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Last updated on August 1, 2015 at 3:28 AM ET

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Chasing Safety Premieres New Single

Chasing Safety premieres its new single "Dogs Of Justice", which was recorded at Oceanic Recording with Taylor Larson (Darkest Hour, Veil Of Maya). Chasing Safety is currently out on the road with Upon A Burning Body, A Skylit Drive, iwrestledabearonce, Within The Ruins and Oceano
as part of this year’s "The All Stars Tour".

Check out now "Dogs Of Justice" below and all remaining tour dates after the jump.

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Anthrax Streaming "A.I.R." Drum-Cam Footage

House Of Blues is streaming pro-shot drum-cam footage of Charlie Benante performing the song "A.I.R." with Anthrax this past Wednesday, July 29 at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood, California. Anthrax's show was the final metal show at the Sunset Strip House Of Blues by the way.

Says Frank Bello: "Every show we've done at the Sunset House of Blues has been a party. Everyone who we're friends with who's not on tour shows up, either to jam or drink or just hang out. And I'll really miss that. Sunset Boulevard has lost its last great place to play."

Charlie Benante: "The memories that have been created will always live on for anyone who went to the HOB. I feel honored and privileged to have this last chance to blow the roof off of the HOB. The Strip will soon end up looking like a corporate strip mall, no memories there."

Check out now the "A.I.R." live drum-cam playthrough below.

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Miss May I Streaming Full New Album

Miss May I will release new record "Deathless" on August 7 via Rise Records, but today the band is giving fans a chance to stream the record in its entirety a week before its debut.

Listen in below, and you can also pre-order the album at this location. Meanwhile, fans can catch the band live at the remaining dates of Vans Warped Tour:

Aug 1 - Salt Lake City, UT - Utah State Fairpark (Warped Tour)
Aug 2 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center Parking Lot (Warped Tour)
Aug 5 - San Diego, CA - Qualcomm Stadium Parking Lot (Warped Tour)
Aug 7 - Portland, OR - Portland Stadium Parking Lot (Warped Tour)
Aug 8 - Auburn, WA - White River Amphitheater (Warped Tour)
Aug 12 - Des Moines, IA - Wooly’s
Aug 23 - Horseheads, NY - iMatter Festival 2015 More...

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Iron Kingdom Crashes On Tour

After just releasing the "Ride For Glory" album and kicking off a Canadian / U.S. tour scheduled to run through the end of September, Iron Kingdom has had to put the breaks on the trek early. The band comments:

"Iron Kingdom has had a terrible accident on our way to Calgary to play our 2nd show on the tour. We do not know the full extent of the damage to our equipment or our possible options yet for the remainder of the tour, but will do everything we can to keep on rocking!

"All 4 band members have survived the crash thankfully with minor scratches and bruises. Sadly we have not been able to make tonight's gig in Calgary," More...

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Fallen Angels Announces New Shows

U.S. thrash outfit Fallen Angels will hit the road for dates in Oregon and Washington state in promotion of third studio release "World In Decay," due out August 4.

"World In Decay" was produced by Grammy award winning metal producer/engineer Michael Rosen (Forbidden, Testament, Death Angel, Flotsam and Jetsam, Tesla, Vicious Rumors) and will drop vial Cyberdyne Records, following 2010's "Engines of Oppression." Check out a new song below, and see the band live on these dates:

August 13 - Medford, OR @ G Street Bar
August 14 - Ashland, OR @ Club 66
August 22 - Tacoma, WA @ Louie G's *CD release show*
Sept 19 - Seattle, WA @ The Skylark w/ Eukaryst
Oct 31 - Tacoma, WA @ Louie G's More...

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Surgikill Posts New Song

A savagely ruthless song from Surgikill is now online - experience a pack of raving lunatics foaming at the mouth and drooling pure blood & guts death metal below. The band also comments:

"'Relentless Revenge' is the name of the song, and it's our bloody-heartfelt homage to Ruggero Deodato's immortal classic of pure cinematic brutality and violence, 'La casa sperduta nel parco,' aka 'House on the Edge of the Park!' Enjoy the madness, and know that this is ONLY the beginning..."

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Pagan's Mind Releasing DVD/2CD Set

A highlight in the Pagan's Mind career was playing the ProgPower USA festival in 2003. Hard on the heels of the sophomore release "Celestial Entrance," the praise received in Atlanta was unlike anything the band had ever experienced before.

Pagan's Mind played the festival again in 2007 (also appearing as the house band for the "All Star Jam"), and in 2009 returned for the festival's 10 Year Anniversary under the moniker "Returning Heroes."

On September 11th, 2014, another historical performance took place at Center Stage, featuring "Celestial Entrance" in its entirety plus an additional set including the instrumental piece "Full Circle." It is this piece which comprises the theme of the show you are about to witness.

Now the band will release this concert entitled "Full Circle" on October 16, 2015 as a 2CD/DVD digipak version, Blu-ray/2CD version, 2LP Gatefold version and download through SPV/Steamhammer. The track listing is: More...

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