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REVOCATION New Album Out Today Metallica Cover of "Dyer's Eve" Streaming at RevolverMag.com

  Today, the highly anticipated self-titled 4th full-length album from Boston Metallers REVOCATION has been released on Relapse Records.  This is the first release to feature new bassist Brett Bamberger.  The artwork was created by Orion Landau (Dying Fetus, Obscura, Nile). The Deluxe CD and LP contain an exclusive bonus track, a cover of the …

Next Year's WACKEN OPEN AIR Is Already Sold Out

All 75,000 tickets to next year’s edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 – August 2, 2014 in Wacken, Germany, were sold in less than 48 hours. Comment the festival organizers: “A dozen bands for the billing have been already announced including several special and exclusive shows as well as high-class …

RONNIE JAMES DIO's 'Apparition' Spotted At LAST IN LINE's First-Ever Concert

The brother of LAST IN LINE singer Andrew Freeman, who has previously fronted HURRICANE and LYNCH MOB, claims that an image believed to be an apparition of Ronnie James Dio made an appearance on the stage during LAST IN LINE‘s first-ever concert, which took place this past Saturday, August 3 at Slidebar in Fullerton, California. Raymond Freeman Jr. tells BLABBERMOUTH.NET, “I just came across it while looking …

IN FLAMES Begins Work On New Album

Swedish metallers IN FLAMES have commenced the songwriting sessions for their next studio album, tentatively due in 2014. IN FLAMES‘ tenth CD, “Sounds Of A Playground Fading” (Century Media), sold around 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart. IN FLAMES‘ previous album, “A Sense …

KISS Taps Director ALAN G. PARKER For 'You Wanted The Best… You Got The Best' Movie

KISS has tapped Alan G. Parker to direct “You Wanted The Best… You Got The Best – The Official Kiss Movie“. Parker‘s credits include “Never Mind The Sex Pistols”, “Who Killed Nancy”, “Rebel Truce: The History Of The Clash” and “Monty Python: Almost The Truth”. “You Wanted The Best… You Got The Best – The Official Kiss Movie”promises to offer the most in-depth look yet …

EMPEROR – "There Will Be No New Studio Album Or A Worldwide Tour"

Legendary Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their album, In The Nightside Eclipse, at next year’s Wacken Open Air. Ihsahn (Vegard Sverre Tveitan) and Samoth (Tomas Haugen) will be joined by Faust on drums, and they will perform the album in its entirety. “There will be no new studio album or …

STRYPER Set North American Release Date For No More Hell To Pay Album; Artwork, Tracklisting Revealed

Frontiers Records has announced the release of iconic Christian rockers STRYPER’s new studio album, No More Hell To Pay; the offering has been confirmed for a November 5th release in North America and will be available in two formats – standard CD and deluxe digipak featuring exclusive video content. Produced by frontman/guitarist Michael Sweet himself, …

ALICE COOPER BOOKS SYMPHONIC TOUR FOR 2014

The Rock Meets Classic tour’s mission statement promises “legendary voices of rock meeting a symphonic orchestra and a rock band.” And that’s exactly what they’ll be delivering next year, when Alice Cooper headlines a number of 2014 dates. Not too many details of Cooper’s Rock Meets Classic run have been revealed, but we do know that he’ll …

DEVILDRIVER Premiere Video for "The Appetite"

DEVILDRIVER will be releasing their sixth studio album Winter Kills August 27th via Napalm Records.  Winter Kills is available in four configurations including a Deluxe Digibook with CD (including two bonus tracks: “Shudder” and “Back Down to the Grave”) and Live DVD (Featuring 45 minutes of live raw DEVILDRIVER power. No studio over dubs at …

SLAYER To Headline New York's Theater At MSG And Hollywood Palladium For First Time In 25 Years

SLAYER will headline concerts at two venues it hasn’t played in 25 years — the Hollywood Palladium on Monday, October 28, and New York’s Theater at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, November 27, the night before Thanksgiving. GOJIRA and 4ARM will support. Registered SLAYER fan-club members will be receiving a special email offering them “first-access” to purchase tickets through a special pre-sale …