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Video Premiere: SKINLAB's 'Dead Tomorrow'

San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans SKINLAB have released the official Josh Vargas-directed music video for the song "Dead Tomorrow". The track, which was recorded with Juan Urteaga at Trident Studios, is taken from the band's upcoming fifth studio album, which is tentatively due in 2019 via Art Is War Records. Earlier in the year, ...

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BUCKCHERRY Covers NINE INCH NAILS' 'Head Like A Hole' (Audio)

California rockers BUCKCHERRY are back with their first music in over three years with the cover of the NINE INCH NAILS classic "Head Like A Hole". "Head Like A Hole" is taken from BUCKCHERRY's forthcoming seventh full-length album, "Warpaint", which will be released in the spring via Century Media/RED Music. Helming the sessions is producer ...

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Ritual - SOULFLY

Like how the in-demand Samuel L. Jackson manifests everywhere in film and commercials, Max Cavalera appears to be hell-bent to grind out metal every waking second he has. If he's not on tour with his brother, Igor, resurrecting live full renditions of classic SEPULTURA albums, Max has CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and, of course, SOULFLY to churn ...

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ARCHITECTS Release 'Modern Misery' Video

"Modern Misery", the new video from U.K. metallers ARCHITECTS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eighth full-length album, "Holy Hell", which will be released on November 9 via Epitaph Records. "Holy Hell" marks the band's first release since the untimely passing of Tom Searle, ARCHITECTS' founding guitarist, principal songwriter and ...

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COREY BEAULIEU Says TRIVIUM Wanted To 'Bring The Intensity' Back On 'The Sin And The Sentence'

RadioactiveMike Z, host of the Riverside, California-based radio station 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", recently conducted an interview with guitarist Corey Beaulieu of Florida metallers TRIVIUM. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the heavier nature of their 2017 "The ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist GILBY CLARKE On Hearing 'Appetite For Destruction' For First Time: 'I Was Blown Away'

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke recently spoke with IndiePower. The two-part conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On Paul Stanley nearly producing his early band CANDY: Gilby: "That was the idea. We were managed by KISS's manager at the time, Howard Marks. At that ...

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CLUTCH Drummer: 'This Is The Best Job In The World'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview drummer Jean-Paul Gaster of Maryland rockers CLUTCH. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the release of CLUTCH's latest studio album, "Book Of Bad Decisions": Jean-Paul: "It's been great so far. We pretty much hit the ...

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CHRIS CORNELL: Unboxing Video For New Box Set

On November 16, fans can celebrate the recorded legacy of musical icon and singer/songwriter Chris Cornell with the 17-track self-titled album, "Chris Cornell", and a 64-track limited-edition deluxe box set. The first release since his passing in 2017, the album will be made available by Cornell's wife, Vicky Cornell, on behalf of the Chris Cornell ...

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SOULFLY Announces 2019 North American Tour With KATAKLYSM

SOULFLY has announced its first tour in support of its upcoming album, "Ritual". The trek, which will take place next January/February, will feature support from KATAKLYSM, INCITE, CHAOSEUM, ALUKAH and SKINFLINT. Commented vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera: "Fuck yeah! We’re finally getting ready to tour America and Canada! We have the almighty KATAKLYSM and thrash masters INCITE ...

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SUFFOCATION Vocalist FRANK MULLEN: 'I'd Rather Go Out When I Can Still Do It Than When I Can't'

SUFFOCATION vocalist Frank Mullen recently spoke with Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how he decided that the upcoming "Death Chopping North America" tour would be his final tour with SUFFOCATION: Frank: "I've been talking about it [for] about ...

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Listen To New GRETA VAN FLEET Song 'Anthem'

"Anthem", a brand new song from Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEETJake Kiszka (guitar), Sam Kiszka (bass, keyboards), Josh Kiszka (vocals) and Danny Wagner (drums) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's debut album, "Anthem Of The Peaceful Army", which will be released on October 19 via Lava/Republic Records. ...

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ARCHITECTS Release 'Royal Beggars' Video

"Royal Beggars", the new video from U.K. metallers ARCHITECTS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eighth full-length album, "Holy Hell", which will be released on November 9 via Epitaph Records. "Holy Hell" marks the band's first release since the untimely passing of Tom Searle, ARCHITECTS' founding guitarist, principal songwriter and ...

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Video Premiere: TRIVIUM's 'The Wretchedness Inside'

"The Wretchedness Inside", the new video from Florida metallers TRIVIUM, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "The Sin And The Sentence", which was released in October 2017 via Roadrunner. The disc was recorded with producer Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA) at Santa Ana, California's Hybrid Studios. The ...

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NITA STRAUSS: 'Controlled Chaos' Solo Album Details Announced

Nita Strauss, the incredibly talented guitarist who has rocked out on stage with ALICE COOPER, FEMME FATALE, Jermaine Jackson, THE IRON MAIDENS and more, will release her debut solo album, "Controlled Chaos", on November 16 via Sumerian Records. The electric and fiery music video for "Our Most Desperate Hour" is the first look into what's ...

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BUCKCHERRY Begins Recording 'Warpaint' Album

Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY have set "Warpaint" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in early 2019. Helming the sessions is producer Mike Plotnikoff, who previously worked with the band on 2005's platinum-certified "15" record. Singer Josh Todd has uploaded a short video message on his Facebook page in which he revealed that he ...

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SOULFLY's MAX CAVALERA Talks Corruption In Brazilian Politics

SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera spoke to United Rock Nations about the inspiration for his new song "Evil Empowered", taken from the band's upcoming 11th album, "Ritual". "It's about the corruption of leaders and about every leader that gets elected, pretty much, with the exception of very few, gets this corruption disease and they just use ...

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Listen To New GRETA VAN FLEET Song 'Lover, Leaver'

"Lover, Leaver", a brand new song from Michigan rockers GRETA VAN FLEETJake Kiszka (guitar), Sam Kiszka (bass, keyboards), Josh Kiszka (vocals) and Danny Wagner (drums) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's debut album, "Anthem Of The Peaceful Army", which will be released on October 19 via Lava/Republic ...

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