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The Wolf Bites Back - ORANGE GOBLIN

It is inevitable that any British heavy metal band with even a hint of stoner rock or doom metal leanings will have the name of BLACK SABBATH invoked in press descriptions. And yes, there are many musical parallels — both in terms of style and songcraft — that can be drawn from veteran rockers ORANGE ...

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IAN GILLAN And THE JAVELINS: 'Do You Love Me' Lyric Video

Ian Gillan has reunited with his pre-DEEP PURPLE band THE JAVELINS to record the group's debut album. "Ian Gillan And The Javelins" will be released August 31 as a CD digipak, a vinyl LP and a digital download. The 16-track collection features covers of American blues, rock 'n' roll, soul and country tunes, including renditions ...

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WISDOM IN CHAINS: 'Already Dead' Video

"Already Dead", the new video from kings of Pennsylvania hardcore WISDOM IN CHAINS, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's seventh studio album, "Nothing In Nature Respects Weakness", which will be available worldwide on July 20 via Fast Break! Records. The disc was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Rich Rescigno at ...

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ICE NINE KILLS: 'Thank God It's Friday' Video

Boston metalcore band ICE NINE KILLS has issued a music video for the song "Thank God It's Friday". In the clip, the group (and a bunch of unsuspecting teenagers) visit Crystal Lake and that's when all the trouble ensues. The video is a modern tribute to the classic "Friday The 13th" slasher series starring machete-wielding ...

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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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Ex-SEPULTURA Drummer IGOR CAVALERA: 'When Everyone Was Going Faster, I Was Slowing Things Down With 'Chaos A.D.'

Drumtalk, the video podcast by German drummer and videographer Philipp Koch, conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor Cavalera prior to CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's December 8, 2017 concert at Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen, Germany. You can now watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On when ...

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THRICE: 'The Grey' Video Released; 'Palms' Album Due In September

THRICE has announced a September 14 release date for its new album, "Palms". The disc is the first Epitaph release for THRICE, which is widely regarded as one of the most innovative rock bands of its generation. Co-produced by THRICE and Eric Palmquist and mixed by John Congleton, "Palms" encompasses everything from viscerally charged post-hardcore ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Recruits THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN's BEN WEINMAN For Upcoming Shows

Venice, California crossover thrash/hardcore punk legends SUICIDAL TENDENCIES have recruited THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN's Ben Weinman to play guitar for them on their North American run of shows in July. SUICIDAL TENDENCIES announced Weinman's addition to the band's touring lineup via the band's social-media channels. "SxTx is getting ready to take off for the July ...

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MADBALL Frontman On Departure Of BRIAN 'MITTS' DANIELS: 'We Just Came To A Point Where Something Had To Change'

Germany's Metal-heads.de conducted an interview with frontman Freddy Cricien of New York hardcore veterans MADBALL prior to the band's June 19 concert at Stone im Ratinger Hof in Düsseldorf, Germany. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what motivates him to keep releasing new music: ...

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For The Cause - MADBALL

Freddy Cricien truly is, and always has been, hardcore for life. When he was just seven years old, he began touring with his older half-brother's band, none other than the pioneering underground band AGNOSTIC FRONT. The brothers are nothing short of hardcore royalty. The seeds for MADBALL were essentially planted when brother Roger Miret would ...

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Meditations - KATAKLYSM

More than a quarter century in the game, Canadian metal masher KATAKLYSM returns with its 13th album, "Meditations". By now, we've expected KATAKLYSM to be a different unit from the one that recorded the blunt and blazing "Sorcery" and "Temples of Knowledge". Still, could anyone following the band have predicted the directions KATAKLYSM has taken ...

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Dead Cross - DEAD CROSS

On paper, DEAD CROSS features one of the most impressive super group lineups in history. Oftentimes such endeavors fall short of expectations for a variety of reasons. Sometimes the world class musicians use these alternate bands as an opportunity to flex their impressive talents. This may be enjoyable for self-serving purposes, but it generally comes ...

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Pain of Mind - NEUROSIS

NEUROSIS is one of the most important and forward-thinking bands in heavy music. The value of its music on its own and the impact and influence it has had on other significant artists simply cannot be overstated. The group has recently re-issued its 1987 debut album, "Pain of Mind", via its own label, Neurot Recordings. ...

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Beacon of Faith - BAPTISTS

Comparing BAPTISTS to noisecore pioneers CONVERGE is inevitable. The characteristic style and sounds remain in tow with the band's third full-length album, "Beacon of Faith", but it does more than simply chase the forefathers. BAPTISTS continues along a path that is comparatively more linear in approach yet much catchier and easily digestible. For some, album ...

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Bestial Hymns Of Perversion - OF FEATHER AND BONE

OF FEATHER AND BONE has come a long way. In its early days, the Colorado band was running along the path of hardcore punk and grindcore. And it did it well. The group has since transformed into a death metal band that some may describe as falling under the umbrella of "old-school death metal," which ...

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CHRIS JERICHO Shares Last Photo He Received From VINNIE PAUL

FOZZY singer and WWE wresting superstar Chris Jericho has shared the last picture he received from his friend, late PANTERA and HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. In a caption accompanying the picture, Chris wrote: "May 20th was the last time I texted with my bro, Vinnie Paul. His Vegas Golden Knights had just eliminated my ...

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MADBALL Releases 'The Fog' Video Feat. TIM ARMSTRONG

"The Fog", the new video from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "For The Cause", which is being released today (Friday, June 15) via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who also makes a guest ...

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