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Watch IRON MAIDEN Perform At Germany's ROCKAVARIA Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN's performance at this year's Rockavaria festival, which was held May 27-29 in Munich, Germany, can be seen below. IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith recently told David "Devo" Oosthuizen of South Africa's The Blacklist about the band's current setlist: "It's a balance [between the new album and the classic songs]. ...

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DARK FUNERAL Releases 'Unchain My Soul' Video

"Unchain My Soul", the new video from Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Where Shadows Forever Reign", which will be released on June 3 via Century Media. The effort was recorded at the Dugout Studios in Uppsala, Sweden and was produced by guitarist ...

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Video: THE HAUNTED Performs At MARYLAND DEATHFEST

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED performing at the Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore, Maryland on May 27 can be seen below. THE HAUNTED frontman Marco Aro told The Age Of Metal about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to 2014's "Exit Wounds" album, Marco said: "We are, at the ...

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How IRON MAIDEN's 'The Book Of Souls' Stage Gets Built (Video)

British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN have uploaded a two-minute video in which "Mayan temple expert and Killer Krew member" Ashley Groom explains how the band's "The Book Of Souls" stage set gets built. IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith recently told David "Devo" Oosthuizen of South Africa's The Blacklist about the band's current setlist: "It's ...

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JEFF BECK To Release 'Loud Hailer' Album In July

On Jeff Beck's forthcoming studio album "Loud Hailer", his first in six years, the legendary guitarist combines fluid fretwork with topical lyrics to make a powerful statement about everything from the love of power, to the power of love. "Loud Hailer" will be available on Atco Records, an imprint of Rhino Entertainment, on July 15 ...

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GEORGE LYNCH Composes Soundtrack For 'Blackroom' Game

Former DOKKEN and current LYNCH MOB guitarist George Lynch has composed the soundtrack to a new game called Blackroom in the first-person shooter genre. Night Work Games, led by John Romero and Adrian Carmack, two of the original creators of Wolfenstein, Doom, Quake, and the first-person shooter genre of games in the 1990s, is launching ...

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Video: Former JUDAS PRIEST, MEGADETH Members Perform Heavy Metal Classics In Toronto

Vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Glen Drover (MEGADETH, KING DIAMOND, TESTAMENT, EIDOLON), drummer Shawn Drover (MEGADETH, ACT OF DEFIANCE, EIDOLON) and bassist Adrian Robichaud (EIDOLON) joined forces to perform heavy metal classics under the "A Special Night Of Metal" banner on March 5 at The Rockpile in Toronto, Ontario, ...

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IRON MAIDEN Volume Released In Guitar Play-Along Series

English band IRON MAIDEN is considered to be one of the most successful heavy metal acts ever, selling over 90 million albums worldwide. Now with the new "Guitar Play-Along Volume 130", guitarists can emulate the smoldering riffs and licks of Adrian Smith, Dave Murray and Janick Gers. Just follow the tab, listen to the audio ...

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IRON MAIDEN's ADRIAN SMITH On 'The Book Of Souls': 'We Didn't Rehearse Before Going Into The Studio'

David "Devo" Oosthuizen of South Africa's The Blacklist recently conducted an interview with IRON MAIDEN guitarist Adrian Smith. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what IRON MAIDEN did differently during the recording process for the band's new album, "The Book ...

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IRON MAIDEN: Quality Footage Of Madison Square Garden Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN's March 30 concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City can be seen below. IRON MAIDEN's world tour, in support of the band's latest album, "The Book Of Souls", kicked off on February 24 in Sunrise, Florida (a suburb of Fort Lauderdale). IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris recently ...

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THE HAUNTED Guitarist Is 'Flabbergasted' That Anyone Is Even Considering Voting For DONALD TRUMP

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED were interviewed on a recent edition of the "Rise To Offend" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below (beginning around the 56-minute mark). Asked for his thoughts on the 2016 U.S. presidential race, THE HAUNTED guitarist Patrik Jensen said: "I'm actually flabbergasted that people even ...

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VARDIS To Release 'Red Eye' Album In May

New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) band VARDIS will release its new album, "Red Eye", on May 20 via SPV/Steamhammer. The effort will be made available as a digipak version (including two bonus tracks and poster), LP version in red vinyl and as a digital download (iTunes exclusive contains two bonus tracks). The cover ...

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Review: IRON MAIDEN Kicks Off 'The Book Of Souls' World Tour In Fort Lauderdale (Video)

By Clay Marshall Considering the overabundance of recent rock casualties, it's no small miracle that IRON MAIDEN's Bruce Dickinson was able to artfully dodge the reaper's scythe during his recent cancer scare. Still, as many of their arena rock peers have recently embarked on farewell tours (MÖTLEY CRÜE, BLACK SABBATH), hinted at retirement (RUSH) or ...

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PARADISE LOST: 'Terminal' Video Released

"Terminal", the new video from British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST, can be seen below. The clip was produced and directed by Oliver Barth for Visions-In-Fear.de and filmed at a special fan event at the Forum, in Bielefeld, Germany on August 17, 2015. "Terminal" is taken from PARADISE LOST's latest album, "The Plague Within", which ...

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DARK FUNERAL Begins Recording New Album

Almost 20 years after Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL released their debut album, "The Secrets Of The Black Arts", and six years after the release of their last full-length CD, they are finally entering the studio again to create another blasphemous masterpiece. DARK FUNERAL guitarist Lord Ahriman comments: “We've been waiting for this day a ...

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Video: VIVIAN CAMPBELL Joins WHITESNAKE On Stage In Sheffield

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell rejoined his former bandmates in WHITESNAKE on stage on December 19 in Sheffield, England to perform the WHITESNAKE classic "Still Of The Night". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Asked if he regrets not getting a chance to make an album with WHITESNAKE during his brief ...

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DARK FUNERAL To Record New Album In Early 2016

Long-running Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will enter the studio in early 2016 to begin recording their new album, to be released via Century Media. Mastermind Lord Ahriman comments: "During the past months, we have been forging the foundation of what will become the new DARK FUNERAL album. Music and lyrics are falling in place, ...

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