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Zero Days - PRONG

Don't you wish "Headbangers Ball" was back? Not just for the obvious reasons, if you're a metalhead. The Gen X'ers who made The Ball their Saturday night Sabbath will confirm that what made the show so damned great, and at the same time so damned awful, was just as much about the intro and commercial-break ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Salutes DAVID BOWIE With Music Video For 'Heroes' Cover

Celebrating their love of interpreting the music of fellow legends and giving it a thorough 'Motörheading', MOTÖRHEAD recently announced the release of a covers compilation album, "Under Cöver" — a collection of some of the band's best covers. Today, MOTÖRHEAD has released a never-before-heard cover and music video of David Bowie's timeless classic "Heroes". The ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Funeral: More Details Revealed

This past weekend, family and close friends celebrated the life of LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington at a private service in Los Angeles, while fans worldwide organized over three hundred band-endorsed memorials to pay homage to his legacy. On Saturday, July 29, the private service at South Coast Botanical Garden in Palos Verdes Estates hosted ...

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MOTÖRHEAD To Release 'Under Cöver' In September

One thing Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee liked to do throughout their years together in MOTÖRHEAD was grab a favorite song by another artist and give it a good old fashioned "Motörheading." To run them through the Motörizer, if you will. To rock them, roll them and even give them an extra twist ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Releases 'Light Me Up' Video

The official video for "Light Me Up", a brand new song from Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Prevail I", which was released on May 12 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPICA) and mastered ...

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Video Premiere: ALTER BRIDGE's 'Cradle To The Grave'

ALTER BRIDGE's video for the song "Cradle To The Grave" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Last Hero", which was released in October by Caroline Records in the United States/Canada and Napalm Records throughout the rest of the globe. The CD was produced by longtime friend ...

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TED NUGENT Says He Will No Longer Engage In 'Hateful Rhetoric': 'We Have Got To Be More Respectful'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has promised to do away with his "hateful rhetoric" after a gunman opened fire at a GOP baseball practice Wednesday morning, critically wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. The attack has prompted calls for media and lawmakers of all political stripes to dial down their comments. During an appearance on ...

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STAIND's AARON LEWIS Releases 'Folded Flag' Single

STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis, who is widely considered to be one of the most politically conservative musicians in rock, has released a new single, "Folded Flag", across digital retailers. A patriot through and through, Lewis has spent much of his career honoring those who sacrifice their lives every day to protect our nation and the ...

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TED NUGENT Says KATHY GRIFFIN's TRUMP Photograph Was 'Vulgar, Obscene And A Genuine Variation Of A Death Threat'

Outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent has slammed comedian Kathy Griffin for her most recent act — a photo of Griffin holding a bloody, severed head in the likeness of President Trump — calling it "downright vulgar, obscene and a genuine variation of a death threat." After Griffin's image — taken by photographer Tyler Shields — ...

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METALLICA, PEARL JAM, SOUNDGARDEN, LINKIN PARK Members Pay Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL At Memorial Service (Photos)

Members of METALLICA, PEARL JAM, LINKIN PARK, NIRVANA and JANE'S ADDICTION are among the friends and colleagues who paid their respects to SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell earlier today (Friday, May 26) as his ashes were laid in his final resting place. The private event on the Fairbanks Lawn at Hollywood Forever Cemetery included eulogies by ...

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SOUNDGARDEN's Front-Of-House Engineer Says CHRIS CORNELL Seemed 'High' And 'F**ked Up' During Last Concert

Chris Cornell seemed to be under the influence of drugs during his last-ever performance, says his longtime front-of-house engineer and tour manager. The 52-year-old SOUNDGARDEN frontman was pronounced dead early Thursday morning after being found unresponsive in his Detroit hotel room on Wednesday night. The band had played a concert at the Fox Theatre earlier ...

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TED NUGENT Says PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP 'Defies, Denounces And Crushes All Things Status Quo'

During an appearance on "The Rock Brigade" podast, outspoken conservative rocker Ted Nugent spoke about his surprise appearance last fall's Donald Trump campaign rally in Sterling Heights, Michigan. The "Motor City Madman" pumped up the crowd before the then-Republican presidential candidate arrived at the event on November 6 — two days before Election Day — ...

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RUDY SARZO Joins New 'Thrash' Band Featuring Ex-ANTHRAX Guitarist DAN SPITZ, Former JOURNEY Drummer DEEN CASTRONOVO

Legendary bass player Rudy Sarzo has joined the new thrash band launched by former ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz and ex-JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo. Since the early 1980s, Sarzo has played with some of the biggest bands and artists in hard rock and heavy metal, including OZZY OSBOURNE (alongside renowned guitarist Randy Rhoads), QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Releases 'You Don't Know' Video

The official video for "You Don't Know", a brand new song from Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Prevail I", which will be released on May 12 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPICA) and ...

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DAN SPITZ Explains Why He Left ANTHRAX After 2006 Reunion Tour

During an appearance on "Talking Bollocks", the monthly metal podcast hosted by ACID REIGN frontman-turned-stand-up-comedian Howard H. Smith, former ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz spoke about the new thrash band he formed with ex-JOURNEY drummer Deen Castronovo. He said: "We have a singer; I just can't say who it is yet. But it's pretty monumental. It's ...

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