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ATREYU's DAN JACOBS On Metalcore Acts Continuing To Tour And Release New Music: 'It Just Shows How Talented These Bands Really Are'

RadioactiveMike Z, host of the Riverside, California radio station 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", recently conducted an interview with guitarist Dan Jacobs of California metalcore band ATREYU. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On working with producer John Feldmann for ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED: Lyric Video For New Song 'Temples That Breathe'

U.K.-based blackened death metal group HECATE ENTHRONED will release "Embrace Of The Godless Aeon", its first album in five years (and its debut for new label M-Theory Audio), on January 25, 2019. The LP — which features cover artwork by Nestor Avalos (BLOODBATH, ROTTING CHRIST, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER) — can be pre-ordered now on ...

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METALLICA Concert Attendance Sets New Spokane Arena Record

METALLICA's December 2 concert at the at the Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington shattered the venue's nearly 20-year attendance record with a crowd of 13,184 fans on hand. The show broke a record that had been in place since August 17, 1999, when 12,526 people turned up at a Neil Diamond gig. "To break an ...

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EPICENTER Festival To Replace CAROLINA REBELLION In North Carolina

Epicenter festival — a new three-day destination music experience from premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents — will debut in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic region, at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, North Carolina on Friday, May 10, Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2019. Epicenter replaces ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION: Lyric Video For New Song 'Mandatory Butchery'

The Guilherme Henriques-created lyric video for "Mandatory Butchery", a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The 13th Beast", which will be released on January 18, 2019 via Century Media. "The 13th Beast" introduces a new lineup consisting of ...

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DEEP PURPLE Members Featured On 'Stay Tuned' Charity Album

"Stay Tuned" is the passion project of Austrian multi-instrumentalist Bernhard Welz. Not unlike other musicians, Welz often gathers his musical friends around to play and sing along to the songs he wrote, produced and arranged. The difference between him and others is however, that his friends include some of the greatest rock and roll legends ...

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ARMORED SAINT And METAL MONKEY BREWING Join Forces For 'Symbol Of Salvation' Belgian Blonde Ale

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles continues its mission of pairing the most extreme minds in music and craft beer with "Symbol Of Salvation" Belgian Blonde Ale — a collaboration between ARMORED SAINT (who will be performing at the sold-out official festival pre-party) and participating brewery Metal Monkey Brewing (Romeoville, Illinois). Brewed with Grains ...

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JUNGLE ROT Releases 'A Burning Cinder' Video

Midwest death metal titans JUNGLE ROT have released the official music video for the song "A Burning Cinder". The track is taken from the band's self-titled album, which was released in July via Victory Records. JUNGLE ROT vocalist/guitarist Dave Matrise states: "I call this a 'Frankenstein' creation; it has all the elements needed for a ...

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CLUTCH Announces February/March 2019 U.S. Tour

Maryland rockers CLUTCH have announced the first batch of their 2019 tour dates for February and March in support of their newest effort, "Book Of Bad Decisions". Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m. Tour dates: Feb. 19 - Columbia, SC @ The Senate Feb. 21 - Nashville, ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Hardwired' Performance From Albany

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Hardwired" on October 29 at Times Union Center in Albany, New York can be seen below. The second North American leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" features in-the-round production and a few firsts, including a "Light It Up" pre-show party hosted by the band's friend, comedian Jim Breuer; ...

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CROBOT Signs With MASCOT LABEL GROUP

Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of CROBOT to a global recording agreement. Known across the world for its unique blend of good old-fashioned hard rock with funk, blues and other elements of musical inspiration combining to become a howling vortex that is uniquely the CROBOT nebula, the band is currently working on their ...

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Woodshed - VESSEL OF LIGHT

Quickly trailing its self-titled EP released earlier this year, two-man doom-crusaders Dan Lorenzo (HADES, NON FICTION, THE CURSED) and Nathan "Opposition" Jochum (ANCIENT VVISDOM) release their debut full-length as VESSEL OF LIGHT. "Woodshed" is as cheerful and sometimes gruesome as an orgy through barbed wire, but doom hounds will get off on this foggy slab ...

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METALLICA Performs 'Phantom Lord' Live For First Time In More Than 5 Years; Pro-Shot Video

METALLICA played the song "Phantom Lord" live for the first time in more than five years on October 25 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Professionally filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. The second North American leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" features in-the-round production and a few firsts, including a ...

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Evolution - DISTURBED

When you title a body of work "Evolution", the subtext implies something of an anthropological nature or a systematic process of moving forward—in this case, a band. DISTURBED serves itself a tall order for its seventh album, "Evolution", which vocalist David Draiman has reputedly cited as the band's "Black Album". If DISTURBED is to be ...

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ARCHITECTS Release 'Modern Misery' Video

"Modern Misery", the new video from U.K. metallers ARCHITECTS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eighth full-length album, "Holy Hell", which will be released on November 9 via Epitaph Records. "Holy Hell" marks the band's first release since the untimely passing of Tom Searle, ARCHITECTS' founding guitarist, principal songwriter and ...

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CLUTCH Vocalist On Why Band Doesn't Offer VIP Meet-And Greets: 'It Feels Uncomfortable For Us To Charge People To Meet Them'

CLUTCH vocalist Neil Fallon recently spoke with Cameron Buchholtz of the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma radio station Rock 100.5 The KATT. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On graduating from clubs to small theaters: Neil: "We've been getting into some larger venues recently — some of these ...

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JACK RUSSELL Laments Death Of Album Format: 'There Was A Ritual To Music That Has Been Lost In The Age Of Streaming'

Former GREAT WHITE singer Jack Russell has lamented the death of the album format in light of how comprehensively streaming music services are decimating record sales. Speaking about the widespread belief that the current generation of music fans doesn't understand that artists are not being properly compensated by industry giants like Spotify and Apple Music, ...

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METALLICA Sets Attendance Record At University Park, Pennsylvania's Bryce Jordan Center

METALLICA's October 20 concert the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania shattered the venue's attendance record with a crowd of 15,588 fans on hand. "We are honored to host METALLICA on their record-breaking performance at the Bryce Jordan Center," said general manager Al Karosas. "Thank you to METALLICA for allowing us to celebrate an ...

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