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Listen To New SICK OF IT ALL Song 'Wake The Sleeping Dragon!'

New York hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL will release their twelfth studio album, "Wake The Sleeping Dragon!", on November 2. The follow-up to 2014's "The Last Act Of Defiance" was produced by Jerry Farley (EVERY TIME I DIE, DEMON HUNTER) over a two-and-a-half-week period at Nova Studios in Staten Island, New York and was ...

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Total Retaliation - Terror

California juggernaut TERROR has been one of the leading bands of hardcore punk since the turn of the millennium. The challenge for all aging aggressive bands, perhaps especially for those who have made a significant impact, is remaining both potent and interesting. Unfortunately, the hardcore bruiser succumbed to said challenge in the second decade of ...

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P.O.D. Members Discuss Songwriting Process For 'Circles' Album (Video)

A six-minute video in which San Diego, California-based rockers P.O.D. (PAYABLE ON DEATH) discuss the songwriting process for their upcoming album, "Circles", can be seen below. The band's new studio disc will be released on November 16 via Mascot Label Group. On "Circles", P.O.D. collaborated with the Los Angeles-based production duo called the Heavy (Jason ...

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P.O.D. Members Explain What Keeps Them Motivated (Video)

In the four-and-a-half-minute clip below, San Diego, California-based rockers P.O.D. (PAYABLE ON DEATH) explain what keeps them motivated to continue making music after more than 20 years together. P.O.D. will release its new album, "Circles", on November 16 via Mascot Label Group. The disc sees the band collaborating with the Los Angeles-based production duo called ...

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Listen To New P.O.D. Song 'Listening For The Silence'

"Listening For The Silence", a new song from San Diego, California-based rockers P.O.D. (PAYABLE ON DEATH), can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's 10th studio disc, "Circles", which will be released on November 16 via Mascot Label Group. On "Circles", P.O.D. collaborated with the Los Angeles-based production duo called the Heavy ...

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Future Cult - THE LION'S DAUGHTER

The history of heavy metal is peppered with instances of bands whose careers truly launched only after making a hard pivot stylistically. JUDAS PRIEST and ACCEPT started off as competent rock-and-rollers before embracing metallic power and speed. DARKTHRONE's earliest output was expertly executed death metal, but it was the band's embrace of black metal noise ...

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P.O.D.: Trailer For 'Circles' Album

The official trailer for "Circles", the upcoming album from San Diego, California-based rockers P.O.D. (PAYABLE ON DEATH), can be seen below. The band's 10th studio disc will be released on November 16 via Mascot Label Group. On "Circles", P.O.D. collaborated with the Los Angeles-based production duo called the Heavy (Jason Bell and Jordan Miller), who ...

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Listen To Title Track Of New P.O.D. Album, 'Circles'

"Circles", the title track of the upcoming album from San Diego, California-based rockers P.O.D. (PAYABLE ON DEATH), can be streamed below. The band's 10th studio disc will be released on November 16 via Mascot Label Group. On "Circles", P.O.D. collaborated with the Los Angeles-based production duo called the Heavy (Jason Bell and Jordan Miller), who ...

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Inside Metal: The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal 2 - Various

Bob Nalbandian is a walking compendium of American metal, particularly conversant of the scene cultivated within his California habitat in the 1980s. His "Inside Metal" documentary series has become a go-to source on the subject of West Coast-birthed heavy metal. His recent work focuses upon the dawn of thrash from the Los Angeles and Bay ...

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Warning Blast - SIEGE OF POWER

SIEGE OF POWER is what death-doom fanatics have wet dreams about. The international supergroup consists of vocalist Chris Reifert (AUTOPSY), guitarist Paul Baayens (ASPHYX, ex-HAIL OF BULLETS), bassist Theo van Eekelen (ex-HAIL OF BULLETS, ex-GRAND SUPREME BLOOD COURT), and drummer Bob Bagchus (ex-ASPHYX, ex-SOULBURN, INFIDEL REICH). A logical assumption would be that the ensemble's debut, ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR: 'You Can't Kill My Rock 'N Roll' Video Released

"You Can't Kill My Rock 'N Roll", the new Max Ljungberg-directed video from Gothenburg, Sweden-based rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's 11th studio album, which is being released today (Friday, September 21) via Gain Music Entertainment. The disc consists of 12 ear-splitting anthems that drive ...

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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY: Heavy Metal Is 'Alive And Well'

In a brand new interview with the "DOMKcast", TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy was asked to weigh in on the current state of the heavy metal scene. He responded: "Metal is alive and well. There's too many records to even list of how many incredible bands there are. There is no shortage of incredible bands making ...

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Loved - KEN MODE

Canada's KEN MODE has been doling out its unique blend of sonically and emotionally heavy music since the turn of the millennium. The band's sound includes elements of metallic hardcore and sludge wrestling atop a solid bedrock of noise rock. Sometimes dark and brooding, always ferocious, the group continues to shock and awe with a ...

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MADBALL: 'Freight Train' Video

" Freight Train", the new video from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "For The Cause", which was released on June 15 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who also makes a guest appearance ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K. DOWNING Is Not Interested In Starting Brand New Band

Former JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Ken "K.K." Downing was recently interviewed by the "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the deterioration of his relationship with JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Glenn Tipton: Downing: "I think everyone will know ...

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SOULFLY: Fourth Trailer For 'Ritual' Album

The fourth trailer for "Ritual", the forthcoming eleventh album from SOULFLY, can be seen below. Due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). ...

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Video Premiere: P.O.D.'s 'Rockin' With The Best'

"Rockin' With The Best", the new video from San Diego, California-based rockers P.O.D. (PAYABLE ON DEATH), can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 10th studio album, "Circles", which will be released on November 16 via Mascot Label Group. Frontman Sonny Sandoval says: "'Rockin' With The Best' is direct, raw and in-your-face, ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Performs Entire Debut Album At Washington, D.C. Concert (Video)

Venice, California crossover thrash/hardcore punk legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES celebrated the 35th anniversary of their self-titled debut album by performing the LP in its entirety this past Saturday, September 8 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. Four years ago, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES frontman Mike Muir stated ...

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P.O.D. To Release 'Circles' Album In November; Listen To New Single 'Rockin' With The Best'

San Diego, California-based rockers P.O.D. (PAYABLE ON DEATH) will release their 10th studio album, "Circles", on November 16 via Mascot Label Group. The disc features the previously released single "Soundboy Killa" as well as "Rockin' With The Best", which can be heard below. On "Circles", P.O.D. collaborated with the Los Angeles-based production duo called the ...

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