Monthly Archives September 2011

JACKYL – Frontman Injured In Motorcycle Crash



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Den Headz, Jesse James Dupree of JACKYL is recuperating at home following a motorcycle accident on Route 411 by the Georgia / Alabama state line. Dupree was struck by an automobile, suffering a broken left ankle and foot, fractured right arm, and significant bruising to his lower back, alongside a severe case of road rash. The JACKYL frontman and co-star of “Full Throttle Saloon” on Tru-TV is expected to make a full recovery.

Michael Ballard’s “Full Throttle Saloon” is the “World’s Largest Biker Bar,” a 30-acre enormous indoor/outdoor bar with several large stages, a burn-out pit, a tattoo parlor, zip lines, a wrestling ring, restaurants, dozens of stores, hundreds of cabins for rent and parking for thousands of bikes...

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DOWN – Announce Halloween Weekend Dates!



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DOWN – the New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Pat Bruders, guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (Superjoint Ritual, ex-Pantera) have confirmed dates for the Down Halloween Weekend. The group will perform at Southport Music Hall in New Orleans, LA on October 29th and 30th.

Down’s remaining 2011 tour dates are as follows:

October
29 – Southport Music Hall – New Orleans, LA
30 – Southport Music Hall – New Orleans, LA

November
11 – El Teatro – Buenos Aires, Argentina
12 – Maquinaria Festival – Santiago, Chile
14 – Starts With You Festival – Sao Paulo, Brazil
16 – Opinao – Porto Alegre, Brazil
17 – Master Hall – Curitiba, Brazil
19 – Vivo Cuerv...

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HULL – Announce US Tour Dates




In support of their upcoming Beyond The Lightless Sky full-length, set for North American release on October 11, 2011 via The End Records, Brooklyn sludge rock conjurers HULL today announce a near month-long U.S. tour. The journey is set to commence in Baltimore on October 23. From there the band will proceed to blow speakers in 19 cities before winding down in Philadelphia on November 20. HULL will be joined by The F*cking Wrath on select dates.

HULL Fall 2011 Tour:
10/23/2011 Golden West Cafe – Baltimore, MD *
10/24/2011 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA *
10/25/2011 Milestone – Charlotte, NC *
10/26/2011 Drunken Unicorn – Atlanta, GA *
10/27/2011 Wormhole – Savannah, GA *
10/28/2011 The Snooze – West Palm Beach, FL *
11/01/2011 Siberia – New Orleans, LA *
11/02/2011 Brian Street Tavern ...

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HELLFEST 2012 – Lineup Announced!



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The initial lineup has been announced for the 2012 edition of the annual “Hellfest” overseas. The trek will be taking place in Clisson, France from June 15th-17th and will feature the following lineup thus far:

Headliners:
Lamb Of God
Blue Oyster Cult
Children Of Bodom
Trivium
Hatebreed
Dimmu Borgir

Aborted
Alcest
All For Nothing
Amenra
Anaal Nathrakh
Aosoth
Arcturus
Asg
Avulsed
Benediction
Colour Haze
Crashdiet
Darkspace
Death Before Dishonor
The Devil’s Blood
Disembowelment
Dyse
From Ashes Rise
Haemorrhage
Hour Of Penance
In Extremo
Monkey 3
Napalm Death
Necros Christos
Orange Goblin
Oranssi Pazuzu
Rompeprop
Solstafir
Spudmonsters
Strife
Thou
Ufomammut
Unexpect
Vanderbuyst
Victims
Vulture Industries
Winterfylleth

Source: THE PRP

http://www.hellfest.fr/

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KAMELOT – Confirmed For 70000TONS OF METAL


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Please welcome KAMELOT on board 70000TONS OF METAL, The World’s Biggest Floating Heavy Metal Festival. Are they staying in the Sunshine State for longer or will they sail onwards? You shall know soon…

Make no mistake, 70000TONS OF METAL is not your grandma’s cruise. It’s also not one of the cruises that share the ship with normal cruise guests. This is an all heavy metal cruise! Can you imagine that? A whole luxury cruise ship full of metalheads? And since there is no backstage area you will have the opportunity to mingle side-by-side with the artists in this incredibly fan-friendly scenario that has no comparison. It’s like everyone has a backstage pass!

