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SWEET & LYNCH Featuring MICHAEL SWEET, GEORGE LYNCH: Fifth EPK For 'Unified' Album

The fifth EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Unified", the sophomore album from SWEET & LYNCH — the band featuring guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet of STRYPER, legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB), bassist James LoMenzo (MEGADETH, WHITE LION, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) and drummer Brian Tichy (THE DEAD DAISIES, WHITESNAKE) — is available below. The disc will ...

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JUDAS PRIEST's ROB HALFORD On 'Firepower' Album: 'This Is Some Of Our Best Work, Without A Doubt'

Rob Halford says that JUDAS PRIEST's upcoming album, "Firepower", contains some of the band's strongest material to date. The British heavy metal legends have spent the last few months in the studio recording the follow-up to 2014's "Redeemer Of Souls" with the band's longtime collaborator Tom Allom, acclaimed British knob-twiddler Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, TESTAMENT, ...

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GRETA VAN FLEET To Release 'From The Fires' Double EP

Emerging young Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEET will release "From The Fires", an eight-song double EP, on November 10 via Lava/Republic. "From The Fires" will feature on one disc four brand new GRETA VAN FLEET recordings as well as the four critically acclaimed tracks from the band's breakout EP "Black Smoke Rising", including "Highway Tune", ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'Full Of Hate' Video

"Full Of Hate", the new video from FIRESPAWN — the Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — can be seen below. The track is taken from FIRESPAWN's sophomore album, "The ...

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Video Premiere: NOCTURNAL RITES' 'What's Killing Me'

"What's Killing Me", the new video from Swedish melodic metal masters NOCTURNAL RITES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's long-awaited comeback album, "Phoenix", whch was released on September 29 via AFM. The effort was made available as a CD, digipak, on clear/blue/black marbled vinyl (limited to 250 units) and clear ...

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JAKE E On Departure From AMARANTHE: 'We Came To A Point Where Everything Got Centered Around One Person'

Kyle McGinn of Dead Rhetoric recently conducted an interview with vocalist Joacim "Jake E" Lundberg (ex-AMARANTHE) and guitarist Jesper Strömblad (ex-IN FLAMES) of CYHRA, the new modern metal band that is rounded out by guitarist Euge Valovirta (ex-SHINING), bassist Peter Iwers (ex-IN FLAMES) and drummer Alex Landenburg (LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY). A few excerpts ...

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SERENITY: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Lionheart' Album

Austrian symphonic metal masters SERENITY will release a brand new full-length album, "Lionheart", on October 27 via Napalm. The disc was mixed and mastered by Jan Vacik at Dreamsound Studios. Gyula Havancsák at Hjules Design And Illustrations created the fantastic album artwork, which can be seen below. Audio samples of all the songs that are ...

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AVATAR To Release 'Avatar Country' Album In January

Swedish metallers AVATAR will release their seventh full-length album, "Avatar Country", on January 12 via Entertainment One in North America and Century Media Records Ltd. in the rest of the world. The disc was produced by Jay Ruston (STONE SOUR, ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER) this past summer at Spinroad Recording Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden. The official ...

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WARRIOR SOUL To Release 'Back On The Lash' Album In December

WARRIOR SOUL, the band fronted by legendary singer Kory Clarke, will release its new studio album, titled "Back On The Lash", on December 1 via Livewire/Cargo Records UK. WARRIOR SOUL is back with profane sermons delivered at high velocity and maximum volume and this is what the new album is all about! "Back On The ...

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COREY TAYLOR Says Rise Of White Nationalism Is Reaction To OBAMA's 'Very Successful' Eight-Year Presidency

Corey Taylor has decried the rise of white nationalist groups in America, calling it "a reaction" to the fact that we had a "very successful black president" for eight years. The so-called alt-right movement is on the march and emboldened by Pesident Donald Trump's rhetoric and policies, which many people believe are fueling white supremacist ...

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Watch DAVID COVERDALE Unbox Super Deluxe Edition Of 30th-Anniversary Reissue Of WHITESNAKE's Self-Titled Album

WHITESNAKE's self-titled album, also known in some countries as "1987", which was certified multi-platinum and featured the smash single "Here I Go Again", turns thirty this year and Rhino is celebrating with four new versions, including an expansive boxed set. "Whitesnake: Super Deluxe Edition" will be available on October 27 (pushed back from the previously ...

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Watch W.A.S.P. Perform In Dublin

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P.'s October 19 performance at The Academy in Dublin, Ireland can be seen below. Brazilian drummer Aquiles Priester made his live debut with W.A.S.P. at the opening show of the band's "Re-Idolized - The Crimson Idol 25th Anniversary World Tour" on September 25 at Trädgår'n in Gothenburg, Sweden. Aquiles said in ...

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Former SLAUGHTER Drummer BLAS ELIAS Joins TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA

Former SLAUGHTER (and current Blue Man Group) drummer Blas Elias will join the West Coast touring lineup of TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA this winter. He'll perform alongside TSO staples Johnny Lee Middleton (SAVATAGE), Jeff Scott Soto (SONS OF APOLLO, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN) and Al Pitrelli (MEGADETH, ALICE COOPER). Elias's first performance with TSO will take place on ...

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