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OZZY OSBOURNE Announces 2019 North American Tour With MEGADETH

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne has announced additional "No More Tours 2" North American tour dates for 2019. For these shows, Osbourne will be backed by his longtime collaborators Zakk Wylde (guitar), Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (bass), Tommy Clufetos (drums) and Adam Wakeman (keyboards), with MEGADETH supporting ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Announces European Tour

ALICE IN CHAINS has announced an extensive European tour for May and June 2019. Starting on May 23 in Glasgow, the 14-date trek includes three U.K. shows, with a date at Birmingham's Barclaycard Arena on May 24 and Wembley The SSE Arena on May 25. These will be the biggest headline shows the band have ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS: 'I've Had A Really F**ked-Up Year'

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis was interviewed for the latest episode of "The Jasta Show", the podcast hosted by HATEBREED's Jamey Jasta. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his resilience in the wake of adversity: Davis: "I like doing what I do. ...

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VOIVOD Drummer: 'It's A Good Challenge To Be 35 Years In The Business And Try To Be Innovative'

Southeast Wreckmetal conducted an interview with drummer Michel "Away" Langevin of progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD prior to the band's October 17 show at Tavastia club in Helsinki, Finland. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the secret to VOIVOD's longevity: Away: "Perseverance, I guess. Maybe a ...

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JORDAN RUDESS Says Certain DREAM THEATER Songs Are 'Easier To Express' On Piano Than Others

Australia's Heavy magazine recently conducted an interview with keyboardist Jordan Rudess of progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER about his "From Bach To Rock" three-continent solo piano tour. You can listen to the entire chat via the Spreakr widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the idea behind "From Bach To Rock": Jordan: ...

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STEVE VAI On Performing With YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: 'It's A Peak Moment For Me In The Pantheon Of My Live Touring Experience'

Andy Hall of the Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 recently conducted an interview with guitar virtuoso Steve Vai about his "Generation Axe" tour. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he had a "wish list" for the "Generation Axe" tour: Steve: ...

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LIGHT THE TORCH Vocalist HOWARD JONES Talks Demise Of DEVIL YOU KNOW: 'It Was A Rough Ride'

Prior to LIGHT THE TORCH's October 19 performance in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, vocalist Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) spoke with Cameron Buchholtz of the city's 100.5 The KATT radio station. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the delay between the release of the group's debut album, ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE Hints At Releasing New Material Next Year 'That Might Have Been Recorded Already'

GHOST frontman Tobias Forge recently spoke with Cameron Buchholtz of the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma radio station 100.5 The KATT. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's upcoming arena concerts in Los Angeles and New York City: Tobias: "[It's] very exciting. A lot of planning... ...

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Attorney For CHRIS CORNELL's Doctor Responds To Family's Lawsuit Over Singer's Death

An attorney for Chris Cornell's doctor has commented on the lawsuit filed against him by the late SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE singer's widow. Vicky Cornell filed a lawsuit against Dr. Robert Koblin for malpractice, accusing the physician of over-prescribing drugs that eventually caused her husband to commit suicide. In the lawsuit, Vicky claims that Dr. Robert ...

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METALLICA Mourns Death Of Distiller Behind Its Recently Launched 'Blackened' Whiskey Brand

METALLICA is mourning the death of the acclaimed master distiller and blender behind the band's recently launched brand of whiskey. Dave Pickerell died on Thursday (November 1) in San Francisco where he was scheduled to take part in the annual WhiskyFest event. No other details have been released. Earlier today, METALLICA issued the following statement: ...

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PAUL STANLEY Says KISS's 'End Of The Road' Tour Will 'Hopefully' Include Guest Appearances By Past Members

In the weeks after KISS announced its "End Of The Road" farewell tour, fans wondered openly if past members of the group would be involved in any capacity, especially considering the apparent current goodwill between Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons and former guitarist Ace Frehley. Frehley's new album "Spaceman" — a title suggested by Simmons ...

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Video Premiere: ARSIS's 'Fathoms'

The official Rob Neilson-directed video for the song "Fathoms" from melodic tech-death overlords ARSIS can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Visitant", which is being released today (Friday, November 2) via Nuclear Blast (North, Central, South America) and Agonia (rest of world). Guitarist and vocalist James Malone states: "I ...

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AMON AMARTH: 'Raise Your Horns' Performance Video From 'The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm'

On November 16, AMON AMARTH will release its new documentary and supporting live album(s), "The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm" — which includes a retrospective documentary that features a wealth of live and behind-the-scenes content and extensive band interviews. This film tells the Swedish quintet's history, through both their ...

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Video Premiere: SEVENDUST's 'Unforgiven'

SEVENDUST has released the official music video for song "Unforgiven". The clip, which can be seen below, is set in a post-apocalyptic world created from an idea by director Scott Hansen presented to the band. The concept is the world is rebuilding and the youth will be the ones to keep mankind going long after ...

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Listen To New FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Song 'Recover'

Arizona metal veterans FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have released a new song called "Recover". The track is taken from the band's 14th album, "The End Of Chaos", due on January 18, 2019 via AFM Records. The album will be available as digipak, clear orange, gatefold vinyl (limited to 450 units), black gatefold vinyl (limited to 450 ...

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DANKO JONES Releases New Single 'Burn In Hell'

Over the years, the acclaimed Canadian hard rock trio DANKO JONES has famously sweat blood, given the finger and thought bad thoughts. Today, they add to their inimitable legacy of piss and vinegar with "Burn In Hell", a swaggering dose of garage-filtered boogie rock that serves as the second preview of the group's as-yet-untitled new ...

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RIVAL SONS To Release 'Feral Roots' Album In January

RIVAL SONS will release their new album, "Feral Roots", on January 25, 2019 via Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb's major label imprint Low Country Sound/Atlantic. The forthcoming LP is highlighted by the brand new track "Back In The Woods", which is streaming today on RIVAL SONS' official YouTube channel and at all DSPs. Produced by ...

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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Releases Surprise EP, 'Psalms'

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD has surprise-released a new EP, "Psalms". The record is a companion piece to last year's LP, "Five", and features previously released tracks "Gotta Let Go" and "Another Level", as well as three brand new songs: "Bloody Nose", "Live Fast Die Young" and "Something To Believe". The band gave fans a preview of the ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Signs With PROPHECY PRODUCTIONS

Chicago death/doom metallers NOVEMBERS DOOM have inked a deal with Prophecy Productions. From early on, the band has left its mark on the global metal scene and become a renowned musical force. Formed in 1989 by vocalist and lyricist Paul Kuhr, it has evolved from mournfully slow compositions into an entity that defies categorization, combining ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Sues His Doctor For Malpractice

According to TMZ, Chris Cornell's widow has filed a lawsuit against his doctor for malpractice, accusing the physician of over-prescribing drugs that eventually caused the singer to commit suicide. In the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Vicky Cornell claims Dr. Robert Koblin prescribed 940 doses of the anti-anxiety drug Lorazepam (a.k.a. Ativan) as well ...

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