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Threatin - Fake Band Booked Euro Tour, No One Attended

By now, you might have heard of Threatin, for all the wrong reasons. The Los Angeles metal band has reached viral fame after they scammed venues, faked a label and a fanbase in an elaborate scheme. Jered Threatin is the singer and sole full-time member of the band and he faked his entire online fanbase in order to book a tour in the UK and Europe that no one is showing up to.

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Source: theguardian.com
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Haken - Vinyl LP Announced

Proggers Haken just released their fifth studio album titled Vector. The band have also announced a vinyl live release titled L+1VE for 7th December 2018, which sees the four tracks that were originally only available as a bonus on the DVD, now available on a single LP + CD.

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Source: insideoutmusic.com
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Obscenity - Releasing New Album, Stream Track

German death metallers Obscenity are preparing to unleash a new aural assault, the new album Summoning The Circle. And recently, they made a new song available online titled "Infernal Warfare". This is the perfect start into 2019, which marks the band's 30th year in history!

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Source: facebook.com
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Devin Townsend - To Embark On Acoustic Solo Tour

Devin Townsend has announced a very special European 'An Evening With' solo acoustic tour, beginning at the end of March 2019 and running through April. The intimate evenings will feature Devin performing tracks from across his catalogue, as well as taking part in a Q&A where fans will get to know more about what Devin is up to at this stage in his career and the forthcoming new album Empath. This will prove to be a unique and special experience for all in attendance.

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Source: insideoutmusic.com
Band profile: Devin Townsend
Posted: 11.11.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Nailed To Obscurity - New Video Unveiled

German melodic death/doom metallers Nailed To Obscurity have shared the title track of their new album, Black Frost, their fourth studio album and first for new label Nuclear Blast. The new album is due out on January 11th and can be pre-ordered here. Enjoy the song now here with video directed and produced by Dirk Behlau (Pixeleye Interactive Design Studio & Film Production).

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 11.11.2018 by Al-thor | Comments (0)


Quiet Riot - Announce First Concert Film

If you want some hard rock, you should check out the upcoming Quiet Riot live album, One Night In Milan. Their performance at the Frontiers Rock Festival 2018 marked the band's first-ever concert in Italy. This special event is now being released on CD/DVD and Blu-ray. This once-in-a-lifetime performance will be released January 25th, 2019 via Frontiers Music Srl. This is also their first concert film.

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Source: facebook.com
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Misery Loves Co. - Release New Single

Swedish industrial metallers Misery Loves Co. have released their third single since reforming in 2016. The single is a cover version of the classic Garbage track "Only Happy When It Rains".

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 11.11.2018 by Al-thor | Comments (0)


Iron Maiden - Confirm 2019 Legacy Of The Beast Tour Dates

Iron Maiden's Legacy Of The Beast tour will continue next year, following on from the triumphant European leg. Eddie and company will perform in North America with a few shows in South America as well. Support on the 2019 tour comes from The Raven Age. Additionally, Fozzy will be guests for the Banc of California Stadium show in LA.

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Source: ironmaiden.com
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Posted: 10.11.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (7)


Venom - Reveal New Album's First Details

A new Venom record has been forged and the black metal pioneers has just revealed the first details about the follow-up to From The Very Depths (2015). The new Venom album, Storm The Gates, will be released on the 14th of December 2018 through Spinefarm Records/UMG, containing 13 new songs released on CD and download formats. Feast your eyes on the cover art and tracklist below.

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Source: venomslegions.com
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Alex Lifeson - Working On New Project With Marco Minnemann

Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson is working on a new project with drummer Marco Minnemann. Minnemann, who has collaborated with the likes of Joe Satriani, Steven Wilson and members of Dream Theater, made the announcement on his official Facebook page. Lifeson and Minnemann have worked together before, on the drummer's 2017 album Borrego.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Rush
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Scorpions - Cancel Melbourne And Sydney Performances

Scorpions and Def Leppard are touring in Australia, but suddenly Scorpions have been forced to cancel their performance Thursday night (November 8th) at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. Frontman Klaus Maine was told to rest his voice. The band will not perform tonight in Sydney, Australia, either.

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Source: the-scorpions.com
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Posted: 10.11.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


The Amorettes - New Lyric Video Online

Scottish all-female hard rock trio The Amorettes has released the official lyric video for the title track of their latest album, Born To Break. The clip was created by Andy Pilkington at Very Metal Art. The Amorettes will be on tour across the UK this November.

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Source: facebook.com
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Posted: 10.11.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Cardinals Folly - European Shows Announced

Finnish doom lords Cardinals Folly, who have been preparing new songs, have now announced four shows in Europe for this December and May next year.

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Source: facebook.com
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Wardruna - Unveil Video Clip For New Single

Good news for Wardruna fans today as the neofolk duo just released their brand new single "Voluspá" (Prophecy of the Seeress), from their upcoming album, Skald, on all digital platforms! Furthermore, they also unveiled a stunning video for the song which you can watch here now.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Wardruna
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Artillery - New Music Video Released

Danish thrash metallers Artillery just shared a new video for their tune "Pain", the third single off of their new album, The Face Of Fear, which is the successor to 2016′s Penalty By Perception. You can enjoy the visuals and the music below.

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Source: metalblade.com
Band profile: Artillery
Posted: 09.11.2018 by Bad English | Comments (0)