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Be Prog! My Friend... Festival 2016

Spain, Barcelona (Poble Espanyol)
01-02 July 2016

Opeth
Between The Buried And Me
Steven Wilson
Textures
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http://beprogmyfriend.com/16/en/be-prog-my-friend-festival/
 
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KMFDM - Sign With EarMUSIC, To Release Compilation 25.06

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Motionless In White - Join Roadrunner, Stream Single 25.06

Motionless In White have joined forces with Roadrunner Records and the successor to Reincarnate (2014) will drop on the new label. Before that, you can listen to the band's new single "570" and also get it digitally here. Alternatively, you can stream it below. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
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You guys are probably sick of hearing about Babymetal, right? Believe me, I completely understand. Poking the hornet's nest is getting a bit old for me as well. Still, you should just admit it - you're all harboring some morbid curiosity about what goes on at a Babymetal show. What kind of people go to such a thing? What sort of sick, twisted things do they get up to? Courageously, I took it upon myself to attend a Babymetal show, for no other reason than to report back to the real world and definitely not because I'm a huge fan now. Here follows my account. (by ScreamingSteelUS)   Read more ››
 
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Napalm Death

Former vocalist Lee Dorrian was a special mystery guest on an episode of the popular British panel game show "Never Mind the Buzzcocks." The show features a recurring segment in which panelists are shown a clip of a music video and asked to pick out from a lineup of five people which one was in the band featured. Shown was a clip of Napalm Death performing with Dorrian. The segment can be seen here (starts at 4:25).

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