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JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, SLAYER, MEGADETH, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Pay Tribute To 'Fallen Heroes' With METAL ALLEGIANCE (Video)

On Friday, January 20, METAL ALLEGIANCE, the all-star metal band consisting of a rotating cast of musicians, including members of TESTAMENT and MEGADETH, gathered at the City National Grove Of Anaheim for a monumental tribute to our fallen heroes. Hosted by Jackson and Charvel EVH, the event was a who's who of the metal community ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Guitarist On Late Drummer JAMES 'THE REV' SULLIVAN: 'He Makes Me Smile Every Day'

AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarist Synyster Gates says that he still misses James "The Rev" Sullivan more than seven years after the drummer's tragic death. Sullivan died on December 28, 2009 from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs and alcohol, Orange County Deputy Coroner Mitchell Sigal told Rolling Stone at the time. Toxicology reports indicated that Sullivan ...

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Does AVENGED SEVENFOLD's JOHNNY CHRIST Miss MIKE PORTNOY?

MetalIreland's "Metal Insight" podcast recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD bassist Johnny Christ. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what new AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer Brooks Wackerman brings to the band's latest album, "The Stage": Johnny: "He brings a lot. ...

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MIKE PORTNOY: Why I Needed To Leave DREAM THEATER

On November 21, Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with drummer Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER, THE WINERY DOGS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, METAL ALLEGIANCE). You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Asked about his decision to leave DREAM THEATER in 2010 while he was on tour with AVENGED SEVENFOLD, ...

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