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Video Premiere: PRIMORDIAL's 'To Hell Or The Hangman'

"To Hell Or The Hangman", the new video from Irish pagan metallers PRIMORDIAL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Exile Amongst The Ruins", which will be released on March 30 through Metal Blade Records. The band teamed with producer Ola Ersfjord, who worked on PRIMORDIAL's 2016 live album, ...

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METALLICA To Receive Prestigious Swedish Award POLAR MUSIC PRIZE

METALLICA will be honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize. The San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal giants have been chosen as one of the 2018 recipients of Sweden's biggest music award. The announcement was made Wednesday (February 14) morning at Stockholm City Hall by Alfons Karabuda, chairman of the Polar Music Prize award committee. ...

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DISTURBED's 'Immortalized' Certified Platinum In U.S.

DISTURBED's 2015 comeback album, "Immortalized", was officially certified platinum on January 25 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of a million copies. The RIAA developed its gold and platinum awards program in 1958 to honor artists and create a standard by which to measure the commercial success of a ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Reunion All But Confirmed By New Photo Shoot

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the SMASHING PUMPKINS did a new photo shoot in Los Angeles on Saturday (February 3), all but confirming that a new, mostly original lineup of the band is returning this year. Participants in the photo shoot included frontman Billy Corgan, original guitarist James Iha, founding drummer Jimmy Chamberlin and ...

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Video Premiere: EKTOMORF's 'The Prophet Of Doom'

"The Prophet Of Doom", the new video from Hungarian metallers EKTOMORF, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Fury", which will be released on February 16 via AFM. The cover artwork for the disc was created by Chris Blomenkemper and Andrew Krasnoff and can be seen below. "Fury" will ...

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PRIMORDIAL To Release 'Exile Amongst The Ruins' In March

Irish pagan metallers PRIMORDIAL will release their new album, "Exile Amongst The Ruins", on March 30 through Metal Blade Records. The band teamed with producer Ola Ersfjord, who worked on PRIMORDIAL's 2016 live album, "Gods To The Godless". The record was tracked at Dublin's Camelot Studios, located adjacent to PRIMORDIAL's rehearsal room. Check out the ...

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CRAIG GOLDY Says Performing With RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Is 'Very Surreal' And 'Heart-Wrenching'

Craig Goldy says that performing with a hologram of Ronnie James Dio is a "very surreal" and "heart-wrenching" experience. Goldy joined DIO during the "Sacred Heart" tour in 1986 after original guitarist Vivian Campbell was fired from the band following a contentious business disagreement with the singer and Ronnie's management. For the past several years, ...

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Former DIO, AC/DC, QUIET RIOT Members Join Forces In DREAM CHILD

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the formation of DREAM CHILD, a brand new band featuring former members of DIO, AC/DC and QUIET RIOT. DREAM CHILD is: * Craig Goldy (DIO, GIUFFRIA): Guitar * Wayne Findlay (MSG): Guitar, Keyboards * Simon Wright (AC/DC, DIO, OPERATION: MINDCRIME): Drums * Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, DIO): ...

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Legendary Rock Producer CHRIS TSANGARIDES Dead At 61

Legendary rock producer Chris Tsangarides passed away early this morning (Sunday, January 7) after reportedly being taken ill at the start of the year. According to his daughter Anastasia Tsangarides, Chris was battling pneumonia and heart failure at the time of his death. He was 61 years old. The British Grammy-nominated record producer, sound engineer, ...

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Former TRIBE OF GYPSIES Singer GREGG ANALLA Dies In Motorcycle Crash

Acclaimed singer Gregg Analla (SLAVIOR, SEVENTHSIGN, TRIBE OF GYPSIES) was killed Thursday afternoon (January 4) when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a curb in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He thrown from the bike after hitting the center median and was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Officer Simon Drobik, ...

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Watch RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Perform In Bucharest

"Dio Returns: The World Tour" — featuring Ronnie James Dio reuniting via hologram with his DIO bandmates — played its seventh show on December 17 at Arenele Romane in Bucharest, Romania. The Ronnie hologram performed throughout the show, treating fans to an alternating setlist that featured songs such as "Rainbow In The Dark", "King Of ...

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CRASHDÏET: Lyric Video For New Single 'We Are The Legion'

The official lyric video for "We Are The Legion", the latest single from Swedish sleaze rockers CRASHDÏET, can be seen below. The song marks the band's return with new frontman Gabriel Keyes. The group made its comeback official in the December edition of Sweden Rock Magazine, revealing the band's collaboration Keyes, a Stockholm-based singer who ...

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NIKKI SIXX Steps Down As Host Of Syndicated Radio Program 'Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx': 21-Minute Video Recap

"Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx", the radio show hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx, has uploaded a 21-minute video recap featuring footage shot during the program's nearly eight-year existence (February 2010 - December 2017). Said the "Sixx Sense With Nikki Sixx" producers: "When 'Sixx Sense' began, it was our mission to ...

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CRASHDÏET: More 'We Are The Legion' Single Details Revealed

Swedish sleaze rockers CRASHDÏET will launch a brand new single on New Year's Eve to mark their return with new frontman Gabriel Keyes. The group made its comeback official in the December edition of Sweden Rock Magazine, revealing the band's collaboration Keyes, a Stockholm-based singer who is CRASHDÏET's fourth vocalist. CRASHDÏET was previously fronted by ...

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Watch RONNIE JAMES DIO Hologram Perform In Tilburg

"Dio Returns: The World Tour" — featuring Ronnie James Dio reuniting via hologram with his DIO bandmates — played its ninth show last night (Wednesday, December 20) at Poppodium 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The Ronnie hologram performed throughout the show, treating fans to an alternating setlist that featured songs such as "Rainbow In The Dark", ...

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