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Stone Temple Pilots - STONE TEMPLE PILOTS

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS has returned with "Stone Temple Pilots". While there's absolutely nothing wrong with an eponymously entitled song or album, the group named its previous album "Stone Temple Pilots". One can't help but wonder whether or not the best decision was made this time around. At any rate, what matters most is that it's ...

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THE DEAD DAISIES Announce Summer 2018 North American Tour

THE DEAD DAISIES are returning to North America. After a sold-out tour across Europe, the band is looking forward to rocking out with its U.S. and Canadian fans. Their current single, "Rise Up", is climbing the U.S. Active Rock chart and being used extensively in NASCAR promotional campaigns across the country. The guys are also ...

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METALLICA's Late Bassist CLIFF BURTON: Previously Untold Stories Recounted By His Biological Sister, CONNIE BURTON

BurStock Productions has released "The Salvation Kingdom", a new 90-minute movie which features previously untold stories of the life and death of METALLICA's iconic bass player, Cliff Burton, as recounted by his biological big sister, Connie Burton. Who was Cliff Burton? What was he like as a child? Did he have any eccentric habits? Who ...

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GLENN HUGHES On BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION: 'I'd Love To Tell You It Was More Than A Side Project, But That's All It Is'

Brazil's KISS FM "Gasômetro" radio show recently conducted an interview with former DEEP PURPLE bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes where he was in the country performing his "Classic Deep Purple Live" live set. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether his busy tour schedule is "tiring": Glenn: "It ...

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ANVIL Frontman Says JAY JAY FRENCH Is 'A Very Foolish Man Who's Looking For Attention' With His Retirement Comments

Sofa King Cool recently conducted an interview with frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow of Canadian metal legends ANVIL. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On when ANVIL would possibly retire: Lips: "When they take me away on a gurney. You don't retire. You don't retire from this business. ...

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GODSMACK Drummer Says Band Wanted 'When Legends Rise' To Be More 'Mature' And 'Melodic' Than Previous Albums

GODSMACK drummer Shannon Larkin was recently interviewed by Australia's Heavy magazine. The full conversation can be streamed below. A couple of excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On new album "When Legends Rise": Shannon: "After we got off the '1000hp' [tour], we realized that this year was going to be our 20th anniversary. Every time ...

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ALICE COOPER At 70: 'I Don't See Any Reason To Retire At All'

Legendary rock vocalist Alice Cooper was recently interviewed by Tigman of the Albany, New York radio station Q103. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On appearing in the recent live television musical "Jesus Christ Superstar": Alice: "It was really great. I think I might have been ...

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EXMORTUS Releases 'Feast Of Flesh' Video

"Feast Of Flesh", the new video from EXMORTUS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Sound Of Steel", which will be released on June 8 via Prosthetic. EXMORTUS founder, vocalist and guitarist Jadren "Conan" Gonzalez said: "As some may have noticed on my personal page, I don't just ...

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Video Premiere: ALICE IN CHAINS' 'The One You Know'

ALICE IN CHAINS has released the Adam Mason-directed video for its new single, "The One You Know". The song is taken from the band's much-anticipated follow-up to 2013's critically acclaimed album "The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here". Due out later this year, the new disc was recorded in part at Henson Studios in Los Angeles with ...

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Is DEVILDRIVER's 'Outlaws 'Til The End' A Country Album?

DEVILDRIVER's long-awaited full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, "Outlaws 'Til The End", will be released on July 6 via Napalm Records. The disc is described in a press release as "both a startling curveball and a ferocious statement of individuality from a band who have been a constant and effective force in the heavy metal ...

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ULTHA Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

Century Media Records has announced the signing of ULTHA. Hailing from Cologne, Germany, the five-piece black metal band has built up an excellent reputation in the worldwide extreme metal underground scene. ULTHA's debut album, "Pain Cleanses Every Doubt", and especially the 2016 successor, "Converging Sins", have had a massive impact not only in the worldwide ...

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DANKO JONES Announces First U.S. Concerts In Five Years

The Canadian rock trio DANKO JONES — whose namesake front man recently appeared on VOLBEAT's #1 Active Rock hit "Black Rose" — will make its long-awaited return to the U.S. this month when the group performs headline dates in Los Angeles and San Diego. Tickets are on sale now. Although the group has toured America ...

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AKERCOCKE: 'Insentience' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Insentience" from London's AKERCOCKE can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth full-length album, "Renaissance In Extremis", which was released last August via Peaceville Records. Mixed by legendary studio guru Neil Kernon (NILE, DEICIDE) and mastered by Alan Douches (DEATH, MISFITS, CRO-MAGS) at West ...

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OTEP To Release 'Kult 45' Album In July

OTEP, the band led by singer, poet, illustrator, author and activist Otep Shamaya, is about to unveil the most uncompromising, candid, all-inclusive and controversial assessment of the current residing political regime that it has ever released in the form of its eighth full-length album, titled "Kult 45". Drawing influences from politically charged recording artists of ...

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YES: 50th-Anniversary Tour To Feature TONY KAYE As 'Special Guest'

As YES gear up for their North American summer tour celebrating the band's landmark Golden Anniversary, the prog rock pioneers have started to reveal exciting plans in store for the year, including special tour guests, five-album vinyl set and a U.S. fan convention. Their 50th anniversary not only celebrates the musical contributions of YES but ...

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