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STRIKER Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Classic heavy metal band STRIKER has inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The Canadians' new album, "Armed To The Teeth", will be released at the end of July. In addition, the CD "Eyes In The Night" and the "Road Warrior" EP will be re-released the same month. "The enthusiasm we received right from the ...

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ENSLAVED To Release Seven-Inch EP On SOULSELLER RECORDS

Soulseller Records is loudly presenting an exclusive and limited seven-inch EP vinyl by Norwegian masters of progressive/experimental metal ENSLAVED. The mythological universe of ENSLAVED is full of references to the timeless concepts of one's word and the strength of bonds. About a decade ago, a pact between ENSLAVED and Soulseller Records were made to do ...

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H.A.T.E. Confirmed For Germany's Headbangers Open Air Festival

Northeast Ohio metal band H.A.T.E. has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 28-30, 2011 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. "The H.A.T.E. machine is totally keyed up to be invited to play this year's Headbangers Open Air festival in Germany," says H.A.T.E. vocalist/guitarist Greg Wagner. "I played ...

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