So far 26 out of a total of 40 bands on board are known:

AMORPHIS

ATHEIST

CANNIBAL CORPSE

CORONER

DARK FUNERAL

ELUVEITI...

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KVELERTAK – European Dates With DOOMRIDERS


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KVELERTAK have announced a string of Scandinavian tour dates in November. In support will be DOOMRIDERS along with other scorching acts TOXIC HOLOCAUST and THE SECRET. Here are the confirmed dates:

11/08 Bergen, Norway @ Ole Bull Scene
11/09 Starvanger, Norway @ Folken
11/10 Oslo, Norway @ Rockefeller
11/11 Trondheim, Norway @ Samfundet
11/12 Stockholm, Sweden @ Strand
11/14 Helsinki, Finland @ Tavastia
11/15 Tampere, Finland @ Pakkahuone
11/17 Gothenburg, Sweden @ Sticky Fingers

Source: Lambgoat

http://www.facebook.com/kvelerface

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HANK WILLIAMS III: “The Only Guy That Could Fill-In For Dimebag Would Be Zakk Wylde.”





It looks like HANK 3 (SUPERJOINT RITUAL/ARSON ANTHEM ) is letting everyone know where he stands on the subject of a possible PANTERA tribute reunion show. The ultimate Cowboy From Hell himself, Hank 3 recently discussed his feelings on the matter in a new interview, stating:

“…I can’t speak for Philip or for Vinnie. All I can speak for is the fans, which I am one of. I know the fans would love to see the surviving members of Pantera reunite. The only guy that could fill in for Dimebag would be Zakk Wylde. If there ever were to be a reunion tour, the fans would be very appreciative. They could dedicate the tour to Dime. I’ve heard Philip say that he wishes they’d be on speaking terms and I’ve heard Vinnie say the same thing...

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KORN – New Album Details!



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Den Headz, KORN will release their tenth studio album, The Path of Totality, on December 6. The Path of Totality is unlike any previous Korn release; it’s an experimental record which finds the band shifting gears and exploring new territory. For the record, Korn collaborated with some of the leading dubstep and electronic music producers in the world, including Skrillex, Excision, Datsik, Noisia, Kill the Noise, and 12th Planet. The result is something completely new, yet utterly and definitively Korn.

“The title The Path of Totality refers to the fact that in order to see the sun in a full solar eclipse, you must be in the exact right place in the exact right time,” Korn frontman Jonathan Davis explained. “That’s how this album came together...

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HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE – New Track Streaming



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With a newly-rejuvenated line-up and their signature sound intact, San Francisco’s HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE have returned with 17th Street, a brash and heartfelt song cycle, blending the best elements of NWOBHM, Thrash, Doom, and American Folk music while somehow sounding unlike any of these. Fans can now check out the title track off 17th Street exclusively on Pitchfork.com. The first single The Grain, also available as a lyric video, can be checked out HERE.

17th Street tracklisting:
1. 317
2. 17th Street
3. The Grain
4. Staring (The 31st Floor)
5. The Day the City Died
6. Romance Valley
7. Summer Tears
8. Grey Wednesday
9. Going Somewhere

17th Street will be released on both CD and 180 gram double LP gatefold vinyl.

HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE is:
John Cobbett: guitar
Chewy Marzolo: drums
Si...

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DEATH ANGEL – Jackson Guitar Giveaway Announced!



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Guitarist Rob Cavestany of Bay Area thrash legends DEATH ANGEL is giving away three autographed Jackson JS32 Rhoads guitars! Rob and Jackson Guitars will be giving these away while DEATH ANGEL is on tour in the US with ANTHRAX and TESTAMENT. To enter the drawing and find out more info visit this link and then come out to your select show.

DEATH ANGEL
10/07/11 Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR

10/08/11 Studio Seven – Seattle, WA

10/09/11 Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC – CANADA

10/10/11 The Distillery – Calgary, AB – CANADA

10/11/11 The Exchange – Regina, SK – CANADA

ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL
10/14/11 The Orbit Room – Grand Rapids, MI

10/15/11 Congress Theatre – Chicago, IL

10/16/11 First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN

10/17/11 Riot Room – Kansas City, MO ...

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