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Iggy Pop’s Post Pop Depression: Live at the Royal Albert Hall DVD out in October

One of the big surprises of 2016 came earlier this year when Iggy Pop released his Post Pop Depression album, with the assistance of Queens of the Stone Age‘s Joshua Homme. Homme assembled a studio band for Pop that included fellow Queens member Dean Fertita, along with Arctic Monkeys drummer …

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Failure to release new album The Heart is a Monster 6/30

Los Angeles-based trio FAILURE will release The Heart Is A Monster, the band’s follow-up to 1996’s Fantastic Planet, on June 30 via INgrooves Music Group’s artist services division, INresidence. “Trying to follow up Fantastic Planet was a bit daunting,” said Ken Andrews, who mixed the 18-song collection with the band …

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Dean Fertita Joins Jack White’s Touring Band as Keyboardist

According to Consequence Of Sound and Third Man Records, American rocker Jack White has recruited fellow Dead Weather (and former Raconteurs) bandmate Dean Fertita to play keyboards and piano on his remaining Lazaretto tour dates. Fertita, who also plays in Queens of the Stone Age, was recruited to join White’s …

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Lich King Announce Signing With Evil EyE Records & New Do-Over EP Release

LICH KING: ‘Because thrash metal needed a Manowar’ Massachusetts thrashers Lich King are set to release a new EP entitled Do-Over which comprises 5 re-recorded songs from the Necomantic Maelstrom and Toxic Zombie Onslaught albums. Do-Over also features a cover version of Van Halen’s track “Hot For Teacher” and a …

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Incantation Announces New Album, New Guitarist

U.S. death metal veterans Incantation will release their new album, Dirges Of Elysium, in late May, through Listenable Records. The band commented: “Elysium. Sky burial, necromancy, a cult in ancient Prussia, and pure blasphemy all await those who will hear the new release. The music is diverse, and holds more …

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Tad Morose Interview with Christer “Krunt” Andersson – November 2013

Swedish ‘heavy metal’ band Tad Morose was formed in 1991 by key member Christer “Krunt” Andersson. The band’s history becomes a murky bleakness… but in 2013, at Andersson’s urging, they regrouped and released a new album, Revenant. Best described as classic heavy metal with a modern touch, these guys draw …

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Rhapsody Of Fire Interview with Alex Staropoli – December 2013

In 2006, the Italian ‘symphonic power metal’ band, Rhapsody, led by Alex Staropoli, changed their name to Rhapsody Of Fire due to trademark issues. Rhapsody was created by Luca Turilli and Staropoli. In 2011, after 18 years as co-leader of the band, Turilli left Rhapsody of Fire, on good terms, …

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Maryland Deathfest 2014 – Full Band Lineup Announced

Maryland Deathfest 2014 – Full Band Lineup Announced

While the set times for each band will be announced in April, here is the complete band roster for 2014’s installment of the USA’s most brutal metal festival, the Maryland Deathfest. Dubbed MDF by many fans and attendees, this festival draws some of the top names in extreme music year …

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Deicide Interview With Steve Asheim, Nov. 2013

Deicide Interview With Steve Asheim, Nov. 2013

In The Iron Grip Of Steve Asheim Florida death metallers Deicide return to the fray with In The Minds Of Evil, their 11th studio effort, released via Century Media Records. Recorded at AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with producer Jason Suecof, the album boasts eleven tracks of blistering, blasphemous music, …

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Pat Travers Interview, September 2013

With a 37 year career and at least 30 major releases behind him, influential guitarist Pat Travers knows a few things about music, guitar, and ‘the business’. PlanetMosh’s Iris North was delighted to have the opportunity to pick his brain, regarding his fantastic new album Can Do, his upcoming tour, …

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