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Musicians Share Their Top 10 Picks

It's getting towards the end of the year, which means it's "top ten" list time again. Roadrunner Records has thrown its hat into the ring, sharing the top 10 albums various artists bought during the course of 2010. The picks from Opeth, Porcupine Tree, Dommin, Airbourne, Megadeth, Grand Magus, and Machine Head can be found below.

Mikael Akerfeldt Opeth Frontman:

Tears for Fears - Seeds of Love
Toshi Ichiyanagi - Flowers
The Dream - Get Dreamy
Yonin Bayashi - Isshoku Sokuhatsu
Serge Gainsbourg - Historie de Melody Nelson
Pain of Salvation - Road Salt Pt. 1
The Churchills - s/t
Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day
Wil Malone - Wil

JB Grand Magus Frontman:

Paul Gilbert - Fuzz Universe
John Norum - Play Yard Blues
Cathedral - The Guessing Game
Darkthrone - Circle The Wagons
Witchery - Witchkrieg
Spiritual Beggars - Return To Zero
Watain - Lawless Darkness
Necronaut - Necronaut
Accept - Blood of the Nations
Unleashed - As Yggdrasil Trembles More...

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Zombie, Murderdolls, Monster Magnet Sidewaves Show

Several bands on 2011's Soundwave lineup are coming together for an off-date "Sidewaves" show down south. With the Melbourne festival sold out, fans will still be able to catch Rob Zombie, Murderdolls, Monster Magnet and Dommin live at Festival Hall on March 3rd. All ages and licensed areas are available. Tickets go on sale Friday November 26th from Ticketmaster.

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Hastings Offering Free Metal MP3 Downloads

Gohastings.com has updated their daily free download page to include five rock and metal tracks for today, Tuesday August 17th. The free downloads can be found at this location. The songs available for download today are as follows:

Mutiny Within - "Awake"
Hail the Villain - "Take Back the Fear"
Dommin - "Tonight"
Taking Dawn - "Time to Burn"
Murderdolls - "My Dark Place Alone"

The free download page is updated daily, so the page will not include these songs starting tomorrow, August 18th.

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Twenty Two More Bands Confirmed For Download 2010

The organisers of Britains Download festival has announced a further twenty two additions to this years lineup. Glam metal veterans Ratt and Cinderella will be performing at the event, as will British heavy metal icons Saxon. Other bands confirmed for the festival include Hellyeah, H.I.M., Airbourne, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Y&T, Unearth, Steel Panther, Job For A Cowboy, A Day To Remember, Lawnmower Deth, Coheed & Cambria, 36 Crazyfists, Dommin, Whitechapel, Taking Dawn, August Burns Red, The Blackout, Rise To Remain and We Are The Fallen.

The festival takes place at Donington Park and will be held from friday the 11th of June to sunday the 13th. Other bands confirmed for the festival include Motorhead, Megadeth, Deftones and Them Crooked Vultures, as well as headlining acts AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine and Aerosmith.

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We Are The Fallen Sets Release Date For New Album

We Are The Fallen, the band made up of several former Evanescence members who took part in the band's break through smash album, "Fallen," will release their debut album "Tear The World Down" on May 11th, 2010. The band has already uncorked their first single, "Bury Me Alive," making it available exclusively for the digital domain in the beginning of February.

The five-some is comprised of the original members of multi-platinum trailblazing band Evanescence, guitarists Ben Moody and John LeCompt along with drummer Rocky Gray, joined by breakout American Idol finalist Carly Smithson on vocals. Acclaimed bassist Marty O'Brien (Disturbed and Static-X, among others) rounds out the band.

The group has also lined up a spring tour, their debut U.S. road trek in support of Finnish rock band H.I.M., which rolls out in later March The 28 city tour launches in Philadelphia, PA, on March 26th, crashing multiple major cities such as Boston, MA, on March 28th, Cleveland, OH, on April 1st, Chicago, IL on April 9th, Los Angeles, CA on April 23rd, and winding down in New York City on May 7th. Los Angeles bands' Dommin and Drive A will also be joining We Are The Fallen and H.I.M. on teh upcoming tour.

