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In other news…
Dream Deceivers, the 1992 documentary about the Judas Priest suicide trial, has finally been released on DVD and digital download.
Flying Colors, consisting of Deep Purple guitarist Steve Morse and Mike Portnoy on drums amongst others, will release their new album, Second Nature, on Friday, October 3.
Sepultura will be at 170 Russell on Friday, October 3.
Boris the Blade is headlining The Spring Rage Tour which will carve its way through The Reverence Hotel on Saturday, October 4. An all-ages show will be at Wrangler Studios on Sunday, October 5.
Lamb of God will release their documentary about Randy’s Czech court case, As the Palaces Burn, on Tuesday, October 7.
Skate punks Comeback Kid will play Central Club in Richmond on Saturday, October 18 and an AA gig at Phoenix Youth Centre in Footscray on Sunday, October 19.
Slipknot will release their new album, .5: The Gray Chapter, on Tuesday, October 21.
Devin Townsend’s Melbourne guitar clinic takes place at St Kilda Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22. Tickets via thumpmusic.com.au
Aussie hardcore rats Confession will play Central Club in Richmond on Saturday, October 25 and an AA gig at Phoenix Youth Centre in Footscray on Sunday, October 26.
Ne Obliviscaris will release their new album, Citadel, on Friday, November 7. They also kick off their national Citadel tour in Melbourne at 170 Russell on Friday, November 21.
Machine Head will release their new album, Bloodstone & Diamonds, on Friday, November 7.
Hand of Mercy, Hellions and Void of Vision will play The Evelyn Hotel on Thursday, November 13. An all-ages show takes place at the Phoenix Youth Centre on Friday, November 14.
Gorguts will play the Northcote Social Club on Friday, November 14.
Toxic Holocaust and Iron Reagan will be at The Reverence in Footscray on Sunday, November 16.
Prong will play The Hi-Fi on Friday, November 21.
Primordial are slated to release their new album, Where Greater Men Have Fallen, on Friday, November 21.
Trivium and In Flames will be at 170 Russell on Sunday, November 23.
Marduk with special guests Inquisition will tear the Northcote Social Club to shreds on Wednesday, January 14.
The 2015 Melbourne Soundwave festival will be held on Saturday, February 21 and Sunday, February 22.
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By Paul S Taylor
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