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METALLICA Brings Fans Even Closer With SALESFORCE

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, today announced that METALLICA is deploying Salesforce to transform the way they engage with their fans across every digital touchpoint. METALLICA is one of the world's most renowned rock bands, with more than 120 million albums sold and accolades including nine Grammys and Sweden's prestigious Polar Music Prize. For ...

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DISTURBED Hits No. 1 At Rock Radio With 'Are You Ready'

Two-time Grammy-nominated rock band DISTURBED has hit No. 1 at rock radio with new single "Are You Ready", the band's 12th No. 1 single and the fastest chart-climber of its career, reaching the top spot in only six short weeks. "Are You Ready", which has close to 4 million Spotify streams and a companion video ...

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EKTOMORF Covers METALLICA's 'Hardwired'

Hungarian metallers EKTOMORF will release a brand new two-track digital single in October. The single, which was recorded in one day in early September at No Silence Studio in Hungary, will feature a new EKTOMORF song as well as a cover version of METALLICA's "Hardwired". Video footage from the studio sessions can be seen below. ...

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METALLICA Announces Summer 2019 European Tour With GHOST

METALLICA will embark on a European tour in May. The three-month trek will cover 25 cities and 20 countries and include "black tickets, enhanced experiences, free albums and downloads, and more," according to a press release. Grammy-winning, Swedish rock band GHOST will be special guest on all four European legs of METALLICA's 2019 "WorldWired" stadium ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Says People Don't 'Make The Same Connection With Albums' That They Used To

Stefan from Australia's "The Moshpit Backstage" podcast recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On doing spoken-word shows: Scott: "I pretty much get to stand in a room and just relate my experiences over the last three or ...

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WESTFIELD MASSACRE: 'Your Salvation' Video Released

WESTFIELD MASSACRE has released another new song, "Your Salvation", from its forthcoming sophomore album, "Salvation". "Your Salvation" marks the third official single from the disc and is accompanied by a full-feature music video directed by Ron Underwood. The song and video are based on the band's real-life experiences of losing close friends and family members ...

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SHINEDOWN Guitarist Recalls Group's 'Some Kind Of Monster' Moment

SHINEDOWN guitarist Zach Myers recently spoke with Two Doods Reviews. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new single, "Get Up", the lyrics for which were inspired by bassist Eric Bass's battles with depression: Zach: "We started writing the same way that we always ...

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Watch Video For New DISTURBED Single 'A Reason To Fight'

DISTURBED's official music video for the song "A Reason To Fight" can be seen below. It is the second single from the band's new album, "Evolution", which will be released on October 19. The "A Reason To Fight" clip was directed by Matt Mahurin (U2, METALLICA), who previously helmed the video for DISTURBED's Grammy-nominated rendition ...

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ANTHRAX's CHARLIE BENANTE On 'State Of Euphoria' Album: 'All Of Us In The Band Felt That It Was Not Finished'

On October 5, Island Records/Ume/Universal Music will release the 30th-anniversary, 2CD deluxe edition of ANTHRAX's fourth studio album, "State Of Euphoria". The package will consist of two discs: Disc One is the fully remastered album, all of the B-sides originally released in conjunction with the album, and "Antisocial" recorded live in London at the Hammersmith ...

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METALLICA To Play Rare Acoustic Set For Charity In San Francisco

A little over 18 months ago, METALLICA announced the formation of All Within My Hands (AWMH), a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation focused on creating sustainable communities by tackling the issues of hunger and workforce education and encouraging volunteerism. Now the band and everyone on the All Within My Hands board are excited to celebrate the foundation's ...

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METALLICA Sets Attendance Record In Saskatoon

According to Global News, METALLICA set a new attendance record with its concert Saturday night (September 15) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. 16,874 fans turned out for the band's performance at SaskTel Centre, beating the facility's all-time attendance record of 15,806, set by Garth Brooks. "This METALLICA concert is the single largest attended event ...

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MEGADETH Invites Indonesian President To Attend Concert

MEGADETH has invited Indonesian president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to attend its upcoming concert at the JogjaROCKarta festival in Yogyakarta on October 27. "We are hoping Indonesian President Joko Widodo @jokowi and Governor Ganjar Pranowo @ganjarpranowo will accept our invitation to see us perform in Jogjakarta on Oct. 27. We can't wait to play @jogjaROCKarta and ...

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SLIPKNOT Wants To 'Bring Surrealism' To Halloween Experience With Iowa Haunted House Partnership

SLIPKNOT percussionist and co-founder Shawn "Clown" Crahan spoke to Andy Hall of the Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 about the band's partnership with the Des Moines haunted attraction Slaughterhouse. The 10,000 square-foot haunt will feature memorabilia from the group, meet-and-greet events, around 40 to 50 actors who will bring the band's "iconology, lore and culture" ...

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METALLICA, SLIPKNOT, SHINEDOWN Featured On 'WWE 2K19' Soundtrack

METALLICA, SLIPKNOT, SHINEDOWN and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE are among the featured artists on the soundtrack to WWE's upcoming video game "WWE 2K19". Interestingly, the songs were chosen by a host of WWE superstars themselves, bringing a variety to the selections that's as varied as the WWE roster. Various wrestlers, including AJ Styles, Daniel Bryan ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN On His Spoken-Word Performances: 'I Just Kind Of Build It As I Go'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian recently spoke with Double Kick about "One Man Riot", his upcoming spoken-word tour of Australia. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the inspiration behind "One Man Riot": Scott: "I get asked all the time, 'What's the craziest thing I've ever seen?', ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Falls On Stage In Sioux Falls (Video)

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has shared video footage of guitarist Kirk Hammett taking a tumble during the band's September 11 concert in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In the short Instagram clip, which can be seen below, Ulrich can be seen mocking Hammett by pretending to also fall on stage. Lars captioned the video: "Careful in ...

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