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Dommin Posts New Song, "Love is Gone," Online

Los Angeles goth rock band Dommin is gearing up for the February 2nd release of their debut album "Love is Gone" by offering a free streaming track off the new album every Friday. This week's track is "Love is Gone." "This song almost didn't make the album." explains frontman and namesake Kristofer Dommin. "I was a bit insecure about the song until my producers heard it and were adamant that it be included. I'm glad they felt that way because I consider it my favorite song on the album." Listen to the track below:

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Dommin Posts New Song, "Dark Holiday," Online

Los Angeles goth rock band Dommin is gearing up for the February 2nd release of their debut album "Love is Gone" by offering a free streaming track off the new album every Friday. This week's track is "Dark Holiday," a song frontman and lyricist Kristofer Dommin explain it's origin, "This song came about from the piano riff Konstantine would play at band rehearsals all the time as a warm-up. Eventually we sat down together and turned it into a song that has become a fan favorite." Listen to the track below:

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New Dommin Track Available for Streaming

Los Angeles goth rock band Dommin is gearing up for the February 2nd release of their debut album "Love is Gone" by offering a free streaming track off the new album every Friday.

This week's track is "Honestly," a song frontman and lyricist Kristofer Dommin says defines how, "Sometimes we must do the difficult things in order to do the right thing for our lives. This song embodies that experience." Listen to the track below:

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Deadlock to Support Lacuna Coil On German Dates

After a successful year 2009 including shows in Japan, Russia and all over Europe, DEADLOCK will support LACUNA COIL on their German tour dates. This tour marks a perfect finish for the "Manifesto" album cycle, just to start focusing on the next album after returning home from the trek.

Here are the Deadlock tour dates currently confirmed for 2010. More dates are to be announced.

19.02. LÖRRACH / Altes Wasserwerk (w. Fear My Thoughts)
20.02. BERLIN / Columbiaclub (w. Lacuna Coil & Dommin)
21.02. HAMBURG / Knust (w. Lacuna Coil & Dommin)
22.02. ASCHAFFENBURG / Colos Saal (w. Lacuna Coil & Dommin)
24.02. KÖLN / Essigfabrik (w. Lacuna Coil & Dommin)
25.02. KARLSRUHE / Substage (w. Lacuna Coil & Dommin)
26.02. MÜNCHEN / Backstage Halle (w. Lacuna Coil & Dommin)
27.03. ERFURT / Unikum (w. Anima)
25.-27.06. DESSEL (B) / Graspop Metal Meeting

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Lacuna Coil Announces Tour Supporting Bands

Lacuna Coil have announced that the support acts for their upcoming European headline tour will be Dirty Little Rabbits (featuring Shawn “Clown” Crahan from Slipknot) and the Gothic rock act Dommin. Dirty Little Rabbits will be direct support to Lacuna Coil on 7 shows, while Dommin will perform for all shows on the tour.

Lacuna Coil are touring in support of their new album “Shallow Life" on the following dates:

29.01.2010 (IRL) Dublin - The Academy (w/ Dirty Little Rabbits)
31.01.2010 (UK) Manchester - The Manchester Academy (w/ Dirty Little Rabbits)
01.02.2010 (UK) Birmingham - O2 Academy (w/ Dirty Little Rabbits)
02.02.2010 (UK) Glasgow - The ABC (w/ Dirty Little Rabbits)
04.02.2010 (UK) Bristol - O2 Academy (w/ Dirty Little Rabbits)
05.02.2010 (UK) London - O2 Shepherds Bush Empire (w/ Dirty Little Rabbits)
07.02.2010 (NL) Eindhoven - Effenaar
08.02.2010 (F) Paris – Bataclan (w/ Dirty Little Rabbits)
09.02.2010 (B) Borgerhout - Trix Hall
11.02.2010 (DK) Copenhagen - Pumpehuset
12.02.2010 (SE) Gothenburg - Brewhouse
13.02.2010 (N) Oslo - John Dee
15.02.2010 (SF) Helsinki - Nosturi
17.02.2010 (SE) Stockholm - Gota Kallare
18.02.2010 (SE) Malmö - KB
20.02.2010 (D) Berlin - Columbia Club
21.02.2010 (D) Hamburg - Knust
22.02.2010 (D) Aschaffenburg - Colos-Saal
24.02.2010 (D) Cologne - Essigfabrik
25.02.2010 (D) Karlsruhe - Substage
26.02.2010 (D) Munich - Backstage Halle
28.02.2010 (A) Vienna - Arena
01.03.2010 (CH) Zuerich - Dynamo
02.03.2010 (I) Milan - Alcatraz
04.03.2010 (I) Bologna - Estragon
05.03.2010 (I) Rome - Atlantico
06.03.2010 (I) Treviso - New Age

