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Author Archives: Joel Barrios

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM And HAMMERFALL Begin North America Tour At West Palm Beach: A Truly Uncompromising Display Of Pure Metal

If I was to make a list of my favorite bands which also happen to be very underrated, and whose contributions to the universal landscape of music are unjustly overlooked, Flotsam and Jetsam would be at the very top. From ...

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KAMELOT Closes North American Tour With DELAIN and BATTLE BEAST Under A Rainy Fort Lauderdale’s Night

If you are a musician, you should be aware of the consequences of scheduling a performance on Mother’s Day, which also always falls on a Sunday (many won’t stay long as they must work next morning). And if on top ...

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Nightwish Closed Their North American Tour With A Fan-Acclaimed Supercharged Performance At Downtown Miami

If you are a metalhead living in Miami, you are pretty much doomed. The major port city on the Atlantic coast of South Florida is well-known for being a major center and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, ...

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GHOST Unveils ‘New Leader’ Cardinal Copia, Breaking The Papa Emeritus Bloodline

GHOST has unveiled the “new” Papa in a three-minute video clip titled “Introducing The Cardinal.” In the clip, the band’s “new” leader comes face-to-face with an aged Papa Emeritus Zero and Sister Imperator after arriving from behind a door, bathed ...

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Monster Energy Fort Rock / Band Performance Times Announced!

The band performance times have been announced for the 6th annual Monster Energy Fort Rock, held Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 at the festival’s new home at Markham Park in Sunrise, FL, just outside Fort Lauderdale. South Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience features rock’s top artists performing on two stages, including Ozzy Osbourne, Godsmack, ...

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FOREIGNER Takes Fort Lauderdale In A Delightful Musical Voyage Through Their Four Decades Of Music

Rock icons Foreigner returned to South Florida last week with a packed-house performance at Au-Rene Theater, the largest venue of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, a large entertainment complex located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. After ...

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AMORPHIS Release Lyric Video For “The Bee” The Opening Song From Their Upcoming Album ‘Queen Of Time’

Finnish melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will release their new studio album, “Queen Of Time”, on May 18 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015’s “Under The Red Cloud” will include the use of real strings, flutes, orchestral arrangements and even ...

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SEPULTURA’s To Release Their Official Documentary, ‘Sepultura Endurance’ In DVD And Blu-Ray

SEPULTURA‘s official documentary, “Sepultura Endurance”, will tentatively be released on DVD and Blu-ray this fall. The film, which received its world premiere in May 2017 at the Regent theater in Los Angeles, shows the journey from SEPULTURA‘s humble rural beginnings ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Unleash Video For Vampire Infused New Song “Spectre” From Their Just Released Album FIREPOWER

The official video for “Spectre”, a brand new song from British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s latest album, “Firepower”, which is being released today (Friday, March 9) via Epic. ...

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Legendary Death Metal Icons MORBID ANGEL Announce US Tour; “Kingdoms Disdained” To Be Released On Limited Edition Vinyl For Record Store Day

Legendary death metal icons MORBID ANGEL will be kicking off a US headlining tour this spring, in support of their critically-lauded studio album, Kingdoms Disdained, released in December via Silver Lining Music. Slated to commence on April 16th and run ...

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