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NORDIC UNION Feat. PRETTY MAIDS Vocalist, ECLIPSE Guitarist: Second Album Due In November

The Danish/Swedish group NORDIC UNION — which features PRETTY MAIDS vocalist Ronnie Atkins and guitarist/songwriter/producer Erik Martensson (ECLIPSE, W.E.T., AMMUNITION) — will release its sophomore album, "Second Coming", via Frontiers Music Srl on Nov. 9. The album's cover artwork can be seen below. NORDIC UNION released its acclaimed self-titled debut album – which also featured ...

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PRODUCT OF HATE Returns With New Single, 'Rapture'

Two years after the release of the band's crushing debut album, "Buried In Violence" on Napalm Records, Wisconsin's PRODUCT OF HATE is back with the first taste of the next phase! "Rapture" is the first single from the group's as-yet-untitled sophomore album, for which they once again joined engineer Scott Creekmore (BROKEN HOPE, REPENTANCE) for ...

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JOHN CORABI Looks Back On MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'Massive Mistake'

In a brand new interview with "Rock Talk With Lafon", former MÖTLEY CRÜE singer John Corabi spoke about the experience of working on the band's 1997 album "Generation Swine" before he was replaced by a returning Vince Neil. "As enjoyable and amazing of an experience the first record was [referring to 1994's self-titled album], that's ...

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IN THIS MOMENT's MARIA BRINK + CHRIS HOWORTH Release New Song 'The Calling' For DC COMICS' 'Dark Nights: Metal'

Vocalist Maria Brink and guitarist Chris Howorth of IN THIS MOMENT have recorded a brand new song, "The Calling", which coincides with "Dark Nights: Metal Deluxe Edition". This deluxe hardcover collects issues #1-6 of the "Dark Nights: Metal Deluxe Edition" monthly series and is written and drawn by the best-selling team of writer Scott Snyder ...

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Ex-DIO Keyboardist CLAUDE SCHNELL Says RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Is A 'Travesty' And 'Disrespectful' To Singer's Memory

Former DIO keyboardist Claude Schnell has slammed the Ronnie James Dio hologram, calling it a "travesty" and "disrespectful" to the singer's memory. The legendary heavy metal frontman died in 2010 at the age of 67 from stomach cancer. His hologram was created by a company called Eyeillusion and made its debut at the Wacken Open ...

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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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MEMORIAM Feat. BOLT THROWER And BENEDICTION Members: Pro-Shot Footage Of ROCK HARD FESTIVAL Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of MEMORIAM performing the song "Bleed The Same" at this year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, which was held in May in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, can be seen below. MEMORIAM is the Birmingham, United Kingdom-based death/grind metal band featuring Karl Willets (BOLT THROWER) on vocals, Frank Healy (BENEDICTION, CEREBRAL FIX) on ...

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Renowned Artist Manager And Bassist ROB 'BLASKO' NICHOLSON Launches 'A New Level' Podcast

Rob "Blasko" Nicholson is recognized internationally as the renowned current bassist for metal legend Ozzy Osbourne (and formerly for ROB ZOMBIE, DANZIG, PRONG and CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER), and also as a successful artist manager. Blasko's significant experience in both of these distinct roles certifies him with a unique perspective of the inner workings of the music ...

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GEOFF TATE On Performing Entire 'Operation: Mindcrime' Album Again: I'm Giving The People What They Want

Don De Leaumont of The Great Southern Brainfart recently conducted an interview with original QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Asked about his 30th-anniversary tour for QUEENSRŸCHE's landmark "Operation: Mindcrime" concept album during which he is performing the LP in its entirety, Tate ...

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QUIET RIOT Performs At Colorado's FREEDOM FEST (Video)

Decibel Geek TV has uploaded video footage of QUIET RIOT's June 23 performance at the Freedom Fest in Littleton, Colorado. Check it out below. QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali recently said that James Durbin "has proved to be the best singer" the band has had since it was resurrected eight years ago. Durbin, who became ...

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SATAN To Release 'Cruel Magic' Album In September

On September 7, Metal Blade Records will release "Cruel Magic", the new album by NWOBHM legends SATAN. The cover artwork for the disc was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with TESTAMENT, HATEBREED, SOULFLY and KATAKLYSM, among many others. For a preview of "Cruel Magic", watch the video for the first ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Launches GLENN TIPTON PARKINSON'S FOUNDATION

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST have launched the Glenn Tipton Parkinson's Foundation in honor of their guitarist who is suffering from the degenerative neurological disorder. Tipton was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease four years ago — after being stricken by the condition at least half a decade earlier — but only recently announced he was ...

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