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Metallica guitarist and horror aficionado Kirk Hammett has announced Kirk Von Hammett's FEAR FestEvil, a multifaceted horror and music festival to take place at San Francisco's Regency Ballroom on February 7th and February 8th, 2014.
The inaugural event will feature highlights of Hammett's world famous Crypt Collection (including some of the most valuable horror collectibles in the world) inside a former Masonic temple, an extensive array of panels, live music, vendors and special guests.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to wander through out the venue and experience various "haunting areas" for one of a kind scares, and will even be able to take a taxidermy class on-site. Single day and full weekend tickets are available here.
"This will be the most sinister, evil, over the top horror and music festival to date," said Kirk Hammett. "I'm excited to bring horror fanatics, music fans, and other freaks together under the same roof in my hometown and can't wait to unleash my own personal horror collection for display."
Confirmed guests to appear include Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead), pioneering make-up artist and actor Tom Savini, legendary horror scribe John A. Russo (Night of the Living Dead), Anthrax co-founder Scott Ian, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist and horror enthusiast Slash, Heather Kangenkamp (Nightmare On Elm Street), Ron Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi Jr. and Sara Karloff, actresses P.J.Soles, Barbara Crampton, Patty Mullen, and Erika Eleniak, original Godzilla actor Haruo Nakajima, original Ultraman Satoshi "Bin" Furuya, Academy Award winning make-up artist Joel Harlow, Kane Hodder aka Jason Vorhees, tattoo artist and TV personality Amy Nicoletto, and more to be announced.
FEAR FestEvil will also feature live music with performances by Exodus and Carcass on Friday, February 7th (Hammett will make an appearance with the legendary Bay Area thrashers) and Death Angel, Orchid, and Death Division on Saturday, February 8th.
On Monday, August 26th, Carvin's Hollywood store will host its first-ever guitar exposition from 5-6PM.
Presented by Century Media Records, Dunlop Manufacturing, and Cleartone Strings, "Shreds of Insanity" will feature performances by four young guitar virtuosos on the rise in metal with special guest Francesco Artusato of All Shall Perish.
Participants will include Rick Di Marco of Death Division, Dave Silver of Savage Messiah, Parker Jameson of Starkill, and Jake Dreyer of White Wizzard.
As the name suggests, these shredders will demonstrate skills in various forms, including head-to-head solo duels. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to ask questions and win prizes such as a pair of tickets to see Wintersun, Arsis, Fleshgod Apocalypse, and Starkill that night at House of Blues Sunset Strip, a free subscription to Decibel Magazine, and more goodies from Century Media, Nuclear Blast, and Earache Records.
More info can be found at the Facebook event page here, and the address is:
7414 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90046 More...
Death Division, which features Jerry Montano (Hellyeah / Danzig) and Tim Yeung (Morbid Angel / Divine Heresy / Hate Eternal), has posted a new single online. Check out the track below, and the band also comments:
"Here is the BRAND NEW Death Division single 'I've had enough.' The new Death Division single 'I've Had Enough' debuted on Full Metal Jackie's syndicated show last night across the country.
"We are very proud and thankful for all YOUR support Please share this and help spread the word on Death Division and Gigantour13! We are so proud and humbled to be sharing the stage with metal giants Megadeth and David Draiman's bad ass new band Device!" More...
It has been a very busy and productive month for Death Division, which features Jerry Montano (Hellyeah / Danzig / Nothingface / Down & Dirty) and Tim Yeung (Morbid Angel / Divine Heresy / Hate Eternal / Nile). The band just wrapped up recording music for 6 new songs with producer/engineer Matt Starr.
"We are pumped about how the songs turned out and really into the organic tones we achieved." Says Tim Yeung, the band's drummer/co-founder. Death Division singer Sean De la Tour is currently in the studio working on vocals.
Below you can find the first sneak peek at Death Division. This teaser trailer features one of the six songs the band is currently working on in the studio. The video/short was written and directed by the bands bassist Jerry Montano and shot in April via "The Deathcult Manor" alongside Bill Weiss band videographer and editor.
The short/video to be released in June features Lacey Conner (Rock of Love) and Andrew Bryniarski (New Line Cinema's Texas Chainsaw Massacre) contains violence, nudity, and Death Division. "We wanted to take things in a different direction as far as unveiling the band while still making it interesting and not just another video," say bands bassist/co-founder Montano.