Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In Pasadena

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's new RATT performing on May 27 at The Rose in Pasadena, California can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently parted ways with bassist Scotty Griffin (ex-L.A. GUNS) and replaced him with Robbie Crane. Crane previously played bass for RATT from 1996 to 2012 and appeared on the band's 1999 ...

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TESTAMENT/DARK ANGEL Drummer GENE HOGLAN Created Popular Machine-Gun Double-Bass Beat On His Toilet

Legendary extreme metal drummer Gene Hoglan (TESTAMENT, DARK ANGEL, DEATH, FEAR FACTORY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DETHKLOK) was interviewed for the "Metalheads United" podcast this past March in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On writing music on guitar: ...

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DISCHARGE Forced To Reschedule U.S. Tour

U.K.-based hardcore punk legends DISCHARGE have been forced to cancel their U.S. headlining tour, which was scheduled to kick off today (Saturday, May 28) at the Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore. "Due to circumstances beyond our control, our visas have been delayed and we are forced to postpone the immediately forthcoming tour dates in North America," ...

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