MASTODON: Rig Rundown With PREMIER GUITAR

Brent Hinds, Bill Kelliher and Troy Sanders of Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON spoke with link textPremier Guitar about their powerful-yet-simple rigs. At a recent stop in Nashville, this twice-Grammy-nominated band talked about their signature-model guitars and explained how they configure their touring setups. Check out the footage below. MASTODON's sixth album, "Once More ...

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SLIPKNOT: Ugly Christmas Sweater Now Available

SLIPKNOT is offering its own contribution to this year's "ugly Christmas sweater," a ubiquitous feature of the holiday season which began to sprout up in the last several decades. "Ugly Christmas sweater" or "tacky Christmas sweater" parties have been a holiday staple for several years, but there have been very few places to actually buy ...

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Video: Drunk PHILIP ANSELMO Meets Fans In Moscow

Philip Anselmo's (DOWN, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) official YouTube channel has been updated with video footage of a drunk Anselmo meeting and signing autographs for fans in Moscow, Russia on June 29. 2014 when PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS performed in the city as part of the Park Live festival. Check out ...

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Former MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER: 'I Wanted To Preserve The Legacy Of The Band'

On October 21, Sweetwater editorial director Mitch Gallagher conducted an interview with former MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover. You can now watch the chat below. (Note: The interview was conducted roughly one month before Drover and guitarist Chris Broderick announced their departures from MEGADETH.) A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what it was ...

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QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT: Video Footage Of Berlin Press Conference

Video footage of QUEEN and "American Idol" finalist Adam Lambert's December 11 press conference in Berlin, Germany can be seen below. QUEEN + Adam Lambert will tour Europe in January and February. "On the technical side, it's definitely more of a production than two years ago," Lambert said of the improvements that have been made ...

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