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Dommin Reveals New Album Details

Los Angeles goth-inspired rockers Dommin has unveiled the cover art and tracklisting for their debut album, entitled "Love is Gone." The tracklisting is as follows:

01. My Heart, Your Hands
02. New
03. Evenfall Hollow
04. Tonight
05. Love Is Gone
06. Dark Holiday
07. Without End
08. Within Reach
09. Closure
10. Making the Most
11. One Feeling
12. I Still Lost
13. One Eye Open
14. Honestly
15. Remember More...

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The 69 Eyes Announces More US Tour Dates

The 69 Eyes has announced more US tour dates with The Becoming and Dommin. The complete US tour schedule is as follows:

05.10 - Bottom of the Hill - San Francisco, CA
06.10 - Key Club - W. Hollywood, CA
09.10 - The Prophet Bar/ The Door - Dallas, TX
10.10 - Zombie's - San Antonio, TX
11.10 - Meridian - Houston, TX
14.10 - The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
15.10 - The Social - Orlando, FL
16.10 - Ground Zero - Spartanburg, SC
18.10 - Recher Theatre - Towson, MD
20.10 - The Gramercy - New York, NY
21.10 - The Note - West Chester, PA
23.10 - Harpo's - Detroit, MI
24.10 - Reggies - Chicago, IL

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The 69 Eyes Announces US Tour Dates

The 69 Eyes will be touring the U.S. in the month of October with The Becoming & Dommin. The dates are as follows:

10/05 - Bottom of the Hill; San Francisco, CA
10/06 - Key Club; W. Hollywood, CA
10/09 - The Prophet Bar/The Door; Dallas, TX
10/10 - Zombie's; San Antonio, TX
10/11 - Meridian; Houston, TX
10/14 - The Masquerade; Atlanta, GA
10/15 - The Social; Orlando, FL
10/16 - Ground Zero; Spartanburg, SC
10/18 - Recher Theatre; Towson, MD
10/20 - The Gramercy; New York, NY

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Dommin Readies Hot Topic-Exclusive EP

Dommin will be releasing a four song EP on July 7 exclusively through Hot Topic. The tracklisting is as follows:

1. My Heart, Your Hands
2. Dark Holiday
3. Without End
4. Awake

You can check out the art work and get more information here as well as stream "My Heart, Your Hands," the first track from this EP.

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Lacuna Coil Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Italian gothic metal outfit Lacuna Coil has announced a string of headlining tour dates in the United States. A message from vocalist Cristina Scabbia reads: "My dear friends,

"I have VERY good news! We'll be back to the US soon with our own tour! The American Spellbound Tour will have some very special guests as well: KILL HANNAH, SEVENTH VOID and DOMMIN!!!

"I will see you ALL there!!!!!

"Rock on, always!"

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Dommin Posts Teaser Trailer Online

Goth rockers Dommin have posted a new teaser trailer for their upcoming debut on Roadrunner Records. The video can be viewed here. Their previously released video "My Heart, Your Hands" can also be viewed below. More...

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Wednesday 13 Announces Changes To Upcoming Tour

Wednesday 13 has issued the following statement about change to their upcoming tour:

"Wednesday 13 is pleased to announce that Roadrunner recording artist Dommin will be replacing Son Of Sam on the West Coast tour dates this February. Due to commitments with their main bands, some of the members of Son Of Sam are no longer available to tour during this time.

