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DANZIG Announces Halloween U.S. Tour Dates

To celebrate DANZIG's 30th anniversary, special live dates for Halloween week 2018 have been announced. The short tour will end in Southern California with a big Halloween bash. These will be the last DANZIG live dates for awhile as Glenn Danzig will be concentrating on other projects which will be announced at a later date. ...

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NASHVILLE PUSSY To Release 'Pleased To Eat You' Album In September

NASHVILLE PUSSY will release its new album, "Pleased To Eat You", on September 7 via earMUSIC. Lemmy personally blessed NASHVILLE PUSSY calling them "America's last great rock 'n' roll band" — and Lemmy should know. Formed in 1997, NASHVILLE PUSSY preached its sleazy gospel over the past couple of decades alongside MOTÖRHEAD in every rock ...

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I AM MORBID Feat. Former MORBID ANGEL Members: Pro-Shot Video Of KILKIM ŽAIBU Festival Performance

I AM MORBID — the band featuring former MORBID ANGEL members David Vincent (vocals, bass) and Tim Yeung (drums) alongside guitarists Bill Hudson (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) and Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN) — played at the Kilkim Žaibu festival in Lithuania on June 30. Professionally filmed video footage of the "Rapture" performance ...

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WATAIN Frontman On Status Of Guitarist SET TEITAN: 'There Is No Bandmember Having To Leave'

Hayley Leggs conducted an interview with frontman Erik Danielsson of Swedish black metallers WATAIN at this year's Hellfest, which was held last month in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's current European summer festival run: Erik: "Festivals are always quite chaotic for ...

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RATT's New Lineup Performs Live For First Time: Video, Photos

RATT's new lineup made its live debut last night (Saturday, July 7) in Mulvane, Kansas. Fan-filmed video footage and photos of the concert can be found below. Singer Stephen Pearcy and bassist Juan Croucier are the sole remaining original members in RATT's current lineup, which also includes drummer Pete Holmes (BLACK 'N BLUE, RATT'S JUAN ...

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NIGHTWISH Vocalist FLOOR JANSEN On Choosing Setlist For 'Decades' Tour: 'You Can Never Please Everybody; It's Impossible'

NIGHTWISH vocalist Floor Jansen participated in a question-and-answer session prior to the band's appearance at this year's FortaRock festival, which was held last month at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Video footage can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On choosing the setlist for the group's current tour in support ...

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BLACK VEIL BRIDES To Play Two Intimate Los Angeles Shows

BLACK VEIL BRIDES will play two special, intimate concerts in Los Angeles this fall. The two shows will take place October 19 and October 20 at the Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California. BLACK VEIL BRIDES are continuing to tour in support of their fifth album, "Vale", which came out on January 12 via Lava/Universal ...

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CAST THE STONE Feat. Members of MISERY INDEX, CATTLE DECAPITATION: 'Jesusatan' Video

American death/black metallers CAST THE STONE have released the official music video for their cover of INFESTDEAD's "Jesusatan", taken from their recently announced six-track EP, "Empyrean Atrophy". The disc is due for release on August 31 via Agonia Records. CAST THE STONE is Mark Kloeppel (MISERY INDEX, SCOUR), Derek Engemann (CATTLE DECAPITATION, SCOUR), Jesse Schobel ...

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ABORTED: 'Squalor Opera' Video Released

"Squalor Opera", the new video from ABORTED, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "TerrorVision", which will be released on September 21 via Century Media Records. The artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (EXODUS, IMMOLATION, IMMORTAL) and can be seen below. With "The Necrotic Manifesto" and ABORTED's last album, ...

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Video Premiere: KORPIKLAANI's 'Harmaja'

The official video for the song "Harmaja" from Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Kulkija" ("Wanderer"), which will be released on September 7 via Nuclear Blast. The "Harmaja" clip was directed by Ville Lipiäinen, who has previously worked with NIGHTWISH, BEAST IN BLACK and ...

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RATT's Rumored New Lineup Revealed

According to Metal Sludge, singer Stephen Pearcy and bassist Juan Croucier have recruited drummer Pete Holmes (BLACK 'N BLUE, RATT'S JUAN CROUCIER), lead guitarist Jordan Ziff (RAZER) and rhythm guitarist Chris Sanders (BRITNY FOX, KNIGHT FURY) to play in the new lineup of RATT. Pearcy and Croucier are the sole remaining original members ...

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Dutch Death Metal Band SISTERS OF SUFFOCATION Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Dutch death/black metal band SISTERS OF SUFFOCATION has inked a deal with Napalm Records. Napalm A&R Sebastian Muench comments: "We are super excited to announce the signing of Holland's, and arguably Europe's, best up-and-coming death metal band SISTERS OF SUFFOCATION! The 2017 debut album, 'Anthology Of Curiosities', was a hate-spitting death metal masterpiece." The band ...

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DANZIG To Announce Halloween U.S. Dates On Monday

To celebrate DANZIG's 30th anniversary, special live dates for Halloween week 2018 will be announced this Monday. The short tour will end in Southern California with a big Halloween bash. These will be the last DANZIG live dates for awhile as Glenn Danzig will be concentrating on other projects which will be announced at a ...

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BLACK SABBATH's TONY IOMMI Cuts Ribbon To Open Solihull Hospital's New Chemotherapy Unit

According to the Solihull Observer, BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi cut the ribbon to the new £2.2 million chemotherapy unit at Solihull Hospital in Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom. Joining the guitarist on Tuesday (July 3) at the Haematology and Oncology Day Unit were Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS ...

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