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DISTURBED Announces First-Ever USO Tour For U.S. Military

DISTURBED has partnered with the USO to give special performances for the airmen at Creech and Nellis air force bases in Indian Springs and Las Vegas, respectively, on October 23 and 24. In addition to the performances, the band will take part in USO morale engagements to visit Airmen where they work and learn more ...

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TOM MORELLO: 'Every Step That I Take' Lyric Video

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist Tom Morello has released a new single in honor of late singer Chris Cornell, with whom Morello played for five years and issued three studio albums in AUDIOSLAVE. The song, called "Every Step That I Take", features guest appearances from Portugal.The Man and EDM artist Whethan. ...

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MIKE PORTNOY To Play On 'Pan Rocks' RUSH Tribute Project

Steel drum orchestra Pan Rocks will enter the studio this fall to record its tribute to RUSH. Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER) will handle drumming duties. The bassist and guitarist will be announced in the coming weeks. "I am excited to take part in this unique musical experience, which is ...

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Listen To New HIGH ON FIRE Song 'Spewn From The Earth'

"Spewn From The Earth", a brand new song from California heavy rockers HIGH ON FIRE, can be streamed below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Electric Messiah", which will be released on October 5 via Entertainment One (eOne). "Spewn From The Earth" is the seventh installment of the Adult Swim 2018 Singles ...

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TOM MORELLO, STEVEN ADLER, CHUCK BILLY, ADAM JONES Among Celebrity Bowlers At This Year's 'Bowl For Ronnie'

The fourth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, will take place on Thursday, October 25 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who is heard on SiriusXM's Volume channel and ...

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TOM MORELLO Looks Back At Career In Solo Tour Kickoff

According to The Pulse Of Radio, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist Tom Morello kicked off a solo tour in New York City on Monday night (October 1) as he prepares to release his new solo LP, titled "The Atlas Underground", on October 12. Morello opened the show by talking for about ...

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Video Premiere: TRIVIUM's 'The Wretchedness Inside'

"The Wretchedness Inside", the new video from Florida metallers TRIVIUM, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "The Sin And The Sentence", which was released in October 2017 via Roadrunner. The disc was recorded with producer Josh Wilbur (LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA) at Santa Ana, California's Hybrid Studios. The ...

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Video Premiere: BEHEMOTH's 'Bartzabel'

"Bartzabel", the new video from Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest", which will be released on October 5 via Nuclear Blast. Mastermind Nergal comments: "'Bartzabel' is a song that came in the midst of a BEHEMOTH rehearsal... We ...

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GRAHAM BONNET On The Original MONSTERS OF ROCK Festival: 'It Was The Most Incredible Night'

Prior to his performance at the United Kingdom's Stonedeaf festival on August 25, legendary rock vocalist Graham Bonnet (ALCATRAZZ, RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) spoke with Mighty Matt Mason of TotalRock Radio. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On playing Stonedeaf, which paid homage to the Monsters ...

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Watch Video For New DISTURBED Single 'A Reason To Fight'

DISTURBED's official music video for the song "A Reason To Fight" can be seen below. It is the second single from the band's new album, "Evolution", which will be released on October 19. The "A Reason To Fight" clip was directed by Matt Mahurin (U2, METALLICA), who previously helmed the video for DISTURBED's Grammy-nominated rendition ...

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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY: Heavy Metal Is 'Alive And Well'

In a brand new interview with the "DOMKcast", TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy was asked to weigh in on the current state of the heavy metal scene. He responded: "Metal is alive and well. There's too many records to even list of how many incredible bands there are. There is no shortage of incredible bands making ...

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MADBALL: 'Freight Train' Video

" Freight Train", the new video from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest album, "For The Cause", which was released on June 15 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who also makes a guest appearance ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Acoustic Benefit Concert At Hobart, Australia's Museum Of Old And New Art Raises $20,000

Having left a trail of ecstatically exhausted fans in its wake from Niagara Falls to Australia, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's world tour in support of its international chart-topping seventh album "Villains" (Matador) has careened to a triumphant finish with its 129th show in Perth. The year-plus "Villains" run saw QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE ...

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AUDIOTOPSY Feat. MUDVAYNE Members: Listen To 'What Am I?' Song

"What Am I?", a new song from AUDIOTOPSY, the American heavy rock quartet featuring the deft musical talents of guitarist Greg Tribbett and drummer Matt McDonough — both of Grammy-nominated metal band MUDVAYNE — as well as SKRAPE vocalist Billy Keeton and bassist Perry Stern, can be streamed below. The track is taken from AUDIOTOPSY's ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO: 'Culture Shock' Video

"Culture Shock", the new video from ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the jazz ensemble led by TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick, can be seen below. The song is taken from ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO's latest album, "Conundrum", which was released on September 7 via Palmetto/MRI. If you've attempted to keep up with the news cycle in recent years, then ...

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Former MUSHROOMHEAD Members JEFFREY NOTHING And THOMAS CHURCH Rejoin Forces In NOTHING

Jeffrey Nothing, also known as Jeff Hatrix (born Jeffrey Lewis Hetrick), formerly the haunting voice and co-founder behind Cleveland's pioneering alterna-metal and industrial collective MUSHROOMHEAD, has resurfaced with his solo project JEFFREY NOTHING (also known as NOTHING). Released today is a brand new single, "Fragile Mind". The track is available now for download and across ...

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Video Premiere: BEHEMOTH's 'Wolves Ov Siberia'

"Wolves Ov Siberia", the new video from Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest", which will be released on October 5 via Nuclear Blast. While it certainly seems an unlikely title for a black metal band, its origin might ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Members LEMMY, PHIL CAMPBELL, 'FAST' EDDIE CLARKE, WÜRZEL Featured On LEADER OF DOWN's Debut

LEADER OF DOWN, the brainchild of Grammy-nominated former MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Michael "Würzel" Burston and bass player Tim Atkinson, will release its debut album, "Cascade Into Chaos", on September 28 via Cleopatra Records. LEADER OF DOWN was formed in 2008 by Würzel and Atkinson, who busied themselves in a London rehearsal studio writing dozens of tracks ...

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MADBALL Frontman Says Hardcore Is About More Than Just Mindless Brutality: 'It's About Expression'

Oli of Grasser Production conducted an interview with frontman Freddy Cricien of New York hardcore veterans MADBALL prior to the band's August 26 concert at Z-Bau Nürnberg in Nürnberg, Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether playing in front of non-hardcore crowds at ...

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