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SPOCK'S BEARD To Release 'Noise Floor' Album In May

U.S. progressive rockers SPOCK'S BEARD will release their 13th studio album, "Noise Floor", on May 25. For this disc, Ted Leonard, Alan Morse, Dave Meros and Ryo Okumoto are joined in the studio once again by drummer and original member Nick D'Virgilio. SPOCK'S BEARD is a band that is in a continual state of evolution, ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Fourth Trailer For 'Resurrection' Album

The fourth trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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PAUL STANLEY Weighs In On NFL Players Taking A Knee

Paul Stanley has commented on the NFL players' protest of racial injustice in the wake of the backlash from President Donald Trump. The KISS frontman discussed the athletes kneeling in protest during the national anthem while speaking to the Los Angeles radio station 95.5 KLOS earlier today (Thursday, February 22). Asked for his opinion on ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Resume U.S. Tour Tomorrow

Following a severe lung infection that shut frontman Robb Flynn's throat down mid-show in Pittsburgh and resulted in the next two sold-out concerts in Cleveland and Detroit being canceled, MACHINE HEAD will resume its U.S. tour tomorrow night (Tuesday, February 20) in Des Moines, Iowa. The day after Pittsburgh, Robb visited a clinic in Cleveland ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN: 'It's Insane To Be Having This Level Of Success This Deep Into Our Career'

Rob Rush of Long Island's 94.3 The Shark radio station recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the climate around MACHINE HEAD's 1994 "Burn My Eyes" debut, which was released on Roadrunner ...

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MARCO MENDOZA: Lyric Video For 'Sweetest Emotions'

Marco Mendoza will release his long-awaited new solo album, "Viva La Rock", on March 2 via Mighty Music. The disc was recorded in Copenhagen with the multi-talented producer and guitar player Søren Andersen (Glenn Hughes, Mike Tramp) at the helm. The Søren/Mendoza collaboration proved to be the right way forward with the chemistry exploding in ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Discusses KIRK HAMMETT Collaboration In New 'Resurrection' Trailer

The third trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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See First Photo Of JAMES HETFIELD In 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile' Movie

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has joined the ensemble cast of the upcoming thriller "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile". The film follows the relationship between notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, played by Zac Efron, and his longtime girlfriend, played by Lily Collins, who at the time had no knowledge of Bundy's crimes. Hetfield will play ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Joins Cast Of 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile' Thriller

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield tops off the coveted ensemble cast of the upcoming thriller "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile". The film follows the relationship between notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, played by Zac Efron, and his longtime girlfriend, played by Lily Collins, who at the time had no knowledge of the crimes. The Grammy ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Lyric Video For 'Heart And Soul' Song

The official lyric video for the song "Heart And Soul" from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project can be seen below. The track is taken from MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST's new album, "Resurrection", which will be released on March 2 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded ...

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Watch MACHINE HEAD Play 'Evening With' Concert In Orlando

Fan-filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD's February 5 performance at The Plaza Live in Orlando, Florida can be seen below (courtesy of "hvymtlmom"). MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn said last year that his band is continuing to play "Evening With" shows because fans never warmed to the opening acts he and his bandmates selected. For ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Ban Odd Assortment Of Items From Concerts

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS are having fun with their tour requirements again, this time posting a list of prohibited items at their shows that features some decidedly suspect inclusions. While sensible things like glass containers and weapons make the list, also barred from the FOO FIGHTERS shows are such items as ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST: Second Trailer For 'Resurrection' Album

The second trailer for "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, is available below. Due on March 2 via Nuclear Blast, the disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne ...

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Watch MACHINE HEAD's Lyric Video For New Song 'Volatile'

San Francisco Bay Area metal titans MACHINE HEAD have released the official lyric video for a song called "Volatile". The track is the opening cut on the band's new album, "Catharsis", which will be released on Friday, January 26 via Nuclear Blast. "Volatile", featuring sociocritical lyrics, is dedicated to Heather D. Heyer, who lost her ...

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DEATH ANGEL Guitarist: 'We Pride Ourselves In Being A Little Different From All The Other Thrash Bands'

Darko Rajić of Metal Jacket Magazine conducted an interview with DEATH ANGEL guitarist Ted Aguilar prior to the band's November 26 concert in Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia alongside TESTAMENT and ANNIHILATOR. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the variety found on DEATH ANGEL's most ...

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Watch MARCO MENDOZA's Video For 'Viva La Rock' Title Track

Marco Mendoza will release his long-awaited new solo album, "Viva La Rock", on March 2 via Mighty Music. The disc was recorded in Copenhagen with the multi-talented producer and guitar player Søren Andersen (Glenn Hughes, Mike Tramp) at the helm. The Søren/Mendoza collaboration proved to be the right way forward with the chemistry exploding in ...

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Video Premiere: MACHINE HEAD's 'Kaleidoscope'

"Kaleidoscope", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be seen below. The clip was directed by MACHINE HEAD's longtime collaborator Mike Sloat, who previously helmed the band's videos for "Locust", "Aesthetics Of Hate", "Imperium" and "Now We Die", among others. "Kaleidoscope" is taken from MACHINE HEAD's new album, "Catharsis", which ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER: How KIRK HAMMETT Ended Up Guesting On 'Resurrection' Album

"Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST project, will be released on March 2 via Nuclear Blast. The disc, which was produced by Michael Voss-Schön, was recorded in four different locations over a five-month period and features guest appearances by METALLICA's Kirk Hammett, Wayne Findlay and Michael Voss-Schön along ...

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JACK BLADES Says NIGHT RANGER Is 'One Of Those Rare Bands That All Still Like Each Other'

NIGHT RANGER bassist/vocalist Jack Blades was recently interviewed by the Cleveland radio station WKYC. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the importance of continuing to write and record new music: Jack: "With NIGHT RANGER, it's always about [that] we just want to keep creating. I ...

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MACHINE HEAD Releases Brand New 'Folk' Song Called 'Bastards'

"Bastards", a brand new song from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's ninth studio album, "Catharsis", which will be released on January 26 via Nuclear Blast. The effort will be made available in several formats, including a CD/DVD digipak edition which contains footage ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Discusses Importance Of Craftsmanship When Creating Physical Music Product (Video)

In the three-and-a-half-minute clip below, MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn discusses the importance of craftsmanship when producing physical formats of new music releases. MACHINE HEAD's new album, "Catharsis", will be released on January 26 via Nuclear Blast. The effort will be made available in several formats, including a CD/DVD digipak edition which contains footage of ...

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