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CLUTCH Frontman Explains 'Book Of Bad Decisions' Album Title

Maryland rockers CLUTCH are tentatively set to release their new album, "Book Of Bad Decisions", in September. The disc was recently completed at Sputnik Sound studio in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and engineer Vance Powell (THE WHITE STRIPES, RED FANG). Speaking to "The Liquid Conversations" host Shawn SixX at this past weekend's Las Rageous festival ...

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GENE HOGLAN Discusses His Art Piece 'The Full Rah' (Video)

Last November, drum legend Gene Hoglan unveiled his fine-art debut collection. Completed with art team SceneFour, the release was a pioneering effort in the new medium of crafting visual art through drum performance. In the clip below, shot during the production of his art collection, Gene discusses "The Full Rah", one of his favorite pieces ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH And KIRK HAMMETT Discuss Their Interest In Science (Video)

During their ongoing European tour, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett visited the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN (an acronym for the facility's French name, Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire). Based in Geneva on the Franco-Swiss border, CERN operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world and is ...

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3TEETH Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Transgressive five-piece 3TEETH has signed with Century Media Records. The announcement coincides with 3TEETH's back-to-back co-headlining shows in the band's hometown of Los Angeles, which precedes its headlining European tour this spring. 3TEETH will release its third full-length album later this year. On 3TEETH's signing, frontman Alexis Mincolla shares: "It was a perfect-storm moment for ...

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LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Releases 'About You' Video

LINKIN PARK vocalist Mike Shinoda has released a music video for the song "About You", taken from his upcoming solo album "Post Traumatic". The track is a collaboration with producer blackbear, and the accompanying clip was directed by Shinoda. Shinoda spoke with ET Canada about the songwriting process for "Post Traumatic", which is due on ...

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ROBERT PLANT Still Holding On To Three Unused Quaaludes

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Robert Plant revealed that he's saved an old prescription for the long-discontinued drug Quaaludes. During a chat with Mojo, Plant said that he keeps the three uneaten pills in a bottle in his home, explaining: "The label on the bottle says, 'Robert Plant — for sleeplessness' — it looks ...

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Longtime SAMAEL Guitarist MARCO 'MAKRO' RIVAO Quits Band

Longtime SAMAEL guitarist Marco "Makro" Rivao has decided to leave the group "to do something different." From now on, bassist Thomas "Drop" Betrisey will take over the guitar duties in the Swiss industrial black metal band and a new bass player will be announced shortly. Rivao said in a statement: "As some of you might ...

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CODE ORANGE Announces 'The New Reality Tour'

Grammy-nominated group CODE ORANGE has announced a North American headline tour which will feature support from TWITCHING TONGUES and VEIN. "The New Reality Tour", which gets underway June 22, will also feature special guests WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL, SHOW ME THE BODY, GHOSTEMANE, NICOLE DOLLANGANGER, DISEMBODIED and TRAIL OF LIES on select dates. Pre-sale tickets ...

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GRAVEYARD: First Trailer For 'Peace' Album

Swedish classic rock connoisseurs GRAVEYARD have released the first trailer for their eagerly anticipated comeback album, "Peace". The disc was recorded at Park Studios in Stockholm with producer Chips Kiesbye (THE HELLACOPTERS, MICHAEL MONROE, THE NOMADS) and engineer Stefan Boman (BURT BACHARACH, ALICE COOPER, DEF LEPPARD, KENT). Commented the band: "As you may know, we've ...

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SKELETONWITCH To Release 'Devouring Radiant Light' Album In July

Blackened metallers SKELETONWITCH will release their first full-length album in five years, "Devouring Radiant Light", on July 20 via Prosthetic Records. The first single from the disc, "Fen Of Shadows", can be streamed below. Guitarist Scott Hedrick describes "Fen Of Shadows" as "SKELETONWITCH 2.0... The song travels further down the rabbit hole with more elaborate ...

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GHOST Leader Reveals Why He Wrote 'Rats'

GHOST lead singer Tobias Forge, who performs under the names Papa Emeritus and now Cardinal Copia, told The Pulse Of Radio what inspired him to write "Rats", the first single from the Swedish act's upcoming album, "Prequelle". "A few years ago, I decided, like, 'I really want to have a big opening track that just ...

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Watch A PERFECT CIRCLE Perform On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

A PERFECT CIRCLE was the musical guest on the Monday, April 23 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The band played several songs — including "TalkTalk" and "So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish" — on the show's outdoor stage in front of a standing-room-only crowd. Official video footage of the performance can be seen ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Widow Partners With Addiction Policy Forum To Launch Resources In Honor Of SOUNDGARDEN Singer

Vicky Cornell, wife of Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter and SOUNDGARDEN, TEMPLE OF THE DOG and AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell, who died unexpectedly last May, has announced the launch of Addiction Resource Center (ARC) For Chris, an online resource for individuals and families struggling with addiction, as well as the Addiction Resource Line (ARL), a ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Frontman On Eight-Year Gap Between Albums: 'We Were Feeling That We Were Losing A Little Bit Of Our Identity'

Vocalist Shagrath of Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR recently spoke to Lords Of Metal about the eight-year gap between the release of the band's last studio album, "Abrahadabra", and the arrival of the follow-up effort, "Eonian". He said: "[It's] strange to have been away for quite some time; it feels kind of weird ...

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Reunited HITTMAN Plays First Comeback Concert (Video)

Reunited 1980s New York metal band HITTMAN played its first comeback concert last night (Tuesday, April 24) at Blackthorn 51 in Elmhurst, New York. The group played a selection of cuts from its classic 1988 self-titled debut album as well as two new songs that will be included on HITTMAN's new CD, to be released ...

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