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SWORN ENEMY Guitarist Comments On 'Maniacal'

Queens, New York-based hardcore/metal act SWORN ENEMY will release its new album, "Maniacal", in North America in February 2008 via Century Media Records (November 12, 2007 in Europe). The CD was produced by Tim Lambesis (AS I LAY DYING) and Joey Z (LIFE OF AGONY), who took a very hands-on approach to this album. "Maniacal" ...

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SWORN ENEMY To Release 'Maniacal' In November

Queens, New York-based hardcore/metal act SWORN ENEMY will release its new album, "Maniacal", in Europe on November 12 via Century Media Records. The CD was produced by Tim Lambesis (AS I LAY DYING) and Joey Z (LIFE OF AGONY), who took a very hands-on approach to this album. "Maniacal" takes SWORN ENEMY's sound to new ...

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LIQUID TRIO EXPERIMENT To Release 'Spontaneous Combustion' In October

Magna Carta has set an October 23 U.S. release date (one day earlier internationally) for the new album from LIQUID TRIO EXPERIMENT , the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy (drums), and Jordan Rudess (guitar) alongside progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING CRIMSON and PETER GABRIEL fame. Entitled "Spontaneous ...

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The Big Dirty - EVERY TIME I DIE

It is a shame that folks that have not really spent time with the band's music often lump Buffalo's EVERY TIME I DIE in with the hordes of metalcore pretenders. Forget about the fact that EVERY TIME I DIE has been doing it longer than most of these flavors of the month, but the music ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist Schedules Online Chats

DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess will take part in two online chats tomorrow, September 11 (at 3:00 p.m. EST and 8:00 p.m. EST) in celebration of his new solo album release, entitled "The Road Home". For more information, and to take part in the chats, click here. A 20-minute audio interview with Jordan ...

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TOO PURE TO DIE To Guest On JamNOW.com This Monday

Des Moines, Iowa-based band TOO PURE TO DIE will be in the JamNOW.com studios for an exclusive interview this Monday, September 10 at 11:00 a.m. EST. To listen to the chat, click here. Recently signed to Trustkill Records, TOO PURE TO DIE has been building up momentum with its latest full-length release, "Confidence ...

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CERBERUS Parts Ways With Guitarist, Seeks Replacement

Los Angeles-based thrashers CERBERUS have issued the following update: "We sadly have to say that Sean Olk [lead guitar] has parted ways with CERBERUS for personal reasons. He wants to pursue other things in life, and the band is holding him back from doing that. We wish him the best of luck with everything, but ...

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BLOTTED SCIENCE: 'The Machinations Of Dementia' Release Date Announced

BLOTTED SCIENCE, the instrumental extreme metal triumvirate featuring guitarist Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK, MARTY FRIEDMAN), bassist Alex Webster (CANNIBAL CORPSE, HATE ETERNAL), and drummer Charlie Zeleny (BEHOLD...THE ARCTOPUS, JORDAN RUDESS), has set a September 18 release date for its highly anticipated debut, "The Machinations of Dementia". The album was produced and mixed by Ron ...

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TOO PURE TO DIE Signs With TRUSTKILL RECORDS

Trustkill Records has announced the signing of TOO PURE TO DIE. The Des Moines, Iowa-based band has been building up momentum with its latest full-length release, "Confidence and Consequence" (Sumerian Records, 2006). The group has also been touring non-stop over the past year, with full U.S. and Canadian runs alongside such bands at AUGUST BURNS ...

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AS I LAY DYING Drummer Discusses New Album

Brian Sweeney of Blistering recently conducted an interview with AS I LAY DYING drummer Jordan Mancino. A few excerpts from the chat follow: Blistering: Tell me about the new album. Jordan Mancino: It's more of a diverse album in terms of style of songs than we've ever done. We were able to spend ...

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AS I LAY DYING Frontman Explains Bassist Change

AS I LAY DYING frontman Tim Lambesis has issued the following update: "Since we just put a new song up with Josh Gilbert's [bass] vocals on the chorus, I thought I would explain the story of why Clint [Norris] is gone and where Josh Gilbert came from... "Clint wanted to pursue a lifelong career that ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist's New Solo Album Samples Available

Magna Carta Records has set a September 12 release date for the new solo album from DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess, entitled "The Road Home". Having been influenced by classic progressive acts such as GENESIS, YES and GENTLE GIANT, Rudess revisits some of the great songs from those bands with his own special Jordan Rudess ...

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AS I LAY DYING Drummer To Guest On Tonight's 'Tinitus'

AS I LAY DYING drummer Jordan Mancino will be interviewed on this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight (Wednesday, August 1) between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. "Tinitus" is Norway's most popular metal show with an average of over 60,000 listeners per week (1.5 percent of the country's ...

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