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ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN: Official Trailer For 'Symphonized' Live Album

The official trailer for Anneke Van Giersbergen's "Symphonized" can be found below. In May 2018, Anneke performed two career-spanning concerts with orchestral arrangements together with Residentie Orkest The Hague. Now those special concerts will be available for all to hear when they are released as "Symphonized", an 11-track live album due out on November 16. ...

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ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN Releases Live Orchestral Version Of 'Your Glorious Light Will Shine - Helsinki'

In May 2018, Anneke Van Giersbergen performed two career-spanning concerts with orchestral arrangements together with Residentie Orkest The Hague. Now those special concerts will be available for all to hear when they are released as "Symphonized", an 11-track live album due out on November 16. Taking in material from across her career, she performs stunning ...

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SONS OF APOLLO Cover QUEEN, AEROSMITH, LED ZEPPELIN During Bulgarian Concert DVD/Blu-Ray Shoot (Video)

SONS OF APOLLO — the progressive metal supergroup featuring former DREAM THEATER bandmates Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, as well as guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, THE WINERY DOGS) and vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (W.E.T., TALISMAN) — professionally recorded its September 22 concert at the Ancient Theatre in ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE/Ex-SCAR THE MARTYR Singer HENRY DEREK ELIS To Release 'The Devil Is My Friend' Solo Album

Tragic themes and a folk-tinged southern gothic Americana sound form the basis of "The Devil Is My Friend", the haunting full-length solo debut by Henry Derek Elis (a.k.a. Henry Derek Bonner; ACT OF DEFIANCE, SCAR THE MARTYR), with contributions from Aubrey Richmond and John Schreffler Jr. (Shooter Jennings), Jarboe (SWANS), Tara Vanflower (LYCIA), Neal Tiemann ...

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ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN To Release 'Symphonized' Live Album In November

In May 2018, Anneke Van Giersbergen performed two career-spanning concerts with orchestral arrangements together with Residentie Orkest The Hague. Now those special concerts will be available for all to hear when they are released as "Symphonized", an 11-track live album due out on November 16. Taking in material from across her career, she performs stunning ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER On SLAYER's Decision To Call It Quits: 'Somebody In The Band Doesn't Wanna Tour Anymore'

Former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE drummer Shawn Drover spoke to Heavy Metal And Booze about SLAYER's decision to call it quits after completing one last world tour. He said (see video below): "Well, it's obviously something that they want to do. And it's all speculative, what you read on the Internet, which most ...

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CHRIS BRODERICK On ACT OF DEFIANCE: 'We Wanted The Freedom To Be Able To Write What We Felt Passionate About'

Heavy New York recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he would consider ACT OF DEFIANCE's sophomore album, "Old Scars, New Wounds", to be a "new start" for the band: ...

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THE SKULL Feat. Former TROUBLE Members: 'The Endless Road Turns Dark' Album Due In September; Watch Lyric Video For Title Track

THE SKULL, the band featuring vocalist Eric Wagner and bassist Ron Holzner, formerly of metal legends TROUBLE, will release its sophomore album, "The Endless Road Turns Dark", on September 7 via Tee Pee Records. The LP was recorded in Chicago's Decade Music Studios with engineer Sanford Parker (YOB, TOMBS) and builds on the foundation laid ...

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LIGHT THIS CITY: 'Agents Of Fate' Video Released

Reactivated Bay Area melodic death metal outfit LIGHT THIS CITY has released the official video for the song "Agents Of Fate". The track is taken from the band's upcoming fifth LP, and first in a decade, "Terminal Bloom", which will be released on CD, LP, and digital formats on May 25 through drummer Ben Murray's ...

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Guitar Maker GIBSON Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Guitar maker Gibson Brands Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday after struggling with debt it took on to finance acquisitions of home-entertainment and audio-equipment makers years ago. The Nashville-based company, which filed for chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, said it will be "re-focusing the company on the manufacturing of world-class, musical instruments ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE's CHRIS BRODERICK On 'Old Scars, New Wounds' Album: 'You Can Hear Our Individuality In Different Songs'

"Robb's MetalWorks" recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the more collaborative songwriting process on ACT OF DEFIANCE's sophomore album, "Old Scars, New Wounds", compared to that on 2015's "Birth And The Burial", Broderick said: "You can hear ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Guitarist Says New Album Is 'Much More Of A Group Effort' Than Band's Debut

During the 2018 NAMM convention, ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick (ex-MEGADETH, ex-NEVERMORE) and vocalist Henry Derek Bonner (ex-SCAR THE MARTYR) spoke with RadioactiveMike Z about the differences between the group's new album, "Old Scars, New Wounds", and the band's 2015 debut, "Birth And The Burial". "'Birth And The Burial' was much more Shawn [Drover, ...

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GIBSON BRANDS In Process Of Refinancing Of Company's Bonds

Gibson Brands, Inc. has announced that it has met all current obligations to the bondholders, is in the process of arranging a new credit facility to replace the bonds, and fully expects the bonds to be refinanced in the ordinary course of business. Gibson chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz said, "These bonds expire as all ...

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CARLA HARVEY On BUTCHER BABIES 'Singing' More On 'Lilith' Album: 'It's Taken Us To The Next Level, I Think'

Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station recently conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES frontwoman Carla Harvey. You can listen to the chat via the widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how her surroundings inspire her while songwriting: Carla: "With songs, for example on the last album, 'Lilith', Heidi [Shepherd, vocals] and ...

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DARKEST HOUR: 'Enter Oblivion' Video Released

Washington, D.C.-based metal quintet DARKEST HOUR has released an official music video for the song "Enter Oblivion". The clip was directed by DARKEST HOUR vocalist John Henry with director of photography Ben Hoffman and produced and edited by Chad Fjerstad. "Enter Oblivion" is taken from DARKEST HOUR's 11th LP, "Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora", ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON On Leaving IRON MAIDEN In 1993: 'It Was All About Stepping Out Of What Was A Pretty Comfortable Regime'

Tom Bedell of Q104 radio station in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada recently conducted an interview with Bruce Dickinson about the IRON MAIDEN frontman's new autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?" You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why he decided to write ...

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