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TMD Promotions – Ready To Take Your Band To The Next Level?

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The Metal Den was created by legendary Rock n Roll journalist Randy “Rocket” Cody. Is your up and coming heavy metal band looking to take your ‘publicity’ to the NEXT LEVEL? Press releases, bookings, band publicist, band management, phone consultations… The Metal Den Promotions is metal’s most widely acclaimed PR operation via the worldwide web today!


 Seven years ago, "Rocket" began to develop his following as the most viewed writer @

Rocket's online band articles have received over one million page views worldwide since 2006!

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 The phenomenal success Rocket experienced during his tenure at helped inspire the launch of THE METAL DEN.COM in 2006 with partner Eddie Karam.


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MERAUDER – New Song Available Online


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Check out the track HERE. The band’s new album, “God Is I”, is scheduled for release on June 19 via Sweden’s Regain Records.

Vocalist Jorge Rosado says, “This is one of the most important and brutal records we’ve ever worked on and it’s all worth it!!!”

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GOATWHORE – Upcoming Tour Dates


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The following dates are confirmed:

05/29    Lafayette, LA                 Grant Street Music Hall w/ Crowbar

06/13    Houma, LA                    The City Club

Tour w/ Abigail Williams, Daath, Abysmal Dawn, S.W.W.A.A.T.S

06/24    Atlanta, GA                    The Masquerade

06/25    Jacksonville, FL  Jack Rabbits

06/27    Raleigh, NC                   Volume 11

06/28    Virginia Beach, VA          Peppermint Beach Club

06/29    Baltimore, MD                Sonar

06/30    Louisville, KY                 Uncle Pleasants

07/01    Waterloo, IA                  Spicoli's Grill

07/02    Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry

07/03    Thunder Bay, ON           Black Pirate Pub

07/04    Winnipeg, MB                Royal Albert Arms

07/05    Regina, SK                     Exchange

07/06    Saskatoon...

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GOATWHORE – To Release New Album June 23rd


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For the follow-up to 2006's "A Haunting Curse," Goatwhore headed back to St. Petersburg, FL to record with producer Erik Rutan at Mana Recording with mastering being handled by Alan Douches of West West Side Music.

Vocalist Ben Falgoust comments on the direction of the new album; "I don't really know how to explain this. I don't want to come off with the typical speech about how this record is our best yet and all of that. I will say that I am quite pleased how it has turned out and all parts relating to it. I feel every member put a great deal of effort into their part of the project...

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BEHEMOTH – European Headliner Dates Announced


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Dates for the "Neckbreakers Ball Tour" are:

10/27 Paris, FR @ La Locomotive
10/28 Köln, DE @ Essigfabrik
10/29 Frankfurt, DE @ Batschkapp
10/30 Bochum, DE @ Matrix
10/31 Stuttgart, DE @ LKA Longhorn
11/01 Antwerpen, BE @ Hof Ter Loo
11/03 Enschede, NL @ Atak
11/04 Leeuwarden, NL @ Romein
11/05 Saarbrücken, DE @ Garage
11/06 Linz, AT @ Posthof
11/07 Munich, DE @ Backstage
11/08 Prague, CZ @ Abaton
11/09 Nürnberg, DE @ Hirsch
11/10 Graz, AT @ Seifenfabrik
11/11 Innsbruck, AT @ Hafen
11/12 Pratteln, CH @ Z7

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CHIMAIRA – European Dates Starting September 15th


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Here are the confirmed dates:

09/15 Biebob, Belgium @ Vosselaar
09/16 Hamburg, Germany @ Markthalle
09/17 Kopenhagen, Denmark @ Pumpenhuset
09/18 Oslo, Norway @ Betong
09/19 Gothenburg, Sweden @ Brew House
09/20 Stockholm, Sweden @ Klubben
09/22 Helsinki, Finland @ Nostori
09/23 Tallinn, Estonia @ Rock Cafe
09/24 Riga, Latvia @ Meina Piektdiena
09/25 Warsaw, Poland @ Progresia
09/26 Berlin, Germany @ Colulmbia Club
09/27 Vienna, Austria @ Szene
09/29 Frankfurt, Germany @ Batschkapp
09/30 Osnabruck, Germany @ N8
10/01 Praha, Czechoslovakia @ Abadon
10/02 Budapest, Hungary @ Diesel
10/03 Munchen, Germany @ Backstage
10/04 Bologna, Italy @ Estragon
10/06 Paris, France @ Locomotive
10/07 Limonges, France @ Espace de L'Ecluse
10/08 Pratteln, Czechoslovakia @ Z7
10/09 Koln, Germany @ Essigfabrik
10/10 Metz, France...

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PIG DESTROYER – To Play HELLFEST In France June 19th


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"We are sorry to tell you that, once again, some changes have occurred in the festival's line-up… KMFMD was forced to cancel and will be replaced by CLUTCH, one of the most influential bands of the US' Rock scene, who will be back at the forefront of the scene this year with their new album "Strange Cousin From The West".

Also, KORITNI and BLACK STONE CHERRY will switch their positions. KORITNI will now play on the Saturday at 14h25 and BLACK STONE CHERRY will play on the Sunday at 11h00.

Finally, the map of the 2009 festival is available at this location:

Hellfest will be upon you soon but we still have some great surprises for you! Stay tuned and be ready for hell!"

Hellfest Team

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IRON MAIDEN – Get Ready For FLIGHT 666

Iron Maiden

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On Tuesday, April 21, 2009 the award winning Film FLIGHT 666 will be screened in over 450 special digital movie theatres in 42 Countries! Advance reviews and phenomenal media and fan reaction from private screenings of the first ever full length feature film from Brit award winners IRON MAIDEN have prompted EMI Records (Ume USA) to rush release the film and soundtrack for home-viewing enjoyment. FLIGHT 666 will be released on extended Blu-ray and DVD formats, alongside a double-CD soundtrack album and limited edition double-vinyl picture disc which will be available Monday 25th May on EMI Records, and Tuesday 9th June on EMI Records Canada and UMe in the USA.
Filmed digitally in Hi Def to provide pristine picture quality, FLIGHT 666 was directed by Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen with the aw...

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VOIVOD – Final Album Details


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The record is due in North America on June 16 via The End Records and Germany on June 12 through Nuclear Blast (the rest of Europe is expected to receive the CD on June 15).

Regarding the album title, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin said, "There were many titles thrown around, but I thought of 'Infini' and everybody liked it. Also, it looks great in sci-fi fonts."

The track listing for the CD is as follows:

01. God Phones
02. From The Cave
03. Earthache
04. Global Warning
05. A Room With A View
06. Destroy After Reading
07. Treasure Chase
08. Krap Radio
09. In Orbit
10. Deathproof
11. Pyramidome
12. Morpheus
13. Volcano

Total running time: 57:57

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Read Rocket's 2006 CD review of Voivod's "Katorz" HERE.


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Black Label Society

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Ozzy Osbourne is putting his annual Ozzfest festival on hold for 2009 while he completes work on a new album. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2007's "Black Rain" is due around Thanksgiving and will be co-produced by Osbourne with Kevin Churko.

Listen to Mistress Carrie's phone conversation from yesterday with Zakk Wylde HERE.

Goddamn Electric!

Read Rocket's 2007 CD review of Black Label Society's Shot To Hell HERE.


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