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MICHAEL ANTHONY Interviewed For Upcoming VAN HALEN Documentary

On Saturday, January 6, former VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony was interviewed for a documentary about the legendary rock band which is being produced by a British company. Anthony posted a photo on his Instagram account taken immediately after the interview, along with the caption: "Filmed an interview today for a Van Halen documentary in ...

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KXM Featuring KORN, KING'S X, Ex-DOKKEN Members: Back In The Studio For Third Album

KXM, the band featuring bassist/vocalist Doug "dUg" Pinnick (KING'S X), guitarist George Lynch (LYNCH MOB, DOKKEN) and drummer Ray Luzier (KORN), is currently recording its third album with producer/engineer Chris Collier — who also helmed the group's first two releases — at Steakhouse Studio in North Hollywood, California. The album will be released by Rat ...

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SOULFLY: First Taste Of Music For Upcoming Album

The first taste of the material that SOULFLY is planning to record for the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" album, tentatively due this summer via Nuclear Blast, is available in the clip below. In a recent interview with Metal Wani, Max Cavalera stated about SOULFLY's next disc: "I'm writing right now. When I was home before ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE's BILLY HOWERDEL: 'We're Very Lucky That Fans Have Let Us Stay At This Level After Being Absent For A While'

A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Billy Howerdel was recently interviewed on "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how often he wrote music even while A PERFECT CIRCLE was inactive: Billy: "Constantly. But, I never flesh them ...

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IGOR CAVALERA Doesn't Think Production On 'Bestial Devastation' And 'Morbid Visions' Did SEPULTURA's Early Sound Justice

United Rock Nations conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) prior to their December 6 show at Lùsine in Istres, France as part of the "Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots" tour where they were celebrating the 20th anniversary of ...

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ACE FREHLEY To Perform At 2018 NHL Winter Classic

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will rock his classic hit "New York Groove" during the pre-game festivities at the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on New Year's Day, as the Buffalo Sabres battle the New York Rangers at New York's Citi Field. The song is played at Citi Field following every home win by the ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist MARC RIZZO To Release 'Rotation' Solo Album In March

SOULFLY and CAVALERA CONSPIRACY guitarist Marc Rizzo will release his new solo album, "Rotation", on March 30 via Combat Records/EMP Label Group/Amped in North America, and Combat/SPV in Europe. "Rotation" is the fourth solo release for Rizzo, following 2004's "Colossal Myopia", 2006's "The Ultimate Devotion" (both released by legendary shred label Shrapnel), and the independently ...

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Former PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN To Record Album Of Covers

Former PANTERA bassist Rex Brown is planning to release an album of covers as the follow-up to his debut album, "Smoke On This…". Asked what his next musical move will be, Brown told "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie (hear audio below): "I wanna continue in the direction I'm headed now. ...

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MAX CAVALERA Says It's 'Cool' That CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's 'Psychosis' Contains No Big 'Hit Songs'

On November 30, Sam Sheppard from SINATE conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SOULFLY, SEPULTURA) in Berlin, Germany during the "Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots" European tour. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's fourth album, "Psychosis", which was released on November 17 via Napalm Records, Max ...

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Denmark Invented 'Hard Rock Diplomacy' By Giving Indonesian President Signed METALLICA Box Set

Danish prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen spoke to Channel NewsAsia‏ about his decision to give Indonesian president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo a METALLICA "Master Of Puppets" box set during a recent diplomatic state visit. Confirming that the box set was "signed by Lars Ulrich, the drummer who originally invented METALLICA," Rasmussen said that he chose the ...

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Psychosis - CAVALERA CONSPIRACY

We're not going to start this review with the unnecessary "us vs. them" preamble. Max and Igor Cavalera are one hundred percent at peace, as brothers and artists, and with their trusted sidearm, Marc Rizzo, IMO one of the greatest guitarists on the planet still failing to be suitably glorified, the CAVALERA CONSPIRACY has already ...

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TIMES OF GRACE Feat. KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Members: Drum Tracking For Second Album Begins

TIMES OF GRACE, the collaborative project featuring KILLSWITCH ENGAGE members Jesse Leach (vocals) and Adam Dutkiewicz (guitar), has entered Signature Sound studio in San Diego, California to begin recording material for its second album, tentatively due next year. Sitting behind the drum kit during the sessions is Dan Gluszak, who previously played drums for TIMES ...

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KAMELOT Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

KAMELOT is at a studio in Wolfsburg, Germany putting the finishing touches on its new album with producer Sascha Paeth. The follow-up to 2015's "Haven" will be released in early 2018 via Napalm. KAMELOT singer Tommy Karevik wrote in a new Instagram post: "[I am] very excited about making these songs come to life as ...

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Announces North American Tour With EVERY TIME I DIE, CHELSEA GRIN, ICE NINE KILLS; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE has announced a second leg of its North American "Graveyard Shift" tour. The headline dates, which will feature support from special guests EVERY TIME I DIE, CHELSEA GRIN and ICE NINE KILLS, are set to get underway February 20 at Ace of Spades in Sacramento, California and continue through late March. VIP ...

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IGOR CAVALERA Says He And Brother MAX Were Not Thinking About 'Roots' While Recording New CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Album

Psychosin of That Metal Station's "The Psychosin Project" conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor Cavalera. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the death metal-inspired direction of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's new album, "Psychosis": Igor: "It's how it came out. Every CAVALERA ...

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SOULFLY To Enter Studio In January With Producer JOSH WILBUR

In a brand new interview with Backstage Axxess, Max Cavalera spoke about his plans for SOULFLY's follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" album, tentatively due next summer via Nuclear Blast. He said (hear audio below): "I'm actually writing right now. I'm collecting the riffs right now and getting the ideas. We are already kind of booked for ...

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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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Former MORBID ANGEL Frontman DAVID VINCENT Joins MAX And IGOR CAVALERA For Cover Of MOTÖRHEAD Classic (Video)

Former MORBID ANGEL frontman David Vincent joined ex-SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera and Igor Cavalera on stage this past Saturday, December 2 at the Winter Masters Of Rock in Zlin, Czech Republic to perform a cover version of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Ace Of Spades". Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. As previously reported, ...

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IGOR CAVALERA On CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's 'Psychosis': It Really Reflects State Of Mind MAX And I Are In

On November 21, Mass Movement Magazine conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor Cavalera. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's fourth album, "Psychosis", which was released on November 17 via Napalm Records, Igor said: "Like every CAVALERA record, in my ...

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Indonesian President May Have To Give Up METALLICA Box Set He Received From Danish Prime Minister

Indonesian president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will file a report with the country's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) regarding the METALLICA "Master Of Puppets" box set he received from Danish prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. Since the gift technically constitutes a form of gratification, it must legally be reported to the KPK, according to Coconuts ...

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NIGHTWISH Announces 'Decades' 2018 European Tour

Tuomas Holopainen's three-track demo earned him his first record deal with his freshly founded band NIGHTWISH back in 1996. Today, 20 years later — with over 2,000 shows played and more than eight million records sold — NIGHTWISH is the biggest European symphonic metal band. Reason enough for Nuclear Blast to celebrate this huge anniversary ...

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