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JOE BONAMASSA Announces Spring 2020 U.S. Tour Dates

Two-time Grammy-nominated blues-rock sensation Joe Bonamassa has announced U.S. tour dates for spring 2020, as he gears up for his summer tour embarking on major venues across the East Coast and Midwest in North America. For the newly announced dates next year, Bonamassa leaves no fans behind, making stops through the South and Midwest with ...

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DAVE 'SNAKE' SABO Reveals What SKID ROW Learned From DEF LEPPARD

In conjunction with a recent Metal Hammer retrospective on SKID ROW's self-titled 1989 debut, guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo spoke at length about the making of the album with writer Clay Marshall. Some select "outtakes" from the interview appear below (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why "Skid Row" was recorded in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin: Snake: "The ...

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Watch SLIPKNOT's Music Video For New Song 'Solway Firth'

SLIPKNOT has shared "Solway Firth", the second new song to be released off the band's widely anticipated sixth LP, "We Are Not Your Kind", which will arrive August 9 on Roadrunner Records. "Solway Firth" is available now at all DSPs along with an official music video directed by the band's own M. Shawn Crahan. Created ...

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Hear COLD's New Single 'Without You'

"Without You", a brand new song from alternative rockers COLD, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "The Things We Can't Stop", which will be released on September 13 via Napalm Records. COLD has always documented memories and moments in song, etching them forever in diaristic lyrics, cinematic ...

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COLD Announces First U.S. Tour In Over Eight Years

In support of their forthcoming Napalm Records debut, "The Things We Can't Stop", alternative rockers COLD will hit the road late this summer and into early fall. Dubbed the "Broken Human Tour", the band's first trek in over eight years kicks off August 29 in Teaneck, New Jersey and runs through October 20 in Lexington, ...

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AMON AMARTH Guitarist: 'We Always Try To Make The Next Album A Little Better Than The Previous One'

Prior to AMON AMARTH's June 11 performance in Bratislava, Slovakia, guitarist Johan Söderberg spoke with Rocker.sk. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's latest album, "Berserker": Johan: "The inspiration was, 'We're going to make the best songs we can.' That's usually always ...

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INTRONAUT Signs With METAL BLADE; New Album Due In 2020

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of INTRONAUT. Currently working on the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "The Direction Of Last Things" (2015), the band plans to release its new album in 2020. Sacha Dunable (guitars, vocals) has checked in from the studio with the following comment, regarding this upcoming record and signing: "INTRONAUT ...

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1349 Releases 'Through Eyes Of Stone' Single

Norwegian black metal masters 1349 have unleashed a brand new single, "Through Eyes Of Stone". The song is taken from the band's self-titled EP, which will be released on August 16. 1349 has furthermore finished the recordings of its new full-length, to be made available this fall via Season Of Mist. The new single can ...

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HAMMERFALL's OSCAR DRONJAK: 'We've Always Been On The Same Path; We Haven't Deviated Much'

Record Collector recently conducted an interview with guitarist Oscar Dronjak of Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the band's sound has changed since they signed to Austria's Napalm Records in 2016: Oscar: "No. Nothing has really changed. HAMMERFALL will always be the ...

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CARNIFEX Releases Video For 'World War X' Title Track

San Diego, California-based metal outfit CARNIFEX will release its seventh studio album, "World War X", on August 2 via Nuclear Blast. The official music video for the disc's second single, the album's title track, can be seen below. "World War X" was produced by CARNIFEX and Jason Suecof (DEATH ANGEL, CHELSEA GRIN, JOB FOR A ...

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Video: GREAT WHITE Performs At Colorado's FREEDOM FEST

Fan-filmed video footage of GREAT WHITE's June 29 performance at the Freedom Fest in Golden, Colorado can be seen below. GREAT WHITE guitarist Mark Kendall recently confirmed to the "Music Mania" podcast that the band is working on new material with its latest addition, singer Mitch Malloy. "We've been writing songs," Mark said. "In fact, ...

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FLAW To Release 'Vol IV: Because Of The Brave' Album This Month

Louisville's FLAW will release its new album, "Vol IV: Because Of The Brave", on July 19 via Pavement Entertainment. Amid the rocking hooks, the band offers songs with a mixture of personal, patriotic, and heartfelt lyrics. With Chris Volz at the helm, FLAW's story began with the independent release of home-grown albums "American Arrogance" (1996), ...

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KATATONIA Members Discuss Ending Hiatus, Ongoing 'Night Is The New Day' Anniversary Tour

KATATONIA guitarist Anders Nyström, bassist Niklas Sandin and guitarist Roger Öjersson recently spoke with The Metal Tris. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's return from their self-imposed year-long hiatus: Anders: "We always wanted to come back. It's never been a question of wanting ...

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