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HAMMERFALL: 'Built To Last' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Built To Last", the title track of the tenth studio album from Swedish melodic metallers HAMMERFALL, can be seen below. The disc was released on November 4 via Napalm Records. Comments HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak: "We wanted to do something simple yet effective, so we recorded this in my studio ...

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TRENT REZNOR Says Social Media Is Harming Music

According to The Pulse Of Radio, NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor said in a new interview with Yahoo! that he believe social media is harmful when it comes to creating art and music. Reznor explained: "What has crept in is that everyone's a commentator now. The internet is giving voice to everybody ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Members Score Documentary On Vietnam

According to The Pulse Of Radio, NINE INCH NAILS members Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are composing the score for an upcoming ten-part documentary on the Vietnam War from filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, which will premiere this September on PBS. The film, titled "The Vietnam War", will feature more than two hours of ...

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OBITUARY To Release Self-Titled Tenth Album In March

Florida death metal veterans OBITUARY will release their self-titled, tenth studio album on March 17 via Relapse. Picking up where 2014's "Inked In Blood" left off, OBITUARY show no signs of slowing down as they continue to reign as kings of death metal. Recorded at the band's home studio in Tampa, "Obituary" is a ten-track ...

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Popestar - GHOST

Swedish cult metal horde GHOST is one of the hottest metal acts these days, and the unholy unit scored big amongst fans and critics last year with its adventurous album "Meliora". Hardly letting the iron cool, the band releases its second EP reaching beyond 2013's "If You Have Ghost", the stupid cool "Popestar". Like the ...

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DISTURBED's Musical Direction On Next Album 'Can't Be Forced'

While they were in Australia on their recent tour, DISTURBED guitarist Dan Donegan and drummer Mike Wengren answered a bunch of fan-submitted questions for Maniacs TV. Check out the question-and-answer session in two parts below. Asked about DISTURBED's plans for the follow-up to last year's "Immortalized" album, Donegan said: "Right now we're still in touring ...

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First Embedded Anti-Theft Device For Musical Instruments To Be Introduced AT NAMM 2017

GearSecure, a newly launched company from Los Angeles, California, will introduce at NAMM 2017 patented technology designed to be the first embedded anti-theft device for musical instruments and other assorted gear. The technology provides a bridge between RFID and GPS technology providing help in instant recovery of lost or stolen gear. Demonstrations and inquiries can ...

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NICK OLIVERI To Release 'N.O. Hits At All'

Desert punk icon Nick Oliveri has announced the release of a series of compilations titled "N.O. Hits At All", to be issued next year on Heavy Psych Sounds Records. Oliveri comments: "This record is the Volume One of a series of compilations in which I recorded the vocals. "Bands that I like and bands that ...

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MAX CAVALERA 'Rediscovered' SEPULTURA's 'Roots' Album While Preparing For 'Return To Roots' Tour

Former SEPULTURA member Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) spoke to Peavey about the "Return To Roots" North American tour during which he and his brother Igor are celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the band's classic album "Roots" by performing the LP in its entirety. Speaking about the making of "Roots", Max said (see video below): "'Roots' ...

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DREAM THEATER To Be Joined By HALESTORM's LZZY HALE For 'Our New World' Performance In Anaheim

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER will be joined by special guest Lzzy Hale of HALESTORM at their November 16 concert at Anaheim, California's City National Grove Of Anaheim for a one-of-a-kind performance of "Our New World". The song is featured on DREAM THEATER's acclaimed double concept album "The Astonishing", with the recently released version featuring ...

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HELLYEAH: Official Lyric Video For 'Love Falls' Song

The official lyric video for the song "Love Falls" from HELLYEAH can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fifth album, "Unden!able", which was released on June 3 via Eleven Seven Music. The effort marks the first time HELLYEAH's current lineup — vocalist Chad Gray, guitarists Tom Maxwell and Christian Brady, drummer ...

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Video Premiere: PRETTY MAIDS' 'Kingmaker'

The official video for "Kingmaker", the title track of the new album from Danish hard rock veterans PRETTY MAIDS, can be seen below. The CD will be released on November 4 via Frontiers Music Srl. "Kingmaker" track listing: 01. When God Took A Day Off 02. Kingmaker 03. Face The World 04. Humanize Me 05. ...

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MESHUGGAH Can't Write Music While On Tour

Drummer Tomas Haake of Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH was interviewed on the October 7-9 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: We've got this new MESHUGGAH album; it's called "The Violent Sleep Of ...

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New Song Premiere: PRETTY MAIDS' 'Heaven's Little Devil'

"Heaven's Little Devil", a brand new song from Danish hard rock veterans PRETTY MAIDS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Kingmaker", which will be released on November 4 via Frontiers Music Srl. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. When God Took A Day Off ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: 'Making Records Nowadays Is A Much More Sporadic Undertaking Than It Used To Be'

Lars Ulrich says that METALLICA's "looser" approach to making albums nowadays has contributed to the delay in getting the band's new disc, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct", completed and ready for release. "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct" will arrive next month, marking the band's first full-length collection of new material in eight long years, with "Death Magnetic" having launched in ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Selections From The Astonishing' Songbook Available From HAL LEONARD

Hal Leonard has released note-for-note keyboard transcriptions for DREAM THEATER's "The Astonishing" album. Set in a dystopian future, "The Astonishing" tracks the Ravenskill Rebel Militia as they use the power of music to fight against the Great Northern Empire of the Americas. Hal Leonard's "Dream Theater - Selections From The Astonishing" songbook features 14 exact ...

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