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Vessel Of Light EP - VESSEL OF LIGHT

It's been a while since we've seen Dan Lorenzo from HADES, NON-FICTION and THE CURSED, and while the metal underground continues to wallow in morbid fascination with anything containing a sludgy, doomy palette to it, he emerges with a timely new project. Bringing guitars, bass and songwriting to the table, Lorenzo is partnered with Nathan ...

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Kingdoms Disdained - MORBID ANGEL

The seemingly commercialized industrial metal abomination that was "Illud Divinum Insanus" stands as one of metal history's most notorious left turns and blunders that a band has made. It's MORBID ANGEL's "Cold Lake". The genre-leading band that was once steeped in occultism and anti-Christian thought before morphing toward mainman Trey Azagthoth's obsession with ancient Sumerian ...

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STEVE TUCKER Says MORBID ANGEL Doesn't Discuss 'Illud Divinum Insanus': 'It's Like Sitting And Talking With Your Girlfriend About Her Ex-Boyfriend'

James Geiser of AntiHero Magazine recently conducted an interview with frontman Steve Tucker of veteran Floridian death metallers MORBID ANGEL. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On MORBID ANGEL's mentality during the making of their new "Kingdoms Disdained" studio album: Steve: "Honestly, I think ...

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Reunited GALACTIC COWBOYS Release 'Zombies' Video

"Zombies", the new video from '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", which was released on November 17 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. The group's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, ...

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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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ACCEPT Guitarist WOLF HOFFMANN: 'We Made A Vow That We're Never Going To Be A Nostalgia Band'

Brazil's Heavy Talk conducted an interview with guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of veteran German metallers ACCEPT prior to the band's November 15 concert at Teatro Ademir Rosa (CiC) in Florianópolis, Brazil. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the creation of the band's new "The Rise Of Chaos" ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Announces New Lineup; 13th Album Due In 2018

An unfinished demo song that will be included on the forthcoming 13th album from MALEVOLENT CREATION can be streamed below. The disc will feature the band's current lineup, consisting of founding guitarist Phil Fasciana alongside new additions Lee Wollenschlaeger (vocals, guitar), Phil Cancilla (drums) and Josh L. Gibbs (bass). Fasciana stated about MALEVOLENT CREATION's latest ...

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The End - BLACK SABBATH

The end of an era, perhaps. Or perhaps not. What we know as we close 2017 is that BLACK SABBATH completed a presumably final stretch of tour dates that culminated where it all began nearly half a century ago: Birmingham, England. Tony Iommi, who announced around the release of the album "13" that he has ...

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Reunited GALACTIC COWBOYS Release 'Next Joke' Song From 'Long Way Back To The Moon' Album

Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS. The band's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, drummer/vocalist Alan Doss, guitarist/vocalist Dane Sonnier and vocalist/bassist Monty Colvin — will release its first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", on November 17. They ...

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ADRIAN VANDENBERG Says New MOONKINGS Album Was Delayed After He Contracted Lyme Disease

United Rock Nations recently spoke with former WHITESNAKE and VANDENBERG guitarist Adrian Vandenberg about "MK II", the new album by his current band VANDENBERG'S MOONKINGS. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the three-year gap between MOONKINGS' eponymous debut and "MK II": Adrian: "It started, unfortunately, ...

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BRET MICHAELS To Release Holiday Classic 'Jingle Bells'

POISON frontman Bret Michaels has recorded and produced a contemporary version of the timeless holiday classic "Jingle Bells". This is the legendary frontman's first time releasing a holiday song. Fans can expect the track to be packed with high energy, great grooves, and the ever-present spirit of a good time evident in all of Michaels's ...

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TOM KEIFER Performs Acoustic Version Of THE BEATLES' 'With A Little Help From My Friends' On 'Nights With Alice Cooper' (Video)

CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer and his solo band stopped by the "Nights With Alice Cooper" video studio and performed an acoustic version of THE BEATLES' "With A Little Help From My Friends". Check out video footage below. "With A Little Help From My Friends" is featured on "The Way Life Goes - Deluxe Edition", an ...

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BILLY CORGAN Releases Music Video For 'Aeronaut'

Two-time Grammy Award-winning, acclaimed singer-songwriter and SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan today shared a new music video for "Aeronaut", off his critically acclaimed new solo album, "Ogilala". The clip is a 2D preview of a forthcoming immersive virtuality reality experience for "Ogilala". The video was created inside a 3D world that was imagined by San ...

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SWEET & LYNCH Featuring MICHAEL SWEET, GEORGE LYNCH: 'Walk' Video

"Walk", the new video 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) — can be seen below. The song is taken from SWEET & LYNCH's sophomore ...

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Medusa - PARADISE LOST

Alongside MY DYING BRIDE and ANATHEMA, PARADISE LOST were a part of "The Peaceville Three," the trio of English bands that were integral to the genesis of the death-doom genre. The band also helped pioneer the gothic metal subgenre. As it moved deeper into its career, PARADISE LOST became significantly less extreme musically, though equally ...

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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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Reunited GALACTIC COWBOYS Release 'Zombies' Song From 'Long Way Back To The Moon' Album

Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of '90s progressive metal adventurers GALACTIC COWBOYS. The band's reunited original lineup — lead vocalist Ben Huggins, drummer/vocalist Alan Doss, guitarist/vocalist Dane Sonnier and vocalist/bassist Monty Colvin — will release its first album in seventeen years, "Long Way Back To The Moon", on November 17. They ...

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SLIPKNOT's M. SHAWN CRAHAN Announces Solo Art Exhibition, 'His Whores', In Los Angeles

SLIPKNOT percussionist M. Shawn Crahan will launch a solo exhibition of his art, "His Whores", on November 2 at Lethal Amounts in Los Angeles, California. Crahan, a.k.a. "Clown", is the creative force behind SLIPKNOT, one of rock music's most unflinchingly creative, uncompromising, and successful bands. To the band's millions of fans around the globe, SLIPKNOT ...

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