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Kaaos TV conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM before the band’s September 20 concert at Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland. You can now watch the chat below.

CHILDREN OF BODOM was forced to cancel its August 9 concert at Peabody’s in Cleveland, Ohio after Laiho was hospitalized the previous day in Nashville with an as-yet-undisclosed ailment.

CHILDREN OF BODOM‘s eighth album, “Halo Of Blood”, sold 8,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was made available on June 11 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover art was created by Sami Saramäki, who was responsible for the artwork on previous CHILDREN OF BODOM albums “Follow The Reaper”, “Are You Dead Yet?” and “Hate Crew Deathroll”.

CHILDREN OF BODOM‘s new album was recorded at Danger Johnny Studios in Helsinki. For the recording of the LP, CHILDREN OF BODOM has teamed up with recording engineer Mikko Karmila, who worked with the band on their fan-favorite albums “Hatebreeder”, “Follow The Reaper” and “Hate Crew Deathroll”, as well as Swedish producer Peter Tägtgren (MARDUK, AMON AMARTH), who oversaw production of both vocals and keyboards on the record. The album was mixed at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki.

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According to IRON MAIDEN‘s recording engineer Tony Newton, the band’s two Brazilian concerts in São Paulo (September 20) and Rock In Rio festival (September 22) will be professionally recorded. It is not presently clear if the resulting footage will be made available commercially.

In a recent interview with the Turkish web site Hafifmuzik.org, MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson revealed that there will be no new studio album from the band in 2014. He did, however, assure fans that MAIDEN has plans to release a new CD, although most likely not before 2015.

IRON MAIDEN last month landed at position No. 1 on Billboard.com‘s “Hot Tours” list of top-grossing tours with $8.5 million in ticket sales from six performances on their summer tour of Europe. The shows were attended by a total of 121,280 fans, including a two-night, sold-out stand on August 3-4 at the O2 Arena in Lonon, England, where the band played to 27,000 fans. With totals added from this summer’s Europe dates, overall ticket sales from the tour top $42 million from 45 reported concerts.

MAIDEN‘s 15th studio CD, 2010’s “The Final Frontier”, featured 10 tracks that had an average running time of seven minutes and 40 seconds, with the shortest song, “The Alchemist”, clocking in at four minutes and 29 seconds, and the longest, “When The Wild Wind Blows”, lasting ten minutes and 59 seconds.

“The Final Frontier” sold 63,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to enter The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 4.

IRON MAIDEN‘s previous album, 2006’s “A Matter Of Life And Death”, opened with 56,000 units to land at No. 9. This was a notable increase from the 40,000 first-week tally registered by its predecessor, 2003’s “Dance of Death” (which debuted at No. 18 on The Billboard 200 chart), and that of “Brave New World”, which moved 38,000 copies in June 2000 to land at No. 39 on The Billboard 200 chart.

“The Final Frontier” was IRON MAIDEN‘s fourth U.K. No. 1 album. The band previously topped the chart in 1982 with “The Number of the Beast”, in 1988 with “Seventh Son of a Seventh Son” and in 1992 with “Fear of the Dark”.

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“Music & Mayhem With Jon Russell” recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Alexi Laiho of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM. You can now watch the chat below.

CHILDREN OF BODOM was forced to cancel its August 9 concert at Peabody’s in Cleveland, Ohio after Laiho was hospitalized the previous day in Nashville with an as-yet-undisclosed ailment.

CHILDREN OF BODOM‘s eighth album, “Halo Of Blood”, sold 8,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was made available on June 11 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover art was created by Sami Saramäki, who was responsible for the artwork on previous CHILDREN OF BODOM albums “Follow The Reaper”, “Are You Dead Yet?” and “Hate Crew Deathroll”.

CHILDREN OF BODOM‘s new album was recorded at Danger Johnny Studios in Helsinki. For the recording of the LP, CHILDREN OF BODOM has teamed up with recording engineer Mikko Karmila, who worked with the band on their fan-favorite albums “Hatebreeder”, “Follow The Reaper” and “Hate Crew Deathroll”, as well as Swedish producer Peter Tägtgren (MARDUK, AMON AMARTH), who oversaw production of both vocals and keyboards on the record. The album was mixed at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki.

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Finnish heavy metal band Children of Bodom entered Danger Johnny Studios (located at a top secret, undisclosed location in Helsinki) to begin work on an as-yet-untitled eighth studio album. For the recording of the LP, Children of Bodom has teamed up with recording engineer Mikko Karmila, who worked with the band on “Hatebreeder,” “Follow the Reaper,” and “Hate Crew Deathroll” as well as producer Peter T

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Upon Wings is proud to announce the release of new EP, “Afterlife,” featuring guest vocals and production from Brett Hestla (Ex-Creed, Dark New Day). “Afterlife” is scheduled for a March 5th release on Sword of the Spirit Records LLC.

The EP’s debut single and title track is set to hit alternative and rock radio and digital outlets on January 15th, but you can hear it first today courtesy of Noisecreep. Head over here to check out an exclusive stream of the title track “Afterlife.”

