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  1. Iraqi metal band uses music to cope with warRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Members of Iraqi metal band Acrassicauda, who used music to cope with violence in their home country. With their homeland torn by years of war , a group of Iraqis has found a form of therapy not by firing guns but by banging their heads to heavy metal.

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  2. Overkill: Taking Over [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Released: Mar 1987 Genre: Thrash Metal Label: Atlantic, Megaforce Number Of Tracks: 9 This is really good album and determined 1987 along with "Among the Living" by Anthrax, "The Legacy" by Testament and "Persecution Mania" by Sodom. I am surprised that this album wasn't already reviewed: it's clearly one of Overkill 's best ones.

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  3. Ghoul and Phobia at the Hi-Tone May 26thRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Memphis Flyer

    Ghoul is made up of quasi-anonymous Bay Area death metal/grindcore scene veterans that bring a refreshingly riotous sense of humor to the frequently too-serious metal scene. Taking more than a few cues from GWAR, to whom Ghoul have provided tour support in the past, the four gentlemen credited as Digestor , Dissector , Cremator , and Fermentor know a little something about making solid crossover thrash metal with the occasional vocal detour into the death metal arena.

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  4. Iraqi metal band navigates long road to therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Daily Star

    File - Members of the Iraqi heavy metal band Acrassicauda, singer Faisal Mustafa, drummer and lyricist Marwan Hussein and guitarist Moe Al Hamawandi, pose for a photo on the roof of Spin Recording Studios April 30, 2015 in New York. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT NEW YORK: With their homeland torn by years of war, a group of Iraqis has found a form of therapy not by firing guns but by banging their heads to heavy metal.

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  5. Southern Lumber to close in San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    After more than a century, Southern Lumber will close next month, ending a long run as a unique store for furniture makers, carpenters and home builders who favored high-quality wood. The company on Thursday announced the closing on its message board with a brief statement, "Southern Lumber will be closing its doors for good next month after 110 years.

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  6. AP Film Studies: D j ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Willamette Week

    Our Facebook and Twitter feeds tell us a lot about the world. If we vaccinate our children, they will grow tentacles.

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  7. REVIEW : Flotsam and Jetsam / BliksemRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | EGigs.co.uk

    Back in 2006, '80s thrash metallers Flotsam and Jetsam announced a date at the Underworld which ended up getting cancelled. A few years later in 2010, the Americans were due to play the capital again but due to unforeseen circumstances, this date fell through too.

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  8. Nocturna A.D. Release The Third AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Mi2n

    Website: http://music.nerocromo.com Nerocromo Music and Heart Of Steel Records are proud to announce the third album of NOCTURNA A.D. The album titled "Run Through Hell" contains 5 songs in vein of Modern Heavy Metal. The digital release will be available since 2015, May 30th on every worldwide webstores, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer, Google Music, Nokia, Emusic... Produced by Andreas Polito, recorded at Rocklab - Torino, artwork by Davide Masuelli The Nocturna A.D.'s project was born in Turin in 1999 by guitarist and composer Davide Masuelli.

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  9. Hip-hop artist DMC took time to bond with fans in BahrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Al Bawaba

    Hip hop heavy-hitter Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels rocked the weekend with a three-day spectacular featuring a meet-and-greet session, a motivational speech and a mighty performance . While many musicians stop in for a show and fly out straight after, the global hip hop hero took the opportunity to make a deeper connection with his fans, as Assistant Editor Nawaar Farooq found out.

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  10. MetalocalypseRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Houston Press

    Musical appreciation is an entirely subjective experience. People either tend to like or dislike various bands or genres of music, and those feelings can be caused by any number of things.

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  11. Fast And Furioso Show Coming To BBC Radio 4 On June 16th - Rainer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Mi2n

    Fast And Furioso Show Coming To BBC Radio 4 On June 16th - Rainer Hersch Interviews The Great Kat Guitar/Violin Virtuoso! Email: karent@thomas-pr.com Website: http://www.greatkat.com Music: 'FAST AND FURIOSO' SHOW COMING to BBC RADIO 4 on JUNE 16th -- RAINER HERSCH INTERVIEWS THE GREAT KAT Guitar/Violin Virtuoso! THE GREAT KAT SHREDS BBC RADIO 4 LISTEN: TUES JUNE 16 at 11:30 AM /6:30 AM http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 Watch Preview on YouTube at: http://youtu.be/OiGRaD7q1hs 'The Great Kat thrash metal guitarist 'shreds' Beethoven's 5th Symphony in under two minutes. The range of music and performers makes for a lively mix, and I'm sure listeners will enjoy it.'

