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Emperial Massacre CD Release Party

Posted by The Metal Lab on May 16, 2012 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

TED NUGENT Loses Temper During Interview

Posted by The Metal Lab on May 4, 2012 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Ted Nugent lost his temper during an interview with a CBS reporter, offering to perform oral sex on the interviewer and copulate with the journalist's female producer following a heated discussion about the legendary rocker's conservative political views.


Nugent and Jeff Glor were discussing politics when the reporter suggested the rocker wasn't the political moderate he claimed to be — especially considering his recent controversial comments, including that he'd rath...

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Barge To Hell Metal Cruise

Posted by The Metal Lab on April 28, 2012 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Not in the mood for a quiet holiday season? This December, 40 of the most extreme Metal Bands and 2,000 headbangers from around the world will go to the Caribbean to take over a luxury cruise ship for a 5 day and 4 night trip to the undead!


Make no mistake, this is not one of the cruises where you share the ship with regular cruise guests... It's like everyone has a backstage pass and you can mingle side-by...

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Pantera: 'Piss' Video Stills Released

Posted by The Metal Lab on April 11, 2012 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)

While combing the PANTERA vaults for the 20th anniversary reissue of "Vulgar Display Of Power", drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott made an astounding discovery: "Piss", an incendiary blast of vintage PANTERA from the original recording sessions that had long been forgotten. After 20 years, "Piss" will finally make its debut this Wednesday, April 11, when the newly created video for the song will premiere at the Revolver Golden Gods awards in Los Angeles, which will be broadcast live on...

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Six Feet Under Announces "18 Nights Of Blood" Tour

Posted by The Metal Lab on March 27, 2012 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Florida death metal veterans SIX FEET UNDER will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in June. Dubbed the "18 Nights Of Blood Tour", the bestial invasion will begin in Atlanta, Georgia on June 8 and ravage its way across the country before coming to a close on June 29 in Tampa, Florida. Support on the trek will come from DYING FETUS and REVOCATION.



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Retrogression: Awesomely! Refreshingly! Different

Posted by The Metal Lab on March 26, 2012 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)


(From the official webpage) Retrogression was formed 2002 in Finland. We chased after our own sound on four demo tapes and couple of line changes.


After writing two albums for a band called Snipe Drive Antti (Vocals & Guitar) started to think about something completely different. Something that is opposite to Snipe Drive´s alternative rock. Something that represents Antti´s poi...

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Posted by The Metal Lab on March 11, 2012 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

JEFF LOOMIS has released a video teaser for his forthcoming album, Plains Of Oblivion, due out April 10. The teaser has audio snippets from every song off of the new album including "The Ultimatum" which was the first track to be revealed in its entirety last week. In support of the release, JEFF LOOMIS will be on tour with PROTEST THE HERO, PERIPHERY and THE SAFETY FIRE. A full list of dates can be seen below.

Pre-Order pac...

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Asphyx.... Death Metal...The Brutal Way!

Posted by The Metal Lab on March 11, 2012 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Usually, band reunions tend to turn out to be futile attempts at resurrecting a rotting carcass that is better left dead for good… Yet at times, bands manage to return rejuvenated, reenergised and stronger than ever before! Fortunately, exactly this hits the coffin nail on its head when it comes down to premier Dutch death metal masters ASPHYX!

With their highly anticipated and aptly titled new album “Death…The Br...

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Nailed Coil, Nails it!!

Posted by The Metal Lab on March 10, 2012 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Every now and then I come across a band who friends me on my Myspace or Facebook who I have never heard of, and I usually accept their friendship and listen to what they have to offer, and maybe 8 times out of 10 I listen to maybe 30 seconds and I have to stop because "in my opinion" they just dont sound that good. Well such a band asked for my friend...

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Drummer GENE HOGLAN Will Not Be Touring With FEAR FACTORY This Spring - Mar. 9, 2012

Posted by The Metal Lab on March 9, 2012 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Legendary extreme-metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DARK ANGEL, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, FEAR FACTORY, DETHKLOK) will not be sitting behind the kit for FEAR FACTORY when the Los Angeles cyber metal band hits the road at the end of April in support of its upcoming CD, "The Industrialist". Hoglan says, "I'm sure whomever they get [to play the drums on the run] is gonna kick some ass, absolutely! I'd like to wish them the best on the tour, and I'm sure everyone's gonna make out just fine."

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