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Chuck Armstrong

For as long as he can remember, Chuck has been crazy about rock and roll. His first concert was Def Leppard at the age of 6 - and the rest, as they say, is history. He's been on-air for one of the biggest rock radio stations in the country (you can call him F 'Em Up Chuck) and now he's enjoying life living in New York City. Keep on rockin' in the free world!

Vital Vinyl: Barren Womb Drummer Timo Silvola Talks ‘The Sun’s Not Yellow, It’s Chicken’ + More

Barren Womb- 'The Sun's Not Yellow, It's Chicken' - Vital Vinyl

With three limited edition pressings of their debut album, 'The Sun's Not Yellow, It's Chicken' - including a triple-split yellow-and-black record that looks like a frog's eye - Norway's rock duo Barren Womb have quickly made a name for themselves on the ever-growing list of new music.

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Behemoth, 1349, Goatwhore + More Bring Pure Evil to New York City’s Irving Plaza

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Evil ran rampant in New York City on Saturday night (Apr. 19) as Behemoth, 1349, Goatwhore, Inquisition and Black Crown Initiate stormed the gates of Irving Plaza. With the Metal Alliance Tour in full effect and a sold-out crowd packing the venue, metalheads were in for a treat that would end in epic fashion.

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Vital Vinyl: Biblical Vocalist Nick Sewell Discusses New Album ‘Monsoon Season’

Biblical - 'Monsoon Season' - Vital Vinyl

What would the Foo Fighters sound like if they dropped acid and traveled back in time about 40 years? As you think about that killer scenario, you can actually get a realistic idea of the answer by turning your ears toward Canada's Biblical. With the release of their debut full-length, 'Monsoon Season,' Biblical explore several different genres while maintaining a consistently unique sound.

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Vital Vinyl: BL’AST! Frontman Cliff Dinsmore Discusses Influences, Reissues + The Future

BL'AST! - 'The Expression of Power' - Vital Vinyl
Southern Lord

In the summer of 2013, punk and hard rock fans around the world welcomed a brand new album from legendary Santa Cruz outfit BL'AST!. The only thing was, it wasn't exactly "brand new." Taking the original tapes from the band's second album, 'It's in My Blood,' the music was remixed and remastered with the help of Southern Lord Records, Dave Grohl and a few other individuals. Less than a year later, BL'AST! are celebrating another new album of sorts with another reissue, this time of their debut record, 'The Expression of Power.'

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Vital Vinyl: Guitarist Michael Repasch-Nieves of Junius Talks New EP + Upcoming Album

Junius - 'Days of the Fallen Sun' - Vital Vinyl

Following the success of their second studio album, 'Reports from the Threshold of Death,' Boston's Junius decided to release an eight-track EP rather than another full-length record. Stacked with four songs and four eerie interludes, 'Days of the Fallen Sun' proves that the band can break new ground no matter the record's length.

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