ARCH ENEMY's New Album Is Written And Partially Recorded

Conny Schiffbauer of Germany's Rock Hard magazine conducted an interview with ARCH ENEMY singer Alissa White-Gluz and guitarist Michael Amott during this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the status of the upcoming ARCH ENEMY album: Michael: "The new album ...

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BACKYARD BABIES To Release 'Live At Cirkus' DVD

Swedish rockers BACKYARD BABIES will release a new concert DVD, "Live At Cirkus", on February 24 via Gain Music Entertainment, which is distributed and partly owned by Sony Music. The was filmed at the band's February 10, 2016 headlining concert at Cirkus in Stockholm. The DVD contains singles like "Th1rt3en Or Nothing", "Brand New Hate" ...

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ANTHRAX: Tonight's Concert In Glasgow Filmed For Forthcoming DVD

ANTHRAX's concert Wednesday night (February 15) at the Barrowlands in Glasgow, United Kingdom is being filmed for a forthcoming DVD. The band is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its classic album "Among The Living" by performing the LP in its entirety on a European tour. Despite the fact that "Among The Living" was ANTHRAX's third ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Headline MOONSTOCK Festival During Solar Eclipse

Ozzy Osbourne will headline the final night of this year's edition of the Moonstock, a four-day music festival celebrating the total solar eclipse. The event will take place August 18-21 at Walker's Bluff, a picturesque vineyard located in Carterville, Illinois. The only other act currently confirmed for the festival is FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, who ...

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Singer JOSHUA ALAN Quits BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT

Singer Joshua Alan has quit Bobby Blotzer's version of RATT, explaining that he will be working and focusing on his original music this year. Blotzer has spent the last year and a half battling the other three members of RATT's classic lineup over the rights to the band's name. At the same time, he has ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'We're Proud To Be A Metal Band'

A couple of days before MEGADETH was honored with its first-ever Grammy, guitarist/vocalist Dave Mustaine sat down with The Recording Academy, which oversees the Grammy Awards, to discuss the band's twelfth Grammy nomination. Speaking about being nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category, Mustaine said (see video below): "We're proud to be a metal band. ...

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GENE SIMMONS Still Believes Rock Is Dead

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons has once again defended his controversial "rock is dead" comment, blaming the technology and fans for the current state of affairs. Simmons told Esquire magazine in September 2014 — in an interview conducted by his son Nick — that "rock did not die of old age. It was murdered. Some brilliance, ...

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OVERKILL Kicks Off North American Tour In Philadelphia (Video)

New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL kicked off their North American tour on Tuesday, February 14 at the Trocadero in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. OVERKILL is touring in support of its latest album, "The Grinding Wheel", which was released on February 10 via Nuclear Blast. The disc ...

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