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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE On Lawsuit: 'It's Always Alarming When You Have People Working Diligently To Destroy Your Life'

GHOST leader and frontman Tobias Forge says that he hasn't "felt very anonymous for many years," this in spite of the great efforts he went through to conceal his true identity through various incarnations of his stage alter-ego Papa Emeritus. Forge has since "retired" Papa Emeritus and now performs as Cardinal Copia. Since GHOST arrived ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE Releases 2D Clip Of 'TalkTalk'

A PERFECT CIRCLE has a 2D clip of "TalkTalk", taken from the Steven Sebring-directed ("Horses: Patti Smith And Her Band", "Dream Of Life") companion film for the band's recently released album, "Eat The Elephant". "It is very much a combined experience of the tactile and the visual. I come from an era where the physical ...

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Watch CHICKENFOOT Reunite At Acoustic Benefit In San Francisco

According to The Pulse Of Radio, CHICKENFOOT reunited at the Fillmore in San Francisco on Tuesday night (May 15) during the fifth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert. After opening the show with a short set of his own, ex-VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar returned to the stage to join the other members of CHICKENFOOT — guitarist ...

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CHEAP TRICK Releases New Single, 'The Summer Looks Good On You'

Veteran rockers CHEAP TRICK have released a brand-new single called "The Summer Looks Good On You" via Big Machine Records. The band co-produced the song with longtime collaborator Julian Raymond, who also worked on CHEAP TRICK's last three albums, 2016's "Bang, Zoom, Crazy... Hello" and 2017's "We're All Alright!" and "Christmas Christmas". "The Summer Looks ...

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AMARANTHE Completes Work On Fifth Album

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have completed work on their fifth album at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN). The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" will mark the band's first release with DYNAZTY's Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for Jake E. Commented guitarist Olof ...

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Is DEVILDRIVER's 'Outlaws 'Til The End' A Country Album?

DEVILDRIVER's long-awaited full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, "Outlaws 'Til The End", will be released on July 6 via Napalm Records. The disc is described in a press release as "both a startling curveball and a ferocious statement of individuality from a band who have been a constant and effective force in the heavy metal ...

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CYHRA Parts Ways With Ex-IN FLAMES Bassist PETER IWERS

Former IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers has announced his departure from CYHRA, the band featuring vocalist Jake E (ex-AMARANTHE), guitarist Jesper Strömblad (ex-IN FLAMES), guitarist Euge Valovirta (ex-SHINING), and drummer Alex Landenburg (LUCA TURILLI'S RHAPSODY). CYHRA will continue as a four-piece but Peter's bass lines will still be heard at the band's upcoming shows. Instead ...

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LEE AARON Is Back With 'Diamond Baby Blues' Album

Singer, songwriter, producer, performer, mother, teacher, rock 'n' roll legend… Lee Aaron is wearing a lot of hats these days. With a career spanning over 35 years and still going strong, Aaron is one of Canada's most diverse artists and, as Billboard once described her, "an invincible voice." She proves it yet again on "Diamond ...

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METALLICA, DEFTONES To Perform At This Year's 'Austin City Limits Music Festival'

The 17th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival will deliver one of the most exceptional lineups of this year's festival season with headliners Paul McCartney, METALLICA, CHILDISH GAMBINO, ARCTIC MONKEYS, Travis Scott and ODESZA. The history-making bill includes first time ACL Fest performances and only North American festival appearances by both Paul McCartney and METALLICA, ...

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WITHERFALL To Record Second Album

U.S. epic metal shooting stars WITHERFALL will enter the studio later this month to record their second album, titled "A Prelude To Sorrow". The follow-up to "Nocturnes And Requiems" is tentatively due in early November via Century Media Records. The band comments: "WITHERFALL have finished writing and are deep into pre-production of our second LP. ...

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GLENN TIPTON Rejoins JUDAS PRIEST On Stage In Dallas (Video)

Guitarist Glenn Tipton rejoined his JUDAS PRIEST bandmates on stage Saturday night (April 28) at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas to perform the concert's three-song encore: "Metal Gods", "Breaking The Law" and "Living After Midnight". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Tipton — who revealed in February that he has ...

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KISS Manager On Why He Believes Band Can Continue Without Original Members: This Isn't 'Dark Side Of The Moon'

Veteran talent manager Doc McGhee (KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, BON JOVI) was recently interviewed by Juliette Miranda of "The Unwritable Rant" podcast. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his early days as a manager: Doc: "You start [by] learning what not to do. If you have ...

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PALLBEARER Releases 'Dropout' Mini-Documentary

Little Rock, Arkansas-based ruminant progressive doom quartet PALLBEARER recently premiered a new track titled "Dropout" as the 53rd installment of the Adult Swim Singles Program. The song, which is available digitally today, represents a subtle expansion of the singular doom-prog metal sound the quartet is known for. To coincide with this release, the band has ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH And KIRK HAMMETT Discuss Their Interest In Science (Video)

During their ongoing European tour, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett visited the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN (an acronym for the facility's French name, Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire). Based in Geneva on the Franco-Swiss border, CERN operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world and is ...

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Watch New AMARANTHE Singer NILS MOLIN Lay Down Vocals For Upcoming Album

Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE recently entered Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, EPICA, DELAIN) to begin recording their fifth album, due later in the year. The follow-up to 2016's "Maximalism" will mark the band's first release with DYNAZTY's Nils Molin, who officially joined AMARANTHE in July 2017 as the replacement for ...

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GLENN TIPTON Rejoins JUDAS PRIEST On Stage In San Francisco (Video)

Guitarist Glenn Tipton rejoined his JUDAS PRIEST bandmates on stage Thursday night (April 19) at The Warfield in San Francisco, California to perform the concert's three-song encore: "Metal Gods", "Breaking The Law" and "Living After Midnight". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Tipton — who revealed in February that he has ...

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