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Turisas Set to Headline Paganfest 2012

As if it wasn’t good enough news that Paganfest, a much-celebrated folk/Viking metal fest, is coming back to the United States after passing the US over in 2011, Turisas has put the icing on the cake by announcing that they will headline Paganfest 2012! Turisas has been at the forefront of folk metal for almost a decade and participated in

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New Red Fang Video on YouTube

Red Fang performing with guest vocalist Scott “Wino” Weinrich in San Francisco. Photo by Taylor Keahey. Heavy metal newcomers Red Fang have premiered the video for “Hank Is Dead,” a track from their 2011 release Murder The Mountains. The band worked with prolific director Whitey McConnaughy, known for his work on music videos as well as television and commercials. See

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Riot Founder Mark Reale Passes Away

According to a post on heavy metal band Riot’s official Facebook page, Mark Reale, founder and guitarist for the band, has passed away after a serious illness. Their official statement reads as follows:

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SOULFLY ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM AND TOUR DATES

Soulfly  who have been busy at work with their new album “Enslaved” have just announced their first 2012 U.S. tour with Five Finger Death Punch. The tour will debut new Soulfly members: drummer Dave Kinkade and bassist Tony Campos. Dates are as follows:  

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CANNIBAL CORPSE TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM

Cannibal Corpse is gearing up for the release of their 12th studio album Torture this March via Metal Blade Records.  The album, a follow-up to 2009’s Evisceration Plague  marks the bands latest progression in their sound. Produced by Hate Eternal’s Erik Rutan,  Torture, according to drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz  is “the frenzied attack of Butchered At Birth  or Tomb Of The Mutilated, that infuses the

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Barren Earth Reveals Album Art and Track Listing

Finnish progressive metallers Barren Earth have released the artwork for their sophomore album The Devil’s Resolve. The artwork comes courtesy of American graphic designer Paul Romano, who has worked with renowned metal artists such as Mastodon, Hate Eternal, and A Life Once Lost.

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DEE SNIDER OF TWISTED SISTER IS GONNA TAKE IT ON CELEBRITY APPRENTICE

Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider who will be a part of the new season of Celebrity Apprentice spoke to Rolling Stone regarding his participation in Season 5 of the hit show. Snider who has remained in the spotlight with a wide array of different projects discussed with the magazine how he’s maintained his celebrity status, what he thinks of Donald

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Tony Iommi Diagnosed With Lymphoma

Black Sabbath (from left to right: Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward.) According to Black Sabbath‘s official Facebook page, legendary guitarist Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma. This news comes just a few months after Black Sabbath announced their reunion and plans to record a new album, their first in over three decades.

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Turisas Set to Headline Paganfest 2012

As if it wasn’t good enough news that Paganfest, a much-celebrated folk/Viking metal fest, is coming back to the United States after passing the US

New Red Fang Video on YouTube

Red Fang performing with guest vocalist Scott “Wino” Weinrich in San Francisco. Photo by Taylor Keahey. Heavy metal newcomers Red Fang have premiered the video

Riot Founder Mark Reale Passes Away

According to a post on heavy metal band Riot’s official Facebook page, Mark Reale, founder and guitarist for the band, has passed away after a

SOULFLY ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM AND TOUR DATES

Soulfly  who have been busy at work with their new album “Enslaved” have just announced their first 2012 U.S. tour with Five Finger Death Punch.

CANNIBAL CORPSE TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM

Cannibal Corpse is gearing up for the release of their 12th studio album Torture this March via Metal Blade Records.  The album, a follow-up to 2009’s Evisceration Plague 

New Christian Mistress Track Streaming on NPR

“Black To Gold,” a track off of traditional heavy metal band Christian Mistress‘s upcoming album Possession, has made its premiere on National Public Radio!

Barren Earth Reveals Album Art and Track Listing

Finnish progressive metallers Barren Earth have released the artwork for their sophomore album The Devil’s Resolve. The artwork comes courtesy of American graphic designer Paul

Tony Iommi Diagnosed With Lymphoma

Black Sabbath (from left to right: Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward.) According to Black Sabbath‘s official Facebook page, legendary guitarist Tony Iommi