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‘ Filmmaker Tom Holland (Fright Night, Child’s Play) is set to direct ROCK PAPER DEAD, it was announced today by the film’s producers, Amy Williams; Victor Miller and Kerry Fleming.  

The Marvel Universe is fractured. Heroes who once stood together now position themselves in against one another. The next generation of heroes are fed up! It’s time for a change. It’s time for a brighter tomorrow. Enter…the CHAMPIONS! Six determined young heroes out to change the world. Get ready to meet them in Marvel’s CHAMPIONS #1 – a brand-new ongoing series launching this October as the flagship title of Marvel NOW!  

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Acclaimed Japanese all-girl heavy metal/teen-pop phenom BABYMETAL has been confirmed as direct tour support for Red Hot Chili Peppers’ first UK tour in five years. BABYMETAL’s sophomore album Metal Resistance(released in April via Sony/RAL) made an impressive debut atop Billboard’s “World Albums” chart and iTunes’ “Top Heavy Metal Albums” chart, while simultaneously entering at #2 on Billboard’s “Hard Rock Albums” chart, #17 on Billboard’s “Top Album Sales” chart and #39 on the overall Billboard 200.  

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The original concept was to have four still photographers placed strategically on a Florida set while the five members of Anthrax performed their new song “Monster At The End” live.  Each photographer would hold down his camera’s shutter button continuously for the near-four minute-long song, capturing a steady stream of hundreds of still images.  

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‘Gateways to Annihilation‘, the iconic sixth studio album from Floridian death metal legends MORBID ANGEL, is available again now on vinyl.After enjoying worldwide success with their previous five classic albums, MORBID ANGEL had established themselves as kings of the death metal genre with their revolutionary and unapologetic sound.  This intensely dark and intricate sixth album is a historic masterpiece that emanates strength with its dynamic and sweeping passages and brutal lyrical content.Originally released in 2000, the long-out-of-print vinyl is available once again in a range of limited edition colours, including ‘Summoning Purple’ (limited to 300 copies) and ‘Ageless White’... 

As of now, it has been eight years since Amorphis last toured North America. Since then, the band has came overseas for one-off shows from time to time, like Maryland Deathfest for example, but the always-working Finnish metal band has all but missed out on North American fans.  

Rob Zombie is gearing up for the release of his new movie 31, set to be released in select theaters on 9/1.  A trailer for the film, which can be seen here, follows the horrific story of five carnival workers who are kidnapped the night before Halloween and held hostage in a large compound.  The carnies are forced to play 31, a life or death game.   

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Sweden’s Heavy Metal legends HAMERFALL are back, and are not just celebrating 20 years of a successful career which inspired an entire genre and beyond, but they are also releasing their brand new and 10th studio album ‘Built To Last’ on November 4th 2016 on Napalm Records!  

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Brooklyn’s musical alchemists Candiria – long-known for fusing metal, hardcore, jazz, and hip-hop in a unique, inimitable blend – will release their new album, While They Were Sleeping, via Metal Blade Records on October 7th. It was recorded at Spaceman Sound in Brooklyn by Tom Tierney and Alex Mead-Fox, and produced by Candiria. It’s the band’s first album since 2009′s Kiss the Lie.  

Meow! Who’s that cool (pink) cat coming to a screen near you? It’s the return of the classic Pink Panther animated series! MGM is bringing the Pink Panther & Pals episodes of the 2010 series to YouTube and the YouTube Kids App marking the very first time the show is available in digital streaming. Parents and grandparents who were fans of the series in their youth can now share their favorite kitty with their kiddies. I wanted to see if you might be interested in covering the return of one of the most popular animated characters of the 20th century now available for viewing anywhere, anytime on a tablet, smart phone or, TV near you.  

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  MORGAN Suspense-Horror Release Date: September 2, 2016 Directed by: Luke Scott Written by: Seth Owen Produced by: Ridley Scott, p.g.a.; Michael Schaefer, p.g.a.; Mark Huffam, p.g.a. Cast: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Rose Leslie, Boyd Holbrook, Michelle Yeoh, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Paul Giamatti   SYNOPSIS A corporate troubleshooter (Kate Mara) is sent to a remote, top-secret location, where she is to investigate and evaluate a terrifying accident. She learns the event was triggered by a seemingly innocent “human,” who presents a mystery of both infinite promise and incalculable danger.  

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Following another extremely successful GWAR B-Q, your Lords and Masters are GWAR pleased to announce another round of tour dates for this October.  Joining them on the tour are Darkest Hour and Mutoid Man.  This run kicks off October 27th in Norfolk, VA and runs through October 30th in Washington, DC.  

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In support of their new ‘But Wait…THERE’s MORE 7″/12″/CD ; SEPT 14th D.R.I. and Deathwish will be hitting the road for an 11 day midwest tour. When DEATHWISH comes back they will be finishing the recording of their new full length that will be out spring of 2017!  

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HUNTRESS ANNOUNCES FALL U.S. TOUR DATES BAND ALSO SET TO PERFORM AT OZZFEST SEPTEMBER 24 IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA California heavy metal band HUNTRESS kicks off the fall touring season with a string of headlining dates, a coveted slot on Ozzfest (September 24 in San Bernardino, CA) and as support for Trivium and Sabaton on a U.S. run in September and October. The tour marks the band’s first full-scale tour since releasing their third album Static in 2015.  

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Death metal legends OBITUARY have announced Ten Thousand Ways To Die, a special two-song single containing a pair of brand new studio tracks plus a bonus live set of twelve classics and fan favorites from the band’s storied catalog. Recorded in eleven different cities during the band’s highly successful 2015 Inked In Blood world tour, the live tracks capture the incredible performances of a band that has stood atop the death metal pantheon for almost 30 years.  

You’ve heard about his new series. You’ve seen his first appearance in the pages of Uncanny Inhumans. Before he explodes onto the scene in his new ongoing series, read the FREE 10 page MOSAIC PRELUDE – available right now via the Marvel Comics App and the Marvel Digital Comics Store! American screenwriter and novelist Geoffrey Thorne (Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man) and artist Khary Randolph (Deadpool: The Gauntlet) introduce the world to the character that will have the world talking!  

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