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MIKE PORTNOY Talks About Drumming On New METAL ALLEGIANCE Album 'Volume II - Power Drunk Majesty' (Video)

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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TARJA: 'Die Alive' Performance Video From 'Act II'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has revealed the latest song from her brand new live-art-album and video "Act II". "Die Alive" was recorded live in Milan, Italy and can be seen below. Filmed during Tarja's world tour "The Shadow Shows", during which the influential heavy rock singer circled the world 7.5 times with over 300,000 ...

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AEROSMITH Announces 'Deuces Are Wild' Las Vegas Residency

America's all-time top-selling rock 'n' roll band AEROSMITH is bringing the heat to the Las Vegas Strip with their headlining residency, "Aerosmith: Deuces Are Wild". Shows begin Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Park Theater at the new Park MGM resort. AEROSMITH's Las Vegas residency, promoted by Live Nation and MGM Resorts International, will bring you ...

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WHITECHAPEL Announces 'Ten Years Of Exile' Tour With CHELSEA GRIN, OCEANO, SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL

After recently completing their massive summer co-headliner with THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL will head out on the road again this November/December. The "Ten Years Of Exile" USA tour, commemorating the 10th anniversary of "This Is Exile", will feature support from CHELSEA GRIN, OCEANO and SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL. WHITECHAPEL will perform "This Is Exile" in ...

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GOATWHORE To Headline Eighth Annual 'Metal Alliance Tour'

GOATWHORE, pioneers of the blackened death metal scene, will headline the eighth installment of the "Metal Alliance Tour". Each year this touring festival, which is presented by hot sauce company High River Sauces, assembles a package that celebrates the various genres of metal. The "Metal Alliance Tour" will make the trek across United States and ...

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Finland's AWAKE AGAIN Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

Finnish electronic alternative metal outfit AWAKE AGAIN has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The band is working on its debut album, to be released later in the year. For a taste of what's to come, check out the lyric video for the song "Below". The track was mixed by Jacob Hansen, who has previously ...

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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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ALICE COOPER Rejoined By ORIANTHI At Los Angeles Concert (Video)

Australian-born guitarist Orianthi rejoined her former bandmates in Alice Cooper's band Sunday night (August 12) during the legendary rocker's concert at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles for a performance of the set closer "School's Out". Check out fan-filmed video footage below. Orianthi left Cooper's band in 2014 and was replaced by Nita Strauss, the ...

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Watch EVANESCENCE And LINDSEY STIRLING Perform Cover Of OZZY OSBOURNE's 'No More Tears' In Wantagh

Fan-filmed video footage of EVANESCENCE and violin virtuoso Lindsey Stirling performing a blended cover of Ozzy Osbourne's "No More Tears" and Sia's "Alive" on August 11 at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York can be seen below. EVANESCENCE and Stirling have teamed up for co-headlining 2018 summer amphitheater tour across ...

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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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GLENN HUGHES Doesn't See BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION Returning To Studio Before 2020

In a brand new interview with Midlands Metalheads Radio, Glenn Hughes spoke about the possibility of more live performances from BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, the band he formed with drummer Jason Bonham (LED ZEPPELIN), guitarist Joe Bonamassa and keyboardist Derek Sherinian (DREAM THEATER, ALICE COOPER, BILLY IDOL). "When we got back together about 18 months ago, ...

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KORN Appears To Have Begun Recording New Album

KORN appears to have begun recording its new album in Tennessee. Drummer Ray Luzier posted an Instagram photo from his session at producer Nick Raskulinecz's Rock Falcon Studio inside the Nashville complex owned by the music and entertainment company Black River Entertainment. "Great day of tracking at Rock Falcon Studios," he wrote in the accompanying ...

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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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AMARANTHE To Release 'Helix' Album In October

Four albums into their career, Swedish melodic metallers AMARANTHE have racked up north of 118 million YouTube views and half a billion song streams, have landed at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart three times, and possess a panoply of gold and platinum discs for albums and singles alike. With its electrifying fifth album ...

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Members Of LYNYRD SKYNYRD Sit Down With Music Personality MATT PINFIELD For All-New Episode Of 'Speakeasy'

On August 14, New York City's Triad Theater hosts television's critically acclaimed conversation series "Speakeasy". This episode features southern rock icons Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant and Rickey Medlocke of LYNYRD SKYNYRD as they sit down with former MTV and VH1 fixture Matt Pinfield. Doors will open to the public at 1:00 p.m. and the ...

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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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EVANESCENCE's 'Synthesis Live' DVD, Blu-Ray Due In October

On October 12, 2018, Eagle Vision will release EVANESCENCE's "Synthesis Live" on DVD+CD, Blu-ray+CD and digital formats. Recorded late last autumn during the band's critically acclaimed "Synthesis" tour, the concert was captured in state-of-the-art 4K by director P.R. Brown and produced by Craig Ziogas of CTGS Productions. The songs span EVANESCENCE's 20-year history to now, ...

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Swiss All-Female Heavy Metal Band BURNING WITCHES To Release 'Hexenhammer' Album In November

Swiss all-girl heavy metal outfit BURNING WITCHES will release its second album, "Hexenhammer", on November 9 via Nuclear Blast Records. The disc was produced at the Little Creek Studio in Switzerland by the same team as its predecessor: V.O. Pulver (PRO-PAIN, DESTRUCTION, NERVOSA, PÄNZER) and DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier, who helped and advised as a close ...

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ENDSEEKER Signs With METAL BLADE

Since 2015, the name ENDSEEKER has stood for the finest Swedish-styled death metal from Hamburg, Germany. It's hard as a fist and uncompromising — like binge drinking on St. Pauli — but with a big chunk of heart and soul to it. Metal Blade and ENDSEEKER are both excited to announce the signing of a ...

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