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BUCKCHERRY Recruits Drummer FRANCIS RUIZ

Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY have recruited Francis Ruiz as their new drummer. He joins the band as the replacement for Sean Winchester, who left BUCKCHERRY after laying down the drum tracks on the group's new album, "Warpaint". Ruiz has previously worked as a drum tech for such acclaimed drummers as Paul Bostaph (SLAYER), Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX), ...

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LAMB OF GOD's MARK MORTON Says It Was 'Special' To Have 'Creative Trust' With CHESTER BENNINGTON On 'Cross Off' Song

Cutter and Kaytie of Green Bay, Wisconsin radio station Razor 94.7/104.7 recently conducted an interview with LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton. You can listen to the entire chat via the Spreaker widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the success of lead single "Cross Off", which features a guest vocal contribution ...

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BUCKCHERRY: Official Lyric Video For New Song 'Bent'

The official lyric video for "Bent", a new song from Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, "Warpaint", which will be released on March 8 via Century Media/RED Music. The 12-song disc, featuring 11 new BUCKCHERRY songs along with a cover of the NINE INCH ...

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Video Premiere: MALEVOLENT CREATION's 'Release The Soul'

The music video for "Release The Soul", a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "The 13th Beast", which was released on January 18 via Century Media. "The 13th Beast" introduces a new lineup consisting of Phil Cancilla (drums), ...

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RAVEN's JOHN GALLAGHER On Group's New 'Warts-And-All' Live Album: 'It's Real, And That's Why It Works'

John Gallagher, the bassist/vocalist of British/American heavy metal veterans RAVEN, recently spoke with Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's new live album, "Screaming Murder Death From Above: Live In Aalborg": John: "We didn't plan on doing this, ...

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LAMB OF GOD Guitarist Says CHESTER BENNINGTON Was 'Very Excited' About Screaming And 'Doing Something Heavier' Than LINKIN PARK

LAMB OF GOD guitarist Mark Morton spoke to Kerrang! magazine about his collaboration with LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington on a song for his upcoming solo album, "Anesthetic", which will be released on March 1 via WPP Records and Spinefarm Records. "I didn't even know if I was on his radar at all, but through ...

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GARY HOEY To Release 'Neon Highway Blues' Album In March

Mascot Label Group and Gary Hoey have announced a March 15 global release date for "Neon Highway Blues" via Provogue Records. The album's eleven tracks display Hoey's confidence and assuredness alongside the freshness of someone who's still in the process of discovery and refinement. Hoey produced the album himself at his New Hampshire-based home studio, ...

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Listen To New BUCKCHERRY Song 'Bent'

"Bent", a new song from Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, "Warpaint", which will be released on March 8 via Century Media/RED Music. The 12-song disc, featuring 11 new BUCKCHERRY songs along with a cover of the NINE INCH NAILS classic "Head Like A ...

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NITA STRAUSS Says It Was 'An Absolute Dream' To Appear On ALICE COOPER's 'A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris'

Nita Strauss, the Los Angeles-based guitar shredder for the ALICE COOPER band, was recently interviewed by "Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon". You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what she plans to do after Cooper retires from touring: Nita: "I'm not sure. I'm not putting ...

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