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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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The Metal Den Dot Com Launches Redesigned Site!

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The new and improved version of The Metal Den Dot Com

is HERE!!!

Randy “Rocket” Cody, creator of TMD,


“I just want to send big thanks to all the loyal worldwide DEN HEADZ that continue to support my work at the single greatest underground metal news site ever:


Bigger thanks out to my partner at The Metal Den Dot Com, Eddie Karam of The Edge Factory,

for helping me all along the way and for his simply KICK ASS work on

the new site redesign!

We will still be finishing up on some basic ‘archive maintenance’ with the new site version,
even after the June 1st re-launch, so please keep this in mind… if you come across some errors.
It is our intention to bring our readers the best heavy metal news site on planet earth, so please
don’t hesitate to let your voice b...

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Kirk here. Got a good bit of good news to announce. CROWBAR will be re-releasing the majority of the back catalog thru HO-- USECORE RECORDS. These releases will be the ONLY official re-releases that myself and the band have agreed to. There are countless unauthorized re-releases out there. These were never ok'd by me and are basically screwing the band. Most of these will be released on vinyl for the first time. We will also be putting out a limited edition Box Set as well as a new live record and a cd of new materialRead More

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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JUDAS PRIEST – New Live Album

Judas Priest

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Judas Priest will shortly be releasing a LIVE ALBUM consisting of eleven tracks – all previously unreleased in a live version!

The album is due out in JULY 2009 and will be entitled:
All of the tracks were recorded throughout the JUDAS PRIEST WORLD TOURS in 2005 and 2008

More information to follow shortly!!

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NILE – To Begin Recording In June


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"I'm really thrilled to be working on another album with Nile," states Kernon. "This will be the third album we've done together, and we have a great working relationship in the studio that has only improved with time. I am certain that this record will be our strongest team effort yet. It will also be a lot of fun to meet and work with Erik Rutan, who is going to be involved with the engineering end of things. I've been a fan of Erik's work in Hate Eternal and also his studio work for some time. He has a strong work ethic, and I'm very optimistic that this collaboration will be fruitful and inspiring for all of us."

Erik Rutan adds, "Having Nile, one of the best bands in the genre, recording with me at Mana is a tremendous honor...

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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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