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  12. Bugera: 6260-212 [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2011 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    The Bugera 6260-212 is a beast of an amp. It definately can pump out the tones that I need as mainly a metal guitarist, but it can still get the smooth tones I need for when it's time to mellow out and play jazz for hours.

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  13. German Metal Band's Equipment Stolen At Gunpoint By Promoter On Disastrous Mexican Tour [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    To say that German metal band Destruction have been having a hard time on their recent Mexican tour would be something of an understatement. Metal Insider has been reporting on the Mexican jaunt, and it's fair to say that things haven't been going so well.

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  14. Police: Intruder, woman shot during home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Two people were rushed to the hospital after a home invasion in Warren County late Saturday night. Police say one of the two people injured is the suspect.

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  15. Exodus Fan Sues Over Lyric Arrest [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    An Exodus fan who was arrested for posting song lyrics online is suing the authorities who locked him up. James Evans spent eight days behind bars last year after he posted lyrics from the Exodus song " Class Dismissed ."

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  16. Slayer plays to its strengths in free Sinclair showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Boston.com

    You didn't have to work hard to determine that Tom Araya, the longtime frontman and bassist for Slayer, was enjoying himself during the band's show at the Sinclair in Cambridge on Wednesday night. You heard it in the good-natured, almost incredulous laughter that slipped out between the lyrics he barked about war and pestilence, Ed Gein and the devil.

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  17. Cavalera ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Denver Westword

    Born a year after MTV's inception and surviving the Headbanger's Ball-era, Death Angel is an integral part of thrash metal's history. The band members were in their early teens when the 1986 demo, Kill As One , was recorded and produced by Metallica's Kirk Hammett.

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  18. If You Like Metallica, Youa ll Love These 10 Bands If You Like Metallica, Youa ll Love These 10 BandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | VH1

    From their punk-metal hybrid beginnings in the San Francisco Bay Area to their ongoing rule as global superstars, Metallica have always paid tribute to the pioneering musicians who inspired them, while also keeping their ears open for new artists on the cutting edge. Just consider the multitude of bands whose songs Metallica has covered or even jammed with live on stage, as well as the group's legendary roster of opening acts to whom they exposed fans worldwide.

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  19. Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Sondra Radvanovsky in the Met Opera's 'Un Ballo in Maschera.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Phillymag.com

    The fact that two major opera companies within 100 miles of each other are concurrently staging Verdi's Don Carlo has caught national attention : Opera Philadelphia's production opened Friday night starring Eric Owens , who is regular Metropolitan Opera fare , while the Met's production wrapped up this weekend, ironically featuring Philly's own Philadelphia Orchestra conductor Yannick NA zet-SA guin leading the work. But just as serendipitous is the fact that last week, both companies opened two different dramatic Verdi operas--- Un Ballo in Maschera at the Met and Carlo at Opera Philly---within a day of each other.

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  20. Fast And Furioso Show Coming to BBC Radio 4 on June 16th - Rainer Hersch Interviews The Great KatRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | PR Log

    The Great Kat Shreds BBC Radio 4 Listen: Tues June 16 at 11:30 AM /6:30 AM PRLog - April 24, 2015 - "FAST AND FURIOSO" SHOW COMING to BBC RADIO 4 on JUNE 16th -- RAINER HERSCH INTERVIEWS THE GREAT KAT Guitar/Violin Virtuoso! THE GREAT KAT SHREDS BBC RADIO 4 LISTEN: TUES JUNE 16 at 11:30 AM /6:30 AM http://www.bbc.co.uk/ OiGRaD7q1hs "The Great Kat thrash metal guitarist 'shreds' Beethoven's 5th Symphony in under two minutes. The range of music and performers makes for a lively mix, and I'm sure listeners will enjoy it."

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