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Sweden’s Sister Sin Calls It A Day (2002-2015)

The morning coffee was interrupted by the sad news about the Swedish Hard Rock band Sister Sin who have decided to call it a day and disband. The official statement was found on their Facebook Page

Photo - Sister Sin - Ending 2015

“As of today, November 7th 2015, SISTER SIN is no more.

We know this may come as a surprise to many of you; honestly, it kinda took us by surprise too.
What was supposed to be a short eight weeks break, suddenly & unfortunately, turned in to the demise of the band.

– We have been touring and recording in a relentless schedule since 2008 and I guess we burned the candle in both ends and hit a wall. When we finally had the opportunity to step back and get some perspective, the motivation for some members in the band just wasn’t there any more…
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Rawr; Sister Sin’s Liv Jagrell Is In Penthouse Magazine

Winter is sure going to get a lot hotter now that Sister Sin’s awesome lead singer Liv Jagrell will be gracing the pages of this months issue of Penthouse Magazine. Yep, you read that correctly….Liv Jagrell is going to be in Penthouse but please don’t lose your sh*t about it because its a part of their “Sirens” column and is a very tastefully done shoot with an article about the band. Check out more below.

Magazine - Penthouse 1-2015

As you can tell, Penthouse Magazine is very excited about getting Liv Jagrell into the issue. “Liv Jagrell of Sweden’s Sister Sin has powerful pipes, a hot body, and can definitely kick your ass,” Penthouse writes. “With the band’s fifth album, ‘Black Lotus,’ and a fall European tour under her belt, she’s poised to dominate the U.S. heavy-metal scene … Jagrell’s voice transcends most modern metal singers, invoking more the classic, soaring sound of Judas Priest’s Rob Halford or maybe even Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson. When she’s not recording or on the road, her ‘day job’ is just as metal—she’s a personal trainer who can kick your ass and make you do squats till you puke.”
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Win To See Ill Nino In NYC On 10/20/2013

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The Details: Since 1998, the guys in Ill Nino have been champions for the cause of Latin Metal and keep their fans on edge with show after show. The band has new music to deliver and has embarked on their “American Epidemia” Tour. They’ll also have some cool support acts to enjoy and that makes me happy to say that thanks to the fine folks at Livenation, some lucky PiercingMetal fans will be seeing the show for free. How cool is that?
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Doc Coyle Leaves God Forbid & Then God Forbid Also Ends :(

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I must admit that this surprised me but yes, Doc Coyle posted it on his Facebook late on Friday afternoon informing his friends and followers that he was leaving God Forbid after thirteen years at the guitar. That was that we felt, and the plan was to put up a posting to wish Doc the best of luck going forward because I’ve often had the pleasure of meeting him at shows and he was a really nice guy.

God Forbid’s Doc Coyle @ B.B. King’s (2010)

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Win Tix To See Otep In NYC On 3/31/2013

Poster - Otep at Studio - 2013

The Scoop: Singer Otep Shamaya and her Art-House Metal meets Nu-Metal band that goes under her name have been releasing albums since 2000 to the delight of her most ardent fans. The group has been signed to Victory Records for the last few years and most recently released their first ever live album “Sounds Like Armageddon” and “Hydra” the latter of which Shamaya has been quoted citing as being the bands final recording. Only time will tell if this will actually be the case. That being said, it’s awesome to be able to offer this contest to the PiercingMetal readers in conjunction with the folks at Excess DB Entertainment. This Easter Sunday Slaughter will also feature One Eyed Doll, The Things They Carried and more. Read on how to participate.
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