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Video Premiere: MACHINE HEAD's 'Catharsis'

"Catharsis", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's ninth full-length album, which will be released on January 26, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Bloodstone & Diamonds" was produced by MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn and ...

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END: 'Necessary Death' Video Released

Underground hardcore supergroup END has debuted an all-new music video for the track "Necessary Death". Directed by Bobby Bates, this is the second clip the band has released. END released a music video for "Love Let Me Die" in September, also directed by Bates. END's debut EP, "From The Unforgiving Arms Of God", came out ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Making Of 'Catharsis' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Catharsis", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's ninth full-length album, which will be released on January 26, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Bloodstone & Diamonds" was produced by ...

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SEPTIC TANK Feat. REPULSION, Ex-CATHEDRAL Members: 'Rotting Civilisation' Album Due In April

SEPTIC TANK, the long-running project featuring vocalist Lee Dorrian (CATHEDRAL), guitarist Gary Jennings (CATHEDRAL) and bassist Scott Carlson (REPULSION), has completed work on its debut album, "Rotting Civilisation". The disc, which was recorded and mixed by producer/engineer Jaime Gomez Arellano at Orgone Studios, will be released on April 13, 2018 via Rise Above Records. "Rotting ...

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GRAVEN To Release 'Heirs Of Discord' EP In 2018

Extreme metal outfit GRAVEN — formed in the ashes of SWARM OF THE LOTUS — makes its destructive return, ending a four-year hiatus with the construction of a new EP titled "Heirs Of Discord" for release in 2018. With its members currently located in Arizona, Maryland, New Jersey, and Florida, GRAVEN initiated the recording sessions ...

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MEGADETH Bassist To Relaunch COMBAT RECORDS

EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has announced the relaunch of Combat Records, the seminal punk/thrash label that started MEGADETH's career. Most will remember Combat as one of the seminal thrash labels of the 1980s, their most prominent artist being, of course, MEGADETH. Combat was also home to HELSTAR, CIRCLE ...

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The Blood of Gods - GWAR

Lemme drop a quick story for yinz. In 2010, I had the wildest, most outrageous interview in my career with the late Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus of GWAR. It was the Sounds of the Underground Tour, and I hopped onto GWAR's steel wheels. Tossing a quick howdy to Beefcake the Mighty, who was entertaining ...

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Old Scars, New Wounds - ACT OF DEFIANCE

True supergroups, those including exceptionally talented songwriters and/or musicians, sometimes come across as frivolous affairs that feel like nothing more than side projects. But with an act like ACT OF DEFIANCE, it's perhaps because the band's members are now predominantly focused on this entity that their expression here exudes a strong sense of earnestness, certainly ...

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Watch AGNOSTIC FRONT Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of AGNOSTIC FRONT's entire November 24 concert at Gorod in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. AGNOSTIC FRONT's eleventh album, "The American Dream Died", was released in 2015. The disc, which was produced by MADBALL singer Freddy Cricien and engineered, mixed and mastered by Paul Miner (H2O, TERROR), features guest appearances by ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Singer Discusses 'Have Mercy On Me' Single, Video

Metalforce conducted an interview with vocalist Joakim "Jocke" Berg of Gothenburg, Sweden-based rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR before the band's November 11 concert in Roncade, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the first single, "Have Mercy On Me", from HARDCORE SUPERSTAR's upcoming album, "You Can't Kill My Rock 'N' Roll", Berg said: "In ...

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GLASSJAW To Release 'Material Control' Album In December

New York influential post-hardcore band GLASSJAW will release its long-awaited third album, "Material Control", on December 1. Speculation grew when a mysterious pre-order of the album was briefly visible online and then, suddenly, it disappeared. Word of the pre-order quickly spread across Reddit, Twitter and various music blogs and web sites. Fans began to cautiously ...

