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BEAST IN BLACK: Second Trailer For 'From Hell With Love' Album

The second trailer for "From Hell With Love", the sophomore album from BEAST IN BLACK, can be seen below. The disc is scheduled for a February 8 release via Nuclear Blast. BEAST IN BLACK is the Helsinki, Finland-based metal band led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen. The follow-up to 2017's ...

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ROTTING CHRIST Frontman: 'I Believe That All Religions Are Rotting'

Sakis Tolis of Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST, who have faced controversy due to their name, has told The Metal Tris that there has been a relentless crackdown on freedom of expression in many parts of the world, with some countries implementing repressive laws restricting speech. "In England, you have freedom of speech, but, believe ...

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SOILWORK Teases 'Witan' Video

A teaser for "Witan", the new video from SOILWORK, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's 11th studio album, "Verkligheten", which is SOILWORK's first to feature drummer Bastian Thusgaard, who replaced Dirk Verbeuren in 2016. "Verkligheten" will be released on January 11 via Nuclear Blast. The first-edition digipack, as well as ...

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STEVEN TYLER's JANIE'S FUND Donates More Than Half Million Dollars In Support Of Foster Youth Across U.S.

Iconic music legend and humanitarian Steven Tyler, through his philanthropic initiative Janie's Fund, announced a year-end donation of $532,000 to support young women who have aged out of foster care in Boston, New York City, Nashville and the state of North Carolina. Funds in all markets will be used to support public/private partnerships for YVLifeSet ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Record New Album In The Fall

British extreme metal veterans CRADLE OF FILTH will tentatively enter the studio in the fall of 2019 to begin recording their new album. The follow-up to 2017's "Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness of Decay" is expected to arrive sometime in 2020. CRADLE OF FILTH revealed its recording plans in a new Facebook message recapping its activities ...

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METALLICA: New Pro-Shot 'WorldWired' Concert Clips From Milwaukee, Pittsburgh

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Motorbreath" on October 16 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and "Whiplash" on October 18 at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania can be seen below. The second North American leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" features in-the-round production and a few firsts, including a "Light It Up" ...

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SABATON Is In Studio Recording New Album

Swedish metallers SABATON have entered the studio to begin recording their new album. The follow-up to 2016's "The Last Stand" will be released next year via Nuclear Blast Records. SABATON singer Joakim Brodén and bassist Pär Sundström released a short video message earlier today letting their fans know what they can expect from the group ...

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TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA's CHRIS CAFFERY Is 'Really Bothered' By National Anthem Protests During NFL Games

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery says his solo song "Upon The Knee" is inspired by the recent U.S. national anthem protests. NFL players started protesting police brutality in 2016 by taking a knee during the anthem, setting off a flurry of debate across the country. While the issue has subsided considerably during the 2018 NFL ...

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BUSH's GAVIN ROSSDALE Looks Back On 'Sixteen Stone'

BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale spoke to The Smoky Mountain News about the upcoming 25th anniversary of the band's debut LP, 1994's "Sixteen Stone". Asked how the album has stood the test of time for him, Gavin said (hear audio below): "People sometimes talk about lyrics being too fragmented. And the weird thing is that I ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Says He's 'So Proud' That IRON MAIDEN Is Still Performing Two Songs From His Time With The Band

Former IRON MAIDEN vocalist Blaze Bayley (BLAZE, WOLFSBANE) recently appeared on the "Talking Maiden" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview begins at the 24:45 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the fact that IRON MAIDEN has been performing two songs from his time with the group during its ...

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VENOM Guitarist Explains Band's Longevity

VENOM guitarist Rage, a.k.a. Stuart Dixon, was recently interviewed by United Rock Nations. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about VENOM's longevity, Dixon said: "I think it's because when VENOM started, metal was quite safe. We had just got rid of the punk era, and metal bands were ...

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JAKE E. LEE Says He Would Play With OZZY OSBOURNE Again

Jake E. Lee says that he would be willing to play with Ozzy Osbourne again. The guitarist, who was a member of Ozzy's band from 1983 until 1987, made the comments while speaking to YesterdazeNews magazine. Asked if he would consider rejoining forces with the legendary BLACK SABBATH singer, Jake said: "I would. I don't ...

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