P.O.D. Begins Recording New Album With Producer HOWARD BENSON

Christian hard rockers P.O.D. (PAYABLE ON DEATH) have entered a Los Angeles-area studio with longtime producer Howard Benson to begin recording their new album for a tentative summer release. P.O.D. frontman Sonny Sandoval told All Access Live during this year's ShipRocked cruise(see video below) that he hopes to be done tracking the new CD in ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's RICHIE FAULKNER: 'We Think We've Got Another Record In Us'

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Richie Faulkner was interviewed by U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine during this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about how JUDAS PRIEST was re-energized by his addition to the band following the departure of original lead guitarist K.K. Downing in 2011, Faulkner said: "The whole re-energizing ...

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DIMEBAG's Grave Allegedly Vandalized By Up-And-Coming Metal Band

**UPDATE** The members of the Fort Wayne, Indiana death/thrash/black metal band NUCLEAR HELLFROST have released the following statement regarding allegations that they were involved in the desecration of Dimebag's grave: "The posts about us and to us are a complete surprise to us. Anything having to do with grave desecration was entirely a hoax put ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS 'Stepping Up' On Forthcoming Album

Terrie Carr of WDHA-FM 105.5 FM, the rock music station licensed to Dover and Morristown, New Jersey, recently conducted an interview with STONE TEMPLE PILOTS guitarist Dean DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. On the recent leg injury sustained by STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and LINKIN ...

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NIGHTWISH's TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Wants 'Endless Forms Most Beautiful' To Be Listened To In Its Entirety

Germany's EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH mastermind/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if NIGHTWISH's forthcoming full-length album, "Endless Forms Most Beautiful", is meant to be listened to in its entirety on a proper sound system, Tuomas said: "I would prefer people to listen to it on ...

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SOULFLY's New Album To Be Released In August

SOULFLY recently entered the studio with producer Matt Hyde (SLAYER, CHILDREN OF BODOM, MONSTER MAGNET, WINDS OF PLAGUE) to begin recording its tenth album for a late summer release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Speaking to Spotlight Report at this month's Soundwave festival in Australia, SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera said (see video below): "The next SOULFLY ...

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