METALLICA Named 'Best International Band' At NME AWARDS

METALLICA was named "Best International Band" at the 2017 NME Awards, held Wednesday night (February 15) at the O2 Academy in Brixton, south London, England. The group was up against the likes of TAME IMPALA, GREEN DAY, KINGS OF LEON, A TRIBE CALLED QUEST and TEGAN AND SARA in the category. The band couldn't make ...

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DEMON HUNTER Releases 'Died In My Sleep' Video

The official video for the song "Died In My Sleep" from DEMON HUNTER can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Outlive", which will be released on March 31 through a partnership with Solid State Records. The disc, which is the band's eighth overall and the follow-up to 2014's "Extremist", ...

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IMMOLATION: Lyric Video For New Song 'Fostering The Divide'

The official lyric video for the song "Fostering The Divide" from New York death metallers IMMOLATION can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Atonement", which will be released on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. "Atonement" was recorded at Millbrook Sound Studios in Millbrook, New York with longtime producer Paul ...

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Guitarist KASPERI HEIKKINEN Quits U.D.O. And DIRKSCHNEIDER

Finnish guitarist Kasperi Heikkinen has left U.D.O. and DIRKSCHNEIDER — the two bands fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — for personal reasons. Says U.D.O. in a statement: "There is no bad blood or drama in this departure. The band and especially Udo wanna thank Kasperi for his great support and many fantastic shows ...

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GEOFF TATE: How 'Silent Lucidity' Became QUEENSRŸCHE's Biggest Hit

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate says that the band's touching ballad "Silent Lucidity" almost didn't make the band's triple platinum-certified album "Empire". After building a devoted fan base with album and EP releases throughout the 1980s, including 1988's critically acclaimed "Operation: Mindcrime", QUEENSRŸCHE broke into the mainstream across North America and abroad with the 1990 ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announces Last Show Of 'The Book Of Souls' Tour

Due to overwhelming demand, British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN have added a second night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Saturday, July 22. Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 25 at 10:00 a.m. EST via Ticketmaster.com. The extra date in Brooklyn on July 22 will be the final chance for MAIDEN fans to witness "The ...

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