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Dead City Ruins sign International Record Deal

   Dead City Ruins with help from Rick Butterworth of Third Verse Entertainment, have signed an international record deal with German metal/rock label MetalvilleRecords. That’s right, The’re now label buddys with Ugly Kid Joe!!! After label owner Holger Koch saw Dead City Ruins play in Cologne he fell in love with the album and wanted to …

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Portrait “Crossroads” Album Review

  Portrait are a Swedish metal outfit who formed in 2006 (slight confusion here as some sites state 2004 however 2006 is sited on their official Metal Blade page) and are made up of Per Lengstedt on Vocals, Christian Lindell and David Olofsson on Guitars, Mikael Castervall on Bass and …

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Killer Be Killed – Killer Be Killed

  Now where the fuck to start with this one? I guess first of all we need an introduction to Killer Be Killed they are comprised of guitarists Max Cavalera (Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy and formerly of Sepultura) and Greg Puciato (The Dillenger Escape Plan), bassist Troy Sanders (Mastodon) – all …

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Album review – Anti-Mortem – New Southern

Anti-Mortem (precede death in Latin) were formed in 2008 in Chickasha, Oklahoma by brothers Larado Romo (Vocals) and Nevado Romo (Guitars) along with Zain Smith (Guitars), Corey Henderson (Bass) and Levi Dickerson (Drums) and spent their early years turning the Smith family barn in to their own hand built concert …

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Hellion guitarist Maxxxwell Carlisle releases the first single from his upcoming solo album, “Visions of Speed and Thunder”

Hellion guitarist Maxxxwell Carlisle releases the first single from his upcoming solo album, “Visions of Speed and Thunder”. The new track, which is the title track of the album, features a guest appearance by Lords of the Trident vocalist, Fang VonWrathenstein. “The full length album, which is the follow-up to …

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BLACKBERRY SMOKE ANNOUNCE OCTOBER UK TOUR

Hotly-tipped southern rock outfit, BLACKBERRY SMOKE have confirmed a string of UK shows for this Autumn. The Atlanta-based outfit unleashed their UK debut album, ‘The Whippoorwill’ in February, gatecrashing the UK album chart at #30 and selling out their first UK tour even with a string of upgraded venues. The Guardian gave …

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Mos Generator and Ripple Music Announce New Project!

Mos Generator and Ripple Music Announce New Project on the Heels of their Latest Album, Electric Mountain Majesty! Classic Mos Generator Album Songs for Future Gods gets the complete Tony Reed Makeover for Reissue on Ripple Music!   ********************************************* “If there’s such a thing as fusing some soul into a doom palette, MOS …

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Crobot Releases Self-Titled EP May 13

  WHO THE F**K ARE CROBOT? “..the American version of Wolfmother, a Kings of Leon on speed”  – Centre Daily Times (PA) “Crobot blew the minds of everyone in attendance…epic display of cosmic awesomeness.  My face was so f**king melted that I must’ve looked like Joan Rivers stepping out of a …

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Nervosa – Interview

I had the great pleasure of corresponding with new Brazilian all female Thrash outfit Nervosa and we talked about their debut album, day to day life in Nervosa, plans of touring Europe, their reaction on getting signed by Napalm and a few other things along the way…… When founding Nervosa …

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Nervosa – Victim Of Yourself

First of all an introduction as I am sure there may well be a few people out there who are unfamiliar with Nervosa, well Nervosa are a three piece all female Trash metal outfit hailing from Brazil. Fernanda Lira takes the vocal and bass duties with Prika Amaral on guitars …

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On the 1st day of chrimbo Bedlam gave to you!!!! Five Fingers and a Death Punch!

Ok so it’s Christmas time and I’ve been roped into this “twelve reviews of Christmas” by our very own Steve Dempsey. I would probably be miffed as I am moving house tomorrow morning however it means I get my hands on the 2nd part of FFDP’s “The Wrong Side Of Heaven …

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Volbeat with support from Danko Jones & Spoken 03/15/13, House of Blues Hollywood.

As I sit here nursing my coffee whilst causally gauzing out at the sunlight illuminated fog which currently shrouds Hollywood in its intimidating mysteriousness I am trying to move mind into gear and stop gauzing  out of the window and towards finding a starting point for this review. This actually …

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Armored Saint – Hollywood House of Blues – 11/30/12

As I made my way down to the House of Blues from my new home in Hollywood a few things were going through my head, “will my pass be there?” Was the first and most prominent as this show is my first in Hollywood in my official capacity as Planetmosh …

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Kopperhed – Album review – “Malum in Se”

Kopperhed were one of those nice surprise discoveries for me, I saw them last year at Nambucca and I have kept a keen eye on them ever since. I have bumped in to the guys a few times since and each time they have dangled the proverbial carrot of their …

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Hornet announce ‘Let’s Get London Rocking’ Shows

                    Hornet re-energise rock ‘n’ roll at its unpretentious best with a fusion of punk and metal having been described as a ‘21 year-old AC/DC with Henry Rollins on vocals!’ Hornet, consisting of Joe Thompson (Vocals), Tollef Rikje-Pearson (Guitar), Max Thompson …

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