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SOILWORK Completes Work On New Album; First Studio Webisode Available

Swedish metallers SOILWORK have completed work on their 11th studio album for an early 2019 release via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "The Ride Majestic" was recorded at Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden with producer Thomas "Plec" Johansson. "The Ride Majestic" was SOILWORK's last album to feature longtime drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who ...

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ABORTED: 'Vespertine Decay' Music Video

ABORTED's new album, "TerrorVision", will be released on September 21 via Century Media Records. The artwork was created by Pär Olofsson (EXODUS, IMMOLATION, IMMORTAL). The official video for the disc's latest single, "Vespertine Decay", can be seen below. Comments ABORTED frontman Sven De Caluwé: "The album talks about a lot of things that have been ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Frontman Is Seven Months Sober

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH frontman Ivan Moody says that he has been sober for a little over half a year. Moody opened up about his struggles with alcohol addiction during a brand new interview with the WEBN radio station. Saying that it's been "seven months" since he stopped drinking, Moody admitted that he was "back ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Members LEMMY, PHIL CAMPBELL, 'FAST' EDDIE CLARKE, WÜRZEL Featured On LEADER OF DOWN's Debut

LEADER OF DOWN, the brainchild of Grammy-nominated former MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Michael "Würzel" Burston and bass player Tim Atkinson, will release its debut album, "Cascade Into Chaos", on September 28 via Cleopatra Records. LEADER OF DOWN was formed in 2008 by Würzel and Atkinson, who busied themselves in a London rehearsal studio writing dozens of tracks ...

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Listen To New AUTHOR & PUNISHER Song 'Night Terror'

Industrial metal visionary AUTHOR & PUNISHER will deliver his sixth full-length recording and Relapse debut, "Beastland", on October 5. The album's second single, "Night Terror", can now be streamed below. AUTHOR & PUNISHER creator/sole artist Tristan Shone commented: "I built new machines for this album to make more aggressive and dynamic music. These devices are ...

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ACE FREHLEY Guests On New KEN SHARP Album 'Beauty In The Backseat'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley makes a guest appearance on "Beauty In The Backseat", the new album from singer-songriter and authord Ken Sharp. The disc sheds the dark, musical blood on the tracks vibe of Ken's previous release, "New Mourning", and draws deep from his Philly roots, delivering a fresh blast of infectious soul-pop and ...

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SOULFLY: Third Trailer For 'Ritual' Album

The third trailer for "Ritual", the forthcoming eleventh album from SOULFLY, can be seen below. Due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). ...

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QUEEN To Release 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Original Film Soundtrack In October

For the first time ever, audio tracks from QUEEN's legendary performance at Live Aid are being released as part of the soundtrack album to "Bohemian Rhapsody", 20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises' forthcoming feature film celebrating the band, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Recorded at the historic Wembley concert in July ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K. DOWNING On Relationship With His Former Bandmates: The 'Mutual-Respect Thing Seems To Be Drifting Away'

In a brand new interview with the "Iron City Rocks" podcast, ex-JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing was asked if he would ever entertain reconnecting with his former bandmates if the opportunity presented itself. "I don't know what happened," K.K. said. "I tried to leave discreetly [and] quietly, and that was it. But when ...

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KINGDOM COME: More Dates Announced For 30th-Anniversary Tour

A revamped version of KINGDOM COME — comprised of guitarists Danny Stag and Rick Steier, bassist Johnny B. Frank, drummer James Kottak, along with singer Keith St. John (formerly of MONTROSE and LYNCH MOB) — will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the band's self-titled debut album by embarking on a U.S. tour ...

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Here is Video Of CANDLEMASS Rehearsing 'Solitude' With Newly Returned Singer JOHAN LÄNGQVIST

Video footage of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS rehearsing their classic song "Solitude" with newly returned singer Johan Längqvist can be seen below. CANDLEMASS announced yesterday that it had parted ways with Mats Levén and reteamed with Längqvist. Längqvist sang on CANDLEMASS's debut album, 1986's "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus", before exiting the group and being replaced ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE Members Talks About Working With MARK LEWIS In New 'Power Drunk Majesty' Trailer

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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IAN GILLAN And THE JAVELINS Share Stories From 1960s (Video)

Ian Gillan has reunited with his pre-DEEP PURPLE band THE JAVELINS to record the group's debut album. "Ian Gillan And The Javelins" was released August 31 as a CD digipak, a vinyl LP and a digital download. The 16-track collection features covers of American blues, rock 'n' roll, soul and country tunes, including renditions of ...

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STONE SOUR Releases Music Video For Acoustic Version Of 'Mercy'

STONE SOUR's music video for an acoustic version of the song "Mercy" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's acclaimed 2017 LP, "Hydrograd", which was released as a deluxe edition on August 31. The two-disc set, "Hydrograd Deluxe Edition", collects unreleased covers, b-sides, live recordings and alternate versions of songs from ...

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Listen To Title Track Of MASTER's New Album, 'Vindictive Miscreant'

Death metal veterans MASTER will release their new full-length album, "Vindictive Miscreant", on November 28 via Transcending Obscurity Records. The disc's title track can now be streamed below. According to a press release, "Vindictive Miscreant" is "the perfect encapsulation of [MASTER's] trademark gritty sound backed with experience and skills. Few bands were able to continue ...

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CHTHONIC Releases Music Video For New Single 'Millennia's Faith Undone'

Five years since the release of their last album, in response to fans' keen anticipation, Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC announced their new album "Battlefields Of Asura" last month. Today, CHTHONIC has dropped the music video for first track "Millennia's Faith Undone", featuring Hong Kong singer Denise Ho, and announced a festival appearance in Japan. Doris Yeh, ...

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Amoretum Vol. 2 - BLACK SPACE RIDERS

German riff masher BLACK SPACE RIDERS this year takes the same idea as BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and splits a would-be double album over two separate release dates. Naturally, there's pressure upon an artist to deliver a knockout finish when operating in this manner, and BTBAM certainly delivered the goods on "Automata Part 2". ...

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Watch LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of LINKIN PARK singer Mike Shinoda's entire September 1 performance at Adrenaline Stadium in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. In June, Shinoda released his raw and inspiring solo album, "Post Traumatic", via Warner Bros. Records. These are the first recordings by a LINKIN PARK member since singer Chester Bennington's death, and ...

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Jungle Rot - JUNGLE ROT

Call them thrash, call them death metal, call them deathcore, whatever. JUNGLE ROT has been on the scene since the early nineties, long enough to chew up 14 drummers and six bassists, prior to James Genenz, who's been in the group since 2004, firstly as a guitarist. Dave Matrise, who came to JUNGLE ROT after ...

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CANDLEMASS Parts Way With Singer MATS LEVÉN, Announces Return Of JOHAN LÄNGQVIST

Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS have parted ways with singer Mats Levén and have been rejoined by Johan Längqvist. Längqvist sang on CANDLEMASS's debut album, 1986's "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus", before exiting the group and being replaced by Messiah Marcolin. Commented CANDLEMASS: "We wanted to find our way back to the roots of CANDLEMASS, back to ...

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KRISIUN: Lyric Video For New Song 'A Thousand Graves'

The official lyric video for the song "A Thousand Graves" from Brazilian death metallers KRISIUN, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's eleventh studio opus, "Scourge Of The Enthroned", which will be released on September 7 via Century Media Records. The disc was recorded at Stage One Studio (BELPHEGOR, LEGION OF ...

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