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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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Listen To New DEICIDE Song 'Seal The Tomb Below'

"Seal The Tomb Below", a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE, has been released via Spotify and can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited new album, "Overtures Of Blasphemy", which will be released on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of ...

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TREAT: Official Lyric Video For 'Rose Of Jericho' Song

Frontiers Music Srl will release TREAT's new album, "Tunguska", on September 14. The official lyric video for the disc's second single, "Rose Of Jericho", can be seen below. Building on the success of their last two albums, "Coup De Grace" (2010) and "Ghost Of Graceland" (2016), which were both released after the band's reunion in ...

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Watch JOE BONAMASSA's Music Video For 'King Bee Shakedown'

Two-time-Grammy-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa has released the music video for his track "King Bee Shakedown", taken from his upcoming studio album, "Redemption", which is due on September 21 via his own record label J&R Adventures. According to a press release, "King Bee Shakedown" "is reminiscent of high-energy swing and jump-blues, styles artists like Brian ...

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GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE: 'My First Idols Were KISS'

iHeartRadio's Bodhi recently conducted an interview with GHOST leader Tobias Forge. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked what first made him want to get involved in the music business, Forge said: "I've been interested in music for as long as I can remember. My first idols were KISS. Ever since I was ...

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LEAH's 'The Quest' Album To Feature Guest Appearances By NIGHTWISH, DELAIN, ORPHANED LAND Members

The Celtic metal songstress Leah will release her new album, "The Quest", on October 5 in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings. The disc, which was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EVERGREY), features guest appearances by Troy Donockley (NIGHTWISH), Timo Somers (DELAIN), Chen Balbus (ORPHANED LAND), Barend Courbois (BLIND GUARDIAN) ...

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TÝR Recruits Former NEVERMORE Guitarist ATTILA VÖRÖS

Faroese folk metallers TÝR have recruited former NEVERMORE and SATYRICON guitarist Attila Vörös as the replacement for the recently departed Terji Skibenæs. Said Vörös in a statement: "After the end of a very successful world tour off SATYRICON's latest record, 'Deep Calleth Upon Deep', the time has come for me to call it for a ...

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Longtime TÝR Guitarist TERJI SKIBENÆS Exits Band

Terji Skibenæs, longtime guitarist of Faroese folk metal band TÝR, has announced his departure from the group. He said in a statement: "This is it. I am now officially leaving the band TÝR after 17 years. "After months of thinking this through carefully, I've finally come to the decision that it's time for me to ...

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WITHIN THE RUINS Surprise-Releases Two Songs Featuring New Singer STEVE TINNON

Massachusetts metal veterans WITHIN THE RUINS have surprise-released a digital single today titled "World Undone" containing two songs featuring new singer Steve Tinnon. The two tracks, "World Undone" and "Resurgence", are available everywhere today. A stream of "World Undone" is available below. "These songs were both written over the course of a big transition period ...

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ALTER BRIDGE: New Trailer For 'Live At The Royal Albert Hall'

A new trailer for ALTER BRIDGE's "Live At The Royal Albert Hall" can be seen below. After 14 years performing together, five full-length studio albums, and countless sold-out shows around the globe, there aren't many items left on a band's bucket list. For ALTER BRIDGE, one of the remaining list items was crossed off in ...

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Epica vs. Attack on Titan - EPICA

If you're a manga and anime fan, "Attack on Titan" (along with ""One Piece" and "Assassination Classroom") is one of today's global phenoms of the genre, much as "Akira", "Bubblegum Crisis", "Battle Angel Alita" and "Ghost in the Shell" were in the past. If you want to see culture clash at its best, come to ...

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Listen To New DEICIDE Song 'Excommunicated'

"Excommunicated", a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE, has been released via Spotify and can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's long-awaited new album, "Overtures Of Blasphemy", which will be released on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of Evil" was produced ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Recalls Meeting JAMES HETFIELD For First Time: 'He Was Very Shy And Super Introverted'

The day before METALLICA was honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize on June 14 in Stockholm, Sweden, the band's drummer, Lars Ulrich, was interviewed by music journalist Jan Gradvall. During the hour-long chat, which can be seen below, Ulrich spoke about METALLICA's beginnings back in the early 1980s, their musical influences and long and ...

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TOBIAS FORGE Says One Of The 'Biggest Misconceptions' About GHOST 'Is That It's Just About The Devil'

GHOST frontman Tobias Forge recently spoke with Germany's Star FM. The complete two-part conversation can be streamed below (Forge's responses begin at the 6:48 mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he was surprised that GHOST's mystique was preserved for several album cycles: Tobias: "Yes, I guess so. I ...

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I AM MORBID Feat. Former MORBID ANGEL Members: Pro-Shot Video Of KILKIM ŽAIBU Festival Performance

I AM MORBID — the band featuring former MORBID ANGEL members David Vincent (vocals, bass) and Tim Yeung (drums) alongside guitarists Bill Hudson (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA) and Ira Black (METAL CHURCH, LIZZY BORDEN) — played at the Kilkim Žaibu festival in Lithuania on June 30. Professionally filmed video footage of the "Rapture" performance ...

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IMMOLATION: 'When The Jackals Come' Video Released

The official video for the song "When The Jackals Come" from New York death metallers IMMOLATION can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latests album, "Atonement", which was released in February 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The "When The Jackals Come" clip was directed by IMMOLATION guitarist Robert Vigna. Commented the band: ...

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FEAR FACTORY Frontman To Release Second ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS Album, 'Stormcrow'

Burton C. Bell, frontman and founding member of FEAR FACTORY, has announced release plans for the second album from ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS, his musical collaboration with John Bechdel (KILLING JOKE, PRONG, FEAR FACTORY, MINISTRY). After returning from a 10-year hiatus, the pair's eagerly awaited album, "Stormcrow", is set for release via the PledgeMusic platform. ...

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TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Has '70, 80 Percent Of The Material Written' For Next NIGHTWISH Album

Metal Wani's Prathamesh Hoshing conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH keyboardist/songwriter Tuomas Holopainen at this year's Hellfest, which was held last month in Clisson, France. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On playing some of NIGHTWISH's lesser-known and deep catalog songs during their recent "Decades" tour: Tuomas: ...

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TOBIAS FORGE Still Considers GHOST To Be A 'Metal Band'

GHOST's Tobias Forge was interviewed backstage at this year's edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, which was held earlier this month in Dessel, Belgium. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On what inspired him to form GHOST: Tobias: "It's a myriad of different things, but over ...

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ATROCITY: 'Shadowtaker' Video Released

"Shadowtaker", the new video from German gothic death pioneers ATROCITY, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Okkult II", which will be released on July 6 via Massacre Records. The production was once again handled by ATROCITY mainman Alex Krull (Mastersound Studio), who made sure that the songs are ...

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DEICIDE To Release 'Overtures Of Blasphemy' Album In September

Florida death metal veterans DEICIDE will release their long-awaited new album, "Overtures Of Blasphemy", on September 14 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2013's "In The Minds Of Evil" was produced by Jason Suecof (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, TRIVIUM) at AudioHammer Studios in Sanford, Florida. The cover artwork was created by Zbigniew M. Bielak (GHOST, ...

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