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THROWDOWN: New Video Interview With DAVE PETERS Posted Online

BareBonesMusic.com conducted an interview with vocalist Dave Peters of Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN when the band played Covington, Kentucky on December 6, 2009. Watch the chat below. "Deathless", the new album from THROWDOWN, sold 2,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD came out in the U.S. ...

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POWERMAN 5000: 'Super Villain' Video Available

"Super Villain", the new video from cyber rockers POWERMAN 5000, can be viewed at Ultimate-Guitar.tv. The clip was directed by Robert Hall ("Laid to Rest", "Fear Clinic"), and accompanied by award-winning cinematographer and director of photography Brandon Trost ("Halloween II", "Crank 2"). The video also features actor Johnathon Schaech ("Quarantine", "Living Hell", "That ...

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THROWDOWN Interviewed On FULL METAL JACKIE's Radio Show

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN were the featured guests on the November 13-15 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. The interview is now available for streaming using the audio player below. "Deathless", the new album from THROWDOWN, sold 2,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The ...

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THROWDOWN Recording PANTERA Cover For DIMEBAG Tribute Album

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN entered the studio last night (Sunday, November 8) to record a cover version of an as-yet-undisclosed PANTERA song for a forthcoming "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott tribute album. The collection, which is being put together by a U.K.-based metal magazine to coincide with the five-year anniversary of Dimebag's passing, is expected ...

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THROWDOWN Inks European Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will release its new album, "Deathless", in Europe on January 22, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which will be made available in the U.S. on November 10 through E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records), was produced by Mudrock (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK, POWERMAN 5000) and was mixed by Chris ...

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THROWDOWN Interviewed In Berlin; Video Available

Berlin, Germany's PitCam Production conducted an interview with Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN after the band's September 26, 2009 performance in Berlin during the "Our Hate Will Destroy You" European tour with CHIMAIRA, DAATH and UNEARTH. Watch the chat below. THROWDOWN will release its new album, "Deathless", on November 10 via E1 Music (formerly ...

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THROWDOWN: 'Deathless' Artwork Unveiled; New Song Posted Online

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will release its new album, "Deathless", on November 10 via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records). The CD was produced by Mudrock (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK, POWERMAN 5000) and was mixed by Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with HATEBREED, THE RED CHORD and SHADOWS FALL, among others. The artwork ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Somewhere on the Other Side of Nowhere", the new album from cyber rockers POWERMAN 5000, is available for streaming in its entirety below. Due on October 6 via Mighty Loud!/Fontana, the collection finds the band returning to the hard groove of their earlier work which included hits like "When Worlds Collide" and "Nobody's Real". "We ...

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ALICE COOPER's 'Keepin' Halloween Alive' Single Available For Streaming

Legendary rocker Alice Cooper's brand-new Halloween single, "Keepin' Halloween Alive", is available for streaming on his MySpace page. Shout! Factory and Cooper have announced an exclusive alliance to bring "Keepin' Halloween Alive" to the digital music entertainment marketplace. The announcement was made by Shout! Factory founding partner and COO Bob Emmer. Under its ...

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THROWDOWN Announces 'The Deathless Tour I'

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will embark on "The Deathless Tour I" in November/December. Support on the trek will come from BURY YOUR DEAD, FOR TODAY, ABACABB and THE WORLD WE KNEW. "The Deathless Tour I" is the first U.S. tour in over a year for juggernauts THROWDOWN and the first tour in support ...

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ALICE COOPER To Release Halloween Single

Shout! Factory and legendary rocker Alice Cooper have announced an exclusive alliance to bring Cooper's brand-new Halloween single, "Keepin' Halloween Alive", to the digital music entertainment marketplace. The announcement was made today by Shout! Factory founding partner and COO Bob Emmer. Under its agreement with Cooper, Shout! Factory will be the exclusive digital media distributor ...

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ACE FREHLEY, POWERMAN 5000 Frontman, MEGADETH Bassist On 'Maximum Threshold'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley, POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider and MEGADETH bassist James Lomenzo were interviewed on this past Saturday's (September 26) edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show. The program is now available for streaming using the audio player below. "Maximum Threshold" is an Internet radio show dedicated to presenting up-and-coming hard rock bands and ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Films 'Super Villain' Video

Futuristic metallists POWERMAN 5000 have just completed filming a video for the band's new single, "Super Villain". The clip was directed by Robert Hall ("Laid to Rest", "Fear Clinic"), and accompanied by award-winning cinematographer and director of photography Brandon Trost ("Halloween II", "Crank 2"). The video also features actor Johnathon Schaech ("Quarantine", "Living Hell", "That ...

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POWERMAN 5000: New Album Details Revealed

Futuristic metallists POWERMAN 5000 have been plotting their next move for the past few years, and their latest step towards a global takeover is upon us, in the form of "Somewhere on the Other Side of Nowhere". The album will drop from the solar system on October 6 (via Mighty Loud!/ Fontana), and as judged ...

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THROWDOWN To Release 'Deathless' In November

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will release its new album, "Deathless", on November 10 via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records). The CD was produced by Mudrock (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK, POWERMAN 5000) and was mixed by Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with HATEBREED, THE RED CHORD and SHADOWS FALL, among others. The artwork ...

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POWERMAN 5000: New Album Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Somewhere On The Other Side Of Nowhere", the new album from POWERMAN 5000, can be viewed below. Due on October 6, the CD will feature such tracks as "Time Bomb", "Make Us Insane", "Show Me What You Got", "Super Villain", "V Is For Vampire", "Horror Show" and "Somewhere On The Other ...

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POWERMAN 5000: New Album Title Revealed

POWERMAN 5000 has set "Somewhere On The Other Side Of Nowhere" as the title of its new album, due on October 6. Three songs from the CD — "Timebomb", "Make Us Insane" and "Show Me What You Got" — can be streamed below. POWERMAN 5000 were the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show ...

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ROCK GONE WILD Festival Changes Location

Rock Gone Wild, America's newest and most diverse rock festival, is on the move — literally. Organizers of the show announced that the Iowa-based, four-day festival is being moved from Freedom Park in Algona to The Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood. "The size of the festival necessitated the change," stated Donnie Frizzell, managing partner of ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Completes Work On New Album

According to a posting on POWERMAN 5000's MySpace page, the band has completed work on its new album, tentatiely due before the end of the year. The group writes, "It's hard to believe but it's true! Release date, track listing, artwork, tour dates all coming soon." POWERMAN 5000 will embark on a U.S. headlining tour ...

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