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ATHANASIA Feat. Former FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist CALEB BINGHAM: 'Nightmare Sound' Video

Los Angeles-based metal trio ATHANASIA — featuring former members of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, SEBASTIAN BACH and MURDERDOLLS — will release a full-length album, "The Order Of The Silver Compass", on March 15 via Seeing Red Records and Rock of Angels Records. The official Matt Zane-directed music video for the song "Nightmare Sound" can be ...

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DREAM THEATER Members Were 'Shocked' By Similarites Between 'Distance Over Time' Artwork And NEW YORK TIMES Magazine Cover

DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie says that he and his bandmates were "shocked" when they saw the similarities between their "Distance Over Time" album artwork and the cover of an issue of The New York Times magazine. Last November 6, DREAM THEATER revealed the "Distance Over Time" artwork via social media. Just 12 days later, ...

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NEAL SCHON's 'Journey Through Time' Kicks Off Short U.S. Tour In Jackson, California (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon's "Journey Through Time" February 22 concert at Jackson Rancheria Casino in Jackson, California can be seen below. Schon took the stage alongside founding JOURNEY and SANTANA singer/keyboardist Gregg Rolie, ex-JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo, bassist Marco Mendoza of THE DEAD DAISIES and THIN LIZZY, a musician named Chris ...

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DANKO JONES Praises Producer GARTH 'GGGARTH' RICHARDSON: 'We Just Laughed Through The Whole Session'

Prior to DANKO JONES's February 13 performance in Long Beach, California, vocalist/guitarist Danko Jones spoke with Bionic Buzz. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the origins of his passion for music: Danko: "Naturally, as a kid, I just gravitated towards music, and wanting ...

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Watch DISTURBED Perform In Washington D.C.

Fan-filmed video footage of DISTURBED's February 21 concert at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. can be seen below. DISTURBED released its seventh studio album, "Evolution", in October. Frontman David Draiman recently revealed that DISTURBED will no longer tour at the frequency he and his bandmates were known for in the past. Speaking about the ...

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Listen To DUFF MCKAGAN's New Solo Single, 'Tenderness'

Duff McKagan has released "Tenderness", the first single from the GUNS N' ROSES bassist's upcoming solo album. "The real point of this record, and the lyrics for 'Tenderness', is not for me to be some damn politician or some other voice to add to what is already way too much noise," McKagan said in a ...

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SKINLAB Announces New Drummer, Begins Recording New Album

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB have entered the studio with producer Ulrich Wild to begin recording their new album. The disc will mark the band's recording debut with new drummer Fabian Vestod, who joined SKINLAB last year following the exit of the group's longtime drummer Paul Hopkins. SKINLAB bassist/vocalist Steev Esquivel said: "Fabian, ...

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DREAM THEATER Guitarist Says Fan Response To 'The Astonishing' Was 'Very Mixed'

John Petrucci has admitted to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" that "The Astonishing", DREAM THEATER's wildly ambitious double concept LP, was criticized by some fans for being an overblown, self-indulgent exercise in excess. "[The response] was very mixed," the guitarist said. "It was really mixed, which, quite honestly, I totally anticipated. First of all, that whole project ...

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AMON AMARTH To Film New Music Video Next Weekend

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH will film a new music video on February 23 and February 24 in the Los Angeles area. A casting call notice shows the band is seeking 10 fans with "normal heavy metal concert attire" for the Saturday shoot and 50 fans with the same wardrobe for the next day's filming. ...

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OF MICE & MEN Releases New Song 'How To Survive'

OF MICE & MEN spent much of the fall hunkered down in the studio working on new material with producer Josh Wilbur. They have stormed out of the gates with a brand new, battering ram of a song titled "How To Survive". Hinging on hard-hitting grooves and airtight riffing, the track snaps from visceral verses ...

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