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JASON NEWSTED Interviewed On 'Metal Invaders' (Audio)

Radio Free Satan's "Metal Invaders" recently conducted an interview with former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist, and current NEWSTED frontman, Jason Newsted. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. A teaser for "Soldierhead", the first video from NEWSTED, can be seen below. The clip was filmed on December ...

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DARK NEW DAY: 'Hail Mary' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Pavement Entertainment has acquired the rights to the "long-lost" "Hail Mary" album from DARK NEW DAY — the band featuring Clint Lowery (guitar; SEVENDUST), Corey Lowery (bass; ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO), Brett Hestla (vocals, guitar; ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT), Will Hunt (drums; EVANESCENCE, ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) and Troy McLawhorn (guitar; EVANESCENCE). The CD was to be the ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE: 'Hate The Ones You Love' Video Released

"Hate The Ones You Love", the new video from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE, can be seen below. Directed by David Brodsky of Brooklyn's MyGoodEye Music Visuals (HELLYEAH, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, GOATWHORE, MUNICIPAL WASTE, SUFFOCATION), the clip is about a group of young post-society survivors unable to cope with the task ...

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ANUBIS GATE Drummer MORTEN SØRENSEN Replaced By MORTEN SØRENSEN

Danish melodic progressive power metal band ANUBIS GATE has parted ways with drummer Morten Sørensen and has replaced him with Morten Gade Sørensen (PYRAMAZE, WUTHERING HEIGHTS). After careful consideration and five albums behind the drums, Morten Sørensen felt it was time to get off the bandwagon to pursue other musical interests. ANUBIS GATE states: "We ...

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Video: SOUNDGARDEN Performs At Legendary ELECTRIC LADY STUDIOS

On November 14, reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN performed at the legendary Electric Lady Studios in New York City as part of SiriusXM's Town Hall series which also featured an intimate question-and-answer session moderated by FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins. Video footage of SOUNDGARDEN performing its single "Been Away Too Long" and the classic "Rusty Cage" ...

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Signed and Sealed in Blood - DROPKICK MURPHYS

Check your shillelaghs at Will Call, the Boston boyos are back in town. As they announce on the first cut of their latest clover-roving romp, the DROPKICK MURPHYS are in your face once again and they're looking for trouble. Like FLOGGING MOLLY, Al Barr and his crunch bunch have reliably kicked up their punk-licked tribute ...

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'Hair I Go Again' Trailer Released

A three-and-a-half-minute trailer for the forthcoming "Hair I Go Again" "documentary" can be seen below. Film synopsis: "The year was 1985. Thousands of miles away from the sonic debauchery of the Sunset Strip, a group of teenage friends shared aspirations of glam rock grandeur. Rising from the ashes of countless garage jams and taking a ...

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PUTERAEON: 'The Azathoth Cycle' Video Released

"The Azathoth Cycle", the new video from Swedish death metallers PUTERAEON, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's sophomore album, "Cult Cthulhu", which was released last June via the German label Cyclone Empire. The 11-song follow-up to 2011's "The Esoteric Order" was tracked at RZA Mobile Recording with sound engineer Kristian "Risza" ...

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RATZINGER: 'King Of Lava' Video Released

"King Of Lava", the new video from Chilean thrashers RATZINGER, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Claudio Araya for Pata de Cabra Producciones in Santiago. "King Of Lava" comes off RATZINGER's latest album, "2012", which was released in 2010. The follow-up to 2007's "State Of Enemy" was recorded at Studio 15hz Sonido ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Quality Zlin Footage Posted Online

Quality video footage of Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) performing the IRON MAIDEN classic "The Clansman" on November 11, 2012 at Masters of Rock Café in Zlín, Czech Republic can be seen below. Blaze will release his upcoming collaborative acoustic EP with Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen, "Russian Holiday" on February 5. The effort, which ...

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DEADLANDS Films Video With MACHINE HEAD/TESTAMENT Director

Sacramento, California-based metallers DEADLANDS recently filmed a video for the song "Deadlands" with director Mike Sloat (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT). The clip is expected to make its online debut sometime next month to coincide with the release of the band's debut album, "Evilution". The CD, which was originally made available in February 2012 via Molten Metal ...

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NEWSTED: Teaser For 'Soldierhead' Video

A teaser for "Soldierhead", the first video from NEWSTED, the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted, can be seen below. The clip was filmed on December 15 in an abandoned factory in California. In a recent interview with Sonic Excess, Newsted stated about the ...

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SNOWY SHAW To Guest On New SORROWS PATH Album

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME, DREAM EVIL, THERION, DIMMU BORGIR) will make a guest appearance on the sophomore album from Greek doom metallers SORROWS PATH. Snowy will sing a duet with SORROWS PATH frontman Angelos Ioannidis on a song titled "Everything Can Change". SORROWS PATH's follow-up to 2010's ...

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FATES WARNING Completes Writing Music For New Album

Guitarist Jim Matheos of U.S. progressive metal icons FATES WARNING has issued the following update: "I'm happy to say that all the music for [the new FATES WARNING album] is now written (finally!). Still some lyrics to do, but we're close. Looking forward to sharing this with you in 2013." FATES WARNING tapped Mike Portnoy ...

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SLAYER's 'Seasons In The Abyss' Like You've Never Heard It Before

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw (THERION, KING DIAMOND, DREAM EVIL, DIMMU BORGIR) makes a guest appearance on several tracks on "Révisionnisme", the third studio album from THE CNK, the French martial industrial/electronic black metal which features in its ranks Nicolas Saint Morand (a.k.a. Hreidmarr), the androgynous screamer behind ANOREXIA NERVOSA. With the help of heavy industrial ...

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Keyboardist For GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Suffers Heart Attack

Keyboardist Randy Gane (pictured below), who is a member of Geoff Tate's newly assembled version of QUEENSRŸCHE, suffered a heart attack Wednesday night (December 26), according to a posting on Geoff's Facebook page. The singer is asking fans to "please send [their] prayers and positive thoughts to [his] good friend." Gane, who turned 53 on ...

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BELIEVER To Enter Studio Next Month

A 17-minute video clip in which guitarist/vocalist Kurt Bachman of Pennsylvania-based technical thrash metal veterans BELIEVER answers questions that were submitted by fans via Facebook can be seen below. BELIEVER is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording its fifth album, due next year via Metal Blade Records. "The writing for the basic tune ...

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RUDY SARZO: Why I Decided To Join GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE

Legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, DIO) says that he decided to join Geoff Tate's newly assembled version of QUEENSRŸCHE because the the opportunity to work with a "world-class vocalist" like Tate was too good to pass up. "My motivation for joining the band is, you know… Working with great singers is ...

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SCALE THE SUMMIT To Enter Studio Next Week

Progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT will enter Basement Studios in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on January 2 with producer Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, HE IS LEGEND, FOR TODAY) to begin recording their new album, "The Migration", for a spring release via Prosthetic Records. A new video update about the songwriting process for the ...

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JASON NEWSTED Talks To 107.7 THE BONE About His New Band (Audio)

Former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted was interviewed this past week by Nikki Blakk on the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. NEWSTED's first song, "Soldierhead", was premiered on the December 17 edition ...

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Exclusive: MEGADETH Bassist's Autobiography Due Next Year

The autobiography of David Ellefson, co-founder and bassist of 11-time Grammy-nominated heavy metal titans MEGADETH, will be made available next year via Howard Books. Ellefson's memoir, "My Life With Deth", chronicles the story of Ellefson's fall into addiction during the band's early years, followed by his subsequent recovery and the return to faith which championed ...

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