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PALLBEARER: 'I Saw The End' Video Released

"I Saw The End", the new video from the Arkansas progressive doom quartet PALLBEARER, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans of Panorama Programming (LAMB OF GOD, CHELSEA WOLFE, GHOST). The band commented: "Both song and video present a telescopic view on an eternity of corruption. The path of greed leads ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Announces European 35th-Anniversary Tour

Seminal New York hardcore veterans AGNOSTIC FRONT have announced their 35th-anniversary tour in support of their latest album, 2015's "The American Dream Died". AGNOSTIC FRONT changed the face of music throughout its 35-year long career and was partially responsible for the creation of the hardcore genre itself. These rarely confronted and always respected leaders of ...

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Season of the Witch - JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES

Guitars, tits and monsters. Now that we have your attention... Two of the three (Stacey Nelkin's breasts popping ever-so-briefly in a clumsy sex scene nobody buys into) appear in the crap classic "Halloween III: Season of the Witch". John 5 hangs with Rob Zombie (in the past, Marilyn Manson), so guitars, tits and monsters are ...

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RIOT V Releases Music Video For 'Sign Of The Crimson Storm'

"Sign Of The Crimson Storm", the new video from RIOT V, the band featuring the remaining members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, can be seen below. Originally recorded for RIOT's "Thundersteel" album in 1988, this song has been a staple of RIOT V live setlists over the past two years. Footage and audio was taken ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer's Illness Forces Milan Concert Cancelation

Tonight's (Tuesday, February 21) AVENGED SEVENFOLD / DISTURBED concert at Mediolanum Forum in Milan, Italy has been canceled because AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows is reportedly suffering from laryngitis. AVENGED SEVENFOLD played an abbreviated show last night (Monday, February 20) in Stuttgart, Germany so that M. Shadows could prevent further damage to his voice. In ...

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Extinct Monster Worm Named After CANNIBAL CORPSE Bassist

In a new study published in Scientific Reports ("Earth's Oldest 'Bobbit Worm' – Gigantism In A Devonian Eunicidan Polychaete") by Mats E. Eriksson of Lund University, Sweden, Luke A. Parry of Bristol University, U.K., and David M. Rudkin of Royal Ontario Museum, Canada, an extraordinary new species of polychaetes (bristle worms; the marine relatives of ...

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KISS Gives Surprise Makeup-Free Performance At 'All-Star Salute To The Oregon Military' (Video)

KISS gave a surprise make-up-free performance Saturday night (February 18) at the the close of a gala fundraiser event in Portland, Oregon. The "All-Star Salute To The Oregon Military" raised $1.4 million toward completing the construction of the $20 million Oregon Military Museum named after KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer's father, Brigadier General James B. Thayer. ...

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New Song Premiere: EVANESCENCE's 'Even In Death (2016)'

On February 17, EVANESCENCE will release a very special career-spanning vinyl box set encompassing all of the band's studio albums — "Fallen", "The Open Door" and "Evanescence" (with the latter two making their vinyl debut) — and, for the first time ever, the commercial debut for the previously unreleased demo album "Origin". Also included in ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Is Selling His 1968 Jaguar XKE Car

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett is selling his 1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 2+2. All sales inquiries are being handled exclusively by the Beverly Hills Car Club, the world's largest broker of European classic cars. "Kirk is a living legend in the music industry," says Alex Manos, owner of Beverly Hills Car Club. "This car embodies ...

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ARCH ENEMY's New Album Is Written And Partially Recorded

Conny Schiffbauer of Germany's Rock Hard magazine conducted an interview with ARCH ENEMY singer Alissa White-Gluz and guitarist Michael Amott during this year's 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the status of the upcoming ARCH ENEMY album: Michael: "The new album ...

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EVANESCENCE Working On New Music

According to Amy Lee's publicists at Mercenary Publicity, the EVANESCENCE singer and her bandmates are currently in the studio working on new music, expected later this year. Lee hinted in an interview with AOL last fall that the band was gearing up to make new music, but that it might not take the form of ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist Defends METALLICA's LADY GAGA Collaboration

TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick has defended METALLICA's performance with Lady Gaga at this year's Grammy Awards, explaining that "it absolutely makes sense they'd collaborate." METALLICA's appearance with the pop superstar at the 59th annual event in Los Angeles Sunday night (February 12) turned into something of a disaster when the Grammy sound crew did not ...

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ALICE COOPER Guitarist NITA STRAUSS, HUNTRESS Singer JILL JANUS Join Forces In THE STARBREAKERS

THE STARBREAKERS will debut at The Viper Room in West Hollywood, California on Saturday March 11. The all-star cover band features five of the most talented female musicians today. With unparalleled musicianship and looks that kill, they've mastered the art of the cover song — delivering a mind-blowing live show and unforgettable party. THE STARBREAKERS ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Due In March

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have announced a March 24 English/German language release of "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records". (German title: "Systemstörung: Die Geschichte Von Noise Records") Authored by American metal journalist David E. Gehlke, the book features cover art by VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and a foreword penned ...

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Singer JAKE E Is 'Stepping Off The AMARANTHE Tour Bus' To Pursue Other Projects

Vocalist Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg has broken his silence regarding his departure from AMARANTHE, the successful Swedish melodic metal band he co-founded. AMARANTHE has kept an active touring schedule in between recording and releasing four studio albums. Following AMARANTHE's tour of Japan with HELLOWEEN last September, Jake E, one of the band's three vocalists, announced ...

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