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Video: GEOFF TATE Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of QUEENSRŸCHE's 'Operation: Mindcrime' In Heerlen, Netherlands

Fan-filmed video footage of ex-QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate performing on January 24 at Poppodium Nieuwe Nor in Heerlen, The Netherlands can be seen below. Tate, who is celebrating the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Operation: Mindcrime" album on his current European tour, was joined for the performance of the song "Suite Sister ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Win 'Best Rock Song' GRAMMY Award For 'Run'

FOO FIGHTERS were honored with a Grammy in the "Best Rock Song" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which is being held tonight (Sunday, January 28) at Madison Square Garden in New York City. FOO FIGHTERS were nominated for the song "Run" from the band's 2017 album "Concrete And Gold". ...

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MASTODON Wins 'Best Metal Performance' GRAMMY Award

MASTODON was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which is being held tonight (Sunday, January 28) at Madison Square Garden in New York City. MASTODON was nominated for the song "Sultan's Curse" from its 2017 album "Emperor Of Sand". According to ...

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LZZY HALE Talks #MeToo Movement, Next HALESTORM Album (Video)

Eric Blair of "The Blairing Out With Eric Blair Show" conducted an interview with HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale at the Hall Of Heavy Metal History event, which was held on Wednesday, January 24 at the Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove in Garden Grove, California. You can now watch the chat below. Asked for her opinion of ...

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Video: ANTHRAX's JOEY BELLADONNA Sings DIO's 'Holy Diver' With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE In Stroudsburg

Fan-filmed video footage of ANTHRAX singer Joey Belladonna performing the DIO classic "Holy Diver" with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE on January 27 at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania can be seen below. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE played in Stroudsburg as part of "KillThrax II", a co-headlining bill with ANTHRAX that also features HAVOK as support. As with the inaugural ...

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BORKNAGAR Parts Ways With Guitarist JENS F. RYLAND

Norwegian epic black metal pioneers BORKNAGAR have parted ways with their longtime guitarist Jens F. Ryland. The band says in a statement: "We would like to thank and salute him for all the time we shared on and off stage the past 20 years. The very best of luck with all future endevours!" BORKNAGAR is ...

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CLUTCH Completes Recording New Album

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have completed recording their new album at Sputnik Sound studio in Nashville, Tennessee with producer and engineer Vance Powell (THE WHITE STRIPES, RED FANG). Powell tweeted late Friday night: "So, an hour or so ago, we wrapped tracking the new @clutchofficial record. I can't wait for you all to hear it. But ...

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DON AIREY On Possibility Of RITCHIE BLACKMORE Playing With DEEP PURPLE Again: 'I Wouldn't Count On That Happening'

Don Airey says that fans shouldn't count on seeing a DEEP PURPLE reunion with Ritchie Blackmore. Blackmore is a co-founder of DEEP PURPLE and wrote many of their most memorable riffs, including "Smoke On The Water", but he has not played with the group since his 1993 departure. Steve Morse effectively took over Blackmore's slot ...

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Watch IN THIS MOMENT Perform In Fort Lauderdale

Fan-filmed video footage of IN THIS MOMENT's January 26 concert at Revolution in Fort Lauderdale, Florida can be seen below. IN THIS MOMENT is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, "Ritual", which was released last July by Atlantic Records in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The disc features a guest appearance from JUDAS ...

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THERION's CHRISTOFER JOHNSSON: 'Every Time We Release A New Album, There's Always A Lot Of Complaints Because We Always Change The Style'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with mainman Christofer Johnsson of symphonic metal pioneers THERION. You can listen to the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On THERION's forthcoming "Beloved Antichrist" triple studio album: Christofer: "This is actually not a new album. If I would ...

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BIFF BYFORD On SAXON's Early Days: 'I Was Proud Of Heavy Metal; I Wasn't Shying Away From The Fact Unlike Some Bands'

Steve Goldby of Metal Talk recently conducted an interview with frontman Biff Byford of British metal legends SAXON about their new "Decade Of The Eagle - The Anthology 1979-1988" compilation. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the 1980s can be considered a "magical ...

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KREATOR Frontman: 'People Need Borders Because It's In The Human DNA To Separate Instead Of Embracing Differences'

Agoraphobic News conducted an interview with frontman Mille Petrozza of German thrash legends KREATOR prior to their appearance at the Belgrade Metal Meeting, which took place January 19 at Hala Sportova in Belgrade, Serbia. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reception to the ...

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ENSLAVED's IVAR BJØRNSON On New Record 'E': 'Now It Feels Like We Are Starting To Get It Right Properly After 14 Albums'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with guitarist and primary songwriter Ivar Bjørnson of Norwegian progressive black avantgardists ENSLAVED. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reception to the band's most recent studio album, "E": Ivar: "It's been crazy, ...

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DELTA DEEP Feat. DEF LEPPARD, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Members: 'Whiskey' Performance Video

DELTA DEEP, the critically acclaimed blues-based band featuring Phil Collen (lead guitarist of DEF LEPPARD) and Robert DeLeo (bassist for STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), in addition to Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such artists as Michael Bublé and Gregory Hines) and Forrest Robinson (drummer for India.Arie, Joe Sample & THE CRUSADERS, TLC), has just released a ...

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THE RASMUS Releases Video For New Single 'Nothing'

Finnish alt-rockers THE RASMUS have released a Eero Heinonen-directed music video for their new single, "Nothing". The clip was shot in Berlin, Cologne, Vienna, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo and Osaka in November 2017. "Nothing" is taken from THE RASMUS's latest album, "Dark Matters", which was released October 6 via Playground Music Scandinavia. The disc was produced ...

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MINISTRY: Lyric Video For 'Wargasm' Song From 'AmeriKKKant' Album

The official lyric video for the song "Wargasm" from industrial metal veterans MINISTRY can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "AmeriKKKant", which will be released on March 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc will feature guest appearances by DJ Swamp (Beck), Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY), Arabian Prince ...

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