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THOR – TOMATO HOUSE OF ROCK

A few months ago I noticed an ad for a concert at The Highline Ballroom for THORFEST. Thinking of the 80’s Thor who could supposedly bend steel with his teeth, I said to myself, “What’s this all about?”  As I started to read further it turns out it wasn’t the singer, but instead a concert that showcases today’s top young

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KING DIAMOND ANNOUNCES NEW SHOW DATES

King Diamond confirmed his performance at Hellfest and the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival this summer. King posted the following update: “Hail to all of you. FINALLY. We can now officially announce King Diamond’s return to the stage. We will be headlining the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2012. Please check out the links

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NEW AC/DC ALBUM DELAYED DUE TO ILLNESS

Brian Johnson revealed during a recent interview that the new AC/DC album has been delayed because of one of the members of the band has been ill.  Although Johnson didn’t reveal which member has been sick, he said: “Hopefully this year we can get back together again. One of the boys is a little sick. I can’t say anything, but he’s

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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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THOR – TOMATO HOUSE OF ROCK

A few months ago I noticed an ad for a concert at The Highline Ballroom for THORFEST. Thinking of the 80’s Thor who could supposedly

KING DIAMOND ANNOUNCES NEW SHOW DATES

King Diamond confirmed his performance at Hellfest and the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival this summer. King posted the following update: “Hail to all

NEW AC/DC ALBUM DELAYED DUE TO ILLNESS

Brian Johnson revealed during a recent interview that the new AC/DC album has been delayed because of one of the members of the band has been

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!