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At the Soundawn, ‘Shifting’ — New Album
Italian melodic metal band At the Soundawn will release 'Shifting' via Lifeforce on April 27. While this is the band's second album, there is no fear of the dreaded sophomore slump, which affects bands of all size and scope.
"Our debut EP was just a trial," guitarist …
Soundgarden Confirm Lollapalooza 2010 Headlining Set
It's official! Rumors that freshly-reunited grunge godfathers Soundgarden have booked a live gig in the States meaning a full-on Soundgarden tour -- as have been whispered about since the band first announced it was reuniting back in January -- can't be too far off...
The Sword Go Sci-Fi, Broaden Sound for Third Album
Grandiose heavy metal quartet the Sword are halfway through recording their third album, and, reveals frontman J.D. Cronise, fans can expect a few changes. Speaking to Noisecreep from the band's home base of Austin, Texas, Cronise says that the as-yet-untitled record will have a broader hard rock so…
Pelican Get Closer Together by Moving Further Away
Before instrumental post-metal band Pelican started working on their fourth album, 'What We All Come to Need,' two of the band members, bassist Bryan Herweg and drummer Larry Herweg, left their hometown of Chicago to plant roots in Los Angeles...