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IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Members Pay Tribute To LEMMY On Second Anniversary Of His Death (Video)

A number of Swedish heavy metal musicians — including members of IN FLAMES, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, AVATAR, HORISONT HYPNOS, ENGEL, HONEYMOON DISEASE, RAM, CITY SAINTS, SIPHON FUEL, TRANSPORT LEAGUE and SAFFIRE — paid tribute to Lemmy Kilmister by performing MOTÖRHEAD covers at a special concert on December 28 at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, Sweden. Fan-filmed video ...

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Watch QUEENSRŸCHE Perform In Snoqualmie, Washington

Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE's December 29 performance at Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, Washington can be seen below. KAMELOT's Casey Grillo made his live debut with with QUEENSRŸCHE on April 1 at Sycuan Casino in El Cajon, California. He is filling in for regular QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield, who is taking time off from the ...

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BIOHAZARD's BILLY GRAZIADEI Explains SCOTT ROBERTS's Exit, Looks Back On Original-Lineup Reunion

Guitarist, vocalist, and producer Billy Graziadei (BIOHAZARD, POWERFLO) was interviewed on a recent episode of Doc Coyle's (GOD FORBID, BAD WOLVES) "The Ex Man" podcast. Graziadei spoke about how forming BIOHAZARD helped him stay out of trouble in the streets, the band's unique sound and genesis of blending hardcore, metal, and hip hop, how fame ...

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SABATON Frontman Is 'Pretty Sure' Band Will Make 'Proper' Concept Album Again In The Future

Metal Wani recently conducted an interview with vocalist Joakim Brodén of Swedish metallers SABATON. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked if making full-blown concept albums is a "winning recipe" for future music, Joakim said: "Well, I don't know. Doing 'Carolus Rex' [2012] in two languages [Swedish and English], following a timeline exactly, ...

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The Dusk in Us - CONVERGE

CONVERGE isn't just any band. It has helped expand heavy music's boundaries since the late nineties. The band's characteristic belligerence remains on "The Dusk in Us", but it's as restrained as you'd expect from a hardened inmate who has successfully done time and is prepared for re-integration into society. In other words, it isn't too ...

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Fatal Command - PÄNZER

Schmier's a busy fella these days. Following DESTRUCTION's outstanding Under Attack" from last year, the legendary thrash band is about to uncork another batch of re-recordings from its vault with "Thrash Anthems II". Meanwhile, Schmier's other band, PÄNZER, may be suffering the departure of ACCEPT and VICTORY icon, Herman Frank, but that's not stopping him ...

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The Sin and the Sentence - TRIVIUM

Every time I come across a new TRIVIUM album across my desk for review, I smile greater than I do with many others. I tell the story frequently and it's merely for my own kick since the band did it all on their own and then some. Yet I called it in the parking lot ...

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Former A LIFE ONCE LOST, FURY OF FIVE Members Join Forces In VEXES

From the ashes of renowned Pennsylvania/New Jersey-based rock and metal groups A LIFE ONCE LOST, FURY OF FIVE, VESSL and DOWNSTAGE rises a vital new lifeform, VEXES — the experimental, eclectic, groove-infused new post-rock outfit featuring frontman Charlie Berezansky, guitarist John Klagholz, drummer Justin Graves, and the band's newest member, bassist Bobby Carpenter. VEXES' debut ...

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STONE SOUR Bassist Says Transition From Guitarist JIM ROOT To CHRISTIAN MARTUCCI Has Been 'Easy'

Germany's Grasser Production recently conducted an interview with STONE SOUR bassist Johny Chow and drummer Roy Mayorga. The full chat can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's latest album, "Hydrograd": Johny: "STONE SOUR takes decent amount of breaks because of Corey [Taylor, vocals] doing SLIPKNOT, ...

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Video Premiere: MACHINE HEAD's 'Catharsis'

"Catharsis", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's ninth full-length album, which will be released on January 26, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Bloodstone & Diamonds" was produced by MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn and ...

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END: 'Necessary Death' Video Released

Underground hardcore supergroup END has debuted an all-new music video for the track "Necessary Death". Directed by Bobby Bates, this is the second clip the band has released. END released a music video for "Love Let Me Die" in September, also directed by Bates. END's debut EP, "From The Unforgiving Arms Of God", came out ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Making Of 'Catharsis' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Catharsis", the new video from San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's ninth full-length album, which will be released on January 26, 2018 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Bloodstone & Diamonds" was produced by ...

