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POWERWOLF Unveils 'The Sacrament Of Sin' Cover Artwork, Track Listing

German metallers POWERWOLF will release their seventh album, "The Sacrament Of Sin", later in the year via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. Guitarist Matthew Greywolf ...

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MICHAEL SWEET: 'Controversy Follows STRYPER'

Bay Ragni of Totally Driven Radio recently conducted an interview with STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether STRYPER is always "one of controversy": Michael: "[Laughs] Well, controversy follows STRYPER, we don't follow it. It's just kind of par for the ...

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BIFF BYFORD On SAXON's Struggles During Mid-1980s: 'I Think Everybody Lost Their Way A Bit Around That Time, Actually'

Tony Heare of Midlands Metalheads Radio's "The Breakfast Show" conducted an interview with frontman Biff Byford of British metal legends SAXON during a recent stop on their European tour with DIAMOND HEAD and ROCK GODDESS. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On ...

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ANTHRAX: First Trailer For 'Kings Among Scotland' DVD

Multi-Grammy-nominated thrash icons ANTHRAX will see "Kings Among Scotland", the band's long-awaited live-in-concert DVD, arrive in stores and online on April 27 (Megaforce). Captured on February 15, 2017 at the band's sold-out concert at Glasgow's historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour "Kings Among Scotland" incorporates the band's entire live show along with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage ...

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ROCK GODDESS To Release 'This Time' Album In October

The reunited original lineup of ROCK GODDESS — the female power trio from the days of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) featuring sisters Jody and Julie Turner along with bassist Tracey Lamb — will enter a London studio on May 14 with producer Wes Maebe (UB40, Robert Plant, NEW MODEL ARMY, PRAYING MANTIS) ...

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TREMONTI: More 'A Dying Machine' Album Details Revealed

TREMONTI, the band comprised of Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars, and Garrett Whitlock on drums, will release its fourth full-length album, "A Dying Machine", on June 8 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who has helmed all previous TREMONTI albums along with ALTER BRIDGE's last four long-players. ...

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OVERKILL: First Trailer For 'Live In Overhausen'

The first trailer for "Live In Overhausen" from legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL can be seen below. The set will be released on May 18 via Nuclear Blast. Celebrating the band's history, "Live In Overhausen" captured not one but two album anniversaries. Fans assembled on April 16, 2016 at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany for ...

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New IRON MAIDEN Pinball Machines Available Through STERN PINBALL

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, today announced the availability of a new line of "Legacy of the Beast" pinball machines that honor the classic and iconic rock band IRON MAIDEN. Formed in 1975, IRON MAIDEN led the wave of British heavy metal music and became a global ...

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IRON MAIDEN Pinball Machine Coming Soon From STERN PINBALL

Stern Pinball has released a teaser for the IRON MAIDEN "Legacy Of The Beast"-themed pinball machine, due later this year. The short promotional clip below features the IRON MAIDEN logo with the band's classic song "Wasted Years" from 1986's "Somewhere In Time" album as the backing track. Stern Pinball is the world's oldest and largest ...

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SATYRICON Frontman: 'The Size Of The Band And Your Commercial Success Is Not What Defines Your Authenticity'

SATYRICON frontman Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven was recently interviewed by Mad TV's "TV War" in Greece. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether black metal's mainstream acceptance has diluted its musical value: Satyr: "No. Because… I mean, SEX PISTOLS, which is such a mythical group, and ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: 'Heavy Metal Isn't The Most Popular Music In The World Anymore'

British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) was recently interviewed by Belfast Metal. The complete conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On "The Redemption Of William Black", the recently released conclusion of his "Infinite Entanglement" trilogy: Blaze: "We had a big success with 'Endure And Survive' ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Vocalist Keeps His Politics Out Of Band's Music

AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows recently guested on "The Stansbury Show" on the Canton, Ohio-based radio station Rock 106.9. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview begins around the 93-minute mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how it feels to be considered a peer of legendary acts such as METALLICA: ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: Trailer For 'Astro-Creep: 2000 Live'

Rob Zombie's 2016 front-to-back concert performance of WHITE ZOMBIE's 1995 album "Astro-Creep: 2000 – Songs Of Love, Destruction And Other Synthetic Delusions Of The Electric Head" will be released as a live album, "Astro-Creep: 2000 Live", on March 30 via Interscope/Geffen/A&M. "Astro-Creep: 2000 Live" track listing (recorded live at Riot Fest in Chicago, September 2016): ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist On 'And Justice For None' Album: 'This Record Has Three Or Four Of The Biggest Songs We Ever Wrote'

Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station recently conducted an interview with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Zoltan Bathory. You can listen to the chat via the widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the delay in getting FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's new album, "And Justice For None", released after being embroiled in ...

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Ex-IRON MAIDEN Singer BLAZE BAYLEY: BRUCE DICKINSON Has Always Been 'Very Supportive Of My Solo Career'

Hayley Leggs of Total Rock Radio conducted an interview with British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) at this year's edition of Hammerfest, which was held this past weekend in Pwllheli, Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the supportive comments ...

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KAMELOT Guitarist On Album Leaks: 'There's Always Somebody Who Wants To Brag That They Got The Record And Put It On The Internet'

France's Loud TV recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now listen to the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KAMELOT's record company, Napalm Records, safeguarding the release of the band's forthcoming "The Shadow Theory" album from being leaked online: Thomas: "I think it's important ...

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HELLOWEEN's ANDI DERIS On Relationship With MICHAEL KISKE: 'He's A Good Friend Of Mine, Which I Never Expected'

Tony Webster of the "Metal Command" radio show recently conducted an interview with frontman Andi Deris of German power metal legends HELLOWEEN about the band's current "Pumpkins United" tour, which features former HELLOWEEN members Michael Kiske (vocals) and Kai Hansen (guitar, vocals) alongside Deris, guitarists Michael Weikath and Sascha Gerstner, bassist Markus Grosskopf and drummer ...

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OVERKILL To Release 'Live In Overhausen' In May

Legendary New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL will release "Live In Overhausen" on May 18 via Nuclear Blast. Celebrating the band's history, "Live In Overhausen" captured not one but two album anniversaries. Fans assembled on April 16, 2016 at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen, Germany for the 25th anniversary of "Horrorscope" and 30th anniversary of where it all ...

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Cosmic Crypt - MAMMOTH GRINDER

The ever-prolific Chris Ulsh is arguably best known as the drummer, and occasional guitarist, of en vogue thrashers POWER TRIP. However, the journeyman musician has peddled his wares of metal and punk via the blasting grind of HATRED SURGE, the snot-nosed filth of IMPALERS and with the Swedish death fanatics that makeup MAMMOTH GRINDER. The ...

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