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QUEENSRŸCHE's TATE Talks To 'Iron City Rocks' About 25th Anniversary Of 'Operation: Mindcrime'

The latest installment of the "Iron City Rocks" podcast features an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate. The chat is now available for streaming using the SoundCloud widget below. "Frequency Unknown", the new album from the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE, sold around 5,500 copies in its first week of release in the United States ...

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JASON NEWSTED Interviewed At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival (Video)

Kerrang! magazine conducted an interview with former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted at this year's Download festival, which took place June 14-16 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. NEWSTED's full-length debut, "Heavy Metal Music", will be released on August ...

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Ex-TNT Singer TONY HARNELL Interviewed On TOTALLY DRIVEN RADIO (Audio)

VOC Nation's Totally Driven Radio recently conducted an interview with former TNT singer Tony Harnell. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. TONY HARNELL & THE WILDFLOWERS FEATURING BUMBLEFOOT, the collaboration between Harnell and GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, recently released its debut album via CDBaby.com. Check out ...

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Blood Drive - ASG

At one point, Wilmington, North Carolina's ASG (aka ALL SYSTEMS GO or any of the jokey alter acronyms that have cropped up in the spirit of hardcore icons MDC) could tear up the air hovering overtop a myriad of quarter and half pipes. Modern skate and snowboarding had one of its aural champions and thus ...

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NEWSTED: Quality Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of COPENHELL Performance

Quality fan-filmed video footage of NEWSTED — the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted — performing on June 15 at the Copenhell festival at Refshaleøen in Copenhagen, Denmark can be seen below. NEWSTED's full-length debut, "Heavy Metal Music", will be released on August 6 in North America ...

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GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE: Providence Fan-Filmed Video Footage

Renowned drummer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Tichy, known for his tours of duty with BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE and WHITESNAKE, is filling in for Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO, RHINO BUCKET) in the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE from June 2 to June 29. Fan-filmed video footage of the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE performing ...

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Video: NEWSTED Performs Special Headlining Show In London

Fan-filmed video footage of NEWSTED — the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted — performing on June 12 at 100 Club in London, England can be seen below. NEWSTED's full-length debut, "Heavy Metal Music", will be released on August 6 in North America via Chophouse Records/Collective Sounds ...

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GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE: Philadelphia Fan-Filmed Video Footage

Renowned drummer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Tichy, known for his tours of duty with BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE and WHITESNAKE, is filling in for Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO, RHINO BUCKET) in the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE from June 2 to June 29. Fan-filmed video footage of the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE performing ...

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MOTÖRHEAD To Receive 2013 METAL HAMMER Golden God Award

In addition to closing this year's Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards, British rock 'n' roll legends MOTÖRHEAD will receive the most prestigious award of the night itself — The Golden God! The Golden God award celebrates and recognizes those who have significantly contributed, shaped and inspired the world of rock and metal — and few ...

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MIKE PORTNOY Talks To DRUM TALK TV About JOHN BONHAM

Drummer Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB, FLYING COLORS, THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) spoke to Drum Talk TV at Brian Tichy's "Bonzo Birthday Bash" on June 1 at Bergan PAC in Englewood, New Jersey. Mike answered the one question that stumped him for the first time in his career when asked by host Kenny ...

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Video: QUEENSRŸCHE's GEOFF TATE Talks 'Frequency Unknown', Band Split And Future Plans

The latest episode of the "Dropping The Needle" podcast features an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate conducted before his band's June 2 performance in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. "Dropping The Needle" is hosted by Michael Brandvold from Michael Brandvold Marketing and rock journalist Mitch Lafon. It is described ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's GEOFF TATE Interviewed By DJ METALGOD (Audio)

DJ Metalgod recently conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate. You can now listen to the chat using the PodOmatic widget below. (Note: The Tate interview begins around the one-hour, 22-minute mark.) "Frequency Unknown", the new album from the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE, sold around 5,500 copies in its first week of release ...

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JASON NEWSTED: METALLICA 'Would Have Imploded' If I Hadn't Left

NEWSTED — the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted — took part in a press conference yesterday (Friday, June 7) after its performance at this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden. You can now watch video footage of the question-and-answer session below. When ...

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LETLIVE Frontman Interviewed By U.K.'s METAL HAMMER (Video)

Amit Sharma of U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine recently conducted an interview with vocalist Jason Aalon Butler of the Los Angeles-based four-piece rock band LETLIVE. You can now watch the chat below. LETLIVE will release its new album, "The Blackest Beautiful", on July 9 via Epitaph Records. The group has premiered the first new song, "Banshee ...

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GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Featuring Drummer BRIAN TICHY: Verona Footage Available

Renowned drummer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Tichy, known for his tours of duty with BILLY IDOL, FOREIGNER, OZZY OSBOURNE and WHITESNAKE, is filling in for Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO, RHINO BUCKET) in the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE from June 2 to June 29. Fan-filmed video footage of the Geoff Tate-fronted version of QUEENSRŸCHE performing ...

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LETLIVE To Release 'The Blackest Beautiful' In July

Los Angeles-based four-piece rock band LETLIVE will release its new album, "The Blackest Beautiful", on July 9 via Epitaph Records. The group has premiered the first new song, "Banshee (Ghost Fame)", in the form of a powerful video. Additionally, fans who pre-order "The Blackest Beautiful" at LetliveStore.com will receive an instant download of "Banshee (Ghost ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: 'I Smell A Massacre' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "I Smell A Massacre" from the BUTCHER BABIES can be seen below. The track comes off the band's debut album, "Goliath", which will be released on July 9 via Century Media Records. The Los Angeles-based band — frontwomen Carla Harvey and Heidi Shephard, guitarist Henry Flury, bassist Jason ...

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TOXIK Releases First Song Snippet Off Upcoming Album

Reactivated cult classic prog-thrashers TOXIK have released a snippet of their first recorded song in twenty-four years. The fifty-second clip, which is available for streaming using the SoundCloud widget below, is a rough pre-mix demo — without vocals — of "Crooked Crosses" off the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 1989's "Think This". TOXIK's founding member and lead ...

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NEWSTED: Song From Upcoming Album Available For Streaming

"Heroic Dose", a brand new song from NEWSTED — the new band led by former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted — can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off NEWSTED's full-length debut, "Heavy Metal Music", which will be released on August 6. Jason told Billboard.com the 11-song ...

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ATHEIST: Early Albums To Be Reissued On Vinyl

The first three studio albums from reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST"Piece Of Time" (1989), "Unquestionable Presence" (1991) and "Elements" (1993) — will be re-released on vinyl in North America on June 11 via Season Of Mist. The new editions are remastered on colored vinyl and limted to 500 copies per title worldwide. ...

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