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MEGADETH's First-Ever 'Megacruise': More Details Revealed

Details for the inaugural Megacruise, the ultimate heavy metal music experience at sea hosted by metal pioneers MEGADETH, have been announced to preview the cruise's public on sale — kicking off today (November 7) at 1 p.m. ET. Departing out of Los Angeles aboard the Norwegian Jewel, the five-day/five-night full ship charter cruise will set ...

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NORTHTALE Releases First Song, 'Shape Your Reality'

NORTHTALE, the newly formed Swedish/American melodic power metal band, has made its first track, "Shape Your Reality", available for streaming. NORTHTALE was born out of the desire of three world-class musicians to work with each other in creating a new band, one that blends melodic, anthemic choruses with fast-paced rhythm section and technically challenging and ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE On 'Megacruise': I Wanna Make Sure That People Walk Away Going, 'This Is The Greatest Thing Ever'

Dave Mustaine spoke to SiriusXM's Eddie Trunk about MEGADETH's first-ever Megacruise, which is scheduled to take place next fall. The boat will depart from Los Angeles on October 13, 2019 and visit San Diego and Ensenada, Mexico before returning to L.A. on October 18, 2019. Asked how the idea for the Megacruise came about, Mustaine ...

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POWERWOLF: 'The Sacrament Of Sin' Music Video

German metallers POWERWOLF released their seventh album, "The Sacrament Of Sin", on July 20 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. The official music video for ...

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Watch MAYHEM's ATTILA CSIHAR Perform With SINSAENUM In Budapest

MAYHEM frontman Attila Csihar joined SINSAENUM on stage on October 10 in Budapest, Hungary to perform a couple of songs. Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Csihar sang on SINSAENUM's first album, 2016's "Echoes Of The Tortured", but was absent from the recording sessions for 2017's "Ashes" EP and this year's "Repulsion ...

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SKID ROW Guitarist On New Frontman ZP THEART: 'He Can Sing Anything'

SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo and singer ZP Theart spoke to "In the Vault with Shanda Golden" about the band's upcoming final installment of its "United World Rebellion" trilogy. Tentatively due next year, the effort will feature collaborations with several outside songwriters, including Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR) and HALESTORM's Lzzy Hale and Joe ...

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SKID ROW Guitarist Praises 'Positive' And 'Unselfish' New Singer ZP THEART: 'There's No Hidden Agendas'

SKID ROW guitarist Dave "Snake" Sabo recently spoke with Australia's Heavy magazine. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the group's extensive international tour schedule: Snake: "One of the things about SKID ROW is that we've always been travelers. We started touring the world ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. DRAGONFORCE, Ex-SLIPKNOT Members: Video For Cover Of MELVINS' 'Hooch'

SINSAENUM, the extreme death metal project featuring DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq and former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, has issued a brand new single, a previously unreleased cover of the MELVINS song "Hooch". The song is extremely heavy, while visually, "Hooch" is a tribute to the original version’s video with a disturbing twist. SINSAENUM's latest album, ...

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SKID ROW Bassist On New Singer ZP THEART: 'He Brought This Excitement To The Band That We Haven't Had For Quite Some Time'

Rachel Bolan says that ZP Theart has brought an "excitement" to SKID ROW that the band hadn't had "for quite some time." The South African-born, British-based Theart was in DRAGONFORCE, TANK and I AM I before playing his first gig as SKID ROW's vocalist more than two years ago. Speaking to U.K.'s TotalRock Radio, Bolan ...

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DRAGONFORCE's HERMAN LI Performs World's First Snorkeling Underwater Guitar Solo On FULL METAL CRUISE VII (Video)

Herman Li of DRAGONFORCE performed the world's first snorkeling underwater guitar solo on the Full Metal Cruise VII on September 6. The cruise ship, which set sail on September 2 from Bremerhaven, Germany to Invergordon, Scotland, had to change path and go back around to avoid the storm, just so DRAGONFORCE could perform on the ...

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POWERWOLF: 'Killers With The Cross' Music Video

German metallers POWERWOLF released their seventh album, "The Sacrament Of Sin", on July 20 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. The official music video for ...

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RACHEL BOLAN Believes SKID ROW's Upcoming Album Will Be 'Pivotal'

Prior to SKID ROW's headlining performance at the Stonedeaf festival in Newark, United Kingdom on August 25, bassist Rachel Bolan spoke with Midlands Metalheads Radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On current SKID ROW vocalist ZP Theart: Rachel: "We became friends a few years before ...

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Former SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON: 'I'm Completely, One Hundred Percent Back, Stronger Than I've Ever Been'

Former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison says that he is back "stronger than ever" several years after he was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, an inflammatory disorder that temporarily robbed him of the ability to play drums. Jordison, SLIPKNOT's drummer from 1995 to 2013, revealed his fight with the seldom-seen neuro-immune disorder two years ago while appearing ...

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DRAGONFORCE's Next Album Could Arrive In September 2019

DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq has confirmed to Metal Wani that the band has commenced working on material for the follow-up to 2017's "Reaching Into Infinity" album. "Sam [Totman, guitar] and I started writing songs a few months ago — maybe two months ago — and I'm supposed to have a look at those songs, actually, ...

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SINSAENUM Feat. DRAGONFORCE, Ex-SLIPKNOT Members: 'Nuit Noire' Video

SINSAENUM, the extreme death metal project featuring DRAGONFORCE bassist Frédéric Leclercq and former SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, has released the official music video for the song "Nuit Noire" (French for "black night"). The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Repulsion For Humanity", due out August 10 via earMUSIC. With the help of Francis ...

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SKID ROW's RACHEL BOLAN On Addition Of Singer ZP THEART: 'The Online Trolls Found Less Reasons To Hate Us'

Andrew McKaysmith of Australia's "Scars and Guitars" podcast recently conducted an interview with SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan. You can listen to the entire chat via the Whooshkaa widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SKID ROW's fanbase now sharing a strong sense of sentimentality to their hit songs: Rachel: "It's really ...

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POWERWOLF: 'Incense And Iron' Lyric Video

German metallers POWERWOLF will release their seventh album, "The Sacrament Of Sin", on July 20 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2015's "Blessed & Possessed" was recorded at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren, who has previously worked with KREATOR, DRAGONFORCE, SEPULTURA and PARADISE LOST, among others. The official lyric video ...

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