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DEVILDRIVER Frontman Speaks Out Against Use Of Prescription Drugs To Treat Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara has spoken out against the use of medication to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, saying that prescription stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin "pushing kids to the most fucking darkest place possible." The former COAL CHAMBER singer, who has previously described himself as a "really bad" sufferer of ADHD, opened ...

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NASTY SAVAGE Bassist RICHARD BATEMAN Dies

Richard Bateman, bassist for Florida metal legends NASTY SAVAGE, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, September 5. NASTY SAVAGE guitarist David Austin said that he was "absolutely devastated" by the passing of his longtime friend and bandmate. He added in a Facebook post: "[The] extraordinary bass playing that he did with NASTY SAVAGE, especially ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Music Video For Acoustic Version Of 'Mercy'

STONE SOUR's music video for an acoustic version of the song "Mercy" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's acclaimed 2017 LP, "Hydrograd", which was released as a deluxe edition on August 31. The two-disc set, "Hydrograd Deluxe Edition", collects unreleased covers, b-sides, live recordings and alternate versions of songs from ...

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DIZZY REED: 'I Know What My Role Is With GUNS N' ROSES'

GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed was recently interviewed by the "Nothing Shocking" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how important it is for him to have an extra outlet, like his solo band and HOOKERS & BLOW, to play with when GUNS N' ...

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ROCK GODDESS: 'This Time' Album Pushed Back To February

Due to "illness, manufacturing and scheduling factors," the release date of ROCK GODDESS's comeback album, "This Time", has been pushed back to February 22, 2019 from the previously announced October 5, 2018. The effort, which will be made available via the band's own label, Bite You To Death Records, in conjunction with partners worldwide and ...

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SLASH And Estranged Wife Still Battling Over Divorce Settlement

According to The Pulse Of Radio, GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash is apparently losing his patience with the ongoing negotiations over his divorce settlement with his estranged wife Perla Ferrar. Slash reportedly wants Perla to sign off on their final agreement, while Perla has accused her former husband of hiding money and refusing to turn ...

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SLASH Says His Solo Band Doesn't Have To Perform GUNS N' ROSES Material Live Anymore

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash recently discussed "Living The Dream", his forthcoming album with vocalist Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE) and THE CONSPIRATORS, with the New York radio station Q104.3. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the title "Living The Dream": Slash: "It was originally just ...

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Video Premiere: STONE SOUR's 'Knievel Has Landed'

"Knievel Has Landed", the new video from STONE SOUR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's acclaimed 2017 LP, "Hydrograd", which will be released as a deluxe edition on August 31. The two-disc set, "Hydrograd Deluxe Edition", collects unreleased covers, b-sides, live recordings and alternate versions of songs from "Hydrograd". Available ...

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ATREYU To Release 'In Our Wake' Album In October

California metalcore band ATREYU will release its seventh full-length album, "In Our Wake", on October 12 through Spinefarm. Everyone leaves a legacy behind. No matter how big or small, our words and actions echo forever and make a lasting imprint. Two decades since their 1999 formation in Southern California, that truth weighed heavy on the ...

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U.D.O.: Lyric Video For 'Make The Move'

The official lyric video for the song "Make The Move" from U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, can be seen below. The song is taken from U.D.O.'s upcoming album, "Steelfactory", which will be released on August 31 via AFM. According to a press release, "Steelfactory" sees "U.D.O. return to ...

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NOTHING MORE Singer Says Group 'Almost Threw Away' Latest Hit Single 'Just Say When': 'It Was A Little Out Of Left Field For Us'

Prior to Texan rock quartet NOTHING MORE's recent performance at Wisconsin's annual Rock Fest, HardDrive Radio's Lou Brutus spoke with the group's vocalist, Jonny Hawkins. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On their recent show in Barcelona, Spain supporting GUNS N' ROSES: Jonny: "We played the ...

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STONE SOUR: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Song #3' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of STONE SOUR's video for "Song #3" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Hydrograd", which was released in June 2017 via Roadrunner Records. STONE SOUR will release a deluxe edition of "Hydrograd" on August 31. The two-disc set, "Hydrograd Deluxe Edition", collects unreleased ...

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Listen To New VREID Song 'Black Rites In The Black Nights'

Norwegian metallers VREID will release their new album, "Lifehunger", on September 28 via Season Of Mist. The disc's new single, "Black Rites In The Black Nights", can be streamed below. VREID comments: "Sometimes everything is so dark that you only see life. "This album is all about the primordial hunger that keeps us marching forward. ...

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TREAT: Official Lyric Video For 'Rose Of Jericho' Song

Frontiers Music Srl will release TREAT's new album, "Tunguska", on September 14. The official lyric video for the disc's second single, "Rose Of Jericho", can be seen below. Building on the success of their last two albums, "Coup De Grace" (2010) and "Ghost Of Graceland" (2016), which were both released after the band's reunion in ...

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