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James Labrie announces his next solo album

Dream Theater frontman James Labrie has revealed his next solo album. His follow-up to 2010’s Static Impulse will be titled Impermanent Resonance and was co-written with Matt Guillory who has also taken up keyboard and backing vocal duties for the recording of the album. James himself commented: “To me this album incorporates and continues with the styles and musical direction ...

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Lower Lands stream ‘Canvas’ in its entirety

Lower Lands have begun streaming their upcoming EP, Canvas, in its entirety. Canvas is said to “see the band consolidating their sound with a raw effervescence, newfound self-awareness and an uncovered individuality”. The lead single taken from the EP, Eat The Rich,is available to download from Lower Lands’ Bandcamp page. You can check out the video below! Stream Canvas here. ...

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Iwrestledabearonce reveal third studio album

Experimental group Iwrestledabearonce have revealed some details on their upcoming third studio album. The album, titled Late For Nothing, was completely produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by the band’s very own guitarist Steven Bradley. Late For Nothing will see the debut of new lead vocalist Courtney LaPlante  and, also, a huge progression in the band’s style as Bradley explains: “The entire album ...

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Make A Scene 2013 reveal final line-up

Make A Scene Festival has revealed the final line-up for this year’s edition of the annual day long festival. The 2013 festival will be headlined by Southampton lads Bury Tomorrow with the likes of Mallory Knox, Brutality Will Prevail and Hacktivist also making an appearance. Check out the final line-up poster below! And if you’re still now satisfied after a ...

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Black Star Riders to Play Download Festival 2013

Black Star Riders have announced that they are set to play this years Download Festival! The band will be playing on Saturday 15th June on the Main Stage, having taken the slot previously allocated to US heavys Buckcherry. Unfortunatly Buckcherry had to cancel their performance for reasons beyond their control. When asked about the the announcement, Download Promoter Andy Copping ...

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Defeater Stream New Track

Massachusetts formed Defeater are set to release their debut LP, Letters Home, on July 15th 2013! In conjunction the the album pre-order, the band have unveiled an exciting new track, titled Bastards, which you can stream below! Promising to deliver Defeater’s heaviest body of music so far, Letters Home is a ten track LP featuring powerfully intricate guitar instrumentation and colossal-sounding drums. Check out the ...

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The Safety Fire reveal new album details

Progressive metal group The Safety Fire have revealed the title, track listing and release date for their upcoming sophomore album. The album, entitled Mouth of Swords, is due to be release on September 2nd via InsideOut Music. Vocalist Sean McWeeney commented “Since our first album we’ve all concentrated more on having awesome haircuts and facial hair. Does that go some ...

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Butcher Babies release new song, ‘ I Smell A Massacre”

Rising American metal group, Butcher Babies, have unveiled a new lyric video debuting the first track off their upcoming debut album, entitled Goliath. Check out the new song, I Smell A Massacre, below! The band have also recently released the sinister new artwork for Goliath which you can see below! Butcher Babies will release Goliath on July 9th via Century ...

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Five Finger Death Punch unveil new album artwork and song snippet

One of the biggest new metal groups to come out of America, Five Finger Death Punch, have revealed the artwork for the first installment of their upcoming double album as well as a snippet of a new song. The artwork for The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Vol. 1 was designed by Greg Capullo and ...

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Hevy Fest 2013 announces location change

Hevy Fest have announced they are relocating the annual festival to the Brixton Academy in London. The festival made the following statement: “Hevy was set to move venue this year and we found the perfect site! It gave us much more room, a more central / easily accessible location, more generous operating hours and it allowed us to drop the ...

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