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SCORPION CHILD To Release 'Acid Roulette' Album In June

Texan classic rockers SCORPION CHILD will release their second album, "Acid Roulette", on June 10 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. "'Acid Roulette' chronicles the life trials of a traveling man who was imprisoned for a murderous crime," comments vocalist Aryn Jonathan Black. "He was forced into confessing by his wife and her wealthy lover so that ...

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Video: ANTHRAX Talks About 'Sixth Member,' Producer JAY RUSTON

When it came time for ANTHRAX to start the writing and recording process for the follow-up to 2011's Grammy-nominated "Worship Music", named one of the best metal albums of that year by countless media outlets, there was no doubt that the entire band wanted producer Jay Ruston there with them from the start. Ruston first ...

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DREAM THEATER's MIKE MANGINI, FOO FIGHTERS' TAYLOR HAWKINS To Perform At 27th Annual 'Drum-Off' Finals

Five talented drummers from across the country have been chosen from over 5,000 drummers entered in more than 1,000 local competitions nationwide to compete as finalists in Guitar Center's 27th annual Drum-Off: the world's premier drum competition. A proven platform for success, celebrated and embraced by the drumming community, past winners have gone on to ...

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Former EMMURE Members Launch New Band

Bassist Mark Davis, lead guitarist Jesse Ketive, rhythm guitarist Mike Mulholland and drummer Adam Pierce have left EMMURE (pictured) and formed a new band. They will soon be in search of a frontman that shares their vision. Regarding the latest split in the EMMURE ranks, Davis tells AltPress.com: "The four of us made ...

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Revengeance - CONAN

It takes a lot of balls to call your metal band CONAN, much as it would KULL, RED SONJA, KA-ZAR, FAFHRD or, shudder to think, GROO — even if there is an ATTILA out there and a couple of KUBLAI KHAN's over the course of time in the genre's history. The British metal trio CONAN ...

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ANTHRAX: 'For All Kings' Track Listing, Formats Unveiled

ANTHRAX will release its long-awaited new album, "For All Kings", on February 26, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The band has just uploaded a new trailer. Watch Joey Belladonna, Jonathan Donais, Frank Bello, Charlie Benante and Scott Ian talk about what fans can expect from ANTHRAX's upcoming album below. "For All Kings" will be available on ...

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Video: PRESIDENT OBAMA 'Sings' KORN's 'Freak On A Leash'

A new video clip "challenging" President Obama's recent claim that he is not the lead singer of KORN can be seen below. While awarding the Medal Of Honor at the White House on November 12, to a former Army captain who tackled a suicide bomber in Afghanistan and was badly injured in the August 2012 ...

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STEVE SMITH Explains Decision To Return To JOURNEY

JOURNEY and THE DOOBIE BROTHERS will kick off the San Francisco Fest 2016 tour on Thursday, May 12, again bringing together two of the iconic groups that helped define the San Francisco sound. The tour launches at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, California — with concerts scheduled through August 30, and includes special guest ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS Was Shocked By PRESIDENT OBAMA's Shout-Out

While awarding the Medal Of Honor at the White House on Thursday (November 12) to a former Army captain who tackled a suicide bomber in Afghanistan and was badly injured in the August 2012 attack, President Obama recounted a moment during Florent Groberg's recovery when he thought he was hallucinating because KORN singer Jonathan Davis ...

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PRESIDENT OBAMA: 'I Am Not The Lead Singer From KORN'

While awarding the Medal Of Honor at the White House earlier today (Thursday, November 12) to a former Army captain who tackled a suicide bomber in Afghanistan and was badly injured in the August 2012 attack, President Obama recounted a moment during the captain's recovery when KORN singer Jonathan Davis appeared at his bedside. The ...

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SCORPION CHILD: Lyric Video For New Song 'She Sings, I Kill'

Austin heavy psych-rockers SCORPION CHILD have released a brand new single, "She Sings, I Kill". This new track gives us a furtive glimpse into the Texans' highly anticipated upcoming sophomore album. Aryn Jonathan Black returns with his rich, electrifying vocals interweaved with the groove-laden riffs of guitarist Christopher Jay Cowart and the sauntering bass work ...

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SPOTIFY Pulls VICTORY RECORDS Catalog Over Royalty Dispute

Independent record label Victory Records has had its catalog of music pulled from streaming music service Spotify as a result of what Victory claims is "Spotify not properly paying publishing revenues due to Victory Records' artists in blatant violation of U.S. copyright laws." According to Victory, Spotify hasn't paid publishing royalties to songwriters and composers ...

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KORN: Quality Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Boston Performance

Quality fan-filmed video footage of KORN's October 8 performance at the House of Blues in Boston, Massachusetts can be seen below. KORN launched a North American tour earlier in the month on which the band is performing its self-titled 1994 debut album in its entirety at every stop to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its ...

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NONPOINT Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

Spinefarm Records has announced the addition of active rock radio mainstays NONPOINT to the label's worldwide roster. The band will enter the studio in early 2016 to work on its label debut and ninth full-length album. From their 2000 debut, "Statement", through 2014’s "The Return", NONPOINT have stayed the course, continuously crafting smart rock anthems ...

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KORN's Photo Book 'Korn: Est. 1994' Gets Official Release Date

The first KORN album was released on October 11, 1994. To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum hard rock innovators announced today they will release a limited edition 300-page hard cover photo book, "Korn: Est. 1994", on Tuesday, October 27, that includes images from two decades of archives paired with brand new notes, ...

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