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MIKE PORTNOY Calls METAL ALLEGIANCE His 'Ultimate Metal Outlet'

Drummer Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, THE WINERY DOGS, METAL ALLEGIANCE) recently spoke with Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the new METAL ALLEGIANCE album, "Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty": Mike: "After we had so much fun making ...

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WARBRINGER: Lyric Video For New Single 'Power Unsurpassed'

The official lyric video for "Power Unsurpassed", the new single from Los Angeles-based thrash metallers WARBRINGER, can be seen below. The song has just been released digitally and will be made available as a strictly limited seven-inch vinyl single on August 24. Limited to 300 copies, the vinyl will be available only via WARBRINGER or ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG: 'The Devil You Know' Video Premiere

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal veterans TYGERS OF PAN TANG have released a music video for "The Devil You Know", a song from their latest, self-titled album. "Tygers Of Pan Tang" was released in October 2016 on LP, limited picture LP, CD and through all digital services. Much has been written about the role ...

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TALLAH Feat. MAX PORTNOY: 'Cottonmouth' Video Released

Pennsylvania metal band TALLAH — which features in its ranks Max Portnoy, son of Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE WINERY DOGS, SONS OF APOLLO) — has released the official music video for the single "Cottonmouth", off its latest EP, titled "No One Should Read This". The clip, directed by Max Portnoy, is the ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Talks About Drumming On New METAL ALLEGIANCE Album 'Volume II - Power Drunk Majesty' (Video)

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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WOLFHEART: 'Breakwater' Video Premiere

"Breakwater", the new video from Finnish metallers WOLFHEART, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's long-awaited fourth full-length studio album, "Constellation Of The Black Light", which will be released on September 28 via Napalm Records. WOLFHEART leader Tuomas Saukkonen stated about the clip: "Again it was an adventure in every meaning ...

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WARBRINGER To Release 'Power Unsurpassed' Single

Los Angeles-based thrash metallers WARBRINGER will release a brand new single titled "Power Unsurpassed" as a strictly limited seven-inch vinyl single on August 24 and digitally this Friday, August 17. Limited to 300 copies, the vinyl will be available only via WARBRINGER or Napalm Records' online store. It was produced by Mike Plottnikoff (IN FLAMES, ...

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DISTURBED To Embark On 'Big' U.S. Tour In Early 2019

DISTURBED recently launched an online poll to collect public opinion regarding the type of track that should be unveiled as the first taste of the group's upcoming seventh album. The two choices provided in the poll were: "Heavy" and "Ballad." Speaking to El Paso's KLAQ 95.5 radio station, DISTURBED drummer Mike Wengren stated about the ...

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Ex-MORBID ANGEL Drummer PETE SANDOVAL: 'I Believe In God. I Believe That He's My Helper'

Drumtalk, the video podcast by German drummer and videographer Philipp Koch, conducted an interview with former MORBID ANGEL and current TERRORIZER drummer Pedro "Pete" Sandoval and MONSTROSITY drummer and TERRORIZER guitaristLee Harrison. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what he loves most about drumming: ...

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Listen To New MONSTROSITY Song 'Kingdom Of Fire'

Florida death metallers MONSTROSITY will release their first studio album in 11 years, "The Passage Of Existence", on September 7 via Metal Blade Records. The disc's second single, "Kingdom Of Fire", can be streamed below. Drummer Lee Harrison recorded his drum tracks at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with veteran metal producer Jason Suecof. A ...

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STEVE WHITEMAN On KIX's Live Performances: 'Everybody Has Worked Hard At Staying In Shape And Keeping Their Looks'

"President Brad" of Yarg Metal conducted an interview with frontman Steve Whiteman of Maryland rockers KIX prior to their June 22 concert at Club X in Salt Lake City, Utah. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KIX's current live performances: Steve: "Everybody's kept ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Frontman Explains Decision To Reinvent '90s Solo Tracks As 'STill Cyco Punk After All These Years' Album

In the early '80s when the legendary SUICIDAL TENDENCIES formed, punk rock was not very welcoming to "new ideas" — especially from a new crew that were obviously not worried about fitting in. But SUICIDAL TENDENCIES weren't there to be "accepted," and not only played their own "STyle of Cyco Punk," but reinvented the DIY ...

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LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Releases 'Brooding' Video

LINKIN PARK vocalist Mike Shinoda has released a music video for the song "Brooding", taken from his solo album "Post Traumatic". The clip, which can be seen below, was produced by Amigo And Company and directed by Rob Daly and Mark Fiore. Shinoda spoke with ET Canada about the songwriting process for "Post Traumatic", which ...

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Listen To SUICIDAL TENDENCIES' 'F.U.B.A.R.' From 'STill Cyco Punk After All These Years'

Venice, California crossover thrash/hardcore punk legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES will release their new album, "STill Cyco Punk After All These Years", on September 7. A track from the disc, "F.U.B.A.R.", can now be streamed below. While the album's title is an obvious reference to the re-recording of the band's iconic 1983 self-titled debut album, "Still Cyco ...

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TOM MORELLO: 'We Don't Need You' Music Video Feat. VIC MENSA

Tom Morello has released the official music video for his solo song "We Don't Need You". The track, which features a guest appearance by Vic Mensa, is taken from the RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, AUDIOSLAVE and PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist's upcoming solo album, "The Atlas Underground", which will be released on October 12 through Mom ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES: More 'STill Cyco Punk After All These Years' Details Revealed; Tour Dates Announced

Venice, California crossover thrash/hardcore punk legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES will release their new album, "STill Cyco Punk After All These Years", on September 7. While the album's title is an obvious reference to the re-recording of the band's iconic 1983 self-titled debut album, "Still Cyco After All These Years" (originally recorded in 1989 but not released ...

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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: Video For 'Church Of The Motherf**kers (Planet B Remix)'

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California hardcore outfit featuring Dave Lombardo (SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS), Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, TOMAHAWK), Justin Pearson (THE LOCUST, RETOX) and Michael Crain (RETOX, FESTIVAL OF DEAD DEER), has unveiled a video for "Church Of The Motherfuckers (Planet B Remix)". The track is taken from the foursome's recently released self-titled ...

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