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The Sword – Low Country

Never one to rest on their laurels, The Sword have veered away yet again from their swashbuckling roots with new release Low Country. Formed in 2003 in Austin, Texas they trail blazed onto the music scene with some seismic stoner/doom metal. Their 2015 release of High Country saw them go …

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The Sword – Release “Low Country” On 23rd September 2016

11 August 2016 – Following 9 months of touring in support of the critically acclaimed album, “High Country”, The Sword returned to the studio to experiment with a stripped down acoustic presentation of the “High Country” songs. The result, produced by bassist Bryan Richie and mixed by J. Robbins, is …

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The Sword – ‘High Country’

‘High Country’ could, quite possibly, be described as The Sword‘s “happy album”.  And that’s no mere throwaway descriptive on our part, but a summarization of frontman John Cronise’s take on the opus:  as he explains, when he started to write the songs for ‘High Country’, he found himself at something of …

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The Sword – Release “High Country” On August 21st and UK/Europe/Scandinavia Tour

Following the worldwide acclaim of their fourth album, Apocryphon, The Sword announce today that they will release their new album, High Country, worldwide through Razor & Tie on August 21st and in France on September 4th.  Recorded in Austin, Texas, the album was produced by Adrian Quesada and mixed by …

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ABBATH is immortal – live debut at Tuska Open Air – Line up complete

Tuska Open Air 2015, taking place at Suvilahti, Helsinki, Finland during the weekend of  June 26th – 28th has announced the final acts for this year’s festival. Immortal front man ABBATH and his new band will make their world premiere at Tuska on Saturday June 27th. Rifling off Immortal classics, ABBATH is a …

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Another 38 names for Download Festival and day tickets released!

It’s a HUGE announcement in terms of bands for Download Festival this morning with another THIRTY-EIGHT names added to the festival lineup. So, without further ado, the latest confirmations are *takes deep breath*: A, Aaron Keylock, Allusondrugs, American Fangs, Apocalyptica, Beartooth, Blackberry Smoke, Butcher Babies, Cavalera Conspiracy, Code Orange, Counterparts, Crobot, …

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Moonbow – The End Of Time.

If you like stoner rock with demolition ball dynamics like the very best of Kyuss,The Sword and Fu Manchu then the debut album from Moonbow will make your speakers vibrate until they disintegrate! Formed in 2010 by lead vocalist Matt Bischoff,Kentucky based Moonbow have delivered 7 songs that should surely …

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30+ new bands announced for Download.

Download 2013 takes place on June 14th – 16th at Donnington Park. They have released the next instalment of band this morning. Today’s announcement was: Limp Bizkit, Korn, Cancer Bats, Down, Airborn, Amon Amarth, 3 Doors Down, UFO, The Sword, Black Dogs, Huntress, Jimmy Eat World, In This Moment, Five …

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The Sword – Apocryphon.

Austin, Texas based metal band The Sword have certainly matured on their 4th studio album Apocryphon. Even though they have penned some of their heaviest riffs to date there is a more melodic approach to some of the songs. The word Apocryphon comes from the Greek word apocrypha meaning “hidden …

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Hellfest 2013 Clisson, Nantes, France. 21st to 23rd June

Hellfest 2013 takes place on 21/22/23 June at Rue du Champ Louet, 44190 Clisson, France. With a record of 113,000 people attending the festival in 2012, Hellfest has become the 3rd biggest festival in France. The originality of the festival’s artistic project has allowed it to reach an international recognition. Born …

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Download Festival 2013 Donington UK

Download 2013 will be held on the 14th to 16th June at Castle Donington at Donington Park, DE74 2RP. Confirmed headliners are Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein *Announced Line up so far:   FRIDAY 14 JUNE                           SATURDAY 15 JUNE                      SUNDAY 16 JUNE MAIN STAGE SLIPKNOT                                             IRON MAIDEN                                        RAMMSTEIN Bullet For …

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