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Former BATTLE BEAST Guitarist ANTON KABANEN On Releasing BEAST IN BLACK Debut: 'It Felt Like I Was Out Of Jail'

Finland's Kaaos TV conducted an interview with guitarists Anton Kabanen (ex-BATTLE BEAST) and Kasperi Heikkinen (ex-U.D.O.) of Finnish melodic metallers BEAST IN BLACK prior to the band's February 10 concert at Nosturi in Helsinki. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the band is ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Spring 2018 U.S. Tour Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has announced the second leg of the U.S. tour in support of the band's latest album, "New Wave". The trek kicks off in Lubbock, Texas, and makes its way through the southern part of the U.S., including two iHeartRadio shows (98 Rockfest and Earthday Birthday) in Florida, and ends in Flagstaff, Arizona. Tour ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON To Headline This Year's HEAVY MONTRÉAL Festival

AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ROB ZOMBIE, MARILYN MANSON, GOJIRA and EMPEROR are among the confirmed artists for this year's Heavy Montréal festival, set to take place July 28-29 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Weekend Passes General Admission: $165 (taxes & service fees included) Gold: $300 (taxes & service fees included) Weekend Warrior Passes ('77 Montréal ...

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KIP WINGER: Trailer For 'Solo Box Set Collection'

On March 23, Frontiers Music Srl will release a box set collecting all the solo works of acclaimed Grammy-nominated composer Kip Winger into one collection. The set will be comprised of Kip's solo albums, including: * This Conversation Seems Like A Dream (1997) * Down Incognito (1998) * Songs From The Ocean Floor (2000) * ...

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KIP WINGER: 'Solo Box Set Collection' Due In March

On March 23, Frontiers Music Srl will release a box set collecting all the solo works of acclaimed Grammy-nominated composer Kip Winger into one collection. The set will be comprised of Kip's solo albums, including: * This Conversation Seems Like A Dream (1997) * Down Incognito (1998) * Songs From The Ocean Floor (2000) * ...

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DORO Sets Release Date For New Studio Album

German metal queen Doro Pesch will release her long-awaited new studio album on August 3. Pesch says: "The writing proccess of the album is done and we're currently finalizing the mixing. This new record is going to be a diverse album with many fast songs and countless metal anthems. To be honest, one of these ...

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No Cross No Crown - CORROSION OF CONFORMITY

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY has returned with its best album in 22 years. The group has never released bad or subpar music, but since Pepper Keenan removed himself from the picture to focus upon DOWN, the unit lost its momentum and magic. Now that the charming frontman has returned to the fold, the group has repossessed ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Drummer On Band's Early Years: 'We Were Always Into Metal; We Just Couldn't Play It Too Good'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin was recently interviewed by George Burnz of the "Full Metal Racket" show. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the surprisingly fertile nature of the North Carolina music scene: Reed: "Raleigh always had a good rock scene, punk rock scene ...

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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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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Guitarist On 'No Cross No Crown' Album: 'We Aren't Going To Toss Any Crap Out There'

Dianne Webb of YesterdazeNews recently conducted an interview with CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist Woody Weatherman. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the band's forthcoming studio album, "No Cross No Crown", the first to feature frontman Pepper Keenan (also of ...

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Vol. 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over - DIMEVISION

"Lately I've been living way too damn fast. This successful life I'm leading is bound to kick my ass." Visionary words from a man who lived those fateful lyrics harder than most. It wasn't this prophetic introspection Dimebag Darrell wrote on a solo song, "Twisted", that spelled his end. Yet for the violent way Dime ...

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ORPHANED LAND: Lyric Video For New Song 'We Do Not Resist'

The official lyric video for the song "We Do Not Resist" from Israeli progressive folk metal masters ORPHANED LAND can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new studio album, "Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs", which will be released on January 26 via Century Media. Jens Bogren once again took over mixing ...

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ORPHANED LAND Teases New Song 'We Do Not Resist'

A teaser for the song "We Do Not Resist" from Israeli progressive folk metal masters ORPHANED LAND is available below. The song is taken from the band's new studio album, "Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs", which will be released on January 26 via Century Media. Jens Bogren once again took over mixing and mastering duties ...

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ORPHANED LAND's KOBI FARHI: 'We Always Blame Religion Or Politicians, But It's The People Who Do Not Change'

Alexiel Divine of The Offering webzine recently conducted an interview with frontman Kobi Farhi of Israeli progressive folk metal masters ORPHANED LAND. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the concept behind ORPHANED LAND's forthcoming "Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs" studio album: Kobi: "This ...

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TARJA Releases Video For Solo Version Of 'Feliz Navidad'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has released a video for her solo version of "Feliz Navidad". Check it out below. With Christmas only being less than three weeks away, earMUSIC and former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen have announced the release of a very special version of "Feliz Navidad": the Barbuda Relief And Recovery Charity Version. ...

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