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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Frontman Says Racism Is 'Laughable'

On March 3, host Christina Rowatt of "The Void" conducted an interview with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach backstage at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney, Australia during the band's 2017 "Alive Or Just Breathing" 15th-anniversary tour. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the current hysteria in the United States about immigration — ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Featured In HOWLIN' WOLF Documentary

THE ROLLING STONES bassist Bill Wyman said that if he could only choose one musician to listen to, "without question it would be Howlin' Wolf." And the man who first recorded Elvis Presley and other early rock and roll legends, Sam Phillips, said about Wolf's sound, "You couldn't buy that…anywhere in the world!" Both Wyman ...

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TERRY BUTLER Says RICK ROZZ 'Destroyed' MASSACRE With His 'Backstabbing'

Terry Butler says that his former MASSACRE bandmates Rick Rozz and Mike Mazzonetto "destroyed" the band with their "behind-the-scenes backtalking and backstabbing." MASSACRE's last incarnation included guitarist Rozz and drummer Mazzonetto alongside Butler and vocalist Ed Webb. That lineup lasted for four years and released a critically acclaimed album, 2014's "Back From Beyond", via Century ...

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TOM MORELLO To Guest On CHUCK BERRY's Final Album 'Chuck'

Dualtone Records (an Entertainment One Company) has set a June 16 release date for "Chuck", the final album and first new recordings in nearly four decades by founding rock and roll legend Chuck Berry (pictured), who passed away last week at the age of 90. Comprised of ten new recordings, eight of which were written ...

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CLUTCH Announces First Annual EARTH ROCKER FESTIVAL

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have announced the first annual Earth Rocker Festival, set to take place on Saturday, May 20 at Shiley Acres in Inwood, West Virginia. Also featured on the bill are LUCERO, THE SWORD, BAD SEED RISING, APOLLO'S PROPHECY and the Frederick, Maryland School Of Rock band. Earth Rocker Festival is a daytime event ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Pays Tribute To Rock And Blues Greats (Video)

This weekend's edition of legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward's radio show "Rock 50" included his tribute to some of the greats of rock and blues including DEEP PURPLE, CREAM, Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley, Jimi Hendrix and others. Ward recently slammed his ex-bandmates in SABBATH again, accusing them of "selfishness, self-centeredness, dishonesty and disloyalty" over ...

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KORN Drummer RAY LUZIER Doesn't Know What 'Nu Metal' Is

Barbara Caserta of Italy's Linea Rock conducted an interview with KORN drummer Ray Luzier after the band's March 12 show at Alcatraz in Milan, Italy with HELLYEAH and HEAVEN SHALL BURN as the support acts. You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KORN's 2016 "The Serenity Of ...

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Progressive Metallers BELIEVER To Release New Music Throughout 2017

Pennsylvania-based progressive metallers BELIEVER are back with new music. New songs from the band will be made available throughout 2017, culminating in the release of a physical product to be announced later this year. BELIEVER fans will enjoy (or not) digital releases every few months with new artwork from Eye Level Studio's Michael Rosner to ...

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FATES WARNING To Release 'Awaken The Guardian Live' In April

Legendary progressive metal act FATES WARNING celebrated the 30th anniversary of its third album, "Awaken The Guardian", in 2016. The album was to become their final release to feature vocalist John Arch. That era's lineup was rounded out by bassist Joe DiBiase, drummer Steve Zimmerman, along with current guitarist Frank Aresti and, of course, guitarist ...

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