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THE SWORD: 'Twilight Sunrise' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Twilight Sunrise" from Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "Used Future", which will be released on March 23. The disc was recorded in Portland, Oregon with producer Tucker Martine (MY MORNING JACKET, THE DECEMBERISTS, ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer And PAGAN'S MIND Guitarist Join Forces In NORTHWARD

It was during the "all-star jam" at ProgPower USA festival in 2007 when current NIGHTWISH singer Floor Jansen and PAGAN'S MIND guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad spontaneously joined forces on stage for some cover songs and noticed a certain creative magic between them. Although the two musicians had never met before, they soon discovered their mutual ...

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ANTHRAX Bassist: 'I Don't Think SLAYER Will Ever Die'

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello says that SLAYER will never die, despite the fact that the Tom Araya-fronted outfit is retiring from the road. Last month, SLAYER, one of metal's most popular and influential bands of the past four decades, announced its "final world tour" via a 30-second video. The group also confirmed that its last-ever ...

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BUMBLEFOOT Is 'Frustrated' By Web Sites Twisting His Words Around 'To Make It Something That's Inflammatory'

Sofa King Cool recenty conducted an interview with former GUNS N' ROSES and current SONS OF APOLLO guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if it "bothers" him that so many interviewers are fishing for clickbait quotes with their questions nowadays, Thal responded: "That frustrates everybody, yeah. Because, like this, ...

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IRON ANGEL: 'Ministry Of Metal' Video

"Ministry Of Metal", the new video from IRON ANGEL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Hellbound", which will be released on May 4 through Scandinavia's premiere metal-rock label Mighty Music. IRON ANGEL is one of the true cult legends of the German speed metal genre. Formed in the ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Release 'Judge Not!' Album In April

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) veterans BLITZKRIEG will release their new album, "Judge Not!", on April 27 via Mighty Music. The follow-up to 2013's "Back From Hell" was recorded at Downcast Base HQ in Newcastle, U.K. by Phil Davies, but the band elected to use a different studio this time around for mixing. ...

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METALLICA To Receive Prestigious Swedish Award POLAR MUSIC PRIZE

METALLICA will be honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize. The San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal giants have been chosen as one of the 2018 recipients of Sweden's biggest music award. The announcement was made Wednesday (February 14) morning at Stockholm City Hall by Alfons Karabuda, chairman of the Polar Music Prize award committee. ...

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THE CROWN Releases Video For 'Cobra Speed Venom' Title Track

"Cobra Speed Venom", the new video from Swedish death metal veterans THE CROWN, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's upcoming album, which will be released on March 16 through Metal Blade Records. Produced with Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman, the record promises to be one of the biggest ...

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AMORPHIS And DARK TRANQUILLITY To Tour North America With MOONSPELL, OMNIUM GATHERUM

Melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS will return to North America with a co-headlining trek with DARK TRANQUILLITY this September/October. Joining them are Portugal's premier gothic-metallic-force MOONSPELL, and Finnish melo-death contingent OMNIUM GATHERUM. AMORPHIS will be touring in support of their soon to be announced new album, produced and mixed once again by Jens Bogren (OPETH, AMON ...

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DISTURBED's 'Immortalized' Certified Platinum In U.S.

DISTURBED's 2015 comeback album, "Immortalized", was officially certified platinum on January 25 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for sales in excess of a million copies. The RIAA developed its gold and platinum awards program in 1958 to honor artists and create a standard by which to measure the commercial success of a ...

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The Age of Absurdity - PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS

From a healing perspective, Phil Campbell couldn't have picked a better time to engage full-on in a project post-MOTÖRHEAD. What he must feel at this point in rock history, now that "Fast" Eddie Clarke has joined Lemmy Kilmister and "Philthy" Phil Taylor in the afterlife, MOTÖRHEAD's faded classic lineup. Ol' Wizzo clocked in 32 years ...

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BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Releases Official Music Video For 'The Cove'

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's video for "The Cove" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "BCCIV", which was released last September via Mascot Records. This is BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's first studio album since 2013's "Afterglow". BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION is the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, TRAPEZE), ...

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TESSERACT To Release 'Sonder' Album In April

TESSERACT will release its fourth studio album, "Sonder", on April 20 through Kscope. TESSERACT is a band that sits outside the bounds of any genre specificity. They are pioneers of the ever-evolving metal scene and unstoppable force of off-kilter riffs, soaring melodies, and disorientating atmospherics. "Sonder" adds significant firepower to the band's arsenal, blending the ...

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ANTHRAX's FRANK BELLO On SLAYER's Decision To Call It Quits: 'They've Been Talking About That For Quite A While'

ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello says that the members of SLAYER have been talking for a while about calling it quits. Last month, SLAYER, one of metal's most popular and influential bands of the past four decades, announced its "final world tour" via a 30-second video. The group also confirmed that its last-ever North American run ...

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ROYAL HUNT: Lyric Video For 'A Million Ways To Die' Song

"Cast in Stone", the 14th studio album from Danish power and progressive metal masters ROYAL HUNT, will be released in Japan on February 7 by King Records and in the rest of the world on February 21 by NorthPoint Productions. "Cast in Stone" track listing: 01. Fistful Of Misery 02. The Last Soul Alive 03. ...

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CODE ORANGE Releases New Song 'Only One Way'

CODE ORANGE has released a new song, "Only One Way", via Adult Swim's Singles Series. Recorded with producer Will Yip at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, Pensylvania, the track is the first new music from the band since the release of its widely acclaimed LP "Forever", which earned CODE ORANGE a Grammy nomination. CODE ORANGE commented ...

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REVERTIGO Feat. CANDLEMASS, TREAT Members: 'Sailing Stones' Video

Frontiers Music Srl will release the debut album from REVERTIGO, a Stockholm, Sweden-based duo formed by Mats Levén (vocals) and Anders Wikström (guitar), on February 23. As close personal and musical friends for nearly 30 years, REVERTIGO is the next chapter in an ongoing collaboration. The official video for the song "Sailing Stones" can be ...

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BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Releases 'Love Remains' Studio Video

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's studio video for "Love Remains" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fourth album, "BCCIV", which was released last September via Mascot Records. This is BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION's first studio album since 2013's "Afterglow". BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION is the Anglo-American rock group comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, ...

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JOURNEY Guitarist: 'People Like To Create Controversy'

JOURNEY guitarist Neal Schon was recently interviewed by the St. Louis, Missouri classic rock radio station KSHE 95. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he ever expected JOURNEY to once again play stadiums: Neal: "Good music is great music, and I think it's timeless. ...

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IRON ANGEL: Teaser For 'Ministry Of Metal' Video

IRON ANGEL will release its new album, "Hellbound", on May 4 through Scandinavia's premiere metal-rock label Mighty Music. Watch a teaser for the "Ministry Of Metal" video below. IRON ANGEL is one of the true cult legends of the German speed metal genre. Formed in the Hamburg-area back in 1980 and known for two classic ...

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