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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Singer Says GRAMMY Nomination Was 'A Nice Surprise'

AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows says that the band's Grammy nomination for "Best Rock Song" for "The Stage" was "a nice surprise." It's the first-ever Grammy nod for the Southern California-based group comprised of Shadows, guitarists Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, bassist Johnny Christ and drummer Brooks Wackerman. Also nominated in the "Best Rock Song" ...

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METALLICA Guitarist Wants To Bring His Collection Of Vintage Horror Film Posters 'All Over The World'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett recently spoke with Metal Magnitude about his collection of vintage movie posters, many of which were recently on display at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts in an exhibit called "It's Alive! Classic Horror And Sci-Fi Art From The Kirk Hammett Collection". The full chat can be streamed below. A ...

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Danish Prime Minister Surprises Indonesian President With METALLICA 'Master Of Puppets' Box Set

Danish prime minister Lars L√łkke Rasmussen presented Indonesian president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo with a signed box set of METALLICA's seminal third album "Master Of Puppets" during a state visit earlier today (Tuesday, November 28) at the Bogor Palace in Indonesia. In return, Jokowi, gave Rasmussen a rencong (traditional dagger from Aceh), according to

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METALLICA, MASTODON, MESHUGGAH, BODY COUNT, AUGUST BURNS RED, CODE ORANGE, NOTHING MORE Among GRAMMY AWARDS Nominees

MASTODON, MESHUGGAH, AUGUST BURNS RED, BODY COUNT and CODE ORANGE are among the "Best Metal Performance" nominees at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City and broadcast on CBS at 7:30 p.m. ET. METALLICA's " Atlas, Rise!", AVENGED SEVENFOLD's "The ...

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Former TRIVIUM Members Launch BLACKNOVA

Former TRIVIUM members Travis Smith and Brent Young have rejoined forces in a new Florida-based hard rock band called BLACKNOVA. The new group is writing and recording its debut EP for a tentative spring 2018 release. The debut single, "Eclipse From Within", will be accompanied with a music video. The formation of BLACKNOVA began in ...

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STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA: METALLICA Came Up From Los Angeles To San Francisco To Emulate What EXODUS Was Doing

EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza was interviewed on a recent installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about EXODUS's influence on the early thrash metal scene in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zetro said: "I started [the pre-TESTAMENT ...

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