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An official stream of Machine Head‘s “Killers & Kings” 10″ has now been posted online. A demo version of the title track was featured along with covers of Ignite‘s “Our Darkest Days“/”Bleeding” on the 10″. It saw a release this past weekend as part of the 2014 ‘Record Store Day‘. You can pick that up now in each of its four tarot card cover variants here.

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The lineup for the 2014 ‘Revolver Golden Gods Awards‘ has undergone some changes since it’s original announcement. According to a new press release, Duff McKagan will once again join Guns N’ Roses onstage during the bands headlining performance at the event.

Also of note is Korn will apparently no longer performing at the event. Instead, Suicide Silence have been added to the bill and will be joined by Soulfly‘s Max Cavalera during their special set. Joan Jett And The Blackhearts, A Day To Remember, Zakk Wylde and The Pretty Reckless will also be performing during the awards ceremony, which will be held this Wednesday, April 23rd at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, CA.

The event will be streamed live on Amazon, VH1.com, VH1classic.com and the VH1 app. It will also be aired on VH1 Classic on Saturday, May 24th. Other artists due to appear at the event include:

Black Sabbath
Linkin Park
‘s Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda
Rob Zombie
Alice Cooper
Ace Frehley
Scott Ian
Dave Navarro
Orianthi
Marilyn Manson
Andrew Dice Clay
Carmen Electra
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein
Tony Hawk
Joe Manganiello
(“True Blood“, etc.)
Bam Margera
Pauley Perrette
(“NCIS“)
Richie Sambora
Jacoby Shaddix
of Papa Roach
Danny Trejo
The Winery Dogs

That Metal Show‘s Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine will be hosting this years event. For a rundown of who is up for awards this year, head here.

Elitist Sign With Equal Vision Records

Elitist have found a new label home with Equal Vision. The band will be in the studio this May to begin recording their new full-length for the label with Daniel Braunstein (Volumes) and Julian Rodriguez co-producing the outing. Additionally, the following video teaser was released in celebration of the signing. Elitist will also be out on the road this month with Texas In July and more, see here for dates.

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Linkin Park Post New Trailer For “The Hunting Party”

Linkin Park have uploaded the following trailer comprised of studio footage for their new album “The Hunting Party“. A June 17th release date is scheduled for that album. Numerous guests have been tapped for the endeavor, including Helmet‘s Page Hamilton on “All For Nothing“, System Of A Down/Scars On Broadway singer/guitarist Daron Malakian on “Rebellion” and rapper Rakim on the already-released “Guilty All The Same“.
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Orgy Seek Extras For New Music Video Shoot

Orgy will be filming a music video for their latest single “Wide Awake And Dead” in Hollywood, CA this Tuesday & Wednesday. The group are seeking extras for the shoot, offering:

“Shooting Wide Awake & Dead video Tues in Hollywood. A few scenes require extras. If you are interested in being in the video please contact Lou at: d1musicinfo@gmail.com

Please let us know ur availability this Tues. April 22nd thru Wed April 23rd, & tell us what city you live in.

Please include a picture of yourself, as we are seeking different types of looks for different scenes. Locations and info will be emailed to you if you are cast for the shoot. That’s all I know at the moment, so pls inquire at the above email addy. If I get any more info, I will post here about it. Please don’t be offended with the band if ur not selected. We have hardly anything to do with how many people are needed. Hope to see some of you Tuesday.. Thanks!”

A full album stream of Robotic Empire‘s tribute to Nirvana‘s “In Utero” has been released below. The effort, titled “In Utero: In Tribute: In Entirety“, was released this past weekend as part of ‘Record Store Day‘ and can now be purchased digitally. The long-gestating comp features covers done by the likes of Thursday, Daughters, These Arms Are Snakes, Circa Survive and more.
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Scar The Martyr (Ex-Slipknot, Etc.) Hosting Public Tryouts For New Vocalist

Scar The Martyr—who feature ex-Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison and former Darkest Hour guitarist Kris Norris, among others—have gone public with their hunt for a new vocalist, offering the following call:

“As recently mentioned, Scar The Martyr is looking for a new vocalist. Before we make a final decision, we have decided to open up submissions to the public. If you are interested, email your tryout video to stmvocaltryout@stronghq.com. We look forward to seeing and hearing your submissions.

Scar The Martyr

The group recently parted ways with their vocalist Henry Derek. How he left the band remains up to some debate however as the group claim they fired him, while Derek insists he quit.

Motionless In White Recording New Album

The recording process for Motionless In White‘s new album is well underway with the band having begun tracking earlier this month. The groups vocalist Chris Motionless offered the below update on their progress earlier today:

“…recording the new album has been going great. Release date, title and more info coming pretty soon. Pumped.”

Candiria Forging Ahead On Another New EP

Candiria continue to track new material for another EP to come. The band posted the following update on that today:

“Another day of tracking at Jupiter4 Studios East with Steve Schalk. Michael MacIvor will be tracking Bass and John LaMacchia will be finishing up Guitars for a new song for the EP slated for a summer release. Exciting stuff!!”

Prior to the aforementioned release, the group will return with “The Invaders” EP on April 29th on 7″ vinyl/digital formats. You can hear the title track from that here.

Wovenwar—the new project made up of various members of As I Lay Dying and Oh, Sleeper‘s Shane Blay—have debuted their new song “All Rise” below. A debut album will land this summer on Metal Blade Records. Meanwhile, the group have also announced their first-ever shows:

08/15 Hasselt, BEL – Pukkelpop
08/16 Hamburg, GER – ELB Riot
08/17 Herford, GER – X RockFest
08/21 London, UK – The Barfly
08/22-24 Leeds & Reading Festivals

Along with Blay, the band feature As I Lay Dying‘s Jordan Mancino, Nick Hipa, Phil Sgrosso and Josh Gilbert. They have been working on their debut effort throughout the past year with producer Bill Stevenson (Descendents, Black Flag) and tapped Colin Richardson (Slipknot, Machine Head) to mix it.

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