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| 11 December 2012 | Reply

Legendary heavy metal drummer GENE HOGLAN ”THE ATOMIC CLOCK” has been selected as a nominee in’s 2012 drummer of the year category. Fans can vote now until Jan 15  at HOGLAN spent 2012 on the road with TESTAMENT, DEATH TO ALL (a tribute to Death), ANTHRAX and most recently DETHKLOK. 2012 marked the release of TESTAMENT’s new album ”DARK ROOTS OF EARTH”, DETHKLOK’s ”DETHALBUM III”, BRENDON SMALL’s ”GALAKTIKON” and MELDRUM’s (a tribute to his fallen friend Michelle Meldrum) long awaited third album ”LIFER” all featuring HOGLAN behind the kit.

TESTAMENT have been nominated for metal band of the year and the single ”TRUE AMERICAN HATE” is up for metal song of the year. DETHKLOK’s ”I EJACULATE FIRE” is among the nominees for metal video of the year. Vote now and often at

In 2012 TESTAMENT’s ”DARK ROOTS OF EARTH” debut at #12 on the Billboard top 200 charts, hit #1 in the rock album category and was #9 in the world sales charts. DETHKLOK’s ”DETHALBUM III” showed an even stronger debut at #10 and hit #1 in the hard music album chart category.

Gene Hoglan recently released his long-awaited instructional DVD, “The Atomic Clock”. Available at Hoglan Industries ( in the U.S. and at Reversed Records ( Canada, the disc showcases Hoglan’s three decades of experience of performing and recording with the world’s most well-known metal bands such as DEVIN TOWNSEND, DARK ANGEL, DEATH, DETHKLOK, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT, ZIMMERS HOLE, and most recently FEAR FACTORY, along with many others on his resume.

For more information on Gene Hoglan, please visit these websites:

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