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The Missing Peace - L.A. GUNS

The saga of L.A. GUNS is far too exhaustive and contentious to recount within an album review. Most fans don't need much beyond a bullet-point recount that Tracii Guns started the band and once had Axl Rose in his arsenal before history altered the pair's mutual courses. While L.A. GUNS never came within the commercial ...

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THERION: First Trailer For 'Beloved Antichrist' Rock Opera

On February 2, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

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STRYPER's OZ FOX On TIM GAINES's Exit: 'I'm Really Bummed Out That It Ended Up The Way It Did'

STRYPER guitarist Oz Fox was interviewed on the newly launched "The Liquid Conversations" podcast hosted by Aaron Nordstrom of GEMINI SYNDROME and Boston radio veteran Shawn SixX. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABERMOUTH.NET). On whether STRYPER's Christian faith and believing in ...

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Y&T To Release First Acoustic EP In January

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area rockers Y&T will release their first-ever acoustic EP, "Acoustic Classix Vol. 1", in January. Recorded earlier this month, the effort contains six classic Y&T songs, including a few songs fans wouldn't expect to hear acoustically, each with a different spin. Says the band: "This is a very special EP that ...

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THERION: 'Temple Of New Jerusalem' Lyric Video From 'Beloved Antichrist' Rock Opera

On February 2, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

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For the Demented - ANNIHILATOR

Jeff Waters is in both a wonderful and awkward spot in his prolific career. He's creative control as the primary force behind a legendary metal moniker that stands for two different things: the entity itself and the conductor operating it mostly on his own like a thrasher's Lionel set. Now, if you peel open the ...

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The Dusk in Us - CONVERGE

CONVERGE isn't just any band. It has helped expand heavy music's boundaries since the late nineties. The band's characteristic belligerence remains on "The Dusk in Us", but it's as restrained as you'd expect from a hardened inmate who has successfully done time and is prepared for re-integration into society. In other words, it isn't too ...

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THERION: 'Beloved Antichrist' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

On February 2, symphonic metal pioneers THERION will finally release Christofer Johnsson's monumental brainchild "Beloved Antichrist", a sweeping rock opera loosely inspired by Vladímir Soloviov's "A Short Tale Of The Antichrist". The entire piece reaches an impressive length of three hours. The dramatic and epic opus comes to life through 27 different character roles, performed ...

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FEARED Feat. THE HAUNTED, CLAWFINGER Members: 'Your Black Is My White' Animated Video

FEARED, the death metal outfit featuring current and former members of THE HAUNTED, DÅÅTH, SUFFOCATION and CLAWFINGER, has released an animated music video for "Your Black Is My White" off the band's forthcoming sixth album, "Svart". The clip, featuring drawings by Johan Ejerblom (ArtByEjerBlom) and directed by Hugo Andersson, can be seen below. Commented guitarist ...

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SADUS Working On First New Music In Over A Decade

Long-running San Francisco Bay Area thrashers SADUS are working on their first new music in over a decade. Guitarist/vocalist Darren Travis tells BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "I have been working on new material for quite sometime with drummer Jon Allen in his personal studio in Texas. "I am going to record again in Trident Studios in the next ...

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OF MICE & MEN: Lyric Video For 'Defy' Title Track

The official lyric video for "Defy", the title track of the upcoming album from OF MICE & MEN, can be seen below. Due on January 19, 2018 via Rise Records, the disc will mark OF MICE & MEN's first full-length release without vocalist Austin Carlile, who left the group due to his ongoing battle with ...

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ANNIHILATOR Releases Music Video For 'For The Demented' Title Track

Canadian metal veterans ANNIHILATOR have released a music video for the song "For The Demented". The track is the title cut of the band's sixteenth studio album, which was released on November 3 via Neverland Music/Silver Lining Music. The effort was made available in a limited-edition digipack with lenticular cover, a jewel-case CD, a twelve-inch ...

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BAD WOLVES Feat. Former DEVILDRIVER, GOD FORBID, DIVINE HERESY Members: Debut Album Due In Spring

BAD WOLVES will release its debut album in the spring on Eleven Seven Music. The band, which is managed by Zoltan Bathory of FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, consists of of vocalist Tommy Vext (ex-DIVINE HERESY, SNOT), drummer John Boecklin (ex-DEVILDRIVER), guitarist Doc Coyle (VAGUS NERVE, ex-GOD FORBID), guitarist Chris Cain (BURY YOUR DEAD) and bassist ...

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ANNIHILATOR Releases Gory, NSFW Video For New Song 'Pieces Of You'

Canadian metal veterans ANNIHILATOR have released an extra-gory, NSFW (not-safe-for-work) video for the song "Pieces Of You". The track is taken from the band's sixteenth studio album, "For The Demented", which will be released on November 3 via Neverland Music/Silver Lining Music. The effort will be available in a limited-edition digipack with lenticular cover, a ...

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FEARED Feat. THE HAUNTED, CLAWFINGER Members: 'Svart' Album Due In December

Swedish death metallers FEARED will release their sixth full-length album, titled "Svart", on December 8. The follow-up to last year's critically acclaimed "Synder" was mixed by Mark Lewis (CANNIBAL CORPSE, TRIVIUM, WHITECHAPEL) and features the artwork of Sylvain Lucchina. Led by THE HAUNTED guitarist Ola Englund and featuring current and former members of DÅÅTH, SUFFOCATION ...

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ANNIHILATOR: Lyric Video For New Song 'One To Kill'

Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR will release their sixteenth studio album, "For The Demented", on November 3 via Neverland Music/Silver Lining Music. The follow-up to 2015's "Suicide Society" will be available in a limited-edition digipack with lenticular cover, a jewel-case CD, a twelve-inch, 180-gram colored vinyl in gatefold and digital download. The official lyric video for the ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Frontman Shoots Down Split Rumors

Due to unforeseen personal circumstances, U.K. doom metal veterans MY DYING BRIDE have have regretfully canceled their appearances at four festivals in Europe: Eindhoven Metal Meeting in The Netherlands, Madrid Is The Dark in Spain, Aalborg Metal Festival in Denmark, and HRH Doom vs. HRH Stoner in England. Vocalist Aaron Stainthorpe has since issued the ...

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