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The Age of Absurdity - PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS

From a healing perspective, Phil Campbell couldn't have picked a better time to engage full-on in a project post-MOTÖRHEAD. What he must feel at this point in rock history, now that "Fast" Eddie Clarke has joined Lemmy Kilmister and "Philthy" Phil Taylor in the afterlife, MOTÖRHEAD's faded classic lineup. Ol' Wizzo clocked in 32 years ...

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Members Of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE And Other Bands Take Part In '70000 Tons Of Metal' All-Star Jam (Video)

Fifty heavy metal musicians — including members of KREATOR, SEPULTURA, DESTRUCTION, SABATON, CANNIBAL CORPSE and METAL CHURCH — took part in this year's edition of "Jamming With Waters In International Waters", the official 70000 Tons Of Metal all-star jam hosted by ANNIHILATOR's Jeff Waters. Fan-filmed video footage of the entire event can be seen below ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer STEVEN ADLER To Perform Entire 'Appetite For Destruction' Album On Upcoming Tour

According to Alex Grossi, QUIET RIOT guitarist and agent for the BTE Inc. (Bigg Time Entertainment) booking agency, former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has revived his ADLER'S APPETITE band and is planning to embark on a tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of GN'R's classic debut album, "Appetite For Destruction". He is expected to ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS To Release 'Prevail II' Album In April

KOBRA AND THE LOTUS will deliver the second part of its opus magnum one year after the successful release of rock juggernaut "Prevail I". Due on April 27 through Napalm Records, "Prevail II" is the proverbial yang to the yin and continues right where KOBRA AND THE LOTUS left off in 2017. Says vocalist Kobra ...

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RIOT V To Release 'Armor Of Light' Album In April

RIOT V, the band featuring members of legendary metal pioneers RIOT, will release its new album, "Armor Of Light", on April 27 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier (METAL CHURCH, FLOTSAM & JETSAM, SLIPKNOT, KORN), while the cover artwork was created by Mariusz Gandzel (CRYSTAL VIPER). The new songs ...

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CARMINE APPICE On Scrapped BLUE MURDER Reunion Plans: 'We Still Can't Get JOHN SYKES Out Of The House'

Legendary drummer Carmine Appice (BLUE MURDER, VANILLA FUDGE, KING KOBRA) was recently interviewed by Tigman of the Albany, New York radio station Q103. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On "Monsters And Heroes", a song from the new APPICE album "Sinister", which features vocalist Paul Shortino ...

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CRAIG GOLDY Says Performing With RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Is 'Very Surreal' And 'Heart-Wrenching'

Craig Goldy says that performing with a hologram of Ronnie James Dio is a "very surreal" and "heart-wrenching" experience. Goldy joined DIO during the "Sacred Heart" tour in 1986 after original guitarist Vivian Campbell was fired from the band following a contentious business disagreement with the singer and Ronnie's management. For the past several years, ...

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Former DIO, AC/DC, QUIET RIOT Members Join Forces In DREAM CHILD

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the formation of DREAM CHILD, a brand new band featuring former members of DIO, AC/DC and QUIET RIOT. DREAM CHILD is: * Craig Goldy (DIO, GIUFFRIA): Guitar * Wayne Findlay (MSG): Guitar, Keyboards * Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO, OPERATION: MINDCRIME): Drums * Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, DIO): ...

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No Cross No Crown - CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY has returned with its best album in 22 years. The group has never released bad or subpar music, but since Pepper Keenan removed himself from the picture to focus upon DOWN, the unit lost its momentum and magic. Now that the charming frontman has returned to the fold, the group has repossessed ...

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CARMINE APPICE Hopes A Producer Or Screenwriter Will Turn His Autobiography Into A Movie

Clint Switzer of the "Music Mania" podcast recently conducted an interview with legendary drummer Carmine Appice (BLUE MURDER, KING KOBRA, VANILLA FUDGE). You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On "Sinister", the new collaborative studio album from him and his brother, fellow legendary drummer Vinny: Carmine: "We ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE: Lyric Video For 'Broken Heart' Song

The official lyric video for the song "Broken Heart" from ESCAPE THE FATE can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sixth full-length album, "I Am Human", which will be released on March 30 via Better Noise Records. "I Am Human" sees ESCAPE THE FATE at its most raw, real, and relatable. ...

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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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RON KEEL Signs With MEGADETH Bassist's EMP LABEL GROUP

EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, has announced the formation of EMP Outlaw, a southern rock/outlaw country imprint. EMP Outlaw will reissue "Metal Cowboy", the 2014 independent release from STEELER/KEEL vocalist Ron Keel, on March 2. 2018 will also see the studio debut from RON KEEL BAND, the highly anticipated ...

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Watch Reunited MISFITS Perform At Forum In Los Angeles

Fan-filmed video footage of the classic-era lineup of the horror punk outfit MISFITSGlenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein — performing on December 30 at the Forum in Inglewood, California can be seen below. MISFITS enforced a strict no-cellphone policy at its reunion shows in Los Angeles and in Las Vegas ...

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RATT To Tour In 2018

According to a fresh post on RATT's official Facebook page, the band will tour in 2018. No further details have been provided. RATT's classic-era members Juan Croucier (bass), Stephen Pearcy (vocals) and Warren DeMartini (guitar) reunited in October 2016 for a surprise performance on a Monsters Of Rock cruise. The trio has since ...

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MARILYN MANSON Says #MeToo Movement Could 'Ruin A Lot Of People's Lives That Don't Need To Be Ruined'

Marilyn Manson has voiced his concern about how the ongoing #MeToo movement could "turn the whole world's attention from the artistic element of Hollywood," saying that he believes some of the allegations will "ruin a lot of people's lives" unnecessarily. During a recent interview with U.K.'s Channel 4 News, the shock rocker was asked about ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN On 'Catharsis' Album: 'It's A Game Changer For Us'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was interviewed on a recent installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about MACHINE HEAD's ninth studio album, "Catharsis", Flynn said: "I've been telling our fans, 'Lower your expectations for the heaviness. Lower ...

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Listen To New CHTHONIC Song 'Souls Of The Revolution' Feat. LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE

Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC have released a brand new song called "Souls Of The Revolution", featuring a guest appearance by LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe. The track is described as the "theme song" of CHTHONIC's long-in-the-works Taiwanese action-comedy "Tshiong", which will receive a Taiwanese premiere on December 29. The movie, which stars Blythe, was directed ...

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ESCAPE THE FATE: Lyric Video For 'I Am Human' Title Track

ESCAPE THE FATE's sixth full-length album, "I Am Human", will be released on February 16, 2018 via Better Noise Records. A lyric video for the "I Am Human" title track can be seen below. "I Am Human" sees ESCAPE THE FATE at its most raw, real, and relatable. Helmed by Grammy Award-nominated super producer Howard ...

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