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Radio 66.6 – Weekly Music News: March 11th, 2014



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Radio 66.6We’re back with another installment of Radio 66.6! This week features the latest news, music, videos and tour dates from the likes of Goblin, Linkin Park, Megadeth, 30 Seconds to Mars, AFI, Goo Goo Dolls, Saxon, Deftones, Blessthefall, Devin Townsend, Candiria, La Dispute and more. Don’t touch that dial.

British heavy metal legends Saxon will release a live album titled St. George’s Day Sacrifice: Live In Manchester on April 29 via UDR Music.

Brooklyn urban fusion band Candiria have returned from a six-year hiatus. They’re releasing a new 7″ titled The Invaders on April 29 via Giant MKT, to be followed by an EP later this year.

Nine Inch NailsThe Downward Spiral celebrated its 20th anniversary this past weekend. I suggest spinning the classic album if you haven’t in a while.

Listen to Linkin Park‘s new single, “Guilty All the Same” featuring Rakim here. Their upcoming sixth album is expected later this year.

Listen to Devil You Know‘s first single, “Seven Years Alone,” here. The band is fronted by former Killswitch Engage vocalist Howard Jones. Their debut album, The Beauty of Destruction, is due out on April 29 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Stream La Dispute‘s new album, Rooms of the House, here. The effort comes out March 18 via Better Living/Staple Records.

Watch Blessthefall‘s music video for “Hollow Bodies” here. Their new album of the same name is available on Fearless Records.

Watch Demon Hunter‘s lyric video for a new song tilted “I Will Fail You” here. Their new album, Extremist, drops March 18 on Solid State Records.

Watch Evergreen Terrace‘s music video for “Dead Horses” here. It’s the title track from their latest album, which is out now on Rise Records.

Watch Devin Townsend‘s perform an instrumental “Willy Wanka” melody here. It’s an impressive one.

Italian prog-rock legends Goblin have announced a third round of U.S. tour dates. Check them out here.

Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars and AFI will embark on the “Carnivores Tour” this summer. Dates can be found here.

Megadeth have announced their world tour dates here.

Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T’s are touring together this summer. Head here for dates.

Deftones are playing some shows – mostly in Texas – in May. Dates are here.

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SOMA Sailing to Xbox One on December 1



SOMA (review) will be heading to Xbox One on December 1st with the addition of a new safe mode, and we have all the details you need right here!

SOMA Coming to Xbox One with New “Safe Mode”
There’s no need to be concerned. You are always safe…

Isolated, submerged in the ocean’s darkness, chaos has overtaken the halls of PATHOS-II, and the boundaries of humanity strained beyond repair. From Frictional Games, creators of the critically acclaimed Amnesia series, SOMA is coming to Xbox One on December 1st with the addition of Safe Mode.

Safe Mode introduces an optional new way to play SOMA in the Xbox One and PC releases. Protected from the hostile creatures below, let yourself sink into the mystery and atmosphere of PATHOS-II as you uncover the truth and determine the fate of the station.

SOMA is coming to Xbox One on December 1st and is available to pre-order now. Safe Mode will launch simultaneously as a free update for PC and will be available for PS4 at a later date.

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Thelma Is Fantastic and Now You Can Watch the Opening Scene



One of this year’s most beautiful and subdued horror films is Joachim Trier’s Thelma (review), which opens in Los Angeles tonight. To give you a bit of what the film is like, The Orchard have released the opening scene, which shows a man and his daughter hunting in the bleak Norwegian winter. When they come across a young deer, the true intentions of this trip become apparent…

Having seen Thelma, I can tell you that it’s truly something special. It’s a slow burn, to be certain, but it plays out gorgeously, resulting in a film that has yet to leave my mind.

Related Story: Exclusive Interview with Thelma’s Joachim Trier

Locations and tickets for Thelma can be found here.

Thelma, a shy young student, has just left her religious family in a small town on the west coast of Norway to study at a university in Oslo. While at the library one day, she experiences a violent, unexpected seizure. Soon after, she finds herself intensely drawn toward Anja, a beautiful young student who reciprocates Thelma’s powerful attraction. As the semester continues, Thelma becomes increasingly overwhelmed by her intense feelings for Anja – feelings she doesn’t dare acknowledge, even to herself – while at the same time experiencing even more extreme seizures. As it becomes clearer that the seizures are a symptom of inexplicable, often dangerous, supernatural abilities, Thelma is confronted with tragic secrets of her past, and the terrifying implications of her powers.

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Award-Winning The Child Remains Playing Tomorrow at the Blood in the Snow Festival



The award-winning supernatural thriller The Child Remains, which has been on the festival circuit, is returning to Canada to play tomorrow night at the Blood in the Snow Film Festival in Toronto. Tickets for the screening, which is at 9:30pm, can be found at the festival’s website.

The film has won awards in festivals across Canada as well as Best Foreign Feature at the Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival in London, UK.

Described as The Shining meets Rosemary’s Baby meets The Orphanage, the film stars Suzanne Clément, Allan Hawco, Shelley Thompson, and Geza Kovacs. Directed and written by Michael Melski, who co-produced the film alongside Craig Cameron and David Miller, The Child Remains is aiming for a Canadian theatrical release in Spring 2018 and a US theatrical release in October 2018.

An expectant couple’s intimate weekend turns to terror when they discover their secluded country inn is a haunted maternity home where unwanted infants and young mothers were murdered. Inspired by the true story of the infamous ‘Butterbox Babies’ and their macabre chapter in Canadian history, The Child Remains is a twisting supernatural thriller that emphasizes story and suspense over shock and gore.

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