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METALLICA TO LAUNCH OWN RECORD LABEL

Iconic metal band Metallica are set to launch their very own label by the name of Blackened Recordings.  The labels  first release will be the bands upcoming live DVD entitled “Quebec Magnetic”. Metallica have also modified their 1994 agreement with Warner Music Group allowing all masters, both music and video ,to belong to Blackened Recordings instead.

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LOWER THAN ATLANTIS DROP CHRISTMAS VIDEO

As it’s now December, it’s now officially Christmas! Cheer and merriment is now inescapable and with that being said, as a smattering of snow hits the south of England, we find ourselves in a festive enough mood to share this video. Pioneering British rock band Lower Than Atlantis  have made themselves a rather catchy Christmas tune, Merry Christmas (Wherever You Are), which ...

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Scott Ian (Anthrax) ‘Speaking Words’ UK Tour May/June 2013

Back in November Scott Ian of Anthrax did a one off speaking words gig at The Garage in London. It went down so well that he is now to set off on a ‘Speaking Words’ tour next May/June in the UK and Ireland. Scott recently said: It’s an evening of ridiculous truth. It’s me talking (swearing) about this insane life ...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM MANHATTAN COAST!

Welsh alt-rockers Manhattan Coast have been getting into the festive spirit by unleashing a killer Christmas anthem! Complete with a brilliant music video, “A Beer For Christmas Cheer” also features the talents of fellow Welshmen King & Country and The Darling Thunder. Check out the single and the video below! The band’s latest EP, titled “Beg, Borrow or Steal” is available to buy now from iTunes!

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MORE SCREENINGS FOR “BB KING: THE LIFE OF RILEY” ANNOUNCED

Due to phenomenal demand, more screenings of the critically acclaimed “BB King: The Life Of Riley” have been announced! First shown back in October, the story of the iconic musician narrated by Morgan Freeman has been held in high esteem, with the Sunday Mirror branding it as “a powerful insight into BB King…Music fans will love this” and Radio Times summing ...

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JETTBLACK ANNOUNCE CO-HEADLINE TOUR WITH CRASH DIET!

UK rockers Jettblack and Swedish sleaze-rockers Crash Diet are heading out on tour next year as co-headliners! The label mates will head out on the five date tour in April 2013, and Jettblack are also to release a 10-track mini-album, called “Less Talk, More Thrust”, packed with unreleased and reworked tracks in support of the tour. The dates are as follows: ...

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LONG DISTANCE CALLING ANNOUNCE MAMMOTH TOUR!

The awesome Long Distance Calling are heading out on tour next year, in support of upcoming album “The Flood Inside”! The aptly titled “The Flood Inside Tour 2013”  will see them trek all over Europe in just around a month, starting in March. Support for the whole tour will come from Icelandic metallers Solstafir, and the opening slot will go to ...

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GYPSYHAWK UNLEASH BRAND NEW MUSIC VIDEO!

Californian rockers Gypsyhawk have unleashed the music video for new song “State Lines”! Shot at a house party in the midst of their August tour, the DIY-style video captures the essence of the band perfectly and shows  everyone what to expect from the band’s latest album “Revelry and Resilience”. The album has been critically acclaimed so far, with LA Weekly ...

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FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR SLAM DUNK 2013!

All you pop punk, emo and ska fans are definitely in for a treat next year as Slam Dunk festival have announced the first batch of bands that will play the festival next year. In addition to the annual Leeds and Hatfield dates, to celebrate their eighth year in business, the festival has added an additional date that will take ...

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JIMMY EAT WORLD ANNOUNCE FINAL TOUCHES TO NEW ALBUM

Jimmy Eat World have announced through twitter that they have entered the mastering stages of their so far untitled new album. The band tweeted: “Our new album is completely mixed. We think it sounds fantastic. Now on to mastering.” The first independent effort from the band, the album boasts a pretty tiny personnel list, as the official twitter again proudly pointed out: “The total number of music ...

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