November 2017 - Blabbermouth Archive

Indonesian President May Have To Give Up METALLICA Box Set He Received From Danish Prime Minister

Indonesian president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will file a report with the country's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) regarding the METALLICA "Master Of Puppets" box set he received from Danish prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. Since the gift technically constitutes a form of gratification, it must legally be reported to the KPK, according to Coconuts ...

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GRAVEN To Release 'Heirs Of Discord' EP In 2018

Extreme metal outfit GRAVEN — formed in the ashes of SWARM OF THE LOTUS — makes its destructive return, ending a four-year hiatus with the construction of a new EP titled "Heirs Of Discord" for release in 2018. With its members currently located in Arizona, Maryland, New Jersey, and Florida, GRAVEN initiated the recording sessions ...

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Listen To New MORBID ANGEL Song 'For No Master'

"For No Master", a brand new song from the legendary death metal unit MORBID ANGEL, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, which will be released on December 1 via Silver Lining Music and JVC in Japan. Titled "Kingdoms Disdained", the record reunites founding guitarist Trey Azagthoth with ...

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Former QUEENSRŸCHE Singer GEOFF TATE Records New Song For Charity

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate has recorded a brand new song in support of charity. All proceeds from the track, which will be released next month, will benefit MercyWatch, a nonprofit focused on outreach to the homeless community in Snohomish County, located in the U.S. state of Washington, where Tate lives with his family. During ...

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KIRK HAMMETT's KHDK ELECTRONICS Introduces 'Ghoul Jr' Overdrive

In celebration of co-founder/guitar legend Kirk Hammett's recent birthday (November 18), KHDK Electronics has unveiled the latest addition in their lineup of award-winning pedals. Inspired by their celebrated Ghoul Screamer, Ghoul Jr is the tone lab's first mini pedal: small, but lethal. "Evil things come in small packages," commented Hammett of Ghoul Jr. Ghoul Jr ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Says GRAMMY Nomination Was 'A Nice Surprise'

AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows says that the band's Grammy nomination for "Best Rock Song" for "The Stage" was "a nice surprise." It's the first-ever Grammy nod for the Southern California-based group comprised of Shadows, guitarists Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, bassist Johnny Christ and drummer Brooks Wackerman. Also nominated in the "Best Rock Song" ...

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