DREAM THEATER: 'The Astonishing' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"The Astonishing", the new album from progressive metallers DREAM THEATER, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Norway: #2 Hungary: #2 Italy: #3 Sweden: #3 Portugal –#3 Netherlands: #4 Germany: #5 Austria: #6 Canada: #7 Australia: #10 Japan: #10 Belgium: #11 U.K.: #11 U.S.: #11 France: #13 New Zealand: #17 Said the band in a ...

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MICHAEL MONROE Releases 'Goin' Down With The Ship' Video

"Goin' Down With The Ship", the new video from former HANOI ROCKS frontman Michael Monroe, can be seen below. The song is taken from Monroe's latest studio album, "Blackout States", which was released in October 2015 via Spinefarm Records. The 13-track follow-up to 2013's "Horns And Halos" was produced by Chips Kiesbye (HELLACOPTERS, NOMADS) in ...

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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY On Upcoming Album: 'There's More Blast Beats Going On All Over The Place'

Metal Wani writer William Richards recently conducted an interview with vocalist Chuck Billy of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether TESTAMENT will perform its recently recorded single, "The Brotherhood Of The Snake", on the upcoming U.S. tour ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To PHILIP ANSELMO: 'What Are You Doing, Man?'

Zakk Wylde has commented on last month's incident when ex-PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo said "white power" and made the Nazi salute on stage. Anselmo later claimed he was referring to drinking white wine as part of an "inside joke" but has since released a video message, saying that he "deserves completely" the "heat" that he ...

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