LINKIN PARK Performs New Single 'Heavy' On Facebook Live (Video)

Continuing the tradition of reinvention and innovation, Grammy Award-winning rock outliers LINKIN PARK enjoyed another career first today by announcing the May 19 release date of their seventh studio album, "One More Light", and debuting their new single, "Heavy", on Facebook Live. As the biggest band on Facebook — with over 62 million followers — ...

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New L.A. GUNS Album 'Sounds Amazing,' Says PHIL LEWIS

The current version of L.A. GUNS — which includes singer Phil Lewis and the band's co-founding guitarist Tracii Guns — is recording a new album for a tentative summer release through the Italian record label Frontiers Music Srl. "It sounds amazing — I'm not exaggerating," Lewis tells Westword in a new interview. "It's ...

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New Song Premiere: EVANESCENCE's 'Even In Death (2016)'

On February 17, EVANESCENCE will release a very special career-spanning vinyl box set encompassing all of the band's studio albums — "Fallen", "The Open Door" and "Evanescence" (with the latter two making their vinyl debut) — and, for the first time ever, the commercial debut for the previously unreleased demo album "Origin". Also included in ...

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ASHES OF ARES Parts Ways With Drummer VAN WILLIAMS

ASHES OF ARES, the band featuring former ICED EARTH members Matt Barlow and Freddie Vidales, has parted ways with drummer Van Williams (ex-NEVERMORE). Says the band: "This decision was both mutual and amicable, and we wish Van nothing but the best with GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS and any other future endeavors. "What does that mean for ...

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EVOCATION: New Song 'The Coroner' Available For Streaming

Swedish death metallers EVOCATION will release their new album, "The Shadow Archetype", on March 10 via Metal Blade. The song "The Coroner", taken from "The Shadow Archetype", can be streamed below. EVOCATION guitarist Marko Palmen comments: "'The Coroner' is, in my eyes, a classic Swedish death metal track in the sense that it incorporates a ...

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