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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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VAN HALEN LIVE IN NYC

Van Halen played their first show together last night at Cafe Wha? in Greenwich Village, NYC to promote their new album “A Different Kind of Truth” which will be released on February 7th. The band who have not played together on stage since 2008 are once again reunited with lead singer David Lee Roth. Van Halen played many of their classics to the 250 person venue including:

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Bandhappy To Launch Registration Privileges Tomorrow

Bandhappy, the first ever live online and in-person music education service, will open its doors to the public at 11am Eastern time tomorrow, January 5, 2012. Lessons will begin as student accounts are activated on Monday, January 9th. Due to overwhelming demand (thousands of students have requested lessons so far), Bandhappy is currently approving students on a rolling basis. The

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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

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

VAN HALEN LIVE IN NYC

Van Halen played their first show together last night at Cafe Wha? in Greenwich Village, NYC to promote their new album “A Different Kind of Truth” which will be