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DANKO JONES Begins Recording New Album

According to multiple Instagram posts made by the band, Canadian hard rock trio DANKO JONES has entered The Farm Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia to record a new album with producer Garth "GGGarth" Richardson (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, TESTAMENT, THE MELVINS), presumably for release later this year. DANKO JONES's eighth studio album, "Wild Cat", came ...

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Pop Evil - POP EVIL

POP EVIL is one of the most predictable acts in heavy rock, and rolling out its fifth album as a self-titled release: did anyone see that coming? When a band self-titles a record, it can either be a rebirth or a schlep, and, in this case, both ring true. POP EVIL undeniably takes new strides ...

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Beyond the Rain - WILDESTARR

In case you're unfamiliar with the name, WILDESTARR is a power metal trio, comprised of the husband and wife team Dave Starr (VICIOUS RUMOURS) and London Wilde, along with drummer Josh Foster. Starr and Wilde got together indirectly through Wilde's former boyfriend and have fostered a trilogy of albums which culminates in this third entry. ...

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KALMAH To Release 'Palo' Album In April

Finnish melodic death metallers KALMAH will release their eighth album, "Palo", on April 6 via Spinefarm. The effort will be released on vinyl, CD, and digital formats. The disc's first single, "The Evil Kin", can be streamed below. Founded in 1991 and firmly led by guitarist-vocalist Pekka Kokko, KALMAH in 2018 features guitarist Antti Kokko, ...

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VENOM INC.: Lyric Video For 'War' Song

The official lyric video for the song "War" from VENOM INC., the band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, can be seen below. The track is taken from VENOM INC.'s debut album, "Avé", which was released last August via Nuclear Blast. ...

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ACE FREHLEY To Perform On This Year's 'Kiss Kruise'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has been added to the list of performers who will appear on The KISS Kruise VIII. The cruise is set to sail on Halloween (October 31) on Norwegian Jade leaving out of Miami, Florida. Also scheduled to play on the ship this year are KISS, former KISS and current GRAND ...

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Invincible - DEUCE

If you're Aron Erlichman, your HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD years must seem a lifetime ago, ditto for when he first laid down the tracks to his second solo album under his alter ego, "Deuce". The fourteen songs on "Invincible" were laid down five years ago, and due to legal entanglement, they're just now emerging as an official ...

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Kingdoms Disdained - MORBID ANGEL

The seemingly commercialized industrial metal abomination that was "Illud Divinum Insanus" stands as one of metal history's most notorious left turns and blunders that a band has made. It's MORBID ANGEL's "Cold Lake". The genre-leading band that was once steeped in occultism and anti-Christian thought before morphing toward mainman Trey Azagthoth's obsession with ancient Sumerian ...

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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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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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VENOM INC. To Join Forces With SUFFOCATION For European Tour

VENOM INC., the band featuring original VENOM members Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (guitar) and Anthony "Abaddon" Bray (drums) alongside ex-VENOM bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan, will join forces with U.S. death metal squad SUFFOCATION for a European tour in March-April 2018. Support will come from Brazilian thrashers NERVOSA and Canadian ethnic symphonic metallers AETERNAM. "It is ...

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VENOM To Release '100 Miles To Hell' EP Next Week

VENOM — the legendary, hugely influential British heavy metal trio notorious for causing outrage and panic, and molding the history of darker music — will digitally release a new, three-track EP, titled "100 Miles To Hell", through Spinefarm Records on December 22. It will be available via D2C basis on January 19 in the U.S. ...

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Deep Calleth Upon Deep - SATYRICON

You may have heard the phrase "game changer" accompanying early reports to SATYRICON's ninth album, "Deep Calleth Upon Deep". At present, Satyr seems indecisive if he's reached the finish line with this band. In the event he and Frost call it quits in the near future, they've created a logical, minimalist album close in thought ...

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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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TOM MORELLO 'Wasn't Down' With 'Misogynist' And 'Quasi-Devil-Worshipping' Message Of MÖTLEY CRÜE And AC/DC, But Loved Their Music

PROPHETS OF RAGE, the supergroup featuring members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, PUBLIC ENEMY and CYPRESS HILL, was recently interviewed by HardDrive Radio. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist Tom Morello, who has been extremely critical and outspoken about Donald Trump's presidency, was asked about more right-leaning ...

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PROPHETS OF RAGE: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire Paris Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of PROPHETS OF RAGE's entire November 10 performance at Le Zénith in Paris, France can be seen below. PROPHETS OF RAGE is the supergroup featuring Chuck D, Tom Morello and other members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE alongside CYPRESS HILL's B-Real. PROPHETS OF RAGE's self-titled debut album was released on September ...

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Members Of SLIPKNOT, KORN, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, POISON, Others React To Passing Of MALCOLM YOUNG

Members of SLIPKNOT, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, WHITESNAKE, POISON, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, STRYPER, KORN, OVERKILL, KREATOR, SEPULTURA and VOLBEAT are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the passing of Malcolm Young. The 64-year-old guitarist and co-founder of the legendary Australian hard rock band AC/DC had been suffering ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO: 'Retribution' Video Released

The official video for the song "Retribution" from Jeff Scott Soto can be seen below. The track is the title cut of his new album, which was released on November 10 via Frontiers Music Srl. Co-written and produced together with Jeff Scott Soto alumni Howie Simon, "Retribution" is Jeff's sixth proper solo studio album in ...

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