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GERMAN THRASHERS DEW-SCENTED PREMIERE FIERCE NEW SONG ‘ON A COLLISION COURSE’ Tenth album ‘Intermination’ set for June 30 North American release; artwork and track listing unveiled

Armed and dangerous and with feet planted firmly in the soil on extreme metal’s war-torn frontline, Germany’s DEW-SCENTED have spent the last 23 years building a formidable reputation as diehard standard-bearers in thrash metal’s ongoing evolution. The band will continue the ...

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THE DARK CARNIVAL IS BACK AS THE INSANE CLOWN POSSE RELEASES THE MARVELOUS MISSING LINK (LOST) ON APRIL 28TH

ICP’s New Album Drops as the Duo Unleashes  “The Marvelous Missing Link’s Traveling In-Store Insanity Tour”   Upon an Unsuspecting Nation  Farmington Hills, MI (April 28, 2015) – The Dark Carnival is back in town as Insane Clown Posse, one of ...

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Black Star Riders at the Granada

The boys are back in town! Well…almost. Black Star Riders, the latest line-up of Thin Lizzy, performed an intimate show to a crowd of a hundred or so appreciable fans on Sunday night. Though the gathering was small, the frenetic ...

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It Lies Within Currently on Headlining Run with Nevada Rose

After supporting The Browning (Century Media/Earache Records) in December and headlinging over Conquer Divide (Artery Recordings) in March, It Lies Within are currently touring on their headlining I Need Merch Presents: Creepin On The Come Up Tour. Joining them on the entire run ...

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SLUDGE TRIO NORTH: REISSUES OF 2006 DEBUT ‘SIBERIA,’ 2014 EP ‘METANOIA’ DUE JUNE 2

During their prolific first decade, the Tucson-based gloom metal trio NORTH released fouracclaimed EPs and two well-receivedfull-lengths in addition to playing nearly 300 shows across America with the likesof Deafheaven, Red Fang, Neurosis, Pelicanand Intronaut. In 2015, the band’s profile will continue to ...

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Nightwish, Sabaton, and Delain roll into Iowa

Perhaps it was a sign of things to come, or perhaps they brought it with them, but the rain fell heavily as the line snaked around the 7 Flags Event Center in Clive, Iowa, as hundreds of metal fans from ...

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Nikki Sixx’s “Sixx: A.M.” and Apolcalyptica Roll into Kansas City

Two hours before showtime, the line to see Apocalyptica, and Sixx A.M. at the Midland Theater, downtown Kansas City, wrapped around the building, and down the block. The message was clear: Kansas City was ready to rock; Apocalyptica and Sixx ...

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Sixx: A.M. First Headlining Tour

With Motley Crue on break from their farewell tour, Nikki Sixx has more time to focus on his side project, Sixx: A.M., who will be headlining their first tour across North America, starting next week. Joining them will be their label mates, ...

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Rob Halford Signs World Wide Release Deal for Catalog Releases with Sony

March 25, 2015 – New York, NY – SONY Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings, SME’s catalog division, have signed a worldwide rights deal to with the Metal God, Rob Halford. Frontman of the legendary heavy metal band Judas Priest, Rob Halford brought his iconic charisma ...

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TORCHE ANNOUNCE SUMMER CO-HEADLINING TOUR WITH MELT-BANANA

March 16, 2015, Philadelphia – Torche has confirmed a co-headline tour with Japan’s Melt-Banana, with the dates kicking off on July 2 at Dante’s in Portland, Ore. Torche recently released Restarter, the band’s debut for Relapse Records, and their best ...

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