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DEZ FAFARA Says COAL CHAMBER 'Is Not Coming Back'

Dez Fafara says that COAL CHAMBER "is not coming back." The group that put Fafara on the musical map and gave him his first and only gold-certified album in the shape of the band's 1997 debut, COAL CHAMBER existed for ten years before disbanding in 2003 to pursue other musical projects. They reunited in 2011 ...

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'What Is Metal' To DEVILDRIVER's DEZ FAFARA?

Terry Stevens of the Rock 94.7 radio station conducted an interview with DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara at this year's Rock USA festival, which was held this past weekend in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. You can now watch the chat below. Asked "what is metal" to Dez Fafara, he responded: "I think it's gotta have attitude, it's gotta ...

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REDEMPTION: 'Someone Else's Problem' Video Released

The official music video for the song "Someone Else's Problem" from REDEMPTION, the U.S. progressive metal band led by guitarist/songwriter Nick Van Dyk, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's seventh full-length album, "Long Night's Journey Into Day", which will be released on July 27 via Metal Blade. The disc was ...

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DEVILDRIVER Frontman On Becoming Sober: 'I'd Like To Live Long, I'd Like To Live Healthy'

DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara has further explained the rationale behind their forthcoming "Outlaws 'Til The End: Vol.1" full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems. The disc, which is due July 6 via Napalm Records, is described in a press release as "both a startling curveball and a ferocious statement of individuality from a band who have ...

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REDEMPTION To Release 'Long Night's Journey Into Day' Album In July

REDEMPTION, the U.S. progressive metal band led by guitarist/songwriter Nick Van Dyk, will release its seventh full-length album, "Long Night's Journey Into Day", on July 27 via Metal Blade. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, PRIMAL FEAR, AMARANTHE, DORO). The follow-up to 2016's "The Art Of Loss", which Van Dyk counts amongst REDEMPTION's ...

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Omni - ANGRA

Brazilian prog metal masters ANGRA has maintained a solid if grossly unheralded presence for many years, leading to wonder how it hasn't been muttered in the same breath as the genre's elite, through the band is frequently compared to DREAM THEATER. This band is elite, however, and at times better, let the debate machine grind. ...

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Listen To CHRIS CORNELL Sing JOHNNY CASH's 'You Never Knew My Mind'

A recording of Chris Cornell performing Johnny Cash's "You Never Knew My Mind" can be streamed below. Also available is a video of Cornell discussing the track. "You Never Knew My Mind" will appear on "Johnny Cash: Forever Words", a collaborative album consisting of songs created from Cash's poetry, lyrics, and letters, previously collected in ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's 'You Never Knew My Mind' Featured On 'Johnny Cash: Forever Words' Album; Trailer Available

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release "Johnny Cash: Forever Words" — a collaborative album consisting of songs created from Johnny Cash's unknown poetry, lyrics, and letters set to music by an astounding array of contemporary artists — on Friday, April 6. "Johnny Cash: Forever Words" will be available on CD, 2LP ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON: 'We're Only A Heartbeat Away From Auschwitz'

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson spoke to Newsweek about visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial And Museum and memorial in Oświęcim, Poland during the band's 1984 "Powerslave" tour. The museum and memorial, which occupy the site where the Nazis murdered approximately 1.1 million prisoners, preserve Auschwitz's history through powerful exhibitions — display cases fill the ...

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TRIXTER's MARK 'GUS' SCOTT Salutes America's Veterans

For a guy who has visited and performed on every major military base in the U.S., Mark "Gus" Scott shows no signs of losing support for America's military heroes. The TRIXTER drummer met with several military officials on his recent tour of Washington D.C. and filming of his latest video, "Ave Maria". The clip shows ...

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Video Premiere: NOCTURNAL RITES' 'What's Killing Me'

"What's Killing Me", the new video from Swedish melodic metal masters NOCTURNAL RITES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's long-awaited comeback album, "Phoenix", whch was released on September 29 via AFM. The effort was made available as a CD, digipak, on clear/blue/black marbled vinyl (limited to 250 units) and clear ...

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SNOT's 'Get Some' To Be Released On Vinyl For First Time

SNOT's classic debut album, "Get Some", will be released on vinyl for the first time on December 1 via Music On Vinyl. The twentieth-anniversary edition of the LP will be made available on 180-gram audiophile vinyl and will include an insert with lyrics. SNOT disbanded in 1998 following the death of singer Lynn Strait, putting ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Releases Lyric Video For 'Prevail' Song

The official lyric video for the song "Prevail" from Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Prevail I", which was released on May 12 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPICA) and mastered by Grammy Award-winning ...

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Listen To New NOCTURNAL RITES Song 'What's Killing Me'

"What's Killing Me", a new song from Swedish melodic metal masters NOCTURNAL RITES, can be streamed below. The song is taken from the band's long-awaited comeback album, "Phoenix", whch will be released on September 29 via AFM. The effort will be made available as a CD, digipak, on clear/blue/black marbled vinyl (limited to 250 units) ...

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THREAT SIGNAL Releases Lyric Video For New Song 'Exit The Matrix'; 'Disconnect' Album Details Revealed

The official lyric video for "Exit The Matrix", a brand new song from Canada's melodic thrashers THREAT SIGNAL, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited fourth studio album, "Disconnect", which will be released on November 10 via Agonia Records. Since their critically acclaimed debut offering "Under Reprisal" (2006), which won ...

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GEMINI SYNDROME Recruits COAL CHAMBER Guitarist

Los Angeles-based hard rock outfit GEMINI SYNDROME has announced the addition of guitarist Meegs Rascón (COAL CHAMBER) to the group's ranks. GEMINI SYNDROME drummer Brian Medina commented: "We couldn't be more pleased to bring Meegs into the GEMINI SYNDROME family. He is such a creative and innovative musician, and one of my most trusted and ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES: 'Repent My Sins' Video Released

"Repent My Sins", the new video from Swedish melodic metal masters NOCTURNAL RITES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's long-awaited comeback album, "Phoenix", whch will be released on September 29 via AFM. The effort will be made available as a CD, digipak, on clear/blue/black marbled vinyl (limited to 250 units) ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES: 'A Heart As Black As Coal' Video Released

"A Heart As Black As Coal", the new video from Swedish melodic metal masters NOCTURNAL RITES, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's long-awaited comeback album, "Phoenix", whch will be released on September 29 via AFM. The effort will be made available as a CD, digipak, on clear/blue/black marbled vinyl (limited ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Releases 'Light Me Up' Video

The official video for "Light Me Up", a brand new song from Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Prevail I", which was released on May 12 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPICA) and mastered ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: Why I Don't Have Any Tattoos

11Alive conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich prior to the band's July 9 concert at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia. You can now watch the chat below. Asked why he chose not to have any tattoos, Ulrich said: "I never really thought about why I haven't. It's just the idea of somebody sticking ...

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