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BEAST IN BLACK To Support W.A.S.P. On European Tour

BEAST IN BLACK, the Helsinki, Finland-based metal band led by former BATTLE BEAST guitarist and main songwriter Anton Kabanen, will support legendary heavy metallers W.A.S.P. on the European leg of their "Re-Idolized: The Crimson Idol 25th Anniversary" tour. Anton stated: "It's a great pleasure and honor to go on tour with the legendary W.A.S.P., which ...

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EVANESCENCE: Making Of 'Synthesis' Album Part One (Video)

The first in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the making of EVANESCENCE's next album, "Synthesis", can be seen below. In the first episode of "Inside Synthesis", we get introduced to the new disc from EVANESCENCE and gain some insight into the process. "Synthesis" is due on November 10. The effort features full orchestration ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer, DREAM THEATER Keyboardist, Others To Be Inducted Into 'Hall Of Heavy Metal History'

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward, DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess, bass virtuoso Billy Sheehan. and other metal royalty will be inducted into the Hall Of Heavy Metal History on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Anaheim Wyndham Garden Grove in Anaheim, California. Television and radio personality Eddie Trunk will host the event. An all-star jam, ...

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Could MARILYN MANSON And TRENT REZNOR Collaborate Again?

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Marilyn Manson said in a new interview with Apple Music that he and NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor are on good terms again and that the possibility of the two musicians collaborating is not too far-fetched. Speaking with Zane Lowe of Beats 1, Manson said that the recent ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Widow: 'The Loss Of My Husband Just Left Such A Gap In Our World'

LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington's widow, Talinda Bennington, was a guest on this past Wednesday's (September 13) edition of MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx's syndicated rock radio show "Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx". You can now listen to the interview using the iHeart Radio widget below. Using the hashtags #FuckDepression and #MakeChesterProud, Talinda ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of First-Ever 'ManUNkind' Performance

METALLICA played the song "ManUNkind" live for the first time during its September 10 concert at AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. Professionaly filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. "ManUNkind" is taken from METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", which came out last November. METALLICA frontman James Hetfield explained the song's meaning ...

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Listen To New EVANESCENCE Single 'Imperfection'

EVANESCENCE has released a new single called "Imperfection". Taken from the band's next album, "Synthesis", which is due on November 10, the song features full orchestration in a completely synthetic world of beats and sounds, with help from arranger and composer David Campbell. "Synthesis" will feature two new EVANESCENCE songs in addition to fan favorites ...

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ANNIHILATOR To Release 'For The Demented' Album In November; Cover Artwork Unveiled

Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR will release their new album, "For The Demented", on November 3. The cover artwork for the disc can be seen below. ANNIHILATOR's follow-up to 2015's "Suicide Society" will include the song "Twisted Lobotomy", which the band performed live on its recent European tour. ANNIHILATOR guitarist and main songwriter Jeff Waters recently told ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Feat. PORTNOY, SHEEHAN, BUMBLEFOOT, SOTO, SHERINIAN: Teaser For 'Coming Home' Video

A teaser for "Coming Home", the new video from SONS OF APOLLO, the band featuring former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian alongside Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE), is available below. The song ...

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Video: BUMBLEFOOT Performs Acoustic Versions Of IRON MAIDEN, KISS, GUNS N' ROSES Classics In Osaka

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal performed Paul McCartney, IRON MAIDEN, KISS and GUNS N' ROSES classics during his September 7 solo acoustic concert at the Twice Café in Shinsaibashi, Osaka, Japan. Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Thal recently said that he agonized over his decision to leave ...

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Watch WOLFGANG VAN HALEN Play 'Eruption'

Wolfgang Van Halen commemorated the fortieth anniversary of the recording of his father's classic instrumental "Eruption" by posting a video of the VAN HALEN bassist playing the song on the original guitar it was tracked with. Check out the clip below. Wolfgang is currently working on his debut solo album, tentatively due next year. The ...

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REX BROWN Was 'The Least Metal Guy' In PANTERA

During a recent appearance on the "TODDCast" podcast, former PANTERA and DOWN bassist Rex Brown spoke about his debut solo album, "Smoke On This", which came out at the end of July. The disc marks the first time in Brown's career in which he serves as both lead vocalist and guitarist in a band. Explaining ...

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