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BODY COUNT To Perform During GRAMMY AWARDS Pre-Telecast Ceremony

BODY COUNT, the metal band fronted by hip-hop legend, actor and director Ice-T, will perform during the pre-telecast ceremony at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. BODY COUNT's song "Black Hoodie" was nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category ...

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ICED EARTH Releases 'Black Flag' Video

U.S. metal masters ICED EARTH have released a jaw-dropping video for the song "Black Flag", taken from the band's latest album, "Incorruptible". The clip, directed and produced by Serbia's iCODE, can be seen below. ICED EARTH guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer told Shockwave Magazine about "Black Flag": "It's actually a very accurate telling of ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, GODSMACK, ALICE IN CHAINS, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Set For Next Year's CAROLINA REBELLION

Festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG Presents are bringing a diverse and unprecedented music lineup to the eighth annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday, May 4, Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion music lineup ...

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New BUSH Song Was Inspired By Charlottesville

BUSH's new single, "This Is War", is taken from the expanded edition of its latest album, "Black And White Rainbows". Frontman Gavin Rossdale told The Pulse Of Radio he was moved to write the track after watching the horrific events in Charlottesville that erupted last summer when a white supremacist protest turned violent and ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Concludes World Tour With Epic Los Angeles Show

According to The Pulse Of Radio, GUNS N' ROSES concluded its 18-month "Not In This Lifetime" reunion tour with a nearly four-hour, 37-song concert at the Forum in the band's hometown of Los Angeles last Wednesday night (November 29). The set featured relatively rare performances of two tracks from the 2008 "Chinese Democracy" album, "Catcher ...

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VIVIAN CAMPBELL On Working With RONNIE JAMES DIO: 'It Was Kind Of Like Being In A Band With Your Stepdad'

DEF LEPPARD and LAST IN LINE guitarist Vivian Campbell was interviewed by U105's "The Breakfast Show With Maurice Jay" last month about receiving this year's Oh Yeah Legend Award, which recognizes the exceptional contribution of a musician or music industry figure from Northern Ireland. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what it was ...

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CRAIG GOLDY Says 'Certain Members' Of Original DIO Band 'Didn't Have The Same Heart For The Fans' As RONNIE Did

Craig Goldy says that "certain members" of the original DIO band became motivated by "money" because they "didn't have the same heart for the fans" as Ronnie James Dio did. 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 ...

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Watch W.A.S.P.'s Entire Moscow Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of W.A.S.P.'s entire November 30 performance at Stadium in Moscow, Russia 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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VINNY APPICE Says APPICE Song 'Monsters And Heroes' Is A 'Touching' Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO

Metal Nexus recently conducted an interview with legendary drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO, HEAVEN & HELL) about his APPICE, his new band with his brother Carmine (VANILLA FUDGE, BLUE MURDER, KING KOBRA). You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process for APPICE's debut ...

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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY 'Wanted To Strangle' ERIC PETERSON During Making Of 'Brotherhood Of The Snake' Album

TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy said he "wanted to strangle" guitarist and primary songwriter Eric Peterson during the making of the band's 2016 "Brotherhood Of The Snake" album. While the disc is considered a worthy addition to the band's deep and influential catalog, both Billy and Peterson have expressed varying views on the rushed and impromptu ...

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IVAR BJØRNSON On Response To ENSLAVED's 'E' Album: 'I Don't Think I've Seen This Level Of Enthusiasm For Many, Many Years'

Will Kent of "Will And Tom" conducted an interview with guitarist and songwriter Ivar Bjørnson of Norwegian progressive black avantgardists ENSLAVED prior to the band's November 19 show at Rock City in Nottingham, United Kingdom in support of OPETH. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what ...

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