Rock and metal fans will recognize plenty of names on “Afterlife.” Kid Rock recording engineer and Grammy-nominated mixing engineer Glenn Brown mastered the single, while Brett Hestla (ex-Creed, Dark New Day) provided guest vocals and production talents. More metal assistance for the upcoming EP came from producer and guitarist Kevin Jardine, best known as the guitarist of Canadian nu metal giants Slaves on Dope, formerly on Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne’s Divine Recordings label. Drummer Peter Tzaferis also contributed to the EP.

Recording sessions for “Afterlife” took place at Johnny K’s legendary Groovemaster Studios in Chicago, where Disturbed, 3 Doors Down, Staind and countless other heavy music-makers have laid down tracks.

Upon Wings combines operatic, female-fronted goth-pop with rousing rock and metal in a unique, ethereal fashion. Frontwoman Anne Autumn Erickson is a classically trained dramatic mezzo-soprano, and her lyrics take listeners down a path of heartfelt introspection, pain, joy and faith.

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Invisible Oranges has presented the premiere of a new Behold The Arctopus track titled “Horrorsentience.” Give the song a listen at this location. “Horrorsentience” is the almost (but not quite) title track off Behold The Arctopus’ second full-length, “Horrorscension,” set for an October 23rd release on Black Market Activities.

“Horrorscension” marks the debut of new Behold The Arctopus drummer Weasel Walter, a multi-instrumentalist known for his work under the name The Flying Luttenbachers and his widespread collaborations across the free jazz, noise, and metal genres. Walter joins founding members Colin Marston (12-string Warr guitar) and Mike Lerner (guitar). Marston is also a member of Krallice, Gorguts, and Dysrhythmia, as well as a recording engineer whose recent credits include Kayo Dot, Jarboe, and Altar of Plagues.

“Horrorscension” was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Marston at his The Thousand Caves studio in Queens, NY. The cover art is by longtime collaborator Terry Grow. Pre-orders are now available right here.

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Today, Svart Records announces August 24th as the worldwide release date for Bedemon’s “Symphony of Shadows.” The U.K. release date will be September 3rd, while a special North American release date for later in the fall is expected to be announced soon. The following press release was issued about the band:

“Inspired by the goriest of fright films and the most menacing of music at the time, guitarist/composer/journalist/author Randy Palmer churned out the very first doom songs written on North American soil. This understated innovator recruited the help of his bandmates, Pentagram co-founders Geof O’Keefe (drums) and Bobby Liebling (vocals) as well as schoolmate Mike Matthews (bass). Throughout the 1970s, the band recorded numerous sinister, doom-drenched slabs of metallic gold — Black Sabbath were Palmer’s idols — that illegally floated around on sub-standard bootlegs for decades. Finally, in 2004 to much fanfare, these rough, never-intended-for-public recordings were collected, repaired, and released as Child of Darkness: From the Original Master Tapes.

“Since then, Bedemon has seen a surge in popularity due to their intertwined history with the original Pentagram, in addition to their music being featured in the critically acclaimed award-winning documentary, Last Days Here (Sundance Selects/914 Pictures), chronicling the life and times of Pentagram and original Bedemon vocalist Bobby Liebling.

“Literally a decade in the making, Bedemon now proudly issues their sophomore release, Symphony of Shadows. Shortly after completing recording of the basic rhythm tracks in April 2002, band founder Randy Palmer was involved in a tragic car accident and passed away in August of that year. O’Keefe, Matthews, and new vocalist Craig Junghandel worked with recording engineer Shawn Hafley over the next decade to finish the project both in tribute to Randy and also because they felt so passionately about the strength of the material; the result is nine bone-crushingly heavy slices of pure ’70s-flavored doom metal.

“Clocking in at just under 60 minutes, Symphony of Shadows will be released as both a single CD and deluxe 2-LP vinyl set, chock-full of photos, lyrics, liner notes, and intimate stories from the surviving members of this very special band.”

Of the album, drummer/guitarist/composer Geof O’Keefe says, “This is dedicated to Randy. His songwriting is so far advanced beyond the Child of Darkness material. The album sounds like a classic ’70s metal release, which is very intentional!”

Svart Records president Tomi Pulkki heard the album and knew it was perfect for SVART, saying, “As a label that is perhaps best known for releasing Pentagram and Reverend Bizarre on vinyl, I didn’t think twice when the chance to work with Bedemon was offered. We’re happy to help bring their final opus to the world.”

The album’s track listing is:

1. Saviour
2. Lord of Desolation
3. Son of Darkness
4. The Plague
5. D.E.D.
6. Kill You Now
7. Godless
8. Hopeless
9. Eternally Unhuman

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DEATH DIVISION — the heavy, technically aggressive and melodic band founded by bassist Jerry Montano (HELLYEAH, DANZIG, NOTHINGFACE), drummer Tim Yeung (MORBID ANGEL, DIVINE HERESY, HATE ETERNAL, NILE), vocalist/guitarist Sean de La Tour and lead guitarist Rick Di Marco — has started recording new material with engineer Matt Starr (BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, Dizzy Reed) .

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Launched earlier this year by UNEARTH guitarist Ken Susi and his brother Paul, Intonation-Network is a fre

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Kevin Churko, Canadian musician, sound engineer, songwriter and record producer, was honored in the “Recording Engineer Of The Year” category at this year’s Juno (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards) gala dinner and award ceremony held last night (Saturday, March 26) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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