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Astronoid - ASTRONOID

ASTRONOID's 2016 debut record, "Air", was a dazzling effort that crept up on unsuspecting listeners, garnering a rabid cult following from those that discovered the band. With members of New England post-black metallers VATTNET VISKAR pulling double duty, ASTRONOID took the integration of shoegaze elements into black metal, popularized by acts such as DEAFHEAVEN, and ...

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The Door To Doom - CANDLEMASS

CANDLEMASS is one of the most important bands in the history of doom metal. The Swedish group is indisputably a torchbearer, even more particularly with regard to its role in establishing the "epic doom" styling. Spurring excitement amongst the fanbase of a band that's been running strong three decades is quite the challenge, to say ...

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The 13th Beast - MALEVOLENT CREATION

Even though CANNIBAL CORPSE is rightfully known as a Florida death metal band, the genre leaders were actually originally from Buffalo, NY. Similarly, the long-running Florida death metal machine MALEVOLENT CREATION had originally migrated from the same city in New York. Connecting the dots on the death metal map may seem like anecdotal metal nerd ...

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DREAM THEATER Guitarist Says Fan Response To 'The Astonishing' Was 'Very Mixed'

John Petrucci has admitted to SiriusXM's "Trunk Nation" that "The Astonishing", DREAM THEATER's wildly ambitious double concept LP, was criticized by some fans for being an overblown, self-indulgent exercise in excess. "[The response] was very mixed," the guitarist said. "It was really mixed, which, quite honestly, I totally anticipated. First of all, that whole project ...

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TOM MORELLO Announces Spring 2019 U.S. Tour

Tom Morello will embark on a U.S. tour in May in support of his his recently released solo album, "The Atlas Underground". Prior to the run, the RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and PROPHETS OF RAGE guitarist will perform at Ultra Music Festival in Miami on March 29. The 14-date spring trek will launch May 3 ...

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BREAKING BENJAMIN Announces North American Tour With CHEVELLE, THREE DAYS GRACE; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

BREAKING BENJAMIN has announced a massive summer 2019 North American headlining tour. A stacked lineup of special guests will join BREAKING BENJAMIN on select dates, including CHEVELLE, THREE DAYS GRACE, DOROTHY and DIAMANTE. Produced by Live Nation, the 35-city outing kicks off July 21 in St. Louis, Missouri at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and will ...

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GEOFF TATE Performs Special 'Old-School' QUEENSRŸCHE Set At Germany's METAL ASSAULT Festival (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of OPERATION: MINDCRIME, the band led by former QUEENSRŸCHE singer Geoff Tate, performing a special "old-school" QUEENSRŸCHE set on February 16 at the Metal Assault festival at Posthalle in Würzburg, Germany can be seen below. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Neue Regel 02. Screaming In Digital 03. Operation: Mindcrime 04. ...

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BURNING RAIN Feat. DOUG ALDRICH, KEITH ST. JOHN, BRAD LANG, BLAS ELIAS: Listen To 'If It's Love' Song

BURNING RAIN, the hard rock band founded by guitarist extraordinaire Doug Aldrich (REVOLUTION SAINTS, THE DEAD DAISIES, WHITESNAKE, DIO) and vocalist Keith St. John (MONTROSE, KINGDOM COME), will release its fourth studio album, "Face The Music", on March 22 via Frontiers Music Srl. The disc's second single, "If It's Love", can be streamed below. BURNING ...

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Here Is The First Full Trailer For MÖTLEY CRÜE's 'The Dirt' Film

The first trailer for the film adaptation of MÖTLEY CRÜE's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band", is available below. Due on March 22, the movie, which was helmed by "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" director Jeff Tremaine, was picked up by Netflix after being previously developed at Focus Features and ...

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BUCKCHERRY Releases Music Video For 'Bent'

Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY have released a brand new video for previously released single "Bent". The clip, which was shot behind the scenes and on the road during the first five days of the band's recent U.K. headline tour, can be seen below. The video was directed by Phil Wallis and produced by Alexander Milas/Twin V ...

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IN FLAMES' ANDERS FRIDÉN: 'I Will Never Go Back And Do Another 'The Jester Race' Or 'Whoracle''

France's United Rock Nations recently conducted an interview with frontman Anders Fridén of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he feels about about IN FLAMES' upcoming studio album, "I, The Mask": Anders: "I have a great feeling every time we release ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Is About To Begin Recording New Album

IN THIS MOMENT is preparing to enter The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada with producer Kevin Churko to begin recording its new album. On Sunday, a short video of guitarist Chris Howorth and singer Maria Brink driving in a car was posted to the IN THIS MOMENT Instagram account, along with the caption: ...

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JAMES LABRIE Says DREAM THEATER Wanted To Get Back To Writing A 'Classic' And 'Heavy' Album With 'Distance Over Time'

James LaBrie says DREAM THEATER wanted to "get back to writing a classic heavy album" with its upcoming 14th full-length effort, "Distance Over Time". The move was apparently influenced by the 25th-anniversary tour in support of the band's seminal "Images And Words" LP and the lukewarm reaction to its light and ponderous 2016 double-disc concept ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Teases Trailer For 'The Dirt' Film

A teaser for the first trailer for the film adaptation of MÖTLEY CRÜE's biography, "The Dirt - Confessions Of The World's Most Notorious Rock Band", is available below. The full trailer will make its online debut tomorrow (Tuesday, February 19). Due on March 22, the movie, which was helmed by "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" director ...

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