Veteran A&R rep Monte Conner signed the band to the label and was quick to express his excitement, saying, "Dommin comes across as very fresh and unique in today's landscape. Kristofer Dommin is their secret weapon. His vocals are absolutely compelling, and this is especially evident live where you can feel the power, passion and emotion of every word he sings."

The dates are as follows:

Feb 20 2009 El Corazon Seattle, Washington
Feb 21 2009 Satyricon Portland, Oregon
Feb 22 2009 Blake’s On Telegraph Berkeley, California
Feb 24 2009 Whisky A Go-Go Hollywood, California
Feb 25 2009 The Sets Tempe, Arizona
Feb 27 2009 Red 7 Austin, Texas
Feb 28 2009 Club Dada Dallas, Texas

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Dommin, Mutiny and Port Amoral Sign To Roadrunner

Roadrunner Records has announced the signing of three up and coming new bands to an already diverse roster than includes heavyweights such as Nickelback, Slipknot, Killswitch Engage, Dragonforce, and Theory of a Deadman. Roadrunner's latest signings include Dommin, Mutiny and Port Amoral.

Los Angeles-based goth rock quartet Dommin was discovered by Dirty Icon Productions, a company founded by producers Logan Mader, former guitarist of longtime Roadrunner artist Machine Head, and Lucas Banker. Led by the enigmatic frontman, guitarist and songwriter Kristofer Dommin, Dommin puts a uniquely refreshing spin on the romantic, dark goth sound, bringing a unified voice to the brokenhearted, conflicted swarm of melancholic music fans who prefer to look at the glass as half-full. Veteran A&R rep Monte Conner signed the band to the label and was quick to express his excitement, saying, "Dommin comes across as very fresh and unique in today's landscape. Kristofer Dommin is their secret weapon. His vocals are absolutely compelling, and this is especially evident live where you can feel the power, passion and emotion of every word he sings." Dommin's line up is rounded out by keyboardist Konstantine, bassist Billy James and drummer Cameron. Check out the swell of black-hued, stormy and mysterious goth rock and their video clip of fan favorite “My Heart, Your Hands” on the band's heavily trafficked MySpace page. Look for the band’s Roadrunner debut, produced by Dirty Icon Productions, this winter.

New Jersey-based Mutiny, a band of young turks who play like a troupe of seasoned shred veterans and who plucked their singer from Blackpool, England, thanks to the wonders of MySpace, have also been added to the label roster. The thoroughly metallic outfit was unearthed and signed by A&R man Mike Gitter, who was blown away by the band's live firepower. Gitter says, "The band was playing at a level so early in its career that most bands never touch. With the addition of [vocalist] Chris Clancy, they verge on unbeatable. Mutiny are truly the graduating valedictorians of Generation Guitar Hero." With members ranging in age from 18 to 23, Mutiny's line up is rounded out by bassist Andrew "AJ" Jacobs, guitarists Brandon Jacobs and Lu Obregon, keyboardist Drew Stavola, and drummer Bill Fiore. The Mutiny crew will spend the next few months toiling diligently in the Jacobs family's basement and they won't come out until they have an absolute metal classic on their hands. Turn your ear to their progressive-for-the-new-generation of metal songs posted on their MySpace page.

Winnipeg, Canada's melodic metal band Port Amoral also joins the Roadrunner family. The group formed in 2004 and is comprised of a tandem of brothers, vocalist/bassist Jared Weiss and guitarist Eric Weiss. The line up is rounded out by guitarist Andrew Campbell and drummer Matthew Hallick. Port Amoral were also signed by Conner, whose interest was initially sparked after hearing demos produced by Canada's John Paul Peters (Comeback Kid, Waking Eyes) and taking in the energetic live show. "Port Amoral know how to craft songs with hooks and smart arrangements and their developed level of writing made me take notice," explains Conner. For a taste of the guitar mastery that turned Conner onto the band, check out a demo of the complex mini-epic "Villains" at the band's MySpace page. The band will record its Roadrunner debut with Colin Richardson (Bullet for My Valentine, Trivium, As I Lay Dying) for a winter 2009 release.

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