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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY To Tour U.K. With ORANGE GOBLIN

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will hit the road this October/November on an eight-date, co-headline U.K. run with celebrated London-based BLACK SABBATH worshippers ORANGE GOBLIN. Completing a lineup overflowing with blues-inspired, whiskey-soaked riffs will be L.A. retro rock band FIREBALL MINISTRY and Leeds/London-based stoner rockers BLACK MOTH. C.O.C. commented: "We are beyond excited to have the stars ...

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KREATOR And DIMMU BORGIR Announce European Co-Headlining Tour

German thrash titans KREATOR and Norwegian symphonic black metal giants DIMMU BORGIR will team up for a big European co-headline run in late fall. Support on the trek will come from U.S. hardcore institution HATEBREED and death metal supergroup BLOODBATH. Commented KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza: "I am more than excited to team up with three ...

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Prequelle - GHOST

Swedish rockers GHOST has been one of the most divisive acts in metal since the band hit the ground running with its 2010 debut "Opus Eponymous". Arguments over the band's comic book-esque imagery and stage personas — mostly centered around the face-painted, Papal regalia wearing frontman initially known as Papa Emeritus — overwhelmed the merits ...

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IRON MAIDEN's NICKO MCBRAIN: Video Tour Of 2018 Drum Kit

A five-minute video in which IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain takes the viewer for a close-up tour of his 2018 kit can be seen below. McBrain recently opened a drum store, Nicko McBrain's Drum One. Located in Manchester, the retail capital of the North of England on the Trafford Park business estate, the store features ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Guitarist On Being Managed By DAVE MUSTAINE: 'It's Nice To Be Working With Professional People Who Know What They're Doing'

Metal Nexus recently conducted an interview with vocalist Rasmus Bom Andersen and guitarist Brian Tatler of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether DIAMOND HEAD's older fanbase has welcome Andersen with open arms: ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD Announces 'Summer Of Screams Tour' With POWERMAN 5000, THE BROWNING, Others

MUSHROOMHEAD, one of metal's most unique and adventurous bands, will headline the inaugural edition of the "Summer Of Screams Tour" presented by Scream Factory and Dread Central. Joining MUSHROOMHEAD on the tour will be POWERMAN 5000 (on select dates), THE BROWNING, PSYCHOSTICK (on select dates), KISSING CANDICE, UNSAID FATE, VOODOO TERROR TRIBE (on select dates), ...

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VOLBEAT's MICHAEL POULSEN Says 'Old-School Death Metal' Side Project Will Materialize Eventually

Prior to VOLBEAT's May 29 performance in Manchester, United Kingdom, singer/guitarist Michael Poulsen spoke with Heavy TV. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's recent tour with METALLICA, and what they've done since then: Michael: "We've been out on the road many times with ...

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Listen To New EXMORTUS Song 'Victory Or Death!'

"Victory Or Death!", a brand new song from EXMORTUS, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Sound Of Steel", which will be released on June 8 via Prosthetic. Produced by Zack Ohren (MACHINE HEAD, FALLUJAH, SUFFOCATION) at Sharkbite Studio, "The Sound Of Steel" delivers a visceral call to ...

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VENOM INC. To Release 'War' 10-Inch Single In August

VENOM INC., the band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, will release a three-song 10-inch single, "War", on August 10 through Nuclear Blast. The single's artwork was created by Marcelo Vasco (SLAYER, HATEBREED, MACHINE HEAD, BORKNAGAR) and can be seen below. ...

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TARJA Releases 'Love To Hate' Performance Video From 'Act II'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has revealed the first song from her brand new live-art-album and video "Act II". The bombastic live version of "Love To Hate" was recorded at renowned Metropolis Studios in London, U.K., and showcases Tarja's impressive vocal range and talent for compositions. In London, Tarja and her band performed an intimate-yet-rocking ...

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HEART's ANN WILSON: More 'Immortal' Album Details Revealed

Ann Wilson of HEART, one of rock's most distinctive and powerful vocalists, will release her new solo album on September 14 via BMG, marking her debut for the label. Fittingly titled "Immortal", the album features 10 musically diverse tracks that pay homage to some of the singer's favorite songs and artists, all of whom have ...

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