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Former ACCEPT Singer DAVID REECE: Why I Slapped PETER BALTES

Ex-ACCEPT singer David Reece says that he regrets slapping Peter Baltes three decades ago. The current SAINTED SINNERS vocalist was recruited for ACCEPT's "Eat The Heat" album in 1989 following the departure of Udo Dirkschneider. Reece's higher-pitched delivery was in sharp contrast to Dirkschneider's distinctive style, and overall, the LP was a critical and commercial ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's MICHAEL WILTON Looks Back On 'Silent Lucidity''s Crossover Success: 'That Song Hit So Many People'

Michael Wilton says that QUEENSRŸCHE's touching ballad "Silent Lucidity" helped the band cross over from a primarily hard rock audience to the mainstream. After building a devoted fan base with album and EP releases throughout the 1980s, including 1988's critically acclaimed "Operation: Mindcrime", QUEENSRŸCHE achieved multi-platinum success across North America and abroad with the 1990 ...

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NEW YEARS DAY: 'Shut Up' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Shut Up", the new single from NEW YEARS DAY, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fourth studio album, "Unbreakable", which will be released on April 26 via RED Music. The follow-up to 2015's "Malevolence" was produced by Mitchell Marlow (ALL THAT REMAINS, IN THIS MOMENT, ...

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SABATON: 'The Great War' Album Track Listing Revealed

Swedish heavy metal heroes SABATON will release their ninth full-length album, "The Great War", on July 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. The band's 20th-anniversary record will be a concept effort covering stories from the First World War. "The Great War" track listing: 01. The Future Of Warfare 02. Seven Pillars Of Wisdom 03. 82nd All ...

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MEMORIAM: Lyric Video For New Song 'Shell Shock'

The official lyric video for the song "Shell Shock" from MEMORIAM, the Birmingham, United Kingdom-based death/grind metal band featuring Karl Willets (BOLT THROWER) on vocals, Frank Healy (BENEDICTION, CEREBRAL FIX) on bass, Scott Fairfax (CEREBRAL FIX) on guitar and Andy Whale (BOLT THROWER) on drums, can be seen below. The song is taken from MEMORIAM's ...

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Listen To New ACCEPT Song 'Life's A Bitch'

German/American heavy metal legends ACCEPT have released a special seven-inch vinyl single, featuring a brand new studio track titled "Life's A Bitch" as well as "Restless And Wild (Live at Wacken 2017)" on the B-side. You can now listen to "Life's A Bitch" below. Guitarist Wolf Hoffmann comments: "We love the title of the single… ...

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ROB HALFORD Says GLENN TIPTON Has Started 'Making Riffs' For Next JUDAS PRIEST Album

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford says that Glenn Tipton has commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to last year's "Firepower" album. The guitarist announced his retirement from touring in February 2018 after revealing his unfortunate diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. He passed on the torch to the producer of the "Firepower" album, Andy Sneap. Asked ...

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SKINLAB Announces West Coast Tour With ARRIVAL OF AUTUMN

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB will embark on a West Coast tour in August. Support on the 12-date trek will come from Canadian metal upstarts ARRIVAL OF AUTUMN. The tour will kick off on August 18 in Reno, Nevada and make stops in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Denver before the final performance on ...

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RAMMSTEIN: New Album Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have unveiled the cover artwork and track listing for their long-awaited seventh studio album, simply titled "Rammstein". The LP comes out May 17 via UME/Spinefarm in Europe and Caroline Records in the U.S. "Rammstein" track listing: 01. Deutschland (05:26) 02. Radio (04:37) 03. Zeig Dich (04:16) 04. Ausländer (03:52) 05. Sex ...

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Rumor: HELLYEAH Recruits STONE SOUR Drummer ROY MAYORGA

HELLYEAH is rumored to have recruited STONE SOUR's Roy Mayorga as its new drummer. Word of Mayorga's involvement with HELLYEAH gained strength after Roy posted two Instagram photos of his new drum setup, which was deemed by some to be "very Vinnie Paul-like," a reference to late HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. Mayorga previously played ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: 'Blood, Sweat & Fear' Video Released

"Blood, Sweat & Fear", the new video from German metal commandos PRIMAL FEAR, can be seen below. The clip was shot during the band's 2018 European headline tour alongside RIOT V. "Blood, Sweat & Fear" is taken from PRIMAL FEAR's latest album, "Apocalypse", which was released in August 2018 via Frontiers Music Srl. Production of ...

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JOE SATRIANI Joins IK MULTIMEDIA Roster

IK Multimedia has welcomed legendary guitarist Joe Satriani to its family of artists. A long-time IK user, Satriani enthuses: "I'm happy to be working with IK Multimedia. I've used AmpliTube software at home, in the studio and on several albums. And now, the AXE I/O ups my game in the studio", referring to IK's new ...

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Video Premiere: MILLENCOLIN's 'Sour Days'

The official music video for "Sour Days" from the Swedish skate-punk band MILLENCOLIN can be seen below. The track is taken from the group's ninth studio album, "SOS", which was released on February 15 via Epitaph. The follow-up to 2015's "True Brew" was recorded at the group's own Soundlab Studios in Örebro, Sweden and was ...

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DAVE GROHL And Mom To Give Talk At 'Canadian Music Week'

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl and his mother, Virginia Hanlon Grohl, will give a talk together at the 2019 edition of Canadian Music Week, the northern nation's big music conference and festival that will take place in Toronto next month. The 37th annual event takes place from May 6 ...

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