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Canadian indie label Dine Alone Records announced a special post-holiday, iTunes sale today. The sale is live now, and can be accessed HERE. The label - which boasts a roster that includes Platinum and Juno award winners, Grammy nominees, and critically acclaimed, uber-cool, uber-fun artists from all over the world - has put its entire album and EP catalogue on sale. As well, a special 21-track compilation featuring artists from the Dine Alone family, is available at a special price of $8.99 (track listing below). The sale will end four weeks from today.
on Jan 24, 2012
Lamb Of God has partnered with Jammit, Inc.—a music software company founded by renowned producer/engineer Scott Humphrey. Each song from the band's latest CD, 'Resolution', will be available on Jammit – an emerging music platform that will give musicians and fans a whole new way to experience Lamb Of God.
on Jan 24, 2012
On Tuesday, January 24th at 12:30 p.m. Pacific / 3:30 p.m. Eastern / 9:30 p.m. CET, Meshuggah members Tomas Haake and Jens Kidman will host a live Q&A video session via uStream in the Nuclear Blast Streaming Room to answer fan-submitted questions about the band’s new album 'Koloss', due out in North America on March 27th.
on Jan 24, 2012
Cleveland-based independent record label, Standby Records, is excited to announce a new addition to the Standby family, Northern Virginia's metal/hardcore outfit, In Alcatraz 1962. Standby and In Alcatraz 1962 will team up to release the band's debut record this spring.
on Jan 23, 2012
Members of Zappa, Fear Factory, Forbidden, Serj Tankin/Juliette Lewis, All Shall Perish, Hammerfall, Malevolent Creation, World Under Blood, and representatives from DRUM! Magazine, Bass Player Magazine, Ibanez Guitars, Warwick Basses, Vic Firth, Sabian, Sonor, Evans, Trick Drums, Shure Microphones, Toon Track, Line 6, Scion and others were among those present at the Meshuggah listening party held at The Slidebar Rock'N'Roll Kitchen (owned by guitarist Jeremy Popoff of Lit) this past Thursday, January 19th in Fullerton, California.
on Jan 23, 2012
Walk Off The Earth is an unconventional, multi-talented, five-piece currently taking the world by storm. Based in Burlington, ON, their brilliant 5-people-playing-one-guitar interpretation of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" recently exploded on YouTube garnering well over 35 million views in under 2 weeks. Their cover saw the highest Billboard debut since April 2011, blasting into the charts at #14.
on Jan 23, 2012
Montreal's heaviest and loudest bands will take to the stage once again to battle out in round 2 for a chance to win one of two prized spots on the "Heavy MTL 2012" lineup at Parc Jean-Drapeau from August 11th to 12th.
on Jan 23, 2012
Puscifer, the eclectic music-meets-comedy troupe helmed by Maynard James Keenan (Tool, A Perfect Circle), will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Feb. 16th. Puscifer released their sophomore album, 'Conditions Of My Parole', in October and quickly followed with a North American tour.
on Jan 23, 2012
Garbage today announced the launch of their record label, Stunvolume, on which the band will self-release its highly anticipated upcoming studio album later this spring through Universal Music Canada.
on Jan 23, 2012
Russian cyber metalcore band Illidiance has inked a deal with a major English label Right Recordings. Illidiance, formed in 2005, has gone from strength to strength in progressing their catchy electronic style metal riffs, gaining international recognition with the release of their EP 'Synthetic Breed'. Illidiance join with Right Recordings other roster of artists, which include Shockolady, Jive Aces, David Kirton etc.
on Jan 23, 2012
J Mascis, founder of Dinosaur Jr. and creator of some of the modern rock era's most signature chops, has joined the ranks of the Throbblehead elite. This figure is limited to 1000 numbered units, stands at 7 inches tall, and is made of a lightweight polyresin. J is accurately sculpted right down to the big ole glasses, rockin' riff grip, and signature silver mane that features real doll hair - a first for Aggronautix!
on Jan 21, 2012
Angels And Airwaves (AVA) will be kicking of KROQ's first concert of the year with a free Ustream concert live from KROQ's Red Bull Sound Space on Tuesday, January 24th at 3:00pm PST. Be sure to tune in for a special performance where fans from around the world can experience this event first-hand and interact by posting comments and questions using Ustream's Social Stream.
on Jan 20, 2012
Fans that have seen Unearth live on their recent trips to Alaska, Japan and on their US and Canadian tour with Chimaira, may have noticed a new face on stage. The guy behind the kit has been none other than up-and-coming drummer, Nick Pierce.
on Jan 20, 2012
Relapse Records is extremely proud to announce the official re-signing of Swedish goregrind legends General Surgery! Originally formed in 1988, General Surgery released the seminal 'Necrology' EP via Relapse in 1991 before going on a long hiatus until 2002. The band released numerous splits, EPs, and two full-length albums since then and will be coming back in a blood-soaked rage in 2012!
on Jan 20, 2012
Pulverised Records is pleased to announce the addition of Greek misanthropic black metallers Enshadowed to their expanding roster of brutality. The band will release their third full-length, 'Magic Chaos Psychedelia', later this year.
on Jan 19, 2012
Lock Up, the death-grind super group, will make their North American debut this February.
on Jan 19, 2012
Sweden's Suis La Lune has signed with Topshelf Records to release its next LP, 'Riala'. The signing marks the first international act that the burgeoning indie label has worked with entirely from start to finish on a release. The band is self-producing their latest effort which will be released this spring.
on Jan 19, 2012
Chris Jericho and Rich Ward of the heavy metal outfit Fozzy will be appearing at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade show at the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, January 21st (see below for their complete appearance schedule).
on Jan 19, 2012
Today at The Grove in Anaheim, CA, guitar icon Zakk Wylde, surrounded by Roastmaster Sharon Osborne and a slew of metal luminaries, will hold the distinctive honor of being the inaugural honoree of Guitar World's first ever Rock 'n' Roll Roast to benefit MusiCares, which provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need.
on Jan 19, 2012
Frontiers Records signs British uprising metal stars Furyon for the Worldwide release of their debut album 'Gravitas'! The debut album 'Gravitas' will be released on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America.
on Jan 19, 2012

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