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ROXY PETRUCCI Says A 'Classic VIXEN Record' Will Surface In 2019

VIXEN and MADAM X drummer Roxy Petrucci was recently interviewed by Bay Ragni of Totally Driven Radio. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On performing with both VIXEN and MADAM X at this year's Sweden Rock Festival: Roxy: "We play Friday, and I'm playing [at] noon ...

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GODSMACK Frontman Speaks Out Against Cell-Phone Use At Concerts: 'You Need To Allow Yourself To Enjoy The Moment'

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna has spoken out against cell-phone use at concerts, saying that there's "something really magical that happens when" you are not experiencing live performances through a "little four-inch screen." Erna made his comments while speaking to "The Eddie Trunk Podcast" about Yondr's technology, which has been employed by performers ranging ...

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BOBBY 'BLITZ' ELLSWORTH: 'OVERKILL Has Never Aired Its Dirty Laundry In Public'

OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth was recently interviewed by "The Classic Metal Show". The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On OVERKILL's momentum in recent years, when they've released numerous critically acclaimed albums and delivered strong live performances: Bobby: "I think that for the 30-plus years that ...

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STEVEN ADLER To Be Joined By Ex-DOKKEN, BANG TANGO Members On Australian ADLER'S APPETITE Tour

Following the announcement last month of his Australian tour, ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has unveiled the members of the the newly formed ADLER'S APPETITE FEATURING CONSTANTINE MAROULIS band that will be playing alongside him to celebrate the 30th anniversary of GNR's classic debut album by performing "Appetite For Destruction" in its entirety. They ...

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SUPER STROKE Album Featuring Three-Fourths Of Classic DOKKEN Lineup Nearing Completion, Says ROBERT MASON

WARRANT frontman and off-and-on LYNCH MOB vocalist Robert Mason was recently interviewed by Straus Project. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On being a member of multiple active bands and projects: Robert: "George [Lynch] had asked me to do some LYNCH MOB dates. I was available. ...

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Listen To New AURA NOIR Song 'Shades Ablaze'

Norway's reapers of blackened thrash AURA NOIR have unleashed their new single, "Shades Ablaze". The track appears on the band's forthcoming, sixth studio album, "Aura Noire", which will be released on April 27 via Indie Recordings. "'Shades Ablaze' is one of the few tracks on the album featuring Apollyon on vocals," states AURA NOIR's Aggressor. ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Completes Work On Eighth Studio Album

California heavy rockers HIGH ON FIRE have wrapped production on their eighth studio LP, due later this year. The band has been busy in the studio since February putting the finishing touches on yet another blistering album. "We are pretty happy with how the new material came together on this one," says drummer Des Kensel. ...

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Ex-SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON On Overcoming Recent Health Issues: 'There's No Way I'm Not Going Back Out On Tour'

Drumtalk, the video podcast by German drummer and videographer Philipp Koch, conducted an interview with former SLIPKNOT and current VIMIC/SINSAENUM and drummer Joey Jordison. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what he loves most about drumming: Joey: "The simplest beats, on what rock music ...

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Anatomical Venus - BLACK MOTH

Faster than you can groan "Not another metal act leading with 'black' in its moniker," we have the third album from Leeds, UK art-fuzz acolytes, BLACK MOTH. Call the band stoner Brits if you feel like being crude, but this band has its eyes set on taking this subgenre's standards and doing something unique with ...

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Is 'Firepower' The Fastest JUDAS PRIEST Song? 'I Can't Think Of Another Song That's Quicker,' Says RICHIE FAULKNER

The Duke of the WSOU 89.5 FM radio station recently conducted an interview with JUDAS PRIEST drummer Scott Travis and guitarist Richie Faulkner. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On JUDAS PRIEST's new album, "Firepower", being a "heavier" record than 2014's ...

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KIP WINGER: Trailer For 'Solo Box Set Collection'

On March 23, Frontiers Music Srl will release a box set collecting all the solo works of acclaimed Grammy-nominated composer Kip Winger into one collection. The set will be comprised of Kip's solo albums, including: * This Conversation Seems Like A Dream (1997) * Down Incognito (1998) * Songs From The Ocean Floor (2000) * ...

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AMORPHIS Working On New Album

Finnish melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS have entered the studio to begin recording their new album, due later in the year via Nuclear Blast. According to a press release, "the pre-production process is already done and most of the recordings have been finished. But this time, the band didn't rush at all and took their time ...

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KIP WINGER: 'Solo Box Set Collection' Due In March

On March 23, Frontiers Music Srl will release a box set collecting all the solo works of acclaimed Grammy-nominated composer Kip Winger into one collection. The set will be comprised of Kip's solo albums, including: * This Conversation Seems Like A Dream (1997) * Down Incognito (1998) * Songs From The Ocean Floor (2000) * ...

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SAMAEL Releases 'Rite Of Renewal' Performance Video

This past fall, Swiss industrial black metal pioneers SAMAEL played a couple of select shows around the release of their new album, "Hegemony", one of them in the picturesque town of Lausanne in their home country, surrounded by die-hard-fans, family, and friends. They captured that very special night with a live performance video of one ...

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Sinister - APPICE

When it comes to hard rock and heavy metal drumming royalty, the lordly name of Appice should automatically spring to mind. Individually, Vinny and Carmine Appice have canvassed the history of heavy music in their times with BLACK SABBATH, the Ozzy Osbourne band, DIO, VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS, KING KOBRA, BLUE MURDER, HEAVEN AND HELL and ...

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IGOR CAVALERA Doesn't Think Production On 'Bestial Devastation' And 'Morbid Visions' Did SEPULTURA's Early Sound Justice

United Rock Nations conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) prior to their December 6 show at Lùsine in Istres, France as part of the "Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots" tour where they were celebrating the 20th anniversary of ...

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