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2018-09-09 - Helloween - Los Angeles - By Elliot Levin

Live Photos: Helloween At Hollywood Palladium In Hollywood, CA

The 30-year career of Helloween reached a stunning climax Saturday night at the Hollywood Palladium, as former members Michael Kiske and Kai Hansen rejoined the band for a seven-man tour aptly named “Pumpkins United.” In what would have only been a Helloween fan’s wet dream just a couple of years ago, Kiske shared vocal duties with longtime frontman Andi Deris.

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Vader & Entombed A.D. Announce Co-Headlining “European Chaos Tour 2018”

Polish and Swedish metalheads rejoice!  Poland’s Vader and Sweden’s Entombed A.D. will co-headline a 24 date European tour for this October!  The tour will hit Czech Republic, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, France, Netherlands, The UK and several more countries!  The full list of dates are below: European Chaos Tour 2018 16.10. CZ Uherské Hradiště – Klub Mír 17.10. CZ Pilsen – Divadlo

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Opeth - Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Promo

Music Video: Opeth, “Demon Of The Fall”

Like it or not, Opeth have turned a corner from their death metal roots, and there’s no signs of turning back. While many have criticized the shift to clean vocals and a more prog approach, the band are more popular than they ever have been. On May 11, 2017, Opeth took the stage at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre. This

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Metal Allegiance - Volume II - Cover

Album Review: Metal Allegiance, “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty”

Supergroup albums are sometimes misleading. It seems there are one or two awesome songs on an album but the rest play-out as self-fulfilling and intended to fill out the rest of the track list. Well my friends, I’m happy to say Metal Allegiance is not that supergroup! Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty fucking crushes from beginning to end. The

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Mantar - The Modern Age of Setting Ablaze - Album Review - Cover

Album Review: Mantar, “The Modern Age Of Setting Ablaze”

Germany’s Mantar will return with their latest release, The Modern Art of Setting Ablaze, on August 24 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. This is the third studio album for musicians Hanno Klaenhardt and Erinc Sakaryaand, and they have performed at Roadburn, Wacken Open Air, and Maryland Deathfest. Mantar are described as black metal doom punk, and their unusual concoction of sound works

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Soulfly - Chicago - Live Photo By Jason Carlson

Stream: Soulfly, “Evil Empowered”

Fans can always count on Soulfly to deliver, and if “Evil Empowered” is any indication, the band’s new album will be a head-crusher. Soulfly will return this October with their eleventh album, entitled Ritual, on Nuclear Blast Entertainment. It was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God, Gojira), and features a number of guests, including Randy Blythe (Lamb of God) and Ross Dolan (Immolation). Max Cavalera

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Corrosion of Conformity - Joliet, IL - Jason Carlson

Live Photos: Corrosion Of Conformity From The Forge In Joliet, IL

Corrosion of Conformity, now back with Pepper Keenan, have been burning up the road lately. Most recently, they have been sharing the stage with Zakk Wylde and the wild men in Black Label Society. Jason Carlson and his camera captured magic at The Forge in Joliet, Illinois, on July 17. Check out his photos now!

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Earthless - Promo - 2018

Earthless Release Pro-Shot Live Show From Belgium

What better way to whet the appetites of fans in Europe for an impending tour than with pro-shot live footage of a full performance. That’s just what San Diego’s Earthless are delivering in anticipation of their European tour beginning on Sunday, July 29. The performance at hand was captured at De Kreun in Kortrijk, Belgium this past April. Support on this

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Overkill: “Live in Overhausen” Album Review

New Jersey’s own thrash royalty, Overkill, have returned with another awesome live album, Live in Overhausen.  This one, however, is different from anything they’ve released in the past.  In celebration of 30 years since the release of Feel The Fire and 25 years since Horrorscope, they performed both albums, in their entirety live in Oberhausen – now dubbed OVERhausen – Germany

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Soulfly - Chicago - Live Photo By Jason Carlson

Stream: Soulfly, “Evil Empowered”

Fans can always count on Soulfly to deliver, and if “Evil Empowered” is any indication, the band’s new album will be a head-crusher. Soulfly will