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ALTER BRIDGE’S THE LAST HERO GARNERS BAND THEIR FIRST TOP 10 ALBUM SINCE 2004’s  ONE DAY REMAINS Latest Release Lands At #8 On The Billboard 200 While Also Claiming  #1 On The Independent Album Chart And #2 On The Rock Chart In The United States While Topping Charts Around The Globe  Debut Single “Show Me A Leader” Currently #18 at Rock Radio And Official Video Can Be Seen At: (October 17, 2016 – New York, NY) – Alter Bridge continues to demonstrate their ability to push their career to new milestones. Their newest release, The Last Hero, marks a return to the Top 10 on the Billboard charts for the band in the United States; their first since their debut release, 2004’s One Day Remains. The band landed at #8 this week on the Billboard 200 with over 27,800 units consumed via sales and streaming. The band also hit #4 on the Top Current Albums chart selling almost 27,000 (26,955 sold), landed at #2 on the Rock Chart and the band’s first-ever #1 album on the Independent Albums Chart. The Last Hero topped charts around the globe as well landing at #6 in Australia, #5 in Germany, #8 in Italy, #2 in Scotland, and #3 in the United Kingdom. The album is available at all physical and digital retailers via Caroline in the United States/Canada and Napalm Records throughout the rest of the world. The Last Hero was produced by longtime friend and...

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Modern Guitar Pioneer FELIX MARTIN to Release New Full-Length Album Next February

Modern Guitar Pioneer FELIX MARTIN to Release New Full-Length Album Next February   Presented by Gear Gods – Fall 2016 U.S. Headline Tour with Support from The Fine Constant Begins November 2 in Houston, TX   FELIX MARTIN deftly performs with 14 and 16 string multi-neck guitars to generate a truly distinctive sound and remarkable live show! Watch a Clip Here   New Album Pre-Orders Coming Soon  Martin recording leads for his new album in the studio with his  personally-designed 16-string FM-907 (Mastodon)    Renowned as an innovator in the world of modern progressive fusion music and guitar design, Berklee alum FELIX MARTIN is...

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Elusive Reasons is the band’s first single, out now on Dreambound TIME, THE VALUATOR PREMIERES “ELUSIVE REASONS” Progressive Rock outfit Time, The Valuator premieres their first single via Dreambound Time, The Valuator – Elusive Reasons Time, The Valuator is a brand new Progressive Rock outfit hailing from Germany, made up of various members of previous local bands. After a year of quietly working on new music behind the scenes, the band is now ready to unleash it upon the world. If you’re a fan of Nothing More, or you look back with nostalgia to 2008- era Emarosa, you’ll find plenty to entertain yourself...

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KIRRA – Run Away

KIRRA – Run Away Rockers and Oklahoma natives Kirra released their debut album, Run Away, on October 7th courtesy of Pavement Entertainment.  As guitarist Daxton Page puts it with a strong emphasis on the word “rock”, meaning “straight up and raw”.   Their first EP, Sounds from an Empty Room, grabbed the attention of internet radio stations and social media fans in 2014, which prompted lead vocalist, Jesse Williamson, to continue the writing process for a full length release. While Run Away may not appeal to the more intense metalheads, it will appeal to those that enjoy the rock of...

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Slayer with Anthrax and Death Angel

Written by Michael Welter on October 13, 2016 for Bloodrock Media For me, live music has always been a family affair, the perfect escape and bonding opportunity. In 1979 my uncle Robb took me to see Kiss with Judas Priest. I was eleven years old and from that moment forward I have been hooked. Naturally, when my son turned nine, I took him to see Pantera. He still says it was the greatest day of his life. So it came as no surprise that while my daughter and I were seeing Black Sabbath in August, she snuck off only...

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Temple Agents – Live Santiago de Chile

Written by Ken Bowden for Bloodrock Media on July 4, 2016 Temple Agents, a hard rock band from Santiago, Chile, formed in 2009 by their two founding members, Ale Solar and Fernando Elizalde. Since the band’s inception, they have toured all over Chile and opened for bands such as Seether and Evanescence. They were also part of the 2013 Lollapalooza Chile lineup, sharing the stage with Pearl Jam, The Black Keys, Queens of the Stone Age, A Perfect Circle, and others.  Their live album, Live Santiago de Chile, was released on July 1, 2016. Temple Agents is best described...

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TTNG – Disappointment Island

Written by Ken Bowden for Bloodrock Media on September 20, 2016  British math rockers, TTNG (formerly known as This Town Needs Guns), released their third full length album titled Disappointment Island in July 2016.  Math rock?  Yes, math rock is rhythmically complex, guitar-based rock music influenced by post-hardcore, progressive rock bands, characterized by irregular stopping and starting, odd time signatures, angular melodies, and extended chords.  Disappointment Island is a bit mellower and melody heavy than TTNG’s prior release (2013) but from the notable opener “Coconut Crab” to the extremely satisfying, smooth jam that is “Empty Palms”, Disappointment Island...

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SABATON Releases New Digital Single for “In The Army Now”

SABATON Releases New Digital Single for “In The Army Now”   On Tour with Trivium and Huntress in the U.S. Now!   Order New Album The Last Stand: Digital | Physical Formats      Heavy metal heroes SABATON released their new record entitled The Last Stand, on August 19 through Nuclear Blast and have entered charts in 18 countries, as well as the world charts at a fantastic #6.   Today, SABATON release a new digital single for the song ‘In The Army Now’. Order it digitally here: Listen in NB Novelties playlist:   The band comments: “This hit song by the Dutch duo Bolland & Bolland was released already in...

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