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MERAUDER – New Song Available Online

Merauder

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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!!!”

http://www.myspace.com/merauder

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DEVILDRIVER – Announced As Headliner For Thrash And Burn Tour 2009

DevilDriver

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The tour will kick off on July 24th and run thru Aug 30th!

Here is the line-up:

Devildriver (headliner)
Emmure
Despised Icon
Mychildren Mybride
Veil Of Maya
For The Fallen Dreams
Oceano
Periphery
Red River Revival

Thrash And Burn Tour 2009

Metal icon Philip H. Anselmo, himself a veteran of countless summer metal tours, has given THRASH & BURN his stamp of approval: “On behalf of HO– USECORE RECORDS, I want everyone to get their collective asses to THRASH & BURN as early as possible to catch all the bands rock out and stay all the way through, late, and throw down with Dez F. and DEVIL DRIVER. SUPPORT THE UNDERGROUND MUSIC SCENE.”

http://www.myspace.com/thrashandburntour

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UNSIGNED BAND NEWS: ROCKET Interviews Carl Bensley of INSTINCT OF AGGRESSION

Carl of IOA

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INSTINCT OF AGGRESSION was founded at the start of 2005 in Los Angeles, California. With a clear cut mission from the outset, to dominate the world with their heavy brand of metal. Led by a live wire lead vocalist named Carl Bensley, the band picks up where most young group’s end: bringing a no-holds-barred, take-no-prisoners style of music to the now dead SoCal metal scene. No gimmicks, no makeup – just five intoxicated guys who live to play music as driving, energetic and intense as possible. After working with Mikey Doling, of Snot/Soulfly/Invitro, and Brad Dujmovic, IOA has unleashed a totally fresh, distinct sound that doesn’t cater to any single sub-genre but still pays direct homage to all of them. They just keep it brutally poignant and totally real.

THE METAL DEN’s Randy “Ro...

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WARBEAST – Vocalist To Be Coached By PHIL ANSELMO

 Phil and Bruce

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"We had hoped to finish recording our debut WARBEAST album for Housecore Records back in April when we went to New Orleans. But we realized that it was just turning out too good to rush my vocals. I also had to return to Texas to get ready with Rigor Mortis for our show in Germany at Keep It True 12. I have always been rushed when it got to my vocal parts. So when Philip Anselmo suggested I just come back by myself and spend a week with him recording my vocals… I was thrilled at the idea of taking my time on each song.

Not only that, Philip is going to sort of coach me and give me tips in the studio. I have always been stubborn about letting anyone help me with my vocals. I always felt I was limited with my vocal ability anyway...

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DEVILDRIVER – Remaining North America Dates In April

DevilDriver 

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Here are the remaining dates in April:

April 29th Memphis, Tennessee – New Daisy Theater

April 30th Newport, KY – Southgate House

And the first dates in May:

May 1st Columbus, OH – Al Rosa Villa

May 2nd Detroit, MI – Harpo's

DevilDriver is set to release their new album "Pray For Villains" via Roadrunner in the summer of '09.

For the complete list of DevilDriver shows in May, check out:

http://www.myspace.com/devildriver

 

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Rocket Interviews

Jonathan Miller of DevilDriver!

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METALLICA – North America Tour Dates

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 Metallica

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Opening acts for the tour are currently pending.

Here are the confirmed North America dates:

September 14th Nashville, TN – Sommet Center
September 15th Cincinnati, OH – US Bank Arena
September 17th Indianapolis, IN – Conseco Fieldhouse
September 19th Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
September 28th San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
September 29th Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
October 01st Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Bank Atlantic Center
October 03rd Tampa, FL – St. Pete Times Forum
October 04th Atlanta, GA – Phillips Arena
October 12th Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
October 13th Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
October 15th Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
October 17th Charlottesville, VA – JPJ Arena
October 18th Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Bobcats Arena
October 26th Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
October 29th Ot...

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WARPATH – Drops Off EVILE Tour

Warpath 

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"We have terrible news, Pete (Hawthorne – lead guitarist) has been indirectly involved with a motorbike accident, burning his left hand, which has forced us to pull out of the up-coming EVILE / MUTANT tour.

To all our fans who were coming to watch us, we're extremely sorry that we won't be playing and will make up for it when Pete's hand has healed. We hope Evile and Mutant have a great tour, go support them! From all at Warpath."

Evile are currently seeking a replacement band for the main support slot.

Here are the upcoming dates on the trek:

April
15 – Birmingham, UK – Barfly
16 – Newcastle, UK – Academy
17 – Manchester, UK – Academy
18 – Dublin, IRE – Fibber Magees
19 – Cork, IRE – An Cruiscin Lan
20 – Glasgow, UK – Barfly
21 – Edinburgh, UK – Studio 24
22 – Sheffield, UK – Corp...

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CHIMAIRA – Remaining Dates On Tour

Chimaira 

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04.13.09 Charlotte, NC – Cricket Arena
04.14.09 Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena
04.15.09 Lowell, MA – Tsongas Arena
04.17.09 State College, PA – Bryce Jordan Center
04.18.09 Portland, ME – Cumberland County Civic Center
04.19.09 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground (Chimaira Headline, Suicide Silence)
04.20.09 Erie, PA – Erie Civic Center
04.21.09 Bridgeport, CT – Arena at Harbor Yard
04.22.09 East Rutherford, NJ – IZOD Center
04.24.09 Fayetteville, NC – Crown Coliseum
04.25.09 Reading, PA – Sovereign Center
04.26.09 Richmond, VA – The National (KSE Offdate)
04.27.09 Glens Falls, NY – Glens Falls Civic Center
04.28.09 Pittsburgh, PA – Petersen Center
04.30.09 Battle Creek, MI – Kellogg Arena
05.01.09 Ft. Wayne, IN – Piere’s (KSE Offdate)
05.02.09 Detroit, MI – Cobo Arena
05.03...

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HATEBREED – Releases Second Digital Single

 HATEBREED

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The band’s re-working of Suicidal Tendencies’ “Suicidal Maniac” is now available for purchase.

Please click here for more:

As previously announced, each digital track purchased will count toward iTunes' "complete my album" initiative. The more you buy, the less you pay for the full album on 5/5/09.

“Thirsty & Miserable” (Black Flag) is also available now. Click here for more:

Additional forthcoming digital singles from FOR THE LIONS will be available on iTunes as follows:

4/14 – "Shut Me Out” (Sick Of It All)

4/21 – "Ghosts of War” (Slayer)

4/28 – "Escape" (Metallica)

In video news, HATEBREED’s new video for Slayer’s “Ghosts Of War” is slated to world premiere on MTV2’s Headbanger’s Ball vlog on Thursday, April 9th and on air on Saturday, April 11th...

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TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE – Officially Change Band Name

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"Please watch the new video interview we just did with Outlaw VideoTV. It has our official announcement about our name change and our future plans with the band. It will be a long transition to get everyone to know about our name change. You can help us spread the word by reposting this interview… thanks!"

Watch the official announcement HERE.

Read Rocket's acclaimed July/2008 interview with Bruce Corbitt of WAR-BEAST/RIGOR MORTIS HERE.

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