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Relapse Records is extremely proud to announce the signing of Richmond, Virginia hardcore thrash supergroup, IRON REAGAN. Consisting of current and former members of Municipal Waste, Cannabis Corpse, Darkest Hour, Mammoth Grinder, Suppression and a thousand other killer bands, IRON REAGAN formed in 2012 and consists of vocalist Tony Foresta, guitarists Phil Hall and Mark Bronzino, […]

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The official lyric video for the song “Industry” from Kansas City’s deathcore/electronica band THE BROWNING can be seen below. The track comes off the band’s new album, “Hypernova”, which is due to be released on October 1 in the USA via Century Media/Earache, and on October 7 in Europe through Earache. The CD was recorded at Planet Red Studios in Richmond, Virginia with producer Andreas Magnusson (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, IMPENDING DOOM).

Comments THE BROWNING frontman Jonny McBee: “It has been a crazy two years for THE BROWNING. We have done crazy tours all over the world and I am so proud of everything we have accomplished! But our new album, ‘Hypernova’, is my proudest thing to be a part of in my life. I can’t wait for the world to hear how far we have pushed electronics in metal with ‘Hypernova’!”

THE BROWNING has just kicked off a headlining U.S. tour. The seven-week trek features support from THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE, HONOUR CREST, TEAR OUT THE HEART and MYKA RELOCATE.

THE BROWNING is:

Jonny McBee – Vocals/Electronics
Collin Woroniak – Guitar
Drew Ellis – Bass
Cody Stewart – Drums

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Richmond, Virginia doomsters Windhand recently released their second full-length, Soma. We caught up with the band’s guitarist Garrett Morris for a discussion about the new album, their signing with Relapse, their early days, upcoming tour plans and other subjects.

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Metal Injection correspondent Robert Pasbani has posted a video report from the fourth annual GWAR-B-Q, presented by Ring-Dog Rescue and Slave Pit Inc., and backed up by the fine folks at Brown Distributing. The event took place on August 17 in Richmond, Virginia at Hadad’s Lake Water Park and featured performances by such acts as GWAR, MUNICIPAL WASTE, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, PIG DESTROYER, and the reunion of the legendary X-COPS. Check it out below.

“Battle Maximus”, GWAR‘s first full-length studio effort since the loss of their longtime guitar player Flattus Maximus, is set to hit the streets on September 17 via Metal Blade Records.

GWAR‘s “Battle Maximus” features twelve brand new tracks that not only honor their departed ally, but tells the story of GWAR‘s latest struggle against what may be their greatest enemy yet… the insidious “Mr. Perfect”, who has travelled through time itself to steal the power of GWAR — the power of immortality, and use this power to mutate the human race into his twisted vision of what the “perfect” human should be. Once again GWAR finds themselves as the only thing standing between the human race and the latest super-powered shithead bent on the destruction of GWAR and the enslavement of their worshippers.



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RauteMusik Metal conducted an interview with bassist John Campbell of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD at this year’s Wacken Open Air festival, which was held August 1-3 in Wacken, Germany. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below.

As previously reported, Prague, Czech Republic’s High Court upheld LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe‘s “not guilty” verdict on June 5 in connection with the death of a fan three years ago. The court’s decision is final.

Blythe was facing the possibility of conviction and a long-term jail sentence after a May 2010 incident in which Nosek, who attended a LAMB OF GOD performance in Prague, died almost a month later, allegedly from injuries sustained when he was thrown off the stage.

Though Blythe faced up to 10 years in prison, during the closing argument, prosecutors only asked the judge for the minimum sentence of five years.

In a recent interview with Full Metal Jackie, John Campbell spoke about what has been the most life-changing aspect of everything that’s happened over the last year. “It definitely makes you wonder where exactly you’re headed, what options you have in front of you,” he said. “I would say just the not knowing whether or not we were going to continue on with the band was an interesting situation to deal with.”

He added: “The incident in Prague was a situation where things were not done the way they were supposed to and a tragedy occurred. There’s a reason why things are supposed to happen a certain way and people are supposed to make sure they happen that way this point forward. Randy takes the stage to make sure everybody’s there to have a good time and to watch out for everybody, I don’t think it’s changed anything at all.”

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According to The Star Online, the Department Of Islamic Development Of Malaysia (Jakim) has raised objection to the scheduled September 28 performance of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD in Kuala Lumpur.

Jakim‘s director-general, Datuk Othman Mustapha, said in a statement that the objection was being raised because the genre of music that LAMB OF GOD performs is a mix of metal songs with the reading of verses from the Quran.

LAMB OF GOD, which was originally known as BURN THE PRIEST, sparked controversy in the Christian community by “incorporating evil and anti-divine spiritual elements in its performance,” Datuk Othman Mustapha said.

Othman said the objection was in accordance with the decision of the Fatwa (Edicts) Committee that the practices and acts of black metal groups were misguided and contrary to the true teachings of Islam.

LAMB OF GOD was famously banned from playing the church-owned Forum in Los Angeles in 2005 because church leaders were offended by the group’s previous name (BURN THE PRIEST).

Speaking to the Los Angeles Times in a February 2005 interview, Marc Little, chief operating officer for the Faithful Central Bible Church’s business dealings, stated about the church’s decision to cancel the LAMB OF GOD concert, “This is a building that is owned by a church, and we are sensitive to our congregation and to our obvious religious beliefs. At the same time, we have to balance that with being a business. This is a band that was formerly known as BURN THE PRIEST, so it’s a fair assumption that some of the stuff they are singing may be antithetical to our beliefs.”

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Cack Blabbath conducted an interview with bassist John Campbell of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD prior to the band’s August 10 performance at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below.

As previously reported, Prague, Czech Republic’s High Court upheld LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe‘s “not guilty” verdict on June 5 in connection with the death of a fan three years ago. The court’s decision is final.

