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GUNS N' ROSES Pays Tribute To MALCOLM YOUNG In Sacramento (Video)

GUNS N' ROSES paid tribute to AC/DC's Malcolm Young during a concert in California, dedicating covers of "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" and "Whole Lotta Rosie" to the iconic guitarist who died this weekend. Singer Axl Rose introduced the Bob Dylan classic by telling the audience last night at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento: "We're gonna ...

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SIN QUIRIN Says 'AmeriKKKant' Album 'Has Stuff That I Don't Think People Are Expecting From A MINISTRY Record'

Jay Nanda of Alamo True Metal conducted an interview with members of industrial metal pioneers MINISTRY prior to the band's November 12 show at the Aztec Theatre in San Antonio, Texas. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's forthcoming "AmeriKKKant" studio album: Sin ...

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LARS ULRICH Says METALLICA's 'Whole Business Model Changed' After Getting Rights To All Of Band's Master Recordings

During an interview on November 5 at 92Y in New York City, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich spoke about how important achieving independence by owning all of the band's master recordings — including both music and long-form videos — has been in having a long and successful career. "[METALLICA's longtime managers, Q Prime founders] Cliff [Burnstein] ...

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What Would CLIFF BURTON Think About METALLICA's Music If He Was Still Alive? 'It's A Great Question,' Says LARS ULRICH

During a career-spanning interview on November 5 at 92Y in New York City, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was asked which songs from the band's "Black", "Load" and "Reload" albums late METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton would have liked. "I've got an easy answer: all of 'em," Lars responded. Next [question]! No. Listen, it's a great question. ...

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METALLICA: Two-Part 'Master Of Puppets' Special To Air On LARS ULRICH's 'It's Electric!' Show

Lars Ulrich will treat listeners to part one of a very special two-part series commemorating the reissue of METALLICA's 1986 album, "Master Of Puppets", on this week's episode of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. From Antwerp, Belgium inside the Sportpaleis arena, Lars is joined by James Hetfield, ...

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DELAIN And NIGHTWISH's MARCO HIETALA Kick Off 'Danse Macabre' Tour In Paris (Video)

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN have just embarked on a very special run of shows, dubbed the "Danse Macabre" tour. Joining the band for this exclusive set of dates is longtime friend and collaborator, NIGHTWISH lynchpin Marco Hietala. Having contributed to most of DELAIN's records with guest appearances and after worldwide requests from fans, DELAIN and ...

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METALLICA Partners With Gift Retailer SPENCER'S

On Friday, November 10, METALLICA will reissue one of the most revered albums in heavy metal history, "Master Of Puppets". To celebrate this event, Spencer's, the iconic retailer of lifestyle merchandise, is partnering with METALLICA to offer band tee styles available only at Spencer's 690 locations in the U.S. and Canada. A brand new merch ...

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DEVILDRIVER Guitarist Says Outlaw Country Covers Album 'Came Out Way Cooler' Than He Expected

DEVILDRIVER guitarist Mike Spreitzer spoke to Metal Wani about the band's upcoming outlaw country covers album, "Outlaws Till The End", which is tentatively due in early 2018. The disc will reportedly contain versions of thirteen tracks by some of the best outlaw country artists, including Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Paycheck. ...

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LES CLAYPOOL Recalls His METALLICA Audition On LARS ULRICH's 'It's Electric!' Show (Video)

Lars Ulrich interviewed PRIMUS frontman Les Claypool on for the October 1 episode of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. During the chat, Les talked about auditioning for the then-vacant bassist slot in METALLICA following the September 1986 death of the group's previous bassist, Cliff Burton. "I got ...

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Video: DELAIN Performs At FEMALE METAL EVENT - FEMME

Fan-filmed video footage of DELAIN's September 23 performance at the Female Metal Event - Femme at Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be seen below. DELAIN spent the last year celebrating its tenth anniversary — from the release of its fifth full-length album, "Moonbathers", and an anniversary edition of its debut disc, "Lucidity", to extensive ...

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MINISTRY Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST; 'AmeriKKKant' Album Due In Early 2018

Industrial metal veterans MINISTRY have signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band recently completed recording its new album, "AmeriKKKant", for a tentative early 2018 release. The disc will feature guest appearances by DJ Swamp (Beck), Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY), Arabian Prince (N.W.A.) and Lord Of The Cello. "This album, 'AmeriKKKant', will ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Confusion' Performance From Cologne

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Confusion" on September 16 at Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany can be seen below. As previously reported, METALLICA will reissue its third album, "Master Of Puppets", on November 10 via the band's own Blackened Recordings. The LP has been remastered for the most advanced sound quality ...

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Listen To Previously Unreleased Live Version Of METALLICA's 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' From Upcoming 'Master Of Puppets' Reissue

A previously unheard live recording of METALLICA performing its classic song "For Whom The Bell Tolls" can be streamed below. The track was recorded at Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia on August 3, 1986 and is taken from the upcoming reissue of METALLICA's seminal third album, "Master Of Puppets". The concert, which was part of ...

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