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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman On Black Metal Movement: 'I Just Don't Get It, To Be Honest'

Finland's Metalliluola recently conducted an interview with frontman Dani Filth of U.K. extreme metal veterans CRADLE OF FILTH. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the musical influences behind the band's new "Cryptoriana - The Seductiveness Of Decay" studio album: Dani: "It's hard to say, really. ...

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MARILYN MANSON Injured By Falling Stage Prop

Marilyn Manson was injured Saturday night when a stage prop fell on him while he was playing in New York City. The incident happened about forty-five minutes into Manson's set at Hammerstein Ballroom as he was performing a cover of EURYTHMICS' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" . Manson made his way toward the back ...

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Listen To New MARILYN MANSON Song 'Kill4me'

Marilyn Manson's new song "Kill4me" can be streamed below. The track is taken from his new album, "Heaven Upside Down", which will be released on October 6. On the disc, he reunites with producer and film composer Tyler Bates following an epic collaboration on Manson's critically acclaimed 2015 release, "The Pale Emperor". Manson told Loudwire ...

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Listen To New MASTODON Song 'Toe To Toes'

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will release a new EP featuring four previously unreleased tracks. "Cold Dark Place" will be made available digitally and on CD on September 22 via Reprise Records, followed by the release of a limited-edition ten-inch vinyl picture disc on October 27. Three of the songs on "Cold Dark Place""North ...

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MASTODON: 'Cold Dark Place' EP Details Revealed

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will release a new EP featuring four previously unreleased tracks. "Cold Dark Place" will be made available digitally and on CD on September 22 via Reprise Records, followed by the release of a limited-edition ten-inch vinyl picture disc on October 27. Three of the songs on "Cold Dark Place""North ...

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Video Premiere: MASTODON's 'Steambreather'

"Steambreather", the new video from Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON, can be seen below. The song taken from the band's latest album, "Emperor Of Sand", which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" was recorded at The Quarry Recording Studio in Kennesaw, just outside ...

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WITHERFALL Signs With CENTURY MEDIA

U.S. progressive metallers WITHERFALL — the collective brainchild of guitarist Jake Dreyer (ICED EARTH, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, WHITE WIZZARD), singer Joseph Michael (WHITE WIZZARD) and the late Adam Sagan (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, INTO ETERNITY)— have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media. The band, whose debut album was independently released this past February, has ...

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MASTODON Releases 'Streambreather' Audio/Visual Clip

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have released an audio/visual clip for "Streambreather", a song from their latest album, "Emperor Of Sand". The video, created by Aaron Hymes, can be seen below. "Emperor Of Sand" debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album chart, making it their third Top 10 album. The follow-up to 2014's "Once ...

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Watch MARILYN MANSON Perform Four New Songs In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of Marilyn Manson's July 31 concert at Stadium in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. The setlist included the same four songs that Manson has been performing since the start of his current European tour: "Revelation #12", "We Know Where You Fucking Live", "SAY10" and "1°". Setlist: 01. Revelation #12 (new) 02. ...

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Video: MASTODON Performs 'Show Yourself' On 'Conan'

Atlanta progressive heavy rock icons MASTODON performed the song "Show Yourself" on last night's (July 10) episode of Conan O'Brien's nighttime talk show, "Conan". Video footage of their appearance can be seen below. "Show Yourself" is taken from MASTODON's seventh studio album, "Emperor Of Sand", which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album ...

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MARILYN MANSON Announces North American Tour

MARILYN MANSON has announced a fall North American tour. Tickets go on sale on Friday, July 14. Tour dates: Sep. 27 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore Silver Spring Sep. 29 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE Sep. 30 - New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom Oct. 02 - Boston, MA - House of ...

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ELUVEITIE: 'Epona' Video Released

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE will release their next album, the long-awaited second part of their acoustic concept effort "Evocation", on August 18 via Nuclear Blast. The band has just released the official music video for the first single off the new record, "Epona". It was shot in and around the city of Avenches, in the ...

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IHSAHN To Begin Recording New Album Next Week

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) will enter Sonic Attic Studio in Notodden, Norway next week to begin recording his new solo album. Laying down the drum tracks on the follow-up to last year's "Arktis" disc will be Tobias Ørnes Andersen, who has previously played in the Norwegian bands SHINING and LEPROUS. "Arktis" ...

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Forces of the Northern Night - DIMMU BORGIR

One can only imagine what EMPEROR, accompanied by a full orchestra, might have sounded like, if the final album, "Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & Demise", had been given over to such a prospect. Of course, metal and orchestral stage presentations have become passé, with black metal, as of 2011, representing the final. When mastered ...

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MASTODON To Perform On Tonight's 'Conan'

**UPDATE**: According to MASTODON, the band's performance on "Conan" "had to be rescheduled." A new air date has not yet been announced. The original article follows below. Atlanta progressive heavy rock icons MASTODON will perform the song "Show Yourself" on tonight's (May 25) episode of Conan O'Brien's nighttime talk show, "Conan". The show airs on ...

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MASTODON's BILL KELLIHER Was 'Totally Shocked And Overwhelmed With Grief' Over CHRIS CORNELL's Death

MASTODON guitarist Bill Kelliher says that he was "totally shocked and overwhelmed with grief" over Chris Cornell's death. The SOUNDGARDEN frontman was pronounced dead last Thursday morning after being found unresponsive in his Detroit hotel room on Wednesday night. The band had played a concert at the Fox Theatre earlier that evening. A full autopsy ...

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