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RICHIE KOTZEN Says THE WINERY DOGS 'Helped' His Solo Career

Guitarist Richie Kotzen (THE WINERY DOGS, POISON, MR. BIG) recently spoke with Ryan Witting of the "Rockin' You All Night" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his plans from now until late April, when THE WINERY DOGS will reunite for an American tour: Richie: ...

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SATYRICON Frontman Says PHILIP ANSELMO's Drug Addiction 'Ruined' EIBON Project

SATYRICON frontman Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven says that his EIBON project ultimately disintegrated as a result of Philip Anselmo's severe drug addiction. The short-lived black metal supergroup, which featured Satyr alongside the PANTERA singer, DARKTHRONE's Fenriz and NECROPHAGIA's Kiljoy, contributed one song to Moonfog Records' (Satyr's label) "A Different Perspective" sampler nearly two decades ago and ...

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ICE NINE KILLS: 'Merry Axe-Mas' Video

Boston metalcore band ICE NINE KILLS has released the delightfully devious, holiday-and-horror-themed new video for the song "Merry Axe-Mas". Singer Spencer Charnas states: "'Silent Night, Deadly Night' is one of my all-time favorite slasher flicks. In our song and video for 'Merry Axe-Mas', I wanted to pay tribute to the film's brilliant combination of sleaze, ...

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BEHEMOTH: Official Video Recap Of Los Angeles Concert

An official video recap of BEHEMOTH's November 24 concert at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. BEHEMOTH's latest album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest", was released on October 5 via Metal Blade Records in North America and Nuclear Blast in Europe. Unlike "The Satanist", which was primarily recorded in one ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN Releases Video For Epic New Single, 'Lumina Aurea'

Finnish melancholy death-doom metal masters SWALLOW THE SUN have released a standalone 14-minute epic single track called "Lumina Aurea". According to guitarist Juha Raivio, "Lumina Aurea" — which features WARDRUNA's Einar Selvik and THE FORESHADOWING's Marco I. Benevento — marks the darkest and most sinister piece of music SWALLOW THE SUN has ever released. "'Lumina ...

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BLACK SABBATH To Be Honored With 'Lifetime Achievement Award' From Recording Academy

BLACK SABBATH is among the artists who will receive a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award next year. According to the Recording Academy, the Lifetime Achievement Award honors musicians who have "made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording" over the decades. Also receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award next year are George Clinton ...

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DEF LEPPARD Drummer RICK ALLEN To Embark On Northeast Art Tour

Wentworth Gallery will present, in its northeast U.S. premiere, DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen's works from his latest collection titled "Rick Allen: Legends & Dreams". Rick's art is currently being showcased exclusively in Wentworth Gallery locations throughout the United States. Friday, January 18 - Hard Rock Atlantic City (5-8 p.m.) Saturday, January 19 - The ...

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WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced a partnership with WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM and the band's label Artemisia Records to release their upcoming albums in the world outside of North America. The Olympia, Washington-based group just finished an U.S. tour with BEHEMOTH and its new labelmates AT THE GATES and will conquer Europe with the ...

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DAWN FADES: 'Freeze' Video Released

"Freeze", the new video from the Los Angeles based post-metal group DAWN FADES, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's self-titled debut album, which will be released on February 8, 2019 via Metal Assault Records. Metal Assault has worked with DAWN FADES for a couple of its events in the L.A. ...

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Authorized Biography Of KING'S X Due In February

"King's X: The Oral History", the definitive companion to one of the most acclaimed hard rock acts in the business, will be published on February 19, 2019 via Jawbone Press. Countless accolades have been bestowed upon KING'S X over the years, and, since their formation in 1980, they have grown to become one of the ...

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Watch SLASH Perform LED ZEPPELIN, THE BEATLES Covers At 'Celebrating Willie Basse' Event In Hollywood

Slash performed at "Celebrating Willie Basse: A Night Of Music & Stories" on December 14 at Boardner's in Hollywood, California. The GUNS N' ROSES guitarist played three songs at the invite-only event, including covers of THE BEATLES' "Come Together" and LED ZEPPELIN's "Whole Lotta Love". Basse died in October after a long battle with cancer. ...

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FOZZY's CHRIS JERICHO On 'Judas' Success: 'We're Bigger In Every Country Than We Were The Album Before'

Metal Master Kingdom conducted an interview with FOZZY frontman Chris Jericho prior to the band's November 28 concert at The Rockpile in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how producer Johnny Andrews became involved in the songwriting process for the band's ...

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