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Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But who needs turkey, when you can have a little duck?! That’s right – he’s back! The fabulous fowl. The web-footed wonder. The denizen of Duckworld. The one and only HOWARD THE DUCK! And he’s coming to you this March for HOWARD THE DUCK #1 – a brand new ongoing series from writer Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals, Original Sins) and artist Joe Quinones (Savage Wolverine, Harley Quinn)!  

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“Sun Eater” is the fourth full-length album from Job for a Cowboy, and was released last week via Metal Blade Records worldwide. The response has been overwhelmingly positive, with Decibel Magazine conceding and saying “Fuck it, I can admit when I’m wrong… Turns out that, while I was busy pointedly not paying attention to them, these deathcore progenitors actually became a pretty damn good band.” Alternative Press Magazine also declared in their 4.5/5 star review that “they’ve become a full-on progressive death metal band…the songs have progressive sweep and epic power, at times recalling Opeth’s heavier work…Sun Eater is one of 2014′s best metal albums, period.”... 

In anticipation of Paris Comics Expo this weekend, IDW Publishing is pleased to announce they will be bringing to print The Infinite Loop, the wildly successful Kickstarter-run project, as a 6-issue miniseries starting in April 2015.  

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Following the announcement of their brand new album Searching For Zero – Canada’s finest – Cancer Bats are finally able to announce that the album will be available in the US on March 10th, 2015! Metal Blade Records has launched pre-orders for the album digitally and physically, including limited CD and t-shirt bundles.  

All-New Captain America, Superior Iron Man & Thor are smash hits! Exciting and ambitious, these Avengers NOW! titles are bringing seismic changes to some of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, reinvigorating and recharging some of the most popular characters in all of fiction.  

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MOONSPELL remain both a pioneer of dark metal and a contemporary of the genre’s greats, continuing to deliver increasingly relevant albums 20 years deep into their career. They are known to sign their souls away to the lunar side while recording and they have done just that with their new album Extinct, due out March 2015 via Napalm Records. Produced by Jens Bogren (Katatonia, Amon Amarth, Opeth and Paradise Lost), the album is a true musical and emotional manifesto. Extinct Track Listing:1. Until We Are No More (Breathe)2. Medusalem3. Funeral Bloom4. Domina5. La Baphomette6. The Last Of Us7. A Dying Breed8. Malignia view full post »  

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King Diamond “Dreams of Horror” debuts on Billboard charts! King Diamond‘s “Dreams of Horror” was released last week and has debuted at #28 on the Billboard Hard Music charts! This is the ONLY “best of” album covering the band’s entire career. King Diamond and Andy LaRocque meticulously mastered and enhanced these 23 songs into the ultimate editions, chosen by the band from both the Roadrunner and Metal Blade catalogs. Listen to “The Puppet Master” from disc 2 of “Dreams of Horror” and order a copy now at qVhnod53eCJePzV8F5RADqpghHlugTonEWvy6JdjaU2Rkt66yd4JLfubgkVpgkh26AkYE4Yp97MNjcX0Sx_JgYFmZylfxkh056biXU9D9cGDPEoqLf2KZ8vFhCXvJSnURmfJY_seiHxoVuu0Ilrb5H9K6kYncxCklikQ9OJFnpH_sl8MYK1FeuN_WooLC6&c=TTMmIL12nIJSKhFGQJCVaRXecboNo-JXkqejOIL6In_674gp0k5JAg==&ch=pQE-lRtOyN8dzeStTSO40Sfsr2Dv3CCfDIar5N2RxQce6gjznWuxLA==”... 

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With the release of BARING TEETH‘s blistering Ghost Chorus Among Old Ruins full-length now less than one week away, today Revolver Magazine offers up a stream of the release in its entirety. Hailing from Dallas, Texas, BARING TEETH spews forth an immersive, compelling, and wholly haunting brand of audio sickness fusing seemingly conflicting attributes — streamlined songwriting and dizzying technicality, ambience and brute force, density and angularity, order and chaos — into a fully realized, cohesive listening excursion. Recently designated one of the best metal bands in North Texas by The Dallas Observer, the band’s forthcoming Ghost Chorus Among Old Ruins long player is a true genre-bending... 

CRUZ DEL SUR MUSIC is proud to announce the launch of sub-label GATES OF HELL RECORDS. The new addition will focus on old school metal bands of all styles, including classic metal, as well as Black, Death, and Thrash Metal.  

Sure, he’s got his own comic series. Sure, he’s one of the world’s most popular super heroes. But you know what he’s not? Fine literature. Well, let’s fix that! That’s right: In 2015, the Merc With a Mouth is conquering the world of prose fiction with DEADPOOL: PAWS, an all-new original story penned by novelist and comic-book writer Stefan Petrucha (Teen, Inc., X-Files).  

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The rumors have been doing the rounds for months, now it’s official at last: 23 February 2015 will see the European release (Germany: 20 February 2015 / US: 3 March 2015) of the latest studio recording by British rock legend UFO, their 22nd to date.  

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Renowned independent metal label Relapse Records will be celebrating it’s 25th anniversary throughout 2015. Originally founded by Matthew Jacobson in 1990, the label quickly became one of the most celebrated and influential independent labels in heavy music history. The label has big plans for the monumental anniversary including numerous special releases, events and partnerships all year long.  

This coming June, the Mad Titan continues his crusade for untold power as legendary creator Jim Starlin returns for THANOS: THE INFINITY RELATIVITY OGN, a brand-new, full-length original graphic novel! Following up 2014’s New York Times Bestselling Thanos: The Infinity Revelation, this new original graphic novel marks another stellar offering from Marvel’s all-new OGN line, featuring the world’s most popular super heroes brought to life by the industry’s most popular creators and debuting in a high-end, oversized format featuring sophisticated packaging and design.  

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Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar today announced plans to throw a free concert at his legendary Cabo Wabo Cantina in Los Cabos, Mexico on New Years Eve. Hagar, accompanied by Cabo Uno, the Cantina’s house band, will ring in the New Year in the town which has much to celebrate since recovering from the aftereffects of Hurricane Odile.  


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