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DISCHARGE Releases Official Music Video For 'The Broken Law'

U.K. hardcore punk legends DISCHARGE have released the official music video for the song "The Broken Law". The clip was shot in the fall of 2017 in London by Stuart Sterling. "The Broken Law" is taken from DISCHARGE's latest album, "End Of Days", which was released in April 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The band states: ...

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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: 'Church Of The Motherf***ers' Video Released

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and singer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE), has released a music video for the song "Church Of The Motherfuckers". The clip is described in a press release as "a visual rebuke of organized religion." "We are not capable of understanding aspects ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Frontman SERJ TANKIAN Releases 'Intent To Destroy' And 'Furious' Film Scores

Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter, poet and visual artist Serj Tankian has added two more scores to his expanding repertoire of film composing. Lakeshore Records released Tankian's "Intent To Destroy - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" digitally on November 17 on iTunes and Apple Music and will make it available on other platforms November ...

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ROBB FLYNN Discusses MACHINE HEAD's 'Very Grooving' And 'Melodic' New Album 'Catharsis': 'This Isn't Us At Our Heaviest'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will release their ninth full-length album, "Catharsis", on January 26, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Bloodstone & Diamonds" was produced by MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn and recorded, mixed, and co-produced by Zack Ohren (FALLUJAH, ALL SHALL PERISH) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California. Mastering ...

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WARPED TOUR To Come To An End After 2018 Run

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the Vans Warped Tour, the last major annual traveling music festival in North America, has announced that 2018 will be its final year, marking the tour's 24th edition since it first launched in 1995. No lineup has been announced as of yet, but the tour itinerary has been confirmed. ...

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EXHORDER Is Back! New Lineup, Shows Announced

Legendary American thrash metal band EXHORDER is back and has signed a worldwide management deal with All Independent Service Alliance (AISA) . The new EXHORDER lineup features founding members Vinnie LaBella (guitar) and Kyle Thomas (vocals) along with Jason Viebrooks (HEATHEN) on bass, Marzi Montazeri (ex-SUPERJOINT RITUAL, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS) on guitar ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Joins METAL CASINO As Brand Ambassador

Metal Casino has sealed a deal with the "Prince Of Darkness," Ozzy Osbourne. The "Godfather Of Metal" has signed up with the biggest, boldest and most hardcore online casino on the planet. In fact, Ozzy loves Metal Casino so much he has become a part owner of the company. Metal Casino launched in August this ...

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Video: SLASH Talks About Being Named GIBSON's First-Ever Global Brand Ambassador

Gibson Brands, the world's leading music lifestyle company, recently appointed guitar superstar Slash as Global Brand Ambassador, the first such designation in the company's history. As part of the new role with Gibson, Slash is developing new products with three of its celebrated guitar brands, Gibson Custom, Gibson and Epiphone. A new three-and-a-half-minute video clip ...

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STRIFE To Release 'Live At The Troubadour' In November

Los Angeles hardcore quintet STRIFE will release a special "Live At The Troubadour" DVD and album through WAR Records on Record Store Day. A trailer for the set can be seen below. Recorded live at the legendary Troubadour in Los Angeles, California on February 5, 2005, STRIFE's "Live At The Troubadour" showcases the band at ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Says 60% Of METALLICA's Audience On Stadium Tour Were 'Casual Fans' Who Only Owned 'Black' Album

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. Shadows says that the majority of the people who came to see METALLICA during the two bands' joint summer 2017 stadium tour are "casual fans" who only have a copy of the San Francisco heavy metal legends' multi-platinum 1991 album. METALLICA's first North American trek in eight years, which was seen by ...

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EDDIE TRUNK Takes Viewers On Guided Tour Of Country's Biggest And Most Eclectic Music Festivals In AXS TV's 'Trunkfest'

AXS TV, the premier destination for classic rock programming, has greenlit a new eight-episode music series, "Trunkfest With Eddie Trunk", premiering in 2018. Hosted by beloved music historian and TV and radio host Eddie Trunk, the program gives viewers the ultimate front row seat to some of the nation's biggest music festivals as Trunk travels ...

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