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Volbeat To Tour North America With Iced Earth And Hellyeah

Posted by on April 18, 2012

Earlier today, Vobeat announced plans to tour North America this Summer. Joining the Danish rockabilly metal group will be Hellyeah and Iced Earth. Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer had the following to say about the tour: “I’m completely stoked, Volbeat is one of my all-time favorite bands, and Michael and the boys are great people. […]

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Symphony X / Adrenaline Mob’s Russell Allen: “I’m Making Music For Myself”

Posted by on March 13, 2012

This past weekend, Symphony X’s co-headlining North American tour with Iced Earth came to an end. However, things won’t be slowing down for singer Russell Allen anytime soon. That’s because his other group Adrenaline Mob, also featuring Mike Portnoy, John Moyer and Mike Orlando, have just released their debut full length Omertà. And like he has […]

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Volbeat Frontman And Iced Earth Guitarist Plan To Collaborate

Posted by on December 14, 2011

Volbeat frontman Michael Poulsen and Iced Earth guitarist/founder Jon Schaffer showed off their newfound friendship in Copenhagen, Denmark last week when the metal rockabilly frontman joined Iced Earth onstage. Now it looks like the two new buddies could make the journey from the stage to the studio. Following the show in Copenhagen, Schaffer filmed a […]

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Video: Volbeat Frontman Joins Iced Earth Onstage

Posted by on December 7, 2011

Iced Earth and Volbeat aren’t exactly two bands you’d normally group together. Iced Earth is a solid power metal group, while Volbeat have been highly noted for their fusion of metal and rockabilly. As it turns out, though, Iced Earth guitarist/founder Jon Schaffer is a big fan of Volbeat and has become good buds with […]

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iPhone Users Love Spotify, Plus Century Media Artists Respond To The Debate

Posted by on August 17, 2011

According to Onavo, an appmaker/analyst that recently estimated install rates across several countries, 3.4% of American iPhones have Spotify installed as of July 24. While it’s smaller than the percentage in other countries (apparently 18.6% have the service installed in Sweden), this still speaks to the popularity of the streaming service. If this data is […]

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Iced Earth Frontman To Leave Iced Earth Once Again

Posted by on March 3, 2011

Iced Earth singer Matthew Barlow has revealed that he will part ways with the band following all of their European festival commitments in 2011. In a lengthy but heartfelt statement, Barlow cites his desire to spend more time with his family, which Iced Earth’s growing touring commitments wouldn’t allow. This is Barlow’s second time leaving […]

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Iced Earth Ditches Fan Club For Facebook

Posted by on November 5, 2010

Iced Earth guitarist/founder Jon Schaffer has announced the closing of the band’s fan club Minions Of The Wicked. All fan interaction instead will be conducted through Facebook via the band’s publicist Bill Murphy and with the blessing of Schaffer. Fans who are currently members of the club will still receive a membership t-shirt, as well […]

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