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Texas Band I AM To Release Second Album In The Fall

Texas metalcore band I AM has signed with the New England-based label 1126 Records. The group will enter the studio this summer with Randy LeBoeuf at Graphic Nature Audio to begin recording its second full-length album. The follow-up to "Life Through Torment" is due this fall. "We are very proud to be signing with 1126 ...

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Legion: XX - BURN THE PRIEST

LAMB OF GOD has nothing to prove. The hard-working Richmond, Virginia-based band has earned its place among the top tier of metal bands globally. Now, the five-time Grammy nominated act returns with a full-length covers album, "Legion: XX", as a celebratory effort to mark the upcoming 20th anniversary of "Burn The Priest", the unit's debut ...

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GHOST's 'Prequelle' Headed For Top 5 U.S. Debut

According to Hits Daily Double, GHOST's new album, "Prequelle", will likely land at position No. 3 on this weekend's Billboard 200 chart. The disc, which arrived on June 1, is expected to shift between 49,000 and 54,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 7. Of that sum, between 46,000 and 51,000 are projected ...

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VAN CANTO To Release 'Trust In Rust' Album In August

On August 10, German a cappella metal band VAN CANTO will release its seventh studio album, "Trust In Rust", via Napalm Records. Since 2006, they have brought pure vocal power to the metal world. Now made up of seven members, VAN VANTO's "Trust In Rust" covers a wide stylistic range, from melodic to bombastic, showcasing ...

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Video: DRAGONFORCE Performs At Netherlands' FORTAROCK Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of DRAGONFORCE's June 2 performance at the FortaRock festival at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, the Netherlands can be seen below. DRAGONFORCE is making a number of European festival appearances this summer, including at this coming weekend's Download festival in the U.K. The band's fifth album, "The Power Within", which was originally released in ...

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SCOTT CARLSON On CATHEDRAL's Major Label Experience: 'I Don't Think It Was Negative In Any Way'

In a new interview with music writer Joel Gausten, grindcore/death metal legend Scott Carlson (REPULSION, CATHEDRAL, DEATH, SEPTIC TANK) discusses SEPTIC TANK's new album, "Rotting Civilisation" (which also features ex-CATHEDRAL members Lee Dorrian and Gaz Jennings) and refects on CATHEDRAL's time on Columbia Records in the'90s. A excerpt from the chat appears below. ...

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OBSCURA: Making Of 'Diluvium' Album Part 2 (Video)

The second in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Diluvium", the new album from Germany's progressive death metal masters OBSCURA, can be seen below. OBSCURA completes its long-running, four-album conceptual circle with the release of "Diluvium" (defined as a great oceanic flood), the band's most evocative, diverse and vibrant release ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On Solo Career: 'It's Me Flexing The Freedom Of Being A Free Agent And Being Able To Play Any Kind Of Music I Want'

Colombia's El Santuario Del Rock recently conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current DOWN/SUPERJOINT frontman Philip Anselmo about his solo band, PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process for PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS' second ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA On 'When Legends Rise': 'We Really Feel This Is Probably The Best Record We've Written Since Our First Album'

Mindy Novotny of Milwaukee FM radio station 102.9 The Hog recently conducted an interview with GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's new "When Legends Rise" studio album: Sully: "It's an expansion from what we've done ...

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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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SEPULTURA Returns To Japan After 17 Years: Video Recap

Behind-the-scenes footage from SEPULTURA's May 23 concert in Tokyo can be seen below. The show marked the band's first appearance in Japan in 17 years. SEPULTURA's latest album, "Machine Messiah", was released in January 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with Swedish producer Jens Bogren. The ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Release 'The Burning Cold' Album In August

Finnish metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM will release their new album, "The Burning Cold", on August 31 via Cenury Media. Main songwriter and guitarist Markus Vanhala comments: "Sometimes you can be extra proud of something you've achieved, and I could claim that 'The Burning Cold' has a sense of special chapter for me. I haven't been this ...

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SKID ROW Guitarist Once Again Rules Out SEBASTIAN BACH Reunion: 'I Don't Want To Be Traveling Around With People I Can't Stand'

France's Loud TV conducted an interview with SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo and bassist Rachel Bolan at a recent stop on the band's European tour. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's forthcoming studio album, tentatively due in 2019: Rachel: "The last ...

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