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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: 'Violescent' Video Released

A new experimental rock band called GONE IS GONE has been formed by MASTODON's Troy Sanders, AT THE DRIVE-IN's Tony Hajjar, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin. The collaborative group plans to debut an EP later this summer through their own imprint label via Rise Records/BMG. In anticipation of ...

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DEATH: Remastered Version Of 'Baptized In Blood' Available For Streaming

DEATH's legendary 1987 debut, "Scream Bloody Gore", is more than just an untouchable album — upon its release, it was positively genre-creating. "Scream Bloody Gore" founded the quintessential death metal sound, with more tormented riffs, screams, and leads than the world had ever imagined, and established Chuck Schuldiner's inimitable phrasing and songwriting style as the ...

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GONE IS GONE Feat. MASTODON, AT THE DRIVE-IN, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Members: 'Violescent' Song Streaming

A new experimental rock band called GONE IS GONE has been formed by MASTODON's Troy Sanders, AT THE DRIVE-IN's Tony Hajjar, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin. The collaborative group plans to debut an EP later this summer through their own imprint label via Rise Records/BMG. In anticipation of ...

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MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Designs Flying-V Custom Guitar From EPIPHONE

Epiphone, the world leader in affordable, professional instruments, proudly presents the debut of the limited-edition Brent Hinds Flying-V Custom, a new signature model designed by Brent Hinds, lead singer and guitarist of MASTODON. Hinds was recently honored with a Metal Hammer Golden Gods award by Guitar World for his ferocious guitar chops and has appeared ...

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DEATH: Deluxe Reissue Of 'Scream Bloody Gore' Due In May

DEATH's legendary 1987 debut, "Scream Bloody Gore", is more than just an untouchable album — upon its release, it was positively genre-creating. "Scream Bloody Gore" founded the quintessential death metal sound, with more tormented riffs, screams, and leads than the world had ever imagined, and established Chuck Schuldiner's inimitable phrasing and songwriting style as the ...

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PANTERA Gets Mentioned At ACADEMY AWARDS

PANTERA got a shoutout during Sunday's 88th Academy Awards before the film "The Big Short" took home the Oscar for "Best Adapted Screenplay". Christian Bale, who has earned a reputation for being an incredibly intense method actor, learned to play double-bass drums for a short scene in "The Big Short" where his character, the hedge ...

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MASTODON To Open Rehearsal Facility In Atlanta

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have purchased a rehearsal building in the West End area of their hometown and are working on turning it into a place that will house about twenty individual rehearsal spots. MASTODON guitarist Bill Kelliher is overseeing the project, which came about after two rehearsal studios, Thunderbox and Avatar Studios, closed last ...

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VEKTOR To Release 'Terminal Redux' Album In May

Highly complex progressive sci-fi themed metallers VEKTOR have revealed the full details of their long-awaited new album, "Terminal Redux". Due on May 6 via Earache, "Terminal Redux" is VEKTOR's third full-length release and the band's first ever concept album, further exploring the themes that first appeared in the lyrics of the title track from their ...

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APOCALYPTICA Announces U.S. Tour

Finnish cello rockers APOCALYPTICA will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in April. The dates are as follows: Apr. 23 - Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom Apr. 25 - Pontiac, MI - Cro-foot Apr. 26 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues Apr. 27 - Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights Apr. 29 - Denver, ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DISTURBED, NIGHTWISH, VOLBEAT, Others Confirmed For HEAVY MONTREAL

Heavy Montreal 2016 returns to Parc Jean-Drapeau at the Plaine Des Jeux festival site on August 6 and August 7. The complete lineup for this year's festival is as follows: FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH DISTURBED NIGHTWISH VOLBEAT MASTODON BREAKING BENJAMIN KILLSWITCH ENGAGE BLACK LABEL SOCIETY GHOST ZAKK WYLDE BLIND GUARDIAN SABATON ALTER BRIDGE KATAKLYSM DESPISED ...

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HEAVY MONTREAL 2016: MASTODON, DESPISED ICON Confirmed; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Announced

Heavy Montreal 2016 returns to Parc Jean-Drapeau at the Plaine Des Jeux festival site on August 6 and August 7. As an official partner of the festival, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal that reactivated deathcore pioneers DESPISED ICON will perform at the event. Earlier today, MASTODON was also confirmed for this year's festival. The complete Heavy ...

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Purple - BARONESS

Not everyone got on board with BARONESS's last album "Yellow & Green". However, most fans recognized it as one of the bravest albums the heavy underground turned out in recent years. Embracing more of BARONESS's space rock, trad metal, alternative, punk and Eighties rawk affinities, "Yellow & Green" advanced this band beyond the sludge-prog foundations ...

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MASTODON's Contribution To 'Catch The Throne' Mixtape To Be Made Available On Vinyl Picture Disc

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will release a 12-inch vinyl picture disc of their non-album track "White Walker" on February 19 via Warner Bros. Records. Side A features "White Walker", which was originally released digitally last winter as part of the "Game Of Thrones" mixtape "Catch The Throne: The Mixtape Volume II". The track was commissioned ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE To Pay Tribute To LEMMY At West Hollywood Concert

METAL ALLEGIANCE, the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, will pay tribute to iconic MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister during METAL ALLEGIANCE's January 9 concert at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. With the recent release of their critically acclaimed self-titled album, the ...

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PEPPER KEENAN On Songwriting For Next CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Album: 'It'll Be Very Focused'

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan was interviewed on the December 4-6 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: You're back with C.O.C. Woody [Weatherman, guitar], Mike [Dean, bass] and Reed [Mullin, drums] were ...

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Tales From Adrenechrome - ADRENECHROME

Ontario's ADRENECHROME derive their name from the drug referenced in the dark comedy film "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas", as well as the book and other places. By association, any word containing a variation of "adrenaline" within implies something fast and crazed. Such is the way of this spastic quartet, well bent from the ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE Feat. MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, MACHINE HEAD, DEATH ANGEL Members: West Coast Dates Announced

METAL ALLEGIANCE, the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of MEGADETH, TESTAMENT, has announced four intimate West Coast shows to start off 2016. With the recent release of their critically acclaimed self-titled album, the musicians of METAL ALLEGIANCE are bringing their legendary live experience back to where it began! ...

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CILVER To Release 'Not The End Of The World' Album In March

CILVER will release "Not The End Of The World" on March 18, 2016 via Entertainment One Music. The band's own Leon Lyazidi produced the album with help from well-known producer Johnny K at Groovemaster Studios in Chicago. "This is the perfect time to release this record," says CILVER vocalist Uliana Preotu. "A time where America ...

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BLACK STAR RIDERS: 'Soldierstown' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "Soldierstown" from BLACK STAR RIDERS can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's second album, "The Killer Instinct", which was released on February 24 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2013's "All Hell Breaks Loose" was recorded in October 2014 at a studio in Nashville, ...

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MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Featured In Guitar Instructional Documentary Series 'The Sound And The Story'

Fret12 has released the latest in its guitar instructional documentary series "The Sound And The Story", featuring MASTODON guitarist Brent Hinds. Today he's famous as the creator of some of MASTODON's most finger curling riffs, with a legendary mind and personality that leaves heads spinning. His untamed creative energy has led him to be a ...

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MASTODON's BRENT HINDS Teams Up With ORANGE For Comedy Short

Orange Amplification has teamed up with Brent Hinds from MASTODON and KILLER BE KILLED's Juan Montoya in their latest video. When Bobby's dad decides to spoil his son with a surprise gift under the Christmas tree, he cannot begin to guess where Bobby's dreams will take him! When Bobby unwraps his Orange Micro Dark guitar ...

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