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Last updated on October 24, 2014 at 7:58 AM ET

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5 news articles posted today (and counting...)

Rated X Releases Lyric Video For New Track

Rated X - the hard rock supergroup featuring ex-Rainbow vocalist Joe Lynn Turner and King Kobra drummer Carmine Appice, ex-Ace Frehley/ex-Thor guitarist Karl Cochran and ex-Blue Murder bassist Tony Franklin - issued a lyric video for the new single "Stranger In Us All." The song appears on the self-titled debut album which drops via Frontiers Records on November 7th (EU) and November 11th (USA).

The track list for the album is:

1. Get Back My Crown
2. This is Who I Am
3. Fire and Ice
4. I Don't Cry no More
5. Lhasa
6. Devil in Disguise
7. You Are the Music
8. Peace of Mind
9. Maybe Tonight
10. On the Way to Paradise
11. Our Love is Not Over
12. Stranger in Us All

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Devin Townsend Releases "Rejoice" Lyric Video

The incomparable Devin Townsend released another lyric video, this time for the opening track of the new album "Z²" entitled "Rejoice." The album is set for worldwide release via InsideOut Music (through Century Media Records) on October 27, 2014. Check out a review for the album at this location.

The full track list is:

Disc 1 - Sky Blue

1. Rejoice
2. Fallout
3. Midnight Sun
4. A New Reign
5. Universal Flame
6. Warrior
7. Sky Blue
8. Silent Militia
9. Rain City
10. Forever
11. Before We Die
12. The Ones Who Love More...

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Vanish Posts "Come To Wither" Teaser Clip

German progressive/power metal act Vanish posted a preview clip for the new album "Come to Wither," the sophomore full length album and first in eight years. The album drops today via Massacre Records. The album features a guest appearance by Primal Fear vocalist Ralf Scheepers on the album finale "The Grand Design."

The track listing for the album is:

1. Come to Wither
2. Great Collapse
3. Bless the Buried Child
4. Renewal
5. This Is How We Die
6. Curtain Call
7. Silence (see music video here)
8. Hollow
9. Hope Shall Rise
10. Reboot
11. The Grand Design (Feat. Ralf Scheepers)

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Dimension Releases "Pale Horse" Music Video

Colorado progressive metal act Dimension released a music video for the new track "Pale Horse." The song is set to appear on the band's third studio album entitled "Revolution," which will be issued on November 18th via Nightmare Records. It marks the first release in seven years.

This Denver three piece will unleash the double album of thirteen songs that show "their usual weapons, heaviness and complexity mixed with bright and irreverent lyrics, this is gonna take you through a sci-fi journey of melodic passages and realistic statements about politics, war, religion, drugs and human condition of our society."

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In Search Of Sun Gives You The World

At once familiar but still offering a refreshingly new take on the style, In Search Of Sun creates a melodic hybrid of rock and metal that is seeing the band rising quickly through the ranks.

Having progressed far enough in sound in just a few years that the band ended up changing names entirely, In Search Of Sun's debut full-length album "The World Is Yours" dropped at the beginning of the month via Raging Demon Entertainment.

The hungry young group will embark on the "No Money No Bitches" tour across the U.K. starting on Halloween, and while preparations ensue we got in touch with vocalist Adam Leader to discuss the new album and the struggle of creating lyrics that are both personal but can still be related to by the audience. More...

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