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Fourth Annual 'Bowl For Ronnie' To Be Held In October

The fourth annual "Bowl For Ronnie" celebrity bowling party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, will take place on Thursday, October 25 at PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event will be hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, who is heard on SiriusXM's Volume channel and ...

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STRYPER Frontman: OZ FOX Is 'Family And A Brother To Me'

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet says that the band got guitarist Oz Fox's blessing to go ahead with its Australian tour later this month. Fox suffered a seizure while performing with SIN CITY SINNERS Saturday night (August 11) at Harrah's in Las Vegas, Nevada and will be unable to join his bandmates on the trek. In ...

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MOONSPELL's 'Lisboa Under The Spell': First Track-By-Track Video

The first in a series of track-by-track-breakdown videos for MOONSPELL's upcoming "Lisboa Under The Spell" release can be seen below. A unique and solemn spell seems to shroud every spot as soon as Portuguese alchemists MOONSPELL enter the stage — and it was a very special evening indeed when the band played an exceptional show ...

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Ex-MORBID ANGEL Drummer PETE SANDOVAL: 'I Believe In God. I Believe That He's My Helper'

Drumtalk, the video podcast by German drummer and videographer Philipp Koch, conducted an interview with former MORBID ANGEL and current TERRORIZER drummer Pedro "Pete" Sandoval and MONSTROSITY drummer and TERRORIZER guitaristLee Harrison. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what he loves most about drumming: ...

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STRYPER Guitarist OZ FOX Hospitalized In Las Vegas

STRYPER guitarist Oz Fox has been hospitalized after reportedly "falling down" during his guest appearance at SIN CITY SINNERS concert Saturday night (August 11) at Harrah's in Las Vegas, Nevada. The news of Oz's illness was broken by SIN CITY SINNERS' Jason Green, who wrote on his Facebook page: "If you believe in a higher ...

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COREY GLOVER On ULTRAPHONIX Project With GEORGE LYNCH: 'We Didn't Want To Make Cookie-Cutter Kind Of Music'

LIVING COLOUR vocalist Corey Glover recently spoke with Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 about ULTRAPHONIX, his new project with guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB, KXM). The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On "Original Human Music", the debut album by ...

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HELSOTT: 'Slaves And Gods' Lyric Video

California-based pagan metal group HELSOTT will release its second full-length album, "Slaves And Gods", on October 12. The follow-up to the band's M-Theory Audio debut, the acclaimed 2017 EP "The Healer", sees the act continue to mix folk metal, death metal, symphonic metal, classical and rock to stirring effect, but this time around, they've recruited ...

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STONE SOUR: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of 'Song #3' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of STONE SOUR's video for "Song #3" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Hydrograd", which was released in June 2017 via Roadrunner Records. STONE SOUR will release a deluxe edition of "Hydrograd" on August 31. The two-disc set, "Hydrograd Deluxe Edition", collects unreleased ...

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TESTAMENT Forges Into World Of Cryptocurrency With PRiVCY Coin

TESTAMENT has announced a partnership forged in metal: a new long-term promotional agreement with PRiVCY, the hottest new cryptocurrency. Always at the forefront of musical innovation, the San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal legends continue their dedication to the future of technology by bringing the crypto revolution to music fans around the world with the ...

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AUTHOR & PUNISHER To Release 'Beastland' Album In October

Industrial metal visionary AUTHOR & PUNISHER will deliver his sixth full-length recording and Relapse debut, "Beastland", on October 5. Watch the official performance video for the album's first single, "Nihil Strength", below. AUTHOR & PUNISHER creator/sole artist Tristan Shone commented: "I built new machines for this album to make more aggressive and dynamic music. These ...

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Listen To New SATAN Song 'Into The Mouth Of Eternity'

On September 7, Metal Blade Records will release "Cruel Magic", the new album by NWOBHM legends SATAN. The cover artwork for the disc was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with TESTAMENT, HATEBREED, SOULFLY and KATAKLYSM, among many others. For a preview of "Cruel Magic", listen to the second single, "Into ...

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HIGH ON FIRE: Lyric Video For 'Electric Messiah' Title Track

California heavy rockers HIGH ON FIRE have released the official lyric video for the title track of their upcoming album, "Electric Messiah". The disc will be issued on October 5 via Entertainment One (eOne). "I had a dream about Lemmy," says HIGH ON FIRE frontman Matt Pike, explaining the inspiration behind the title of the ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE: 'My First Idols Were KISS'

iHeartRadio's Bodhi recently conducted an interview with GHOST leader Tobias Forge. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked what first made him want to get involved in the music business, Forge said: "I've been interested in music for as long as I can remember. My first idols were KISS. Ever since I was ...

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STEVE VAI Announces 'The Big Mama Jama Jam-A-Thon'

Steve Vai has announced he will host and serve as the musical director for "The Big Mama Jama Jam-a-thon" — an open, improvisational music/art event where the music doesn't stop for 52 hours — to be held September 28-30 at Musicians Institute's brand new venue, LiveHouse, in Los Angeles, California. The jam-a-thon will mark the ...

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