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Members Of SLIPKNOT, KORN, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, POISON, Others React To Passing Of MALCOLM YOUNG

Members of SLIPKNOT, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, WHITESNAKE, POISON, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, STRYPER, KORN, OVERKILL, KREATOR, SEPULTURA and VOLBEAT are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of Malcolm Young. The 64-year-old guitarist and co-founder of the legendary Australian hard rock band AC/DC had been suffering ...

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GENE SIMMONS Explains Decision To Abandon 'Horns' Hand Gesture Trademark Application: 'I Just Didn't Think It Was Worth It'

Gene Simmons says that he withdrew his application to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture because he "didn't think it was worth it." The KISS bassist/vocalist expressly abandoned the application in late June — less than two weeks after filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Most music fans slammed Simmons for ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Defends OZZFEST's Lawsuit Against OZY FEST

Sharon Osbourne has defended Ozzfest's decision to file a lawsuit against the organizers of the interactive outdoor festival OZY Fest. It was reported last month that Ozzy Osbourne's long-running festival had sued the people behind OZY Fest, claiming that the New York City event and its logo were confusing music fans. During a recent edition ...

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MIKE PORTNOY On His Exit From AVENGED SEVENFOLD: 'They Just Weren't Ready To Commit Yet'

Mike Portnoy says that drummer Brooks Wackerman is "the perfect fit" for AVENGED SEVENFOLD. In 2015, Wackerman officially replaced Arin Ilejay, who was AVENGED SEVENFOLD's first full-time drummer after the passing of founding member Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan in 2009. Following Sullivan's death, AVENGED SEVENFOLD recruited his favorite drummer, Portnoy, to record the drum tracks ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Joins METAL CASINO As Brand Ambassador

Metal Casino has sealed a deal with the "Prince Of Darkness," Ozzy Osbourne. The "Godfather Of Metal" has signed up with the biggest, boldest and most hardcore online casino on the planet. In fact, Ozzy loves Metal Casino so much he has become a part owner of the company. Metal Casino launched in August this ...

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GEOFF TATE's OPERATION: MINDCRIME: Lyric Video For 'Under Control' Song From 'A New Reality' Album

OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, will release "A New Reality", the third and final of a concept album trilogy exploring international politics, the world economy and social ethos, on December 1 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official lyric video for the song "Under Control", taken from "A New Reality", ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'I Don't Think I'll Ever Retire Completely'

Despite the fact that he has just announced his farewell tour, Ozzy Osbourne says that he he will never retire completely. Less than a year after playing his final shows with BLACK SABBATH, the legendary metal vocalist announced that his next solo tour will also be his last. The two-year farewell jaunt will begin in ...

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DEE SNIDER's Voice 'Is Up There With' ROB HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON And RONNIE JAMES DIO, Says JAMEY JASTA

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider is currently in the studio working on a new solo album, which is being produced by HATEBREED vocalist Jamey Jasta. The as-yet-untitled disc will feature contributions from Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD), Joel Grind and Nick Bellmore (TOXIC HOLOCAUST) and Charlie Bellmore (KINGDOM OF SORROW), and ...

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KNOTFEST 2017: Video Wrap-Up

A video wrap-up of this year's Knotfest, which was held on November 5 in Devore, California, can be seen below. This was the second year Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest has merged with SLIPKNOT's Knotfest for a two-day heavy metal juggernaut dubbed Ozzfest Meets Knotfest. In 2016, the two festivals combined, with SLIPKNOT headlining one night and ...

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Only Six People Arrested At OZZFEST Concert In San Bernardino

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, six people were arrested during the first day of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest on November 4 in Devore, California. Five people were arrested for public intoxication and one on an assault charge during the Ozzfest concert at Glen Helen Amphitheater. In addition, two people were transported to local ...

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MARIA BRINK Wants 'People To Really Feel Emotions And Passion' When They See IN THIS MOMENT Perform

97.1 The Eagle's Ayo conducted an interview with IN THIS MOMENT singer Maria Brink at this year's edition of the Freakers' Ball, which was held on October 15 at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, Texas. Speaking about IN THIS MOMENT's highly theatrical live show, Brink said: "Everyone's got their different way of expressing [themselves]. ...

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FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Others Set For 2018 WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival

FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, BILLY IDOL, GODSMACK, STONE SOUR and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH lead the bill for the eighth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, as Florida's biggest rock experience grows to three days — April 27-29 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville. Corey Taylor says: "STONE SOUR ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Announces Farewell World Tour

Ozzy Osbourne will embark on a two-year "farewell world tour" starting in 2018. On the trek, OzzyRock And Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter — will celebrate more than five decades as a performer (both as a solo artist and as lead singer of BLACK SABBATH, which formed in ...

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Video Premiere: IN THIS MOMENT's 'Roots'

IN THIS MOMENT's video for the song "Roots" can be seen below. The clip was directed by Maria Brink and Robert Kley. "Roots" is taken from IN THIS MOMENT's latest album, "Ritual", which was released this past July by Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The disc features a guest appearance from JUDAS PRIEST ...

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THE DEAD DAISIES Release Animated Video For 'She Always Gets Her Way (All The Same)'

THE DEAD DAISIES, the band featuring founder/guitarist David Lowy, guitarist Doug Aldrich (WHITESNAKE, DIO, LION), bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY), vocalist/guitarist John Corabi (MÖTLEY CRÜE, THE SCREAM), and drummer Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE), has released a video for its new song "She Always Gets Her Way (All The Same)". Anime style ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Says He's Been Sober For Almost Five Years

Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde recently guested on MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx's syndicated rock radio show "Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx". The entire chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the origins of Ozzfest: Ozzy: "How it happened was that [Ozzy's wife and manager] Sharon ...

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