Blythe was facing the possibility of conviction and a long-term jail sentence after a May 2010 incident in which Nosek, who attended a LAMB OF GOD performance in Prague, died almost a month later, allegedly from injuries sustained when he was thrown off the stage.

Though Blythe faced up to 10 years in prison, during the closing argument, prosecutors only asked the judge for the minimum sentence of five years.

In a recent interview with Full Metal Jackie, John Campbell spoke about what has been the most life-changing aspect of everything that’s happened over the last year. “It definitely makes you wonder where exactly you’re headed, what options you have in front of you,” he said. “I would say just the not knowing whether or not we were going to continue on with the band was an interesting situation to deal with.”

He added: “The incident in Prague was a situation where things were not done the way they were supposed to and a tragedy occurred. There’s a reason why things are supposed to happen a certain way and people are supposed to make sure they happen that way this point forward. Randy takes the stage to make sure everybody’s there to have a good time and to watch out for everybody, I don’t think it’s changed anything at all.”

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Hayley Leggs of Bloodstock Radio conducted an interview with bassist John Campbell of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD prior to the band’s August 10 performance at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below.

As previously reported, Prague, Czech Republic’s High Court upheld LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe‘s “not guilty” verdict on June 5 in connection with the death of a fan three years ago. The court’s decision is final.

Blythe was facing the possibility of conviction and a long-term jail sentence after a May 2010 incident in which Nosek, who attended a LAMB OF GOD performance in Prague, died almost a month later, allegedly from injuries sustained when he was thrown off the stage.

Though Blythe faced up to 10 years in prison, during the closing argument, prosecutors only asked the judge for the minimum sentence of five years.

In a recent interview with Full Metal Jackie, John Campbell spoke about what has been the most life-changing aspect of everything that’s happened over the last year. “It definitely makes you wonder where exactly you’re headed, what options you have in front of you,” he said. “I would say just the not knowing whether or not we were going to continue on with the band was an interesting situation to deal with.”

He added: “The incident in Prague was a situation where things were not done the way they were supposed to and a tragedy occurred. There’s a reason why things are supposed to happen a certain way and people are supposed to make sure they happen that way this point forward. Randy takes the stage to make sure everybody’s there to have a good time and to watch out for everybody, I don’t think it’s changed anything at all.”

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Vocalist Randy Blythe of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD has uploaded a short film called “Prague: The Devil Is The Details”, which he shot earlier this year while he was on trial for manslaughter in the Czech Republic in connection with the death of a fan more than three years ago.

In a posting on his Randonesia blog, Blythe stated about the film: “This is a movie I made in Prague during my trial. I filmed the footage with a Canon EOS 60D, edited it with Final Cut Pro X, and wrote the music using Reason.

“I wanted to release a slightly different version of the film right before my judgement was rendered by the court (the very last shot in this version was not there until after I was pronounced innocent). My idea was to show my mind set through film and music during the process of my trial, and have a more ambiguous ending heading into my final day in court.

“I did not know what was going to happen to me, only that I felt I was doing the right thing by being there. Working in a creative capacity during the trial helped me to remain calm — it is what I know how to do, so I wanted to share it with people.

“I showed the clip to my lawyer and he advised against releasing it until after the trial was over, thinking the authorities might not understand what I was trying to say with the movie. It is all over now, so here is my poor attempt to try and create art in a time of great personal uncertainty.

“Note: the Devil plays an important part in Czech fairytales, and marionettes are a bit of Czech folk culture I came to love while I was there — the marionette hangs in my study now.

“The Devil is different in Czech fairy tales though, to my understanding — the puppet is representative of me, the way I viewed myself, the way I was viewed by society at different times — all sorts of things. It is not representative of evil — just wanted to clarify that.”

“Prague: The Devil Is The Details” can be viewed at this location.

Prague, Czech Republic’s High Court upheld Blythe‘s “not guilty” verdict on June 5 in connection with the aforemention death. The court’s decision is final.

Blythe was facing the possibility of conviction and a long-term jail sentence after a May 2010 incident in which Daniel Nosek, who attended a LAMB OF GOD performance in Prague, died almost a month later, allegedly from injuries sustained when he was thrown off the stage.

Though Blythe faced up to 10 years in prison, during the closing argument, prosecutors only asked the judge for the minimum sentence of five years.

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A young British rock fan from EQPTV conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Morton of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD prior to the band’s August 10 performance at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below.

As previously reported, Prague, Czech Republic’s High Court upheld LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe‘s “not guilty” verdict on June 5 in connection with the death of a fan three years ago. The court’s decision is final.

A three-judge panel on March 5 acquitted Blythe of manslaughter in the death of 19-year-old Daniel Nosek.

Blythe was facing the possibility of conviction and a long-term jail sentence after a May 2010 incident in which Nosek, who attended a LAMB OF GOD performance in Prague, died almost a month later, allegedly from injuries sustained when he was thrown off the stage.

Though Blythe faced up to 10 years in prison, during the closing argument, prosecutors only asked the judge for the minimum sentence of five years.

In a recent interview with Full Metal Jackie, LAMB OF GOD bassist John Campbell spoke about what has been the most life-changing aspect of everything that’s happened over the last year. “It definitely makes you wonder where exactly you’re headed, what options you have in front of you,” he said. “I would say just the not knowing whether or not we were going to continue on with the band was an interesting situation to deal with.”

He added: “The incident in Prague was a situation where things were not done the way they were supposed to and a tragedy occurred. There’s a reason why things are supposed to happen a certain way and people are supposed to make sure they happen that way this point forward. Randy takes the stage to make sure everybody’s there to have a good time and to watch out for everybody, I don’t think it’s changed anything at all.”

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