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Suicide Silence - SUICIDE SILENCE

Weeks before the release of SUICIDE SILENCE's self-titled fifth album, the band found itself under scrutiny with its preview track, "Doris". That's the polite way to put it. Vocalist Eddie Hermida and guitarist Mark Helymun took to MetalSucks.net with a video cam and printouts of some of the negative Internet posts cast against the group; ...

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FILTER Leader Working On 'Ambient' New Album

Richard Patrick is working on an "ambient"-based FILTER album that he will make available through all the streaming music services later in the year. The FILTER leader revealed his plans for the disc — tentatively titled "Sounds For Sloan And Other Restless Children" — via a video message posted on the band's Facebook page. He ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'One Of My Main Goals As A Musician Is To Have My Own Sound'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett was interviewed on the December 19 edition of "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On preventing his creative enthusiasm from getting overwhelmed by sorting through the sheer volume ...

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Echoes of the Tortured - SINSAENUM

A smorgasbord of musicians from death and black metal bands with power metal and nu metal luminaries coming together in one band doesn't make much sense on paper, but the devil is in the details. It seems that's what SINSAENUM is attempting to summon with their debut, "Echoes of the Tortured", sonically, anyway. Former SLIPKNOT ...

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SLAYER Is Selling Collectible Plaques Commemorating 30th Anniversary Of 'Reign In Blood'

SLAYER is selling 18"x24" collectible plaques commemorating the 30th anniversary of the band's classic 1986 album "Reign In Blood". This will only be made once in a limited edition of 50. The plaques contain a certificate of authenticity plate that is numbered. The setlist reproduction portion is signed by bassist/vocalist Tom Araya and guitarist Kerry ...

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Victorious - WOLFMOTHER

Andrew Stockdale is, for all intents and purposes these days, WOLFMOTHER. A few years back, he tried, to no avail, to drop the moniker altogether and work under his own name. Contract obligations brought WOLFMOTHER back as a playing entity, and this cycle of confusion resulted in the independently released, production-raw "New Crown" album. Now ...

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Crazy Eyes - FILTER

Richard Patrick has been searching for that next great moment in FILTER, one automatically held accountable to "Short Bus" and "Title of Record". Though it's a curse no artist wishes to be burdened with, Patrick has been answerable for NINE INCH NAILS, from which he and Brian Liesegang founded this band. They hit runaway success, ...

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Unleashed - SKILLET

Since breaking out, Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning Christian rockers SKILLET have been averaging a new album every three years since 2003's "Collide". In the wake of the release of 2013's "Rise", John CooperSKILLET's lead vocalist, bassist and co-founder — reportedly began writing the songs for the band's new album, "Unleashed". After the band's ...

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PAUL STANLEY Talks About Possibility Of Another KISS Studio Album, Future Without Any Original Members

Legendary KISS frontman Paul Stanley recently stopped by David Fishof's Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp and participated in a question-and-answer-style interview interview with 16-year-old radio host Miles "The Shoe" Schuman. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KISS's decision, in 1983, during the recording of the band's ...

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PAUL STANLEY Comments On LED ZEPPELIN Lawsuit, War Of Words With NIKKI SIXX And Reunion With ACE FREHLEY

Russ Rollins of the "Monsters" recently conducted an interview with KISS frontman Paul Stanley. You can now listen to the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On LED ZEPPELIN being accused of copying the iconic guitar riff in "Stairway To Heaven" from SPIRIT's 1968 instrumental "Taurus": Stanley: "Well, it's pretty strange that ...

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Swedish Club Calls Into Question FILTER's 'Death Threat' Claim

A representative for the Swedish club where FILTER was scheduled to perform last night has called into question the band's claim that it was forced to cancel the concert after receiving death threats. FILTER was scheduled to play at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg Monday night (June 13) as part of a European tour with COMBICHRIST, ...

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COMBICHRIST: Lyric Video For New Song 'Skullcrusher'

Norwegian-American electronic hard rock/heavy metal group COMBICHRIST has launched a new track and lyric video, "Skullcrusher", taken from the band's eighth studio album, "This is Where Death Begins". Check it out below. "'Skullcrusher' is one of those tracks on the album that makes me just want to destroy shit when we play it live," said ...

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COMBICHRIST To Release 'This Is Where Death Begins' Album In June

Norwegian-American electronic hard rock/heavy metal group COMBICHRIST returns with its eighth studio album, "This Is Where Death Begins", on June 3 via Out of Line Music. An apocalyptic behemoth of guitars, electronica, infernal drums and dark elemental force, the CD was produced by Oumi Kapila (FILTER) plus COMBICHRIST's own Andy LaPlegua and mastered by Vlado ...

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FILTER's RICHARD PATRICK Says DONALD TRUMP Is 'HITLER 2.0'

In a brand new interview with Australia's Loud magazine, FILTER frontman Richard Patrick revealed that the band's upcoming seventh album, "Crazy Eyes", was inspired largely by controversial Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. He said: "The whole record is about his fucking lunacy. It's an anti-Trump record... We all fucking know that he's Hitler ...

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FILTER's RICHARD PATRICK On DONALD TRUMP: 'He Is A Reckless, Dangerous, Ignorant Rich Guy'

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has blasted Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, calling the billionaire "a reckless, dangerous, ignorant rich guy." "Donald Trump is a racist bigot," Patrick tells Australia's Sticks For Stones in a new interview. "He's blaming all of the problems of our country on immigration, which is practically non-existent. It is ...

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FILTER Releases 'Take Me To Heaven' Video

"Take Me To Heaven", the new video from FILTER, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "Crazy Eyes", which will be released on April 8 via Wind-Up Records. The follow-up to 2013's "The Sun Comes Out Tonight" was produced by FILTER founder, singer and guitarist Richard Patrick. "Take ...

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New Song Premiere: FILTER's 'Mother E'

"Mother E", a brand new song from FILTER, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "Crazy Eyes", which will be released on April 8 via Wind-Up Records. The follow-up to 2013's "The Sun Comes Out Tonight" was produced by FILTER founder, singer and guitarist Richard Patrick. "FILTER is ...

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FILTER: 'Take Me To Heaven' Video Teaser

A teaser for "Take Me To Heaven", the new video from FILTER, is available below. The song is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "Crazy Eyes", which will be released on April 8 via Wind-Up Records. The follow-up to 2013's "The Sun Comes Out Tonight" was produced by FILTER founder, singer and guitarist Richard ...

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