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Hydrograd - STONE SOUR

STONE SOUR has long outgrown the dismissive and overgeneralized tag “supergroup," stemming of course from its obvious associations and history with mainstream metal juggernaut SLIPKNOT. Like SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR has cracked Billboard's charts too many times to count, yet its reached far beyond that band's demographic and deeper into the pockets of hard rock, radio ...

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Who Came Up With Rock 'N' Roll 'Devil Horns': RONNIE JAMES DIO Or GENE SIMMONS? DOUG ALDRICH Weighs In

Doug Aldrich says that Ronnie James Dio and Gene Simmons should both be credited for popularizing the famous rock n' roll "devil horns." The late BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW singer is frequently recognized for making the hand gesture mainstream — a staple at rock concerts for decades — which the KISS bassist/vocalist filed an application ...

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VINNY APPICE Says RONNIE JAMES DIO 'Would Be Pissed Off' If He Saw GENE SIMMONS Attempt To Trademark 'Horns' Hand Gesture

Vinny Appice says that Ronnie James Dio would be "pissed off" if he was alive to see Gene Simmons attempt to trademark the so-called "devil's horns" hand gesture. The late BLACK SABBATH and RAINBOW singer is widely credited with popularizing the symbol — a staple at rock concerts for decades — which the KISS bassist/vocalist ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Appear On Album Of JOHNNY CASH Poems

According to The Pulse Of Radio, late SOUNDGARDEN vocalist Chris Cornell will appear on a new album that features poems written by Johnny Cash set to music. The project is titled "Johnny Cash Forever Words: The Music" and is the creation of Cash's son John Carter Cash, who is also producing the set. The younger ...

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CELLAR DARLING Feat. Former ELUVEITIE Members: 'Avalanche' Video

"Avalanche", the new video from CELLAR DARLING, the band featuring former ELUVEITIE members Anna Murphy (vocals, hurdy-gurdy), Merlin Sutter (drums) and Ivo Henzi (guitars, bass), can be seen below. The song is taken from CELLAR DARLING's debut album, "This Is The Sound", which will be released on June 30 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was ...

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Forces of the Northern Night - DIMMU BORGIR

One can only imagine what EMPEROR, accompanied by a full orchestra, might have sounded like, if the final album, "Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & Demise", had been given over to such a prospect. Of course, metal and orchestral stage presentations have become passé, with black metal, as of 2011, representing the final. When mastered ...

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ORDEN OGAN: 'Gunman' Video Premiere

"Gunmen", the new video from German power metallers ORDEN OGAN, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Rainer "Zipp" Fränzen, who previously worked with the band on the videos for "The Things We Believe In" and "Land Of The Dead". "Gunmen" is the title track of ORDEN OGAN's new album, which will be ...

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Watch MISS MAY I's Video For 'Shadows Inside' Title Track

The official video for "Shadows Inside", the title track of the new album from MISS MAY I, can be seen below. Due on June 2 via SharpTone Records, the disc was co-produced by Drew Fulk (MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, EMMURE, CROWN THE EMPIRE) and Nick Sampson (ASKING ALEXANDRIA, BORN OF OSIRIS). Andrew Wade (A DAY TO ...

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PATHOLOGY's Self-Titled Album Due In July

San Diego extreme metallers PATHOLOGY will release their ninth studio album, simply titled "Pathology", on July 21 via Comatose Music. Over two years of tenacious effort went into the creation of this self-titled album, which can be described as their most superior work to date. Featuring murderous guitar riffs and a skillful drum performance chock ...

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Listen To New SUFFOCATION Song 'Return To The Abyss'

The official lyric video for "Return To The Abyss", a brand new song from New York death metallers SUFFOCATION, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "...Of The Dark Light", which will be released on June 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc was produced by SUFFOCATION and tracked ...

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EVANESCENCE Announces 'Synthesis' Album, Tour

EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee has finally revealed the details of the unique project which the band has been working on for the past few months. Due this fall, the album, titled "Synthesis", will be called that "because it is a synthesis — the combination, the contrast, the synergy between the organic and the synthetic, and ...

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SUFFOCATION: First Trailer For '...Of The Dark Light' Album

The first trailer for "...Of The Dark Light", the upcoming album from New York death metallers SUFFOCATION, is available below. Due on June 9 via Nuclear Blast Records, the disc was produced by SUFFOCATION and tracked at Full Force Studios with longtime engineer Joe Cincotta (OBITUARY). Mixing and mastering was handled by world-renowned producer/engineer Chris ...

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SUFFOCATION: More '...Of The Dark Light' Album Details Revealed

New York death metallers SUFFOCATION will release their new album, "...Of The Dark Light", on June 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc was produced by SUFFOCATION and tracked at Full Force Studios with longtime engineer Joe Cincotta (OBITUARY). Mixing and mastering was handled by world-renowned producer/engineer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (HATEBREED, ARSIS, SUICIDE SILENCE). Cover ...

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MASTODON Scores Its Third Top 10 Album With 'Emperor Of Sand'

"Emperor Of Sand", the eighth studio album from internationally celebrated heavy rock icons MASTODON, has entered Billboard's Top Album Sales chart at the No. 1 position, making this not only the best-selling album of the week over all other entries, but also the band's biggest sales debut in their history. In addition, "Emperor Of Sand" ...

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WICK - ROYAL THUNDER

Georgia is one of contemporary American metal's saving graces. Thusly it shouldn't be a surprise that the state’s ROYAL THUNDER now claims bragging rights, alongside the esteemed company of MASTODON, BARONESS and KYLESA, as sludge-prog cream of the crop. Though ROYAL THUNDER has taken a slower course to recognition, thirteen years to be precise, its ...

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STEVEN TYLER Collaborates with SOUNDWAVES Artist TIM WAKEFIELD

AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler is bringing the re-recording of "Janie's Got A Gun" to life to support his philanthropic initiative Janie's Fund. The project with Soundwaves artist Tim Wakefield has produced unique and distinctive digital artworks on canvas to be sold through the Soundwaves Art Foundation to support the fund. Through "Janie's Got a Gun", ...

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MISFITS Honored at New ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Exhibit

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the MISFITS (note: the legendary punk band's first gig took place on April 18, 1977 at CBGB in New York City), the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame has unveiled the latest edition to its permanent collection of historic punk artifacts. MISFITS founding member Jerry Only's custom Devastator ...

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