Sam Roon

EVILE, “IN MEMORIAM” VIDEO RELEASED

Evile released their latest video for the track, “In Memoriam” last week and it’s a very different sounding piece.  I’m still trying to wrap my head around it right now because I’m still rocking out to the relentlessly brutal tunes they’ve released before.  These dudes are super-talented so I’m hoping they’ll be able to nail down this new sound, though I’m

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LAMB OF GOD RELEASE FIRST TRAILER FOR “AS THE PALACES BURN”

Lamb of God have released the first trailer for “As The Palaces Burn,” a feature film about heavy metal music around the world. The film, which examines metal’s impact on people in areas wracked by economic uncertainty and political unrest, will come out sometime in 2013, and filming is still ongoing. So far, filmmaker Don Argott has taken his crew

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ANTHRAX, DEATH ANGEL, AND TESTAMENT TO TOUR NORTH AMERICA YET AGAIN

Fans in Canada and select cities in the northern part of the U.S. will finally have a chance to see what reviewers have called “The Best Metal Tour of the Year,” when co-headliners Anthrax and Testament, joined by Death Angel, kick off an early autumn trek on September 14. Starting in Portland, OR, the bands will work their way north,

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LITA FORD INTERVIEW

Note: The day after I conducted the interview around which this article is written, my three-month old hard drive crashed, vaporizing not only my entire music collection but also the MP3 of my interview with Lita Ford. Each quotation in the article below was remembered verbatim, and frankly, you just don’t forget the subject matter you cover when you talk

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LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA, AND DETHKLOK TO TOUR NORTH AMERICA

Dethklok! You back! We think you leave for good! Much to the delight of Metalocalypse fans everywhere, Brendan Small and his troupe of rock and metal legends (Bryan Beller, Mike Keneally, and Testament’s own Gene Hoglan) will co-headline a North American tour with Lamb Of God this summer with French tech death superstars Gojira as support. The news about the

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3 IINCHES OF BLOOD’S “METAL WOMAN” PREMIERES ON LOUDWIRE.COM

So it’s about us, it’s an ode to us, but is it FOR us? Short answer: kinda. 3 Inches Of Blood have just premiered their video for “Metal Woman” on Loudwire.com, and I must say — I’m kind of charmed! Women in various stages of dress appear in the gritty black-and-white video, and the camera focuses on them as much

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Red Fang Giving Back to Their Community This Spring

Somewhere in the middle of their seemingly endless world tour, Red Fang have somehow found time to give back to the Portland, Oregon community. On May 25th, they’ll be back in their hometown at Hawthorne Theater headlining a benefit show to support Grant High School’s crumbling arts program.

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EVILE, “IN MEMORIAM” VIDEO RELEASED

Evile released their latest video for the track, “In Memoriam” last week and it’s a very different sounding piece.  I’m still trying to wrap my head

LITA FORD INTERVIEW

Note: The day after I conducted the interview around which this article is written, my three-month old hard drive crashed, vaporizing not only my entire