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Watch BRUCE DICKINSON Introduce IRON MAIDEN's 'Light Brigade' Beer

Following the New Year announcement that British rock legends IRON MAIDEN and independent family brewers Robinsons have teamed up again to create a special beer in support of Help For Heroes, a British charity which provides lifelong support to those with injuries and illnesses sustained while serving in the British Armed Forces, Light Brigade, a ...

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THE SWORD: 'Twilight Sunrise' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Twilight Sunrise" from Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Used Future", which will be released on March 23. The disc was recorded in Portland, Oregon with producer Tucker Martine (MY MORNING JACKET, THE DECEMBERISTS, ...

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METALLICA To Receive Prestigious Swedish Award POLAR MUSIC PRIZE

METALLICA will be honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize. The San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal giants have been chosen as one of the 2018 recipients of Sweden's biggest music award. The announcement was made Wednesday (February 14) morning at Stockholm City Hall by Alfons Karabuda, chairman of the Polar Music Prize award committee. ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Joins Cast Of 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile' Thriller

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield tops off the coveted ensemble cast of the upcoming thriller "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile". The film follows the relationship between notorious serial killer Ted Bundy, played by Zac Efron, and his longtime girlfriend, played by Lily Collins, who at the time had no knowledge of the crimes. The Grammy ...

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Watch MACHINE HEAD Play 'Evening With' Concert In Orlando

Fan-filmed video footage of MACHINE HEAD's February 5 performance at The Plaza Live in Orlando, Florida can be seen below (courtesy of "hvymtlmom"). MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn said last year that his band is continuing to play "Evening With" shows because fans never warmed to the opening acts he and his bandmates selected. For ...

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DEE SNIDER Completes Recording JAMEY JASTA-Produced Solo Album

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider has finished laying down the final vocal tracks for his upcoming solo album. The as-yet-untitled disc, which is being produced by HATEBREED vocalist Jamey Jasta, will tentatively feature contributions from Howard Jones (ex-KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD), Joel Grind and Nick Bellmore (TOXIC HOLOCAUST) and Charlie Bellmore (KINGDOM ...

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THE AMORETTES To Release 'Born To Break' Album In April

Scottish all-female hard rock trio THE AMORETTES will release its new album, "Born To Break", on April 6 via Steamhammer/SPV. The disc was produced by Luke Morley of U.K. arena rockers THUNDER and recorded and mixed by Nick Brine (THE DARKNESS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN). While today's popular music world seems to be based around the idea ...

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ACE FREHLEY To Perform On This Year's 'Kiss Kruise'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has been added to the list of performers who will appear on The KISS Kruise VIII. The cruise is set to sail on Halloween (October 31) on Norwegian Jade leaving out of Miami, Florida. Also scheduled to play on the ship this year are KISS, former KISS and current GRAND ...

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Asking Alexandria - ASKING ALEXANDRIA

The UK has infiltrated American agro rock with the likes of BRING ME THE HORIZON, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and, of course, ASKING ALEXANDRIA. You can read broad itching from the British press ripping on the Americanized syndrome of their metalcore-plying countrymen and they have a point. It's getting dangerously generic as ...

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Sinister - APPICE

When it comes to hard rock and heavy metal drumming royalty, the lordly name of Appice should automatically spring to mind. Individually, Vinny and Carmine Appice have canvassed the history of heavy music in their times with BLACK SABBATH, the Ozzy Osbourne band, DIO, VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS, KING KOBRA, BLUE MURDER, HEAVEN AND HELL and ...

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Unauthorized Book 'Iron Maiden At Reading' Due In March

Due on March 9, the unauthorized "Iron Maiden At Reading" deluxe coffee table book documents the band's three performances at the annual three-day U.K. festival. IRON MAIDEN first appeared in 1980 when Paul Di'Anno was fronting the band and Dennis Stratton was on guitar. They appeared second on the bill to UFO on the second ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Says Heavy Metal Singers Can 'Learn An Awful Lot' From Screaming Babies

During a recent appearance on the "BBC Breakfast" British morning television news program, IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson spoke about how heavy metal vocalists and babies instinctively protect their voices when making loud noises. "There's a chapter [in my autobiography] about vocal technique and about how it all works, the voice works and things — ...

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GEOFF TATE On Proposed THE THREE TREMORS Project: 'It's Never Coming Out, 'Cause It Was Never Done'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate was recently interviewed on the "Talking Metal" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked about the never-materialized project called THE THREE TREMORS which was supposed to feature Tate, IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson and JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford, Geoff said: "As far ...

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