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DARON MALAKIAN On SYSTEM OF A DOWN Publicly Discussing Armenian Genocide: 'We Never Let Anybody Censor Us'

Armenian television personality Stepan Partamian recently conducted an interview with SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist and SCARS ON BROADWAY frontman Daron Malakian. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On SCARS ON BROADWAY's new single "Lives": Daron: "Well, we always hear about how we'd been killed. We'd see ...

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JOURNEY's JONATHAN CAIN Says Feud With NEAL SCHON Has Ended: 'We've Completely Reset With Each Other'

JOURNEY keyboardist Jonathan Cain recently spoke with Tigman of the Albany, New York radio station Q103. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On summer tourmates DEF LEPPARD: Jonathan: "They're on their A-game right now. I saw a few shows from recent YouTube postings, and they sound ...

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JOHN BUSH On The 'Beauty' Of ARMORED SAINT: 'Everyone Has An Emotional Connection To The Band And To The Songs'

ARMORED SAINT frontman John Bush was recently interviewed by PureGrainAudio.com. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the group considered disbanding after the death of guitarist Dave Prichard: John: "We really weren't sure what we were going to do. We had to get ...

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THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE Feat. GODSMACK Members: 'The Shape Of Blues To Come' Album Due In June

THE APOCALYPSE BLUES REVUE will release its new album, "The Shape Of Blues To Come", on July 20 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Following 2016's self-titled debut, GODSMACK's Shannon Larkin (drums) and Tony Rombola (guitar) return with some more bone-shaking blues with Brian Carpenter (bass) and the shamanistic frontman Ray "Rafer John" Cerbone. Larkin discovered Cerbone ...

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DAVE MENIKETTI Explains Eight-Year Wait For New Y&T Studio Album

Y&T mainman Dave Meniketti says that there are "absolutely" plans for the band to release the follow-up to 2010's "Facemelter" album. The iconic Bay Area rockers, who have experienced numerous personnel changes — also two deaths and two periods of inactivity — have released 25 albums since 1976, but have not issued a full-length collection ...

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DISTURBED Completes Recording New Album

According to DISTURBED bassist John Moyer, the band has finished recording its new album The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada with producer Kevin Churko. Moyer broke the news by posting an Instagram photo of him, Churko, drummer Mike Wengren and guitarist Dan Donegan at a restaurant, along with the caption: "Celebratory dinner! New ...

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PEARL JAM's MIKE MCCREADY Honored At MusiCares Event

According to The Pulse Of Radio, PEARL JAM guitarist Mike McCready was honored last Thursday night (May 10) at the Showbox in Seattle, where he was bestowed with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award from MusiCares, the charity that supports musicians dealing with addiction. McCready was presented with the award by GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff ...

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SEVENDUST Vocalist Says Current Rock Festival 'Movement' Reminds Him Of Early Days Of OZZFEST And LOLLAPALOOZA

Prior to the group's performance at the Carolina Rebellion festival earlier this month, SEVENDUST vocalist Lajon Witherspoon was interviewed by LA Lloyd. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as followed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On his earliest musical influences: Lajon: "Growing up for me, church was [my] first introduction to music, growing ...

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ROB ZOMBIE's Next Studio Album To Arrive In 2019

Rob Zombie has completed recording his new album for a tentative early 2019 release. Last summer, Rob and his bandmates commenced work on the follow-up to 2016's "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser", which was the second consecutive effort to feature Zombie and guitarist John 5 alongside bassist Piggy D. and drummer ...

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TREMONTI: 'Bringer Of War' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Bringer Of War" from TREMONTI, the band comprised of Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars, and Garrett Whitlock on drums, can be seen below. The song is taken from TREMONTI's fourth album, "A Dying Machine", which will be released on June 8 via Napalm Records. The disc was ...

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Listen To LAMB OF GOD's Cover Of BAD BRAINS' 'I Against I'

Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD will release their covers album as BURN THE PRIEST, "Legion: XX", next Friday, May 18 via Nuclear Blast in celebration of BURN THE PRIEST's upcoming 20th anniversary. "Legion: XX" is a collection of songs reflecting the greatness of the classic punk, hardcore, crossover and noise artists that influenced them ...

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10 YEARS: 'Burnout' Video Released

Knoxville, Tennessee rockers 10 YEARS have released the official music video for "Burnout", taken from the band's latest album, "(How To Live) As Ghosts". The clip was directed by Robert John Kley and filmed in a warehouse at Structure Exhibits in Las Vegas, Nevada. "'Burnout' is a song about having everything you've ever wanted in ...

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Watch STRYPER Perform At M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of STRYPER's May 5 performance at the M3 Rock Festival at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be seen below (clips uploaded by YouTube user Jim Powers). STRYPER's latest album, "God Damn Evil", was released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Asked by All That Shreds what ...

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Listen To METAL CHURCH's Cover Of NAZARETH Classic 'Please Don't Judas Me' From 'Deep Cuts & Rarities' Album

METAL CHURCH's cover version of the NAZARETH classic "Please Don't Judas Me" can be streamed below. The song is taken from "Deep Cuts & Rarities", a limited-edition 15-track compilation CD that includes rare unreleased and previously released cover songs which are performed by various artists from the rock and hard rock genres. Due on Friday, ...

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NAPALM DEATH Releases 'Standardization' Video

U.K. grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have released a video for the opening track, "Standardization", off their compilation "Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs", recently released via Century Media Records. The clip, which was created by Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media, can be seen below. NAPALM DEATH vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway checked in with the ...

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Video Premiere: EUROPE's 'The Siege'

EUROPE's video for the song "The Siege" can be seen below. The clip was helmed by acclaimed director Patric Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company AB (IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL). "The Siege" is taken from EUROPE's latest album, "Walk The Earth", which was released last October via EUROPE's own Hell & Back label ...

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You're Not Alone - ANDREW W.K.

At the onset of the millennium, you'd have been forgiven for assuming the party-obsessed pop rock madness of ANDREW W.K. was nothing more than a moment in time. His clear focal point on partying packaged in upbeat, cheerful pop-driven hard rock naturally suggested the shelf-life expiration wasn't too distant. To whatever extent the multi-instrumentalist has ...

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Burn it Down - THE DEAD DAISIES

One might be tempted to ask David Lowy and THE DEAD DAISIES just what the hell the band is trying to prove by ramming four studio albums, two EPs and a live package into a meager five-year span. Culling 14 singles to this point through the supergroup's latest slab, "Burn it Down", is it too ...

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