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Fast is fun, but slow is heavier. CONSECRATION are well aware of the potential power of death metal riffs played at snail's pace. Active since 2010, the UK quintet have been resolute in their dedication to puritanical death/doom. Spiritually linked to the pioneering misery of MY DYING BRIDE and MOUR...
June 16, 2022
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JOHAN LÄNGQUIST Talks Next CANDLEMASS Studio Album: 'There Are A Lot Of Great Songs Here'

By David E. Gehlke Johan Längquist's 2018 proper enlistment with legendary Swedish doom metallers CANDLEMASS closed the loop on a circuitous journey for both parties. Längquist performed session vocals on CANDLEMASS's landmark 1986 "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus" debut but immediately pursued other car...
May 31, 2022
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LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Video 'Throne Of Steel'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "Throne Of Steel", available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE singer Nils Patrik Johansson commented: "This is a real favorite of mine. Pure metal from start to finish. In my book it's our best song since 'We...
April 25, 2022
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DANNY LILKER Says 'Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly' Could Turn Out To Be NUCLEAR ASSAULT's Last U.S. Show

Bassist Danny Lilker of New York thrash veterans NUCLEAR ASSAULT says the group's June appearance at the Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly could turn out to be their final United States performance. The band will play its seminal 1986 "Game Over" debut in full at the event. In a recent...
March 30, 2022
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LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Video, 'City Of The Night'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "City Of The Night", available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE guitarist Lars Chriss commented: "We wanted to kick off the new year with a 'full-on heavy metal riff mania.' We have already started recording...
February 23, 2022
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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Explains How He Dealt With Racist Attitudes Early In His Music Career

In a new interview with the "(Don't) Quit Your Day Job" podcast, Jeff Scott Soto, the acclaimed American hard rock singer of Puerto Rican descent, was asked if he ever felt like he didn't get a fair shake or people treated him "shitty" just because of the slightly darker hue of his complexion. He re...
February 21, 2022
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CANNIBAL CORPSE And CANDLEMASS To Headline 'Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly' In June

Unleash the beer-thirsty! On June 10-11, 2022, Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly — the world's loudest, two-day craft beer event — comes back to the Fillmore Philly for its latest and greatest sud-soaked execution! Death metal kings CANNIBAL CORPSE triumphantly return to Philadelphia, l...
February 2, 2022
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Ex-TROUBLE Singer ERIC WAGNER: First Single 'Maybe Tomorrow' From Posthumous Solo Album Now Available

Cruz Del Sur Music will release legendary former TROUBLE singer Eric Wagner's posthumous solo album, "In The Lonely Light Of Mourning", on March 22, 2022. The official music video for the LP's first single, "Maybe Tomorrow", is available below. Recorded at Alpha Sound Services and Aardvark Recording...
December 10, 2021
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LION'S SHARE Releases Music Video For Cover Of 'Knock On Wood'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a cover version of the hit song "Knock On Wood" available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE singer Nils Patrik Johansson commented: "We wanted to release something cool and unexpected as a Christmas gift to our fans. This...
December 5, 2021
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Watch VANDENBERG's New Lineup Perform Live For First Time

VANDENBERG's new lineup made its live debut last night (Friday, November 12) at the Planet Rockstock festival in Trecco Bay, South Wales, United Kingdom. Video footage of the concert can be seen below. Last month, VANDENBERG recruited Mats Levén as its new lead singer. The powerhouse Swedish vocalis...
November 13, 2021
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VOLBEAT Shares Another New Song 'Becoming'

Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT have released a new song called "Becoming". The track is taken from the band's eighth studio album, "Servant Of The Mind", which is due on December 3 via Republic Records. The effort will be available in standard CD, deluxe 2LP vinyl (in various limited-editi...
October 28, 2021
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Ex-TROUBLE Singer ERIC WAGNER's Solo Album, 'In The Lonely Light Of Mourning', To Receive Posthumous Release In March

Cruz Del Sur Music will release legendary former TROUBLE singer Eric Wagner's posthumous solo album, "In The Lonely Light Of Mourning", in March 2022. Recorded at Alpha Sound Services and Aardvark Recording, "In The Lonely Light Of Mourning" was completed and delivered to Cruz Del Sur Music a month...
October 15, 2021
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VANDENBERG Parts Ways With Singer RONNIE ROMERO, Recruits Former CANDLEMASS Frontman MATS LEVÉN

VANDENBERG has recruited Mats Levén as its new lead singer. The powerhouse Swedish vocalist is known for his work with Yngwie Malmsteen, CANDLEMASS and tours with TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, among many other bands. To celebrate this new coming together, they have announced their only show of 2021 with...
October 8, 2021
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CANDLEMASS Pays Tribute To TROUBLE's ERIC WAGNER With Cover Of 'The Tempter' (Audio)

Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS have paid tribute to late TROUBLE singer Eric Wagner with a newly recorded cover version of the TROUBLE classic "The Tempter". CANDLEMASS shared a link to the YouTube upload of its rendition of "The Tempter" on social media and wrote in an accompanying message: "Here'...
October 2, 2021
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LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Lyric Video 'Baptized In Blood'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "Baptized In Blood", available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE guitarist Lars Chriss commented: "When Ronnie James Dio so sadly passed away in 2010, we were hired to be the house band with guests from AMON A...
September 19, 2021