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Listen To New BLACK TUSK Song 'Closed Eye'

Savannah, Georgia sludge metallers BLACK TUSK have released "Closed Eye", a track from their forthcoming studio album, "T.C.B.T.". The LP is due August 17 via Season Of Mist. BLACK TUSK come storming back with their earth-shaking new album, "T.C.B.T.". This is the band's most articulate sonic vision yet and delivers signature levels of BLACK TUSK ...

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KORN Appears To Have Begun Recording New Album

KORN appears to have begun recording its new album in Tennessee. Drummer Ray Luzier posted an Instagram photo from his session at producer Nick Raskulinecz's Rock Falcon Studio inside the Nashville complex owned by the music and entertainment company Black River Entertainment. "Great day of tracking at Rock Falcon Studios," he wrote in the accompanying ...

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THE ORDER OF APOLLYON To Release 'Moriah' Album In October

French black/death metal band THE ORDER OF APOLLYON will release its third studio album, "Moriah", on October 26 via Agonia Records. The follow-up to 2015's "The Sword And The Dagger" was recorded at BST Studio, except for drums which were laid down at Studio de Saint-Loup. A video from the "Moriah" recording sessions, featuring unmixed ...

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Watch JOE BONAMASSA's Music Video For 'King Bee Shakedown'

Two-time-Grammy-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa has released the music video for his track "King Bee Shakedown", taken from his upcoming studio album, "Redemption", which is due on September 21 via his own record label J&R Adventures. According to a press release, "King Bee Shakedown" "is reminiscent of high-energy swing and jump-blues, styles artists like Brian ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist ERIC PETERSON Says New DRAGONLORD Album 'Dominion' Is Like A Glorified Solo Project

Alex Haber of Heavy New York recently conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On TESTAMENT's current support slot on SLAYER's "farewell" tour: Eric: "It's going great. Well, BEHEMOTH was on the first run ...

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RALF SCHEEPERS Says There's A 'Big Advantage' To Having Five Songwriters In PRIMAL FEAR

"The Rock Writer's Ramble" podcast recently conducted an interview with vocalist Ralf Scheepers of German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR about the band's forthcoming "Apocalypse" studio album. You can listen to the entire chat via the Spreaker widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether it's becoming more difficult for PRIMAL FEAR to ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Joined By COURTNEY LOVE, CHINO MORENO, MARK MCGRATH At 30th-Anniversary Concert (Video)

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS were joined by a number of special guests for their 30th-anniversary performance last night (Thursday, August 2) at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. JOY DIVISION and NEW ORDER bassist Peter Hook, KILLERS members Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer, Courtney Love, SUGAR RAY's Mark McGrath, and DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno ...

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INTO ETERNITY To Release 'The Sirens' Album In October

The Canadian extreme progressive metal quintet INTO ETERNITY recently unveiled a new song, "Fringes Of Psychosis", which marked the first official taste of the band's long-awaited sixth album, "The Sirens". Today, M-Theory Audio has announced the group's signing, and that the record will be released on October 26. Physical pre-orders are available now at

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Be Joined By COURTNEY LOVE, CHINO MORENO, DAVEY HAVOK At 30th-Anniversary Concert

Grammy Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock luminaries THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will be joined by a number of special guests for their upcoming 30th-anniversary performance on August 2 at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. AFI frontman Davey Havok, JOY DIVISION and NEW ORDER bassist Peter Hook, KILLERS members Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer, Courtney ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's 'Autopsy' TV Episode Gets Premiere Date

The Reelz cable network has set an August 12 premiere date for "Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Chris Cornell". Earlier in the year, the show's producers were at Shepherd's Bush Hall in England, where the program recreated SOUNDGARDEN's and singer Chris Cornell's last show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. It was also revealed that ...

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SPINAL TAP Bassist DEREK SMALLS: 'MRI' Video

"MRI", the new video from Derek Smalls, the bass force formerly of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, can be seen below. The song is taken from his first full-length solo venture, "Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)", which was released on April 13 via Twanky Records/BMG on digital, CD and vinyl. ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Takes Part In 'Ride The Lightning' Q&A Session For Album's 34th Anniversary

To celebrate the 34th anniversary of METALLICA's classic sophomore album, "Ride The Lightning", frontman James Hetfield took part in a rapid-fire round of questions and answers for a video that was later posted on the band's official Instagram. Check it out below. METALLICA reissued "Ride The Lightning" in April 2016. The album had been remastered ...

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GRAHAM BONNET BAND: 'Livin' In Suspicion' Video

"Livin' In Suspicion", the new video from the GRAHAM BONNET BAND, can be seen below. The song is taken from the group's latest album, "Meanwhile, Back In The Garage", which was released on July 13 via Frontiers Music Srl. Graham recently told Jason Saulnier about "Meanwhile, Back In The Garage": "It's important to me that ...

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WILSON Releases Music Video For 'Dumptruck'

WILSON's video for the song "Dumptruck" can be seen below. The clip, conceptualized by vocalist Chad Nicefield and brought to life by Ronny Tibbs and Anthony Maiuri, puts the wacky and unadulterated WILSON spin on classic racing games such as Rad Racer, F-Zero and Grand Prix II. Viewers are taken for a ride on the ...

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DREAM THEATER's JOHN PETRUCCI Begins Recording Guitars For New Album

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER recently entered an undisclosed studio to begin work on material for the follow-up to 2016's "The Astonishing" album. An early 2019 release is expected. A new one-minute video message from DREAM THEATER guitarist John Petrucci, filmed during the guitar-tracking sessions for the band's new disc, can be seen below. DREAM ...

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Meanwhile, Back in the Garage - GRAHAM BONNET BAND

Now in his seventh decade, Graham Bonnet has enjoyed a modest second coming of late. The famed ALCATRAZZ, RAINBOW, MSG and IMPELLITTERI vocalist has been cropping up everywhere in retrospectives and reissues, plus a career-resurrecting run with the Michael Schenker Fest. With his self-branded band, Graham Bonnet engineers an exciting rebirth of sorts, surrounding himself ...

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