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Norwegian Singer ISSA: Making Of 'Run With The Pack' Album

Norwegian singer Issa (full name: Isabell Oversveen) will release her new album, "Run With The Pack", on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. A five-minute video about the making of the disc can be seen below. "Run With the Pack" is Issa's fifth studio album, another quality outing of classic melodic rock/AOR with huge vocals, ...

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KAMELOT Guitarist Says Lyrics On 'The Shadow Theory' Album Are 'Metaphors For Life And What Is Going On Today'

Metal Wani recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now listen to the chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On KAMELOT's musical progression leading up to the band's latest album, "The Shadow Theory": Thomas: "I think in the beginning we were a little bit more fantasy-based, but I ...

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NILE's KARL SANDERS On Departure Of DALLAS TOLER-WADE: 'We Don't Consider It A Loss. We Considered It An Opportunity To Move Forward'

Underground's Voice conducted an interview with guitarist Karl Sanders of South Carolina-based extreme technical death metallers NILE prior to their February 15 concert at Hard Club in Porto, Portugal. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the 2017 departure of long-time guitarist/vocalist Dallas Toler-Wade: Karl: ...

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DARK FUNERAL Guitarist: 'Since I Haven't Changed My Natural Course, The Natural Course Of The Band Hasn't Changed That Much Either'

Eclectic Arts conducted an interview with guitarist Lord Ahriman (real name: Mikael Svanberg) of Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL prior to the band's February 27 show at Studio Seven in Seattle, Washington in support of SEPTICFLESH. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On reflecting on ...

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Here Is COREY TAYLOR Working On Lyrics For Next SLIPKNOT Album

Corey Taylor has posted a photo on Instagram of him apparently writing lyrics for SLIPKNOT's next album. The snap, which was captioned "Working... #slipknot," can be seen below. Although he's still on the road with STONE SOUR, Taylor recently said that he has already begun putting together lyrical ideas for SLIPKNOT's follow-up to 2014's ".5: ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH And BREAKING BENJAMIN To Tour U.S. With NOTHING MORE, BAD WOLVES

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and BREAKING BENJAMIN have released separate video teasers for a summer 2018 U.S. co-headlining tour that will also feature NOTHING MORE and BAD WOLVES. The official announcement, including exact cities and dates, is expected later this month. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's greatest-hits collection, "A Decade Of Destruction", was released on December ...

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THE LOCAL BAND Feat. CHILDREN OF BODOM, THE 69 EYES, RECKLESS LOVE Members: Video Of March 2018 Helsinki Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of THE LOCAL BAND, the Finnish covers act featuring Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM), Jussi 69 (THE 69 EYES), Olli Herman (RECKLESS LOVE) and Archie Kuosmanen (SANTA CRUZ), performing on March 1 at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. The group's setlist consisted of 1980s "hair metal" classics, including tracks ...

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Video Premiere: GUS G.'s 'Letting Go'

"Letting Go", the new video from Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, can be seen below. The song is taken from Gus's new solo album, "Fearless", which will be released on April 20 via ...

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NIGHTWISH: Third Trailer For 'Decades' Compilation

Tuomas Holopainen's three-track demo earned him his first record deal with his freshly founded band NIGHTWISH back in 1996. 20 years later — with over 2,000 shows played and more than eight million records sold — NIGHTWISH is the biggest European symphonic metal band. Reason enough for Nuclear Blast to celebrate this huge anniversary by ...

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EARTHLESS: Listen To 'Black Heaven' Title Track

San Diego-based trio EARTHLESS will release its new full-length album, "Black Heaven", on March 16 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Rancho de la Luna in Joshua Tree, California with Dave Catching (EAGLES OF DEATH METAL) handling production. The album's title track can now be streamed below. "A whirlwind ride through dark clouds ...

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DESTRUCTION's SCHMIER: 'It Should Be The Law For Everybody To Travel; It Would Be A Much Better World'

Diamond Oz of Metal Underground conducted an interview with frontman Schmier of German thrashers DESTRUCTION aboard this year's installment of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which was held February 1-5. You can watch the entire interview below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what "Under Attack", the title of their ...

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JOHANNES ECKERSTRÖM On New AVATAR Album 'Avatar Country': 'It's A Heavy Metal Celebration'

Vocalist Johannes Eckerström of Swedish metallers AVATAR was interviewed on the February 16-18 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the lyrical approach of the band's new "Avatar Country" studio album, which is ...

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Video Premiere: DIMMU BORGIR's 'Interdimensional Summit'

"Interdimensional Summit", the new video from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus, who previously worked with the band on the clips for "Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse", "Sorgens Kammer - Del II" and the award-winning "The Serpentine Offering". "Interdimensional Summit" is taken from DIMMU ...

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