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SEPTIC TANK Feat. REPULSION, Ex-CATHEDRAL Members: 'Rotting Civilisation' Album Due In April

SEPTIC TANK, the long-running project featuring vocalist Lee Dorrian (CATHEDRAL), guitarist Gary Jennings (CATHEDRAL) and bassist Scott Carlson (REPULSION), has completed work on its debut album, "Rotting Civilisation". The disc, which was recorded and mixed by producer/engineer Jaime Gomez Arellano at Orgone Studios, will be released on April 13, 2018 via Rise Above Records. "Rotting ...

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GRAVEN To Release 'Heirs Of Discord' EP In 2018

Extreme metal outfit GRAVEN — formed in the ashes of SWARM OF THE LOTUS — makes its destructive return, ending a four-year hiatus with the construction of a new EP titled "Heirs Of Discord" for release in 2018. With its members currently located in Arizona, Maryland, New Jersey, and Florida, GRAVEN initiated the recording sessions ...

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MEGADETH Bassist To Relaunch COMBAT RECORDS

EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has announced the relaunch of Combat Records, the seminal punk/thrash label that started MEGADETH's career. Most will remember Combat as one of the seminal thrash labels of the 1980s, their most prominent artist being, of course, MEGADETH. Combat was also home to HELSTAR, CIRCLE ...

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The Blood of Gods - GWAR

Lemme drop a quick story for yinz. In 2010, I had the wildest, most outrageous interview in my career with the late Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus of GWAR. It was the Sounds of the Underground Tour, and I hopped onto GWAR's steel wheels. Tossing a quick howdy to Beefcake the Mighty, who was entertaining ...

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Old Scars, New Wounds - ACT OF DEFIANCE

True supergroups, those including exceptionally talented songwriters and/or musicians, sometimes come across as frivolous affairs that feel like nothing more than side projects. But with an act like ACT OF DEFIANCE, it's perhaps because the band's members are now predominantly focused on this entity that their expression here exudes a strong sense of earnestness, certainly ...

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Watch AGNOSTIC FRONT Perform In Moscow

Fan-filmed video footage of AGNOSTIC FRONT's entire November 24 concert at Gorod in Moscow, Russia can be seen below. AGNOSTIC FRONT's eleventh album, "The American Dream Died", was released in 2015. The disc, which was produced by MADBALL singer Freddy Cricien and engineered, mixed and mastered by Paul Miner (H2O, TERROR), features guest appearances by ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Singer Discusses 'Have Mercy On Me' Single, Video

Metalforce conducted an interview with vocalist Joakim "Jocke" Berg of Gothenburg, Sweden-based rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR before the band's November 11 concert in Roncade, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the first single, "Have Mercy On Me", from HARDCORE SUPERSTAR's upcoming album, "You Can't Kill My Rock 'N' Roll", Berg said: "In ...

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GLASSJAW To Release 'Material Control' Album In December

New York influential post-hardcore band GLASSJAW will release its long-awaited third album, "Material Control", on December 1. Speculation grew when a mysterious pre-order of the album was briefly visible online and then, suddenly, it disappeared. Word of the pre-order quickly spread across Reddit, Twitter and various music blogs and web sites. Fans began to cautiously ...

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DISCHARGE Releases Official Music Video For 'The Broken Law'

U.K. hardcore punk legends DISCHARGE have released the official music video for the song "The Broken Law". The clip was shot in the fall of 2017 in London by Stuart Sterling. "The Broken Law" is taken from DISCHARGE's latest album, "End Of Days", which was released in April 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The band states: ...

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DEAD CROSS Feat. MIKE PATTON, DAVE LOMBARDO: 'Church Of The Motherf***ers' Video Released

DEAD CROSS, the Southern California outfit featuring drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-SLAYER, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, MISFITS) and singer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE), has released a music video for the song "Church Of The Motherfuckers". The clip is described in a press release as "a visual rebuke of organized religion." "We are not capable of understanding aspects ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Frontman SERJ TANKIAN Releases 'Intent To Destroy' And 'Furious' Film Scores

Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter, poet and visual artist Serj Tankian has added two more scores to his expanding repertoire of film composing. Lakeshore Records released Tankian's "Intent To Destroy - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" digitally on November 17 on iTunes and Apple Music and will make it available on other platforms November ...

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